27 Jun '11, 5pm

17th Century Chateau in Provence, France Listed at...: One of France's finest estates, it features some of the m...

17th Century Chateau in Provence, France Listed at...: One of France's finest estates, it features some of the m...

Château de Sannes, a 17th century estate on 136 acres commanding a majestic position amid the rolling hills of France's famed Provence, has been listed for sale via Christie's International Real Estate. Although Christie's has not released the asking price, reports in the French press note it has been set at about $35 million. One of France's finest estates, it features some of the most impressive private grounds in the South of France and is comparable to the estate Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie acquired in the area in 2008. A long private driveway, shaded by cherry trees and lined with blue irises, leads to the peaceful grounds surrounding the château. Enchanting formal gardens, abundant with cypresses and ancient Cedar of Lebanon trees, are framed by olive groves, a truffle plantation, wheat and lavender fields, and woodlands. The estate also produces high-quality grapes...

Full article: http://www.justluxe.com/lifestyle/real-estate/feature-160...

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