Château Villette

Condécourt, France

Château Villette was designed by architect Francois Mansart around 1668 and finished around 1696 by his nephew Jules Hardouin-Mansart. The palace was built for Jean Dyel, the Comte d'Aufflay and Louis XIV's ambassador to Venice. One of the most significant historical Chateaux in France, Villette is at once both simple and sumptuous with the great octagonal salon in white and blue, the elegant dining room with the original 17th century carved stone buffet, magnificent boiseries and the stone entry hall which completely exalts the classicism of the period.

The château was restored as a hotel in 1999-2000. There are numerous outbuildings including a chapel and adjacent reception room, horse stable and greenhouse.

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Founded: 1668-1696
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Pascal le Photographe (4 months ago)
As a wedding photographer used to very beautiful venues, I can tell the Chateau de Villette is one of the better place to celebrate a wedding around Paris. The level of luxury and refinement is really amazing.
FlyingFox (7 months ago)
Shame you can't enter to visit but it is a very beautiful castle from the outside.
Thomas Raboteur (8 months ago)
I had the opportunity to visit this magnificent venue during a wedding where I was the photographer. It's sublime. Very inspiring !!
Kasia Wright French Grey Events (14 months ago)
Can't wait for the wedding of my clients V & B at this Chateau next year in June. EVERYTHING about this Chateau is beautiful and authentic! The perfect venue for an elegant and chic gathering of family and friends to celebrate LOVE.
Chasen Shaw (2 years ago)
Absolutely breath-taking experience. Made us feel like we were in the 19th century, even if we could still plug in our cell phone. Wonderful staff and very hospitable. Looking forward to returning again and again.
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