Château Louis XIV

Louveciennes, France

The Château Louis XIV is a château constructed between 2008 and 2011 by the property developer Emad Khashoggi's property development company COGEMAD using traditional craftsmanship techniques and materials. Located between Versailles and Marly-le-Roi on a 23-hectare walled site, the property is surrounded by moats and has a constructed surface area of 7,000 m2, 5,000 m2 of which are living space. The property pays various tributes to France's Sun King and stands on a land which once formed part of the Versailles estate.

Khashoggi had previously restored the Palais Rose in Le Vésinet and the Château du Verduron in Marly-le-Roi. The Chateau Louis XIV was built on the site of the former Chateau du Camp in Louveciennes, with the aim of building a modern house, with automated hi-tech controls incorporated within a 17th-century aspect, layout, and materials.

The chateau was sold to an unidentified individual from the Middle East for $301 million, setting a world record price for a residential property.



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Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Md Sajjad Zahid (7 years ago)
Beautiful palace, with unique work, gathering different stones from around the world.
Salim Senhadji (7 years ago)
Neighbour make too much noise !
Scott Martin (7 years ago)
It's okay I guess. Nothing special.
abeto sosa (7 years ago)
A bit too small and cheap, but its a great place to stay if you are ever short of money
Miguel Solis (7 years ago)
Great place to Airbnb.
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