Great Estates: French-Style Chateau

This beautiful French-style chateau sits on more than two acres in Houston, Texas. The grounds are meticulously landscaped with wide walking paths, while the inside features a gourmet kitchen, a music room and his-and-hers closets.

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Fountain and Paths

The expansive formal gardens feature five fountains and meticulous landscaping: hedges, flowers, lush lawns and more!
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Chateau Exterior and Lawn

The house looks out over stretches of green lawn and water features, including five fountains. Wide paths invite long rambles.
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Chateau Behind Fence

Over two wooded acres in Houston, Texas are the home base for this amazing residence, a French-style chateau built with limestone imported from Europe!
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Chateau Exterior and Swimming Pool

This grand chateau could be in France...or Houston, Texas. It comes complete with an in-ground swimming pool, over two acres of surrounding land and was renovated in 2015.
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White Gourmet Kitchen With Beams

The large gourmet kitchen is cathedral-like in feel, thanks to its soaring ceilings propped up by rustic beams. Arched windows along both boundary walls let in sunlight; additional lighting is provided by two elaborate chandeliers.
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White Formal Dining Room With Marble Floor

An ornate molding medallion graces the ceiling of this formal dining room; black-and-white marble dresses up the floor. There's even a fireplace, one of nine in the home.
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Sitting Room With Ornate Ceiling

It's easy to picture royalty perfectly at home in this elaborate sitting room with its ornate coffered ceiling, parquet floor and golden sconces.
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Music Room With Baby Grand Piano

Tiles in black and white are a fun complement to this music room's baby grand.
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Bedroom With Tufted Headboard

Sunlights pours into this handsome bedroom from a row of windows in a gently curved alcove. Another alcove serves as a frame for the ornate headboard.
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Spa Bathroom With Curtains

The deluxe master suite includes his and her bathrooms as well as his and her closets. For added privacy, this freestanding soaking tub is surrounded by beautiful draperies.
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Her White Walk-In Closet

Her walk-in closet is all white, with elegant details like the crystal chandelier and carved trim on the shelves and dresser.
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His Walk-In Closet

Even the closets in this home are grand: This one is His closet. There's also a Hers.
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Shabby Chic Blue Bedroom With Canopy Bed

The color lavender sweetens up the mood of this bedroom, both in the bed linens and a quaint print on the curtains. The slim-lined canopy bed adds clear definition in the unusually-shaped room.
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Bedroom With Two Orange Sofas

Matching sofas with a vibrant orange print steal the scene in this large bedroom. Behind the sofas, a canopy helps carve out a secluded sleeping area.
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