HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: French actress and style icon, Catherine Deneuve, has put her country home in Normandy up for sale…
Catherine Deneuve (born October 1943), is an award-winning actress who has worked on over 100 films with the likes of directors Luis Buñuel and Roman Polanski.
The mother to Christian Vadim and Chiara Mastroianni, also actors, she has had relationships with film director Roger Vadim, actor Marcello Mastroianni, and Canal+ tycoon Pierre Lescure.
She was as a muse of the late designer Yves Saint Laurent, who dressed her in the films Belle de Jour (1967), La Chamade (1969), La sirène du Mississipi (1969), Un flic (1972), Liza/La Cagna (1972), and The Hunger (1983).
The 18th-century chateau is 47 miles/75 kms or 1 hour west of Paris near Houdan, Eure-et-Loire, on 18 hectares of the left bank of the Eure river.
The grounds were designed by famed Belgium landscaper Jacques Wirtz.
It is now available for US $5.5 million or €3.99 million.
The the 1200 sq/m house includes:
- 10 bedrooms, of which four are master bedroom suites
- 530-square-foot kitchen
- dining room
- two sitting rooms
- reception rooms with wood panellings, parquet flooring and period fireplaces
- caretaker’s house
- numerous outbuildings
- vegetable garden and orchard
- extensive parkland with rivers, water features, meadows and woodland, and moat.
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