Chateau de Villette stands as one of the most aesthetically immaculate properties in all of France. This extraordinary palace has been under the stewardship of the French government since 1942, recognized as a site of immense cultural and historical significance. Ideally situated, the Chateau is positioned deceptively close to the City of Lights, a mere forty minutes from the Champs Elysees. The essence of 18th century France shines in all its Rococo exuberance and aristocratic pomp.
Roaming the halls of Chateau de Villette, it becomes apparent why the palace has inspired continual comparisons to Versailles. Within these walls lie perfectly preserved original decor and furnishings presenting some of the most delicate pieces of France's gargantuan cultural legacy. Glorious 17th-century parquetry, masonry, millwork, and fine art flaunt the zenith of human craft and artistry. Artifacts are plucked from the finest collections from Sotheby's, Christie's, and Royal provenance. Bask in otherworldy decadence and prestige, exploring salons designed by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, none other than Louis XV's chief architect. Witness original period pieces and objets d'art, curated to perfection by revered interior designer Jacques Garcia. Each square foot of Chateau de Villette presents the culmination of Western civilization's crowning achievements in physics, arithmetic, architecture, and fine art. Guests are greeted with the octagonal Grand Salon, pivoting between the formal dining room and the grand staircase. Seven luxurious suites populate the main Chateau with additional lodging options in the Chateau's left wing offered to discerning guests.
Set on 180 hectares of manicured woodland park, complete with two lakes, a magnificent cascade fountain, 18th-century chapel glass home, an orangery, Chateau de Villette dazzles with the Imperial glory of the Ancienne Regime. Discover the purest distillation of the term "art de Vivre" and revel in the unadulterated luxuries of a different era. A fairytale venue for private events, conferences, high fashion photoshoots, or lavish pool parties, Chateau de Villette offers the very pinnacle of highlife living.