CHATEAU DE LUMIERE
Concealed in a stunning five-plus acre sanctuary is an intricately detailed estate home of a caliber rarely seen on the market.
Chateau de Lumiere, Great Falls, Virginia
Chateau de Lumiere is perfectly sited on 5.5 acres of the most sought-after real estate in the nation’s capital and draws from the finest traditions of European architecture, creating an architectural pedigree established by distinguished artisans, builders, and architects. Offering the ultimate in luxury living - an idyllic private setting with the bustling Capitol a short drive away, Chateau de Lumiere is unquestionably one of the finest estates in the prestigious Great Falls area.
Enclosed by manicured formal gardens, the 24,000-square-foot estate aptly named Chateau de Lumiere or House of Light was inspired by the elements of the cosmos, which is distinctly evident the minute you enter the gates. As you enter the massive gilded bronze doors, creative architectural details unveil themselves. The quality and artisanship of the estate is truly rare. Listing agent Mark Lowham of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty describes, “With uncompromising finishes and flawless details, Chateau de Lumiere is masterfully constructed and superbly appointed with timeless materials and every modern convenience, including custom brick and cast stone, slate roofing, glass mosaics, plaster moldings, imported marble, and Brazilian Cherry flooring, hand forged iron, and state-of-the-art electronics.”
Despite its apparent grandeur, the chateau is a comfortable, warm family home that doubles as a refined, gracious, entertaining space that will appeal to any discerning eye. The voluminous living spaces, well-appointed eight ensuite bedrooms, ten luxurious full bathrooms, and three half bathrooms provide ample space for family, guests, and staff. And this estate’s primary suite is genuinely enviable and fit for royalty with its sweeping views and exceptional finishes.
“At the heart of the home is a luxurious chef’s kitchen with the finest custom cabinetry, appliances, and fixtures,” adds Lowham. “In addition, the home features a second spice kitchen, movie theatre, indoor basketball court, home spa, and a six-car garage, in addition to countless other luxurious features and amenities. To navigate it all, a custom elevator serves all three residence levels.”
To fully experience this incredible estate, you must walk the property’s grounds, reminiscent of an arboretum, with specimen trees and lush gardens. The stunning outdoor pool, waterfall, jacuzzi, and mesmerizing fire bowls are set against lush formal landscaping with a perfectly positioned outdoor kitchen. Within the jaw-dropping beauty of the collection and rear gardens stands a bespoke ornate open-air stone pavilion with a fireplace. There are limitless venues for outdoor entertaining at Chateau de Lumiere.
The love and attention to every detail of construction, landscaping, and handcrafted finishes will forever be branded in the hearts of its present and new owners. The spirit of the property is enhanced by the many opportunities to “truly live” within this beautiful oasis designed to inspire. Once-in-a-generation, an extraordinary home with this architectural pedigree comes to market.
Chateau de Lumiere, Great Falls, Virginia, is available for $12,000,000.
For more information or to schedule a private showing, please contact:
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
M: +1 703.966.6949
O: +1 202.333.1212