Back when we were kids, some of us probably wanted to live in a castle surrounded by a moat. When threats are at our gates, we can just raise the drawbridge and fight them off. The closest you can get to this dream is probably the Chateau Artisan. Furthermore, you don’t even need to travel internationally to enjoy it.

We know it’s hard to believe, but you can find this luxurious French-style estate in Florida. Nonetheless, its over-the-top yet luxurious design will make you feel like a noble in Europe. This listing comes from Zillow and places the price at about $19.7 million. This is a chance of a lifetime we can only hope to afford.

Nonetheless, the filthy rich will find the Chateau Artisan affordable compared to other lavish homes on the market right now. The real estate brokerage indicates the address as 25791 SW 167th Ave, Homestead, FL 33031. We’re looking at an almost 14-acre property in the quiet Redlands.

With no tall structures around for miles, Chateau Artisan residents can enjoy magnificent views of the sky. Penned by Charles Sieger, this eight-bedroom and 12-bath blueprint is standing on a coral rock foundation. The 20,000-square-foot building is surrounded by a freshwater lake and features manicured gardens.

It may look vintage, but it’s replete with modern amenities and appliances. Volumes are distributed across three levels and guests are greeted by a double-stair foyer. There are plenty of elaborately decorated areas for people to gather and socialize. You can also enjoy strolls outside and have fun in the maze. The Chateau Artisan is truly one-of-a-kind, both in architecture and appeal.

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