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Spotlight on Château de Castille, in Uzès, nestled in the sun-filled Gard region

Spotlight on Château de Castille, in Uzès, nestled  in the sun-filled Gard region

Near the picturesque medieval town of Uzès, in the Gard, Castille, a historical 13th-century château, highlights its patrimony.

Coveted over the centuries by leading fortunes, this fortified château was named after the Baron de Castille, in the 18th century. Built in the village of Argilliers, the château and its outbuildings are enhanced with columns, balusters and fountains. In the 50s, it was acquired by Douglas Cooper, historian, art collector and a friend of Picasso's who painted give large frescoes on the premices.

The château de Castille, historical flagship of the Gard

Registered as a Historical Monument, it is surrounded by a 2 hectare park comprising a gallery, a basin, French-style gardens, many historical stone ornaments and a caretaker's house. As for the decoration, it is signed by interior architect Dick Dumas, who has mingled traditional rustic elements and more elegant objects.

Château de Castille dining room
In this imposing dining room, organizing a prestigious dinner will make you feel like nobility. © DR
Château de Castille living room
Freestone beams, statues, bay windows opening on the garden, this living room is ideal to organize handsome receptions. © DR

A 20 room château to dream

Pursue the dream by strolling through the 20 rooms divided on a 800 m² liveable surface, with 180 m² spectacular living rooms, a dining room with a antique decor, an imposing library, 7 rooms and 8 bathrooms. Take the time to discover this unique ensemble in the Occitanie region, an enchanting venue that will make its new owners step into history.

Château de Castille fresque de Picasso
Actually, the frescos of the Andalousian master are worth more than the château itself… © DR

Enter in the legend of the « Picasso effect »

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