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Storybook-style chateau in LA with a VERY romantic history hits the market for nearly $6 million

A stunning storybook-style mansion that looks like a castle and has an equally romantic history has been listed in Los Angeles for nearly $6 million. 

Known as the Chateau Lemoine, the 4,500-square-foot property is nestled in the Mid-Wilshire District’s Brookside neighborhood, just minutes from Hollywood. The whimsical home boasts four-bedroom, five baths, and a separate guest house. 

From the outside, it looks like something out of a Disney movie with ivy-covered outer walls, a cobblestone facade, several turrets, and peaked roofs, but the inside is completely renovated with sleek modern touches. 

Chateau Lemoine , the 4,500-square mansion that looks like a castle in the middle of Los Angeles, has hit the market for nearly $6 million 

The living room is the centerpiece of the chateau with vaulted ceilings, a minstrel balcony, and a carved-stone fireplace

The living room is the centerpiece of the chateau with vaulted ceilings, a minstrel balcony, and a carved-stone fireplace

The dark wood accent beams on the ceiling are juxtaposed against the blonde hardwood floors and white walls

The dark wood accent beams on the ceiling are juxtaposed against the blonde hardwood floors and white walls

The living room is the centerpiece of the chateau with vaulted ceilings, a minstrel balcony, and a carved-stone fireplace. 

The dark wood accent beams on the ceiling are juxtaposed against the blonde hardwood floors and white walls. 

The formal living and dining rooms connect to the kitchen, which has a carved stone-hood surround, professional-quality appliances, and large windows looking out onto the garden. 

The landscaping on the one-third acre lot is just as magical with mature fruit trees, cobblestone paths, and a fire pit with a carved-stone seating area. 

The formal living and dining rooms connect to the kitchen, which has a carved stone-hood surround, professional-quality appliances, and large windows looking out onto the garden

The formal living and dining rooms connect to the kitchen, which has a carved stone-hood surround, professional-quality appliances, and large windows looking out onto the garden

Chateau Lemoine was built in 1926 by the French architect Earl LeMoine as a birthday gift to his wife, who loved the land and the stream that ran through it, The Larchmont Chronicle reported in 2010

Chateau Lemoine was built in 1926 by the French architect Earl LeMoine as a birthday gift to his wife, who loved the land and the stream that ran through it, The Larchmont Chronicle reported in 2010

The sprawling property was designed to resemble the manor houses in their native south of France

The sprawling property was designed to resemble the manor houses in their native south of France

While the outside of the home looks like something out of a Disney movie, the inside is completely renovated with sleek modern touches

While the outside of the home looks like something out of a Disney movie, the inside is completely renovated with sleek modern touches

However, unlike most medieval castles, this property has a saltwater pool and spa that are surrounded by a spacious patio that was made for entertaining. 

The chateau also offers a one-bedroom guest house complete with a bathroom, kitchen, and living room. 

A tall hedge that surrounds the property adds both privacy and security. 

Chateau Lemoine was built in 1926 by the French architect Earl LeMoine as a birthday gift to his wife, who loved the land and the stream that ran through it, The Larchmont Chronicle reported in 2010. 

The home was last sold for $2.3 million in 2013. Nearly a decade later, it's more than double the price

The home was last sold for $2.3 million in 2013. Nearly a decade later, it’s more than double the price 

The curves of the turrets and geometrical lines of the design are reflected in the shape of the interior rooms

The curves of the turrets and geometrical lines of the design are reflected in the shape of the interior rooms

One of the bathroom's features a clawfoot bathtub and a spacious walk-in shower with glass doors

One of the bathroom’s features a clawfoot bathtub and a spacious walk-in shower with glass doors 

Unlike most medieval castles, this property has a saltwater pool and spa that are surrounded by a spacious patio that was made for entertaining

Unlike most medieval castles, this property has a saltwater pool and spa that are surrounded by a spacious patio that was made for entertaining

The Arroyo De Los Jardines, a natural stream that is also known as the Brook of Gardens, runs through the backyards of the 1920s revival-style homes in Brookside, many of which have bridges.  

LeMoine surprised his wife by building a chateau that resembles the manor houses in their native south of France. After she passed away, the property was sold and fell into disrepair. 

In 2009, Dean Caldarelli, an architect and designer from Georgia, and Dimitri Chami, a realtor in the Los Angeles area, bought the home for $1.4 million and renovated it. 

The castle in the middle of Los Angeles was later sold for $2.3 million, according to Redfin. 

Nearly a decade later, it’s back on the market with The Agency for $5.99 million.  

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