There’s No House In The World Like This One In Dallas – Fort Worth Area

It’s no surprise that one of the largest homes in Texas has gone through a few owners. After all, when the home is a 48,000-square-foot French mansion located on 40 acres in the Denton County City of Hickory Creek, a person may simply grow tired of all the cleaning and landscape tasks needed… or simply want a different view!

The original owners spent about $52 million to build their dream home that was inspired by Vaux-le-Vicomte near Paris. Their vision of the Champ d’Or estate features a bowling alley, home theatre, a master suite with a spa, lap pool, Chanel-like closet and hair salon, and very Parisian color palette … all in a traditional Texas bigger-is-better and gaudy-is-best style. Here’s why there’s no house in the world like this baroque French chateau:

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If you were hoping to be the next Lord or Lady of this immense estate, you are too late! After Concierge Auctions found a new buyer in 2012, that owner commissioned the same auction house to find a new owner earlier this year. But… at least one moment… wouldn’t it be fun to imagine it was yours?