The Largest Home in Alabama at 54,000 Square Feet: Chateau Montagel

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Sophia Chen

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Sophia Chen

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Cradled within the verdant landscapes of Birmingham, Alabama, the Château Montagel at 7 Montagel Way exudes resplendent charm, reminiscent of the grandeur of France’s rural estates.

The estate’s origins are marked by an ambition to craft a residence of unmatched luxury, reflected in the over $30 million invested in its creation.

Accommodation includes 15 bedrooms and 24 bathrooms, supplemented by 12 resplendent fireplaces that promise comfort and warmth.

The elegant wrought-iron gates stand as the entry to exclusivity and sophistication, leading to a tree-lined driveway that promises grandeur.

As you approach, the home’s classic French façade and welcoming steps lead you to the ornate doors, promising the elegance within.

Overlooking the château’s front, the circular driveway and central fountain are a testament to the property’s thoughtful and precise garden design, emphasizing the home’s symmetrical beauty.

As you enter the château, you’ll encounter an expansive foyer adorned with shining marble floors, dual staircases, and an opulent chandelier that sets the stage for the luxurious interior of the home.

The mansion’s interior balcony provides a magnificent vantage point from which the grandeur of the foyer unfolds, where classical artworks and ornate décor transport you to an era of timeless elegance, all crowned by a chandelier that dances with light.

Casting your eyes upward, the foyer’s ceiling captivates with its masterful fresco, telling stories in silent whispers of color and form, while the crystalline grandeur of the central chandelier bathes the marble floor below in a warm glow.

Atop the foyer, a panoramic view unfolds, embracing the architectural splendor of the château.

Sunlight streams through tall arched windows into the grand entrance hall, where a grand fireplace rises below balconies connected by a curved, ornate railing, all crowned by an exquisite chandelier.

Through the grand arch of the château’s window, you can survey the estate’s approach with its elegantly designed circular driveway and perfectly manicured lawns, a view that encapsulates the splendor of the property’s exterior.

Expansive and richly adorned, the formal reception room stands ready to welcome you, its luxurious drapery and gleaming hardwood floors setting the stage for sophisticated entertaining beside the warmth of its welcoming fireplace.

The office is a sanctuary of thought and work, wrapped in the warmth of rich mahogany paneling, with a hand-painted ceiling fresco that inspires creativity and the grandeur of a bygone era that complements the room’s stately fireplace.

Ideal for both grand celebrations and intimate gatherings, the dining hall’s regal chandelier and grand windows, complemented by the foyer’s sweeping staircase, set an atmosphere of distinguished hospitality and anticipation for culinary delights.

This welcoming space, designed for relaxation and social gatherings, features an elegant bar lined with high stools, perfect for enjoying a drink.

A chef’s dream, the spacious kitchen boasts rich cherry wood cabinetry and state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances.

With its gleaming granite surface, the central island provides ample space for meal preparation and casual dining.

The formal living room exudes sophistication with its intricate ceiling work and grand chandelier, while large French doors allow natural light to cascade in, highlighting the room’s elegant furnishings and opulent curtains.

Step into a bathroom that rivals any spa, complete with a marble-encased jacuzzi tub under a chandelier, offering views through tall arched windows, and a spacious shower to the side for the ultimate relaxation experience.

Adorned with a crystal chandelier, the vanity area boasts a dual-sink counter, creating an elegant space for personal care and grooming.

This private home theater, featuring plush seating, a large screen, rich decorative panels, and a coffered ceiling, enhances the ambiance for a classic cinema experience.

Engage in friendly competition in the billiard room, where a beautifully crafted pool table takes center stage, complemented by tasteful art and a cozy fireplace for onlookers to enjoy.

The wine cellar is a connoisseur’s paradise, featuring extensive custom racks filled with exceptional vines , ensuring the perfect bottle is always on hand for any occasion.

This aerial view highlights the undeniable grandeur of the estate, revealing its impressive property expanse, meticulous landscaping, and the harmonious blend of natural and architectural beauty.

A closer look at the château reveals its classical elegance, with stately French architecture and sweeping roofs amidst a serene landscape of manicured lawns and mature trees.

This mansion stands as a crown jewel amidst the lush greenery, its presence commanding yet harmonious with the natural surroundings, offering a sanctuary of peace and privacy.

The poolside view of the château captures the symmetry and balance of luxury living, with the water’s surface reflecting the clear skies and the majesty of the home’s façade.

Redfin Listing

Realtors: Pam Ausley and Kimbo Rutledge of RE/MAX Southern Homes-280

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