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Nov 9, 2017

Labor of love French chateau for sale

Labor of love French chateau for sale

A vast 18th-century chateau on the banks of France's River Loire is likely to be sold for a fraction of the amount its owner has spent restoring it.

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A general view shows the Chateau de Menars on the banks of the River Loire in Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows the front garden and the facade of the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows the sculpture "L'Abondance" by Lambert-Sigisbert Adam and the facade of the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A painting "Portrait of Marquise de Pompadour, 1759" by French painter Francois Boucher is seen on a wall at the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows the ''Rotunda of Abundance'' and the sculpture "L'Abondance" by Lambert-Sigisbert Adam in front of the facade of the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows a staircase in the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A two-wheeled cart is seen at the Orangerie of the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows one of the facades of the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows the Marquis de Marigny's bedroom in the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows the garden and the facade of the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows the music room of Madame de Pompadour in the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows the facade of the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A painting "Portrait of Marquise de Pompadour, 1759" by French painter Francois Boucher is seen on a wall at the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A general view shows the Chateau de Menars on the banks of the River Loire in Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A view shows a staircase in the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A sundial is seen in the garden of the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A general view shows the Chateau de Menars on the banks of the River Loire in Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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A painting "Portrait of Marquise de Pompadour, 1759" by French painter Francois Boucher is seen on a wall at the Chateau de Menars GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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