Newly priced to sell! Inspired by the finest traditions of European architecture and design, Chateau de Lumiere is a sublime, 24,000 square foot gated estate with expansive and meticulously landscaped outdoor gardens. Ideally located just outside of Washington, DC in prestigious Great Falls, Virginia, the chateau is prominently positioned on a fully secured and private 5.5 acre site. Stepping through the massive bronze doors, one is struck by the grandeur and scale of the residence. Chateau de Lumiere or House of Light was inspired by the elements of the cosmos which are evident throughout. With uncompromising finishes and flawless details, Chateau de Lumiere is masterfully constructed and superbly appointed with timeless materials and every modern convenience including custom brick and cast stone, slate roofing, glass mosaics, plaster moldings, imported marble and Brazilian Cherry flooring, hand forged iron, and state-of-the-art electronics. Despite its 18th century grandeur, Chateau de Lumiere conveys every modern desire with a floor plan ideally suited for both family living and grand-scale entertaining. A total of eight ensuite bedrooms, ten sumptuous full baths, and three half baths provide spacious accommodations for family, guests and staff. The expansive master suite is privately positioned on the second floor with sweeping views over the pool and gardens. At the heart of the home is a luxurious chef's kitchen with the finest custom cabinetry, appliances and fixtures. In addition, the home features a second spice kitchen, movie theatre, indoor basketball court, home spa, and a six-car garage, in addition to countless other luxurious features and amenities. A custom elevator serves all three levels of the residence. Outdoors, the estate delivers a feast for the senses where fire and water dance in perfect harmony. The glittering pool, waterfall, and mesmerizing fire bowls are set against lush formal landscaping, providing the perfect contrast to the spectacular natural setting and offering limitless venues for outdoor entertaining. Unquestionably, Chateau de Lumiere is on the of the finest estate residences ever offered in the Nation's Capital.