Though a few ""recent U.S. real estate listings"":https://themreport.com/articles/holmby-hills-estate-hits-market-for-90m-2012-10-19 have promised royal living in oversized stateside mansions, a sprawling home in France has hit the market, giving potential buyers the opportunity to purchase an authentic castle that's truly worth of a fairytale. Located in Ceret, an ""artsy"" town in the Pyrenees foothills, Chateau D'Aubiry is for sale, priced at $27.4 million.
""According to Curbed"":http://curbed.com/archives/2012/10/25/buy-a-spectacular-27m-chateau-built-on-a-layer-of-marble.php, the 32,300-square-foot palace was commissioned by Jean Bardou as a home for his son. Finished in 1900, the 13-bedroom abode was designed by Danish architect Viggo Dorph-Petersen and is said to be an ""untouched example of a baroque masterpiece from the Belle ├âãÆ├óÔé¼┬░poque."" Curbed went on to add that the expansive estate also includes a chapel, traditional English gardens, a pool, and a conservatory.[COLUMN_BREAK] [IMAGE]