Chateau Lumier Estate in the heart of McKinney, TX

An Amazing 15.8 acre Estate in the city in the center of Collin County

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Enter the beautiful world of Chateau Lumier through 22 foot wide gates, wind around the treed property, pass the cattle guard, over a 50 x 18 ft former country bridge and ponds, and alongside the Longhorns to arrive at the circular drive and picturesque fountain. This Chateau in the city lives and feels like a country paradise. Six bedrooms, seven full baths and 3 guest powder rooms serve the main house, with two bedrooms and two full baths in the attached apartment.

One-of-a-kind and custom features adorn this exquisite French inspired estate, built by Sharif & Munir Custom Homes, completed in 2011. Antique built-in furnishings like an 1845 Communion rail from Tuscany as the bar counter between the kitchen and great room, antique vanity furniture pieces in the guest baths, custom doors, Breccia De Vendome marble from Italy, African Blue granite in the Study, Crema Marfil flooring, custom fireplace mantles, intricate crown moldings, and 26 foot tall entry with a marble floating staircase are a few of the custom and unique features of the home.

There is a China and Silver room, two laundry rooms, “Costco” room, Exercise or Flex room, two full Study/Offices downstairs with another office upstairs inside the upstairs master, mudroom with built-in shelving, a temperature-controlled 1000 bottle wine room, Craft room, storm room, numerous storage rooms, 5 ice makers and coffee bars, 5 sets of French doors to the patio from the great room, cathedral ceiling with massive wood arched beams, an Otis elevator, award-winning master bath and kitchen, maple cabinetry, mahogany cabinetry, a Betty Lou Phillips inspired wall of plates, a 123 inch media screen, and so much more.

Quality construction and estate level elements such as 39 tons of AC, 9 thermostats, 4 water heaters, 220V commercial central VAC, 176 sprinkler heads, over 170 piers in foundation, phone system with intercom, wrought iron fencing with stone columns, a slate roof, and steel reinforced cast stone elements.

Entertain and enjoy al fresco dining area on the large covered travertine patio and veranda with a Linx stainless grill, cabinets with laminate interiors to prolong life outdoors, two mounted TVs, and a large romantic fireplace. All this overlooks the manicured gardens with 14 imported flower pots from China and the picturesque cypress-tree lined pond with a fountain.

Call for a private showing:   214-478-7543


Named one of the “Best Places to Live in America” by Money magazine and just 30 miles north of Dallas, McKinney is a place with small town character, diverse residential neighborhoods and a robust business environment. It’s a very family-oriented town where kids attend top-rated schools in the McKinney Independent School District.

It’s also a great place for young professionals, with easy access to major highways like US-75 and the Dallas North Tollway. If healthy living is what you’re after, the prized TPC golf course community at Craig Ranch offers a new way of living well – complete with on-site Cooper Fitness Center & Spa and ample hiking and biking trails to keep you moving.

Closer to downtown McKinney you’ll find a distinct array of homes on tree-lined streets filled with character, while sprawling communities situated on acres of green rolling hills and wildlife are just down the road. Average home prices in McKinney are a little over $300,000, while large custom estates cost $1 million and up. Living in McKinney means you have options. Enjoy one of the many beautiful parks or golf courses, or take it slow and browse the boutique shops on historic Main Street.

“Unique by nature” isn’t just a McKinney tagline; it’s a commitment to remain one of the best places to live in the country.

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