It has now been confirmed that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have gone ahead and bought a sprawling Chateau at Benerville near Deauville along the Normandy coast in France.
The house, Chateau Gabriel, was bought by the previous owners, renowned fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge in 1978. It was built in 1874, covers 850 square meters, has nine bedrooms, and is located inside a 30 hectares park with different kind of gardens (exotic, japanese, hinds park). There is also a helipad, stables and a datcha. The Chateau is surrounded by woods and views overlooking the sea.
Angelina and Brad have been residing in Paris for some time now. Jolie is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. Marcheline, who is being treated for cancer, was born in France. It is reported that Angelina Jolie wants her baby to be born in France as a tribute to her mother.