after Rolls-Royce, the French castle of King Hassan II put up for sale

after Rolls-Royce, the French castle of King Hassan II put up for sale

Manor of Hassan II

The old castle that belonged to the late King Hassan II and is located in the department of Seine-et-Marne, in France, is for sale. This activity comes after the Rolls-Royce which belonged to the late father of Mohammed VI.

The former castle of the late King of Morocco, Hassan II, which has undergone major changes, is looking for a buyer. The building, located in the town of Gretz-Armainvilliers, department of Seine-et-Marne, in France, has been officially put up for sale. The building, built in 1884 by the Rothschild family, was bought in the 1990s by the former king of Morocco, Hassan II, father of Mohammed VI.

The 425 million euro castle…

According to Paris-Mechi, which provided more information on the transaction, it is “the most expensive castle in France and perhaps in the world”. Ignace Meuwissen, the real estate agent responsible for the sale, notes: “the price of 425 million euros is justified by the property itself but also by the 1,000 hectares of land that offers many opportunities. An investor can build thousands of apartments there if he wants.

At the very beginning, it was an Anglo-Norman type house, which, according to Mr. Meuwissen, experienced a “pharaonic transformation in the 1990s”. At that time, the building was bought by King Hassan II. Architect Michel Pinseau had given the property a “wonderful transformation, reaching the height of grandeur and opulence,” said the real estate agent.

… are sold after Rolls-Royce

Today, the castle looks like a real Moroccan palace and has no less than 100 rooms per 2,500 square meters of living space. A hair salon, three elevators, five lounges, a hammam, a dental office, a pharmacy, an analysis laboratory are the main parts of the castle. It was in 2008 that the current king of Morocco, Mohammed VI, parted with this building for a large sum of 200 million euros.

The castle was bought by the King of Bahreim, Hammad Ben Issa Al Khalifa. Note that this sale comes after the King of Morocco’s old car. Rolls Royce belonging to Hassan II was sold at the price of The 1977 Rolls-Royce Camargue car, which belonged to the late Hassan II, was sold at auction for 248,000 euros.