Words by Jade Lu | Photos by Christopher Kho
If you’ve been to the Chateau de Versailles in France, it wouldn’t be uncommon to daydream about how the likes of King Louis XIV and his successors lived in such luxury and lavishness. It must have been quite the lifestyle waking up to its regal architecture and lush foliage everyday. On the other hand, for those of you who have yet to step into this Mediterranean mansion, now is your chance to visit and live in it - its local version, anyway.
Location, Location, Location
Just along Daang Hari, Alabang, State Properties Corporation (the same people behind Great Wall) setup their ambitious housing project aptly called Versailles. Its 75 hectares of lush greens and flowers, paved roads, and cobble bricks emulate the French Mediterranean lifestyle. It aims to give its would-be residents the opulence they’ve been searching for.