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Friday, 22 June 2012
Spectacular Hôtel Miramion (with garden) for sale in Paris
Hôtel Miramion, Paris. Image Daniel Féau
If you are in the market for a particularly special property then the 17th century, 75-room, 3,820 sq.m Hôtel Miramion - complete with private courtyard garden of medicinal plants - in the desirable 5th arrondissement of Paris may be just the ticket.
Private courtyard garden
According to The Wall Street Journal the property is is being sold on June 29 by sealed-bid auction. Experts estimate the price at $US 51-71 million.