The hilltop Château de la , with its picturesque gardens and long-established orchards, is a celebrated historic mansion in the town of Plomb, France. The land including and surrounding the chateau have been used since the Middle Ages by the French lords of la Champagne for its idyllic fields and lush farmland.
The original farmhouse, built in 1750, now houses the chateau’s informal salon and honor bar. In homage to its longstanding past, the original rustic fireplace and iconic stonework have been preserved and are still visible today.
In 1880, the farmhouse and estate were purchased by the transformed into the distinguished house found today. Adding to the prestigious names of the chateau, Charlotte married Lucien Dior, cousin of the renowned designer Christian Dior, and the director of the Dior factories in the nearby seaside town of Granville.