Angelina And Brad Spend $45 Million On French Chateau
Posted on Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:30 AM PDT

BPittMansion200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Hoping to give their kids a more "normal" life, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are buying a French chateau which they plan to transform into their dream home.

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According to The Mirror, the globe-trotting couple shelled out $35 million bucks for Chateau Miraval, a 1,000 acre estate in Provence they had previously been renting. They plan to spend another $10 million renovating the 17th-Century Chateau.

Apparently, the couple are planning on re-doing all 35 of the main house's rooms to "give them a more contemporary feel."

They also want to add a new gym, a jacuzzi, steamroom and spa. They also are planning a motorbike track for Brad.

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Security is also going to be upgraded, with alarms, cameras and a security center installed.

The Jolie-Pitts won't be the only celebs in the area, neighbors will include U2's Bono as well as Johnny Depp and his family.

"We're trying to spend more time in the South of France, because our kids have a more normal life there," Pitt said earlier this year.

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