Brignolais and Brignolais will soon be able to boast of having George and Amal Clooney as neighbors.
The couple, among the most glamorous on the international scene, must acquire in the coming days an 18th century Provencal country house in this town of 17,000 inhabitants, as revealed by Var Matin.
Information confirmed by the mayor of Brignoles to our colleagues from France Bleu Provence.
What bring the actor closer to his friend Brad Pitt, whose Miraval castle is only a handful of kilometers away.
The Canadel estate and its 172 ha of land were estimated in 2013 at more than 9 million euros.
George and Amal Clooney buy this 900 m2, three-storey property from an Australian couple.
The acquisition also includes "a house for the caretaker, a swimming pool, a lake, formal gardens, a tennis court and a pétanque court", details France Bleu Provence.
The Canadel estate has been put up for sale several times in recent years.
Soon owners of an olive grove of a hundred trees and a 10 ha vineyard both located on the estate, the Clooney will now help to promote the culture of the south of France. "By buying on our land, it is sure (that George Clooney) will become a new ambassador of the AOC", already rejoices Eric Lambert, president of the Syndicate of the AOC Coteaux Varois.
However the mayor of the commune Didier Brémond specifies that the couple comes "to seek peace" and will go to the field of Canadel primarily to "rest". It is sure that the arrival of the American actor will do in any case "a lot of good" in Brignoles. “You just have to see televisions and radios scroll past this morning to realize it. Even American televisions contacted us! With George Clooney, we change dimension! “, He laughs with France Bleu.