Clearly it pays to be one of the most successful recording artists in the world -- music royalty Celine Dion is unloading her very regal Montreal estate for a whopping $29 million!

The songstress and hubby Rene Angelil's 19-acre, private island retreat (yes that's right, it's a private island) is located approximately 15 minutes outside of Montreal, Quebec, and accessible only by helicopter or gated bridge.

Once you've made it past all of the security measures, you discover a four-floor, 24,000-square-foot French Normandy-style chateau with 6 bedrooms and 6 full and 3 half-bathrooms.


Soaring ceilings, marble floors, stone terraces and balconies, a wood-paneled games room and library, formal dining room that seats 18, and a stone-vaulted wine cellar with tasting room are just a few of the ridiculous features of this palatial estate. Oh, and a customized elevator to help you maneuver around the enormous abode.

What well-to-do couple wouldn't want to retire to their his-and-her master bedroom suites, each equipped with its own bathroom, huge walk-in closet, balcony and views of the water? The pair's three children -- René-Charles, 11, and twins Eddy and Nelson, 19 months -- also enjoyed their very own 2-bedroom children's wing. Because what kids don't need their own wing?

If you purchase this pad you'll really live exactly like Celine -- the buying price includes most contents of the home, including "all the furniture (most antiques); artwork; decorative accessories; Persian rugs; linens; china; glassware; flatware and more." Think she'll leave behind any of her 5 Grammys? And we wonder how the acoustics are...

Want to live exactly like music royalty? Grab approximately $29.3 million US and contact Joseph Montanaro with Sotheby's, he holds the listing.

Honestly, words don't do this castle justice -- click "Launch Gallery" above to check out photos of Celine's former mega-mansion!

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