Maisons De Plaisance

Country or suburban retreats offering comfort and simplicity, combining the design of town houses with the needs of country living; less elaborate than châteaux; popular in 17th- and 18th-century France.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
maisons de plaisance
maison de plaisance
lusthuizen Dutch
lusthuis Dutch
view all →


  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300184568. The J. Paul Getty Trust.