House in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Modern Villa in the « Petite Afrique » of Beaulieu sur Mer
This stunning modern design villa, name Villa Balboa, originally built in the 1970s, but still relevant today. This property was built on a parcel of nearly 2400m² divided from the Original home of the Famous Gordon Bennett Jr owner of the New York Herold Tribune. His home is situated to the right had side of this modern home as you look to the sea. The gardens of Villa Balboa still house many features and decorations from when the property was owned by M Gordon Bennett, notably the fantastic fountain falling through two levels of the garden into the basin below.
This villa has two parts over three floors, the principle house offers 310m² of living area. Including a fabulous mezzanine and ceiling heights of over 5 metres and a stunning floor to ceiling bay windows facing directly to the sea and Cap Ferrat and the port of Beaulieu sur Mer. All rooms within the main house profit from several different yet magnificent sea views. There is a large family dining room adjacent to the individual fully equipped kitchen. Also 5 bedrooms including a Master suite and guest accommodation, all with individual bathrooms and dressing room and cupboards. The views from throughout all parts of the property are just stunning.
On the lower pool level are two independent studio apartments with bathrooms and a pool house complete with sauna, shower and fitted summer kitchen. 60m² more in total, that completes the ample living space offered from this family home. There is also a double garage and parking for several cars.
The property is offered in excellent condition throughout the current owners have maintained it very studiously in the last 30 years.
The external areas of this property are stunning the gardens are planted with a wealth of Mediterranean plants one or two rarely found in this area, including 7 species of palm trees. All blossoming, because of the “Micro tropical climate” of this area known locally as the “Petite Afrique”. The plants and trees have grown to create a truly wonderful exotic paradise.
These gardens on several levels have been manicured and lovingly tendered each area creating its own individual statement within this stunning environment.
Then within this is the pool area with a wonderful 12 metre heated swimming pool surrounded by a terrace and patio, totally private from the view of other properties and with a stunning view to the sea and port of Beaulieu but also frames by the dramatic rock face behind and the proud “Palais Madrid” above.
The location of the property offers you complete peace and privacy, whilst being only 800 metres from the beach and 1500 metres from the centre of Beaulieu sur Mer.
BEAULIEU SUR MER, U 06310, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France