Magnificient Belle-Époque villa for sale in Villefranche sur Mer. Walking distance to the beach and the fishing port of Villefranche-sur-Mer.
This superb villa is perched on the hills from where the true full benefit of the sea views can be admired from this privileged position on the dominant over the bay.
The beautifully restored period features give this property a sumptuous elegance and offers a luxurious residence on the French Riviera. 450 sq.m of living space over four floors. With living room dining room and independent kitchen on the ground level. A total of six bedrooms including guest accommodation. All in 1,000 sq.m of gardens and terrace. There is a large family sized swimming pool and surrounding terrace from which to fully profit of this idyllic setting.
The small Côte d'Azur fishing port of Villefranche-sur-Mer, near Nice, is an unassuming enclave of period and modern villas that has become one of the world's most expensive real estate markets.
In the late 1800s, when Villefranche harbour, six miles southwest of Monaco, served as a base for the Russian navy, the town hosted vacationing royal families from across Europe. After occupation during the Second World War the port enjoyed a quiet but affluent existence until the 1970s, when one of its largest houses was rented by the Rolling Stones attracting rock star visitors including Tina Turner and Elton join whom both had homes in the region.
Villefranche-sur-Mer benefits from the proximity of Monaco also one attraction is the proximity of other glamorous Côte d'Azur locations. As well as Monaco to the east, Cap Ferrat and Beaulieu-sur-Mer are almost next door, while the international airport at Nice a still-expanding city, of which Villefranche has become almost a suburb in recent years is six miles to the west. - CF660