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Highest ever price for a property on the French Riviera

30th August 2019 < back to archive
Highest ever price for a property on the French Riviera
Historic property on the French Riviera sold this month for 200 Million Euros
Villa Cedres located between Nice and Monaco, has been sold this month to a private buyer. Once owned by Belgian King Leopold II, the estate has 14 hectares of some of the most valuable land on the planet in St Jean Cap Ferrat. The beautiful private gardens contain 16,000 rare tropical species in 25 glasshouses. The property itself overlooks the sea and has 1672m2 of living space. It was home to the Grand Marnier family since 1924. Valued at one point at over 1 billion Euros, it has sold for a fraction of the price, but it is still the second highest residential sale in France ever, after the Chateau de Louveciennes near Paris.

A look at some other exceptional properties on the French Riviera
The worlds most expensive apartment located in Monaco at 350 million Euros is still for sale. The penthouse covers the top 5 floors of the Odeon tower, Monaco's tallest building and has an open air pool and waterslide as well as 3500m2 of living space. The modern design with glass walls offer panoramic views over the sea and Monaco.

Two other beautiful properties on the Cote d'Azur for sale are:
Facing Cannes, the Villa Grand Jardin is the only private property on the island St Marguerite, and belongs currently to an Indian billionaire is for sale at 45 miilion Euros. It has 17 bedrooms and as many bathrooms in several different houses and annexes that provide in total 1200m2 of living space. Set on the waterfront, you have panoramic views of Cannes and the Esterel mountains and a superb 1,3 hectare botanical garden.

Near the centre of Nice in Cimiez, the 19th century Villa Paradiso is being sold by the town of Nice for 7,8 million Euros. The villa has superb works of art and frescoes and offers panoramic views of the town and the sea. There is 1262m2 of living space on 3 levelsand almost a hectare of grounds and has been a music and dance school up to 2006.

To see more photographs of these properties and others, by the end of September we will be adding a prestige section to our selection of property listings.

If you are interested in outstanding properties on the French Riviera, on or offmarket, Smartfinder Home will be very pleased to assist you.

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