villa Villefranche-sur-Mer 643

Address: Villefranche-sur-Mer, Département des Alpes-Maritimes, Spain

Ref. ID: 8032

Area: 643 m2

Price: 47 000 000 EUR

Type: villa

Energy rating: X

Bedrooms: 7

Baths: 9

Pool: 1

Lat: 43.696416
Long: 7.305178

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    Stunning seaside historic estate on the biggest plot of land in Villefranche sur Mer.This might be the best seaside property available for sale between Nice and Monaco. A very rare product on the market, this  gorgeous “Belle Epoque” villa was built in 1911 and was completely refurbished in 2016 to the highest standard by a well-known Italian architect Alberto Mariotti. What makes this property unique is a generous 16.500 m2 plot of land that is within a 3-minute walk to a sandy beach, and only 33 meters above the sea level, that is impossible to find on the French Riviera. This incredible estate called “La Rêve d´Azur” used to belong to Voisin brothers – French aviation pioneers and creators of Europe's first manned aircraft, as well as luxury automobiles.Wonder in your own forest, enjoy the spacious green lawns, sunbathe on the terraces around a nearly Olympic-size heated pool, or follow a private staircase to a small sandy beach – this estate can give you everything you dream about. Built on 3 floors this spectacular 545 m2 home features 4 double bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, several dressing rooms, a cozy lounge, a large dining room, a separate fully fitted & equipped Miele kitchen with an island, spacious terraces, and a gym room annexed to the master bedroom.  All major living premises enjoy unobstructed views of the sea and Cap Ferrat. The beautiful Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild that belongs to the French government, is right in front of the estate across the bay. The famous Villa Leopolda that used to belong to the king of Belgium and was later purchased for 500 million euros by Mr. Roman Abramovich can be seen on the left. The villa faces East so if you love morning sun, you will be the first person in Villefranche to savor it.There is an amazing roof terrace with a lounge and a summer kitchen to enjoy the views of the mega yachts and cruise ships entering the bay of Villefranche.This outstanding property features top quality marble floors and walls, as well as wooden heated floors in the upper bedrooms. A reversible air conditioning system is installed throughout the entire property. On the semi-basement floor there is a 2 bedroom apartment for staff with a separate entrance, yet connected internally with the main premises. It comes with 2 bedrooms, equipped kitchen and a bathroom. A big laundry and a storage rooms complete the floor. There are 2 separate buildings on the property – a 29 m2 studio house for staff, equipped with a fully fitted kitchen, bathroom and a walk-in wardrobe. And a 69 m2 veranda-type gym house with a massage room, bathroom and storage rooms. The one word to describe this property is: privacy. Secluded by the forest from behind and the sides, the property features a private entrance road, is completely gated from all the sides, equipped with video surveillance, alarm and a security guard, it opens up to the Mediterranean in front to enjoy the picture-perfect views like nowhere else.Villefranche-sur-Mer, or simply Villefranche, a small resort town of 6 thousand inhabitants on the Côte d'Azur of France, 6 km east of Nice and 10 km southwest of Monaco. The nearest International Airport is located in Nice and is about 14 km away. The bay of Villefranche is one of the deepest harbors in the Mediterranean and is considered to be the most picturesque on the whole Riviera. It reaches a depth of 95 m between the Cape of Nice and Cap Ferrat and extends south for 500 m, forming an abyss known as the Canyon of Villefranche about 1 nautical mile from the coast. Due to the depth of the bay, it is here that large Mediterranean cruise ships dock. The sandy beaches of Villefranche are much more popular than the pebbly beaches of Nice. The long central beach in Villefranche-sur-Mer is one of the rarest on the coast between Nice and Italy, where you will not find pebbles, but coarse sand, so there is no need for special shoes. You can swim here even with small children.