Famous Villas of the French Riviera

As one of the most sought-after and beautiful destinations in the world, the French Riviera garners the attention of many well-known and historical figures throughout the years. With a stunning coastline, vast history and the Mediterranean sunshine all creating an incredible atmosphere and setting, it’s not hard to understand why so many people choose to live along the Cote d’Azur.

Castel Mare

Built in 1905, this beautiful Belle Epoque villa is situated on the rocks of Cap d’Ail towards the entrance of Monaco. The property boasts spectacular panoramic sea views and has direct access to the sea from the front of the villa. With a serene and peaceful backdrop combined with its immediate proximity to Monaco make this magnificent villa a desirable place to live.

Steeped in history, this property has been by aristocratic family descending from Prince de Reuss since the 1950’s. It is now looked after by the niece of the Prince to continue the fantasy filled legacy. The villa has had many famous faces walk through the doors including members of the Netherlands Royal Family. Queen Beatrix is the godchild of Prince’s stepmother, the Countess of Kotzebue.

The guest book features yet more famous names including the Windsors, the Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe and the author, Somerset Maugham as well as His Royal Highness Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia. Each guest that has passed through the doors have added to the opulence and elegance that this villa exudes. With grand interiors and stunning antique furniture along with the old authentic bathrooms, this sensational property boasts the charm of the Golden Age as it continues to watch on over the Mediterranean Sea.

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Elegant Address South of France have a vast portfolio of luxurious villas similar to and including Castel Mare available for rental all along the Cote d’Azur.
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