Roquebrune Cap-Martin

French Riviera, 06190
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Description

An exceptional Belle Epoque villa ideally situated for Monaco. Featuring excellent sea views, and boasting numerous historic connections, the property has retained many original features including parquet floors, marble fireplaces and grand staircases in addition to approximately 700 sq m of entertaining and reception space with 7 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, dining hall, 2 kitchens, a sun room, office, cinema, wine cellar and spacious terraces with pool. For sale by Savills Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.

Location

Roquebrune Cap Martin is a charming location complete with a medieval village surrounding a fortified castle plus the
seaside resort of Carnolès, all set between Monaco and Menton.

With exceptional scenery, lush Mediterranean vegetation and historic routes, Roquebrune Cap Martin has drawn artists
and aristocracy alike, the 1920s and 30s saw the construction of notable buildings including Coco Chanel's villa La
Pausa.

The area comprises several villages and residential areas in addition to the perched village and chateau, Property
ranges from original village houses, Belle époque properties and contemporary luxury villas.

Roquebrune Cap Martin lies approximately 6.5km east of Monaco and approximately 36 km from Nice International
airport.

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Further Information

An exceptional Belle Époque villa ideally situated for Monaco, featuring excellent sea views, and numerous historic connections.

The property was built at the turn of the century by architect du jour Hans-Georg Tersling (also known as George Tersling), for the British politician Reginald McKenna. Tersling's lavish design style and fondness for art nouveau made his work instantly recognizable and popular with the European aristocracy of the time.

The Belle Époque villa played a lead role in the legendary early 20th century party scene, hosting celebrities such as Coco Chanel, F Scott Fitzgerald, Greta Garbo, Salvador Dali, Man Ray and Ernest Hemingway, who would spend their summers in the
region.

The estate retains many of its original features including parquet floors, marble fireplaces and grand staircases in addition to approximately 700 sq m of entertaining and reception space.

The reception space includes an elegant salon and an adjacent Moroccan-inspired solarium which offers panoramic views of the coastline, a grand dining hall, two luxuriously appointed kitchens, an office and state of the art cinema, plus wine cellar and bar

The master bedroom suite features a private Hammam and gold-leaf ceilings by the Italian fresco specialists Mariani Affreschi. In total the property includes seven bedrooms (five en-suite) and two further bathrooms.

Bordered by mature trees and protected by CCTV and a fully monitored alarm, landscaped grounds with terraces and swimming pool complete this magnificent property.

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Contact Property Agent

Savills St Jean Cap Ferrat

Savills St. Jean Cap Ferrat

8 Avenue Jean Mermoz

Saint Jean Cap-Ferrat

Saint Jean Cap-Ferrat

06230

+33 (0) 493 768 080