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29 000 000 €
A Unique Belle Epoque Seaside Property in Nice
Commanding a prime position on the Cap de Nice, with quite spectacular elevated views over the Port de Nice is Villa Le Roc Fleuri. Within easy reach of Nice, Cap Ferrat and Monaco. This circa 1,000m² Belle Epoque styled villa, formerly the residence of actor Sean Connery, is perched on a hillside amongst an oasis of beautiful, newly renovated terraced gardens running down to the sea, with an indoor swimming pool and an independent guest villa. Imposing automatic gates, set in stone towers, provide secure and very private access into the property and a gently falling, sweeping drive brings arrivals to the entrance of the main villa. Stone steps rise to a covered outside reception area, with pretty mosaic tiled flooring welcoming guests to the front door and into a grand reception and entrance hall. The large proportions are immediately apparent as you enter the principal salon with floor to ceiling windows and the first of various mesmerising westerly panoramic views over the wrap around terrace and along the coastline. Adjoining the entrance hall is a family snug and television room, plus a further room with a fitted kitchenette being used as a home office as well as a large bathroom. A lift accesses all floors and stone stairs rise to the principal bedroom floor, with a very large bedroom with French doors opening onto a private balcony. There are two separate bathroom suites, one with a shower and the larger with a large bath and an adjoining dressing room and a walk in wardrobe. The lift or stairs access the lower ground floor and the central hall is open to a large dining room, with windows on the terrace, serviced by an adjoining kitchen. Accessed from the kitchen is a wine cellar and large laundry room and from the central hall is a further bedroom suite. On a level down, is a gym and fitness room, plus a further large ensuite bedroom with walk-in dressing room. The indoor swimming pool level opens out to the gardens and provides further leisure space, with incredible views as well as another large bedroom and bathroom. Below this, is a hammam, showers and a changing area. The roof of the villa, accessed by a spiral staircase, provides a vast open air entertaining area with incredible views. Adjoining the main villa is a two car garage with a self-contained staff apartment above. There is a guest villa on the periphery of the grounds with two ensuite bedrooms and a large open-plan living room and dining room. The beautiful, recently re-landscaped gardens are terraced with abundant stone walling and vibrantly coloured plants and shrubbery, gradually falling down to the coastal road by the seafront.
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