Villa Les Cèdres Cap Ferrat
Villa Les Cèdres Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Villa Les Cèdres Cap Ferrat

Having bought Villa Léopolda, Villefranche in 1895, it wasn’t long afterwards King Leopold II turned his attention to the Saint Jean Cap Ferrat peninsula.  His first purchase was a small villa close…

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Castles on the French Riviera
Chateau de la Tour de Mont Boron

Castles on the French Riviera

Unfortunately, castles (or should we say "chateaux") are far and few between on the French Riviera. Several have been maintained and restored to their glory and are available for sale,…

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Villa La Mauresque Saint Jean Cap Ferrat
Villa La Mauresque Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Villa La Mauresque Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Around 1900 a certain bishop, Major Félix Charmetant, installed himself in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.  Having previously worked in several African countries, he headed back to France to manage "de l’oeuvre…

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Protected: Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Maria Kouznetzoff Singer from the Paris Opera, dancer and theatre actress, Maria Kouznetzoff purchases in 1912 La Desiree, a recently modified villa which overlooks the point of Cap Ferrat. Born…

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Villa Radiana Cap Ferrat
Villa La Radiana Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Villa Radiana Cap Ferrat

Overlooking the pretty Passable Beach, the villa Radiana Cap Ferrat was originally built in 1906 as the game house for the Villa Les Cedres. The design was inspired by the Petit Trianon in…

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