Lots of celebrities live in French Riviera and have luxurious houses.
Known for its mild climate, the beautiful Mediterranean sea and unique flora and view, the French Riviera is a place where the famous gather, live, a place that nobles transformed centuries ago into a genuine "bijou of France ".
Aristocrats, famous actors and actresses, producers,writers and singers, millionaires all over the world fell in love with The Cote d'azur.
Elton John has his own residence in one of the most expensive property locations in Nice - on the top of Mont Boron.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt own Chateau Miraval in Correns where they make their rose wine, which was ranked as "Best Rosé in the world" in 2012. The villa is built in a vernacular style, has 35 rooms and is surrounded by olivegardens, vineyard and by a "small" park with moat, several fountains and a chapel.
Bono owns a property on the beachfront in Eze-sur-mer.
Until july 2013 Tina Turner owned a property,Villa Anna Fleur, inside the gated community of Mont Vinaigrier's Le Castellet in Villefranche-sur-Mer .
The stars and famous people bring glamour and sparkle to the French Riviera. But the Cote d'azur is also a place breathing history. Number of properties in this amazing South of France are the trace of remarkable people.
A perfect example: Villa La Pause built in 1928 for Coco Chanel and Hugh Gosvener, the second Duke of Westminster. It is a print of Coco Chanel in the beautiful village of Roquebrune cap Martin, and thus a flagrance of sophisticated elegance on the French Riviera. She owned this property until 1953. La Pause was a source of inspiration for the flagrance "28 La Pausa".
Another remarkable property in the Cote d'Azur is the Villa La Leopolda, in Villeffranche sur Mer, designed and built from 1929 to 1931, it was a property of King Leopold II of Belgium. This villa was brought in the spotlight in 2008, when the Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov abandoned the purchase (for an announced price of 370 mln€) in profit of its remaining and current owner, Edmond Safra. Notoriety that brought to light probably the world's mostexpensive villa.
Léopold II became a Real Estate magnate in the South of France - he owned the whole of the West side of the Cap Ferrat, located on a peninsula between Beaulieu sur Mer and Villefranche. He purchased the villa Les Cedres in1904 making it his main residence.
Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, also in St Jean Cap Ferrat, was designed by the architect Aaron Messiah, and constructed in the beginning of the 20th century by Baroness Béatrice de Rothschild. It later became a historical monument .
The Villa Socoglio, also called La Fleur Du Cap, a former property of Charlie Chaplin, and later, a residence of the film star David Niven until his death in 1983.
Thousands of foreigners from all other the world live and own properties on the French Riviera. It is without a doubt, a unique place to live, to age, rest and have fun.Go Back