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St Jean Cap Ferrat Peninsular is one of the most well known resorts on the Cote d Azur - 282 hectares of natural beauty.
This property, Le Corniche, is a stones throw from the centre, has panoramic views of Cap Ferrat and instant access to the beach and port, with it s fabulous restaurants, this villa offers the ultimate in accommodation and location.
Set across 3 levels, with 5 air-conditioned bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, contemporary open plan living spaces, modern kitchens and a terrace on level one for dining alfresco. The piece de resistance on the second level features the stunning roof deck garden with spa pool overlooking the Mediterranean and Marina at St Jean Cap Ferrat.
Minutes from Villefranche and Beaulieu and easily accessible to Monaco and Nice - the best of all worlds!
MIPIM (15-18 March 2016) MIPTV (4-7 April 2016)Cannes Film Festival (1-22 May 2016) Monaco Grand Prix (26-29 May 2016)Lions (19-25 June 2016)MIPCOM (Date to be advised - October 2016)
The villa layout is on three levels, all of which have stunning views of Cap Ferrat, the beach and the Mediterranean. Apprx 270m2 including the pool deck.
The property is a brand new renovation and took 3 years to complete and has been done to very high standards, with contemporary fixtures and fittings. There are two entrances, one on each level.
Comprising 5 air-conditioned double bedrooms, all with ensuite bathroom/shower room and Grohe luxury shower fittings and LCD TV, plus two kitchens, utility room, two living areas, a first floor terrace and magnificent roof terrace with spa swimming pool overlooking the sea - it offers everything you could want in an amazing location. A central circular staircase links all 3 levels.
Separate entrance (suitable for disabled access). 3 double bedrooms and 3 ensuites (Master bedroom has a bath and 2 other doubles with shower rooms), all have LCD TV. Open plan living room with sea views, plasma TV, multi room audio, sofas, dining room table and chairs and kitchen.
Master Bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bath and sea view.
Second double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bath and sea view. Both rooms have LCD TV.
A generous open plan living room with 50 plasma TV and surround sound, multi audio from Ipod dock, comfortable sofas and modern kitchen and access to the lovely dining terrace with magnificent sea views with table and chairs seating 8.
Features a stunning roof garden with deck, luxury sun loungers, parasols, sofas and spa pool overlooking the Mediterranean it s like being on the top deck of a boat with the most stunning views . The villa features Audio and Apple TV in every room with a choice of UK and French International channels.
There is one parking space at the villa entrance for convenience.
Equipment & Facilities At The Property
Both Kitchens have:-
Bosch HobOven Dishwasher Fridge/Freezer Microwave Waste Disposal Electric kettle Toaster Nespresso Coffee Machine (First Level) Iron and Ironing Board Hairdryer
TV - LCD Satellite TV in every room with UK French International Channels Audio in every room from Ipod docking station Hi-speed Internet
Luxury Sun loungers and sofas on the deck around the pool
House is fully alarmed
Utility Room (Ground Level):-Washing machine and Dryer
Parking - one space at the villa
Extras available upon enquiry include use of a Monte Carlo 30 Sports Boat with Captain, Convertible Car Hire, Housekeeper and Cook.
From the central circular staircase you can access the second level to the roof garden and spa pool with deck dotted with large planters with palms and indigenous plants. An array of luxury sun loungers, sofas and parasols offer a slice of paradise in which to relax and chill out whilst gazing at the Mediterranean.
The mosaic tiled Spa pool is apprx 3.5m x 2.5m, (can be heated on request) and has Roman steps.
A parking space for one car.
Nearby Attractions & Activities
The centre of the village of St Jean Cap Ferrat is 330m from the villa.
Beaulieu-sur-Mer apprx a 15 minute walk.
Villefranche-sur-Mer apprx 5-10 minute drive
Eze Village apprx 10 minute drive
Monaco apprx 15-20 minute drive.
Nice apprx 20-25 minute drive.
A little bit of history! In 1860 the Comte de Nice , property of the Maison de Savoie since 1388, became part of France. The village of Saint Jean, then part of Villefranche, was a small group of houses around the Church and harbour, whose inhabitants were fishermen or land workers. In 1876 the Water Company , created, on a site now occupied by the Zoo, a park with trees and a 6800m2 artificial lake with an island and waterfalll, with water brought from the river Vesubie. This water supply meant that the Peninsular, which had been rocky and dry, could develop a more varied vegetation. From that point Cap Ferrat became a popular picnic spot for wealthy families from Nice and many restaurants started to spring up. In 1904 Saint Jean became independent from Villefranche and in 1907 became known as St Jean Cap Ferrat. The Grand Hotel was constructed in 1908 to accommodate the new wealthy cosmopolitan clientele and luxurious villas were built, especially by Belgian King Leopold II who acquired much of the land on the west side of the Cap. About the same time Baroness Ephrussi de Rothschild bought 7 hectares on the hill overlooking the sea and built a palace!
In the 1950 s St Jean Cap Ferrat became a popular summer resort for the rich and famous - visitors included Edith Piaf, Charlie Chaplin, Burton and Taylor, Roger Moore, Tony Curtis and Statesmen such as de Gaulle, Churchill, Bush and Clinton, plus Artists such as Matisse, Chagall, Jean Cocteau and still today the Glitteratti , together with Royalty, cannot resist the charm of the Cap.
Beaches and seaside paths, offer delightful walks - why not walk all the way around and see the natural beauty and the fabulous Belle Epoque properties, magnificent gardens and historical sights - including The Saint Hospice Chapel, the Church of Saint John the Baptist, Statue of the Virgin Mary and of course the amazing Villa St Jean Cap Ferrat.
The Villa St Jean Cap Ferrat - the Palazzo of Baroness Ephrussi de Rothschild - is one of the most beautiful on the French Riviera - an architectural wonder containing apprx 5000 artworks from around the world it is a collector s paradise. In addition, its nine wonderful gardens, between sea and sky overlooking the bay of Villefranche, are adorned with patios, fountains, ponds, flowers and shaded paths. A must see! Beaches include:- Cro de Pei Pin - located on the north side of the main port at Anse Lilong and is the biggest. Paloma - again on the north side at th foot of the cliffs - the least windy and good for less experienced swimmers. Passable - on the northwest side this is generally the busiest as it is close to local attractions and the Visitor Centre. Cap Ferrat Watersports, based at Paloma Beach, offers personalised training in wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakesurfing, Jet Ski. Why not visit Cap Ferrat Zoological Park where you can learn about the natural wildlife on the Peninsular. Restaurants are in abundance and are too numerous to mention individually.
For more information about this region, please refer to our Cote d Azur Guide
For information on reaching Languedoc, please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide
Nice International airport is appx 20-25 minutes drive, (Apprx 14km) Cheap flights via Easyjet and Flybe from various UK airports.
Toulon Airport is approx an hour away and has flights with Ryanair from London Stansted.
Railway: TGV from Paris: approx 5 hrs.
There is a Train Station in Villefranche-sur-Mer.
Local Shops & Facilities
The property is positioned directly above the beach in St Jean Cap Ferrat and within short walking distance, apprx 330mts, to the village and the port where you will find a multitude of shops and restaurants.
The beach is 10mts from the property and accessible via a staircase by the front door of the villa.
Both Paloma Beach and Passable Beach are walking distance from the villa. Monaco Golf Course - apprx 20 minutes.
Arrival & Departure
Changeover day is Saturdays. Arrival at 5pm. Depart at 10am. Late arrival (6 - 9pm) possible only by prior arrangement. Please ensure that when you buy your aeroplane ticket, the flight time will allow for arrival before 9pm at the very latest.
€10,000 Euros to be transferred direct to the owner returned less deductions for any breakages. Owner bank account details to be provided at balance payment stage 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Hi-speed Internet available. Neither the Owner nor the Agent can be held responsible for interrupted internet service/slow speed or for loss/disruption of incoming signal for Satellite TV –Sky–Freesat–Apple TV etc. When applicable to the property.
Up to 100 kwhrs per week is included in the rent. Thereafter chargeable at €0.15/kwhr.
Gas / Oil
Bed Linen & Towels
Bed Linen and towels are included in the Rental. Please bring your own towels for the beach.
End-of-Stay cleaning charge: €300 cash, payable on arrival. Additional Housekeeping service may be available on prior request, please enquire for rates. End-of-stay cleaning charge is to cover "normal" cleaning throughout the house. However, while you are therefore not expected to hoover and mop everywhere, you are expected to leave kitchen appliances (i.e. oven and fridge), crockery, kitchen utensils, and bathroom appliances clean, and not to leave litter in the garden. If the house is left in an unacceptable state, further monies may be retained from the breakages deposit.
Pets are not allowed.
The owner is entitled to ask you to leave the property without any refund if the number of occupants exceeds 10. The rent is for up to 10 People.
Fire: This is a region which has a high fire risk. It is forbidden to start fires anywhere in the property grounds. Only light BBQs in the area designated for this purpose. Swimming pool Safety: The owner is not responsible for any bodily injury next to or in the swimming pool. Children must be surveyed at all times. It should be noted that the condition of the pool is subject to variations in the weather and therefore no guarantee can be given to the status of the pool on any particular day.
*Plus compulsory or optional charges based on actual occupancy or consumption. The payment has to be made in the currency offered by the property manager, before use of conversion tool. Payments in other currencies have to be negotiated beforehand with the property manager. The currency conversion tool is provided for your convenience only and is non-binding.