Classic Riviera villa with great ocean views, the charm of a bygone era and all the conveniences of a modern home.
Beautifully situated, 10 minutes from Nice airport, walking distance to the beach and the train station, this truly exceptional classic 'Italian-style' villa is all the Riviera used to be.
Quiet, tranquil, private and secluded, but minutes from the action of Cannes or Monte Carlo, this haven of peace and beauty has smitten many, many guests from all over the world.
The large gated garden is safe for pets and children, filled with palm. olive trees (some 200 years old) oak trees (300 years old), and other Riviera vegetation.
The house dates from the golden era of the Cote d'Azur (1922)
Aside from great restaurants and fabulous sight-seeing, there is the beach just minutes away (3/4 mile) and lots of activities of children and young adults, including the famous Cagnes horse race track just minutes away.
It is lovingly nurtured with all the charm of a bygone era, but with modern facilities, including fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washer & dryer and high speed wireless Internet.
The Area: We are nestled in the heart of the Riviera, The fortified sea-coast town of Antibes (with Picasso museum) is ten minutes away. The beautiful walled medieval town of St. Paul de Vence (home of the famous Galerie Maeght) is also 10 minutes away. Our town of Cagnes-sur-Mer is noted as the home of Renoir, whose house is now a wonderful museum. Activities for young people include, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, a gigantic water park and dolphin show (Marineland), and lots of zoos and aquariums.
The ares is dotted with famous dining spots, featuring fresh caught seafood and great Provence and Italian dining.
Golf courses and horseback riding are plentiful in the region.
Horse riding and racing : Cagnes boasts 6 horse riding stables and schools and one of the largest professional race tracks in Europe. Whether you want a beautiful ride through the Provencal countryside, a lesson by some of the top riding professionals or you just want to watch exciting thorougbred racing at the Cagnes Racetrack (just a five-minute walk from the house) this is your spot.