Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Sean Connery’s Former French Riviera villa Seeks $35 Million

November 05, 2020 - Nice
A waterfront property in Nice, France that was once owned by Sean Connery is currently on the market for $35 million.

With a $1 billion price tag, is this the world's most expensive house?

September 02, 2016 - St Jean Cap Ferrat
The world’s most expensive home has been put up for sale in the south of France with a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) price tag.

French Riviera real estate demand ‘up 60% year-on-year’

February 11, 2016 - Provence Alpes Cote dAzur
One luxury international property buyers’ agent has had its busiest year for over a decade for French Riviera real estate.

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie's French Chateau

September 02, 2014 - France
The $60 million chateau in the French Riviera features 35-bedrooms and is set to be the new home of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Villa in Riviera Lists for $101.9 Million

December 10, 2013 - Provence Alpes Cote dAzur
Château Malet, a villa overlooking Monte Carlo and the Mediterranean Sea, is listed for 75 million euros, or about $101.9 million.

French Riviera Home Goes on Block

August 09, 2013 - Provence Alpes Cote dAzur
The French home of Habitat furniture company founder Michael Likierman is hitting the auction block with a minimum reserve of $13.14 million.

Palais Maeterlinck in Nice, France

June 07, 2013 - Provence Alpes Cote dAzur
Apartments carved out of the Côte d'Azur's Maeterlinck Palace are going on the market in May for $2 million to $20 million, or $2,800 to $4,000 per square foot.

Russia's Richest Man Wants Deposit Back on Villa Leopolda

December 22, 2009 - Provence Alpes Cote dAzur
Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia's richest man, is seeking to reclaim a $55 million deposit on the world's most expensive property after pulling out of a deal to buy the sumptuous Villa Leopolda on the French Riviera. Mr Prokhorov, a metals magnate and investor with a fortune estimated at $9.3 billion, had signed a contract to buy the spectacular Belle Epoque mansion on the heights of Villefrance, near Nice, for $750 million.

Waterfront Beauty, Cannes

June 30, 2009 - Provence Alpes Cote dAzur
One of the Riviera’s most outstanding waterfront properties, described by playwright Noël Coward as being “impossibly beautiful”. Guests in the ’20s included the duke and duchess of Windsor, and Pablo Picasso. Occupying a unique site, the villa enjoys extraordinary views over the Bay of Cannes, the Cap Roux and Corsica.

Sumptuous Provençal Property

June 29, 2009 - Provence Alpes Cote dAzur
Sumptuous provençal property totally refurbished with a living space of 1,059 sqm, and a 3.5-ha park with a lovely landscaped garden. Features 10 rooms, receptions, living room lounge, five bedrooms, five bathrooms, kitchen, offices. Also has guardian’s accommodation, larges terraces with country and sea view, indoor and outdoor pools, cellars, large garage.