Cap Martin Villa 631 OCRef#: 631 Destination: Europe Country/Island: France Region: French Riviera - Cote D'Azur - Cap Martin Rating: Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 6 Sleeps: 14 Week Low: $41,500 Week High: $41,500 Coastal: Waterview A/C: Bedrooms Pool: Pool Staff: Full Staff Avail.
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Cap Martin Villa 631 is a magnificent 7 bedroom Belle Epoque Villa built at the turn of the century, with spectacular views across to Monaco. Set on the hillside in 7000 sq. metres of flower filled gardens and its own private pathway to the beach, this is truly a villa of distinction. Once owned by Coco Chanel and rented for several years by Winston Churchill while writing his memoirs. Marlene Deitrich also used to dine here…
The Villa has it own small in/out drive with parking for two cars and an additional 2 parking spaces in a private car park 2 minutes walk away. As the property is set on the hillside you enter on the third floor to a large entrance hall then an impressive sweeping marble staircase leading down to the main living and entertaining areas.
Here you will find a formal dining room, reception salon with Bechstein baby grand piano, a further sitting room and a conservatory/TV room, all with magnificent sea views. There is parquet flooring throughout and each room is very elegantly furnished and tastefully decorated. French doors lead to a small terrace with table and chairs and a sweeping staircase leading to the gardens.
Also located on this floor are the fully fitted kitchen and ladies’ and gentlemen’s guest cloakrooms. The house has several sets of staircases ingeniously leading to the bedrooms and lower floors. The ground floor level has a large snooker room and leads directly onto the gardens.
There are 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms with the four principal bedrooms having air conditioning.
Bedroom 1. Double with sea views and en suite bathroom.
Bedroom 2. Double with chaise lounge, en suite bathroom and balcony with sea views.
Bedroom 3. Suitable for teenagers with raised platform double bed with sitting room below and en suite shower room.
Bedroom 4. Master with huge private balcony with table and chairs and sun beds. Vast en suite bathroom with hand painted fitted cupboards and paint effect walls. Fireplace, marble bath, chaise lounges and a separate shower room with toilet.
Bedroom 5. Double bedroom with fireplace and hand painted furniture
Bedroom 6. Large single with fireplace and hand painted furniture
Bedrooms 5 and 6 share a large bathroom with bath and inset baby bath.
Bedroom 7. Twin /double with fireplace and en suite bathroom.
The grounds of the house run down toward the sea and are planted with specimen trees and fragrant flowers. There are many pathways for a gentle walk and shady places to sit and enjoy the sea view. The pool is 13x6 metres and has a pool shower together with wide sun terraces and sun loungers. There is a summer kitchen with wood burning pizza oven and a large dining/entertaining terrace beneath a flower covered pergola. From the grounds there is a private and meandering path which leads directly to the sea.