Grasse. Historic belle epoque villa in the hills above Grasse and looking out to the bay of Cannes.
Offering spacious accommodation of 350m2 with landscaped gardens, pool and sea views.
Dating back to 1830 this house has been lovingly restored to retain all of its original character.
We are privileged to offer this beautiful and historic house for sale. Situated to the East of Grasse and enjoying an elevated position overlooking the bay of Cannes and Esterel hills.
Electric gates open to the driveway leading down to the house.
There is a parking area to the side of the house and steps lead up to the entrance door.
The entrance hallway leads into the house and you will find a cloakroom with wc on one side.
The ground floor accommodation consists of a fully fitted Provençal kitchen with breakfast bar overlooking the sunny terrace.
A formal lounge with original marble fireplace. This room is flooded with light from the high windows.
Formal dining room overlooking a quiet courtyard at the rear of the property.
Morning/garden room. Looking out over the sunny terrace.
Stairs lead to the first floor where you will discover 3 bedroom suites. All have en-suite facilities. The master bedroom suite has a fabulous balcony allowing for simply stunning views across the green valley out to the bay of Cannes.
The two guest rooms have access to balconies too.
The stairs lead on up to the second floor where you will find 2 further double bedrooms and a large loft area. There is also a small kitchenette and a bathroom with wc.
There is then a stairway leading up into the tower. This offers magnificent views and an ideal place to escape to and reflect on life's pleasures.
As is normal in the Cote d'Azur much thought has gone into the outside areas, as this is afterall where one spends a lot of the year.
There is a large covered terrace looking out over the garden with steps leading down to the private pool terrace. The pool enjoys a south facing position and is bathed in sunlight all day. There is also a large summer kitchen and covered terrace alongside the pool.
The gardens have been beautifully landscaped in true Mediterranean style with Cypress, Palm and Olive trees alongside flowering shrubs such as Mimosa and Oleander.
To the rear of the house you will find a quiet side terrace which leads into a large room used as gym by the current owners. This would be ideal as a self contained studio for a housekeeper or guardian
There is also a large basement including boiler room, wine cellar and storage areas.
This wonderful home is also steeped in history, having been the home of the famous American artist, Mary Cassatt.
Renoir, Degat and Picasso all spent time with Mary at this wonderful home too.
In summary a unique property set in a wonderful location. Easy access from Nice and Cannes.
Nice airport is just 17.5 miles away.
Cannes 13 miles.
Sophia Antipolis. 11 miles.
- Special class
- Extra info
- Grounds 0-1 HA
- 3,050 m²
- 350 m²
- All bathrooms