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Villa Grand Cap in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat: an architect-designed villa that blends into its environment

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Villa Grand Cap in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat: an architect-designed villa that blends into its environment

The Villa Grand Cap in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat enjoys a highly sought-after location facing the sea and an exclusive address in the golden triangle the French Riviera.

Designed by Jean Nouvel, a leading architect of pharaonic projects throughout the world, this extraordinary villa blends into a lush, green environment for a serene living experience close to nature.

Its contemporary architecture and its lengthy construction allow a perfect integration with the topography of the land, while its western exposure and its glass roofs allow a sensational natural light.

The 545 m² house has been designed as a succession of greenhouses facing the sea and all its rooms offer a majestic view of the Villefranche harbor. Located a few kilometers from the principality of Monaco and Nice, Villa Grand Cap is a true haven of peace in the heart of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, an exclusive and unique property on the French Riviera.

An optimized surface - when inside and outside are one

Its resolutely contemporary architecture allows for perfect integration into its environment, and this villa with its stainless steel frame and planted glass roof stands transparently facing the Mediterranean Sea.

Face the immensity of the sky and the sea, admire without being seen, enjoy the best of the French Riviera.

The villa is quite exceptional: the grandiose entrance hall introduces the very high standard of this extraordinary property where each space has been designed to be both functional and aesthetic, without any partition coming in the way of the transparency and lightness of volumes.

The garden of more than 4000 m2 is a spacious extension of the living space planted with Mediterranean and citrus trees. It offers for a typical South of France lifestyle a petanque court, terraces and intimate corners, as well as a vegetable garden on two boards, a swimming pool and a private pond each with their respective beach.


Photo credit : Jean Nouvel by AUDOIN DESFORGES / PASCO

A house sold turnkey - put your suitcase down, everything is ready to welcome you!

Elegantly furnished by renowned designers such as B&B Italia, Cassina, Cappelinni, Porro, Living Divani, this luxury home is fully home-automated and offers a modern, minimalist and refined decoration. The household appliances (including Gaggenau) and the faucets (Dornbracht) are also very high end, and the hi-fi is signed Yamaha.

For your greater comfort, the house has underfloor heating and reversible air conditioning.

Prestigious materials and high quality finishes

No wonder: the materials of this house are noble and of a rare quality, in a quest for perfection in every detail: parquet floors in cabreuva, dressing rooms and a library in rosewood, bathrooms in Corian, stainless steel kitchen ...

A secret room

Independent of the house, this room nestles like a flowery cave in the garden, and enjoys a quite exceptional view of the sea. It has its own private pool, enough to delight your guests in case of guest room.

The garage

On 70 m2, it can accommodate 4 to 6 cars and is directly connected to the villa for your perfect security.

Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Also called the Billionaires' Peninsula, Cap Ferrat is known worldwide for its quite exclusive real estate, its environment with lush vegetation facing the sea, between pine forest and Mediterranean.

Saint Jean Cap Ferrat was the muse of many artists including Henri Matisse, Chagall and Pablo Picasso.

Rich in an exceptional plant heritage, Cap Ferrat also offers fantastic beaches, including the beach of Passable to the west of the peninsula, which offers an unobstructed view of the bay of Villefranche sur Mer. The beach of Paloma, located to the east, offers a charming view of the cliffs of Beaulieu sur Mer and Eze.

To discover the Cap, choose the Sentier du Littoral (Coastal Path) or the Sentier des douaniers (Customs Officers' Path) which, over a distance of 11 kilometers, from the beach of Passable to the port of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, will offer you an enchanting setting along the creeks, and breathtaking views of the sea.

Jean Nouvel

A contemporary French architect of international renown, Jean Nouvel has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career, such as the Pritzker Prize, the Aga Khan Prize for Architecture, the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture, the Wolf Prize in Arts - Architecture.

Among his most spectacular international achievements, the Arab World Institute, the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art and the Quai Branly Museum in Paris, the Lyon Opera House, the Agbar Tower in Barcelona (Spain), the Reina Sofía National Art Centre Museum in Madrid (Spain), the Culture and Congress Centre Lucerne - KKL (Switzerland), One Central Park in Sydney (Australia), The White Walls in Nicosia (Cyprus), the 40 Mercer Residence in New York (United States), the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis (United States), the DR (Danmarks Radio) Concert Hall in Copenhagen (Denmark), the Louvre Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates and the Qatar National Museum in Doha (Qatar).

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