Capital of the French Riviera
Nice is the capital of the French Riviera a beautiful waterfront city, situated between the sea and the mountains, famous for the promenade des Anglais and its beaches, home to an international airport and a popular tourist destination. Nice was once part of Provence then under the states of Savoy, before coming part of France in 1860.
Nice has a rich cultural heritage amongst its many attractions are notable museums which bear witness to it exceptional history, Museum Matisse and Museum Chagall in Cimiez, Museum Massena on the promenade des Anglais and Museum des Beaux Arts in the Baumettes, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, MAMAC, a National theatre, the Opera House close to Cours Saleya and the Flower market in Nice s historic centre. Nice is a stunning location for your French property investment, Nice offers many areas of interest, Nice attracts visitors from across the world the clients who want to buy apartments, penthouses and villas in the best areas of Nice such as the promenade des Anglais, Carre d Or, Mont Boron and Cimiez, are clients from Northern Europe, Scandinavia, United Kingdom, Italians, Parisians all looking for a second home as well as Russians, Kazakhs, Ukrainians and Uzbeks.
Mont Boron lies at the eastern limit of Nice, overlooking the port, a hillside of quality residential villas and luxury apartments, initially developed at the end of the 19th Century which accounts for much of the splendid Belle Epoque villas and residences that we find there today. Sought-after for its proximity to the city and that it offers some of the most exceptional views of the bay of Nice looking west, whilst when we pass the Cap de Nice in direction of Villefranche-sur-Mer, we can enjoy outstanding views of the peninsula of Cap Ferrat, the bay of Villefranche, Beaulieu, Eze and the coastline to Cap d Ail.
Notables to Mont Boron is the Chateau des Anglias remarkable by its rose colour and eclectic architecture, the James Bond house once owned by Sean Connery and that Mont Boron is the home to Elton John. As we take the seafront road passing by the La Reserve restaurant and Parc Vigier we arrive at the Place Ile de Beaute, the tourist port of transit to and from Corsia and other Mediterranean destinations for traveller in summer.
Promenade des Anglais built by the English winter community is the seafront route running east to west. We find the most famous of Nice's landmarks the 5star Luxury Hotel the Negresco, a mythic destination renown the world over. Other notable facades on the promenade are the Museum Massena, Hotels Le Royal, Westminister, Le Meridien, residence Beau Rivage and the Opera house on quai Etats-Unis.
Today the promenade is prominent in the life of the city, a place to stroll and admire the view, to cycle, jog or rollerblade, the promenade is popular with international buyers looking to buy an apartment or penthouse with terrace and sea view close to the beach and centre of Nice.
Nice has undergone regeneration over recent years and the Carre d'Or, the heart of Nice has become a desirable destination, for buyers looking for a luxury apartment close to the amenities of the centre Place Massena, Galeries Lafayette and the historic centre of Nice Old Town and with the beaches at hand.
Cimiez is a highly desirable area with a wealth of Belle Epoque architecture and historical residences, offering period features, spacious apartments with high ceiling and views of Nice and the sea. The most notables sought-after residences include the La Regina built at the end of the 19th Century by the architect Sebastien Marcel Biasini, near the gardens and Roman ruins of Cemenelum, where Queen Victoria stayed on her winter tours of the French Riviera, Winter Palace, L'Hermitage and the Majestic. Cimiez is also home to the Matisse Museum, Chagall Museum, the Monastery of Cimez, Franciscan church and until recently the Nice Jazz Festival.
If you are looking for an apartment or penthouse in a Belle Epoque residence with easy access to the centre of Nice we have many such apartments for sale and will be delighted to assist you with your research.
Properties for sale nearby
Super villa with plunging sea views in private seafront domain5Bedrooms4 500 000 €
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Modern apartment with garden and sea view2Bedrooms730 000 €
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Belle Époque mansion7Bedrooms3 950 000 €
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Apartment-duplex in sumptuous luxury residence3Bedrooms1 890 000 €
Contemporary property with outstanding panoramic views3Bedrooms2 950 000 €
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Exceptional penthouse with immense terrace and sea views4Bedrooms3 500 000 €
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Belle Epoque villa with panoramic views of the Bay of Angels5Bedrooms2 995 000 €
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Beautiful bourgeois apartment in the center of Nice3Bedrooms865 000 €
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Splendid Belle Epoque villa5Bedrooms3 800 000 €
Unique waterfront apartment with private access to the sea3Bedrooms3 800 000 €
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Splendid property with large park and panoramic view of Nice and sea5Bedrooms1 990 000 €
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Contemporary villa in calm location with sea view5Bedrooms1 650 000 €
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Bastide in a private domain with panoramic views5Bedrooms1 150 000 €
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Modern villa with tennis court offering sea views5Bedrooms2 490 000 €
Waterfront contemporary villa5Bedrooms8 900 000 €
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Exceptional historical mansion5Bedrooms3 500 000 €
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Apartment with terrace and sea view4Bedrooms980 000 €
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Brand-new contemporary villa overlooking the bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer5Bedrooms9 500 000 €
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Luxury apartment facing the sea2Bedrooms1 980 000 €
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Contemporary apartment with garden and sea view and Nice2Bedrooms1 490 000 €
Contemporary villa with spectacular views close to the waterfront4Bedrooms6 500 000 €
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Charming property in absolute calm with stunning views6Bedrooms3 100 000 €
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Luxurious apartment with balcony close Negresco3Bedrooms1 470 000 €
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Top floor large family apartment4Bedrooms950 000 €
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Duplex located in a luxury residence overlooking the bay of Villefranche2Bedrooms1 187 000 €
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Building plot with sea view0Bedrooms895 000 €
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Belle Epoque villa with sea view4Bedrooms1 950 000 €
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Bourgeois family apartment in privileged location4Bedrooms3 300 000 €
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Mas provencal enjoying panoramic views over Nice and sea5Bedrooms1 450 000 €
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Apartment in luxury residence with amazing sea view2Bedrooms750 000 €
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Provencal villa offering panoramic views in private domain6Bedrooms1 150 000 €
Attractive apartment a few meters from the beaches2Bedrooms1 050 000 €