Knight Frank Valbonne
3 rue Grande
3 rue Grande
A secluded country estate situated between Valbonne and Mougins, built on the crown of its own wooded hill;15-minute drive from Cannes, 20-minute from Nice Airport and a few minutes’ drive to the traditional Provencal villages of Mougins and Valbonne. An imposing 9 bedroom stately mansion with refined interiors and a “Cour d’honneur”, with a private park of more than 18 hectares/45 acres of landscaped garden with terraces and several outbuildings. A 25-meter marble swimming pool, tennis court and the spectacular gardens with rare essences and mature cypress trees designed by prominent French architect Jacques Couelle (1902-1996) known as the Architect of Billionaires. During the term of President JF Kennedy’s father, Joseph P. Kennedy, as Ambassador to the Court of St. James (1938-1940) in London, the Domaine was the Kennedy’s family home during their summer holidays. Unspoilt panoramic views towards the Mediterranean sea and the countryside. An impressive driveway through the landscaped park from the entrance lodges to the mansion, enjoying several water sources, a vegetable garden, olive grove and quarry for terrace stones.
Accommodation: Double reception hall · Marble staircase · Dining room · Breakfast room · Drawing room · Large modern kitchen Laundry room · Cinema room/games room · Staff apartment · Temperature controlled wine cellar. First floor: Master bedroom suite, ensuite marble bathroom and dressing room · 3 further double bedroom suites with bathrooms and dressing rooms · Breakfast kitchen Second floor: 5 guest bedroom suites · Small kitchen. Total area of the house 12,500 sq ft (1,161 sq m). Outbuildings: Traditional outbuildings including pool house equipped with shower, cloak room, changing rooms, kitchen, pizza oven. Staff accommodation next to mansion: 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room and 1 kitchen 2 Entrance lodges next to entrance gate each comprising of 2/3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, cloak room. Barn to store maintenance equipment and olive press machinery.
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