Prime Properties With Red Carpet Appeal On The French Riviera

The 67th edition of the world’s glitziest and arguably most prestigious event, The Cannes Film Festival, gets underway today (Wednesday 14th May)with the opening night film “Grace Of Monaco”.The festival draws attention to the latest films and aims to develop cinema worldwide and everybody who is anybody will be in town!  The stars featuring in some of the most anticipated films for 2014 and due to walk the red carpet include: Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Meryl Steep, Guy Pearce, Annette Bening, Sienna Miller and Vanessa Redgrave. 

The festival is a magnet for HNWI’s from all corners of the world that descend on the South of France to rub shoulders with the stars and enjoy the lavish festivities held on land and sea– aboard the private yachts anchored for the occasion.

The French Riviera is one of the most famous and glamorous resort areas in the world and Home Hunts ( showcasing three ofits prime properties on the market in the coveted area for the festival:


Villa/House, Cannes(HH-6530054)

Price: 2.95M Euros


In the heart of the BasseCalifornie, five minutes from the centre of Cannes, the Croisette and its beaches, this authentic 1930’s five bedroom mansion house has been refurbished using quality noble materials in keeping with tradition.

The 300m2 of habitable space includes high ceilings and generous rooms with a distant sea view from upstairs and swimming pool.  The lovely level garden (1,200m2) has been fully-landscaped by a renowned garden designer and the home also has four parking spaces.  A rare property to come onto the market!


Waterfront, St Jean Cap Ferrat (HH – 6826120)

Price: 16M Euros



This magnificent water’s edge property is in perfect condition and benefits from a panoramic sea view over the Villefranche bay, citadel, old town and its beautiful swimming pool.

The 400m2 living area includes six luxurious bedrooms, six bathrooms, a sauna and a spacious laundry room.

The property also offers a staff apartment, elevator, air conditioning, electric stores, security systems, swimming pool with automatic filtering system, automatic watering system, automatic gate, cable TV and a garage with room for several cars.


Waterfront Property, Cap D’Antibes(HH – 7482265)

Price: 8.5M Euros


Thiselegant contemporary home of 240m2 has been completely renovated and offers staggering panoramic sea views. The imposing property offers accommodation over three levels including a large and bright living room with modern fireplace, fully equipped kitchen and has five bedrooms including a master bedroom with bathroom and dressing room. The large roof terrace hosts a Jacuzzi and the property has a south facing private garden. Uniquely, this house has a direct access to the sea with its own private beach.


Home Hunts ‘Inside France’ Report – The Riviera

Home Hunts released its first bi-annual ‘Inside France’ report in April 2014 revealing an insight into the prime property market on the Riviera.  Tim Swannie, Director of Home Hunts says:

“The French Riviera is one of the most famous and glamorous resort areas in the world, and Home Hunts can reveal that Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Cap d’Antibes, Valbonne and Saint Tropez were the most sought after Riviera locations for prime property in 2013.  In fact, out of all the sales and enquiries made, it was Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat that came out on top with the highest concentration of enquiries (32%) for properties priced over €15 million.

“Cap D’Antibes, which is home to the exclusive Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, came a close second with around one quarter of all buyer enquiries relating to properties €15 million and above.

“In addition, what really stood out is that most of our clients investing in this area already owned two or three properties.  However, most prime market buyers in this area were looking for homes valued at €5 million or less.

“Always in one of the top spots, Saint Tropez is attracting more attention than usual as prices have dropped by nearly 3%.  As a result, buyers have been able to negotiate interesting prices throughout 2013 and so far in 2014.


“The global recession obviously hit France and prices have slowly decreased over the past few years, but prices in many areas have remained stable and could quite possibly increase in the Riviera in 2014.”



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Editor Notes:

Some of the most anticipated films for 2014 include:

“Clouds OfSils Maria”
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Chloë Grace Moretz, Kristen Stewart, Johnny Flynn

“Maps To The Stars” (dir. David Cronenberg)
Cast: Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska, Olivia Williams, Robert Pattinson

“Two Days, One Night” (dir. Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardennes)
Cast: Marion Cotillard, Olivier Gourmet, FabrizioRongione, Catherine Salee

“Mommy” (dir. Xavier Dolan)
Cast: Antoine-Oliver Pilon, Anne Dorval, Suzanne Clement, Patrick Huard

“The Homesman” (dir. Tommy Lee Jones)
Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Meryl Streep, Hailee Steinfeld, William Fichtner

“Lost River”
Cast: Christina Hendricks, Saoirse Ronan, Matt Smith, Eva Mendes, Ben Mendelsohn

“The Rover”
Cast: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy

“The Search” (dir. Michel Hazanavicius)
Cast: Berenice Bejo, Annette Bening

“The Blue Room” (dir. Mathieu Amalric)
Cast: Lea Drucker, Mathieu Amalric

“Foxcatcher” (dir. Bennett Miller)
Cast: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave

“Leviathan” (dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev)
Cast: AlekseiSerebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Vladimir Vdovichenkov

“Amour Fou” (dir. Jessica Hausner)
Cast: Christina Freidel, BirteSchoink, Stephan Grossman, Peter Jordan, Sebastian Hulk

“The Salvation” (dir. Kristian Levring)
Cast: MadsMikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona, Douglas Henshall

“Breathe” (dir. Mélanie Laurent)
Cast: Lou De Laage, Josephine Japy, Isabelle Carre, Claire Keim