France's news in English

Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

'World's priciest home' on sale in French Riviera for €1 billion

Share this article

'World's priciest home' on sale in French Riviera for €1 billion
Photo: Google Maps
17:03 CEST+02:00
A mansion that was once the home of Belgium's King Leopold II is reportedly on sale in southern France for a cool €1 billion.
If you're looking to move house and happen to have have a spare billion euros in the bank, then we have some good news for you. 
 
The "Les Cèdres" mansion in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, near Nice in southern France, is on sale for what's said to be the world's highest ever asking price for a home, reported the Nice Matin newspaper
 
The residence comes with ten bedrooms, a 50-metre pool, and 14 hectares of green space for the kids to play. 
The grounds also have a few dozen greenhouses containing some extremely rare tropical plants - reportedly Europe's largest collection of tropical plants, in fact.
 
It's currently owned by the Marnier-Lapostolle family, best known for their Grand Marnier cognac liqueur.
 
 
 
Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

The Local is not responsible for content posted by users.
Become a Member or sign-in to leave a comment.

From our sponsors

This cloud-based agency takes remote working to the next level

Be honest, who hasn't dreamed of working remotely with all the perks of employment? If you've got the skills, you only need to look UP to make that dream a reality.