Cap Ferrat, blessed by the gods

Undoubtedly the most highly-prized cape on the Côte d’Azur, this peninsula within easy reach of Monaco plays host to exceptional properties in the shade of trees several centuries old, with the Mediterranean as their only witness…

Sheltered by pine trees, this recent villa of 450 m2 offers contemporary architecture in grounds of 2,136 m2. It is comprised of six suites, high-quality appointments, and a roof-terrace with a summer lounge and kitchen. 12.5 M €. Haussmann International (04 83 84 84 84).

Renovated over the years, this elegant villa (six suites, one on the ground floor) faces the Bay of Villefranche. The garden is an ode to fragrant Mediterranean vegetation, in immediate proximity to the beach. 16.9 M €. John Taylor (04 93 76 02 38).

In a landscaped park of 2,477 m2, this villa right at the water’s edge benefits from direct access to the sea. On four floors all reached by elevator, the property, in perfect condition, offers six suites. 35 M €. Savills French Riviera (04 93 76 80 80).

On the west side of Cap Ferrat, this new villa offers living space of 300 m2 (five suites) on three floors, in grounds of 1,200 m2 with a pool. It enjoys a beautiful view of the Mediterranean and the seafront of Villefranche. 6.9 M €. Century 21 Lafage Transactions (04 92 00 82 82).