Neighbouring the highly-prized Principality of Monaco, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin offers an invitation to a laid-back lifestyle in the Riviera sun. An idyllic scenario, highly acclaimed by an international clientele.

In the midst of an estate of 8,800 m2, this property in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin - a “Belle Epoque” villa of over 685 m2 with four more houses of 149, 50, 49 and 86 m2 - offers living space of 1,021 m2 in all. Its amenities include a large heated pool, a pool-house, jacuzzi, gym, a wine cellar carved out of the rock, and a lock-up garage for 10 cars. 59 M €. John Taylor Monaco (00 377 93 50 30 70).

On a private estate in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, this “Belle Epoque” residence enjoys panoramic views of the Mediterranean and direct access to the sea. In a botanical garden of 3,650 m2 with exotic and Mediterranean shrubs and plants, the villa, renovated throughout, offers living space of 850 m2 (15 main rooms including three reception rooms and eight suites). 47,7 M €. Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty (04 92 92 12 88).

This century-old estate of 4,908 m2 plays host to two “Belle Epoque” villas of 518 and 450 m2 respectively, completed by two caretakers’ houses. The first residence benefits from annexes consisting of a gym, a wine-tasting room, and a spa with a sauna, hammam and massage room ; the second offers an infinity pool with a pool-house, also benefiting from a spa area. 28 M €. John Taylor Monaco (00 377 93 50 30 70).

On a private estate in the Saint-Roman neighbourhood, this Californian-style villa opens out to 2,500 m2 of grounds with a garden, a summer kitchen, a heated swimming pool and a hammam. Offering immaculate walls, parquet floors and a nautical atmosphere, the main villa offers living space of 430 m2, while the house for guests offers 175 m2. 24,9 M €. Spark & Partners (00377 97 77 70 00).

A model of harmonious integration into a natural setting, La Torraca, inspired by the style of Le Corbusier, stands on a residential estate facing the Bay of Monaco. The house offers a double reception, 4 en-suite bedrooms, a separate apartment for staff and a 3-room apartment for friends. An infinity pool and a very large garage complete the property. 12,9 M €. Cap Martin Properties (04 22 13 51 51).