The Perfect Place to Buy French Property: Cap d’Antibes

The Perfect Place to Buy French Property: Cap d'Antibes 1

Offering the ultimate in luxury properties, as well as privacy, tranquillity and panoramic sea views, Cap d’Antibes is one of the most spectacular locations to own property on the French Riviera.


Just half-an-hour’s drive from Nice Airport and 15km from Cannes lies Cap d’Antibes. Set in the Alpes-Maritimes department of France and in the commune of Antibes, this picturesque peninsula is one of the most desirable locations to own property on the French Riviera and is home to sumptuous private residences of the most luxurious kind.

A lush green oasis with breath-taking sea views, deep coves and turquoise waters, it is no wonder that over the years Cap d’Antibes has been home to so many famous residents. These include Ernest Hemingway, F Scott Fitzgerald, Claude Monet and Guy de Maupassant, who described the legendary Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc as a “ravishingly fanciful building”. A 19th century mansion, this property is famous all over the world and features a spa and tennis courts Louis XV and XVI décor throughout and a seawater swimming pool.

One of Cap d’Antibes’ most famous residents is Russian entrepreneur Roman Abramovich, owner of the Château de la Croë, which had historically been leased by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor after the Duke’s abdication in 1936. It is positioned on the east side on Billionaire’s Bay – with its parasol pines and splendid beaches – which is one of the Cap’s luxury hotspots.

Luxury properties for sale in Cap d’Antibes

Magnificent villa minutes from Eden-Roc


For those wishing to settle in this particular area of Cap d’Antibes there are many luxurious properties for sale, such as this elegant four-bedroom villa (HH-10845756). Just minutes from Eden-Roc’s beaches, it is set over two levels and could appeal as a permanent residence or summer retreat. From the glorious swimmimg pool and sun-drenched terraces to the beautiful views of the sea and spectacular coastline, this recently-renovated house should be viewed promptly by buyers looking to invest in property in Cap d’Antibes.

Jazz it up in Juan-les-Pins

While some buyers prefer to settle on the east side, others prefer it on the west. Here residents can still enjoy the Cap’s tranquillity and security, but also be close enough to the vibrant town of Juan-les-Pins and its casino, restaurants and nightclubs.


This stunning six-bedroom villa (HH-8722342) is one such property, which is just 500 metres from Juan-les-Pins’ finest beaches and restaurants. Having been renovated to a high standard, the interiors of this unique property combine a traditional farmhouse style with elegant Provençal charm. Outside the mature and ancient gardens have been designed by landscape architect Jean Mus and include a stunning array of olive trees, cypresses and fruit trees. The heated swimming pool offers panoramic views of the sea, the bay of Golfe-Juan, Cannes and the Lérins Islands. The price is available on application.

To view more luxury properties in Cap d’Antibes visit To discuss your particular real estate needs and to find out more about the area, call 33 (0)970 44 66 43.

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