Where are the best places to live or buy property in the Saint Tropez area? Whether you want to walk to Club 55 or enjoy a panoramic sea view from your terrace, owning a property in Saint Tropez or surrounding villages could help you to achieve your dream luxury lifestyle in Saint-Tropez.
Once a quiet fishing village, Saint Tropez caught the attention of the internationally well-heeled when Bridget Bardot filmed “And God Created Woman” here in the fifties.
Since then it has become one of the Riviera’s most famous destinations and today the likes of Bono, Beyonce, Elton John, the Beckhams and Leonardo DiCaprio are often seen soaking up Saint Tropez’s unique atmosphere. In fact, DiCaprio is such a fan of this glitzy resort that he launched his charity foundation at the prestigious vineyard Domain Bertaud Belieu in Gassin, in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.
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Gassin, with its breath-taking views over the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and the Maures mountains, is a delightful medieval village that is highly sought after by those looking to buy property in the Saint Tropez area. Small, winding cobblestone streets and ancient houses make this a glorious place to visit and the local golf club, walks and water sports on offer mean that a lifestyle here can be both outgoing and glamorous.
Properties such as this attractive Gassin villa are in high demand in this sought-after village. Located in a sought-after residential domain close to Saint Tropez, this property faces South and has around 250m2 of living space an a well laid out garden with pool and pool house, great for entertaining friends and family.
Just fifteen minutes north west of Gassin lies Cogolin, a lively and picturesque town which has a busy events programme and is famous for selling its sweet speciality “tarte tropézienne”. Originally sold to Bardot’s film crew in Saint-Tropez, it was thought to be the starlet herself who gave this creamy brioche its name. You can head to Place Bellevue for panoramic views of the area, or, alternatively, buy a property with an equally remarkable view that you can indulge in daily from the comfort of your own terrace.
A light-filled delight, this luxurious home sits in a countryside location, around 3 km’s from the village and offers glorious views of the surrounding hills and countryside from a quiet, serene setting. With a large swimming pool and spacious rooms, this is a must-view property at €1,290,000.
La Croix Valmer
With its hidden coves, sandy beaches and sunny vineyards, La Croix Valmer is a peaceful haven in the foothills of the Maures mountains. Renowned for its delicious local rosé wine and golden beaches, such as Plage de Gigaro and Plage du Débarquement, the area also offers excellent walking and hiking trails. Just a twenty-minute drive from Saint-Tropez, La Croix Valmer has become a highly-coveted area to own property in the Saint-Tropez area.
This exceptional La Croix Valmer property with its stunning open views over the forested countryside down to the sea, is a perfect family home, away from prying eyes. Beautifully presented inside and out, the property has a stunning swimming pool and pool house, and a lush landscaped garden with mature Mediterranean plants.
Ramatuelle is home to Pampelonne, the beach most associated with Saint-Tropez, where the famous Club 55 can be found. Attracting A-listers in their droves, both day and night, this has been “the place to be” since it opened in 1955. A rustic restaurant serving simple food, the motto here is “the customer is not king here because he is a friend”. Club 55 certainly offers a unique vibe that can’t be matched anywhere else.
Properties within walking distance of Club 55 are hard to come by. However, this authentic and charming property which is nestled in the vineyards – has six bedrooms and is just a 10 minute walk from Pampelonne beach. With exceptional vineyards views, an overflowing swimming pool and lots of space inside and out, this is a wonderful opportunity.
With one of the glitziest reputations on the Côte d’Azur, Saint-Tropez is surprisingly laid back. Although being well-known for its star-studded history, fashionable crowds and shiny yachts, here you will find top-end boutiques a stone’s throw away from the traditional market at Place des Lices. A place where slow-paced Provençal summers can exist in perfect harmony with ultra-luxurious celebrity lifestyles, if you decide to buy property in the Saint-Tropez area, it is always a good investment.
A picture speaks a thousand words…. This remarkable home in Saint Tropez sits in a private and secure domain between the centre of Saint-Tropez and Pampelonne, this property is just 300 metres from the sea and has views to die for. Inside the rooms are filled with light, and outside there are sun-drenched terraces and a beautifully landscaped garden. This property needs to be seen to appreciate!
If you would like to buy property in the Saint Tropez area or any other area, feel free to contact us, we would be delighted to help. You can send us an email or call us on +33 970 44 66 43, alternatively, you can view thousands of French properties for sale on our website.