A historic estate boasting exceptional sea views
An exceptional Belle Epoque villa ideally situated for Monaco. Featuring excellent sea views, and boasting numerous historic connections, the property has retained many original features including parquet floors, marble fireplaces and grand staircases in addition to approximately 700 sq m of entertaining and reception space with 7 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, dining hall, 2 kitchens, a sun room, office, cinema, wine cellar and spacious terraces with pool.
An exceptional Belle Époque villa ideally situated for Monaco, featuring excellent sea views, and numerous historic connections.
The property was built at the turn of the century by architect du jour Hans-Georg Tersling (also known as George Tersling), for the British politician Reginald McKenna. Tersling’s lavish design style and fondness for art nouveau made his work instantly recognizable and popular with the European aristocracy of the time.
The Belle Époque villa played a lead role in the legendary early 20th century party scene, hosting celebrities such as Coco Chanel, F Scott Fitzgerald, Greta Garbo, Salvador Dali, Man Ray and Ernest Hemingway, who would spend their summers in the region.
The estate retains many of its original features including parquet floors, marble fireplaces and grand staircases in addition to approximately 700 sq m of entertaining and reception space.
The reception space includes an elegant salon and an adjacent Moroccan-inspired solarium which offers panoramic views of the coastline, a grand dining hall, two luxuriously appointed kitchens, an office and state of the art cinema, plus wine cellar and bar
The master bedroom suite features a private Hammam and gold-leaf ceilings by the Italian fresco specialists Mariani Affreschi. In total the property includes seven bedrooms (five en-suite) and two further bathrooms.
Bordered by mature trees and protected by CCTV and a fully monitored alarm, landscaped grounds with terraces and swimming pool complete this magnificent property.
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