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Get Your Share of the Riviera’s Exclusive Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat for Well Under 100,000€!

La Villa Plaisance in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat visualization of bright living area with large windows and doors of balcony

Get your piece of the French Riviera peninsula! La Villa Plaisance is ready for sale!!!

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is known as the “Peninsula of Billionaires.” It’s just a 20-minute drive from Nice. Without a car, the Number 15 bus takes you from central Nice to the Port de Plaisance on the illustrious Riviera peninsula in about 35 minutes.

Map showing the #15 bus route from Nice to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

The #15 bus route from Nice to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

The famous municipality which is made up of about 500 luxurious villas and about 1,600 permanent residents, is drowned under flowers, palm trees, Aleppo pines, and olive trees—which are not native to the peninsula. The shrubbery, which makes this home of the rich and famous so lush and lovely, was actually imported by its wealthy residents who built the villas and landscaped them to the nines. It was once just covered in wild grass. Can you imagine it?

Woman walking down a lush cobbled street with flower bougainvillea on Saint Jean Cap Ferrat location of La Villa Plaisance

At the beginning of the 20th century, King Léopold II of Belgium owned an estate on Cap Ferrat and built several houses and an artificial lake. The “Villa des Cèdres” was sold in August 2019 for 200 million euros to a Ukrainian billionaire and businessman and it’s one of the luxury villas you can see from the window of “La Villa Plaisance.”

Among the famous villas, there is also the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, donated to the Institut de France in 1934. Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild chose Cap-Ferrat to build her Tuscan-style palazzo in 1905 in this very scenic location. The luxurious home, the lush gardens and the scenery of the Cap is unforgettable.

The Villa Ephrussi, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

The Villa Ephrussi, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Today Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat has some of the most expensive real estate in the world, and continues to attract the rich and the famous. The peninsula boasts of such luminaries as Rainier III, Somerset Maugham, Jean Cocteau, Lady Kenmare and Roderick Cameron, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Hubert de Givenchy, Rachel Lambert Mellon, Mary Wells Lawrence, Isadora Duncan, Winston Churchill, French prime ministers Maurice Rouvier and Raymond Barre. Scoring a home here puts you on the same level as such world renown characters.

This is just one reason La Villa Plaisance is such a special property—it’s just steps from the Port with a view of the sea. Restaurants line the port, overlooking an array of boats, from dinghies to sailboats, to cabin cruisers to luxury yachts. The heart of the village is also here next to the port.

Port de Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Port de Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Diva Restaurant, Port de Plaisance, Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat

La Villa Plaisance is a two-bedroom/one-bathroom apartment steps from the Port de Plaisance. Occupancy will begin in January 2024.

The apartment is one corner of a “manoir” just near a Number 15 bus stop. You enter an iron gate, and walk down a short flower-lined path to a beautiful door to enter the building. Just up one flight is the apartment that will have undergone a complete renovation to create a luxurious space. It will be further enhanced by our idea of perfection and in our usual style, it will be missing nothing!

You enter directly into the fully equipped kitchen, then a spacious living room/dining room explodes in front of you, filled with light, high ceilings, and with large French doors that lead to a lovely balcony with beautiful views (including the Villa des Cèdres). There is a bedroom on each side of this central salon, each with two large windows and again, filled with light. At the far end is a laundry closet and a large, luxurious bathroom that has a gum-drop window with custom-made stained glass that allows plenty of light in while maintaining privacy.

La Villa Plaisance in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat visualization of the redesigned kitchen

La Villa Plaisance in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat living area visualization

Owning a share in a property on Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, in such a convenient location, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We know of no other Fractional Ownership properties on the Cap and is as prestigious as it gets. What’s even more amazing is that the shares do not cost a fortune like the other properties on the peninsula!

Amenities:

GENERAL

• First floor European (2nd floor American)
• Bright, north and east and west-facing floor-to-ceiling windows
• Balcony: facing north with a view of the mountains and the sea
• Heated and air-conditioned

La Villa Plaisance in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat large balcony

LIVING/DINING

• Dining table with four chairs
• 2 flat-screen color TVs with satellite channels, including English language channels
• Copier/scanner/printer and desk accessories
• Comfortable queen-sized sleeper sofa
• Occasional tables
• Bookcase and desk in the living area

La Villa Plaisance in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat living and dining area visualization

BEDROOMS

• 1 Queen-sized beds and 1 with twin beds (to be made up as queen-sized bed)
• Closets and drawers with built-in shelving and plenty of hangers
• Main bedroom with flat-screen TV

La Villa Plaisance in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat visualization of the redesigned, bright second bedroom

La Villa Plaisance in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat visualization of the redesigned master bedroom with large windows

KITCHEN

• 2-burner electric stovetop
• Oven
• Refrigerator with freezer
• Microwave
• Toaster
• Nespresso coffee maker and French press
• Milk frother
• Complete array of kitchenware (all cooking utensils, dinner and tableware, serving pieces)

BATHROOM

• Hair dryer

La Villa Plaisance in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat WC visualization

MISCELLANEOUS

• Plenty of bed linens, hand, bath and kitchen towels
• High-speed Internet and WiFi
• Cordless telephones (free calling to over 100 countries) with answering machine
• Iron, and ironing board
• Vacuum cleaner and all cleaning accessories

Special Note: The photos shown here of the interior of the apartment are simulations. The apartment is currently under complete renovation and furnishings. Some of what we project here may or may not be realized as we humbly require flexibility in making the final appointments. But, we can promise and assure you that the apartment will be renovated and decorated to the ultimate luxury and thoughtfulness at the hands of our illustrious Interior Architect, Christina Collier.

USAGE DETAILS

This is France’s smartest usage calendar; proven by the success it has had with other properties that we developed. Occupancy for the 13 owners begins on Thursday and ends on Thursday, in two-week intervals, 26 weeks apart. Each year, the rotation moves forward by 10 weeks to allow for a full mix of seasons.

Usage begins January 4, 2024.

La Villa Plaisance fractional property usage calendar

Owners may trade weeks with other owners as they like throughout the year and it’s easy to plan as the calendar is set for the next 13 years.

Owners who wish to have four weeks consecutive usage, may choose a share adjacent to another owner with the same request. By trading weeks between them, each can have four weeks of consecutive usage.

The calendar may be altered by a unanimous owners’ vote.

You choose your share letter when you make your share purchase.

ANNUAL DUES

The owners will share all of the annual costs of operating the property, which means spreading the costs thinly among them. They will all have a voice and share the responsibilities, making this virtually hassle-free.

The operational costs include:

• Taxe d’Habitation €1,000
• Taxe Foncière €500
• Electricity €2400
• Water €450
• Building homeowner association charges €1,200
• Telephone/TV/Internet €600
• Insurance €350
• Housekeeping/concierge €7,430
• Bookkeeping €920
• Management €6,165
• All U.S. and French tax filing first year €3,400

Annual dues are currently estimated at 2,020€ the first year and reduced the following years due to some first-time costs.

In addition, there will be a small reserve fund of 400€ for future repairs and replacement as well as a security deposit of 1,500€ held on account.

PRICE OF THE SHARES

My personal goal is to provide you with the best possible Fractional Ownership property on the market—something you can love owning and using, that you will have for many years and then later easily resell or be proud to leave to your kids. You’ll find the price of the shares to be very reasonable—a lot less than others on the market—simply because we don’t have to overcharge to make ends meet.

Shares 1 through 4 € 85,700.00
Shares 5 through 9 € 89,700.00
Shares 10 through 13 € 93,700.00

The shares will be sold on a first-come/first-serve basis. When you make your request, you will receive a letter of commitment to sign and you will have future access to all supporting documentation:

• Purchase and Escrow documents with a full explanation of the process and procedures
• All legal documents both French and U.S.
• Homeowner Association by-laws
• Supporting documents re the property such as building meeting notes from the past three years, etc.

DO IT NOW! FIRST COME-FIRST SERVE BASIS!

Visit our website for more information.

To reserve your share, contact us by email to receive a letter of commitment and full disclosure of all documentation.

A la prochaine…

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Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat brochure cover for tourist welcome guideP.S. Reserve your share NOW! Visit our website for more information.

To reserve your share, contact us by email to receive a letter of commitment and full disclosure of all documentation.

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