Elegant, former perfumer’s mansion sitting in a peaceful location amidst an ancient olive grove in the French Riviera countryside, within easy reach of the centre of Grasse, the international capital of perfume and just 10 minutes from Mougins.
The property consists of the five bedroomed main house, there is also a two bedroomed guest house as well as a pool house and a large covered car port for 3-4 cars.
They all stand in a hectare (more than 2 acres) of beautifully manicured, fully fenced and mainly flat grounds accessed via electric gates and a private driveway. The landscaped gardens include a very impressive, recently installed pool, pool house and summer kitchen, there are many lawned areas, a stunning olive grove, orangery, boules court and several sunny and covered terraces. This is a property that needs to be seen to appreciate fully.
This attractive, spacious and well proportioned home was built in 1935 and is tucked away in the Saint Jacques area of Grasse, it is totally quiet and offers wonderful, far reaching views of Grasse and surrounding hills and countryside.
The light, bright and beautifully presented living space in the main house includes an impressive entrance hall, double aspect living/dining room with open fireplace and large windows and French doors opening onto two terraces, there is a separate dining or breakfast room plus a large dining kitchen with island opening on to the shady terrace and garden to the rear of the property. Also on the ground floor there is a guest W.C and a single bedroom / office with a shower room.
On the first floor, there are four elegant double bedrooms and three bathrooms. These bedrooms include the master which opens onto a private terrace, two of the other bedrooms also share a terrace offering stunning views. As well as this, there is a large basement which houses a superb climate-controlled wine cellar/tasting room, laundry room and lots of storage. There is a separate garden storage room accessed independently from the garden which offers the possibility to be converted into further living space if required.
Just behind the main house is an independent guest house which has two, newly renovated bedroom suites, each with their own bathroom. .
Importantly – There are residual building rights with this property should you wish to extend or build a separate property on the land – subject to planning permission.
This is a wonderful family home in a sought-after, peaceful location with local shops and amenities close by. Early viewings are recommended because we feel this property will find it’s next owners quickly.