This private estate is the epitome of luxury and elegance on the Cote d’Azur. It is a rare gem that captures the essence of the region’s history, culture, and natural beauty. Nestled on the secluded island of Sainte Marguerite, this private walled estate is a hidden sanctuary that promises an unforgettable experience.
This 13th-century estate has been meticulously designed to create a sensory wonderland that stimulates all senses. As you stroll through the 14,000m2 botanic garden, you will be enveloped by the sweet scent of citrus trees and the tranquil sound of trickling natural pools. The garden is a masterpiece that embodies the art of slow living, encouraging you to relax and savour the Mediterranean heat.
Arriving at the estate is a magical experience in itself. The estate can only be accessed by boat, adding to its exclusivity and privacy. As you step onto the island, you will be transported to a world of your own, surrounded by natural beauty and a sense of serenity. You’ll be in esteemed company, as Sainte Marguerite has a rich history that has allured the world’s elite. It has been owned by Louis XIV and the 15th-century Dukes of Guise, and is even believed to have held the infamous Man in the Iron Mask, who was rumoured to be the brother of Louis XIV. Napoleon himself once grazed his horses in the garden, while cannonballs were prepared elsewhere on the island before being fired at passing ships.
The estate is not just a luxurious getaway, but also an eco-friendly and era-defining masterpiece that embodies the soul of the Cote d’Azur. From the exquisite architecture to the meticulously maintained gardens, every detail has been thoughtfully crafted to create a harmonious balance between nature and luxury. The villa is the ultimate destination for those seeking an exclusive and unforgettable experience that will stay with them for a lifetime.