Saint Raphael: Exceptional property from 1908 on the water's edge with direct access to the beach and sea. With approximately 500m2 of living space encompassing, reception room, 7 bedrooms. Numerous possibilities. Roof top terrace of 100m2 with magnificant unobstructed views. Vast park of one hectare with a guardian's quarter's of 70m2. Commerce and port just 5 minutes away. Very good potential. A rare find.
History of the villa:
The house was built by Georges Leygues (Ministre de la Marine, President du Conseil....Premier Ministre... in etc.) in 1906 and remodeled in 1917. President Poincare spent the final months of his life there writing hiss memoires. Princess Marie Bonaparte (Princess Georges of Greece and Denmark) also stayed there on several occasions. Jacques Raphael-Leygues (French Ambassador to Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire..etc.) was a frequent visitor in the last forty years. The Polish School of Paris painter married Jeanne Leygues in 1923 and painted many scenes in and around St Raphael, St Tropez, Nice, Sospel , St Paul de Vence and Provence in general. Since then it has been with the current owner's family.Ref:4930
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