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Cannes Backcountry - Enchanting Historical Property
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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
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This prestigious property is superbly located just a few steps from the village of Cabris, in total peace and quiet and enjoys magnificent views over the old village, the sea in the background and the lake of St. Cassien to the west. Built in 1938 by Aline Mayrich from Luxembourg, this exceptional residence is steeped in history. It became a meeting place for many intellectuals and artists and a place of refuge for German political opponents. Paul Valry, Paul Claudel, Andr Malraux, Gaston Gallimard, Roger Martin du Gard, Henri Michaux, a French poet and painter of Belgian origin, Bernard Frank, author of the novel L'illusion comique in 1955, Jean Schlumberger, Henri de Montherlant, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus and many others stayed here. After the war the villa became a rest home for intellectual workers and continued to host many writers, scholars and teachers. On its large flat grounds of about 1,8 hectares with its swimming pool facing the sea, this magnificent estate consists of a charming building of about 360 sqm with a total of 4 bedrooms including an independent flat, a large annex to be fitted out and above all a panoramic tower from which time stands still in front of the beauty of the landscape.
Cannes Backcountry - Enchanting historical property, Speracedes, Alpes-Maritimes, France
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