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Cote d’Azur

Aix-en-Provence Beauty with Views of Ste. Victoire

Tweet This lovely home, close to Aix-en-Provence, has views of Mt. Ste. Victoire from almost every room. The home is set in over two acres of gardens, with approximately 4000 square feet of living space. A light-filled lounge with open fireplace leads out onto a covered patio area. There is a large master bedroom on [...]

Menton, France Villa with Sea Views

Tweet Menton, France, situated on the French Riviera, astride the France-Italy border, is also known as “The Pearl of France”.  The town is one of the prettiest in France, and is famous for its gardens, and its annual Lemon Festival in February. This stunning villa, overlooking the old town of Menton, has spectacular sea views, [...]

Cannes Centre French Real Estate Stunning Home

Tweet Art Deco detached town home, 3 floors, in the heart of Cannes, France. Seven minute walk to the beaches on the Croisette. An exclusive Chambres d’Hotes in central Cannes, 10 en-suite bedrooms, marble floors and stained glass windows, with repeat clients year after year, this property would also make a spacious family home. In [...]

Lovely Villa, Bay of Cannes, France

Tweet This gorgeous contemporary hilltop villa overlooks the Bay of Cannes, and is within a 15 minute drive from Nice, Marseille, Cannes and the French Riviera.  The villa has magnificent sea and mountain views. With approximately 3700 square feet of living space, including 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, the property is set on almost three-quarters [...]

Nice, France, Top Floor Apartment, Promenade des Anglais

Tweet On the world famous Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, this stunning apartment in a fabulous Art Deco building has been fully renovated and offers spacious accommodation as well as panoramic views of the sea. 2 bedroom, 1 bath; separate modern kitchen with breakfast bar off the dining room.  Both bedrooms have separate balconies, [...]

Charming Villa Saint-Tropez, Grimaud France

Tweet This charming Provence 5 bedroom villa sits nestled beneath the beautiful medieval village of Grimaud, about six miles from the famous beach town of Saint Tropez. The villa has been tastefully renovated, with beautiful high beam ceilings in excellent condition. The bedrooms are very light and airy, each with its own bathroom. An interior [...]

Dordogne Valley, Southwest France: A Jewel

Tweet The Dordogne Valley, in southwest France, is perhaps my favorite of all the places I have visited in the world.  My wife Elizabeth feels the same way. We were guided there years ago by a dear French friend, Framboise, who said that while we were in France, we just had to visit the Dordogne. [...]

San Francisco & Paris: A City of Beauty

Tweet San Francisco and Paris are sister cities, and no wonder: each is a city of great beauty. Each is a great city for walking and exploring. In Paris, walking along the Seine, or wandering through the streets of the Left Bank, or exploring the Latin Quarter or Marais or other parts of this great [...]

Mougins, Beautiful Villa on heights of Cannes

Tweet This beautiful luxury villa in Mougins, France,  is only a 15 minute drive from Cannes. Recently constructed, using quality materials, this contemporary home has panoramic views over the Bay of Cannes and the mountains of the Esteral. The home has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, a large lounge opening to the terrace and pool, teak [...]

Provence St. Paul de Vence Maison de Vente

Tweet St. Paul de Vence is one of the jewels of the Cote d’Azur, or French Riviera. Known as a haven of the famous, it was frequented by the likes of Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, and Marc Chagall. This beautiful maison has panoramic views of the sea.  Close to the village, it is conveniently close [...]

Real Estate Love Affair: San Francisco & France

Tweet The Matchmakers – a real estate company in the San Francisco Bay Area – has a unique mission when it comes to matching up its clients to their dream homes. Jim and Elizabeth Hilgendorf, The Matchmakers, love San Francisco, and they also have a passion for France.  These two places are the focus of [...]

7th Arrondissement Paris – Eiffel Tower & Real Estate

Tweet The Eiffel Tower – the defining landmark of Paris – is located in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris. This is perhaps the most expensive area of Paris to live in, and real estate and apartments are no exception. The 7th Arrondissement is the site not only of the Eiffel Tower, but also Musee d’Orsay, [...]

Vence, France Real Estate – Lovely Villa in Provence

Tweet Vence is one of those lovely towns on the Cote d’Azur, where you could spend the rest of your life, or wonderful months in your second home, exploring the French Riviera – Nice, Cannes, Antibes, Eze, Saint-Paul de Vence – and the cities and lovely hilltop towns and villages of Provence. The town is [...]

Grasse Real Estate – Lovely Estate in Perfume Capital

Tweet The city of Grasse, on the French Riviera, is known at the perfume capital of the world. With a lovely climate, and just minutes to such famous places as Cannes and Nice, Grasse is one of the great locations on the Riviera to look for a second home, or even your main home if [...]