A 16th century citadel with hidden streets, a picturesque old town and vibrant fishing port, this colourful destination enchants visitors and residents alike with its charming old alleys, beautiful beach and noteworthy cultural venues, including the Fisherman’s chapel decorated by Jean Cocteau as a sign of his gratitude for the residents, or the flower battle each spring.
6 km east of the City of Nice and 10 km west of Monaco, Villefranche boasts an enviable location overlooking the prized Cap Ferrat peninsula and the dramatic Bay of Villefranche, one of the deepest natural harbours on the Mediterranean coastline, ensuring safe anchorage for larger ships.
Properties range from newly refurbished holiday apartments to historic village houses or villas within private domains offering breathtaking sea views from the amphitheatre-like hills which rise steeply from the town, interwoven by the main road links to Monaco.
Property prices remain stable in this area with apartments trading between €4000 to €10,000 per sq m and villas, dependent on location and setting, matching price points of locations closer to Monaco the prime sector of Cap d’Antibes.
With an enviable setting, exceptional views and truly vast range of amenities and property options, Villefranche-sur-Mer is sure to seduce cannot anyone interested in investing on the Côte d’Azur.
Within the heart of the medieval old towns’ ochre, yellow and red streets, you will find a range of apartments popular with investors and holiday makers keen to experience French life and the range of facilities, traditional restaurants, bakeries and shops on offer.
Winding up the hillside roads property transforms into a mix of modern apartment residences and smaller villas featuring stunning vistas of the Bay. Larger villas with spacious grounds are found within the sought after gated domain of Le Castellet.