When thinking of the French Riviera, you would automatically presume that there are countless seafront properties, where you can wander down from your croissant, fruit platter and coffee breakfast on the terrace, straight onto your private beach or speed boat at the bottom of the garden. Well, there aren’t. With all the excitement of the railway arriving on the Riviera in the late 1800’s, and … Continue reading French Riviera Property of the Week: “Waterfront Wonderland”
危机 “The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity.” ― John F. Kennedy (It looks like a lot more than two strokes to me, but I wouldn’t argue with JFK. Anyway, I agree with the sentiment, Chinese brushstrokes notwithstanding.) A few … Continue reading Opportunity Knocks.
Boulevard Saidi Carnot Cannes – A short History. Cannes was connected to Paris by the railway line which was completed in 1883 and a rich cosmopolitan clientele began to arrive and settle in the region, following in the footsteps of our most famous early proponent of the joys of the “Midi” as the region was then known, Lord Brougham. It was believed that many people … Continue reading Cannes’ Elegant Boulevard – Saidi Carnot
OPULENT CENTRAL CANNES APARTMENT Price – 950 000€ Spacious – Imposing – Elegant Boulevard Carnot Luxury 3 bedroom apartment for sale in Cannes Centre 153 m² of living space 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Living Room and Dining Room Separate spacious kitchen with high quality fittings Original Fireplaces Wooden Floors and high pressed ceilings Fantastic location within easy walking distance of all amenities Storage cellar Elegantly … Continue reading Opulent three bedroom apartment for sale in Cannes
“The French Riviera, otherwise known as the Côte d’Azur, and Cannes in particular have long been recognised as possessing some of the most highly sought after property in the world. The longstanding love affair between international buyers and France means that purchasing property is a tried and tested process that continues to provide positive property and investment solutions to so many. If you have … Continue reading “Nowhere will you ever feel so free!”
I absolutely love old photos, especially ones that show reference to our current life in Cannes. Yesterday I came across this sequence of photos of the gorgeous Brigitte Bardot, having a ball on the beach in Cannes in 1953…. just as we often do today (without the paparazzi of course!). Cannes’ beaches are world class, just ask Brigitte Bardot!!! Continue reading Cannes’ beaches are world class – just ask Brigitte Bardot!
Sunday mornings at Forville market are a must – and are a part of every weekend. This weekend, I was confronted by a rather difficult decision though; which cauliflower to chose. Orange, Purple, Green or White… who ever knew that choosing a cauliflower could be so perplexing! Continue reading The choices I face living on the French Riviera…