Contemporary Wine Country Villa in Bellet

Niched in a green area, a superb 260sqm Californian style villa on a landscaped 2070sqm property in Saint Roman de Bellet, the winemaking region of Nice, offers you the charm and tranquility of living in the heart of the areas vineyards.


On the street level a vast living-dining room with fireplace, a spacious luxuriously equipped kitchen. 2 bedrooms en suite, a closet and guest toilet.

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On the garden level you have 4 bedrooms, an office, 2 bathrooms, a sauna, fitness gym and a laundry room.  This is a large family home where you can enjoy summer vacations in the most idyllic hillside setting, or as your primary residence for your entire family.


Completely renovated, you will enjoy sunsets from the beautiful south and west facing terrace, a delightful view of the sea and greenery that is private, a pool and a jacuzzi. Garage and 5 parking spaces. Quiet and relaxing with plenty of nearby boutique sized vineyards for tasting delightful rosé, white and red wine.


Fall into Discovery: Journees du Patrimonie a Nice

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As the tourists return back to their native homelands and students return to school, the third week of September is a special time for visitors and residents alike to discover or rediscover the nuts and bolts of Nice and its place on the French national patrimonial stage. On September 20-21st, the 31st Journees Europeenes du Patrimonie a Nice take place where every museum, cultural and natural heritage sites, churches, and the city hall are open and accessible to everyone to visit and appreciate the cultural, historical and natural values they hold to Nice.

Whether you want to visit the gardens of the Franciscan Monastery in Cimiez, the Archaeological museum, the old military fort Mont Alban, the beautiful artwork of Henry Matisse at the Matisse museum, visit the numerous cathedrals and churches or sit in one of the conferences at the municipal town hall, there are plenty of activities to fill both days along with special evening baroque and classical musical performances to complete such a culturally rich day.

You can download the entire 2 day program here.

Cagnes sur Mer Florentine Sea View Bastide

A beautiful Italian inspired Florentine style sea view bastide in the lush green residential area of Cagnes sur Mer that offers 4 bedrooms with exceptional sea views.


On two levels, this bastide has classic touches such as cathedral ceilings,fireplace,  arched doorways and quality finishings throughout.


Loaded with amenities such as heated pool, spa, fitness gym, outdoor summer on a flat 1500sqm landscaped property full of treres and greenery.

Hear more details in our Property Report of the Week on Riviera Radio 106.5FM.

A beautiful home for a family, in a quiet area that has easy access to the autoroute, shops and convenience and the beaches.




An Apartment Overlooking the Green Corridor in Nice

This week on Riviera Radio 106.5FM Property Report of the Week, we are presenting a beautifully renovated 1 bedroom apartment with an amazing view over the new green corridor in Nice, the “Coulee Verte”, one of Nice’s newest hotspots for apartment seekers.

This wonderful new green area in Nice offers water misters and fountain spouts, many different play areas for children, and a walking path where you can walk to from the Museum of Modern Art all the way to the Promenade des Anglais.

One of the best beautifications the city of Nice has recently made, the new green corridor opens the center of Nice where you can admire all the beautiful Nicoise and Belle Epoque architecture lining this ‘central park-like” area.

Not only does this one bedroom offer stunning views of this lush green park, you can also see the hill of the Chateau as well with the view growing more beautiful as the day transitions into the night.

Nice Properties Welcomes the Riviera Alliance



Nice Properties is delighted to announce our exclusive membership to the Riviera Alliance, a private network of English speaking professionals representing all areas involved in buying, selling and owning real estate on the French Riviera.

Through our years of experience of helping international clients buy and sell their homes, we know that finding the services to help them set up their financial and personal lives on the French Riviera can be challenging especially if they don’t speak French. This is the main reason, Nice Properties wants to take it further to provide easier solutions for our foreign clientele by giving them access to a “one-stop shop” style English speaking professional network that can provide them with every kind of service they need when buying, selling or owning property here in France.

The Riviera Alliance can provide services such as real estate services, interior design, renovation, construction, currency exchange, financial planning and services such as getting a mortgage or retirement and heritage planning, personalized concierge services, translation and administrative paperwork services, exterior garden furnishings and landscaping, rental property management, and more.

You will have a personal team that understands your plans and goals that has years of experience and understands the “ins and outs” of how things get done here in France so that at the end of the day, you save time and money and have the security of dealing with your personal team of professionals to get your affairs in order and get it done!

For more information you can visit the website or email


1 Bedroom Apartment in Nice Offers Simplicity and Easy Living

An apartment in Nice with a central park ambiance

Offering an ideal location with a view overlooking the new green corridor in Nice, the Coulee Verte, this 1 bedroom apartment for sale offers a beautiful renovation with a living space that is comfortable, light and simple.

Freshly pressed white, exposed wooden beams, and refined appointments harmoniously blend to create a spacious and simply enjoyable ambiance. Enjoy morning jogs through the green corridor, coffee’s at the cafes below, and of course all the great restaurants and shopping to your hearts desire all just a few steps away.

One of the advantages of living in this prime area is that you are just 5 minutes walking to the beach, easy access to all the transports, and one of the best areas to enjoy the city. Not to mention the huge rental investment potential that it carries for this very reason of being so centrally located with a beautiful view.

This is the part of Nice where all the events and activities happen. Whether it is the Nice Carnival, the Jazz Festival, or the Christmas Village, you will have the best views of all of it. The Green Corridor with its artistic water spouts and misters is a beautifully landscaped park with children’s play areas, a jogging path that you can take all the way down to the Museum of Modern Art, and the perfect place to take a stroll to take in all the lovely Nicois, Belle Epoque and Art Deco architecture of the buildings that surround this beautiful green area in Nice.

You can enjoy the end of your day on your terrace with a glass of rose watching the green corridor light up while the sun goes down.

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The Dark Room Galerie: On the other side of the picture

Nice Properties is proud to support local artists that matter and present our new partner: photographic Dark Room Galerie.


Inauguration of the gallery, Dominique Jaussein, Prophétane, Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi, Véronique Champion.

After its successful inauguration on June 4th, the Dark Room Galerie, an exhibition space where only photographs can be displayed, continues its momentum this Wednesday, July 23, at 18:00 for the exhibition of Xabier Escalere – “tURNdOWNsIDEuP”.  A spotlight on man is at the genesis of this gallery, Dominique Jaussein, a man of many faces, the creator of this place and invested artist.

Just like its founder, Dominique Jaussein, The Dark Room is set apart from the rest. Through clichés and large print images, the gallery opts for the revelation of new talent and photographic work on display. “The concept was to find the path of the artist to focus on one image at a time,” explains Dominique. This insurance and administrative expert embarked on a gamble, “to create an intimate space dedicated to photography where visitors can become a participant in the work.” While keeping his normal job, he embarked to develop this venue: the first room, a classic space where snapshots of artists expose themselves, and a second room, more obscure and private: the Dark Room. “This piece invites visitors to become an image reader.” Plunged into darkness, the viewer discovers a series of pictures / art history one by one projected for 20 seconds in the final mix, the revelation of the pictures together. “This idea provides insight into the work, the search for the artist. Not to be overwhelming by too much information and to digest every detail of an artistic work.”


Photographic series “d’Ebène et d’Abîme”

With a calm voice and a half grin, Dominique Jaussein speaks of his many projects. After rafting down Ethiopian rivers and fixing his sight on distant lands, taking in the sublime landscapes of Antarctica, inaugurating the high point of his exhibition named “Ebony and Abyss,” a poignant and moving work on resilience, Dominique’s next plans to photograph gorillas. A sharp-eyed adventurer that has decided to take life and its actors as models.

Starting August 1st, you will find select pieces from Dominique Jaussein at the Nice Properties Opéra agency – 11 rue Saint François de Paule – 06 300 Nice.

Dark Room galerie – 12 rue Maccarani – 06 000 Nice – +33 (0)4 93 76 74 59 –

Summertime Ballet Performance in Nice

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Nice Properties has a few tickets to give away for the rare outdoor performance by the Ballet Nice Mediterranee.About the performance The Ballet Nice Mediterranee will be performing on July 4th at the open air theater, Theatre de Verdure. This rare outside performance will be made up of three separate performances each with their own theme. The first performance, CREATION, choreographed by Dwight Rhoden, music montage by Nils Frahm, costume design by Christine Darch and lighting by Michael Korsch will play upon the classic and elegant theme harmonizing the physical and the modern with a contemporary interpretation.  Each “Creation” imagined by former dancer Alvin Ailey, offers a carefully dosed with dazzling introspection. The second performance, POR VOS MUERO, choreographed by Nacho Duato, will have a special selection of classical spanish music from the 15th and 16th century, texts by Garcilaso de la Vega and lighting by Nicolas Fischtel. This performance will have a more luminous and poignant setting and contrasts itself between happiness and resignation. Fluid sincere body movements that marriages between love and death. The final performance, NIGHT CREATURE, choreographed by Alvin Ailey and redone by Chaya Masazumi with music from Duke Ellington, costume design by Jane Greenwood and lighting by Chenault Spence takes the nocturnal escape where the alchemy between Afro-American dance with the jazz melodies that will certainly have you tapping your feet to the beats.   Photo by Dominique Jaussein

Villa Cimiez officially inaugurated by Nice Properties

The setting and weather couldn’t have been more perfect for the official launching of Villa Cimiez by Nice Properties that took place on June 18th located in the most prestigious residential neighborhoods of Cimiez.

The sounds of the live jazz trio and the comfort of select outdoor pieces by Showroom Dedon Monaco, a global brand of superior outdoor furnishings, made this inauguration cocktail an unforgettable evening where guests could view the apartments and take in the 360 panoramic view from the rooftop terrace.

This new boutique sized residential project, built Eiffage construction and designed by Atelier d’Archictecture Orselli in Nice,  offers 14 apartments ranging from 1 bedroom to 4 bedroom units including one magnificent penthouse.

Set back from Villebois Maroeuil avenue, the Villa Cimiez offers spacious and deep terraces and some outstanding breathtaking city and sea views from the upper units. The project has underwent a massive 4 star renovation and all of the units are luxuriously appointed with high end materials.

See our live television coverage from France 3 TV.

With the city center only a couple minutes away, the area of Cimiez, globally known for the Matisse and Chagall Museums as well as the magnificent Belle Epoque palaces such as the regina, is an enchanting quiet place to live with the benefit of having the center of nice just a stones throw away.

An exclusive residence is a privileged area, the Villa Cimiez is an added jewel to the prestige that Cimiez is already known for.

For more information on purchasing an apartment in Villa Cimiez, please contact agent Laura French (see here) or call +33 (0)6 60 82 65 88.


Blissful beachside dining

One of the most delightful rights of passage on the French Riviera is nonetheless than beachside dining next to the celestial blue waters of the Mediterranean.

Fashionably accessorizing the seaside coastlines from Menton to Saint Tropez, you will find many delightful private beach clubs that offer enchanting dining ambiances and delicious cuisine. Under the different colored parasols, you will have ultimate Mediterranean experience filled with fresh salads, plat du jours, fish of the day, and other regional specialties to go along with a cool crisp glass of rose.

Here are a few of Nice Properties favorite spots to lunch or dine whether you are on vacation, entertaining some friends, or even on your lunch break!

The magical Mala

Niched in a small cove under the limestone cliffs, lays the magical Plage de la Mala. Chic, hip and offering a great vibe that parallels the amazing food they serve, La Reserve de la Mala is one of the Riviera’s hotspots frequented by many celebrities. While a bit pricey, if you were going to spend a day at Mala beach, then just go all the way and spend it here. The deep blue crystalline water, the natural scenery and the sounds of the DJ, all make this an unforgettable experience. One word of caution, be ready for a workout! There are many steps leading down to the beach, but of course the hard part is going back up when the day is over!

Zelo’s in Beaulieu sur Mer

Situated adjacent to the port of Beaulieu on the beach known as la Petite Afrique, Zelo’s is a chic lounge and beach club. Offering a menu of gourmet cuisine including a Japanese sushi menu from their Japanese chef, Zelo’s is a vibrant posh lounge where you can enjoy a fabulous dinner in pure elegance on the beach.

Peaceful in Plage Passable

Situated in an alcove on Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, the Plage Passable private beach club is a lovely place to lunch or dine under the shade of the pine and palm trees. Boasting a panoramic view of the bay of Villefranche and a more private ambiance, the Italian inspired menu by chef Rafaelle Vanacore.

Beau Rivage

Known as the largest private beach club on the Riviera, the Plage Beau Rivage is all about comfort and zen in an sublime ambiance that consists of an upscale beachside restaurant, zen lounge, VIP beds, and sun loungers.

They offer a seasonal menu that takes full advantage of the locally grown produce and daily caught fresh fish as well as Sunday brunches and themed parties throughout the summer. Day or night, the Plage Beau Rivage is one of the most popular beach clubs in Nice.

Juan les Pins

La Reve Plage in Juan les Pins, dubbed as Cannes hipper less pretentious sister by one of its raters on Trip Advisor, is a heavenly private beach club dressed in white decor. They offer a truly Mediterranean menu with a chic yet casual dining ambiance.

The Marco Polo in Theoule sur Mer

Just three train stops from Cannes, situated in a secluded cove in Theoule sur Mer, is one of the Riviera’s hidden secrets in the beautiful scenery of the rust colored cliffs of the Esterel Massif. Since 1949, the Marco Polo is a true landmark offering some of the most delicious seaside fare and is a delightful place that is off-the-beaten path with a tranquil Mediterranean ambiance.

Welcome to Saint Tropez at Plage l’Orangerie

One of Saint Tropez’s most well known beach clubs on Pampelonne beach, Plage l’Orangerie is an in vogue private beach club and restaurant where you can enjoy the beach with your family or friends. Their delicious Mediterranean menu and elegantly casual dining area with views of all the mega-yachts parked in the gulf is sheer delight. A family friendly place that carries the spirit of Saint Tropez. Just be sure to book your table in advance in the summertime.