Les Cèdres: mega-expensive house on the French Riviera sold – view

The long search for a buyer with deep pockets for the historical Villa Les Cèdres in the South of France has at last success. But only thanks to a generous discount! Such as “Bloomberg” reported, granted the estate to the present owner Campari group, the private buyers generous 43 percent.

According to the preliminary sales agreement of the Unknown should now have to pay nearly 218 million Swiss francs for the historic property. Originally, the Villa was supposed to change on the French Riviera between nice and Monaco, for 381 million to the owner. At the time, Les Cèdres was the most expensive house in the world, as “Bloomberg”. A few years ago, the madness was a hit for even the price of 1.1 billion Swiss francs by the media.

Royal previous owner

The Campari group in 2016 in the possession of the property come. The Villa was part of the Takeover of the producers of Grand Marnier. The entrepreneur of the family Marnier-Lapostolle belonged to the property in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (F) since the 1920s. The owner before that: king Leopold II of Belgium.

The anonymous buyer can look forward to 14 bedrooms, a chapel, a 14-hectare garden with many exotic plants, a 50-Meter swimming pool and a stable for a whole herd of horses.

resident must

take off Currently lives with Suzanne Marnier-Lapostolle still a member of the previous owners family in the house. Until the purchase is definitely about the stage, must be governed by your statement. Such as the “NZZ” wrote a few years ago, had become the house and the expenses for the maintenance of too large.

again and again, very expensive real estate in the headlines. The latest example: the Pop-singer Sting has bought the most expensive Penthouse apartment in New York – for the equivalent of 65 million francs.

it is frequently necessary to grant to seller of exclusive villas but large discounts to get rid of them. So, too, celebrity daughter, and formula 1 heiress Petra Ecclestone (30). On the price tag of your Villa in Los Angeles (United States) were until June 2018 to 200 million Swiss francs.

But there is no buyer for “The Mansion was found”. So Ecclestone has reduced the price, first to 175 million now to 160 million. Experts doubt, according to “Forbes”, however, that the discount of 40 million is sufficient to the property to get rid of. (jfr)