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The ruins of a small castle, its chapel and its farm in 120 hectares of land dominating the Mediterranean Sea. In the French department of Alpes-Maritimes, 5 minutes from Saint-Paul-de-Vence, classified as one of France's most beautiful villages, where artists have mixed with craftsmen for numerous years. Renowned for its violets exported throughout the world, the Medieval village to which the property belongs is but some 5 km away. The nearest ski resorts of the Southern Alps are 40 km away. The Italian border is but 60 km away, Nice and its international airport are 30 km away. Grasse and Villeneuve-Loubet are just a stone's throw away. This property is perched high up in the Provencal sky, at an altitude of almost 850 m, between the Regional Nature Park of the Lower Southern Alps and the Mediterranean Sea. It is reached via a narrow but well-kept road that goes up the side of the mountain for about 3 km. Numerous hiking trails lead to the Puy-de-Naouri which dominates the French Riviera at an altitude of over 1,000 m. This small castle appears at the end of a lane which passes in front of a former sheepfold, now transformed into a bed & breakfast activity and the ruins of the castle's farm. The captivating seaview makes it possible to admire close to 100 km of the Mediterranean coastline, from Italy to Saint-Tropez. The lane leads to the foot of the castle's large, horseshoe-shaped stairway with its stone pillars and its old ornamental pool engraved with the year

Le Figaro Properties reference : 565345-8