Luxury real estate experts FinestGlobal.com offer tips and advice on the world's top high-end real estate hotspots.
When it comes to French property, Cote d'Azur is king. The area's famous beaches and celebrity residents makes it the most popular region in France for real estate - and luxury real estate is no exception.
Want to join the crowds and pick up a prestigious new home? Here is FinestGlobal's guide to buying luxury property in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat:
Tranquil beaches, green landscapes and warm winters... Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is one of the most sought-after destinations for wealthy holidaymakers and second home buyers. With temperatures that drop below 10ÃÂ°C for only a few weeks every year, its sheltered location on a peninsula from the southern coast of France makes Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat as close to perfection as it gets.
Old lighthouses and churches give Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat a strong sense of history. Indeed, for as long as locals can remember, Cap-Ferrat has been the destination of choice thanks to its high quality of life and sumptuous cuisine. And, of course, there are the glorious beaches such as Passable and Paloma. Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is known as one of the pearls of the French Riviera - and with good reason.
Tourists flock to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat every year to see the circuit of yachts and wealthy residents as well as to lap up the sunshine on the pristine coast. The hotel industry is a strong source of income for the area - not to mention, of course, the thriving luxury real estate sector.