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Buy a property in Nice and brush shoulders with the likes of Elton John, Bill Gates and Bono

PUBLISHED: 11:34 12 September 2019 | UPDATED: 11:34 12 September 2019

The beautiful port of Nice

The beautiful port of Nice

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After Elton John welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex into his Nice summer home, we see which properties are currently on offer in the celebrity playground. Don't worry, these ones don't come with a £15 million price tag!

Nice is usually thought of as more of a high-end holiday destination rather than somewhere to purchase a property, with a beautiful and undeniably pricey coastline. However, the city is well worth considering as a base for your property search, says Patrick Joseph of My-French-House.com. "We have a very good choice of properties in and around the Nice area to cater for different budgets", says Patrick, "and one of the great benefits of Nice is that it's very well connected, thanks to the international airport and proximity to ski slopes, Italy and Monaco".

When it comes to celebrity neighbours, Patrick says: "Elton John has owned a house there for many years, the Rolling Stones lived there in exile for a while too, and many others including royalty, even".

"We get enquiries from clients from all over the world, usually looking for an 'Airbnb-able' property for their own use and providing income. Overall, Nice is a charming and timeless place, offering everything that represents stylish Mediterranean living."

Here's a taste of some of the properties currently on offer in the aptly nicknamed 'Nice la Belle'.

Apartment on sale for 385,000Apartment on sale for 385,000

€385,000, my-french-house.com

This stunning one-bedroom, second-floor flat is located right on the promenade, with an incredible sea view. The apartment has a luxury contemporary finish, and even comes fully furnished.

Apartment on sale for 439,000Apartment on sale for 439,000

€439,000, my-french-house.com

With excellent proximity to amenities and transport, this immaculate two-bedroom apartment has beautiful parquet floors, bespoke fitted storage, and two good sized terraces with space for entertaining.

Apartment on sale for 325,000Apartment on sale for 325,000

€325,000, my-french-house.com

In the heart of the old town, with beautiful views across terracotta rooftops, is this one/two-bedroom duplex penthouse apartment. At the top of a charming historic building, the property offers large living spaces and the possibility of easily partitioning off a second bedroom.

House on sale for 695,000House on sale for 695,000

€695,000, my-french-house.com

Sitting on a quiet lane in the picturesque town of Cagnes-sur-Mer, just a short way along the coast from Nice, is this lovely four-bedroom house. Spread over three levels, the property offers period features, gardens and large terrace, and stunning views of the town, mountains and sea.

Apartment on sale for 490,000Apartment on sale for 490,000

€490,000, my-french-house.com

This lovely two-bedroom apartment is situated close to the historic square Place Masséna, surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars, with the sea a short walk away. The property benefits from two bathrooms and a large terrace with room for dining, relaxing and entertaining.

Take a look at FrancePropertyShop.com for our full range of properties in Alpes-Maritimes:

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