Published on: Mar 1, 2019
Villa Leopolda is a peaceful and isolated villa in Villefranche-sur-Mer, on the French Riviera. Most Expensive Homes takes on an exciting and relaxing journey through this dream villa, and unveils the oasis that sits on the wonderful French Riviera.
Villa Leopolda is considered the third largest home in the world, so there’s an incredible reputation proceeding this astonishing villa. Built from 1929 to 1931, a project from the American architect Ogden Codman Jr., this estate once was the estate of Belgium’s King Leopold II.
This 18 acres villa in built with the unbelievable number of 12 pools throughout the estate, 19 master bedroom suites, 14 bathrooms. All of these rooms are decorated accordingly, with authentic and sophisticated luxury pieces, that were meant to be displayed at Villa Leopolda.
Situated a few kilometers away from Nice, this traditional and massive villa is beautifully embellished by grand and luxury pieces, antique and vintage furniture – which is absolutely perfect for the character of this property – and enormous terraces with the most wonderful view you can imagine.
Once bought by the Italian cars, Fiat and Ferrari brand owner, Giovanni Agnelli, Villa Leopolda also contains a magnificent and carefully kept garden with almost 8 hectars, with a variety of flora.
With a total area of 400m2, Villa Leopolda has already starred in many famous TV Shows and also in a film by Hitchcock. It was considered one of the most important estates in the history of Europe, with the most breathtaking view of the French Riviera.
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