Luxury Living | Lord Richard Attenborough’s French Riviera Retreat

Luxury Living | Lord Richard Attenborough’s French Riviera Retreat

Decorated actor, producer, director, politician, philanthropist and entrepreneur, Lord Richard Attenborough left an unforgettable legacy to remember him by. Best known by international audiences for the two Academy Awards he received for 1983’s Ghandi, or his portrayals of Dr. John Hammond in Jurassic Park and Kris Kringle in Miracle on 34th Street, Lord Attenborough was also heavily involved with the Chelsea Football Club, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and in 2004, served as founder of the Jane Holland Creative Centre for Learning at Waterford Kamhlaba.

La Coule pictures_0007The late Lord Richard Attenborough with his long-time wife Sheila Sim at their home in the French Riviera

Nearly two years after his passing in August of 2014, Lord Attenborough’s retreat in the French Riviera is now listed with Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty. “Lord Attenborough, who acquired the plot in the 1980s, revamped the main house to include four bedrooms, three bathrooms and an open-plan living room,” said Homes & Property in their recent piece covering the momentous property.

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Located in the picturesque provencal village of Châteauneuf-Grasse, which dates back to the 12th century and is home to just over 3,000, this historic home is located approximately 25 kilometers from Cannes and 35 from Nice.

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The estate comprises approximately 10 acres of gently sloped grounds offering magnificent, uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean and the surrounding countryside, and features a swimming pool, covered patio, and hundreds of century-old olive trees.

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Approximately 2,500-square-feet, the main house includes six bedrooms, three bathrooms, a huge open-space living room, a magnificent study/drawing room with exposed wood-beamed ceiling, and an airy dining room with a wood-burning fireplace.

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The asking price for the estate is 2.500.000 € EUR and includes furniture and other select belongings of the late Lord Attenborough.

Discover more about Lord Richard Attenborough’s historic retreat

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