Villa Les Cèdres, an opulent mansion in Southern France is up on the market for $410 million , making it the world’s costliest residential dwelling. The 187 yr outdated mansion constructed within the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat close to Good “sits on 35 acres embellished with 14,000 totally different species of vegetation, a man-made pond crammed with lily pads, a bronze statue of Athena and 300-year-old olive bushes, in line with Bloomberg”.
Villa Les Cèdres was as soon as the vacation dwelling of King Leopold II of Belgium, earlier than being offered to Alexandre Marnier Lapostolle, proprietor of Grand Marnier spirits, in 1924. When Campari acquired Grand Marnier, they determined to promote the property and divide the earnings amongst its shareholders.
The villa was referred to as “Villa Les Cèdres” due to the towering Cedar bushes in entrance of the massive mansion however from the photographs and movies I regarded up on-line, all I can see are palm bushes and barely a few cedar bushes. It will be fascinating to look contained in the gardens and see how outdated these Cedar tree are and in the event that they’re struggling to outlive on the French coast.
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