How long have you owned the property?
What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The beauty and grace of the chateau and the stunning surrounding countryside of the Esterel national park whilst only minutes from the sea.
Are there any interesting stories in its history?
The chateau was built by Lord Amherst of London in 1904. British nobility choose the area for the healthy air and peaceful environment. Lord Amherst helped to fund Howard Carter's trips and excavations of the Tutankhamun tomb.
Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
Simon Cowell and the X factor team. Simon chose it as his Judge's house for the girls! Sir Phillip Green and friends all came for a picnic in the garden.
What’s the strangest or most difficult guest request you’ve ever received?
Mariah Carey wanted white flowers everywhere and a grand piano perched by the pool and Simon Cowell requested black straws and copious amounts of chocolate and ginger!
For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Visit the excellent local vineyards and sample the provencal wines.
Wonderful fresh sea bass and bream caught locally.
The stunning creeks and red cliffs and go on a coastal trek.
Lastly, what insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?
Aperitifs by the pool as the sun sets is fantastic followed by candlelit dinner in the historic cloisters, wonderful and very romantic. The area is excellent for water and land sports and local beaches are very child friendly.