Take a look at the former home of 007 actor Sean Connery - French villa on the market for £27.5m

Just like James Bond enjoyed finest food, drinks, cars and girlfriends, the spectacular villa where Sir Sean Connery lived for many years in the South of France is stunning ... and for sale.

Connery was the quintessential James Bond. The screen’s original 007: smart, handsome, refined and debonair.

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His Bond movies include Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, Dr No and From Russia With Love.

A Scottish expat, Connery lived in Spain for some years before moving to the South of France with his wife Micheline into one of the region’s most stunning and well-located villas with views overlooking the city of Nice and the Mediterranean Sea from a hill on the Cap de Nice.

The former home of 007 Sean ConneryThe former home of 007 Sean Connery
The former home of 007 Sean Connery

Sean’s home was used in several scenes of his come-back Bond movie Never Say Never Again.

Now for sale, Connery’s former home is priced at $33.87 million - £27.5 million.

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Sited on over one acre, Connery’s home includes landscaped terraces that flank a winding path to the sea, green strips of lawn, a saltwater pool at the edge of the cliff with views over Nice, with two two-bedroom guest houses.

Above the two-car attached garage is a staff apartment. All located behind the entrance gate for complete privacy, the main stone mansion, styled in the classic French architecture of the 1920s, is dressed in wisteria vines.

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Built on five levels with an elevator and rooftop terrace, its five bedrooms and baths are distributed between all the floors.

The entrance opens into the grand hall with floor-to-ceiling windows capturing more views of Nice, mountain and sea.

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Period details such as wide-planked parquet floors run throughout the building. The main level also houses a family room and another room and kitchenette. The dining room and kitchen are located on the lower floor and open to a garden terrace. The upper-level master suite has his and her baths, dressing room and private balcony. The bottom level has fitness complex with gym and large indoor swimming pool.

The property is featured at TopTenRealEstateDeals.com

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