Authentic sculpted architecture, or architecture of instinct, this magnificent achievement from 1962, classified as a 20th Century Heritage, is one of the five “landscape houses” by architect Jacques Couëlle, an exceptional example of the movement of architecture-sculpture, acclaiming forms organic and rounded, inspired and integrated perfectly into nature, in opposition to the “right angles” of the modern movement of the time. Located in a unique private and secure domain on the heights of Cannes, it enjoys absolute calm and an unobstructed view of the Napoule bay and the Estérel massif. Developing a living area of approx. 280 m² opening onto approx. 250 m² of terraces, on a landscaped plot of around 4900 sqm, the neutral base of the shuttering and sprayed concrete frame was an ideal “playground” to give free rein to the creation of artist craftsmen to create such a varied composition. that incredible form and raw materials. Raw stone in warm and varied colors as well as marble for the floors, ceramics, iron and glass for the walls, wood and glass for the doors, copper to dress the facade details. The spaces, mostly on one level, develop like a star around the magnificent patio: the bright living room communicating with lush nature through large openings is completed by an intimate and colorful reading lounge. On the opposite side, the kitchen as well as three bedrooms with their uniquely original bathrooms and a laundry room complete the ground floor. The first floor is accessed by two internal staircases decorated with colored terracotta tiles and illuminated by the glass pavers in primary colors so characteristic of the architect’s works. The large upper floor entrance gives symmetrical access to the two bedrooms each with bathroom and access to the roof terrace with spectacular views of the landscape and other surrounding landscaped houses. The outdoor spaces are characterized by the view of nature and the varied forms of the house, by various terraces and clearances offering varied living spaces ending in the east on the swimming pool without vis-à-vis and the large contemplating park. the distant view of the Cannes region and the sea. A large carport and various parking lots complete this extraordinary work. Self contained en suite bedroom. 5 minutes from shops, 10 minutes from Cannes, 35 minutes from Nice international airport.
Villa – Muan-Sarthe, Côte d'Azur (French Riviera), France
- Land area4,900 m²
- Built in 1964
- Balcony or terrace