If appeasing the Francophile in you has been shelved in recent years, this year promises a time of fruition, with One Authentic Properties rolling out a host of luxury villas and chalets to gratify only the most exclusive tastes. Whether it is the matchless allure of the Mediterranean Basin, the timeless charm of city life in Paris, or the peerless beauty of the snow-glazed Alps, these properties have been crafted to epitomize French hospitality in world-renowned destinations.
Think sun-dappled beaches lapped by beryl waters, grand old casinos, and ritzy yacht parties, and your imagination has strayed into the French Rivera. For an unconditional retreat in this opulent playground of heiresses, heads of state, and billionaires, you may rent a villa in the south of France, choosing from the discerning selection of enviable locations. Admirers of sharp, minimalist architecture may set their eyes on Villa Bayview, Villefranche-sur-Mer in Domaine de Castellet, a panoptic dream hewn out of cascading glass and cold stone. This expansive estate sports a sun deck, a temperature-controlled pool, five en-suite bedrooms, numerous terraces, and 2,800 square meters of landscaped gardens.
Villa Mas de la Rube Saint Jean Cap Ferrat presents a picture of affluence which has aged well. A manor house greets the visitor with five plush bedrooms, stately balconies, a provincial garden, an infinity pool, and alabaster steps that lead down to the emerald bay. Situated along this coastline, each property affords the opportunity of an evening stroll through the famed Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, and a gastronomic experience – like no other – in a private dining room at Jan, a Michelin-starred restaurant.
For a more reserved retreat in this region, Villa Waters Edge in Saint Tropez may be in keeping with your preference. This property in Les Parcs is a seafarer’s fantasy with paisible interiors of stone, marble, and parquet afloat on crystalline waters. The villa houses four bedrooms, a detached apartment, a salon, an infinity pool, and pruned grounds.
Each of these properties come with numerous à la carte services including the provision of a chef, butler, chauffer, and spa technician as well as the option of helicopter transfer and hiring a charter yacht.
Perhaps the most beautiful capital city of the world, Paris offers a license to make memories for dreamers, artists, and connoisseurs. Located in the heart of the metropolis, the property Appartement Poincaré in Paris is a veritable homage to the belle époque, marrying Haussmannien design philosophy with contemporary creature comforts. The apartment contains a fully equipped kitchen, two spacious salons, a portly dining room, an executive office, four sizable bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, and two proximate parking spaces. Poincaré retinue of concierge, chef and butler, and chauffer services are provided à la carte.
Poincaré, a privileged location in the prestigious 16th arrondissement, is merely a stone’s throw away from the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, and opens all of Paris to its esteemed guests. You may partake in wine tasting along Avenue Victor Hugo, catch a glimpse of nightlife around Chaillot, or saunter along the Siene, perhaps recollecting the immortal words of Honoré de Balzac.
Protected by jagged peaks on all sides, the fairy tale ski resort Courchevel 1850 exudes limitless hygge, pledging the holiday of a lifetime for ski enthusiasts, culinary aficionados, and zealous hedonists. To plant your flag amidst this alpine utopia, you may rent a luxury chalet in Courchevel 1850, which is set against the picturesque French Alps.
Chalet le blanchot in Bellecôte is highly recommended for its emphasis on comfort, sophistication, and conviviality. With six sumptuous bedrooms, a drawing room with an open fireplace, a home theater, a fully stocked spa, an athlete’s gym, and a ski room, this chalet breathes opulence from every nook and cranny. Luxury car rental, chauffer, and helicopter services can be arranged à la carte.
Its focal location frames the slopes of Les Trois Valleé, in all their sublime glory, while granting easy access to some of the most acclaimed destinations of the region. During your stay here, you may visit Le 1947 to celebrate the taste of cuisine modern, visit the skating rink at Patinoire du Forum, or go shopping at Le Forum. Professional skiers can head to Creux Noirs and Marmottes and begin their sojourn with the heady rush of a descent down the pristine slopes of the region.