Mougins, an outstanding medieval village with an almost perfect setting between mountain and sea on the French Riviera between Monaco and St Tropez. Home to some of the monks of the Lerins Islands composed of St Honorat and St Marguerite just off the bay of Cannes opposite the famous Boulevard de La Croisette.
Mougins is truly a perched gem overlooked by the Alps and overlooking the beautiful Mediterranean all the way to Mandelieu and Le Tanneron to the famous Cap d’Antibes.[+]
The village of Mougins
Mougins has so much to offer; it is in itself an “art de vivre”. Considered as a village it is one of France’s most spread out. It includes 2 very exclusive golf courses “Le Royal Mougins” and the “Cannes Mougins”, Mougins international school with over 50 different nationalities, l’étang de Fontmerle, with its pond filled with lush green lily pads and their vibrant coloured flowers, ideal for the most sportive of us or just perfect for a family day out.
The cultural and artistic are also rooted in with for example Pablo Picasso who had one of his last properties and personalities such as Jean Cocteau, Chistian Dior, Edith Piaf, Yves Saint Laurent, Winston Churchill just to name a few have also left their print. Very well-known for the local gastronomy, it used to be France’s most Michelin stared village and still to this day the village proposes the most exquisite local cuisine, with house the “Candille” which is nestled in the heart of the 5-star resort“Le Mas Candille” just a few steps from the village.
The historical village will offer you a relaxing environment with a great number of art galleries, local artisans, the splendid boutique museum of MACM (Mougins Art Classique et Modern) and of course a variety of delicious restaurants. Just the perfect setting for a moment with friends and family where you can finish with a game of “pétanque” on the main square overlooking Grasse and the sunset. Mougins will inspire you by its clean and lush environment which the local council are proud to call “La Ville Jardin”.
The elegant but yet discreet properties with their wrought iron gates and tall hedges keeping them out of sight. It really caters for all inspirations with traditional stone Mas and Bastides to the contemporary architectures with panoramic views and exquisite manicured parcs and gardens. It is the perfect location for anyone looking for a full-time family home with its practical infrastructures, a weekend break for the lucky ones just down in a flight of a couple of hours or a relaxing retreat for a number of Monegasques away from the Hussle and bustle of the “très chic and luxurious”” Monaco.
Prime location villas in Mougins
There are a number of prime locations within Mougins, such as the gated and secured domains of “Les Parcs de Mougins”, “St Basile”, “La Peyrière”, “St Martin”, “Les Peyroues”, “Domaine des Arts” or choose a more dominant position with some panoramic views of the old village and the sea round the Chemin de Pygranel, Chemin des Colles, Chemin des Santons or Chemin des Roures. There is also the very exclusive Domaine du Redon with properties sat on almost 1hct parcs and gardens.
Another very demanded location for a holiday home is the close proximity to the village like Boulevard Courteline, Chemin des Moines or Boulevard Clement Rebuffel, enabling you to enjoy all it has to offer without even taking the car out the garage. Mougins’ position is also unique with just a 15-minute drive down to Cannes La Croisette and its private and select beaches. A 25-minute drive to Nice International airport with over 100 different destinations, 45 minutes down the A8 motorway also known as “l’Autoroute du Soleil” to Monaco for its famous restaurants, place du Casino or all the exclusive events such as the exhilarating Formula 1. [-]