It is perhaps the most perfect place in the world to enjoy a 'shaken, not stirred' martini.
The longtime French Riveria home of actor Sean Connery has come to market: a six-story Belle Epoque villa dating from 1928 ad set in exquisite surroundings with views of the city of Nice and the Mediterranean Sea.
While the 30 million euro ($33.87 million) price tag is substantial even by the ultra-exclusive location's standards, the property comes with undeniable bragging rights, having actually played a role in the actor's final turn as James Bond, 1983's Never Say Never Again.
One veteran film writer for local newspaper Nice-Matin recalls how the 1983 film shot all around Nice and neighboring Villefranche and Monaco, "even at the villa itself. I had a set visit to the house," he tells PEOPLE, "It was a long time ago but it made an amazing impression. The entire day was Sean Connery, Kim Basinger and the most incredible views of the Mediterranean I've ever seen."
The extended property is equally impressive with terraces and trails running around landscaped floral gardens. An overhang sea walk and integrated walkways lead to the lower garden.
Roc Fleuri's present owners increased its size since Connery's time there, purchasing two adjacent properties and combining the enlarged grounds to just under 1.25 acres, while creating two guesthouses (from the existing period villas) and installing a circular outdoor pool.
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