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If you seek calm, tranquility Fontvieille is the neighborhood to go. Developed by Italian architect Manfredi Nicoletti in the late 20th century, the entire district was built over the sea and allowed Monaco to expand of 20% its territory in the 70s.  It was meant to solve the ongoing scarcity of Monaco real estate. This neighborhood fit about 3,600 people with the majority being Monegasque citizens as half of the buildings are Government owned.

Real Estate in Fontvieille

In the last few years, the popularity of real estate in Fontvieille has increased. If you know you’re interested in owning property here, act fast! Fontvieille real estate doesn’t stay on the market for long. As with any other Monaco district, you can expect to find lots of luxury real estate, including some of the most expensive properties in the world. People buy housing for vacations as well as permanent residency.

Fontvieille has diverse offerings for real estate. There are plenty of options for luxury waterfront penthouses and studio apartments, as well as everything in between. Of course, if you’re interested in a seaside property, you should be prepared to pay a higher price in this already-expensive real estate market.

Fontvieille Attractions

If you can’t get enough of life on the water, Fontvieille is the perfect location for you to buy Monaco real estate! The Fontvieille harbor is stunning. Because Fontvieille is also the location of the Monaco Heliport, it’s easy to get just about anywhere you need to!

If you want to be surrounded by gorgeous greenery and flowers, the Fontvieille Park and Princess Grace Rose Garden (named after Grace Kelly) are the places to be. This gorgeous garden fit for royalty contains over 4,000 roses! You can check this area out any time from dawn until dusk.

Fontvieille is the place to check if you are a car enthusiast as it hosts the Prince private collection, which is an automobile museum. If cars aren’t your speed but you still love a good museum, there is also the Museum of Stamps and Coins. This museum gives you a comprehensive history of the principality’s currency and postal system.

More of a sports person? Fontvieille has plenty of athletics to enjoy, as well. Fontvieille is home to the Stade Louis II, a world-class football stadium that host all games of the AS Monaco Football club.

Dining in Fontvieille

You’ll find just about every type of cuisine in Fontvieille. If you’re looking for Italian fine dining, check out La Salière an institution for any Italian resident. On the other hand, if you’re looking for delicious Mediterranean classics, serving fresh oysters, sea urchin, lobsters, there is Les Perles de Monaco. These are just a couple of the top restaurants in the district. Other dining establishments serve premium meat (the very first and original Beef Bar) and casual food like Graziella.

Real Estate Transactions in Fontvieille Made Simple with Spark & Partners

If you want to ensure you’re getting the best real estate available in Fontvieille, you have to go through Spark & Partners. We can help you find the best properties for sale and for rent, including off-market properties. After operating in the principality for over 10 years, we know just about everything there is to know about real estate in Fontvieille. Contact us to start the process today!

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