Mansion Global: Billion-euro price tag on South of France manse makes it world’s richest listing

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Villa Les Cèdres was built around 1830 in the exclusive town of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.

The world’s most expensive home has been put up for sale in the south of France with a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) price tag.

Villa Les Cèdres, which was built around 1830 and was once home to Belgium’s King Leopold II, is located in the exclusive town of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, near Nice.

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According to a Daily Mail report, the current owner of the 10-bedroom property, which has an Olympic-size swimming pool, is Suzanne Marnier-Lapostolle, a member of the Grand Marnier family, who is looking for something smaller.

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