PICTURES – US actor turns a page in her life by separating from his property in the Var, where he once took refuge in the countryside with Vanessa Paradis and their children. Le Figaro estate opens its doors.
This is a slice of life that turns. With the sale of the house he owns in southern France, in the land, 25 kilometers from Saint-Tropez, Johnny Depp move on. After parting with Vanessa Paradis, the American actor has continued to stay in this place that resembles him and invite his friends there. The filmmaker Tim Burton, the painter and director Julian Schnabel were among them.
The people of the Plan-de-la-Tour Besides protecting the anonymity of the star and his family, who have spent much time there in the last fifteen years. “They were careful to indicate to tourists passing by where the house was,” says a regular in the region. However, this property is close to the village. But it is well hidden, surrounded by walls. A mixture of relaxation, exotic, a little sore. A place to stay discreet nature.
Le Figaro estate you discover the photos of this charming place and so far very private: the hamlet from the sky, the chapel converted into a guest house, cellar revisited … More than just property, it’s a Provencal hamlet which is nestled there with 1,000 square meters of premises (including 400 m2 for the main house). However, nothing ostentatious, just south of your dreams. 15 hectares all the same, with two pools, a dozen houses of friends, sometimes unusual, and a real skatepark. Another famous couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, also fell for the sun of Provence. Their property, farthest from the coast, covers 500 hectares.
According to Sotheby’s International Realty France Monaco, which has an exclusive sale, the English or the wealthy Americans eager to welcome their (numerous ) friends might be tempted by this “so French” property. The house has a personality, far from the decor of a luxury hotel of some second homes of Hollywood stars.
Ambiance a bohemian nothing sand around the pool to get the impression of being on an exotic island, wine cellar which floats the soul of the Caribbean pirate, chapel and trailer converted into house friends, the spirit of “gypsy” was declined everywhere. Until a skull forgotten in the wine cellar of the actor, Bordeaux wine lover, and a guitar of this music enthusiast who sleeps on a chair … This house where memories of children, Lily Rose and Jack, are still present, the master of the house was shaped according to his desires, mottling copper bathtubs and backgrounds furniture. Most remain there, the books too. Just as some paintings by the actor. Since purchasing the property in 2001, Depp has invested about $ 10 million in these walls.
“He hopes that someone else will enjoy the property as much as he have done and that it will bring her the same happiness she brought him, “says Alexander Kraft, CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty France Monaco. The visits of potential buyers will start …