The former home of Sir Thomas Sean Connery is now up for grabs in the French resort city of Nice. The award–winning actor—best known for playing the original role of James Bond in seven of the franchise’s earliest films—reportedly resided in the seafront estate when married to his former wife, Micheline Roquebrune, who is originally from the region. Despite having a less famous owner today, one could easily imagine living a Bond-like lifestyle in the palatial villa.

A long driveway winds along the coast and leads down to the tucked-away villa. The lush grounds, which were landscaped the home’s current owners, ensure ample privacy.

Known as Villa Le Roc Fleuri, the seafront mansion was formerly owned Scottish actor Sean Connery. The first to play James Bond throughout the 1960s-80s, Connery owned the property with his former wife, French-Moroccan artist Micheline Roquebrune.

Perched above the Mediterranean Sea, the Belle Epoque–style home spans 10,700 square feet, with five bedrooms, five baths, and expansive living areas for entertaining. Newly renovated, terraced gardens lead down from the house to the edge of the water, where a saltwater pool offers picturesque views.

The hillside estate sits on 1.24 acres, with multiple terraces and gardens, as well as a saltwater pool and two guest villas along the water.

The sprawling main residence is divided into
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