Valbonne – Background information to help you in your search for the perfect Valbonne property for sale

Valbonne is a great place to own property for those individuals seeking a location that combines 16th century heritage with the benefits of close proximity to the high-tech area of Sophia Antipolis.

Valbonne is located in a basin, half way along the Brague river, in the Provence-Alpes-Cote-d'Azur region. The word valbonne means 'the good valley'. Valbonne is made up of the old village in the North West and Sophia Antipolis to the East.

Archaeological discoveries have shown that this area was lived in by Prehistoric man. Many artefacts confirm the existence of these early inhabitants and also the later presence of Romans. There is no denying the fact that Valbonne has been a popular place to live for hundreds of years!

The layout of the old village is the consequence of the decision to build along the lines of Roman design, whereby streets are in a rectangular format with a central square. The village is preserved largely in its original state with the Valbonne property retaining it's charm..

Sophia Antipolis is an area that exceeds 2300 hectares and has been developed with sensitivity to the environment. This has been achieved through the principal of always leaving 2/3 as green spaces, which have been planted with Mediterranean plants. This philosophy adds to the quality of life of those who own Valbonne property.

Valbonne is an area that lends itself to creativity so a large number of artists and craftspeople are found there.

Valbonne also has museums, galleries and an art cinema, adding to the quality of life of those who live there.

For those interested in sport Valbonne has plenty to offer including basketball, canoeing, fencing, archery, mountain biking, footbal, etc. There are excellent sporting facilities at the Bouiillides municipal sports complex.

Valbonne provides excellent restaurants for those who enjoy dining out.

Valbonne property is not cheap, however when one considers that this is one of the most desirable locations if France it is easy to understand why.

In summary, Valbonne is a superb place to own property.

If you are looking to find property for sale in Valbonne, then here at Riviera Property Network is the place to search.

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