The Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild was built between 1907 and 1912 by Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild. It is located on the French seaside at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat on the French Riviera. http://www.villa-ephrussi.com/en/home
The villa was built as a home for Beatrice and her husband and also to hold her extensive collection of furniture, paintings, sculpture and impressive display of porcelain.
The design of the gardens and villa is in the shape of a ship so that the sea is visible from all sides. The property has nine gardens with patios, benches, ponds, fountains, flowers and paths.