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Erin James

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
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CHARMING FLAT IN THE HEART OF THE OLD VILLAGE

Villefranche-sur-Mer Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, Full Kitchen, Sleeps 6-8

Villefranche-sur-Mer is in a village in the heart of the Cote d'Azur (between Cannes and Monaco). Created in 1295 by Charles II d'Anjou, this village has kept its picturesque charm with the progression of the centuries. The bold colors of Mediterranean-style homes, the small and steep streets, and the lack of cars in the old village will bring to mind times past while offering the finest of modern cuisine, art, and scenic views. Villefranche-sur-Mer is blessed with a Mediterranean climate; mild in winter and very warm in summer.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm

Erin James

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks english, Some Spanish
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights
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Property Reviews

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Charming Flat in the Heart of the Old Village
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 38 reviews
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Charming Flat in the Heart of the Old Village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p177925
+1 415 640-1021
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
Dublin, Ireland
5

a piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 5, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
Myself and my long suffering husband returned today from a 4 day break in Villefranche sure mer. The photos on the website are very accurate and the place is spotless and excellently furnished. This apartment offers the best of both worlds. Situated close to the waterfront in the old town, it has neither the noise of traffic nor the bluster of the fun and frolics of the great restaurants on the waterfront. Yet, the beach and these same restaurants are just a stones throw away. We landed at Nice airport and gor the 98 bus and 80 bus the V'franche and were 35 minutes in transit. the train station with its magical train ride thru' Cannes, Antibes, Monaco are 3 minutes from your door.
A perfect place for a car-less trip to this wonderful area- without the headache of parking. The owners are really helpful and the whole experience was very pleasant adding to great break away.
Highly recommended!
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 10/10
business
Charming Flat in the Heart of the Old Village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p177925
+1 415 640-1021
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
5

Great place to stay for a month

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
My wife and I are retirees, and wanted a chance to really experience small-town life in France by staying somewhere for 3-4 weeks. This location provided an excellent opportunity to do just that. It's clean, spacious and well-stocked with modern amenities, despite being in the Old Town section of Villefranche, which dates back to 1295.
We stayed for a month, and enjoyed every day. Arrangements were handled very well, and Erin (in the US) and Donna (in Villefranche) were prompt and courteous in all our dealings -- it was hassle-free.
You need to watch your step going up and down the flight of stairs (it's on the second level), but the two of us (in our mid 60's) did so with no problems. The place includes a flat-screen TV, hookup for your laptop, two spacious bedrooms, and a great living / dining area. It's one block from the Mediterranean, and perfectly quiet except for the church bells on Sunday morning. A beautiful spot. We absolutely give it four thumbs up.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Charming Flat in the Heart of the Old Village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p177925
+1 415 640-1021
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
Kansas/USA
5

Feel Like a Local in Picturesque French Village 1 Block off the Mediterranean Sea!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
Our family of four truly enjoyed a quiet, but busy spring break in this charming apartment. The size of the apartment is perfect for us, including our two boys, ages 10 & 13. The local property manager arranged transportation from the Nice airport at midnight, which was incredibly helpful! You can't drive right in front of the apartment, but it is an easy walk. There is a long, awkward staircase to the 2nd or 3rd floor apartment (appx 20 steps, I think). It makes you appreciate that this 18th century building was probably built before the US was even a country! The bus and train are close enough and are very simple to use. Although I don't think ANY washing machine in Europe is quite as good as those in the US, it was wonderful that this apartment also offers a DRYER! This turned out to be a nice luxury for us. The beds are very comfortable and had plenty of extra pillows and quilts, as we were visiting during a cooler time. There is a terrific bakery, restaurants, clothing stores, small market, and pharmacy right on that little "street" in front of the apartment, yet it was still very quiet. There is not much of a view from the apartment itself, but we didn't mind at all; it just added to the charm and truly made us feel like locals! You can walk a block and be at restaurants/shops right on the waterfront. There is an interesting old fort 2-3 blocks away. Nice, Monte Carlo, Antibes, Cap Ferrat, Eze, etc. are all very close and easily accessible. We usually always rent a car when travelling and honestly wouldn't have had a use for it on this trip. Wifi & cable went out one day, but we were able to reset the router and unplug/reset the cable. The people in Villefranche are very kind and the food was very good. We particularly enjoyed the Cosmo, which is near the waterfront. We look forward to returning some day soon (hopefully in warmer weather when we can enjoy the beach)! Thank you so much to the owner for making her apartment available to us and for all of the help with our vacation plans!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Charming Flat in the Heart of the Old Village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p177925
+1 415 640-1021
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
5

perfect apartment for exploring the French Riviera

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
Our family of 5 (2 adults, 3 kids, 2 of which are teenagers) stayed in this lovely apartment in Villefranche sur Mer in June/July 2012. After researching many rentals, I chose this aparment for the location (we specifically wanted to stay in the spectacular village of Villefranche itself, and we liked that it was close to the waterfront in the old village and very near the restaurants and beach). We were pleased when we arrived to see not only was the location amazing, but the apartment was very nice and clean with everything we needed. It is a perfect place to explore the French Riviera. We did day trips to Monte Carlo, St Jean Cap Ferrat, Vieux Antibes, Eze Village, Nice (including a boat tour), and St Paul de Vence. After a day out exploring the kids lliked to come back to the apartment, grab some towels and walk down to the beach for a quick swim before dinner. We did not need to rent a car when staying at this property. The train station is very close, and the trains efficient and easy to use. We also used the bus a lot which is a 5 -10 minute walk from the apartment, and the buses are also easy to use and inexpensive.
We really had a wonderful holiday staying in this apartment. We would recommend it anyone who is fortunate enough to visit this incredible part of the world. Keep in mind you would have to be able to navigate stairs as the stairs going up to the apartment are steep... having said that, they did not trouble us at all.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Charming Flat in the Heart of the Old Village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p177925
+1 415 640-1021
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
5

Family with four young children

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
We hope to go back one day! Our family had a great experience in Villefranche and the surrounding area. This flat is in an excellent location relative to all the sights of the French Riviera. Being just 10 min south of Nice, was perfect. We were close to everything, but yet were ideally removed from the hoards of tourist that invade the bigger towns. We loved being on a cobblestone street in the heart of the very quaint village of Villefranche. The property was clean and had everything we needed. The on sight property manager was more than helpful and the cleaner that we arranged to come twice a week was very thorough. The stairs to the flat were steep, but totally doable. My four year old went up and down with no problem. I would recommend this flat to anyone visiting the French Riviera.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 1/1

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nice
Car: not necessary

Built in 1700 and fully remodeled in 2006, this apartment is in picturesque Villefranche-sur-Mer. This flat is ideal for spending a relaxing week exploring the French Riviera. Artists and writers such as Cocteau, Volti, and Goetz have flocked to this seaside village to be inspired by its scenic views and slower pace of living.

From the apartment, it is only a 30-minute drive west to the Nice International Airport and a 30-minute drive east to the Italian border town of Ventimiglia. It is a 15-minute drive/bus/train ride to the city of Nice and 15 minutes to the country of Monaco. The city of Villefranche-sur-Mer is accessible by train and the station is a five-minute walk from the apartment.

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Availability & Rates

Villefranche-sur-Mer Apartment Rental Rates

Notes

  • All rates are subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed until contract signed
  • » Rates are in euros
    » Possible discounts for multiple weeks
    » Subject to availability
    » €500 refundable security deposit
    » €200 cleaning fee/week (up to 4 people)
    » All taxes included in rental charge

Amenities

Villefranche-sur-Mer Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Historic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Computer Available
  • Broadband Access
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • There is a half bath in the master bedroom with a queen sized bed as well as a washer and dryer. The second room has a vanity for getting ready and two comfy double beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Walkway to Water
  • Beach Towels
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • gambling casinos
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • paragliding
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • hiking

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website: