Let the sea breeze, light and music be part of your vacation stay in our charming top floor, with an elevator, 2 bedroom apartment on the most upscale street in Nice. The spacious sea-view apartment is located on a pedestrian street, Rue Saint-François de Paule, bordering the Opera House and facing the Opera Plage (beach). You are in the classy part of Vieux Nice. You cannot ask for a better location; the endless beach with its lounges, cafes and newspaper kiosks, as well as the famous Cours Saleya market, are all but a mere 1 minute walk from the building. If you are an Opera fan, open the double glazed windows and let the classical music pour into your rooms. Otherwise hop over next door to the amazing Belle Epoque building for reasonably priced concerts. Food connoisseurs will find one the region’s best restaurants, La Petit Maison, just down the street, not to mention some of the best food and artisanal purveyors.
The apartment is great for families or romantic getaways.
Building Details: The apartment combines old world charm with modern touches. It is located in one of the grand and beautifully restored Nicoise buildings. Building has an elevator, but there is a flight and a half of stairs to reach the apartment.
Recently renovated the lofty space features 200 year old wooden beams, local floor tiles, and skylights throughout the entire apartment. The modernity lies in the lightness of the space, top end appliances and a flexible, yet comfortable layout. The living space is distinctly separated from the sleeping rooms, allowing the larger traveling parties for more privacy and flexibility in sleeping arrangements.
The building, located on pedestrian Rue St. Francois de Paule, overlooks one of the oldest Nice beaches, the Opera Plage, which in the summertime has a private beach with lounges for 15 euros a day, a great beach restaurant and a bar. Otherwise you will be surrounded by top class restaurants, cafes, bars and shops.
Apartment Details: The living space is composed of an attractive sitting room facing the Mediterranean and the Opera House, that blends into a spacious dining space that easily sits a group of six, which opens unto an Italian designer kitchen that has all the necessary tools to make gourmet meals right at home. All rooms are furnished with a blend of local Provencal antiques and modern touches. The sleeping quarters are separated by a door and lead into a space that combines a mezzanine bedroom with a king sized bed, a smaller bedroom that contains 2 single beds, an office with wifi access, and a bathroom. All bedrooms are equipped with linens. Extra blankets and linens are available.
The sitting room can be turned into an extra sleeping room, so the apartment could host up to 6 people. As it is separated from the sleeping quarters by a door, it has a lot of privacy.
The entire apartment is fully refurbished to the highest standards. It is designed to be light, quiet and comfortable.
Extras: At additional charge, we can provide for welcome groceries, wine, and beach accessories. Gratis extras include toys for children, assistance with event tickets, restaurant reservations and tips on where to go and what to see.
Children: The apartment has not been cutom fitted for children of walking age under 4.
Groups of over 4 adults: Although the apartment can accomodate a group of 6 adults. We charge an extra daily fee for each adult over four in a group. Please contact the owner for further details.
Your location will allow you to easily access water attractions, excursions to the Alps, Corsica, a day trip to the Italian Riviera, day drives to the countryside to see the perched hilltop villages and many other amazing sights! I can help you to plan your trip to maximize your time in this beautiful region.
PARKING: For those of you who come by car, parking Saleya (under cours Saleya) do passes for the duration of your stay . This underground parking lot is located roughly a 2 minute walk from the apartment. As a guide they charge 49€ for a three day pass, weekly pass is 84€.
TRANSPORTATION: You are surrounded by bus stops that will take you for 1 Euro to Cannes, Monaco, Grasse, Antibes, Menton, Cap Ferrat etc. Gare SNCF is within a 20min walk