STUNNING 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT PANORAMIC VIEWS VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER SOUTH FRANCE

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Minimum Stay 7 nights

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STUNNING 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT PANORAMIC VIEWS VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER SOUTH FRANCE

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1 bedroom, 1 living room, modern kitchen, bathroom, terrace

Set between the Basse and Moyenne Corniches, in a beautifully landscaped garden setting, within a secure and highly sought after block, this 1 bedroom apartment sits above Villefranche sur Mer and is just 10 minutes from the bustle of Nice. Inside, this spacious, light and bright apartment, benefits from a recent high quality refurbishment and is appointed with top of the range Italian furniture, fixtures and fittings. From a large terrace and from each of the living rooms there is ample space for al fresco dining and the views over Villefranche, Beaulieu, St Jean, Cap Ferrat, are just breathtaking. There is a dedicated parking garage in the basement. While a car is useful, for those who enjoy walking there are pleasant footpaths leading down to the waterfront restaurants of Villefranche sur Mer, beaches, harbour etc and up to the shops of Col de Villefranche. There is easy bus and train access to nearby Eze, Monaco and Nice and to more distant destinations such as Menton and Antibes.

General: There are regular markets in the nearby villages of Villefranche, Beaulieu and of course Nice has a world renowned fruit and vegetable market and regular antique markets. Nice also has a wealth of museums, art galleries and an excellent opera house. There are the varied attractions from the Menton music festival to the Monaco Grand Prix, to the film festival in Cannes. For those interested in sailing there are regular yachting regattas in Antibes, Cannes and Monaco. Coastal paths from Villefranche through Beaulieu and St Jean, and then around Cap Ferrat provide wonderful scope for most enjoyable walks with lots of world renowned restaurants and bars making pleasant stopovers. In Villefranche itself quayside restaurants mingle with the colours of local fishing boats and nets. Little wonder it continues to be a favourite with so many artists, writers and other discerning aesthetes.

Special Attractions: There are frequent sailing regattas, including some wonderful events bringing together classic yachts from around the world. For those interested in antiques there are around the old port of Nice any number of excellent galleries and markets, and Villefranche hosts a weekly open air antique market on the waterfront. For those who love music there are regular internationally renowned music festivals along the Riviera, and of course there are the special attractions of the Monaco Grand Prix, the Canne Film Festival, and any number of other sporting and cultural events.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Patricia or James

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Bathrooms1
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Minimum Stay 7 nights
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4.8
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Stunning 1 bedroom apartment panoramic views Villefranche sur Mer South France
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Stunning 1 bedroom apartment panoramic views Villefranche sur Mer South France
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Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
Tyne & Wear
5

FAB-U-LOUS !!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
Just returned from our Christmas Holidays spent in this wonderful apartment. This is our 3rd stay here and it is getting harder to leave each time we visit. I could truly live in this beautiful place. The view, oh my goodness is amazing. We spend most of days just sitting on the balcony watching the world go by below us, totally relaxing and de-stressing. We have come to the conclusion, having also walked many streets taking in the view from different angles we believe this apartment cannot be beat, it's so central it's just magic. Anyway, check out my last review, back in 2008 - it's just as perfect now as it was then. Thank you Jim & Patricia for finding this amazing place and sharing it. Best get saving for our return !!
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are just so pleased to be able to share the apartment with such appreciative guests. It is always good to have people returning to enjoy what we too think is an inspiring location on the Cote d'Azur. So our thanks for taking the time to add these kind words Deborah. Jim and Pat
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Stunning 1 bedroom apartment panoramic views Villefranche sur Mer South France
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4

Pleasant stay

  • 4 of 5
A very nice apartment with spectacular views, ideal holiday let. Very relaxing location within easy access to the main town of Nice and surrounding areas.
This is a clean well maintained fully equipped apartment, all you would need for a enjoyable relaxing break. We would recommend this apartment and would definitely stay here again if available in the future. Really enjoyed relaxing on balcony with a glass of wine looking over the bay.
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
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Stunning 1 bedroom apartment panoramic views Villefranche sur Mer South France
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Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
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Great base for exploring the Cote d'Azur

Great base for exploring the Cote d'Azur
  • 4 of 5
We stayed in this apartment for a month in April 2013 while attending French language classes at the Institut de Francais in Villefranche. As other reviewers have noted, the apartment has a lovely view over Villefranche and the Mediteranean. It was a pleasure every day to open up the shutters and gaze at the water.

The furnishings in the apartment are basic but comfortable, and the style is modern and relaxed. The kitchen was well-equipped although it could use some new frying pans. The quality of the dishes was very good compared to other rentals we've stayed in. We appreciated the dishwasher and washing machine for our laundry.

The apartment was quiet while we were there, although it was still low season so many of the apartments nearby seemed to be vacant. We walked everywhere (you can even walk to Nice -- it takes about 40 minutes). The buses were convenient but be forewarned that there are no night buses back from Nice except on Thurs-Sat evenings. Bus connections were pretty few and far between at night. You can take easily take the bus to Menton, Monaco, or other coastal towns for only 1 euro. We went on a terrific hike from the hill town of Gorbio to Ste Agnes -- highly recommended if you like to hike. You can also walk from Eze-sur-Mer to Eze Village. It's steep but not difficult if you're in relatively good shape.

The only negatives about the apartment are that (1) the elevator wasn't working a few days, which was a pain on the day we checked out with all our luggage; and (2) the shower is very tiny, and I think it would be difficult for a large person (large in girth, not in height) to maneuver in the shower stall.

In short, we would gladly return, and hope to do so in the years to come.
  • Submitted: May 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Owner's Response: Yes, it was a shame the lift was not working. I understand this was for replacement so the upshot will be a nice new lift in future. And yes, the shower door was clearly designed for more petit persons and is a little tight for large people like myself.
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Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
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5

Awesome view, comfortable retreat!

  • 5 of 5
What a great place to call home after each day of exploring this amazing area! The view is excellent from both the bedroom and living/dining room, the bed is very comfortable, and the apartment quiet. We loved the huge deck and appreciated the convenience of a well-setup kitchen.

The town of Villefranche is safe and quaint. The old town is a photographer's delight with its picturesque narrow streets. Along the waterfront are many excellent restaurants. Don't miss the Citadel with its three excellent (and free) art museums.
We purchased a bus pass (14 euros for one week) with which we could travel to many towns and all over Nice. This area is hilly, so bring walking shoes!
  • Submitted: May 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Stunning 1 bedroom apartment panoramic views Villefranche sur Mer South France
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Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
5

Appropriately advertised, great time.

  • 5 of 5
The listing is accurate in its description, the view is great and the location is perfect. Apartment is clean and well-maintained. Customer service was detailed and helpful, 100% recommend for a relaxation type getaway if the Nice is too busy for your taste. Kitchen is full of pots, pans, glasses to cook on your own but there are great restuarants/bars nearby anyway. Easy public transit access to other towns. It is the coast, so be ready for lots of hills and stairs. Didn't want to leave!
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Stunning 1 bedroom apartment panoramic views Villefranche sur Mer South France
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Stunning View!

  • 5 of 5
We visit Nice/Villefranche at least once a year so know all about the scenery. However, the view when we first opened the shutters took our breath away. The owner's photos are completely representative. You have to go into the well equipped kitchen or the perfectly functional bathroom to get away from the panorama!! An added bonus is the peaceful location, given how noisy this very busy and vibrant part of the world can be - this in itself is a win win. We can't think of anything else to say other than seeing is believing!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
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Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nice, Cote d'Azur
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Villefranche sur Mer
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nice/Monaco, A8
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Villefranche sur Mer
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Col du Villefranche
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Col du Villefranche
Car: not necessary

The Cote d'Azur retains all of its long recognised allure, combining modern luxury with belle epoch and old world charm. Steep mountains fall precipitously into deep and enticing azur seas that provide a haven for all forms of watersports and attract yachts of all sizes description. There are safe and clean beaches with splendid restaurants having tables at which you can almost get your feet wet in the gently lapping waves. Mountain and coastal walks provide a wonderful way to explore this region that must still rank as one the most beautiful in Europe. Picturesque Villefranche sur Mer has from the 2nd century BC oscillated between French and Italian control. Its architecture reflects this rich and varied history, as does its culture and cuisine. It has one of the most sheltered natural harbours on the south coast of France and consequently provides a popular stopping off point for visiting cruise ships and shelter for visiting yachtsmen, which is how I first discovered its charm.

Other Activities: Provides easy access to the various sporting events, such as the Monaco Grand Prix and sailing regattas, and to a multitude of cultural events.

Ski: The alpine ski fields are a relatively short drive North of Nice. Buses run regularly from Central Nice and it is feasible to enjoy daily sortee to the ski slopes.

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Availability & Rates

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Villefranche-sur-Mer Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
early autumn
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
£750
 
 
autumn
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
£600
 
 
winter
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
£550
 
 
early spring
Apr 1 2015 - May 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
£650
 
 
spring
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£750
 
 
summer
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
£850
 
 
early autumn
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Prices include linen and towels, heating and hot water, electricity and gas.
Prices include the provision of wireless Internet access.
Prices do not include the provision of landline telephone but this could be connected at extra charge for longer stays.
Prices do not include final cleaning for which a charge of €75 will be made when collecting the key.
Prices do not include meet and greet fee;
Rates include all taxes.
A security deposit is payable at the time of confirmation of the booking; this will provide the down payment for the rent which becomes due 56 days prior to the visit.
A reduction in rate will be made for stays of 2 or more weeks.
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Amenities

Amenities

Villefranche-sur-Mer Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
  • Garage
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Recently modernised with top of the range Italian bathroom furniture. There is a good strong shower, large wash basin, WC and bidet. Walls are attractively tiled as is the floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The bedroom is accessed from an entrance lobby. It is a spacious, bright bedroom, with yellow ochre painted walls. There are double sliding French doors giving access out onto a large terrace which adjoins the terrace from the living room. The bedroom has the same marble tile flooring as the hall and living room. There is ample built-in wardrobe space. There is a queen sized double bed with 2 small bedside units and matching bedside lights. There is a glass work table with radio and TV. From the bedroom, and even from the bed, there are superb views out over the Rade of Villefranche, Cap Nice and Cap Ferrat. Not being overlooked it is possible to sleep with the curtains pulled back to enjoy the lights twinkling around the harbour.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Radio
  • Television
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • pier fishing
Notes:
The apartment is furnished to the highest standard and with white marble flooring throughout provides a clean and easily maintained living space. The kitchen and bathroom have both been recently modernised to the highest specification. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and access is via locked gates operated by a personalised electronic control. There is parking within the secure and gated grounds and a dedicated lock-up garage within the basement of the apartment block. Probably not the most ideal apartment for young children. Wireless internet is available. While telephone and cable TV can be made available there will be additional charges for having these connected and for the line rentals. These connections would normally only be practical for longer term rentals.
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