Nice Old Town (Vieux Nice) Apartment Rental Photos and Description
Bright, Quiet & in the heart of entertainments.WIFI.AC. For 2,no smoking,no pets
Zen Om, a cosy and relaxing apartment including 1 BR (in France called T2) for an authentic immersion. Cup of excellence 2014 & 3 stars Nice Tourism office.
Surrounded by the most beautiful landmarks, located in a typical, very safe and strategic area of historic Old Nice (Vieux Nice), the heart of city of Nice, near Sea & Park, and where everything is around just exiting the building: The best bakeries, gourmet food boutiques, wine, food markets, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, shopping, bookstores, theaters, cinemas, museums, antique markets. While quiet, at the center of all entertainments, cultural events, activities. shopping, transportation, city bikes. *Just crossing the street, the beautiful Promenade du Paillon, one kilometer pedestrian green flow, et at 5 minutes walk to the sea and public and private beaches by the scenic pedestrian streets of Old Nice, near the beautiful Castle Park, and newest areas of the city. *About the APARTMENT:
Zen Om apartment open plan, is very tidy, nicely renovated and decorated, with modern & antique, and well equipped. With 3 distinctive areas: living, sleeping: bedroom area , and shower room (closed of course), and kitchen. View of pedestrian street, roofs of Old Nice, the blue sky, birds, and the distant sounds of the church bell…
Wooden floor. Natural ventilation by double exposures. Cosy living area, shower-room with toilet, fully equipped open small kitchen, quiet bedroom. 40 m2 or 431 Sq ft. well layout, 4th floor, in a walk-up small building made of five floors, easy low stairs and well ventilated staircase, and intercom. EQUIPMENT: Reliable WIFI, AC monobloc, Cables TV, DVD, Hifi, washing machine, multifunction oven, microwave. 3 fans. Linen included in Maintenance fee. For winter, a relaxing electric fire-place and electric heaters.
You will find a very tidy and clean apartment. The following linen is scrupulously changed and included in the Management & Maintenance fee: protecting mattress and pillows, sheets, 2 pillow cases, 1 bath mat, 2 large and 2 small towels, 1 kitchen cloth.
Available for your comfort in the apartment: Beach umbrella, umbrella (although rarely used), some sealed bags of coffee for your arrival, tea, sugar, one roll of toilet paper, and cleaning products.
I’m pleased to offer 30 minutes French language practice, free of charge, optional of course. Sort of a gift “to take with you”. Im an experienced French language teacher, native French with also American nationality. And, if you wish to study or improve your skills during your holiday, I propose special rates for my guests, or for Bilingual assistance. My teaching site: http://francoiseduffau.com
For the check-in and check-out, I like also to be present, to welcome my guests and introduce the apartment, Nice and areas. I’ve designed Zen Om book including tips and suggestions, and the Apartment’s Manual in French and English languages to answer potential questions on the apartment. Maps, guides and brochures on Nice and areas are also available for consultation.
The renovated public swimming pool Saint Francois is in the next street.
The apartment is at the beginning of a small bright pedestrian street, Ruelle Saint Francois, perpendicular to the pedestrian Place Saint Francois facing the park Promenade du Paillon, near also Place Garibaldi.
Importantly and rare in Old Nice, the strategic location allows various paths to the apartment: either just in crossing the street, by the Garden/Promenade du Paillon, leading to the sea, featuring trees, plants, fountains, water sprays, or by the charming historic small pedestrian streets of Old Nice, also by the Bd Jean Jaures,for a faster walks, all transportations, tram (stop: Cathedrale Vielle Ville), city bikes, the “Parking des Arts” located under the Théâtre National of Nice on Promenade des Arts, just in crossing the street ; and allows a fast exit from the city, to go sightseeing.
From Zen Om, you can go by foot all over Nice. The public transportation system is really well organized, renting a car is therefore optional at least for the first days of your stay.
SPECIAL MONTHLY RATES: For January and February 2015: Please inquire.
Rental directly with the owner, myself, therefore legal, and secured rental.
At booking payment of Rental: Either Online by Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover cards) or through PayPal, for American Express cards also as Homeway doen't accept Amex, a Paypal account is not needed, or by bank wire transfer in Euros or Dollars.
At check-in only, payment of:
a) Refundable security, returned at check-out: in cash, Euros or equivalent US bank check, travelers. Upon guests’ request at when paid at booking, refunded within a week after departure,
b) 90 E Management/maintenance fee including linen.
Please note that automatic translations by sites are not perfect. Please do not hesitate to contact me, if in your language the translation is unclear. Thank you.
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
About Françoise Duffau (Owner)
It a pleasure for me as the owner to welcome my guests at Zen Om and to give tips and information on the area. Also, please note that as an experienced French language teacher, native French with American nationality, I pleased to offer to my guests an optional 30 minutes French language session, my teaching site
I’m a freelance French language teacher, in New York City, I taught at Baruch College and Sanofi Synthelabo, for over 8 years. I teach also English as a second language and Hatha Yoga. I’m native French with also American nationality, now offering French classes in Nice, Distance learning through Skype and Bilingual Assistance, I give also French language workshops in USA.
Nowadays, I live in beautiful Nice after few years in Paris, and 16 years in New York City. I choose to live in Nice, as it is at the same time, a village (where the apartment is located), a city with an interesting cultural life and also it is very beautifully close to the nature and the magic Mediterranean blue Sea.
I like very much to travel, the nature, have a special attraction for Asia, where I often take trips and like also to volunteer teaching.
I really love Zen Om apartment when I stay at times, a very cosy and relaxing apartment and its typical, safe, extremely convenient and friendly neighborhood in Old Nice (Vieux Nice), where everything needed is around. The new park by the apartment, just crossing the street called Promenade du Paillon and also Coulée Verte (pedestrian green flow), is amazing, and very relaxing. I like also very much to be at few minutes from the sea and beaches and to feel the atmosphere of the Old Nice, so close from the nature. And enjoy the specially good climate in this beautiful part of France, where there are unlimited things to discover.
It is a pleasure for me to do my best to make my guests feel at home at Zen Om and in order for them to enjoy at best their holidays.
Françoise Duffau (Owner) purchased this apartment in 2010
Why Françoise Duffau (Owner) chose Nice Old Town (Vieux Nice)
When searching for a property to buy, I felt immediately in love with the apartment and its feeling of peace, comfort and familiarity, its layout as a 1 BR open plan, double exposures, the view of the sky and birds over the roofs of Old Nice, and the romantic sound of the distant church bells.
And its typical, very strategic and safe area in Old Nice, between sea and garden, where everything is available around and where it is possible to go everywhere walking.
Just exciting the building, are located the best bakeries, gourmet food shops, restaurants and cafes, and great food and antique markets. While quiet, it is at the center of all entertainments, cultural life, and transportation.
*Also, rare asset in the Old Nice, the apartment’s location allows various accesses, offering therefore only the advantages to be in Old Nice:
For relaxing walks through the charming historic pedestrian streets of Old Nice leading to the Mediterranean Sea in 5 minutes,
Also reaching the amazing Castle Park overlooking the Promenade des Anglais and the Baie des Anges. in less than 10 minutes,
Or by the Boulevard J. Jaures, for a faster walk, where, tram, buses, including the 20 minutes airport bus, parking are located,
Also allowing a fast exit to the city to visit around,
Furthermore, just crossing the street, the new relaxing Garden/Promenade du Paillon or Coulée Verte (pedestrian green flow), adds an incredible asset to the apartment.
Why Nice? After 6 years in Paris and 16 years in New York City, I chose to relocate to the French Riviera, full of happy child’s memories beauties and sun! I felt Nice called “Nice la belle” (the beautiful), perfect, as it is at the same time a village, where the loft is located in the Old Nice, a city with an interesting cultural life, and by the beautiful blue Mediterranean Sea and the best climate in France, the light and nature superb and the typical places to visit numerous. The public transportation is great and a car is really also optional.
What makes this apartment unique
A full immersion… As a welcome to my guests, I’m pleased to offer a free optional 30 minutes French language practice, and special rates. My teaching site: francoiseduffau.com and to welcome my guests and to give information as needed.
Zen Om 1 BR open plan apartment is very cosy, with a peaceful atmosphere, going with the warm sound of distant church bell, the view of the small street, birds, blue sky, over the roofs of Old Nice. Carefully furnished and equipped, bright and quiet, with double exposure allowing cross ventilation. During winter you will enjoy the relaxing electric fire place and efficient heaters. Ideal for one or 2 people.
The immersion is guaranties in this historic, friendly, strategic and extremely safe location in Old Nice, living in a charming, and certainly very clean and tidy home. As I’m staying at times at Zen Om, I look after it carefully, and wish for my guests to feel at home as well. Only the benefits to be in Old Nice: the apartment is quiet, and at the center of all entertainments, shopping, near transportation, and rare in Old Nice, allowing various accesses. * Close to the nature: The beautiful and relaxing Garden/Promenade du Paillon, a 1 kilometer pedestrian green flow, just crossing the street. The sea and beaches, at 5 minutes walk through the charming pedestrian streets. The beautiful Castle Park and the newest parts of Nice at 10 minutes walk.
All needed is around: just exciting the building: the best bakeries, gourmet food, cafes restaurants, food and antique markets. Surrounded by landmarks, cultural life and entertainments, the Museum of Modern Art, public library, movies, theaters, opera. St Francois indoor swimming pool next street. At 2 minutes walk: tram, stop Cathedrale Vielle Ville, train station: 4 tram stops, all transportation, airport bus, pay Parking des Arts (just crossing street), city bike stands, and fast exit from the city. Apartment manual in English and French, guidebooks. I wish for my guests the