Relaxing and very cosy apartment, for a complete immersion in a unique location of Old (Vieux) Nice, the historic heart of the city: just crossing the street, the beautiful Garden/Promenade du Paillon, called also Coulée Verte (pedestrian green flow), one kilometer long, featuring a wide variety of trees, plants, fountains, water sprays ; also at 5 minutes walk, the sea and public and private beaches through the charming small streets, the beautiful Castle Park, and newest parts of the city. In a very strategic, safe, and typical area where just exiting the building, all needed is around, entertainments, shopping, transportation. The 1 BR loft style is carefully decorated, with modern & antique, and well equipped. View of pedestrian street, the roofs, the blue sky, the birds, and the distant sounds of the church bell.. Nicely renovated and ventilated. Wooden floor. Charming living area, shower-room with toilet, fully equipped open small kitchen, quiet bedroom. Well layout 40 m2 or 431 Sq ft., 4th floor in very easy walk-up small building with low stairs, ventilated staircase, and intercom. EQUIPMENT: WIFI, AC, Cables TV, DVD, HIFI, washing machine, multifunctions oven, grill, microwave, LINEN. Natural cross ventilation by double exposures and fans. Relaxing electric fire-place and heaters. Apart’s Manual in English & French. While quiet, the apartment is at the center of all entertainments, cultural events and activities, food & antique markets, restaurants and small cafes, bakeries, gourmet food, supermarkets, shopping, bookstores, theaters, cinemas, museums... The renovated public swimming pool Saint Francois is next street. The apartment is at the beginning of a small bright pedestrian street, Ruelle Saint Francois (near place Saint Francois facing the park & Garibaldi). * Importantly and rare in Old Nice, the apartment’s strategic location allows various ways to the loft, either just crossing the street, by the Garden/Promenade du Paillon (1 kilometer long), or the charming pedestrian historic streets of Old Nice, also by the Bd Jean Jaures: for faster walks, all transportation, tram (stop: Cathedrale Vielle Ville), city bikes’ stands, the “Parking des Arts” under Théâtre National of Nice on Promenade des Arts, ; and allows a fast exit to the city for sightseeing. Property referenced 3 Stars with Nice Tourism Office.
You will find a very tidy and clean apartment. The LINEN is scrupulously changed and included in the Management & Maintenance fee: Fresh protecting mattress and pillows, one bottom and top sheet, two pillow cases, one bath mat, two large and 2 small towels, one kitchen towel. If you don’t need linen please advise, 15 E will be deducted. Available for your comfort in the apartment: Beach umbrella, umbrella (although rarely used), and to get by, some sealed bags of coffee, tea, sugar, one roll of toilet paper, and cleaning products.
As the owner, it is my pleasure to welcome my guests and to introduce the apartment, Nice and the area.
For the peace of mind of my guests, I’ve designed the Apartment’s Manual in French and English languages to answer potential questions on the apartment, including also the domestic appliances' handbooks, and tips on Nice and the area. Maps, guides and brochures on Nice and areas are also available for consultation.
Either by Credit Cards, also through PayPal (a Paypal account is not needed, I’ll send you from PayPal site, a secured payment request using your email address), or by bank wire transfer in Euros or Dollars. Refundable security deposit payment either at check-in and refunded at check-out: in cash, Euros or US bank check, travelers. Or at booking with the rent, refunded within a week after departure.
Rates upon seasons, available weekly, 5 nights minimum, and longer terms.
Note: I answer to inquiries promptly, therefore in the event your mail would stay unanswered, please recontact me. Thank you.
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.
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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, 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.
A complete immersion... Zen Om apartment is very cosy, with a peaceful atmosphere, going with the warm sound of distant church bells, the birds, the blue sky, the roofs of Old Nice and the small street.
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.
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 therefore look after it carefully, and my role and pleasure is to have my guests feeling at home as well.
Only the benefits to be in Old Nice: as the apartment is quiet, while at the center of all entertainments, shopping, near transportation, and very rare in Old Nice, allows various accesses.
Close to the nature: The beautiful and relaxing Garden/Promenade du Paillon, called also Coulée Verte (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, typical food and antique markets at 5 minutes walk. Surrounded by landmarks, cultural life and entertainments, the Museum of Modern Art, the great modern public library, movies, theaters, opera. St Francois indoor swimming pool next street. At 2 minutes walk on the boulevard Jean Jaures, are: tram, stop Cathedrale Vielle Ville, train station:4 tram stops, all transportation, airport bus, pay Parking des Arts, city bike stands, and fast exit from the city.
Apartment manual in English and French, guidebooks.
It is my pleasure to welcome my guests and to give information, for them to feel at home for the best holiday experience and to have the pleasure of their visit again.