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Classic Vieil Antibes House With Roof Terrace Offering Sea Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 4-6 People: 2 Large Double Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Plus 2 Single Beds

Located in the picturesque heart of Antibes old town, this charming, traditional house is just a few steps from the stunning Picasso Museum, on a quiet cobbled walkway moments from both the shopping and café culture of the Provencal Market and the blue of the Mediterranean Sea.

Boasting a bright roof terrace with stunning sea views, this much loved family home has a classic, laid back style with traditional shuttered windows, exposed beams and Provencal detailing. A short walk from the beach, its traffic free setting makes it an ideal base from which to explore.

As you enter from the pretty, stone set street, the ground floor offers a charming open living and dining area, with a rustic feel and a newly renovated kitchen. A spacious first floor bedroom has a large double bed and an additional antique ‘four foot’ bed and separate shower room. The second floor is an airy double bedroom with classic French style and en suite bath/shower. The top floor holds a high set single bunk bed (right up over the stairs) and opens onto the sun filled roof terrace – perfect for al fresco dining and taking in the spectacular views of the Picasso Museum, Old Town and the sea.

More Details

Owner
Celia Greetham
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Celia Greetham

The house has been a much loved family retreat for many, many years. It has been enjoyed by generations of family and friends and although we have recently renovated areas like the kitchen we are keen to retain its character and charm and hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Celia Greetham purchased this house in 1973

Why Celia Greetham chose Antibes

The house is a great mix – close to the bustling Provencal Market, beaches, restaurants, cafés,

nightlife and amenities of Old Antibes, and yet it traffic free setting and picturesque provencal style make it feel like a real escape in the centre of the Old Town.

What makes this house unique

The property is accessed via a pretty cobbled lane in an area that has been pedestrianised to retain its charm. Guests are permitted special access to unload their taxi but beyond this the street remains a car free haven.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have spent the most amazing week at this house. What a fantastic house, town, location. Best place we have ever stayed. We will be back.
Jun 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Marche Provencal
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Royal Mougins Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Antibes SNCF
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
Vieux Murs
Nearest Ski
58 Kilometres
Isola 2000
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Gravette
Car: not necessary

The house sits right in the heart of Antibes Old Town with its café culture and chilled out Riviera chic. Step out of the front door and take a stroll along the picture postcard back streets of the Vielle Ville, steeped in history and hiding a myriad charming cafes and boutiques.

The house is situated between Antibes town’s three sandy beaches. Take a short (300m) stroll through quiet back streets or past the bustling local produce stalls of the Provencal Market to reach the Town Beach, a protected site nestled right into the old stone city walls. A ten minute walk along the dramatic coast wall ‘Ramparts’ will take you first to the chic private ‘Plage Royal’ and then the long golden sweep of Salis Beach reaching right along to the sailing club and beach bar.

You could take an evening stroll past arts and crafts stalls and a huge selection of cafes, bars and restaurants down to the glamorous Port Vauban, just a 5 minutes walk away, to take in the yachts and super yachts there.

True to its artistic roots Antibes boasts an impressive range of cultural activities – the renowned Picasso Museum is just yards from the house and overlooks the sea from its impressive setting; a short walk will take you to the Musee Peynet; while the Musee Fernand Leger and Musee Renoir are a short bus or car ride away. There are also cultural festivals throughout the year.

There are numerous boat hire options run from the Port (5 mins walk), water ski rides run from beside Plage Royal and the sailing school beyond Salis Beach runs a range of courses from sailing to windsurfing. Nearby Juan Les Pins has yet more night-life options, and ferries to the pretty walks and beaches of the Isles de Lerins.

Amenities

Antibes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathrooms are clean and full of character.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • First floor bedroom has a large double bed plus a 4 foot antique iron bed. There is an additional single bedspace on the top floor above the stairs case that looks out to the roof terrace.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Classic Vieil Antibes House With Roof Terrace Offering Sea Views
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 17 reviews
East Molesey, Surrey, UK
5

Old town charm

  • 5 of 5

18 Rue du Bateau is the perfect address for a relaxed stay in the most characterful part of Antibes with all the comforts of home. A delightful house with an air of antiquity but with all the modern conveniences you need and a lovely view from the roof terrace - the sunrises are magical!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Great house - got a little warm on the upper bedroom floor but nothing too hot

  • 5 of 5

Great town, with wonderful market very close by. Brilliant bus system linking all towns along the coast.

Great buzz around Antibes and the beaches were fantastic!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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5

An amazing home from home

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, well equipped and character filled house close to everything especially the market and harbour.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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East Molesey, Surrey, UK
5

Characterful accommodation, ideal location

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful old house in the heart of old Antibes with everything you need for a perfect holiday only a few steps away. The daily Provencal market round the corner is fantastic, the Picasso Museum just down the lane is a must-see, quaint streets, lovely beaches, great places to eat, wonderful walks on Cap d'Antibes - the list goes on. The view from the roof terrace is an added bonus. Will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Great experience!

  • 4 of 5

What a lovely place to spend some time in beautiful Antibes. It is located on a peaceful pedestrian street just a stone's throw from the water and a fabulous daily market.But, it is the top terrace of this home that really shines. What a view! This is what the Cote d'Azur is all about. Thank you Celia, for your generosity and professional help to make our stay a great one. I highly recommend staying in this quaint spot.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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5

Old Antibes: Don't hesitate

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, safe and peaceful location yet in the heart of Old Antibes. Home is historic and charming yet with a modern kitchen, wifi, two large bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a bonus: roof top terrace.

<2 minute walk to Provencal Market and Picasso Museum, 5 minute walk to beach. Great base for exploring Provence, Cote D'Azur, Corniches, Monacco.

House was clean and well-stocked with towels and linens. We appreciated the Welcome Gift of a bottle of wine.

Kitchen was well-equipped, washing machine worked well and shower pressure was excellent.

Owner was more than attentive to our questions about the house and medical care which our daughter needed.

We visited in December 2015.. There was plenty of safe, free parking in the off-season. The house was snug; the wall heaters worked well but it was nice to have the options of portable heaters as well. There were also extra blankets for lounging about. We'd love to return.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rental prices quoted in Euros, but other currencies, Pound Sterling and Australia Dollars may be accepted. Email owner for information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.