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Charming, luxury, 'Old Town' balcony, beach 50 metres wifi - Frescarra

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights




This rental is both Carrara and Fresco joined together to make a luxurious 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom family apartment of about 95 square meters. With a marble balcony sweeping the full length of both apartments facing west. The essential double glazing and air conditioning making a cool peaceful haven in the heart and heat of the bustling old town.

About the property

Noble apartments

Cararra and Fresco are two separate units, 'Carrara', a fully equipped, home from home 2 bedroom apartment with 2 bathrooms and 'Fresco' a romantic studio with frescoed ceiling, fireplace and its own bathroom and kitchenette. Both apartments are equipped with the essential double glazing, air conditioning and wifi , plus a lift/elevator. Fresco and Carrara can easily be joined making a spacious 3 bedroom 3 bathroom family rental called 'Frescarra' with its marble balcony, full of flowers, and westerly views of the rooftops of the Old Town. Tastefully decorated, renovated with marble and teak bath and shower rooms, fully fitted and equipped kitchens...while keeping the original charm and ancient ambiance .

Situated on the 4th floor of a historical 17th century building on the prestigious Place du Palais de Justice.

More Details

Property Manager
Madame Demacon
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Madame Demacon

I project managed the renovation of this apartment in 2002 for Kara Noble ..the owner, she lives in LA!

I have lived here in Nice for 17 years..I love it!

Madame Demacon purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Madame Demacon chose Vieille Ville

Location location location ..restaurants, beach cafes shopping what could be more fun

What makes this apartment unique

Home from home

Guestbook comments from the manager

This is our 5th year in the apartment and it feels like home. Can't beat the view- rooftops of Nice, Ferris wheel, mountains in distance. Small problems upon arrival immediately solved by manager, Pam
Feb 2015
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Available Rentals

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There is an 'end of stay' cleaning charge of 150 euro for this unit.
To reserve these dates we require 50% of the rent in advance We accept Pay pal, bank transfer,
Refundable security deposit of 300 euro is due on arrival ie credit card details or paypal payment or in euros.


Vieille Ville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 queen, 1 double, 2 singles ,1 sofa bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
This accommodation is very flexible for every family situation, with a simple separation of Fresco from Carrara it is ideal for Nanny or Granny or teenagers.


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average rating of 4.7272725 based on 12 reviews

Great apartment(s) for family stay

  • 5 of 5

Pam was welcoming, helpful and friendly and the family settled in quickly. The layout worked really well for us as it was flexible (separating out the studio apartment to give privacy), and the central position meant that walking everywhere was easy.

Would definitely recommend this apartment...

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: À la prochaine!!! Merci Pam
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Perfect location, will return!

  • 5 of 5

Pam was a wonderful hostess; the apartment(s) are beautiful, and fully equipped to suit all our needs; the location couldn't be any better - walking distance to markets, restaurants, all the 'sites', grocery stores, etc. We were there two weeks and wish we had booked for twice that time. Looking forward to returning next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci .. et au revoir! We look forward to receiving you next time! Pam
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Really enjoyed our stay and would definitely go back

  • 5 of 5

The apartment worked really well for our family. It is right in the heart of the old town and a few minutes walk to the beach. It has a rustic charm and most importantly air conditioning which was very welcome upon our return from days in hot weather! Parking was not a problem in the underground car park across the plaza. I would definitely recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location and great property manager

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented this unit for one month while I was studying abroad. Pam was wonderful from the time I started communicating with her about the property all the way through the day we left. The place was in an excellent location. Centrally located in old town Nice and easily accessible for the the beach and the Promenade. It is close to parks for children and lots of wonderful restaurants. The view from the balcony was wonderful and my son and I enjoyed breakfast outside every morning. The size of Frescarra worked perfectly for my family (6 people). The market is located just below the unit. The kitchen has everything you need to cook for yourself and although the refrigerator is small it served our group of 6 just fine. There is also an elevator which eases any concerns you should have about being on a higher floor. The WiFi was a little spotty when you were not in the central room but it did not pose a significant problem. We had a couple of incidences where we were in need of assistance and Pam responded promptly and helped us with all of our issues/requests. If I were to travel to Nice again I would not hesitate to rent this exact same unit again. I highly recommend this rental to anyone planning on visiting Nice for a short or long period of time.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to work with you. We would welcome you back at anytime. Very best regards. Pam
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Perfect location, loved staying in Old Nice

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 stayed in the apartment for one week at the end of March 2016. We combined the two apartments into a very spacious large apartment. The building is located in Old Nice and in a perfect location. We were able to walk to everywhere in Nice. Wonderful restaurants, bakeries, and grocery stores are located nearby. My daughter and I easily went on morning runs along the Promenade des Anglais from the apartment. We were able to walk to the train station. The outdoor market (Cours Saleya) and beach are so close. My youngest enjoyed the carousel and running through the fountains at nearby Pomenade du Paillon. My kids could find the apartment building without parent assistance. We found everything we needed in the apartment (well-equipped kitchen, cable TV, balcony, wiFi, washing machine). The beds were comfy. Plenty of towels provided. There is a lift in the building but my family ran up and down the stairs and opted not to use the lift (had to work off the baguettes & croissants!). It was easy to keep in touch with the manager Pam who gave us a very thorough run-through of the apartment upon check-in. If you want to stay in a historical building and feel like you are in "Old Nice", this the place for you!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great apartement in Nice

  • 5 of 5

Our apartment was very charming and well stocked and we were thrilled with the location. We walked a block to the flower/vegetable market for fresh strawberries and around the corner for wonderful bread every morning then headed for the beach, museums or shopping. The old town location is fabulous for restaurants and a flavor for the wonderful city of Nice. Pam was there for our arrival and was very helpful in acclimating us to our surroundings and very responsive when we had some trouble with the plumbing. We enjoyed local restaurants including La Merenda and Acchiardo. Would love to go back again and would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Au revoir! Pam.
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Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Noble apartments (Carrara and Fresco = Frescarra) are situated in the heart of the old town of Nice, 1, Place du Palais, Nice 06300. 20 meters from the famous fruit/flower/antique market 'cours Salaya' on the doorstep, along with beaches and plethora of restaurants, bars and clubs. This city by the sea is the perfect holiday location for all the family. Easy tram/train/buses.

Other Activities: shopping, museums,markets,antiques,beaches and more


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