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Charming air conditioned 2 bedroom Art Deco apartment with a lift near the sea

Thiers, Nice, France
  • Apartment602 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms0
  • Half Baths1
  • Mininum Stay4 - 5 nights

Charming Art Deco TWO Bedroom all the mod cons,comfortably sleeps 5 in beds

SAMPLE FRENCH LIVING ON THE RIVIERA, for a holiday break.Rent our apartment close to the beach in Central Nice, rather than booking into a hotel. Self catering offers freedom of eating out or cooking in our kitchen using fresh ingredients from local markets. Unlike many apartments in Old Nice ours has a lift so you don’t have to carry your luggage up or climb the stairs at the end of a long day of sightseeing or swimming.

Our Art Deco Apartment has been designed by Rene Liveri a famous architect from Nice in 1936.It has beautuful mosaics, original tlles in public areas and each apartment in the entrance hall.We have renovated the apartment to give you the comforts of modern living whilst maintaining original features such as decorative floor tiles, paraquet flooring, cornices and ceiling roses. The apartment is in a chic area of Nice so you can sample brasseries, markets, delis, and boutiques mostly used by locals. Our elegant and stylish two bedroom apartment is on the third floor of a beautifully decorated Art Deco apartment block with a lift. The lounge has a small balcony overlooking the Square.The master bedroom is spacious with mirrored wardrobes, a double bed and a chaise lounge near the window.It has high ceilings, cornices and ceiling rose with a pretty chandelier and original paraquet flooring. The second bedroom has a sunny terrace, a desk with a pleasant view.There ia additional storage for coats etc in a cupboard in the hallway. The apartment has an open plan stylish Scandinavian style kitchen and is fully fitted. with dining table for 4 people. , The bathroom has a powerful shower is brand new and there is a sepaerate toilet with a basin.In the sitting room there is a large flat screen TV,a DVD player with a selection of DVDs and CDs, CD player and radio, a broadband connection, WiFi and everything to make your holiday enjoyable

Above all this is our own holiday home away from home and we enjoy it very much and hope you will too.

NICE FOR ART LOVERS and foodies: Nice enjoys lovely weather all year round.It is art lovers paradise It has numerous museums and galleries (Matisse and Chagall among them), three theatres, opera house and symphony orchestra. The train station is only a five-minute walk from the apartment. This excellent service takes you to all the must-see towns and beaches along the Cote d’Azur. The Musicians Quarter is the most elegant and central living area of the city. It is the hub of all the shopping and cultural activities yet is also beside the Promenade des Anglais and within easy waking distance of the old town.

You will be spoilt for choice for quality high end restaurants for that special occasion to the value for money eateries, cafes and bistros serving French, Nicoise and italian specialities.

There are several Michelin star restaurants in the area too.

NICE AROUND THE YEAR: Nice is a year-round destination. It enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year

Some of the many activities in and around Nice:

February: Mimosa Festival, Carnival

May : Monaco Grand Prix, Cannes Festival

July: Jazz Festival

Swimming and sunbathing almost 9 months of the year!

Beautiful and lively markets, for fresh fruit and vegetables, olives, wines etc and the famous flower market.

There are two indoor fresh produce markets within 5 minutes walk of our apartment, so you are really spoilt for choice.

AROUND NICE- Take your pick!: Nice is an ideal base to explore the beautiful French Riveiera, The Cote d'azur. The Nice Centre Ville SNCF railway station is only an easy five to seven minutes walk from our apartment. Some of the following make excellent days out:

The glamour of Monaco and Cannes

The authentic perched villages of St Paul de Vence and Eze

The fabulous drives along the Mediterranean

Shopping in Italy

All this within half an hour by car or excellent public transport!

Ferries to Corsica and St Tropez are also available from Nice Port.

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About Penny

We are a family of doctors and medical professionals, except me, I am a designer and businesswoman! We live in the UK and simply love the South of France

Penny purchased this Apartment in 2004

Why Penny chose Nice

Visited with family on a birthday and fell in love with the region.What is not to like? Blue sea, all year sun, stunning coastal scenary and charming perched villages! A dream for art and culture lovers, glamour, gastronomy you have it all here. Lo and behold on my following birthday, got this flat as a gift from my hubby, so it is very special indeed for the family to enjoy and share with the most wonderful guests we have had from Peru to Sydney and China to name just a few far flung destinations!

What makes this Apartment unique

In a French chic area, yet so central. Just 10 minutes walk to the beach and lovely markets.You can truly sample life on the French Riviera and go to the bakeries and restaurants frequented by locals. Just walk everywhere and lose yourself in this beautiful as well as vibrant city. Enjoy!! Trains and buses conveniently located only minutes from our apartment, for visiting numerous perched villages, and towns nearby including into Italy for lovely days out.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, A chaise lounge, and large wardrobe
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, A travel cot can be rented if required
      • A spacious bedroom with a lovely double bed and high quality mattresses .There is also a chaise lounge to relax and read. A wardrobe with ample storage and hanging space.is provided in the bedroom. Second bedroom has a double bed and an attached sunny balcony. there is a desk for your laptop and ipads etc Both bedrooms have airconditioning. The apartment is light and airy, with a lovely gentle breeze because of the cross ventilation. Full central heating as well as air conditioning is available throughout the apartment


      • 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom
        toilet, toilet with handwash basin
      • Bathroom
        shower, Vanity unit, large shower
      • Modern brand new bathroom with large shower and vanity unit

      Location Type

        • Beach
        • Downtown
        • Near The Ocean
        • Town


            • Family
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Full air conditioning throughout the apartment
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Elevator
                      Lovely Art Deco style in a chic Neighbourhood
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Full central heating in the cooler months
                    • Internet
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                      Sofa/sofabed, easy chair, TV , DVD pkayer radio and CD player,dining table and 4 chairs. Air-conditioning throughout the apartment. Sofa bed in the living room can be used for sleeping if required
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Tumble Dryer
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          cooking pans, frying pan, ovenware, crockery set, wine glasses, serving bowls, cutlery
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully equipped open plan scandinavian style kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                          Table for 4
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Dining table for 4
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Audio Tape Player
                                • Books
                                  Some travel books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television


                                    • Balcony
                                      Balcony off the living room overlooking square with lovely green trees
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      small terrace/balcony off the 2nd bedroom
                                    • Terrace


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • Low Allergen Environment
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible


                                            • museums
                                            • bay/sound
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • coin laundry
                                            • forests
                                            • live theater
                                            • marina
                                            • botanical garden
                                            • playground
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • ruins
                                            • water parks
                                            • waterfalls
                                            • winery tours
                                            • zoo

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • beachcombing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • gambling casinos
                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • mountain climbing
                                                        • mountaineering
                                                        • paragliding
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • roller blading
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • We have taken care to maintain all the original features of this character apartment like paraquet floors, art deco tiles in the entrance hall as well as ceiling roses and cornices whilst giving you all the creature comforts required for enjoying a luxury holiday Maps, books, relevant information about places to see all provided.Our friendly agent will help as required during your stay.

                                                              37 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Fantastic property tastefully decorated to a high standard. Extremely comfortable

                                                              Excellent property with an even better location to explore the beautiful Cote D'Azur. A truly remarkable property with every amenity one could imagine

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Welcome again of course

                                                              Wonderful apartment full of charm and ambience.

                                                              Karen T.

                                                              Our family of four enjoyed our stay in this lovely apartment. Very convenient to the train station, buses and all the Nice sights. Check in was super easy, powerful shower, comfortable beds and wonderful balcony to enjoy the street activity. The apartment is surprisingly quiet at night. A real gem for the price!!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for your review. I am so pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay

                                                              Best Wishes

                                                              The apartment worked very well for us. Enjoyed the balcony.

                                                              peter n.

                                                              Good location for beach and station, with excellent baker and restaurant in the square.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for submitting the nice review. All guests do enjoy the location of the apartment and the amenities. Thank you for staying and of course welcome anytime again in the future

                                                              Great place to stay

                                                              J N.

                                                              This is a really great apartment with about a 10 minute walk to the beach. Nice small balcony towards the street (blvd Gambetta) and the bedrooms are located in the rear. We didn´t cook any food. Penny (the owner) was very helpful before and during our stay and Samir (local contact) took care of us during our stay:

                                                              Would definitely stay here again and can recommend this apartment. Thanks!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for taking the time to post this lovely review. I am so pleased you loved our apartment and its location. Hope to have you again for another even more enjoyable stay. You and your family were amazing guests

                                                              great location, lovely appartment.

                                                              mel e.

                                                              This is a really great appt. Everything you need for a short stay is available, and dealing with Penny was simple, she was very helpful. The appt is very clean and all furnishings are in excellent order. A small welcome pack was handy. It is a 10 min walk to the beach and the main shopping street. The supermarket across the street was adequate for most things. Rossini Restaurant had really good food and big portions. Boulangerie downstairs ideal for pastries etc.

                                                              TIPS: taxi from the airport 34 euros. The Bus no 99 is 6 euros each inc. kids. takes 15 mins.

                                                              The train station is a few minutes walk. To buy tickets easily go to an office at the far end called Sou, the ticket machines are a bit confusing. Remember to validate your tickets in the station in the small yellow readers,. It cost £25 for 2 adults and 2 kids to Monaco.

                                                              All in all excellent I highly recommend this Appt.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you indeed for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed staying at our apartment. Your tips are indeed helpful. You are of course welcome to stay anytime in the future and thank you for being such a wonderful guest

                                                              Stylish apartment in a great location.

                                                              Mike F.

                                                              The apartment is very conveniently located in the Musiciens area of Nice close to Nice Ville station, buses, and supermarkets. Indeed, the 99 airport bus drops off at the Franklin stop just a couple of minutes from the apartment.

                                                              The apartment is well equipped with excellent air conditioning and a modern bathroom and kitchen. The lift is a godsend after tiring days out and you can relax in front of the TV watching Netflix for free!

                                                              Would definitely stay again.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so pleased you loved our apartment and enjoyed your stay. Of course you are very welcome to stay when you next visit


                                                              Thiers, Nice, France

                                                              The location for this apartment is superb and central. It is only 8 to10 minutes walk from the beach, the famous Promanade des Anglais.The bus (No 23 from Terminal 1, costs only 1Euro ) to and from the airport stops within 50 meters of the apartment. The direct airport bus (No99) which wizzes you to the airport in 15 minutes also stops minures away.All the local amenities including a colourful indoor market, brasseries, boulangeries and patisseries are on the doorstep. Old Nice is also a pleasant walk through pedestrianised and interesting roads. The Gare SNCF train station is 7 minutes walk making those day trips to Cannes and Monaco to mention just a few attractions so easy! No need for car hire or taxis as superb and convenient public transport links! As you are in a chic french area, also close to the beach, you have the best of both worlds. Not directly on the busy and noisy promenade, but central enough to explore all of Nice on foot. Other Activities: french cookery classes

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                                                              RATES Rates are for the apartment for up to 4 people Included: This is a self catering apartment. Meet and greet and handing over keys by local agent is included. The agent’s contact number will be available for emergencies or issues Also included Cleaning before and after your stay One set of towels and linen per person Free WiFi and electricity Check out is at 10 am. Every effort will be made to be flexible with check out time but not guaranteed Additional Fees will be charged for late arrivals after 6 pm. Additional cleaning, linen or hire of beach towels etc is all available directly from local agent

                                                              37 Reviews
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