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High quality, elegant and spacious central Nice apartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite), sleeps 4

A very spacious (90sq m), high quality second floor apartment (non smoking) with lift, South facing and centrally situated just north of the Old Town, near the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Place Garibaldi. A large living/dining room with 3D HD TV (plus glasses) & including SKY, Netflix, Blu-ray 3D/DVD, high quality stereo system and all leather seating. The practical kitchen is well equipped with an American style fridge freezer, small dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven and microwave. The whole apartment has a solid, polished oak floor. The main bedroom has a double bed, walk-in-closet with Miele washing machine/tumble dryer, a large shower, bath and WC. There is also a computer with wireless broadband Internet access. The second bedroom contains 2 single beds that can be joined to make a large double bed if required and this room benefits from a small balcony. A second shower room with WC leads off the living room, close to the second bedroom.

Jemima Lawrence
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Jemima Lawrence

Jemima and Joe live in a small village in the Peak District England. We and our four grown-up children love Nice and come out several times a year. We consider the apartment to be our second home, not just a holiday let, so have furnished and equipped it as such.

Jemima Lawrence purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Jemima Lawrence chose Nice

The property is very well located giving easy access to the promenade and beach, the port, the old town and main shopping area. It is dual aspect (South East/South West facing) with seven floor-to-ceiling French windows so is very light and airy. There is a small balcony big enough for two chairs and a small table - great for people watching while enjoying a glass of wine!

What makes this apartment unique

We fell in love with the 'Frenchness' of the apartment! It is so light and spacious (90 square metres) and fantastically convenient. Bars, restaurants, shops and many of the sights of Nice are on the doorstep. For travelling further afield there is easy access to buses, trams and trains.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Wonderful 3 days in your gorgeous apartment. We have had an utterly lovely time - thank you'. (SL 4/06)

'Your apartment is so good on the eye, but wonderfully comfortable and so easy to use'. (PH 4/06)

'My stay has been fantastic. Your flat is wonderful. Thank you again I really enjoyed your flat. Hope to come back again.' (Steve,5/06).'Thanks for going a wee bit extra - great way to make guests feel at home, very comfy'. (MC 7/06) 'Great apartment, well appointed with lots of extras to make you feel at home. (RB July 06) 'Lovely stay. Apartment is stunning and Nice fascinating'. (PJL 8/06) 'Just a short note to say how much we enjoyed staying in your apartment. 'We could not have wished for a more attractive, comfortable and well-equipped unit.' (GF 9/ 06)'We absolutely loved the apartment, Nice, the Cote d'Azur - everything & had a fantastic time. THANK YOU!' *(BG 11/06) 'We had a great time in Nice and your apartment is fab'.(SH 2/07)
Nov 2007
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Carabacel Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , En suite to master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • En suite bathroom has bath with shower attachment plus large, separate shower cubicle. Bath towels and bath mats are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can make a double
  • The master bedroom has a large double bed (160 cm) and en suite bathroom. The second bedroom has two single beds that can be joined to make a large double (160 cm) if required. A small balcony planted with flowers and herbs opens off this bedroom. All bed linen is supplied and each bed has a bedside light and table.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Children aged 12 years and over are allowed.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

High quality, elegant and spacious central Nice apartment
average rating of 4.952381 based on 22 reviews

Spacious flat in prime location

  • 5 of 5

This beautifully modernised flat in a traditional Niçoise building is equipped with everything you'd need for the perfect self-catering holiday. The attention to detail makes this one of the best apartments we've stayed in.

The location is perfect for all the attractions of Nice and has easy access to public transport.

Correspondence with the helpful owners has been most efficient. Our thanks to them.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is very gratifying to receive such favourable comments from guests staying in our apartment. This apartment is our home and very special to us, so it is lovely that others seem to enjoy it as much as we do.
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Fabulous apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best properties we've stayed in and was ideal for us (couple and 14 year old son). It is a large apartment with everything you could want or need during your holiday. Little things like having UK plug sockets available, and USB points in the bedside lamps for phone charging, made a big difference.

We had 9 days of brilliant weather. Visiting in winter though it was great to return to an apartment with luxuries like Sky TV, all the BBC channels and Netflix!

The apartment is in a great position. It is an easy walk through lovely gardens to reach Promenade des Anglais, and it is only 5-10 minutes walk to the maze of Old Town streets with individual shops and restaurants. Buses and trams are also close by. Longer trips on the bus, such as to Monaco or Luceram (delightful mountain village full of Christmas nativity scenes at this time of year) are only €1.50, or for other destinations on the Nice 'network' buy a book of 10 for €10.

With the location being so central there is noise from the traffic. You soon get used to it though and it certainly wasn't a problem. I took ear plugs but the other 2 were fine sleeping without them.

We loved Nice and staying here made a good holiday better. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, JK, for writing such a lovely review. It is so gratifying when guests clearly appreciate and love our home in Nice as much as we do. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Nice again one day. Best wishes, Jemima and Joe
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Spacious,comfortable apartment in Nice old town.

  • 5 of 5

Extremely comfortable apartment ideally situated in the older part of Nice. This apartment has everything you could wish for to enjoy a stay in Nice. Centrally located offering easy access to bars, cafes, restaurants and shops, all within easy walking distance. Excellent public transport links allowing easy use of tram, bus or trains to explore the coastline from Italy to St Tropez. The owners have thought of everything, even supplying beach mats and sunshades for lazy days by the sea. Very comprehensive factsheet supplied giving details of local area and good selection of maps and guides available in the apartment. Due to central location there is some noise through the night, ( bin wagons, buses, early morning commuters) but we did not find it a great problem. However in height of Summer if you wished to sleep with the windows open it may be more of an issue.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review, Barry. I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay in our apartment and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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A fabulous apartment in ideal settings

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described ! The apartment was light, spacious and very nicely furnished. Everything we needed was provided. So although we had some bad luck with the weather we had a very comfortable stay. You can do the daily shopping just opposite and it is just a short walk to the old town. We would definitely come again.

Dietlinde and friends

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Dietlinde and friends, for taking the time and trouble to write us a lovely review - it is much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you to Nice again one day. Best wishes from Jemima and Joe
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Luxury and comfort.

  • 5 of 5

This was my third stay in this lovely apartment. A long weekend in October extended our summer with temperatures in the mid-20s. The apartment is situated just outside the Old Town, very near MAMAC and within easy reach of all we wanted. It is spacious, comfortable and extremely well kitted out, making for very easy living. We ate out and we ate in with equal ease and delight. Therefore we ate and drank too much, but were able to walk around Cap Ferrat and run along Promenade des Anglais in compensation!

I hope to return again, and have already recommended it to others who were as impressed as me.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your 3rd visit to our apartment, Phil. We look forward to welcoming you to Nice again in the future!
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Großes und sehr schönes Appartment in Nizza

  • 5 of 5

Das Apartment ist so schön und komfortabel, dass wir nun schon zum vierten Mal in Folge unseren Osterurlaub hier verbracht haben. Alle Angaben bezüglich Lage, Größe und Ausstattung des Apartments entsprechen vollständig den Angaben der Vermieter. Die sehr geschmackvolle Einrichtung, der großzügig bemessene Wohnraum und die moderne Medienausstattung vermitteln das Gefühl, man sei zu Hause. Die sehr freundlichen und hilfsbereiten Vermieter stellen eine umfassende Informationsmappe sowie zahlreiches Reiseführer- und Kartenmaterial zur Verfügung. Bei besonderen Fragen gibt es jederzeit die Möglichkeit, direkt bei Jemima und Joe per Email nachzufragen. Wir werden bestimmt noch oft in diese wunderbare Wohnung reisen und können sie ohne Einschränkung weiterempfehlen.

Doris und Wolfgang

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Doris and Wolfgang, for taking the time and trouble to write a review. We look forward to welcoming you to our Nice apartment for your future Easter holiday! Best wishes from Jemima and Joe (I've taken the liberty of including below a Google translation to help those who don't read German). "The apartment is so nice and comfortable that we have spent already for the fourth consecutive year, our Easter holiday. All information relating to the location, size and equipment of the apartments are fully compliant with the particulars of the owner. The very tasteful, the generous living space and the modern media equipment convey the feeling that one is at home. The very friendly and helpful owners provide a comprehensive information pack as well as numerous guide books and maps available. For specific issues, there is always the possibility to ask directly at Jemima and Joe by email. We will certainly still often travel to this wonderful apartment and can recommend it without reservation. Doris and Wolfgang"
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Nearest Airport
9 Kilometres
Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nice 'Le Port'
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Gare de Nice Ville (Thiers)
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
Wine bars, restaurants, brasseries close by
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Isola 2000 accessible by ski bus in winter season
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Nice beaches 15 minutes walk
Car: not necessary

Our apartment is centrally and conveniently situated just north of the Old Town, 5 minutes walk from Place Garibaldi, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMAC) and Nice National Theatre. The famous Cours Saleya market and the beach are 10-15 minutes walk through the vibrant and colourful Old Town. There are two bakeries, a supermarket, an excellent wine shop and numerous restaurants very close by. The number 98 airport bus takes about 25 minutes and stops a few minutes walk from the apartment. Avenue Jean Medecin (main shopping street) is about 10 minutes walk.


Rates & Availability

Carabacel Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Standard rate
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $323.4

There are no additional taxes. Arrivals are at a nominated time after 4pm.* Checkout is by 10am. *Late check-in: 9 - 11pm £25, 11 - 12 midnight £40. Check-in not possible after 12 midnight.A key/security/damage deposit of £250 is payable one month before arrival. When keys returned, & assuming no damage has been caused, or excessive cleaning required, this deposit will be returned to you promptly

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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