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Villa le Studio. Balcony + great views and close to the village and sea.

Bedrooms 1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Self catering, parking, air-con, close restaurants, transport and beach

Villa Le Studio is situated just by the heart of the old town of Villefranche Sur Mer, and is a lovely romantic holiday apartment in a building that looks like a little villa. The apartment has been newly and stylishly renovated with large windows that look out on sensational views of the whole bay. There is one double bedroom and another double bedroom on the mezzanine level above the sitting room. Both have king sized beds. The kitchen is fully fitted. There is also a small pretty balcony so that you can sit outside and parking for one car and air con. The street leads from the side of the building straight down to the village which is five minutes away and the sea and beach about a ten minute walk away. Villefranche has great restaurants, wonderful beaches, history and charm on the doorstep. This is without doubt the best location on the Cote D'Azur by far. Sleeps four guests. Perfect for a couple a two children.

Please note the advantage of this apartment is it has it's own parking space which is a real bonus if you are renting a car or driving down.

More Details

Property Manager
Mattie Silman
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2018


Villefranche-sur-Mer Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • There is a new bathroom with mosaic tiles and a power shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • CD Player
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
The apartment has been recently refurbished and the kitchen is new and so is the bathroom. There is air conditioning, parking and wi fi connection. More photos on request!


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(13 traveler reviews)

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Villa le Studio. Balcony + great views and close to the village and sea.
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Very enjoyable villa with million dollar view

  • 5 of 5

The villa was roomy with plenty of amenities. Two beds, large kitchen and decent size bathroom which was very hard to find in this area. The property manager, Becky, met us upon arrival and took the time to walk through any questions we had. There was also a snafu with the Wi-Fi while there (due to weather and not at all the landlords fault) and Becky went out of her way to get us a temporary box while the internet company fixed the local signal. After the airline lost our bag and seemed to not care at all, this little extra effort really made a huge difference for us! I highly recommend this for a comfy stay on the Cote d'azur, you will not regret it.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just as advertised plus more!

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived we were met by the apartment manager who took so much time to talk through the area and offer us suggestions of things to do, where to eat etc. She was lovely and answered all of our questions. The apartment was perfectly clean and comfortable yet stylish. The view is TO DIE FOR!! I just did not get sick of waking up and looking out the window. It is well located if you are ok with walking back up hill from the town, we found this a good way to walk off all the delicious food and drinks we were consuming so it wasn't too bad. Overall this place was perfect for a weeks holiday and I would return in a second.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always so happy to know our guests have had an enjoyable holiday! The views are indeed a 'feast for the senses'......... I personally never tire of the extraordinary light and views from the first time I arrived nearly thirteen years ago. Come soon - I want to share this with you! Mattie
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Wonderful apartment with a sunning view

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay here. The studio is well equipped and very clean. It is in a quite area but a very easy walk to the restaurants etc. We loved villefranche sur mer. The town is really unspoilt, has wonderful restaurants and a beautiful coast line. The view from the studio was fantastic. It was so nice to sit with a drink on the balcony and watch all the boats. Fantastic location. Extremely well equipped and clean. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nanaimo, British Columbia

A delightful villa, superb views Villefranche

  • 5 of 5

Nicely appointed renovated villa, with parking spot, superb views, near to all Villefranche restaurants and beaches. One bedroom and mezzanine second bedroom. Bath with shower, dishwasher and washer...lovely setting.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I look forward to welcoming more guests in the coming year. Villefranche is also a lovely winter destination so don't discount a winter break sometime..... Mattie
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Indianapolis, Indiana

Great base for exploring the South of France

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa le Studio for a week in the beginning of June. The apartment looks exactly like the pictures posted online and is in excellent condition: luxurious and comfortable. The view from the living room onto the bay is amazing. We couldn't stop looking out the window and saying "We can't believe we're here!" The parking space makes this place an ideal base for exploring the south of France for vacationers with a car. The beach is about a 10-15 walk from the apartment, with the old town being along the way. The kitchen is great for preparing some meals at home and enjoying breakfast on the wonderful balcony. Wifi in the apartment allows you to stay in touch. After spending the day in town, the walk uphill back to the apartment allows you to work off some of the calories from the copious goodies you eat. The walk home up the hill may be a challenge for some, but we found it invigorating. Wonderful place, with easy check-in and out, and great amenities. Would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy getting lovely feedback from our guests......looking forward to more! Mattie
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Indianapolis, Indiana

Great place to experience the south of France

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa le Studio for a week in early June. The apartment looks exactly like the pictures posted online. It is luxurious and comfortable. The view from the living room is unbelievable, and we couldn't get enough of gazing out the window or from the wonderful balcony. The kitchen is well-equipped for preparing some meals if you get tired of dining out every night. The wifi is nice for keeping in contact with people back home. The old town is only about a 10 minute walk downhill from the apartment, with the beach being another 5 minutes beyond that. Our 2 daugheters loved sleeping in the loft, and our bed was comfortable. The parking space is great for travelers with a car wanting use this as a base to explore the south of France. Monaco, Eze, and Nice are all within a few minutes drive. There are grocery stores close by for getting supplies. The walk back up to the apartment at the end of the day was a welcome challenge for us, but may prove to challenging for travellers who have difficulty walking. A fantastic apartment in a beautiful town. We loved the whole experience and hope to come back. Would definitely recommend to families or couples. Thank you Mattie!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that our guests are enjoying Villa Le Studio this year and look forward to welcoming you in the near future. See you soon, Mattie
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
5 minutes
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Nice port
Nearest Train
400 Metres
10 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
The old town
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Limone - one hour away
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
We are by the beach

Nice and Monte Carlo are both ten minutes away and Italy a mere forty minutes drive. Drive into the hills of Eze or Vence which are stunning or the mountains for skiing an hour away. This area has so much to offer from art, history, luxury and indulgence - whatever your taste. Villefranche old town dates back to the 12th century and is full of history and good places to eat plus a wonderful beach and sea to swim in. This is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the world and Villefranche itself is full of history with a Citadel that dates back to the 12th century. Jean Cocteau stayed and is famous for decorating the little fisherman chapel on the quay. Many famous people choose this area to live. Tina Turner has a house in the hills and Elton John has a house close by as does Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We take a 25% deposit to secure your booking . The balance is paid by bank transfer and we accept dollar, euros or sterling into our dollar, euros or sterling account for ease. I will be writing to you with more information.

PLEASE NOTE On arrival you will be required to pay a 'housekeeping fee' of €180 euros to the manager together with a security deposit of €300 euros which is refunded on check out.
There are no extra charges unless you require extra cleaning during your stay.
Please see my website for explanation of the charges.

For longer bookings of three weeks or more there may be a higher 'housekeeping' fee.

Included in your booking and 'housekeeping charge' are utilities and linens (cotton sheets, allergy free pillows-), towels, beach towels, kitchen towels. We also leave basic supplies as per a 'self catering unit' (toilet paper, salt and pepper etc) so you don't have to immediately run out and shop when you arrive. There is secure wireless DSL that enables you to connect within minutes of your arrival, should you need to.

You can also arrange for extra cleaning which can be arranged and paid directly to the housekeeper.

Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday. Note: We can occasionally offer five night breaks out of season.
Note: We can occasionally offer five night breaks out of season. Please enquire.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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