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Chris Coffey

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french

Newly remodeled with all modern conveniences and air conditioning

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Menton Area Condo Rental Photos and Description

One bedroon condo,washer, dryer, dish washer,air conditioning and king size bed

Menton in known as “The Pearl of France”. It is one of the most beautiful towns on the Côte d'Azur. The streets are lined with Lemon, Orange, and Palm trees. Its parks and gardens are splendid. The microclimate makes it a perfect holiday destination at any time of the year.

A beautiful completely remodeled and refurnished 3 room condominium on second level in modern building with elevator. The balcony off the living room and kitchen has a beautiful view of the mountains. You get the morning sun. The balcony and bedroom have a retractable awning and sliding doors and windows. The terrace has a table and chairs to enjoy a leisurely meal or cocktail.

It is a 20 minute walk from condominium to the center of town, the train, bus station and rental car, the beach and the casino. There is generally ample street parking. However we have a private parking garage in the building that is available for 75 euro for the week.

Monaco, Monte Carlo is 20 minutes away by car (10 minutes by train), train or bus and Ventimiglia, Italy is 15 minutes by train or car. Also there are many outstanding destinations both in France and Italy for day-tripping.

There are many wonderful small villages in the alps that are easy day trips to experience the beauty of France and Italy.

I don't need to tell you about the wonderful food and wine experiences you will enjoy.

Keywords: flat, apartment, condo

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Chris Coffey (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french

About Chris Coffey

Michelle is an artist and Chris is a leadership consultant . We were married in 1997 and we live in Marina del Rey California. Michelle loves to cook. Chris is an avid golfer and snow skier.

If you google Michelle Coffey Art and Christopher Coffey you will get a broader and deeper understanding of us and who we are.

Chris Coffey purchased this condo in 1985

Why Chris Coffey chose Menton Area

Michelle and her mother have owned this condo in Menton since the mid-80s. Michelle spent her childhood summers in Menton with her parents and grandparents

What makes this condo unique

Leisurely lunches at the beach looking out over the Mediterranean. Day trips into the Alps to wonderful little communities like Sospel. Taking the eight minute train ride to Monte Carlo. Just enjoying the wonderful French culture.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)
Newly remodeled with all modern conveniences and air conditioning
average rating of 4.5625 based on 16 reviews
Halifax, NS
4

Very comfortable, well appointed apartment

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the apartment for 9 weeks from January to March and found it well appointed, comfortable and very quiet. It's a 20 minute walk to the downtown part of Menton though there is frequent bus service from near the apartment. The internet worked very well which was important to us. The owners' representative Marie, was also very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tom Thank you for taking the time to let us know about you stay. Since it is our South France home we have provided all the amenities that we ourselves like. We are happy your stay was enjoyable. Marie is terrific and certainly makes an effort to make our guests welcome. Sincerely, Chris and Michelle Coffey
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San Francisco
4

Relaxing rental

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at your rental in Menton. Marie met us and gave us an orientation. We were so thankful for the air conditioning and washer and dryer. The bus stop of very easy to take to the beach. Try it right away!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orleans Canada
5

Nice place

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in your well equipped apartment. Marie and Marcel were very helpful and a very nice people. Apartment well situated close the the highways and the grocery stores a little bit far from the beach about 40 minutes walk. And must not forget to mention the a/c or has Marie said the clim. Very useful in hot Menton it made our stay much more enjoyable. Parking was not really a problem we drove sometimes 2 around the bloc and we were able to find a spot. It was a very busy street and it was nice to sit on the balcony to enjoy the action it was not noisy.

Thanks Chris and Michelle

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sweet pied a terre in Menton

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this bright, airy apartment. It was fully equipped with kitchen and laundry facilities. Marie and Marcel were the consummate hosts! They even agreed to pick us up at the airport. On the way to the apartment it was as if we had our own tour guide! And at the apartment, they were there for anything we needed. We walked to the beach one day and to the harbor another day. We were going to rent a car, but decided not to. (Maybe a motor-scooter next time?) The train station is down the street on the way to the beach. We discovered that Monte-Carlo is only 3 stops away westbound, and a round-trip ticket costs under $6! Another day trip was to Ventimiglia, Italy (only 2 stops away to the east). Note that it gets crowded there on the 30th of the month when they have big street market. And don't forget to visit Cap Ferrat. In sum, this is a great place to relax in the Cote d'Azure, and get in touch with la belle vie en France!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you Chris and Betsy for your very kind thoughts about your stay in our Menton home. Together with our on sight managers, Marcel and Marie we want our guests to have a wonderful experience and enjoy their time in Menton. Chris and Michelle Coffey
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4

Five Weeks in Menton

  • 4 of 5

Menton is a lovely town on the French Riviera with plenty of beaches and gorgeous gardens. The town is big enough to have everything you need from good restaurants to a casino. If you are looking for a restful vacation, it is the place to go and is easily accessible to more urban spots or to numerous hiking trails.

The apartment was very well-equipped with kitchen supplies, hairdryer, internet, two tv's. plenty of sheets and towels and more! Marie and Marcel, who look after the place are lovely people. If you have a problem, they will try and solve it. They were also kind enough to pick us up and take us back to the train station when arriving and departing.

There is everything you need around the apartment from a café just downstairs, to quaint little restaurants, little grocery stores, the municipal pool and for those with a car, easy access to the highway. If you do have a car, there is a parking space in the garage, as for finding parking on the street is (as in many French towns and cities) extremely difficult. But unless you are doing a lot of travelling outside of Menton, I would not recommend having a car. I believe there is an error when it says that the apartment is 1.5 km from the beach, I think it meant 1.5 miles (approx. 2.4 km) but it is easily walkable and once you get there, the whole coastline of the city to Italy (also within walking distance…if you love to walk) is beach after beautiful beach! The town itself is closer by foot and also very attractive…some interesting museums there. If you don't mind walking, this is a great apartment. And walking in Menton is a delight! However, you can easily cut down your walking time as there are several busses that go by the apartment and it is quite near the Central bus station and train station if you wish to go out of town and do not want the hassle of bringing your own vehicle. I loved my vacation in Menton and would go again! Lovely town and lovely apartment. 4+ stars

  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Robin Michelle and I are very happy that you so enjoyed our Menton home. I mean our home and not merely a rental. We wqant to provide everything you need. Marie and Marcel make is so easy for our guests. Thank you for mentioning them. Hopefully our paths will cross in the future. Thank you again, Chris and Michelle Coffey
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Vermont
5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Your condo was a lovely place to call home for 2 weeks while we explored Menton and the surrounding cities, towns, and villages. Menton itself was beautiful and we spent several days just enjoying the beach. Duffy even met a local man who taught him how to play Petanque! We are now playing it in Vermont!

Also, Marie was so helpful - despite our language handicap - she made sure we were aware of the features of the apartment and of the neighborhood.

I have passed along the link to your apartment to some friends who are interested in visiting that area. Thank you for all the information you provided prior to our vacation - it was so helpful and we had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Monte Carlo Country club,Several courses in Cannes
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres

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Rates & Availability

Menton Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer: 3 night minimum
Jun 13 2016 - Sep 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$115
$750
 
 
Winter 2016- 2017
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$90
$575
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$100
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning fee $75

For a stay of 14 days or more we offer a 10% discount

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Menton Area Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has been updated and modernized. It has both a bath tub and a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size bed and cable TV with UBS port
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Marie, your host, has lived in Menton for years. She is a great source of information and lives in the building. In addition to French she speaks Spanish.

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