1 bedroom – 1 bathroom- Sleeps 4 On the 3rd floor of a well maintained small apartment building. Access by elevator or stairway.
An ideally situated and well equipped apartment sleeping 4 people with sea views over the bay and Cap Ferrat.
Located in the heart of Villefranche sur Mer, one of the most prestigious resorts of the Cote d’Azur, it is a short pleasant walk to the old town and beaches and convenient for the Institut Francais, bus stops for Nice and Monaco, shops, café and banks.
With central heating included in the cost it is ideal for winter breaks. Parking is available nearby but a car is not necessary. We are about 10 minutes from Nice by bus or car and about 35 minutes to Monaco. The train station is about 10 – 15 minutes walk away for speedy access along the coast to Italy, Cannes, Grasse. Free Wifi, TV DVD/CD players and I-Pod are provided.
A separate kitchen is fully equipped with a full range of appliances including electric cooker, fridge/ freezer, microwave, dish washer, washing machine, coffee makers, kettle, food processors, plates, pans and utensils.
The bedroom has one king size double bed, bedside tables and lights, a console table with drawers, chairs and ample storage and hanging space. A ceiling fan is fitted and there is an opening, shuttered window with a view.
The spacious bathroom has wash hand basin, shower with glass screen over the full size bath and bidet. A chest of drawers and wall hung mirrored cupboard contains a hair dryer and emergency first aid kit. The toilet is separate. The toilet, bathroom and kitchen are accessible independently from the bedroom and sitting room via the entrance hall.
The sitting room has a comfortable sofa, a convertible sofa/ double bed, arm chair and coffee table. The dining area has a large circular glass dining table with 4 chairs. There are ample storage cupboards and drawers. An ironing board and iron is provided. There is a plumbed in Aircon unit which is not full AC but can provide welcome cooling but really opening the doors to the sea breeze is best. There are 2 portable fans.
The balcony has a table with 4 chairs and a storage cupboard with sun recliners and some beach items. An electrically operated sun awning can provide shade as required.
The owners, whose family use the apartment regularly, have rented out the apartment for short holiday lets for 8 years using local French Estate Agents who are based about 100m away. They have looked after our guests well in this time.
We formerly used Trip Advisor, where we were reviewed as excellent.
Air conditioning (partial) to sitting room
Full bath and shower with glass screen over. Hair dryer
Balcony with sea view
Ceiling fan (bedroom) Wi-Fi
Portable fans Iron
Central Heating (cost included) Kettle
Dining Seats (4) Linen and towels pack
Dishwasher Double king size bed (bedroom)
Refrigerator/ Freezer Sofa bed (double) sitting room.
Elevator/lift access via a few steps - not suitable for wheel chairs or large infant push chairs
Cooker stove TV, DVD, CD players
Clothes drying racks
About the neighborhood
Villefranche sur Mer, with its backdrop of mountains and sheltered bay , is renowned for its gentle climate all year round. From the apartment a short walk leads to the sea front, the harbour and elegant beaches.Extend the walk to Cap Ferrat. A most beautiful peninsular where the rich and famous have their villas or to the next resort of Beaulieu sur Mer. The Old Town of Villefranche with its narrow streets, attractive architecture and many restaurants, cafes and art galleries is also a short walk away. The tourist office nearby provides bus and train timetables and information on local concerts and activities. The apartment is conveniently situated for easy access to a small suoermarket, boulangerie, café and a suerb frozen food/ready meal supermarket.
Getting around is easy. Ask at the tourist office about options and special tourist passes.
There are booklets on the many coastal and inland walking trails, Take the bus to Cao d’Ail (20 mins) then take the coast foot path to Monaco (follow sign to Mala Plage to get down to the sea)). Treat yourself to a drink in Casino Square. In winter try the ski bus from Nice to Issola 2000.
Changing buses in Nice getting to the airport is easy or take the train from VF to the airport station St Augustan. We give guests full details with our booking pack.
Having a car is possible but not necessary.
Please note that for added security, in addition to that provided by Simply Owners, all money is paid to a French Government regulated estate agent and held in a secure client account and not released to the owner until after the guest is occupying the apartment. Our agents are Azur Medterranee with offices in Villefranche sur Mer (about 100m from the apartment) and in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat. English, French and Italian is spoken
Unlike many rentals the prices quoted are inclusive of local taxes, a linen and towels package and end of stay clean. Electricity is charged at cost from meter readings because costs vary a lot dependent on use of water heater and air con unit.
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