This modern, two bedroom apartment has a sunny, west-facing balcony and benefits from super views over the port entrance and sea. From here you can enjoy the many cafes and restaurants of the Old Town or just sit and watch the ships passing by from your balcony.
The apartment is approximately 75 sq metres in size, with dual east-west aspect, and comprises a large living/dining room, independent kitchen, two bedrooms, one shower room, an independent WC and balcony.
Located on the 1st floor (with lift) within a well-kept residence, it’s within walking distance of the Port, the Old Town of Nice & the beach and has a maximum occupancy of 4 people (plus babies) - perfect for a small family or group of friends who wish to be near to the sea, and all that the city has to offer.
If you are going as a larger group and require additional accommodation, we would be delighted to offer you one of our other apartments within this same residence - please ask for details.
Living room: is bright and traditionally furnished with 2 sofas, armchairs, dining table & 4 chairs, large flat-screen TV (satellite) and doors opening to a balcony with views over the communal gardens below and the sea.
Kitchen: is modern and independent from the living room with oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer & microwave. On a balcony off the kitchen, there’s a washing machine.
Bedrooms: there are two good bedrooms, one with double bed (140cm) and the other with two single beds.
Bathrooms: one shower room, with shower enclosure & washbasin, plus an independent WC.
Outside: from the living room there’s a sunny, west-facing balcony equipped with table & chairs, and with views over the central gardens and sea. For parking, spaces can usually be found free-of-charge on the road outside.
Swimming pool: not available here, but then you do have the sea on your doorstep!
Internet: connection is available via Wi-Fi.
Telephone: landline is not available here - sorry.
Baby facilities: it would be necessary to take your own travel cot, or please ask us regarding a local hire company.
Winter heating: by central heating radiators and is included in the rental.
Electric & water: both included in the rental cost.
End-of-stay cleaning: has been priced separately, so that if you are staying for more than 1 week you are not paying for it more than once. It is 85 Euros and is paid directly to the owner.
Bed & bathroom linen: has been priced separately here to give you the option to take your own (or in case the number of people in your party is less than the number of places). If you wish to hire these, they are available for 20 Euros per bed for linen and 10 Euros per person for towels, paid directly to the owner.
Taxe de Séjour: In France it's usually necessary to pay this (tourist tax) and it's calculated based on the number of people in your group and the time of year you stay. Under 18's are exempt. We will advise you of the tax due at the time you make your reservation and how it is to be paid.
Damage deposit: The owner requests a damage deposit of 300 Euros on arrival. Alternatively it can be made in advance with JDV by way of a credit card guarantee. This will be refunded to you at the end of your stay, less the replacement cost of any breakages.
Change over day: is normally a Saturday, however the owners maybe flexible outside of July/August.
Long weekend stays: are possible outside of the high seasons, with a minimum of 4 nights stay.
Pets: are not permitted at this property - sorry.
Smoking: is not permitted inside this property – sorry (balcony is OK).
About the local area
Local shops can be found just 50 metres away, a boulangerie 100 metres, a supermarket 150 metres and a wonderful restaurant on the sea front just 20 metres. You also have a great selection of restaurants to choose from all around the port area and in the nearby 'old town of Nice. There is a great choice of shopping in the department stores, the designer shops and gift shops of Nice.
Local markets are held in Nice and Villefranche. The most well known is held in the ‘Cours Saleya’ in Nice, adjacent to the old town, and offers an array of olives, flowers and fresh produce. There is also an antiques market held here on a Monday.
Sporting activities in the area are abundant– there is sailing, diving, fishing, water sports, jogging and rollerblading along the Promenade des Anglais, and of course the beaches. You are also in very close proximity to the mountains and hills of the Alpes Maritimes region here, which makes walking and cycling very popular.
Beaches can be found just 100 metres away and right along the seafront of Nice, as far as the airport. From here you can enjoy the sunshine glittering on the azure blue waters of the Med, watch the many boats crossing the ‘Baie des Anges’, and see the planes and helicopters coming in and out of the airport.
The ski stations of Valberg, Isola 2000 and Auron are approximately 1 hour’s drive away if you fancy a couple of days winter sports!
Getting around is very easy from here. You have the bus and train services, which have a great network along the coast and further inland - the nearest bus stop to this apartment is 20 metres away. A car is really not necessary here.
Sightseeing is endless; you have the historical old town of Nice; the restaurants and yachts in the port of Nice; a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais; the views from the Chateau of Nice; the Museums of Art in Nice; the animals & plants at Parc Phoenix; the charming Mediterranean towns of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Beaulieu-sur-Mer; the zoo and coastal walk around Cap-Ferrat; the perched village at Eze; the casinos and port of Monaco; and the Italian border town of Menton. It is also possible to cross over the border to experience the flavour of Italy!
Other entertainment includes shopping, the casinos & nightlife of Nice, boat trips, cinemas, wine tasting, helicopter rides, or just good old relaxing on the beach!