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Stunning Sea View Apt on the Ramparts in the Old Town of Antibes

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 559 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Stunning Sea View Apt on the Ramparts in the Old Town of Antibes

In a unique location with breathtaking panoramic views of the sea, mountains, sandy beach, Fort Carré and Port Vauban, you’ll experience a magical atmosphere here for your holiday. We affectionately call the apartment 'Place de Rêves' (Place of Dreams) as the building’s entrance is just off the ‘Place de Revely’ in the Old Town of Antibes. It is on the 3rd (top) floor in the building next to the former home of the artist Nicolas de Staël. The apartment has 2 balconies, 1 in the bedroom and 1 off the living room. The bedroom is Air Conditioned with a king-sized bed (160 x 200cm) and there is a large sofa bed (170 x 200cm) in the living room. The sunny and spacious living room comes equipped with a Roland digital piano overlooking the marina. Best of all, the Mediterranean Sea lies just outside so the views are quite stunning!

The apartment is located a one-minute walk through the Place de Revely and under the Roman arch of the Old City wall to the famous market called the ‘Marché Provençal’ where you’ll find fresh local produce. Within a few meters is the world acclaimed Picasso Museum where he worked in the 1940s and where you’ll find a stunning collection of his paintings and ceramics. Picasso painted his "La Joie de Vivre" in Antibes in 1946. Today, Antibes still embodies The Joy of Life.

Possibly the most perfectly-situated apartment in Antibes, you’ll find a large choice of restaurants, shops, and cafes within easy walking distance (2 minutes or less!). The apartment provides an ideal setting for a car-less vacation on the French Riviera. We can provide for pick-up and drop-off at Nice (NCE) Airport if needed at an extra charge.

The fantastic views make the open plan kitchen/living room/dining area a natural gathering area for relaxing, and cooks will appreciate the well-appointed kitchen. The kitchen includes an electric oven, electric cooker with glass hob, microwave, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer combo, Nespresso machine, milk frother and coffee presses (cafetières) in two sizes. All fittings are high quality and the kitchen will have everything you need to cook fine food at home.

Whether you're lingering over a pain au chocolat and coffee on the balcony table-for-2 for breakfast or you’re proudly serving dinner made from fresh Provençal ingredients you purchased at the market on the dining table (seats 6), you’ll enjoy the ever changing views of the Mediterranean below.

The well-appointed bathroom has a shower, tub and towel warmer.

For exploring further afield, the apartment is a 10-minute walk to trains/buses to Cannes, Nice, Monaco, and the Nice airport. Ski resorts in the Alps are located within a 1.5-2 hour drive (Isola 2000 & Auron).

Your rental includes an "arrival starter kit" (toilet paper, paper towel roll, soap, coffee, tea, milk, wine and water), cleaning (for a 2 guest rental, a £50.00 charge will be added for 3 or more guests), bed linen, towels, beach towels & beach gear, electricity, water, WiFi, and phone calls to fixed lines in most parts of the world (Europe, Continental USA and Canada) and phone calls to mobile phones in the continental USA and Canada. Please note, you will be charged from your deposit for all other calls.

More Details

Owner
Jonathan & Judy
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Jonathan & Judy

English/American couple living between Antibes, France and Oxford, England who are lovers of Art, Music and Food.

Jonathan & Judy purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Jonathan & Judy chose Antibes

There are very few properties with this location in the Old Town of Antibes looking over the sea. As we have two apartments in the Old Town, we have decided to offer this apartment for holiday lets starting in May, 2014.

What makes this apartment unique

Stunning panoramic sea views. Everything you would want or need within 1 minute walking distance from the cobbled streets of the Old Town. Including a sandy beach right below the living room balcony.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Antibes in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 559 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Towel Heater
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 160 cm x 200 cm
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
- Roland Digital Piano that is by a window that overlooks the Marina. - 200 watt Voltage Converter for American Electrical Equipment (220 input to 110 output) - No need to pack the following items as they are provided in the apartment for your use: Hair Dryer, Beach Towels, Luggage Scale, Artist Easel, A2 Mixed Media Watercolor/Acrylic painting paper, Camera Tri-Pod, Umbrellas, Binoculars, Step Down Converter for 110-V plug, UK/US Electrical Adapters.

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5

12 Magical Nights!

  • 5 of 5

Just departed from the most awesome stay! We aren't sure what was the highlight to make the apartment stay the best. The incredible views, the warmth and welcome of our hosts Judy and Jonathon or the comfort of the accommodations. Everything you need is here including a space heater for the cool mornings and evenings when you still want to sit on the terrace or have the large French doors open! Judy and Jonathon helped us plan our stay and made reservations for us at all the wonderful restaurants in the area and hilltop towns. Don't miss a visit to St Paul de Venice and the Columbe d'Or restaurant which features artwork from all the masters who traded art for their food bills and visit to Foundation Maeght. Biot for glassblowing and glass purchase and lunch at Les Terrailiers and Leger Museum, Eze and Chateau Eza, Monte Carlo and a visit to the Museum Oceanographique followed by lunch at Pacific Restaurant, Club 55 St Tropez, and several wonderful restaurants right in Antibes. We had a wonderfully perfect week thanks to Judy and Jonathon. They truly are the hostesses with the mostesses! But finally after all is said and done it is the view that we are going to miss most! The Gravette Beach with all its activity of swimmers, and beach goers, Antibes harbor with its boats entering and exiting, including a visit by Dilbar over 512 feet and the 3rd largest private yacht in the world, plus the sailing regattas right out our window. We could almost touch the sailboats! We will be be back again! Au revoir!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

You can not get a better view or location in Antibes!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing visit to Antibes! Judy and Jonathon picked us up at the airport with the most enthusiastic welcome! They whisked us down the Promonade giving us details of the Cote d' Azure. Their apartment had everything you could possibly want with a view that makes your jaw drop. It is truly a "pinch-me-am-I-dreaming-kind -of-place!" Their dinner and activity recommendations were perfect! The apartment is a stone's throw from a beautiful food market where we loaded up on goodies each day. I can't recommend this place enough!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect honeymoon in Antibes!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time honeymooning at Jonathan and Judy's place. As others have mentioned, the view is incredible and the reason we initially chose this apartment over many others we looked at! We also liked the idea of Antibes being smaller (and cuter) than many of the big cities along the Riviera and we were not disappointed there! In addition to the ideally situated apartment, where we often found ourselves waking up in the bedroom to the faint sounds of the water lapping on the beach below, then moving into the living room "daybed" to enjoy the view from there before walking a few steps down the road to the local market, the service of Jonathan and Judy themselves set this place apart! We took advantage both of the ride offered from the airport (for a fee, but cheaper than a taxi would've cost us), and of the offer to reserve us a table at their favorite Italian restaurant when they called to check on us a few days into our stay. They had adapters, beach chairs, and everything you could think of (but probably forgot until you arrived) for a comfortable stay. Last but not least, Judy was able to help us out of a tight jam upon departure, when we realized we had lost our parking ticket! As a local, she was able to sweet-talk the lot attendant on our behalf and saved us a hefty fee. If you are looking for a relaxed stay in an apartment with an amazing view in a picture-perfect town on the coast, but still would love a bit of service when the need arises -- look no further! Thanks again Jonathan and Judy, we hope to be back someday!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th consecutive year in Place de Reves and Antibes. A and short walk from the Gare to a warm welcome from Jonathon and Judy and its like being at home now. The market, the beach, the Bandol, the yoga and the balcony view of 'le Nomade' and the mountains beyond Nice. It's heaven and we'll be back. Obviously - because we love it!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The VIEW! The sound of Waves! The Location!

  • 5 of 5

Judy and Jonathan were so helpful to me the entire stay. Picked up an exhausted driver from Hertz, carried bags for me and left me to sit and stare at the sea!

My four days there were perfect. Lunch with local friends ended up with a tour of the apartment and they were stunned with the view!

Can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent 16 wonderful days at Place de Reves in the old town of Antibes. We couldn't have asked for a better location, a more beautiful view, a more comfortable apartment, or nicer and more accomadating hosts! Jonathan and Judy were delightful to deal with from our very first correspondence many months ago and were so warm and welcoming upon our arrival. They thoughtfully left us a starter kit which included milk, eggs, ketchup, mustard, coffee, and wine, sugar, etc, so after our long trip we didn't have to run out to the market. The kitchen was very well equipped which made it easy to prepare nice meals. The bed was comfortable with good quality linens. Everything was spotless. It's very evident that they want you to enjoy their home! (which we certainly did!) The breeze into the living room was heavenly; we spent a lot of time just sitting in front of the French doors, enjoying it and the view of the beach and harbor and the mountains behind. The bedroom is airconditioned, so we were always comfortable sleeping. I can't say enough good things, we definitely want to return! Thank you, Judy and Jonathan!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
14 Kilometres
Nice (NCE)
Nearest Barpub
110 Metres
Drinkers Club
Nearest Ferry
2.5 Kilometres
Juan Les Pins to Islands or St Tropez (Summer!)
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Golf de Biot
Nearest Train
850 Metres
Antibes
Nearest Motorway
4.6 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Restaurant
60 Metres
Cafe des Chineurs
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Gréolières les Neiges
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Gravette
Car: not necessary

In June and July, a lovely day trip is 2 1/2 hours away to see the famous Provencal Lavender in Valensole, France...we highly recommend adding this to your vacation.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Antibes, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nov / Dec 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£720
 
 
Christmas 2017
17 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£850
 
 
Winter 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£750
 
 
Spring 2018
25 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,250
 
 
Summer/Eté 2018
26 May 2018 - 1 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£675
for 3 nights
From
£225
£1,500
 
 
Fall 2018
2 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,250
 
 
Nov / Dec 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£750
 
 
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
£900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

If a cancellation is needed for any reason, we will refund 100% of the booking fee only if the property is subsequently rented for the days you have originally booked.

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