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Spacious Apartment in Central Nice, Carre d'or

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Nice, Cote d'Azur - Central Nice, Overlooking Park, Minutes to Beach

This Haussman style building was constructed in the second half of the 1800's. It is a very grand building with carved front doors, ornate wrought iron balconies, shuttered French windows and domed roofs. The apartment is on the third floor and is reached by a marble staircase or Edwardian lift. Opposite is the Jardin Alsace Lorraine, 3 blocks behind the world renowned Hotel Negresco and Musee d'Art et Histoire. Nice Ville station is a 10 mins walk with Nice Airport 15/20 mins by taxi or direct bus service. The overall feeling of the apartment is very spacious with high ceilings and full length French doors. There are 3 bedrooms, separate well equipped kitchen with eating area, dining room and living room. The master bedroom has an en-suite and there is another bathroom with a laundry room and a separate wc. The apartment and the apartment block are kept in excellent condition both inside and outside. Within the immediate area there is ‘The Buffa’ indoor market, small shops and restaurants.


Owner
J Carr
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2017

About J Carr

We are a family of 7 and have owned our family home in Higham for over 24 years (Ownersdirect 8170937) and our apartment in Nice for over 11 years - we have a separate site which can be found by searching the name of the bundling - Palais Yolande

Both provide space for us all to enjoy our time together and offer a great base from which to explore the English countryside and the French riviera.

J Carr purchased this apartment in 2004

Why J Carr chose Carre d'Or

We are a family with 5 children (age range 19 yrs- 30yrs) and Palais Yolande has been our holiday home for 11 years. My husband has been visiting the Cote D'azur for over 24 years and of all the magnificent towns of this region chose Nice as it really does have something for everyone. It is a vibrant city on the sea. We spent a long time searching for the perfect holiday home and we believe we found it in Palais Yolande. It is in a very lovely area of Nice and offers a truly French experience. We have let the apartment for holidays for a number of years now. I have enjoyed the fact that others have likewise got pleasure from our second home and it is extremely important to me that your holiday experience is as near perfect as possible.

What makes this apartment unique

Palais Yolande has history. It was built in the famous Haussmann style at the end of the 1800's to house the bourgeois during their winter season on the coast. Old Town was built for the poor working classes and Carre D'or and especially Blvd Victor Hugo, for the elite. Palais Yolande sits on a wide tree lined boulevard with many other architecturally stunning buildings. From the balconies of the apartment you can see the garden square, Jardin D' Alsace Lorraine, with its mature exotic trees and plants, benches and fountains, statutes and walkways. A lovely gated children's playground is located in one corner where you will find local children and their parents wiling away their time.

Both the building and the apartment have retained many original features and the domes are prominent in the local skyline. The wonderful Edwardian lift, although recently forced to endure an EU make-over, has been done in such a way that its original charm has been preserved.

There are many reminders of the way the rich lived, with servants quarter in the attic giving access to the rooftops where no doubt the domestic staff took their air. A back staircase is a reminder of the 'not seen and not heard policy' for the servants who used it to move from the apartments to their rooms without any of the owners having to spy them on the large sweeping marble staircase.

The now defunct concierge lodge, which can be seen as you enter the main building, leads down to the basement where there is a warren of rooms - take a look although it is not recommended for the faint hearted.

We looked for a long time in many areas of Nice before we chose Palais Yolande. We felt that it provided us with the feel of a truly French experience despite the fact that Nice is one of the most cosmopolitan of european cities. It is local people who live here too and local shops and bars surround us. However, it is central with all that Nice has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Thank you so much for the use of your apartment, it is fabulous. It has been our 1st trip to Nice and we will definitely be back. Thank you also to your little girl for leaving some toys for (my daughter) to play with. We have had a fantastic time'. KI, Scotland



Fantastic time, gorgeous apartment. Highlights were midnight cycling along the Promenade, walking through old Nice to waterfall. Living like kings on the beach. MG, SS & MC



Had a fantastic time. Apartment was perfect. Thank you and your family so much. (SE, Bristol - family of 8)



Just to let you know that we had a wonderful time in Nice, sunshine, beach walking, excellent meals. The apartment is amazing and we felt at home immediately. Everything was there;information, a lovely birthday treat for dad, it could not have been better..Thank you for arranging everything just right. I already have friends from Germany asking for details. I A-S UK/Germany, Jan.
Jul 2007
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Location

Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

There are a number of ski resorts within 1-1.5 hours of Nice and daily ski buses run from central Nice and airport direct to various resorts. The mountains trains, Le Train des Pignes and Train de Marveilles travel from Nice and journey into the lower Alps all year round.

Coast/Beach:

The beach is 5 minutes walk. It has restaurants all year round and water sports facilities in season.

Travel:

Aeroport Nice Cote d'Azur is 15/20 minutes away with direct airport bus to Nice (4 euros)

Trains are Eurostar with TGV connections in Paris or Lille

Driving from Calais is 12/13 hours

Car hire is not necessary to enjoy Nice and its environs -bus, train and tram connections to the rest of Nice and the Cote d'Azur.

Distances:

Monaco - 22km.

Antibes - 21km.

Cannes - 33km.

St Tropez - 108km.

Further Details:

There is a comprehensive file in the apartment giving details of restaurants, shops, beauty salons and hairdressers, leisure activities (sailing/tennis etc), day trips, museums, opera etc and local events.

If you require any assistance in arranging activities or extra services during your stay please do ask.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Carre d'Or in Nice

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Stag/hen groups and unaccompanied/ teenagers/children not premitted in apartment
  • Noise must be kept to a reasonable level in apartment and common parts so as not to cause disturbance to other residents in neighbouring properties
  • Number of guests staying at property must not exceed guests detailed in booking form. Payment dates must be met otherwise booking is deemed cancelled
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, sink and wc (fully refurbished) Main bathroom with bath and separate shower, sink (newly refurbished - photos out of date and do not show new works) Separate WC
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with super king sized bed or 2 singles, en suite shower and wc. Large bay with French doors overlooking park. Bedroom 2 with super king sized bed or 2 singles. Bedroom 3 with 2-4 single beds with small balcony.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Fully heated and air conditioned. Telephone available by prior arrangement. The apartment has many games, books for children and the park opposite provides a playground. Please note that this apartment is not suitable for young groups, hen/stag parties and any groups where noise levels cannot be kept to a reasonable level at all times. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (not for beach use) and linen are provided - all recently renewed. For lets of 7 days or more cleaning is included at the end of the stay otherwise it is added to the daily rate and will be included in the original quoted fee. Additional cleaning sessions can be arranged at extra charge. Other: Elegant hallway provides access to all rooms.

Reviews

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Spacious Apartment in Central Nice, Carre d'or
average rating of 4.964286 based on 29 reviews
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5

Absolutely beautiful apartment and wonderful host!

  • 5 of 5

Janette was wonderful every step of the way. She kept us informed and was quick to respond to all our questions. The apartment was wonderful, exceeded our expectations. Clean, spacious and so close to everything. She also provided us with so much useful information about Nice, suggesting what to see,things to do, how to get around, where to eat, shops nearby for all the essentials. Everything we needed in the apartment to make our stay comfortable. Great host, great apartment, and great time surely to be had by anyone staying there.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jill, Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review and thank you for your kind words. It is really important to me that anyone who stays at Palais Yolande enjoys the experience and Julian and I work hard to ensure we do our part in making this possible. I am glad you had such a good time and you are most welcome to return to us as you were fantastic guests. Best wishes Janette
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5

wonderful, spacious apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this stylish apartment. It is a wonderful, spacious flat in close proximity to the beach and shops. It is very well maintained. We appreciated a bit of winter sun at the end of October.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Palais Yolande was terriffic, homely and spotless.

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay was perfect. Dealing with Janette was a pleasure. So professional from start to finish. The location of the apartment was superb. All arrangements went perfectly and the apartment was equipped with everything you could think of. Janette provided lots of valuable information about Nice and surrounding area to make our holiday just wonderful. No time wasted trying to find our way around, just consulted Janette's information books and we found all we needed. we would not hesitate to recommend Janette's apartment to anyone and we will definitely be back. Julian (agent) was also very helpful on arrival and we were in apartment spot on time as arranged. All our group were sad to leave. Thank you Janette.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay in Nice

  • 5 of 5

7 ladies enjoyed a wonderful stay in this apartment. We found it spacious, spotlessly clean and very well appointed. The location was very good, a few minutes from the sea front, beach and various supermarkets. We spent several evenings in the flower market area which was about a 15 minute walk. We would highly recommend this as a base for a stay in Nice

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Spacious Apartment in Great Location

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we booked this apartment, way back in January, Janette was extremely helpful. We are a group of 4 ladies, celebrating a significant birthday, and this apartment was perfect for us. As there were only 4 of us, we could spread out but the flat sleeps 8 and could sleep 7 in separate beds, so perfect for groups like ours. When we arrived, Janette's friendly representative in Nice showed us round and explained everything about cooker, washing machine, dishwasher tv, wifi etc.. Wifi was very good! The flat was modern with contemporary furnishings and very spacious. The beds were extremely comfortable and the location was brilliant. Walking distance from the Old Town and the sea. The local architecture was beautiful and we were also close to the main shopping streets. We had a wonderful time exploring Nice and surrounding area, including trips to Monaco, Ventilmiglia (in Italy) and Grasse. We also felt there was plenty more to see and would definitely stay in this apartment again. You will not be disappointed if you stay in this apartment!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A superbly furnished appartment very central

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has everything that you could need , its beautifully decorated and in a very quiet building which is within very close proximity to both shopping and restaurants. Perfect :) we were a group of 6 ladies of a certain age! and had a great week exploring Nice and the surrounding area .

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Carre d'Or, Nice Area

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
 
Rate 2
1 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 1
21 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,290
for 5 nights
From
£300
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,610
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2
5 Jan 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
23 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,036
for 5 nights
From
£236
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2
16 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 3
1 May 2018 - 23 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£236
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Grand Prix
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 2 nights
From
£500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 3
29 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£236
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 1
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,610
for 7 nights
£1,610
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 4
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£643
for 3 nights
From
£250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 3
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2
1 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 1
21 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,190
for 5 nights
From
£250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,610
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £350
Stay tax £0.70 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:
A 25% non-returnable deposit is payable on booking. The balance must be paid 6 weeks before the start of the letting period. A returnable goodhousekeeping/damage deposit of £350 is required although larger deposits may be required for longer periods of stay or larger groups. It is expected that there are no missing items from or damage to the apartment at the end of the letting period and that the apartment is left in good condition ready for cleaning.\
Changeover Day:
During peak season changeover day is Saturday. At all other times the letting period is flexible including long weekends. Access to the apartment will be from 4pm although luggage can be left beforehand by prior arrangement. Departure time is 10am.

Notes on prices:
The prices quoted are for 2-6 persons. Please note a further amount is payable for each additional persons/bed up to a maximum of 8.
Please note that any bank charges payable as a result of receiving/returning payments/deposits will be the responsibility of the client.
Guests will be met on arrival. Any meetings for collection of keys post 9pm incur a charge of €30. No arrivals at the apartment after 10.30pm
unless pre agreed. For lets of less than 7 days an additional cleaning charge of £150 is added.

Tourist tax is payable currently €0.70 pp per night.

Bookings are subject to the owners terms and conditions which are agreed with guests on booking and take precedence over any terms which Ownersdirect.co.uk/HomeAway seek to impose on behalf of the owner on this site

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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