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Spacious, bright, luxury apartment close to the ocean and short walk to Old Town



Updated: 15-Nov-2016
Luxury Apartment with lift in Nice, Alpes Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur, France - Residential location, 3 minutes walk to the beach, 2 minutes walk to restaurants and shops

This large, bright, spacious and well appointed apartment sleeping up to four people is perfectly located and within walking distance of wonderful restaurants, beaches, shopping and markets.

Situated on one of the best streets in the Carre d’Or, the accommodation comprises a spacious entrance hall opening into an open plan living/dining room, fully fitted kitchen with high-end modern appliances, bathroom with bath and separate large shower cubicle, separate W.C., a 3-speed fan in each bedroom, a full width south facing rear balcony is accessible from both bedrooms and there are two Juliet balconies which are accessible from the lounge and kitchen to the front of the property overlooking the street.

The apartment retains many of its original features with high ceilings, coving, ceiling roses, parquet and tiled floors which are all complimented with modern kitchen appliances, furniture and sanitary fittings which are all high spec.

Luxury facilities include underfloor heating and heated towel rail in the bathroom, an internet radio means you can listen to any radio channel in the world or link your phone and listen to your favourite music on Spotify, bluetooth sound bar again meaning you can listen to your favourite music on Spotify, fridge/freezer with filtered water and ice on demand, hot water always available on demand, thermostatically controlled central heating, two high powered hair dryers, south facing balcony with 2 tables and 4 chairs, 2 reclining sun chairs and a sun umbrella with holder for use on the balcony.

The apartment is just a 3 minute walk to the Promenade des Anglais and beaches; 2 minutes' walk to the shopping area on Rue de France; just 30 seconds to the most amazing boulangerie; 2 minutes' walk to the nearest supermarket; 10 minutes to the train station giving you easy access to Monaco, Cannes, Menton, Eze to name just a few stunning places on the Cote d'Azur as well as stunning single track train journeys to mountain villages.

Places to visit and all within easy walking distance include the daily flower and food market at the Cours Salaya, Nice Old Town, Nice Port, Place Massena and Galerie Lafayette, Hotel Negresco, Musee Massena, National Museum of Marc Chagall, Museum Matisse, Russian Church, the Opera House and a must is a walk to the Chateau and Park de la Colline du Chateau with magnificent views over the Port, Old Town and the Baie des Anges across to Nice Airport.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

As a couple, we have loved visiting Nice for many years and decided in 2013 to buy and renovate an apartment as our second home which we would love to share with you.

We enjoy spending as much time in Nice as we can and particularly enjoy leisurely walks along the Prom, the views from the Chateau, eating at the Cours Salaya or Place Garibaldi and whiling away the hours people-watching from one of the many bars and restaurants.

We are sure you will love Nice as much as we do.

Speaks English, Basic French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a note to say how much we loved your apartment in Nice. We loved soaking up the atmosphere from the balcony and felt very privileged to be there. Bearing in mind our advanced years we got around quite a bit of Nice and enjoyed it all.
Sep 2016
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9 Reviews

based on 9 holidaymaker reviews


A great holiday in a great apartment

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful apartment - clean, comfortable with lovely furnishings. There was milk, tea, coffee and a bottle of wine on our arrival - everything we needed to relax and settle in after a long flight. We felt at home straight away. Claire was very helpful and accommodated our special needs requirements. And what a great location! A perfect few days in a perfect apartment. It would certainly be our first choice the next time we're in Nice.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nice size, great location, very easy to get to beach.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this apartment for 4 nights with another couple. Apartment was beautiful, close to everything, old town, beach. Good, safe neighborhood. Beds and linens were great! Large kitchen. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal Nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

Perfect apartment for our first visit to Nice. We were two adults and two older children (16 & 20). Spacious and comfortable, modern but with classic details and charm, high ceilings, surprisingly large bathroom with both tub and enclosed, standup shower. Living area was very comfortable and well appointed. Kitchen is modernized and has plenty of room. Owner is very responsive and professional, and attentive to details down to extra umbrellas and a thoughtful welcome 'package'. Location is optimal, just up the street from the beautiful shore and promenade des anglais, a quick walk to city center as well as the 'old town' which is such a pleasure. Great artisanal boulangerie right on the corner for fresh croissants, baguettes, sandwiches.We have visited France many times and rented many apartments. This stands out among our experiences. Highly recommended - we are looking forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfectly located well appointed Nice apartment

  • 4 of 5

Lovely central place, perfect for our family of 4 (kids aged 12 & 10) in easy reach of beach, town and train. Apartment had everything we needed and more. Wifi was a great addition. No air conditioning or fans but good air flow with windows open.

Lots of food options close by; from fresh bread at the Boulangerie over the road to a choice of restaurants around the corner and in walking distance.

We were able to spend a day in Monte Carlo easily by train. No need for car in this area really.

Just remember your beach shoes for that pebbly beach :)

Loved it - We'll be back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with renting this beautiful apartment in Nice! The pictures are very accurate - the unit is spacious, beautifully decorated and well appointed. We loved the kitchen!! And the location was so convenient; just steps from the ocean and a short walk from Old Town.

The owners were fantastic - very responsive and helpful. That was one of the reasons I felt so comfortable renting this unit above any others - and was not disappointed. I especially appreciate the tips they gave for where to park our car while we were there.

The entire area is gorgeous! We especially loved Eze and the market in Antibes.

I would definitely recommend this property to a friend/relative.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 6 Kilometres Nearest Train : Gare de Nice at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Promenade des Anglais at 0.5 Kilometres Car: not necessary


The world renowned Promenade des Anglais is 3 minutes' walk from the apartment. Adorned with palm trees and beautiful Belle Epoque buildings that stand as a gentle reminder of its glorious past when aristocracy and royals alike visited the area. The wide promenade lines the 8 kms of beaches that stretch along the seafront of Nice, perfect at any time of the day to enjoy a simple stroll, swim, lunch or a drink at one of the beach bars or the many grand hotels overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.


Nice Airport is 6 km from the apartment.

Travel to the apartment from the airport is by either taxi or number 98 bus.

Nice Ville train station is a 10 minute walk from the apartment.

The tram line is due for completion in 2017 which will run between the airport and Nice Port.

Further Details:

Each season in Nice is special:

December/January you can enjoy the 'Winter Wonderland' with outdoor ice skating rink, fairground rides and Christmas stalls on Place Massena;

February you can join the festivities of Nice Carnival with flower parades on Carnival floats

July there is the renowned 8-day Nice Jazz Festival with a wide selection of British artists.

Other events easily accessible from the apartment are MIPIM in Cannes (March); Monte-Carlo Rolex Tennis Masters (April); Cannes Film Festival (May); Monaco Grand Prix (May); Fete de la Musique along the Riveria (June) and Bastille Day (July 14th).


Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas/New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
11 Mar 2017 - 18 Mar 2017
8 night minimum stay
15 May 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Monaco Grand Prix
25 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £110
Refundable Damage Deposit £422

Security/damage deposit returned within 14 days after departure date

Changeover Day:
We do not have a set changeover day, contact owners to discuss your preferred arrival day

Arrivals after 3pm
Departure by 10am

Late arrivals/departures by arrangement will incur an additional charge. Please enquire with owners before booking.

Notes on prices:
MIPIM & Cannes Film Festival weeks minimum stay 7 nights.

Guests will be met on arrival at the apartment by our English colleague who will familiarise them with the apartment and can organise taxi transport to and from Nice airport.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Close to the shops, beach, station, bus links, restaurants and bars but in a residential area away from the hustle and bustle

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 93 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • W.C. - Toilet
  • Spacious bright and modern bathroom with deep bath, separate large shower, pedestal wash-hand basin, heated towel rail and under-floor heating. Hot water is available on demand. A separate w.c. with wash-hand basin is accessed from the hall.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 2 single beds which can be joined together to make kingsize
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - kingsize bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables Bedroom 2 - twin beds or superking, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables Both bedrooms have mirrors, powerful hairdryers, fans and separate access to the south-facing balcony


  • Balcony
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: All guests will receive a complimentary welcome pack and will be met at the apartment by our representative in Nice who will show you round the accommodation and answer any queries you may have about Nice and the surrounding areas. Please enquire about our preferred and recommended taxi service in Nice, as bookings can be made on your behalf at a set rate before arrival ensuring you are met at the airport when your flight arrives with no unexpected costs. Outside: Potential for bike storage on ground floor by arrangement. Utility Room: A cupboard in the lounge stores a mop, bucket, broom, dustpan and brush. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath and hand towels are included in the rental price. Beach towels can be rented at an addiitonal charge. All linen is included in the rental price. Additional cleans and/or linen change can be arranged during long stays for an extra charge. Other: Wifi throughout The south-facing balcony off the bedrooms is equipped with four chairs and two bistro-style tables, perfect for morning coffee and croissants from the nearby boulangerie. The balcony also has a parasol holder & long washing line.

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