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Maison du Bateau - Spacious and Well-Appointed Townhouse in the heart of Antibes

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Private Pool

Overview

About the property

Old World Charm with a Modern Flair

Maison du Bateau (with two bedrooms, two bathrooms) is located on Rue du Bateau, across the street from the Picasso Museum. This is the most picturesque and well maintained street in Antibes.

This careful renovated propertyis full of the character of a Provencale-styled residence with all modern conveniences to make your stay unforgettable. We have been welcoming guests for seven years and many return each year. More details at Antibes-Rental.

Maison du Bateau is a town house located on the most picturesque pedestrian-only cobble-stone street in Antibes. The house has access to a charming communal courtyard with a table (for breakfast or an early evening aperitif). The house has been carefully renovated to include all modern conveniences (such as WiFi, air conditioning, modern kitchen, etc.) while preserving the charm of the original property.

The kitchen includes everything you need to prepare a gourmet meal: a microwave oven, full oven, electric range, electric blender, Nespresso espresso machine, refrigerator, pots, pans, baking pans, silverware, dishes, stemware, etc.

The dining room can seat up to six persons and includes a stereo with iPod docking station. There is also a bathroom with a shower on the main floor.

The second floor has two bedrooms, living room and one bathroom. The living room includes a comfortable sofa, an HD LCD TV, Apple TV with free Netflix, Bose stereo, and TV with French and English stations. Each bedroom can be changed to accommodate either one double bed or two single beds and have their own air conditioner/heater. More details at Antibes-Rental.

The guests have full access to the house. There is a washer/dryer available in the house.

Our local agent is available to answer your questions during your stay.

Maison du Bateau is located in the oldest part of Antibes (inhabited first by the Greek and Romans). The area is very quiet (pedestrian only street) but is steps away from restaurants, shops, the Provencale market, etc. A car is not necessary to take advantage of all Antibes has to offer.

Antibes is conveniently located 25 minutes from Nice Airport. Within Antibes, there are a train and bus station which can take visitors to many of the local attractions including Cannes, St. Tropez, Nice, Monaco, Aix-en-Provence, etc.

Antibes is a perfect vacation destination. The village is five minutes away from sandy beaches and has restaurants and shops that are open all-year long. It is also a great place for visitors to use as a base for exploring the region.

More Details

Property Manager
Antibes-Rental.com
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Mandarin, Japanese
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
3 October, 2017

About Antibes-Rental.com

www.Antibes-Rental.com has set up several holiday rental properties located in Antibes on the Cote d'Azur. We handpick unique and beautiful properties in Vieil Antibes, renovate them to our exacting standards to provide well-appointed accommodations for our guests.

Why Antibes-Rental.com chose Cannes - Grasse - Antibes

Antibes-rental.com focuses on the medieval village of Antibes for our holiday rental properties as the town has maintained its historic character with charming cobbled-stone streets. Antibes also has beautiful beaches, a famous Provencal farmers market, and fantastic restaurants and cafes. The village is conveniently located 20 minutes from Nice International Airport (Cote d'Azur Airport) and has convenient train access to points throughout the region. Guests do not need a car to enjoy an amazing holiday.

Location

Set on one of the most picturesque streets of vieux Antibes between the Musée Picasso and the Marché Provençal, Maison du Bateau provides the perfect setting to enjoy the quaint cobbled streets, casual cafés and glamorous beaches of the French Rivera.

Plage de la Gravette is located five minutes from the house. This small beach is great for families with young children as it is very safe (sheltered from waves by a small breakwater). Antibes also boasts several private beaches with casual restaurants and beach seating available. Visitors should also explore the larger beaches at Juan Les Pins, on the opposite side of the Cap d'Antibes, as well as its many restaurants and specialty shops.

Maison du Bateau is located steps away from the daily Provencal market. Rosé wines, olives, lavender, seafood, goat cheese and Cavaillon melons are among some of the regional specialties on offer.

Visitors should also check out the cathedral and the old ramparts of Antibes. The town has several museums, the best of which are the Picasso Museum and the Peynet Museum.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
General:
  • Tumble Dryer
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Maison du Bateau has two bathrooms. On the ground floor there is a WC with sink and shower. The second floor bathroom (newly renovated) has two sinks and shower with strong water pressure. We provide hand towels, bath towels, and large beach towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Room #1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Room #2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • There are 2 bedroom(s)!
Entertainment:
  • Television
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
For more details and pictures please check out our web site at www.antibes-rental.com

Reviews

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5

High quality managed by excellent professional staff.

  • 5 of 5

Marvellous eye for detail & client focused.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredible Antibes Rental Property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 4 nights at this property, which is wonderfully renovated while retaining the rustic old town location it deserves. Everything worked beautifully, the location is unmatched and the ease of communication and assistance with the owners and manager was fantastic. When you see the location on the map you will wrongfully assume it will be noisy because of it's proximity to great restaurants and the market. On the contrary, every night (including the weekends) was one of restful, quiet and calm sleep. The point of contact, Suzanne, was personable, flexible and had great recommendations for our stay. When we return to la Cote d'Azur we will stay in Antibes just so we can return to this property!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This is the Place to Stay on the French Rivera

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Maison du Bateau for the month of March 2017 was an absolute treat. Owners Paul & Tom have created a gem of a home for all their guests while on holiday. The web site describes exactly what awaits the visitor, so I will not repeat all the amazing amentities. From the initial booking correspondence, through to the deposit payments and security deposit refund all was smooth and efficient. Even though our flight arrived four hours earlier than anticipated, Suzanne our contact was their to greet us with all the necessary information to complete our stay.

Kudos to the interior designers, for the entire house, special mention on the master bedroom from the furnishings and the one window with a view of a wall of ivy and the other with streaming sunshine make for a room that can only be described as refined comfort. The second bedroom allowed for sitting at the window in the sunshine, which allows anyone to thoroughly enjoy reading and writing. And all other rooms in the house were equally enjoyable. And the skylights were an added joy. And the kitchen a delight for any cook.

Antibes is definitely the place to be while in the South of France, I truly understand why Paul & Tom chose this area to be their home. It is close to the bigger cities of Nice and Cannes and the Italian border is just an hour away. And while Antibes Old Town is just as popular, still gives the feeling of peace & quiet. Taking the train and local bus is within easy walking distance, five minutes to the bus and less than fifteen minutes to the train. And if you prefer to just stay in Antibes, there are many places to sit and walk and relax.

March can have fickle weather anywhere in the world, but the weather gods were on our side providing blue skies, sunshine and temperatures ranging from15-19 degrees daily except for three half days of rain.

Once again, Antibes is the place to be, in one of the homes that Tom & Paul have made available for visitors.

Debra

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Outstanding accommodation. This place is superb.

  • 5 of 5

This property is magnificently equipped and provides so many extras as well. It is luxurious and spacious and yet is next,ed into the old town in a beautiful location. 50metres away is a daily food market each morning and I think is just a few minutes more walk to bigger shops, restaurant and cafes. It is a solid 15 minute walk to the station (Gare de Antibes) which is not really possible if you have luggage. You need to use a taxi which stops nearby because it the property is on a pedestrian only street/lane way.

The communication from the owners was excellent and we were met and shown around by Suzanne who who not have been more helpful. She also saw us off at the end when we left.

This really is a lovely place to stay and the property is first class in every way.

We would certainly stay again if in Antibes.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect combination of style...location and comfort for your time in Antibes.

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a week in Maison du Bateau. Booked very far in advance with Antibes-Rental as their properties are very popular. All communications were replied to promptly and booking process very easy. Advance detailed info was very much appreciated including restaurants in case you want to pre-book. Their recommendations were very good. This stylish two level townhome has a perfect location in the heart of the old town of Antibes and I cannot imagine staying anywhere else in the city. The famous Marche Provencal is just 1/2 block away and it is the best place for shopping. We did lunch in the townhouse...all fresh from the market. We did not even begin to use all the gadgets in the kitchen...it was stocked with everything you could need as was the entire townhouse. If you have mobility issues probably not your spot as bedrooms are upstairs. There is no apt. on top and it was very quiet. There are other apt that share a courtyard. They were all very respectful of each other. The townhouse does have a small table outside but it was hot and we mostly stayed inside when home. The a/c is modern and central...none of those antique units you often find in rentals. Suzanne was the greeter and very helpful in both check in and check out ...we really had no issues so did not need to contact her. I really searched to find just the right spot in Antibes and this was it. Antibes itself also is small enough (especially in the old town) to feel comfortable but so easy to visit other spots on the coast or inland. I highly recommend Antibes-Rental and this townhouse and hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

EXTRAORDINARY...A GEM OF A PLACE!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and daughter found this wonderful place online, and when I walked in I could hardly believe my eyes: not only is the house located in the best, most centrally located part of the old town of Antibes, but it's also perfectly quiet even with the windows wide open at night (which is how we like to sleep). The house itself is a work of art: tastefully and lovingly furnished and decorated, well-appointed and yes...one might even say luxurious (but in a non-ostentatious way). To put it simply: I cannot think of a better place to stay than here if you have a week or two to explore the many wonders in this corner of the world where countless amazing sights await the curious traveler within only a short walking or driving distance of this most special home. Kudos to Tom and Paul who have done a terrific job of restoring this property to its glory days!! We will hold special memories of 14 Rue du Bateau for as long as we live...

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Notes

  • - Rental includes Luxury bed linen and towel use, free phone calls within France and wireless internet access.
    - Two week rentals and longer include weekly linen-change and house cleaning.
    - High Season (1,450 Euro) rates apply during the weeks of Christmas and New Year (Dec 5 - Jan 5)
    - Rental period is normally from Saturday to Saturday, however, shorter breaks as well as different check out dates can be arranged during off-peak season.
    - Half of the rental is payable at booking and the rest together with a €500 euro security deposit one month before arrival. The security deposit will be returned within 10 days after departure.
  • Damage deposit: €500.00
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