Gites des Chênes 1
About the home
This spacious studio apartment is immaculately presented, in a perfectly tranquil setting, high up in the hills to the west of Nice. It has superb, panoramic views to the mountains and the sea.
“Gîtes des Chênes“ are set amongst 3.5 hectares, made up of landscaped gardens, with lawns, fragrant borders and ancient oak trees and an olive plantation producing olive oil and salted olives.
The studio apartment was designed and built respecting the original French “restanques” (stone terraced agricultural land) which can still be seen in the area today.
The apartment is tastefully furnished for 2 people, with a spacious living/bedroom, a bathroom and separate kitchen. It also comes with its own furnished terrace and separate garden area.
During the summertime you can cool off in the good-sized swimming pool, and there is sun-loungers and a barbecue – a perfect place to relax, read a book and take in the fantastic views.
The apartment has parking within the grounds; one car per apartment and visitors parking may be arranged.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedroom|
|Nearest beach:||Nice, 20km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, Staffed Property, Sea view|
|Pools:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Childrens pool|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Wi-fi available|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 2|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, Bicycles available|
Further details indoors:
This spacious studio apartment comprises of a large living room/bedroom with 2 single beds (which can be made into a double as per photos), a dining table and chairs for two, and wardrobes. There are two sets of French doors, one opening out onto a balcony, the other onto a covered terrace equipped with table and chairs for outside dining.
There is a small, but very well equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, fridge, kettle and small freezer. There are also shared washing machine and drying facilities in a utility room. A fully tiled bathroom comes with a shower over bath, WC and hand basin.
Most who stay here, come to enjoy the peace & quiet and the great outdoors, however a television (French) is available upon request!
The owners at “Gites des Chênes” live on site; they are very hospitable and will make you feel very welcome.
Further details outdoors:
Outside, you can lose yourself in the beautiful gardens and there is a swimming pool of 12 x 6 metres, plus a children’s pool of 3.6 x 2metres.
For the sporty ones amongst us, you can enjoy table tennis and boules on site (and badminton subject to availability), and for the exhausted ones the owners offer a small library of books to read!
There are 2 bicycles available to rent subject to availability, one mans and one ladies. They are the road bike type and are available for 12 euros per day.
Wi-Fi internet connection is available in this apartment.
Gas and electricity is included in the rental price.
If you are going from October to March heating is included in the rental price, however should you require heating during any other months, this is at an additional cost of 45.50 Euros per week (or 6.50 a day).
An end-of-stay cleaning charge of 40 Euros is payable directly to the owner.
In France, towels and bedroom linen are not usually included in the rental so please remember to take your own. Alternatively, the owner can provide these at a cost of 30 Euros per person.
Taxe de Séjour: it is necessary to pay this at the end of your stay. For this property it is 0.65 Euros per person, per night, and is payable directly to the owner.
The owners request a damage deposit of 200 Euros on arrival and this will be refunded to you at the end of your stay, less the replacement cost of any breakages.
Pets are permitted at this apartment upon request, for a supplement of 25 euros; they are not permitted however around the pool area.
A baby-cot and a high chair are available upon request.
Long weekend stays are available upon request.
Previous guests comments and feedback are available on our own website – please ask for details.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur / Alpes-Maritimes region
There are local markets held in Nice, Vence and over the Italian border in Ventimillia.
There are many sporting activities in the area – golf, tennis, sailing, river bathing, kayaking, climbing, and fishing to name just a few.
With its close proximity to the surrounding, hilly countryside, this makes the apartment an ideal base for those who enjoy the outdoors, walking and cycling. The region is also well served by ski-stations in the winter, some of which can be reached within an hours drive.
Other attractions in the region are the Carnival of Nice, The Cannes Film Festival, The Monaco Grand Prix, the International Jazz Festival of Nice, The Classical Sailing Boats race of Cannes & Antibes, the summer open-air Opera Festival of Gattieres and Marineland in Antibes.
The apartments are also within easy reach of Nice International Airport and all that the Cote d’Azur has to offer.
The Carros / Carros Village area
“Gites des Chênes” are situated very close to the X11 Century, cliff top village of Carros, with its little pedestrian streets, immaculately kept houses, gift shop and restaurant. From here, you’ll get sweeping views down the Var River valley to the sea.
There are further shops, restaurants, boulangeries and a supermarket in the town of Gattieres, approximately 5km away.
Other surrounding towns to visit are Vence (15km), St Paul de Vence (20km), Nice (25km), and Cannes (38km).
How to get there
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By Car – Carros Village lies in the hills to the west of Nice and can be easily accessed from the A8 Autoroute and the N202.
By Air – Nice-Cote d’Azur is the nearest international airport, approximately 21 kilometres away. A car is a necessity for this location.
By Train – Eurostar runs from London to Paris city centres and then the high speed TGV service runs from Paris to Nice.
Full directions will be sent to you once you have made a booking.
Activities near Carros
Tennis in town
Rural / countryside retreats
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 2|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|1 Oct 12||1 Jan 13||€ 436||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Jan 13||1 Apr 13||€ 436||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Apr 13||1 Jul 13||€ 470||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Jul 13||14 Sep 13||€ 558||-||-||1 Week|
|14 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||€ 470||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Oct 13||31 Dec 13||€ 436||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
PLEASE NOTE: PRICES ARE ORIGINALLY QUOTED IN EUROS; CONVERSION TO OTHER CURRENCIES WILL BE AN APPROXIMATE GUIDE ONLY.Enquire now
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Please note: the arrival/departure day is flexible during the low seasons, however we can only accept bookings from a Saturday to Saturday during the popular period June to Sept inclusive, otherwise it breaks the weekly cycle. There is however more flexibility if there's last minute availability.
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