Alphonse Karr 4f
About the home
Our French Riviera self catering apartment rental is ideal for adult couples. It is the perfect location in the heart of Nice, in Central Nice next to the exclusive Carre d'Or area of Nice. The vacation rental apartment is popular all year round for sunshine holidays or as a city break destination.
Shopping, sightseeing, wine-tastings, music and the Arts, gourmet food, hillwalking and skiing are some of the choices availble in the region. Our Quality 1 bedroom self catering holiday apartment to rent sleeps up to 4 and comes with air-conditioning, TV, DVD player.
The large shared terrace is ideal for alfresco dining. It ioverlooks the quiet side road of Alphonse Karr with many restaurants at your door. Located in the centre of Nice, this newly renovated building is in THE heart of Nice, just 140 yards from the beach, and close to the 'old town' and Ave Jean Medicin- the shopping heartland of Nice.
This area is very well served with public transport ie, train, tram stops, port and airport bus 140 yards away.
For holidays to Nice France, our 1 bedroom rental apartment gives an ideal self catering holiday for the beach, local activities, sites, shopping, and transport in Nice France. Our Apartment to rent comes with a terrace, and sea view being ideal for Summer vacation rentals or Winter short breaks.
High quality furnishings and great location of our holiday rental apartments to let gives a superior holiday rentals experience with this French Riviera self catering apartment rental. The accommodation is ideal for adult couples. It is a perfect location in the heart of Nice, on the 2nd floor of an Art deco building in the Carre d'Or area. The vacation rental terrace apartment has a Western and Southern terrace view and being 150 yards from the beach, it proves popular year round for sunshine holidays or as a Winter city break destination.
Shopping, sightseeing, music arts, wine tasting, gourmet food, hillwalking, and skiing are some of the choices available in this Cote d'Azur region. Our high quality one bedroom self catering holiday apartment to rent sleeps up to 4 and comes with air-conditioning, TV, DVD player, fully equipped kitchen, 4 balconies, bedroom, separate showerroom and toilet and high quality furnishings.
The sun terrace is ideal for al fresco dining. It has a terrace with ov quiet street of rue Alphonse Karr located in Central Nice next to the Carre d'Or, just minutes from Nice Old Town, Place Massena, and Avenue of Jean Medicin - the shopping heartland of Nice.
This residential area is well serviced by public transport with the Nice Airport being 3 miles away, and the airport bus stop located 50 yards away, the TGV train Nice train station being an 8 minute walk away and buses to Monaco, Menton and all over the region being located just 7 minutes walk away at the Nice Gare Routier.
The French Alps is an hour bus ride away for those wishing to be on the ski slopes in the morning and the beach on the same day in the afternoon.If you wish to stay near but not in Vieux Nice, then a city break to our holiday apartment to let in Nice is a great opportunity to take in the sights of all Nice as your first stop on a european last minute Winter getaway.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedroom|
|Nearest beach:||Promenade des Anglais, 200m|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for over 5s only|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed Property|
|General:||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 1 shower room, Solarium / Roof terrace|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 4|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace|
Further details indoors:
* The only thing that cannot be conveyed by words or photos to our readers is that our holiday letting apartment in Nice has a very calm and calming atmosphere. Otherwise the photo gallery is accurate in all respects.
* The calmness combined with being able to walk out into life in Nice is seconds is a rare commodity.
* Each item of furniture was selected to blend in with the high quality fabric used for internal materials.
* Rubbish is cleared away on a daily basis, so no need to search for scary bin areas as in the Old Town.
Further details outdoors:
Our holiday apartment rental in Nice has a Huge South facing communal terrace overlooking the elegant designer street of Alphonse Karr which is also close to many high quality restaurants, local transport and attractions in Nice and the surrounding areas of the Cote d'Azur.
We deal on a first coms first serve basis and reservations take effect only once a deposit payment is received. A non-refundable 30% rental deposit fee due six weeks before your stay to secure booking. The remaining rental payment takes place at least 6 weeks before the arrival date. A £150 refundable accidental damages deposit is payable before entry to the apartment is allowed in cash or cheque form. Cleaning, meet and greet fees are included in the final pament requirement.
*There is no swimming pool because the Mediterranean sea lies just yards from our holiday apartment but should you still wish to plunge into a pool, then the Hotel Boscolo is less that 100 yards away from our holiday accommodation where, on the top floor, you can jet set with other non-hotel visitors and enjoy their pool, restaurant, sun loungers and amazing views over Nice, the surrounding mountains, Prince Albert gardens below and the wide blue Mediterranean sea straight ahead of you with the beach and Promenade des Anglais below.
* Make your enquiry
* We confirm holiday availability for our apartment to rent in Nice and send Booking Form.
* You return completed booking for for our rental accommodation and confirm 30% deposit has been paid.
* On bank clearance of the deposit, we confirm your reservation for our vacation property and send details of what to do on arrival in Nice whether you travel by air to Nice international airport or TGV train to Nice train station.
* The final rental payment for the apartment is made at least 6 weeks prior to your holiday stay in Nice.
* A refundable security deposit is payable - this covers any accidental damage to or in the apartment.
* When you arrive at the luggage collection point at Nice Airport, you call our agent who meets you at the apartment, explains the facilities and hands over the keys. Your holiday beigns
* We operate a strict, first come,first serve basis.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur / Alpes-Maritimes region
Nice holiday rental apartment local information relates to the facilities of Nice, some of its many beauty spots, the beach, museums and historical sites. All the local information relates to places proximate to out holiday rental apartment in Nice.
Here are some suggestions for what you might do on your Nice Holiday on the French Rivera when staying in our holiday rental apartment on the Promenade des Anglais.
The information is dynamic so please also visit the Nice office of tourism round the corner from our holiday rental apartment in rue Massenet Massena Nice.
Promenade des Anglais:
The Promenade des Anglais gives spectacular views out to the Mediterranean all along the "Bay of Angels". This 3 mile long pebble beach is the focal point in Nice, with Place Massena being a close candidate.Both these features are next to our Nice holiday rental apartment.
The Nice France web camera brought to you by Nice tourist office and is positioned round the corner from our Luxury one bedroom holiday vacation rental apartments on rue Massenet.
The Old Town or "Vieux Ville":
Our Nice holiday rental apartment is a short walk to Old Nice. There is much to do and see in the narrow streets of Old Nice which is like walking through a classical old Italian town. There are a great number of bars and restaurants in this area.
ICE CREAM is in plentiful supply in Old Nice especially in the ancient square of Place Rossetti which is noisy and packed with tourists in the Summer sampling some of the 90 different flavours: Click Nice Ice Cream
THE FLOWER MARKET:
In Old Nice offers fresh fruits, vegetables, preserves and flowers of the Provence and Nice. Operating on a daily basis, just adjacent to the Promenade des Anglais and Opera House. In the late afternoon it transforms into open air fish and Nicois restaurants. Click Nice Markets
THE OLD CHATEAU IN NICE:
Our Nice holiday rental apartment is very close to the Old Chateau which is a huge rocky outcrop overlooking the whole of Nice. The Old Chateau is adjacent to the Nice Flower Market. The remains of an Old Chateau and Monastery rest at the top of a high rock out-crop which gives panoramic views of Nice and the Riviera coast: Click Old Chateau
SKIING ISOLA 2000:
Many visitors take the opportunity to visit the French Alps to walk or hike through their majestic peaks and scenery or spend time skiing in Winter: Click Skiing Nice . Just an hour from our Nice holiday rental apartment in Nice.
The Nice / Central Nice area
Our holiday rental apartment in Nice is not only close to the beach but also located in an area of the Mediterranean soaked in history and for centuries was part of the kingdom of Savoy up to 1860 and therefore has its own Nicois dialect, cuisine and traditions. Nice is ideal for exploring the whole Cote D'Azur region of the Mediterranean including, Monaco, Italy and even Spain.
Our holiday apartment located in the very exclusive area of the Carre d'Or is positioned in the most expensive area of central Nice, surrounded by designer shops, restaurants, the beach and places you close to all the local tourist activities and local Nice attractions as detailed below.
BUS: Our Nice apartment for rent is close to all forms of public transport where each main town on the French Riviera has its own local bus network, for Nice its "Lignes d'Azure". The inter-urban network, the TAM (Transport Alpes-Maritimes) connects all the Eastern Rivera towns between Cannes & Menton and all the main villages like Eze and Vence.
THE CENTRE: Our vacation accommodation in the centre of Nice is close to the big land-mark ornamental fountain known as "Fountaine du Soleil, on Place Massena, ringed by bright pastel Italian archway buildings, and up to the Avenue Jean Medicin.
The vacation apartment for rent also leads on to the Rue de France pedestrian shopping street which runs from the end of the Place Massena, roughly parallel to the seaside or Promenade des Anglais and is an area is full of shops, including some exclusive clothing boutiques, and restaurants and cafes with outdoor terraces.
THE CHATEAU is a short walk from our beautiful Nice apartment where your rental will be all the more satisfying as you are near the location of a former 1706 castle on top of this high rock hill overlooking Nice old town and the port. This is a great place to visit with cool tree shaded walks, wonderful views over Nice and the Mediterranean, a large grassy park, playground, Roman ruins and a waterfall. Access by the steps (213 steps from the bottom to to the observation platform on top of the Naval Museum, and then more steps and various walkways to the top.
CIMIEZ is reached by a 30 minute stroll or 5 minute bus ride from our Carre d'Orr vacation holiday rental apartment in Nice France where Cimiez sits on a hill a couple of km from the centre of town in a calm residential area above the bustle of the city. The grounds of "Cimiez" includes a large park amidst olive groves, the Archeology museum, Matisse museum and Franciscan Museum and Monastery.
The beaches of Nice, are within walking distancde or bus ride from our holiday rental property in Nice France where the Promenade des Anglais beach is of pebble and along the coast to Antibes, are shingle (smooth stones). From Antibes-Juan-les-Pins to Cannes, the beaches are sand. Many prefer grit-free shingle beaches which also leaves the water clear. People can be found sunning themselves on the beaches all year round. Water sports include sailing, swimming, diving, snorkelling, para-gliding, water skiing, fishing and much more.
You cannot take public transport to VIEILLE VLLE (OLD TOWN) because it is too close to our holiday lrental apartment where shops lead you to the Place Massena square into the Old Town of Nice in minutes. Here you find narrow streets curving in irregular fashion between old buildings with red-tile roofs, just as with any medieval village of the region. The streets are packed with shops, small restaurants, food, meat produce, clothes, gifts and the rest.
Walk from our holiday apartment to the COURS SALEYA which is the most famous market of Nice which is the flower and local food produce market during most of the week and a large flea market on Mondays. The market is paralell to the sea side, and is lined by lovely old buildings.
The main tourist attraction in Nice being the PROMENADE DES ANGLAIS, is a short walk from our holiday apartment on the Cote d'Azur France where the promenade streaches about 7 km around the Baie des Anges, a favourite for leisurely "promenades" since the Belle Epoque at the turn of the last century. Activities include sitting by the sea, jogging and roller skating. Summer nights shows an increase in activity.
From our holiday rental apartment on the Cote d'Azur ou will never be stuck for ideas on where to go in Nice and where our your self catering holidays are in the luxury area of the Carre d'Or placing you are close to the beach and all local activities, meaning you never need a car, and have no trouble finding somewhere to eat in Nice even on National holidays such as Bastille Day.
Annual events in Nice are listed as the February-March Carnival season over 2 weeks culminating in a grand parade and fireworks which are within a short stroll of our holidat apartment for rent where in February the Festin des Cougourdons is a traditional festival with folklore and decorated gourds, held in the Jardins de Cimiez (the grounds of the magnificent Matisse Museum, just a 7 minute bus ride from our Nice holiday apartment); April brings the semi-marathon Internation de Nice which takes place along the Promenade des Anglais seconds from our holiday home in France Cote d'Azur Nice.
Your holidays in our rental apartments bring the May festivals in Nice France known as the Fete des Mai with music, picnics and folk dancing celebrating the arrival of Spring in the gardens and Amphitheater of Cimez, held on Sundays and May holidays which is reached by bus a short distance from our holiday vacation rental apartment. You can take the train to the Cannes Film Festival just 800 yards from our apartment rental in Nice which takes 3o minutes from Nice to Cannes and which allows us to rub shoulders with the glitzy and glamourous at one of the chicest festivals on the Riviera. In May in Nice from our holiday apartment, you can take a car rental, bus or train to attend the world famous Monaco Grand Prix which is just 25 minutes on the bus from our Nice holiday apartment and which is a must for formula 1 fans.
Nice brings June's Fete de la Musique which is a thunderous event with free bands playing all over Nice in the streets, from bars and open windows which you experience within minutes from our rental apartment in the centre of the Carre d'Or area off the beach. The Nice Iron Man competition takes place yards from our holiday apartment along the Promenade des anglais involving running, cycling and swimming.
July-August in Nice brings fireworks on the Promenade des Anglais so take a picnick to the beach and enjoy this local attraction with the many others.
The Nice Jazz festival is an eight day open-air event in July in the atmospheric surroundings of the Arenes de Cimiez and our Nice holiday apartment for rent is perfectly placed for you to take a picnic and sit under a large ink-blue night sky and silver moon to listen to one or other famous musician play to you.
Les Nuits Musicales de Nice is a festival of chamber music following on from the Jazz Festival at the end of July and extends for 2 weeks in early August which all takes place within a short distance from our holiday rental apartment along with the Actors and musicians performances of the history of the Chateau on La Castellada.
September guests in ourapartment for rent in Nice allows them to enjoy all the local attractions as well as the Fete du Port on the first Saturday of September where traffic is closed off giving music, drinking, dancing, traditional foods and traditional fishing boats give free rides across the port bay.
The Fete de Catherine Segurane celebrates the defender of patron saint of Nice, where a local washerwoman, Catherine Segurane, caused the Turks to abandon their 1543 seige of the city by flashing her bare bottom at them and all from the Chateau which is a walk from our rental apartment where locals join in a candle-lit procession in her honour through the Old Town on 7 September to make your holiday even more memorable.
October's Fete de Ste-Reparate in Nice's Old Town celebrates its patron saint day on 7 October with masses, processions, dancing and music.
In December our holiday apartment is often booked by participants in Nice is the Regates Internationales de Star de Noel for a top level competition for France's most important sailing regatta title. Of course Place Massena is the focus of Christmas decorations, including a full ice rink, Christmas village, big wheel, and celebration live music performances leading the fireworks on New Year's eve.
How to get there
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Holiday travel to our holiday rental apartment from Nice International Airport Cote d'Azue is where most guests arrive from the modern 2-terminal airport where your holidays in Nice begin at this the 2nd largest airport in France offering a wide range of flights from all over Europe, USA and many other long haul destinations. Airport for carrier information can be obtained on line.
Our holiday apartment letting is a short walk to the beach where the Airport bus passes every 20 minutes from Nice International costing €4 for an all day ticket than can take you anywhere in the Alpes Maritimes region. The excellent transport infrastructure in Nice provides Bus travel taking you all over the Cote d'Azure, and beyond - clean, comfortable and at €1 per trip, it is relatively cheap where you get to Monaco in 25 minutres along a beautiful blue coast line.
You can easily travel by the high speed TGV train from Paris to Nice , via Marseilles and has links into much of Europe including Spain & Italy with the Nice train station being just a 7 minute walk from our holiday apartment for rent in Nice, or simply take the Nice Tram just one block away from our holiday property and one stop from the train station.
The Nice tram services traverses the North and South West of Nice. The tram is silent and may be picked up yards from our Holiday Rental Apartment every 7 minutes at a cost of 1€.
Arriving by private or car rental, on the roads to Nice, you can reach our Nice Vacation Holiday Rental apartment via the A8 motorway, taking exit No.50 "Promenade des Anglais". Follow this straight run along our beautiful beach front towards central Nice, you turn off to Place Massena. Car Parking exists throughout Nice.
Our holiday accommodation is very close to public car parking facilities and car rental hire companies in Nice and we provide parking information to all of those arriving by car. Public parking costs around €90/week. However, some car Hire companies offer free parking.
Arrival by sea is possible from Nice Port which is just 1.5 km from our holiday vacation apartment where your rental ideal leaves you close to ferry transport where numerous ferries leave Nice port for daily trips to St.Tropez or further afield in Corsica.
Activities near Nice
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 2|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Winter sun break||14 Jan 13||1 Apr 13||£ 297||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring Vacation||1 Apr 13||1 May 13||£ 449||£ 75||£ 80||1 Night|
|Monaco GP Summer rental||1 May 13||12 Sep 13||£ 697||£ 109||£ 120||1 Night|
|Late Summer deal||12 Sep 13||13 Oct 13||£ 497||£ 87||£ 97||1 Night|
|Splendid October||13 Oct 13||3 Nov 13||£ 497||£ 87||£ 97||1 Night|
|Early Winter sun||3 Nov 13||18 Dec 13||£ 249||£ 45||£ 50||1 Night|
|Christmas New Year||18 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 549||£ 87||£ 90||1 Night|
|Winter sun break||3 Jan 14||31 Jan 14||£ 210||-||-||1 Night|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
We can accept payments by cheque or bank transfer in GBP.
Please make your enquiry as soon as possible so the owner may forward to you full Booking details and answer any questions you may have. Please note that we do not simply post you a key, rather you are met at the property by our Agent who resides in Nice and who is on 24 hour emergency call for your peace of mind.Enquire now
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