Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This 18thC property is part of one of the original 9 doorways into Vieux Nice and just steps to all the action. Steeped in history and close to Place St Francois with its fine food shops and small but famous fish market. Conveniently close to trams and buses where for only 1euro you can explore the Cote D'Azur and Maritimes areas. Perfect Location for everywhere.
Its our holiday home and well maintained. Unlike most of Vieux Nice apartments, here you have easy access only a few steps up from the street. Although we are close to all Vieux Nice's bustling cobbled streets and alleys, the apartment is peaceful and quiet so you can look forward to a good nights sleep on a large and comfy, good quality queen-size bed. portable air /con unit for your extra comfort, and you'll also find more than enough wardrobe and cupboard space.
Buying and renovating our holiday home has been a dream come true for us, and we hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Promenade Des Anglais 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice International 8 km, Nearest railway: Nice Gare Routiere 2.5 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Traditional building with thick stone walls, keeping it cooler in summer and warmer in winter. Portable A/C & fan. Large shutter windows - double glazed. Easy climb stairs to 1 1/2 floor into private entrance hall. Large selection of dvds available for your enjoyment & selection books & cds. satellite tv includes English Sky, BBC, CNN. Home entertainment system plays CDs, MP3, or IPOD - bring your own selection, and remember to bring an IPOD adapter. Wi-Fi internet in flat.
|Further details outdoors|
Swim in the sea, or indoor pool close by.
take a bus in winter season for only 1 euro to one of the many ski resorts. Special ski buses means you can go up for the day and return by 7.30pm ready for nightlife close to home. Many laundrettes close by. Museums, The Port, Massena Square, are all in close walking distance. Just steps from our apartment is the early morning fish market with the freshest selection of everything you can imagine. Surrounding the square is every type of specialist food shop - fruit & veg, the best value butchery in Nice, cheese shops, wine and champaigne, patissiere, boulangerie. across the square is the 8-late mini supermarket, 3 minutes away is the Monoprix large supermarket and 2 tram stops away you'll find Carrefour Hypermarket. For a meal out you'll be spoilt for choice from traditional Nicois, to Turkish to even Indian. And dont forget the pubs! Including Irish, Australian, Scottish and of course English. You wont even miss your favourite sports event, shown on big screen tv in many of the very friendly bars close by.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
The French Riviera is not just about lazing on the beaches sipping cocktails and spotting the rich and famous. It really is possible to be swimming in the Med in the morning and skiing in one of the many resorts just one hour away! With the 1euro fare on buses and trams you can explore far and wide - perhaps St Tropez / Antibes / Monaco/Monte Carlo or rejuvenate in the cooler climate of the mountains? Experience the scenic beauty everywhere and you will understand why it inspired many of our great renaissance artists. Take the train into Italy to sample its Friday markets with bargain shopping, or perhaps try an authentic boulloubaise lunch in Marseille. With its Italian and English influence and history dating back to long before the Romans you are sure to find there is so much on offer you will be thinking of your return trip before your holiday is even over.
Nice - the 'Capital of the French Riviera' .
Vieux Nice - The Old Town. Tantalise your senses here with the sights and sounds of its maze of narrow streets and alleys crammed with bars, art galleries, clubs, theatres, and trendy little shops. Experience its colourful markets - fresh flowers, fruit & veg, gourmet meats, fish, antiques, books. Savour the local specialities in any of the hundreds of restaurants, bistros and cafes. Take a picnic to the beach, the promenade, the hilltop châteaux, the port or one of the many parks and gardens. Hire roller blades or bikes and join the locals on the Promenade on a Sunday morning. Enjoy the Opera, Jazz or one of the many musical festivals, and of course - The Carnival in February. The list goes on and on !
There is so much happening throughout the year in and around Nice that you can be sure there is something for you. Take a look at the official tourism site http://www.nicetourisme.com for more information.