Residence des Baumettes
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Sunny and serene apartment on 1st floor (with lift) of stylish 1960's block. 3 terraces with views of Musee des Beaux Arts and chateau Ollieres. Sleeps 4 in 2 en suite bedrooms. Spacious lounge - fully furnished and equipped. Close to the beach and the Promenade des Anglais, shops and restaurants.
The apartment is recently refurbished bright, spacious (100 sq m), calm . There are 2 en-suite bedrooms; the master bedroom has a super king-size bed, and the second bedroom has 2 single beds. The kitchen is separate and fully equipped. There's a 3rd WC. The living areas are very discreet and cool with high ceilings and good ventilation. There are 3 balconies. The master bedroom balcony gets the morning sun and the main lounge balcony is sunny for the rest of the day. Tall pine and palm trees surround the apartment. Trees. The lounge balconies overlook gardens, the Musee des Beaux Arts and the Moorish Château des Ollières.
Baumettes is described by Europe Cities as “a residential district close to the city centre and Promenade des Anglais. As a result, this location is recommended for all who would like peaceful and picturesque surroundings and close to all the major attractions”.
Walking: - Beach, shops, airport bus all 5 min. Pool 7 min. City centre 15 min or bus outside Residence ( “Residence des Baumettes! ”).Main station 20min walk. Hire Velobleu bikes for zilch everywhere. Autobleue electric car 200m) First ranges Alps 30min. Parking near Residence. “Ski in the morning, swim in the med in the afternoon”.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Promenade des Anglais 200 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice Cote d'Azur International 3 km, Nearest railway: SNCF 750 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The sitting room has a large comfortable L-shaped couch and an especially comfortable armchair. Outside is a lovely, sunny south-facing terrace which accommodates 4 - 6 for an al fresco meal. It looks over gardens and the Museee des Beaux Arts and Chateux des Ollieres. There is seating for 6 in the dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a sunny balcony. The twin bedroom has new quality beds with new mattresses and an en suite bathroom with shower. The master bedroom has a top quality super king-sized bed and en suite bathroom with shower, and a lovely balcony overlooking the winding tree-lined street, perfect for a nightcap.
|Further details outdoors|
There is free street parking outside the apartment on Avenue des Baumettes and in the vicinity. A small bus stops outside the apartment and takes you to major bus lines, the tram line and near to the SNCF train station with its adjacent tourist bureau. This residential area is full of flowers, gardens, and pine and palm trees which make it very pleasant for relaxing and walking. The Beaux Art Museum is next door..
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
Nice is situated in the Alpes-Martime region between the azure sea and the limestone ranges of the Alps. Nearby and easily accessible are renown hill towns such as Grasse famous for its perfume makers, Eze for its medieval "eagles-nest" village and exotic garden, Vence for its colourful market and history of being home to renown belle époque painters, sculptors and ceramic artists, as well as the medieval villages of Peille and Peillon. Nice has 4 km of beaches, and there are lovely sandy beaches in Villefranche-sur-mer (a fishing harbour and site of a 16th century citadelle) and St. Juan les Pins (renown for its jazz festival). St. Jean Cap Ferrat is a prestigious haven for international celebrities and home to Villa Ephrussi de Rothchild and Beaulieu-sur-mer has an impressive yacht harbour and discreet palm-lined beaches. Cagnes-sur-Mer is surmounted by a picturesque village and 14th C. castle and a Renoir museum.
Famed for its Azure sea, promenade and beaches, Nice prepared a bid for the Winter Olympics! the sun shines 300 days per year. The promenade des Anglais was so named because Nice became the favourite wintering spot for Victorian England. Nice is second only to Paris for galleries, museums, theatre and Opera. Nice offers a wealth of activities from art (Chagall, Matisse and Dufy, modern art museums and art galleries); culture (theatres, opera, spectacles, concerts); sports (golf, tennis, cycling, riding, paragliding, swimming, SCUBA diving), and plenty of night-life. It is a safe city.
Nice has excellent bus and tram systems serving extensive pedestrian areas.
There are organized activities for tiny tots, seniors and the disabled. There is the whole spectrum of bookshops, coffee bars and restaurants, ice cream parlours, casinos, original language cinemas, lectures, exhibitions, guided tours, historical monuments and sites; markets and shops.
Nice has perfect transport links. Apart from the airport and the TGV there are good cornice roads and rail links to Monaco, Menton and Italy to the east, and Antibes, St Tropez etc towards Marseilles. The Autoroute runs behind nice and the main road to Grenoble starts 3k from Baumettes. You can walk in the hills within 40 min and walk or ski in the Alps in 2 hrs door-to-door.
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15 Aug 2014
great apartment, gave a real French feel to the holiday compared to an anonymous trendyhabitat type of place.… More
12 Aug 2014
"Perfect place to stay in Nice"
My two friends and I were staying in this wonderful apartment around end of May 2014. The apartment is located very closely to the Promenade des Anglais (about 500m). All the rooms were clean and the … More
19 Jun 2014
"Bright and airy home in Nice"
We were 2 couples staying in this sunny apartment for 6 nights at the beginning of a 2 month stay in France. We found it a wonderful base to explore this part of the Riviera from, and a welcome place … More
5 Jun 2014
"Nice apartment, great value"
This apartment was just perfect for our two married couples. Each had a private bedroom and private bath, with even an additional 1/2 bath as well. Security was great, in a very safe neighborhood. It … More
19 Apr 2014
We loved this apartment. It is extremely well equipped, very clean and comfortable. Highly recommended and we hope to visit again soon.… More
7 Apr 2014
"A wonderful apartment in a safe quiet area of Nice."
This apartment is really great, with a welcome bottle of wine, milk in the refrigerator and a lovely welcome from Julian. It is a five minute walk down to the sea where there are tons of restaurants … More
20 Aug 2013
"lovely airy apartment, everything you need."
I stayed here with my wife, mother-in-law, and brother-in-law. It is in a wonderful quiet location with a bus stop just outside which we used to get to the old town and the train station. The apartmen… More
11 Aug 2013
"lovely appartment 10 minutes walk to the beach"
We had a lovely 5 days at the apartment at half term. The agent was there to meet us at the door. A good bakery 5 minutes walk and spa shop same distance. The beach was only 10 minutes walk. We co… More
20 Nov 2012
Very handy to everything,and only 20 minutes by train to Monaco.
Very secure residence.Amenities of highest standard.
21 Oct 2012
"Comfortable, spacious flat in great location"
Spent five nights in this very special, well-furnished flat. Stayed with my husband and teenage daughter. Spacious, clean and very comfortable. The owners provided everything you could possibly nee… More
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