About the home
Residence des Baumettes and Chateau Des Ollieres were built in the gardens of a private mansion for a Ukrainian Princess, now the Musée des Beaux Arts.
The apartment is refurbished,1st floor, bright, spacious (100 sq m), calm . There are 2 en-suite bedrooms; one super-king and one with 2 single beds. Separate kitchen & 3rd WC. The living areas are very discreet. With high ceilings and NNE-SSW axis it’s cool in summer and warm in winter. There are 3 balconies. The 1st bedroom balcony gets the morning sun, the main lounge balcony is sunny the rest of the day. Tall pine and palm trees surround the apartment. Trees, gardens & blinds ensure the apartment is fragrant and comfortable on the hottest day and sheltered in winter. The lounge balcony overlooks gardens, with views of the Musee des Beaux Arts and the Moorish Château des Ollières. See photos, & http://www.agenceistra.com/quartier-des-baumettes.htm , musee-beaux-arts-nice.org , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nice
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 (return bus “Residence des Baumettes”).Main station 20min walk. Hire Velobleu bikes for zilch everywhere. Hire a car (inner ring road 600m) First ranges Alps 30min. Park near Residence. “Ski in the morning, swim in the med in the afternoon”. For more information request the arrival pack.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Promenade des Anglais, 200m|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Lift access to property
Nearest amenities: 200m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms and 2 en suites|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (2), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Lift access to property, Parking space|
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 high quality 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..
Reservations are made by completing a booking form which is emailed to you when you make a reservation.
Payments are made by direct bank transfer: first a non-refundable payment of 35% of total amount to hold your reservation and then the balance due is paid within 8 weeks of your arrival. There is a security deposit of 200€ which is returned to you by bank ransfer 1 week after you leave provided there is no damage to the apartment or its contents.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur / Alpes-Maritimes 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.
The Nice / Baumettes area
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.
How to get there
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Cheap flights available from Easyjet from London, Belfast, Berlin, Bristol, Edinburgh, Geneva, Liverpool, Newcastle, Paris.
Ryanair flies from Dublin.
BMI and BMIbaby, FLYGLOBESPAN (from Edinburgh), JET2.com (Leeds and Manchester) British Airways. Cityjet/Air France from London's City Airport.
Activities near Nice
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
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
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... more
27 Aug 2012
The apartment looks good in the photos, and, if anything, is even better in reality. The rooms are spacious, well furnished, elegant and well laid out. The beds were super-comfortable and there was... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Summer||13 Jul 11||16 Sep 11||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn||16 Sep 11||29 Oct 11||£ 700||-||-||3 Nights|
|Winter 2011 - 2012||29 Oct 11||31 Mar 12||£ 600||-||-||3 Nights|
|Spring||31 Mar 12||13 Apr 12||£ 700||-||-||3 Nights|
|Summer||13 Apr 12||16 Sep 12||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter 2012 - 2013||16 Sep 12||31 Mar 13||£ 600||-||-||3 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
There are no hidden extra charges. A security deposit of 200€ is required and reimbursed 1 week after the rental period provided there is no damage to the apartment or its contents. Please use the enquiry form for special events, shorter or longer stays, or larger groups.Enquire now
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