Maison Azur 17th century village house with garden
House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Cottage near Nice ,Cote dAzur France.Charming 17th century stone cottage set in the heart of the picturesque medieval village of Haut-de-Cagnes within walking distance of the Grimaldi Castle, gourmet restaurants ,bars and cafes centered around a pretty boules square with stunning views.
Luxuriously equipped this is an enchanting home from home. Beautiful garden with amazing panoramic views of the provencal hills and down towards the sea ideal for eating al fresco with the new bbq / fire bowl. French doors lead from the garden to the well furnished chefs kitchen with dishwasher ,fridge freezer, oven and dual fuel hob,this opens to a large dining and sitting area around the feature fireplace,sofa bed on this floor.The downstairs bathroom is a good size with toilet and basin only ,this also houses the wm and drier. There is a good quality separate music system and cds on this floor also the modem which works wifi throughout the house and garden and a blutooth connection to the stereo for your tablet or phone .
First floor large salon/ bedroom with Moroccan double four poster bed and cosy log effect electric fire, leather sofa, Moroccan iron sofa and antique chair. There is also a walk in wardrobe with storage space. There is a 50 inch TV with a selection of Blu Ray and DVDs.There is also a good selection of books.
Mezzanine floor with double king-sized brass bed, armoir and chest of drawers .The bathroom has a marble tiled walk in shower, toilet, basin.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||1.5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice 12 km, Nearest railway: Cagnes Sur Mer 1 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
This is a very varied and beautiful part of the world with a higher concentration of things to do and see than anywhere else I know.From the smart coastal resorts to the pretty hilltop villages inland with stunning scenery in between.
The area is full of artisan craftworkers ,perfume makers,wineries,wonderful food, be it pizza cooked on a woodburning stove or some delicious fresh fish down by the sea.Monaco has all the glitz and glam where you can go Ferrari spotting or spend time in the casino,Menton just before the italian border is famous for its lemons is well worth a visit and Italy is just an hour away .
Nice center has a very pretty old town with the flower market and lots of reasonably priced restaurants and a fantastic variety of interesting independent shops.
Our house is ideally situated to explore the surrounding area ,within half an hour of Antibes a very pretty historic coastal town,20 minutes further on is Cannes with all the glitz and glam associated with the Riviera ,boutiques and restaurants overlooking the sea.You can take a trip up in to the hills to discover the numerous hill top medieval villages ,Mougins is famous for its food and Biot for its glass making ..
Haut De Cagnes is a magical find with its maze of Jasmin filled cobbled streets and flower clad vaulted archways ,so close to all the action but not packed by the tourist hordes in summer.The square around the Grimaldi chateau has wonderful views and a great selection of restaurants and bars to enjoy it from.
There are several video tours on you tube to give you a flavour of the village.There is a free mini bus no 44 La Navette that runs every 15 minutes up and down from the town below.This is extremely useful and together with the other exceptional public transport makes a CAR NON ESSENTIAL please believe me ,many people dump the car they have hired for the week
All the shops you could need with fresh food markets boulangerie etc are a 10 minute walk down from the house and its so easy to catch the mini bus back up,this stops 30 meters from our house.
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28 Apr 2014
"Fantastic location, lovely property"
We visited in early April and had fantastic weather. The house was about 30 minutes from Nice airport by bus and is nestled in an ancient hill top town which has a free bus. The house which was very p… More
Thank you for coming to visit Maison Azur and for your kind words - we are delighted you enjoyed the house and took advantage of the many wonderful things to do and see in and around the medieval village of Haut de Cagnes. We hope to see you again soon!
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