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Excellent 5/5 29 reviews

Appartement Bord de la Mer.

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bonjour! Fancy a holiday on the stylish Cote d'Azur? Then why not stay in beautiful Nice in a privately owned apartment. Close to the famous Hotel Negresco, being only a 1 minute's leisurely walk to the Promenade des Anglais with its famous beach front!

This one bedroom, 4 bed, lovely 1870s listed 'Belle Epoque' building is in a sought after area, which is in a designated preservation area called, Le Carre D'Or (Golden Quarter). This great reviewed apartment forms part of a recent refurbishment of a neoclassical building (Inc lift) on the Rue de France.

This has a fantastic location, near a lovely French bakery on Nice's famous first old road, the Rue de France, situated in the original and affluent goldsmith's area. Literally a leisurely 1 minutes' walk to the sea front & beach. "Appartement Bord de la Mer", is situated on a quiet side street, and benefits Wi-Fi, lift, cable TV and washing machine.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Nice Beach 20 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 50 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Nice Internation Airport 3 km, Nearest railway: Nice Central Gare 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access
Further details indoors

"Appartement Bord de la Mer", is situated on the second floor of a lovely bijou conversion on the Rue de France. The apartment is accessed via street level next to an Artisan French bakery & café, then through and into a classical marble hallway with feature staircase and building lift. Upon reaching the second floor the apartment is situated to the side of the building and off the main street yet getting the sun in the afternoon and evening. Creating a light and airy French feel to the apartment.

Upon entering the apartment there is a hallway with solid oak flooring and access to a high quality marble bathroom offering WC, large sink and chrome style taps, large mirrors, heated towel rail, and shower cubicle incorporating a power shower.

At the end of the hall is the main living accommodation comprising:

A fully fitted kitchen including fridge, freezer, microwave oven, 4 ring easy clean cooker, utensils and washing machine. Dining area with a comfortable traditional cast iron tiled style table and chairs. A relaxing lounge area with two comfortable convertible style sofa beds (with hotel quality mattresses), TV, DVD player, CD stereo, fast internet/Wi-Fi, wall heaters for the winter and air-conditioning for the summer months.

Car parking can be made by arrangement or there are facilities close to the apartment. Parking is generally free on the street as well.

The accommodation offers sleeping up to four. It is possible with five on prior agreement.

Further details outdoors

The old town of Nice is only a leisurely very short walk away with its vibrant markets, exquisite restaurants, and cafe culture. These are also situated on the Rue de France. “Appartement Bord de La Mer”, is only a 20 minute walk from the central train station making it to the attractions of Cannes, St Tropez, Eze, Menton, Antibes, and the glamorous Monte Carlo. St Tropez is best accessed by boat from Nice port to avoid the traffic jams.

Close to all the best restaurants, cafe culture, street entertainers, designer shopping boutiques (like Chanel, Armani, Karen Millen, and many more), famous museums (Matisse etc.) and transport links.

Le Carré d'Or or 'Golden Square' is the elegant section of the pedestrian zone of central Nice, which begins at the Promenade des Anglais and extends to the tree-lined Boulevard Victor Hugo.

Look for street names like Paradis, Alfonse Karr or Longchamp in order to identify this chic quarter of Nice.

The 'Golden Square' is the Mayfair or Park Avenue of Nice, on the gorgeous French Riviera Coast.

Further details

Once your booking form has been received, which can be 'downloaded' from our website. We only require a small 35% deposit to secure your well-earned holiday stay or comfortable business stay.

A booking confirmation letter and a comprehensive holiday information pack will be sent out immediately. Our aim and vision is to provide, 'You', the guest with the best possible holiday experience and build a long term relationship with our guests.

In fact some of our guests have become our good and dear friends. Our aim is to offer an independent affordable warm & friendly South of France holiday experience of which a Hotel cannot.

We have some awards for this apartment (We would love to give you details of this on request, including references). These are on our own website.

See our owners website for excellent Cooking, Wine & French Language Courses in the Nice area! A truly 'South of France' experience & delight!

Our Contact Rosa offers Nicoise cooking courses in her own home, using organic produce bought from the Cours Salya old town market which you purchase in the Morning with her. She will advise on the produce, what's in season and what's not.

This market and wine cellar tour, along with Nicoise cooking is fantastic and we can arrange this for you. We had a great time, especially sampling our efforts afterwards with several glasses or two, of Rose Bandol and Provencal Wines.

The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region

Cote d'Azur, the French Riviera is one of the most popular holiday destinations in France, with its perfect beaches, high style of life and a lot of interesting places to visit, this is an ideal holiday region.

This was one of the first resort areas in the world and for a good reason, the Mediterranean coast stretches for miles and is covered with golden-sand and pebbled beaches. Being a health resort area in the 19th century, it was famous with the aristocrats like Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and in the 20th century with artists Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse or Edith Wharton.

The region has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, sunny summers and dry mild winters perfect for all year round holiday.

Places worth of visiting are: Nice, Hyres, famous Saint-Tropez, Saint-Maxine, Cannes and its film festival, Antibes, Monaco, Monte-Carlo and many others. Saint-Tropez best being accessed by boat from Nice Port to avoid the traffic if considering driving, a train can be taken, but can take many hours.


Nice is a major tourist centre in the southern France, a historical capital of the county and an important port known as well as Lympia port.

Nice is most of all a great place with a lot of entertainment and things to do like shopping, photography, dining in a great restaurants, taking part in festivals, visiting art galleries, admiring the architecture and culture of the city; for those seeking more nature-based holiday we recommend canoeing, visiting wild life sanctuaries and parks, cycling, swimming and of course sun bathing.

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4 Aug 2014


"Fantastic get away"

I've set up my business nearly three years ago and not had a break until I found this Apartment in South of France, Nice is gorgeous, feeling a little bit of glamour and de-stressing was achieved. Apartment is set out to accommodate couples and small families, and caters for all. Lovely complex and views/area to die for - THANK YOU for allowing us to stay here. Will recommend and come again

11 Jul 2014


"Excellent central location for beech, town and airport, a real gem."

We enjoyed our stay hugely. Very handy for the beech and also for the town. Easy access to train to visit nearby Monte Carlo, Cannes and Juan les Pins. The flat is very well kept and nicely furnished. The luxury bathroom is a particularly strong feature. Café on the ground floor is excellent for the traditional French petit dejeuner. Also very accessible from Nice airport. Only a short bus ride to very near the front door.

Ciao, grazie per la bella recensione. Siamo vicini alla spiaggia, buoni ristoranti, strada tranquilla, non in città rumorosa vecchia! Ottima posizione, con un collegamento ascensore, aria condizionata e connessione internet wi-fi. Abbiamo incantevoli letti confortevoli e belle porte finestre aperte.
Speriamo di vedervi presto.
Richard & Famiglia

10 Jul 2014


"Perfect for a stay break in Nice"

My wife and I stayed for a week at the end of June. The apartment is in an ideal location, very near to the beach, Old Town and shops - the bakery opposite was a real bonus too! The apartment itself… More

Hola, gracias por una gran revisión. Estamos cerca de la playa, buenos restaurantes, calle tranquila, no en el casco antiguo ruidoso! Excelente ubicación, con ascensor, aire acondicionado y conexión a internet con wi-fi. Tenemos hermosas camas cómodas y bonitas ventanas francesas abiertas.
Esperamos verle pronto.
Richard y familia

10 Jul 2014


"A Beautiful Apartment with easy access to local amenities."

I am very pleased to say thank you to Richard and his family for making myself and my family of 4 very welcome in their apartment. Very clean and well maintained were top of my list along with the location which has easy access to all requirements needed. My family and I had an excellent time and would definitely stay there again.

Thank you so much for this great feedback. Our guests have also confirmed that:

1. A great location
2. Service and support is excellant
3. Wi-fi is great for Skype etc
4. Good Value
5. Lift is useful
6. Beds comfortable
7. Clean
8. Near everything & quieter than the old town
9. Great for buisness stays as well
10.Will recommend us to their friends and family

A huge thank you from Richard & Family. Your stay is so important to us!

9 Jul 2014


"Plenty of room for a family of 4"

Great location, friendly people, enough space for a family with jung kids, excellent view over nice, would recommend this to a friend

Bonjour, je vous remercie pour le grand examen. Nous sommes à proximité de la plage, de bons restaurants, rue calme dans la vieille ville bruyante! Très bien situé, avec une connexion ascenseur, climatisation et internet avec accès wi-fi. Nous avons de belles chambres confortables et de belles portes-fenêtres ouvertes.
Nous espérons vous voir bientôt.
Richard et Famille

24 Jun 2014


"The best apartment in Nice!"

I stayed with my mum for a week and it was such an amazing stay, the Apartment is lovely, cosy, warm welcoming, clean, well maintained and has got all you need on your holiday, even sewing kit, spare memorable foam pillows, and many more.. it just shows that people care and want to make you feel as happy as possible! Great location, close to the beach and train station within 10 min, Old Town 15-20min if you don't get lost. :-)

I love Nice so much and would recommend to everyone, also we did visit Monte Carlo, St-Tropez and Ville Franche. Next time Grasse, Antibes, again Monaco and Eze, which are directly connected by train.
Great food, shops and drinks, Rose wine from Provence is amazing and so cheap to get in the shop! :-) if you want to save money and still want to eat a great dish, go to the market in Old town - best in the morning to get best and local produce of fruit, veg, fish (there is a fish market and big butcher in the old town too everyday), jams, cheese, honey, condiments etc.. and simply cook at home, kitchen is big enough, only thing there is no oven but microwave yes, we didn't cook meals but will cook next time to save a bit of money as eating out is not cheap, homemade pan roasted market fish or steak with local veg will do plus bottle of Rose for 6 euros which you would pay for a glass outside.
Also the kitchen has got good size fridge so you can get plenty fruit and veg. For macaroons lovers I think best ones are from LAC, pistachio and amande are the best.
There are so many lovely things to see..cosy narrow streets, shops, bars, park, beach, parfumerie Fragonard, shopping centre with nearby ZARA, Sephora and many more.
The apartmnet is close to everything you need! Regarding the sea, it is very clean and water is so azure blue with beautiful waves.

I am still returning to my memories from this trip and already plannning next one in 2015!

I hope this helps.

Thank you Richard & family for all your help, support and info and for letting us stay in such a lovely place.

I will be looking forward to my return to you and your lovely apartment in 2015!


Sehr geehrter Gast,
Wir sind so glücklich, dass Sie einen schönen Aufenthalt. Alle unsere Gäste sind sehr wichtig für uns und sind stolz, dass sie ein exzellentes Aufenthalt haben.
Die Wohnung liegt in der Nähe zum Strand und im Herzen von allem. Gute Restaurants, Geschäfte und französisch Kultur. Der Aufzug ist auch sehr gut und die Wi-Fi ist ausgezeichnet.

2 May 2014


"Flat in Nice with all you need that is close to everything."

3 of us enjoyed our stay on the French Riviera by basing ourselves in this very centrally located flat in the La Buffa quarter of Nice. Local bakers, butchers, supermarkets and other shops provided us with everything we needed to have meals at home and otherwise recharge. We walked to everything in Nice and had easy access to transportation to Cannes, Antibes, Eze, Menton and other destinations. The Wi-Fi kept us in touch with folks and news from home. Recommended.

13 Apr 2014


"Great place to stay perfect location"

Very comfortable flat with all you need for a relaxing stay in this beautiful city. Great location very near to the beach and old town. Within walking distance from the train station and bus stops to the airport. Very east to find with all the helpful information and instructions from the owner. would thoroughly recommend and would definitely stay again if back in Nice.

15 Mar 2014


"We felt at home, with Nice and Côte d'Azur outside our door."

Apartment was clean, inviting. We were met by housekeeper/manager, which made everything easy. Always available by phone. Very comfortable sleeping. Excellent wi-if, stove top, shower etc. Very "cool" place. Outstanding location: close to Old Town, one block from Mediterranean and Promenade de Anglais, train and bus. We were able to walk to most everything. On Rue de France itself were an "artisanal" boulangerie, butcher shop, a produce shop, many restaurants. Easy access to St. Paul de Vence, Eze, Antibes. We had a terrific vacation here--both exciting and relaxing.

Thank you for this great review! We work very hard to get it right. We are blessed with an amazing location which offers the guest a true South of France experience in Nizza! The sea and beach is only a one minute walk. The restaurants that locals use are here. The location boasts great transport links, including lots of parking. Our Wi-Fi is fast with Skype to keep in touch and show off with friends, family or work.
Thank you for being our lovely guests.
Richard & Family

4 Mar 2014


"Wonderful apartment in a brilliant location."

An ideal base for exploring Nice and surrounding area. Lovely, well equipped apartment in a great location. Secure, comfortable and quiet. Would definitely stay again… More

Dear Guests,
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Also we are glad you liked the recent refurbishment and painting.
Thank you
Richard & Family

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