This spacious studio apartment is immaculately presented, in a perfectly tranquil setting, high up in the hills to the west of Nice. It has superb, panoramic views to the mountains and the sea.
“Gîtes des Chênes“ are set amongst 3.5 hectares, made up of landscaped gardens, with lawns, fragrant borders and ancient oak trees and an olive plantation producing olive oil and salted olives.
The studio apartment was designed and built respecting the original French “restanques” (stone terraced agricultural land) which can still be seen in the area today.
The apartment is tastefully furnished for 2 people, with a spacious living/bedroom, a bathroom and separate kitchen. It also comes with its own furnished terrace and separate garden area.
During the summertime you can cool off in the good-sized swimming pool, and there is sun-loungers and a barbecue – a perfect place to relax, read a book and take in the fantastic views.
The apartment has parking within the grounds; one car per apartment and visitors parking may be arranged.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||Nice 20 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice - Cote d'Azur 21 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, Staffed property, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 2|
|Other||High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
This spacious studio apartment comprises of a large living room/bedroom with 2 single beds (which can be made into a double as per photos), a dining table and chairs for two, and wardrobes. There are two sets of French doors, one opening out onto a balcony, the other onto a covered terrace equipped with table and chairs for outside dining.
There is a small, but very well equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, fridge, kettle and small freezer. There are also shared washing machine and drying facilities in a utility room. A fully tiled bathroom comes with a shower over bath, WC and hand basin.
Most who stay here, come to enjoy the peace & quiet and the great outdoors, however a television (French) is available upon request!
The owners at “Gites des Chênes” live on site; they are very hospitable and will make you feel very welcome.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside, you can lose yourself in the beautiful gardens and there is a swimming pool of 12 x 6 metres, plus a children;s pool of 3.6 x 2metres.
For the sporty ones amongst us, you can enjoy table tennis and boules on site (and badminton subject to availability), and for the exhausted ones the owners offer a small library of books to read!
There are 2 bicycles available to rent subject to availability, one mans and one ladies. They are the road bike type and are available for 12 euros per day.
There are many sporting activities in the area – golf, tennis, sailing, river bathing, kayaking, climbing, and fishing to name just a few.
With its close proximity to the surrounding, hilly countryside, this makes the apartment an ideal base for those who enjoy the outdoors, walking and cycling. The region is also well served by ski-stations in the winter, some of which can be reached within an hours drive.
Other attractions in the region are the Carnival of Nice, The Cannes Film Festival, The Monaco Grand Prix, the International Jazz Festival of Nice, The Classical Sailing Boats race of Cannes & Antibes, the summer open-air Opera Festival of Gattieres and Marineland in Antibes.
“Gites des Chênes” are situated very close to the X11 Century, cliff top village of Carros, with its little pedestrian streets, immaculately kept houses, gift shop and restaurant. From here, you'll get sweeping views down the Var River valley to the sea.
There are further shops, restaurants, boulangeries and a supermarket in the town of Gattieres, approximately 5km away.
Other surrounding towns to visit are Vence (15km), St Paul de Vence (20km), Nice (25km), and Cannes (38km).