Luxury Penthouse with Spectacular Sea Views, Garden and Pool

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Last updated: 10/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

La Rade is a quiet, small, exclusive residence within walking distance of the village and beaches. This light and sunny apartment is located on the 3rd floor of the residence and is fully air-conditioned with WiFi, SKY TV and Tempur beds. Open-plan living and dining room with a working fireplace and floor to ceiling sliding doors onto the terrace with fantastic views over the bay and Cap Ferrat. The separate kitchen is modern and fully equipped with a door opening onto the beautiful garden planted with palm and olive trees, lavender and geraniums. The master bedroom's terrace overlooks the bay. Its en suite bathroom has a bath, shower, sink, loo and bidet. The guest bedroom (2 single beds) has sliding doors opening onto the garden. Its en suite shower room has a shower, loo and sink. There is also a 3rd guest loo in the entrance hallway. Accessed via a staircase is the breathtaking 100m2 roof terrace with 360 panoramic views. There is a private garage and shared swimming pool.

If you are a larger group, we have another super 2 bedroomed apartment in La Rade, So we are able to accommodate groups up to 8 people in the two apartments. Perfect for two families, or families having friends to stay or larger families with teenage children.

* Superbly located just above the port of La Darse in Villefranche sur Mer
* Light, sunny and quiet 90 m2 penthouse apartment
* Open-plan Living and Dining area with terrace overlooking the bay and St Jean. Outdoor table and chairs
* Modern, fully-equipped kitchen with induction hob, dishwasher, ice maker fridge/freezer
* 2 En suite Bedrooms with fitted cupboards, wooden floors and Tempur beds (1 King / 2 Single)
* Marble modern bathrooms
* 3 Loos
* Large private mature garden with olive, fig and palm trees, BBQ and outdoor table and chairs
* Breathtaking 100m2 private roof terrace with hammock and sun loungers
* Spectacular views from the living room of Cap Ferrat and the bay of Villefranche, La Rade
* Walking distance, 3 minutes, from the bank, boulangerie, newspaper shop, fruit market, weekly market
* Walking distance, 5 minutes, to the beach
* Walking distance, 7 minutes, to the Institute de Francais
* Walking distance, 15 minutes, to the railway station
* Walking distance, 5 minutes, to the bus stop

Located on the glamorous French Riviera, Villefranche is ideally located just 10 minutes from Nice and 15 minutes drive from Monaco. The bus from Nice to Menton runs every 15 minutes and costs Eur 1.00 per person. Villefranche railway station has frequent trains running to Nice, Antibes, Juan les Pins, Cannes to the West and Beaulieu sur Mer, Eze sur Mer, Monaco, Menton and into Italy to the East.


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 90 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Parents must be vigilant and aware that children under 6 years old must not be allowed to play on the terrace or sun roof unaccompanied by an adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult to the swimming pool....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Balcony with views of La Rade. Fitted wardrobes. Ensuite....moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Doors out to the garden. Fitted wardrobes. Ensuite....moreless

  • All beds are Tempur. In the master bedroom the bed is motorized and can be positioned for a more comfortable night's sleep. One of the single beds is also motorized. If there are 3 children, the 2 single beds can be pushed together and a cot can be put in the Guest bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom Ensuite: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    Marble modern bathroom...moreless

  • Guest Ensuite: toilet, shower

    Marble modern bathroom...moreless

  • Cloakroom: toilet

    Marble ...moreless

  • Both bathrooms are marble and modern with heated towel rails.

Other Amenities

  • There are five stairs up to the apartment's front door so it is difficult for wheelchairs to access the apartment. However, if you are able to walk up the stairs, the apartment if fairly wheelchair friendly....moreless


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable:

    SKY UK TV and French TV...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Speakers which an iPod can be plugged into...moreless

  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with Fizzler saucepans...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Beach Towels
  • Boat:

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large terrace off the sitting room overlooking the bay with a table and seating for 4 people. Large terrace in the garden with a table and seating for 6 people. Super large sunroof (100m2)....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis:

    Locally in Villefranche and Beaulieu....moreless

  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Sun
Nov 8 - Dec 12, 2015
4 night min stay
Christmas & New Year
Dec 13 - Jan 9, 2016
7 night min stay

Winter Sun
Jan 10 - Mar 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,750 $5,303
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • OfflineRDD $530.33
  • Pet Fee $84.85
  • Taxes Not included


Rates Include : *Starter kit, linen, towels, beach towels, water, electricity, French TV, Sky Sports TV, Wifi

* Starter Kit includes : soap, loo roll, rubbish bags, washing up soap, etc.

DISCOUNTS : contact us for discounts of more than one week.

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Last updated: 10/26/2015
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12.5 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Nice Airport - 25 minutes (car)
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Bar Villefranche sur Mer - 4 minutes (walk)
6 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Nice Port - 10 minutes (car)
18 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Monaco Golf Club - 30 minutes (car)
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Villefranche sur Mer Gare - 15 minutes (walk)
13 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A8 La Turbie - 20 minutes (car)
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
La Trinquete - 4 minutes (walk)
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Isola 2000 - 80 minutes (car)
400 Metres
Nearest Beach
La Darse - 5 minutes (walk)

Car: Not Necessary

Villefranche sur Mer is arguably one of the most beautiful old fishing towns on the Cote d'Azur. Located between Nice and Monaco. Behind the town are the mountains of Mont Boron, Mont Alban and Mont Vinaigrier. It is just 10 km (6.2 mi) south west of Monaco. The bay (rade) of Villefranche is one of the deepest natural harbors of any port in the Mediterranean Sea and provides safe anchorage for large ships between Nice and Cap Ferrat.

The town limits extend to the hills surrounding the bay climbing from sea level to an altitude of 520 m (1750 ft) at Mont-Leuze. The three 'Corniches' or main roads linking Nice to Italy pass through Villefranche.

The apartment is very conveniently located near sea level below the lowest of the three 'Corniches' in an area called La Darse. It is an easy 4 minute stroll to the main street which has a boulangerie, banks, tabac, pharmacy, newspaper shop and mini supermarket. It is another 10 minute stroll into the old part of town via the 'citadel' castle walk. The old town is fascinating to stroll around and has a good selection of restaurants, shops and bars. It is filled with history like the Rue Obscure or “Dark Street” which is a passage way under the harbor front houses which dates back to 1260.

There are two beaches in Villefranche. The La Darse beach which is a 5 minute walk from the apartment and Plage des Marinières, which is the main beach, a 14 minute walk, and over 1 km long.


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  • La Rade :  Roof Terrace (private)

    La Rade : Roof Terrace (private)

  • La Rade :  Roof Terrace (private)

    La Rade : Roof Terrace (private)

  • La Rade :  Garden

    La Rade : Garden

  • La Rade :  Living Room

    La Rade : Living Room

  • La Rade :  Kitchen

    La Rade : Kitchen

  • La Rade :  Master Bedroom

    La Rade : Master Bedroom

  • La Rade :  Master En suite

    La Rade : Master En suite

  • La Rade :  Guest Bedroom

    La Rade : Guest Bedroom

  • La Rade :  Garden

    La Rade : Garden

  • La Rade :  Roof Terrace (private)

    La Rade : Roof Terrace (private)

  • La Rade :  Roof Terrace (private)

    La Rade : Roof Terrace (private)

  • La Rade :  Living Room Terrace

    La Rade : Living Room Terrace

  • La Rade : Swimming Pool

    La Rade : Swimming Pool

  • La Rade :  Garden Dining

    La Rade : Garden Dining

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    La Rade : Dining Area

  • La Rade :  Kitchen Table

    La Rade : Kitchen Table

  • La Rade :  Master En suite

    La Rade : Master En suite

  • La Rade :  Welcome!

    La Rade : Welcome!

  • La Rade :  Guest En suite

    La Rade : Guest En suite

  • La Rade :  Roof Terrace (private)

    La Rade : Roof Terrace (private)

  • La Rade :  Roof Terrace (private)

    La Rade : Roof Terrace (private)

  • La Rade :  Roof Terrace (private)

    La Rade : Roof Terrace (private)

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