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Azure: Stunning, Waterfront Townhouse in the Ramparts of Old Antibes

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Last updated: 08/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Antibes house description

Azure is a newly renovated 300 year old townhouse on the waterfront edge of the Ramparts of Old Antibes with spectacular views across the bay to the Cap d'Antibes. Every room in this air conditioned house has a sea view and the terrace has a spectacular vista. The luxurious architect designed interior has been inspired by a contemporary coastal theme with soft pebble inspired tones on the stucco walls. Limestone flooring, slate bathrooms and teak terrace decking combine with luxury Egyptian cotton linens and softened water to ensure that you have a supremely comfortable stay. In a superb location Azure is just 1 minutes walk from the Provençal Market where your gourmet welcome hamper produce is purchased by our local staff.
The Picasso Museum and the nearest sandy beach are also just a few minutes stroll away. There is a wealth of interesting shops, cafés & restaurants in the old town and vibrant port area which may just enough to entice you away from the sun drenched terrace.


Location: Azure is located 20 minutes by taxi from Nice Airport. Airport transfers, daily housekeeping & baby sitting can be arranged with our local staff. Beaches - Plage de la Gravette 5 minutes walk, Plage de Salis 8 minutes walk. The more exclusive private Garoupa and Keller beaches on the Cap d'Antibes are either a 20 mins walk or accessed from the bus station 5 minutes walk away. Inland -Visit the medieval villages located inland such as Biot -famed for its hand blown glass. Grasse - home of the international fragrance houses & the International Perfumery Museum. St.Paul de Vence- beautiful hilltop fortified village & art centre. Tourette sur Loup- a precipitously perched hilltop village. Valbonne- geometrically laid out historic village. Coast - Antibes rail station is ten minutes walk away & gives access to the coastal rail links which allow you to cherry pick your favourite excursion destination - cultural Nice, chic Cannes, Monaco or across the Italian border for lunch.

Events and Activities: Cannes Film Festival is closely followed by the Monaco Grand Prix in May are both easily accessible from Azure.
The July Jazz Festival in Juan les Pins is only minutes away. The terrace at Azure is the ideal venue to watch the dramatic firework display on Bastille day (July 14). The Nice Carnival is a must for February.

Sports and leisure: As a town with a marina at its heart, sailing, yachting, water skiing and wind surfing are all readily available. Golf - with 14 golf courses to choose within a 30 mins drive there is something for all levels. The Mougins ‘Golf and Country Club’ is renowned in France. The course is set in a beautiful landscape with outstanding views. Also of note is the Royal Mougins which has hosted the French Open.
Inland are riding, canoeing and kayaking. For the more adventurous there is also canyoning.
Skiing - Set at the gateway to the Mercantour National Park are two ski resorts - Isola 2000 (with 120 km pistes) set at 2000 metres, it is a purpose built resort. In contrast the traditional alpine village of Auron (130 km pistes) at 1600 metres oozes character. Both are within a one hour drive, and offer excellent facilities including the ESF ski school.

Property Type

  • House
  • 90 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • The sleeping accommodation is for 4 people. Both bedrooms have deep comfortable beds, luxury fine Egyptian cotton bed linen, hotel quality bath towels and separate beach towels. The interiors have limestone flooring, feature lighting, built in storage and air-conditioning which provides both heating and cooling. Both bedrooms have sea views. Two additional single beds are provided by the day beds in the Terrace room. Wardrobe storage for these is located in the main living area....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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          • Both bathrooms feature modern glass shower enclosures with softened water, slate interiors, underfloor heating and heated towel rails....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Azure has four levels with the bedrooms and bathrooms on the lower two. The spacious limestone floored main open-plan living area has a Californian style kitchen with fully integrated appliances and Corian worktop and island with breakfast bar. This double aspect air-conditioned room has a 'pebble' feature fireplace, original art and soft sectional seating for 6 people in the living area where the flat-screen TV, internet access and storage are located. The top level terrace room opens directly onto the south facing terrace. Glass doors fold back completely to create one continuous space with solid teak flooring throughout. The terrace room has 2 day beds which function as banquette seating for interior dining and conversion to 2 single beds. The terrace has an exterior day bed, a sail awning for shade and a designer water feature. The teak dining table & 6 chairs are designed to be used both internally and externally to allow al-fresco dining, enjoying the most spectacular view....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Luxury
              • Tourist Attractions

              Leisure Activities

                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Town

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 6 people

                          General

                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Heating
                          • Fireplace
                          • Safe
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer

                          Kitchen

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Grill

                          Outside

                              • Terrace

                              property descriptor

                                  • Terraced
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Rental rates quoted in:
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Low Season
                                  Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2014
                                  4 night min stay
                                  €200 €200
                                  €1,050
                                  Mid Season
                                  Apr 1 - May 31, 2014
                                  4 night min stay
                                  €250 €250
                                  €1,675
                                  High Season
                                  Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2014
                                  7 night min stay

                                  €2,000
                                  Peak Season
                                  Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                                  7 night min stay

                                  €2,300
                                  High Season
                                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                                  7 night min stay

                                  €2,000
                                  Mid Season
                                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                                  4 night min stay
                                  €250 €250
                                  €1,700
                                  Low Season
                                  Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                                  4 night min stay
                                  €200 €200

                                  Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (€) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.


                                  Additional information about rental rates:

                                  Rental includes Luxury bed linen and towel use .Gourmet Welcome Pack. Free French Phone calls. Wi-Fi Internet access. Rental Period : Normally weekly Saturday to Saturday. Shorter breaks considered in the mid and low seasons. Please ring to discuss. Two week rentals have a mid stay linen change and clean. Refundable Security Deposit 1500 Euros or half the rental, whichever is greater. June rates apply in Christmas and New Year weeks.

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                                  Last updated: 08/23/2014
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                                  Location

                                  15 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Nice Airport
                                  15 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  Nice
                                  1 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Train
                                  Antibes
                                  3 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  A8
                                  300 Metres
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  beach

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  Azure is located at the prestigious heart of the Cote d'Azur midway between Nice and Cannes. It is situated on the waterfront in the medieval Ramparts of the Old Town of Antibes. Antibes with its network of ancient interconnecting cobbled streets fans out from the superb marina and old Port Vauban with innumerable cafés, bars, restaurants and shops. The wonderfully colourful Provence Market is just one minutes walk away guaranteeing you the freshest local produce. The Picasso Museum with it is superb Contemporary Art collection is also only a minute stroll away. The nearest beach is only 300 metres from Azure. Further afield, if the historic hilltop villages of St.Paul de Vence, Biot and Tourettes sur Loup fail to entice you then the cosmopolitan centres of Cannes, with its fashionable Croisette, Nice with its culture and Promenade des Anglais & Monaco certainly will. Within an hours drive the ski resorts of the Southern Alps and the Italian border towns beckon.

                                   

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                                  Photos

                                  • Terrace

                                    Terrace

                                  • Terrace room

                                    Terrace room

                                  • Double  Bedroom

                                    Double Bedroom

                                  • Main Bathroom

                                    Main Bathroom

                                  • Fireplace in Living Area

                                    Fireplace in Living Area

                                  • Entrance Hallway

                                    Entrance Hallway

                                  • Master Bathroom

                                    Master Bathroom

                                  • Front Door of Azure

                                    Front Door of Azure

                                  • View of Azure in the Ramparts of Old Antibes

                                    View of Azure in the Ramparts of Old Antibes

                                  • Open Plan Living Area

                                    Open Plan Living Area

                                  • Twin Bedroom

                                    Twin Bedroom

                                  • Kitchen Area

                                    Kitchen Area

                                  • Kitchen Area viewed from Terrace Room

                                    Kitchen Area viewed from Terrace Room

                                  • Front view of Azure

                                    Front view of Azure

                                  • Azure Living Room

                                    Azure Living Room

                                  • Azure Entrance Hall and view of Twin Bedroom

                                    Azure Entrance Hall and view of Twin Bedroom

                                  €200 - €250 per night (EUR)
                                  9

                                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 4

                                  View calendar: Updated 08/23/14
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                                  +44 (0)1580 212303

                                  Speaks: english
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