Villefranche Historical Sunny Luxurious Charming Cozy 2BR/2BA 1600 Built

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

In the heart of Villefranche sur Mer old town,in a 1600 building, this Apt is on top floor and has been fully renovated in February 2011 with all high ends amenities, to create a home away from home. Charm, comfort, cozy feeling,is all you will find staying here as a family, or for a romantic stay, and even for friends gathering. On Rue Baron de Bres, one of the most quiet and charming, time has stopped feeling Villefranche sur Mer pedestrian street, steps from the beach, from fun, from all the restaurants,shops, and Boulangerie for croissants and baguette in the morning.7 large windows for plenty of light and sun, pretty unusual in old town, with roof top views, or typical medieval views on the arch of rue Baron de Bres. Take the 5 steps up to main door. As you open the door, BR with 2 single beds and an extra to use if needed, full bathroom,living area with Italian designed fully equipped kitchen, granite top, master bedroom w antique marble en suite full shower room with romantic vi


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 59 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Housekeeping


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    As we have 3 children ourselves, the apartment is set up to suit families. We have toys, movies for children, including beach toys...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on the balcony outside only...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We will always consider small dogs and well behaved dogs. The only thing we're asking is that the apartment is kept clean, and dogs don't sleep in beds. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Queen size new bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single


  • Master bedroom has high quality brand new bedding, Ralph Lauren high quality linens, extra pillows for your comfort. The second room has 2 twin beds, with mat toppers to sleep on a cloud, high quality linens. As we are a family with 3 children and we know it might just not be necessary to get an extra bedroom when we travel, we have put in second bedroom a real pull out bed that's attached on the wall when closed. It's perfect for a child....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Brand new...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    En suite...moreless

  • The en suite full shower room, has antique marble tiling, and is brand new. The second bathroom has Provence like tiles, bathtub with shower and is also brand new....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Villefranche sur Mer old town is only pedestrian, and it's a series of streets with stairs to connect all the streets. So be prepared to walk, as it is the best way to discover this area any way. The apartment has only 5/6 steps to the main door, they are not too high, and could be easily done by anyone. Should you need a baby bed or a high chair, feel free to ask, we will be happy to provide ! Villefranche sur Mer train station is only 7/8 min walk away from the apartment if you arrive by train. Car is not necessary to stay in our apartment. We provide a supermarket card that will allow you to shop at the big Beaulieu sur Mer supermarket (right next door from Beaulieu sur Mer train station), and get everything delivered for 7 Euro only. Bus stops are about 7/8 min up from our apartment, and trips are only 1 Euro/trip/person ; also a pharmacy and a doctor are nearby should you need them....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Including English channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    HD flat screen...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    All different kinds of movies, including children's movies. ...moreless


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining table is for 5 people, but you can sit 6 no problem...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    In every room...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In every room...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens, towels, beach towels are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Sunny space with comfy couch seating 6 people. ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Unlimited phone calls to 103 countries on landlines...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Towels are provided and also beach towels. ...moreless

  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer with an easy 30 mn's load. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI in all the apartment...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Regular coffee maker plus Tassimo machine for expresso, regular coffee, tea, hot chocolate, etc......moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Many pots, pans, blender, toaster, expresso and latte machine, regular coffee machine, all the utensils you need to book and more...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All you need and more, 4 different sets of glasses, enough plates for 10 people, a real home...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    We also provide first dish washer tablets. ...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equiped Italian designed kitchen, with all amenities. Kitchen essentials are provided...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, sugar, coffee, oil, spices are provided. You're free to use them or not ! But who wants to buy salt and pack it back for a long flight ? There are very few things that you will not find!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large fridge, ideal up to 5 people. ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Small balcony to enjoy a glass a wine. ...moreless

  • Beach Towels

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Oct 24 - Dec 18, 2015
4 night min stay
$689 $2,437
Winter Holidays
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
Low Season
Jan 3 - Mar 25, 2016
4 night min stay
$583 $2,331
Early Spring
Mar 26 - Apr 22, 2016
4 night min stay
$795 $2,649
Spring and early summer
Apr 23 - Jun 24, 2016
4 night min stay
$901 $3,178
Monaco F1
May 26 - May 30, 2016
5 night min stay

flat fee
High Season
Jun 25 - Sep 16, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,430 $5,085
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Final Cleaning $143.03
  • Taxes Not included
  • Stay Tax * 3%

* This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival.


Rates are subject to change and confirmation, until reservation is confirmed. Rates include linens, towels, beach towels, heat or air con, water, electricity, starting cleaning kit, internet WIFI. Final cleaning mandatory 135 euro up to 4 people to be paid cash upon arrival. Security deposit is held by credit card authorization and release upon departure if no damages.

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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15 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Villefranche sur mer
10 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
La Turbie/Monaco
800 Metres
Nearest Train
Villefranche sur mer
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Villefranche sur mer
130 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
Villefranche sur mer

Car: Not Necessary

Villefranche sur Mer historical town is considered a real gem on the French Riviera. From the 1500 Fortress to the Cocteau chapel, all the old medieval pedestrian streets,and the easy access to a long sandy beach with clear waters makes it a real picturesque little French town to visit. Also, besides the few but very very busy streets, you will be amazed to find that if you turn on another street, you can hear the birds sing !If you'd like the crowd,you can have it,lots of shops,restaurants,bars,in the old town and by the water front promenade. Everything is within walking distance. If you'd like to visit Monaco,or cross the Italian border, it will only take 20 min by train. On the other side,you could be in Nice in 15 min. Local open markets, fisherman selling fish in the morning. And all the Mediterranean colors to greet you. The Rue Obscure the blind street is one of the most famous you should not miss. From a romantic stay to family visits and friends getaway, Villefranche has it all.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

About: My name is Muriel, and I have been a property manager in the area for now over 20 years. Years spent trying to give the maximum service to all my guests, to share my love for the area, and my love for the local people too. Many years ago, I have decided to manage and rent only apartments or villas that I would feel comfortable putting my own family in. To me they need to be spotless, and very very well equiped. Not just 2 skillets and 2 pots for 5 people, or only 4 plates ! A nice reward is when I hear : it's just like the pictures, but my best reward is actually : It's even better than in the pictures ! All the properties are well maintained, I always add little things here and there by listening to our guests comments. Should you need anything during your stay, I can assure that even the impossible is sometimes done to fix anything as fast as possible. Lots of my guests have become friends and come back regularly. I love to travel, and I know how important a vacation is, especially when you come from far away. In each of my properties, you'll find a book with all my little inside tips and information, to find the places to see, or to eat, and live like locals if you'd like ! As a property manager, by Law in France, I have a license, and I have an insurance up to 110 000 euro to protect owners and renters of any problem. To keep my license and my insurance, I am audited once a year. This is your best guarantee that I 'll always work my best to meet you needs and follow my ethic line and standard. I am a the happy mother of 3 great children, a 18 year old and twins 11 years old, the wife of a great man of heart, and an elected city council of my little town Eze where I leave. Should you not know the area, feel free to ask what would be best for you according to your needs, I'll be more than happy to help. Wishing you a very pleasant Villefranche and the Riviera discovery.

Why Villefranche-sur-Mer:
I have been a property manager on the Riviera for 22 years now, and when my husband and I saw this apartment, we just loved it because of all the windows, the light that was coming in ( I am a little claustrophobic and usually all the places in the odl town are really close to each other). Plus it was a top floor, but no high steps to reach it as it's only 5 steps up to main door. Very high diamond shape ceilings, the perfect display to have a parent ensuite bedroom on one side, with a romantic view on typical old town street and arch, and the children's bedroom on the other side with their own full bathroom, a well sized for the area living space. So we bought it ! We have remodeled it completely and have made it a home away from home. We have used all our experience as a travelling family, to give you all you need to have the perfect vacation, cosy, comfort, and typical. Because this is what we are looking for when we travel. We want the real experience,not only what tourists area offer. And on Rue Baron de Bres, with all the old stones, the locals taking out their chair after dinner to talk a bit, it is the real atmosphere of a southern France village. We would not say the apartment has a sea view even if you can see a little bit of the sea from the bedroom windows on the side. But so you know, when you are down here, you have a sea view all the time : having a coffee at a local café by the water, driving, having a train ride, the Mediterranean is present all the time. Villefranche sur mer is a unique picturesque little town or village. The old historical town, is right by the seashore, lots to do in the summer but also in the winter. Very easy to get around, train, buses, pedestrian area so no cars around. Only 20 mn from Nice International airport, Monaco is just 20 mn's away, Italy is so close. And Villefranche has everything, lots of restaurants, pubs, bars, shops. Very touristy area, but in the heart of the old town, so quiet, time seems to have stopped!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
It's a very short walk to the beach, and to everything, and at the same time, so quiet. Take a coffee or a glass of wine beeing in an historical area is just amazing. Stress is washed away in seconds. But if you want the crowd, well it will just take 1 mn walk to find it !

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Speaks: english, french, german, italian

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  • View from the living room glas door

    View from the living room glas door

  • Fully equiped Italian designed gourmet kitchen

    Fully equiped Italian designed gourmet kitchen

  • Blue Venetian stucco on the walls

    Blue Venetian stucco on the walls

  • Second bedroom with access to balcony

    Second bedroom with access to balcony

  • Romantic master bedroom with ensuite shower room

    Romantic master bedroom with ensuite shower room

  • Full bath/shower room

    Full bath/shower room

  • In the heart of quiet historical town

    In the heart of quiet historical town

  • Steps from famous Rue Obscure

    Steps from famous Rue Obscure

  • Steps from the seashore and the bay

    Steps from the seashore and the bay

  • Super sunny living area

    Super sunny living area

  • With granit tops

    With granit tops

  • Fully equipped Italian designed gourmet kitchen

    Fully equipped Italian designed gourmet kitchen

  • Master bedroom romantic view on old town

    Master bedroom romantic view on old town

  • Antique marble full en suite shower room

    Antique marble full en suite shower room

  • Only steps from the bakery to enjoy croissants !

    Only steps from the bakery to enjoy croissants !

  • 2nd Bedroom set up with real 3rd bed.

    2nd Bedroom set up with real 3rd bed.

  • Little balcony with roof top views to have a drink

    Little balcony with roof top views to have a drink

  • Steps from restaurants, shops and fun

    Steps from restaurants, shops and fun

  • Steps from market twice a week

    Steps from market twice a week

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