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The house is a family second home ,we have been visiting Antibes for 25 years and love the character and charm of the old town and it's ancient streets.The house has been refurbished to a high standard during the winter of 2012/13 .The house is a unique character property on the ramparts which is a listed ancient monument providing luxury accommodation with good natural light over 3 floors with sea views from three bedrooms .Each of the 3 air conditioned bedrooms are beautifully furnished with high quality mattresses and Egyption cotton bedding with high ceilings with exposed beams.The master suite at second floor is spacious and has its own seating area, separate TV/Sky with a child bed if required.The master suite has a new luxury en suite shower room with separate toilet.While the other 2 bedrooms at first floor are served by a new high quality bathroom with bath and shower.The property is accessed via a pretty private pathway rising above the cobbled pedestrianised street below, there are no pedestrians passing the house meaning the location is quiet and private.The house benefits from a completely refurbished open plan kitchen, dining and living area.The kitchen is new and well equiped with high quality range oven ,dishwasher ,fridge freezer, wine fridge and washer dryer which happily caters for the house guests.Guests have the option of eating at a breakfast bar or a dining table and there is a nice ground floor patio with table and chairs for outside dining.The house is fully air conditioned throughout with new high quality units. The house is very conveniently located only a minutes walk from the Old Town's Provencal Market , restaurants and shops.The house is perfectly located for a family beach holiday.
SPORTS; Antibes is renowned for it's sailing and yachting in Port Vauban and there are locations on the nearby Antibes beaches for diving and the hire of windsurfers, Kayaks and Catamarans.Water ski-ing and jet ski hire is also available at the nearby Garoup beach. Golf is available inland on a number of courses including the Mougins Golf and Country Club.Tennis is also available at a number of nearby clubs. Ski-ing is a 1.5 hour car journey into the Alps Maritime at Auron and Isola.
EVENTS; The annual Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Grand Prix are both in May within 2 weeks of each other and Antibes is a great central point to enjoy these events.The famous Jazz a Juan is held in July in Juan les Pins and is the biggest Jazz festival outside of the US.Antibes enjoys it's annual sailing festival in June known as Voiles D'Antibes and becomes the home to some of the worlds most spectacular sailing yachts and clippers.In April Antibes houses the annual Antiques Festival which is one of the biggest in France and attracts enthusiasts from all over Europe.
LOCATION; The House is 20 minutes drive or taxi from Nice airport.The train station in Antibes is 10 minute walk and is a mainline SNCF station to Paris and other major cities but also gives regular access to nearby major centre's of Cannes, Nice and Monaco.Antibes has a large bus station 5 minutes walk away with cheep transport to all major centre's including Nice airport. There is a large choice of beaches with Plage de Gravette and Plage Salis a 5 and 10 minute walk away.There are more exclusive private beaches with sun chairs available at Garoup beach on Cap D'Antibes and the Cap D'Antibes Beach Club in Juan Les Pins.
Bedrooms 1 and 2 are high quality with luxury bedding and good natural light.One room with twin beds the other with a large double.There is the option of a travel cot upon request.A bath/shower room serves these bedrooms.
Bedroom 3 is the luxury master suite with a extra large double bed, seating area , flat screen TV/Sky and large en suite shower room ,double basin and separate toilet.There are spectacular views of the sea and Cap D'Antibes from this bedroom.There is child bed.
High Quality Linen and towels are provided with high quality feather pillows and duvets.
Beds and mattresses are of a high quality...moreless
Air Conditoned throughout
Ipad docking station
Flat Screen TV in lounge and master bedroom
SKY and Cable TV
Nespresso Coffee maker
A selection of Books and DVD's.
Outside dining table and 4 chairs are provided.
Maid Service is available Upon request.
Smoking is not permitted inside the House.
NO BEACH TOWELS ARE PROVIDED...moreless
High Season Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015 7 night min stay
Middle Season Sep 27 - Nov 7, 2015 4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit€1,000
No additional mandatory fees
Rates for Christmas, New Year and Cannes Film Festival / Grand Prix are 2000 Euros per week.
Refundable security deposit of 1000 Euros.
Rental rates includes 1 set of Bed Linen and towels per person.
Rental Period is Saturday to Saturday.
A 50% deposit will be taken to confirm the booking the balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Rental rate is inclusive of cleaning , electricity and WIFI.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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We are in the prefect location on the Cote D'Azur only a 20 minute drive to Nice airport and a short trip to Cannes and it's shopping along the Croisette and renowned Film Festival.The House occupies a fantastic location directly on the ancient ramparts of the Old town of Antibes with views across the sea to the Cap D'Antibes.The House is in a unique south facing position on the ramparts being set back on a quiet , pedestrianised street with it's elevated and prominent position giving it the benefit of excellent sunlight to the terrace.The house is less than a minutes walk from the bustling Antibes provencal market and night market which opens daily and a wide choice of restaurants and cafe's are in very close vicinity.The world famous Picasso museum housed in the Chateau Grimaldi is just one street away by foot and Place National is home to the Musee Peynet.Antibes is also famous for it's Port Vauban the true centre for mediterranean yachting which makes this an all year round destination.The port is a 3 minute walk from the house.Close to the port is the imposing mass of the 16th Century Forte Carre visitor attraction where Napoleon was imprisoned.The house is 300 metres to Antibes sandy beaches.Alternatively there are a number of pretty 'perched' villages a short car ride inland such as St Paul de Vence and Mougins with their numerous restaurants and galleries.Monaco and the Italian border is a short train ride from Antibes station and is therefore very accessible for the Formula 1 Grand Prix.In winter both Alps Maritime ski resorts of Isola and Auron are approximately 1.5 hours drive from Antibes making ski-ing accessible.