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L'Art Des Amis- Deluxe Penthouse W. South-Facing Terrace/ Musiciens/ Nice

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Light floods into the living room from its southern exposure.

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Nice apartment description

L'Art des amis (the art of friends) is a beautiful one-bedroom penthouse apartment on the 6th floor (7th U.S.) with a large south-facing terrace of a beautiful Belle Époque building in the Musicians Quarter in central Nice, 5 blocks off the beach, directly behind the Negresco Hotel. Step into the antique cage elevator and be swept up to a romantic vacation escape you will never forget! Facing south, warm sunlight floods the apartment from morning till sunset. French doors in the living room, kitchen, and bedroom open onto balconies where you will enjoy the breezes and rooftop views towards the sea. (That French flag you see fluttering in the distance tops the Negresco.) The art of personal friends is featured throughout.


Remodeled to bring it closer in feeling to the architecture of the Belle Époque period, the apartment features new wood flooring in the living room and bedrooms and period tile set in the entry and kitchen. The kitchen cabinetry has been completely replaced and matching wainscoting installed along with all new appliances and granite countertops. Step through the French door onto to balcony and enjoy petit déjeuner in the sun at your café table for two. Dishes, glassware, flatware, espresso maker and kitchen utensils are all provided should you choose to try your hand at Niçoise cooking. The living room features a black George Nelson-inspired couch for 3 and a comfortable modern 'lipstick' armchair. Flat screen TV, DVD, and internet access provided. The glass coffee table design is by Isamu Noguchi (1948), end tables by Eileen Gray (1927), and glove table lamp by Wilhem Wagenfeld (1924.) While this is actually an 'adult' apartment experience, children are welcome!

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 6
  • 51 m²
  • Elevator : Turn left upon entering the building

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Apartment is flat and there is a small lift/elevator. However, there are a few steps to the elevator level and door might be too small for access....moreless

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Large bedroom suite with adjoining bath. French doors open onto a separate 'private' balcony off the bedroom. The romantic Queen-sized canopy bed is the perfect place to end a fabulous day on the Riviera! The bedroom is also furnished with an antiqued white armoire, dresser, desk, bedside table and a reading light. Note: the living room couch converts to a 'double' bed that will sleep an additional 1-2 people. A frosted glass door closes to provide privacy should the living room be used as a bedroom and the french doors to the balcony may be opened there too allowing both sleeping areas access to the fresh Mediterranean breeze....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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          • The large bath off the bedroom is fully-tiled and includes both a large tub and separate glass-doored shower. The washer and and dryer (european combination unit) is located under the bathroom vanity. The newly remodeled toilet/WC of the apartment is in a small separate room off the tiled entry to the apartment allowing easy access from all rooms....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • NO AIR CONDITIONING - The Riviera is known worldwide for its wonderful climate. Average temperature is rarely too high (average high July/August is 81-82 degrees F/ 27-28C with a low of 68 degrees F/ 20C.) For those who are heat sensitive, we remind you that French doors in each room open to allow circulation, but that NO AIR CONDITIONING has ever been required in the apartment. Fans are also provided for your comfort. Nice Weather - http://www.holiday-weather.com/nice/averages/...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player:

                This is not a BluRay player and is very simple in function....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Art: Matisse/Picasso, Yves Klein, Marc Chagall French: Brice in Nice, Triplets of Belleville Other: Catherine Deneuve, Grace Kelly...moreless

              • Books:

                Renters leave paperbacks behind for other guests. Art books and tourism books are also available....moreless

              • Television:

                English news stations are available. Other English stations might be available, but are sometimes not functional....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Provided by Orange.fr and offers many French speaking statioins. On Demand movies are not available to renters....moreless

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Nude Beach
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Bay/Sound

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                10 minute walk from the beach....moreless

              • Downtown:

                Rooftop views from 2 terraces towards the south....moreless

              • Mountain:

                Less than an hour from the southern Alps of France....moreless

              • Near The Ocean:

                10 minute walk from the beach....moreless

              • Village:

                Old town is a 20 minutes walk about....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    The kitchen table fold-down leaves can be set up in the foyer for service for 4 people. Extra chairs are provided in the apartment....moreless

                  • Seating for 4 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Internet:

                        Provided by Orange.fr. Passwords will be provided upon check-in and in the Welcome Book provided by management company....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Bath towels are provide per person. 2 beach towels are typically available....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        WiFi is provided. Passwords provided upon check-in and in the Welcome book....moreless

                      • Heating:

                        NO AIR CONDITIONING: please be aware that this apartment does not have cooling air conditioning. The owners do not feel the seasonal temperatures warrant it and there are no plans to install it. ...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Located in the bathroom cabinet. ...moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        There are free calls to North America from the phone. Ask owners for details....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Combined with Washing Machine. This dryer uses a spin and heat (no air) method and can cause deep wrinkles and may not leave closthes completely dry. Air drying is best....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Living room can seat 4 people (3 person couch, one armchair). The television and DVD player are located in this room. This room opens up to the terrace....moreless

                      • Elevator:

                        Turn left upon entering the building...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Linens Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • Kitchen:

                        Gally kitchen with a small terrace access. Includes convection/grill microwave oven, refrigerator, 4 burner ceramic stove top. Table can be set up to serve 4 people in the foyer....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Dishes and utensils are provided for service for 4 people. Includes bowls, small plates, and dinner plates....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Cork screws, ladel, spoons, spatulas, whisk, mixing bowls included. Everything one needs to prepare a home cooked meal. Multi-function blender/food processor is provided....moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        Full-size dishwasher located in the kitchen. The apartment is not supplied with detergent....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Cabinet refrigerator and freezer with adequate capacity....moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        Multi-function: convection oven and grill, and convection & microwave options....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Delonghi coffee maker with espresso and steam milk function. Refer to owner's manual for operation. Excellent espresso!...moreless

                      • Toaster:

                        2 Slice standard toaster is provided....moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Standard spices are typically available, but only restocked during owner visits or by other renters. Paper towels are NOT stocked....moreless

                      • Freezer
                      • Stove
                      • Blender

                      Outside

                      • Terrace
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Balcony:

                        Unobstructed southern view of tiled rooftops....moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 15 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 16 - Aug 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,106 $4,320
                      Autumn
                      Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $150
                      $945 $3,600
                      Winter
                      Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $125
                      $770 $3,000
                      Spring
                      Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $150
                      $945 $3,600
                      Summer
                      May 16 - Aug 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,106 $4,320
                      Winter
                      Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
                      4 night min stay
                      $125
                      $770 $3,000
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,106 $4,320
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Late arrival check-in fee apply and is payable directly to Prom'Holiday (key & changeover service) at time of check-in.

                      Damage Protection Insurance available for U.S. residents only. A $500 refundable damage deposit is required for all others.

                      Please contact owner for a 3 day request.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                      Location

                      • Musee Marc Chagall

                        "Chagall will dazzle you with is spiritually inspired color and movement!"

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                      • Acchiardo (Chez)

                        "This family owned and run restaurant is my favorite. Niçois classic food and is a must do o..."

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                      • Cathedrale Orthodoxe Russe St-Nicolas

                      • Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain

                        "One of the best, if not the best for viewing modern in Nice. Exhibits include the patented ..."

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                      • Bistrot d'Antoine

                        "Make a reservation well in advance and enjoy one of the best meals you can fine in Nice!"

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                      • Le Safari

                        "Great for people watching while enjoying some local favorites. Located right on the Cours S..."

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                      • Le Victor Hugo

                      10 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Nice International Airport
                      2 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Nice Port
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      SNCF Gare Central http://www.sncf.com/fr
                      5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Junction 50 Route A8
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Multiple beaches off Promenade des Anglais
                      240 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Bar-Tabac Le Verdi
                      91 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Isola 2000 Ski Resort http://winter.isola2000.com
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Golf Country Club of Nice www.golf-club-nice.com
                      190 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Le Victor Hugo

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      The apartment is in the Quartier Musiciens (Musicians Quarter) in central Nice, a well-kept, stylish, residential quarter 5 blocks from the sea and famous Promenade des Anglais- the perfect place to stroll as visitors have done for more than a century. The busy shopping/restaurant areas of rue Massena and Avenue Jean Medecin are 10-15 minutes on foot and the wonderful 'Old Town' a 20 minute stroll for dinner! Nearby on Boulevard Victor Hugo is the Jardin d'Alsace Lorraine, a quiet garden respite. Downtown terrain is basically flat which makes walking a pleasure!

                      A car is definitely not needed to enjoy your vacation in Nice. Train and bus service is easily available for visits to other wonderful Riviera sites and in addition Auto-Bleue, a short-term electric rental car service has autos available in the block next to the apartment. For information see their site at www.autobleue.org. At the top of the screen you can choose an English translation of the page.

                      TRANSPORTATION to & from airport:

                      Airport Express- take bus 99 (8AM to 9PM) toward Gare Nice Ville SNCF & get off Thiers/Gambetta, a 15 minute ride. Also can take bus 98 (6AM to midnight) to Gare Routière & get off at Gambetta/Promenade. It's a bit further from the apartment. Cost is about 1.40 euros one way or 4 euros (at this writing) for a transportation day pass which includes buses & city trams.

                      PARKING: Closest is VinciPark MOZART/ 11, Avenue Auber. Contact M. Jean Claude Ferrari, +33 4 93 88 69 85 or email p060006@vincipark.com.

                      Other options: VinciPark LOUVRE/ 20, Boulevard Victor Hugo

                      or Parking Palmeira/ 47 Rue St. Philippe, +33 4 93 96 40 16.

                      Cheapest: Airport Secure Covered Parking, 7-8 euros/day,

                      www.SmartParkingLimited.com.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About the owner: We live in Seattle, Washington USA and when we are here, we are dreaming about our next visit to Nice. We are avid francophiles and do our French lessons everyday. Here's a link about us and our property: http://www.frenchentree.com/fe-wemadeit/DisplayArticle.asp?ID=781

                      Why the Owner Chose Nice:
                      Angels brought us to our 'dream in the sky!' Our finder Rebecca Russell was one (www.coteabode.com) and the Niçois selling agent the other. His name was Ange and he flew up the 7 flights of stairs to meet us there while we went up in the caged elevator. He had wings, because he met us at the top when the elevator arrived. We were captivated by the apartment's charm and views. You just know when it's right! More about our buying experience: http://www.frenchentree.com/fe-wemadeit/DisplayArticle.asp?ID=781

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      180 degree rooftop views and centrally located to walk to every area of Nice in minutes. Close to the grocery store. Close to a large park. Close to local restaurants. Peaceful neighborhood. Charming caged elevator and old-world charm. Seriously, what's not to love!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, french, spanish

                      Links to more information:

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                      Photos

                      • Light floods into the living room from its southern exposure.

                        Light floods into the living room from its southern exposure.

                      • Roof tops glow in the mediterranean sun.

                        Roof tops glow in the mediterranean sun.

                      • Mediterranean morning breeze greets you with your morning coffee.

                        Mediterranean morning breeze greets you with your morning coffee.

                      • The entryway set up for dining for 4!.

                        The entryway set up for dining for 4!.

                      • Kitchen includes a combination convection microwave with grill feature.

                        Kitchen includes a combination convection microwave with grill feature.

                      • Bedroom with small terrace.

                        Bedroom with small terrace.

                      • Bedroom with windows that open to the terrace.

                        Bedroom with windows that open to the terrace.

                      • Roof view off bedroom balcony-

                        Roof view off bedroom balcony-

                      • That bottle of rosé is waiting for you!

                        That bottle of rosé is waiting for you!

                      • Panoramic view from the terrace while you toast to la bella Nissa!

                        Panoramic view from the terrace while you toast to la bella Nissa!

                      • TV, DVD player, internet, phone (free calls to North America).

                        TV, DVD player, internet, phone (free calls to North America).

                      • Curl up with your favorite book.

                        Curl up with your favorite book.

                      • Kitchen table can be moved to entry and used as dining table for 4.

                        Kitchen table can be moved to entry and used as dining table for 4.

                      • Morning coffee on the terrace from the kitchen.

                        Morning coffee on the terrace from the kitchen.

                      • Bedroom from front door entry way.

                        Bedroom from front door entry way.

                      • View of bedroom terrace and Musiciens Quartier.

                        View of bedroom terrace and Musiciens Quartier.

                      • Bathroom vanity includes tub and shower.

                        Bathroom vanity includes tub and shower.

                      • Toilet separate from bath, off the entry.

                        Toilet separate from bath, off the entry.

                      • Romantic bedroom with a small terrace.

                        Romantic bedroom with a small terrace.

                      • Terrace with a panoramic view and adjustable awning.

                        Terrace with a panoramic view and adjustable awning.

                      • Western view from the terrace.

                        Western view from the terrace.

                      • Floor plan provided for orientation purposes only. Measurements are estimated.

                        Floor plan provided for orientation purposes only. Measurements are estimated.

                      $125 - $175 per night (USD)
                      15

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 3

                      View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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