Immediately relax into the heart of Antibes, in accommodation that reflects the essence of the town itself. Charmingly authentic, yet characterful and elegant, 'La Bougainvillea' is a hidden gem situated within the Old Town of Antibes.
The discreet entrance belies the presence of a rare luxury in the old town with a private garden ideal for al fresco dining, reading or just relaxing. Large French doors lead into the living area of this cleverly converted cellar with a well equipped open kitchen. The dining table seat 6 with comfort, the sofa and armchairs are large and comfortable.
The staircase spirals up to the bedrooms and bathroom. The feeling of space is enhanced by high ceilings, supported by original wooden beams. This home is from the turn of the previous century and has been decorated to complement its natural character with a 'simplicity is elegance' philosophy.
Induction oven, equipped kitchen, Cable TV, 50' Plasma TV, Reversible A/C, Dishwasher, Washing Machine and Dryer. All lights in the house are on dimmer switches, heated floor in Bathroom, walk in Italian style shower. Large Bedrooms with high ceilings, exposed beams and solid oak hardwood floors. Stair gate upstairs for kids and highchair, travel cot, toy box, bed safety rail, potty and stepping stool available upon request.
A stone's throw from the Mediterranean, the marina and beaches 'La Bougainvillea ' is in the centre of Old Town of Antibes. Antibes' main bus station is a 2 minute walk away to get to many towns in the French Riviera. There is also an underground parking garage in Port only 10 minutes away from the apartment (for a fee of 61 Euros/week).
Ideally situated between Nice and Cannes, Antibes has the largest private marina in Europe and is home to the most luxurious yachts in the world. The Old Town, which dates back to the fifth century BC, is a labyrinth of charming streets filled with shops, street cafes, restaurants, galleries, museums and churches within the town’s historic ramparts.
With local weekly markets and countless artisans’ workshops situated in and around the town, Antibes offers shoppers a variety of unique goods. Renoir’s home and the Picasso Museum, which contains the artist’s locally inspired works, are testimony to the rich cultural history and beauty of Antibes. The town is also the gateway to the gorgeous Cap d’Antibes, with its stunning panoramic views of secluded sandy beaches of the Mediterranean, characteristic of Antibes and its surroundings.