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Luxury Apartment with superb sea views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2-4

Rental payments can be made by Credit/Debit card, Paypal account or by direct bank transfer to our bank in Nice France. The apartment is situated in probably the nicest and most picturesque little town on the Cote D' azur.

There are panoramic sea and mountain views from the terrace of the apartment and it is less than

a 5 minute walk to the small fishing port and marinas, where there are a large selection of top quality

restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, or alternatively you can dine in the apartment or on the terrace.

There are several beautiful sandy beaches within a 5 minute walk from the apartment.

Explore the narrow cobbled stone streets of the medieval old town and Citadel (castle) which date back to 130 bc where some of the streets have changed little in the last 500 years.

Nice and Monaco are a 15 minute drive respectively from Villefranche.

( There is a lift in the building )

There are a range of shops within 5 minutes walk of the apartment including Supermarkets-Butcher-Chemist-

Newsagents- Bakery- fruit etc.

There is a regular bus service which travels along the very scenic coast road between Nice and Menton which

is very near the Italian border,and stops in the main street of Villefranche.There is also a train station approx

6-7 minutes walk from the apartment from where you can travel up and down the Riviera stopping at places

like Eze -Monaco -Nice - Antibes - Cannes etc.

More Details

Owner
Alex Bevan
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Amenities

Villefranche-sur-Mer Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 twin
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
The bedroom area has two single beds a large all purpose wardrobe bed-side tables etc and is separated from the main apartment by a sliding glass door system, which can be opened to create an open plan styled apartment. In the living area there is a large bed sofa, which converts into a very comfortable double bed. There is a top quality fully fitted kitchen ideal for cooking and dining either in the apartment or on the terrace. There is a lift in the building. The apartment is on the 4th floor and has a superb view across the bay to Cap-Ferrat the hills behind and the old town below. The apartment has Air- conditioning and a large ceiling fan in the kitchen area. (There is no smoking allowed inside the apartment)

Reviews

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Luxury Apartment with superb sea views
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5

Magnificent Views.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in a great location and from the apartment terrase there are magnificent views of the mountains, the Old Town and across Villefranche bay to Cap Ferrat.

The apartment was very clean and well equipped. Its only a short stroll to the nearest restaurants,the Old Town, buses/train station and a beautiful sandy beach.

We enjoyed this holiday so much that are looking forward to returning Villefranche in the near future and would definitily book this apartment again and recommend it to anybody.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Excellent location but very noisy!

  • 3 of 5

Stayed here for five nights in August, see below pros and cons from our stay based on our opinion:

Pros

- Location (very close to town and beach)

- Clothes Washer

- Kitchen is well equipped (with the exception of a wine bottle opener)

- Air Conditioned

- Building Neighbors were quiet

- Easy Check-In and Out

Cons

- Extremely Loud Street Noise from 7am-2am every night

- Lack of basic items provided (clothes washing soap, garbage bags, washcloths and paper towel)

- No Beach Towels or toys available for children

- Lack of information for guests in the guest book such as: where does the garbage and recycling go, recommended restaurants, recommended grocery store, transit information, etc.)

Would I stay here again? unfortunately, I would not based on the fact that sleep is important to me and getting a couple of hours of uninterrupted sleep was nearly impossible during my five night stay.

If you do stay here, bring ear plugs!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear that your stay in our apartment was not more enjoyable. We have been renting this apartment for the last 14 years and this is the first time we have had a complaint from a client regarding the noise levels at night time, we stay in the apartment ourselves several times a year and have not had any problems sleeping . The only thing I can think is that maybe the windows or the sliding terrace doors were not completely closed. Normally there would be a fresh roll of kitchen paper/bin bags are provided but obviously due to an oversight that did not happen in this case and I am sorry that happened. We don't like to recommend restaurants to our clients because as with most businesses they can have the odd off day and if some of our clients experienced one of those off days then it would reflect badly on us for the recommendation. The wine bottle corkscrew will be replaced immediately. Thank you for the positive comments. Alex.
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5

Loved this apartment & its amazing panoramic view

  • 5 of 5

This is a very well equipped apartment with such a beautiful view that we brought back delicious food from the nearby deli's sat on the balcony and had the most relaxing stay. All the necessaries & some great restaurants are just a stroll away too. Would highly recommend and we will be returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Arlington, Virginia, USA
5

Close To Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This apartment on the edge of old town Villefranche-Sur-Mer, has the most unbelievable view. The location is excellent, two minutes to restaurants and a little further to the beach. Ten minute walk to train station, and to the town with access to busses to Nice and beyond, and Menton/Monaco. The apartment itself is a delight outfitted with everything you would need for a most comfortable stay. Highly recommend for two people, or three if you are good friends!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Arnprior, Ontario, Canada
4

Breathtaking views from the apartment and balcony.

  • 4 of 5

We holidayed one week in The Diana Place and loved every minute of our visit. This was our third visit to Villefranche and the apartment although small is very well maintained and professionally supported by an excellent owner and manager. I would have to say the best experience to date. The apartment has all the amenities and is perfectly located in a secure apartment building near the markets, sea shore, and rail station. The views from the apartment and balcony are breathtaking and we never tired of it. I would highly recommend Diana Place.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warsaw, Poland
5

a perfect holliday

  • 5 of 5

I spent with my husband the most beautiful holliday in Villefranche (2 weeks), a true jewel of the Riviera. Very pretty old town, with its authentic unspoiled french charm; and It's the perfect place for any kind of taste: you look for a relaxing time - you have it, it's not crowded, but full of life, everything is clean, very good quality restaurants all around, people are nice, helpful and service oriented. If you want more excitement, well, Villefranche is the perfect base to explore Monaco, Cannes, the whole riviera with all its attractions, it's very easy and comfortable (and cheap) to use the public transportation (bussess, train), if not renting a car. The old fort hosts old kinds of cultural events, exhibitions, concerts, the city is full of life in the evening and the sight of the bay is just magificent. And all those restaurants by the water are amazing.

The apartment has a perfect location, 2 minutes walk from the Marina, all shops and restaurants, very close to all the "happening", but not in the middle of it, to (be disturbed by noise etc); the view from the balcony is much more spectacular than you can see in the pictures of the add, is really fantastic. And you have it all in the apartment, anything you need (you can cook if you want, there is even a grill, etc), including beach stuff. Very much appreciated the internet as well, worked very well. The apt is clean, just enough space, looks fresh, it's a joy to start the morning on the balcony with coffee and croissant :) (which you can buy fresh from the market right behind the bldg). Again, the apt looks better than in the the pictures and feels very hommy.

We were lucky on Saturday to discover quite close (next to the turist office) a farm market - fresh products from the producers: cheese, all kind of meat, fish fruits, just amazing!!! (got a huge piece of caviar! :)

The beach is very nice, not too big, but it's fine, it's not "sandy - sand", but it's very fine pebble, it's pleasant to walk barefoot; the water is not too deep, it's perfect for small kids. There are cruises also organised : ask at the port.

I would recommend visiting also the places around: Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, Beaulieu, Eze etc - they are all really pretty and nice, things to see (e.g. famous Ephrusci villa etc), but I would always prefer to stay in Villefranche, I just fell in love with this place, it has it all for me and we'll definitely come back.

Thank you, Alex and Sandra!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nice International airport
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nice Port
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Antiques market, Historic castle, Harbour

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rental payments can be made online by Credit/Debit card, Paypal account or by direct bank transfer from your bank to our bank in Nice France.
There is a supplementary charge of 100.00 Euros per week each, for more than two adults staying in the apartment . People sixteen years of age plus are deemed to be adults.
Please Note. We recommend that all of our clients take out suitable travel insurance to cover such items as accident - illness or having to cancel their booked holiday dates due to whatever circumstances may arise. Any deposits or balance payments paid are non refundable by us and should be recoverable from their insurance provider.
If you decide to book the apartment please let me know which payment method you would prefer and I will send you the Invoice/banking information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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