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OCEANFRONT LUXURY APARTMENT ON COTE D'AZUR WITH EXCEPTIONAL VIEWS

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Anthony Franklin

Speaks French, Portuguese, English
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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OCEANFRONT LUXURY APARTMENT ON COTE D'AZUR WITH EXCEPTIONAL VIEWS

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Cassis - The Lighthouse

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 5, near Beaches, in Central Cassis, Free Wifi.

On the Cote d'Azur in the heart of Provence 'The Lighthouse' overlooks this romantic fishing port. Beaches, restaurants and the delights of the market square are easy to discover from this central location. Here you can have fun cooking while looking out to sea or enjoy relaxing on the southern balcony. Exceptional views of the azure blue sea lead to the main beach that is sandy and safe. Inviting restaurants and bars that spill out onto the streets surround the market square. All this is a convenient three-minute walk away, around a classic Mediterranean port. Large windows and high ceilings give this newly renovated apartment a light and airy feel. From the open plan granite kitchen, to the Roman tiled bathroom, all is well equipped and convenient. There is a large northern terrace where it is great to eat, around a mosaic table or sunbathe.

Free WiFi.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only

Anthony Franklin

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2005
Speaks French, Portuguese, English
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I am a Mountain Guide and take people climbing and off piste skiing all over the Alps. My family and I love sailing, rock climbing and cooking.

Anthony Franklin purchased this apartment in 2003

The Calanques, lime stone fjords, are a national park in between Cassis and Marseille, considered by the French as one of the most beautiful places in the world. White lime stone cliffs fall into clear emerald green seas, through which the sandy deeps and passing fish can be seen. Sunsets of extraordinary beauty make a dazzling contrast with the blue of the high seas and the green and white of the coast.

I first got to know Cassis after climbing and sailing in the Calanques. Thirsty after a long climb or cold and wet after sailing we would hole up in a friendly bar and drink local wine or cool beers.

After several years I decided to come and buy and was lucky enough to find the Lighthouse. We love it and think it a very special place. I'm sure you will too.

The Lighthouse is exceptional because of a view that will truly take your breath away. We love cooking while looking out to sea and just relaxing and listening to the sea, which lulls you into peaceful harmony.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday apartment rental in Cassis, France

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Oceanfront luxury apartment on Cote d'Azur with exceptional views
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 30 reviews
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Oceanfront luxury apartment on Cote d'Azur with exceptional views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p56409
+33 (0)6 07973811
Cassis Marseille area
Murrieta, Southern California
5

Great Apartment with Great Views

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2007
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2007
We spend just 4 wonderful days in Cassis and hope to return again someday. The apartment was roomy, clean, had spectacule views, and was in a great location. We enjoyed walking around the quient little town and the boat ride we took to the Calanques (cliffs). The restaurants were very good. We liked the little Pizza place below and to the right of the apartment as well as Bonaparts (spelling?) wonderful and fresh seafood. The pastries and gelatto were great. We also loved the market on Wed and Fridays. Really nice gifts at good prices. And again, the apartment was so awesome! We really loved it and Cassis!
Helpful votes: 8/8
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Oceanfront luxury apartment on Cote d'Azur with exceptional views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p56409
+33 (0)6 07973811
Cassis Marseille area
5

Location, Location, Location

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
Fantastic Location, Amazing views from the apartment. Loved sitting watching the boats coming and going, especially the luxurious yachts just by our window. The apartment has everything you need. One double bedroom and the second bunk bed room which was large enough for my teenage daughter and friend. We ate out most of the time, but the kitchen had everything you need to cook a meal with a large fridge for those important bottles of wine! Everything is within walking distance, the restaurants, shops, supermarkets and beaches. Great for boat trips and walks to the Calanques, plus lucky enough to be there when the Tour de France passed by! Also within easy reach of Marseille by public transport for a day trip. Great for a holiday without a car and easy to reach by train from the UK if you don't like flying. Victor who looks after the apartment was easy to contact and meet us as agreed. Thanks Anthony, we plan to have a return visit in the future.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Oceanfront luxury apartment on Cote d'Azur with exceptional views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p56409
+33 (0)6 07973811
Cassis Marseille area
5

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We enjoyed two wonderful weeks in the Lighthouse Apartment! We found the apartment excellently located - with magnificent views of the harbor, Cap Can...
  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
We enjoyed two wonderful weeks in the Lighthouse Apartment! We found the apartment excellently located - with magnificent views of the harbor, Cap Canaille and – of course – the lighthouse. Everything you need you can find within easy walking distance. The apartment is cosy, well appointed and has a full kitchen. Anthony was very pleasant and prompt with his e-mail replies and also Victor, the contact person, was very pleasant and most helpful.

We will return next year!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Oceanfront luxury apartment on Cote d'Azur with exceptional views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p56409
+33 (0)6 07973811
Cassis Marseille area
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5

The Lighthouse

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
As Victor says, "Cassis is my little corner of paradise".
And Anthony's apt. at Cap Naio certainly fits...
My husband and I have stayed there 6 times over the past 3-4 years. We love it. The apartment is exactly as described, right on the port, and oh, those marvelous views are right there in front of you. It's breathtaking. One doesn't ever have to go out, just sit and watch the fishing boats go in and out, watch the "mayor of the port", a jack russell dog on one of the boats...watch the sunset over the lighthouse...we saw fireworks at the lighthouse one May, and we had the best seats! The apartment has a full kitchen so you can go to the market twice a week, get fish from the man selling it right on the port below you, can't get fresher than that! You can walk along the port at night, or walk to the Calanques and have a picnic. There are many beaches within walking distance. The restaurants are right there on the port. It can be as peaceful or as full of sports/activities as you like. The apartment is comfortable, not fancy, but perfect for two people or even more, there's a second bedroom as well. A lovely piece of paradise.
business
Oceanfront luxury apartment on Cote d'Azur with exceptional views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p56409
+33 (0)6 07973811
Cassis Marseille area
5

Breathtaking view and so much to do in Cassis

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
We have just spent a week in this beautiful lighthouse apartment in Cassis. Although it is minimal in size it met our needs completely. The view is absolutely spectacular, the location perfect and this gorgeous fishing town oozes beauty both natural and man made. A day spent on a boat in the nearby Calanques was our best day yet in 6 weeks of travel as the scenery is breathtaking and swimming off the back of the boat so exciting and fun.
With three kids the apartment was a little bit small but was certainly made up for in faultless panoramic views of the gorgeous town. This apartment would be perfect for a family with two kids. I would love to stay again and will highly recommend to others.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Marseille.
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Ferry's leave every half hour for sight seeing.
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Cassis.
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Auto route
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Clear water with wonderful diving of the rocks.
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
A choice of several bars on the sea front.
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
A choice of several restaurants on the sea front.
Car: not necessary

Cassis is close to Marseille, an ancient Phoenician port, and Aix where music and dance festivals take place.

The Callanques, a national park, are Provencal fjords with crystal clear green water, framed by white lime stone cliffs and the deep blue of the ocean, where secret beaches await discovery. It’s easy to catch a boat from Cassis (they leave every half hour) and be dropped off in a Callanques, where it is fun to picnic, dive and sunbathe.

A renowned diving spot with Roman wrecks, preserved flora and fauna is a half hour boat trip out to sea. The Callanques is a world famous rock-climbing site. Cassis produces a famous white wine the result of a long tradition since 600 BC. Various Chateaux welcome wine lovers and offer free tasting.

The apartment is on the first floor of a residential building 5 minutes walk from both beaches and overlooking the Lighthouse on the waterfront. When the windows are open you can hear the sea in every room. Everything is easy on foot.

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Cassis, Marseille area

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Base Rate
7 night minimum stay
€910
for 7 nights
€910
 
 
Mid season
1 Mar - 31 May
7 night minimum stay
€910
for 7 nights
€910
 
 
High season
1 Jun - 30 Sep
7 night minimum stay
€1,110
for 7 nights
€1,110
 
 
Mid season
1 Oct - 31 Oct
7 night minimum stay
€910
for 7 nights
€910
 
 
Low season
1 Nov - 29 Feb
7 night minimum stay
€790
for 7 nights
€790
 
Discounts: 14 nights or more: €100 Nightly; 21 nights or more: €85 Nightly

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Cassis in Marseille area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Sofa Bed
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Washing Machine
  • Basic Soaps
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking On Street
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Freezer
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Toilet
  • The bathroom: A large bathtub, convenient shower, electric towel rack heater for 6 towels, makes this modern bathroom a pleasure to use. The toilet is separate.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • The main bedroom looks over the terrace where there is a mosaic table and garden chairs. And then the view takes in the trees and terracotta roof tops of a quite residential area. The second bedroom opens out on to a balcony looking over the Ocean and the Lighthouse and feels a little like being in the cabin of an Ocean liner.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Video Library
  • Radio
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • cycling
  • diving
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Free cleaning, laundry and beach towels. Free WiFi.
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