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A LUXURY APARTMENT, SECLUDED, CALM AND SUNNY WITH AN AMAZING VIEW.

Brian Palfrey

Speaks French, English
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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A LUXURY APARTMENT, SECLUDED, CALM AND SUNNY WITH AN AMAZING VIEW.

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Villefranche-sur-Mer - Cactus Roc

2 bedrooms - 1 double bed. Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds

This luxury apartment, Cactus Roc is situated in the most beautiful part of the Cote d'Azur. The view from the picture window of the bay of Villefranche and Cap Ferrat is probably the best in Europe. The apartment complex is small, secluded and calm. There is a private swimming pool and the beach is about a 15minute walk. The lounge area is large and spacious with a picture window/door running the whole length of the room and affording a breath taking view. The windows can be opened onto the terrace which also runs the whole length of the room. The garden terrace has sun in the morning and shade in the afternoons and is an ideal place to chill out. The kitchen is fully equipped with every utensil for cooking a four course meal or a quick snack. Summer or winter this is a very comfortable apartment. The booking arrangements are: Saturday to Saturday. Our representative Eleanor will meet you at the apartment and show you arround.

And has sun all day: The property has two terraces the main front terrace is large 20.7sq m and has a magnificent view of the bay of Villefranche and Cap Ferrat. The garden terrace is 23sq m and is sunny in the mornings and cool and shady in the afternoons. This terrace is perfect for a romantic dinner or just somewhere to escape to. The front terrace has the sun from 9am 7pm depending on the time of the year. Golf is available locally and during the season skiing is about an hour away by car. The medieval town of Villefranche is a delight with narrow cobbled streets and many restaurants to suit every taste. We provide a meet and greet service, our representative Eleanor will meet you and show you round the apartment.

One of the many features of the apartment is the book library. The library consist of some 500 books, hard and paper back with subjects ranging from the latest fiction, adventure and romantic novels, biographies, history and travel. It would be impossible not to find an interesting read and the collection is continually being upgraded.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only

Brian Palfrey

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2006
Speaks French, English
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

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A luxury apartment, secluded, calm and sunny with an amazing view.
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
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A luxury apartment, secluded, calm and sunny with an amazing view.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p62954
+353 14962096
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
5

Great Stay

  • 5 out of 5
Had a great stay; our second time here with the kids.
Nice apartment with all the things you need for a two week stay with the kids.
Had wireless and Sky.
Need to be fit if no car as quite a walk up from the town / bus stop.
Great links to other areas.
  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A luxury apartment, secluded, calm and sunny with an amazing view.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p62954
+353 14962096
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
5

Fabulous week at Cactus Roc!

  • 5 out of 5
First time for us at Cactus Roc, though not our first time in Villefranche. The apartment was superb, extremely well- equipped and tastefully frurnished, with a view of Villefranche bay to die for. Brian provided excellent customer service and and made our stay very comfortable indeed. In particular, we really appreciated all the little extras available to us in the apartment, like umbrellas, binoculars (to watch the cruise ships in the bay!) and a large collection of books. We were amazed that there were even coal and firelighters provided for the barbecue. We absolutely loved the 2 terraces and spent most of our time relaxing outside. The only slight downside for us, not having a car, was the steep hike back up the hill from , but it certainly helped to keep us fit! Would totally recommend this apartment!
  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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A luxury apartment, secluded, calm and sunny with an amazing view.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p62954
+353 14962096
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
5

2nd awesome trip

  • 5 out of 5
This was our 2nd time at Cactus Roc.
We couldn't plan our getaway to any other place...as Cactus Roc kept coming back in mind.
The apartment is class-1. Day & night views from the terrace are mesmerizing. A very quiet and relaxed hideaway. Just a few minutes’ drive down the mountain to the awesome "Villefranche" bay and old town.
Yes you do need a car to get to the apartment, as it's located in the mountain and that’s the key for the astonishing views you get from the terrace.
Apartment is fully equipped with everything you need for a short or long stay.
Building complex is fully secured.
Starting to plan my new trip back for May 2013.
  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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A luxury apartment, secluded, calm and sunny with an amazing view.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p62954
+353 14962096
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
5

Fall in love with Villefranche

  • 5 out of 5
Cactus Roc sits in a great place up the hill from Villefranche-sur-Mer.
This means you have wonderful views of the bay (as you can see from the picture) - breakfasts sat looking out at the bay with the sun twinkling on the sea were wonderful.

It also means a bit of a walk up the hill, but this just means you earn that glass of Provence Rose that's waiting in the Fridge of the apartment!

It's a great apartment with two nice bedrooms, a couple of bathrooms and a nice lounge area/inside dining table - which was not really used as we were pretty much outside the whole time! It's spacious yet cosy and for us as a family of 4 was absolutely perfect. The Air Con was really handy - particularly when the nights stayed in the mid 20's.

The Apartment complex pool is downstairs and whilst it is shared, there were never more than 4 other people in it. Its a nice size for a dip and sunbathe whilst reading a book - at least it would be if I didn't have a 4 and 7 yr old in tow!

The Town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is fantastic with nice little alleyway streets to walk through in the heat of the day and lovely restaurants dotted around. The local seafood was fantastic and having a table by the water at La Mere Germaine was great for the food and the people watching - they have valet parking and the restaurant has a rib to pick people up from their boat (just other worldly).

We took the train on a few occasions to Antibes, Nice and Monaco. It's a 15min walk from the apartment and a wonderfully efficient way to travel for very little money.

All in all we had a wonderful 2 weeks at Cactus Roc. We were lucky with the weather and lucky to have stumbled upon Cactus Roc when searching through the various pages on this website - Great Holiday and lts of happy memories!
  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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A luxury apartment, secluded, calm and sunny with an amazing view.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p62954
+353 14962096
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
Solihull
5

Cactus Roc - Jewel of Villefranche

  • 5 out of 5
What a wonderful apartment - previous rentals had already given glowing reports, but sometimes they can be a little misleading. Quite frankly, not this time. The apartment itself is luxurious, the view is to die for. Airconditioning in the bedrooms was welcome during the night. As far as dining goes, we're used to dining out in an evening, this time I believe we dined out 3 times over the fortnight - why would you venture out when it's so much more pleasant to cook & eat on a balcony which has such a spectacular view that it even enticed me to get up early of a morning & enjoy a couple of coffees enjoying a view of the bay ( and the liners that arrived most mornings) before people were even stirring. During the evening, as dusk arrives & lights begin to twinkle, it's both spectacular & extraordinarily beautiful. Even more so when fireworks light up the sky in the bay from the boats celebrating Bastille Day!
We travelled quite extensively during the fortnight, both East & West - beautiful towns & views alike, but we were all agreed that Villefranche was the place we'd chose to stay - centrally located, lovely town, plenty of bus stops (at one Euro per journey to get as far as Menton, Nice, Monaco etc, it's great value!) & a train station serving all these places, it's ideal. From this description, you've probably gathered we had no car - first time in a decade abroad - but the public transport is indeed extremely efficient. Word of warning though - the apartment is a hike uphill from Villefranche and is not for the fainthearted. If you're not inclined to exercise each day, please make sure you have a car. No problem for us, and it was a decision we deliberately took, but we warned!
Booking & communication with the owner was a pleasure - can't even remember a time when a query wasn't answered within 12 hours. The complex (Cactus Roc) is kept in immaculate condition, & whilst enjoying my (early morning!) coffee, the concierge was usually hosing the tiles/flags to keep them spotless.
One final word - I thought initially on booking, the apartment was quite expensive. Believe me, it isn't. I'd pay so much for the view, never mind the superb apartment. Considering Corsica or Sicily next year - similar quality places seem to be impossible to find at this value. Just book!
  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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A luxury apartment, secluded, calm and sunny with an amazing view.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p62954
+353 14962096
Villefranche-sur-Mer Nice Area
5

A dream come true.

  • 5 out of 5
It took me almost 2 months to decide and plan my vacation. And "Cactus Roc" apartment was the best part of it all. I could have never imagined that this apartment was in every part of it outstanding until we stepped in it. This vacation was the best ever vacation I had in my life. The apartment is not commercial, it's like being at home exactly.
- Fully furnished with every single detail u can imagine. It is a family apartment that they rent when they are away for sometime. So everything is there. From soap to cooking herbs. AC in both bedrooms which u really may not need except in July/August. TV, satellite, water heaters, 3 Wc, 2 Showers, one complete bathroom is in-suite. Just name it it's there. BBQ grill in the back side patio. Kitchen has everything u need. 
A gorgeous large terrace/balcony that overlooks "Villefranche" bay, and "Mont Boron" and "Cap Ferratt" from an altitude making the view so artistic and romantic "see photos", that one u hesitant to wither u wanna spend the entire day in the balcony or go out. Balcony is furnished with all kinds of chair type, lounge, stretchers and table for 6. Building has 2 security gates and code locking system.
- Location: is superb. Exactly in the centre point of the "Riviera coast" minutes by transportation to "Nice" and "Monaco". Situated in the hilly area of "Villefranche" in a very quite and secure neighbourhood.  beautiful landscape all around. Lovely swimming pool to cool off and enjoy the bay view as well. 
Restaurants, mini markets, shopping boutiques are just downhill from the apartment in the small village of "Villefranche" which was our favourite place every night. Not over nor under crowded and a very lovely place to enjoy ur evening. Not a showy place like "Cannes" or "Monaco" or "Nice" and no traffic.
I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to "Brian Palfrey" and his family for allowing us to have this awesome experience, hoping that we haven't over used the apartment or it's appliances, specially the herbs, tea, coffee and sugar and we apologise for not buying substitutes.  I'm starting to plan my next vacation and it will surely be in "Cactus Roc".
Mostly obliged 
  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nice, Cote d'Azure
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nice port
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Villefranche
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A 8
Nearest Beach
1000 Metres
Villefranche
Nearest Barpub
1000 Kilometres
Villefranche
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
90 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1000 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Villefranche is one of the nicest towns on the Cote d'Azur with narrow shaded streets and restaurants to suit every taste. The town is also ideally situated on the Cote d'Azur for access to Cannes, Antibes, Monte-Carlo and being practically on the Italian border, Northern Italy and the Italian Riviera. During the season skiing is one hour away. By car Villefranche is only 15 minutes from Nice airport.The train and bus services are very good. The whole Cote d'Azur is accessible by train or bus. Nice is 10 min by car Monaco 20 min by car. Italy is a short train journey or 30 min by car.

The apartment is also conveniently located for access to the Institut de Francais. (The French language collage). Further information on our web page, ask for details.

Other Activities: Mountain walking, cinema, theatres, art galleries

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Villefranche-sur-Mer, Nice Area

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Off season
7 Nov 2014 - 6 Mar 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,950
for 7 nights
€1,950
€7,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
€2,100
for 7 nights
€2,100
€8,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes The price stated is inclusive of all normal charges, bed linen, towels, cleaning,electicity. A security deposit of 800 Euro is required on making the reservation.
For enquiries of four week or more we will negotiate a special rental rate. The rental rate for the week of the Monaco Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival and Christmas price on application.
The price stated is inclusive of all normal charges, bed linen, towels, cleaning,electicity. A security deposit of 800 Euro is required on making the reservation. Any breakage or damage to the property will be taken from the deposit. Also heating charges. The deposit will be returned within 14 days of the departure date.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Villefranche-sur-Mer in Nice Area

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Lift ...
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 is en suite to the main bedroom, bathroom 3 is a separate toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The main bedroom has a new 150-160cm double (queen) bed. The second bedroom has two single bed that can be placed together to form a double bed. Both bedrooms have air conditioning. A cot can be provided if required. There are two large terraces, one South facing and very sunny. The garden terrace has sun and shade, a perfect place for a leisurely breakfast, a barbecue, a romantic supper or somewhere to get away and read.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • bay fishing
  • pier fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • diving
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • ski
  • golf
  • mountaineering
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