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Lovely Apartment, Private Garden, Pool, Panoramic Mediterranean Views

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom Apartment, Private Garden, Quiet Position, Views of Old Menton

This apartment is on the ground floor of Residence Chateau Vallaya, a small tiered complex of 24 apartments built in 2005.The sejour opens out onto an L-shaped patio and private garden looking south and west over the harbour of Garavan in Menton.There are 2 bedrooms,one double en suite and one twin with shower room. A separate WC is provided off the hall. The kitchen which is off the sejour, has a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, electric oven & ceramic hob. TV, DVD, Wi-fi, and radio with CD are supplied. All towels/bed linen (not beach towels) are provided. The main entrance is on the top floor with lift access to all apartments. Our excellent location means you do not need a car but a garage can be provided for a weekly fee of 35e.There is also a well maintained communal garden with fine palms & ornamental trees surrounding the pool which has a deck for sunbathing.

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2018

About Helen

I purchased my apartment in 2005 when the building was just completed and you can view it under HomeAway Reference 433660. I am now looking after this apartment ,which is immediately below mine ,for an Italian owner. I used to run an award-winning 5 star Bed & Breakfast in Cheshire, UK between 1994 - 2003. With the experience gained over that period these apartments are a new venture working to the same high standards.

Helen purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Helen chose Menton

Garavan is an exclusive part of Menton on the border with Italy and many beautiful villas with fine gardens were built, often by British families at the start of the last century. Many of these villas remain. Our building has been most elegantly designed and construced in the garden of one of these villas and is on a particularly quiet road just above the main Promenade.Unlike many other resorts this oasis of peace and calm is nevertheless close to shops, bars and restaurants.

What makes this apartment unique

The former villa garden with its fine trees & shrubs has been beautifully incorporated into the setting of the new building and is meticulously maintained along with the pool & sunbathing deck.From the apartment and the garden there are inspirational views over the bay with its marinas and beach activities to the romantic Basilica and old town of Menton from sunrise over Italy to sunset behind Monaco!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Menton in Arrondissement de Nice

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Heated towel rails and hooks for hanging items
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , With bathroom en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , With shower en suite
  • Bedroom 1 has en suite bathroom, large built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers/dressing table Bedroom 2 has en suite shower and large built-in wardrobe
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
The facilities of the apartment are very suitable for the elderly and access from the road using the lift is easy. However, the road down to the promenade and beach, albeit only a few 100yds long, is narrow, winding and quite steep in places with a pavement only on the bottom section. This is usually okay if taken slowly but there will be some for whom a vehicle would be preferable. It should be noted that there is relatively little traffic on this road.


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Lovely Apartment, Private Garden, Pool, Panoramic Mediterranean Views
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Comfortable homely kitchen well equipped convenient for train and town Karen couldn't have been more

  • 5 of 5

Local pizzas excellent takeaway next to ibis at bottom of road

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A tranquil, comfortable retreat

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is beautifully situated with a lovely view over the sea and Menton. The garden is a lovely green oasis which adds to the sense of tranquility. It is a well furnished, comfortable flat.

The walk along the tree-lined Boulevard Garavan, high up above the sea, into Menton is beautiful. It is also only a brief walk down to the harbour, and to the train station. We enjoyed catching trains along the coast.

This property is highly recommended for exploring the Cote d'Azure and Liguria.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect stay in Menton

  • 5 of 5

We spent there 2 unforgettable weeks in October! The way to the beach takes approximately 15 minutes by walk! It's modern, well equipped and cozy apartment with very nice garden!

Menton and apartment itself are really outstanding! Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review does not coincide with the reference number of my property andit is only a 4-5 minute walk to the sea! Otherwise the comments on the apartment are very kind.Helen Spiegelberg
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lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this apt. for 4 weeks.....we found it very comfortable and well located and did not necessitate a car. Especially lovely terrace and garden and view of Old Menton. The living room with its two sofas was very comfortable for us in the evenings. Very secure building.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très bel emplacement

  • 4 of 5

Très bel emplacement en rez-de-jardin avec accès à un grand jardin privatif très bien entretenu. Très belle vue sur le vieux Menton. Accès à pied rapide et facile à la gare de Garavan et au supermarché sur le port ; attention toutefois à la pente pour les personnes âgées. Quartier très calme éloigné des voies de circulation automobile ; la voie ferroviaire à proximité n'est pas gênante ; la piscine est légèrement en surplomb du jardin, nous étions présents en hors saison alors qu'elle n'était pas encore en service. L'appartement est vaste et bien équipé, très lumineux, assez propre. La location d'un box pour automobile est conseillée - il devrait d'ailleurs être inclus dans le prix. Amélioration possible : constituer une réserve de produits de base, peu onéreux : papier hygiénique, papier essuie-tout, sel, sucre...

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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en Lorraine

Très bel appartement

  • 5 of 5

Les photos correspondent bien à ce bel appartement, spacieux, au mobilier moderne et de bon goût. Très propre et bien entretenu tout comme les communs de la résidence. Jardin terrasse et piscine sont un réel plus. Climatisation dans toutes les pièces, indispensable en juillet août. La résidence, sécurisée et avec parking souterrain est située dans un quartier calme. les résidents sont respectueux des lieux et de la tranquillité de chacun. Le centre ville est assez loin à pied mais accessible par le train, gare à 10 mn. Plages de galets proches.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
On Porte de France
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Monte Carlo
Nearest Train
250 Metres
Menton Garavan Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A8 Menton
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
O a la Bouche, Porte de France
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Limone, Italy
Nearest Beach
215 Metres
Garavan, Menton
Car: not necessary

The ancient port of Menton, between sea and mountains, with one of the most temperate micro-climates on the Mediterranean, was perfect for the Victorian aristocracy to build their spectacular gardens and villas, this apartment being in the garden of one such villa. Menton is small enough to be able to reach almost everywhere on foot but there is also good public transport with a bus service along the promenade (5 mins walk) and an excellent train service along the length of the Riviera for which our local station of Menton Garavan is just a 4 min walk away. Below the Promenade are a variety of restaurants with both public & private bathing areas. Local shops & a supermarket are nearby. To our east is the border with Italy, specifically the region of Liguria with historical resorts such as San Remo.To the west lies Monaco, just 12 kilometres away & Nice, 40 mins by train, both excellent for art, music, ballet and opera, as well as casinos! A number of the famous gardens such as Hanbury are open throughout the year and Menton has a renowned Lemon Festival every February.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bookings can ONLY be made from Friday-Friday

Special rates for bookings of more than 2 weeks. Long lets are considered.

.A reduction of 100 euros per week is made for bookings of 2 people or less.

Bookings will only be accepted after evidence of Travel Insurance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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