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Jacquetta or Martyn Clemence

Member since: 2004
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Speaks English, a little French

Character apartment in St Paul de Vence ****

8 Reviews
People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Saint Paul de Vence - Delightful hilltop apartment

86 sq metres, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, south facing terrace, sleeps 4

Awarded 4 stars by the Tourist Board, this spacious apartment has spectacular 360-degree panoramic views from the mountains to the sea. Situated on a hilltop close to the medieval village of St Paul, the apartment has great charm, with old beams and lovely tiled floors. On the domaine is a large south-facing swimming pool and private covered parking. The beaches are just 20 minutes by car and Nice airport is a convenient 10-15 minute drive.

The historic and delightful village of St Paul, renowned for its art galleries and the famous Colombe d’Or restaurant, is within walking distance. The old town of Vence, just 3 km away, has many open-air restaurants, a shady cobbled central square, art galleries and a regular antiques market. Skiing in the Alps is just one hour’s drive away and, if you are looking for night-life, head for Nice or the bustling nearby town of Antibes.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jacquetta or Martyn Clemence (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks English, a little French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Amazing views, beautiful apartment – a perfect base from which to explore the region & to come ‘home’ to every night. Just ideal in every way.
May 2009
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Reviews

4.8
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Character apartment in St Paul de Vence ****
average rating of 4.75 based on 15 reviews
5

A simply stunning apartment!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we arrived at the apartment we knew we would have a fabulous holiday. It had been prepared for our arrival beautifully, it was spotless and the décor is so tasteful and welcoming that we immediately felt at home. With two bedrooms, both with ensuites, it's layout is perfectly suited for up to 2 couples on holiday together. And the views! From every window! It was hard to pull ourselves away. We spent as much time as possible on the balcony soaking up that provençal atmosphere, so lovely!

The apartment is the perfect base for travelling around the Côte D'Azur. We enjoyed the Monaco Grand Prix and trips to Monte Carlo, Nice, Antibes and of course St Paul de Vence itself with its wonderful cafés, restaurants and art galleries.

Jacqui and Martyn were very helpful before and throughout our holiday and with so much more to see and do in the area we will definitely return. We would highly recommend a stay at this gem of a place.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

A beautiful apartment overlooking St Paul de Vence

  • 5 of 5

This apartment and its 360 degree views to St. Paul de Vence, the valley and the mediterranean, really excited us when we arrived. It is comfortable, more than well equipped, spotless and spacious with access to a beautiful pool. We found it a great base from which to explore the surrounding area, from gorges to beaches and all the culture of this area including so many fantastic restaurants within walking distance at St Paul together with its really interesting shops. Local food shopping is just 5 minutes drive. Booking is easy with the owners who answered all our queries and gave us confidence in booking. A very enjoyable week, we will certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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5

Wonderful holiday home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this holiday apartment last summer (2014). This year we visited Spain instead, and felt as missing the St. Paul de Vence and this particular lovely holiday home we had rented on previous summer.

This apartment has been one of the best rentals we have done. This such a homey, tidy, beautifully decorated and amazingly well kept apartment really made our holiday successful.

We recommend this apartment anytime, and miss cooking in its kitchen with magnificent views!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tero Many thanks for your kind review. We hope that you and your family are well and would be delighted to have you stay at our apartment any time. Kind regards Jacquetta & Martyn
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5

Eine Wohnung "ganz oben"!

  • 5 of 5

Wir sind ein deutsches Ehepaar und haben bereits zum zweiten Mal eine Ferienwoche in dem Apartment verbracht. Die Ferienwohnung ist gepflegt, liebevoll eingerichtet mit französischem Flair, geräumig und sauber. Sie liegt in der Domaine du Piol ganz oben über den anderen Gebäuden. Wenn man in der Küche etwas zubereitet und dreht sich um, hält man den Atem an bei solch einem Ausblick. Auch bei den anderen Fenstern und dem kleinen Balkon. Die Domaine ist schön mediterran bepflanzt mit Lavendel, Orangenbäumen, Olivenbäumen usw. Sie ist ein toller Ausgangspunkt für Auflüge in die Umgebung (fantastisch: Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild). Es gibt Zeiten, da hat man den Pool komplett für sich alleine. Auch die Vermieter Jacqui und Martyn sind sehr nett und entgegenkommend. Wir waren bestimmt nicht das letzte Mal dort!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Domaine du Piol

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in the apartment. The accomodation is very clean,well mainntained and spacious. The view from the balcony is breath-taking and as the apartment is located in the hills it provides a sea view. From the lounge and kitchen there is a splendid view of St.Paul de Vence which is certainly worth a visit and only a 5 minute drive from the apartment. The pool area provides a wonderful view of the surrounding hills. The pool itself is a good size and kept very clean. The property is secure and access is controlled by an electronic security gate.

On both visits, we found the owners to be very helpful, both before and during our stay when we presented one or two queries to them.

The apartment is ideally located; it is no more than a 15-20 minute drive from Nice airport and is well-placed for visits to Antibes, Grasse, Cannes, Monaco and Cap-Ferrat. Therer is a supermarket and boulangerie within close proximity.

We would not hesitate to stay here again and our family ( children aged 6 and 9) feels at home in the apartment. We strongly recommend the apartment to other families.

Simon Johnson

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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June 2012

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this apartment. Very clean well fitted and secure gated location with stunning views. Lots of information provided by the owners for trips etc. Great location and base for exploring the region. A bit of an up hill track to ST Paul for dinner when walking but well worth it, and the walk is a lot easier on the way back.

Would definitely return

S Norman

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nice Côte d’Azur
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
St Paul de Vence
Nearest Ferry
13 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Cagnes sur Mer
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
A8 - Junction 48
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
St Paul de Vence
Nearest Ski
88 Kilometres
Valberg
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Cagnes-sur-Ner
Car: recommended

The picturesque village of St Paul de Vence, renowned for its famous artists, including Picasso, Miró, Modigliani, Matisse and Chagall is a 15 minute stroll from the apartment. The walls of the famous Colombe d’Or restaurant are still adorned by their artworks (left here in lieu of payment by these once penniless clients of the hostelry’s founder, Paul Roux).

The village’s narrow, mediaeval lanes are lined with bougainvillea, jasmine and geraniums, and home to a multitude of artists’ studios and craft shops. The Café de la Place is the prime spot for watching the boules action over coffee and croissants. Bustling by day; calm and romantic at night, St Paul has been voted by many as the most beautiful village in the world.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Saint Paul de Vence, Nice Area

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 5
3 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
£857
for 5 nights
£1,200
 
 
Rate 6
15 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
5 night minimum stay
£714
for 5 nights
£1,000
 
 
Rate 7
5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£536
for 5 nights
£750
 
 
Rate 8
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£857
for 5 nights
£1,200
 
 
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5 night minimum stay
£750
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

All rates include bed-linen and towels etc.
20% of the rental is paid upon confirmation of the booking.
The balance is due 30 days before the start of the rental.
Discounts available for bookings of 2 weeks or longer. Please contact us.
A returnable security bond of £250 is required in case of damage to the property or contents.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint Paul de Vence in Cote d'Azur - Riviera

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 86 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , double bed will convert to 2 singles if required
  • 2 doubles
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The apartment has been recently furnished. One bedroom has an en-suite bathroom; the other an en-suite shower room. Both bedrooms have double beds, one of which will convert into two single beds, if required. The pool (shared) is approximately 15m x 7m and has sun loungers, tables, chairs and parasols. There is a south facing private terrace and also a communal terrace.

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