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Stunning Sea View Apt on the Ramparts in the Old Town of Antibes

Bedrooms 1
Space 559 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Stunning Sea View Apt on the Ramparts in the Old Town of Antibes

In a unique location with breathtaking panoramic views of the sea, mountains, sandy beach, Fort Carré and Port Vauban, you’ll experience a magical atmosphere here for your holiday. We affectionately call the apartment 'Place de Rêves' (Place of Dreams) as the building’s entrance is just off the ‘Place de Revely’ in the Old Town of Antibes. It is on the 3rd (top) floor in the building next to the former home of the artist Nicolas de Staël. The apartment has 2 balconies, 1 in the bedroom and 1 off the living room. The bedroom is Air Conditioned with a king-sized bed (160 x 200cm) and there is a large sofa bed (170 x 200cm) in the living room. The sunny and spacious living room comes equipped with a Roland digital piano overlooking the marina. Best of all, the Mediterranean Sea lies just outside so the views are quite stunning!

The apartment is located a one-minute walk through the Place de Revely and under the Roman arch of the Old City wall to the famous market called the ‘Marché Provençal’ where you’ll find fresh local produce. Within a few meters is the world acclaimed Picasso Museum where he worked in the 1940s and where you’ll find a stunning collection of his paintings and ceramics. Picasso painted his "La Joie de Vivre" in Antibes in 1946. Today, Antibes still embodies The Joy of Life.

Possibly the most perfectly-situated apartment in Antibes, you’ll find a large choice of restaurants, shops, and cafes within easy walking distance (2 minutes or less!). The apartment provides an ideal setting for a car-less vacation on the French Riviera. We can provide for pick-up and drop-off at Nice (NCE) Airport if needed at an extra charge.

The fantastic views make the open plan kitchen/living room/dining area a natural gathering area for relaxing, and cooks will appreciate the well-appointed kitchen. The kitchen includes an electric oven, electric cooker with glass hob, microwave, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer combo, Nespresso machine, milk frother and coffee presses (cafetières) in two sizes. All fittings are high quality and the kitchen will have everything you need to cook fine food at home.

Whether you're lingering over a pain au chocolat and coffee on the balcony table-for-2 for breakfast or you’re proudly serving dinner made from fresh Provençal ingredients you purchased at the market on the dining table (seats 6), you’ll enjoy the ever changing views of the Mediterranean below.

The well-appointed bathroom has a shower, tub and towel warmer.

For exploring further afield, the apartment is a 10-minute walk to trains/buses to Cannes, Nice, Monaco, and the Nice airport. Ski resorts in the Alps are located within a 1.5-2 hour drive (Isola 2000 & Auron).

Your rental includes an "arrival starter kit" (toilet paper, paper towel roll, soap, coffee, tea, milk, wine and water), cleaning (for a 2 guest rental, a £50.00 charge will be added for 3 or more guests), bed linen, towels, beach towels & beach gear, electricity, water, WiFi, and phone calls to fixed lines in most parts of the world (Europe, Continental USA and Canada) and phone calls to mobile phones in the continental USA and Canada. Please note, you will be charged from your deposit for all other calls.

More Details

Jonathan & Judy
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

About Jonathan & Judy

English/American couple living between Antibes, France and Oxford, England who are lovers of Art, Music and Food.

Jonathan & Judy purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Jonathan & Judy chose Antibes

There are very few properties with this location in the Old Town of Antibes looking over the sea. As we have two apartments in the Old Town, we have decided to offer this apartment for holiday lets starting in May, 2014.

What makes this apartment unique

Stunning panoramic sea views. Everything you would want or need within 1 minute walking distance from the cobbled streets of the Old Town. Including a sandy beach right below the living room balcony.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Antibes in Alpes-Maritimes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 559 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Towel Heater
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 160 cm x 200 cm
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
- Roland Digital Piano that is by a window that overlooks the Marina. - 200 watt Voltage Converter for American Electrical Equipment (220 input to 110 output) - No need to pack the following items as they are provided in the apartment for your use: Hair Dryer, Beach Towels, Luggage Scale, Artist Easel, A2 Mixed Media Watercolor/Acrylic painting paper, Camera Tri-Pod, Umbrellas, Binoculars, Step Down Converter for 110-V plug, UK/US Electrical Adapters.


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Wonderful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

I’ve had a great few days staying at Jonathan and Judy’s wonderful apartment! I was previously familiar with Antibes and as soon as I saw the pictures of the apartment and the location I decided I had to stay there. Waking up in the morning to hear the sea and eating breakfast on the balcony seeing the views, looking at the boats and early morning swimmers was fantastic! The apartment was bright, spacious, comfortable and homely. The bedroom had plenty of space with a very comfortable mattress, being a back sufferer I need a comfortable bed! The room also had air conditioning/heating. A lovely bathroom with heated towel rail and soaps/shower gel provided. A large kitchen with everything you could need was available, even an implement to open your oysters! A starter kit was provided of milk, butter, tea, coffee, bottles of water and bottle of rose, to enjoy whilst watching the wonderful views. The lounge/dining area was bright and spacious with doors opening onto the balcony. I didn’t need to be concerned about carrying my bags up and down the stairs to the apartment, I was collected from the airport (at a charge) and returned to the airport, which included carrying my bags, thank you to David and Nicky for collecting me and showing me around. From making the booking, to arriving at the apartment and on departure day, Jonathan and Judy were extremely helpful and available all the time during my stay in case I needed anything. I will definitely be visiting Antibes again and wanting to stay at this wonderful apartment! Thank you Jonathan and Judy!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Wonderful welcome and perfect sea view

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect long weekend in Antibes thanks to the warm hospitality of Johnathan and Judy and the gorgeous location of their apartment. We spent quite a few hours in the chairs on the balcony taking in the sea view! It's proximity to the many attractions of the Old Town can not be beaten!

It was the little touches however that made the stay so special... the chilled rose on arrival, the nespresso pods, the deck chairs and even a surprise birthday gift! Their recommendations were spot on and they went out of their way to make our trip perfect.

We can not recommend this property enough and we are already planning a return trip!

Thanks again for a marvellous weekend :)

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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12 Magical Nights!

  • 5 of 5

Just departed from the most awesome stay! We aren't sure what was the highlight to make the apartment stay the best. The incredible views, the warmth and welcome of our hosts Judy and Jonathon or the comfort of the accommodations. Everything you need is here including a space heater for the cool mornings and evenings when you still want to sit on the terrace or have the large French doors open! Judy and Jonathon helped us plan our stay and made reservations for us at all the wonderful restaurants in the area and hilltop towns. Don't miss a visit to St Paul de Venice and the Columbe d'Or restaurant which features artwork from all the masters who traded art for their food bills and visit to Foundation Maeght. Biot for glassblowing and glass purchase and lunch at Les Terrailiers and Leger Museum, Eze and Chateau Eza, Monte Carlo and a visit to the Museum Oceanographique followed by lunch at Pacific Restaurant, Club 55 St Tropez, and several wonderful restaurants right in Antibes. We had a wonderfully perfect week thanks to Judy and Jonathon. They truly are the hostesses with the mostesses! But finally after all is said and done it is the view that we are going to miss most! The Gravette Beach with all its activity of swimmers, and beach goers, Antibes harbor with its boats entering and exiting, including a visit by Dilbar over 512 feet and the 3rd largest private yacht in the world, plus the sailing regattas right out our window. We could almost touch the sailboats! We will be be back again! Au revoir!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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You can not get a better view or location in Antibes!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing visit to Antibes! Judy and Jonathon picked us up at the airport with the most enthusiastic welcome! They whisked us down the Promonade giving us details of the Cote d' Azure. Their apartment had everything you could possibly want with a view that makes your jaw drop. It is truly a "pinch-me-am-I-dreaming-kind -of-place!" Their dinner and activity recommendations were perfect! The apartment is a stone's throw from a beautiful food market where we loaded up on goodies each day. I can't recommend this place enough!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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perfect honeymoon in Antibes!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time honeymooning at Jonathan and Judy's place. As others have mentioned, the view is incredible and the reason we initially chose this apartment over many others we looked at! We also liked the idea of Antibes being smaller (and cuter) than many of the big cities along the Riviera and we were not disappointed there! In addition to the ideally situated apartment, where we often found ourselves waking up in the bedroom to the faint sounds of the water lapping on the beach below, then moving into the living room "daybed" to enjoy the view from there before walking a few steps down the road to the local market, the service of Jonathan and Judy themselves set this place apart! We took advantage both of the ride offered from the airport (for a fee, but cheaper than a taxi would've cost us), and of the offer to reserve us a table at their favorite Italian restaurant when they called to check on us a few days into our stay. They had adapters, beach chairs, and everything you could think of (but probably forgot until you arrived) for a comfortable stay. Last but not least, Judy was able to help us out of a tight jam upon departure, when we realized we had lost our parking ticket! As a local, she was able to sweet-talk the lot attendant on our behalf and saved us a hefty fee. If you are looking for a relaxed stay in an apartment with an amazing view in a picture-perfect town on the coast, but still would love a bit of service when the need arises -- look no further! Thanks again Jonathan and Judy, we hope to be back someday!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Perfect place

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th consecutive year in Place de Reves and Antibes. A and short walk from the Gare to a warm welcome from Jonathon and Judy and its like being at home now. The market, the beach, the Bandol, the yoga and the balcony view of 'le Nomade' and the mountains beyond Nice. It's heaven and we'll be back. Obviously - because we love it!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
14 Kilometres
Nice (NCE)
Nearest Barpub
110 Metres
Drinkers Club
Nearest Ferry
2.5 Kilometres
Juan Les Pins to Islands or St Tropez (Summer!)
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Golf de Biot
Nearest Train
850 Metres
Nearest Motorway
4.6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
60 Metres
Cafe des Chineurs
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Gréolières les Neiges
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Car: not necessary

In June and July, a lovely day trip is 2 1/2 hours away to see the famous Provencal Lavender in Valensole, France...we highly recommend adding this to your vacation.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Antibes, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Nov / Dec 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2017
17 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2018
25 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer/Eté 2018
26 May 2018 - 1 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Fall 2018
2 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nov / Dec 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

If a cancellation is needed for any reason, we will refund 100% of the booking fee only if the property is subsequently rented for the days you have originally booked.

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