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Heart of historical town sunnywith panoramic seaview top floor close beach & fun

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Top floor sunny 3 BD fully remodeled, 2 BA, great views, steps from beach

In the heart of the old Villefranche sur mer city center, 5 mn's walk away from the beach, only steps from restaurants, shops and the bakery, this fully remodelled apartment is located on the top floor of a 18 century building.

After going up some steps, you will enter the living area, and will enjoy the views on the bay of Villefranche, but also on Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.

Large table to enjoy breakfast and enjoy the view.

The brand new kitchen is fully equiped with moder amenities, and all you need to cook a great meal after shopping at the local market.

From the living area, at the back of the apartment overlooking a great house garden and a very quiet street, you will find the 2 main bedrooms.

The master bedroom has a full size bed with an ensuite shower room including double sinks.

The second bedroom has a double bed and a gorgeous view on a typical private garden from the house accros the street.

There is also a second full shower room, with washer and dryer, and a separate loo.

The apartment has full WIFI, air conditioning/heat.

There is a 3rd small bedroom that can suit a child or a teenager, perfect for a family with 3 children.

The train station is only 5 mn's walk away to explore the Riviera.

As the historical town is a medieval town, there are no cars allowed in the narrow streets.

This apartment is perfect for a great stay, and the perfect starting point to explore the Riviera.

With the train, you can be in Nice or Monaco in only 10 minutes ride.

Villefranche old town has plenty of restaurants, shops, and you will reach the bakery for fresh baguette and croissants in only 5 mn's walk !

More Details

Property Manager
Muriel Berdat
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, German, Italian, I speak French, Italian, English, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

About Muriel Berdat

Hi, my name is Muriel and my husband's William.

We are the happy parents of 3 great children, Tennessee who's 20 and in College in Milan, Alan and Chelsea almost 14 years old.

I grew up in France from Italian parents, spent a year as an exchange student in the US, and have loved travelling since I was very young !

I have been a real Estate Agent for the past 22 years, and I now specialize in Vacation Rentals on the French Riviera.

I have also been an elected City Councelor of Eze since 2008, and I am in charge of helping the non French Resident.

William has been a plumber for the past 35 years, and loves to travel too, but more than anything, loves to improve our home with new features, new decoration, new bathroom, etc...

He's done a carrier shifting last year, and now loves to take my renters on day trips to explore the Riviera like they're locals ! (of course he also gets involved to help me with my rentals if something needs to be fixed).

William also loves to garden, he's done the veggetable and fruit garden on our roof, and is working now on the fitting of an outdoor kitchen and decking on the roof so our future renters can enjoy a relaxing area with panormic views on the sea and the mountains !

We both really enjoy meeting new people, and helping them discover the area like we sure would like to be able to discover other countries : from the inside !

High end quality service has always been a concern for both of us, especially as his and my clients, usually travel miles and miles to come on vacation down here, and coming such a long way, their vacation has to be as perfect as it can be !

My children would say that I am a cleaning maniac, and so is my sister Sam, and we work together managing my rentals.

Muriel Berdat purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Muriel Berdat chose Villefranche-sur-Mer

The main attraction and unique feature of this apartment is the great view on the sea, the bay of Villefranche and Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.

It's also the location, on a very typical and picturesque little street, steps from the beach, restaurants and fun that made the owner buy the apartment.

The view from the bedrooms is also unique, as it's on the heart of the old town !

Very spacious apartment for the area, lots of sun and light.

What makes this apartment unique

Heart of historical town with a panoramic seaview

Steps from the seashore and the beach

Typical local picturesque street

5 mn's from the train station to explore the Riviera.

High end amenities and all modern confort.

Ideal for families.


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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • As the apartment is a top floor and someone lives on the lower apartment, it is requested to be as quiet as one should be after certain hours
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Only for a child or a teenager
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Great apartment with stunning view

  • 5 of 5

The views from this apartment are simply stunning. It is wonderful to throw open the large windows, feel the sea breezes, and speculate on the cost of the huge yachts anchored offshore. The apartment was comfortable for a week-long stay for the 5 adults in our group, with 3 bedrooms, 2 shower/sink areas, and 1 toilet room. The apartment had most things that we needed (espresso maker, plates, wine glasses, flatware, pots, etc.), but we did have to go purchase some items like garbage bags and toilet paper. There is a small grocery store that is only two blocks away where we could pick these things up along with coffee, cheese, and other food. The train station is less than a 10 minute walk away, with a ticket kiosk on the platform for easy ticket purchases. There are at least 10 good restaurants within a 5 block radius of the apartment, with a variety of menu and price selections. We were able to easily do several day trips from the location - Cap Ferrat (tour Béatrice Rothschild's villa), Nice, Monaco, and Eze Village. As others have mentioned, there are a number of stairs getting to the apartment. From the waterfront, there are 60 steps up to the street that the apartment is on, and then there are another 30 steps once you open the door from the street. This was fine for us, but anyone who has difficulty with stairs should be aware of this. Overall, we were quite happy with our stay in the apartment and would definitely recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice compact apartment

  • 4 of 5

Fabulous accomodation, loved the town, lots of good restaurants.very convenient for beach, train station to visit other areas. Loved Eze village., strenuous walk up need to be moderately fit.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing apartment, great view.

  • 5 of 5

We were given a warm welcome by Muriel and walked into a clean, cool apartment with the most amazing view over the bay. It's full of comfey beds, fresh modern bathrooms and a kitchen with a multitude of useful appliances. It's tucked up in the centre of the old town and has plenty of great restaurants and bars close by. Our family has the most wonderful stay here and we're just trying to work out how quickly we can come back again.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place, amazing location, beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in this darling apartment. My husband, Mother-in law and our two boys 11 and 14. We will be back! It was THAT great. The apartment is literally steps to fantastic restaurants and wine bars. It is located in the heart of the village and couldn't be more convenient to enjoying the cafes and stunning views. The apartment had a great kitchen with everything you could need. The living spaces were well appointed and very useable. It is small like everything in the village, but we never felt cramped. Everything we needed was there including beach towels and umbrella.

We walked to the boulangerie every morning and ate dinner in the village or on the water every evening. The kids could explore on their own. They loved just walking around and hanging out by the water. We loved having coffee in the quiet of the morning at one of the many cafes at the base of the village on the sea.

Rent a boat in town for the day. We found great coves to swim in and rocks to jump off. The views of the picturesque mansions from the water was fun too.

It is important to note that if you can not climb stairs - this apartment and village are not for you. As everything is built on a hillside, lots of stairs are inevitable. If you have bad knees stay in Nice.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Perfect apartment for two couples.

  • 5 of 5

The logistics and the property were perfect for two couples. The apartment was clean, modern, spacious, and well appointed. Everything one needed was either there on site or within easy walking distance. The view was spectacular and the property manager provided all the right tips for dining and tourist destinations. HIghly recommended. We loved it and hope to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location! Great view.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean and bright and very enjoyable! The coffee, snacks and wine were a pleasant surprise. We loved Villefranche and our stay was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Villefranche sur mer
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
La Turbie
Nearest Train
350 Metres
Villefranche sur mer
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nice Est
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Villefranche sur mer
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Villefranche sur mer
Car: not necessary

Villefranche sur mer, a jem on the French Riviera,ideal for vacation rental, to relax,sightsee , and an excellent starting point to explore Nice, Monaco, Cannes and more. Villefranche sur mer historical town feels like time has stopped : medieval paved small streets, steps, fountains, shops, restaurants, shopping and birds singing ! All of that steps from the seashore, the beach, and with no cars to spoil the moment! The Cocteau Chapel by the water, decorated by Jean Cocteau, the 1500 Citadelle hosting City Hall and the Volti museum, only touring Villefranche sur mer is worth coming ! There is so much to see.

But also ideal to watch the locals still sit in the Spring or Summer by their doors, chat, and cease the moment.

Local dairy market, great bakery for croissants and baguette, all you need is in the old town. Train station is nearby and easy to reach Italy, San Remo,the markets,or take a day trip to Cannes or Monaco. Meet Villefranche sur mer, we know you'll fall in love.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £128.92

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Price includes linens, towels, beach towels, starting cleaning kit, WIFI high speed.
Rental baby cots available upon request, together with high chairs.
Security deposit is held on credit card authorization.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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