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Stunning Two Bed Apartment With Sunny Balcony Overlooking Bay Of Villefranche

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Casa Carlotta has recently been renovated to a high end luxury boutique level.

This stunning two bed apartment is situated on the second floor of an elegant French townhouse in the most sought after part of Villefranche Old Town.

Casa Carlotta has some of the best views in Villefranche from its sunny balcony and is a fabulous location to enjoy and watch village life unfold.

With one of the most beautiful bays in the world to one side and the stunning peninsula of Cap Ferrat to the other it is situated in the heart of the historic Old Town overlooking the main vilage square.

The balcony is a perfect spot for your morning coffee, alfresco dining or a relaxing evening apero. It also benefits from the sun most of the day which is rare in the Old Town.

The apartment has a warm, welcoming, luxurious feel with contemporary, wooden floors throughout.

The glossy interior of Casa Carlotta includes an open plan sunny living room with a fully integrated kitchen with all utensils and a contemporary dining area with breakfast bar.

Top, modern amenities include wifi, HD Flat panel TV, Bluray DVD and a B&O Player.

The open plan kitchen has a large fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and all the crockery and dining utensils you would expect from a luxury, high end apartment.

The two double bedrooms have top quality Egyptian cotton bedlinen and soft, luxury towels.

The glossy bathroom has a walkin shower, bidet, sink and we provide locally made French soap and shower gels for our guests.

There are so many restaurants and cafe bars to choose from around the apartment in the vibrant village square.

The quayside is steps away for dining by the sea in one of the many waterfront restaurants to enjoy some locally caught fish.

The beach is less than a five minute stroll along the quay for a swim, lunch or an apero in the beachside cafes.

At Casa Carlotta you are just steps away from the water's edge, the shops, and all the best restaurants.

This apartment is ideal for students attending the Institut de Francais in Villefranche. It is a 10-15 minute walk up to the Institut and great in the evenings and weekends to be back in the heart of all village life.

About the area:

Villefranche-sur-Mer is a traditional French fishing village with two vibrant cities on either side - Nice to the west and Monaco to the east.

The bay of Villefranche is surrounded by two of the most beautiful Caps in the Mediterranean - Cap Ferrat and Cap de Nice.

Between these is the charming, unspoilt village of Villefranche-sur-Mer with one of the most picturesque coastlines in Europe.

The village itself is like stepping into a painting. It almost feels unreal with the gorgeous, coloured houses lining the quay above the many individual restaurants.

The boating scene is captivating here all day long. From the cruise ships, yachts to the local fishermen it can feel like you're watching, or in, a fascinating movie all day long.....

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Modern, luxury, large walk in shower plus bidet and sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Luxury double bedrooms with high quality bedlinen and furnishings.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Stunning Two Bed Apartment With Sunny Balcony Overlooking Bay Of Villefranche
average rating of 4.647059 based on 17 reviews
Portland, OR

A great location and aparment

  • 5 of 5

Donna was great and we really enjoyed our stay. The aparment was very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome view. Awesome apartment. Awesome area.

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time in this flat. This year we stayed two weeks. Everything is here, the Mediterranean, the restaurants, the beaches and the people are generally congenial and helpful.

The manager Donna is very helpful. We actually left our passports in Paris and she gave us her address in order for them to be sent to a known address. Then she delivered them to us. She helped with taxis an suggestions on restaurants and trains. Without her we would have been stressed out.

The flat is clean and has all the amenities. The Little balcony with two chairs overlooks the harbor and the Chapel of St. Peter. Every morning or moo or night we would sit with our coffee or wine and hors d’oeuvres or dinner. The beaches are right around the corner. Restaurants galore. Try ‘La cave de Vin’ one street over. Lesley is one-of-a kind fabulous. Tell her we sent you.

The only drawback is the Rooftop Club Achill’s across the street. They play techno music and are very busy at night closing at 2:00 am. But keep the doors shut and turn on the air conditioner.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place and wonderful flat in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

It was really easy to find the flat - which was clean and just as described on the website. The owner Donna was very helpful - any query we had we just texted her and she got back to us quickly.

We went to the Citadel ( with a free sculpture exhibition), the Jean Cocteau church opposite ( 3 euros and worth it) and had a lovely walk all the way to Cap Ferrat.

However it was hard to leave the beach - it was safe and lovely to swim in the sea. I was worried the apparttment would be noisy due to the nearby bars - however with the balcony windows closed it was very quiet and peaceful.

There was no need for a car - and a bus to Nice was very quick.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pasadena, Maryland

Location! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our 10 day stay in Casa Carlotta, in spite of the windy, rainy, cold weather , was wonderful! Even though there was a lot of construction going on in front, it made no difference. We enjoyed watching the day to day progress of the plaza being repaved with stone and the fixed awning installed over the restaurants. Two were just beneath our balcony.

The view of the rade, St. Jean & Cap Ferrat and the lighthouse on the point was always fascinating to see. We could even see the Villa Rothchild just across from us! We watched cruise ships and their ferried passengers come and go.

A patisserie was only steps away, so each morning I took my 2 euro coin and bought 2 croissants while Bill made coffee. A routine we grew to love!

The Citadel with three museums, MANY restaurants and the Chapel decorated by Jean Cocteau were VERY close by. The Old Ville was such fun to explore - always a surprise restaurant around a corner. We had SO many choices - even Vietnamese! And we finally stumbled upon the Rue Obscura - but never figured out its purpose!

An arduous climb to the tourist bureau and bus stops set us to panting, but we're in our late 70's so no surprise there! The buses, which cost 1.5 euro, ran into Nice and all the way to Menton on the Italian border in the other direction, making sight seeing easy and very affordable! Just a bus ride out and back could be a simple and cheap pleasure!

And the apartment!!! We could not stop ourselves from staring out the two double doors to the balcony - even with the wind and rain! All of our expectations for a stay in Villefranche were met, and we plan to go back again.

We cannot imagine staying in any other apartment!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful apartment in wonderful location.

  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic . Already book next year

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
14 Kilometres
Nice Cote d'Azur
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Hotel Welcome
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Nice Port
Nearest Golf
17 Kilometres
Golf de Monaco
Nearest Train
250 Metres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Les Palmiers downstairs!
Nearest Ski
130 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

Casa Carlotta is situated in the heart of the Old Town overlooking the main village square and the stunning bay of Villefranche.

Villefranche-sur-Mer is nestled between Nice and Monaco (10 minutes from Nice, 20-25 minutes from Monaco). Although surrounded by a diverse, exciting cosmopolitan environment, it is still an authentic Niçoise fishing village.

Nice, Monaco, Antibes, Cannes, St Paul de Vence and St Tropez are easy to get to by public transport.

Take a ferry from Nice Port to Corsica (3 hours on the fast ferry), or head to Italy and visit Ventimiglia, San Remo, Portofino, Cinque Terre... But if you stay in Villefranche and the neighboring towns of Beaulieu-sur-Mer, St. Jean Cap Ferrat, Eze, and La Turbie, you'll exhaust a week or more just exploring and enjoying these lovely villages. Most of these are easy to access by public transport.

The French language institute, Institut Français, is a 15 minute walk away.

Then Casa Carlotta is perfect for evenings and weekends to be back in the heart of the Old Town with all bars, restaurants and shops steps away from your apartment.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £175
Refundable Damage Deposit £350

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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