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Magnificent 'Belle Epoque' 3 Bedroom Apartment

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,345 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

125msq, 3 bedroom, 1 ensuite, 2.5 bathrooms, living room, kitchen/dining

This magnificent Belle Epoque apartment in a former Palace has just undergone a major refurbishment and is now a successful merger of old world French elegance and luxurious modernity. Flooded with natural light, this bright spacious corner apartment is offered fully equipped with all modern conveniences to ensure you have a comfortable stay, including Egyptian cotton linen, free wifi, plenty of tourist information and recommendations so you can hit the ground running. It is located in the Carre D'or, which is the most desirable and prestigious neighbourhood in Nice and is a most sought after location for holiday rentals. Designer shopping, the pedestrianised zone and the beach are on your doorstep as well as some of the best patisseries and restaurants in the country. This apartment is a home from home in Nice and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


Owner
Mary and Michael Furlong
Member since: 2010
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 a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 December, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful vacation in Nice. Your apartment was perfect and there was everything we needed.
May 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
5.1 Kilometres
Nice Airport
Nearest Train
0.9 Kilometres
Nice Railway station
Nearest Motorway
3.8 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Promenade des Anglais
Car: not necessary

Location, location, location - Central Nice. This beautifully refurbished apartment is perfectly situated for all that the Riviera and Nice has to offer. The apartment is in the centre of 'The Golden Square', the Carre D'or. Steps away from the famous Negressco, on the Promenade des Anglais, one of the few privately owned palaces in the world that is also classified a National Historic Monument. The world famous palm tree lined Promenade des Anglais itself is perfect for taking a seat, admiring the view, bike hiring or relaxing with the local Nicoise. Carre D'or is also the designer district, home to all the big names as well as plenty of boutiques and artisan food shops. The apartment is a five minute walk from the pedestrianised zone, with its bustling pavement cafés and restaurants. The bus and train station are each a 10 minute walk. This apartment is perfect if you want to be within a fifteen minute radius of all that Nice has to offer and it really is the perfect base to explore the Riviera

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Carre d'Or in Nice

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1345 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Lift
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , With Hand Sink and Mirror
  • The en-suite bathroom has a bath with shower, toilet with bidet attachment and large sink set in a sand coloured vanity unit, with large backlit mirror. There is ample storage in the vanity unit. The main bathroom has a shower, toilet with bidet attachment, large sink in vanity unit with large backlit mirror. There is a third toilet with hand sink and mirror immediately beside the second and third bedroom. All bathrooms are brand new, fully tiled in cream porcelain. Two hair-dryers are provided in this apartment. 1 bath towel, 1 hand-towel and 1 facecloth are provided per guest. All top quality 5* Hotel standard Egyptian Cotton.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • The master bedroom has a Kingsized bed, with antique bedside tables, and table lamps, antique wardrobe, antique dresser, a large mirror and a chair. Complementing the parquet flooring are high ceilings and large French double glazed windows with shutters. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, with full bath, shower and large sink in vanity unit. The second bedroom offers a double bed with period bedside tables, mirror, chair and wardrobe. The third bedroom has two single beds, gilt mirror, period wardrobe and writing desk with chair. All bedrooms have original polished oak parquet floors, high ceilings with chandelier and decorative cornice. Top quality Egyptian cotton linen is provided as well as thick comfy mattress toppers. All windows are double glazed and have shutters on the outside to ensure a good nights sleep. Alarm clocks are also provided in all rooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
From the moment you enter this apartment through its large double mahogany doors, you will be impressed by the feeling of light and space. The large, wide entrance hallway leads to the living room, which is on the corner of the building and has windows on three sides of the room. This room has been carefully designed with comfort as the first priority without compromising at all on style.It is furnished with two large comfortable sofas with coordinating cushions, and a classic French coffee table. A sideboard hosts a large plama TV with cable TV (French channels and BBC World), i-Pod dock, and a DVD player. There is also Wi-Fi access. A chandelier, a large rug, table lamps, The brand new kitchen benefits from a built in dishwasher, washing machine, oven and fridge freezer, electric four-ring hob and extractor fan, kettle, nespresso coffee machine, toaster, and stainless sink. All necessary utensils are provided to cook a family meal. The large dining table will seat six.

Reviews

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Magnificent 'Belle Epoque' 3 Bedroom Apartment
average rating of 4.632653 based on 64 reviews
5

Lovely appartment, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The appartment is spacious, clean and was exactly as described. The appartment is close to all amenities, 5 mins from beach,10 mins from the train station and close to the city. The hosts representative was lovely and very accommodating. Would defiantly book again.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nikki, Welcome back any time! Mary
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5

Amazing All Round! You must stay here!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was fantastic. The location is amazing and the internal decor, layout and specification was superb.

Your service was excellent and very accomodating.

I can't think of any points for improvement whatsoever.

Thank you very much for everything and I am sure we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable safe family apt

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 adults stayed in the apt in Nov 2017. The apt is clean, comfortable and well appointed. The check-in process was very efficient. The apt is within walking distance from restaurants, Mediterranean, and the train station....ideal location. While the apt is located across from a church with bells and surrounded by city construction/noise.... given the winter temperatures...the windows stayed closed and thus, we were unaware of the general noise issues. We would definitely stay here again.

Thank you for the use of you wonderful home.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property - would definitely stay again

  • 5 of 5

This is a great apartment which had everything our family of 5 needed for a break in Nice earlier this month. The kitchen and bathrooms were very spacious, modern and well fitted out. The 3 bedrooms are all double in size. The living room is well laid out and comfortable - the children appreciated the fast wifi. The area is surprisingly quiet for being so close to the centre of the town, it's a 10 minute walk to the train station and a couple of minutes to the beach.

Dealing with Mary for booking and with Valerie for check-in etc. was great. Both were very efficient and friendly and provided lots of information. Communication throughout the booking process was very prompt and professional.

If we are in Nice again then we would definitely look to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3 nights reduced to 2

  • 1 of 5

First, the positive The apartment is close to the beach and shopping. The rooms are large. Unfortunately, that is where the positives end. The apartment needs a thorough cleaning. The sofas, which at one time (and in the photos on VRBO) were white, are no longer white and are covered with worn quilts and pillows to hide the dirt. Window sills are filthy. The floors need a deep cleaning. Dishes are chipped and mismatched. Instead of a fresh, bright apartment, it is a tired, dingy apartment. This apartment could be beautiful, but it needs TLC.

Upon arrival we were told the dishwasher sometimes malfunctions, and if water pooled in it, we would need to call the manager. Additionally, we were told using the dryer was probably futile--just air dry items. If you advertise your apartment has a washer and dryer, then both should be functional. Prior to booking the apartment, I specifically asked the owner about noise. I was assured there was little noise. This is just not true. The apartment is extremely noisy--you can hear people walking, talking, flushing toilets in the upstairs apartments. ALL noises from the street come into the apartment whether the windows are open or closed. It is very loud and potential renters should be aware of this. Additionally, there is construction occurring on an apartment building across the street. The owner told us it was "about finished" and would not be an issue. This, too, is not true. It is loud all day, and any potential renter should be aware of this. Also, there is no air con in the apartment. During our abbreviated visit, the weather was moderate, so not having air con was not an issue. We did open the windows once, but the noise was just too much. We literally had to shout to have a conversation.

We have rented many properties via VRBO for many years and in many places. This is the first time we have felt misled by the photos and information provided by owners. It is also the first time we have shortened a stay due to dissatisfaction with a rental unit.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely apartment in Nice

  • 4 of 5

We had a beautiful stay in Nice. The apartment is very close to everything.....very comfortable stay for 4 ladies. Close to the sea, and walking distance to Old Town and the market.

It was very noisy during the day, as they are doing construction right across the street. So if you have the windows open , it can be a bit bothersome. The provided blow dryers wouldn't work, and even our own with converters still kept tripping the breaker. Just something to keep in mind

Overall though it's a great place and would stay here again if in Nice.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Carre d'Or, Nice Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nov - Mar
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£441
for 2 nights
From
£132
£926
 
 
April
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£511
for 2 nights
From
£168
£1,102
 
 
May June
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£617
for 2 nights
From
£220
£1,499
 
 
Jul Aug
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£670
for 2 nights
From
£247
£1,675
 
 
Sept
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£617
for 2 nights
From
£220
£1,499
 
 
October
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£511
for 2 nights
From
£168
£1,102
 
 
Nov - March
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
£441
for 2 nights
From
£132
£926
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £264.54
Basic incl linen & clean £176.36
Stay tax £0.88 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Terms and Conditions of Rental will be emailed when an enquiry is made. Please read carefully.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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