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M. Lynch

Member since: 2005
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Speaks English, French

This bright, spacious apartment is located in the heart of the city.

22 Reviews
People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Carabacel - Stylish, cool, well equipped.

2 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious bright contemporary living area

A large, luxuriously appointed and newly renovated property, ideally located for holiday rental, just minutes from the old town, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Cours Saleya Flower Market and the beach. Artists such as Renoir and Matisse were particularly attracted to this area of Nice due to it's wonderful light. Matisse opened his atelier within view of the apartment in 1931. Renoir had his just one street away. The apartment is bathed in this light, particularly in the mornings. The living room is luxuriously fitted with Italian Marble floors. It is contemporary in design with a large L shaped sofa, coffee table, dining table and chairs for six people. There is an American style kitchen with electric oven, hob, microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine. The living area is fitted with a TV and home cinema. Each of the two bedrooms has an ensuite and there is also a separate toilet. It is air conditioned and is south facing with boulangeries, and all the necessary shopping facilities within minutes. There are parks both to the front and behind the building, with Promenade des Arts to the front and two parks on Rue Foncet to the rear, one with a play area for children. The number 98 bus from airport will take you to within 2 minutes.

To elaborate further on the location - It is five minutes to the Old Town, the main bus stops (Monaco, Cannes, St Paul de Vence) and the Theatre. Place Garabaldi, with it's beautiful buildings and sites of archeological interest, cafes and restaurants is within minutes. Place Massena and the pedestrian zone is also only five minutes away as is the Promenade des Anglais. The situation could not be more convenient for holidays without a car.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
M. Lynch (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks English, French

Why M. Lynch chose Nice

When I viewed the apartment for the first time, I walked from the flower market, passing the Palais de Justice on the way where the square was filled with atmosphere. After a short walk from the old town, I was shown into the apartment (the builders were renovating and at work). I walked into the sejour which was filled with light from four big windows. I looked out one of the front windows and saw the view - Tour St Francis and the hills behind. I then walked through the rest of the apartment and it was equally bright, yet totally private. I loved the fact that there were two double sized bedrooms and two bathrooms. The beautiful old building and the big double doors at the entrance to the apartment were all original. The lift was modern and the building felt good. I went outside and walked around the area and I saw there were gardens at the back at Place Wilson and Gardens to the front one street away. A patisserie with delicious breads and cakes was a few buildings up so I pictured fresh croissants each morning. There were lovely local cafes, a small supermarket, and a general village atmosphere. I felt the area was peaceful as it was slightly away from the tourist trail, yet within a few minutes walk from it.

The agent had many apartments lined up for me to see in my three day visit to Nice. I decided on Rue Gioffredo almost immediately, even though I went along to see all the others. I reserved the apartment at the end of that day's viewing as I found it to be so special I was afraid the next person who viewed would take it! I have been so happy with my decision. This apartment is all that I was looking for!

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is completely private from neighbouring ones. It is so bright and the area is all that I would wish for - a village like atmosphere in a city, near all the main attractions and restaurants, so convenient to public transport that I only rented a car once - on my first trip after purchase. The cafes nearby are friendly and I always receive a welcome any time I visit. It is so peaceful in the area that I find, even on a short trip my batteries are instantly recharged. The gardens and squares in the area have a neighbourly atmosphere and are lovely to sit in, perhaps reading a book if one does not wish to go to the beach or the Old Town.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The apartment was great and in such a fantastic location that I think we would struggle to improve on anything if it were ours. The big windows give great light to the apartment and the living room is such a fantastic space.
Apr 2014
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Reviews

4.7
based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

This bright, spacious apartment is located in the heart of the city.
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 34 reviews
5

Great location and lovely apt

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this apt and in Nice. The apt is just as perfect as it seems in the photos and the description. The location is great for parks, restaurants, shops and beach. The owners/caretakers are really helpful and nice to work with. We (2 adults and a young child) highly recommend this apt and hope we can stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, OR
4

In the heart of Nice

  • 4 of 5

We loved this apartment -- just a block off the main park and a couple blocks to Old Town. It was clean and in great shape. Great neighborhood and a great place to explore from. We are a family of 4 and this apt fit us perfectly.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are very pleased that you found it met your needs. Our agents, Christophe and Claire have a very high standard of cleanliness and we always find the apartment to be spotless when we stay. We are conscious of keeping it in good condition and do something to improve it each year. This year we installed new air conditioning, showers and repainted. We are pleased that you enjoyed this area of Nice. We love it. The light is so exceptional that it was chosen by Matisse and Renior for their workshops at certain times in their careers. The neighbourhood had everything you need - boulangerie, cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, museums.....
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Sydney, Australia
5

Beautiful spacious apartment in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in Mary's apartment in central Nice. it was spacious, light and airy, immaculately clean, well maintained and well kitted out. The local agents Kristof and Claire were great, met us on arrival, were available for answers to question during our stay, and organised taxis with kids seats for us.

This apartment worked well for us with two young children, the lift to the door was great with tired little legs, pushchair etc. The agents had provided a high chair and toddler cot for us on request which made it all so easy.

The location was excellent, just a couple minutes walk from the central shopping area in one direction, old town close by, public transport and supermarkets on the doorstep and best of all (if you have young kids) we could see two wonderful parks from the apartment windows with great toys and plenty of space for scooters. Also the fountains near place Massena provided hours of absolute joy for the children. We never seemed to have more than a 5-10 mins walk to get back home.

Getting to the train station was also very easy by tram, enabling trips to Monaco, Eze and Antibes.

Mary had also very thoughtfully provided her personal recommendations for local activities and restaurants which was extremely useful. We would love to stay here again if we return to Nice.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and found that the apartment met all your needs. We love Nice and the apartment and hence are constantly making small changes and additions to keep it up to date. We agree - the location could not be better for holiday stays. The park to the front (Promenade du Paillon) was developed a few years ago and is a superb addition to the area. The playgrounds there are beautiful with their wooden carved climbers for children of varied ages. It is lovely to sit there in the evenings and watch the sun go down. All the excellent transport links are on the doorstep and therefore we never find it necessary to rent a car. We would often take the 100 bus (Menton/Monaco) or the 81 bus (St Jean Cap Ferrat) if we wish to go up the coast in the Italy direction to the beach or for site seeing. The drive is spectacularly beautiful. If I have a good dining experience or experience a good trip, I always add it to the brochure. I feel that if guests are only there for a week or two, it is good for them to have some recommendations to help them to plan their stay. Yes, we agree, our agents Kristof and Claire are excellent and work hard to ensure our guests enjoy their stay. We hope to welcome you back some time soon.
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Waterford, Ireland
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment, my fifth stay. Newly refurbished and redecorated since last Summer: air conditioning, new curtains with blackout lining for holiday morning lie-ins. Nice has been refurbished too with beautiful new park nearby. Perfect Spring recuperation!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure to have a guest coming back year after year. Yes, we made improvements to the apartment this year. We have had it for ten years so we decided to do a little makeover. We fitted new showers, redecorated, added some new, contemporary furniture, and, although we ourselves love the shuttered windows, Christophe, our agent advised that some guests like to have curtains in the bedrooms so we fitted some lovely linen ones with black out lining to ensure a good night's sleep. There was always the problem of not being able to install air conditioning, but thankfully due to new technology, we now have new air conditioning. This will make July and August stays much more comfortable for guests. We did not have a microwave, as we don't use one ourselves. However, we found many guests wanted one, so we installed one for their convenience. We are always open to the suggestions of guests and so when we were doing the works, we put in anything that had been requested. We also changed our internet to a new provider. It is now very high speed. Nice is also fabulous after a few years of landscaping. , The new Promenade du Paillon is within view of the apartment. A new tram is being built from the airport, and there will be a stop at Place Wilson, near the apartment. Some really good new restaurants have also opened up nearby. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and we thank you for choosing to stay with us when in Nice.
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5

Beautiful modern apartment in old Nice building

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot. Near to everything. The location was perfect for all our different activities and for eating out in the evenings. Well maintained with friendly, competent agents. We spent a great week here and just thought Nice a excellent place to visit.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We are pleased that the apartment and it's location ensured an enjoyable holiday. It is close to all the different activities one would wish to enjoy whilst on holiday. We love that it is near the old town, near the beach, near the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, near the theatre, opera, the promenades and the port. Shopping is also most convenient, with the famous French department store, Galeries Lafayettes and the many boutiques and well known stores just minutes away. The gardens in the area are beautiful and it is lovely to sit out in the local cafes, watching the world go by. Nice really is a beautiful city!
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5

Stylishly chic, clean, cool marble interior

  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend this apartment for a Cote d’Azur holiday – it is clean, modern, and in a central location. The building is old French style with a cool marble interior complete with film noir lift and the apartment itself is stylishly chic. We found that after the holiday we felt that we knew Nice and its people intimately. As the area where it is located is very French look out for the little bars and coffee shops where the locals hang out. We will be coming back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your complementary words on our apartment. We bought because we loved the location and the old building, the brightness of the apartment and the high ceilings. We are glad you enjoyed the area. Whilst it is near to all the sights, it is in an enclave which is non touristy and hence one can experience an authentically French way of life. The cafes and restaurants in the area are friendly and offer a high standard.
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nice Cotes d'Azur
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Kilometres
Nice Port
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nice Central
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Opera Plage
Car: not necessary

Right beside the Old Town of Nice with it's lively cafes and restaurants and only seven minutes from the sea and the Promenade des Anglais. It is a two minute walk to the Promenade de Paillon and Place Garibaldi is four minutes. Many buses pass this area (Monaco, Matisse Museum, airport). It is a ten minute walk to the train station. Avenue Jean Medecin and the main shopping district is a five minute walk. For lovers of art, the famous MAMAC (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art) is on the doorstep. This area is surrounded by relaxing and beautiful gardens, cafes and renowned restaurants. For lovers of french chic and design, Galerie Lafayette, the well know department store is but a short stroll. The location of this apartment could not be better for holiday rental.

Other Activities: Museums, Theatre, Opera

Ski: Ski resorts nearby include Isola 2000, Valberg and Auron. Daily ski trips by bus (advance booking required) are available during the ski season.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Carabacel, Nice

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
September
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
5 night minimum stay
£668
for 5 nights
From
£134
£754
 
 
October
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
£517
for 4 nights
From
£129
£646
 
 
November/December
1 Nov 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£517
for 4 nights
From
£129
£603
 
 
Christmas/New Year
19 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£733
for 7 nights
£733
 
 
January-February
5 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
£517
for 4 nights
From
£129
£603
 
 
March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£517
for 4 nights
From
£129
£625
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£646
for 5 nights
From
£129
£646
 
 
Early May
1 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£552
for 4 nights
From
£138
£707
 
 
Late May
21 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£819
for 7 nights
£819
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£819
for 7 nights
£819
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£857
for 7 nights
£857
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£771
for 7 nights
£771
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£517
for 4 nights
From
£129
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £259

Please note that the price quoted is the net price. Any bank charges incurred in payment for staying in the apartment should be factored into the cost by the guest as they are not included in the price quoted.

Payment is online through Homeaway.co.uk and payable in euro. Handling charges charged by Homeaway are in addition to the price of the apartment and are between Homeaway and the guest. If payment is requested by guests directly, it is by IBAN transfer as this has been found to be the most secure. Bank charges for this transfer vary depending on the country. Please note that bank exchange rate fees for non euro clients are the responsibility of the client.

A security deposit is payable on arrival

This is a non smoking apartment. We regret that if guests smoke, an extra charge of €100 will be payable on check out to cover the deep clean required.
If keys are lost there will be a charge of €100 plus the cost of replacement.
The absolute maximum number of people allowed is 5.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Carabacel in Nice Area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom - Shower Enclosure
  • The property contains 1 full ensuite bathroom with bath, shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and wc, 1ensuite shower room with wash hand basis and 1 separate toilet off the hall with a wash hand basin. New showers were installed in 2016.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Large master bedroom with full en-suite, smaller double with shower en-suite. Beds in each room can be together as a double or separate as two singles. Where there is a fifth person, the fifth sleeps on the sofa in the living room. This is the same size as a single bed and very comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you have special requests, please ask in advance and we will strive to look after your needs. The famous Multari, the Boulangerie is about a one minute walk for your fresh morning croissants, and Chez Alex is about a two minute walk if you feel like that morning coffee, sitting out in the sunshine watching the life of the city pass by. Utile is a well stocked, clean and lovely convenience store, with excellent fresh fruit and is also two minutes from the apartment. Carrefour Express, another convenience store, is three minutes away.

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