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Beautiful 'Old Town', just 100 metres from the sea.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 5

Very spacious (80 sq meters), with well-proportioned, high ceiling rooms and all facilities. Consisting of an office (should you really need to work!), living/dining room (with an extendable dining table that comfortably seats six), generously equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower, dressing room and two bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king sized bed and opens onto a sun filled balcony with views over one of the old town’s character filled streets. The second bedroom, up an interesting set of stairs (mind your head if very tall) consists of two single beds and a very comfortable single futon. So the accommodation is able to holiday five people with immense ease. It has its own private entrance off one of the prettiest streets in the old town. Indeed, we think that it would be very difficult to find another property that gives such a total immersion into the real Villefranche whilst offering a similar level of convenience.

The apartment as a base is one thing, but what of Villefranche and what else/where else is there?

Villefranche itself is wonderful. Ten minutes from the exciting city of Nice but in so many ways, another world. The Medieval old town, the beautiful sandy beach, the port, the historic Citadel, the Jean Cocteau decorated San Pierre chapel, the incredible walks and the relaxed pace of life all combine to offer a real holiday experience.

You want more? Take the train as it continues down the coast on one of the most scenic routes you can travel, through Eze, Monte Carlo, Menton and on down into Italy and the lovely market town of Ventimiglia. Or go the other way and explore Cannes, Antibes and St Tropez. Determined to hire a car? Then Grasse and all of Provence await. Golf? try Monaco or Cannes area and again be captivated by the views and the quality.

We offer a comprehensive pack that describes what do and where to go in much greater detail and is a combination of our own and others’ area knowledge! (Thanks due to all who have contributed to this and please feel free to email your own thoughts on your return from what will no doubt not be your last trip here).

More Details

Owner
Michael Connolly
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Well lit and with a power shower, the bathroom offers plenty of practical space and hanging facilities in a compact space.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    2nd Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedrooms are bright, spacious and sun filled and offer the opportunity of being greeted each morning by the rising sun. The Queen size bed in the master bedroom is extremely comfortable. The second bedroom has two luxurious single beds and a deluxe futon that is as comfortable as can be. The master bedroom has built in wardrobes. The second bedroom has a separate dressing room offering extra space to read and relax. They are both as practical as they are pleasant.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
All linen and towels are provided. The sound system includes an iPod docking station. The apartment is furnished and decorated to a very high standard and provides the holiday experience that we all wish for but seldom attain. Our aim is to offer a base that matches the beauty and charm of the place, which will captivate you and make you wish to return again and again as it has us. The south of France is special, Villefranche more so – enjoy!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Beautiful 'Old Town', just 100 metres from the sea.
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
Morris CT USA
5

Wonderful location in a beautifully appointed apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this cozy, bright, well decorated apartment in the midst of old town Villefranche. We were in the middle of everything: art, historical village, fantastic restaurants, beach scene, port side ambiance and easy access to everything the Cote D'Azur has to offer. The owners send you a nice summary of things to do and places to go. This was one of many trips to Villefranche and we returned to many familar places and just took in the beauty, sun and art. If for no other reason stay at Villefranche and overdose on Picasso, Renoir, Matisse, Chagall, Cocteau, Foundation Maeght, Leger, Andre Villers to name just some of the giants of the 20th century art explosion. You cannot make a mistake by staying in Villefranche.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Elegant and tasteful retreat in an elegant and tasteful setting

  • 5 of 5

Villefranche-sur-mer is one of Southern France's most elegant and tasteful locations. It's only right that you expect the same of wherever you choose to stay. Michael and Anne's apartment does not disappoint. They've taken so much care to furnish and decorate. I'd say it's one of the best appointed holiday rentals we've ever chosen. Everything is just right. The main bedroom is pure white with French doors opening high above one of the charming narrow streets. It faces south and when the sun is streaming in, as it nearly always is, you're in an unequalled romantic setting. Our thanks to the Connolly family. We'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property it was in a perfect location close to everything yet still very quite area. The apartment had all the amenities you could need. Space was perfect and very clean. If we can think if one flaw is that it did get a little warm and the fans were limited or maybe just two small. I am sure this can easily be addressed.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ottawa Canada
5

A Gem in the South of France

  • 5 of 5

We spent ten days in Villefranche at rue Baron de Bres and enjoyed every moment. The apartment is comfortable, spotlessly clean and close to everything.

Sue was extremely helpful, arranging taxis and offering advice on where to eat and what to see. And there is lots and lots of information at the apartment on just about everything in the area.

On the one day of chilly, rather rainy weather, we stayed in for half the day with the newspapers and enjoyed the comforts of the apartment, including the washing machine.

Otherwise, we took buses and trains (the people in the Tourist Information Centre near the Octroi bus stop are very helpful) to major and minor sites and walked and climbed and photographed all of it.

We enjoyed our holiday so much that we have decided to leave Villefranche and the apartment on our "bucket list". Both are worth another visit.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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5

Wonderful apartment for family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful apartment in a perfect location in the middle of the old town, and a 2 minute walk from the water. It is spotlessly clean and very well appointed. I would certainly stay here again. The hosts were extremely helpful and the local guide was exceptional. Very good value for money.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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5

A summer paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Year after year we return to Villefranche, and to this apartment. A home away from home for the four of us. A perfect location for our holiday. The beach just a few steps away and Villefranche Tennis close by. Nice walking trips. Kozy restaurants. Everything we need for everyone of us. The apartment is well-maintained and everything is just as nice as the photos shows. The location in the middle of the old town is perfect! Villefranche is one of the most charming of all the little villages in this area of Southern France. We deeply recommend it and we are more than happy to stay in this apartment! We are sure to come back - again and again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Villefranche sur Mer
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

Located on one of the prettiest bays on the Riviera, Villefranche is excellently situated on the sea, has myriad beautiful walks, a tremendous sense of living history and yet is only 10 minutes travel from Nice and all of its charms. The ‘old town’ is one of the gems of the South of France and this apartment really lets you live the experience. 100 metres from the bay, a short walk from the restaurants, shops, bars and railway station; yet in a world of tranquility with it's own ground floor entrance off the beautiful sun dappled lane that is Rue Baron de Bres.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Villefranche-sur-Mer, Cote d'Azur - Riviera

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
 
Spring
20 Feb 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,053
for 7 nights
£1,053
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,137
for 7 nights
£1,137
 

Additional pricing information

Claeaning & utilities £126.33
Refundable Damage Deposit £421.1

Returnable security/damage/breakage deposit of €500.00 payable on arrival, returned upon departure after inspection. €150.00 utilities/services/cleaning fee payable on arrival. Rates can vary from above during Christmas, New Year, Easter holidays and Monaco Grand Prix.
Negotiable rates for longer stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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