This delightful, sunlit studio is in a prestigious Garavan seafront residence. The newly refurbished and modernised accommodation, on the fourth floor with lift, comprises: entrance hall, spacious living room, fitted kitchen (fridge, oven, hob, dishwasher, washing machine), one double bed (lit elevable), bathroom with bath, shower and double wash basins, and separate WC. There is a spacious balcony with lateral views to the sea and the public beach. The rooftop pool and the solarium, with stunning views in all directions, are a great attraction.
Menton is the ideal year-round location for exploring sea, mountains, art, architecture, gardens: all the delights of the Cote d'Azur, the Ligurian Coast and the Piedmont are easily accessible. A car is not essential; public transport by rail is very convenient, both in France and in Italy, and Menton Garavan station is within a short walk, with helpful booking office staff. Buses travel along the coast to Monte Carlo and Nice, or inland to mountain villages, for 1.50 euros! Menton is well placed for Monaco Grand Prix (May) and Monte Carlo Rolex Masters tennis tournament (April), a train journey of ten minutes. Famous Menton events include the Lemon Festival (February) and the Music Festival (August).
The gated block, with its dedicated guardian, faces the sea at the public beach, Plage Rondelli, and within five minutes' walk are: an excellent supermarket, boulangerie/patisserie, restaurants, cafes, post office, bank, pharmacy and bus stops. The Old Town and all its attractions (Jean Cocteau Museum, the covered market, and the basilica, for example) are little more than ten minutes' walk away. Among the internationally renowned gardens you can easily walk to are Val Rahmeh, Fontana Rosa, and Villa Serena.
*Cars may be parked in the secure underground carpark by previous arrangement with the guardian. € 50 per week in cash on arrival
*There is also the possibility of renting a 2-bedroom apartment, opposite on the same floor. It sleeps 2-4 adults and 2 small children. It is well equipped, with air con and wifi, and faces east with views to the Col de Berceau and the mountains forming the border with Italy.