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Light & Spacious Old Town apt steps from the Sea

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Light and Spacious apartment
Our beautifully restored sixteenth century building
Looking back at the old town from the beach across the clear waters of the mediterranean
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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La Belle Memoire is a spacious and light 2 bedroom apartment on one of the prettiest pedestrian streets in the heart of the historical old town of Villefranche sur mer steps away from the sea, close to the beach, local shops and restaurants. This light and airy apartment is located on the second/top floor of a restored sixteen century building. Based on Rue de May you will be just steps away from the sea and close to the local boulangerie, shops and restaurants. Recently renovated, the apartment is a home away from home, equipped with all the amenities you need to create beautiful memories whether you are a family, visiting with friendçs or on a romantic holiday. As you walk into the apartment you will be struck by the three large French windows with traditional shutters which look out ont...La Belle Memoire is a spacious and light 2 bedroom apartment on one of the prettiest pedestrian streets in the heart of the historical old town of Villefranche sur mer steps away from the sea, close to the beach, local shops and restaurants. This light and airy apartment is located on the second/top floor of a restored sixteen century building. Based on Rue de May you will be just steps away from the sea and close to the local boulangerie, shops and restaurants. Recently renovated, the apartment is a home away from home, equipped with all the amenities you need to create beautiful memories whether you are a family, visiting with friendçs or on a romantic holiday. As you walk into the apartment you will be struck by the three large French windows with traditional shutters which look out onto the picturesque pedestrian street below and offer views of the sea to your right as you look out from the windows. The living area benefits from high ceilings, airconditioning, comfortable seating, a dining table large enough for six guests and a delightful writing desk. The kitchen is fully equipped (including a coffee machine) and the bathroom boasts a rain shower. The large bedrooms are accessed from a beautiful wooden staircase, a central corridor sepearates the two bedrooms, each bedroom has its own door. The beds are hand crafted and sheets Egyptian cotton. Each bedroom boasts plenty of storage space and air .conditioning/heating. The mezzanine first bedroom with glass balustrade has a comfortable double bed and the second bedroom (not a mezzanine bedroom) two comfortable single beds that can come together to form a super King-sized bed.This charming base is just a five minute stroll from the beach; six minutes walk from the station, from which you can conveniently access Nice, Cannes, Monaco and Italy; and just ten minutes from the world renowned Institut de Francais. Please note there is a Eur 120 final cleaning fee payable to our property manager on arrival.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Puja D
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed 1 March 2020

Although the appliances were very nice, the apartment seriously lacked utensils for cooking. Location is very good, however, renters should be warned that the apartment itself is not handicapped accessible. The absentee owner is a very pleasant person and easy to communicate with, however, I...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank Daydream05968735774
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The apartment was well located in the center of town on a lovely small street. It was on the second floor, so there were many steps. It was light and airy and had a large dinning/living room open area, with a modern well equipped kitchen....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank wisteria1230
Adventurer569647, VR Owner at Light & Spacious Old Town apt steps from the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for your review, it is very much appreciated. We were glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and that enjoyed the convenience of the apartment and the light and airiness of it.There are two flights of stairs to reach the apartment...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

It was very special to return to this lovely, light apartment...it is well appointed, with a wonderful location in the Old Town.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Louise6009
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We stayed three nights in this wonderful home. Be warned, there are LOTS of steps to and from this home, as well as from the entryway to the front door. That said, it is the perfect location from which to launch for days of adventure...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank SharridS
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We have recently returned from a wonderful stay in Villefranche and this beautiful apartment. Anyone visiting the town needs to be aware that it is very hilly and nearly all of the accommodation in the old town will require you to climb stairs. Therefore this...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank JackieGarrard
Management response:Responded 2 October 2017

Hi Jackie, Thank you for your review and positive comments about the apartment, we were very pleased to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable stay. And the old washing machine has been replaced with a new washing machine. I hope we have...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

The apartment is on the top floor of an historic building in the old town close to restaurants and an easy walk to all the sites. Our host was very helpful and met us as arranged.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Auntiesontour
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: June 2017
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The location was so central, quaint. Close to gorgeous cafés, a couple of food shops,,walking distance to the beach, train, etc. Comfortable beds, good quality linen, well equipped kitchen for what we needed.

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This little apartment was centrally located with several nice restaurants and little market just steps away. Villefranche sur myer is not for the weak or disabled. Lots of steep stone steps, apartment with narrow hall and stairs. With church directly behind building, no sleeping in!...More

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank Laura W
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Firstly I would like commend not only Suzanne, the property manager, but the owners on their professionalism. Despite having to cancel a booking at this beautiful property some months earlier, all of my contact requests were responded to within a short period of time and...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Josie55Perth
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Ocean Views
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Villefranche sur Mer is one of the most charming locations on the French Riviera , in the heart of the Cote d'Azur. The colourful homes in the old town cascade down toward the sea and retaining their charm and authenticaty. The old town is a wonderful place to relax, eat and drink, just minutes from the seafront and beach with its calm blue waters and reputed to be one of the most beautiful bays in the world.
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Light & Spacious Old Town apt steps from the Sea is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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