- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the manager
Welcome to La Vieille Fontaine ! In the heart of Villefranche sur mer historical town, steps from the sea shore, the beach, the bakery, shops, restaurants, this typical townhouse offers all the modern comfort in a very well renovated Provence and local style. Old terra cotta tiles, lavender blue, De Tonge style doors, a balcony in the front for a breakfast for 2, or just enjoy a book while watching the old Church and locals on the square, and hear the water fountain.
You will need to take a few steps up from the main door, and will reach the dining area, with the open fully equiped kitchen, a nice and comfy couch to relax after a full d...Read more
Town house heart of old Villefranche w balcony
Villefranche-sur-Mer, Provence, France
Additional Location Information
Located on the glamorous French Riviera, Villefranche is ideally located just 10 minutes from Nice, 15 minutes from Monaco / Monte-Carlo and 30 minutes from Nice-Cote d'Azur Airport (13km). The bus from Nice to Menton runs every 15 minutes.Villefranche railway station has regular frequent trains taking you to Antibes, Juan les Pins, Cannes, Eze sur Mer, Monaco, Menton and other Riviera villages. The apartment is in a great location being five minutes from the shops including a choice of 'boulangeries', supermarkets, greengrocers, a pharmacy, ATM, restaurants, bus-stop and public car park and 10 minutes to the sandy beach, or the 'Institute de Francais'. Popular day trips include Monaco for its Casino and Palace, Nice for its Old Town, its Promenade des Anglais and shopping, Paul de Vence for art, Cannes for the 'glitz' and Ventimiglia for its market.
Villefranche and the surrounding villages: Villefranche is perfectly located to have a relaxing or sporty holiday. The lovely medieval village with its colourful architecture is just a 10 minute stroll along the walls of the citadelle. In the village there is a choice of restaurants, shops and bars. On Saturday and Sunday there is the local market. Walk to the end of the seafront road and there is a lovely, long safe beach, ideal for kids. There is also the 'Lounge Bar' where you can have lunch with your toes in the sand or rent a sunbed for the day. Further around the bay is the Cap Ferrat. Worth visiting is the beautiful Villa Ephussi and for the kids - the zoo. In the next bay is Beaulieu, with a range of beaches, casinos and water sports facilities. Further around the coast is Eze with its magnificent citadelle, perfume factories and the notable restaurant Chevre d'Or. There is also the National Park in Eze with amazing views across Cap Ferrat to the Cap d'Antibes and the peaks of the southern Alps.
Shopping: For shopping, 10 minutes drive away, is Nice with a great variety from the better know exclusive brands of Louis Vitton, Hermes and Christian Dior to the large shopping centre - Nice Etoile. Monaco, 15 mins drive away, also has a very good selection of shops. For food shopping, there are the small supermarkets in Villefranche. For a larger shop there is the supermarket Champion, a 5 minute drive /bus trip away on the Cap de Nice. They will deliver groceries to the apartment.
Learn French: If you are interested in learning French, then go to the highly recommended Institute de Francais located in Villefranche, a 10 minute walk away from the apartment.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Last updated on September 20, 2014
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Rates shown in $ USD (Rental listed originally in EUR)
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- Damage deposit | $641
- Tax rate | 2.8% of rent
- Cleaning fee | $173 per stay
Additional notes from the manager
RATES INCLUDE : Taxes, bed linen & towels (for 4 people), internet (WiFi), electricity & water, air con or heat depending on the season, linens and towels beach towels complentary, starting cleaning kit, kitchen essentials provided, welcome basket.
A deposit of 30% is required on making the booking, the balance to be paid one month before arrival. On receipt of the deposit you will receive a Rental Invoice and Contract.
On receipt of the balance, directions to the apartment and contact details for meeting the apartment manager will be forwarded. The manager will have the keys and show you around the apartment.
The rental rate includes bed linen, towels, internet and electricity.
There is security payment of euro 500 which is payable by credit card authorization to the apartment manager on collection of the keys. The Security Deposit will be refunded on return of the keys subject to no damage to the property, the fixtures or fittings. If convenient, the deposit can be held in any of the major currencies if you'd like to pay it cash upon arrival.
Changeover day is flexible. For Sunday arrivals, special arrangements are made in advance for renters to collect the keys. Minimum stay 4 nights off season and 5 nights during mid and high season. . As change-over is tight in high season, access to the apartment will be 3 pm or later on arrival, and departure will be before 10 am. We will be as flexible as possible for early and late check-ins when notified.
The airport is approximately a 20 minute taxi ride to Villefranche sur mer. Taxi pick up can be arranged .
Security deposit totally refunded on departure after check out and no damages. Cleaning starting kit provided, also welcome basket.
- Central heating
- Linens Provided
- Alarm Clock
- Local Guides/Maps
- A/C or climate control
- Towels Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Stereo or CD player
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 70 square meters