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Spacious Luxury French Riviera Apartment

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6

Located 3 blocks from the Mediterranean Sea in one of Antibe's newest, most prestigious, secure buildings. The building, '26 Albert Ier', is in the heart of the most desirable section of Antibes. This 3-bedroom apartment is on the 6th floor, (the 5th etage), in a new luxury building, with an elevator to its 8 stories and parking garage. The view from the apartment's very large front balcony, which has an al fresco dining table, includes the sea, the mountains, the Old City, and parts of Antibes' center, the Place de Gaulle.

The charming and historic city of Antibes was founded by the Greeks c. 500 B. C., and then became part of the Roman Empire c. 150 B.C. The old portion of the City, which is 2 blocks to the east of the apartment, is still partially surrounded by magnificent 17th century ramparts.

The apartment is located in the most convenient part of Antibes, and makes a perfect home base from which to explore the City itself, and also, on either day trips or overnight stays, to explore the entire Cote d'Azur, as well as Provence.

The apartment consists of 3 bedrooms, one of which has a queen-sized bed and an en suite bathroom, with the other 2 bedrooms each having 2 twin beds. All bedrooms have French doors leading to either the front or rear balconies. Other rooms include a living room, a kitchen, a dining area, a second bathroom and a separate W.C. Furnishings are a tasteful mix of antique and contemporary pieces. There is an underground parking garage, with a private garage door securing the apartment's enclosed parking space.

More Details

Owner
Bill McNamara
Member since: 2003
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
60%
Calendar last updated:
26 December, 2016

About Bill McNamara

We purchased our first apartment in Antibes in 1986; and when we outgrew it, we purchased our current 3 Bedroom/2 Bath apartment in 2004.

Bill McNamara purchased this condo in 2004

Why Bill McNamara chose Cannes - Grasse - Antibes

This property is one of the finest apartment/condos in Antibes, in one of Antibes' newest, secure, best maintained, and best located buildings. Its rare 3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath, air conditioned layout comfortably accommodates up to 6 people in 5 beds. Located on the 6th floor, there are 2 large balconies, one of which has views of the Mediterranean Sea. There is also a secured underground garage parking space.

What makes this condo unique

The unique aspects of this apartment include its sea view, large size, excellent air conditioning, and clean contemporary decor.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Bill,



We had a wonderful stay in Antibes. Your apartment was perfect - spotlessly clean, comfortable and more spacious than it seems from the photos. We loved staying so close to the centre, as on our previous visits we have always had to drive into town. Access was very smooth with the wheelchair. We managed to get our 7-seater car into the garage too, which we were not expecting from reading your notes. My husband was very proud of his parking skills!



Kind regards!
Apr 2014
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Spacious Luxury French Riviera Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Bridgton, ME
5

Great home base to see the French Riviera!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this beautiful condominium just steps to the Mediterranean Sea. It was beautifully furnished, ultra clean and thoughtfully stocked with all the comforts of home. It also had a large balcony with a great view of the sea and three bedrooms (took me awhile to locate one with 3). It also had an indoor parking space.

The days we stayed in the area we never got into our car. We walked to the beach, the grocery store, the downtown, the Old Town section and (the highlight of my week), the Picasso Museum.

The other days we took day trips to Monaco, a perfumerie in Fragonard, Canne, and a beach club. All were easy destinations from Antibe.

We hope to return to the area again and would not hesitate to return to this property.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love that this guest took advantage of our location to see the other towns in the region!
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5

Everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our one-week trip to Antibes. It was a perfect walking distance to everything you need, but perfectly situated enough distance from the crowds of tourists. Communication leading up to our stay was easy, and we didn't have any hiccups while we were there. The apartment is clean, simple, and stocked with everything you need. We also really appreciated that we had a kitchen and beautiful balcony, so we could prepare meals, save a little money, and still enjoy a great view! We loved coming home from a day of sightseeing, stopping at the market on our way home, and having some cheese and wine outside! I'd highly recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Being on the 6th floor, (5th étage), you really do feel that you are up above it all!
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5

Fabulous Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Antibes is magical and this apartment is so perfectly located that we never even bothered to rent a car until we left for Provence. The location of the apartment is central to everything! Old town and great restaurants are just a short walk away. Our favorite part of each day was walking from the apartment in the late afternoon down to the small public beach. We would take a swim and just sit on the beach and watch the local families interact. The beach is at the bottom of the street and there is a taxi stand across the street from the apartment that can take you to the beaches and resorts in Juan les Pins.

My husband and I decided to try the train to Cannes and were blown away by how easy it was to walk 10 minutes to the train station, hop on a train that came every 20 minutes and arrive in Cannes in less than 10 minutes. A three block walk from the train put us right on the Promenade in Cannes! No hassle with parking!!!

As for the apartment itself, it has everything you could need, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry and three comfortable bedrooms. There is also a lovely balcony overlooking the city where we had breakfast each morning. The building is very attractive and well maintained.

We are already contemplating our next trip to Antibes and definitely plan to rent this apartment again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great to hear that this guest took advantage of our central location to make use of the trains that go to Cannes, Nice, Monte Carlo and beyond.
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5

I Love This Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

I love this rental and the area where it’s located. My latest stay at this apartment was actually my second and I’m hoping there will soon be a third! Seaside Antibes has so much to offer from shopping to wonderful restaurants to a beautiful scenic beach for relaxing and swimming. Early each morning I walked to the neighborhood bakery’s to bring back warm breads and pastries for the family. Routinely, I would stop at one of the quaint sidewalk cafes for a coffee to watch the locals and shopkeepers. It was one of my favorite activities during my stay. Often, we headed for the beach that is a short walk down the Avenue. We had the option of sunbathing on the beach or renting a lounger and having lunch at the beach club which is a real treat and extremely comfortable.

The vast number of restaurants ranges from four-star gourmet to more moderate fare but my favorite is located under the covered market place and serves moules and frittes (mussels and fries). Although we love the nearby restaurants, some of our favorite meals were cooked at home and eaten on the lovely balcony. There’s a wonderful fresh fish stand outside of the local market that is a stone’s throw from the apartment. The apartments kitchen is fully stocked so cooking and food preparation is a snap. My husband loves walking the neighborhood for breads, fruits, cheeses, fish and of course wine and preparing dinner while we watch the beautiful sunset and luxury yachts on the Mediterranean Sea.

Like the kitchen, the apartment is ultra comfortable and beautifully decorated. It is bright and immaculate. A plus is the gorgeous marble-type floors throughout and would love to have them in my home in the States. Having three bedrooms worked out perfectly for us. The master bath was a perk for my husband and I. The two other bedrooms were light and airy and our guests remarked how comfortable they were.

I’ve travelled extensively throughout Europe and I continue to return to this area (and this apartment.) If you are looking for ultra relaxation but be able to immerse yourself in the local scene I would highly recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to hear that this guest not only loves Antibes' many restaurants, but also takes advantage of the local food suppliers to have their meals at home too.
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5

Brilliant views, Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for a better experience in this beautiful Antibes home. Literally steps away from the rolling waves of the Mediterranean, quaint shopping and delicious restaurants. The flat, as well as the building, are well maintained and perfectly polished both inside and out. We found many of the conveniences of home, from the laundry and dishwasher, to the beach towels and snorkels for guests! Bedrooms are spacious and are all equipped with electric shades to allow for much needed beauty rest. The units' two balconies provided the perfect setting for a morning coffee or late night wine and cheese snack.

Easy walk to old town, the city center, and even Juan-les-pins! Would highly recommend, and would absolutely stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it when our guests like our apartment as much as we do! And we also often take advantage of the 18-minute walk to Juan-les-Pins in order to dispense with a car after a night at the restaurants and clubs.
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5

Location, Location, Location.

  • 5 of 5

As the saying goes the three most important things about a property are Location, Location, Location. Well this apartment is three minutes steady walk to the sea front and not much more to the town centre. We thought this to be the best possible compromise.

The building exterior, interior and apartment itself and are very well maintained.

It's situated on one of the main roads in Antibes but is not at all noisy. We had seven nights peaceful sleep.

There is a large balcony off the main living room which was perfect for breakfast and evening meals. It's hot but not in direct sunlight. Again for us a perfect compromise.

If you are self catering there is an Intermarche, Monoprix and Carrefour supermarket all within walking distance.

The apartment has its own secure garage. It's not big so if you're taking a car I wouldn't go much bigger than a VW polo or similar.

Overall we had a great time and would throughly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly appreciate our guest's recognition of what we consider to the AAA location in Antibes; as well as the like-new condition of our building. Bill
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nice
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Le Kanter
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Ferries to St. Topez, The Lerin Islands & Corsica
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Sophia Antipolis, Cannes & Mougins
Nearest Train
1500 Metres
Antibes - 10 minute Walk
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Cote d'Azur Highway
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Albert 1er
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Colmiane
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Several Beaches are 3 Streets Away
Car: not necessary

Within a few blocks of the apartment are open market places, gardened squares, the Picasso Museum, and sandy beaches. Antibes is 15-25 minutes from Cannes, Nice, and the Nice International Airport. Monte Carlo, Italy, and the perched villages in the mountains of Provence are easily accessible. Antibes boasts one of the finest marinas on the Riviera, which handles anything from 350' yachts to small fishing boats. The resort mecca of Juan-les-Pins, known for its glamorous beach clubs and non-stop nightclubs, is within walking distance of the apartment.

The legendary Hotel du Cap, and its beach club and restaurant, Eden Roc, on Cap d'Antibes, is a 5-minute drive. Explore the winding streets of the Old Town, the countless restaurants, including the Michelin-starred restaurants in the area, the open-air antiques markets, and the amazing, daily farmers' market.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Antibes, France

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$253
A$1,770
A$7,079
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$17 per night, per additional guest
 
May & June 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$298
A$2,088
A$8,353
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$17 per night, per additional guest
 
July & August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$344
A$2,407
A$9,628
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$17 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$298
A$2,088
A$8,353
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$17 per night, per additional guest
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$253
A$1,770
A$7,079
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
A$222
A$1,557
A$6,230
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$17 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$212

Due to the High Costs of Laundry Cleaning and Turning the Apartment Over:
Stays of 6 or 7 nights are priced as a full week.
Stays of 5 nights are based on 90% of the weekly rate
Stays of 4 nights are based on 80% of the weekly rate
Stays of 3 nights are based on 70% of the weekly rate

Owner's Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Antibes, France

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , WC with Sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom - 2 single bed
    Bedroom - 2 single bed
  • Master Bedroom has an ensuite Bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1 queen Bed, 4 twin Beds. Includes lockable individual garage space. Historical Sites within walking distance