The very bright, newly renovated holiday apartment Nuages with 3 rooms, kitchen and bathroom, as well as 2 balconies is located on the 1st floor of Villa Fontaine Vieille and is ideal for 2-3 persons. On the south balcony you enjoy your breakfast in the morning sun with a view of the picturesque old town of Vence. In the living/dining room there is a wood-burning stove, which radiates a cosy warmth in winter.
The media corner in the living area is equipped with a modern SAT receiver with which you can receive German and international TV and radio programmes in HD quality. Connections for streaming movies with own accessories like Apple TV, Amazon Fire are available.
On the 120 x 200 cm large, comfortable sofa you can browse in the adjacent, modern reading room quietly and secluded. The sofa can also be used as a sleeping possibility for a third person. In the room there is also a large laundry chest and sufficient storage space.
The new, modern kitchen is equipped with a 5-burner gas stove, 80 cm wide oven, fridge-freezer, sink, dishwasher, kitchenaid and a coffee/espresso strainer. With the sophisticated equipment of the kitchen your cooking wishes can be fulfilled. Dishes, glasses and cooking utensils are available in sufficient numbers.
Through the kitchen you enter the north/west balcony with a view of the Baou Mountains, the Matisse Chapel and the Lubiane Valley. Here you can enjoy the sunset and end the day in style with a nice glass of wine. With its two balconies facing south and north/west, the apartment is perfect for sun lovers and shade seekers alike. In summer, shutters keep the apartment pleasantly cool.
The bedroom is furnished with a new 160 x 200 cm box spring bed and wardrobe. A ceiling fan keeps the apartment pleasantly cool in summer. The separate bathroom is equipped with shower, washbasin and toilet.
You can see a video about the apartment on YouTube https://youtu.be/fbsF4R8eCic. The villa will also be featured https://youtu.be/4V9mWrnhGp8.
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The holiday apartment Nuages in the Villa Fontaine Vieille in Vence, near Nice on the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is surrounded by a large Mediterranean garden full of flowers, palms, cypresses and mimosas. The idyllically situated seats in the shady garden and the verandas invite you to read, stroll, discuss and meditate. The property is situated just outside the old town walls and is close to the historic old town of Vence. Shops, boutiques, street cafés and restaurants are within walking distance.
The oldest parts of the villa date back to the middle of the 19th century. The old parts have been tastefully incorporated into the renovated holiday apartments. The interior decoration is based on the Provence style of southern France. Depending on the orientation of the balconies and terraces of the apartments, one has panoramic views of the Baou Mountains, the Lubiane River, the Matisse Chapel and the picturesque old town of Vence.
For all apartments there is a covered fireplace and a summer outdoor kitchen available. The covered outdoor kitchen is equipped with a pizza oven and grill, a large dining table with chairs, crockery etc. Loungers, resting places and parasols complete the varied offer.
The apartment is equipped with central heating and is cosy and warm even in winter. Connoisseurs and many of our regular guests come to us preferably in autumn, winter and spring. These seasons have their own, very characteristic charm. The rhythm of life is more relaxed, the beaches and hiking trails lonely, the climate very pleasant and the evening and morning moods often of breathtaking beauty.
Vence offers numerous shopping opportunities for every need. On the central Place du Grand Jardin, two minutes' walk away, local farmers and traders offer their wares. The offer is rounded off by supermarkets, shops of all kinds, boutiques and galleries, some of which are within walking distance.
On the small picturesque and romantic squares in the old town of Vence there are a lot of good restaurants with French and international cuisine. Gourmets will find numerous top restaurants in the immediate vicinity, such as Les Bacchanales and the famous Colombe d'Or in St. Paul de Vence.
The beaches of Cagnes sur Mer, Nice, Antibes, Cannes, Theoule sur Mer, Cap Ferrat, Beaulieu sur Mer and others are easily accessible by car. Showers are usually available at the pebble and sandy beaches. The well-kept public outdoor pool of Vence gets its water directly from one of the springs.
From south to north, the varied coastal landscape with flat beaches and azure blue water (Cotes d'Azur) merges into the hilly central hinterland (Moyen Pays) and finally into the mountainous "Alpes Maritimes Provencales"(Hautes Pays). In this varied landscape there are countless routes for hikers, bikers, cyclists and horse riders, from easy to very demanding. Information brochures with detailed route descriptions are available in the apartments.
Drive up the Col de Vence, to the St.Barnabe-High plateau, into the Wolfsschlucht (Gorge du Loup) and through the untouched hinterland of Vence. Visit the impressive Verdon Gorge and two of the most beautiful villages in France - Tourtel and Gourdon. Wine lovers will find famous wine regions in the region north of Toulon (Côtes de Provence) and in the Var region (Côtes de Varois).
The artist towns Saint Paul de Vence (world famous exhibition Fondation Maeght), Antibes (old town and harbour, Picasso museum, Cap d'Antibes), Vallauris (Picasso clay works), Haut de Cagnes (Renoir house) are always worth a visit.
Visit the cities of Nice (Old Town, Matisse Museum, Promenade des Anglais), Cannes (Old Town, Croisette, Esterel Mountains, Iles de Lerins) and Monaco (Casino and Royal Palace). Also St.Tropez and Port Grimaud are only 1 ½ hours away by car.
A visit to the perfume city Grasse is almost a must. On the way there is the romantic village Tourrettes le Loup. Also the Patisserie Florian on the further way is worth a detour.
The two medieval towns of Vence and its "sister" Saint-Paul de Vence are embedded in the lovely hilly landscape northwest of Nizza. The houses and alleys of the old town of Vence, arranged like a snail's shell, the castle, the former palace and the rose chapel of Matisse are well-known tourist attractions. Vence, a city of artists, is also known as the "city of flowers" and "city of water". The well-preserved "washhouse", twenty fountains and numerous springs ensure the water supply of the well-kept private and public parks. The "Fontaine Vieille", which gave its name to the villa and the street, is one of these many springs.
From Cagnes-sur-Mer (exit 48 on the A8 from Italy, airport or exit 47 through France), first take the M36 - Route de Cagnes - through several roundabouts and then the M236 - Avenue Emile Hugues - towards Vence Center. About 350 m after the E.Leclerc supermarket - on the left-hand side - you will reach a large roundabout. Take the first exit on the right and then immediately left at the La Pergola restaurant on Avenue Elise. After 50 m, turn right onto Avenue Henri Isnard. Follow this street, which leads down to the left after the pharmacy, until the stop sign. There, take a sharp left onto Rue Fontaine Vieille (dead end). After a few meters you will reach the large green entrance gate (No. 15) to the parking lot of Villa Fontaine Vieille. Lift the hook that secures the gate, open the sliding gate carefully (stop!) And drive into the parking lot. On the left side of the house - through small metal doors and then slightly downhill - is the caretaker's office.
by bus from the airport:
From Terminal 1 or 2, take tram L2 to Park Phoenix and change here to bus 09, which will take you directly to Vence and the terminus Routière de l’Ara. From there it is a 500 m walk to the Nuages apartment in Villa Fontaine Vieille.
You can get the key for the Nuages apartment and, if necessary, the bed linen / towels from the caretaker Milan on site. For further questions and requests, please contact the Thurner family (landline, +33 4 93 58 94 62, mobile +33 6 61 43 64 84) or caretaker Milan, who can be reached on +33 611 93 48 46, landline +33 4 93 Reach 58 56 64, personally available every day.
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Please note that usage-based cost can occur additionally. If you have any questions please get in touch with the owner directly.
If the tenant cancels (terminates) the contract before the start of the rental period without naming a subsequent tenant who will enter the contract under the same conditions, the following pro rata rents are to be paid as compensation, taking into account the expenses saved, if it is not possible to rent the property elsewhere No compensation up to 28 days before the start of the rental period. Up to 14 days before the start of the rental 50% of the rental price, thereafter 100% of the rental price. If the tenant interrupts his stay prematurely, he remains obliged to pay the full rental price.
If there is a travel ban due to SARS-CoV-2 to France on the day of arrival and thus arrival is not possible, or if there are all-day exit restrictions in France, the rental contract will be canceled. Payments made will be reimbursed. Further claims are excluded.
Electricity, gas, water, heating, internet are included in the rental prices. Dogs are free of charge.
The city of Vence imposes a tourist tax all year round.
This amounts to 3% of the price per night for each adult person.
Example: For 2 people, 7 days, 100 euros per day, the tourist tax is calculated at 21 euros.
We speak: German and English
Accommodation number: 287162
We, Gabriele and Lorenz Himer (phone: +49 151 40513738), as the new owners of the Nuages Holiday Apartment, and Mrs. and Mr. Thurner as owners and real estate manager of the Villa Fontaine Vieille, are pleased to welcome you as guests. The Thurner family has been renting out holiday apartments for almost 20 years and they have many satisfied regular guests, many of whom have become friends. For your questions and wishes on site, we, the Thurner family or the caretaker Milan are at your disposal every day. Please visit our homepage https://www.ferienwohnungnuages.de