Price: 225,000 EUR
1-bedroom apartment in Nice, in private gardens, secure parking.
This delightfully bright and sun-filled apartment is on the raised ground floor, in a very calm, quiet and sunny location directly overlooking beautifully maintained private sub-tropical gardens, and with private parking.
Excellent holiday rental income established since 2002. The rental income is GBP £ 790 per week and has been the same for the last 16 years – so there is plenty of scope to increase this very considerably. The apartment can be purchased fully-fitted, furnished and equipped – ready to go!
This delightfully bright and sun-filled 1-bedroom apartment in Nice sleeps 2, 3 or 4 people plus a child (or small person) and is on the raised ground floor, in a very calm, quiet and sunny location directly overlooking beautifully maintained private sub-tropical gardens.
The large balcony/terrace gives you plenty of room for al-fresco meals and for lazing in the sun. There is free private parking protected by electronically-controlled gates – (this is rare in Nice) This Nice apartment is located in one of four modern apartment buildings within this private domain, each with its own resident concierge/guardienne. It is set within large private grounds and entered by electrically controlled gates in the attractive and much sought-after university area (the highly respected Facultes des Lettres department of Nice university. ). There is unrestricted free private parking within the grounds – an absolutely vital requirement for an apartment in Nice if you are arriving by car or ever intend renting a car whilst you are here.
Within 300 metres there are many shops, restaurants, pavement cafes, bars and bistros and 2 big supermarkets, pharmacy etc. etc.
By taxi, hire car of private car the property is conveniently only six minutes from Nice airport. The electronically controlled gates, which add an air of exclusivity and privacy, slide open and you drive in to the private estate and park.
You approach the apartment building up ten broad marble steps, and enter through two pairs of elegant double plate-glass doors into a very spacious and impressive marble-clad entrance hall, which runs through to matching plate-glass doors and similar broad steps down to the ornamental gardens. There is an entry phone system.
This Nice apartment has marble floors throughout. The living room and bedroom both have large sliding patio doors out onto your own balcony/terrace facing south-west. There is room for you to eat outside, bistro style, on the balcony/terrace with a table and chairs and a sun parasol. Perfect for enjoying that morning cup of coffee, al-fresco meals and a glass of wine at any time of the day. There are two sun-chairs so you can simply relax in the sunshine and enjoy the view, or start that book you’ve always promised yourself you would read.
This is a very peaceful location. You are not overlooked by any other buildings, and there are no ball games or children’s games allowed in the gardens. You can see the Mediterranean through the trees of the garden, less than 400 metres to your south.
To the rear of the living room is a “kitchen Americaine” – equipped with microwave, 4 ring hob, fridge/freezer, electric kettle, cafetiere, toaster and washing machine, iron and ironing board – and a dining area with a table and chairs for 4.
In the bedroom there is a very large fitted wardrobe, and a king-size double bed, with twin-linked single mattresses and bases which can be separated to make twin beds if you prefer. In the living room there is a large comfortable sofa which converts easily to make a proper double mattress bed and another large sofa on which a child or small person can sleep, thus 4 + 1 can sleep in two separate sleeping rooms if required. There is WIFI available.There is a bathroom with a short bathtub and shower facility above, a wash hand basin and toilet. Central heating.
There are electronically controlled shutters to give shade and to keep the apartment cooler on very hot days, and which also allow this apartment to be a totally secure ‘ lock-up and leave’.
400 metres in one direction is the Musée d’Art Naïve, and the same distance in the other direction, the Musée de Beaux Arts. Walk down through the grounds to a ‘secret’ gate (key provided) and within 350 metres you are at the Promenade des Anglais and the beaches (Miami Beach). All the attractions of Nice – the fascinating Old Town, the Marina (Port), the Chateau Hill, the Opera House, museums, galleries and concert halls, the beautiful Place Massena and Parc du Paillon with its impressive fountains, every type of shopping you could possibly wish for, hundreds of charming restaurants, brasseries, bars and pavement cafés – are a stroll along the Promenade – everyones favourite walk. Being in the university area, the bus service is excellent and accesses all areas if you prefer not to walk.
Note: Nice’s 2nd new tramway line is opening next year. There will be a tram-stop close by on the Promenade des Anglais and this will take you direct to and from the airport within 5 minutes, and in the opposite direction to Nice city centre, the Old Town and the Port (marina) in a few minutes.
This Nice apartment is ideally placed for you to enjoy Nice and all of the French Riviera. There is a charming lady concierge resident in the building and this always adds class and a certain ‘standing’ to an apartment building.
1. Apartments in Nice which are in a quiet location, are not overlooked, and have a balcony/terrace overlooking private gardens are rare in Nice
2. Private secure parking is also rare.
3. Excellent holiday rental income with plenty of scope to increase these returns.
4. 400 metres from the Promenade des Anglais, the beaches, the Mediterranean and the new tramway (opening next year)