Situated in the heart of the pretty village of Beaulieu sur Mer the garden apartment is on the ground floor of the Villa La Rifane. It is located on a typically French side street and is a three minutes walk to the nearest beach the Baie des Fourmis and a two minute walk to the centre of the village. The beach has all the facilities including a summer restaurant, it is also the start of the promenade walks to the village of St Jean Cap de Ferrat, via the David Niven villa and Villefranche. Beaulieu sur Mer has many cafes, restaurant and shopping to cater for all needs. The train station is very convenient servicing Monte Carlo and Italy in one direction and Nice, Antibes and beyond in the other.
The entrance to the Villa is approached through private gates off the Rue Gauthier Vignal and along a short garden path. The garden apartment is particularly spacious being 90 sq metres with high ceilings which were retained during the refurbishment. On entering the apartment the main hall leads directly to the large open plan kitchen and lounge, which runs the full length of the apartment. The kitchen area is fully equipped and includes an island and breakfast bar. In the dining area there is a contemporary glass and chrome dinning table and chairs for six and in the lounge area there is a comfortable Italian L shaped sofa and coffee table and french doors offering access across the garden path to the private garden which is 120 sq. metres. Such gardens/outdoor spaces are very rare in Beaulieu sur Mer and facilitates day and night covered outdoor al fresco living with barbecue area; there is a sun lounger relaxation space all of which offers a unique aspect to the apartment. There is a welcoming feeling of warmth and relaxation enhanced by views of the garden from the windows and french doors.
The apartment throughout has been completely refurbished with high ceilings retained, offering a mix of contemporary and modern living in a classic french villa. The other rooms, lead off the large entrance hall, the hall cloakroom also offers storage for beach umbrellas etc. bedroom one has a large comfortable queen size bed and boasts an en suite wet room with shower, wc and wash hand basin, the second bedroom is larger which can be set up as a twin room with large comfortable single beds or as a comfortable super king as required. Next to this bedroom is a large family bathroom with bath, shower, wc and wash hand basin.
This unique well equipped garden apartment offers the perfect accommodation and base for a Riviera beach holiday, great for touring the Cote D' Azur and Italy or a winter Riviera retreat.
The garden is very enjoyable all day with plenty of shade. There is a dining table and comfortable chairs. An orange tree, rose arbour and planting makes the garden very pretty.
In all such a large garden is very unique in the middle of Beaulieu and is a great addition to the apartment which on it's own is an attractive, welcoming first class facility.