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Sunny, cosy cottage

  • Sunny, south facing bedroom with views over the valley
    Sunny, south facing bedroom with views over the valley
    Sunny, south facing bedroom with views over the valley
    Bedroom
    view from south facing bedroom window
    Apricale in October
    Article from Jan 2014 about Apricale
    Property description
    Apricale
    |
    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
    The cottage is in the popular hilltop village of Apricale, considered one of the most beautiful in Italy and whose name comes from 'apricus', meaning 'open to the sun.' Apricale is situated in the foothills of the proposed UNESCO World Heritage site of the Ligurian Maritime Alps, 10 miles from the sea and is an ideal base for a spring or autumn walking holiday, with many miles of trails and with a mild climate. It is a nature lover's paradise, full of wildflowers in spring, with many species of butterfliies and birdlife. Also a great base for a summer beach holiday with easy access to the Italian and French Rivieras: Nice (40miles), Monaco and San Remo (25 miles) but cheaper than staying in those locations. see also http://holiday-homes-in-italy.blogspot.it/2012/11/acc... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (2)
    • Refrigerator
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      Ask
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    • The bright upstairs bedroom has a large double bed, olive wood desk for writing or using a computer and 3 large windows with views down to the valley and across to another hilltop village.

    • The downstairs room has a full kitchen, dining and sitting area, which is compact but very cosy!

    • The stylish bathroom has a corner shower with glass doors.

    . There is TV with a selection of films with suround sound in the bedroom
    Listing #HL208950 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    winter/spring Jan 2, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 2 nights
    $70
    £45
    $70
    £45
    $469
    £300
    spring Apr 1, 2015 May 31, 2015 2 nights
    $70
    £45
    $70
    £45
    $501
    £320
    summer Jun 1, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 2 nights
    $78
    £50
    $78
    £50
    $516
    £330
    summer Aug 1, 2015 Aug 31, 2015 2 nights
    $86
    £55
    $86
    £55
    $532
    £340
    View all periods
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Nice: 31.1 mi
    Railway: Ventimiglia: 9.3 mi
    Ferry: Nice: 31.1 mi
    Nearest airport is in Nice, 40 miles, where easy jet flights arrive. There is also a direct train to London, change in Lille, 8 hrs. Car hire is simple in Nice. From Nice there is a regular direct train to Ventimiglia, about 50 minutes. From Ventimiglia, the Italian border town, there is local bus 5 times a day to Apricale, 10 miles inland.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.1 mi.
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666oldtim...
St Columb Major, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Apricale is a magical place - it was like stepping into a medieval film set, but it's for real. Such a quaint and unspoilt village but vibrant with local life. Robert's cottage was everything we could have asked for and more. Stunning views from the bedroom and terrace and so beautifully and sympathetically restored. It was equipped with all that... more

kblume201...
Lucerne, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Very nice, peaceful place. The cottage is small and cosy and there is everything you need. We enjoyed the balcony a lot and were always having our meals there. The host is very friendly and gives good advices for hikes and restaurants etc. Apricale is beautiful and has a lively piazza where everybody meets in the evenings. Unfortunately there are... more

Ray B
Oregon
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

While we didn't have the opportunity to meet Robert, all arrangements were made ahead of time, and Robert provided us with a map and all necessary info. There was no waiting around to get a key, and we easily found the cottage. The room had recently been updated and remodeled but still had a rustic feel to it. It was...

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Listed since : Feb 2012
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Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 28 days ago
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