Le Laurier Rose, Bouyon, Alpes Maritime, South of France
Bouyon is a perched medieval village just above Nice.
How to get here: Fly to Nice, or arrive by rail to Nice, or drive. There is a daily bus service to Nice and a bookable bus to Vence but it is useful to have a car to get around. These can be hired at the airport or rail station or bring your own.
Nearest Town: Carros 11km Vence 25km, Nice 35km, Cannes, Monaco, Ville Franche, St. Paul de Vence, Grasse, Antibes. There are lots of art galleries and museums dotted around Nice and surrounding towns.
Bouyon is a small village but with plenty of amenities. A well-stocked grocery shop, a bar, restaurant and in summer a pool with café and a creperie. For larger supermarkets it’s a 20 minute drive or 30mins to the Hypermarket (CarreFour).
Bouyon is a great place to relax, walk, or as a base to visit the beaches, art, architecture and sights of the South of France. In winter you can even get to the ski slopes in just over an hour. There is a community pool open July and August which is friendly, economical and well run. There are beautiful views to enjoy and walks for all levels of energy and enthusiasm in the mountains. There is a play park with adult outdoor gym, basketball court and bouledrome. In summer there are festivals, a travelling circus and community events in the village.
The apartment sleeps 5- 6 and has a spacious feel. There is a double room with ensuite, twin room next to a family bathroom and a single sofabed in the lounge. Additionally, there is a single fold-out bed suitable for a child or small adult and a travel cot. The property is on 2 levels which are accessed via internal stairs. The twin room, family bathroom and large kitchen diner on the 1st level and the lounge and double bedroom on the 2nd level. Both floors have balconies with unspoilt views of the mountains. There is a well-equipped kitchen, washing machine and bedding and towels are provided. There is a TV and DVD player, and selection of DVDs games and puzzles. Younger visitors are very welcome and stairgates are available if needed. It really has everything that you need.
There is no wifi but there is good mobile reception and you can easily access the internet via a mobile phone.
There is no parking directly outside the apartment as it is in a pedestrianised square but there is free parking in the village carparks a short walk away and you can park nearby to unload luggage etc.
Charges £375-£550, There is a 5% discount for two weeks and further discounts for longer stays. Please ask.
10% discount for clergy and church staff staying a week or more.
There is £100 deposit payable on booking.
Energy Provision: Electricity and heating provided
Available all year round.
Arrival and Departure times: Arrive after 2pm and depart before 11am. Earlier or later times can be negotiated with the owner outside of busy times.
Booking arrangements: Arrival dates are flexible and I will consider short breaks with minimum 3 night stay outside of the school holidays.
Pets: Sorry no pets.
Contact the Owner
If you are interested in making a booking, or you would like further information, please get in touch using the following details:
Name: Jane Hemmings
Phone Number: 07891 977383
Email Address: email@example.com