'Villa Menton' can accommodate up to 9 guests with its walking distance to the centre of Menton with it's shops and restaurants.
This colourful villa is ideally located to visit the 'French Riviera', and the north of the Italian Mediterranean coast. Indeed, the Italian border is less than a kilometre away.
'Villa Menton' is a completely restored villa of 300 sqm located in Menton. It sits on a typically landscaped garden overlooking the sea and port, surrounded by exotic flora and fauna, giving to this charming townhouse a very Mediterranean feel.
, the entrance hall with its original marble staircase opens onto a large living room with marble columns, open fireplace, sofas, antiques and many paintings, TV, DVD and CD players, and French doors to a dining terrace.
Then, there is a dining room with fully equipped open plan kitchen, equipped with a Malongo expresso machine and coffee machine as well as TV, DVD and CD players.
A guest WC.
The entrance hall marble staircase leads to and it’s four bedrooms, the Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom and two further double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, and a single bedroom with separate shower room.
Menton is a very colourful coastal town well-known for its favourable climate and lemon growing, it even celebrates the fruit during a festival each year between February and March.
There are two restaurants (Pizzeria and 2 Michelin star) and little shops within a 5 min walk and a supermarket less than 5 mins by car.
There are many restaurants and private beaches also less than 5 mins.
The house is up hill overlooking 'Les Sablettes' beach (sand beach) and the port, with its cafes and restaurants; both are 3 minutes away by car, or can be reached by walking within 15 minutes.
The Italian border is within a kilometre of the villa
Monaco, its famous 'Casino' and Royal Palace are 13 kilometres away along the coastline. Monaco's harbour is home to some of the most impressive yachts in the world, and there are many shady umbrellas under which to sit and enjoy a coffee whilst watching the world going by in this glamorous setting.
Nice, its jazz festival, art museums (a museum is dedicated to the French painter Henri Matisse), casino, etc. are 40 minutes away by car.
Instead of driving you can take the train (station only 500 meters from the villa) which is an excellent and popular way to access all the villages and towns along this fashionable stretch of the Rivera coast from Nice to Italy .
The house small garden is terraced on several levels landscaped with exotic plants, with different terraces shaded, or not, have been arranged with garden furniture, BBQ and dining table enabling guests to dine and / or relax while enjoying the views over the sea and Menton harbour.
In addition, there is a plunge pool 4.5 m x 2.25 m, depth 1.3 m and nearby deckchairs and 6 loungers
Large spacious living room with open fireplace & TV
Dining room with fully equipped open plan kitchen
Cloak room with WC
- Master bedroom - large king size bed 200 cm with dressing room with wardrobe, bath and washbasin, separate shower room with shower and WC. Views to the sea, port and Menton old town.
- Queen size bed 160 cm with en-suite bathroom shower, washbasin and WC and window doors opening onto the terrace.
- Small double bed (140 cm), en-suite bathroom bath, washbasin and WC, and window doors opening onto the terrace.
- Large single bed 120 cm, sofa bed, separate shower room with shower, washbasin and WC.
Please note that, on request, an extra single bed 90 cm can be arranged in one of the double bedrooms for a child.
All the bedrooms have ceiling fans.
6 hair dryers are at disposal.
Small garden is terraced on several levels landscaped with exotic plants.
BBQ and dining table
Views over the sea and Menton harbour.
Plunge pool (4.5 m x 2.25 m, depth 1.3 m)
Sleeps 7 ; 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 3 shower rooms, 5 WCs,
Baby equipment available (high chair & cot)
6 hair dryers
Housekeeping / cleaning service: 3 hours twice per week (Wednesday and Saturday).
Household, bed linen and pool towels provided and changed once per week (for stays over one week).
Housekeeper on-site: Gratiela, lives in a separate apartment in the property; she is fully respectful of guests' privacy.
Extras: (on request)
Extra housekeeping hours: €15 per hour
Heating during winter
The villa sleeps 7 persons but 2 additional bedding can be arranged on request (maximum of guests: 9).
: 5% discount for 3 weeks stays, and 7.5% discount for 4 weeks stays.5 Please enquire for further information)
The house is not air-conditioned, however there are ceiling fans, which are very efficient, in the bedrooms.
for children under 5 years and for elderly people because of any levels too steeps.
, a washing machine is at disposal however there is no dryer
Parking space just outside the villa (the owner will block a space for you at your arrival). 3 cars can be parked directly outside all the time.
Shopping service is possible at 80€ for service + food paid in cash at arrival
There is a resident housekeeper who has her own separate apartment and completely respects the privacy of our clients."
'Villa Menton’ walking distance from shops and restaurants 5 minutes
Menton Cenre 1 km
800 Meters from Italian border
Monte Carlo 8 km
Nice 32 km
Nice Airport 40 km
Menton Railway station Garavan 500 meters
Menton Harbour 800 meters
Beach 1 km
Friday - Flee market
Daily - Marché Couvert (covered market), les Halles. Fresh produce; closes on Sat.
Every Sat - Marché du Bastion, Quai Napoléon II
Daily - Marché du Carei, promenade du Maréchal Leclerc.
2nd Sun - Antics, Mail du Bastion
Every March - Fête de Citron - parades, fireworks
Every Sat - Mai Musical Concertes - Jeunes Artistes Musiciens
Every Aug - Festival International de Musique de Menton - Chamber Music
Le Bistrot des Jardins
Le Jardin d'Agrumes du Palais Carnoles
Also a museum
Location: 3 Ave de la Madone.
Open: daily, 10h-12h, 14h-18h
Closed: Tue and holidays
Entry: free. Guided visit 5 euros.
Contains the largest collection of citrus trees in Europe, including orange, lemon, clementine, grapefruit, mandarin, and kumquat. Decorated with contemporary sculptures since 1994. Located in the old summer residence of the Princes of Monaco
Jardin des Colombières
Private - visits possible via Office de Tourisme or Service du Patrimoine.
Location: Route des Colombières
An estate overlooking the Mediterranean, with small picturesque buildings, cypress and olive trees, local flora.
Location: Ave Blasco Ibanez
Created in the 20's by Blasco Ibanez, Fontana Rosa was a garden of Spanish style ceramics dedicated to the memory of the Grand Writers. It is still listed as "closed for renovation", but from our peeks through the windows, it's just a ruin at the end of its day.
Hanbury Botanic Gardens
Location: 43, C.so Montecarlo - La Mortola; 18039 Ventimiglia - Italy;
Begun in 1867 by Sir Thomas Hanbury, holidaying on the Côte d'Azur. The botanical gardens were created with the help of different expert botanists and pharmacologists, with an early emphasis on pharmaceutical plants.
Includes the Japanese Garden, the Australian Forest, succulent plants, the Garden of Perfumes, the collection of Roses. The entire ensemble is kept in a natural environment that encourages the complete biological cycle.
Le Jardin de Maria Serena
Guided visits only, by rendez-vous
Location: Promenade Reine Astrid
Entry: 5 euros
Tropical and subtropical plants, including a rare dradon tree from the Canary Islands, and a large collection of palm trees and cycas.
Le Parc du Pian
Location: Bvd de Garavan.
A large open park with over 500 ancient olive trees, some over 1000 year old, arranged in a series of terraces, with a view of the sea through the trees. The Parc du Pian is a public garden traditionally used for Sunday strolls by the people of Menton; a good place for kids' parties and picnicking, with a nearby mini-golf.
La Serre de la Madone
Guided visits only.
Location: 74 route de Gorbio.
Open: Botanical visit: 15h00 daily except Mon by a Gardner.
Historical visit: 20 Feb - 30 Apr, Fridays 9h30; 1 May - 31 Oct, daily except Mon, 9h30.
Forest Flora: by reservation only, 22 Feb, 21 Mar, 11 Apr, 9h00-12h00.
Entry: 8 euros
Designed between 1919 and 1939 by Major Lawrence Johnston, designer of the English garden of Hidcote Manor.
Contains an exceptional botanical collection, some now the only remaining species in the world. Also a remarkable example of landscape architecture, with ponds and fountains to help create the calm atmosphere. Classified in 1990 as an historical monument.
Square des Etats Unis
Location: 29 Ave Carnot
A contemporary garden, with botanical descriptions of the trees and leaves. It's also a place of Sunday strolls and shady resting.
Le Jardin botanique exotique du Val Rahmeh
Location: Ave St Jacques
Open: Daily. Apr-Sept 10h-12h30, 15h-18h; Oct-Mar 10h-12h30, 14h-17h.
Entry: 4 euros
Specialized in the Solanaceae and Labiatae, with many tropical and subtropical plants and edible plants (kiwis, avocados, bananas, etc.).
Italy: – Markets
Ventimiglia - Saturday & Tuesday
Bordighera - Thursday
San Remo - Saturday
Mini-Golf du Parc de loisirs Koaland
Location: Ave de la Madone
Mini-Golf du Pian
Location: 9 av Blasco-Ibanez
BOOKING POLICIES: Minimum stay 7 nights
DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS. 30% at time of booking
Deposits are NON REFUNDABLE
BALANCE DUE: 60 days prior to arrival.
Security deposit 1000 euros to be held at the agency
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended!