Bed and Balcony - Le Citronnier

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Chemin du Camp de la Besse, Grasse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 06520, France

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Welcome to our house on the sunny hills of Magagnosc !
We have a house just outside Grasse where we can offer accommodation in three self contained apartments. Two one bedroom apartments and one two bedroom apartment.

This one is named the Citronnier (lemon tree)
The apartment is 40m2, has a large bedroom with double bed, bathroom , kitchen,and living with a convertible sofa bed for 2 people.

They all have private balconies with a wonderful view down to the sea (Cannes/Mandelieu/Theoule), the Esterel mountains and the Tanneron forest, the latter well known for its Mimosa.
As for the apartments, they have their private entry, fully furnished and equipped, free wifi, television, washing machines. I provide sheets and towels, so you can just drop your suitcase and start the holidays immediately upon arrival.

Magagnosc is a small hamlet, or rather several small hamlets plus a very large residential area. 4 km to Grasse, 35 km to Nice and 20 km to Cannes. Closest skiing resort is Gréolieres, around 45 minutes drive. Lots of typical Provencal villages aswell : Biot, Valbonne, Mougins, Gourdon, Saint Paul de Vence to name a few.
As we are so close to everything it is just a question of time what you will be able to do.
Golfing, hiking, biking, beach, shopping…………….
You will find maps, guides and information in your apartment and the tourist office of Grasse also have a very complete website. And we’ve lived here for 16 years and are more than happy to give you some ideas of what to do.
A MUST while in Grasse is of course the Perfume museums, my favourites are the International Perfume Museum which was recently renovated, then the Fragonard museum which offers free guided tours, both of these are situated in the Centre of Grasse. Less known by visitors is the beautiful Cathedral of Grasse, worth a visit, and if you come in July and August you can enjoy a perfumed siesta in the centre of town. Also the little streets with lots of nice shops and restaurants is worth a visit, will give you the names of our favorites once you get here.
If travelling with children, I would also recommend going to Monaco and visit the Oceanographic Museum, Antibes with its well known Marineland, or why not go to the lake of Saint Cassien and rent a pedalboat or canoe.
Oh and latest news (Dec.2012) there is now free wifi in Grasse Centre:
News in Grasse!
Free Wi-Fi in Grasse Centre: Covered Zones: Place du Cours Honore Cresp, Jardin des Plantes, Square du Clavecin, Boulevard Jeu du Ballon (lower part), Place aux Aires, Rue des Fabreries and Rue des Quatre Coins

You can also find free wifi in most fast food restaurants in France.
New Tourist Office (from April 2013): the previous three small offices will be gathered in one space at the old bus station in Grasse (Place de la Buandérie), it will be possible to park in front the time to get the information you need.
New bus station! The bus station has been moved down to the train station, there are shuttles up to centre of town, you can park for free at train station the time to take a day excursion by train.

See you soon!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $14 / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit: $427
Cleaning Fee: $50
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • Koselig sted med fin utsikt. Bodde der bare en natt, men vi trivdes godt.

    September 2013
  • Tove is a perfect host and the B&B is lovely. View is absolutely amazing.
    We enjoyed our stay very much and hope to visit again.

    September 2013
  • Tove is an EXCELLENT host! She really goes out of her way and it is her personal mission to ensure you have everything you need to have a great stay. We had a small problem with water supply due to a truck damaging the main water pipe and Tove went out of her way to bring bottled water and extra buckets which was not needed as the water was back on in no time. She also brought us basket of fruit from the garden and drove us to the supermarket to get shopping which so helpful.
    This accomodation is PERFECT with excellent views, an amazing pool to relax by and a short walk into Grasse.
    We will certainly be back if we are in the area again.
    Thanks Tove :) x

    August 2013
    Response from Tove:

    Thanks, thanks a million,was so upset about this water incident and believed this would totally spoil your stay,welcome back anytime and as I said if we ever get to go away we might turn up at your apartments;)

    August 2013
  • Accueil correct, belle vue, matériels de piscine à disposition. Le studio dans lequel nous étions: citronnier était petit pour 4 personnes (2adultes et 2 enfants) mais avec une bonne literie. Le logement correspondait plus à une location saisonnière ( avec le minimum requis) qu'à une location chez l'habitant avec son caractère plus personnel. Il est un peu regrettable que les enfants doivent payer autant que si c'était des adultes. Dommage qu'il y ait des horaires de piscine 9H/18H . Difficile de ne pas pouvoir se baigner après 18H après une journée de visites dans la région.

    August 2013
  • Die Wohnung ist klein aber sehr gemütlich! Mit 4 Leuten kann man erholsame Tage dort verbringen. Vom Balkon kann man den Berg herab Blicken und die Umgebung genießen!
    Tove ist sehr herzlich und immer bemüht alles zu ermöglichen! Vielen dank noch einmal!!! Wir hatten eine tolle Zeit!

    August 2013
  • Tove was a great host from the start. We had trouble with travelling and were consequently late. She stayed up until midnight to wait for us - which few people would do. We had coffee with her the next day and she was very friendly and gave us recommendations.
    Beds were good and view was great. It was also a blessing for us after travelling around so much to have a small kitchen and washing machine.

    June 2013
  • Un grand merci à Tove pour son accueil, sa discrétion. Nous avons passé un agréable séjour dans un gite très calme et très confortable. Quelle jolie vue du balcon sur Grasse et son environnement!

    June 2013
  • A nice apartment in a quiet location with a great view from the balcony! Moreover I can only agree with the other reviewers: Tove is a great host who was always helpful, cheerful and interested in our activities. She gave us a lot of advices regarding trips, restaurants and other places of interest.

    We really enjoyed our vacation and the relaxed atmosphere and would come back anytime!

    June 2013
  • A real nice little apartment with a lovely wiev. The best of France with a little touch of Scandinavia.

    May 2013
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    May 2013
  • Tove is such a friendly host. She invited me to a coffee and jiuce to her place downstairs and we had a nice chat. I recommend her place already to all online and offline friends and will not stop until everyone knows about this lovely place and host. I will definitely be back again.

    All the best from rainy Hamburg, Germany

    May 2013
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Membre de la communauté de Nice Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur: Hello, originally from Norway, I finally ended up here in the South of France after having worked in tourism in Greece, Cyprus, Canarian islands, French Alps, Baleares.... etc. Followed by several years in Marketing food flavours in the biggest company in this area. We are a Family of three people: Fred, me and Axelle(our 14 year old daughter) + Shana (the dog) and Mina ( the cat). To be able to buy this house that we now whish to share with you, we have been busy the last 10 years renovating small apartments. Love reading and happy to share books, have in French, English and Norwegian mostly. I also enjoy travelling, decoration (never leave me alone at home with some paint available, walls tends to change colours), meeting people from around the world which I now do every day thanks to you all coming to our place.. I just love this area we live in and that is why I would like to share it, couldn't really think of a better place, we have everyting: sea, mountains, small villages, big cities, international airport, country side....... Been here for 17 years and and happy to share ideas for visiting. Hope to see you soon!
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