eautifully restored and renovated in provencal style, Les
Trois Palmes has been brought up to 21st century
standards with sensitivity.
On all six floors, the original wooden beams, adobe
style plasterwork and terracotta floor tiles create
a romantic, cosy and timeless atmosphere.
The traditional mediterranean construction of thick
stone walls and tiled floors keeps the house cool in
summer and warm in winter (plus there is gas-fired
central heating throughout if required!)
Entering from Rue Guillaumont, you go up a few steps
to the main kitchen.
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of Les Trois Palmes.
With its traditional decorative
tiles and pastel blue and yellow, this is undeniably
provencal, yet fully equipped with all the latest
appliances - large fridge, oven, microwave, hob,
dishwasher and double sink. A kettle, coffee-maker
and iron are also provided.
|Kitchen from dining area
Next to the kitchen is a dining area that will accommodate
at least eight comfortably.
There is a toilet conveniently located under the
|View from balcony
Going a few steps up the stairs from the kitchen,
there is a balcony with a small table and chairs.
Ideal for a couple to enjoy their warm croissants
for breakfast, or perhaps a glass of wine in the evening,
and take in the open view across the roofs and gardens
of the Old Town to the trees that give Les Trois
Palmes its name.
| The lounge looking towards front
Continuing a few steps more up the stairs, you enter
the living room, with light streaming in from front and
back during the day. There is confortable seating for
eight. As elsewhere in the house, traditional Provencal
soft furnishings create a bright, cheerful and stylish
The open fireplace adds further to the atmosphere,
particularly in the evenings of the cooler months.
| Lounge with open fireplace
A gas fired system provides a truly romantic feel without
any of the hassle of burning wood. A satellite receiver
provides access to many channels of English-language
entertainment (including CNN, the BBC and ITV), while
terrestrial TV is available in French.
There is also a DVD player - initally loaded with
your information DVD about the house, Old Antibes and
more. Films are available to rent close by.
|The master bedroom
From the living room, the stairs curve on upwards
to the master bedroom with a double bed, two large
built-in wardrobes and plenty of cupboard space.
The bed has matresses that can be raised or lowered
electrically using a remote control.
Also on this floor is a luxuriously fitted bathroom,
with its fittings and laquered wood surfaces betraying
the nautical interest of a previous owner!
|Bathroom on third floor
On the landing is a spiral staircase leading up to
the summer kitchen and terrace.