Apartments for sale in Central Nice are located immediately to the East of Avenue Jean Médecin and just North of the Old Town. Though not typically an area for tourists to visit, the roads off of Place Massena such as Rue Gioffredo, Rue de l’Hôtel des Postes and Rue Pastorelli are extremely popular with investors looking for short-term rental tenants. This is mainly due to the area’s proximity to the Old Town and the Carré d’Or. This area has recently become a hot bed of culinary talent with excellent local restaurants such as, Les Épicuriens, Flaveur and Luna Rossa all calling this area home. This area offers a large variety of renovated residences, apartments for sale and even new build residences such as the Jardins Pastorelli and the Jardin Masséna.
Avenue Jean Médecin is Nice’s high street, where you will find the large chain stores such as Zara, H&M and Mango, but also the famous French department store Galeries Lafayette. Avenue Jean Médecin is mainly commercial properties as well as properties dedicated to ‘profession libérale’ such as doctors and lawyers. This means residential apartments for sale are in short supply on Avenue Jean Médecin.
Nice’s tram-line runs from the North of the city, passing through Place Massena, the heart of Nice, before heading to the East side of the city. Properties for sale within a short walk of a tram stop have seen their prices increase in recent years. Apartments for sale situated close to Place Massena on Boulevard Jean Jaurès and Avenue Felix Faure also benefit from the views over the new Promenade du Paillon. The park opened in October 2013 and has been received with great success by the locals. The Promenade du Paillon offers a green space in the heart of the city. Once can relax and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding buildings reflected in the stunning mirror effect of the park’s water feature.
Boulevard Dubouchage is the continuation of Boulevard Victor Hugo and retains much of its grandeur. Like Victor Hugo, apartments for sale on Boulevard Dubouchage are often found in fabulous Art Deco and Bourgeois residences.