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Elin Birkedal

Member since: 2012
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Speaks english, french, german, norwegian

Superb Villa - Sea View, Aircon, Private Pool, Summer Kitchen, Spacious Terraces

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Ceyreste holiday villa

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, superb pool and sea view, sleeps 8

This beautiful, fully airconditioned villa, built 2003, lies in 1500 m2 enclosed grounds with a view towards the south. It offers tranquility and full privacy, and is mainly planted with palms, olive trees, oaks and strawberry trees. Situated at the end of a private cul-de-sac.

Please note that one bedroom and one bathroom has been added early 2015. Facilities' description takes these changes into account, and photo gallery will be updated soon.

The villa has 3 terraces:

Lower level with 14m x 7m alarmed infinity pool, outdoor shower and generous sun deck, ground floor level with fully equipped and covered summer kitchen and dining area, running along the total South facing facade of the house, and large 1st floor level terrace with a fantastic view of the Mediterranean Sea and Ceyreste village.


Ground floor: Fully equipped modern kitchen with breakfast table, large comfortably furnished living room with fireplace, bar and dining area opening onto terrace, indoor garden with glass ceiling, ensuite master bedroom, separate WC, laundry room. 1st floor: 3 bedrooms, each sleeping 2, 2 bathrooms. Cot and highchair supplied.

House cleaning on departure day (included in rent).

Covered parking for 2 cars + space for 2 more cars.

Long term rent considered and negotiable.

Basement area, including garage, unavailable; negotiable in case of long term rent.

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Elin Birkedal (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, german, norwegian


based on 10 traveller reviews

Superb Villa - Sea View, Aircon, Private Pool, Summer Kitchen, Spacious Terraces
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Schönes Haus mit toller Aussicht

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren mit 2 Kindern für eine Woche mitte Mai in diesem Haus.

Die Buchung verlief unproblematisch, der Buchungskontakt ausschließlich per Email und in Englisch. Vor Ort betreute uns Rocco. Sehr nett und bemüht.

Kleine Probleme wie ein defektes Babybett wurden schnellstmöglich in Ordnung gebracht.

Leider war das Geschirr (insbesondere Gläser) und der Aussentisch von den Vorurlaubern nicht sehr ordentlich hinterlassen worden.

Einen wunderschönen Ausblick bis auf das Meer hat man vom Esstisch im Innenbereich. Insgesamt ist das Haus sehr hell gehalten. Die Gegend ist angenehm ruhig.

Eine Poolheizung würde das Baden in der Vor- und Nachsaison noch angenehmer machen.

Alles in allem ist das Haus sehr zu empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place to vaycay With kids

  • 5 of 5

So we decided to come back! We are simply falling in love with this place! My husband and I love to sit and look out at the ocean in the mornings or to realx by the pool! We have already made inquiries for next summer!

Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house also in the winter season

  • 5 of 5

As "winter-climate refugees" we have spent three winter months (Dec. through Feb.) in this comfortable and well-equipped house. It certainly works well also in the winter season. The floor heating makes the house warm and comfortable even when the Mistral is living up to its reputation. There were days with snow higher up, but we were close enough to the Mediterranean to escape. The region has a lot to offer also in winter and we have particularly enjoyed long walks in the Calanques. On more windy days, the hills behind the house are good for walking. In the Marseille -Toulon area with its hinterland, we have experienced less winter-close downs than many other places. Restaurants are generally open, as are shops and museums. Christmas markeds and Santonniers prior to Christmas and "Oursinade" (sea urchin festivale) in Carry-le-Rouet in February should also be mentioned. All-in-all: Perfect house, friendly and helpful owners in an active French region. What more could we ask for?

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely House

  • 5 of 5

This lovely house provided a trouble-free and thoroughly enjoyable base for our holidays, from start to finish. Elin’s prompt email responses and detailed travel instructions were much appreciated, and Christel, who looks after the property, was charming and welcoming. The information pack in the house provides all the information you would need to shop and explore.

The kitchen is particularly well equipped, far beyond the normal holiday rental property, and the property was clean, comfortable and practically laid out. The fully appointed outdoor eating area was so great that we enjoyed our meals out there every evening.

The surrounding area is quite charming, with Cassis, various wineries and two lovely hill-top villages practically on your doorstep.

The online photos really do represent the villa as it is, and this property would definitely be our first choice should we decide to holiday in the area again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent home in a very interesting area!

  • 5 of 5

The house is even better than it looks in the pictures. We found it do be very comfortable and spacious! We were 3 adults and two children and had lots of room. Next time i think we will invite some friends along. It has a perfect swimming pool for kids, - and kept our kids busy the entire week.

It is located in a small town (with a lovely little bakery and a great restaurant) and it’s only 10 minute drive to the beautiful small town Cassis! In addition you will find the most amazing wine yards only a few minutes by car!

The house itself is beautiful, stylish, clean and in a good condition -just the place you want to stay in your holiday! Everything we needed where there and even much more, such as toys for the kids in the pool.

We had an amazing week and have already booked another week next summer! Communication with the owner has been very easy and good throughout the period.

We can honestly recommend this place to anyone and are looking forward to our next stay here:)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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A True Gem On the Hills of Provence

  • 5 of 5

This is a superb managed (directly by the owners) property, where you are taken very well care of from your enquiry of rental, till arrival and departure. The house itself is located in a quiet, wonderful location in the outskirts of the charming little village Ceyreste. Plenty of space both out- and indoors, very comfortable and delicately planned, furnished and maintained. We are a Swiss/Norwegian family here for the second time enjoying Villa Eline, and for sure we will come back to unwind in this just wonderful house in Provence. For where else would you want to stay? Elin and James are the perfect owners and hosts, and we recommend this estate to anyone that are looking for quality and a comfortable vacation in Provence!

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Marseille - Marignane
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Dolce Fregate Golf Club, Bandol
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
La Ciotat
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
La Ciotat
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
La Ciotat
Car: necessary

The villa is located at the outskirts of the charming Ceyreste village, in the hills above La Ciotat bay. Magnificent sea view and great hiking terrain at its very doorstep, yet only minutes away from numerous activities and attractions.

Play golf at Dolce Fregate Golf Club, watch or take part in motor sport at Circuit Paul Ricard, take the spectacular Route des Crêtes from La Ciotat to Cassis, go for a dip in the beautiful Calanques of Cassis and Marseille, laze on sandy beaches in La Ciotat, Les Lecques or St. Cyr-sur-Mer, be amazed by the botanical gardens of La Ciotat and the Sanary Zoo.

The kids will love Aqualand in St. Cyr-sur-Mer and the OK Coral theme park at Cuges-les-Pins.

For a change, try buzzing city life in Marseille or culture, history and shopping in Aix-en-Provence. Go hiking or mountain climbing in Ste. Baume or Ste. Victoire, or visit the lovely vineyards of Cassis and Bandol - stopping for lunch, perhaps, in one of the twin medieval hilltop villages of Le Castellet and La Cadière. Or just stroll along La Ciotat’s charming old fishing port, still very much alive.

Choose from numerous restaurants to dine well, in splendour or simplicity; check out our restaurant guide for 'tested and tried' suggestions, meeting your varied demands.

And get to know your own lovely and authentic village, Ceyreste, dating back to the barbarian invasion, featuring a multitude of 'cabarottes', narrow covered passages linking streets and open places. Ceyreste boasts two excellent bakeries as well as several small shops covering most everyday needs, a pharmacy, bank, post office, bars and a perfect neighbourhood restaurant.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Ceyreste, France

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
30 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
8 Jan 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
26 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
30 Apr 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
4 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Autumn/Winter
5 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$72
Refundable Damage Deposit A$1,002

Rates include electricity, gas, water, pool maintenance, departure day house cleaning.
Pets allowed, subject to approval, at fee of 50€ per pet.
Rentals start on Saturday from 4.00 pm and check-out is by 10.00 am on departure day.
Alternative changeover day may be negotiable depending on the villa's availability. Please enquire about shorter stays or discounted long stays outside main season.

Contractual booking deposit of 30% to be paid upon booking; balance to be paid 60 days before arrival date.
Damage deposit of 700€ to be paid 10 days before arrival date.
Bed linen and set of 3 towels: 22 € per person
Bed linen only: 16€ per set
Towels only: 8€ per set

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Ceyreste, France

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • Upon arrival, you will find toilet paper, soap, etc. to start you off.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , Bunk beds
  • Bedroom 1: Ground floor, large double bed, opens onto terrace. Ensuite bathroom with bathtub, shower enclosure and WC. Bedroom 2: 1st floor. Large double bed, opens onto terrace. Ensuite bathroom with shower enclosure and WC. Sea view. Bedroom 3: 1st floor. Large double bed. Sea view. Bedroom 4: 1st floor. Bunk bed with two 90 cm beds. Sea view.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • water skiing
Upon arrival, you will find toilet paper, kitchen paper, soap, detergents etc. as well as a variety of kitchens essentials to start you off.