The Collet-Redon Residence

saint-cyr-sur-mer, french riviera
3 bedroom - 3 bath
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€500 per night (EUR)
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    A concierge service is available for this property
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Perks for the Parents

This architect-designed villa is set high up in a pine forest between Bandol and Saint-Cyr sur-Mer, and is walking distance from a rocky beach on the Riviera coast. With a heated pool, huge terrace and 3-4 bedrooms, it offers a unique place to stay, on stilts in the middle of a pine forest. While it feels immersed in nature in a calm environment, it is under 2km from a rocky beach at Port d’Alon and is within easy reach of Bandol and Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer for shops and further beaches.

Why Kids Love it

This is a magical hideout in the woods to rent with children. The swimming pool is a key draw, and the bohemian décor inside the house encourages creativity and play. There is a woodland garden on the hillside beside the house. The pool is a heated, 11x3m saltwater lap pool where you can swim in the heart of the woods, shielded from noise or pollution. There are beaches within a short drive. Bathtime in the open air of the master suite's deck is sure to be unforgettable. Baby care items including cribs and high chairs are available for a small fee through a rental agency. Please confirm the rate and request on booking.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 5 nights. The pool is accessed down stairs from the house and is not gated; stairs are not gated. Younger children will need extra supervision. There are decks and balconies with glass barriers; young children should not be left unattended. Linens, sheets, and towels are provided. Floors are polished concrete throughout. The beds will be freshly made on arrival. Weekly housekeeping is included with the rental, along with cleaning on departure. There are toiletries provided in the bathrooms and a gourmet food basket is in the kitchen. Optional extra services are available upon request at reservation, including daily cleaning, bike rental, personal training, excursions, boat rental, breakfast, babysitting, personal chef, airport transfers and grocery delivery.

About the Location

The villa is on the Var coastline, 4 km from Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, and 7 km from Bandol. The closest beach is a rocky inlet at Port d’Alon, a 20-minute walk away. At this location you can dive to see the underwater flora and fauna accompanied by an eco-friendly guide. There is a great family beach at Lecques, a 10-minute drive away, with shops and restaurants. Other nearby excursions might include the rocky inlets at Cassis, Porquerolles, Sanary, Mont Faron, Aix-en-Provence, and the vineyards and castles in Badol, Caistellet, and Cadière d'Azur. There is a supermarket 10 minutes from the house. Car rental is required for this destination. The nearest airport is in Marseille (1 hour’s drive), with Nice Airport 90 minutes’ drive away.

Accommodation Details

This house is split over 3 floors with a pool, deck with sun loungers and barbecue and wooded garden at the bottom, accessed via stairs. The main floor has a living space incorporating living room, dining room and open kitchen, and a shower room with WC and separate WC. This level has 2 bedrooms, both open to the terrace: 1 with double sofa bed and 1 with a single bed. The second floor is split in 2, with a mezzanine level above the living room containing a double bed and desk. The other half of the upper floor has a bedroom with private 20 sqm balcony, queensize bed and open-air bath on the balcony. There is also an ensuite shower room with WC.

Style Notes

Modern bohemian. With large scale pop art prints of Brigitte Bardot mixing with wicker lampshades, polished concrete floors, brightly-colored armchairs and spectacular woodland views, this property is a standout in our collection. The villa integrates into the natural environment, mixing a cocoon-like feel, pop culture references, and unique touches. The huge bay windows let light into the spacious and airy rooms. We love the poolside lounge areas, the ethnic masks and travel photography, and the welcoming and eclectic lounge space with contemporary fireplace and monochrome pattern cushions.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
1 queen
1 full / double
1 twin / single
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Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, French Riviera

Pack swimming kit and sun hats

This beautiful Var village between Toulon and Marseille is one of the most stunning spots on the French coast, with a sandy beach to play on and a winding cliff path running all the way to Bandol. Take up water sports, spend a day at Aqualand, and don't miss the tiny gold statue of the Statue of Liberty in Place Portalis, made by the same sculptor.