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Villa in Provence, sea view, in the privacy of the Calanques

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Day side: terrace, living area with kitchen; night side: 4 themed bedrooms.

Villa with sea view, 8 people, comfortable, welcoming and finely decorated with sea view from the living room and the terrace. In a Marseille Calanque, on the Côte Bleue, nearby many tourist sites.

Company stay, top quality and modern services.

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On the sunny coasts of Provence, between Camargue and Marseilles, family house in the heart of a calanque, in a private estate, home of cicadas, the pine woods close to the seaside, far away form mass tourism.

For those who love peace, hiking, walking on shaded paths, diving, water sports, swimming and fishing.

If you're dreaming of exploring the seabed, the summer 2014 will be the perfect season to practice snorkelling, so be ready to put your masks and flippers on!

The villa includes: 4 bedrooms, bathroom, 1,000 sq.m-gardens, open plan kitchen (oven, microwave, and dishwasher), dining room, living room, laundry room (washing machine), terrace, basement, and parking.

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The Côte Bleue, sea shore, is dedicated to tourism: beaches, creeks, calanques, small harbours, tourist activities.

In the area of the Côte Bleue in a reserve of the Conservatoire du Littoral (coastline conservatory) with 3,303 hectares of walking trails.

You will discover the archetypal places of Provence: Camargue (30 minutes), Aix-en-Provence (20 minutes), and Carry-le-Rouet (5 minutes). Less than 1 hour from: Salon, Cassis, Bandol, the Alpilles, the Baux-de-Provence, Saint-Remy, and the Verdon Gorge. Less than 2 hours from: Saint-Tropez, and the French Riviera.

Marseille, European capital of culture in 2013, is 20 minutes away.

The Parc Marin de la Côte Bleue (Côte Bleue Marine Park) manages:

-the protected marine area of Carry-le-Rouet,

-the protected marine area of Cap-Couronne,

-the whole artificial reefs in front of Niolon, Ensues-la-Redonne, Carry-le-Rouet, Sausset-les-Pins and La Couronne-Carro.

Since 1983, the Parc Marin de la Côte Bleue carried out several events and actions to inform and raise awareness in people.

The 'Sentier Sous Marin': every summer, during the months of July and August, free guided tours on the sea surface are organized in the Marine reserve of Carry-le-Rouet.

This activity is intended to help people to discover the richness of coastal seabed and to raise awareness in people who visit the Côte Bleue on the role and importance of a protected marine area.

The Côte Bleue contains many small diving spots, directly accessible from the shore, and often suitable to beginners. It is also the perfect diving spot for the biologist/diver: few bottom, varied landscapes with many rifts, holes, and more, where sea life abounds. When summer arrives, and the Mediterranean Sea waters are almost tropical temperature, it is time to submerge for 2 hours and take lots of pictures!

Sea excursion and visit to the calanques from Carry-le-Rouet, Sausset-les-Pins (on the Albatros), and Marseille (many fleets):

-the calanques of the Côte Bleue

- National park of Calanques

- Calanques and swimming

- Boat excursion around the castle of If

- Boat excursion at sunset

- 'Flipper' excursion

-Sea kayak excursion: the cliffs, the unspoilt coves

First dive: in the Mediterranean Sea discover the underwater fauna and flora of Provence, visit the wrecks that adorn our seabed, and enjoy safe deep-sea diving.

Many spots for windsurfing, kite surfing, and surf along the entire Côte Bleue.

The fishing harbour of Carro is a prime spot for fun-board, wind-surfing and kite surfing.

The Côte Bleue offers many climbing routes for all levels (from 4a to 8b).

There are hunting spots for all levels: from sea hunting (3 m) to deep sea hunting (25 m or more).

More Details

Michèle Chesa
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Michèle Chesa

From the Mediterranean, we fell in love with this land nestled in the heart of an unspoilt calanque, sheltered from the prevailing winds in the middle of pine trees and white rock where the mineral and vegetable atmospheres live together.

As the times goes on, this house reflects our life, warmth, and sharing.

We are a large family and every one brings individual qualities to this villa, attention to detail in the decorations, cooking material and comfort, a special mention for children, tenacity for maintenance and welcoming, love for nature in the landscaped garden.

Michèle Chesa purchased this villa in 2012

Why Michèle Chesa chose Côte Bleue - Etang de Berre

As a 'recomposed' family, Michèle and Pierre, Cyril, Laure, Océane and Ambre, Damien and Nathalie, Lauranne, we would like to share this place that looks like ourselves, where the inhabitants of one week become friends and let a trace of their stay.

What makes this villa unique

The main points of interest of the villa are not its typical architecture, and its isolation but the fact that this holiday Provence home has been keeping its unique, picturesque and kind of wild character.

This land of contrasts, combination of earth and water, serenity and movement, gives to this land a living aspect.


Ensuès-la-Redonne Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - outdoor shower
    - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower
    WC 1 - toilet
  • An area shower/hand basin/sink in the laundry room as well as an exterior shower, perfect when coming back from the beach.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Children area
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Ethnic ambiance
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Zen ambiance/office corner
    - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Recent design
    - 1 double
  • Independent sleeping area. Children/Baby facilities: bed, high chair, baby-cook, children area.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bowling center
  • disco club
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Barbecue and plancha (outdoors) gas Large converted basement. Broad band WIFI Internet access is available on request. Household cleaning products provided. Cleaning not included, final cleaning upon request: €80. Bed linen rental (duvets, Sheets, towels): €10/ person and €5/child. Personalized facilities and welcoming for companies and works councils.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Villa in Provence, sea view, in the privacy of the Calanques
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 30 reviews

An excellent home for a restful holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this lovely home; we stayed 3 weeks this time. It was so easy for our family and friends to come and go because it's close to Marseilles airport and TGV station.

The house is very flexible and didn't feel too crowded with 10, nor too big for 2. There are many things to keep everyone amused - books, musical instruments, toys and games, (and internet of course), and now a nice new kayak to explore the neighbouring coastline.

Michéle and Philippe are the best hosts, available for every advice and support, from fishing to sourcing delicious local produce.

Nearby Carry le Rouet has many good restaurants and shops, though we preferred to cook at home and eat at the large table on the terrace, watching the sun go down behind the hills and listening to the gentle sound of the water in the Calanque.

We would highly recommend this home for large families and groups of friends, and we really hope to go back again soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful house with a lot of space and atmosphere. Especially the area outside is very inviting.

The offered service of Michelle and Pierre is way above average.

Our son said, he never felt like home so quickly.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You have a privileged interlocutor for ever meet your needs before and during your stay if you like. A service that takes on all those household tasks (cleaning, shopping , cooking), tourism, oenology, gastronomy, transport. Anything else you would like to enhance your stay in France.
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful villa is situated in a quiet residential area, where the only noise comes from cicadas and the charming Scops owls. Everything we needed is a short drive away – shops and restaurants, fresh bread, fish, fruit, vegetables, meat.. and it’s a great base to explore the magnificent Côte Bleue, Provence, Marseilles and beyond.

The home had everything our family needed and wanted. It’s full of interesting things from all round the world, with lots of games and musical instruments and delightful surprises (nobody really mastered the unicycle – we’ll have to go back and try again). There was plenty of space for all 7 of us, with a big terrace for dining and lots of shady places to relax. We loved the cabin, the hammock, and of course the plancha for cooking up the daily catch.

The kitchen is very well equipped, and we missed nothing at all. The huge room downstairs doubled as a garage for the motorbike and as a grand place to sleep – how good is that for the biking enthusiast?!

Michèle and Pierre had thoughtfully left groceries, including all the things you need a spoonful of, but usually end up buying by the kilo. And the chilled wine was an excellent welcome on the first evening, thank you! They gave us excellent advice on where to go for wine, olive oil, to eat Bouillabaisse and more, and really helped us with every wish. We enjoyed the daily visit by “Le Chat Noir” too!

The villa is just a short stroll from a beautiful small calanque, where the sea is clean, clear and usually calm, and full of sea life. You can swim / snorkel round to the next beach, or you can walk to it over the hill.

Visiting in early July, we found the whole area wonderfully quiet, with very few tourists. This lovely villa is a perfect place for a relaxing , and Michèle and Pierre made our stay absolutely perfect. We can't wait to come back again.

Merci Michèle et Pierre!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: L'esprit colle évidemment au concept. Un cadre enchanteur, une végétation maîtrisé, une éco-responsablité de notre part, un accès immédiat à la nature ainsi qu'une décoration conforme à nos valeurs nous permettent de développer un accueil personnalisé pour le bien-être des voyageurs. Les Calanques de la Côte Bleue comptent bien faire leur place dans le paysage touristique. The quality of the welcome, our eco-management , immediate access to nature and a decoration in line with our values ​​form the spirit of the creek of La Côte Bleue.
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Un super séjour dans un cadre idyllique !

  • 5 of 5

Merci pour votre accueil sympathique et pour votre disponibilité.

Nous avons passé un très bon séjour dans cet endroit magnifique. Cette maison est idéale pour les balades dans les calanques, pour son calme, pour la vue qui est sublime, pour les week-end entre copains ou en famille ... je pense que nous y reviendrons !

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Superbe maison, super contact, à refaire !

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons loué cette maison dans le cadre d'une compétition sportive dans les environs, et nous nous sommes régalés ! La maison est très bien située, au calme, dans un environnement privilégié. Extrêmement confortable, il y a de la place pour tout le monde ! L'accueil des propriétaires est super, ce sont des personnes extraordinaires, qui nous mettent à l'aise. Nous reviendrons !!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Des sportifs cela manquait à notre calendrier pire des joueurs de boules pour Marseille stupéfiant non ! Plus sérieusement, c'est avec plaisir que nous avons accueilli cette bande pleine de bonne humeur tout à fait les personnes qu'on aime avoir à la maison. A bientôt, nous l'espérons aussi.
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  • 5 of 5

Week end magnifique dans un cadre extraordinaire avec des proprietaires épatants

La maison est merveilleusement bien entretenue, et bien équipée.

Rien à redire tout était parfait

Merci aux proprietaires pour leur gentillesse et bravo pour leur travail.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Le Rouet
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Le Rouet
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Enjoy the sea and relaxation in the heart of a picturesque calanque from a villa on the Côte Bleue in Provence with sea view as well as the Mediterranean and its pine woods.

Location: 50 metres from the sea

Villa is located in the area of the Côte Bleue in a reserve of the Conservatoire du Littoral (coastline conservatory) with 3303 hectares of walking trails.

You will discover the archetypal places of Provence: Camargue (30 minutes), Aix-en-Provence (20 minutes), and Carry-le-Rouet (5 minutes). Less than 1 hour from: Salon, Cassis, Bandol, the Alpilles, the Baux-de-Provence, Saint-Remy, the Verdon Gorge. Less than 2 hours from: Saint-Tropez, the French Riviera, and Marseille—European Capital of Culture 2013.

A small sandy beach in a sheltered area, perfect for young children, is 5 minutes away by car.

All shops: 2 km

Restaurants on the marinas (Carry-Le Rouet, Sausset-les-Pins)

Activities include: water sports, swimming, sailing, wind and kite surfing (spots), sea kayaking, biking/mountain biking, tree climbing, beaches, fishing, diving (many famous sites), go-kart, festivals, theme parks, casino, and pétanque.

Other activities: trekking, scuba-diving, snorkeling, and climbing.

Golf Practice Côte Bleue: 6 holes golf course 13960, Sausset-les-Pins, open all year round.


Rates & Availability

Ensuès-la-Redonne Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
PROMO Début estival
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
saison estivale
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
Saison estivale bas son plein
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 20 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
L'été indien en Provence
Aug 30 2017 - Oct 6 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
Le bel été
Jun 23 2018 - Nov 3 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $21.79
ménage $103.5

Notre atout **** Nous vous proposons un service "comme à la maison" : le linge de maison, l'épicerie, les produits d'hygiène et d'entretien, les boissons chaude sont inclus. Wifi, internet illimité et téléphone fixe inclus. Le ménage de fin de séjour de 95€ est en plus.
Nos services sont adaptables à vos envies, tous services spéciaux.
Tarif spécial Entreprises, vos besoins sont notre priorité. PMR accès facilité. Nous contacter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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