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Stunning secluded private villa with intimate panoramic sea views



Updated: 15-May-2016
Luxury accomodation wih pool / easy access to nearby beaches restaurants & bars

This stunning secluded villa offers luxury accommodation and unrivalled panoramic views over the bay of Cannes. All bedrooms have air conditioning / en-suite bathrooms and all rooms open onto the sea-facing terrace; guests will long remember the romance of waking up to sunrise over Les Iles des Lerins.

The large sitting room looks out over the red rocks of the Esterel coast through 2 large full length glass doors. There are spacious terraces on 2 levels with numerous areas for private relaxation. The heated pool also has stunning uninterrupted sea views and ample sunbathing space - it is suitable for children with a shallow end and a sonar pool alarm (fully conforming to French law). There are eating areas both outside and in, with a built in 'plancha' barbecue next to the spacious well-appointed kitchen. There is also a heated jacuzzi hot tub and 2 hot outside showers.

Other features: There is a fully equipped utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, clothes lines etc. There are also office facilities, including colour printer and fax machine, as well as wireless 8Mb broadband internet access, a 40 inch Sony LCD TV with DVD player and satellite TV / hard disk recorder with French TNT high definition digital TV tuner. The studio has separate satellite TV, and French digital TV. There wis a 5-zone Sonos wireless music system.

Golf facilities: There are approximately 10 excellent 18-hole Golf courses within 30-40 minutes drive, the closest 10 minutes away.

Skiing and Winter Sports: The Villa is situated 1-2 hours drive from excellent Winter Sports and Skiing facilities in the Alpes Maritimes.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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8 Reviews

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A fabulous villa with a view which is hard to beat

  • 5 of 5

Villa Ogilvie is particularly special! Having stayed in several rental villas in the South of France, the owners have an eye for detail which makes this villa the best we have ever rented.

The villa is arranged over two floors. There is a well appointed sitting room (with dining table is the weather is inclement) which opens onto the terrace with a large outdoor dining table and BBQ (with chimney) and the pool area. Next to this is a well equipped kitchen (with all essential kitchen appliances) and plenty of good quality crockery and cooking utensils (often so lacking in rental properties). Also on this level is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room. This also opens onto the terrace offering fabulous views over the Bay of Cannes and the Iles de Lerins. One of my most memorable mornings was waking (accidentally!) at 6am and seeing the amazing sunrise over the islands with fabulous warm light streaming across the glistening Med!

On the lower level are three more bedrooms (one double, two twins) all with en-suites (one has a bath) and a laundry room. There is an independent self-contained flatlet on the lower level (with independent TV, kitchen and bathroom) which is ideal should anyone bring the nanny (or the mother-in-law!).

The pool is well appointed with a great view. For me, it was a perfect size for cooling off and playing with kids. There is a closable gate to keep young children out of the area if adults are not supervising. There are plenty of sun loungers on both levels as well as outdoor seating areas for those who are not sun-lovers.

There is off road parking (although the drive is steep and it is best to reverse down). The property is only a short drive from Theoule-sur-Mer (about 5 mins) where there is an excellent selection of shops - boulangerie (2), a Spar and Casino supermarket, post office, cash point and of course excellent local restaurants. A superb Casino hypermarket can be found 15 min drive away at La Napoule, La Trayas is only 5 mins west on the road to Agay passing the fabulous Esterel mountains. The area is, of course, a gastronomic delight. Michelin starred restaurants abound for the nights that you don't fancy a BBQ!

It is only a 20min drive to Cannes and 45min to Nice Airport. St Tropez can be reached by boat from Cannes in 1.5 hours (car same time) and there are numerous ways of getting to the islands.

This villa has everything to make you holiday perfect - great location, high quality - home from home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am grateful to the reviewer for this unsolicited testimonial. I can assure all prospective future renters of our property that the high standards of our property are continuously and rigorously maintained. They will love it!
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stunning tranquile amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

An amazing villa in a stunning, tranquile area looking over the bay of cannes.

There were 9 adults staying at the villa and we were all blown away by everything about the villa olgilvie. The villa was well

equiped with everything we needed and the owner was very responsive and


We did not hire a car but the bus that ran from outside the villa was always right on time taking 5 minutes along a beautiful coast road into Theoule sur mer. We had access to electric bikes which were fantastic for seeing the gorgeous sites on.

All the beds were very comfortable with air conditioning in each room.

We spent most of our time on the top pool terrace which led out from the lounge and kitchen. The pool area was gorgeous with the sun shining all day long but was also great as we could also access shade if needed. There were plenty of sun beds, sofas and seating on the terraces provided.

We had great fun having table tennis cimpetitions located on the lower terrace.

This villa was absolutely amazing and i will definatly return next year. Many thanks Philip.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it - you were fabulous guests and are welcome back any time!
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A Millionaire's pad with a priceless view

  • 5 of 5

Even the stunning pictures do not do the view from this villa justice, they are quite frankly spectacular. We were two families consisting of 4 adults and 5 children, and the accommodation absorbed us easily for our weeks stay, in fact we didn't even use the den/5th bedroom. The villa in decorated beautifully, all light colours and whites, very stylish and fresh. The feature room is the lounge which has a double aspect over the pool and then the views across the bay. We received very helpful communication before the trip, including essentials about the villa, ideas for days out and directions. On arrival we were greeted by Crystel and her daughter who helped show us around and gave some advice about the pool and hot tub etc. There are lots of nice little mod cons, such as the Nespresso machine, Sonos sound system and decent wifi. When we needed the pool given an extra clean mid way through the stay, then Fabrice was down that same day to top it up and get it ship shape for the next day. There is a table tennis table which got extensive use and the two terraces provide lots of space for play. There lots of seating areas around the pool and on the terraces to unwind and read a good book. The location is very quiet on a hill off the main coast road up from Theoule sur Mer. The sandy beach is a 10 minute drive and there you will find a number of good restaurants and facilities like a post office. For more lively towns there is Cannes close by and Antibes too offers a great place to visit and enjoy a meal. We could not have been more impressed with the villa, the communication with the owners, the support whilst we were there. It was a home from home and the view is now my screen saver! We could not recommend it enough!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 2 weeks at the end of August and loved it. We were a mixed party of children, teenagers adults and an Oap.

The Villa is absolutly charming, and has everything you could need. The views are to die for and the weather was amazing.

To sum it up we all had a fabulous holiday and have been dreaming of our little piece of heaven ever since.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. We too dream of the villa, especially on rainy Mondays in London!
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An Amazing Week!

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant location, great accommodation, breath-taking views and the sun shone!

The information provided was spot-on and the owner couldn't have been more helpful!

All five adults and three children wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, so glad you had a great time. Come back any time as we welcome returning guests. It is always gratifying to know that the information provided is accurate.
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Stunning Views and High Quality Furnishings

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed a few times in this area, this Villa has the best views by far. After a very long drive, within an hour of arriving we were on the terrace with the children happily in the pool, totally relaxed. There are two terraces, but we lived on the top one, excpet when we all played table tennis. The layout is excellent - with the kitchen and lounge all leading on to the terrace, and the pool on the same level. We only cooked on the BBQ which was easy, and there is plenty of good quality matching crockery and glasses, which can be unusual in rental properties. Everything you might have wanted was there.

The pool and terrance lose the sun at about 5ish which was a shame for the pool area, but did mean that the terrace and bedrooms were never too hot, and we always slept well, and never had that low late sun to deal with. All the linen and towels and bath towels are very high quality, and useful to have SKY to keep up with the news! As mentioned in other reviews the drive is very steep, and ensure that you reverse down with care. Although the villa is on a main road do not be worried as there is little traffice noise, and the terrace is on the other side of the house. Theoule sur Mer does get busy unless you get there early or late evening which suited us better with young children. Cannes only a 20 min drive away and a huge hypermarket at La Napoule where you can get everything. We rarely ventured out as it was far more relaxing to stay at the villa. Take binoclulars so you can see the huge super yachts better!! A very relaxing holiday in a very special villa.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This great review gives a fair and balanced view of this lovely secluded villa. Everyone who has stayed has raved about the tranquilty and sense of calm it inspires. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice at 25 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Cannes at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Theoule at 2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Mandelieu-La Napoule at 8 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 300 Metres Car: recommended

The location is quiet and protected but close to both beach mountains. There are many restaurants & bars in the immediate vicinity, with the shops and glamour of Cannes and St Tropez under 30 minutes away

There is a huge area for walking in the nearby parc de l'Esterel, and further afield in the stunning Gorges du Verdon (Grand canyon du Verdon).

Golf: There are approximately 10 excellent 18-hole Golf courses within 30-40 minutes drive, the closest 10 minutes away.


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Late season
4 Sep 2016 - 10 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £892

The property will be cleaned and prepared before the rental, prior to arrival. On departure the property will be prepared by our employees prior to the next guests, for 6-12 hours (depending on how much preparation and cleaning is needed following the rental), at 15 Euros per hour. Payment for this cleaning will be taken from the security deposit prior to departure.

A deposit of 20-50% of the weekly rental rate is payable on booking, depending on season and rental duration, the balance is payable on arrival. A security deposit of 20-50% of the weekly rental is also payable on arrival, which will be repaid on satisfactory completion of the rental, less deduction for any breakages, cleaning and other payments due.

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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking ...
  • Printer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • waterfront


  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 300 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms have lavatories and showers and have recently been refurbished to a high standard. All towels are provided for both bathrooms and pool.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, En suite bathroom and direct terrace access
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, En suite bathroom and direct terrace access
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, En suite bathroom and direct terrace access
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, En suite bathroom, kitchenette and direct terrace access
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, En suite bathroom and direct terrace access
  • All bedrooms offer luxury air-conditioned accommodation, have well appointed en suite bathrooms and open directly onto the large terrace with stunning seas views. All linen is provided. Bedroom 5 has a kitchenette and is suitable as semi-independant living accomodation, either for guests or staff / housekeeper.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs


  • Self-catering


  • There are stairs down from the car parking area but these are easily managed by most elderly people. There is an office area with fax and separate computer printer. There is a laundry area with washing machine and tumble dryer.

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