Villa Cerise Noire

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With gorgeous views of the Côte d'Azur hills and close to Nice and the French Riviera, Villa Cerise Noire is a superb villa for a relaxed holiday exploring idyllic villages, brilliant beaches as well as atmospheric towns and cities across this popular part of southern France.

Soon after you awake, imagine opening your floor-to-ceiling automatic windows, then stepping out to the terrace where you are greeted with panoramic views of woodland and vineyards – you can even catch a glimpse of the winery Château de Bellet. On the spacious upper terrace enjoy your breakfast and lounge in the sun, then as the day goes on you may prefer the shade of the lower terrace, the perfect spot for cooler al-fresco dining by the barbecue, near the olive trees dotted across the garden.  

The open-plan living space upstairs is fantastic with modern interiors and contemporary style, as are the three upper floor bedrooms, including a master double with a large en suite. Yet we also love the lower floor with its TV lounge/playroom, a fourth bedroom, a shower room which is so handy for the swimming pool and a separate kitchen-diner, perfect perhaps for accompanying grandparents or friends looking for a little extra space. The cosy bar is also very impressive!

Make the most of the south-east facing heated infinity pool – as well as a shallow beach area ideal for younger guests, you will adore the jacuzzi jets as you lay back and enjoy the views around you. Across the terraced grounds you will also find a boules court, table tennis and a pretty raised terrace with a shaded picnic table ideal for a chilled glass of Côtes de Provence.

Perched above a country road in the hills, in a private setting with only a small handful of other villas as your neighbours, in one direction you can reach the villages and hiking trails of the Nice hinterland or drive south to the buzz of the French Riviera. Nice, Monaco and Cannes can all be easily visited for a superb day out or spend time lazing on the beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer, Beaulieu and Juan-Les-Pins.

Not to mention the incredible beauty of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and Cap d’Antibes, best discovered on foot or by boat, and idyllic hilltop villages such as St Paul de Vence, Biot and Mougins, all beautiful gems of the Côte d'Azur and easily reached from your holiday home.  

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What you should know…

  • It’s a lovely villa for families for many reasons but do note that parts of the terraced grounds are steep and unsuitable for young children and toddlers.
  • A car is definitely needed. This is a great location for exploring the French Riviera and its beautiful hinterland – the villa is perched above a country road which leads towards villages in the Nice hinterland.
  • Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.
  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ TV Table Tennis Heating

Villa Interiors

Upper Floor

-    Open-plan living-dining area (60m2) with doors opening out to upper terrace
-    Open-plan kitchen, fully-equipped including dishwasher, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and coffee machine
-    Bedroom (24m2) with queen-size double bed (160x200cm), door leading to upper terrace and en suite bathroom with bath and separate shower
-    Bedroom (14m2) with double bed (140x200cm)
-    Bedroom (11m2) with double bed (140x200cm)
-    Bathroom with shower and separate WC

Lower Floor

-    TV room/play room (25m2)
-    Bar area
-    Bedroom (11m2) with double bed (150x200cm)
-    Kitchenette and dining area
-    Bathroom with shower and separate WC

The lower floor bedroom can be made into a separate apartment with its own adjoining kitchenette and dining area

Outside Grounds (2400m2, fenced)

-    Heated infinity swimming pool (approximately 8x3.3m) with jacuzzi jets. Secured by fencing and safety gate
-    Lower shaded poolside terrace (55m2) with al-fresco dining area
-    Gas barbecue with electric griddle
-    Upper sun terrace (55m2) with sun loungers and al-fresco dining area
-    Boules court
-    Table tennis
-    Terraced grounds with pathways (some steep areas)
-    Olive trees
-    Parking (four cars)
-    Electric gate at top of garden (near access road)
-    Lockable access gate at the bottom of the garden (near lower road)


-    Wi-Fi
-    TV
-    Boules
-    Table tennis


About the surrounding area of Villa Cerise Noire
Easy By Train <1hr to Airport Watersports Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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Villa Cerise Noire is in the Alpes Maritime department of southern France, situated north-west of the city of Nice and only 12km from the airport.

Perched above a country road that leads to villages in the Nice hinterland and with easy access to the nearby Route de Grenoble autoroute, guests benefit from being close to many parts of the Côte d'Azur and beyond. There is a bus stop situated on the road below the villa but a car is needed to be able to fully explore this region.

Following the winding road, you can reach a boulangerie as well as a restaurant and cafe in around 4 to 5km, passing landscapes so typical of this region with pine and olive trees – look out for the A.O.C. olive oil that is produced in this area which has an excellent reputation. Meanwhile, wine-lovers will appreciate the vineyards and wine-tasting at Château de Bellet (6km).

A large supermarket and petrol station are slightly closer, just over 5-minutes in the car, whilst further amenities can be found in Saint-Martin-du-Var (11km), an attractive village by the Var river. Also a short drive away, the old village in Carros (8km) is a fantastic spot for admiring mountain and Mediterranean views whilst Gattières (8km) is a joy to explore with its medieval lanes and flower-filled squares.

Furthermore, there are a number of stunning hiking trails across the Nice hinterland (the GR5 for example passes close to nearby Aspremont and Castagniers), as well as
cycling, tennis, padel and golf opportunities.

Of course, so many of the popular destinations along the French Riviera are also easily reached. The beautiful city of Nice (18km) is a wonderful day out with its vibrant markets, galleries, museums and parks or drive further towards the beauty of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, perhaps stopping off in atmospheric Villefranche-sur-Mer (26km).

Following the coast towards Monaco (33km), there are some gorgeous beaches around Beaulieu-sur-Mer and don’t miss the exquisite hilltop village of Èze, home to Michelin star dining and magnificent French Riviera views.

In the other direction, the glitz of Cannes (36km) awaits with its palm-fringed shores, boat trips and watersports or you may prefer the old charm of Antibes (30km), home to Musée Picasso in its ancient citadel. Follow Picasso and Hemingway’s footsteps at Plage de la Garoupe, an idyllic and glamourous bay on the spectacular Cap d’Antibes or spend time appreciating the extraordinary vistas as you follow the coastal trails around the peninsula. Then there’s the sandy beaches, watersports and beachside restaurants of chic Juan-Les-Pins close by.

Not forgetting the flower many famous gems of the Côte d'Azur hinterland including the picture-perfect village of St Paul de Vence, pretty Vence and flower-filled Mougins, all reached in around half an hour from Villa Cerise Noire.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Nice Airport


Nearest Train Station Gare de Colomars la Manda (Train des Pignes, summer only)


Nearest Restaurant Near Colomars

(Within 5km)

Nearest Supermarket Intermarché SUPER Gattières


Nearest City Nice


Nearest Tennis Tennis and Padel court


Nearest Beach Around Cagnes-sur-Mer


Nearest Golf Golf Country Club de Nice



The Provençal way of life is one that’s deeply tempting for anyone who’s been feeling the need to get away from it all. This is a place where the Mediterranean weather turns fields of corn and lavender into picture-perfect backdrops, where you can sip your locally bought wine and enjoy the landscapes before heading out and tackling them head-on with a range of great activities for families, groups of friends and adventurous foodies. Better yet, our range of villas in Provence and chateaux and holiday homes in the Côte d’Azur make the perfect base to explore this enchanting region!

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Best Suited For: Teens
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

There are some fantastic days out for families in this part of the French Riviera.

Only a 20-minute drive away, close to the pretty village of Villeneuve-Loubet, Le Bois des Lutins is an activity centre with tree-top trails whilst Le Village des Fous has all sorts of play areas which will appeal to a range of ages. You will also find horse-riding and football near here.

Close to Antibes, Marineland is a popular trip out, next to Aquasplash waterpark, Adventure Golf and Antibes Land Park, an amusement park.

Of course, there are so many glorious beaches to choose from, many offering watersports too. Juan-Les-Pins is much loved by families and there are boat tours in the summer months. The palm-fringed shores in and around Cannes are also superb, as are some of the beaches around Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

Furthermore, boat trips depart Cannes and Antibes whisking you away to the tranquil Lérins Islands or for a tour of the French Riviera coastline. Meanwhile, train lovers should check the timetable for the Train des Pignes, a historic line which runs between Nice and Digne-Les-Bains in the summer months, usually stopping off at Gare de Colomars la Manda en route.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Easy By Train
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Boules/Petanque
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Fenced Grounds


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £1500 charged to client’s credit card as a pre-authorisation one month before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.30 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Pool heating charge? Included. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Pool opening dates? Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Smoking Allowed? No.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Pets welcome? Small pets accepted on request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 24th 2024 - Jun 7th 2024 £6,564
Jun 7th 2024 - Jun 6th 2025 £6,564
Jun 6th 2025 - Oct 26th 2025 £6,564

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 24th 2024 - Jun 7th 2024 €7,102
Jun 7th 2024 - Jun 6th 2025 €7,102
Jun 6th 2025 - Oct 26th 2025 €7,102

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 24th 2024 - Jun 7th 2024 $7,607
Jun 7th 2024 - Jun 6th 2025 $7,607
Jun 6th 2025 - Oct 26th 2025 $7,607

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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