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The villa is part of one of the most beautiful estates in Portofino and its prominent position atop a cliff-like hill guarantees a unique holiday experience with incredible views of the coastline, impressive tranquility and unrestricted privacy. The town is comfortable walking distance from the villa, and reachable through a private elevator carved into the mountain, that leads directly onto the sea for swimming and relaxing

 

 

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Description

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This stylish estate is located in the prime position of Portofino, overlooking both the picturesque port and town, and also the sea and coastline. The villa is accessed from the square in the town; you go through some wrought iron gates and walk c.80 yards through the rock then up the mountain through a private elevator carved into the rocks.

Inside

The interiors are decorated by a world famous architect with fine furnishings, a prominently spatial design with a regal-like décor and classic style with comfort, including an internal elevator to the various floors. Entering the villa you arrive into a large hall with a beautiful drawing room which opens up onto the garden and the views of Portofino. The studio and the dining room also view the gardens and open onto the outdoor dining areas.

Bedrooms

The property has six and half bedrooms (including suite with private roof-top terrace) with ensuite bathrooms (bathtubs with and without separate showers). All of the bedrooms have twin beds and are decorated with fine furnishings and exquisite design. All bedrooms have lovely views and two of the bedrooms give on to a large private terrace. Upon request some bedrooms with twin beds can be provided with king size bed.

Outside

The extensive gardens, designed by a renowned landscape architect, include numerous areas for relaxing, reading, dining and an ideal area of the gardens for children. The infinity swimming pool with fresh sea water is large with pergolas and loggias for dining and entertaining, BBQ area and vegetable gardens. The garden is long and on different levels with lovely secret parts for eating or relaxing and you follow a winding path down to the pool area which has another little apartment and changing area. To access the sea you take the elevator outside the villa down through the rock and that gives you direct sea access.

Location

The town is comfortable walking distance from the villa, and reachable through the private elevator carved into the rocks. The small and almost completely pedestrianised centre of this exclusive resort is about 2 hours from Milan and the villa is one of the most prestigious in the area. Its prominent position atop a cliff-like hill means that the villa surveys much of the coastline as far as the opposing towns of Chiavari, and Lavagna on the other side of the Ligurian gulf.

Staff & Dining

The staff is excellent and includes a butler, a chef, housekeepers and gardeners.

Thing to Do

A range of activities is close to the property, including golf, horse riding and as a result of the prime seafront location of the estate, sea sports are also available.

Scooter and private boat hire can be arranged upon request.