Villa La Caletta
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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This big, luxurious villa with 4 bedrooms is a jewel built in the 50s and has unique, private access to one of the most beautiful bay of The Poets' Gulf. The bay is protected marine area due to the presence in its water of the relic of a Roman vessel, a real treasure for divers!
It is nestled near Lerici, after Maralunga Bay, and guests can reach the house going down a private path unwinding with a gentle slope, partially with stairs, along the hill towards the sea for about 350 meters. For carrying luggage there is a useful lift that runs in parallel to the path. Private parking area on top of the property, on the main road, for 2 cars.
Going down the path, guests are happily welcomed by a large garden area with olive trees and Mediterranean vegetation. The villa appear after a short walk down. The villa offers a unique opportunity to get close to nature, and boasts a large sitting area divided into 3 parts on 2 levels as well as a master bedroom with a stunning view out over land and sea. This villa is an ideal place for big families, groups of friends and for all who deeply love nature.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Venere Azzura 2 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa - Galileo Galilei 72 km, Nearest railway: La Spezia 9.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms, 4 En suites and 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
It is a long building that divides up into two main parts starting from main entrance: on your left, day and master room area and, on your right, night and guests area
Huge windows opening either on back and main front of the building are the distinctive elements of this house that opens itself on the luxuriant vegetation of the garden: sojourning at the bay means living an unparalleled and magic relationship with nature; do not forget that untouched sea is quite at hand, just a few steps under the villa and glimpses of it make their restoring appearance here and there among the plants.
Starting from main entrance of the villa, actually on the back front of it, we find, on the left, a great sitting area, actually divided into three parts on 2 different floor levels:?1. small music listening and book reading section?2. huge sitting section, separated from the first one by a big stone fireplace?3. dining area, on a slightly upper level??A wood and straw bookshelf divides this huge section from a a small home office area and leads to the master bedroom with double queen size bed and private bathroom. From master bedroom a great view on garden and sea.
From the sitting area we have access to a small corridor that leads either to the doorway, to the backyard garden and to the kitchen.?From main door it is possible, through the corridor, entering the kitchen without disturbing people in the sitting and dining areas
In the second part of the villa we find 3 bedrooms (2 double and one twin) with en-suite bathrooms; we accede to them from main door and a long corridor with huge windows.
|Further details outdoors|
The Garden and the Bay
Outside the front door we meet a large terrace, ideal for sunbathing refreshed by the wind among the trees and the sea breeze from the sea underneath: sun beds available.
Behind the corner an outdoor kitchen area with BBQ, for nice and lively dinners al-fresco.
From this terrace the stairs, unwinding among the trees, lead down to a nice "rotonda", ideal for cool aperitif drinks and other summer events even with music.
Following the path, we reach private access to the sea, from where it is possible plunging into the cristal-clear, unpolluted waters of this enchanting bay: the green scenery of the coastline includes the bay nearby, Palmaria Island and Portovenere headland on the background; moreover, a treasure ancient wreck in the protected waters underneath is a real joy for divers!
On choosing this property, though, please consider that access is not easy due to path and steps downwards the hill to reach the house and the sea!
In the house you will find some basic food (salt, sugar, oil, vinegar, detergent, cloths). At the beginning of the year I have bought them, and I ask all my guests to refill the closet before they leave so that every guest can find these basic items on their arrival and do not need to go and buy them as soon as they arrive.
The Liguria region
The Cinque Terre are one of the most uncontaminated areas in the Mediterranean Sea. Five miles of rocky coast among two promontories, thousands of kilometres of dry-laid stone walls, five small towns castled up on stone spurs in minuscule creeks. For their history and their position, the Cinque Terre have not suffered a massive expansion. The vineyards, typical of this area, have contributed to create a unique landscape with dry-laid stone walls, winding paths, enchanting beaches between cliffs and clear waters.Not only sea, the Cinque Terre offer beautiful footpaths with take breathing view, churches, oratories and old castles, diving, food and wines of first quality.
The Cinque Terre are National Park and UNESCO protected territory since 1997. Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso are the five villages that form the Cinque Terre, suspended between sea and land on sheer cliffs upon the beautiful sea.
Lerici is one of the beautiful place in Ligurian Riviera di Levante. Lerici is part of the protected Natural Park Montemarcello-Magra which has an area of 4000 hectares and, in 2007 it won the Blue Flag for its clean sea, beaches and quality of services. The increased economic activity of the place is tourism, which attracts the tourist by natural beauty of the city, its clear sea, the high quality of services offered to them with large variety of hotels and hospitality. Just make a trip towards this destination and enjoy the memorable vacation period with family and friends.
There is no shortage of opportunities for fun in Lerici, both for the residents and tourists visiting from all over the world. During summer visitors just rush to enjoy the best vacation at this beautiful place. Here are many spots providing a special areas of football, basketball, and tennis in addition to Lerici rises a famous sailing school.
Near PortoVenere and Cinque Terre.
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