Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
San Pietro, a hamlet in the midst of olive groves near Rapallo: a Roman bridge, a baroque church, an olive mill, a pub with cigarette sales and pizzeria. Here the world is still in order, not least thanks to priest Don Beppe, the real shepherd of San Pietro. You hardly believe that you are only 1 km from the highway exit Rapallo (no noise!) and within 5 minutes by bus in the centre of Rapallo and at the wonderful seaside of the gulf of Tigullio with the beaches of Zoagli, Santa Margherita and Paraggi.
The unit Piano Sportivo (45 m²) is on the 2-nd floor of the country house Il Casone and has an independent entrance with a small easern terrace for epicures of the morning sun. The tastefully, completely in wood equipped living area disposes of a sofa and a satellite-TV, a kitchen with rinsing, fridge, E cooker and a bathroom with a shower cabin. From two panorama windows you have an all-round look over the valley and on the olive groves of the neighbouring hills. An inside stair leads to the comfortable sleeping area under the roof (max. height 1.70 m) with a double bed and a richly equipped library. From the roof window directly over the bed you can listen to the humming of the birds during your siesta or watch the stars during the night. Belonging to unit Piano Sportivo a big table awaits outdoor-lovers for lunch or a dinner by candlelight in the patio at the rear of Il Casone.
Il Casone is an original Ligurian country house from the 18th century, tastefully restored by its French-German owner in spring 2006. The 2-storied building in the midst of olive groves with look over the valley and at a baroque church has three independant units: Piano Sportivo 2-4 sleeps and Piano Nobile 2-4 sleeps, Each unit has an independant terrace and a garden. The property is surrounded by 850 m2 of 'fasce' with typically Ligurian dry walls. Secular olive trees, various fruit-trees and a vegetable garden with a herbal corner are a balm for eyes, noses, ears and last but not least also for the stomach.
Portofino, a paradise for hikers and mountainbikers. 40 minutes by train and you´re in The Cinque Terre. Children play soccer with the youngsters of the village on the football pitch beside the church, do horse riding or inlineskating in the skate park of Sestri Levante or visit Europe´s biggest aquarium and the pirate ship from Polanski´s film in Genoa.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rapallo 3 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Genoa, Pisa 30 km, Nearest railway: Rapallo 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|