Dreamy Italian Riviera House
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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Magnificent house in the very heart of the Italian Riviera, Rapallo, nearby classy and world-famous Portofino, Camogli, the Cinque Terre, blessed with sunny weather and gorgeous views.
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Completely private and surrounded by its own 5 acre olive grove estate, the fantastic views of the blue Mediterranean Sea will delight the eye throughout your stay. Comfortable, spacious and secluded, this holiday villa gleams white and bright on its fabulous hillside location.
The house is completely new and features two double bedrooms with double beds, two bathrooms (with shower or bath tub), double bedroom with sofa bed (sleeps two), live-in fully fitted kitchen, dining room, private veranda with barbecue for alfresco dining and private parking space. Natural, hand-made hardwood floor throughout. Facilities include free wi-fi internet access, large terrace - great for children to play! - with table tennis, sun umbrellas with chaises longue
Rapallo is a charming, exclusive spot and the villa has easy access by car to many diverse activities - we'll be happy to help you make arrangements to make the most of your holidays! Kids and grown-ups alike will enjoy the easy, short ride to the beach to swim and sunbathe or to enjoy the area's world-famous natural reserves for English-guided sessions of scuba diving, sailing, sea kayaking, snorkeling, or trail hiking.
Ideal for a group of friends or families, this bright, beautiful home offers you the best of both worlds - unwind and relax alfresco, or take a short ride to the nearby golf, tennis, swimming pools or horse riding centres.
Making the most of the city's brilliant food scene is a must, and foodies will be spoilt for choice with gorgeous cafes, wine bars, restaurants and pizzerias. The area is well-known for its high quality extra virgin olive oils, wine, seafood and specialties such as focaccia bread and pesto sauce (originally from nearby Genoa). With such accessible food experiences, you'll easily try loads of great little places - we have personally curated a very special welcome guide with plenty of tips! - or take a course and cook your own under the expert supervision of local chefs.
Spacious, stylish and very comfy, it`s a lovely house which retains its traditional Mediterranean country spirit. In a glorious pastoral scene with lovely views over rolling, olive dotted hillsides, and short car ride to the beach, it combines the very best in modern comfort with inherent Italian charm.
Due to its quiet location leading up from the town city centre, access is by car only. You can get to the highway in about 10 minutes by car, and to the beach of Rapallo or Camogli in about 10-15 minutes by car. In alternative, a taxi ride from Rapallo's beach/city centre/train station is approx. 10 Euros (8.5 Pounds/13 Dollars)
Rapallo's city centre has great connections to all destinations by train, highway, and ferry boats. Closest airports: Genoa (approx. 30 KM), Pisa (approx. 70 KM), Turin, Milan (approx. 200 KM).
- "Welcome Guide" with plenty of information and selected tips to make the most of the area
- Linens provided
- Utilities included
- Housekeeping available on request
- Refundable security deposit required (returned upon departure)
- Minimum stay 2 nights.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rapallo 3 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Genoa 30 km, Nearest railway: Rapallo 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
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27 Aug 2014
The holiday property is very clean and spacious. It contained all we needed to self cater. Received a warm welcome from Cinzia. Plenty of lovely places to visit nearby and travel by train and boat … More
8 Jun 2014
"Away from the madding crowd"
They are not kidding when they say this house is high in the hills above Rapallo. The road up and down is one car wide and passing is a matter of hope over physics as you edge around the hairpin turns… More
2 Oct 2013
"Intérieur trés propre et confortable mais accessibilité de la maison difficile"
Nous sommes très satisfaits du confort et de la propreté de la maison.Equipement très moderne.Comme nous étions 2 couples d'amis nous avons apprécié de disposer de 2 salles d'eau .. L… More
30 Aug 2013
"Spacious and comfortable villa"
The Villa was light and airy, with plenty of space and easily sleeps six. It was clean and very comfortable with a well equipped kitchen and two bathrooms. The patio had views across the hills to th… More
19 Aug 2013
"Perfect Italian Riviera Home"
Just a perfect place to explore the Italian Riviera. Nestled in the mountains above Rapallo with gorgeous views of the mountains and the sea in the background, just 15 minutes to excellent beaches, quaint Italian costal villages. The flat is perfect for an extended family with 3 large bedrooms, large living room, great covered terrace for dining outside. The owners provide a wonderful printed tour guide with all beaches, grocery stores, recommended restaurants, activities in the area. It was great to get first hand info and made our trip much easier and more enjoyable. They provided us with a referral to one of the best seafood restaurants in the whole area where we celebrated my wife's birthday. On the morning of her birthday, we found an absolutely stunning bouquet of flowers fresh from garden and a wonderful happy birthday card on our terrace dining table! Also, Papa (who is a chef) gave us some homemade pesto. It was beyond superb. Its such a wonderful thing to find such truly friendly and helpful owners. It just makes the vacation so memorable. Don't hesitate, just book this wonderful home. Be sure to us a good Navigator as the street signs can be a little tricky, but the views and the friendliness are the great rewards.
22 Jul 2013
"Super Italian Riviera Location"
Not only is Rapallo a beautiful location in its own right, it is is ideally situated to explore all the must sees of this area such as Portofino, Genoa and the Cinque Terre (well serviced by trains from Rapallo). There are many beautiful beaches to be found in other locations such as Camogli, Lavagna and Sestri Levante (also serviced by train from Rapallo) and if its shopping or restaurants that you're after then Rapallo will not be found wanting. The accommodation is first class, set high above the town, beautifully furnished with the best of appliances and with a view of the Med from the terrace that made evening al fresco dining a delight. The owners family live nearby and her sister, father and mother, in a very unobtrusive way, were extremely welcoming and did everything to ensure that our stay was a most memorable experience. On our arrival, the owners father even accompanied us to the local supermarket and helped us find our bearings. We really appreciated their warmth and wonderful hospitality. We have no problem recommending this property and would definitely stay here again.
Dear William and family,
many thanks for your kind words, we are humbled by your appreciation and truly glad to hear you had a great time at home. It has been a real pleasure hosting you and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards from all of us!
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