Situated in the great natural beauty of the "Portofino National Park", with spectacular views of the town of Camogli and the Golfo Del Paradiso, this splendid villa dates back to the 1960s. It has been recently restored, furnished at a high level with a great sense of style and is also equipped with good technology.
Tigullo is set on a promontory, called the "Promontorio di Portofino", made famous by the celebrated town of Portofino which is a 15 min drive away.Located in the province of Genoa, the nearest town is Camogli, a typical Italian fishing village with harbour and also a tourist spot.
A breathtaking panorama of the Gulf i...s one of the many qualities of this villa. The building is on three floors and surrounded by four acres of enclosed private gardens. Once on the driveway leading to the house, you reach a little private square with two garages. A guest house and the staff quarters are to the right of this space, and above the guest house between the trees, a terraced area has been created for children, complete with swings and other playground toys.
On the other side you will see the main entrance to the villa, stretching towards the majestic Gulf. All of the living area faces a terraced garden. The heated pool is situated just below, and a little further down from there the gym awaits. A corridor leads to a sauna, to the comfortable Turkish bath, changing rooms for the pool and a large shower.
Inside the villa, all the rooms are spacious and light. Many of them, including the living area, face the sea. All the rooms are furnished well, with both furniture and fabrics of good quality. The bathrooms in particular are spacious and elegantly finished. The kitchen has a central island with hob and merits a special mention: well equipped with two ovens and various work surfaces it also benefits from direct access to the garden at the back of the house where the cars are parked.
The staff, helpful and respectful of guests' privacy, will make breakfast, clean the house and look after the garden.
The towns of San Rocco and of Camogli rise on the green coastline of the Gulf. You can leave the villa on foot to enjoy long walks in the great natural beauty of the National Park.
Main villa - sqm 600
main entrance, corridor, large living room with 2 sitting areas, one with fireplace and one with flat screen TV with direct access to outdoor, large kitchen with cooking island, dining room with direct access to outdoor dining area, 1 double bedroom with TV (not convertible into twin bedroom) with en suite bathroom with bathtub and shower plus extra hand held shower, office with computer with wireless internet connection, guest bathroom.
lower ground floor
cinema room with flat screen TV and playroom for children with toys and games, laundry room.
1 twin bedroom (not convertible into double bedroom), 1 bathroom with shower and hand held shower, 1 twin bedroom (not convertible into double bedroom) with en suite bathroom with bathtub and hand held shower, 1 double bedroom (not convertible into twin bedroom) with TV and en suite bathroom with bathtub with handheld shower and shower with extra handheld shower, this bedroom has direct access to a very small terrace with sea view, 1 double bedroom (not convertible into a twin bedroom) with TV and en suite bathroom with bathtub with handheld shower and a big shower with an extra handheld shower, also this bedroom has direct access to a very small terrace with sea view, 1 twin bedroom with en suite bathroom with big shower and an extra hand held shower.
small living area with kitchenette, 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower.
Covered outdoor dining area with table with maximum 20 seats, garden with table tennis, table football and swings.
2 staff living on site, with separate accommodation in villa. Maid service 4 hours 6 days a week included, preparing breakfast (cost of food not included).
Grocery store and restaurant at 500 metres, other grocery shops, supermarkets, restaurants, shops at Camogli 10 min by car 3.5 km/2 miles, nearest sandy beach Caraggi 15 min drive (30 min walk). Tennis court, golf course, horse riding, scuba diving & boating available minutes away. Genoa ferry to Corsica, Sardinia or Sicily 25 minutes distance, beach Forte dei Marmi 1 hour drive. Serravalle Outlet Shopping Centre with most Italian luxury brands 1 hour. Closest train station at Rapello 7 km/4miles.
Driveway up to the villa in good condition. Pets allowed.
Portofino 15 min drive, Camogli 3.5 km/2 miles, Marina of Santa Margherita and Rapallo 7 km/4 miles, Genova 35 km/21 miles, Forte dei Marmi (1h 15m drive) 108 km/67 miles, Florence 1.5 hours drive, Genoa ferry to Corsica, Sardinia & Sicily 25 minutes.
Genoa 20 min drive, Pisa 1 hour drive, Turin 1 hour drive, Milan 2 hours drive, Nice 2.5 hours drive.
- private country setting yet close to town for basic supplies and restaurants
- toddler-friendly property
- air conditioned bedrooms
- good technology
- kitchen facilities
- gym with Turkish bath and sauna
All Italian villa rentals are for 7 nights, beginning and ending on Saturdays, unless otherwise noted
Additional amenities include: computer available, football table, ipod dock station in bedrooms, double garages, home cinema room with 50" screen, opus music system throughout, jacuzzi outdoor hot tub (with warm and cold water), ac bedrooms, wine cellar, turkish bath, tennis table, swings, shower, bath tub.
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