Villa Barbara is an exquisite, 12-acre family estate in the hills high above the coast, with wide open views of the sea and the lights of the port at night. It offers total privacy and seclusion, yet is just a few minutes walk to the center of town with its shops and restaurants.
Ground Floor: 1 queen bedroom and 1 twin bedroom each with en suite bathroom. 2 twin/queen bedrooms each with en suite bathroom (1 with tub and 1 with shower).
First Floor: 1 master king bedroom with en suite bathroom.
Sitting rooms with fireplace and high ceilings with traditional wood beams. Oversized living room opens onto the stunning terrace through French doors. Beautifully furnished with antiques and modern pieces, Villa Barbara's rooms also feature high beamed ceilings and hardwood floors. Formal dining room with vaulted ceiling and large window with breathtaking views of the harbor.
Four different outdoor dining areas including a pretty vine-covered gazebo on a plateau. This has breathtaking views of the sea and a bar carved out of the rocks by the saltwater swimming pool, surrounded by trees and with an amazing view of the coast.
A/C in the bedrooms, plasma TV, high- speed Internet. Full-time staff of four: cook, maid, butler and gardener. All meals prepared and served by resident staff. Tennis table and calcetto (with 5 + 5 players) soccer field. Parking space for one car. Possibility of boat rental.
Each room is different in color, type, view and furnishings. The light outdoor furnishings with white cushions give a very cool feeling during those hot summer days. 15 minutes walking to the nearest beach.
Villa Barbara rents from 18,594 - 27,344 Euros per week. Contact us directly for a quote and for information about special offers.
ADDITIONAL VILLA AMENITIES:
Electricity, water, heating and final cleaning included
Daily morning housekeeping included
Cook and butler service included
Gardener and pool maintenance service included
Telephone charges extra
Babysitting service available, on request
Laundry and ironing service included
Food allowance: 1,000 Euros paid with the final balance
Security deposit: 5,000 Euros held at the agency
What To Do?
You can explore the entire coast stopping by its fishing villages, beaches and seaside resorts. Visit the Cinqueterre with its five villages, walking from village to village or hopping on the train, which connects them all. You can also rent a boat to sail across the coast and explore the beautiful coves accessible only by sea.
You can drive to Genoa (30 min by car), declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO because of its historical buildings. Drive to Milan (2 hrs) to visit the magnificent city and shop in the Fashion Capital of the world! Portofino is the jewel of this area, with its picture perfect, yacht-dotted bay. Have lunch in the Piazzetta and admire the jetsetters coming off their boats for a drink.
A little village spread out like a crescent moon around a calm basin."
- Guy de Montpassant
Please note: All Italian villa rentals are for 7 nights, beginning and ending on Saturdays, unless otherwise noted.
Additional amenities include: ping pong table, calcetto (with 5 + 5 players) soccer field, coffee maker, bath tub, parking for one car, boat rental, ac bedrooms, shower, all meals prepared and served by resident staff, full-time staff of four, ice maker....Read more
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