Luxury villa for rent in Lerici, this magnificent prestigious residence is situated in a dominant and panoramic position, on the first hill, with beautiful sea views from the Ligurian coast to the picturesque castle.
Splendid private villa occupying a commanding panoramic position, with spectacular sea views, just 500 metres from local beaches and amenities.
This fabulous property was built in 1962 by the worldwide known Russian architect André Svetchine, who built many celebrities villas along the French Riviera including Christian Dior s villa, Marc Chagall s property and the magnificent house that belongs to the tycoon Heineken Henry Pierre.
The villa is conveniently situated on the hills above the Gulf of San Terenzo of Lerici, with dramatic views that extend over the seaside and across the picturesque Castle of Lerici, within walking distance of local beaches and town centre with shops and facilities. Moreover, Porto Lotti, the most luxury private marina in this area is only 3 km away and can be easily reached within a few mins drive.
Inside it boasts large and bright rooms with high quality finishings, many rooms feature spectacular sea views. The ground floor consists of a large entrance-hall where you can admire a wonderful staircase, a storeroom used as walk-in wardrobe connected to the a spacious garage, utility-room, the elevator access to the first floor, bathroom, a tiled kitchen with fitted cabinets, a dining room and a spacious living room with open fireplace and doors opening onto a large magnificent conservatory where relaxing and enjoying stunning views. On this level you also find a self-contained studio apartment comprising bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, an ideal space for your staff, in addition to cantina rooms (cellars) where you can storage gardening tools and wood.
The sleeping area is on the first floor and can be reached both by internal lift and by staircase, this level consists of master bedroom with en-suite bathroom /shower room and private living area, a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and bathroom. A cosy study room situated on the second-top floor offers extra space that could be used as bedroom in case of need. All bathrooms have been recently restored and features luxury fittings and finishings.
Outside the villa offers great areas where relaxing and enjoying spectacular views, it features a landscaped Italian-style garden planted with lavender and olive trees, with panoramic terraces, an elegant fountain and a rear courtyard. Show more Show less
The villa is conveniently situated on the hills above the Gulf of San Terenzo of Lerici, with dramatic views that extend over the seaside and across the picturesque Castle of Lerici, within walking distance of local beaches and town centre with shops and facilities. Moreover, Porto Lotti, the most luxury private marina in this area is only 3 km away and is easily reachable within a few mins drive. For those who love to travel Pisa international airport is only 50 mins' drive and the nearest motorway access is 10 mins.
It is surrounded by an exceptional beautiful landscape which offers spectacular scenario, in addition to this, the area is also rich in art and history, in fact there are more than 100 castles and fortresses to visit and ancient ruins of Roman time to admire.
Those who love skiing can choose among 3 different ski resorts all within 1 hour's drive, while those who love hiking can walk up to the Apuane Alps where ancient paths along the Francigena road run through medieval villages to hidden untouched havens.
In the nearby town of La spezia you find a recently renovated yacht marinas and a railway station offering regular services to the main italian cities.
The international airport of Pisa is just 66 km away ( 30 minutes), while Genoa, Parma and Florence are all within 1 hour 's drive.