Rarely do such prestigious and bright water-front apartments come to the market in this exceptionally exclusive location along the renowned Ligurian Riviera.
This splendid property is accessed via electronic gate with landscaped gardens to either side, extending up to 2 acres and planted with olive trees and plants and flowers typical of Mediterranean area. From the entrance-gate a private driveway runs across the park and leads to 2 spacious parking lots, one used by the owners and one for their guests.
The property easy car access makes it even more valuable, in fact most of the properties located in this area cannot be reached by car due to Ligurian steep territory.
The refurbished gatehouse is located by the main entrance of the property and accommodates the local keepers who live there.
An elegant swimming pool has been built on a rock right in front of the villa facing the sea with a stunning view that extends over the Gulf of Lerici and across the islands of Palmaria and Tino to the picturesque fishing village of Portovenere.
This luxury apartment is set within an impressive ocean-front historic villa that once belonged to a very well-known English man of letters who felt in love at first sight with the breathtaking sea view and the magical atmosphere of this unique property.
In 2005 this splendid building was fully and superbly renovated and divided into 8 precious apartments with shared pool and gardens. Poseidon is located on the first floor of the villa and can be reached by marble staircase and by lift. Inside it provides superbly appointed accommodation with an exclusive covered panoramic terrace overlooking the sea and the magnificent coastline, an ideal private outside space where having “al-fresco” dining or just relaxing enjoying dramatic views.
The flat benefits from amazing sea views from every window, in particular, from the open-plan living space that comprises a very bright and spacious living room/dining room with modern kitchen. From the living area a door provides access to the terrace enjoying the most spectacular sea view. Next to the kitchen are a functional utility room that could also be used as pantry and a single bedroom with en-suite bathroom/shower room. A good-size double bedroom with well-appointed bathroom /shower room is located opposite the kitchen in the sleeping area that features two other bedrooms (single bedroom and a twin bedroom) and a guest bathroom.
What make this property special is its private, direct sea access through only 15 steps that have been dug in the rock leading down to the clear blue waters of a fabulous lagoon where swimming in complete privacy. Show more Show less
This splendid property is accessed via electronic gate with landscaped gardens to either side, extending up to 2 acres and planted with olive trees and plants and flowers typical of Mediterranean scrub. From the entrance-gate a private driveway runs across the park and leads to 2 spacious parking lots, one used by the owners and one for their guests. The property easy car access makes it even more valuable, in fact most of the properties located in this area cannot be reached by car due to Ligurian steep territory. Thanks to the property convenient location you can reach local restaurants and the wonderful fishing village of Tellaro, one of the most beautiful hamlets in Italy, within easy walking distance. The coastal town of Lerici, with shops and facilities, is only 2 km away and can be reached in 5 mins’drive. The apartment 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.