A fabulous liberty-style historic villa sitting in its 10 hectares of land (25 acres), occupying a private panoramic position, within a short drive from Cinque Terre and the Gulf of Poets along the picturesque Ligurian Riviera.
The property is easily reachable by car via a short track that connects the main road to the property, in addition, there is possibility to create a second, yet main, entrance driveway to reach the villa.
The land surrounding the property consists of approx 65.000 sq m ( 16 acres) of woodland, 35.000 sq m (almost 9 acres) of agricultural land and fields and 6.000 sq m (1,5 acre) of land where it is possible to build. (building site).
The property comprises the main villa, two guesthouses and three outbuildings used for agricultural purpose.
The main period villa, dating back to 1925, retains much of its original character including decorated grit floor tiles, ancient wooden floors, original doors and windows, decorated walls and ceilings. It measures approx 625 sq m of surface area arranged on 4 levels and has a sound structure, yet it would benefit from some renovation including new heating system and new plumbing.
The ground floor features a large entrance hall with a wonderful marble staircase, two rooms and various utility-rooms, while the first floor consists of two bedrooms, sitting room, bathroom, large living room with balcony, kitchen with pantry and door opening on to the patio with pergola where having “al-fresco” dining.
Upstairs on the second floor there are seven bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large terrace. A large storeroom is on the attic.
Within 200 meters from the main villa is a 3-bedroom guesthouse of 110 sq m to accommodate your guests and a 2-bedroom house of approx 120 sq m on two levels for your staff.
3 outbuildings used as stable /storehouses/cellars are included in the sale.
The property convenient location and its large size make it a great investment opportunity that offers scope for further conversion. Show more Show less
The Gulf of La Spezia, a narrow strip of land stretching from the town of Portovenere to the village of Lerici, is a dramatically beautiful area which features ancient fishing villages, steep cliffs that disappear into the blue waters below and gorgeous colours. It is also known as the Gulf of Poets, in fact, its unique and immense natural beauty attracted artists from all over the world, many of them were British who fell in love with this land such as Shelly and his wife Mary, David Herbert Lawrence, but also the famous Lord Byron who used to find inspiration for his writing within a cave along the rocky coast near Portovenere, later nicknamed Byron's cave. Within a short drive we can reach Tellaro, a picturesque fishing village built on a clifftop overlooking the sea, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Its narrows streets are connected by minuscule passageways and steep steps, stil more evocative its town centre framed by multi-colour-stuccoed houses typical of Liguria architecture. There are still many other medieval villages, hidden bays and wonderful beaches to be discovered in this land which is something of a paradise