Unique waterfront property situated in wonderful exclusive location, one of the most picturesque positions along Liguria Riviera, with breathtaking views of the sea that extend from the local bays to the Tuscan archipelago. The property, occupying a private and exclusive position along the coastline facing the sea, is accessed along a private drive leading into a shared lush park with century-old pine-trees and private parking spaces. From the car park you can reach the villa within a short walk through a beautiful garden. The villa is semi-detached and has its accommodation arranged over two levels. The main entrance is on the first floor, on this level there are: a double bedroom with stunning sea views, a recently-restored bathroom with shower and panoramic views of the sea, a second bedroom. The wooden staircase leads down to the ground floor onto the kitchen and large dining-living area that features large glass doors opening onto the patio where having "al-fresco"dining enjoying the stunning panorama. The property boasts a lovely garden, where sunbathing or just relaxing, that faces the scenic cliff and benefits from superb sea views that extend from the romantic local bays to the Tuscan archipelago. This property also benefits from direct access to the sea through a shared path leading directly on to the cliff.
This unique waterfront property is situated in wonderful, exclusive location, one of the most picturesque positions along Liguria Riviera, with breathtaking views of the sea that extend from the local bays to the Tuscan archipelago. The property occupies a private position, a few minutes away from local restaurants and facilities. The nearest airport is Pisa 69 km away, while Genoa is 107 km away.
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.
A hilltop castle (St. George's castle) dominates the town of Lerici, seven miles from la spezia, a grandiose specimen of medieval military architecture, built between 12th and 16th century, surrounded by massive walls that enclose several courtyards, a pentagonale tower and a Gothic chapel (Santa Anastasia's chapel). Standing on its parapets you can admire the town below with its lovely marina, while from the castle hilly paths rise rapidly to reach scenic routes from which you can enjoy stunning views of the whole bay. 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-color-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. Show more Show less