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A super, truly premier property! Private Steps Down To The Sea
Sorrento Villa 20094 is located in the centre of the town.
It stands on the top of a promontory with a sheer drop off, into the sea, facing out towards Naples and Mount Vesuvious.
Centrally located, it is just a few hundred meters from the historical centre of Sorrento, where tiny shopping streets and the main, cosy family run trattorie and restaurants are located.
The port of Marina Grande, from where Jet and hydrofoil connections to Capri and to Naples lie, is situated close to the villa, in an area reachable either by foot or by an elevator.
There are also several nice public and private beach establishments within walking distance.
Thanks to its marvellous position smack on the Mediterranean’s seafront, this unique villa enjoys stunning sea views out over the entire Gulf of Naples, with Mount Vesuvious, the Island of Procida, and the Sorrento Coast right in front of you.
The villa also has it’s own private descent down to the sea.
It is built in an elegant and luxurious neoclassical style on four levels and is adorned by lots of archaeological objects of great value.
The property enjoys 270-degree sea views, while the entire Western, Eastern, and Southern sides are surrounded by a large, private garden (considered Italy’s most impressive, private garden of 30,000 sq mtrs.) with more than 700 species of plants, flowers. A walk through the property – its garden, open spaces, and internal rooms is a truly emotional experience.
A private driveway leads through the garden right down to the entrance door. 8 steps down a paved area of the garden sit several benches, while two Carrara marble sculpted lions, crouched as if guarding the entryway, lead to the main door.
The elegant hall, lined entirely in marble and white columns, is adorned with important marble fragments and Roman statues. This hall offers a guest toilet with black floor tiles. An elegant lounge facing the sea has 3 French doors, which lead out onto a terrace. The lounge has parquet floors, 4 sofas and 4 comfortable, white armchairs; glass topped table, with capitals from Roman villas; TV and DVD; antique statues and sculptures, wall paintings, and decorative small tables in mother pearl, as well as special lighting, adds to the elegance and intimacy of the property. A Study with parquet floors and French doors leading out onto a terrace. The study, with its antique chest of Ming and Byzantine vases, offers a desk and many antique pieces furniture.
The terrace offers incredible views out over the Gulf of Naples. The marble floored terrace has a glass top table that seats 8 people and another two tables each seat 6-8 people. The terrace can accommodate up to 50 people, it also features an electronic canvas to balance the heat and shade.
Also on the first floor is the kitchen and dining rooms. The spectacular and large kitchen is divided into two areas and with vaulted ceilings. It features a large semi-round cooking station with 6 stovetops, double sink, double ovens, large refrigerator with freezer, ice cream and sorbet maker, toaster, microwave oven and meat-slicer. Breakfast area. Terrace with external cooking and dining facilities including a brick oven (ideal for pizzas, homemade bread, and meats) and a ceramic tile table with 4 iron chairs.
The dining area consists of two, separate dining rooms (one formal, one informal). Both are elegant and portray the style found throughout – Waterford crystal chandeliers, antique furniture, and marble columns. The informal dining room leads directly into the kitchen, on one side, and to the external dining terrace, on the other.
There are 7 main bedrooms, located on the first, second, and third floors, all up a large, majestic marble staircase decorated with lovely period paintings. Large windows face both the garden and the sea from the floors above.
The First Floor boasts a second living room with 5 large comfortable armchairs, a glass topped table, and 3 French doors which lead out onto a lovely balcony facing the sea.
The first bedroom boasts a ceramic tile floor and double bed, large mirror, small fireplace, and 2 French windows facing the garden. Large, marble bathroom with double sink and French windows.
On the Second Floor there is a double bedroom has a large antique wooden wardrobe with mirror and desk and window with sea views. En-suite bathroom with bathtub. A second bedroom has twin beds, wardrobe and window with both sea and garden views. Marble bathroom with small tub and tiled with mosaic mirror.
On the Third floor there is a double bedroom with 2 French doors leading onto a terrace and a window looking out onto both the garden and the sea. Fireplace. Small table with 2 chairs and chandelier. Large marble bathroom with double sink.
Another double bedroom with parquet floors. 2 windows with garden view. Bath with marble tub.
A double bedroom with iron bed, 2 armchairs, 2 bedside tables, 2 windows with sea view. Wardrobe with mirror. Tiled bath with bathtub.
A twin bedroom with small wardrobe, with garden view. Bath with Jacuzzi tub/shower and double sink.
A Further 23 steps lead up to an unfurnished panoramic roof top terrace.
On the Basement Floor, reachable by an external staircase of 21 steps off the main terrace. This floor enjoys one large relax lounge and serves as a passage way to the direct sea access. This room has large vaulted windows facing the sea, a sofa, foosball, and table tennis.
A path of approximately 100 steps leads down to the sea and the villas private boat dock. There is a thermal pool which is partly a natural cave (grotto). A bathroom is comfortably, located along the way down to the sea. 5 steps lead from the grotto to the private boat dock, where a set of stairs leads directly to the sea – ideal for sunbathing and swimming.
Amenities include: 2 ovens, refrigerator with freezer, ice cream and sorbet maker, toaster, microwave oven, meat slicer. Brick oven. Heating and A/C in all bedrooms/bathrooms. DVD, TV. Swimming Pool. Private boat dock and sea access. Private parking. Towels and beach towels are changed every 3 days and bed linens once a week.
Staff: A team of experienced staff is available six days a week. The staff is comprised of 2 gardeners, Chef (groceries are extra) and one/two housekeeper(s). Daily continental breakfast is included in the rental.
Located in Sorrento town centre. The villa can be reached by car or by boat, from the sea. There is a car park on its grounds right in front of the main entrance.