Villa Orchidea La Spezia, Liguria - Italy
3 bedrooms villa
La Spezia – Liguria, Italy
- Land of 15 000 sq. m
- Cultivated land olive / fruit trees
- Spacious accommodation
- 3 Restored outbuildings
- Panoramic views to sea
Accommodation comprises on ground level kitchen/diner, larder, living-room with fireplace, dining room, study and bathroom.
First Floor: Master bedroom with separate dressing-room, further 2 bedrooms both with dressing-rooms and both opening on to a terrace with sea views, 2 bathrooms.Second Floor – self contained apartment with Living room with fireplace which opens onto terrace, bedroom with dressing-room, study, bathroom and kitchen. In addition, there is a covered portico and summer kitchen.There are 3 outbuildings of which two have been restored and one includes a garage on ground floor.The property is in a sunny hillside position approximately 5 mins drive from the coastal town of La Spezia, and it is also approximately 10 mins drive from the beaches and picturesque seaside towns of Lerici and San Terenzo in the Gulf of the Poets. The 5 Terre are also within a short drive.The Gulf of the Poets is an enclave with a group of three islands at its tip, fishing villages with exceptional fish restaurants, as well as opportunities for sailing, canoeing, snorkelling or just relaxing on one of the beaches hidden in craggy bays around Fiascherino or Tellaro. The easiest way to get around the gulf is by boat which runs between Lerici, La Spezia and Portovenere or on to The Cinque Terre. The name Gulf of the Poets is from the literary connection as some of the worlds most famous poets including Shelley, Byron and D H Lawrence lived here at some time.