Villa Rufo Velva, Castiglione Chiavarese

Property Detail

Type Status Location Sub Location Price € 2,350.00 (from) per week Area (m)220Bedrooms4Bathrooms3

Property Description

Sleeps 8
Velva, Sestri Levante – Liguria, Italy

Sleeping 8 people this pretty country villa recently restored occupies a privileged hillside position right at the gates of the old village of Velva located between Cinque Terre and Portofino, at just a stone’s throw from the famous Sestri Levante.

Villa Rufo offers all the charm and nature of Liguria including a fantastic sea view. The property has been meticulously restored by the owner who is an architect and provides all modern comforts. The Ligurian details and fine furniture add a special touch of distinction to this house, where tradition blends harmoniously with sea, sun and relaxation!


The villa extends on 3 levels.
The property offers all modern comforts such as wireless internet, tv, stereo system, washing machine, dishwasher, and a wonderful swimming pool 8×4 m. The furnishings have all been carefully chosen to create a bright and charming atmosphere.

  • Ground floor: Entrance, 1 Living room, 1 Dining room adjoining 1 kitchen, 1 Bathroom with Box Shower,
  • First floor:  Entrance, 1 Double bedroom with terrace, 1 Bathroom with Bath tub, 1 Double bedroom
  • Second floor: 1 Studio with long table and chairs, 1 Double bedroom with terrace, 1 Bathroom with Box Shower, 1 Double  bedroom,
  • Outside: Garden with Pool (8×4 m) Table and chairs for breakfasts/dinners “al-fresco”
  • Parking: Private 2 cars


This property’s extraordinarily peaceful setting, where utmost privacy is guaranteed, will probably make you reluctant to venture far afield! However, if you do wish to explore the natural and historic attractions of this scenically outstanding area, this location makes it an ideally strategic base.

Sestri Levante seashore is about 18 km from the house. The charming old fishing villages of Cinque Terre with fine beaches and excellent restaurants, are about 40 kms away from home.

Regular ferry services run from the nearby port of Sestri Levante to connect with such enticing seaside destinations as Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore, Portovenere and Portofino villages. The world-famous Carrara quarries, source of all Michelangelo’s superb white marble, are also situated in the near vicinity (60 km.)

The splendid historic cities of Genoa, Lucca and Pisa are all about an hour’s drive away, while Florence is approximately 2 hrs by car.


  • Closest town: Sestri Levante  18 km where there are grocery shops, restaurants and bars
  • Distance to shopping: Castiglione Chiavarese 5 km
  • Closest restaurant: Velva 5 mins walk
  • Other restaurants & Pubs: Sestri Levante 18 km, Deiva 28 km, Portofino 47 km
  • Closest beaches/sea: Sestri Levante  18 km,  Moneglia 24 km, Deiva 28 km, Bonassola 30 km, Levanto 32 km,
  • Nearest highway: Sestri Levante 18 km,
  • Nearest train station:  Sestri Levante 18 km,
  • Nearest Airport: Genova (GOA) 62 km, Pisa 100 Km (PSA)


  • Cinque Terre by train:  Trains depart daily from Sestri Levante
  • Timetable and information:   Treni Italia
  • Cinque Terre by boat: Ferry companies depart daily from the local port of Sestri Levante or from Monterosso al Mare
  • Timetable and information:
  • Beaches: Sestri Levante  18 km,  Deiva 28 km, Bonassola 30 km, Levanto 32 km, Santa Margherita Ligure 43 km
  • Towns & Villages: Sestri Levante 18 km, Deiva 28 km, Bonassola 30 km, Levanto 32 km, Portofino: 47 km, Genova: 62  km, Portovenere: 64 km, Carrara/marble quarries: 61 km, Versilia/Forte dei Marmi: 89 km, Pisa: 100  km, Lucca: 104 km, Firenze: 179 km.


  • All linens and towels
  • Pool towels
  • All utilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Water, gas, electricity
  • Gardener


  • Security Deposit € 500,00 to be paid in Euro cash on arrival and refunded at the end of the holiday
  • Final cleaning €  100,00 per week


  • Rentals are Saturday to Saturday
  • Long rentals considered on request
  • Arrival between 4 and 8 p.m.
  • Departure by 10.00.
  • Car essential
  • Child welcome
  • Pets welcome


Included Services:

Living Room, Hair Dryer, Parking, Heating, Internet, Washing Machine, Iron & Board, Linens Provided


Coffee Maker, Oven, Dishes & Utensils, Pantry Items, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Kitchen Stove, Microwave, Toaster


Dining, Seating For 8 People,


Books, Stereo, Dvd Player, Television,


Garden, Garden Table & Chairs, Gazebo, Parasol, Outdoor Grill, Deck / Patio, Pool 8×4, Sunbed,

Optional Services:

Boat/Yacht Charter, Cooking Service, Guided Excursions, Private Driver,


Beaches, Castles, Churches, Forests, Lakes, Restaurants, Rivers, Ruins, Marina, Museums, Water Parks, Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses:

Atm/Bank, Babysitter, Beauty center, Groceries, Hospital, Massage Therapist, Medical Services,

Sports & Activities:

Cycling, Disco Club, Deepsea Fishing, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Jet Skiing, Mountain Biking, Outlet Shopping, Paragliding, Rafting, Sailing, Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling, Swimming, Tennis, Walking, Water Skiing, Whale Watching, Whitewater, Wind-Surfing


Property Features

All Utilities
Wi-Fi Wireless Internet
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Outdoor Grill

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