Situated up the hills 6 kms from the medieval town of Dolceacqua, in the hinterland behind Bordighera and Ventimiglia, and 14 kms from the sea, this amazing 473 sq m villa is immersed in nature and tranquillity, with magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
The villa consists of 3 floors:
The ground floor features a large open ground floor space that offers 3 areas. There is a welcoming seating area with a working open fireplace, a further seating/library area, and through an arched wall, the sunny dining room. Off the dining area is a large semi-professional kitchen. There is a separate larder, an office, a guest lavatory, a cellar, a laundry, a storage room and large technical room.
French doors in the dining and sitting room provide access to a shady, al fresco dining terrace with the garden and pool area beyond.
The first floor has 5 independent double rooms each with bathroom and with direct access to its own balcony or terrace with glorious panoramic views of the surrounding hills. Additionally there is a master bedroom suite of a substantial size, with its own wardrobe area, bathroom with bath and shower, and a private terrace.
The second floor has two large areas in the roof space, both with very good headroom. The ceilings are wood lined and each room has wooden floor boards. Currently one of the large rooms is used both as a library, and for indoor yoga classes during inclement weather, and the other is a large double bedroom with en-suite facilities.
The land on which the property stands extends to 8.242 sq m and consists of a garden area surrounding the house with lawns, trees and shrubs, complete with irrigation system. The lower terraces are planted with olive trees and fruit trees.
There is a swimming pool, within a securely gated terrace , of approximately 12m x 6m. There is also a Boules track and a large parking area for at least 8 cars.
The property has gas central heating with individual thermostat control in each room, mains water and a 5000 litre reserve tank. There are solar panels which provide the hot water for the house.
Energy rating: F IPE 107.37 kWh/m2 anno