Dip into the delights of the Ligurian coast, with this fabulous sea view balcony retreat for 4!
Offering a carefree location in the beachside resort of Loano, this centrally-placed apartment boasts a unique setting within the enduring grandeur of Villa delle Palme; a renovated Liberty-style villa built in 1929.
Inside, the original period detail of Villa delle Palme has been carefully retained and restored, to enhance the setting of the modernised self-catering apartments.
Partly accessible by lift, this 4th floor air-conditioned apartment enjoys a light and airy loft-style layout; with lovely sea view views to take in from the private balcony.
The stylish open plan Living space is furnished with a contemporary sitting area with flat screen SAT TV and a modern fitted Kitchen Diner for 4.
An oven, electric hob, electric kettle, Moka coffee pot and fridge freezer complement the chic dining area for 4; enabling guests to savour laid-back breakfasts and meals here, whenever they choose.
The ambient Master Double bedroom also oozes the same loft-style ambience, and is equally well-presented with a stylish Double bed, bedside tables and wardrobe.
Up to two additional guests can be accommodated on the Double sofa bed in the Living room.
A contemporary fitted bathroom with shower cubicle and WC completes the layout of this welcoming home-from-home.
All apartments are equipped with a telephone and a safety deposit box. The stairs up to the holiday apartment make it unsuitable for the elderly, or for those with young children.
To the WIFI-enabled ground floor of the villa, an inviting communal reading room is accompanied by an elegant spacious communal TV room with sofa suite.
Outside a charming shared garden with exotic palm trees adds to the villa’s romantic appeal. Within the gated residence, a free parking space is provided for each apartment.
Set within easy reach of the beautiful Old Town and the delights of the coast, ‘Villa delle Palme’ is only 150 metres from the sea and is within 2-10 minutes’ walk from supermarkets, the public Olympic size swimming pool, the beaches and marina; with its boat rental service and diving centre.
• Penthouse apartment
• Sea view balcony
• SAT TV
• Flexible layout for 4
• Alfresco dining set
• Partly accessible by lift
• Private parking space
Master Bedroom: An intimate, gorgeous loft-style room with Double bed, wardrobe & balcony access
Extra: A Double sofa bed for 2 features within the open plan Living room
Bathroom 1: A contemporary suite fitted with a shower cubicle, basin, heated towel rack + WC
• WiFi access can be enjoyed (for a small extra charge)
• Central heating
• Communal laundry room
• Clothes horse
• Security safe
• The 48 external steps make it unsuitable for the elderly
The ‘Villa della Palme’ residence enjoys a convenient town location, along Viale Martiri della Libertà. Guests have the main town square, a skating rink and mini golf centre on the doorstep. Within a 3-5 minutes’ walk away, guests will also find a supermarket range of eateries, shops and the Palazzo Doria tourist site. The Tennis club, Olympic swimming pool, bingo hall and beaches are all within a 6-10 minutes’ stroll away.
Only a 5-minute walk from the residence, Loano Marina offers frequent ferry links, boat mooring, a popular boat rental service and a diving centre. Loano is also well serviced by regional train links. Its main station is located 7 minutes’ drive/ 15 minutes’ stroll from the property.
Just 15 minutes’ drive along the coast, the town of Borgo Verezzi is home to many local visitor attractions, including the Toirano Caves (famed for its Prehistoric paintings), Castel Gavone, Grotte di Borgio Verezzi (a labyrinth of unique underground lakes and caves) and the Santuario di Santa Lucia.
Also offering plenty to enjoy throughout the year including beaches, a buzzing night life, gastronomy festivals and theatre shows, the nearby ancient city of Ceriale (11 minutes’ drive away) is steeped in history and offers a plethora of historical monuments, churches and palaces to explore. Guests are also well-placed for soaking up the city’s Le Cravelle Aquatic Park, the Garlenda golf course and catching the nearby excursions to Castello di Zuccarello and Silvio Lai Paleoethology museum.
The region of Liguria boasts a wealth of coastal and inland leisure pursuits to be enjoyed; from beach volleyball, sailing, canoeing, surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing and diving to horse riding, tennis, golf, basketball and even horse racing, at the Hippodrome dei Fiore Spa.
The surrounding regional nature reserve of Rio Torsero and the coastal nature reserve of Isola Gallinara (perfect for sailing) promise beautiful scenery and wildlife.
For those flying in, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is 1.5 hours’ drive away from the property.