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Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, italian

Elegant portion of a villa with stunning sea view on the hills.

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this Santa Margherita Ligure holiday house

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, lounge, eat-in kitchen, terrace overlooking the sea, parking

Splendid portion of the villa immersed in the olive trees on the gulf of Portofino with a wide terrace, barbecue, private garden and two car spaces. Great tranquillity and comfort 2 km away from the beach and 5 km from Portofino. Bus line at the exit of the property also motorway and railways. Genoa Airport is 30 km away.

Golf, tennis, organized beach, and the possibility to make customised boat trips.

The house consists of three bedrooms, of which two are king size and one single; 3 bathrooms, a lounge that overlooks the terrace between the olive trees, a complete kitchen also with an outdoor table on the terrace with a barbecue.

Overlooking the sea, the house is illuminated by the sun through the day, and at night it benefits from the fresh breeze of the hilly backdrop.

The tranquillity and privacy characterize the property which is only 10 min away by foot from the centre of Santa Margherite Ligure. Fascinating and sought after Ligurian towns, that offers every kind of comfort, from the most exclusive SPAs of the Ligurian hotels, the wonderful beaches of Paraggi, the charm of Portofino, to the most practised sports and the trendiest shops.

Available on the weekends, weeks or months.

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Riccardo (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, italian

About Riccardo

Milanese entrepreneur, passionate about sailing, utilises the house only for brief periods of time and it guarantees the good maintenance and operation.

Riccardo purchased this house in 1983

Why Riccardo chose Genova province

Passionate about sailing and travelling, I utilize the house only for a few days a year.


based on 12 traveller reviews

Elegant portion of a villa with stunning sea view on the hills.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Great place! Great View! Great vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

House and view are amazing. Ricardo met us at the Interstate highway in Rapallo and led the way to the house which helped a lot. House is not marked well and driveway is easy to miss. View is as advertised and is worth it. House is too far to walk to stores, restaurants and train station. Bring lots of coin for paring. Train station is perfect for inexpensive trips to 5 Terra, Genoa, Pisa & Turin. We parked in the Santa M and walked to Portofino. Great exercise and spectacular views the whole way. Ferries are easy to catch, too from the docks in Santa M.

Was the listing description accurate regarding the location, layout, amenities, etc ? yes

Was the property clean and well-maintained ? yes

Did the owner provide good customer service ? yes

Would you recommend this property to your friends or relatives ? yes

What activities, attractions and restaurants did you like or dislike near by? Portofino, 5 Terra, Genoa, Pisa & Turin

I recommend reading Rick Steves Italy and Back Roads Italy. Both were spot on.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magnificent View

  • 5 of 5

In all our years of traveling, we have never had such a commanding view of the Italian Riviera. The beautiful house sits on a majestic hill with a patio that you won't want to leave…and you shouldn't. The owner, Riccardo has supplied the kitchen with all the amenities, the Beds and Linens are comfortable, wifi was easy, and access to Santa Marguerite as well as Portofino….minutes away. We appreciated all the festive Christmas decorations and holiday boutiques…Perfect Getaway! Riccardo, the owner, was easy to deal with and went the extra mile meeting us by the highway …he even had time to give us a cooking lesson…which we all enjoyed. I would return and recommend it highly to all our friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

Riccardo, the Owner, is very responsive and helpful. The villa was very clean,well equipped, and quiet. We especially enjoyed the terrace with wonderful views, breezes, and plantings. The path down to town is very steep, although picturesque, and there are taxis if you don't feel quite up to the climb back. Sometimes we drove to town, but parking to say the least is a challenge. From here, we took day trips to Cinque Terra and Portofino. Sue

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house with fantastic view!

  • 5 of 5

Location is everything and this house has everything. It is perched high above the city with an amazing view. It is in a secluded, quiet area but very close to town. The garden provides a wonderful place to have breakfast and enjoy the view. The entire property is very clean and in great condition. The kitchen is well equipped and clean. Bedrooms are very comfortable and all baths have a rain shower. Ricarrdo is the perfect owner/host. He even met us at the freeway and led us to the house. The parking was also good and secure. If you do not have a car, the house is a short taxi ride from the train station and town. The only concern would be if you have difficulty with stairsi/steps. The house is built on a hill so there are many steps. If this is a problem for you this may not be the property for you.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic view!

  • 5 of 5

The house is situated with an amazing view. The day that we arrived was sunny and a cruise ship was in the bay. The owner, Riccardo met us and checked us in. Riccardo speaks good english which was appreciated as our Italian is not very good. Riccardo was easy to converse with via email before we booked the property and also offered us some wine and fresh focaccia on arrival.

The house is spread over two floors. The ground floor offers a spacious lounge/ entertainment area and kitchen.

There is a spacious terrace/deck that overlooks a spectacular view of the Mediterranean.

The bedrooms and beds were very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful living ligurian experience.

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for experiencing local style living and kind of dolce vita this house has it. Location is just like should be. Spectacular view and proper distance from Santa town to enjoy your stay in privacy, but also gives you quick acces to morning coffe, marina and shopping. There is a bus station nearby the house, so car is not a must, although i would say better to have it. The house itself is exactly like in the description. All you might need, stylish details among practical and comfortable furnitures and the house itself inlcuding bathrooms, well equiped kitchen or multimedia.

The biggest advantage is definitely spectacular view from all the living space you have including all bedrooms and private tarace/stone garden. You just enjoy being there.

The thing that sometimes little disturb were occasional noises: train, sometimes loudy bike, but overal quiet and relaxing.

And the one very important thing that ussually makes a difference in how you feel, the owner Riccardo. This gentelman is great: sincere, helpful, really cares about his guests. Great stay!:)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
San Lorenzo della Costa
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Santa Margherita Ligure
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
San Lorenzo della Costa
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Santa Margherita Ligure
Car: recommended

First hill with a great sea view, tranquillity, parking space and public bus.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
8 Apr 2017 - 6 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
middle season
7 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
4 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
very high season
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

spese di pulizia A$285
Refundable Damage Deposit A$427
Pet Fee A$142

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet , Sea view
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bidet , On the ground floor
  • Towels available
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Sea view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Sea view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Sea view
  • All with sea view on the upper floor, complete linen provided.
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing