We wanted to create an ideal place for passing enjoyable afternoons in absolute relaxation, or as a base to go visiting and exploring, hamlets and cities, or places of art and characteristic ambient of this magnificent stretch of the Italian coast.
An ideal place to spend pleasant afternoons relaxing or as a base to go visit and explore, villages and cities, or places of art and traditional setting of this beautiful stretch of Italian coastline.
The villa has a wonderful location between the town of Lavagna and the greenery of Santa Giulia. It is located on top of a hill overlooking the Gulf of Tigullio. To the west is Santa Margherita and Portofino, to the east Sestri Levante.
You will find the villa just 1 km from the sea and from Lavagna. The nearest airports are Genoa Cristoforo Colombo (50km) and Pisa Galileo (80km). Lavagna, full of shops for all your needs, bars and newsagents, is just a 15 minute walk away via a path that maybe a little steep at times, but will take you through some beautiful scenery. The property enjoys panoramic views of the hills and sea.
You can find interesting places to visit within 10 minutes or 2 hours drive on the Autostrada (motorway). Chiavari, being the closest at 10 minutes, then Sestri Levante, Rapallo, Santa Margherita, Portofino, Genoa, 5 Terre, Pisa, Turin, Firenza.
Lavagna's train Station is 1 km from the villa, and the entrance to the motorway of Lavagna can be found just 3 km away.
Ekengren villa consists of three apartments. It is the largest of the three that we offer for rent, the apartment has exclusive use of the garden and the pool, with shared access at the front of the villa and parking.You will find the villa layout over two floors, each floor measuring 220 sqm. The ground floor is made of stone, built in 1600, here we realized a modern living area. The rest of the house was built in 1880 and has architectural and decorative classic features of that period, with statues and 32 columns surrounding the villa.
At the front of the villa, overlooking the sea, it is a well-grown Mediterranean garden with lemon, orange, mandarin and clementine trees.
The outdoor area and barbecue area overlook the pool that measures 5 x 13 meters (depth 1.6 m). The terrace is equipped with sun beds, a shaded area, and a washroom with an outdoor shower.
We also offer shaded parking for 3/4 cars.
Ground floor: an entrance hall, living room, LCD TV and DVD player, an open kitchen area, dining room with a pool table and a washroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary utensils.
The two levels are connected by stairs and a service lift.
First floor: a room equipped for the preparation of breakfast. A living room that opens onto a terrace, 1 double bedroom with an on-suit which has a whirlpool bath and air conditioning, 2 double bedroom with an on-suit fitted with a shower and air conditioning, 1 double bedrooms , 1 triple bedroom with an on-suit, 1 single bedroom without bathroom. All double bedroom have a private bathroom.
-maid service twice a week.
We can arrange other services on request such as transportation to and from the airport and railway station and a private chef, please speak to our representative for further information and prices.
Other things to note
House rules: the villa has a simple requirement, treat it as if it were your home, with respect.
Some interesting facts: not far from the Villa there is a small railway station (Lavagna), you can use the train for easy access to the 5 Terre or Genova, arriving in less than an hour.
2 km from the house we run a beach club with a swimming pool, bar, restaurant, pizzeria and we have many other services. It is called Sol Levante beach club, please take a look at it's web site.
As guests at the villa you can enjoy the use of a cabin, 2 umbrellas and 4 sunbeds during your stay, all we ask is that you book before 10 am on the day you wish to use it.
The house has one simple requirement, treat it as you would your own
OWNER OF THE VILLA EKENGREN. WE ARE A BIG FAMILY AND WE LIVE IN CHIAVARI, NEAR LAVAGNA. OUR VILLA IS LOVELY AND PERFECT FOR A FAMILY, ALSO YOU CAN TESTE OUR BEACH CLUB "SOL LEVANTE".