Villa Rondinaia, Ravello, Amalfi coast

A fairy-tale villa on the Amalfi coast, Villa Rondinaia is an elegant, historic residence surrounded by terraced gardens with breathtaking views of the Amalfi coast and Gulf of Salerno.  Immersed in a park of unparalleled beauty, embedded in the rockface, the villa ia suspended on the breathtaking cliffside, securing a truly unique location and absolute privacy.  The main building is spread over an area of 950 square meters, including terraces and balconies, and is surrounded by a park over 25,000 square meters large.

PRICE: From 53,400 Eur per week

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DETAILS

Nearest Town: In Ravello, 10 minutes walk from Piazza Duomo
Guests: 12
Surface indoor: 950 sqm 
bedrooms:
bathrooms: 6
Swimming pool: 5.50mt x 15 mt x 2.70 mt deep
The villa can be reached by foot only.  There are 30 steps down from the walking path of the garden to reach the villas main entrance. 

REFUNDABLE DAMAGE DEPOSIT:   Euro 10.000 

HIGHLIGHTS & LAYOUT

Ground Floor: 

  • Entrance hall 
  • Gore Vidal’s former studio 
  • Living rooms 
  • Bar 
  • Kitchen for staff use  
  • Two sea faced terraces 

Basement floor: 

  • Inspiration Suite: 70 sqm with King size bed, living room, panoramic veranda, en-suite bathroom 
  • Serenity Suite: 60 sqm with King size bed. Veranda with sunken Jacuzzi, large shower with two indipendent areas. 

First Floor: 

  • Desire Suite: 30 sqm with King size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle. 
  • Curiosity Suite: 30 sqm with King size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle 
  • 100 sqm panoramic terrace 
  • Extasy Suite: 30 sqm with King size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle 

External Unit: 

  • Independent Suite: 30 sqm with King size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle 

OUTDOOR FEATURES: 

  • Private park and garden 
  • Swimming pool 
  • Solarium 
  • Terraces with sea view 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Two half baths near the pool 

FACILITIES

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Jacuzzi
  • Smart TV 4k in all the bedrooms
  • Wi-fi
  • Safe box for portable computer
  • Minibar in all the bedrooms
  • Telephone in all the bedrooms
  • Bar in the common areas
  • Electircal boiler
  • Hairdryers
  • Laundry facilities

VILLA POLICIES

  • The rooms, all located in the main building, are distributed on different levels and can only be reached by using stairs. Villa Rondinaia is a historical-cultural property subject to protections and constraints and is not equipped with an elevator system, nor can it be equipped with it.
  • The office room of Gore Vidal closed to the public, used only as museum.

ACCOMODATION

The internal and external set up of the estate provide the quintessential scenario for an amazing stay, characterized by the highest levels of quality, elegance, and luxury.  The interiors underwent an extensive, careful restoration, respecting the historical-artistic constraints of the original property and the traditional architectural elements typical of the coast.  Almost all of its decor and furnishings, all of the highest quality, were made by Italian artisans, integrated with antiques, such as the gold plated door knobs and goldsmith cabinet doors, Murano glass lamps, statues and busts of valuable artistic value, and contemporary Italian masterpieces part of the owners private art collection.

All rooms enjoy the latest generation in maxi TV screens, beautiful works of art and valuable paintings, Murano glass chandeliers, Venetian wall lamps, minibar, safe, chromotherapy showers, and bathroom courtesy sets on part with a five star hotel.  Each room has its own en-suite bathrooms with either a large bathtub or shower. One suite also brags its on Jacuzzi set into the rock.  All rooms have extraordinary views that can also be enjoyed from their panoramic terraces or verandas.

Once the private paradise of the American author and screenwriter Gore Vidal, the rooms of the Villa Rondinaia, now elegantly restored and furnished, have welcomed the world’s elite, including Princess Margaret of England, Hillary Clinton, Andy Warhol, Mick and Bianca Jagger, Giovanni and Marella Agnelli, & Tennessee Williams just to name a few. Today, Villa Rondinaia is a private family-run estate located in the heart of the Amalfi Coast.

SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE (STAFF SERVICE)

  • Villa manager, on call h24 
  • Daily cleaning and rearrangement of rooms and common areas 
  • Change of bed linen every two days 
  • Daily change of bath linen 
  • Robes 
  • Slippers 
  • Pool towels 
  • Daily continental breakfast 
  • Air condition 
  • Heating 
  • Utilities 
  • Complete courtesy set and bathroom amenities of the brand “Ortigia 
  • Porter service upon arrival and departure 
  • Final cleaning 

NOT INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE AND ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES (TO BE PAID IN EUROS DIRECT ON THE PREMISES)

  • Chef service
  • Butler
  • Full-time on-site concierge
  • City tax

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