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A Luxury Large Ancient Rustic House with Infinity Pool, Sea Views

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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Imperia chateau / country house description

A large rustic village house, dating from the 17th Century, renovated to the highest standard, with luxurious facilities and large private infinity swimming pool. The property boasts fantastic panoramic views over green olive valleys down to the sea.

Facilities include WiFi broadband internet access, Apple iMac computer, HD Satellite UK and European channels, home cinema system with Apple TV film library and film rental, washing machine, dish washer, alfresco dining area, full gamesroom with full size American Pool table, large screen TV, Wii games console, and classic pub video game table with Jukebox faciliy. A Private garage is available for guest use, luxury sunbeds, roof terrace with amazing views, and a full landscaped terraced garden.

The garden has a child safe gated lower terrace with Playground including playhouse, slide and climing wall.

A high chair, cot and stair gates provided.

Four luxury bedrooms, 2 doubles and 2 twins sleeping up to 8 adults. 3 bathrooms including Jacuzzi plus poolside toilet/changing room & shower. There is an additional bed available on request for the larger twin room, ideal for children sharing the room.

The ancient village of Dolcedo is within walking distance with restaurants, shops, bank, chemist etc. The beach is 10 mins drive from Dolcedo, as is the town of Imperia and a large supermarket.

Airports: Nice is technically the nearest airport - just over an hours drive. Genoa (Genova) airport is also very close - 1.5 hours drive. Turin airport is also within easy reach at approximately 2.5 hours drive.

The swimming pool is a salt water pool (only a tenth as salty as the sea!) which generates its own chlorine as needed, hence having a much lower chlorine level than normal pools. On reacting with bacteria the chlorine turns back to salt. The pool is therefore ecologically friendly, and is far better in smell, taste and on the eyes than a normal chlorine pool. The pool is large (4.5m by 11.5m) - 1m deep in the shallow end and 1.8m in the deep end. A diving board enhances the pool. The pool is located on the top terrace to benefit from the panoramic views. Luxury sunbeds and and bar tables are also provided, and there is a toilet/changing room and outside shower, plus shade offered by olive trees.

The mid terrace is landscaped with fruit trees etc.

An alfresco dining area in shade of olive trees and BBQ area are located on the child friendly lower terrace (fenced/gates on exits) with Children's Playground and access to house.

Games Room and Comfortable Lounge: A luxury games room including a high quality full size American Pool table, 2 player cocktail style arcade game featuring around 100 favorite games including Space Invaders, Galaxians, Pacman etc. and a Jukebox facility, plus a Nintendo Wii games console with many games. In addition, there is comfortable seating, large screen satellite TV (European and UK), plus beer/wine fridge.

The light and airy main lounge includes large high definition (fullHD) screen, UK and European satellite (including BBC HD and ITV HD services) with the possibility to record programmes for later viewing, home cinema system Apple TV system with a film and music library and the possibility to rent the latest films. The lounge also has board games, comfortable sofas, ambient lighting and access to the kitchen and dining room and garden. This level also contains a large screen iMac computer with high speed broadband internet access. The internet is also accessable via WiFi if guests wish to use their own laptops, iPhones etc.

Landline telephone is provided for guest use with freefor local calls. Restaurant bookings, tourist info etc., plus it can receive international calls.

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Chateau / Country House
  • 200 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            stair gates, high chair, cot and childrens cutlery available....moreless

          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Smoking Allowed
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

            walk in wardrobe...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            en-suite bathroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            access to terrace...moreless

          • There are 2 large double bedrooms. The master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, widescreen UK and European Satellite TV and walk in wardrobe with plenty of storage, with views to the sea. The 2nd double room has vaulted ceilings, ensuite shower room, wardrobe and dresser. There are 2 twin bedrooms. The large first twin room benefits from plenty of storage and twin aspect windows, with views to both the garden and the sea. An additional bed can be added to cater for larger families. The second twin has (lockable) access to the roof terrace, dual aspect views to garden and sea and can be converted to a reading room for parties of 6 people or less....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Family Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, bidet

            Luxury Fittings...moreless

          • Shower Room: toilet, shower, bidet

            Luxury Fittings...moreless

          • Ensuite: toilet, shower

            Luxury Fittings...moreless

          • Pool Shower/Toilet: outdoor shower

            Located near Pool...moreless

          • All bathrooms have luxury fittings and appliances. The largest bathroom has double basins and a hairdryer, plus a double jacuzzi bath and a separate shower enclosure. Another bathroom shared by the twin rooms has views to the sea and contains a washing machine for guest use. The smallest bathroom is en-suite to one of the double bedrooms. All bathrooms have shower cubicles, basins and storage in addition to the other facilities. The fourth bathroom is outside, near to the pool and also doubles as a poolside changing room....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • New : Children's outdoor playground, with hut, slide, climbing wall, and rope climbing net. The property benefits from a full size American pool table, large screen high definition home cinema with film and music library and satellite TV (UK and European), including BBC HD and ITV HD. Also provided are an arcade games machine (space invaders, galaxians, pacman etc.) with jukebox facility and a Wii games console with many games. A beautiful infinity edge swimming pool, sun bathing terraces with luxury sunbeds, BBQ and garage are included (private & sole use). Full Broadband Internet Access & Local Telephone - Computer Provided, but also wireless and ethernet connection for use with personal laptops, iPhone etc. Free phone for local calls - restaurant bookings, taxis, tourist info etc., and can receive international calls - fully included in rental cost - no additional charges....moreless


              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games For Kids
              • Toys
              • Television:

                large screen tv...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                uk and european HD satellite TV (Hotbird, Astra 1+2 satellites)...moreless

              • Books:

                guest swap book library....moreless

              • Game Room:

                Full size 9ft America Pool Table, wii, arcade table, beer fridge and satellite TV....moreless

              • Games:

                scrabble, pictionary etc....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Apple TV with many available songs....moreless

              • Pool Table:

                Full size 9ft America Pool Table...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Apple TV with many purchases films for free viewing, including children's films. Possibility to rent latest films....moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                wii and many games...moreless

              • Video Games:

                wii and dedicated classic arcade table (2 player pub style)...moreless


              • Luxury
              • Family
              • Historic


              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Whale Watching
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Arrival Day

                  • Saturday

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining:

                        large inside dining area, plus large outdoor alfresco dining table....moreless

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people


                      • Parking On Street
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Computer Available
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Macintosh Computer
                      • Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Telephone
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Fireplace
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        private garage...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        comfortable lounge with real fireplace and excellent tv/audio facilities....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer


                      • Dishwasher
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Toaster
                      • Blender
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        plenty provided...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        large fridge/freezer...moreless

                      • Freezer:

                        large fridge/freezer...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        5 ring gas hob...moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        fridge/freezer, oven, large gas hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, blender, hand mixer, scales, contact grill, dishwasher, washing machine....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker


                      • Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Child's Swing
                      • Barbecue
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Terrace
                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        Large ECO pool - Salt Water technology (No sore eyes or allergies) - Infinity Edge with Great Views...moreless

                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Jacuzzi

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached


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                          Base Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          Peak Season
                          Jul 12 - Sep 5
                          7 night min stay

                          Late Season
                          Sep 6 - Oct 31
                          7 night min stay

                          Early Season
                          May 3 - Jul 11
                          7 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit £700
                          • Taxes Included


                          Bookings only accepted in weekly multiples, beginning and ending on SATURDAY. Other requests considered, please contact the owner before booking.

                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                          Last updated: 07/15/2014
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                          80 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          The property is located in a small rural village called Dolcedo, with views of the Mediterranean Sea through green & silver olive tree lined valleys. There are a selection of excellent local restaurants, a bank and shops. The beach and Imperia town are 10 minutes drive. San remo 20 mins, Montecarlo 45 mins. The nearest airports are Nice and Genoa each are just over an hours drive away. Turin airport is just over 2 hours. There are beautiful mountain walks and drives and the area is very popular with skiers, cyclists and golfers. The food and wine of the region are superb - second to none. Tranquiliy, luxury and perfection with all the required facilities at hand.


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                          • Infinity Pool, View to Sea

                            Infinity Pool, View to Sea

                          • The Comfortable Lounge

                            The Comfortable Lounge

                          • Sunbeds by the Pool

                            Sunbeds by the Pool

                          • The GamesRoom  - Full Size Pool Table

                            The GamesRoom - Full Size Pool Table

                          • The Roof Terrace - A lounge outside, panoramic views.

                            The Roof Terrace - A lounge outside, panoramic views.

                          • The Country Style Kitchen

                            The Country Style Kitchen

                          • Alfresco Dining

                            Alfresco Dining

                          • Bespoke Luxury Bathroom

                            Bespoke Luxury Bathroom

                          • Children's Playground 2

                            Children's Playground 2

                          • Dining Area and Patio

                            Dining Area and Patio

                          • Landscaped Terrace Garden

                            Landscaped Terrace Garden

                          • The Local Beach

                            The Local Beach

                          • The Front View of the Property

                            The Front View of the Property

                          • Children's Playground

                            Children's Playground

                          • One of the Luxury Bedrooms

                            One of the Luxury Bedrooms

                          • Pool with Reflections

                            Pool with Reflections

                          • Poolside Terrace

                            Poolside Terrace

                          • Another Bedroom with Ensuite

                            Another Bedroom with Ensuite

                          • Dining Area (indoor!)

                            Dining Area (indoor!)

                          • Front View - 4 floors and 3 doors !

                            Front View - 4 floors and 3 doors !

                          • A Twin Room

                            A Twin Room

                          • The Village High Street !

                            The Village High Street !

                          • Dolcedo


                          • Our Ancient Chapel Neighbour

                            Our Ancient Chapel Neighbour

                          £2,870 - £3,997 per week (GBP)

                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

                          View calendar: Updated 07/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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