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Restored villa w/pool in stunning Ligurian setting

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
7 nights minimum
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Perched on the upper ridge of the charming hill town of Apricale, this villa has been fully restored and equipped for the ideal Mediterranean holiday. With breathtaking poolside views of the Val Nervia and surrounding villages, the villa offers high quality living with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and two separate living rooms split over three levels. The village of Apricale is stunningly well-preserved, featuring some of the region's finest restaurants. Located near the French border only 30 minutes from the coast, it is ideally placed for a swim at the beach at Bordighera or the fresh water pools of Rocchetta Nervina. Ideal for hiking, mountain biking and excursions into the French Riviera, Apricale offers a tranquil, uncrowded alternative to a welcome break on th...Perched on the upper ridge of the charming hill town of Apricale, this villa has been fully restored and equipped for the ideal Mediterranean holiday. With breathtaking poolside views of the Val Nervia and surrounding villages, the villa offers high quality living with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and two separate living rooms split over three levels. The village of Apricale is stunningly well-preserved, featuring some of the region's finest restaurants. Located near the French border only 30 minutes from the coast, it is ideally placed for a swim at the beach at Bordighera or the fresh water pools of Rocchetta Nervina. Ideal for hiking, mountain biking and excursions into the French Riviera, Apricale offers a tranquil, uncrowded alternative to a welcome break on the med, just over an hour's drive from Nice airport. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We generally say its not an ideal rental for kids under age 6 because of the lie of the land around the house and pool.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Stuart W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
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Reviewed August 28, 2020

We had a lovely week in this house in Apricale. It is a beautiful property with stunning views from the pool. The house is a real home from home with everything you would need. The property is smartly laid out and decorated and was super...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Jim-Family
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We have been holidaying in villas rather than hotels for a few years now and I agree with my wife when she said that this was the best one so far. Which comes as quite a statement as we have stayed in some crackers... My...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Brian P
Stuart W, VR Owner at Restored villa w/pool in stunning Ligurian setting, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Great to read your comments Brian, and delighted you enjoyed your stay so much. We actually prefer the kitchen in Apricale to the one at home, something about the vibe that makes it fun to cook there! And I'm glad you found time to eat...More

Reviewed October 23, 2017

This was exactly what we needed. A perfect balance between comfort, luxury and authenticity. We loved it. The view is incredible and the terrace is the perfect place to relaxed and watch the day unfold. The pool was the cherry on top. Apricale is perfectly...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Caroline M
Reviewed September 12, 2017

The villa is located in a charming village and was really high-quality and cozy house with it's pool, perfect view and fully equipped kitchen. The 5 of us stayed for 9 nights (end of August and the beginning of September) and were really pleased. The...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Lisjuk
Reviewed August 25, 2017

We stayed in this holiday house for 1 week with our 2 daughters. It is clean, spacious, private, comes with a very well equipped kitchen and has a fantastic view of beautiful Apricale. The kids spent hours in the pool and there is a large...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank hannemil
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We really enjoyed this rental. The villa is extremely well kitted out and perched at the top of Apricale, a hill top village. The pool is fantastic and the house as a whole great for relaxing in. The village is quiet but extremely characterful with...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank jonp434
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The villa is just stunning, everything you could wish for a relaxing break. Apricale is a lovely little village and the people are very friendly. The choice and quality of the restaurants for such a small place was excellent. The owner Stuart supplied all of...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed August 27, 2016

From before we arrived, Stuart the host provided us with detailed information about the house and the town Apricale, communicating quickly and in detail about anything we needed. This meant we were able to arrange to arrive and meet him at the house which was...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Pathfinder647567
Reviewed August 14, 2016

My husband and I and our two teenage kids stayed here in July and had a wonderful holiday. The house was extremely well equipped and had everything we needed. It was spacious and very comfortable, well appointed with tasteful decor. There were stunning views from...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank Louise7770
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Our stay (2 adults 2 children) in this magnificent villa in Apricale was an absolute delight! As an Australian family experiencing a true Italian get-a-way, we were so lucky to pick a gem. A unique experience. This magnificent villa was beyond our imagination and expectations!...More

Date of stay: November 2015
1  Thank John B
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Suitable For Children Under 5
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Terrace
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