House for sale in Portovenere

€ 1,600,000

On Palmaria Island in Portovenere in Liguria, a 220 sqm detached villa for sale on the canal side of Portovenere. It has a 20 sqm terrace and a direct view of the sea. It is situated on a large plot of land with olive trees, maritime pines, fruit trees and an old stone wall with American vines. The fence wall separates the property from the beach and the sea. The ground floor consists of a large loggia from which there is access to the interior. This floor has four bedrooms and a bathroom. On the first floor, there is a living room with a fireplace and a dining room, a large open kitchen pleasant for dinners with guests, a bathroom and two double bedrooms. Directly on the sea, there is the jetty, where boats up to 7 metres long can be moored, it is located a few steps from the gate of the villa. The jetty can be negotiated separately. The beauty of nature is the focal point of this island.In fact, Palmaria Island is one of the most secluded and beautiful places in Liguria. Located at the western end of the Gulf of La Spezia and a stone's throw from Portovenere, Palmaria Island is the largest of a group of closely spaced islands, including Tino and Tinetto. In 1997, Palmaria was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the Gulf of Poets archipelago, together with the Cinque Terre and Portovenere. The island of Palmaria is a true paradise for sea and nature lovers. There are pristine beaches surrounded by lush vegetation such as maritime pines and holm oaks. There are also shrubs of mastic trees, strawberry trees and Montpelier cistus. It is the ideal place for those seeking absolute tranquillity. There are no shops for shopping, only a few restaurants and bars. In addition, Palmaria is home to Europe's smallest gecko, the Tarantolino (Phyllodactylus europaeus). Several colonies of rabbits and goats also live on the island.There are numerous coves and beaches on Palmaria, with some small bathing establishments and several beaches with free access. The closest to Portovenere is Punta Secco, a pebble beach with a view of the town. A ferry leaves Portovenere regularly and takes you across the water to Palmaria Island. The cost is EUR 5 one way, which includes a short stop at the island's main pier.