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Villa Positano
29 April 2008

Location: Positano, Amalfi Coast Italy
Nearest Airport: Naples - 1 hour
Nearest Train Station: Naples Central - 1 hour
To Capri - 40 minutes by boat
To Amalfi - 30 minutes by boat, 40 minutes by car

As the road winds into Positano, you get your first glimpse of Villa Positano nestled above the main village, and from that moment the realisation of the beauty and splendour of this Grande Luxury Villa sets in.

Villa Positano is one of the newest Luxury Villas of the Amalfi Coast that can be hired out throughout the year to production companies and private companies to use as an exclusive location. The Villa is the epitome of luxury surrounded by fine art and culture.

The Villa boasts breathtaking views of Positano and the amazing coastline with spectacular light bathing the Villa each day from morning until sunset.

Originally constructed as a Villa for the church in the 17th Century, the opulent Baroque Style Villa has been beautifully preserved with so many of the original features of the Villa still remaining. The property was bought in 1926 by the artist Edward Ghillhausen who lived there until 2000 and frequently entertained writers and artists like Picasso and Steinbeck.

Many artefacts were reclaimed during the restoration and are featured throughout the Villa. It was a
7-year transformation for the current owners, who have paid close attention to detail on every facet of the Villa. With significant cultural influences, religious memorabilia including a tabernacle in the private chapel of the Villa, detailed architecture, preservation of some of the original doors and ceilings and finished with beautiful mirrors and silk draping.
The main stairwell of the Villa is embellished with statues and paintings which reflects the preservation of the period in which it was built and the religious and cultural influences of the region.

Although the house cascades over 5 levels, the systems of the Villa were designed for a much larger property, which ensures that the Villa runs seamlessly.

The Grande entrance trickles down from a peaceful and secluded garden filled with citrus and fig trees, which are picked each day for fresh juice and fruit platters.

The Villa hosts 4 bedrooms with 2 Master bedrooms complete with lounge area, deluxe ensuite bathroom and spill out onto a shared terrace plus 2 Guest bedrooms and shared bathroom.

Villa Positano is complete with its own Day Spa including an Indoor Heated pool with Oxygen Therapy, Indoor and Outdoor Spas, Massage and Therapy Room, Relaxation Lounge with Plasma TV, Sauna, Tiepedanium and Weight Training. Opposite the pool lies the heavily decorated Catholic chapel.

A sophisticated lighting system controls the ambience and mood of the Villa along with surround sound filtering through the entire house.
Finely hand embroidered linen and towels', beautiful silver cutlery, wine tasting glasses, wood fire oven, air conditioning, domestic staff, full laundry service, ADSL and WIFI for internet use and plasma TV's are some of the added features of the Villa.

Villa Positano is available for Location Hire 12 months of the year. All desires can be catered for and every whim satisfied. Not only can you hire the Villa as a Location it can also be used to accommodate producers, directors, cast, models and crew.

Location and Accommodation Rates for Villa Positano are available on request.

Additional accommodation in Positano, transfers, and transport PACKAGES are also available on request.