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We had an absolutely perfect 5 days in this lovely villa. The view is without a doubt the best part of this villa, but we found the villa to be quite charming, with two very nice bedrooms (with very nice linens), a queen bed nook, and a well appointed kitchen for preparing meals (including a gas grill). The private outside grounds are lovely and expansive. As others have mentioned, the steps up to the villa can be daunting, but the owner provided someone to help us with our luggage when we arrived, and there is a less strenuous route up to the villa if you choose. Personally, we enjoyed the adventure of finding new routes up to the villa each day! I found the outdoor furniture adequate, but the indoor living area could use a couple more seating options. We improvised by bringing in the outdoor furniture so that our family of four could sit together in the living area. The villa is lacking some decorative embellishments, but it didn't detract from it's charm. Be aware that there is only one bathroom and there is no internet service in the villa. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in the villa and in Portovenere, and I would return in a heartbeat!
We had a wonderful stay at this villa in Monterosso. The host was exceptionally accommodating with our schedule and treated us like personal guests in his home. We were pleasantly surprised to learn that the whole house including the lawn was ours during the rental period. We enjoyed the quiet privacy of this home and used a short trail to access the beach and town in 5 minutes. What a beautiful view from the patio!