Enchanting villa in the heart of Albaro in Genoa, surrounded by peaceful grounds and just a few minutes from the sea. The Albaro district has been the most elegant in the city since 1700 when many important Genoese families built their villas there. From there you can enjoy all the advantages of a great city of art and at the same time easily reach Portofino, one of the most glamorous of the Riviera resorts, which is only 35 km away. The villa measures 200 square meters in addition to the store rooms, closets and cellar, and is surrounded by grounds of over 1000 square meters with a large swimming pool. Total privacy is ensured thanks to the mature trees that surround the gardens. There is ample parking provided by a parking area. The villa is set on two levels plus an attic room. Comprises a living room (with an already authorized extension possibility), three bedrooms, study, kitchen, two bathrooms (with the possibility of creating a third), closet and hallway. The city of Genoa, also known as "La Superba", is historically one of the most important ancient cities in Italy. In the XVII century the city was competing for control of the sea trades with Venice, "La Serenissima" It subsequently became one of the richest cities in Italy at that time which is evident today in it's architectural treasures and important works of art. As part of the evocative Italian Riviera to which it belongs, Genoa is positioned within easy reach of Santa Margherita, Portofino and Rapallo. Genoa is home to a historical prestigious Yatch Club and has a highly regarded grand opera theatre with a lively production schedule. It also houses many theatres, in fact the most numerous in any one city in Italy. There are also many annual cultural events such as The Art and Sculpture Exhibition set in the 17th-century "Palazzo dei Dogi" (Doge Palace), The International Genoa Science Festival, the International Genoa Poetry Festival, Genoa International Boat Show (Salone nautico internazionale), and The International Flower Show. The Palazzo Reale and Palazzo Rosso museums hold one of the largest Flemish art collections in Italy and the city's remarkable maritime tradition includes the name of Christopher Colombus who was born here. Famous for its cuisine; fish specialties, "pesto", "focaccia" and "pansotti" pasta with walnuts sauce, the city never ceases to delight. Nice (CÃ´te d'Azur) and the most exclusive ski resorts in "Monte Bianco", Courmayeur and Chamonix, are just two hours away and Milan just an hour and a half.