The garden

A beautiful garden with olives, vines and fruit trees surrounds Belvedere on all sides.  The areas around the house, tennis court and pool are planted with a wide variety of flowering and scented plants, including herbs for the kitchen:

  • Swimming pool: 12m x 6m, ranging in depth from 0.9m to 2.4m.  Wide paved surround with diving board and poolside shower.  Umbrellas and plenty of comfortable sunloungers and reclining chairs. Usually open from May to end September, or by arrangement, with heating available early and late season (please note that we cannot guarantee a minimum temperature)
  • Pool terrace: Raised terrace overlooking the pool, shaded by a pergola planted with honeysuckle and jasmine.
  • Pool house:  With table football and selection of pool toys.
  • Tennis court: With acrylic surface and generous runback.
  • Tennis court terrace: With giant chessboard and pergola with vines.
  • Covered Loggia: Adjoining the house. Table seating up to 14 and original bread oven.
  • Kitchen Terrace: Shaded by a pergola with ivy and wisteria.  Table seating 6-8.
  • The Capanna (closed to guests): Restored externally and including a water purification plant processing water for the house from our own well.
  • Tobacco Drying Barn (closed to guests): Garden storage.
  • Covered parking:  For three cars, with ample additional parking.
"And what a pool and tennis court: we spent every day at both ... I even won my game of chess. Perhaps an encore next year?" Charles, Chichester, UK
"What a wonderful week at Belvedere ... I will cherish the memories of early morning views across the valley as I resume my daily commute into work!" Helen, Kent, UK