- Bedrooms 6
- Bathrooms 7
- Sleeps 12
Toiletries, Hair Dryers, Pool, AC Throughout the House
Maid(s), Concierge, Manager, Groundskeeper/Pool Maintenance
A fairytale, cliffside villa on the Amalfi Coast, La Rondinaia (The Swallow’s Nest) is an elegant, historic residence built around the turn of the 20th Century, surrounded by terraced gardens with breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast and the Gulf of Salerno. Once the private home of the American writer Gore Vidal, it has welcomed many famous people such as Tennessee Williams, Princess Margaret, Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Hillary Clinton,William Styron, Leonard Bernstein, Franco Zeffirelli, Andy Warhol, Peter O’Toole, Gianni and Marella Agnelli, Sting, Rudolph Nureyev, Mick and Bianca Jagger, just to name a few. Today, the villa is the property of a local family who have restored the villa with love and great attention to detail.
The Villa covers an area of over 10,000 sq ft and is surrounded by 6 acres of gardens, offering complete and absolute privacy. There are lemon trees, olive trees, pergolas with vines, a cobalt blue, 4,000 sq ft swimming pool, a pool house with sauna and panoramic views. The house has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The interiors have vaulted ceilings, arched windows and doors and long tiled corridors leading to spacious rooms with fireplaces, balconies and terraces.