Secluded Hermitage in Monterosso
Your reception and civil or symbolic ceremony in a superb private hermitage overlooking the sea, surrounded by beautiful gardens and pool
This historical hermitage is situated in an isolated position on a hill at about 3 km. from the town of Monterosso. A wonderful option for receptions and weddings that is rented out exclusively just to you for your special day and the duration of your stay.
Since the thirteenth century it was home to a community of Benedictine monks from the monastery of St. Gerolamo della Cervara at Portofino. It is now a cosy and beautiful structure, perfect to celebrate your special day with your family and friends.
The complex is formed of two buildings: the church to the north and the monastery to the south.
The first reconstruction of the church is recorded as being in 1427, when the men in the community increased the height of the walls.
On the top floor the original cells have been transformed into proper rooms with fantail vaulted ceilings.
You may organise your wedding and reception here booking the complex exclusively for 3 days and 2 nights, one before and one after the event. Weekly rental is also available.
The outdoor spaces and options used for ceremonies are varied, the cloister terrace, gardens, any covers/gazebos are rented.
The maximum capacity for ceremonies and recepetions is up to 150 people.
A civil marriage may be also be celebrated in the garden as well as a blessing and better still, there are no restrictions on music as the estate is in the middle of a forest of 17 hectares!
The estate sleeps up to 8+2 people and is divided into two separate wings that are united by internal covered courtyard .
Upon entering the main wing of the house there is a small living room with a fireplace that leads into the large and fully equipped country style kitchen. To the right there is a bedroom with a queen size bed and a bathroom.
Downstairs there is a very large living room where all people may comfortably reunite in front of the large fireplace a dining room and two small bedrooms with bathroom. Passing through the covered courtyard is the entrance to the other bedroom area. Here there are one little study and one double bedroom with bathroom that has a shower.
Up the small staircase to the left is a bedroom that has a queen size bed and to the right there is a small living room area that leads to the sixth bedroom and another bathroom that has a shower. In this small living room area there is also a sofa that can be turned into a bed for an extra two people in emergency situations or for two children and a television.
Just off the courtyard there is a fourth bathroom with a shower that can be used especially when coming home from the beach.
The Villa is equipped with swimming pool, washing machine, dishwasher, oven, microwaves, refrigerator, tv, telephone, iron, linen for bedrooms and bathrooms and car park.