Detailed villa description
Inside: accommodation at Minerva is spread over three floors. The front door leads into a welcoming entrance hall, whose cool grey floors, white walls and stylish lighting set the tone for the rest of the house. To one side is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room and further along, moving past the staircase to the first floor, is the superb state-of-the-art kitchen, with an island-cum-breakfast bar and windows overlooking the gardens. Next to the kitchen is the luminous indoor dining room, which in turn flows into the spacious, elegantly furnished indoor living area. Both these rooms feature large glass sliding doors accessing the shady al fresco dining and lounge areas.
Back in the entrance hall, a flight of stairs leads to the first floor, home to the main sleeping quarters. Here there is a master suite, complete with terrace overlooking the gardens and a wonderfully bright en-suite bathroom with shower and stand-alone tub. In true contemporary style, the bathroom wall is in glass with internal electric blinds whenever privacy is required. Still on the first floor are two more bedrooms: a double-twin with adjacent shower room and a double with en-suite shower room.
Heading back down to the ground floor entrance hall, the stairs continue to the lower ground floor. Here there is a living area with TV and French windows leading to a small patio, a twin bedroom and a shower room. This could be the perfect area for any teenagers in your group.
Throughout the villa, furnishings, fittings and bathrooms are of a very high quality and the overall effect is one of sleek, luxurious comfort.
Outside: Minerva sits in a plot of about 1000m2 that has been planted with abundantly fertile, fragrant and colourful trees, flowers, shrubs, herbs and lawns. Sitting in pride of place at the centre of one of the lawned areas is the inviting pool. From here it is just a short hop, skip and jump to the shady al fresco living and dining areas, which are accessed via large sliding glass doors from the their internal counterparts.