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Town : Positano

Beds : sleeps 9 persons.

Distance: 16 kms from Amalfi & apx 60 kms from Naples airport

A historical hillside monastery from the 1700’s and built as a Episcopal residence can only enhance the beauty and magic of Positano. Recently purchased by a local , this villa has been beautifully restored into what it is today – a magnificent villa of tranquility but with all the original features for fun! – most of all it’s industrially equipped kitchen.

Palazzo Mezzanotte with its magnificent lacquered doors, richly painted ceilings and stucco decorations resembling fine lace work has an interior space of apx 500 sq mts & apx 50 sq mts of exterior space between garden and terrace areas. In the 1920’s Edward Ghillausen , famous artist and representative of the Bauhaus took the Palazzo as his residence where he remained till his death in 2000 at almost 100 years of age. He filled the Villa with art and love and became one of the town’s most treasured residences. Closer to the sky than to the sea, this villa is truly is heaven on earth!

Property Features:

Sleeps 9 persons

This villa sleeps only 9 pers, 4 double rooms and 1 single. Extra persons are not permitted to stay at the villa and if visiting, will be changed according.

The villa cannot be reached by car but only on foot with 190 steps uphill. It is not recommended for people with disabilities, reduced mobility or those suffering from heart disease.

Two spacious frescoed Master bedrooms with generous en-suite bathrooms

Two “Angel” top floor double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms

One single room with shower room

Large dining area for generous dinner parties

Fully equipped industrial kitchen including cool room

Vast panoramic terrace for outdoor dining or sunning

Easy outdoor dip pool on front terrace

Spacious comfortable living area with fireplace and well stocked library.

Indoor heated pool – 8 x 3 mts and 1,20 – 1.94 deep

Indoor sauna and massage area

Included in Rental

Chef, Butler and Housekeeper (8 hours/day)* – continental breakfast

Heating, Gas, Air conditioning and Electricity – daily change of bed linen and bath towels

Pool cleaning

Final cleaning


Our in-house SPA includes sauna, tiepidarium, heated swimming-pool with oxygen therapy, indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi, plasma TV and filtered music in all rooms.

Bathroom on the spa floor and on the main terrace.

The Villa is fully air conditioned and heated.

There is available staff for 8 hours, 7 days a week. Including garden maintenance

Daily linen change and house keeping

Continental Breakfast is prepared daily , homemade marmalade and home baked pastries

Undergarment laundry service included, cloths laundry extra cost of 25 euro per load.

The villa is fully equipped with ADSL and WIFI for computer hook up.

TV plasma (4 in total) with satellite link up.

Indoor and outdoor music is filtered throughout all rooms with an assortment of classic, Neapolitan or modern music with the possibility of having your own music(CD)

A wooden oven can be lit at any time to savour the wonderful classic Neapolitan pizza.

Excluded in Rental


Food and Drinks

Additional Staff time: € 35/hour/person

Laundry Service, € 25/hour/load

Baby-sitter. € 30/day

Parking: € 35/day with valet service

Professional private Chef with expertise in typical local dishes


Dry Cleaning

Child care

Dog Sitter

Extras on Request

Rental Conditions

This villa is rented for a minimum of  7 days from May to Sept.

Children under the age of 10 are not permitted in this villa due to it’s geographical position in the village. 

All information regarding the arrival of guests (arrival time, transfer, mobile numbers etc.) must be communicated at least 7 days before arrival, to better coordinate check-in and porter services.

Arrivals are accepted from  4 pm – 6 pm. 

Departures are before 10 am. 

On arrival guests  should present the passports of each guest.

The tourist tax of € 1.50  per person per day  (between 1st April to 31st October) and settled in cash upon departure.

The porter service includes 2 pieces of luggage per person on the day of arrival (from 4 pm to 6 pm) and on departure (from 8 am to 10 am). The cost of additional luggage and during other hours are charged to the guest. The villa manager must be notified at least 60 minutes before arrival to organise this service

 There is no refund for early departures.

All  RESPONSIBILITY clauses are clearly noted in your rental contract which will be sent to you on initial booking. Please read these carefully before making your first deposit. 


Property Payments

The  first deposit is 30% of the total amount due. This required within 7 days of confirmation.

The balance is due before 60 days prior to arrival..

If the booking is made within 60 days of the rental start date, the entire amount is due within 7 days of confirmation.

The reservation is to be considered confirmed upon receipt of the first deposit

 All payments are non-refundable.

In case of ‘ non-receipt’ of one or more deposits and / or the balance, the reservation will be automatically cancelled, with the consequent loss of the amounts paid as a penalty.

Rates & Seasons

Tariffs and Seasons for 2023

Low Season weekly rate: Jan 1 – March  31 & Oct 28 – Dec 22  –21,000 euro @ wk.

Mid Season weekly rate: Apr 1 – Apr 7 /Apr 15 – Apr 28 / Sept 30 – Oct 27 (Easter, Xmas and NYE included)- 26,500 euro @ wk.

High Season weekly rate: April 8 – 14 / Apr 29 – May 26 / Dec 23 – Jan 5  – 33,600 euro @ wk

Peak Season weekly rate: May 27 – Sept 29 – 38,500 euro @ wk. 

Less than one week is also available during the Low Season only. Please contact me for prices.


Security Deposit

Given the high value of the works of art and other furnishings in the building, a security deposit of Euro 10,000.00 will be paid by the client upon arrival (pre-authorisation on credit card) and returned after departure, if no damage has been found.

Upon arrival, an additional deposit of Euro 1,990 is required to be paid exclusively in cash to the manager / butler of the building for food, drink and other services not included in the contract. If the final expense account is higher, the difference will be requested; if, conversely, it should be less than the deposit, the same will be promptly reimbursed.


Cancellation Policy:

There will be no refunds:

  • If the property is cancelled after the 30% deposit has been paid.
  • In case of cancellation, the 30%  deposit paid in advance will not be refundable.
  • In case of cancellation within 60 days from the guest’s arrival, a no-show or early departure, the full amount will be changed.
  • For cancellations due to force majeure events declared by the competent authorities (eg: natural disasters, extension of the state of emergency from Covid-19), the property reserves the right to cancel the contract and to refund any payments already made.
  • While not a requirement for booking, it is highly recommended that you be covered by adequate travel insurance even prior to booking, to be protected from unforeseen events and inconveniences.