Villa Il Rubino was originally constructed at the end of the 18th century by a well-known family of Capri. The villa is situated along a walking path overlooking Certosa di San Giacomo and Marina Piccola, with views of the entire town of Capri and Monte Solaro. After more than 200 years, the villa is still currently owned by descendants of the original family who recently completed a large-scale renovation.
The villa is ideally located in the residential area of Capri and surrounded by superb gardens, just a few minutes from the central shopping district. It is the perfect location where you can enjoy a glamorous holiday in the Island.
The Villa´s ground floor is comprised of an entrance hall, kitchen, dining room for 12, TV room, and living room. The entrance hall is decorated with crystal lamps and a large majestic Venetian mirror. You may use the elevator or climb 20 steps leading up to the first floor.
The well-equipped kitchen is complete with all of the modern conveniences and appliances such as an espresso machine, toaster, 6-burner electric stovetop, double oven, dishwasher and refrigerator/freezer. The kitchen is perfect for cooking for yourself, or having the villa’s private chef prepare a meal on-site for you and your guests. The chic indoor dining room is ideal for an afternoon tea or aperitif. The beautiful crystal chandelier hung above the dining table creates an elegant and intimate atmosphere.
The game room is equipped with a swivel-top game table. The TV-room boasts a large flat screen TV, an amplifier iPod hook-up, and a collection of DVD’s and CD’s. The living area is furnished with a loveseat and 2 comfortable armchairs. Just off the TV-room lies the formal living room, ideal for reading and relaxing. A beautiful painting by the Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is the highlight of the living area.
The first floor can be reached from the ground floor by elevator or by 23 steps up from both an internal and an external staircase. Along the hallway, you will access the bedrooms
The first floor has six bedrooms, all with vaulted ceilings and private bathrooms. Two bedrooms, including the master bedroom, have a bathroom with baths and one of the bedrooms has a sitting room, which can be converted into an extra, seventh, bedroom. Four of the bedrooms have terraces with views of the sea and the town of Capri. All of the rooms in the house have air-conditioning and Wi-Fi Internet access. The furniture and linens are all of top quality and the bathrooms all have signature bathrobes and hair dryers.
The master bedroom has a double bed, armchair, small round table with 2 chairs, wardrobe and dresser. There is a private terrace overlooking the pool area and access to the balcony. En-suite bathroom with bath, large shower with a glass door, and a double basin.
On the opposite side of the hallway there is a double twin bedroom with access to a secondary lateral terrace with views of the green slopes of the Island. The room is furnished with a sofa, table, 2 wardrobes and a dresser. The room includes a bathroom with large bath and large shower and a double basin.
The next double bedroom has direct access to the balcony opening onto the terrace, which runs along the first floor. The room includes a wardrobe and dresser, small flat screen TV and a bathroom with large shower.
There are two small twin bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms with shower with glass doors. These two bedrooms have windows providing natural light and provide views of the back of the property.
The final bedroom is a small double bedroom with antique pieces of furniture including a desk, wardrobe and dresser. There also is an independent living area with a sofa, a larger writing desk, and small flat screen TV. This room has direct access onto the main balcony and a bathroom with large shower.
There is also a laundry room with washing machine, dryer and ironing equipment.
The pool area has a heated 4 x 7 meter (13 x 22 foot) swimming pool. There is an outdoor bar with a refrigerator and sink next to the pool, where drinks or lunch can be served. The area is furnished with a small iron table with 4 chairs.
There is an air-conditioned gym with treadmill and stretching bar, complete with an entertainment unit with music, TV, video and DVD. The facilities also include a sauna and shower stall with glass door. There is also a cloakroom with WC, wardrobe and changing room.
Outside there are 7 lounge chairs with cushions and top-quality pool towels. From the pool terrace, a traditional Capri colonnade overlooks the town centre of Capri offering a glimpse towards Mount Solaro. Small potted palm trees line the beautiful paved terrace.
15 steps bring you up to the garden where you can find a shaded dining area with seating for 12 people. There is a beautiful iron table, topped with colourful antique ceramic tiles, ideal for al fresco dining while enjoying a glimpse of Capri town. There is an outdoor grill and a classic Caprese-style oven, which can be used for making pizza or roasting meat. There are also built-in benches with cushions, 2 sofas, and chairs with cushions, as well as two small wrought iron and glass tables.
An additional 9 steps bring you up to the rooftop terrace with plenty of seating room including 6 sofas 4 tables. There is also a built-in heated Jacuzzi and an outdoor shower.
There is also a fire pit and a sitting area, which can be used for sun bathing during the day or for cocktails at sunset, while enjoying a 360 degree panorama of the dreamlike landscape with of views of the sea towards the Bay of Marina Piccola, Capri town centre, and the green slopes of Monte Solaro.
Fully fitted kitchen
Guest cloakroom with WC
Bedroom 1: Double Queen size bed, with sitting room, which can be converted to an extra bed, en-suite bathroom, bath & shower double basin, a private terrace
Bedroom 2: Double Queen size bed, TV, en-suite bathroom, bath & shower double basin, a private terrace
Bedroom 3: Double Queen size bed, TV, en-suite shower room basin, a private terrace
Bedroom 4: Twin bedroom, en-suite shower room with shower basin
Bedroom 5: Twin bedroom, en-suite shower room with shower basin
Bedroom 6: Double Queen size bed, sitting area with writing desk and TV, en-suite shower room basin and access to balcony
Amenities & Facilities:
Sleeps 12; plus an extra bed, 6 bathrooms, 7 WC
Satellite –TV & DVD
Gym with treadmill
Wi-Fi Internet is available on the ground floor, in the bedrooms on the first floor and in the pool area
Telephones have an internal system to communicate between the rooms.
Walking distance to the Piazzetta Capri 5 minutes
Al fresco dinning area
Heated Pool 4 x 7 meters
Included in rental:
Maids: 7/7 working 10/12 hours per day (8.00 am – 8.00 pm) with a break in the afternoon. If you have dinner at home, they will stay until after dinner.
Cook: The cook is available daily for lunch or dinner.
Buffet breakfast can be arranged upon request by our villa staff.
Costs related to food and beverage service are not included in the rental rate and must be paid as additional charges.
Linen & towel change every three days
Not included/extra, on request when booking to be paid locally in cash:
Personal laundry and ironing service
Activities and excursions
Security deposit: €2,500 to be held at the agency
For early morning departure, the checkout procedures will be finalised the evening before departure day
Check-in: between 5:00 pm –7:00 pm
Check-out: before/by 10:00 am
All extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure, unless otherwise arranged
Closest airport: Naples Capodichino (30 minute drive to Naples Port)
Ferries departing from Naples Port to Capri every 30 / 60 minutes
Private boat transfers can also be arranged from the port
Ferry connection from Capri to Amalfi, Salerno, Sorrento, Pasitano, Castellamare, Ischia
Heliport: Damecuta heliport in Anacapri (10 minutes drive from villa)
5-minutes walk from the Piazzetta Capri
4 minutes walk to tennis court and grocery store
7 minutes walk to restaurant
45 minute boat ride to Naples
BOOKING POLICIES: Minimum stay 7 nights
DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS. 50% at time of booking
Deposits are NON REFUNDABLE
BALANCE DUE: 3 months prior to arrival.
Security deposit 2500 euros to be held by agent
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended !