Palazzo dei Baroni was built in 1716 by renowned craftsmen who included prestigious lacquered doors, frescoed ceilings, and stuccoes in the construction of the property.
The palace overwhelms any guest with its exclusivity, elegant details, and historical frame. In the residence you can find the finest textiles, hand embroidered in Victorian style, exclusive ceramic tables, service for 12 people on prestigious local ceramics from Vietri sul Mare, authentic painted wooden doors, and silver cutlery, but also a large, flat screen TV, Internet connection, hi-fi system, and full spa & wellness area with Turkish bath, sauna, and thermal pool. Palazzo dei Baroni surely preserves the highest quality and charm of a historical residence integrated with the most comfortable and modern facilities.The facades and the external areas are painted and refreshed with a warm red colour alternated with light yellow. Both internal and external parts of the villa are kept in the original Neapolitan baroque style, which is so characteristic in the period during which it was constructed.
From the terraces the house dominates the town center of Positano, the dreamlike views are just spectacular, extending onto Positano’s beach and colourful homes.
First floor: The ground floor is divided into two areas separated by the main entrance hall that leads out on the terrace and a set of stairs leading up to the first floor or down to the ground floor. The main entrance brings into a large kitchen and a dining room, both with vaulted ceilings painted in a warm, yellow-beige colour. The large and fully equipped kitchen has a large antique stone fireplace, which was part of the original house. Copper pots are lined all over the kitchen walls, which is furnished with a wooden table, 6 chairs and a wooden bench. The kitchen boasts antique tile floors and offers an 8 range stovetop, oven, double marble sink, and dishwasher. There is a separate laundry room with sink and large refrigerator with separate freezer. A formal dining room with a library opens onto a tea-lounge and a studio room. The dining room has a large wooden table with 6 antique wooden chairs from the 17th century, which can be used for serving breakfast or elaborated lunch or dinners. Guests will also enjoy a library filled with rare books on art and history as well as more modern readings in many foreign languages. The tea lounge has a wonderful antique fireplace and two, large, comfortable armchairs. The studio corner enjoys a wooden desk with computer with flat screen and fast internet connection. The beautiful terrace serves as an extension of the house lined with terracotta tiles and a built-in bench and is ideal for relaxing and enjoying the spectacular views of the colourful and bright houses of Positano, the blue Mediterranean sea, the surrounding beaches, as well as the charming and romantic Galli islands located just in front of the coastline, once belonging to the famous Russian dancer, Nurijev. The terrace is also ideal for external meals and sunset cocktails and can also be shaded by large umbrellas.
Ground floor: 19 steps takes you down a prestigious stone staircase to a wellness centre. The pavement is covered in antique terracotta tiles alternated with majolica and its rooms boast vaulted ceilings from the 17th century with golden stucco decorations, partly in gold, allowing for the same bright yellow colour as the rest of the property. In the niches along the stairs, you find 2 beautiful large and precious antique porcelain vases reflecting the style of those displayed at the National Museum of Art Capodimonte in Naples. The 17th century vases are painted with scenes from the mythological and Neapolitan landscapes showing Mount Vesuvius.
Upon reaching the ground floor, you can find a beautiful Turkish bath with antique terracotta tiled floor and a Finnish Sauna for 2 people. Two showers with a lovely marble face sculpture, from which the water comes out, are encircled by antique mosaic tiles dating back to the 17th century, originating from the Neapolitan School of Giustiniani. The sauna and Turkish bath are situated next to a relax lounge with sofas and cushions, a massage bed, coach chairs, large antique terracotta vases from the 17th and the 18th century, and a large plasma TV. There is also a large, indoor, fully functional, heated thermal pool in green and Turkish terracotta tiles (7.5 meters long x 4.90 meters wide x 2 meters deep). The pool is a true hydro-thermal therapy pool, with waterfalls, Jacuzzi seats, jets for cervical and lumbar massages, and rotating currents. There is also a private changing area continuously supplied with large bathing towels, bathrobes, and slippers. On the opposite side of the pool there is a consecrated catholic chapel with wooden benches. The spa leads out onto a ground floor terrace furnished with sun chairs ideal for sunbathing or relaxing, while enjoying a drink and the incredible views. The terrace also features a very decorative plunge pool with hydro-massage bed for 2 people tiled with majolica tiles.
Second Floor: 26 steps leads up the beautiful stone staircase to the first floor where the two luxurious and exclusive master bedrooms are located. Two wooden sculptures, decorated in gold, lead you up the staircase. Each master bedroom is very spacious with high ceilings, air conditioning, and en-suite facilities. Both suites are decorated in an elegant and warm Neapolitan baroque style. Warm and bright colours are mixed with antique wooden furniture and other decorative elements in baroque style or the finest quality textiles, such as the organza and dark red velvets. The ceilings are painted on old wall paper, restoring the original design with bright colours. The terracotta tiled floors are covered with Oriental carpets. A sofa, two comfortable armchairs, and a pouf chair complete the seating décor and are all refined with silk textiles from famous local fabric producers from San Leucio near Naples, making both bedrooms ideal for relax day and night. In the bedrooms you can find antique wooden dressers, a large double bed with bedside tables and lamps. In the first bedroom there are windows and 3 balconies overlooking the sea and the colourful houses. In the en-suite bathroom with majolica tiles there is a separate changing area and a closet, large shower, and a marble sink. The second bedroom with en-suite bathroom has a small altar and French doors with access onto the balcony. The sea-view balcony also features an old small watchtower with a charming and characteristic cupola covered with ceramic tiles, one of the symbols of the Amalfi Coast.
Loft – Third Floor: On the third floor there are two lovely double bedrooms and a large full bathroom. There is also a small terrace in the back of the villa with an outside table and chairs.