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Castello Devachan Apartment set in a historic Castle in San Remo

Castello Devachan Apartment set in a historic Castle in San Remo

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Phone: 00447850090500 Fax: 00448701635464

Luxury 2 bedroom apartment in historic Castello situated in private park in San Remo Italy, only one kilometre from the sea

  • Price from 180 EUR / Day / Per unit
  • 2 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
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Last updated: 02/12/2010

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This is a luxuriously appointed, fully airconditioned apartment, with 3 modern bathrooms able to comfortably sleep 6 people close to the town centre (15 minutes walk) but in a quiet high class residential area.

The apartment benefits from its own exclusive parking space within the Castle grounds. The complex has generous beautifully laid out gardens, which also contain a communal swimming pool and tennis court.

In addition to the stunning views of the sea , the apartment has the benefit of its own exclusive garden and a well shaded patio immediately adjacent to the exclusive garden.

The complex is set slightly up on a hill behind the Casino of San Remo, not far from the famous shops (Prada, Gucci, Calvin Klein etc in the Corso Mateotti).

The apartment is fitted with 2 television sets, 2 DVD players, ADSL WiFi internet access, a fax machine and a 3 cordless telephones.

The Castello Devachan was built and designed by the engineer Pietro Agosti (from Sanremo) with the help of engineer Winter. The building developer was Costanzio Sappia. The architecture of the castle was in the liberty style. The Castello Devachan stands majestically on the hill of Berigo, a few minutes from the centre of Sanremo, set amongst other beautiful villas, between palm trees, orange trees, cacti, banana, and other tropical and Mediterranean plants.

The Castello Devachan was purchased in 1890 by the English Count Orazio Savile of Mexborough. The elder Lord Mexborough acquired the castle to live there with his young spouse Lady Ivy, despite his age of 75 years. The Count of Mexborough had become a Buddhist after having lived in India for thirty years, it was he who named the Castello Devachan. Before it was called Villa Silvia Mexborough, after his first wife.

On April 19, 1920, the First World War Allies leaders, working through the League of Nations, gathered at the Castello Devachan in San Remo, Italy to carve up Turkey. With the last dusk of the San Remo Conference, the conferees granted France the mandate for both Syria and Lebanon. The British received the mandate for Iraq, and also Palestine, under a provision creating a Jewish homeland.

The Allied prime ministers meeting at the Castello Devachan in San Remo discussed a number of territorial problems, including the general framework of the Turkish peace treaty. The Allies agreed to leave the Fiume question up to the governments of Italy and the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. The delegates also considered ways of disposing of Class A mandates. Under the League of Nations system, Class A mandates were in the final stages of preparation for independence.

Prices & deals

Lowest Daily Price:
180 EUR
Highest Daily Price:
425 EUR
Lowest Weekly Price:
1250 EUR
Highest Weekly Price:
2999 EUR
Cleaning fee:
Charging Method:
Per unit
Payment Types:
  • No Cash
  • No Credit Card
  • No Cheque
  • No Travellers cheque
  • No Paypal
  • No Wire Transfer

Location & area

The resort town of San Remo may be small in stature, but it is grandiose in style and atmosphere. The streets of San Remo are lined with world-class hotels, exotic gardens, and seaside promenades. Long a haven for European aristocracy, San Remo is located on the western rim of the Italian Riviera, about 10 miles from Monaco and 30 miles east of Nice, France. The old town area has a rich mediaeval heritage. The modified cathedral of San Siro originally dates back to the thirteenth century. The interior preserves a Crucifix by Maragliano and a canvas by Pancalino showing San Siro surrounded by other saints. The single-nave sanctuary of the Madonna della Costa goes back to the seventeenth century. Here you can admire frescoes by Giacomo Antonio Boni and a painting from the Barnaba da Modena School (late fourteenth century) as well as paintings by Domenico Fiasella. One of the most popular sights in San Remo is the famous Municipal Casino, housed in an art nouveau building.

460 Castello Devachan, Corso degli Inglesi, IM 18038, San Remo, Italy
Accommodation located in:
near golf course, near the beach, town!

Amenities & services

Things to see & places to visit: Restaurants nearby include G & G, Mare Blu, (just down the road from the Gucci, Prada and Guess stores, Ulisse where you can savour a 9 course Ligurian meal for around EURO 30, Il Bagatto in the centre of town, and Della Palme in the old harbour. Don't miss out on the fantastic selection of home-made ice creams at the Living Garden, situated at the sea-front. A must to see is the Russian Orthodox Church, Villa Nobel, Villa Ormond and the famous San Remo Casino. San Remo is the town of art, culture, and sports: fishing, diving, canoeing, sailing, whale-watching, wind surfing, and motor boating - together with golfing, riding, swimming, baseball, and fitness facilities. The old town area has a rich medieval heritage. The modified cathedral of San Siro originally dates back to the thirteenth century. The interior preserves a Crucifix by Maragliano and a canvas by Pancalino showing San Siro surrounded by other saints.

The Castello Devachan - A guest's comments: I want to document how much Olga & I enjoyed our stay at Castello Devachan. As well you know, I have a rather extensive knowledge of the Castello, visually, from having created the painting for you relating to the 1920 League of Nations' conference there after World War I. I was not prepared, however, for the beauty of the Castello & the wonderful accommodations your place provided. Olga and I thoroughly enjoyed the facilities, the patio and garden, the magnificent views from the dining room and patio, and the feeling of total privacy one experienced. One warning to all who stay there....The master bedroom is so very conducive to sleep, one can miss most of the day!! Total luxury and quiet. As this was our first visit to San Remo (not, of course to Italy), we both fell in love with the city. It had everything and was not overwhelming. The proximity to other towns and to Genova was a definite plus. We both agree that Castello Devachan was one of favorite stops - David Schor FL. USA

# of Units: 1... and each unit includes:

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Single beds: 0
  • Double beds: 0
  • Baby cots: 0
  • Single sofa beds: 0
  • Double sofa beds: 0


  • Yes Bath:
  • Yes Hair Drier:
  • Yes Shower:
  • Yes Towels:


  • Yes Washing Machine:
  • No Work Desk:
  • Yes Bed Sheets:
  • No Bikes:
  • No Cable/Satelite TV:
  • Yes Internet Broadband:
  • No Internet Dial Up:
  • Yes Ironing Board:
  • Yes Stereo/Radio System:
  • No Library:
  • Yes Telephone:
  • Yes DVD Player:
  • Yes Fax:


  • No Butler Service:
  • No House Chef:
  • No Local Guides:
  • Yes Local Transportation:
  • No 24h Concierge:
  • No Tours & Excursions:


  • Yes Fridge & Freezer:
  • Yes Crockery & Utensils:
  • Yes Dish Washer:
  • Yes Microwave:
  • Yes Oven:
  • No American Kitchen:

Living room

  • No Fireplace:
  • Yes Sofa Bed:
  • Yes Table & Chairs:


  • No Private Beach:
  • No Barbecue:
  • No Sauna:
  • No Garden:
  • No Shared Bathroom:
  • No Spa / Jacuzzi:
  • No Swimming Pool:
  • No Lift / Elevator:
  • No Disabled Facilities:
  • No Tennis Court:
  • No Terrace:
  • No Parking:
  • No Pets Welcome:


  • Yes Safe:
  • Yes Sea View:
  • No Central Heating:
  • No City View:
  • No Daily Cleaning:
  • Yes Air Conditioning:
  • Yes DVD/Music Collection:
  • Yes Ensuite Bathroom:
  • Yes Balcony:

Additional information

Board Basis:
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