Transforming the 45-Room Hotel Belsito into the Private Villa Ferraro Residence in Capri, Italy

Former 45-Room Hotel Belsito - Villa Ferraro Residence - Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy




It’s not very often that you see a large hotel converted into a private residence, but on the Island of Capri in Italy, that is exactly what one affluent owner did.

Located in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the Sorrentine Peninsula, Capri is an island that features a wealth of natural beauty and stunningly panoramic views from it spectacular coastlines and beaches. Its beautiful Mediterranean weather attracts multitudes of tourists to its hotels and resorts while the prominent harbor is a magnet for luxury yachting enthusiasts.

Yachts in Tyrrhenian Sea off the Sorrentine Peninsula in Capri, Italy

So with an island that has historically been known for its luxuriously care free Mediterranean lifestyle, why not transform a hotel into a private luxury residence befitting its location and elevate it’s stature to that of one of the best discrete summer homes in the world?

Villa Ferraro Residence - Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy

That was the impetuses that lead the head of a wealthy international family from Brazil in South America to commission the transformation of the 45-room Hotel Belsito in Capri into a private luxury home, now known as the Villa Ferraro Residence.

Villa Ferraro Residence - Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy

Restorations were carefully done to re-establish the architectural importance of the structure, which historically included a red Pompeian exterior color and Capri style columns. , The warmth and charms of its Mediterranean character both inside and outside the building were meticulously reestablished.

Villa Ferraro Residence - Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy

The transformation and restoration process that was started in 2010 was completed sometime in 2012. Italian interior designer, Febrizia Freszza brought her renowned Mediterranean design influences to the renovation creating a contemporary Italian villa living experience that befits both the distinction of the space and its location.

Villa Ferraro Residence - Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy

Developed over two levels, this private villa’s ground level features two separate living rooms, a dining room, kitchen, and service apartment. The grand upper level features vaulted ceilings with several rooms that all include private bathrooms.

Villa Ferraro Residence - Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy

The rooftop deck was built for the purpose of providing a luxury resort experience with a swimming pool when it was a hotel, so naturally the swimming pool was retained atop this private residence, providing the owners with stunning visuals each morning and night with glorious sunrises and sunsets.

Villa Ferraro Residence - Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy

The ambitious restoration of this unique, one-of-a-kind property represents the true notion of luxury ownership that is beyond the boundaries of ordinary living. It is the exemplification of a luxury lifestyle that characterizes an atmosphere of exclusivity where the enjoyment of the naturalistic aspects of ones environment is as paramount as the character and historical significance of the structure.

Villa Ferraro Residence - Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy

There’s nothing else quite like Villa Ferraro, so next time you’re traveling to Italy and have a chance to visit the Island of Capri, navigate to Via Matermania, 11 to get a glimpse of this former hotel meticulously restored and reinvented as a impeccable representation of a luxurious classic Italian Villa.

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