5,350 sq. Ft.
Pedigree: This Baroque property was originally built as a residence for Episcopal clergy in 1680 and served as the home of Bauhaus artist Edward Ghillausen from 1926 until 2000. Positioned on a cliff overlooking Positano and the Mediterranean beyond, the jewel-toned palazzo is formally decorated with gilt-framed artwork, plush furniture, and exquisitely frescoed walls.
Property Values: The 0.15-acre plot boasts a pool and verdant gardens filled with lemon and orange trees; oversized terraces feature dining alcoves, sun lounges, and spectacular panoramic views.
Talking Point: Ancient Roman baths on the site have been replaced with an elaborate spa area that boasts a sauna and hammam.
Contact: LaCure Villas, 800-387-2726; lacurevillas.com