Villa Certosella

Villa Certosella is a hotel in Capri, Italy. Set along the Via Tragara, it was the home of Camille du Locle when he lived in Capri. The villa was enlarged by the illustrator Jan Styka in Italian Renaissance style. Later, Edwin Cerio requisitioned the house so that it is now part of the Ignazio Cerio estate. Cerio removed the Renaissance elements, returning the house to the casa mediterranea style. The master builder, Luigi Desiderio, worked on the property.[1]

Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen also resided at Villa Certosella before work on his Villa Lysis had been completed.[2]

The villa is a hotel today and features notable gardens.[3]


  1. Pamphlets. Capri (Public domain ed.). 1901. pp. 37–. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  2. "Capri's famous visitors". Capri On Line. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  3. Fisher, Robert I. C. (23 August 2011). Close to Paradise: The Gardens of Naples, Capri and the Amalfi Coast. frances lincoln ltd. pp. 44–. ISBN 978-0-7112-3038-5. Retrieved 5 July 2012.

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