James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

Villa Amoras, located in Miata, Porto Cervo, part of an enclave of luxury villas in the resort of Costa Smeralda in Sardinia, is for sale for £10.62 million (Dh60.64m). The villa’s quirky design is said to have inspired the Bond villain lair in the Bond Movie The Spy Who Loved Me. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The villa overlooks the Mediterranean at Liscia di Vacca. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The star of the 9,687 square feet Villa Amoras home is a swimming pool that passes underneath the entire house. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates


James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The villa has open-plan living and a dining room of 1,500 square feet. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

There are views of the La Maddalena archipelago and at times snow-capped mountains of Corsica. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The Milan-based architect Luca Scacchetti designed the villa along the lines of the rural houses of the local Gallura region. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

Villa Amoras comprises several buildings that surround a courtyard around a part of the pool. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The Turin-based luxury furniture maker Poltrona Frau has customised the furniture. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The buyers can build a spa and two further suites on the grounds of the villa. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The villa has air conditioning, heating, wireless internet, satellite TV, an alarm system, fitness area and covered parking spaces. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

An outdoor kitchen and covered dining area combine to create a pleasant outdoor evening. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

Prince Karim Aga Khan IV developed Costa Smeralda towards the end of the 1950s. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The listing agent is London-based Beauchamp Estates. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The kitchen is spacious and fully equipped with a large storage space and central island. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The ceilings are vaulted. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The home has a master bedroom suite and three more en-suite bedrooms with walk-in wardrobes. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The bedrooms let in plenty of light. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

One of the bathrooms. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

An overview of the property which has room for expansion. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

James Bond-esque villa with underfloor swimming pool going for Dh60m – in pictures

The villa has the exclusive Yacht Club Costa Smeralda nearby. Courtesy Beauchamp Estates

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