Nestling in a splendid natural setting between Sorrento and Massa Lubrense, Casale la Torre is a traditional farmhouse complex in the Sorrento Peninsula, ideal for those seeking a quiet holiday away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
Casale la Torre is built on two floors, and measures around 300 m2. It is divided into three apartments that can host up tothirteen people. It has terraces with splendid views, a garden, a barbecue area and aswimming pool. Guests will have access to areserved parking areawithin the grounds, which you can reach from the apartments via a convenient flight of about 15 stone steps.
The apartments... offer fantastic views out across the sea and the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida, as well as theGulf of Naples.These three brand-new apartments, surrounded by citrus and olive trees, are located inMarciano, a delightful little village just 2 Km from Massa Lubrense, with splendid views of Capri, Ischia, Procida and the Gulf of Naples.
Casale la Torre, renovated entirely in line with the architecture of traditional farmhouses, has two floors, and the 3apartments(2 two-room apartments for 4 people each and one 3-room apartment for 5 people) have been designed and laid out in order to offer guests maximum quality and comfort. All theapartmentshave private outdoor areas and beautiful views of either the sea or the garden.
The area that hosts the garden and the swimming pool (11 m X 5 m, open from May to September) is undoubtedly the most attractive part of the holiday house complex, and visitors are sure to be immediately struck by the delightful views stretching out beyond the horizon. All you will see before you is the bright blue of the sea and the sky, and views of Capri, Ischia, Procida and the Gulf of Naples.
In the large, superbly kept garden, there is a splendid patio equipped with a large, characteristic barbecue, ideal for organising a convivial dinner out in the open in the warm summer evenings.
In this area you will find a wood-burning oven and a professionally equipped kitchen in which typical local dishes can be prepared with the genuine DOC-certified products of the Sorrento Peninsula. The staff ofCasale la Torre, whowill be pleased to organise lunches and dinners on request, share the philosophy of the owners, i.e. to create dishes able to bring out the very best in the wealth of delicious raw materials offered by theSorrento Peninsula, by preparing typical traditional local recipes.
Casale la Torre is situated in a quiet spot that enjoys the sun all day, along a stretch of coast that is part of the Marine Protected Area of Punta Campanella, renowned for its beautiful landscape and the traces of its ancient history.
The villa is next to a little side road, closed to traffic, and faces the sea, where enchanting sunsets can be admired. Guests staying at Casale la Torre will need a car during their stay. Access to the house is along a country road.
The tasteful furnishings and the large swimming pool with its views right over the island of Capri make Casale la Torre the ideal place for an exclusive, restful stay.
The house is also ideally situated for guests wishing to gotrekking in the Sorrento Peninsula,withhiking routesavailable along a number ofpaths: to theDeserto(456 m),Mount S. Costanzo(497 m), from where there are breathtaking views,from Massa Lubrense to Termini(over 6 km of solitary road surrounded by Mediterranean maquis) and thebay of Ierantoin the heart of the Marine Protected Area of Punta Campanella.
La Primula is a bright, classy 60 m2 apartment suitable for four people, located on the first floor of the building. La Primula has two bedrooms, a private panoramic terrace with a sea view, a swimming pool and a shared garden.
The sitting room, features a sunny veranda, furnishings are bright and classy. In the living area you will find a kitchenette, with four gas rings, a fridge freezer, a microwave oven, a dishwasher, an Italian coffee maker and a toaster. The table seats six, and in the room there is also a satellite TV.
The sitting room leads on to the panoramic terrace, equipped with tables and chairs so you can spend some time outdoors having lunch or just admiring the view.
The sitting room leads through to the two bedrooms.
One bedroom has a double bed, a spacious wardrobe and a large window that looks onto the terrace.
The second bedroom has two single beds, a spacious wardrobe and a large window that looks onto the terrace.
The bathroom, which leads off the sitting room, has a washbasin, toilet, bidet, enclosed shower and hairdryerRead more
Left on 08/04/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | Alexander Smith
The good - fantastic picturesque location. Beautiful safe gardens. Great swimming pool with perhaps the best views to be had anywhere. Pool & grounds immaculately clean & well maintained. The staff were helpful especially the hard working guy who maintained the grounds who helped us out when the electronic gate fob stopped working.
The Ok- The apartment itself was fine & the bedrooms were comfortable & spacious. however due to the direction the apartment faces & the lack of air conditioning it became unbearably hot both on the private terrace & in the conservatory until well after the sun dropped below the horizon. spectacular sunsets from the terrace though. The not so good - This is the 5th time in 5 years(4 in Italy) that we have rented holiday villas & it is the first time that we have arrived to find the shelves completely empty. previous experience is that you will usually find items like -salt & pepper, olive oil etc. there wasn't even a toilet roll here. For fairness I will say that Feeling Italy sent me an email offering a welcome package the day before we were due to arrive at the property but as we were already in Italy (which they knew as they had arranged my airport transfer) I didn't see that until we had arrived home. In addition the cutlery and crockery were also not of a standard I would have expected given the price of this rental. The wider location is good. There is a small shop in nearby village S.Maria which is handy & a half decent supermarket in Sant'Agata Sui Dui Golfi a few miles on from there. I would recommend the nearby ristorante La Torre for dinner & we really liked Bar Orlando (the smoking cat cafe we called it, you'll understand if you go)in Sant'Agata for its lunchtime sandwiches and cappucino. The owner is really friendly and welcoming. The free ice cream was also a nice touch. There are good options for boat tours of Capri & the amalfi cost in Marina Del Cantone which is about 5 miles or so from the apartment.
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