Villa Arturo A is a gracious 60-square-meter (about 646 square feet) apartment which sleeps four people. It features a shared swimming-pool, a patio, and a garden. It is equipped with air-conditioning and parking space. It is located in the center of Sorrento .
There are two double bedrooms, a bathroom with shower, a living-room with a kitchenette, and a large patio furnished with a table, chairs, and an umbrella.
Villa Arturo is an old countryside house turned into a vacation home surrounded by a garden of citrus trees. You will be in an area far from traffic and rich in green, only 700 meters (about 2,297 feet) f...rom Piazza Tasso, which is the heart of the historical and tourist center of Sorrento.
At Villa Arturo, you will find the main house, where there are two vacation apartments (Villa Arturo A and D) and three cottages (Villa Arturo B, C and E).
Each apartment has its outdoor private space furnished with a table, chairs, an umbrella, and deck chairs. Moreover, every guest at Villa Arturo will have a large and beautiful shared swimming-pool at their disposal.
The garden and the swimming pool
The garden of Villa Arturo is a typical garden from Sorrento, where lemon and orange trees are cultivated. It is a garden filled with colors and intense perfumes: all among the green and shiny crowns of lemon and orange trees and their yellow and orange fruits reflecting their colors like sun-like little spheres.
And in case you come in May, you will find the citrus trees at Villa Arturo and all over Sorrento in bloom: the sweet and intense perfume spreads from gardens and takes over streets regardless of the traffic there might be. As an old Neapolitan song says, “it’s that scent, which along the sky and the sea of Sorrento, grants us joy to live and willingness to sing!”
Around the swimming-pool, you will also find a green lawn rich in citrus trees. You will find sun loungers and umbrellas as well.
The swimming-pool is 9 x 5 meters (30 x 16 feet) large, and it opens from Easter to the end of October.
Villa Arturo A is two-storey apartment which is part of a villa. You arrive at a large patio in front of the living-room. In this patio, you will find tables, chairs, and umbrellas to relax outdoor. In the living-room you will find a couch, a satellite-dish TV, a dining table, and a kitchenette.
The kitchenette is large and comfortable. It is equipped with a four-burner stove, an oven, a fridge with freezer, and a washing machine.
A 14-step staircase will lead you from the living-room to the upper floor, where you will find two double bedrooms and a bathroom with shower. From the bedroom you will have a view of the garden and the valley where Sorrento lies.
The house features pleasant, elegant, and complete furnishings.
Nearby tourist attractions
At Villa Arturo you will be few steps away from the center of Sorrento. Having a car is not necessary during your stay, but in case you have one, there is parking space available.
Shops and restaurants are 100 meters (328 feet) away, the main bus stop is in Piazza Tasso, 700 meters (about 2,297 feet) away, and the railway station is 800 meters (about 2,625 feet) away.
By staying at Villa Arturo you will be in a central position to discover Sorrento and the incomparable beauty of the entire Coast of Sorrento and Amalfi , of Capri , Ischia and the other islands of the Gulf of Naples .
From Sorrento it is possible to take day trips with fast, comfortable and inexpensive ferries to Capri and the other islands of the Gulf, to Naples , Positano , Amalfi and Salerno .
Moreover, if you are fond of archaeology, from Sorrento you will be able to easily reach Pompeii , Herculaneum and Paestum by train.
The towns along the coast are connected by the efficient and inexpensive Sita bus network.
If you are fond of hiking, along the mountains of the two coasts (the Amalfi Coast and the Sorrento Coast ) you will find marked hiking trails of varying degree of difficulty. The trails unravel among steep drops down to the sea and seascapes of indescribable beauty: the exclusive prize for those who are able to get there!
It will definitely be an unforgettable stay!
The closest airport is Naples.
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Other holiday homes nearby: Villa Arturo B , Villa Arturo C , Villa Arturo D , Villa Arturo E .
Additional amenities include: charming surroundings, winter heating, view on the valley.
Left on 09/28/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | Lucky travellers Ian and Mary
We had the most terrific time in Sorrento, helped by the good weather. Our accommodation was an apartment on a property on the outskirts of town. It was an easy walk to food shops, and a leisurely stroll to the town centre. The surroundings were an orchard, and the property had a fine pool. The apartment was clean and very adequate. The owners were delightful, we loved them. They gave great advice about sightseeing, and had ready smiles. One of the brothers, Gino, is a chef and he prepared a group meal twice in the week, that guests could choose to attend. We did and throughly enjoyed chatting to other travellers. The meals were held at a lovely outdoor covered eating area, just fabulous. We highly recommend this place.
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