Amalfi holiday property with heated pool – Villa Amalfitano is an elegant villa with dramatic views over the beautiful stretch of coast from Capo d’Orso across the bay of Salerno, reputedly the most picturesque part of the Amalfi coast. Recent renovation has transformed this villa into a wonderful holiday home full of light with high, vaulted ceilings, antique terracotta floor tiles and a charming blend of antique and modern furnishings. Outdoor living areas and terraces on each level add the finishing touch to ensure maximum enjoyment of this stunning location.
Situated along the famous ‘Amalfi Drive’ leading from Amalfi to Positano and Sorrento, this Amalfi vacation villa is ideal for those who are looking to escape yet not be too far off the beaten track. The ‘Amalfi Drive’ is said to be the most spectacular road in Europe so you may choose to drive from village to village to take in the spectacular scenery, but due to the steep terrain, many of the villages are mostly pedestrian and therefore best seen on foot. For those who prefer not to drive there is also the choice of an excellent hydrofoil and ferry service which link the villages along the peninsula with Capri, Naples and the less developed Cilento coast further south.
Throughout this region the villages offer narrow streets bustling with people, quaint shops and restaurants serving a variety of local produce, including of course wonderful seafood dishes. There are many trips which run from nearby Sorrento; a day trip to the islands of Capri or Ischia is a must, as is a visit to fascinating Pompei where excavations begun in the 18th century are still ongoing, or a visit to Vesuvius where you can climb to the crater and admire the views over the Bay of Naples.
12 steps up from garden to ground floor:
Small living/dining area (seating and dining for 4 only) with view of Amalfi and sea.
Double bedroom (TV), air-conditioning, sea view, ensuite shower room, WC.
Double bedroom (TV), air-conditioning, French doors to small enclosed stone terrace with skylight, ensuite shower room, WC
External stone steps up to first floor terrace:
Large covered dining terrace (dining for 12) with comfortable outdoor living area, pool.
High vaulted ceilings throughout this floor.
Entrance hall with study area.
Main living room (TV), French doors to terrace overlooking the sea.
Well equipped kitchen/dining room, open fireplace, dining for 12.
Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, WC.
Double/twin bedroom, (TV), French doors to terrace overlooking the sea.
Two further double bedrooms each with TV.
Shared shower room, WC.
External stone steps up to second floor and solarium/roof terrace with far reaching views:
Beamed, sloping ceilings.
Small living/dining area with kitchenette.
Shower room, WC.
Steeply terraced grounds of approx. 600sqm with terraces on each level all enjoying great sea views. Private parking for 2 cars; 110 external stone steps lead from the parking area up to the main gate and ground floor garden with lawn, pergola for shade. Further 30 steps lead up to the first floor terrace with built-in gas barbecue, 8m x 6m heated infinity pool (depth 1.10m – 1.70m), outdoor shower, pergola covered outdoor dining for 12, outdoor living. Further 25 steps lead up to a solarium/roof terrace with outdoor shower, table and chairs for 4, built-in seating and spectacular panoramic views.
Nearest restaurant 200m. Nearest beach (rocky) under 1 mile. Amalfi (hydrofoil service for Naples-Amalfi Coast-Capri) under 2 miles. Positano 9 miles. Sorrento 17 miles. Salerno (train to Naples) 16 miles. Naples airport 35 miles drive (hydrofoil transfer from Naples to Sorrento approx 45 mins). Nearest tennis in Minori 4.5 miles.
6 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 4 shower rooms, 5 WCs
PRIVATE 8m x 6m HEATED INFINITY POOL
With whirlpool, waterfall showers and swim-against current
TERRACES ON ALL LEVELS
WITH STUNNING SEA VIEWS
Not recommended for young children due to the nature of the grounds
Included: 5 hours daily maid service Mon – Sat. Wi-Fi internet. Pool towels. Luggage transfer from parking area to villa.
Extras:Telephone. Air-conditioning and winter heating (supplements for excessive consumption only). Local cook, food delivery, additional maid service and babysitter on request. Extra bed on request. A local tourist tax may apply.
Price: 6,250-11,000 euro a weekTripAdvisor property ID 3442848...Read more
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