Villa Sofia is a splendid villa located in an isolated position, on the slopes of a hill which is covered with olive groves. It sleeps six people. From Villa Sofia you will enjoy a characteristic view of the sea , of Sorrento and of Mount Vesuvius . Villa Sofia is 100 square meters (1076 square feet). It features a shared swimming pool, a nice private terrace with a view of the sea, a private patio, a private garden, air conditioning (please read description below to check in which rooms the units are installed) and winter heating.
You will be roughly 2 km (1.2 miles) from the center of Massa Lubrense , where you will find restaurants and shops. You will find the stop for SITA bus Sorrento - Massa Lubrense - Nerano line at 300 meters (990 feet) and the closest beach ( Marina di Puolo beach) at 2 km (roughly 1.25 miles). You will reach Villa Sofia from the parking area along a 200-meters (660-feet) route that cuts through the garden and includes approximately 15 stairway steps.
For a succesful stay at Villa Sofia we recommend having a car. You will be able to park it free of charge on the premises. The parking space is suitable for at most two cars.
Villa Sofia is one of a series of elegantly built holiday homes set in a private park. The villas are situated on a piece of sloping land which covers one hectare (2.5 acres) of coast and are partly hidden by the green tops of a luxurious olive grove. In front of the villas there is the sea and The Gulf of Naples .
There is a pool attendant and a friendly warden whose house is at the entrance to the park. He is there to welcome you and provide you with any information needed.
Villa Sofia is in the most beautiful and sunniest part of the park, at the top of a knoll covered in olive groves. When you are outside on the terrace or in the garden you can see only the blue sky and sea framed by the green treetops of the olives below and the outline of The Gulf of Naples with the unmistakeable cone of Vesuvius in the centre.
The air is clean and scented, the sunlight and brilliant colours fill you with the joy of living. You will be happy to find yourself spending your holiday in this place! The inside of the villa is also pleasingly decorated.
You will reach the swimming pool from the villa going down a short route that includes approximately 35 stairway steps. The pool is 10 meters (33 feet) large by 15 meters (50 feet) long. The swimming pool area is equipped with tables, chairs, sun umbrellas and sun loungers. From the swimming pool you will enjoy a broad view over Sorrento, the bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius and of the greenery. You will share the pool with the other guests staying at the complex. It is open from mid-June until mid-September.
The terrace is 30 square meters (320 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by trees. It is equipped with a table, chairs, a sun umbrella and sun loungers. From the terrace you will enjoy a view over Sorrento, the bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius and of the greenery.
The patio is 40 square meters (430 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by an elegant awning. It is equipped with wickerwork sofas and armchairs and with tables and chairs. From the patio you will enjoy a view of the greenery.
The garden is 300 square meters (3230 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by characteristic olive trees. It is equipped with a table, chairs and sun loungers. From the garden you will enjoy a charming view of the greenery and of the sea.
The furnishings of the living room are simple and comfortable. The furnishings include two sofas. The dining table can accommodate six guests. In this room you will find a television and a CD player. From the living room you will be able to enter the patio with a view of the garden through two double-glazed French doors.
You will be able to enter the kitchen from the living room. It is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a refrigerator with freezer, a dishwasher, a microwave oven, an Italian-style coffee-maker and other small appliances. Here you will also find a washing machine. The kitchen has a window.
You will be able to enter the first bedroom from the corridor. The bedroom has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). From the bedroom you will be able to enter the patio and the garden through a double-glazed French door. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a shower and a hairdryer.
You will be able to enter the second bedroom from the corridor. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches). From the bedroom you will be able to enter the patio and the garden through a French door. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.
You will be able to enter the third bedroom from the garden through an external access. The bedroom has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room also has a window with a view of the greenery. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, small and equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a shower and a hairdryer.
The bathroom is small and equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a shower and a hairdryer. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the corridor.
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Left on 05/30/2013 for a stay in August 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 30, 2013Stayed Aug 2012
We have stayed at Villa Sofia with our 1 year old and while I was 7 months pregnant. It was the best choice ever. Staying outside in the shade of the patio of Villa Sofia with magnificent views over the bay of Naples, what more can you wish for. The pool was perfect as well as the rest of the residence and gardens, well maintained and very nice people. The appartment was clean and cosey and we have been very happy with the airconditionings that were there. I have recommended this place to everybody I know who is interested in staying in this area and myself would not hesitate a minute to go back there again. Definitely hope we will in the near future!
Left on 11/17/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | PhilippeReviewed Nov 17, 2010Stayed Jul 2010
We did greatly appreciate our stay in Villa Sofia. The villa is a charming and quiet place and the swimming pool is very useful to rest and relax after visiting the surroundings, especially with children.
Salvatore [the caretaker] is welcoming, efficient and has very good advices about restaurants. Special thanks to Nino that cares very good the swimming pool and is a very nice person, our son Julien did very appreciate his playing with him.
The villa conforms to the presentation on Internet, the proceeding of the payment is correctly respected. The agents have been efficient for special requests (baby bed, baby chair).
The kitchen is not really at the top, it should be renovated.
The terrace is not secured for little children that could fall down.
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