With one of the most beautiful views of Positano, Villa Le Orchidee is a stunning property, located right on top of the famous "pyramid of Positano", with a double access from steps, which makes the property the right place to stay in the center of Positano in peace. You may reach the pedestrian in 7/8 minutes walking down. The villa lays on 3 levels and can accommodate up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms whit en-suite bathroom. Villa le Orchidee is an incredible oasis of nature in the center of Positano. It is a property of almost 5,000 square meters, with more than 3,000 of gardens, spread on several terraces. One wide terrace host the pool (surface 130 square meters, depth 7 feet). The property includes a large garden where you will be able to find fruits and vegetables as you like for your dinner. Another terrace has a dining area for al fresco dinners, another is full of flowering plants and a richest collection of orchids (that give the name to the villa!), the lowest is a kitchen garden with seasonal fruits and vegetables at guests disposal.
The original part of the house was built in the eighteenth century, as one of the several tower to alert people along the Amalfi Coast of Saracen pirate's arrival. During the twentieth century the villa was enlarged and renovated, and is now one of the largest and most beautiful properties of Positano and the Amalfi Coast. The access is on the middle level, that is the main floor.
Main floor: Villa Le Orchidee has 2 different entrances through 2 different staircases. On the main floor there is a large outdoor kitchen equipped with barbecue, wood stove, a unusual small bathroom built into a sentry box; a terrace with a view of the sea on the beach of Fornillo; a large indoor kitchen equipped with cutlery and all professional cooking instruments (microwave, oven, mini pimer, robots, etc.); a large living room with satellite TV with 36 channels in English, furnished with a working fireplace and 2 sofas upholstered by luxury linens; a modern dining room with paintings and decorations; a room with a computer, printer, fax, etc., a winter garden with a piano, another living room, and a bathroom. All indoor areas are featured by modern furnishings, marble floors, sea view from all the rooms.
Upper level: Directly from the hall a staircase leads to the upper floor where there are 2 large suites. A large room with a double bed and a large bathroom with bath and its own private terrace overlooking the sea, and the master bedroom with its own bathroom with Jacuzzi bath tub and a shower, which opens on a super panoramic terrace, the only point where you can see entirely Positano with its 2 beaches: Fornillo and la “Spiaggia Grande”. In the middle of the upper levels and main, just above the kitchen is located inside the laundry area, with space for washing and ironing.
Tower level: Coming down from the main floor, you reach the original part of the house, which includes Another fully equipped kitchen with a living room and a patio with a wonderful view of the sea; a living room with terrace and a bathroom; 2 bedrooms with double bed wardrobe, sharing a bathroom and an access from a long balcony that runs all around this floor. At the end of the balcony there is another double bedroom with bathroom (with Jacuzzi bath tub) and a terrace....Read more
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