Casa Francesca is a charming small house of Praiano, with a splendid view over the Mediterranean sea and Amalfi's coastline . The house is set in an elevated position, in the heart of the pedestrian area of Praiano and provides easy access to the bus stop, information centre, grocery store, bars and restaurants. It is a lovely, comfortable and centrally located base to explore the Amalfi coast from.
Just 300 meters far from the property is a bus stop, both for the local bus and for the bus that takes to the other villages of the coast.
From the bus stop, a 5-minute walk up the hill takes to a private, pedestrian lane with a 5 steps stairway which lead to the entrance door.
Recently modernised , Casa Francesca features rooms full of air and light and hand painted majolica tiled floors, typical of the Amalfi coast.
It is furnished with comfortable contemporary furnishings complemented by modern amenities, including modern, complete bathrooms , a kitchen packed with appliances, air conditioning and winter heating
Next to the apartment there is a lovely private garden of about 30 sq. meters equipped with a dining table, with chairs and sun-beds.
The 2 larger bedrooms and the dining/sitting room have access to the balcony with wonderful views of the sea and of the arch- shaped stretch of coast which goes from Praiano to Positano up to Punta Campanella and the island of Capri. The balcony is furnished with tables with chairs, and deck chairs.
A car is not necessary during your stay at Casa Francesca but if you have one , parking is available at the daily cost of 15,00 euros , in a private parking lot approximately 200 meters away from the house..Parking is available on request on confirmation of booking
Damage deposit payable locally in cash= 300 euro
Mandatory cleaning fee payable locally in cash=100 euros per week
Maid service: on request on confirmation of booking, payable locally. Approximately 12 Euros per hour
Electricity consumption, air conditioning and heating is charged locally at euro 0,42 per kwh.
Visitor's tax payable locally in cash is Euro 1.50 per person per night (children under 10 years of age are exempt)
Services available on request: babysitting E 10,00 per hour, cot E 52,00 highchair E 25,00, for airport transfers, local cook, food delivery etc, please enquire for details and prices.
Distances: A very good general food shop can be reached within a moments walk; bars and restaurants are within 5 mins walk .
The pebble beach at La Praia can be reached not only on foot or by public transport.
The inlet , enclosed by high cliffs , is home to several restaurants offering excellent local cuisine, boat hire service and a sub-aqua school .
Positano is 7 Km away
Amalfi 12 Km, Ravello 16 Km , Sorrento 18 Km, Salerno 45 Km
Naples airport 50 Km
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Casa Francesca in Praiano Praiano, Campania, Italy
Additional Location Information
Accommodation (roughly 120 sqm inside and 20 sqm of balconies)
Entrance is in a small corridor which leads into the various rooms of the house
A spacious and bright room with a luminous floor made of local majolica tiles houses the kitchen/sitting room . On one side , here you will find cupboards and the cooking area which is equipped with a five-burner stove, an oven, a large fridge with freezer, and small electrical appliances such as toaster, kettle, blender, microwave, etc.
This room features also a solid wood dining table to seat six people , comfortable sofas , two armchairs, a television, a large window with views and French doors onto the balcony
The two main bedrooms are furnished with a double bed and each has access to the balcony with wonderful views of the sea . The balcony is furnished with tables with chairs, and deck chairs.
The third bedroom has two single beds and has a window overlooking the garden next to the apartment.
Adjacent to the bedrooms are two bathrooms with shower , WC, washbasin, etc.
Access: Casa Francesca is reached by walking up the hill along the internal road of Praiano for approximately 300 meters from the centre of the village where is also located the bus stop to Amalfi and Positano/Sorrento.
Access is along a private pathway which is lit at night, about 50 meters long and 5-steps stairway.
Facilities: Air conditionin in the two main bedrooms and sitting/dining room only, washing machine, central heating throughout, TV ( Italian channels only), five -burner cooker with electric oven, refrigerator with freezer, microwave oven, toaster, kettle , ironing facilities, hair dryers.
Visitorâ€™s tax payable locally in cash is Euro 1,50 per person per night. (Children under 10 years of age are exempt)
Parking is available on request on confirmation of booking , at a private garage , roughly 200 meters away from the house . Weekly cost Euro 105,00 payable locally in cash.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Waterfront
How to get there
Nearest train station: Circumvesuviana of Sorrento, 18.02 miles Nearest airport: Aereoporto Capodichino- Naples, 65 miles Nearest ferry port: Positano, 7.02 miles Car is not necessary
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