Luxury Bijou Villa with a bespoke interior design. Picked in 'The Times' 50 best coastal villas in Europe, this villa is the ideal solution for a family meeting at the sea.
It is a modern, three-storey villa built in a traditional style, set 124 feet above sea level with stunning views stretching for miles along the Cilento coast. The villa is comfortably furnished in a contemporary style and each level is self-contained making it ideal for larger groups. Outside there is ample space for everyone to come together and enjoy the stunning sea views from one of the many terraces, lounge in the shade of a huge Mediterranean oak tree, soak up the sun around the pool, or enjoy a meal on the rustic ‘taverna’ dining terrace. The sandy beach at Villammare is only 600 metres away, and it is ideal for long walks - following the coast you can reach the town centre in 10 minutes. Surrounded by a big enclosed garden, it is the perfect accommodation for families with children.
Ground floor: Large living/dining room, open fireplace, library/study area, French doors to covered terrace with comfortable seating, sea view. Well equipped kitchen with dining table for 10, French doors to terrace and steps down to 'taverna' style covered outdoor dining area with summer kitchen and dining table.
Double bedroom, French door to covered terrace, sea view. Double bedroom, with garden view. Shower room, WC. Single/twin bedroom (single trundle bed with pull-out mattress). Shower room, WC. This floor is not air conditioned as it is naturally cool. Fans are available.
External stairs to first floor: Large roof terrace with outdoor dining table and sunbathing area, air-conditioning, sea view. Double bedroom, French doors to terrace, sea view. 1 WC with shower room.
External stairs from roof terrace to second floor/attic: Entrance door to open plan living/dining/kitchen area, air-conditioning, French doors to balcony with sea view. Double bedroom, large arched window with views over mountains, pool and sea. 1 WC with shower room.
Grounds: Large, enclosed, terraced grounds. 12m x 6m pool (depth 1.40m -2.40m). Covered terrace on ground floor level with comfortable seating. Lower terrace with vine covered pergola, large medierranean oak tree providing extra shade and Taverna style covered outdoor dining terrace seating 12 with summer kitchen (sink and fridge), built-in charcoal barbecue. 2 further outdoor dining areas on first floor level. Parking for 6 cars. Stunning coastal views.
The living room at the ground floor is large, bright with great views in which there is a working fireplace, perfect for those who wish to stay also in the colder months!
On the south side of the living room is the patio also panoramic with stone arches which offer a picturesque view of the surrounding area. The spacious kitchen also with a sea view is ideal for preparing tasty meals!
Down a small set of rock stairs, you will find the “Taverna” or barbecue area, furnished in true rustic style, all in local stone and chestnut wood with magnificent views of the Mediterranean countryside which is perfect for a wonderful evening meal when you can sample and digest at your leisure the delicious grill prepared on the barbecue. Ground floor is not air conditioned because it is naturally cooler than the other floors due to the big oak tree at the south front of the villa and to the big porch made of stone.
From £3,500 to £6,500 per week, based on 10 guests.
Reduced rates available for smaller groups.
Maid service included: 4 hours maid service per day, 6 days per week.
Minimum stay: 7 nights. More flexibility outside summer months.
Villammare is an ancient fishing village at the foot of the extensive UNESCO heritage Cilento National Park. Long sandy beaches, a colourful seafront fringed with palms and eucalyptus trees, small restaurants, cosy venues and cottages make of Villammare the perfect seaside resort for travellers from all over the world, in search of friendly and charming spots off the beaten track. Breathtaking views from the hills covered with centuries-old cork oaks, trekking the mountains and cruising along the Cilento coast, mouth-watering regional cuisine and the special friendliness of the locals captivate visitors all year round.
There are many historical sites to visit from the monastery at Padula to the temples of Paestum and the abandoned village of San Severino di Centola. Natural sites include, Mount Cervati, WWF oasis of Morigerati, Hair of Venus waterfalls and Grotte di Pertosa caves among many others.
Nearest airport: Napoli Capodichino (just 2 hours driving)
Nearest station: Sapri (just 10 min driving)
2 extra children can sleep in sofabeds