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Villa Praia

Campania - Amalfi Coast - Praiano

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Villa Praia is a spacious, elegant holiday villa located in the heart of the quiet village of Praiano, between Amalfi and Positano. The central position of this rental villa means that exploring the Amalfi Coast is easy, with Positano, Ravello, Amalfi and Sorrento all within short reach.

Built in a typical whitewashed Mediterranean style, the villa is spread over three levels within 1200 sqm of lush gardens and large terraces which cascade down the slope. The property boasts a magnificent seawater swimming pool, sweeping views of the sea and the Amalfi coast up to the Galli Islands and the Capri Faraglioni.

Features:

  • Plenty of outdoor lounging areas
  • Cool, elegant interiors
  • Large private swimming pool with amazing views

Description

Villa Praia is a magnificent villa on three split levels and has an independent suite in the tower section which opens onto a panoramic roof terrace. The entrance and main living areas are on the ground level with large terraces whilst the sleeping accommodation is on a lower terraced level, also enjoying wonderful views of the Amalfi Coast. The first floor is reserved by the owner for storage except for the tower section.

The entrance is onto a panoramic terrace at the side of the house with an outdoor lounge area overlooking the Amalfi Coast and surrounded by potted palms, lemon trees and flowers. The terrace leads into the day area comprising a portico, which serves as the main entrance to the villa and has fantastic views towards Positano and Capri. The portico is furnished with dining table and comfortable seating areas and has retractable sun awnings.

The portico leads to the day area comprising a sunroom, formal dining room, reading and lounge rooms. Every room on this floor has high domed ceilings (4.3m), terracotta floors, whitewashed walls and direct access to the portico. The dining room with its large glass-topped table resting on fragments of Roman columns, leads to a spacious and well equipped kitchen and a French glass door leads from the kitchen past a service bathroom and laundry onto the BBQ and pizza oven area.

The vast lounge and reading rooms are elegantly furnished with antique furniture and light fittings and a working fireplace with inviting white sofas and armchairs, a grand piano, TV with satellite and DVD reader make it a very comfortable spot to relax.

Down an internal flight of twenty stairs are the sleeping quarters with six bedrooms, each with private bathroom and doors opening onto a terrace with both covered and uncovered areas.

From the sleeping quarters terrace, down 20 steps, one reaches the large private swimming pool.

A stone staircase leads 20 steps down from the living room down to the bedroom quarters, where a corridor runs through the length of the house and opens to six well-appointed double bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom with shower and with direct access to the garden. Three of the bedrooms can be made up as twin bedrooms and two of the bedrooms can be interconnecting.

From the garden at this level, 20 external stairs lead down to a terrace with the salt water swimming pool which is surrounded by a solarium furnished with tables and chairs from which it is possible to enjoy a splendid view of the sea.

The independent tower is accessed by an external staircase situated near the property's entrance gate and offers two bedrooms sharing a bathroom with shower . This accommodation is furnished in a more simply style than the rest of the house and has a twin and a double bedroom, sharing a small bathroom with shower. The larger bedroom opens to a panoramic private balcony overlooking the sea.

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Position

Villa Praia is located in the charming town of Praiano, within an easy walk to shops, restaurants and local transportation. The villa is approximately 300m and 65 stairs from the parking area on the Amalfi Drive. A porter service is available at €5 per piece

 Distances:

  • Nearest shops - 300m (general store, coffee bar with an Internet point, tourist information centre, restaurants, chemist and post office).
  • Positano - 7 Km
  • Amalfi - 12 Km
  • Ravello -  16 Km
  • Sorrento - 18 Km
  • Salerno - 45 Km
  • Naples Airport - 60 Km, Rome Fiumicino - 269Km

 In Amalfi and Positano there are ferries and hydrofoils services to Naples, main coastal towns and to the Islands of Capri and Ischia. Boat hire is available in Praiano to explore the surrounding coastline and visit the many small grottoes along the coast.

The local mini-shuttle, connecting Praiano to the beach of La Praia and to Positano and the SITA bus that connect all the villages along the Amalfi coast, stop at the beginning of the flight of stairs leading down to the villa .

The pebble beach at La Praia is home to several restaurants offering excellent local cuisine, boat hire service and a diving school .

Another favourite spot is the 'Gavitella', a charming small beach with a seaside café located at the bottom of a small and verdant rocky inlet that can be reached either on foot, walking along a path that includes about 350 steps, or in by boat.

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Praiano

Praiano is set in an enchanting location among the beautiful inlets of the Amalfi coast at 4 km from Positano and 9 km from Amalfi. Once an ancient fishing village and today a prestigious seaside resort, Praiano is know for its fine climate and authentic atmosphere. Praiano's beach, the enchanting Marina di Praia, is below the town at the end of the untamed Praia valley. In Praiano you will not find tourist crowds, nor colourful streets full of shops and boutiques, but only authentic locals with friendly faces, old cottages and white churches looking out to the sea. > more

Seasons and prices

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Special Notes for Villa Praia, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions in respect to additional charges and extras applicable to rental villas and apartment accommodation.

Refundable security deposit

A refundable security deposit of € 1,500.00 is payable on arrival at the property, in cash (euro) or double signed travellers' cheques. No other form of payment will be accepted. The deposit will be refunded on final inspection excepting in the event of damage or for the deduction of extras.

General Information:

  • Normal arrival times are between 15:30 (3:30pm) and 19:00 (7pm). Check out is by 10.00 on the day of departure.
  • The season for pool opening is May 7 - October 1st

Services included:

  • Electricity, Water, Gas, Final cleaning on departure, Air conditioning, Parking space for two cars in a private garage at 5 minutes walk from the property ( 600 meters)
  • Villa Praia is attended to by a staff of two providing 4 hours a day cleaning and maintenance services and a change of linen midweek. One of these staff members resides in separate accommodation on site.
  • Complimentary continental breakfast is included in the price.

 Extras - supplied and payable locally

  • Tourist tax: Eur 2.00 per person per night
  • Additional changes of linen may be requested at the cost of €30 per room.
  • Food shopping and delivery: Eur 30.00
  • Cook service: 20.00 Euro per hour, with a minimum charge of 180.00 Eur
  • Additional maid service can be requested at a cost of € 20 per hour
  • High chairs and cots are available at an additional cost of € €50 per week
  • Baby sitting: Eur 15.00 per hour; porter service: € 5,00 per each piece; Personal laundry service:€ 20,00 per load
  • Extra parking space in a private parking lot, situated at 5 minutes walk from the property: € 18,00 per day per each car
  • Pool heating.

 Late arrival fees - we will endeavour to accommodate, but cannot guarantee to satisfy requests for late or Sunday  arrivals. The cost of pre-arranged late arrival (if available) will be advised at the time of booking. Unforeseen delays resulting in out of hours arrivals (if available) will incur a charge of € 50.00 payable to the local manager;

Our holiday villas and apartment accommodation to rent in Italy are serviced by trained English speaking area managers who are there to ensure that your vacation is pleasurable from the very moment of your arrival.

Nearby localities

Amalfi

Landlocked until the last century, Amalfi was once a major trading port and has a very strong sense of Italian culture and the history of its great past. Based in a valley at the foot of towering mountains the terrain and views are captivating and due to frequent ferry services, provide a perfect base for an Italian villa rental holiday.> more

Positano

Positano is one of the most elegant and well known villages on the Amalfi coast. It is located in one of the most beautiful valleys of the Amalfi Coast, and the valley opens up to an equally magnificent stretch of coastline. The town is built on steep hills descending to the sea and has been resembled to a wedding cake in terms of its layout and terraces flowing with bougainville vines.> more

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Villa features

Region: Campania - Amalfi Coast - Praiano
Sleeps: 16
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 7
Accommodation: Villa (550sqm) with pool on 3 levels
Price €: -

Facilities

  • Air Con
  • ADSL
  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Independent Villa
  • Pool
  • Public Transport
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Offroad Parking
  • Gas Heating
  • Close to beach
  • Outdoor Dining
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