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House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Villino Fortunato is a bright independent house which faces the sun and the sea. It sleeps three people. From Villino Fortunato you will enjoy a charming view of the sea and of the small Li Galli islands at a distance. Villino Fortunato is 50 square meters (540 square feet). It features a nice private terrace with a view of the sea, a private garden, air conditioning (please read description below to check in which rooms the units are installed) and winter heating.

You will be in the center of Praiano, where you will find restaurants and shops. You will find the closest restaurant at 100 meters (330 feet), a grocery store at 300 meters (990 feet), the stop for the SITA bus Amalfi - Sorrento line and the stop for the Flavio Gioia bus interno Praiano line at 80 meters (roughly 260 feet) and the closest beach (Spiaggia della Gavitella) at roughly 600 meters (660 yards) including 400 stairway steps. You will reach Villino Fortunato from the street level going up an external stairway which consists of approximately 50 steps.

You will not need a car to stay at Villino Fortunato. If you do have one, you will be able to park it along the public roads (the actual distance might vary depending on the availability of parking spaces) or in a public parking lot (being the lot a public one, parking spaces can not be reserved).

Terrace

The terrace is 10 square meters (107 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by a porch. It is equipped with a table, chairs and two deck chairs. From the terrace you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea, of the island of Capri on the horizon and of the small Li Galli islands at a distance.

Garden

The garden is 100 square meters (1076 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by perfumed lemon and grapevine pergolas. It is equipped with deck chairs. Here you will also find a portable barbecue. From the garden you will have a wonderful view of the sea.

Living Room

The furnishings of the living room are bright and cheerful. The furnishings include a divan bed for one guest. The dining table can accommodate two guests. In this room you will find a flat-screen satellite television. The room has a double-glazed window with a view of the sea. It is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.

Kitchen

The kitchen is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a small refrigerator with freezer, a microwave oven and an Italian-style coffee-maker. Here you will also find a washing machine, an iron and an ironing board. There is a table to seat three guests. The kitchen has a window with a view of the sea.

Bedroom

You will be able to enter the bedroom from the living room. The bedroom has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has a window with a view of the sea.

Bathroom

The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a fully enclosed shower and a hairdryer. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the corridor.

 

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach 200 m
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Naples 66 km, Nearest railway: Piano di Sorrento 17 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Sea view
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Further details indoors

The furnishings of the living room are bright and cheerful. They include a divan bed for one guest. The dining table can accommodate three guests. In this room you will find a satellite television. The room has a double-glazed window with a view of the sea.

The kitchen is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a small refrigerator with freezer, a microwave oven and an Italian-style coffee-maker. Here you will also find a washing machine, an iron and an ironing board. There is a table to seat three guests. The kitchen has a window with a view of the sea.

You will be able to enter the bedroom from the living room. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has a window with a view of the sea.

The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a fully enclosed shower and a hairdryer. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the corridor.

Further details outdoors

Garden

The garden is 100 square meters (1076 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by perfumed lemon and grapevine pergolas. It is equipped with deck chairs. Here you will also find a portable barbecue. From the garden you will have a wonderful view of the sea.

Terrace

The terrace is 10 square meters (107 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by a porch. It is equipped with a table, chairs and two deck chairs. From the terrace you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea and of the coast from Positano to Punta Campanella, the western tip of the Sorrentine peninsula, and of the island of Capri at the horizon.

Further details

English-speaking representatives on hand to answer any questions.

The Campania region

Campania region is the beginning of the 'mezzogiorno'. Translating as the 'midday' the phrase evokes the sun-baked south. And Campania - with its ancient Greek and Roman towns, rumbling volcanoes and glittering blue coastline, at times evokes Classical Greece as much as modern Italy. You could be a million miles from bureaucratic and businesslike Milan.

Throughout much of its history Campania has been at the centre of Western Civilisation's most significant entities. The area was colonised by Ancient Greeks and was within Magna Græcia, until the Roman Republic began to dominate. During the Roman era the area was highly respected as a place of culture by the emperors, where it balanced Greco-Roman culture. The area had many duchies and principalities during the Middle Ages, in the hands of the Byzantine Empire and some Lombards.

It was under the Normans that the smaller independent states were brought together as part of a sizeable European kingdom, known as the Kingdom of Sicily, before the mainland broke away to form the Kingdom of Naples. It was during this period that especially elements of Spanish, French and Aragonese culture touched Campania. Later the area became the central part of the Two Sicilies under the Bourbons, until the Italian unification of 1860 when it became part of the new state Italy.

The capital city of Campania is Naples. Campania is rich in culture, especially in regards to gastronomy, music, architecture, archeological and ancient sites such as Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum. The name of Campania itself is derived from Latin, as the Romans knew the region as Campania felix, which translates into English as "fortunate countryside". The rich natural sights of Campania make it highly important in the tourism industry, especially along the Amalfi Coast, Cilento Coast, Mount Vesuvius and the island of Capri.

Amalfi Coast

Along the main road just a few minuted walk you will find a fishmonger, a butcher, and the market (bread, cheese, deli meats, fresh fruit & vegetables, coffee, pasta, wine, condiments, and wine).

Across the road is a scooter hire place, which is well worth the money to hire for the day. The rides along the cliffs to Ravello and back to Positano will stay in your memory forever!

Behind Capo Sottile, on the far slopes of Monte Tre Cavalli, and looking eastwards, there is the little town of Praiano.

This popular seaside resort has kept its character of quiet fishermen's village through the centuries. Located halfway between Amalfi (8 km) and Positano (7 km), Praiano is just one step away from the two most lively villages of the coast. The Sita bus line connects Praiano to Amalfi, Positano and Sorrento. The local orange bus circles around the village and takes you down to the beach and as far as Positano as well.

As a traveller going to Praiano you will appreciate its slow pace. At the same time, the quality of its restaurants as well as the friendly atmosphere of the local cafes, such as Bar del Sole, will not disappoint you. Small as it is, the village does have its own grocery stores and ATM.

The parish church, dedicated to Saint Luke, is located in the upper part of the town, in a spot with a lovely view; the church houses a precious silver figure of Saint Luke.

Praiano's beach is the small, enchanting Marina di Praia, which is situated at the end of the wild Praia valley. The surrounding cliffs have been deeply marked by erosion. On a rocky promontory stands the cylindrical mass of Torre a Mare: a medieval structure which recalls the centuries-old struggle of the area's inhabitants against the attacks of pirates.

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  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:26 Aug 2014

Based in Italy

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