Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Villa Sfings is located in the hilly landscape above the town Formia in the district of Castelonorato – a typical medieval town in a quiet, peaceful and Mediterranean environment. The beaches in Formia and Scauri are to reach in only 10 driving minutes.
A private swimming pool with sun beds and a large property with Mediterranean garden are belonging to the villa. From the garden and the villa it's a stunning view over the Gulf of Gaeta, the Pontine Island, Ischia and even Capri, when the weather is clear.
The rooms of the villa, furnished in an alternative-original style, are stretched over two floors with terrace and roof terrace. On the ground floor is a large living room with sofa lounge, wooden table, log fire and television. From the living room you have access to the garden. The well-equipped kitchen is the perfect place for cooking delicious, traditional Mediterranean dishes. Further are one bedroom with double bed and two small bathrooms on the ground floor.
On the first floor are three further bedrooms, two of them with terrace and sea view, two bathrooms, one with shower and one with bath and washing machine.
The villa is perfect for holidays with two friendly families or for two friendly couples.
This is a family friendly accommodation: highchair, cot and toys for infants are provided - on demand.
In Formia you can buy all you need at the weekly market. Besides, in Formia are excellent restaurants and many small shops. Fresh fish you can buy directly from the fishermen at the market place every morning or at the small harbour D'Arsena. The shopping centre Itaca with about 60 stores is only a few driving minutes from the villa away. In the small district of Castelonorato, the place where the villa is located, are one restaurant, one pub with live-music and one bar.
Two nature reserves with marked walking trails are very close to the villa. Very nice if you like mountain bike tours with breathtaking panoramic view – you can start your fantastic trips directly from the villa.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||6 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Napoli Campodicchino 80 km, Nearest railway: Formia 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Lazio region
The region of Lazio, rich of culture and nature, is situated in the center of Italy.
Hill landscapes with olive- and vine cultivation and the seas Bracciano and Bolzena characterizes the north of Lazio. The culturally heydays are the famous Etruscan excavation and the sulphur-wells, where you can spoil your skin under the open sky.
Rome is the culturally and economically center directly in the heartland of Lazio and the capital city of Italy.
Mountains are in the south of Latium, rising above 2000 meters; at the lower sites are green hill landscapes, overgrown with orange-and lemon trees and olive-and vine cultivation. The coast is very varied: you can find little bays, steep coast, long sandy beaches and hills covered with Mediterranean plants (macchia mediterranea).
Excavations from the Roman time and the pre-Roman time (Etruscan, Ausoner, and Aurunci), medieval towns, monasteries and convents, small fishing villages and characteristically villages in the mountains have formative influences to this region.
Lazio has many nature reserves and little protected oasis; very beautiful for walks, longer walking tours or trekking.
Thermal springs are to find in the region of Viterbo, Tivoli, Fiuggi and in the south in Suio.
Fish and seafood you can get in all varieties as a speciality at the coast; a rustically cuisine interior (meat and sausage, cheese and a lot of different vegetables).
The buffalo mozzarella and the olives of Gaeta are an exceptionally culinary speciality.
Day trips for unforgettable holidays: Rome, Naples, Pompeii, the Vesuvius, Caserta, Monte Cassino, the Pontine Islands, Ischia, and Capri...
Formia is located in the south of the Latium at the gorgeous Gulf of Gaeta. The Gulf of Gaeta is surrounded by the gigantically mountain range of the Aurunci Mountains. They rise in a height of 1500 meters, the foothills stretch to the sea. Therefore, the coast is very rough: long sandy beaches, small bas and steep coasts. In this area, the climate is Mediterranean and very mild throughout the year. The average temperature is about 14, 6 degrees in the winter months.
The typical vegetation is olive trees, lemon- and orange trees, fig trees and palms. Gaeta's olives are very famous in this area.
Formia is also the commercial center of the Gulf. The Via Vitruvio in the center and large shopping centers invite for shopping.
You are welcome in medieval old towns with small alleys and steps, old churches, small mountain villages and ruins from the antique Roman- and pre-Roman times. Among other things you can visit the Villa Marmurra in Formia and the ruins of the Roman town Minturnae with the amphitheater in Minturno.
There are lots of activities for friends of nature and long walks. Two nature reserves are nearby: the Aurunci Mountains with well-marked footpaths and the nature reserve Riviera di Ulisse where culture meets nature.
Enjoy the Mediterranean charm: during walks, at the fish marked, with a good Italian ice-cream or with a romantic dinner in ones of the genuine restaurants.
Formia is also an optimal starting point for daily trips to the cities Rome, Naples, Pompeii, and Caserta, the islands, the mountains, the archaeological excavations, monasteries, converts and Roman bathing.
Spare time in Formia:
- swimming, surfing and surfing curses, windsurfing, cite surfing, water skiing, lending out pedal boats, snorkeling in the nature reserve, fishing, rollerblading, mountain biking, climbing, playing tennis and horse riding
-walking in the nature reserve Riviera di Ulisse with visitation of the ruins of the Roman Villa Mamurra (large cistern, little cistern and the grotto of Janara)
-bars (pubs), genuine restaurants and pizzerias
-big weekly-marked: on Thursday in the Via Olivastro Spaventola
-fresh fish is available at the market in the town center
- touristic boat trips
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