Jacaranda, Block C Bergamotto
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
AIR CONDITIONING AND SATELLITE TV, ITALIAN AND ENGLISH,HAVE BEEN NEWLY INSTALLED TO ENHANCE YOUR HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE. A very sunny first floor apartment with three wide balconies. Two face the shared swimming pool on one side, and the third towards distant rolling hills. You will be in no doubt that you are in the deep south of rural Italy! The newly built apartment is built to an extremely high standard following traditional Italian styling. All windows are double glazed with marble sills. Access is by a central marble staircase and soon to be commissioned lift. The development has 4 blocks of 16 apartments and some smaller units all enclosed by a security fence. Bergamotto development is close to the bustling town of Gioiosa Ionica and a short drive to the seaside town of Marina Gioiosa. The town has numerous restaurants, ice cream and pizza parlours. There is a railway station at Gioiosa Marina on the line which hugs the coast from the capital Reggio Calabria to Brindisi in Puglia. In addition to a double bed and two single beds, we provide an air mattress which is suitable for our younger guests. In addition to 4 dining room chairs, and a two person sofa, we have four very comfortable directors chairs. Jacaranda apartment is very spacious and well appointed. This gives a great deal of flexibility for sleeping, eating and entertainment. The entertainment system includes a DVD and Blu Ray player which is fitted with amplified sound. Traditional English TV is not available in the area. Guests are able to bring their own DVDs/Blu rays and flash cards loaded with your favourite films and music. A shared BBQ is planned.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lamezia is one hour by road. You can be collected, Nearest railway: Marina di Gioiosa Ionica|
|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||DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
About this location
The Calabria region
The Southern Italy/ Calabria Region
Calabria is located at the southern tip of Italy and the property at Gioiosa on the underside of the sole. Calabria was isolated from the rest of Italy until recent times. The Aspromonte mountains provided an insurmountable barrier and access was only available by sea. This has resulted in a different character in both the people and terrain. Calabria remains unspoilt and still very beautiful.
The capital Reggio Calabria is an hours drive away and close to the Ferry port to Sicily and beyond. Sicily, with its smoking volcano fresh fruits and vegetables is a perfect day trip. You can even visit the hillside town of Savoca where the cafe scene in "The Godfather" was filmed. On the western coast is the seaside resort of Tropea.
Marina di Gioiosa Ionica
Many towns in Italy have a seaside location as well a separate development some miles inland. Gioiosa is no exception, having Gioiosa Ionica inland and Gioiosa Marina on the coast. Bergamotto development is between the two, giving excellent access to both the beaches and a bustling town. Within a short drive of the apartment is an enormous selection of restaurants, bars and ice cream parlours. Gioiosa Ionica has many ancient buildings stretching back to medieval times. Its bustling Sunday market allows the purchase of many fine regional products.
The famous hillside town of Gerace is close by with its' magnificent Cathedral. Weddings are a frequent feature here. Many of our guests have enjoyed a trip the the local waterfalls for a swim and barbecue. Most entertainment in Calabria are free. These include fiestas, beaches and swimming in mountain streams.
ADDITIONAL photographs of Jacaranda apartment and the surrounding region are available on request. Please email Spanishjak@aol.com
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