Apartment | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The villa, surrounded by trees and gardens, assures a quiet and relaxing stay. The extraordinarily thick walls keep the interior pleasantly cool during the summertime.
Like most houses in Positano, Casa San Matteo is reached by stairs (Via Monte). There are approximately 100 steps to walk down from the closest bus stop or car park. A regular bus service is available every 20 minutes. The bus stop is at the beginning of Via Monte. It is however possible to reach most places in Positano, including the beach, in ten to fifteen minutes walk.
PLEASE NOTE: GAS ELECTRICITY,INTERNET ACCESS, FINAL CLEANING ETC IS ALL INCLUDED IN THE PRICE.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Positano 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Naples 60 km, Nearest railway: Sorrento 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors||
Don Giovann is on the ground floor of the villa and with its very thick walls ( built in 1750) air con is not required. There are ceiling fans in some rooms and the majority of bedrooms and/or living rooms have French doors leading onto the terrace.
|Further details outdoors||
Each unit has its own private and independently accessed terrace, overlooking the sea, village and coast. All terraces are very well equipped for eating and relaxing and some have outdoor showers and bbqs.
The Campania region
An ancient rural region, Campania scenery makes comprises of rolling hills, peppered with Roman relics and monuments is a pleasant and idyllic place to try real Italian food as it was in fact the birthplace of the modern pizza, other gastronomic treats famously available in from Campania include Struffoli and Limoncello.
Some of the country’s best sports teams are also based in the region, including football teams, volleyball and water polo teams. Why not spend an evening taking in some of the more recent sports introduced to the area such as tennis or even basketball.
The historic town of Positano is situated on the steep mountains that dive deep into the sea, creating a perfectly dramatic setting for a holiday. The imposing 13th century church is well worth a visit and features majolica tiles in its dome as well as an icon of the black Madonna. The dramatic setting also has been featured in a number of films including 'Only You' and 'Under the Tuscan Sun'. The popular destination has a pleasant Mediterranean climate, with temperatures peaking at 30c in the summer.