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Pool and sun bathing area

Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Four bed, three bath luxurious villa with large private swimming pool, driveway, gardens and terrace.

The villa is just a short distance form the sleepy and loveable town of Zambrone and ideally and centrally located between to major cliff perched towns of Pizzo (famous for ice cream) and Tropea (home of the red onion).

On part of the landscaped lawn is an old olive tree, estimated to be over 100 years old. There are 2 large areas suitable for dining and have outdoor tables situated in both areas. The swimming pool is large, maintained daily and also cleaned daily. Surrounding the pool are 8 comfortable sun loungers and pop up parasols. There is also a rattan sofa and 2 chairs which provide an extra area for relaxation.

You can enjoy beautiful ocean views from many aspects of the villa, including the pool, living area and the large balconies.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Zambrone 2 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Lamezia Terme Airport 35 km, Nearest railway: Zambrone 1 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 Internet access, Sea view
General Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

Southern Italy region

Calabria is located in the southwest of Italy (the toe of the Italian boot) It deserves with its unbelievably rich history and culture to be more known than it is today. The nature, people, history and the traditions are what make Calabria what it is. Holidays in the region of Calabria offer a variety of different landscapes, from the stunning coastal areas, with craggy cliffs set against the brilliant blue seas, to the rugged mountainous inland, dotted with traditional villages, and even a small ski area.

The region of Calabria is flanked by both the Tyrrenian Sea on the western side and the Ionian Sea on the east, with the towns on this coast having a strong Greek influence. The major resorts in the region of Calabria include Scalea, a typical seaside resort with plenty of tourist facilities and Tropea, one of the most beautiful towns with numerous sandy bays. Amantea and Diamante are both popular historic towns, and the capital of the region of Calabria is its' largest town, Reggio di Calabria.

Feudo Montalto Golf Club is situated in Limbadi, a small town near Capo Vaticano and Tropea.

The 9 hole course, designed by Baldovino Dassu, has been built in on an old farm and lays among orange and olive trees. For a small fee of up to €30 per person, you can spend the day golfing here on this amazing course, once your game is completed; your fee allows you to play as many rounds as you wish.

The Sila is the name of the mountainous plateau located in Calabria, it occupies part of the provinces of Cosenza, Crotone and Catanzaro, and is divided into the Sila Greca, Sila Grande and Sila Piccola ranges. The Sila houses the eponymous National Park. Camigilatello is a classical alpine village, a great spot for exploring amazing densely wooded areas during the summer, if you enjoy hiking then you will love the 3 mile climb up to Monte Botte Donato and take in the breath taking views of the Ionian and Tyrhennian seas. In winter, the Sila's becomes one of Italy's best cross-country skiing areas. The season can start from November right through to the end of February and with slopes as long as 7km in length, it is a great experience for both advanced and intermediate skiers alike.

Gerace is inland from the coastal town of Locri, but its elevation allows views of the sea. Gerace is sometimes called "the Florence of the south" for its art and architecture or the "city of saints" for its religious buildings.

If you wish to see one of the largest religious buildings in Calabria then you must pay a visit to Gerace's Norman Cathedral.

Tropea is a town in the Vibo Valentia province of Calabria. Tropea is well known for its miles of white sandy beaches and turquoise coloured water and of course it is nicknamed the home of the 'Red Onion'.

There is also an annual Blues festival in the centre of Tropea towards the end of August, live bands playing in an open air atmosphere most nights during the festival. Tropea dates back to the 17th century with cobbled narrow streets, charming cafes and a vast amount of souvenirs and fashion shops speckled along the winding and meandering laneways. It's great to just sit outside one of the cafes of an evening, have a frothy cappuccino and watch all of the Italians enjoying their evening stroll through the streets of Tropea.

Like a fractured metatarsal on the foot of Italy, the Tropea promontory juts out into the turquoise Tyrrhenian Sea, its superb white-sand beaches shielded by high cliffs. The town of Tropea pulls off a rare trick by managing to be both fashionable and unspoilt, a maze of steep narrow streets, Renaissance churches and yellow-stone palazzi.

Sunday Times put Tropea at number one spot in its 'Top 20 Beaches' report in January 2007.

Mini cruises to the Aeolian Isles depart from the port of Tropea/Capo Vaticano around 7:00am on a 350 seater air conditioned motor ship. On this daily trip you get to visit Stromboli, the famous active volcano plus Lipar. Arrive back at Tropea around 19:15pm, a day well spent, don't forget to bring your camera and savour those magic moments.

The region of Calabria has managed to remain relatively untouched and escape mass-tourism, with many of the small hilltop villages and hamlets still enjoying age-old traditions and customs. Cuisine in the region of Calabria tends to be spicy and flavourful, featuring pasta, cheeses and some typically Greek ingredients such as honey and figs, and the area produces sweet white wine. Whilst enjoying a holiday in the region of Calabria, activities include walking, hiking and bird-watching in the national park, horse-riding, rock-climbing and skiing in the mountains, and various water sports such as sailing and scuba- diving along the coast.

Pizzo is another beautiful town just a few minutes' drive from the Villa, famous for its Chiesa di Piedigrotta, a church completely carved out of the tufo rock near the beach. This Calabrian town is also famous for its tartufo, a special delicious kind of ice cream celebrated with a festival in Pizzo every August.

A visit to a renowned ice cream parlour, Enrico's, situated in Marinella, is a must for all ice cream lovers.

Directly across from Enrico's is a lovely Irish pub, called the Fairywell, during peak times in the summer, there are live acts playing most nights, the atmosphere is great for a night out.

Tropea

Zambrone town offers every amenity and has a traditional piazza, bars, pizzeria, fresh meat from the local butcher, fresh fish delivered every day. Just at the entrance to the Villa you will find a local vegetable supplier, where you can purchase all locally grown fruit and vegetables and buy a large bottle of homemade red wine for only €2.50 Fresh cheese is delivered straight from the dairy twice a week.

Zambrone Marina has many seasonal bars and restaurants, with excellent food and a large selection of locally made wines available.

Priscopio has 2 restaurants, at La Collinetta and Pirapora in season.

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18 Jun 2014

5/5

"Wonderful Villa - The real Italian experience"

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this excellent villa in Zambrone. The large pool was the biggest plus of our vacation in Calabria and the fact that the owner of the villa, a local man, Salvatore, ca… More

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, we look forward to seeing you again sometime at the Villa in Zambrone.

9 Jun 2014

4/5

"great villa and owner, but anxiety-provoking booking and arrival experiences with the agent"

I would recommend villa but not the agent. This was a lovely villa clean and spacious with marvellous pool and outside areas with a great owner - Salvatore who visited the villa every day to make sure… More

30 Jul 2013

5/5

"Magnifique"

La maison est très grande, très jolie. La piscine est splendide et sa température très agréable. La région de Zambrone est très jolie, la nature y est préservée, les plages très belles et l&… More

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, we look forward to seeing you again sometime at the Villa in Zambrone.

25 Jun 2013

5/5

"Great VIlla in great location"

I cannot recommend this place highly enough. I have to say the Villa was excellent, lovely rooms, nice homely feel to it and plenty of space for us inside and out. The pool was a very nice size; we had to keep a close on my 18 month old daughter but that would be the same with any pool and she loved running around the ancient Olive tree in the garden which was larger than I thought it would be. There was also space at the side of the house for her to play and plenty of room outside for us to eat as there were two tables with six seats each, one at pool side, in the shade on the terrace, and one at the side of the house, somewhere to catch the midday sun. There was a clear unbroken view to the sea and a few villas around the area, most of these seemed empty at the time and we felt that the property was very private and great value for money.

Having visited Calabria 6 years ago we wanted somewhere that was convenient for both Tropea, Pizzo and all of the amazing coast line in between and down past Capo Vaticano. Tom from Calabria Management Services met us at the Airport and was full of useful local knowledge and all of the locals we encountered all over Calabria were friendly. This property is in the perfect location, the small town of Zambrone is very quiet but the locals were all so nice it was a lovely place to go and have a coffee and get some bread and sausage from the shop. There is a fruit and veg place down on the main road towards the sea and this was also very good value for money, so much so that my suitcase was full of local Pecorino cheese and salami on top of jars and jars of the local specialties such as the spreadable salami N'duja and Bergamot Marmalade. Nearby is also the lovely small town of Pargelhia and there are scores of beaches to visit. It's also easy enough to drive down the coast and get the ferry to Sicily or to drive across the country up through the hills and across to the east coast on the Ionian sea, stopping at the beautiful Soriano Calabro and going on up to Sierra San Bruno. We did this in a day with my young daughter and it was fine. At the right time of year you will be able to pick fresh figs at the side of the road and Olives must be falling all over the place. Would love to go back...permanently.

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, we look forward to seeing you again sometime in the Villa Zambrone.

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