Sorrento – 5 bedrooms – Private pool

Located near the heart of Sorrento, this elegant five-bedroom villa is the perfect place for a stylish break on one of the most famous stretches of coastline in the Mediterranean. With a spectacular cliff-top setting facing Mount Vesuvius across the Bay of Naples, it is no wonder Sorrento is a must-visit destination on everyone’s bucket list. The ancient town center is laid out on a Roman grid of narrow lanes, now lined with exclusive restaurants serving gnocchi and shops selling lemon-themed souvenirs.

 

But away from the well-worn paths are little-explored nooks and crannies. The vaulted Sedile Dominova, once a meeting space for aristocracy, is now a working-men’s club where old-timers while away afternoons playing cards. Then there are traditional greengrocers and haberdashers huddled behind wooden shop fronts, the medieval palaces along Via Pietà, the magnificent courtyard of Palazzo Correale, and artisan workshops producing the same wood intarsia for which the town became famous in the 18th century.

 

If Sorrento gets too much, the laid-back town of Vico Equense, which stands on a sheer tufa cliff just along the coast, makes an attractive base. Beach bums tend to head for the small pockets of sand tucked into coves at Marina di Vico and Marina d’Aequa, walkers tackle the old footpath to Positano, clinging to the cliffs on the Amalfi coastline, and culture hounds hop on the Circumvesuviana train to march around the ancient sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, destroyed by the eruption of the Vesuvius.

 

Set in the hills just below the ridge that divides Sorrento from the sheer southern coastline lies the village of Sant’Agata Sui Due Golfi, named for its domination of the gulfs of both Naples and Salerno. To the west and south-west of Sorrento is a hilly hinterland, the sprawling Massa Lubrense, and a wild stretch of coast that developers have left untouched. The Massa Lubrense is home to hamlets and ancient look-out towers, a reminder of repeated invasions over the centuries, surrounded by citrus and olive groves.

 

With a seeming maze of streets and staircases, Amalfi is a town best explored on foot. While Piazza Duomo and the main street are home to most of the town’s shops and restaurants, do spend some time wandering and exploring the quieter side streets, where you will find arched passageways, hidden gardens and tiny piazzas. Sitting high in the hills above Amalfi, Ravello is famous for its ravishing gardens and stupendous views, the best in the world according to former resident Gore Vidal.

 

Villa Capo di Sorrento is 54 km from Naples and Naples Capodichino International Airport, and 282 km from Rome and Rome Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. The villa is 3,5 km from the center of Sorrento, 4 km from Massa Lubrense, 8 km from Sant’Agata Sui Due Golfi, 13 km from Vico Equense, 20 km from Positano, 29 km from Pompeii, 34 km from Amalfi, 41 km from Ravello, 45 km from Herculaneum.

 

The Property

 

Perched on a hill covered with olive groves, Villa Capo di Sorrento provides the ultimate retreat for those seeking complete privacy and relaxation in one of the most evocative corners on the Amalfi Coast. From Villa Capo di Sorrento you will enjoy charming views over the glittering Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. With charming terraces overlooking the sea, Villa Capo di Sorrento can accommodate up to ten guests featuring five bedrooms (four double bedrooms and one twin room) spread over three levels.

 

Surrounded by a lush garden, the villa boasts an exceptional swimming pool and a poolside area furnished with comfortable sun loungers and deckchairs inviting guests to sit back and unwind while enjoying the charming panorama. By the pool you will also find a bathroom which is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a shower. It is partly shaded by an elegant gazebo. Offering a tranquil atmosphere, the garden features multiple al fresco dining areas and lounge areas for relaxing and socializing.

 

On the entrance level you will find a spacious open-plan living and dining area paved with elegant majolica tiles and complete with fireplace, comfortable sofas with plenty of seating and a large dining table. The furnishings are elegant and refined, and include some antique pieces. From the dining area you will be able to access the first terrace through a large French door. On the same floor you will also find a fully-equipped kitchen with all the amenities you might need during your stay and direct access to a second terrace.

 

Flooded with natural light, the lower level houses two comfortable double bedrooms complete with en-suite bathroom with shower. From these bedrooms you will be able to access the swimming pool area through French doors. On the upper level you will find two bright double bedrooms complete with en-suite bathroom with shower. The upper floor also features a comfortable twin room and a bathroom with shower. From this bedroom you will be able to access the third terrace through a French door.

 

Features

4 Double Bedrooms + 1 Twin Room

4 En-Suite Bathrooms + 1 Private Bathroom

Swimming Pool

Furnished Poolside Area

Outdoor Lounge Area

Outdoor Dining Area

Open-Plan Living and Dining Area

Fully-Equipped Kitchen

Garden

Patio

 

Amenities

Bathrobe and slippers

Playground for children

Airconditioning throughout

Air conditioning in the bedrooms

Hairdryer in bathroom

Barbecue

Safe Box

City Views

Fast Broadband Internet

Concierge service

Country Views

Baby cot

Available for events

Internet in common areas and garden

the villa is in a peaceful area, it is recommendable for yoga retreats

the villa is next to a vineyard or a winery

Dishwasher

Washing machine

Beds and Mattresses

Toilettries and courtesy kit

Ocean Views

Parking

Swimming Pool

Daily cleaning

Heating

Satellite TV

High chair

Smart Flat screen TV

Mattress Topper

ADSL Wi-Fi Internet

Mosquito nets

 

* Please note: the included amenities may vary according to final agreement, make sure to check your contract for complete list.

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