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Amalfi Coast, Italy · Villa - Positano · 3 - 4 Bedrooms · 6 - 8 people
Villa Saracen dates back to the 14th century and is strategically positioned in a quiet location overlooking the sea, dating from its history as a look-out for pirate invasions. It is within 20 minutes walk, or a 5 minute bus ride from the charming shops, restaurants and beaches in the centre of Positano. In addition it has one of the very few private swimming pools in the area. The villa is accessed by a winding staircase (approximately 130 steps) from the main coastal road. Porters can be arranged to assist with luggage.
The villa interiors are furnished with sculptures and other artistic works, while several fireplaces lend a warm atmosphere. The ground floor has a spacious living room and a dining room seating nine guests, both with fireplaces and opening onto the private terrace. The kitchen is large well equipped. A double bedroom suite opens to the terrace and pool. A stone staircase leads from the living room to the upper level, where there are two spacious double bedrooms with queen-size beds, each with fireplace and double doors opening onto a shared panoramic furnished terrace. There are two private marble bathrooms, each with both bathtub and shower.
The enormous garden is filled with trees, plants and bronze sculptures. Up to 12 guests can dine comfortably under the covered loggia. The swimming pool (10 x 5 meters) is on a large terrace and surrounded by sunbeds, chairs and umbrellas. Guests can also relax in the shade of the pergola while enjoying the amazing views over the sea. A stone staircase provides access directly from the villa to the beach below. An additional bungalow accommodating 2 guests has its own private bathroom and terrace and is available upon request. Amenities at the villa include air conditioning in the bedrooms, central heating, satellite TV, telephone and fax machine, Wi-Fi internet, DVD and CD players. A highchair and baby cot are available on request.
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ELENA SUITE ( sleeping 2 persons) is available on request at the extra cost of 1600 eur per week ( 03/06-30/09 ) or 1250 eur per week (04/03-03/06 and 30/09-04/11)
Annex (available only on request at extra cost)
|Amenities||Maid service included, Balcony and/or terrace, Internet access, A/C, Swimming pool and/or jacuzzi and Walk to beach / lake|
The villa’s English-speaking housekeeper is also an accomplished cook and is on duty six days a week. A gardener tends to the garden and pool area twice weekly.
Positano centre 1.5 km (20 minutes by foot or 5 minutes by car)
Amalfi (15 km)
Ravello (21 km)
Sorrento (20 km)
Capri can be reached by boat from Positano or Sorrento (30-40 minutes).
Either Pompei (30 km) or the Naples Capodichino airport (60 km) can be reached in 1 hour and the Rome Fiumicino airport (300 km) in 4 hours.
Note: Approximate location only