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Villa Sofia - 2 bed villa with private heated pool & gardens

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Overview
1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
5 guests
7 nights minimum
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2 bed private villa with heated pool, private gardens, children's play area and air conditioning. Sleeps 5 Villa Sofia is a two bed villa near Naples, Sorrento and Amalfi Coast. It sits in its own private grounds of about an acre of wood. It offers peace, tranquillity, excellent local produce and a chance to experience the real Italy with little or no tourists. The villa and grounds gives you the feeling of getting away from it all and leaving it all behind. Outside the villa is a large patio area with a dining area, barbeque and sofa to relax in. The patio provides views of the gardens, pool and four oaks trees and fountain. There is a hammock under the trees which allows you to enjoy the cool shade that the trees offer. The dining area is near the barbeque and allows you to relax ...2 bed private villa with heated pool, private gardens, children's play area and air conditioning. Sleeps 5 Villa Sofia is a two bed villa near Naples, Sorrento and Amalfi Coast. It sits in its own private grounds of about an acre of wood. It offers peace, tranquillity, excellent local produce and a chance to experience the real Italy with little or no tourists. The villa and grounds gives you the feeling of getting away from it all and leaving it all behind. Outside the villa is a large patio area with a dining area, barbeque and sofa to relax in. The patio provides views of the gardens, pool and four oaks trees and fountain. There is a hammock under the trees which allows you to enjoy the cool shade that the trees offer. The dining area is near the barbeque and allows you to relax whilst the children are enjoying the play area which has swings, see saw and slide. We also have toys and scooters for kids to enjoy. In the gardens is the heated pool which is 6 by 4 metres and 1.5 meters deep. The gardens also have olive, lemon, orange, fig and cherry trees. If there is fruit on the trees please help yourself. Also available in the grounds is wild asparagus, rocket and greens. You can also enjoy the views of mountains, Convento San Pasquale and stunning sunsets. Inside the villa the kitchen is modern, fully equipped, has a dishwasher, washing machine and large gas/hob oven for those that love to cook. The main bathroom features a wonderful walk in spacious shower and large bath. There is beautiful vanity unit for toiletries and a large mirror. Toilet paper, hair dryer and hand soap is always in the villa for each guest. The lounge contains tv, books, dvds, cds, and stereo. Under the book case is a games cupboard containing puzzles, cards, dominos and various games to enjoy. The first bedroom has a delightful view of the woods, garden and fruit orchard. A super king bed, large wardrobe and chest of drawers completes the large and light bedroom. The second bedroom has an ensuite with walk in shower, vanity unit and mirror. The bedroom has two single beds which can be converted into a double bed. A large wardrobe and chest of drawers finish off the bedroom. Il Sauro restaurant two minutes away with stunning views of vineyards, Faicchio, mountains and the monastery. Faicchio has lots of shops, restaurants, bars and supermarkets. Local produce is sold in the supermarket and grocers. There are farmers markets on a Friday and Sunday which is lovely. Butchers sell local meats and there is a wonderful cheese shop in the village. A pastry shop sells beautifully crafted cakes, delightful pastries and authentic Italian ice cream. Well worth the visit. Faicchio is close to Naples, Sorrento, Pompeii, and Amalfi Coast and ideal for day visits to these famous tourist sites. It is famous for its medieval castle and festival held every September. The festival is visited by many Italian people from the surrounding villages and Naples itself. Faicchio is off the beaten track and boasts sunshine the majority of year. Best times to visit between April and October. Faicchio has a wealth of quaint shops, a local supermarket and many bars and restaurants. It is approx 40 mins from Naples, 90 mins from Sorrento and Amalfi Coast where you can see attractions such as Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii, the bay of Naples and the famous Amalfi Coast. Convento San Pasquale is located above Faicchio and dates back to the late 15th century. Telese is approx 5 mins from Faicchio or an hour’s walk if you are feeling energetic. Telese is famous for is sulphur springs which have the reputation for helping the treatment of skin diseases, digestive, respiratory, rheumatism problems. Caserta is a 30 mins drive from Faicchio and is renowned for its Royal Palace (La Reggia di Caserta). Caserta also boasts the Old Palace (Palazzo Vecchio), an 18th Century Cathedral and the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli. Casertavecchia is the ancient centre which houses the older properties dating back from 861 AD. Modern Caserta has many shops such as Gucci, Dolce and Gabbana, Valentino etc. Caserta is a lively town with many shops, restaurants and bars. Piedimonte Matese has many churches to visit. The town itself has many shops, bars and restaurants. You can find good quality leather shoe shops with shoes handmade. You can even find a tailors who will, for a price, made a beautiful Italian suit for you. Matese is situated ½ hour drive from Piedimonte itself. Matese sits on top of Mount Matese. It is striking. Its lakes are cool and views truly breathtaking. Matese can be thought of one of lives hidden treasures. Take time to go and visit. Skiing is available throughout the winter months. More
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About the Owner
louisa p
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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When you book Villa Sofia, we will provide you with a comprehensive information pack that gives you directions to the villa, keys and what you can expect from your stay. We also provide you with european adapters, hair dryer in both bathrooms, toilet paper, washing up liquid, salt, pepper and liquid hand soap. Dishwasher tablets and washing powder is available for your use. A complimentary welcome gift is available when you arrive. This consist of our olive oil, a bottle of red and bottle of white wine and some local biscuits to enjoy. We are available if you have any questions on what to do and where to go.
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

Lovely villa off the main road. Great views of the surrounding mountains. Quiet with all amenities you could ask for. Fully equipped kitchen, shower and bath, double bed in bedroom with ample storage space, Lounge has TV, radio, fire and a pull out bed which...More

Date of stay: May 2013
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

Date of stay: July 2013
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

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Date of stay: June 2013
Reviewed July 20, 2013

We stayed at the Casa Sofia for New Year 2012 and instantly booked are next trip the day we got home.. A wonderful, modern and romantic hide away full of italian charm and beauty. Nothing was overlooked for our stay and we had fantastic support...More

Date of stay: December 2012
Thank Mike P
louisa p, VR Owner at Villa Sofia - 2 bed villa with private heated pool & gardens, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2013

Thank you for your kind comments. We are so glad you enjoyed staying at Casa Sofia. We look forward to welcoming you again in the next couple of weeks.

Reviewed July 18, 2013

We found this rental villa via recommendation from friends who stayed there last year. The villa was as advertised, quiet peaceful and tranquil. Sitting by the wood burner in the evenings was one of the most relaxing things we had done in years. The villa...More

Date of stay: January 2013
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louisa p, VR Owner at Villa Sofia - 2 bed villa with private heated pool & gardens, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2013

We agree. The winter months at Casa Sofia are lovely, warm and very romantic. The wood burner feeds all the radiators in the villa so it is very warm in the house. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Stove
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Local Guides/Maps
Pool Table
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Faicchio is famous for its Castello Ducale medieval festival. It is off the beaten track away from normal tourist attractions but still allowing the possibility for one to visit the most famous of Italian sites. Faicchio boasts sunshine the majority of year with the best times to visit between April and October. Faicchio has a wealth of quaint shops, a local supermarket and many bars and restaurants. It is approx 40 mins from Naples, 90 mins from Sorrento and Amalfi Coast where you can see attractions such as Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii, the bay of Naples and the famous Amalfi Coast. Convento San Pasquale is located above Faicchio and dates back to the late 15th century. Telese is approx 5 mins from Faicchio or an hourâ??s walk if you are feeling energetic. Telese is famous for is sulphur spri...
Getting around
We recommend car hire as this is the best way to enjoy the area. Trains are available from Telese and go direct to Naples and Rome. Buses are available from the main road, they go to Telese, Piedmonte. From Telese you can get buses to Naples and Rome.
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