Exclusive Amalfi Coast seafront villa with pool – Dramatically perched on a hillside overlooking the Tyrrhenian sea and the island of Capri, Villa Siderea is a beautifully restored, fully air-conditioned villa set in verdant, terraced grounds with private swimming pool and spectacular views all around. The shops and restaurants of Massa Lubrense are only a few minutes’ walk from this exclusive villa and Sorrento’s splendid gulf is just under three miles away. Uniquely designed for outdoor living, the villa’s focal point is the large living area within the lush Mediterranean garden. This encompasses bespoke garden furniture, a professional kitchen with pizza oven and covered dining terrace, ideal for large gatherings or summer barbeques. In fact, why not take up a pizza-making class on offer here; fun is guaranteed as is the spectacular view of the sunset over the sea. At the end of a busy day you can retire to your private quarters in one of the individually appointed bedroom suites.
Villa Siderea's convenient location allows for a wide range of activities available locally, such as sightseeing, sailing across the bay towards Capri or spending a lazy beach day on the glamorous Sorrento's peninsula. In fact you have a wide choice of shingle and pebble beaches hidden among the coves and rugged cliffs. Among them are Marina della Lobra, Baia di Marciano, Baia della Conca Azzurra and Baia di Puolo, all within a radius of three miles. For some quality shopping, good food, fantastic sea views and great atmosphere both day and night Positano, Sorrento and Amalfi are an absolute must. A day trip to Pompei or Ercolano, at the foot of Mount Vesuvio, are also strongly recommended.
This is an unusual property but you are sure to love it as much as I do! Divided into well-equipped suites, everybody has their own space, but with a fabulous outdoor living area you can get together and really make the most of our southern Italian outdoor lifestyle. For the evenings when you don't want to cook, you could try the Michelin-starred Don Alfonso 1890 restaurant less than ten minutes' away at Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi; alternatively, family-run Lo Stuzzichino in the same village offers excellent cuisine in a relaxed setting - ask Mimmo for his excellent, award-winning 'cremino' dessert!
Summer kitchen/dining/living area under large covered terrace with professional kitchen, pizza oven, dining table for 16 outside & dining table for 14 inside, large flat screen TV. Ample, comfortable outdoor seating. Outdoor showers. Please note the professional appliances can only be operated by the staff.
Although outdoors, this is the main living area for this property; it is separated from the main house on the opposite side of the garden next to the pool.
The main house is split into 5 bedroom suites across 3 levels:
Suite Orione (ground floor/garden level, opposite summer living area and not internally connected to remaining suites):
Large living area (TV), (fridge/ tea and coffee making facilities), French doors to garden terrace, outdoor table for 6 people. gazebo with sunloungers, views.
Few steps up to double bedroom, (TV).
Twin/ double bedroom (TV).
Shower room, WC. The remaining 4 suites are accessed externally but also connected by internal stairs:
Suite Cassiopea (ground floor/garden level):
Living room, (fridge/ tea and coffee making facilities), French door to terrace with loungers and outdoor dining facilities, close to large gazebo, Jacuzzi, views.
Few steps up to double bedroom (TV), sofa bed (for 1 additional person on request).
Shower room, WC.
Suite Pegaso (upper ground/mid level):
Living room, (fridge/ tea and coffee making facilities), French door to terrace with views, external staircase leading down to garden level.
Double bedroom, (TV), single sofa bed (for 1 additional person on request).
Shower room, WC.
Suite Andromeda (first floor/upper level):
Living room, (TV). (fridge/ tea and coffee making facilities), sofa bed (sleeps 1 additional person on request).
Shower room, WC.
Open tread stair to mezzanine floor with double bedroom (TV), vaulted frescoed ceilings - take extra care with young children.
Suite Perseo (first floor/upper level):
Large living room, (TV), sofa bed (sleeps 1 additional person on request).
Additional living area, (fridge/ tea and coffee making facilities).
Shower room, WC.
Open tread stairs to mezzanine floor with double bedroom (TV), vaulted frescoed ceiling - take extra care with young children.
Outdoor terrace with outdoor dining facilities, outdoor shower, views.
Spiral staircase to sunbathing terrace.
Large terraced grounds planted with mature trees, shrubs and lawn areas. Garden with private 6m x 4m pool (depth: 1.50m, ladder), Jacuzzi tub, outdoor showers. Sea views. Each bedroom suite has a private terrace with outdoor seating and the summer living/dining room and kitchen provides communal living space. Ample parking for up to 7 cars.
Please note that the road to access the property is very narrow therefore the maximum width required for a car is 1.70m. The Owners advise against taking a car to the villa. Free parking is available at a close distance to the villa. A shuttle service is available from the villa on request.
Included: Daily maid service (8.30am to 2.30pm - including breakfast service 8.30am-10.30am - cost of food extra) and mid week change of bedlinen and towels. Air conditioning. WiFi internet. Winter heating. Pool towels. Welcome basket. Shuttle service 4 times per day to Massa Lubrense and back until 4pm. Porter for luggage transfer to villa on arrival & departure (between 7am-8pm). The shuttle service is for a max 7 people, 2 trips am , 2 trips pm. Additional trips can be arranged at an extra charge.
Extras to be paid locally:
Additional maid €20 per hour. Additional shuttle services on request. Additional bed on request at €100 per bed per day (max 4 beds) . Chef service €350 per meal (+ cost of food). Catered package €2,500 - ask for details. Shopping service €50 per delivery. Pizza class €50 per person and pizza dinner €40 per person (minimum 8 people). Local tourist taxes.
The most wonderful family holiday
We have had the most wonderful family holiday at Villa Siderea. Our expectations were exceeded in every way - the location was amazing, the villa, facilities, amenities and comfort were excellent, and above all the staff and their attitude were exceptional from Lisa the organiser, Susie the maid and Dario the driver - all so friendly and helpful.
The 'extras' we booked - the Pizza Class / the chefs who came and cooked dinner on our last night / the taxi which Lisa arranged for our trip to Pompeii and the guide she booked for our tour there / the tour of the Lemon Farm - were all spot on.
We were so lucky with the weather so the outdoor living area was a big bonus, and the children were in and out of the pool having a great time.
We filled in a questionnaire for their feedback with ticks in all the right boxes. They requested comments for improvement and the one thing we all missed was a full length mirror in each suite. We also felt an ice bucket for our evening glass of wine by the pool would be a good idea.
Regarding your directions to the villa from the airport, it would be useful to mention the 2 euros needed for the toll gate just a couple of miles from the airport, it saves time if your ready for it. The journey time was also longer than expected due to congestion in Sorrento, which apparently is quite normal.
Once again thank you for all your help, we will certainly come back to you if we are planning a similar trip.
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About The Location
- Massa Lubrense 700 metres
- Baia della Conca Azzurra 1.5km
- Baia di Puolo | Blumare 4km
- Sant'Agata sui due Golfi 5km
- Sorrento 6.5km
- Positano 24km
- Naples 60km (approx 1h 20 mins)
- Harbour / Ferry
- Hydrofoil from Sorrento to Capri (25 mins)
- Ferry from Naples to Sorrento 1 hr 50 mins
- Massa Lubrense under 1km
- Marina della Lobra 1.5km
- Baia della Conca Azzurra 2.8km
- Baia di Marciano 3.5km
- Tennis 1km
- Scuba diving in Marina della Lobra 1.5km
- Boat hire | excursions
- Hiking on Mount Faito | Mont Vesuvio
- Private boat hire (Massa Lubrense) 1.5km
- Grotta Azzurra | Villa Jovis | Via Krupp on Island of Capri
- Island of Ischia | spa
- Pompei 34km | Hercolaneum 50km
- Sorrento 6.5km | Positano 24km | Amalfi 38km | Ravello 45km
- Napoli Castel dell'Ovo | Piazza Plebiscito | Posillipo hill 60km
Refundable Cash Security Deposit of 1500 euros required for this villa. Paid in euros in cash on arrival.