Two bedroom villa with private heated pool – Sleeps 5
Villa Sofia sits in it owns private woods with three different dining areas, Villa Sofia offers majestic views of the mountains and luxury accommodation. If you want to enjoy a holiday without crowds and tourists then Villa Sofia is perfect for you.
Inside the villa two large spacious air conditioned/centrally heated bedrooms with wardrobes, comfortable beds and chest of drawers. The lounge offers an open fire/ wood burner. Television, CD and DVD player, a vast selection of DVDs, books and games, Wi-Fi and printer. The kitchen is fully equipped with a six burner hob, large gas oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, kettle and blender. Washing powder, dishwasher tablets, salt, pepper, spices and extra virgin olive oil are always available free of charge. There’s a large bathroom with walk in power shower, large bath, WC and vanity unit with mirror and lighting. The second bedroom has an ensuite and is equipped with vanity unit, large walk in shower and toilet. A hair dryer, hand soap and toilet paper is supplied in all bathrooms. The Villa has personalised towels, beach towels and fresh luxury linens.
The outside area offers majestic views, private woods and two dining areas to chose from. There is a large barbeque, sun loungers, rattan furniture, a heated pool and hammock under the four oak trees to enjoy. A large umbrella over the dining table compliments the outside area and allows you to enjoy the cool shade whilst eating fresh local produce.
There are views of the gardens and fruit trees where you will find wild rocket, asparagus, mushrooms, lemons, olives, oranges, peaches, apricots and figs. You will also find a pear/apple fruit. Behind and to the front of the villa is a vineyard and olive grove.
Additionally, you can enjoy a cool glass of wine in the lounge area outside and read a book or take a nap whilst relaxing in the hammock under the shade of the oak trees.
At Villa Sofia you also get peace, tranquillity and privacy. Especially after enjoying a day’s site seeing at Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Naples or Rome.
There is so much more for the adventurous traveller. Within easy access of the regions hidden gems you can see beautiful hidden monasteries, cathedrals and churches. Majestic medieval castles. An amazing national park offering breath taking views on every turn. The Southern Italian royal palace with the most amazing English gardens you’ll see outside of Versailles. A working Roman baths and spa with sulphur springs. Stunning unique Italian ceramics that would grace any mantel piece.
For the more active there’s cycling, horse riding, quad biking, walking and hiking through one of the most stunning mountain ranges in the world, lakes and glorious clean beaches.
For the less energetic top quality wines, olive oil, homemade cheeses, salamis, meats, sea food, mushrooms. Shoes and handmade leather designer handbags normally only available to the Italian market at Italian not tourist prices.
A two minute walk is the Il Cortesano restaurant which not only offers excellent food but excellent prices as well. You can enjoy a two course fish starter for 12 euros ahead or a four course meal of Antipasta, Pasta with Porcini mushrooms, Veal with rocket and parmesan, homemade tiramsu ice cream and coffee for 20 euros ahead. This also includes wine and water.
Further afield is the Il Sauro restaurant with stunning views of vineyards, Faicchio, mountains and the monastery. The village of 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. On Tuesday and Saturday morning you will see the local fishmonger sell fresh clams, mussels, squid and different types of fish. Just stunning.
Faicchio itself 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.
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