17th Century Roman Villa located in central Piano di Sorrento
Piano di Sorrento
3 double bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
Step back in time as you enter the gardens of Villa Romano, once a classical Roman holiday villa for many of the Neapolitan aristocrats who travelled across the bay to enjoy their summer holidays.
Today, Villa Romano is a quaint and cosy family home and is perfect for those seeking a quiet retreat on the Sorrento Penisola.
Located moments from the bustling town of Piano di Sorrento, one of the peninsulas most populated residential areas, you will be able to delight in the amazing gardens of this villa.
Villa Romano is approx. 250 square metres in size and is set over 3 levels. Offering all the necessary comforts of a family home, the house boasts a fully equipped kitchen, combined living and dining room, cosy reading/ sun room, 3 double bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an alfresco dining space with lounge chairs, and an outdoor kitchen equipped with wood-fire oven and barbeque.
The highlight of the Villa is its expansive Mediterranean gardens (approx. 1600sqm) dotted with orange, lemon, cherry and olive trees and outdoor living space.
Entry into the Villa is off the internal courtyard. The ground level is composed of the living/dining room with double lounge chair, dining table and Sateliite TV a bathroom and separate kitchen. The kitchen is well equipped with gas hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher and a range of other electrical appliances and cooking equipment. Down several stairs you enter a beautifully furnished colonial reading/sun room with glass windows which opens out onto the outdoor kitchen and alfresco dining area.
From the living room and up a narrow stairway you will reach the main sleeping area of the Villa. On the second level there are two double rooms, one with ensuite bathroom (WC and bidet only), and the main bathroom. The two bedrooms open out onto a shared balcony that overlooks the entry courtyard. Up another flight of stairs and you reach the spacious attic bedroom decked with wooden floor boards and an ensuite bathroom. Here, you will also find a sofa chair with single sofa bed option.
The house includes Wifi connection throughout. It also enjoys a centralized heating system for the cooler months, while in summer the house is quite cool given the antique structure of the building and thickness of the walls. Two bedrooms have ceiling fans and the third an upright fan for your comfort.
The property is gated and the rear garden entry offers parking for up to 3 cars. Both front and rear entrances have automatic gates controlled by centralised intercom system.
Villa Romano is located only a 7 minute walk away to the bustling coastal town of Piano di Sorrento and is only 3km from the heart of Sorrento. The bus stop to/from Naples Airport is a short 7 minute walk away. The house can also be reached on foot from Piano di Sorrento train station in approx 10-15 minutes.
Piano di Sorrento is a main centre for the locals and residents of the Penisola. It offers a great selection of clothing, jewellery and homeware stores, not to mention cafes, bars and restaurants. It is a great starting point to many of the areas main sights and attractions including Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, Capri Island and of course the archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum. If you love walking, Sorrento can be reached on foot, or alternatively it is 2 stops away by train or a short car or bus trip.
Set amongst 1600 sqm of lemon groves and beautiful Mediterranean gardens, Villa Romano offers a quiet and private retreat for an unforgettable holiday on the Sorrento Coast.Get the full listing »