Villa Botticelli Positano - Amalfi Coast
Beach villa with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and swimming pool in Arienzo, Italy
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From £6,165 per week
Villa to rent in Arienzo, Italy
Villa overview - owner's description
LUXURY HOLIDAY VILLA - POSITANO - AMALFI COAST - 4 BEDROOMS - 4 BATHROOMS - SLEEPS 8 - POOL - SEA VIEW - TERRACE
Luxury Villa Botticelli is a delightfully appointed villa, with interesting spacious layout, perched over the sea in a prestigious position on the edge of Positano in Arienzo, about 1,5 km from the charm and delights of the lively center of the famed sea-side town with its excellent restaurants, elegant shops, delightful cafes and sandy beaches. The setting is completely private, peaceful and truly splendid with breathtaking panoramic views across the sweeping bay of Positano and towards Punta Campanella.
From the main coastal road, a winding staircase (130 steps) lead to an enormous and spectacular terrace/garden with flowering potted plants, trees, statuary, bronze wall sculptures. Furnished with a covered dining area with marble top iron dining tables and sun chairs, the terrace forms an outdoor dining room of its own where you will undoubtedly greet the morning and conclude the day while enjoying the sea views. The public beach (little used outside July and August) is a further 120 steps down but for the less energetic a beautiful pool of 10 x 5 meters occupy the far corner of the terrace.
The interiors have been elegantly furnished and refined to a high standard with interesting objects d’art, antiques and bronze sculptures, providing a warm inviting ambiance which caring clients are sure to appreciate and enjoy. With central heating and log fireplaces, Villa Botticelli is suitable for occupation at any time of year.
Ground floor : • Spacious double living and dining room, both with a fireplace and French doors opening onto the private terrace • Excellent large kitchen, fully fitted with dishwasher, 2 electric ovens, 6 burners, barbecue grill, blender, juicer, second fridge/freezer, • Study/library with 2 single beds and en-suite bathroom with bath tub • A bathroom with shower for use by pool-side guests • Off the terrace there is an independent double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with tub. A flight of steps lead up to the bedrooms; at this level is a further entrance door, opening to the public staircase.
Upper floor : • Two spacious double bedrooms each have queen size bed, fireplace. Both rooms extend onto a panoramic terrace with breathtaking views. • Two marble bathrooms, each with both a tub and separate shower stall.
Access : Approx. 130 steps down from the coastal road.
Maid service : 6 hours per day per 6 days a week (Monday – Saturday) are included in the rental price. Gardener comes to tend the pool and plantings twice a week Heating is payable locally according to consumption Pool opening : 15/04-28/10
This property is available for a minimum stay of seven nights.
Short Breaks - min. 3 nights available during Low Season - tariffs on request
Services - Beach 200 m. (150 steps downhill) - Restaurant & Shops about 1 Km. (walking distance) - Bus stop 50 m. (100 steps) - Motorway 35 Km.
Cites - Positano centre 1,5 Km. (walking distance) - Ravello 21 Km. - Amalfi 15 Km. - Sorrento 18 Km. - Salerno 46 Km. - Napoli 58 Km. - Roma 275 Km.
Attractions - Pompei Excavations: 37 Km. - Paestum Excavations: 85 Km. - Vesuvius Crater: 60 Km.
Airports - Naples Capodichino - 63 Km. - Roma Leonardo da Vinci 291 Km. - Roma Ciampino 265 Km. - Bari 301 Km.
Railway Stations - Salerno - 41 Km. - Sorrento 18 Km.
Check-in time is between 3,00 and 8,00 p.m. You will be met and taken to the booked accommodation, asked for a photo copy of your Id or passport, any extras and the Breakage deposit (in cash only in any currencies) € 1.000,00 – this is refunded on your departure day, less any breakages.
We strongly recommend contacting our land agents the day before or early morning of your arrival day, to let them know how you intend getting to the resort and approximate arrival time, they will in this occasion be able to advise of any local fiestas, roads closed etc...
Check-out time is between 07:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Arrival and departure times can be arranged outside these times and Sunday, for this service a supplement of € 55.00 is applied.
Heating is payable locally according to consumption.
Extra Services if required (advance notice may be required):-
Baby Cot and Highchair (with linen) € 55,00 per week payable locally
Luxury Villa Botticelli is located on the SS163 Coastal Road and almost halfway along the Amalfi Coast, stylish Positano is only 1 Km. away with its wealth of shops, banks, chemists and good beach. The quickest way down to the main centre of Positano is by catching the convenient Interno Positano bus which runs constantly within and around Positano. From Luxury Villa Botticelli, those who like hiking and climbing will be able to easily reach the famous trail along the ridge of the mountains that overlook the Amalfi Coast. For its extraordinary beauty, made of precipices and breathtaking views, the trail is called “Sentiero degli Dei”: Path of the Gods. In Positano, it is possible to enjoy aquatic and underwater sports, to rent boats and to take mini cruises by day and night along the coast. From the dock in Positano you will also be able to board ferries and hydrofoils to Amalfi and Salerno, Capri, Sorrento Coast and Naples, as well as go on mini-cruises. You must indeed take a tour of the coast from the sea. If you are fond of archaeology, Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum are easily within reach and, of course, Naples as well.
Positano was a port of the Amalfi Republic in medieval times and prospered in the 16th and 17th centuries. But by the mid-19th century, the town had fallen on hard times. More than half the population emigrated, mostly to Australia.
Positano was a relatively poor fishing village during the first half of the 20th century. It began to attract large numbers of tourists in the 1950s, especially after John Steinbeck published his essay about Positano in Harper´s Bazaar in May, 1953: "Positano bites deep", Steinbeck wrote. "It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone."
The church of Santa Maria Assunta features a dome made of majolica tiles as well as a 13th century Byzantine icon of a black Madonna. According to local legend, the icon had been stolen from Byzantium and was being transported by pirates across the Mediterranean. A terrible storm had blown up in the waters opposite Positano and the frightened sailors heard a voice on board saying "Posa, posa!" ("Put down! Put down!"). The precious icon was unloaded and carried to the fishing village and the storm abated.
Positano has been featured in several films, including Only You (1994) and Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), as well as being mentioned in the 2009 musical film Nine in the song "Cinema Italiano". Positano is also the setting for the romantic adventure novel, "Finding Positano, A Love Story" (2010), by William James. It also hosts the annual Cartoons on the Bay Festival, at which Pulcinella awards for excellence in animation are presented. From July 1967 and through most of the 1970s, Positano was home of singer-songwriter Shawn Phillips and was where most of his best known work was composed. Also, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards from The Rolling Stones wrote the song "Midnight Rambler" in the cafes of Positano while on vacation. Patricia Highsmith based the little port of Mongibello in The Talented Mr Ripley on Positano. The town is also where parts of the film adaptation were filmed.
Today tourism is by far the major industry in Positano. Positano is also very popular for Limoncello and for L"Albertissimo", an alcoholic tipple that can only be found at a small stall at the main harbour.
How to get there
There are several ways to get to Positano / Amalfi Coast from Naples Capodichino Airport or Naples / Salerno Train station either by renting a car or by public transport. It is also possible to arrange private transfer directly to the your property. Ask us for quotation.
Once at the property you can get around fine without the car as parking in the towns is hard to come by and expensive. Public Buses operate year-around connecting Ravello to Amalfi, where are buses to all the Amalfi Coast villages and Sorrento area. Ferries (from May to October) operate a service between Amalfi - Positano - Sorrento - Capri Island - Naples and Salerno.
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Outside this villa in Arienzo, ItalyThis villa is in the countryside and near a lively area and the beach. It has a pool, a balcony, outside lighting and a sea view. Car hire is not necessary as the villa is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is not available.
Prices and availability
Updated 6 September 2017
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 2 September - 29 September 2017: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 30 September 2017 - 27 April 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 28 April - 28 September 2018: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 29 September 2018 - 4 January 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Mandatory: Breakage deposit (in cash only in any currencies) € 1.000,00 this is refunded on your departure day, less any breakage.
Per booking, paid locally
On request: Late arrival (after 20,00) or early departure (before 7,00) and Sundays, can be arranged, supplement of € 55,00.
Per booking, paid locally
On request: Highchair and cot with linen are available at weekly supplement of € 55,00 payable locally.
Per week, paid locally
4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
- 1 double bed
- 1 double bed
Private pool, Size 10m x 5m
CD player, Internet / WiFi, TV
Living area seats 10, Dining area seats 10, Air conditioning, Central heating, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Outside lighting, Sea view
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