A 17th century villa which was once home to the king of Naples. This charming palazzo has been lovingly restored to offer luxury accommodation in a magical location. The cool, spacious interiors are furnished with splendid antique furniture & display beautiful frescoed ceilings. The sea views across to the island of Capri are breath-taking!
Villa vista Capri is situated on the Sorrento Peninsula between Sorrento, Capri and Positano within 60 Km of Naples airport. Ideally situated only 150 metres from the nearest restaurant, 1 km from the local grocery store, 2 Km from the town of Massa Lubrense and 3 Km from a blue flag beach. This beautiful villa makes for the holiday of a lifetime!
The swimming pool nestles in a secluded area of the garden with stunning views of the Gulf of Naples.
Wi-Fi internet access, private terraces and gardens, dedicated full-time staff, newspapers, daily maid, internet, welcome drink and daily breakfast included.
Please note: only the bedroom on the ground floor has an en-suite bathroom. This is in order to respect the villa's historical architecture.
Particularly noteworthy is the "Murat Suite," where the King of Naples, Joachim Murat, stayed in 1808.
GROUND FLOOR: (sleeps 2+1) From the limestone entrance, a 16th century door leads to a paved stone hall. The hall to the right is reserved for staff. To the left:
Double sitting room
Fully equipped kitchen with adjoining terrace, furnished with table and chairs
1 triple bedroom (3 steps down; 344 sq ft) with double bed and a single bed; en suite bathroom with shower, and access to the panoramic terrace. This room can also sleep 4.
1 additional bathroom
SECOND FLOOR: (sleeps 7) All of the bedrooms are frescoed and offer wonderful sea views, giving a sense of being suspended above the sea.
1 single bedroom with "French" bed (130 sq ft)
1 "Murat Suite" double bedroom (280 sq ft)
2 twin bedrooms (194 sq ft)
2 comfortable bathrooms
Large terrace than spans the building with panoramic view
Swimming pool (10' x 30') overlooks the Gulf of Naples, nestled in a secluded corner of the garden
Gardens that serve as open-air lounge, furnished with wrought iron tables and chairs, hammocks and swings, an ideal place to relax and be revitalized with walks among the ancient trees and rare Mediterranean plants
Solarium and 2 panoramic terraces
Beach: 3km (less than 2 miles)
There is a caretaker and housekeeper on hand to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible.
The villa is not air-conditioned, but fans can be provided if necessary. The thick stone wales, tiled floors and sea breeze tends to keep the villa cool.
It was in here, that in 1808, Gioacchino Murat, King of Naples, planned the siege against the English in the fight to recapture Capri. Signs of this regal presence are evident in the villas decor with it's frescoed ceilings and spacious, elegant furnishings. Outside, guests can wander amongst centuries-old olive tree’s and enjoy views of the island of Ischia. A charming base from where you can immerse yourself in luxury, tranquility and explore the best that Capri has to offer
Unfortunately this property cannot be booked online at present. Please contact us using the enquiry form below or call us on 0161 787 8587 for latest availability.
We look forward to speaking with you.
Nicola and Lucy Pearson - Your Bridgewater Team
SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE WEEKLY RENTAL:
24 hour caretaker and housekeeper in the mornings.
Water, gas, electricity, baggage, daily cleaning for 6 hours 11.00 to 14.00, bathroom linen changed daily, sheets changed 2 / 3 times per week, final cleaning, towels for the swimming pool, parking next to the villa, breakfast served from 08.00am to 11 am.
Also included: Newspapers, internet, courtesy bathrobes, slippers, and welcome drink.
SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE WEEKLY RENTAL:
FINISHING TOUCHES AVAILABLE NOT INCLUDED IN WEEKLY RENTAL:
Fax, telephone,extra linen, laundry service including ironing all available at extra cost.
Cook or chef service price on request
Transfers:We can arrange transfers by land or sea. Transfers to and from Naples Airport, visits to Massa Lubrense, Sorrento, Capri, Ischia, and a tour of Campania to be agreed ?
Beauty treatments: Massage, facials, yoga etc all available upon request
Car hire: those wishing to hire a car in Massa Lubrense will be put in touch with companies and car parks that have a special arrangement with the villa.
Boat rental: On request, boats can be rented with expert sailors as guides for tours along the Sorrento coast, between Mitigliano and Capri, and a tour round the Li Galli islands and along the Amalfi Coast.
Trekking and Snorkeling: We can organise walks with expert guides to discover the nature trails in the area, like those from Nerano to the beautiful Bay of Leranto, where it is possible to go snorkelling with highly qualified staff nearby. Other places suitable for this are Mitigliano, Vervece, The Cave of Zaffiro, Vetara and Secchetella.
Food and wine tasting itineraries: There are many food and wine tasting itineraries our guests can take part in: guided visits to oil mills, local mozzarella dairies, farms etc
No request is too big or small!
Villa vista Capri is located in the village of Santa Maria Annunziata in the heart of one of the most enchanting spots along the Sorrentine Coast — Massa Lubrense. This is the mythical Land of Sirens of Homer's Odyssey.
Massa Lubrense is the only beach in the province of Naples to have earned coveted Blue Flag status. This historical luxury villa is set in one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Sorrento coast with panoramic views of Capri, Ischia, Marina della Lobra and Vesuvius from its windows, balconies, terraces and solarium.
The property is located along thirteen miles of magical coastline coastline, with a network of hiking trails - perfect for exploring the local area.
Bridgewater’s Idyllic Italy can arrange trips on your behalf to nearby places such as: Sorrento, the archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, Naples and Vesuvius, Capri, Ischia, as well as
Nearest airport 60 km (Naples)
Nearest town Massa Lubrense 2km
Nearest restaurant 60 metres
Nearest beach 3 km