Villa LA PICCOLA

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Overview

Villa La Piccola, on three levels, perched at the end of a promontory in a beautiful medieval village. The exquisitely landscaped gardens are surrounded by ancient stone walls, which give the property the feel of a gracious mini-estate. The oldest town on the Amalfi Coast, Scala runs along the Valle del Drago, just above Amalfi and adjacent to Ravello. The villa has a terrace equipped with two shaded dining areas with tables for 4, sun umbrellas, lounge chairs, stone oven, barbecue and a refrigerator. There is also a laundry room with a washing machine and ironing facilities.

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LOCATION:

Gaze at spectacular views of Ravello, the coastline and the mountains from the three-level Villa La Piccola is perched at the end of a promontory in a beautiful medieval hamlet. The exquisitely landscaped grounds are surrounded by old stone walls, which give the property the feeling of a gracious mini-estate. Enjoy a swim high above the crystal blue coastline or walk one of the many mountain trails. The nearby paths lead to seldom-visited hamlets, small chapels and medieval ruins with stunning views over the coast and the valleys below.

Villa La Piccola is a short walk from the heart of Scala, a medieval hilltop village with coffee bars, restaurants, open-air cafes, a grocery shop and the stop for the SITA bus that goes from Scala to Ravello, Amalfi and other coastal destinations. The oldest town on the Amalfi Coast, Scala runs along Dragon Valley, right above Amalfi and adjacent to Ravello. The walking routes to Scala and Ravello are shared with cars but can still be navigated on foot. From the quay of Amalfi, there are ferries and hydrofoils to the other villages along the coast as well as to the Islands of Capri and Ischia, and to Sorrento and Naples. Boats rentals are available for those who wish to explore the surrounding coastline, and visit the many small grottoes.

HIGHLIGHTS & VILLA LAYOUT

Ground Floor:

  • Living room with access onto the terrace
  • Dining area
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Guest house with double bedroom and a single sofa bed. Bath with shower

First Floor:

  • 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms

Second Floor:

  • 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathroom

OUTDOOR FEATURES:

  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Swimming pool
  • Outdoor kitchen facilities
  • BBQ
  • Sun lounge chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Two dining areas
  • Laundry facilities

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION:

There are 4200 m2 of terraces and gardens on the property grounds. The centuries-old stairways lead 90 steps down to the villa from the street level. The terrace (200 m2) and gardens (4000 m2) offer breathtaking views of Ravello and the Amalfi Coast. The garden is shaded by a stone porch that is furnished with two couches, a coffee table and several armchairs. The terrace is equipped with two shaded dining areas with tables for 4, sun umbrellas, lounge chairs, stone oven, barbecue and a refrigerator. There is also a laundry room with a washing machine and ironing facilities. Each floor of the villa can be reached either by external stairs or by an internal spiral staircase.

Ground Floor:

There is a large living room with air conditioning and heating, two sofas, two armchairs, a working wood fireplace, satellite TV and a CD player. The room includes a dining area with a dining table that seats 6 and expands to fit 18. From the living room, two French doors lead to the garden and the main terrace. The kitchen, which has air conditioning and heating, is equipped with a four hobs gas cooker, electric oven, large refrigerator with freezer, dishwasher, microwave, American-style coffee maker and electric kettle.  From the kitchen, another set of French doors leads to the main terrace. 

The guest house is accessed from the main terrace, along an exterior staircase with 15 steps. It has one bedroom with an air conditioning/heating unit, a standard double bed (140 cm) that is comfortable for one and cozy for two, a single sofa bed and ensuite bathroom with fully enclosed shower, basin, toilet and hairdryer.

First Floor:

A wooden staircase with 9 steps leads to the first floor, which has two bedrooms. Each bedroom has an air conditioning/heating unit, a queen-size bed (160 cm) and an ensuite bathroom with a fully enclosed shower, basin, toilet and hairdryer.

Second Floor:

A spiral staircase with 14 steps leads to the second floor. There are two bedrooms, each with an air conditioning/heating unit, a queen-size bed (160 cm) and an en-suite bathroom each with a fully enclosed shower, basin, toilet and hairdryer.

Swimming Pool:

There is a swimming pool (5 mt wide x 10 mt long and 2.5 mt deep). The pool is open May through September) and its surrounded by 7 sun loungers and an external shower. The swimming pool is not heated.

Access & Parking:

A car is recommended. Car parking can be found along public roads, or we can pre-book a parking space in a private car park at the extra cost of € 20,00 per day. The parking area (300-400 meters from the villa) is along the public streets leading toward the center of Scala. You can request a daily pass to park along the streets. There is no reserved parking. 

From the street level, there are about 90 steps to reach the villa.

FEATURES & AMENITIES:

  • CD player
  • TV with English Channels
  • Wi-fi
  • American Coffe Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Washing Machine
  • Air conditioning ( partial )
  • Fireplace
  • High Chair
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen
  • Cook Service
  • Housekeeping

SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE (STAFF SERVICE):

  • An English-speaking Manager is on call.
  • Housekeeping is provided 4 times a week, 2 hours per day for a total of 8 weekly hours.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE AND ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES (TO BE PAID IN EUROS DIRECT ON THE PREMISES):

  • Air conditioning: According to consumption
  • Heating: According to consumption
  • Cleaning (Mandatory, payable upon arrival cash on site) € 280
  • Electricity (above 300 kwh per week): According to consumption Euro 0,40 kwh for each extra kwh
  • City tax

EXTRA SERVICES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (ADVANCE NOTICE MAY BE REQUIRED): 

Note: The following services can also be arranged, on request, if not already included in the cost of the rental. Additional services such as airport transfers, excursions, cooking classes, guided tours, and the like can be arranged. Please enquire about the vast tour options we can suggest for your villa stay. Costs for additional services can be quoted based on the service requested.

VILLA POLICIES:

  • Check out within 10:00 AM.
  • Firewood available at an extra charge
  • Property requires a minimum length of stay of 7 nights in high season, in medium and low season there is a minimum 4/5 nights stay
  • Two of the queen beds can be divided into twin beds.
  • Porterage needs to be arranged by the guest prior to arrival or departure.  This service comes at an extra cost.

LOCATION AND DISTANCE:

  • Ravello: 5-10 minutes by car or 25 minutes walking
    Restaurants and stores for grocery shopping: A few minutes by car or a 10-minute walk
  • Amalfi, Atrani and Amalfi Beaches: 20 minutes by car
    Pompeii: 50 minutes by car
    Positano: 60 minutes by car
    Naples Airport: 80 minutes by car

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