Villa Dina

Region: Campania & Amalfi Coast /  Southern Italy  / Italy Sleeps: 4
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£1,612 - £2,034 per week
Traditionally styled, has a relaxed country-house feeling

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The stylish, design-savvy interiors of the converted farm building meld classic with just enough contemporary Italian pizzazz - feature wallpapers, edgy colours, fine Italian linens, a hip pool for chilling out and captivating views.

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Overview of Villa Dina

What Oliver loves…

  • The house has idyllic terraces with breathtaking views of the sea, ideal sunbathing or for al fresco dinning in the shaded pergola.
  • It has a wonderful location just a 5 minutes walk to the beach and 10 minute walk to the lovely town of Praiano.
  • Pick up some lemons, oranges or peaches from the lovely garden that crowns the house.

What you should know…

  • Any car needs to be parked at about 15 minutes walk away from the house, which is reached through the narrow roads and steps.
  • The location is not very suitable for the elderly or for small children.

Villa Dina has a spectacular position with incredible views over the Tyrrhenian Sea and villages along the Amalfi coast. Sitting above the town of Praiano, with its stone steps and narrow lanes, this villa is perfect for enjoying the enchanting town or exploring further afield.

The villa contains two double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, plus it has an extra studio room for an additional person if required. The stunning terraces on each floor of the property offer space for al fresco dining, sunbathing or lounging in the hammock. This villa is perfect for daydreaming away the afternoons after enjoying the local activities.

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Interior & Grounds

Access to the house
The Villa occupants have access to a free single parking space for 1 car or minivan. Like most houses in this area, Villa Dina is accessed directly from the road where the private parking is. The parking space is about 15 mins walk from the house, which is accessible by going up steps along the narrow, sloping coastal roads. Extra parking spaces will be charged at Euros 100 per week per each additional car or minivan.

Main Building
The villa is set over three floors typical of this mountainous coastline. The property has recently been renovated, where possible using eco-friendly, local materials. Hot water is provided by a solar panel system. The house is tastefully and comfortably furnished with a mixture of modern and antique pieces.

Second Floor
The private entrance to the property leads into an open plan room divided into separate areas. There is a living/dining area with satellite TV, DVD and sound system. Another section of the room hosts the kitchen, which is complete with gas stove (4 burners), electric oven, microwave, grill, dishwasher, fridge freezer, toaster, and American style electric coffee machine.

A door in the living area opens onto a bathroom with wash basin and WC. And two panoramic glass doors from the living room also open onto the terrace that offers an incredible view over the sea

First Floor
The stairs by the main entrance connect to the lower level containing two double bedrooms (both with beds that cannot be separated) and both with ensuite bathrooms, one with a shower and one with both a Jacuzzi bathtub and separate shower.

Both bedrooms have glass doors that give access to a second terrace (60 sqm) equipped with sunbeds, loungers, chairs and a table. This terrace has a vine pergola that provides a shaded area.

Ground floor
The internal stairs lead down to the ground floor with a studio room with a large panoramic window. Here, on request, an extra bed can be added. No bathroom is attached to this room.

An inverter system provides cool or warm air in the whole house on request. The extra electricity cost will be charged directly on the premises at Euros 0.30 per KW.

Outside Space
Two panoramic glass doors from the living room open onto the terrace that offers an incredible view over the sea. The terrace is equipped with table and chairs and garden furniture and partly shaded by a beautiful Wisteria and Bougainvillea pergola. A hammock and a BBQ are also available in this covered area.

The first floor terrace is also fully furnished, offering sunbathing and shady areas.

There is a vegetable garden that crowns the house, with fruit trees that provide lemons, oranges, tangerines, plums, figs, apricots, peaches and pomegranates according to the season.

- 2 double bedrooms
- 1 studio room with single bed
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Satellite TV and DVD
- Stereo system
- BBQ and hammock
- Maid service
- Central heating (extra if required)
- Walking distance from beach and all facilities
- 1 Parking space (extra parking available if required).

Map, Location & Local Information

Villa Dina is a detached house with incredible south-facing views of the Amalfi Coast. The Tyrrhenian Sea and the coastline villages stretch as far as the eye can see.

The Villa enjoys one of the most tranquil locations in the cliff-town of Praiano. The centre of Praiano can be reached in 10 minutes on foot, and the town is located on the coastal road that also connects to Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello and Salerno.

Praiano has been listed by UNESCO as among the places in the world to be preserved as a cultural legacy for future generations. With its stone steps and narrow lanes, it is an enchanting place.

The centre of Praiano offers all services, food shops (the Emporio is one that does home deliveries at no extra charge), bars, pizza places and restaurants. There are very interesting walking paths (like the famous "Path of the Gods") along the coast, perfect for keen walkers.

The owners, who live nearby, used to own an hotel in Praiano. They speak English, German, French and Italian, and will be happy to assist their guests with any advice or information on visits (including local English speaking guides), itineraries, or transfers. They can also organise tailored excursions via sea or land upon request.

The La Praia Beach (gravel and pebbles) is a 5 minute walk from the villa and there guests can swim, sunbathe, or take a boat to reach the various localities along the coast and the islands. There is also a scuba diving centre, a water taxi service and a boat rental facility. The beach also offers a number of bars and restaurants with excellent local food and pizza, including world-renowned Neopolitan pizzas.

Not far from the villa is a bus stop that connects Praiano to all the other towns on the Amalfi Coast. Especially in the summer, guests are advised to use public transportation because car parking is hard to find and rather expensive. Those guests who prefer to rent a car for their excursions can ask the owners to arrange a rental with an English speaking driver. The owners will undoubtedly get the best quotes for their guests.

Other interesting towns nearby are: Positano (7 km), Amalfi (9 km), Ravello (12 km), Pompei (30 km), Naples (40 km), Capri (40 km), and Paestum (45 km). La grotta dello Smeraldo, or the Emerald Grotto, is 3 km away.

Catering & Services

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can usually help you arrange any of the following:

- Cook/catering

- Maid service/extra cleaning

- Local day-trips or tours

- Airport pick-up/drop-off

- Babysitting service

- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit €260. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection. Arrival time Between 4.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m.
Departure time 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. Energy costs included? Heating: Extra (please enquire)
Pets welcome? No pets allowed. Changeover day Saturday.
End of stay cleaning included? Please enquire. Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.



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