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Charming, Historic Home in the Medieval Hill Town of Calitri

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The Medieval Hill Town of Calitri in Campania (Avellino) Southern Italy

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Last updated: 06/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Avellino house description

Casa del Cipresso has been recently restored and modernized, yet still retains all it's charm and local characteristics to give you a feel for authentic, Southern Italian living.

There is an open-plan kitchen/living/dining area featuring a wood-burning fireplace, bedroom with traditional wood-beamed ceiling and attached bathroom, and a bonus sleep loft with two twin beds.

This medieval village house provides the ideal, central, location to act as your home base as you discover the off-the-beaten-path regions of Campania, Basilicata, and Puglia. Explore the hill towns, castles, vineyards, historical sites, and the beautiful countryside of Southern Italy. Experience Italian hospitality at it's very best - the locals are friendly, welcoming, and helpful - you will really feel like a part of this Italian community!

WALK TO EVERYTHING:
Casa del Cipresso is situated in the historic center of Calitri with a grocery store, restaurants, pizzeria, coffee bar, bakery, internet cafe, and weekly outdoor market all just steps away; a 10-15 min. stroll will bring you to the newer town center of Calitri where you will find a larger selection of shops, restaurants, bank, post office, swimming pool, etc.

DAY TRIP TO:
-The Amalfi Coast (1 hour 30 minutes)
-Pompeii, Herculaneum and Mt. Vesuvius (1 hour 40 minutes)
-Naples (1 hour 45 minutes)
-Beaches of Puglia (1 hour 30 minutes)
-Greek Temples at Paestum (1 hour 40 minutes)
-Royal Palace at Caserta (2 hours)
-Sorrento (2 hours 15 minutes)
-Sassi Caves at Matera (2 hours 30 minutes)
-Certosa di San Lorenzo Monastery at Padula (1 hour 40 minutes)

AIRPORTS:
Naples (1 hour 45 minutes).
Bari (2 hours).
Pescara (3 hours).
Rome (3 hours 30 minutes).

There is public bus service to Calitri from the Naples Airport, Naples Train Station, Salerno Train Station and Avellino Bus Station. A car is not required for exploring the town of Calitri itself, but is highly recommended for exploring the rural surrounding area and sights!

Property Type

  • House
  • 485 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Please smoke outside; there are many outdoor cafes and benches around town....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                We welcome families and children....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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              • Loft (note: open to living area; low ceiling height): 2 twin/ single

                Portacrib/Travel Cot for baby by request at no extra charge...moreless

              • Master Bedroom with Queen bed with en suite Bathroom, Mezzanine Loft Bedroom with 2 single beds (Please Note: the loft is open to the living area and has a low ceiling height - it's perfect for kids), Portacrib/Travel Cot by request at no extra charge....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Access to the bathroom is off the Master Bedroom (as per floor plan.)

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Coffee Maker:

                Italian 'Moka' espresso pot (there is not an American-style drip coffee maker.)...moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Personal Chef and Cooking Classes available onsite....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                4...moreless

              • Dining
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Freezer
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street:

                The home is located on a pedestrian-only street. There is a free town parking lot nearby. (as well as plentiful street parking one block away)...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                The cozy fireplace is wonderful on chilly, fall and winter evenings! Firewood is available. (The home also has portable electric heaters.)...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Washing Machine but no tumble dryer; drying rack/clothes horse provided....moreless

              • Parking:

                There is plenty of free street parking very near the house....moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Iron & Board
              • Fireplace
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Linens Provided

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Games

              Communications

                  • Internet:

                    There is no internet service available in the house however, there is an Internet Cafe only 40 meters form the front door.(Current rate is 3 euros/hour and they will prorate portions of an hour.)...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        We have made arrangements to allow guests to purchase passes (daily or weekly) to local pool that provides beautiful, outdoor swimming during the Summer months for a nominal fee; please inquire for details....moreless

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Budget
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Location & View

                      • Village
                      • Rural

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Hospital
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Laundromat
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fishing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming
                      • Ski Privileges Optional
                      • Skiing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Ruins
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Museums
                      • Boating
                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Forests
                      • Volcano
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Caves
                      • Mountain Biking
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Base Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $87
                      $497

                      Discounts: 14 nights or more: $68 Nightly

                      Off-Peak
                      Jan 15 - Feb 15
                      3 night min stay
                      $60
                      $420

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Please note that the direct booking feature on this website is only available for payments in USD, however, Euro payments can be processed via PayPal or Credit Card with no currency conversion charges. Euro rates are 385/Week or 67/Night, 3 night minimum, plus a fully-refundable security/damage deposit of 150 Euro. We can also process American Express credit card payments via PayPal. Please email.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 06/30/2014
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                      Location

                      70 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Naples International Airport
                      55 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Salerno
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Calitri
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      A16
                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      The Amalfi Coast or Puglia Coast
                      50 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      via Ferrovia Cafe and Internet Cafe
                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Piano Laceno
                      300 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Ristorante La Locanda Dell Arco

                      Car: Recommended

                      Ski Piano Laceno, Thermal Baths of St. Theodore in Villamaina, Hill Towns of Melfi and Nusco, Lakes of Monticchio & S. Michele Abbey, Convent S. Guglielmo at S. Angelo dei Lombardi,S. Francesco a Folloni Abbey, Castle of Frederik II at Lagopesole, Aragon castle at Venosa, Norman fortress at Deliceto, Norman Castles at Bovino, Ariano Irpino, Hohenstaufen Castles at Ascoli Satriano, Ortanova and Orsara, Bisaccia and Castle Pignatelli, Octagonal Castle del Monte, Convento di San Francesco, Montella Castle, Rocca San Felice, Conza della Campania, Avellino, Benevento and so much more to discover in Campania, Basilicata and Puglia!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The Medieval Hill Town of Calitri in Campania (Avellino) Southern Italy

                        The Medieval Hill Town of Calitri in Campania (Avellino) Southern Italy

                      • Open Living/Dining Area with Vaulted Ceiling and Wood-burning Fireplace

                        Open Living/Dining Area with Vaulted Ceiling and Wood-burning Fireplace

                      • Twin Beds in the Mezzanine Loft

                        Twin Beds in the Mezzanine Loft

                      • Quiet, pedestrian-only streets outside (free car parking only one block away)

                        Quiet, pedestrian-only streets outside (free car parking only one block away)

                      • Clean and modern bathroom (with stall shower)

                        Clean and modern bathroom (with stall shower)

                      • The Neighborhood

                        The Neighborhood

                      • Charming Tiled-Rooftop Views from the Many Streets and Alleyways

                        Charming Tiled-Rooftop Views from the Many Streets and Alleyways

                      • Spend the Morning Shopping at the Weekly, Traditional, Open-Air Market

                        Spend the Morning Shopping at the Weekly, Traditional, Open-Air Market

                      • Dance the Tarantella at One of the Many Local Food and Wine Festivals

                        Dance the Tarantella at One of the Many Local Food and Wine Festivals

                      • Daytrip to view the Greek Ruins at Paestum

                        Daytrip to view the Greek Ruins at Paestum

                      • The Arch of Trajan in the Town of Benevento

                        The Arch of Trajan in the Town of Benevento

                      • Calitri sits atop the lush hills of Campania.

                        Calitri sits atop the lush hills of Campania.

                      • The House is Located in the ancient 'Borgo' neighborhood of Calitri

                        The House is Located in the ancient 'Borgo' neighborhood of Calitri

                      • Bonus Loft Sleeping Space-This Calitri Vacation Rental Can Sleep up to 4 Guests

                        Bonus Loft Sleeping Space-This Calitri Vacation Rental Can Sleep up to 4 Guests

                      • Bedroom (Queen-Sized Bed)

                        Bedroom (Queen-Sized Bed)

                      • Bedroom and Adjacent Bathroom

                        Bedroom and Adjacent Bathroom

                      • Spectacular Views from Calitri's Ancient (Pedestrian-Only) Streets

                        Spectacular Views from Calitri's Ancient (Pedestrian-Only) Streets

                      • The Medieval Hill Town of Calitri in Campaina (Avellino) Southern Italy

                        The Medieval Hill Town of Calitri in Campaina (Avellino) Southern Italy

                      • Step Back in Time

                        Step Back in Time

                      • Calitri Peppers Drying in the Sun -Local Gastronomic Specialties are Plentiful

                        Calitri Peppers Drying in the Sun -Local Gastronomic Specialties are Plentiful

                      • Visit Historical Venosa in the Neighboring, Unspoilt, Basilicata Region

                        Visit Historical Venosa in the Neighboring, Unspoilt, Basilicata Region

                      • Castle del Monte in the Nearby Region of Puglia

                        Castle del Monte in the Nearby Region of Puglia

                      • Casa del Cipresso's Font Door Opens to a Traditional, Pedestrian-Only Street

                        Casa del Cipresso's Font Door Opens to a Traditional, Pedestrian-Only Street

                      • Floor-plan

                        Floor-plan

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, April 09, 2014

                      $60 - $87 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 06/30/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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