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Magnificent Villa in the Heart of Calabria - Casa Di Gasperi

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Last updated: 03/15/2011

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Casa di Gasperi is a 12th Century, completely restored villa in the medieval town of Altomonte. Nestled beneath the Pollino mountains, Altomonte is the ideal vacation place. The charm and warmth of the local people adds an unforgettable touch to your visit. Altomonte offers an abundance of activities for you and your guests to choose from including wine tasting, cooking classes, cultural tours, hiking or just simply relaxing at the pool, spa, or nearby beaches.

Casa di Gasperi is structured on 3 levels topped by a magnificent terrace overlooking the town. The Villa itself consists of 24 rooms. There are 8 bedrooms each with an accompanying bath and shower. There are 2 large family kitchens complete with all necessary dining necessities. If desired, a full time Chef is available for breakfast, lunch or dinners. Additionally, there are 2 dining areas accomodating 16 people and 8 people respectively, 3 TV/ Reading/ Library rooms, a lounge, and Wine cellar. Notably each room is uniquely decorated in its own theme with artifacts and art from around the world.
The Villa itself is located in the Centro Storico and within easy walking distance to the museums, churches, Trattorias, restaurants and cultural sites. Altomonte itself is located 40 Km North of Cosenza, and is midway between the Tyherranian and Ionian Seas, each 45Km away by car.
It is suggested that you rent a car from the local airport, Lamezie Terme , an hour and a half south of Altomonte. If desired, transportation can be arranged from Lamezie Terme, Naples or Rome.

MAIN EVENTS IN ALTOMONTE:
May - School Festival / Festival of Bread
June - Festival of Dance
July - Rock Festival
August- Bianca Notte (White Night)
Festival Euromediterraneo (2 weeks)
September- Wine & Jazz Festival

Keywords: Villa, Italy, Calabria, vacation villa, wedding site, cooking classes in Italy, yoga classes in Italy,

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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 16-20

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Expansive terrace for Outdoor Dining (Seats 16) 3 Wood Burning Fireplaces 3 separate Suites 2 King Size beds 4 Queen size beds 3 Double Beds 9 Twin Beds...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Dialup Access
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Jetted Tub
 

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from 100 Euros and up.  Please contact Owner via email or by phone.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Joshua Gaspero, prior to his involvement in Casa di Gasperi was a publishing Executive from Westport Connecticut. Josh has traveled throughout Europe and Asia but is most comfortable in Italy where he supervises, oversees and manages the business affairs of the group. Josh resides in Manhattan and travels back to Altomonte for all events.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Altomonte

    Altomonte

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • View of Kitchen and Dining Room - one of two

    View of Kitchen and Dining Room - one of two

  • Outside Balcony

    Outside Balcony

  • Wine Cellar

    Wine Cellar

  • Japanese Bedroom

    Japanese Bedroom

  • Local Spa

    Local Spa

  • Shower

    Shower

  • Dining Room (seats 18)

    Dining Room (seats 18)

  • Kitchen (one of two)

    Kitchen (one of two)

  • Guest Bedroom (one  of eight)

    Guest Bedroom (one of eight)

  • TV Room

    TV Room

  • Additional Bedroom (one of eight)

    Additional Bedroom (one of eight)

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 03/15/2011
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