Built in 19th century and recently renovated, with external walls 80 cm thick and painted in pink, 3 terraces, beautifully planted with bougainvillea, roses and other flowering plants, and a magnificent view of the town and the sea.
Petali di rosa measures 150 square meters; the three terraces together measure more than 110 square meters.
Beside Petali di rosa is an accessible vegetable garden of almost 300 square meters, cultivated with seasonal vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, potatoes, etc.); if available, you can get some of them free from the farmer; at the end of the vegetable garden there is a big fig tree.
A stairway of stone steps (typical of Positano) takes you to the Villa, starting from Viale Pasitea, the main street in Positano, and going up through the oldest part of Positano: ; there are 85 steps leading to the entrance of the villa.
Petali di rosa has vaulted ceilings and tile floors; part of the furnishing is antique; some pieces are very precious - consequently the Villa is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.
The entrance takes you through onto a large panoramic terrace, part of which, shaded by a pergola, is suitable for dining with a wooden table seating 6/10 people.
Three large rooms have direct access to the terrace through glass doors and wooden shutters: a double bedroom, a living room with satellite TV and a fireplace, and a dining room for 6/8 people; from the terrace, through a glass door, you enter a large, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher.
The double bedroom leads onto the bathroom and the dressing room.
The dining room has direct access to the kitchen, which in turn leads through a glass door onto a panoramic side terrace bordering the vegetable garden cultivated with seasonal vegetables; the terrace is suitable for dining with a wooden table seating 6/8 people.
A small room containing the boiler and the washing machine has direct access to the terrace.
An internal staircase leads you from the dining room to the second floor.
The second floor contains two large double bedrooms, with thick curtains, high capacity wardrobes, antique furniture, pictures and mirrors, as well as a large bathroom with shower.
Each double bedroom has direct access to a panoramic balcony above the large terrace below.
Access and distances.
A short walk down from the Villa takes you within a few minutes to shops, boutiques, bars and restaurants; in about 15 minutes you can walk to the town centre and in ten more minutes you arrive at the main beach Spiaggia Grande.
The nearest beach, Fornillo, is about 500 m from the Villa Petali di Rosa; it is possible to
walk along the coast from Fornillo to the main beach Spiaggia Grande (400 m).
Numerous ferries and hydrofoils travel daily from a small port on the right of the main beach to Capri, Amalfi and Salerno.
In Viale Pasitea, near the beginning of Via del Canovaccio there is the Mangialupini, bus-stop with a timetable pole for the little urban bus company running continuously around the town; they also run buses to Sorrento, Amalfi, Salerno, Napoli e Roma.
Car parks and scooter hire companies can be found in Viale Pasitea, 50 metres from Via del Canovaccio.