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Cliff House - Capo Vaticano

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Perched on a high cliff at the tip of Capo Vaticano, this unique property is located in a gated compound where nature has been preserved from the over-construction that plagues much of the Italian coast. Years of care and meticulous landscape design have transformed this cliff into a green haven, from which to enjoy breath-taking views of the Mediterranean, and the Aeolian Islands. The volcano of Stromboli, directly west on the horizon, is the protagonist of some of the most spectacular sunsets you will ever see.

The compound enjoys a private access to the beach below, but the addition of a nine-foot/ten-inch by 50-foot/ten-inch (three metres by 15.5 metres) pool has greatly enhanced the enjoyability of this very exclusive villa.

The property consists of a main house with kichen and living areas, master bedroom and second bedroom, each with en-suite bathroom, and two guest houses, separate from the main house, each with a bedroom and a bathroom.

Keywords: Villa

Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 170 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least 50% of the guests must be over 30 Years of age...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    The beds can be either 1 queen or 2 separate twins...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    This is a small room. Beds can be 1 queen or 2 twins...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Not attached to main house. Beds can be 1 queen or 2 twins...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Not attached to main house. Beds can be 1 queen or 2 twins...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (4) OR Twin or Single Beds (8), Baby Cribs (2)

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Enormous library with anything from scientific texts to literature to airport thrillers, mostly in English and Italian, but also some French and German...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    AirPlay speakers...moreless

  • Television:

    The tv is small. It's meant mainly as a utility to listen to the news, not as entertainment. The main entertainment at the Cliff House is nature outside - you are here to disconnect......moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Although you'll mostly eat outside on the terrace, there are also two long tables inside, right next to large windows overlooking the sea....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 18 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms have air conditioning...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Private, shaded parking area for three cars in the garden...moreless

  • Telephone:

    For local and incoming calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels are included, but this is not a hotel. and towels and bed sheets are changed only once a week, even if they are thrown to the floor...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Although some supplies like dish washing soap and laundry detergent may have been left by previous guests, you are responsible for buying any supplies you need for personal use, including toilet paper....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Fire wood provided...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    The housekeeper's principal duty is to clean and keep the house in order. Extra hours you might need, for instance for cooking, can be arranged for an extra fee....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    We can leave a Nespresso machine for you, but there are no stores nearby that carry the capsules, so you'll have to bring your supply from home...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Although some supplies like dish washing soap and laundry detergent may have been left by previous guests, you are responsible for buying any supplies you need for personal use, including toilet paper....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Housekeeping services are 12 hours/week plus Saturday for linen change. These services are included and they are not optional....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid-Season
Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,063
High Season
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,491
Mid-Season
Sep 2 - Nov 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,063
Low Season
Nov 4 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,673
Holiday Season
Dec 16 - Jan 12, 2018
7 night min stay

$4,491

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Lamezia Terme (SUF)
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Chalet del Capo
10 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Tropea Ferry to the Aeolian Islands
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Ricadi Station
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A3/E45
550 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Trattoria Campagnola
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Praia o'Foco

Car: Recommended

ARRIVAL POLICY: Since this house is not a hotel, we unfortunately do not have flexibility for your arrival time. YOU MUST MAKE YOUR TRAVEL PLANS TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARRIVE AT THE HOUSE BETWEEN 4PM AND 7PM. You cannot arrive earlier, because we need time to prepare the house for you. You cannot arrive later, because a person who does not live on the premises will be sent specifically to meet you, and this person is not available after hours. If there is a chance that you might arrive late, you should make plans to stay at a hotel and arrive the following day. You will not be reimbursed for the cost of the hotel. This applies also in case of a delay that is beyond your control, such as a flight cancellation, or a train strike. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we cannot accommodate late arrival under any circumstances.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1984

Why the Owner Chose San Nicolò VV, Italy:
My husband started vacationing in this area in the early 1970's and grew attached to its breath-taking beauty, rich history, and unspoiled nature. Much has changed in the area since then, but within our enclave we were able to maintain the original character of the landscape, making this spot a truly special place on the Italian coast. Being so far South, the house is very enjoyable throughout the year. We don't consider this just a beach house- it's a wonderful getaway where in mid-January you can already enjoy seeing blooming almond trees and wild flowers.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The most unique aspect of this house is certainly its dramatic siting. On the Mediterranean, usually when you see buildings sited like ours, they are either lighthouses, Moorish towers, or religious buildings. A private residence perched on a cliff, and in a place that still offers it complete privacy and seclusion is not easy to find. Our closest neighbors are two families of hawks, and they are extremely discerning creatures...


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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Photos

  • The beach below the cliffs

    The beach below the cliffs

  • Front porch with the Mediterranean beyond

    Front porch with the Mediterranean beyond

  • The terrace overlooking the cliffs at sunset

    The terrace overlooking the cliffs at sunset

  • Kitchen as seen from the living room

    Kitchen as seen from the living room

  • From kitchen to living room

    From kitchen to living room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Guest House 1

    Guest House 1

  • Guest House 1 - bathroom

    Guest House 1 - bathroom

  • The garden and Guest House 2

    The garden and Guest House 2

  • Front veranda on the terrace

    Front veranda on the terrace

  • Infinity edge, Mediterranean, Stromboli

    Infinity edge, Mediterranean, Stromboli

  • The Cliff House from behind, perched at the edge of the cliffs.

    The Cliff House from behind, perched at the edge of the cliffs.

  • Pool with infinity edge

    Pool with infinity edge

  • Front of the house with blooming oleanders

    Front of the house with blooming oleanders

  • The Cliff House from the sea, in the center, at the top of the cliff

    The Cliff House from the sea, in the center, at the top of the cliff

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Guest House 1 - interior

    Guest House 1 - interior

  • Stromboli at sunset

    Stromboli at sunset

  • Guest House 2- interior

    Guest House 2- interior

  • Drinks at sunset

    Drinks at sunset

  • Pool-  deep end

    Pool- deep end

  • Roofless bathroom

    Roofless bathroom

VRBO #66731

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017

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