Townhouse in Pizzo, Calabria, Italy (2 units) 2 bedrooms - Located In The Living Centre, Few Minutes Walk To Shops And Restaurants, Less Than 10 To Beaches
This bright little house sits in the historic centre of Pizzo. Just a few steps from the lively pedestrian area with its shops, cafes and restaurants and the sunny piazza known locally as 'il salotto' (the sitting room). It is less than ten minutes walk from the beach. Internet access is available for long stays. The two room apartment is on two levels and each level has its own balcony with views of the sea and the active volcano on the island of Stromboli. The living area has its own bathroom while the main bedroom has a bright ensuite shower. It is suitable for a couple on their own, but also can accommodate two other people. It is also perfect for two people who wish to have their own individual sleeping space. The main bedroom has a queen size bed, with spacious storage space incorporated. The living area also has a seating area which can be used as a double bed, two singles, or as one single. Linen is provided to suit whichever choice. Both rooms are compact and bright.
Beneath this apartment is a bright compact and self-contained studio with its own entrance. This little gem is perfect if you are planning to explore Pizzo or just laze on the beach and still keep costs low. it opens onto Via San Francesco, and you can relax and watch the world go by or catch a glimpse of the shimmering sea which is just a few minutes walk from your door. It is newly restored, has a kitchen area and also a walk in shower room. If both units are required a special rate will apply. Just contact the owner. Copy&Paste following link for video of property: https://vimeo.com/119898574
Details for holiday home Townhouse on two levels with three balconies, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms
This beautifully restored two room apartment is on two levels, with balconies and superb sea views on both levels.
The kitchen/living area has a gas hob with electric oven, microwave, electric kettle, iron, coffee maker, fridge/freezer and washing machine. There are two sets of outdoor clothes lines, and one portable clothes dryer.The living/dining area form the other half of the kitchen area. It has 2 balconies with great sea views. There is an extendible pine table with seating for 6. The sofa is convertible into a single or double bed. Satellite TV and stereo.There is satellite TV with English, French and other language channels as well as Italian TV.Towels and linen are included. Beneath is a bright ensuite bedroom with a custom-made queen size bed. The apartment is cleaned and the linen changed at the end of each rental. Cleaning and laundry costs are included in the rental price.
Should both units be required a special rate is available. Just contact the owner.
About the Owner
Guestbook comments from the owner
We loved that the house is so central, so we could walk to the shops and restaurants, and even to the beach. Terry, Canada.
There was a real sense of being in Italy, as neighbors are all from the area, and are very friendly. Christine, Belgium.
Activity and Interests
Pizzo has several beautiful beaches. The nearest ones are within 10 minutes walking distance of the apartment. The central beach has showers, a promenade, and many cafes and restaurants. As Pizzo is on a long sandy coastline, there are many more beaches to visit, by car, bus or train.
Pizzo has an excellent train and bus service, with it's proximity to the motorway, this makes it the perfect place from which to explore the nearby towns such as Tropea, Vibo Valentia and Reggio Calabria, with it’s Greco Roman museum. Lamezia airport, with direct flights from Stansted, is 15 minutes drive. Naples airport, 3 hours, Rome, 5 hours and Catania,Sicily, 1 hour. Car rental is optional, but recommended if you wish to explore this scenic region.
Pizzo has everything for your holiday. To further explore, Vibo Marina is just 5km. Tropea, 20km. Lamezia Terme 22km. Scilla 45km. Port to Sicily, with the short 20 minute crossing every 15 minutes, 50km.
There are boat trips from Pizzo to the volcanic islands, including Stromboli, regularly during the summer months.
Savor the authentic atmosphere of the region in this fishing village, where each morning you can buy the catch of the day. Fruit and vegetables are grown locally on small family farms, and brought into the markets each day. Even in winter months, fresh fruit and vegetables are available. This together with the mild winter climate makes this a great place to come for a longer stay to escape the cold. And staying in this apartment means you are amongst the residents ,where life continues as normal, after the main holiday season has ended.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event Price|
1 Oct 2016 - 1 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Booking may be made by contacting the owner. A deposit of 25% is made to secure the booking. This may be done by means of a cheque or a bank transfer, or by Paypal. The final payment must be made 6 weeks in advance of the rental period. I ask that a key holding deposit of €100 is paid on arrival. This will be returned on departure. This would only be withheld if the apartment had been damaged in some way.
Changeover day can be arranged to suit flight schedules. The departure time is 10am and arrival time 4pm. This time is necessary to clean and prepare the apartment for the next guests.
It is necessary to inform the keyholder of expected time of arrival.
Notes on prices:
Special monthly rates are available on request.
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Dining ...
- Dining Area
- Satellite / Cable
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
- city centre
- near the sea
- autumn foliage
- live theatre
- recreation centre
- bird watching
- horse riding
- paddle boating
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- fitness centre
- laundrette - serviced
- massage therapist
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- freshwater fishing
- mountain biking
- mountain climbing
- bay fishing
- water skiing
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom has a shower, handbasin and toilet.
- 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom has Queen size bed, balcony and shower room adjoining.
- Notes on accommodation: The studio is perfect if you are a couple. It is also perfect for two people who wish to have their own individual sleeping space. The queen size bed, with fully sprung mattresses, which can be used as a double, two singles, or as one single. Linen is provided to suit whichever choice. This studio stays cool even in the hot August weather. Equally it retains heat in the winter. These traditional deep walls were designed to insulate. Outside: The kitchen also overlooks this lively street, where all the annual festivals take place. So from here you can sit and enjoy some of the many colourful parades which are a large part of life in Southern Italy.