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Well Equipped Rural House in Peaceful location with Stunning Sea Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

House in Zambrone, Calabria, Southern Italy - Peaceful, Unspoilt and Beautiful for the Perfect "Get Away From It All" Holiday

Lily Rosa is a beautiful 2 bedroom house with breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the iconic island of Stromboli. The village of Zambrone is an easy 20 minute stroll, and here you can enjoy the weekly market and the quiet hospitality of the local bars, pizzeria, shops and cafés. Tropea, the jewel of Calabria, is 15 minutes away by car or local train, and provides culture, night-life, shopping, fine cuisine, beaches and a wealth of history to explore. The elegantly furnished accommodation on two floors sleeps 4 adults and briefly comprises 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen/diner, two balconies, a sun terrace, private gardens and car parking. For quiet "get away from it all" holidays you can enjoy the simple life of walking and relaxing in the local area, collecting everything you need from the local shops and market. To explore further afield, a car is recommended.

Mary Grice
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
12 May, 2018

About Mary Grice

We live in Staffordshire, England, with our two teenage daughters.

We purchased our holiday home, Lily Rosa in 2007 when it was just a few foundation bricks.

We enjoy spending time at Lily Rosa ourselves and started to offer it for rental in 2012.

Mary Grice purchased this house in 2007

Why Mary Grice chose Zambrone

We love Italy, and this area is particularly beautiful and unspoilt.

What makes this house unique

Most of all we enjoy the peace and quiet and the beautiful unspoilt coastline and beaches. We also enjoy the excellent local food and wine, the amazing sunsets and the local hospitality

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a brilliant time, Lily Rosa is beautiful both indoors and outdoors and is in a beautiful part of Italy. We have small children and it suited us perfectly." August 2012

"The house had everything we needed as a family, comfortable sofas and beds, beach things, games and DVDs. The kitchen was well-equipped and we enjoyed cooking with the fresh produce that can be bought nearby. It was also well-located to explore this part of Italy. Beautiful sandy beaches were very near, as was the unspoilt Italian village of Zambrone where we could shop and eat. The nearby ancient towns of Tropea and Pizzo were great places to explore. We enjoyed the peace and quiet of the house and the surrounding olive groves. It is a friendly part of Italy and we felt comfortable exploring. The owner and local agents were very thoughtful and responsive. For example, groceries were provided on our arrival on Sunday evening" April 2013

"The ideal base for a relaxing, get-away-from-it-all holiday" Sep 2012
Oct 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Zambrone in Province of Vibo Valentia

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • On the ground floor there is a bathroom with shower, bidet, toilet and basin. On the first floor there is a bathroom with shower, bidet, toilet and basin
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom has a king size bed, the twin bedroom has two single beds. The bedrooms are furnished to a high standard with ample storage space, good quality beds, mattresses and linen - the emphasis is on comfort and cleanliness.
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Each of the internal floors is approximately 35 square metres. The sun terrace is also 35 square metres. In addition there are two balconies, patio areas, gardens and parking for one car. This property can be enjoyed without a car as there are excellent train links from Zambrone to the airport and all major attractions, and the local village is an easy walk for daily essentials. However the walk to the station is quite steep and those wishing to explore the area more fully will require a car. Outside: Outside the property there is parking for one vehicle and a large patio area with a washing machine and plenty of space for drying washing. The little gardens provide the perfect spot for a siesta under the olive trees while the aroma of the abundant wild herbs including rosemary, fennel and oregano fill the air. There is a brick-built barbecue and outdoor dining area in the private garden. Utility Room: Guests have free use of the washing machine and there is plenty of drying space around the house Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels and bed linen are included in the basic hire charge, As are hand towels and kitchen linen. You will be provided with a change of linen for stays of two weeks or more. Beach towels are available for an additional charge. Other: The accommodation is on three levels. On the ground floor is an entrance hall, bedrooms and a bathroom. Upstairs there is an open plan living area, two balconies, kitchen and bathroom. There is also a rooftop terrace and private gardens with large BBQ


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Well Equipped Rural House in Peaceful location with Stunning Sea Views
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 12 reviews

Zambrone as ever spot-on

  • 5 of 5

As always very good, we have stayed in the same area several times, in the same complex .

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it! Hope you can come back again soon. x
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Miami Beach

Clean and quite.

  • 3 of 5

It was what I expected to be. Only drawback was wifi is just a hot spot bad connection and no refrigerator for couple days, had to wait for it to be repaired.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Una bella casa con tutto il necessario per un soggiorno rilassante con le nostre due figlie adulte. Lenzuola pulite, letti confortevoli, cucina ben attrezzata (con già lì olio d'oliva, balsamico, erbe aromatiche, sale, lavaggio liquido, caffè, zucchero ecc.).

Sono inoltre disponibili giocattoli e ombrelloni da spiaggia, libri, film e giochi al coperto.

I tramonti sono bellissimi e ci siamo coniati utilizzando i giardini ei balconi per il sole o l'ombra come desiderato.

Nelle vicinanze le spiagge sono tutte buone e ci sono molti ristoranti e negozi per tenersi occupati.

Una bella vacanza e grazie ai proprietari per renderlo molto confortevole e piacevole

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fijne vakantie in Lily Rosa

  • 4 of 5

De ontvangst in Lily Rosa was hartelijk. Lily Rosa is een fijn huis. Vooral de tuin was een heerlijke plek om te chillen. Als Hollanders misten we in de keuken het koffiezet-apparaat. In de buurt hebben we verschillende plaatsen bezocht als Zungri, Tropea en Pizzo. Ook de eilandentrip naar Stromboli is een aanrader, echt fantastisch! Wat betreft de stranden in de buurt gingen we toch het liefst naar 'ons eigen strand' Zambrone Mare. Wel vielen ons de wegen in Italië erg tegen. Zodra je van de snelweg afkomt, wordt het een drama. Verder hebben Italianen zo hun eigen verkeersregels, dus je komt soms ogen te kort als je aan het rijden bent. Het weer was heerlijk. Tenslotte nog een tip: als je voor dit huis kiest, neem dan anti-muggenspray mee. Anders kan je 's avonds niet ontspannen buiten zitten. Een enorm compliment voor Mary Grice: het contact met haar verloopt heel prettig. Ze reageert snel op vragen en geeft tips. Erg fijn! We wensen volgende gasten net zo'n fijne vakantie toe als we zelf hebben gehad in Lily Rosa!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bedankt voor die vriendelijke woorden, we zijn erg blij dat u een goede tijd bij LilyRosa heeft gehad. We zijn ook erg blij dat u de Italiaanse Wegen heeft overleefd!
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lily rosa

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely holiday at Lily Rosa in Zambrone. It was very quiet, with beautiful views of the sea and Stromboli, a short drive to the beach, and within walking distance to the village of Zambrone. The coast is ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Pizzo to the north and Tropea to the south of Zambrone were both interesting and enjoyable to visit. The house was spacious, very well equipped, maintained and clean. The owners provided very useful information about the house and the area. Altogether a super holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for those lovely comments about Lily Rosa and the surrounding area. We are so please you enjoyed your holiday and hope that you will be able to visit Calabria again soon.
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Lily Rosa is a very well equipped house with air con in the bedrooms, it is in a great position for sight seeing and has some wonderful views.

The local village has a shop a pizza restaurant and a bar, all very friendly and great value for money.

We had a wonderful holiday here for two weeks and would love to come back.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Lester; I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Lily Rosa and hope you are able to come back to this beautiful part of Italy soon.
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Lamezia Terme
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Zambrone Superiore
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Zambrone Superiore
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Zambrone Mare
Car: recommended


The coastline has many beautiful beaches. The closest is Zambrone Mare, about 4 km away. Parking is available directly on the beach front and there are bars and restaurants.


Lamezia Terme Airport is approximately 55 km away. Car hire is readily available at the airport.


Tropea is the most beautiful jewel on the Calabrian coast, and is only 10 minutes drive from Lily Rosa. There are beautiful beaches, a stunning Franciscan monastery, many lively bars, shops and restaurants and historic architecture.

Zambrone, like many of the pretty villages nestling along this coastline, has a grocery store, pharmacy, butchers, fishmongers, and a piazza with a choice of bars, and is an easy 20 minute stroll from Lily Rosa

Further Details:

Many places of interest in Calabria can be reached in under an hour, including the eastern coastline of the Ionian Sea. You can take a boat trip to the Aeolians or visit Stromboli to enjoy the mud spa baths of the volcano. (Boats depart from Tropea or Vibo Marina). There is good snorkelling all along the coast, and Scuba diving at Groticelle and Tropea. It is a very pleasant drive down the coast to Reggio di Calabria where you can visit the famous Riace Bronzes at the museum.

Enjoy the Autumn Jazz Festival at Tropea, and many other festivals in towns and villages throughout the region. You can also visit Sicily, taking the ferry from Villa San Giovanni (departs every 18 to 20 minutes) crossing the famous Straits of Messina. Or drive into the Sila Mountains region to enjoy skiing in winter, or just enjoy the magnificent nature reserve year-round.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Zambrone, Calabria

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
August 2018
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
November 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2018 - 2019
1 Dec 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Flexible arrival and departure dates available
Short and long-term hire available
Booking conditions will be sent with quotation
Payment by BACS transfer, Cheque or PayPal (including Credit/Debit card via PayPal)

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Wi-Fi, all bed linen and bath towels, complimentary welcome grocery pack, meet and greet service at the house, air conditioning and/or heating, use of washing machine, weekly linen change for two weeks or more.
Hire of Beach towels £5 each
Out of hours meet and greet (after 8 pm) £25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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