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Villa Erato

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Villa Erato is an ancient house located in the centre of Praiano. It was build in 18th century and it has been restored in 2007 taking care at all the ancient furnitures and cotto tiles. The house is perfect for a couple, for two couples or for a small family. Villa Erato faces the sea and the sun, from the house you will enjoy a breathtaking view on the Amalfi Coast so you will be able to see 'Positano' until 'Punta Campanella', than 'Capri' with the well known 'Faraglioni Rocks' and finally the 'Li Galli Island' which was owned by the know Russian dancer Nurejev. The house has all the modern furnitures and amenities, air conditioning, plasma TV, Internet wifi, winter heating. But most important the house has a big garden all covered by olives an lemon trees from where you will relax, ...Villa Erato is an ancient house located in the centre of Praiano. It was build in 18th century and it has been restored in 2007 taking care at all the ancient furnitures and cotto tiles. The house is perfect for a couple, for two couples or for a small family. Villa Erato faces the sea and the sun, from the house you will enjoy a breathtaking view on the Amalfi Coast so you will be able to see 'Positano' until 'Punta Campanella', than 'Capri' with the well known 'Faraglioni Rocks' and finally the 'Li Galli Island' which was owned by the know Russian dancer Nurejev. The house has all the modern furnitures and amenities, air conditioning, plasma TV, Internet wifi, winter heating. But most important the house has a big garden all covered by olives an lemon trees from where you will relax, lying on the sun beds just drinking a fresh glass of white Falanghina wine. The house is really well located, from the street level there is a lift and than around 75 stairs to get the house, walking through rural and fascinating tiny streets. Close to the house there are the best restaurants, wine bars, cocktail bar, the pharmacy, grocery stores, fish shop and tabacchi shop. To get the closest beach which is called 'La Gavitella' there are 400 stairs, where you will find restaurants and beach resorts. The closest bus stop is 5 minutes far from the house so the car is not necessary. If you decide to come with a car you will be able to park for free on the street within 1 km or park in a private garage just next to the house for ten € per day but you need to ask before your arrival the check the availability. Living Room Entering in the living room you will understand immediately that you are in an authentic house, where you could feel as to be in your own. The furniture are not basic and neutral but rather elegant and refined. There is a table which can accommodate six person, a sofa and an armchair from where you will be able to watch television or just connect your personal computer at internet thanks to the internet wifi. There is also a small library with books in english and italian. So if you forget your one, almost surely you will find one for your journey in Praiano. You have the possibility to enjoy the great view just staying on the balcony seeing the sun going down to the sea. In the living room there is the air conditioning First bedroom with en-suite bathroom You enter in this bedroom the the living room. The celling are high and they still conserve the ancient vaults. There is a double bed (king size) with an ancient headboard. Maybe you can also pass all your holiday lying in the bed as from there you have an amazing view. In this bedroom there is air conditioning too. From the bedroom you can enter in the bathroom which is made with majolicas and marble. There is washbasin, a toilet and a bathtub with shower wand. Kitchen The kitchen has all the modern furnitures, there is as cooker, oven, fridge and freezer, dish washer, italian style coffee maker and all the kitchen tools you may need. Second bedroom You will be able to enter the second bedroom along a stairway of 10 stairs. The ceiling is vaulted too. The furnishing are elegant. there are two single. beds (but there is the possibility to make a matrimonial bed if requested). The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit. Bathroom The bathroom is tiled with lucid handmade majolica tiles and equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a hydromassage shower. Here you will also find a washing machine. Services: You may ask for someone who carry the luggage to the villa There is the possibility to have food home delivery, so you do not need to carry everything at home by the stairs. You can ask for kitchen classes at home Boat tours are possible with special prices for the Villa Erato guests. Inluded in the price you have: + internet wifi + cleaned towels and sheets + electricity till 15 kw per day. Each kw in surplus will cost 0.30 cent per kw + gas + hot water extra cost: final cleaning: 50 € visitors tax: 1,50 € per person per day. kids under 10 years do not pay deposit: 200 €. If no damages occur this amount will be refunded on the day of departure More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
About the Owner
Roberto P
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French, Italian
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Villa Erato is a beautiful villa full of character with the most magnificent views from the small but perfect for two sitting terraces You could never tire of the view over to Posatino Capri and la Galla island the yachts coming and going it is...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Laurence H
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We stayed at Villa Erato for 5 nights in May, 2018, and we left with mixed feelings. We rent our apartment in Paris, so we understand from both sides the challenges of renting a property. From the photos on the website, we had expected an...More

Date of stay: May 2018
2  Thank OHG
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at Villa Erato. What a wonderful apartment. Beautifully furnished with a mix of antique and modern furniture , a dishwasher and a washing machine. The views from the apartment were spectacular. We were able to see Positano and Capri. Tha apartment is...More

Date of stay: June 2017
2  Thank AprilTiger
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This property was top notch with ocean views from balconies off the kitchen, dining room and bedroom. Plus a shaded private area with views to relax outdoors. Location was walking distance to a food market, restaurants, info center and SITA bus stop. No need for...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank _rwcat
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We really enjoyed our stay in Praiano. The apartment was perfect for the four of us. Very comfortable and had everything we needed. We enjoyed the fact that the town was less hectic while still having everything we needed. The apartment was close to the...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Resort565231
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed at Villa Erato in the last week of October. It was easy to find, following the directions Roberto and Lia gave us advance. Lia was on hand to meet us on arrival, to show us up to the villa (it's three stories up...More

Date of stay: October 2016
1  Thank CaseyJones1964
Reviewed 27 October 2016

From the view, the setting, the accommodations this villa was absolutely PERFECT. We loved staying in Praiano because of it's slower (and less crowded culture) but I don't believe we could have found a more perfect villa anywhere on the Amalfi Coast. The views were...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank LoisB357
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We spent the 3rd week of July at Villa Erato. It was fantastic! The Villa was beautiful and very comfortable. It was clean, well equipped, with comfortable beds and nice modern kitchen and bathrooms. Most of all, the views were so outstanding that they were...More

Date of stay: July 2015
2  Thank Rob L
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We had an amazing time at Villa Erato, and only wish we could have stayed longer! We were 2 couples sharing the 2bdrm 2bath house. It was spacious enough for all of us. Roberto was an excellent host. Even provided some fruit for us, and...More

Date of stay: June 2015
2  Thank RaeRae415
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We loved this place - the apartment was gorgeous, with vaulted ceilings and furnished with lovely antique tables. The kitchen was well equipped and modern, and the views from three sets of french windows were stunning. And the whole place is set within lovely gardens...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank 866lindar
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Terrace
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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