Ravello Villa Rental Photos and Description
Villa, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 7 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)
The villa Eustachio is situated in a village called Scala, not far from the centre of Ravello (about 2 Km). The villa is reached by a medieval path(400 mt.) with 150 stairs but once there you are in heaven with a fabulous view of the coastline including Amalfi and Atrani. This villa is a typical example of a Mediterranean and Amalfitana house, with all the modern comforts. With the 150 steps in mind, the owners have arranged for a donkey service for luggage at the guest’s disposal; this service can be used between 3.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m.(The day of the arrival and of the departures all the group together).If some guest will arrive during the week the service is not included,and it costs 5€ per luggage
The villa has a central area, as well as two other apartments. There is a swimming pool of 4.5 meters by 9.50 meters which is for the exclusive use of the guests. The house is in perfect condition, recently restored, and on the ground floor there is the larger terrace of the house and the swimming pool. From here you enter the house into a large living room with separate open kitchen which has a washing machine and dishwasher. There is a TV. There is also one toilet on this floor. On the first level there are three bedrooms (one triple and two double ), all the rooms have the ensuite bathroom with shower, all with the air conditioning. There are also two more smaller apartments which can be rented together within the main building: First, the apartment named La Rondine can accommodate 5 people and is situated on the ground floor with a living room with double fold out sofa bed and a balcony with sea view, bathroom with shower, on the first floor there is a double bedroom and one single bedroom under a sloping ceiling, and a bathroom. Second, the apartment named Garden can accommodate 2+2 people and is composed of a living room (where is a sofa bed) a bathroom with shower, and a bedroom.
Ravello is situated in a splendid position, on a rocky in a more elevated position than the other pearls of the Amalfi Coast. In the last century Ravello became a preferred destination of the Grand Tour, educational and pleasure travels of European intellectuals and artists. In Ravello Wagner, Longfellow and many others stayed for a time, and everybody was enchanted by the extraordinary fascination of these places. Among the numerous churches in Ravello, undoubtedly the Cathedral and Chiesa del Toro, besides the famous S. Francesco cloister, deserve a particular mention. Not to miss Villa Rufolo, very ancient, built approximately in year 1280 by the homonymous family, one of the richest and most important families in Ravello. Even though it has been rearranged, the building still completely expresses an interesting Arabian-Norman style. Concerts are held In the villa during the summer time; the audience is enchanted to see the orchestra that plays as if it were suspended half-way up on a uniformly blue setting, represented by sky and sea.
To be visited also is Villa Cimbrone, that was built in the twentieth century and was commissioned by the English nobleman William Bechett. This villa imitates classicized and medieval styles and forms. Its celebrity is due to the already-quoted 'Terrace of infinity', that is really one of the most charming places on the Coast. But the beauty of the Villa consists in its gardens, decorated by statues, busts and marble groups.
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible