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Casale la Torre, farmhouse in Sorrento Peninsula with pool, garden and sea view - Primula

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights




‘Primula’ is a first floor apartment for four people, with one double and one twin bedroom, measuring approximately 60m2. Access is via a winding footpath, slightly uphill.

‘Primula’ has recently been sympathetically and tastefully renovated, in keeping with the heritage of the farmhouse. The original beamed ceilings blend effortlessly with the restored antique furniture and carefully chosen ethnic pieces. The walls are colour-washed with cheering warm tones – a gorgeous primrose yellow and a dramatic indigo blue in the bathroom. Sink into the comfortable sofas and feel instantly at home.

Perhaps the highlight of ‘Primula’ is the delightful sun room, with comfortable seating and dramatic views through the floor to ceiling windows. From here, you can stroll out onto the rooftop veranda to soak up more of the impressive views. ‘Primula’ also benefits from a large private enclosed garden shaded by a pergola.

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About the property

Casale la Torre

The villa Casale la Torre is tucked away in the most gloriously beautiful setting between Sorrento and Massa Lubrense. This stretch of coast is part of the Marine Protected Area of Punta Campanella, renowned for its natural landscape and history.

A traditional group of farmhouse buildings, Casale la Torre is divided into three apartments, ‘Corallo’, ‘Il Verde’ and ‘Primula’. All apartments can be rented separately, as each has a separate entrance and private outdoor space. Alternatively, the entire villa is perfect for a larger group of up to thirteen people.

You can sense the peace and serenity from the moment you reach the private parking area and turn off your car ignition. As you stroll up a short flight of wide stone steps towards the farmhouse, you can feel yourself returning to a simpler time, far from the challenges of modern life.

The farmhouse itself lies on two terraced levels of land, amidst groves of citrus and olive trees. You arrive on the lower level, where exquisite gardens spread before you. The lawned grounds are extensive, with flowers spilling from pots and the gnarled trunks of trees standing beside the farmhouse as they have for decades.

Before you, a small promontory reaches out towards the sea, home to a generous swimming pool (11m x 5m, open from May to September) and a solarium with ample recliners and parasols. The enviable panoramic views sweep in almost a full circle across the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida and the Gulf of Naples.

A sizable shaded patio area offers the perfect place for a convivial al fresco dinner during the warm summer evenings, with a wood-burning oven and traditional circular barbeque. A professionally equipped kitchen is available for your own use, or on request, the staff of Casale la Torre will be pleased to cater for your party, using traditional local recipes, and genuine DOC-certified products of the Sorrento Peninsula.

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Property Manager
Feeling Italy
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great time at the Primula appartement. We were there with our 2,5 years old daughter in May.

The appartement is on the first floor with a private terrace, which is great with a young child.

The garden is very nice, and was full of flowers when we were there.

The pool is great also, very clean (cleaned every day) with a view on Capri that is as beautiful as it is on the pictures on the web site.

The apartment itself is very comfortable and nice.

It is necessary to have a car to go around, but it is easy to park (not free though) in Sorrento and take the boat or a train to visit the area.
Apr 2012
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  • From 1 April to 31 October the Municipal Council of Massa Lubrense has instituted a mandatory tourist tax on all temporary residents.
    The tourist tax must be added to the total amount of stay and has to be pay cash at the arrival.
    The fee is 1.50 euros per person per night, and only applies to adults and up to 5 nights.

    Please note, there will be a final cleaning charge of € 50 added to the rental period at time of the booking.

    Heating is chargeable at 4.50 per m3.


Massa Lubrense Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • The sitting room leads through to the two bedrooms. One bedroom has a double bed, a spacious wardrobe and a large window that looks onto the terrace. The second bedroom has two single beds, a spacious wardrobe and a large window that looks onto the terrace.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
Everything offered by a holiday in Massa Lubrense and in nearby Sorrento, Positano, Capri, Pompeii, Naples and Rome is within your reach here, and plenty of information can be consulted regarding these places. Please ask our staff about reservation, prices, terms and conditions. Please note, there will be a final cleaning charge of € 50 added to the rental period at time of the booking. Heating is chargeable at 4.50 per m3.


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Wir hatten die Wohnung Corallo gebucht, die seit dem Herbst erst jetzt von uns wieder erstmalig genutzt wurde. Schon als wir reinkamen, roch die nördlich ausgerichtet Wohnung sehr modrig. Die Wohnung war nicht beheizt und nach Nachfrage gewährte man uns täglich eine 2-stündige Heizzeit von 18-20 Uhr, die wir auch pro Stunde noch zusätzlich zu bezahlen hätten. Die Matratzen waren feucht und die Wände schimmelig, die Fenster nach jeder Nacht innen total beschlagen und nass. Leider hatten wir uns nach den tollen Bildern mehr erhofft und sind nach 2 langen Nächten umgezogen!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Massa Lubrense
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Castellamare di Stabia (E45)
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Massa Lubrense
Car: recommended

Casale la Torre is situated in a quiet spot that enjoys the sun all day, along a stretch of coast that is part of the Marine Protected Area of Punta Campanella, renowned for its beautiful landscape and the traces of its ancient history.

The villa is next to a little side road, closed to traffic, and faces the sea, where enchanting sunsets can be admired. Guests staying at Casale la Torre will need a car during their stay. Access to the house is along a country road.

The house is also ideally situated for guests wishing to go trekking in the Sorrento Peninsula, with hiking routes available along a number of paths: to the Deserto (456 m), Mount S. Costanzo (497 m), from where there are breathtaking views, from Massa Lubrense to Termini (over 6 km of solitary road surrounded by Mediterranean maquis) and the bay of Leranto in the heart of the Marine Protected Area of Punta Campanella.