LOCATION AND SURROUNDING AREA.
This stunning property is a historic gem found tucked below Mt. Montaione, on the island of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples. It is an immense villa turned estate and is a blend of modernity and old world charm. The Tyrrhenian Sea welcomes the guest to revel in its luxury and beauty with complete privacy. The swimming pool offers stunning views of the seaport below and is a perfect place for entertaining. In addition, the villa is situated on an archaeological site and is at the foot of the island’s oldest volcano, Monte Tuorone where you can see the thermal features erupting from the earth.
This property combines history with artful decoration is full of light and artistry. It is found on a promontory overlooking Ischia, the largest of the three islands off of Naples which hosts kilometers of beaches and coastline. The Porto and Casamicciola beaches are a few minutes away where the clear sea laps at the sandy beaches adjacent to the historical towns. Lounge by the pool while taking in the stunning Mediterranean scenery or sip a chilled Biancolella white wine. The sea air and stunning views would make it seem impossible to leave the stunning surroundings. However, the property is a place that lends itself to exploring the unique sights of the coast and gulf of Naples.
Ischia is a bustling island full of nature, history and nightlife. There you can hike Monte Epomeo or visit Giardini La Mortella with your family, stroll around the narrow streets to Castello Arogonese then grab a twilight aperitivo with friends as you walk along the seafront. The property is about one hour from the incredible spectacle of Naples which is full of cathedrals, sea views, history and incredible food. Visit Via Dei Tribuanli where you can find the perfect Pizza Margherita, head to San Gregoria Ameno street to see the artisan pastoral crafts or to the National Archaeological Museum housing an incredible collection of antiquities. Shop till you drop on Via Roma to end up in Piazza Del Plebiscito where you will find Castel Nuovo, San Carlo, the oldest opera house in Europe and the Royal Palace. In close proximity is the seafront lined with bars and restaurants and a view of Capri and the Sorrentino Coast.
For for those who love ancient history the Pompeii UNESCO World Heritage Site would be an unforgettable day trip. After the scenic ferry ride and picturesque drive on the coast, you will find one of the most acclaimed and stunning archaeologic sites in the world at the Parco Archeologico di Pompeii. While learning about the rich history of the lives of the Romans traveling the cobbled streets to Villa Dei Misteri, Casa del Centenario, or the House of the Faun the traveler will be astounded with wonderfully preserved architectural marvels which had been buried after the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. You might even have the opportunity to catch a performance in the Amphitheatre during their summer season of music, dance and theatre.
The villa is perfect for a large family or group and it a perfect place for poolside events. There are ferries and hydrofoils leaving at least every hour to the mainland: is about 58 km from Naples International Airport and Naples and its central train station and bus stations are 50 km from property. Pompeii is 80 km from the villa.