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A modern 3 bedroom luxury apartment

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Ground floor, Sleeps 6, 2 bathrooms

A recently constructed gated, private residence set in 3 acres of luscious greenery.

With a private pool and outdoor shower shared with the 9 other apartment’s on this exclusive development.

3 double bedrooms, 2 with double beds (one en suite) and one with 2 single beds.

Each bedroom has French doors which open out onto their own outdoor terrace.

There is a classic modern open plan kitchen with fully integrated appliances to include: oven, hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is also a washing machine, microwave, kettle, toaster, slow cooker and plenty of other cooking utensils for your convenience.

The lounge area has a cream leather sofa and TV/DVD player.

The dining area has a large table with 6 chairs. This opens out onto a covered outdoor patio area which directly looks out to the pool and sea views. a luxury 6 seating patio set is waiting here.

The apartment has 2 wooden sun loungers with padded cushions for your use. There is also a communal BBQ

This lovely spacious ground floor apartment is in one of two blocks of 5 apartments and has beautiful panoramic views to the sea.

There is hot & cold air conditioning in every room and good quality bed linen and white bath towels are provided

This is a tastefully furnished beautiful apartment with everything you need to have a wonderful holiday.

Electricity and water included in rental.

Free use of towels and bed lined for the duration of your stay.

Free meet and greet service available (please contact us to request this).

More Details

Sarah Chavasse
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 February, 2018

About Sarah Chavasse

I have a great passion for Italy, and after many holidays in different parts of Italy, I eventually came to Calabria and fell in love with the area, with its amazingly beautiful landscapes, and old fashioned qualities of the people, I felt quite at home, so purchased my holiday homes here. I live half the year here in one apartment, and rent out the other. I offer massage & reflexology treatments. And I also run Holistic Life Coaching Retreats from May - October.

Sarah Chavasse purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Sarah Chavasse chose Province of Vibo Valentia

This property is still very new. Not only does it have amazing all round views , but also you can sit on the terrace, in the shade and keep an eye on the children, as the property directly faces the swimming pool.

There is an English speaking Manager on site to assist with information and advice.

What makes this apartment unique

This property is just 1 hours drive from Lamezia airport. As well as plenty of beaches around, there is a horse riding stable within a few minutes walk (very reasonable rates).. This is a very safe place for children, as it is off the main road in a secure gated area, with lots of space. It is also a great place for couples, friends and family's wanting to escape from it all, as it is very rural & tranquil. The swimming pool is cleaned with ultra violet rather than chlorine, so is far more gentle on the skin and eyes - great for anyone suffering with skin allergies. There are some wonderful boat trips, and boat owners' have been known to offer their boats out for hire to experienced sailors. The people are very friendly, and always seem ready to help. There is an abundance of local food products, including chillies, red onions, and an assortment of chutneys. There are also cooking classes in Tropea (would need to be pre-booked). All amenities are within easy reach, and there is plenty to see and explore.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Province of Vibo Valentia in Calabria

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both fully tiled
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , and en suit bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has a fully tiled en suit shower room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


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A modern 3 bedroom luxury apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Lovely setting for a relaxing visit in Calabria

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights at this location and had a wonderful time. Sarah has thought of everything to make a stay relaxing and comfortable. The unit is clean, really well equipped and she has prepared a book with valuable and useful information on the surrounding area. The pool was a welcome respite everyday (and sometimes in the morning too!) and there's a farm next door to pick up some really great fresh vegetables, eggs & fruits! You couldn't have asked for a more beautiful view - Stromboli Isle/volcano is in the nightly show and it did not disappoint at sunset. While we were on the outskirts of two little villages everything was easily accessible and we enjoyed the quiet at night. And as it was our first visit to Calabria, Sarah was a valuable reference for all things Calabrese.....

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house in the nature!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoy our staying at II Casale: The house was clean as well as the commun area: the swimming pool. It was nice and quiet there.

The house is located only 20 min drive from the beautiful Tropea.

The owner, Sarah, was really lovely. The communication was super easy as well.

I would recommand this place!

Thanks Sarah!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holidays in southern Italy charming nature.

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful place for a relaxing stay. The accommodation is very nice and very well equipped, charming hospitality. View of the sea and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Insulated, 3 km to the nearest shops. A small building that combines tranquility and friendliness of your choice around a lovely pool. The apartment is located near the beaches with warm clear water and you can snorkel. An authentic area.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bellissima location con servizi e assistenza ottimi

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo soggiornato 15 giorni in agosto in questo "casale" della collina calabrese, le spiagge di Capo Vaticano si raggiungono in 10 minuti di auto. La proprietà, composta 2 case di 5 appartamenti ciascuna, è dotata di un grande giardino recintato, con piscina e aree al sole e un boschetto di pini all'ombra. L'appartamento è dotato di tutti i comfort ed accessori, compreso aria condizionata, tv sat, lavastoviglie e lavatrice. La proprietaria Sarah, sempre disponibile e presente in loco ci ha assistito per qualsiasi nostra esigenza. Dal giardino si accede alla campagna, dove il contadino vende verdure e frutta a km 0. I tramonti con vista su Stromboli e la tranquillità sono impagabili.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine magnifique à Panaia. Le logement est très bien équipé et d'une propreté irréprochable. Depuis la terrasse ombragée, on bénéficie d'une vue splendide sur le Stromboli. Et que dire de la piscine... le bonheur!

Un endroit que je recommanderai à mes amis et ma famille pour leurs prochaines vacances en Calabre!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Splendida Villa e meraviglioso panorama!

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo soggiornato in questa meravigliosa villetta tranquilla e immersa nel verde! Panorama bellissimo! La signora è stata molto gentile e a disposizione per qualsiasi informazione o altro.

L'appartamento era pulito, ben curato e ben fornito! Non mancava veramente nulla!

Lo consiglierei a tutti!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Located in Ricadi in the Capo Vaticano area known as the prestigious 'Coast of the Gods'

Nearest Airport : Lamezia Terme at 48 Kilometres

Nearest Ferry : Reggio di Calabria for Sicily at 112 Kilometres

Nearest Train : Ricadi at 3 Kilometres (1 hour coastal train journey from Lamezia Terme)

Nearest Beach : Santa Maria/Grotticelle at 6 Kilometres

Nearest Restaurant : Spilinga at 2 Kilometres

Car: necessary

Il Casale is a small tranquil private development, set amongst acres of organic farmland, which has stunning panoramic views of the Tyrhanean sea, Stromboli volcanic island, and the other Aeolian islands. It is the perfect place to kick back and unwind, or enjoy exploring. This is an amazing mountainous region located around the Tyranean sea. It is only 15 minutes’ drive to the famous 17th century coastal town of Tropea (voted in the Sunday times as having the most beautiful beaches in Europe) with its turquoise coloured waters and long stretches of sandy beach.

Tropea features stunning costal views containing the old monastery (projected out in the sea) which was featured in the Il Divo music video. Enjoy wondering through the quaint cobbled streets and taking in the wonderful feel that is rustic southern Italy. Enjoy sitting at one of the many restaurants and cafes, perhaps sipping a glass of cool prosecco or eating the delicious gelato. There are many interesting shops selling local Italian products, a museum, a few pretty churches and stunning view to be enjoyed by all.

From Tropea or Capo Vaticano you can take boat trips across to the Live volcanic island Stromboli and to the Aeolian Islands, if you go at night you will see the island all lit up by the volcanic eruptions.

There are many small villages in the surrounding area with local shops and cafes, mini supermarkets and also each village has a market day. You will enjoy fresh organic produce from the restaurants much of which is locally grown, and will have miles of beautiful coastline to explore.

There are many interesting sites to explore e.g.

-The shrine at the La Maddona della fontana in the village of Spilinga.

-The old lighthouse( which is still working), looking out to the sea at Capo Vaticano,

-The ski resort of Sila is is only 1 hour and 40 minutes from the apartment

-The medieval town of Pizzo, famous for it ice cream, with its medieval 15th century castle and baroque church of St George.

The main town of Vibo Valentia with its many interesting shops and an old castle.

-Or you can take a ferry across from Reggio Calabria to Sicily.

Within 15 minutes drive there is the recently built shopping centre with over 60 shops.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £159.95

Strictly no smoking, including on private terrace area.
25% deposit to be paid at time of booking and balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Returnable security deposit of £150 is also payable 6 weeks prior (This will be returned to the guests within 14 days of departure)
Payment accepted by paypal, bank transference (in Euros or GBP), by cheque or debit or credit card via HomeAway.

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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