The Lemon Tree Villa is located in Paestum on the Cilento Coast. Paestum is a world heritage, archaeological site. Located two minutes walk from the beach, you can easily access the free beach and two seaside resorts equipped with umbrella, lounges and deck chairs. The beach is a broad beach with fine sand. The Tyrrhenian sea has minimal tidal change and winds are exceptionally mild in summer, and it is exquisitely peaceful in the morning at sunset.
It is the ideal place for switching off and enjoying the seaside. The nearest shops are a few minutes walk (for groceries, new agents and convenience store). Alternatively, a 5 minutes drive will take you in Localita' Torre, the village centre with a good choice of shops, mozzarella factories and restaurants.
You will find the villa to be spacious and bright, with an ample patio, a delightful garden and a first-floor terrace. The villa was renovated in 2010 and features a modern and open plan design creating a continuum between the inside and the outdoor space. There is plenty of space for personal privacy and relaxation.
The house is divided in two-storey, with the internal décor of hand-painted majolica from the nearby Amalfi Coast featured throughout.
The West-facing lounge has large French doors opening directly onto the patio and the garden.
The kitchen comprises of a gas hob, electric oven, fridge-freezer, indoor table and chairs, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker and several sizes Moka, toaster and various utensils. The kitchen has direct access onto a covered patio. The patio is furnished with an outdoor table and chairs and has a ceiling fan.
Facing East and less exposed to the afternoon sun is the reading room accessible from the lounge. There is an ample choice of books in English Italian and French. There are some children's books.
The ground floor offers a large bathroom with shower and small utility room with washing machine and storage space.
On the first floor are located the four double bedrooms accommodating eight guests and three bathrooms. Of these two have the en suite bathroom. All bedrooms have large wardrobes and chest drawers.
The master bedroom (Master Bedroom 1) -East facing- looks over a lovely palm tree through a small balcony and has an en suite bathroom. It has an ensuite bathroom, double bed, a wardrobe and chest drawer.
The second master bedroom (Master Bedroom 2) with double bed, ensuite bathroom, large closet ad chest drawer is west facing and has access to the first-floor terrace.
The double bedroom (bedroom 3) is also west facing, with access to the large terrace, has twin beds and a large closet and chest drawer. The fourth double bedroom has twin beds, a very large wardrobe and east facing the window. There is a bathroom on the main corridor. All bathrooms have a shower and a radiator.
There is wi-fi throughout the property.
The house is surrounded by a paved area, providing ample parking at the front of the house (facing the road) and a sun-kissed patio on the West façade (referred as the back of the house). There are a patio and a terrace with sunshades. The vast garden is furnished with deckchairs, table and chairs for al fresco dining. The patio has a ceiling fan. BBQ is provided.
You may want to spend the entire day outdoors from having your breakfast on the outdoor dining table to the evening barbeque.
The garden offers a serene retreat from the afternoon sun, and you may want to enjoy your siesta on the lounges and chairs provided. The sunshades with electric controls are effortless to use. In the evening the garden comes to life with its discrete lighting.
The lawn and the walls are regularly treated to prevent mosquitos and insects for your comfort.
PLANNING YOUR HOLIDAY
This Villa is a self-catering accommodation. We thoroughly clean the house and the garden before you arrive and after you leave. During your stay, cleaning can be arranged at your request at an additional cost with a local cleaning company (Costs 10 Euros per hour per cleaner 2015).
If you plan to stay longer than a week, we will provide you with a fresh set of towels and bedding and we will collect the dirty ones on each Saturday. We do not enter the house during your stay.
There is an indoor alarm system activated and deactivated by digital code. There are CCTV in the garden. These can be de-activated at your request.
There is ample parking for up to 4 cars.
We recommend having a car for ease of transports in and around Paestum.
WHAT TO PACK
All you need is sunshades, swimming gear, flip-flops and beach towels and a great passion for sea and sunshine!