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Your holiday home on the sea of ​​Posillipo with private beach.

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 90 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

It located in the Historic Palace's most famous Posillipo.

A house should never be ON sea. THE sea has to be, to belong, so that the sea and the house can live together (Frank Lloyd Wright).

In extraordinarily convenient location and away from the metropolitan traffic, Figurehead House is located on the coast of the Posillipo hill, in direct contact with the sea of ​​the Bay of Naples.

The owner, himself an architect, in restructuring the building was inspired by the phrase of the American master, creating a work in which the presence of the sea marks the domestic life.

The breath of the sea is always alive and present in every corner of the house; the choice of materials, all natural (volcanic stone, wood, hemp), and the organization of the spaces refer to the seafaring life.

Like a boat, the house is spread vertically, four 'bridges'. From the entrance to the 'bridge 1' (first bath, kitchenette, living), it climbs up to the bedroom area, the 'Bridge 4', from 'bridge 2' with large panoramic windows overlooking the Gulf, Ovo, Vesuvius, Sorrento Coast, and then on the 'bridge 3' (double sofa bed, sofa bed, second bathroom) with the view of Mergellina.

From the apartment a private path leads to the beach below, where you can sunbathe and swim in the sea of ​​Posillipo.

The Figurehead puts at guests' disposal a double kayak to make free trips along the coast, touching Rosbery Villa (Presidential residence), and the Gaiola Underwater Archaeological Park, Cala Trentaremi and head Posillipo.

For those who do not want to row, always in the beach below you you can rent a boat with sailor.

The area is served by bus, subway, tram, which allow you to easily reach the historical center, the museums hilly districts of Vomero and Chiaia.

A few hundred meters to the Maritime Terminal of Mergellina, with connections to Ischia, Capri, Sorrento, the Aeolian Islands.

Easily reach the extraordinary archaeological sites of the Gaiola Underwater Park and the Roman Villa of Vedius Pollio in the Archaeological Park of Pausylipon, already effectively illustrated by Alberto Angela in the television program "Ulysses".

More Details

Owner
Roberto
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Posillipo, Naples

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The apartment "open space". A LOFT that develops in VERTICAL on four levels, such as BRIDGES of a sailboat. The BRIDGE 3 welcomes the double sofa bed and sofa bed. The Deck 4 includes the bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Your holiday home on the sea of ​​Posillipo with private beach.
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
Bethesda, MD
5

The most remarkable place I've ever stayed!!!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is located in one of Naples better know history buildings, in a Palace directly overlooking the sea. This makes the location absolutely unique -- a destination in itself. The only risk is you may prefer to just sit on the balcony and take in the view-- rather than heading in to Naples.

The apartment is spotless, and impeccably decorated, with new appliances and all the stuff you need. It's built on 4 levels which gives a unique feeling of being on a boat.

Finally, the owner Roberto is outstanding too! Friendly, hospitable and ( as an arquitect) knowledgeable about Naples and the Palace. He went out of our way to make us feel welcome, including a gift of champagne and pastries upon arrival. He loves the apartment and it shows!

On the whole an outstanding stay!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia, USA
5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Roberto's apartment for a few days and we couldn't have been happier with the location, the amenities, the cleanliness and mainly the VIEW!! The apartment is so beautiful, it reflects the personality and the passion of the owner who is an architect. We were lucky enough to be able to assist to a conference he held where he narrated the history of Palazzo Donn'Anna, it was most informative and he also added tidbits for the pleasure of all the people attending. He is extremely knowledgeable and he enjoys answering questions about this historical place. He was always available if needed. We could walk to Via Caracciolo, the main thoroughfare by the water, and enjoy beautiful walks. Waking up in the morning looking at the sea just below us, and smell the sea enjoying a cup of espresso was to die for! Grazie Roberto for sharing your home with us. We hope to return soon. Vanna Moore and friends

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

If I could give 10 stars I would!! This was as perfect a place as I could ever hope to find!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at 8 apartments over time in different locations, nothing ever compared to this!!! The location and the view could not be matched! The apartment is so gloriously beautiful that we all wanted to take the designer home with us to design our homes! The view and location were spectacular!!! You could see the entire by of Naples with Mt. Vesuvius, Sorrento, and Capri laid out directly in front of a beautifully preserved and historic building. The sunsets and sunrises we spectacularly beautiful. There is private parking with a security gate and guard. There were two lovely beaches on either side of the building and the food at the little restaurant across the street was some of the very best we had in Italy. We were close to the ferries and grocery and restaurants. The kitchen, bathrooms (2), bedrooms, and every space were furnished with such care and sense of design that one felt truly privileged to stay.

Roberto, the owner and host, was the most gracious of anyone we have ever had the pleasure of renting from before. He went out of his way to make our stay special and even gave us a history lesson on the amazing building and showed us its meeting hall. I cannot recommend this apartment highly enough! We loved every second and hated to leave the balcony for even a moment!!! I cannot wait to return -- already trying to plan to go back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Leigh, thanks Carl, your stay in LaPolena has been a great pleasure for me too. You are very kind, I Hope to see you again. Warm regards, my friends.
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5

stunningly beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This apartment and the ancient castle in which it is situated is one of the true gems of Naples. The castle juts out into the Bay of Naples, looking just as it has for centuries. The apartment itself, ,however, is decidedly modern, tastefully appointed with contemporary fixtures and furniture. The fusion of antique and modern unfolds on the apartment's wonderful balcony overlooking the sea, a private beach and the city itself as it sweeps around the bay toward Mt. Vesuvius, the Amalfi Coast and the Isle of Capri. These wonderful accommodations were underscored by the graciousness of our host, Roberto, a prominent Neapolitan architect and a font of classical Italian history. Besides greeting us upon our arrival and helping us settle in, Roberto gave us a personal tour of the entire castle, its expansive art studio and the basement boat terminal where castle guests arrived by sea for centuries before there were adequate roads. Unfortunately we were able to stay only two nights in Naples but the apartment's wonderful location, on the sea, isolated from the bustle of the inner city with grocery stores, restaurants and public transportation literally at our doorstep, was ideal for exploring the city.

Peg and Frank from Massachusetts, USA, May 19-20, 2016

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peg and Frank, due ospiti gentili e raffinati. E' stato un vero piacere accoglierli a Napoli e a Donn'Anna. L'unico rammarico è quello di un soggiorno troppo breve per le numerose occasioni che Napoli offre. See you Peg, see you Frank.
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16 0
5

soggiorno favoloso

  • 5 of 5

Ho trascorso una settimana tra febbraio e marzo in questa spettacolare dimora!

L'appartamento di Roberto é più bello di come appare nelle foto.Lo consiglio vivamente e spero di poterci ritornare.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Eugenia e la sua famiglia sono stati ospiti molto interessati alla cultura e alla storia della città di Napoli. Vi aspetto in primavera per far godere ai due vostri ragazzi l'esperienza del golfo in kayak. A presto.
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4

Très bel appartement , dans un palais plein d'histoire, avec une vue magnifique.

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons été très bien accueillis. On ne se lasse pas de la vue sur la baie de Naples depuis l'appartement.Merci à Roberto! Un seul bémol : le wifi ne fonctionnait pas sur nos téléphones .

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Capodichino
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Moccia
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Mergellina
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Mergellina
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Napoli Salerno
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Ciro a Mergellina
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
donn'Anna
Car: not necessary

A house should never be ON sea. THE sea has to be, to belong, so that the sea and the house can live together (Frank Lloyd Wright).

In extraordinarily convenient location and away from the metropolitan traffic, Figurehead House is located on the coast of the Posillipo hill, in direct contact with the sea of ​​the Bay of Naples.

The owner, himself an architect, in restructuring the building was inspired by the phrase of the American master, creating a work in which the presence of the sea marks the domestic life.

The breath of the sea is always alive and present in every corner of the house; the choice of materials, all natural (volcanic stone, wood, hemp), and the organization of the spaces refer to the seafaring life.

Like a boat, the house is spread vertically, four 'bridges'. From the entrance to the 'bridge 1' (first bath, kitchenette, living), it climbs up to the bedroom area, the 'Bridge 4', from 'bridge 2' with large panoramic windows overlooking the Gulf, Ovo, Vesuvius, Sorrento Coast, and then on the 'bridge 3' (double sofa bed, sofa bed, second bathroom) with the view of Mergellina.

From the apartment a private path leads to the beach below, where you can sunbathe and swim in the sea of ​​Posillipo.

The Figurehead puts at guests' disposal a double kayak to make free trips along the coast, touching Rosbery Villa (Presidential residence), and the Gaiola Underwater Archaeological Park, Cala Trentaremi and head Posillipo.

For those who do not want to row, always in the beach below you you can rent a boat with sailor.

The area is served by bus, subway, tram, which allow you to easily reach the historical center, the museums hilly districts of Vomero and Chiaia.

A few hundred meters to the Maritime Terminal of Mergellina, with connections to Ischia, Capri, Sorrento, the Aeolian Islands.

Easily reach the extraordinary archaeological sites of the Gaiola Underwater Park and the Roman Villa of Vedius Pollio in the Archaeological Park of Pausylipon, already effectively illustrated by Alberto Angela in the television program "Ulysses".

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Posillipo, Naples & surroundings

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Primavera/Estate
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£602
for 3 nights
From
£201
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Inverno
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£552
for 3 nights
From
£184
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£502
for 3 nights
From
£167
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £83.66

La tariffa comprende una escursione gratuita in kayak lungo le coste di Posillipo

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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