'Casale Occhito' is a restored stone farmhouse set above Lago Occhito.
Our guests have a private terrace with garden and a beautiful view over the Lake.
A quiet place in the heart of the countryside within easy reach of airports and the coast, Casale Occhito will accommodate up to six people.
The nearest Village is Gambatesa 1.5km away, where there are various shops, banks, post office, pharmacy,restaurant/pizzeria and bars.
Pets are welcome.
On the upper floor of the house there is a double bedroom with two separable single beds, a large sitting room with open fire and seating, with a double sofa bed, and a bathroom with WC, washbasin, bidet & shower.
Stair access leads to the lower floor where there is a further double bedroom, utility and open kitchen and dining area with access to the terrace, alfresco dining area under the loggia and enclosed private garden, with deck chairs and barbecue.
Places to Visit
There are many charming hill-top villages in the region, including Gambatesa (2km), Tufara (8km), and Celenza (10km). Further afield are the regional capital of Campobasso, Lucera with its thirteenth-century castle, and the sea-side town of Termoli.
The medieval castle at Gambatesa with its beautiful seventeenth-century frescos and amazing roof-top views is open Tuesday to Sunday 8am until 7pm.
The market at Gambatesa is every Friday between 8am and noon on Via Vittorio Veneto. There are stalls selling local food, clothing and hardware. There are other local markets at Riccia, Pietracatella and Tufara.
Food and Drink
The nearest pizzeria is the 'Tredieci Archi' on the main road SS645 (about 2 km away). In the village of Gambatesa there is pizzeria / ristorante 'Stanlio, Ollio e Peperoncino' on the SS17. Within the village there are several bars that also serve snacks.
The Hotel La Rondine (approximately 8km)has a large open-air swimming pool and children's pool with slide. Entry and sun-lounger hire are available daily 9am until 7pm from July to September. There is a snack bar, ice cream parlour, and restaurant.
At agriturismo Il Maniero Cerulli (approximately 9km away) there is horse riding and a rustic restaurant. Tel. 3397719781