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Ex Convento | casa con orto

Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Belmonte Calabro, Province of Cosenza, Calabria
Not far from the historic center of the medieval village of Belmonte Calabro, it is the former Capuchin monastery built in 1611. It was immediately welcomed by the Church of San Giuseppe and its bell tower which is recognizable Romanesque architecture. From here you enter the Ex Convent and was immediately greeted in the beautiful cloister where you will find the well-cistern and on two sides of the sundials, used to read the time.

In one wing of the Monastery Paola has a “holiday home”, with indipendent entrance andprivate garden. The big entrance hall with a kitchenette and a dining table have two bathroomsnwith shower and washing machine. The living room area is accessed by two steps, 'the lower zone' is provided with a cozy seating area that become two single beds and 'the upper zone' the sleeping area, is equipped wi...
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Listing #HL446908
About the Owner
Stefano C
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed 7 October 2013
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Date of stay: September 2013
Management response:Responded 16 October 2013
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Reviewed 17 September 2013
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Date of stay: August 2013
Management response:Responded 16 October 2013
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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Heating: 50,00 €/week (8,00 €/day).
    2 Full baths
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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  • Damage Deposit: $84 / stay - Deposit
  • Heating a week: $84 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Belmonte was founded in about 1270, under the reign of King Charles I of Anjou, with the construction of a castle in the territory of Amantea by Drogone di Beaumont, the marshal responsible for new fortification in Calabria, in order to provide resistance against partisans fighting for the claimant Conradin of Hohenstaufen.
During the War of the Sicilian Vespers (1282), Belmonte was conquered by Sicilian-Aragonese troops. It was elevated to the status of county, and assigned to Peter Salvacossa. In 1360 the county was awarded by Queen Joan II of Naples to a family of Amantea, which maintained it until 1443. In that year the Aragonese transformed Belmonte into a barony and assigned it to the Tarsia family, who maintained it until 1578. During the feudal tenure of this family the petrarchan...
Getting around
Belmonte Calabro is located a few kilometers from the Tyrrhenian coast, in a mid-hill (280 m. S.l.m.) right above the sea. An ideal environment landscape for a relaxing holiday and to enjoy nature. Far from mass tourism. A small village characteristic are the numerous alleys, streets mostly foot traffic that allow you to move around the historic center, a charming little square, from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Aeolian islands.
Between Belmonte and Amantea, it is the Regional Marine Park 'Reefs of Isca' a paradise for divers, given the presence of flora and fauna typical of the Mediterranean. You can also explore the depths with the sea-watching, in fact, the beautiful backdrops can be seen through the special boats with
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How to get there
Airport: Aeroporto Internazionale di Lamezia Terme: 45.0 km
Railway: Amantea: 6.0 km
Former Convent | house with garden is located in a wing of the former convent. The holiday home has a private entrance and is surrounded by a huge garden-vegetable garden, private: a wonderful citrus grove centenary, an olive grove, vegetable gardens cultivated according to organic farming principles and a synergic vegetable garden cultivated for guests of Casa Capuchin .. From all the windows you have a wonderful view of the natural landscape, made up of campaigns and pristine hills. From the garden you have a panoramic view of the Calabrian coast, Tyrrhenian Sea and, on a clear day, the volcano Stromboli and the Aeolian Islands.
Activities nearby
Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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