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Ex Convento | casa con orto

2 reviews
Former Capuchin Monastery, sec. XVII
1 of 35Former Capuchin Monastery, sec. XVII
Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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'...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 with double bed and a cradle. More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cable/satellite TV
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
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Reviewed 7 October 2013
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About the Owner
Stefano C
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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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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