Bonifati Villa


Bonifati Villa


Contemporary villa on a private Residence in an elevated position overlooking the coastline in the hamlet of Telegrafo, Comune of Bonifati (cs).

Located on a Residence with a shared swimming pool this beautiful villa of approx. 140sqm benefits a large, lawned garden with mature trees, a patio where you can enjoy the evening sunsets. An upper terrace is accessible from the bedrooms from where you can soak up the sun and overlook the superb sea views.
Enter the hall and there are 4 steps down into the lounge area with patio door leading onto the terrace. Move into a large dining area again with patio doors onto the terrace. The fitted kitchen has a utility room off, a double bedroom and a bathroom with shower. On this level there is a feature glass atrium with a water feature inside.
Stairs lead to the upper level where there are 2 more double bedrooms, both with access onto the upper terrace. There is a second bathroom with shower and a separate storeroom.

Approx 1 hr & 20 minutes  (90km ) from Lamezia Terme airport, the hamlet of Telegrafo, is situated above the marina of Cittadella del Capo, another hamlet of Bonifati, on the Calabrian coast known as the Riviera dei Cedri (Citrus Coast).

 Bonifati is both a seaside resort and a medieval hill town. The seaside town has developed over the current times and boasts long sandy beaches, occasionally interrupted by small rocky headlands that add charm while offering protection from the waves, with some small breakwaters along the coast that create tidal pools. The coast is also dotted with many stone watchtowers, built during the seventeenth century to prevent the Saracen invasions.

 In contrast the historical centre of Bonifati, is mainly hilly and mountainous; its village is protected and located within the ruins of an ancient castle, nestled between two hills both with a large cross on top. The summer calendar is also filled with concerts and food festivals which take place at the seaside town and inland hamlets. Notable places of historical, artistic and cultural interest which are worth a visit are Palazzo De Aloe (today known as Palazzo del Capo), Torre di Parise and Torre di Fella. Cittadella boasts two churches: the Parish Church of the Santissima Annunziata and San Francesco di Paola and the Church of San Michele Arcangelo.

Approx. 5km along the main SS18 is a supermarket in the town of Cetraro which also hosts a weekly market, offers a variety of shops, and has a marina for boats.  Bonifati has amenities with shops, restaurants, café bars etc.

Close by are other interesting villages  for eg. Guardia Piemontese where you can find the Terme Luigiane where you can relax in the thermal waters. Diamante has a lovely promenade and many of the buildings have interesting murals on the walls and it hosts a Pepperoncino Festival every September.  Belvedere Marittimo is also well serviced with a variety of shops,  supermarkets, a small shopping centre, café bars, restaurants and a long stretch of beach and promenade.

The larger town of Paola is approx. 30 drive south and here there is a captivating mix of ancient and modern – from the Sanctuary and birthplace of San Francesco di Paola to the amenities required for modern living eg, shops, bars, restaurants, a long stretch of beach with beach bars and lidos in the summer months and a number of festivals hosted throughout the year. Bonifati is also conveniently positioned to explore many other traditional villages. The stunning National Park of La Sila is approx. 2  hour drive away, where you can take advantage of the many activities that are on offer horse riding, walking,  canoeing, quad bikes and in the winter months, skiing.

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