The characteristic property is situated in the pretty hilltop village of Serra d Aiello and has spectacular views. Serra D’ Aiello is approx. 25 mins drive north of Lamezia Terme airport. The Village has 2 Grocery shops, 2 Bars, a Restaurant, Chemist. Post Office. & Hairdresser etc. as well as a weekly market. A school & local bus service.
The nearest beach is 10 minutes away at Campora San Giovanni, a busy little town with lovely pavement Cafe's & Restaurants. It also has the best modern Supermarket and furniture stores in the area. Amantea, which is a larger popular seaside town with a long promenade, is approx. 15 minute drive further north. It is a busy town with all the modern amenities: variety of shops and boutiques, café bars, restaurants/pizzeria, gelatarias, pharmacies, post office etc. this blends well with the charming old historical centre where you can meander through the traditional narrow streets and enjoy the true feel of Calabria. The marina beach front offers beach bars and lidos and a small Acqua Park, children’s play area and a variety of seasonal activities. It also hosts many festivals and fieras during the year and a daily market selling locally grown fruit and vegetables. It has a good railway station which gives easy access to anywhere on the west coast.
Within a short drive of Serra d’ Aiello is the town of Lamezia/Nicastro, where there is a vast array of amenities afforded by the principle town for the area together with a zone of archaeological interest and within easy reach is the thermal springs of Lamezia Terme – and Health Spa – La Caronte. The Property is also conveniently positioned to explore many other traditional villages and the stunning National Park of La Sila is approx. 1 ½ hour drive away, where you can take advantage of the many year-round activities that are on offer, including walking, pony trekking, quad bikes and in the winter months, skiing. Within easy reach via the Autostrada A3 is Reggio Calabria where you will find the Museum that houses the Bronzes of Riace among many other articles of archaeological interest
Access to the property, of approx. 90msq, is through an entrance hall off the street that is shared by the upstairs property. It is on the ground floor and comprises kitchen, lounge, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. The house does require some modernisation but the structure is sound and as it’s a traditional building benefits from thick stone walls. There is a garden to the rear of approx. 600mq and in front there is a garage and parking area, which is of great benefit in a historical centre where the streets are traditionally narrow. 2 storerooms are situated in the basement which were used for wine making!!