This property is located in the Hamlet of Donella which is just out of the historical centre of Fiumefreddo Bruzio (cs) which is approx. 45 mins drive north from Lamezia Terme Airport.
The property is situated on 2 levels and approx. 100msq of habitable space, the ground level is used for storage, wine making etc. and has 2 access points. Steps lead to the first level and entering from those steps is into a lounge with a wood burning fireplace which operates the central heating. Patio doors lead onto the balcony from where there are amazing views of the coast and mountains.
Off the lounge is a kitchen with units and an open log burning fireplace – this doesn’t feed the heating, plus a small store/pantry. There are 3 ample sized bedrooms and a bathroom.
The property is in good condition but does require some modernisation work.
Externally is a paved area with parking for 2 – 3 cars and approx. 5000msq of land with a variety of fruit and olive trees.
Fiumefreddo, since 2005, has been listed as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Enter through the Arch and meander through its traditional, narrow streets you will come across numerous churches – the Chiesa Madre di Santa Maria ad Adnexis is the impressive church just inside the medieval fortified walls, others include the Chiesa di Santa Chiara – built in 1552. There are restaurants, quaint shops and café bars, many located in historical buildings which lead eventually into the main piazza from where there are spectacular views of the coastline and boasting amazing sunsets. Overlooking the village is the Castello di Valle built in 1201 and partially destroyed in 1531, today it is preserved and visited by many.
The Marina of Fiumefreddo has many local amenities; shops, café bars, post office, restaurants and pizzeria and a beach front offering beach bars and lidos during the summer months.
The town of Amantea is a short drive away and is a small and busy town with all the modern amenities: variety of shops and boutiques, café bars, restaurants/pizzeria, gelatarias, pharmacies, post office etc. which blends well with the charming old historical centre where you can wander 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.
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. Relaxing and taking advantage of the benefits of the thermal springs -Terme Ligiuane, at Gaurdia Piemontese is also an option at only 30 km away.