Amalfi, Sorrento and Islands - Forio
Villa Astra - Forio d’Ischia – Ischia Island
4 Bedrooms – Pool
Location and Surrounding Area. Located in one of the most developed and largest islands in the bay of Naples, this exclusive four-bedroom property is ideally situated to offer complete privacy to its guests, providing a perfect seaside retreat for the sweet idleness the Italians refer to as "dolce far niente". The air of Ischia is perfumed with the scent of the sea, pine forests and manicured gardens. The thermal hot springs are a natural phenomenon widely known for their therapeutic benefits, and the island’s sandy beaches and natural coves make Ischia the perfect destination to revitalize your mind, body and soul.
Most visitors head straight for the north coast towns of Ischia Porto, Ischia Ponte, Forio and Lacco Ameno: of these, Ischia Porto boasts the best bars, while Forio and Lacco Ameno have the prettiest spas and gardens. On the calmer south coast, the car-free perfection of Sant’Angelo offers a languid blend of a cozy harbor and lazy beaches. In between the coasts lies a less-trodden landscape of chestnut forests, vineyards and volcanic rock, loomed over by Monte Epomeo, Ischia’s highest peak.
Situated along the western coast of Ischia, Forio is the island’s second largest town. Forio is famous for its picturesque town with shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, and it is also home to the Chiesa del Soccorso, one of the prettiest churches in Ischia. In the center of Forio, you will also find the Torrione Museum, an ancient look-out tower that was built to keep enemies out. Citara beach is one of the most alluring beaches in Ischia, while the beaches of Cava dell’Isola, Chiaia and San Francesco are all within walking distance from the town center.
Even arriving to the villa represents an unforgettable experience: situated just 30 kilometers off the coast of Naples, you will arrive to the island by ferry or private boat. After that, a short car journey past the island’s colorful towns and villages, and stunning scenery. The road up to Villa Astra passes the homes of many celebrities, including the famous residence of the composer William Walton. The estate’s gardens, Giardini della Mortella, were inspired by a lifetime’s love story and are some of the most beautiful Mediterranean-style gardens you will ever set eyes upon.
Villa Astra is just 50 km from Naples, Naples International Airport and Napoli Centrale Railway Station. Lacco Ameno is 3 km from the villa, Casamicciola Terme is 5 km, Ischia Porto is 9 km, Sant’Angelo is 12 km and Lido di Maronti is 14 km.
The Property. Perched high above San Francesco bay with panoramic views over the turquoise sea, Villa Astra is the result of a perfect balance between Italian tradition and contemporary style, providing a unique retreat for those seeking privacy and relaxation in one of the most appreciated areas in Italy. Sculptured out of local volcanic stone, Villa Astra is set over three floors with a unique circular watchtower design. Resembling an ancient watchtower guarding the island of Ischia from marauders and pirates, this magnificent villa offers four double bedrooms offering charming sea views.
Surrounded by impressive stepped terraces and landscaped gardens overlooking the sea, the property boasts a modern swimming pool and a spacious poolside area equipped with comfortable sun loungers to dry off in the idyllic Italian sun. Offering a tranquil atmosphere, the paved area beside the pool also boasts a generous al fresco living area under a shady pergola, where guests can enjoy moments of relaxation in the company of a good book and a glass of prosecco. Near the pool you will also find a bathroom with shower. Decorated with exquisite furnishing, the main terrace represents the perfect place for al fresco dining or sunset aperitif. One of the best spots within the grounds is the organic orchard. Filled with heavenly fruits and vegetables, it is there to be enjoyed by guests.
Flooded with light, the interior living space is exquisitely decorated with antiques and works from local artists, while the large windows and skylights create a luminous and airy atmosphere dominated by light and natural colors. The living room on the main level is uniquely furnished with comfortable sofas and armchairs with plenty of seating: as the evening falls, sit around the fireplace and relax while enjoying a glass of local local wine. The living room also houses a large rustic dining table. On the same floor, you will also find a spacious and sensationally-designed fully-equipped kitchen.
Accessed by a short flight of steps, the top level houses a sumptuous and bright master bedroom with king-size bed facing floor-to-ceiling windows and a spacious en-suite bathroom with both shower and Jacuzzi tub. The villa’s lower level boasts three comfortable double bedrooms with wonderful views over the sea. Two of these double bedrooms have direct access to the terrace, and one of these has en-suite bathroom with shower. The second bedroom shares a bathroom with shower with the third bedroom, which features a comfortable French bed.
- 4 Double Bedrooms (one with French bed)
- 5 Bathrooms (one near the pool)
- Swimming pool
- Furnished Poolside Area
- Fully-Equipped Kitchen
- Living and Dining Area
- Outdoor Lounge Area
- Garden and Terraces
- Organic Orchard
Air Conditioning Throughout
Air Conditioning In The Bedrooms
||Hair Dryer In The Bathrooms|
Available For Events
|The Villa is Located in a Quiet Area and Suitable For Yoga Retreats||Dishwasher|
Beds and Mattresses
|Sea Views||Wi-Fi Internet|
* Please note: the included amenities may vary according to final agreement, make sure to check your contract for complete list.
|From||To||Guests||Rate per week|
|Included in rental price|
Daily cleaning, 6 days per week, 2 hours per day
Air conditioning and heating
Wireless Internet access
|Non included in rental price|
Security deposit € 1000 (to be held by the agency)
Final cleaning € 250 (to be paid in cash on site)
City tax (if required)
|Extra services on request|
Chef service available on request at an additional cost
Please Contact us to verify your dates.