This independent Villa surrounded by rolling green hills is located in the centre of Calabria in the Comune of Decollatura, which is approx. 40 mins drive (28km) from Lamezia Terme airport.
Decollatura is a small hill town of about 3000 inhabitants and set at an altitude of about 750 meters above sea level.Immersed in a green valley, it is made up of various hamlets (San Bernardo, Casenove, Cerrisi, Tomaini, Adami, Liardi and others all of which are connected by a very good set of services including supermarkets, grocery stores, fruit & vegetable shops, café bars, restaurants/pizzerias, hairdressers, post office and a bank. Other services offered are kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, pharmacies. A medical clinic as well as various other opportunities are offered in the nearby town of Soveria Mannelli approx. 5km away, where there is also a hospital.
The house itself is built in a chalet style and is on 3 levels. The ground level is approx. 200sqm. with a ceiling height of approx. 4m and used as a garage and storage. The first floor is approx. 200sqm with a balcony that surrounds 3 sides of the property. Entering this level into a small entrance hall with pellet fire, then onto a kitchen/diner, lounge with doors that open onto the balcony, 3 bedrooms of which 2 open onto the balcony, 2 bathrooms and a utility area and a study room with open fireplace. All rooms on this level except the bathrooms have access to the balcony.The second level of approx. 200sqm, offers a large lounge with dayroom off and access to the balcony, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms & laundry area This floor has the more traditional pine wood walls in some rooms and parquet flooring, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms + a laundry room. The eat-in kitchen has ceramic floors and access to the balcony.The house sits in approx. 1500sqm of land, of which part is used as a large parking area the rest of approx. 400 square meters, intended as a garden. There are 2 entrances to the property, one of which leads directly from the ground floor and the other from the garage.
The property benefits from LPG gas central heating with main gas available with a request from the utility provider to connect.
In summer, Decollatura is the ideal destination for those in search of fresh air and walks in the countryside. In winter it is an interesting stop for woodcock or wild boar hunters or simply for those who love the cold and silence of winter.In spring and autumn you can spend time in search of mushrooms, wild strawberries, asparagus, chicory etc.
The motorway, Salerno-Reggio Calabria, (junction Altilia-Grimaldi) is reachable in 20 minutes by car which is ideal to explore the many other areas of Calabria. As is the main train station at Lamezia Terme which will connect you to the whole of Italy.Beach options are varied with Lamezia, Gizzeria & Pizzo being the closest on the west coast and Catanzaro Lido and Soverato on the east coast.
La Sila National Park, which is approx. ½ hr drive away and boasts some of the most spectacular and dramatic scenery offered in the area coupled with year-round activities such as walking, pony trekking, quad bikes and in the winter month skiing and skiddooing. The main town of Camigliatello hosts many festivals throughout the year based around the wonderful foods that are produced in that area, with porcini mushroom being among its most famous!!