Careful, elaborate renovation has, over the years, turned this rural 19th century estate above the town of Pioppi into a picture-postcard holiday home. Casale Le Lesche’s fantastic location in the midst of the Cilento’s green hilly landscape and the marvelous view of the sea are fascinating.
In this oasis of well-being the owning family has created for their guests, you are welcome to take long walks or strolls on the 3,000 m² premises and enjoy the fragrance of the Mediterranean vegetation and the view of the cobalt blue sea.
You enter Casale Le Lesche into the spacious living/dining room with several seating accommodations, SAT-TV and air conditioning with heating system. There is also a guest bath on this floor.
The adjoining eat-in kitchen with, amongst others, 4-burner gas stove, oven, refrigerator with freezer compartment and dining furniture opens onto the terrace. Enjoy delicacies of the "Dieta Mediterranea", the Mediterranean cuisine, either in the large dining room or, weather permitting, on the spacious sea view terrace.
Three of Casale Le Lesche’s five bedrooms are found on the 1st floor and are as follows:
Rosa: double bed, bathroom with shower, WC/bidet, chair bed, fly screen, SAT-TV, air conditioning with heating system.
Azzurra: double bed, bathroom with shower, WC/bidet, chair bed, fly screen, lateral sea view, SAT-TV, air conditioning with heating system.
Single: single bed, bathroom with shower, WC/bidet, fly screen, lateral sea view, SAT-TV.
The two twin bedrooms on the attic floor come with an en suite bathroom with shower, WC and bidet each.
On the spacious terrace you find with several sunbeds for sun worshippers and seating accommodations in the shade under a pergola. Enjoy cooling off in the pool next to the terrace and the unobstructed view of the sea.
For an in-between snack, simply pick a pomegranate from the tree. It is great to spend as much time out in the open as possible during your holidays, so you might also do your cooking out-of-doors; behind the house, there is an outdoor kitchen with masonry grill, gas cooker, dishes, sink, table and chairs.
30 m below Casale Le Lesche, a separate guest house (sometimes used by members of the owning family) with sea view terrace, eat-in kitchen, double bedroom with sea view window and bathroom (shower, WC, bidet) accommodates another 2 persons.
Furnishing of Casale Le Lesche also includes WiFi and washing machine. Parking is available on the premises, in front of the house.
Shops, restaurants, bars, a seaside promenade lined with palm trees are found at idyllic Pioppi about 1 km off, the sea is about 900 m off. There is a public tennis court about 650 m from the holiday home.
Pioppi, well-known for the "Dieta Mediterranea" and flying the "Bandiera Blu" for best water quality, is an ideal starting point for hiking tours, e.g. to Pollica, one of the nicest places in the western part of the Cilento. Following the valley of Mortelle, passing kitchen gardens, vineyards and fruit groves, you delight in a breathtaking panoramic view of the Gulf of Ascea, the ancient ruins of Velia and Capo Palinuro. You pass olive groves and cross fragrant macchia, when finally descending to Acciaroli, from where you can take one of the busses back to Pioppi.
It is only a few kilometers from Pioppi to the old Greek town of Velia, today’s Ascea. The town is known for its excavations of the Greek town of Elea (today: Velia), which dates back to the 6th century BC.
Nearest train stations: Marina di Ascea (ca. 11 km) and Vallo Scalo (ca. 14 km).
The exact address and the information about the details of your journey are included in the booking confirmation.
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Prices are valid per week for the number of persons given in brackets, bed linen, towels, final cleaning and air conditioning included.
The surcharge for the dependance is valid per week; the dependance is not available in July and August.
Discount on stays of two weeks or more: 5%.
A deposit of € 150 is due upon arrival.
Pool open: May – October (changes due to weather conditions possible).
Day of arrival and departure: flexible (except in August arrival/departure on Saturdays)