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Relax in magical Sassi of Matera

Earth house hosted by Francesco
4 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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Charming cave dwelling w/relax area in the heart of the Sassi. You won't share anything with others because the apartment fits only one family/guest per time. It perfectly blends the magical feel of the old tufa caves with all modern comforts.The owners family has got an international background and fluently speaks English,French & Japanese

The space
Deluxe suite with relax area.
The apartment is a perfect mix of ancient cave and modern comforts. It is located in the heart of Sassi in the Casalnuovo district, one of the oldest parts of the scenic sasso caveoso.
The house is dug in the soft calcareous tufo stone and is a typical underground vaulty dwelling. It is an open space of over 100 square meters with a large patio looking at sassi where you can enjoy scenic aperitif and relaxing chats.
The entrance to the apartment is completely independent for your privacy. One of the main feature of the apartment and the terrace is that they are completely indipendent and you will not share anything with other people or guests, assuring you a complete privacy. The house is equipped with all comforts such as a kitchenette, fridge, fireplace, TV, bathroom with a powerful shower, WI-FI.
The relax area lies in the lower level where the cellar was originally located and includes a large bath tube and massage mats. Ideal location for a relaxing week-end!
The four-poster bed and the magical feel makes the location an ideal retreat for couples.
An extra DOUBLE sofa-bed is available for families and group of friends (maximum 4 people). Babies up to 5 years old sharing the bed with their parents don't pay any extra charge. For those of 5 y.o. and up the extra bed rate is 20,00 euros per person.
Upon arrival the apartment will be cleaned and provided with clean linen and towels; the daily cleaning of the house and change of linen is at guest care. While you are choosing your holiday home in Matera be sure to carefully check if the one you choose is easy to join. Many of them are on stairways or narrow streets where it tiring even to join them because parking lots are far. Our apartment is on the main street, and even if Sassi district is a pedestrian area on pre-defined hours of the day, you can easily park the car in some parking spots close to the apartment, in the worse of case at 200-300 mt. The same distance also from a private patroled parking lot. The check out operations are even easier because until 10.30 am it is possible to enter to everyone into the Sassi district by car and so you can reach the apartment by your own car, load your baggage and leave the city.
Due to italian fiscal regulation, upon your arrival you will be asked to sign a very simple SHORT-TERM RENTAL AGREEMENT. Upon request we can send you in advance to your e mail addres a copy of the agreement.
NEW: The Municipality of Matera has recently estrablished the tourist tax: it is due from all tourists arriving in Matera for maximum the first three nights of their stay. The tax must be collected upon arrival in the apartment and is 2,00 Euro per person per night. Please ask me if any doubt about the amount to pay.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free street parking
Washer
Bathtub
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Matera, Basilicata, Italy

Very centrally located, we are in the heart of the old Sassi district and at the same time 5 minutes walk from shopping district and cultural and entertainment center of the city.
Best restaurants and trattorias accross the street and market also close.

Hosted by Francesco

Joined in July 2013
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Instancabile curioso verso tutto ciò che è arte, natura, storia e Matera offre tutto ciò in maniera perfetta. Grande viaggiatore con la fortuna di aver vissuto all'estero per molti anni in Paesi meravigliosi e contrastanti. Tireless curious towards everything that is art, nature, history and Matera offers all these things blended in a perfect way. A great traveler with the good fortune of having lived abroad for many years in wonderful countries.
Instancabile curioso verso tutto ciò che è arte, natura, storia e Matera offre tutto ciò in maniera perfetta. Grande viaggiatore con la fortuna di aver vissuto all'estero per molti…
During your stay
I live upstairs with my family and the units have different entrances. An interphone connecting my house with the suite is available for any requests and I am generally staying in town when I have guests. I like to welcome guests with warmth and at the same time respect of their privacy. I gladly assist with information and ideas to make the stay in Matera more enjoayable.
I live upstairs with my family and the units have different entrances. An interphone connecting my house with the suite is available for any requests and I am generally staying in…
Francesco is a Superhost
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  • Languages: English, Français, Deutsch, 日本語
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules
Check-in: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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