Describe your accommodation
The apartment is located in the heart of the Sassi di Matera. An ideal place to relax while enjoying the beauty of an ancient building a stone’s throw from the city center and all services. Immersing yourself in the Sassi means forgetting the noises of the city and living a unique experience.
The bedroom is large and welcoming with two single wooden beds made by a local craftsman that can be perfectly joined to create a double bed. The ensuite bathroom has a shower carved into a niche, this is also an experience. The room is naturally very cool in summer and has an independent entrance that overlooks a small terrace with a table and plants.
The living room, consisting of a large table, a kitchen with oven and fridge and a relaxation area with books and information about the city, is a perfect place to enjoy a cup of tea, read a good book or connect with the world.
The furniture was created paying maximum attention to the environment: the furniture is almost completely made up of reused objects or local crafts, the systems have been designed to obtain maximum energy efficiency, LED lights, class A appliances and the condensing boiler allow us to reduce our impact on the environment. We ask our guests to pay the utmost attention in the use of resources such as water, electricity or gas, to respect separate collection and to minimize waste, especially plastic and unsorted waste.
At home you will also find shopping bags for your shopping and jars to buy loose products.
The house consists of a large bedroom and a living room with kitchen, a large table and a relaxation area. Throughout the house there are high vaulted ceilings and natural terracotta flooring. The bedroom has a private bathroom and a sofa bed.
From spring it is possible to enjoy the outdoor space for an even more unforgettable experience.
The apartment is at the complete disposal of guests, it may happen that I or a trusted person may need to cross the common area to access the laundry, in which case the guests will be warned in advance. The washing machine is not available to guests but you can take advantage of a coin-operated laundry not far from home. The price of the stay includes room cleaning and change of towels and sheets once a week.
The Sassi are the ancient districts that have made Matera famous all over the world. Immersed in a millenary history, the buildings carry unique details that make these places special. The house is immersed in the Sassi but also very close to bars, restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies and various services. From here it is possible to walk to get lost in the Sassi, the historic districts that have made Matera famous all over the world and to explore the Murgia, a wonderful natural park close to the city which can be accessed independently (access is about ten minutes walk from home) or with a hiking guide.
Getting around the area
The apartment is in the historic center and, luckily, you can get here on foot, leaving the noise of the city behind. The FAL central station is 10 minutes away on foot, the bus station is about 25 minutes away on foot or you can take a bus (1, 2 or 6) which will take you to the nearest point on the road. By car, just park in the nearest streets for free, via lanera or via castello or in some paid parking lots nearby in via P. Vena, Piazza Mulino or Via Rocco Scotellaro. More details will be provided at the time of booking.
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