Huge villa with private yard/pool

Villa - Entire home/apt · Ariccia, Lazio, Italy
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Splendid villa for 10 persons with large private lawn and 7 m/24 ft. swimming pool in the Roman Castles’ region. All the convenience of a detached home in a unique location in the heart of nature, with fresh climate excellent in the Roman summer, from which you can reach Rome city center in minutes. Internal 2.8 m little swimming pool with water heating and hydromassage, available all year.
It is situated by Ariccia, a pleasant small city with a wonderful panoramic main square planned by the famed Bernini, also known for its economical characteristic restaurants. The closest Rome’s metro stop, served by straight bus, is only 2.5 miles from the villa, which is also well linked with the Roman freeways and airports: from Fiumicino you can be at the accommodation in 40 minutes, and from Ciampino in 20 minutes.
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Spacious two floor house of 2.580 sq. ft. (240 m2), with 2/3 acre private lawn and five cozy bedrooms, planned by a reputed architect. Situated in the core of the Roman Castles' Natural Park, in a gated vicinity open only to residents, this accommodation is perfect for those who search for a fresh location close to Rome, without forgoing the conveniences of a detached home with large lawn and double door garage.
An ideal site for children with its ample private lawn, it is the suitable location for an enjoyable stay in the lovely landscape of the Roman Castles… at 20 minutes from Rome.
Very pleasant fresh climate even in the hottest periods.
With its five cozy bedrooms, in the villa there is room for 10 persons and 1 child in a small bed.
The very ample lounge is furnished with fireplace, LCD stereo 16/9 TV, DVD/DivX player, DVD movie collection with films in English and French, and Hi-Fi with CD/tape playback and tuner.
The large veranda, provided with roller sun screen and full outdoor furnishings, is great for enjoying the cool Roman countryside while preparing the renowned regional specialties on the barbecue.
At your disposition there is also a kitchen provided with every useful domestic device: fridge, freezer, toaster, oven, microwave, dishwasher, extractor fan.
In the villa are disponible an ample study and three bathrooms.
The accommodation is equipped with washer, hairdryer, iron/ironing board.
Bed sheets and bathroom towels are provided.
A car is not indispensable but highly recommended.

The accommodation is situated by Ariccia, a nice ancient town in the outskirts of Rome planned by the famed Bernini. Its renowned Chigi Palace and the unique view over Rome and the Roman countryside make it an international tourist attraction since the last two centuries. This excellent position lets you to stay in a fresh spacious house in a Natural Park, and get to Rome in minutes by metro or the ample quick freeways: the closest metro stop, served by straight bus, is only 2.5 miles from the villa, whereas you can go to Rome by car in around 20 minutes.
And to get to the busy downtown Rome is not inconvenient: the quick and straightforward freeways will bring you to the Palatine or the Colosseum in around 35 minutes, without having to worry about car admission and parking.
The house is also well-situated by the main sites around Rome: in 5 to 10 minutes you are at the renowned lakes of Albano and Nemi, at the papal residence of Castel Gandolfo, at the panoramic town of Rocca di Papa, at Frascati and at the famous ancient city of Tuscolo. In around 30 minutes you can get to the ancient town of Palestrina, to the fashion outlet of Valmontone and to the Roman beach, whereas in 45 minutes you can go to Villa Adriana, Villa d’Este and the beach of Anzio.
Ariccia is also well-known in Rome and province for its very good restaurants and wineries, where you can savor the genuine regional cuisine, at a really economical price: mushrooms, wild pork, wood strawberry, regional cheeses and salamis, many types of pasta and sauces, local vegetables, and many others...
The villa is as well near archaeological areas, biking and hiking itineraries and sporting facilities where you can practice swimming, arc shooting, tennis, paragliding, canoe, horse-riding, golf, trekking.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 10
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3.5
Beds: 1
Extra people: $14 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 5 nights
Monthly Price: $3923 /month
Security Deposit: $560
Cleaning Fee: $84
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  • An open plan, split level apartment with separate kitchen and bathroom, accessed by lift in a residential apartment block moments away from the Spanish Steps, giving guests immediate access to some of the best sites and sounds in Rome. Throw in some stunning rooftop views from the apartment itself and you have the start of a perfect beginning. Very comfortable accommodation with aircon at both levels as well as wifi. Guido himself (email hidden) who made himself genuinely available. Couldn't recommend the place enough!

    June 2014
  • Our stay was fantastic. Guido and his wife are a lovely couple and extremely eager to ensure we had all of the information we needed for our stay. The accommodations were quite clean, with lots of natural light and open space. The location was everything we hoped it would be, centrally located, and we were able to walk everywhere to see all the big tourist spots. There were a ton of great local restaurants, and the suggestions given by Guido were top notch. We easily found the local grocery store as well thanks to his guidance. Would strongly recommend this place and would look to stay again if ever I am back in Rome.

    May 2014
  • We had a fantastic time in Rome and loved the apartment! It's in a great location, in the shopping district so also slightly quieter at night which was brilliant. Guido (email hidden) and organised taxis for airport pick up and return that were very helpful and removed all the stress associated with transfers. The apartment was clean and bright and the bed very large and comfortable. Only one issue is the bathroom and upstairs ceiling which is very slanted so if you're tall, it would be a bit of a pain but luckily I'm not! Great apartment and perfect host - would recommend staying here!

    May 2014
    Guido
    Response from Guido:

    Thank you for your nice review. The slanted ceiling is very common in Rome even in apartments not located at the last floor.
    In the passage between the bed and the wardrobe, the ceiling is 180 to 190 cm high. In the sleeping area you can sit very comfortably, it's more airy than in the pictures. Only one bed and the bathroom are located upstairs, the main room and the kitchen are very spacious and with a very high ceiling!
    See you again!

    May 2014
  • My boyfriend and I traveled to Rome for vacation and this apt was IDEAL!!! LITERALLY less than a 5 min walk from the spanish steps and about 10 to the trevi fountain. We felt like locals! The apt is huge with floor to ceiling windows showing you the most amazing views of rome you could imagine! The bed was super comfy and it was nice and quiet at night! The ceiling upstairs by the bed and the bathroom is low so if you are tall (over 5ft5 you will have to duck a bit...but we were only up there to sleep and shower!) You will want to spend all your time in the huge downstairs with the view. Couldnt literally find a better location and view! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!! Would absolutely stay here again! And we are certainly hoping to return soon! Thanks for a lovely stay!!!

    May 2014
  • My parents had a wonderful stay in this appartment. You can't imagine a better location. Perfect views from the windows. In the manual for the appartment you can find everything you need. So even my parents, who didn't speak english good enough had no problems. Thank you!

    April 2014
  • On a adoré l'appartement et la vue! Très charmant, dans un quartier merveilleux de Rome. On était au coeur de tout, les boutiques, la plage d'Espagne, les restos, et c'était très tranquille pour dormir. Je vous conseille aussi de lire les infos que notre hôte nous envoi avant, plein d'infos intéressantes sur Rome. Veuillez noter que l'appartement est au 4e étage, il y a un ascenseur à partir du premier, mais nous lors de notre départ, l'ascenseur ne fonctionnait pas, donc si votre condition physique ne vous permet pas cela, sachez le! Mais la vue vaut la montée!

    April 2014
  • Perfect location, stunning views, the possibility of morning walks on the Villa Borghese, the proximity to shopping-streets. Nuances, which are worth noting: the bathroom is very small, the probability of hitting the beams on the upper tier :)
    Guido, thanks a lot for the opportunity to spend an unforgettable Roman holiday!

    March 2014
  • We had a pleasant stay here. Guido was able to accommodate us of 4 people for 4 nights. Towels were provided for us and the friendly "manual" to the apartment was very handy - it had detailed instructions on how to operate all the appliances, where to take out the trash at the end of our stay, list of close supermarkets, etc. The lift is quite small and tricky to get into but it's better than walking up all those stairs! One downside is the height of the bathroom - if you are over 165cm tall, you may need to duck a little. The location was good - you want a good location during your visit to Rome because there's already so much walking. The couple that showed us around were lovely. By the way, if they show you to light the stove with a lighter but there's a little ignition button where the knobs are that does the trick. Would definitely recommend!

    March 2014
  • It was a great traveling to Rome. Great situated apartments in the center of the city. A lot of places of interest and most boutiques available by feet in few minutes! Very lightful room with large windows - on the last floor - beautiful view to city. Friendly owner always ready to help resolve any problem. Thanx!

    February 2014
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