About this listing
A large house with veranda, balcony, and garden in the heart of the central Apennines. A historical legacy building with amazing woodwork and art converted into a community house. Three bedrooms, one and a half bath, large kitchen. Central heating, hot water, wi-fi. Nearby safe street parking. Resident-in-charge available to give tour of the property.
A pleasant stay in a unique house located in the center of a small town in the Apennine mountains of central Italy. The privacy of a stand-alone home and the connectedness of living in a small village. Several restaurants and cafes within walking distance. Pure fresh air. Forests. Local excursions. A restful atmosphere. A number of interesting one-day excursion to nearby attractions and historical sites.
Rome's two airports are about two hours drive away, Ciampino and Fiumicino. Car rentals are available. There is also good public transport to the city of Rieti, with buses every hour or so. From Rieti to Posta public transport exists but is not so good. Pick ups can be arranged from the Rieti railway and bus station.
PostaHouse is a community home in a historical building restored and equipped with modern technology. Living in a building of the early 1700s is a unique experience, especially when one can have high-speed internet and wi-fi. Liminal spaces, like the veranda and balcony, offer a unique view on the life of past cultures. The garden offers a connection with nature and the local vegetation. The host, John Overton, is an enthusiast of the area with a unique experience in living in stone houses. A gracious host, cook, driver, with knowledge of the surrounding areas, John speaks fluent English, Swedish, and some Italian.
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When you book, you will be connected to the resident-in-charge of the PostaHouse community. We have different types of sleeping arrangements, beds, and bedrooms, including some convertible rooms that can be used for different purposes. You will communicate your specific needs so that we can assign you to the arrangement that's most suitable to you. For example, if you prefer to sleep alone, if two visitors are coming together, do they prefer a double bed or two single beds, etc. Also, you will make arrangement for arrival time and eventual pick up from the public transport system. If you arrive by car, you can ask where public parking is available. Please make sure you ask all questions and express all needs. You will be able to use the beautiful kitchen. Please remember that we are conscious eaters devoted to healthy, nutritious, and sustainable food, possibly in season and locally produced.