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Il Melo

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Very Good 4.5/5

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View of the front house with the swimming pool

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The apartment is sunny spacious self contained with private entrance and ample parking, well equipped and situated on the edge of a wood. A new private swimming pool is built in front of the house.You do not want to cook or go out? There is our village chef, who will prepare you delicious hot meals and bring them to your door at the time you request. It is ideal for a family holiday Small children are welcome. The village is 5 minutes walk away. Perfect also for who wants to relax and have a peaceful time. Nearby there are many restaurants with local good food. All during the summer there are festivals in the nearby towns featuring their specialties. above all the white wine here is famous. (Est Est Est from Montefiascone and Bianco from Orvieto).In Castel Cellesi(our village) there is a four day celebration, during the month of August in our main square where the villagers prepare dinner every evening with live music and fireworks. Good walks to go on . There are many well known historical towns nearby for sightseeing, Lake Bolsena is 20 kms away with its lovely beaches and trattorias.

On request a third twin bedroom en suite is available

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Montalto di Castro 70 km
Will consider House swap
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 12 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Roma Ciampino and Roma Fiumicino 130 km, Nearest railway: Alviano 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The apartment is 120 sq. meters It is self contained with a private entrance and ample parking space. There is big sliding window ( 8 meters wide) leading on to a terrace and garden.The apartment is comfortable with a large sitting room and an open space kitchen . The bathrooms , both en suite have showers in them. In the living room there is an open wood fire brace.

Further details outdoors

We produce our own olive oil which is pressed in our village . We are 500 metres above sea level.

Further details

We are an italian/ english family and we speak french as well. There is a welcome pack on arrival (homemade cake and a bottle of the local white wine)

The Lazio region

North Lazio is an ancient part of Italy already lived in 30,000 years ago. It was inhabited also by the etruscans and the Romans.On the fall of the roman empire the area was invaded by the Goti and the Longobards. From that time all the castles were built at stratigical lookout points. Through this land passes the most important pilgrams way which went from Canterbury in England to Rome . This ancient way is called Via Francigena. which passed by Orvieto, Lake Bolsena, Montefiascone and Viterbo,all within 20 kms from Castel Cellesi . We have a mediterranean climate, with a warm summer and spring and a pleasant climate in the winter.


Bagnoregio is situated on a tufa base. It is surrounded by the 'Valley of the Calanchi' which have been produced by the atmosheric agentsIThe most famous part of Bagnoregio is Civita "the dying city" which is continually modified. Castel Cellesi is part of Bagnoregio founded during the 16th century by Marquise Cellesi who was in charge of the "feudo" of the Church of Rome. Castel Cellesi is a typical example of16th century agricultural town with a small square on which there is a church, the house of the nobleman and his land agent. In the bigger square are the houses built by the farmworkers. Their main products have always been olives and grapes for wine making In August there is the big festival where people eat in the square dinner cooked by the local villagers with live music and fireworks. Places to visit are Viterbo, Orvieto, Bagnaia (famous for its garden - villa Lante- Montefiascone, all within 20 Kms. Rome is 90 minutes by car and 60 mins by train (from Alviano railway station). Todi, Assisi, Spoleto and Perugia are within 1 hour. Florence is one an a half hours by car and two by train.

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30 May 2013


"The perfect antidote to the crowds in Rome"

The accommodation is spacious, very comfortable and well equipped. The setting is tranquil and picturesque. The owners Paulette and Vittorio are perfect hosts. They are generous, welcoming and helpful but not at all intrusive. There are many interesting places nearby to visit and we also managed day trips to Siena, Perugia and even Rome knowing that we would be returning to Il Melo to relax at the end of the day

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      Paulette P.

      • 2 Years listed

      75% Response rate

      Calendar last updated:09 Aug 2015

      Based in Italy

      Languages spoken
      • English
      • French
      • Italian
      +39 (0) 761 790364
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