Villa Pesco Falcone-Italy Holiday Villa Just for 2
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Villa | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Welcome to Villa Pesco Falcone - as featured on BBC TV's 'Escape to the Continent' - and a unique type of Italy villa rental holiday. Just for couples in the unspoiled region of Abruzzo.
Pesco Falcone is one of our three tranquil villas for two, (which we run here under the name 'Villasfor2'), set in olive groves on a south-facing acre of unspoiled countryside, with what a guest has called 'the best views in Abruzzo'.
We've created our villas from a 19th century barn, ensuring that each has exactly the same layout and amenities - and wonderful views - so none is 'better' than the others. Inside each villa, it's light, cool and airy, with individually-controlled air-conditioning; central heating; and free wireless internet access.
Right outside your door, there's your own private space on the big sun terrace, with a wooden table, a cheery red sun umbrella and a couple of wooden chairs. Perfect for breakfast; al fresco dining; or a nightcap under the stars.
Just for our guests, there's a sparkling salt-water swimming pool, bordered by olive trees, with another sun terrace. And with never more than six people here at any time, there's always plenty of space to spread out and relax, with enough comfy sunbeds and umbrellas for everyone.
We're rural - but not remote. You'll need a car and within a few minutes' drive, you'll find all our local shops, bars and restaurants. On your arrival, we'll drive you round in our car on a quick familiarisation tour to show you where everything is.
Subject to the weather, our pool's open from early May until late September and, like each of our villas, Pesco Falcone is specifically designed for two people only. It has no extra sleeping facilities.
We also have a blanket no-smoking policy across our property - inside and outside. As far as 'house rules' are concerned, that's about it !
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fossacesia Marina 30 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pescara 52 km, Nearest railway: Lanciano 20 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden|
The Abruzzo region
We're in Abruzzo. Where's Abruzzo ? Head due east from Rome and when you hit the Adriatic coast - you've arrived !
The region has a higher proportion of protected countryside than any other region of Europe, earning it the title of 'Italy's Green Heart.' Within its boundaries are three National Parks, all offering pristine forests and mountains, with truly spectacular scenery and crossed by well-signposted trails along which you can just go for a stroll - or a serious hike.
Or if you prefer to be beside the sea, within half-an-hour are the superb, sandy, Blue Flag beaches of the Adriatic.
On your arrival, stand in the carpark and take a look to the left. There's the Adriatic Sea, an easy half-hour's drive away. Now look to the right and take in the mountains of the Majella National Park. And in-between are far reaching views across miles of unspoiled countryside, dotted with vineyards and olive groves.
The weather's pretty good too ! Spring comes early and summer lasts until late September, with peak heat in July. Autumn is mild and though we get some snow in winter, it very rarely drops below freezing.
Our area ? Well now...
How do you fancy a delicious 2-course, freshly-cooked meal, with wine, water and coffee all for €10 each ? You'll get that at one of our local restaurants.
Or the best pizza you've ever eaten, from a traditional wood-fired oven ? That's nearby too.
Seafood restaurants and Michelin-starred fine dining ? All ready and waiting.
(And let's not forget Abruzzo's wonderful wines either !)
Roman ruins ? Haunted castles ? They've been here for more than a thousand years.
Designer label shops ? Shopping malls ? Traditional handicrafts ? Markets ? Take your pick.
Open-air fairs, feasts, festivals and fireworks throughout the year ? We know all the best ones
Beautiful unspoiled surroundings ? Quiet roads ? Friendly people ? Sightseeing ? Absolutely !
Late-night clubs and discos ? Well…no, not really. (But our neighbour Antonio might serenade you when he's tending his fields !)
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4 Nov 2014
"The Perfect Place for Two"
Date of stay: Oct 8-14This was our second time here and it was reassuring to find all the elements that made our first visit so enjoyable were still in evidence. Spotlessly clean and very well-equippe… More
27 Jul 2014
"What an amazing place to stay"
I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Villasfor2. The most amazing view and the villa's had absolutely everything we needed. It was a lovely break from the main Tourist area's of Italy… More
22 Feb 2014
"The tip of an iceberg"
Villasfor2 with your wonderful hosts, Pauline and David in the idealic surrounds of Casoli is a perfect location to unwind, relax and soak up the views. With your hosts local knowledge from their many… More
29 Sep 2013
Had a lovely week here Sep 2013, very comfortable and stylish accommodation in a lovely setting with beautiful views over Italian countryside. Locally made metalwork bannister and stair to upper mezza… More
22 Sep 2013
Neither photos nor description do Villas for 2 justice. This is a truly beautiful location with accommodation that is first class. David and Pauline are the perfect hosts, who are discretely 'not… More
10 Aug 2013
"Perfect base for exploring Abruzzo"
Abruzzo is a road less travelled, at least for non-Italians, and as a consequence self catering accommodation for two is very difficult to find – hence Villas for 2. The website accurately describe… More
28 Nov 2012
"Relax and Recharge"
We found that David and Pauline offered something very special at their villas. The beauty combined with the peace of the location is outstanding and their ambient presence helps take any hassle out o… More
2 Nov 2012
My husband and I have spent two vacations with Pauline and David at their lovely villas in the rugged hillsides of Abruzzo. It is a peaceful location with spectacular views of the rolling hills and mo… More
6 Jun 2012
My wife and I spent a week at Villasfor2 in May 2012, staying in the Aquaviva apartment.David and Pauline were fantastic throughout the week and were on hand whenever we needed guidance on getting aro… More
16 Aug 2010
"'unspoilt' Italy, peace and quiet, very clean, excellent service"
What a lovely place to stay. The perfect place to balance sightseeing and exploring with rest and relaxation. The location is very rural, a car is essential, and sat-nav makes a massive difference in … More
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