The villa is built of Arctic pine using modern environmentally friendly building techniques. It is immersed in an organic olive grove. It has balconies at the front and back to enjoy the beautiful mountain (full Appennini range) and countryside views. Photovoltaic solar panels on the roof provide electricity and a burning stove keeps the ambient temperature up during the cooler months. The villa is virtually free from magnetic fields.
Besides, you can opt for the fun Italian and hands-on 'Abruzzese' cooking sessions offered on-site. This will greatly enhance your holiday experience helping you interact and become familiar with the language and culinary richness of this region.
Staying at the villa, you will have a relaxing and holiday with plenty of places to explore nearby. The grounds around the house can be explored and the back garden area there are table and chairs to eat alfresco. Hammocks hang in the trees around the house to take a siesta in the nature.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Montesilvano/Pescara 30 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pescara 30 km, Nearest railway: Pescara 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Fully-equipped kitchen. Extras not mentioned above:
Oven, coffee maker, blender, spices, cooking utensils, grill.
Up-stairs bathroom includes a jacuzzi / hot tub.
Beds are made before your arrival and extra linen is provided. Bedrooms have electric heaters and fans. Upstairs beds are equipped with mosquito nets and windows are fitted with insect netting.
Other extras not mentioned above...
Laundry soap, soaps basic, activities guide, local activities guide, toilet paper, local maps, paper towels, firewood.
Housekeeper is optional.
|Further details outdoors|
The house is on an organic olive grove that can be explored by guests, including picking fresh fruit from the trees surrounding the villa. The back garden area has hammocks, a table and chairs and an umbrella, to eat alfresco. To experience a typical abruzzese meal, barbecue for 'arrosticini' (local lamb kebabs) is provided.
The log villa is in the hilly countryside of Abruzzo, nearby the towns of Loreto and Penne.
The villa is situated on an organic single-estate olive grove offering beautiful views of the Appennini range.
Enjoy sunset views of the Gran Sasso and Majella. Here's just a tiny sample of the things you can do in Abruzzo
- Walk to Loreto (half an hour at a gentle stroll). You have the old town, the two museums (one dedicated to olive oil making), the weekly market and seasonal events.
- Visit other surrounding historical towns such as Penne (10 min drive).
- Go to the sandy Adriatic beaches, only 30 min drive away.
- Explore the Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo (nature reserve), only 30 min drive.
- Visit the lake and the WWF oasis in Penne (10 min drive).
- Go shopping to Pescara, a paradise for shopaholics of all tastes and budgets(!), which is a 30 min drive.
- Visit Scanno (see the women in traditional black costumes) and its lake (1 hour drive).