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Sleep in classic splendour

The Martellese sits in rolling hills with the dramatic backdrop of the Maiella mountain range.

Day guests from Villa Maieletta are welcome at the swimming pool 3 minutes walk away

Anticipate the delights of the new day

Sit out and admire the views from a balcony or terrace on 3 different sides.

The kitchen and living area is light, airy and spacious

Casoli Lake is known locally as Lago di Sant Angelo and is ideal for a picnic.

The Villa garden is full of surprises

Picnic in our olive grove, or enjoy an olive picking holiday in sunny November

The hill-top town of Palombaro looks down on the surrounding landscape

The garden has a shady place for everyone

Join us in August, when there's a festa to enjoy nearby every night

The Palombaro Festa provides a window on life in the past

Enjoy an entertaining hour or two on our antique American Pool table

The Villa has excellent access from a quiet country lane

Socialise in the evening at Guardiagrele, or enjoy superb daytime panoramic views

It is only 25 minutes to the Basilica of Santa Maria del Ponte, in Lanciano

A typical street in nearby Casoli, renowned for its Friday market

Local towns like Pretoro specialise in a particular craft; nearby Guardiagrele has many blacksmiths

See a room with a view on the way to Palena

Visit Fossacesia Abbey, impressive in size yet delightful for its simplicity

Roccascalegna Castle, which is 10km from Villa Maieletta

See unchanged landscapes and lives in the Maiella National Park

Experience the essence of Italy!