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Sleep in classic splendour

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

Enjoy a lazy afternoon by the pool

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

See the fabulous baroque church of Saint Nicola Di Bari at Caramanico

Tour Abruzzo by classic car

Take in breathtaking views on two wheels

Relax in August's balmy evenings, 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

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

Picnic in our olive grove, or enjoy an eco-friendly olive harvesting holiday in sunny November

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

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

Join us for the Val Di Serviera mountain-top walk in July

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

Take a day trip out to the extensive Roman city of Saepinum in neighbouring Molise

Roccascalegna Castle, which is 10km from Villa Maieletta

Come for the Maiella Fiat 500 rally in June

See unchanged landscapes and lives in the Maiella National Park