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Stunning Apartment Overlooking Roman Countryside


Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Ariccia, famous in Italy for Porchetta and only 5-10 mins away. Offering many great bars/restaurants

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

With easy access to Rome centre, and only a short trip to the mountains, our stunning apartment is situated just a 5 minutes outside the traditional picturesque town of Genzano, on the border of the Castelli Romani and the National Park, you are invited to stay in the the luxury apartment of the Villa on the hill. You will enjoy stunning scenery, with costal views, all situated within your private exclusive terrace, and illuminated swimming pool.

Your self contained apartment consists of 2 large double bedrooms, and 2 individual bathrooms, combined with a living/dining-room, utilities area and good sized kitchen. What makes this holiday rental so unique, is that we clean the apartment free of charge during your stay, including changing the bedding, and providing fresh towels.

The apartment is reached via a private, secluded entrance, with electric gates and provides more than ample secure parking.

You really have an exclusive private area to relax, and enjoy all to yourself. From the pool and terrace area, you will enjoy the stunning views overlooking the Roman Countryside, and on the evening there is nothing better than to sit with a glass of vino, watch the sun set, and enjoy the nighttime views over looking the local towns and villages.

The apartment is surrounded by a 10,000 square meter garden comprising of typical Italian wilderness, such as cherry trees, olive trees and wild berries. Another highlight of the apartment comes from the water supply, which is provided via your very own underground bore. The amazingly fresh spring water really is a welcome refreshment during the summer months.

The Towns and Villages which are located nearby are; Genzano, which is a beautiful town full of lively restaurants, bars and interesting shops, also the town overlooks Lake Nemi and has a cinema. Just a few minutes away is Velletri, the regional capital town, which offers you every and any type of shop, and holds a fantastic market on the weekend. Next we have the stunning and famous village of Nemi, located only 10 minutes away, Nemi, famous for wild strawberries, and the legend of Goddess Diana of Lake, Nemi really will take your breath away ( Situated just 15 minutes away is Lake Albano, and the Popes Summer Residence in the historic town of Castel Gandolfo, and only 25 minutes from the airport is Rome Ciampino airport, and the busy and beautiful towns of Frascati and Grottaferrata.

There are 2 supermarkets within walking distance (200m) from the apartment, added with two bus stops taking you in either direction (North-Genzano or South-Velletri). Velletri has a train station providing regular direct links to Rome city centre, various beaches including Anzio, Napoli, and further south, so you really can travel to many locations from our location.

The Castelli Romani is a well known region to the south east of Rome. Nestled in the hills overlooking Rome. This group of towns came to prominence during the Renaissance when noblemen and cardinals alike decided to build magnificent and opulent homes here. Today, it is still a favourite weekend destination for Italians lured out of Rome by the wonderful restaurants, spectacular countryside, and authentic Italian atmosphere, which charms Italians and overseas tourists alike.

The area is famous for its olive oil production and countless vine yards, which of course produce fantastic wines. Genzano has several vineyards selling wine and olive oil direct to the public. For mountain biking, walking or horse riding enthusiasts, an “agriturismo” is a 10 minute drive away from the villa combining all 3 of these facilities. In addition to this, a further 5 minutes drive away are 3 riding schools and an Olympic show jumping and cross country equestrian school.

There are many wonderful medieval towns to discover in the region. The famous gardens of Ninfa and the amazing water gardens of Tivoli are within easy reach as are the Roman Villas of “Adriana” and “Villa d' Este”. At Torvaianica is the wonderful “Zoo Marine” park, and for sun worshippers, the beaches of Anzio, Nettuno and Sabaudia are all worth visiting, and for the more adventurous, the stunning Amalfi Coast is a 3 hour journey by car, offering amazing views of Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Ravello all of which are great for snorkeling . There are also many wonderful festivals including the chestnut festival at Rocca di Papa, the strawberry festival in Nemi, the flower festival in Genzano and the legendary wine festival at Marino. Winter skiing is on offer at Campo Felice, Ovindoli and Terminillo. All year round there are shopping outlets with designer shops, weekly markets and for those interested in golf, several top quality courses in the area.

Wether you want a non-stop action packed holiday, or just to take it easy and relax by the pool we have it all. Let us take care of you and provide you with a holiday of a lifetime.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ciampino airport 25 km, Nearest railway: Velletri 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

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6 Oct 2014


"Beautiful setting for lovely apartment"

My wife, 4 month old daughter and in-laws spent an enjoyable 4 nights at this lovely apartment. The apartment is on a beautiful, quiet hillside location with far reaching views but is still convenien… More

24 Sep 2014


"Great apartment, a little gem!"

We booked this apartment for 5 days on a recent trip round around Italy. The apartment was recently refurbished and an absolute pleasure to stay in and it was a great location. A small journey to the … More

24 Aug 2014


"Idyllic holiday"

Sara and I stayed at the house in early August 2014 and had a wonderful holiday. We decided not to rent a car and were able to get a train into Rome quite easily, about an hours journey from Velletri. Lifts from Diana and Luke made this very easy for us and a big thank you for that help!
Local buses available every half hour made visiting local towns very easy and a local supermarket about 200 yards away had most of what we needed to eat and drink.
Thanks to Diana for the cheese, meats, wine and bread on arrival, extremely welcome.
The pool was clean and well maintained and was exclusively ours, great after a hot day visiting Rome. The apartment was well equipped, good cooking facilities, excellent bedrooms and bathrooms
Watch out for the nightly visit from the local swifts diving to drink from the pool around 7.30pm, very beautiful to see.
Two very good restaurants nearby which we tried, good food and value for money.
Overall a very relaxing and quiet location after a busy day in Rome

25 Jul 2014


"Relaxing stay in sunny Lazio"

We (4 adults) spent an enjoyable week at start of July as Luke's and Diana's guests on Roman countryside. The apartment is very clean, nicely decorated and well equipped for cooking. Hosts m… More

4 Jun 2014


"Family fun in the sun"

My husband and I, along with children (ages 8-12) had a great time there. The views were gorgeous, as were the sunsets and accompanying wines. Diana had organised us several bottles of local wines w… More

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