PIECE OF HAVEN & PRIVATE POOL
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Romantic, scenic, historic delicious Italy is all contained within Abruzzo's boarders.
In the marvellous unspoilt Italian countryside,holiday apartment sits on the edge of a small village.Small shops, bars, restaurants, swimming pool & health farm are within walking distance.In the many local restaurants, you can enjoy fresh local produce, at fantastic value. The apartment is ideally situated within easy reach of the mountains, beach & Rome.Only 40 mins away,Gran Sasso national park supports an abundance of plants & wildlife, with breathtaking views. Local towns of Pescara, Penne & Loreto provide shops, markets & services, as well as hosting medieval festivals.House of the sun closest beaches are Pescara & Pineto.Pescara has a huge selection of shops & restaurants, good nightlife, sandy beaches & harbour.Local food and wine is of excellent quality and amazingly cheap, meaning you can have a great holiday at a fantastic price.
The apartment is located in a romantic country house Abruzzo. The views are spectacular in all directions of both blue sea and high mountains. Whatever the season or weather, there is always something to do and see in this area, making it an ALL YEAR ROUND holiday destination.House of the sun, in the province of Pescara, sits between the 2 medieval villages of Civitaquana and CepagattiThe house are 120 sqm and comprises: modern kitchen room, large living room , 3 bedrooms, bathroom, hall,1 balcony and 1 large terrace offers the possibility to stay for 4-6 people, so that our guests should have all the comfort and tranquility for a beautifull holiday.Front of the house you find a large palm with swing,table and confortables benches,tv,swimming pool,bicycles .Spacious kitchen where guests in addition to good wine (Montepulciano d'Abruzzo), various cheeses (pecorino, scamorze) the traditional regional cuisine famous all over the world .You can find a fridge and freezer,, oven and stove and all necessary utensils with a table and chairs complete the outfit.The large living room that is dominated by the beautiful landscape on the Maiella and you can find the stereo system, TV,dvd, video, books of your choice, dvd all kinds (from comedy to classical)and the piano is the heart of the living room.The first room it's a White Room spacious, relaxing with a French bed and a wardrobe of more than five meters space for clothes.The second room it's a traditional room with harmony of colors that fits the double bed, wardrobe, the library offers, as throughout the house, diversity of books in three languages (English, Italian, German).Want to enjoy to traditional italian food?. Dining area provides an opportunity to relax or for a romantic dinner.The apartment has a unique, elegant and modern and fresh design and has its own creativity.
The interior is very spacious with high ceilings, but welcoming, comfortable and with plenty of natural light. The apartment have separate entrances and access from the living room into the garden, a private outdoor patio, garden furniture and sun beds,
Olive oil and tomato salsa (own production) is available ,in the winter a Christmas tree.
Local shops, bars, restaurants, a swimming pool and health farm are all within walking distance.This is a wine region, famous for Montepulciano and Trebbiano wines. After a 5 minute drive, you will reach an award-winning cantina, where you can sample and buy wine made from the vineyards covering the local hills. In the many local restaurants, you can enjoy freshly prepared, local produce, at fantastic value for money.
Only 20 minutes drive away, larger towns are situated, such as Pescara, Penne and Loreto Aprutino. All the towns and villages host festivals, where you have the opportunity to sample local wine and food specialities, listen to a diverse variety of music and enjoy spectacular firework displays. The area's artistic and architectural heritage offers a wide section of precious works of art, castles and churches, spread right across the region.
Atri and Penne are surrounded by nature reserves, including a WWF eduacational centre. The area within and around Penne Lake is home to about 160 species of birds and many types of fish. Within an hour of House of the sun, the first of Abruzzo's National Parks can be reached, where Marsicano brown bears, Apennine wolves and chamois all reside. Ski-ing, cross-country ski-ing, canoeing, cycling and hiking can all be enjoyed here.In the other direction, the long sandy beaches of Pineto and Pescara can be found, 30km from House of the sun. Pescara boasts many fine restaurants and shops, as well as the largest tourist harbour on the Adriatic. Daily boat trips depart from here. Windsurfing, fishing, diving and sailing are easily available. Pescara provides good nightlife, including many music festivals. The warm and friendly atmosphere makes it appealing to people of all ages. Pineto is known for the shady pinewoods which separate the beach from the town. It is a modern and fascinating beach area, ideal for those who love the calm of another era.
The village at (365 meters altitude) is small but friendly with a baker, butchers ,bank ,two markets store,pub, café's bar, and many local restaurants within five minute.For reservation more then one week ,we offer a special free pack .
There are 16 ski resorts in Abruzzo and the slopes are said to be central Italy's finest. The rich and diverse range of ski resorts are ideal for keen sportsmen, beginners and families. Snowboarding, snow rafting, tobogganing and dog-sledding can also be enjoyed here. The House of the Sun is around 1 hours drive from 4 different ski slopes, with more slopes slightly further away. In the Gran Sasso national park, Campo Imperatore is famous for the abundance of snow that provides breathtaking slopes, even in late spring. A cable car ride here is enjoyable even for non-skiers, to appreciate the magnificent views. Castel del Monte is paradise for cross-country skiers.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||pescara,montesilvano 20 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: PESCARA 25 km, Nearest railway: PESCARA 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
The Marche/Abruzzo region
You will find peace in a friendly atmosphere, but in 20 minutes by car ,you can go to Adriatic beach also Maiella mountains.In Pescara Montesilvano you will find elegant seaside resorts with 10 km of open sandy beach, dunes and pine forests .. All for free!The cultural cities of Chieti, Penne, Pescara, can be reached easily and quickly. In the nearby town of Chieti you find a lot of restaurants, pizzerias, wine shops, local shops, shopping malls.Sports facilities ; tennis, golf, horse riding, diving and much more.Ideal for swimming , hiking , skiing and cultural holiday : The bustling business city of Pescara invites you to stroll , shop and dine. The Abruzzo region has a share of as much as 30% of their total over the largest natural reserve in Europe . Most of it is almost untouched nature : Glacier 3000 summit white water canyons and gorges, in which historical hermitages hide invite in the summer for hiking, climbing , mountain biking , kayaking, skiing in the winter . Culture History provide the Abruzzo countless castles, churches, Roman relics , monasteries and medieval towns and villages . If that's not enough , you can make a trip to Rome just 2 hours away .The airport or train station in Pescara, the region's commercial capital, also affords easy access to Venice, Florence, Bologna, Ancona, Naples, and Milan, so you can combine a tour of Italy's bustling cities with the tranquility and authenticity of life lived for locals.
In the region with the highest peaks of the Apennines , the winter sports opportunities are considerable. The area around Roccaraso, Rivisondoli and Pescocostanzo and Ovindoli and Campo Felice , the ski resorts of the Gran Sasso and the Maiella , attract every year thousands of enthusiastic tourists. Almost all can be reached in less than an hour. Whether downhill skiing , snowboarding, cross-country skiing ( high levels of Rocche , Campo Imperatore , Cinque Miglia , Voltigno and the Piani di Pezza ) or just sledding, all sports are ideal in the partially steep ridges and the far-flung areas of the mythical mountains of Abruzzo operate ..
Situated in the hinterland in the province of Pescara, the charming Catignano is located on a hill to the presence of the Gran Sasso and Maiella a few miles to the Adriatic coast.It is the geographic center of a group of countries that surround it.Our guests will find opportunities to engage actively in their spare time and recover a state of tranquility and psychological well-being, to make the "full" of energy and good humor.Many archaeological excavations in the surroundings of the small town probably date back to a Roman settlement.Abruzzo include three national parks and numerous nature reserves, therefore, this region is ideal for nature lovers and peace seekers. Most of the Gran Sasso Nature Park is located in this region.You will also find are a range of paths and trails that you can best ride a mountain bike.The region is crisscrossed with rivers and steep rock walls and especially for the adventurous there is the possibility for canyoning and white water rafting. In addition, you will find a series of paths and trails that you can best ride a mountain bike. Several mountain bike tours for beginners and experienced cyclists are available. Above all, the Campo Imperatore gates is very suitable for mountain bikers. This 27-km area is the Mecca of cycling in this region and is hardly used by cars.The WWF protected Lake on Penne is only 10 minutes and offers the opportunity to see a rare birds and other animals
From the vast karst plateau of Campo Imperatore (the "Tibet" of Europe ") to the sharp peaks of the Gran Sasso, scenes that evoke the Dolomites, from the deep canyon of the Maiella mountain pastures of the great Major Plateaus, thousand hills, and even waterfalls, streams, caves. Between sea and mountains, tradition and civilization, old and new.
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