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The pool at Il Sogno, photo courtesy of Ville e Casali Magazine, Corrado Bonomo

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 11

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Il Sogno offers large parties a versatile and relaxed vacation. Our location is unbeatable for the convenience and variety it offers. Reach Rome's center quickly and inexpensively, go to the beach, to the lakes, explore ancient ruins, go golfing, stay home and lie by the pool. Our property is well taken care of and much attention has been paid to detail. We try to give our guests the best holiday possible by being helpful and considerate hosts.

This option allows you to rent both of our guest houses, The Studio and The Brook Cottage at a special discounted price.

Size Sleeps up to 11, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lake Martignano 8 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Fiumicino-Leonardo Da Vinci 51.4 km, Nearest railway: Cesano 4.6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General TV, CD player, Fax machine, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 11, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details outdoors

The five-acre garden is shared only with the owners.

Availability calendar relflects the unavailability of both The Studio and The Brook Cottage. If one or another is free, the week results free. Please enquire for dates.

The Lazio region

Lazio is a region rich with cultural activities, ancient history, gorgeous nature and wonderful food. Il Sogno is perfectly positioned so you can make the most of your vacation with the least travel time to Rome's historical centre (30 minutes by train, the stop is five minutes away), the volcanic lakes, ruins such as Ostia Antica, Hadrian's Villa, Villa D'Este, Roman catacombs and Etruscan necropoli, quaint medieval towns and ancient settlements.

Il Sogno is a five-minute drive from the old “borgo” of Cesano, a medieval town, originally settled by the Etruscans. There are other medieval towns, such as Bracciano and Isola Farnese, with castles located within their ancient walls. There is also an embarassingly large choice of beautiful towns to visit: Calcata, Trevignano Romano, Campagnano, Anguillara, Tivoli, Civita Bagnoreggio, Nepi and the city of Viterbo.

The area is full of Etruscan ruins (Cerveteri, Veio), and boasts hot springs such as Stimigliano and Le Terre dei Papi, all within a short drive. The world-renowned Olgiata golf course is 4 km away, the Parco di Roma Golf Club is 25 minutes drive, and both the Parco dei Medici Golf Club in Rome and the Golf Club le Querce in Sutri are 35 minutes away. We are also just 30 minutes away from Rome's most famous beach.

That being said, many of our guests have a hard time tearing themselves away from our private paradise. It is nice to have the option of just staying home, reading a book from our library by the pool, playing croquet on a manicured lawn, picking your fruits and vegetables from our gardens and then grilling on your private terrace and watching the sun set over the Roman countryside while you enjoy what may well be your best vacation ever.


Il Sogno is in the heart of Etruria and borders on Veio Park, the Sorbo Valley and Martignano-Bracciano Park. While located within Rome city limits and close to shopping, trains, and other city amenities, Il Sogno has a tranquil countryside setting.

We are next to Rome's Lake District, which is surrounded by unspoiled park land where golf, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, nature walks and birding are year-round activities. In the crystal-clear waters of Bracciano and Martignano, only electric motors are allowed, and both places abound with sailboats, kayaks, peddle boats for rent.

The other volcanic lakes, Vico and Bolsena, are worth a visit as well, and make a nice day trip, especially if you stop along the way at the small town festivals, antique shops and historical sites.

The immediate area surrounding Il Sogno is filled with shops, supermarkets, restaurants. In autumn of 2013 the express train was added making the trip to the center even shorter (24 minutes) for the same price (1 euro). As always, there is free parking at the station.

We are happy to share our favorite hikes, hidden roads to Etruscan and Roman ruins and ideas for what we think is an ideal day in an idyllic setting. We can even provide you with a picnic lunch with fruit and vegetables from our garden, cheese from the nearby farm and local wines!

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Review 1-4 of 4

9 Sep 2013


"Our best family holiday"

Sheryl and Adriano were exceptional hosts. We felt welcome and at ease from the moment we arrived at this beautiful location. There was food, wine and fresh vegetables in the kitchens of spacious com… More

5 Sep 2013


"Superb location with fantastic hosts."

Our 2 families thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Il Sogno. The property provided an excellent base for exploring Rome and the surrounding area. Both houses were well equipped and nothing was too much tro… More

20 Aug 2012


"Everything we asked for and more!"

What a wonderful place to stay, we had ages of 15 to 75 and there was something for everyone, the pool, games, relaxing, reading, walking around the gardens! You do need to hire a car arouind but shops and restaurants are nearby (not walking distance) and there is an excellent train service from Cesano (approx 2km away) that takes you to Rome for 1.50 Euros each! Trains run regularly and when you get to the stop with the Vatican in the background just get off and start your exploring from there. Had a fantastic time and owners were really helpful. Would absolutely recommend to all ages.

17 May 2012


"Better than ever before!"

Il Sogno is absolutely like paradise. In fact so beautiful it was a pity to visit Rome during our one week holiday. Owners are most helpful and friendly and both the studio & Brook Cottage are just master pieces. We all from little one to teens and parents enjoyed our holiday and thought to be lucky to find place like this. We swam, cooked, read, played and rest. Easy to recommend for people who appreciate beautiful scenery, space and peacefulness. It was so sad to leave these wonderful people. Hope to get back soon!

Review 1-4 of 4

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Calendar last updated:14 Aug 2014

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