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Colle Borgo

from £304 /night help

Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 11

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Colle Borgo is a beautiful farm set in a temperate climate surrounded by terraces landscaped with olive trees and green woodland stretching for miles across the hills and valleys of the Sabine region.

The farm was used in the past as the "aia" (threshing floor) of the village, the place where the peasants gathered to clean wheat and to bake bread in a brick oven which still works. In 1980, the current owners restored it with passion and care to its original beauty. The overall atmosphere is that of a quiet, rural place that makes you feel very much at home.

The property consists of three buildings where four separate, cosy self-catering apartments are available for rental. Each apartment is independent from the other, with breathtaking views of the Farfa and Tiber Rivers Valley and original old stone structure, terracotta floors, wooden ceiling beams and fire places.

Each apartment is comfortable and fully equipped (from Satellite TV and Internet), decorated with traditional Sabine country antique furnishings - and has a private furnished garden, equipped with barbecue grill, perfect for al fresco dining. The shared swimming pool is set in an elevated position, with panoramic views of the valley and the Sabine hills.

Colle Borgo is an ideal location for experiencing traditional Italy with family and friends. It is a great property for friends or families to have flexible, independent living space while still being able to share communal spaces.

Interior

Apartment 1 (Il Forno, sleeps 2/4)

- Single storey detached stone house (50 sqm, central heating)

- Spacious living/dining room with old style working fireplace

- Plasma satellite TV, free Internet WI-FI, book collection, safe deposit box wall and a double sofa bed

- Fully-equipped open kitchen area (four-hob gas cooker, electric oven, micro-wave oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, extractor hood, fire extinguisher, electric kettle, toaster, electric Nespresso coffee maker and well-kept plates, glasses, stovetop espresso maker, crockery/cutlery, pots, pans)

- Typical double bedroom, armchair, wardrobe, curtains, fly screens

- Private bathroom with hot/cold water, shower, bidet, bath towels, heated towel rail, hair dryer, shaver point,

- Laundry facilities including washing machine, iron & ironing board and space for hanging clothes

- Well-tended private garden (180 sqm) with stunning panoramic views

- Patio perfect for relaxing and having breakfast or dining al fresco

- Equipped with furniture (garden table, seats, sun recliners) parasol, fountain, barbecue, pizza brick oven

- Parking

- The shared swimming pool is located just beyond the cherry orchard

Apartment 2 (Il Portico, sleeps 5)

- Charming split level stone house (60 sqm, central heating)

- Spacious twin/double bedroom with window screens, curtains, fly screens, satellite TV, free Internet WI-FI, desk, 2 armchairs, wardrobe, book collection, and doors opening to a patio

- Open wooden stairs from the main bedroom lead to a first floor gallery with 3 single beds which overlooks the main bedroom

- Spacious typical rural dining room/kitchen with old style working fireplace

- Fully-equipped open kitchen area (four-hob gas cooker, electric oven, fridge/freezer, extractor hood, fire extinguisher, electric kettle, electric espresso coffee maker and well-kept plates, glasses, espresso maker, crockery/cutlery, pots, pans)

- Private bathroom with hot/cold water, bidet, shower, bath towels, heated towel rail, hair dryer, shaver point

- Laundry facilities including washing machine, iron & ironing board and space for hanging clothes

- Private loggia and a small balcony with fabulous panoramic view and dining area including BBQ

- The upper ground floor has a private, well-tended private garden (40 sqm) and terrace with views

- Equipped with wood furniture (garden table, seats, parasol, sun recliners)

- Parking

- The shared swimming pool is located just beyond the cherry orchard

Apartment 3 (La Mangiatoia, sleeps 2)

- Former stables are now converted into a very spacious, romantic single storey studio apartment (45 sqm, central heating)

- Spacious twin/double bed with satellite TV, free Internet WI-FI, table, chairs, 2 armchairs, wardrobe, book collection, old style working fireplace and door opening to a private terrace (10 sqm)

- Kitchen fully equipped (two-hob gas cooker, electric oven, fridge/freezer, extractor hood, fire extinguisher, electric kettle, electric Nespresso coffee maker and well-kept plates, glasses, stovetop espresso maker, crockery/cutlery, pots, pans)

- Opening to a small balcony and a large garden

- Private bathroom with hot/cold water, shower, bidet, bath towels, heated towel rail, hair dryer, shaver point, iron & ironing board, clothes hanging space

- Washing facilities in a small communal laundry room are available

- A charming private furnished terrace with table and chairs and a well-tended private garden (180sqm) with stunning panoramic views and sunsets - perfect for relaxing and having breakfast or dining al fresco

- Barbecue

- Parking

- The shared swimming pool is located just beyond the cherry orchard.

Apartment 4 (La Pergola, sleeps 2/4)

- Charming split level stone house (75 sqm, central heating)

- Spacious living room with table, chairs, double sofa bed, satellite TV, free Internet WI-FI, book collection, window screens, fly screens, curtains

- Small, fully-equipped eat-in kitchen (four-hob gas cooker, electric oven, fridge/freezer, extractor hood, fire extinguisher, electric kettle, Nespresso coffee maker and well-kept plates, glasses, stovetop espresso maker, crockery/cutlery, pots, pans)

- Private bathroom with hot/cold water, shower, bidet, bath towels, heated towel rail, hair dryer, shaver point, iron & ironing board, space for hanging clothes

- Washing facilities in a small communal laundry room is available

- Wooden stairs lead to a spacious charming twin/double bedroom with armchair, wardrobe and panoramic views.

- It can be rented to sleep 4 people by transforming the large living room into a regular double bedroom

- A well-tended private garden (100 sqm) with stunning panoramic views and private vine covered pergola that is full of grapes in September

- Large terrace (20 sqm) furnished with garden table, seats, parasol, sun recliners and barbecue

- Parking

- The shared swimming pool is located just beyond the cherry orchard.

PLEASE NOTE THAT FULL PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AVAILABILITY & PRICES ARE KEPT UP TO DATE ON MY WEBSITE WHICH YOU CAN VISIT BY CLICKING ON MY PERSONAL WEBSITE LINK BELOW.

Size Sleeps up to 11, 4 bedrooms
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
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms
Furniture 6 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (3)
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Lazio region

Fifty kilometres North-East of Rome, following the eastern bank of the Tiber River and the Sabine Hills, lies the territory of Sabina.

The Sabina region is still authentic and unspoilt, untouched by mass tourism. It is a magical land of legends, castles, medieval towns connected by winding country roads, elegant restaurants, family run taverna and breath-taking scenery wherever you go.

Riding schools, golf courses immersed in the green countryside, along with Mount Terminillo ski resorts and several walking and cycling routes are all available to sports enthusiasts.

The Franciscan sanctuaries; the Farfa Abbey for centuries a witness to the power of the Roman Church; the Romanesque churches of Vescovio and Santa Vittoria; the archaeological sites and ancient Roman town of Trebula Mutuesca and Forum Novum as well as, the national parks and lakes, and the capital city Rieti are also among the many attractions in Sabina.

Rome is a 45 minute drive or 50 minutes train ride with very easy access to the Rome International Airports of Fiumicino and Ciampino.

From the villa, within one hour's drive, you can reach the most important artistic sights of central Italy, such as Rome, Tivoli, Viterbo, Tarquinia, Spoleto, Orvieto and Assisi.

Sabina

The local village of Casaprota is a medieval village (600 inhabitants) situated in the heart of the Sabine region, between Via Salaria (the ancient Roman salt road) and the Sabine Hills.

The first traces of the village date back to the Roman period. Its social and economic life is profoundly shaped by two elements: its huge source of water which serve the aqueduct of the city of Rome and olive oil.

The ancient traditions of Sabine, entwined with religion and agriculture, can still be experienced in Casaprota. From early spring, to late autumn, the village is filled with a festive atmosphere, culminating with beautiful fireworks. Don't miss these events if you want to get a feel for the old Italy and enjoy typical local gastronomic specialities.

A horse riding school, a public sports centre (3 clay tennis courts, mini football pitch, 2 swimming pools, 1 beach volleyball court, 3 ping pong tables) and several nature and archaeological itineraries are just some of the local attractions for visitors.

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  • 1 Years listed

Calendar last updated:26 Dec 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

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