Villa | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 13
Gracious,supremely comfortable country house with private pool for family holidays in Spring, Summer, and Fall; inviting ski Chalet,with 5 fireplaces and a piano for Winter gatherings, a half-hour from extensive ski slopes. You will be truly privileged in this beautifully cared for and fully equipped five bedroom, 5 bathroom home, with numerous,spacious, comfortable seating areas in which to gather or to retreat, and with all modern conveniences like wireless Internet and an automatic espresso-machine. Outside, there is a large pool with whirlpool incorporated,set in a verdant garden. The pool looks across the green valley to such special hill-top towns as Bellagra and Rocca San Stefano. There are plenty of pool chairs and lounge chairs for all the household and large umbrellas for a some shade. In summer you will want to take your meals outside on the umbrella-lined terrace that opens from the inside dining room.There is an out-door kitchen with brick barbecue and oven for grilling and pizza!
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Ciampino 74 km, Nearest railway: Arsoli 18 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||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 25|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors||
The large pool is beautifully sited near the house, looking out over the valley and across to green hills. There are plenty of pool chairs for sunning after a delicious lunch of local specialities. You will want to take some of the local olive oil home.The home is sit in a gated park with beautiful trees which provide cool, green shade. There is a large table with chairs for outdoor dining and a large Brick oven and grill for out-cooking. Enjoy grilling and making your own pizza. If you have a few extra guests, you may also rent the Gust house, a totally autonomous chalet with 2 bedrooms which may be rented along with the main house.
The Lazio region
Subiaco is an ancient and art-rich historic village in the hills 1 hour from Rome and 25 km from famous Tivoii. Not only has this Villa been beautifully and tastefully decorated, but its setting in a magnificent National park, with extraordinary views, makes it a perfect, private retreat for family or friends. It is wonderful for hiking all year round. There is horse-riding and tennis available just a few kilometers away. Skiing is a half hour away, and cross-country skiing is available from your doorstep in winter. There is also the nearby famous Spa town of Fiuggi, which Romans and others have enjoyed for thousands of years. Add to that all that Tivoli and Rome offer, and you will want to stay much longer.
In Winter, you can tour Rome one day and enjoy alpine skiing the next day. Only 15 kilometers from your door is the Roman ski Resort of Monte Livata situated on the Simbruini mountains. There are 4 lifts covering different areas and serving runs from between 1340m and 1855m in Altitude. You will find different levels and 19 kilometers. Ski runs: 6 blue, 5 red, 2 black. Nordic skiing: cross-country tracks of 5, 8, 10 and 15 Km covering 39 kilometers. There is also a Snow park in the sport complex called Fossa dell'Acero.
Slightly further away, you will find another charming resort with interesting skiing called Pescasseroli with 16 runs over 20 kilometers and a Medieval setting
Subiaco, thanks to St. Benedict and his sister, Scolastica, hermits in the 5th Century, is home to two famous Benedictine Abbeys, and 12 Monasteries. The exceptional Medieval town developed in their honor. Be awed by the medieval complex of Santa Scolastica which includes three monasteries, a church, a hostel for pilgrims and a library which contains copies of the first books printed in Italy in 1465. The castle, called Rocca Abbaziale, residence of the cardinals, was modified into a stately mansion, but from the outside retains its medieval fortified appearance.
In this exceptional Medieval city, enjoy Italian life in numerous trattorias, restaurants, cafes, the weekly market, and regular festivals. You are a short drive to beautiful Tivoli with its Villa D'Este, and Villa Adriano and numerous other Medieval towns like beautiful Palestrina. Visit Fiuggi renowned for it famous Spas for thousands of years. You can drive or train to Rome, and of course, in winter, excellent skiing is nearby.