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Villa Ulignano

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 60km

Villa Ulignano is a beautiful detached property set in the heart of Abruzzo, it has the Maiella and Morrone mountain ranges as a backdrop. It's in a small hamlet just 5 minutes drive from the stunning town of Sulmona, which offers a wide selection of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as plenty of history and culture.

The self-contained apartment is connected to the farmhouse and boasts a fantastic countryside setting with superb mountain views. The open-plan kitchen/lounge area is furnished with comfortable sofas and has a table and chairs for dining. There is a main double bedroom and a further twin bedroom with bunk beds making the apartment ideal for families. The main room leads on to a balcony which is an excellent spot for an aperitif.

There is plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay; Abruzzo's national parks are minutes away and the beautiful sandy beaches of the Adriatic coast are less than an hour's drive.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Pescara 60 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Pescara 60 km, Nearest railway: Sulmona 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Trampoline
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The apartment is completely self-contained with its own private external entrance. Consisting of 1 double bedroom, 1 bedroom with bunk beds and 1 shower room with w.c. The kitchen area has a modern fitted kitchen with a table and 4 chairs. The lounge area has 2 comfortable sofas, a TV, DVD player and log fire.

Further details outdoors

The property is set in a few acres of garden, grape vines and fruit trees which guests are welcome to make use of during their stay. There is a private terrace and garden plus ample, secure parking.

New for 2014, an adjustable tilting climbing wall situated in the shade of the garage. Bring your climbing shoes, it's free to use!

Also new for 2014, bike hire available directly from the property. For prices & further details, please contact us.

Further details

20% deposit required at the time of booking.

NB. Changeover days are flexible to help suit mid-week low-cost air fares. Prices include all services, towels and linen. A damage deposit of £100 (or €120) is required and is returned on day of departure.

The Marche/Abruzzo region

Abruzzo is known for the Gran Sasso and Maiella National Parks, the largest protected area in the whole of Europe. It has a great deal to offer the holiday maker; you will find the highest peaks of the Apennines, the Gran Sasso (Monte Corno 9,560 feet), Maiella and Velino-Sirente, perfect for walking, climbing, cycling and kayaking. Its landscape of mountains, deep canyons and valleys offer a natural beauty rivaling any other region. The Abruzzo coastline has wide, sandy shores, high, jagged cliffs, narrow creeks, pebble beaches and in some places it is positively wild. With something to suit all tastes, traditional villages and historic towns, an astonishing wealth of art and culture, regional gastronomy, Abruzzo is said to be the last undiscovered region of Italy.

Sulmona

The town of Sulmona is situated in the centre of the Peligna Valley at the foot of the Maiella mountain range. The birth place of the great poet Ovid, Sulmona preserves its heritage of monuments, architecture and works of art. Today the town is also an important agriculture and commercial centre and is famous the world over for its confetti (sugar coated almond candies), and for its goldsmiths. The town offers a wide range of shops, boutiques and restaurants.There are also excellent sports facilities including tennis courts, a swimming pool and horse riding. About 10 mins outside Sulmona is an excellent waterpark with shaded picnic area, ideal for a day out. Lake Scanno is just a 20 minute drive, while the winter resort town of Roccaraso, central Italy's largest winter resort with snow and pistes open from November to April, is just 40 mins away.

RESTAURANTS

There are too many fantastic restaurants in Sulmona and the local area to list, here are a few of our favourites:

OSTERIA DEL TEMPO PERSO (Pizzeria - Restaurant)

Vico del Vecchio, 7. Tel 0864 52545. Fantastic food in a fantastic setting and all at very reasonable prices. Worth booking a table as it can get very busy.

VECCHIO MURO (Pizzeria - Restaurant)

Via M. D'Eramo, 20. Tel 0864 50595. Eat in or outdoors in this amazing restaurant. Very reasonable prices for superb food. Definitely worth booking a table as gets very busy.

AL QUADRIVIO (Restaurant)

Via Mazara, 38. Great local food at great prices.

LA GOLE (Pizzeria - Restaurant)

A fantastic restaurant on the outskirts of Aniversa Degli Abruzzi. Amazing views and great food at very reasonable prices.

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Review 1-9 of 9

12 Mar 2014

5/5

"Superb holiday which included great activities and rest, in a home from home."

Both Dougie and Michelle enhanced our stay by being excellent hosts. Their apartment was all we expected and more in terms of decor, locality and comfort. The area around their location offers a lot t… More

Your kind comments are very much appreciated, we're glad you enjoyed your stay & look forward to you returning to Abruzzo in the future. Kind regards

21 Aug 2013

5/5

"Fantastic"

Superb location, superb accommodation and superb hosts. Clean accommodation with all the facilities we needed. We loved the ruralness of the apartment, to wake up to a view of the mountains every mo… More

Thank you for the kind words, it was great to have you stay & your amazing girls were fab company for our boys. We look forward to seeing you all again one day. Kind regards

30 Jul 2013

5/5

"A great location with superb hosts"

This is a well equipped, spotlessly clean apartment in a great location with excellent views. The lovely town of Sulmona is nearby with all your needs catered for, restaurants, supermarkets, bars etc.… More

Thank you very much for your kind comments, it was a pleasure to have you both here. We'd love to see you return one day, particularly if you need to 'escape' and return to Europe!

12 Jul 2013

5/5

"A most enjoyable holiday in an idyllic setting"

Our ten night stay at Villa Ulignano was one of the most enjoyable family holidays we have ever had. Surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful mountain scenery it was the perfect place for relaxing and g… More

Thank you very much for your kind words, we're glad you loved Abruzzo so much. We look forward to welcoming you back here again one day.

16 Feb 2013

5/5

"Simply outstanding! Spacious fully equipped accomodation. Beautiful mountain views. The most welcoming, friendly owners."

We stayed at Villa Ulignano during 2012 while travelling around Italy. We simply cannot recommend it highly enough for anyone wanting to experience some real Abruzzo! We arrived during very cold weath… More

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. It would be lovely to see you guys & the children back out here. Thanks for looking after the place so well while we were gone.

6 Nov 2012

5/5

"Fantastic location and facilities"

We used this property as our base for a walking holiday in the excellent national parks in Abruzzo. The couple who own the apartment are very friendly and accommodating - we arrived quite late in the… More

We're glad you enjoyed your stay & would love to see you back here to 'bag a few more peaks'. Thank you

25 Jan 2012

4/5

"Nice apartment in a fantastic region, and great value"

A great region to visit with lakes and mountains all within very close reach and the coast is about 1.5 hours away. The local town Sulmona has great character and Roman architecture along weith some good restaurants and fantastic ice cream shops on the main street to entain the family during the evening promonade. Local lakes are good for swimming but local pools are ok for leisure swimming only but not for anything more.
You need a car in this region for dialy life and to see the sights.

The apartment is very nice and has been well thought through and has decent sized and comfortable beds.

We're glad you enjoyed your stay & look forward to you visiting us again one year, thank you

1 Sep 2011

5/5

"Home away from Home"

A holiday which I will never forget. It was great, relaxing and it was very comfortable to be around the owners and share conversations together as if we had known them all our lives. I highly recomme… More

Thank you for your kind words, it was a pleasure to have you stay at our apartment & we would welcome you back anytime.

21 May 2011

5/5

"Home from home in a beautiful location"

Lovely apartment with all the home comforts - nice shower, well equipped kitchen, outside eating / relaxing area, books and dvds if you fancy a night in. The owners live next door and couldn't be more helpful - spent a pleasant couple of evenings chatting over a glass or 2 of wine! The area is beautiful - lovely to be away from the traditional tourist trap - with a couple of lovely pools near by if you fancy a day away from exploring the scenic towns and mountains. A visit to Lake Scanno is well worth it too!

Thank you, we hope to see you in Abruzzo again one day

Review 1-9 of 9

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Michelle & Dougie R.

  • 7 Years listed

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Based in Italy

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