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Villa Collecimino - apt. 3 – Home 11029 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Villa Collecimino - apt. 3 – Home 11029

  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

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Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

This spacious apartment is part of Villa Collecimino, a spacious holiday property, with Scandinavian plunge pool. It is located in 3.5 acres of orchards, olive groves and agricultural land, in the hamlet of San Giorgio, on top of Collecimino hill 550 metres above sea-level, with stunning panoramic views of Abruzzo's Gran Sasso and Maiella mountain ranges, and, to the north-east, the Adriatic Sea. It is a 5 minutes walk from an 'agriturismo' offering delicious meals from home-grown produce, and a short drive from many other restaurants and two medieval hilltop towns. 10 minutes' drive from the village of Cesi, which has a large supermarket, a pizzeria, a bar and a range of shops. This apartment ,which occupies the ground floor annex of the villa, has a private outdoor area large enough for dining/relaxing/sunbathing or for just enjoying the beautiful views of Abruzzo.

Further details

The garden/grounds/pool is shared with apts. 1 and 2.The Plunge Pool

This spacious apartment is part of Villa Collecimino, a spacious holiday property, with Scandinavian plunge pool. It is located in 3.5 acres of orchards, olive groves and agricultural land, in the hamlet of San Giorgio, on top of Collecimino hill 550 metres above sea-level, with stunning panoramic views of Abruzzo's Gran Sasso and Maiella mountain ranges, and, to the north-east, the Adriatic Sea. It is a 5 minutes walk from an 'agriturismo' offering delicious meals from home-grown produce, and a short drive from many other restaurants and two medieval hilltop towns. 10 minutes' drive from the village of Cesi, which has a large supermarket, a pizzeria, a bar and a range of shops. This apartment ,which occupies the ground floor annex of the villa, has a private outdoor area large enough for dining/relaxing/sunbathing or for just enjoying the beautiful views of Abruzzo.

Further details

The garden/grounds/pool is shared with apts. 1 and 2.The Plunge Pool is open from June to mid September.Discount - 10% - available for bookings of two weeks or more.

Further details indoors

Apartment 3 occupies the ground floor annex of the villa and is completely self-contained with its own private external entrance. Consisting of 1 large double bedroom , shower room with w.c & bidet, living room/kitchen, sleeping 2 persons (+ 2 on good quality comfortable sofa beds in the living room if required). There is a large private outdoor area with views of the mountains and mountain views from every window. The apartment is tastefully and comfortably furnished. Guests are also welcome to make use of the gardens, grounds, olive groves, BBQ and outdoor plunge pool (open June - mid September).

Further details outdoors

.The villa stands in 3.5 acres of garden, orchards, olive groves and farmland, which guests are welcome to make use of. Scandinavian plunge pool (open June - mid September) and BBQ shared with apts. 1 and 2.There is plenty of car parking space at one side of the villa.

Location description from owner

The Abruzzo region

Abruzzo - the last undiscovered region of Italy - set between the Appenine mountains and the Adriatic sea. Abruzzo is well known for the Gran Sasso and Maiella National Parks - the largest protected area in the whole of Europe as well as for its 15 miles of sandy beaches, beautiful medieval hilltop towns, the friendliness of its people and of course, its wonderful food and drink. Local produce such as saffron, 'arrosticini' (skewered barbecued mutton), truffles and of course, the award-winning wine - Montepulciano D'Abruzzo are all associated with this region.
Abruzzo enjoys warm, bright sunny days in the Spring, hot summers, glorious autumns and enough snow in the winter to keep all the winter sports fanatics happy!

Castiglione Messer Raimondo

Villa Collecimino, in the hamlet of San Giorgio, is set in 3.5 acres of land including garden, olive grove, fields, etc. with parking for cars. It is situated 550 metres above sea level in a hamlet which has a bar, a general store, and regular visits from a mobile baker, butcher and fishmonger. There is a large supermarket just a 10 minute drive away in Cesi, where you will also find a bar, pizzeria, fruit & veg shop and a florist. Nearby Castiglione M.R. (15" drive) has additional shops, including an excellent butchers and fresh pasta shop, as well as a bank and post office. Also, Penne (15" drive) has a good range of shops and a lovely old medieval section.

The sandy beaches of the Adriatic are just 30-40 minutes from our villa. Abruzzo has a very long coast line of pine-fringed, clean, sandy beaches that stretch for more than 15 miles. The shallow, warm waters of the Adriatic are ideal for safe family bathing.

Nearby Pescara is a modern town with a full range of facilities including an outstanding international airport and a large tourist marina, considered to be one of the best marinas in Italy.

Walking/rambling:
You can reach the Gran Sasso & Maiella National Parks in just 40 minutes. The National Parks cover one-third of the territory of Abruzzo, so there is an abundance of walks and trails of various lengths and levels of difficulty. You can enjoy majestic mountain scenery with a wide variety of flora and fauna, and, if you are lucky, you may spot a wild bear, wolf or chamois.

Walks include:
1. Castelli and its surroundings - pottery and high mountains.
2. Calderone glacier (the southernmost glacier in Europe).
3. Along the sheep-track from S.Demetrio ne'Vestini to Peltuinum and Bominaco.
4. Monastries of S. Bartolomeo and S. Spirito
5. From Fara S. Martino to the Vallone di S. Spirito, visiting the most spectacular gorge in the Maiella mountains.
6. The Rosello fir-wood.
7. The rocky coast of Punta d'Erce.
8. On the banks of lake Campotosta.
9. Cesacastina to the Hundred Waterfalls.
or you can just enjoy walking along the by-roads and tracks around Villa Collecimino itself.

Skiing/mountain sports:

There is a variety of winter sports available between November and April. Campo Imperatore in the Gran Sasso mountains has a modern funicular, 4 ski lifts and 8 ski runs.

Also close by is the Monte Cristo facility with 4 ski lifts and 10 ski runs. Other winter sports such as bobsleigh, sledging, cross-country skiing, or mountain climbing are also available.

History and architecture:
No visit to Abruzzo is complete without visiting some of its beautiful historic medieval towns and villages. Abruzzo has 10 villages (more than in Tuscany!) that have been named as being amongst 'Italy's Most Beautiful Villages' ('I borghi piu belli d'Italia').' Castelli, one of these 10 villages is well worth a visit. It is a beautiful medieval town nestled in the mountains, and is renowned for its hand-painted ceramics. Just 15 minutes' drive from Villa Collecimino are the towns of Castiglione Messer Raimondo, Loreto Aprutino and Penne and about an hour away is L'Aquila, the capital city of Abruzzo, which is drenched in history and atmosphere.

In San Giorgio itself, Neolithic and bronze remains reveal that the area was inhabited since prehistoric times. Remains of a II century temple were found in the same site.

Other activities include:
Windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, horse riding, mountain biking, cycling and aerial sports.

Food and drink:
Italy is renowned for its food and wine, and Abruzzo has many regional specialities, including Montepulciano d'Abruzzo - an award-winning red wine, pecorino - cheese from ewe's milk, delicious honey, saffron and truffles, as well as 'arrosticini' - barbecued skewered mutton, and, of course, its very own pasta!

There are also several very good 'agriturismos' in the area, namely, authentic farmhouse-restaurants cooking with food grown largely on the attached farms.

Thermal baths:
If you feel the need for some pampering, then you could try one of Abruzzo's famous thermal spas. Situated in the Maiella National Park there are thermal spas at Caramanico Terme and Popoli to name just two. The waters in this area are renowned for their healing and detoxifying properties.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Sofa Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Annie L.
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated::
24 May 2017
Years listed:
11
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian


This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 18 Apr 2006. Located in Province of Teramo, it has 13 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £320 to £450.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 May 2017.

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“If you want to experience the real Italy it's here.”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2012

The Lory's family make the booking process really easy and their instructions and information are first class the best i have come across.The villa is stunning with superb views from all angles,everything you want from a holiday is within easy reach the beach and mountains are about half an hour away.The locals are friendly and the agritourismo restaurant is a must.Do not hesitate to book this villa you will not be disappointed with anything. Alex Barnsley Stratford-upon -avon

“Super apartment , stunning setting.”

Reviewed 12 Jun 2012

We enjoyed a relaxing week in Apartment 3 looking out over the stunning views you see in the advert for the property. The apartment lived up to expectations - can't say the same for the weather, but it was early in the year!. We saw a lot of the Abbruzzo region and sampled the wonderful food whether in restaurants or simple cafes - we never had a bad meal.A beautiful rural part of Italy well worth experiencing.

“Great holiday”

Reviewed 19 Oct 2011

An amazing short break which exceeded our expectations. The apartment was perfect and in a superb location. A better view we could not have asked for to celebrate my birthday. We are determined to return and enjoy some more of the delights of this amazing area and relax in your delightful apartments.

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