Catignano holiday apartment rental with private pool, beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace

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  • Apartment
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

Romantic, scenic, historic delicious Italy is all contained within Abruzzo's boarders. The "House of the Sun 'is on the outskirts of the village of Catignano (only 1400 inhabitants) between the mountains of the Apennines and the Adriatic coast in the unspoilt Italian region of Abruzzo . This charming area,not yet discovered by mass tourism region in central Italy ,is rich with rolling hills, vineyards and olive trees. On the holiday - with wonderful private swimming pool - you feel like on top of the world. It lies on a ridge, a beautiful location with a breathtaking panorama, including overlooking a Mediterranean olive grove. Nowhere are the highest mountains of the Apennines so close to the sea.It is the perfect place to explore Abruzzo's riches: lounging on spectacular beaches, participate in climbing the entertainment during the local festivals, rugged and enchanting mountains, real pizza taste and feast on fresh fish caught here, visiting unique museums and ruins and shopping in stores with handcrafted products..Slowly slide your way into the rhythm of authentic everyday Italian life with good espresso on the terrace of the house gazing at the majestic Majella Mountains and the beautiful Gran Sasso massif (national park) or walking on the Monday market where you can buy fresh products, such as porchetta (traditional dish of roasted pork), salsicce (spicy sausage) and cheese are.

The apartment is located in a romantic country house and has WiFi. The view, also from the private pool is spectacular: the blue sea to the high mountains. The comfortable house has room for six people . For our guest house we offers 120 sqm with large living room with fireplace ,tv ,dvd, 3 special bedrooms , comfortable kitchen(30sqm) and bathroom , a large sun terrace with a special panoramic view where you can take a breakfast on the morning.In the 3 bedroom with spacious wardrobe, special emphasis on good mattresses and beautiful bed linen was laid you can find all comfort . Dining area provides an opportunity to relax or for a romantic dinner.The apartment has a unique, elegant and modern and fresh design and has its own creativity. There are high ceilings and plenty of natural light. The windows have shutters and mosquito nets.The house has a private entrance which is accessed via an external staircase and terrace. Situated on a corner of the pool area, which thanks to a tall, green hedge has great privacy. From the bath or lounging on one of the sun beds enjoying the stunning panoramic views. If it gets too hot in the sun, no problem, there is also an olive tree that provides plenty of shade .The region is famous for its arrosticini (grilled pieces of lamb or pork on a stick), olive oil of high quality and the true Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wine which you can buy directly from the manufacturer. Restaurants offer also other Abruzzese specialties such as fresh fish, porchetta and the famous' Maccheroni alla ghitarra (pasta).

The Catignano town is 365 meters high and is small but friendly. You'll find a baker, butcher, bank, two grocery shops, a cafe and bar-cafes. Within a few kilometers you'll find plenty of local restaurants. You can make beautiful walks in the area. Most artists would love to travel and work here. Probably no other place in the world can inspire the senses, awaken one's creativity and deeply gratify the search for beauty like this corner of the world. Art overflows everywhere - from the many exquisite medieval towns to the breathtaking views of a countryside dotted with castles, villas and abbeys. Do you want to tailor yourself a different vacation ? We offers a variety of opportunities.

Walking - Horseback riding - Mountain biking – Trekking

Our home are surrounded by a 3 National Parks with a few lake , wide spaces and olive groves where you can walk, horse riding , mountain biking to explore our surroundings. We will suggest special tours and indicate the most charming places to visit. We will give you maps and road- information.

Wine & Olive Oil Tasting

You can taste the wines produced directly by farmer's association and it is possible to visit the farm and its wine cellar. Here is possible to make the olive oil tasting that will be accompanied by rich snacks of "bruschetta" toasted bread. Themed Dinners - our guests can taste typical Abruzzo food and local seasonal products. . It is an entire week of Art events, music and food tasting.Why not experience classic or modern music classes or test yourself in cooking or learning italian ?

Outlet & Shopping

If you wish to spend a day for shopping, the most famous outlets, (entire outlet village) to buy original made in Italy brands are located about half hour away.

Motorbike routes

Our location is surrounded by the most beautiful and fun pathways to ride motorbike or scooters as well as hundreds white roads that cross our wonderful green valleys down to the shores of the Adriatic Sea

On Pescara / Montesilvano you find stylish resorts with 10 kilometers open sandy beach, dunes and pine forests. All free! The cultural cities of Chieti, Penne, Pescara, are easily and quickly accessible. Chieti has many restaurants, pizzerias, wine stores, local shops, indoor shopping centers (malls) and sports facilities including tennis, golf, horse riding and diving.The Abruzzo region is richly endowed with nature. Most of it is almost untouched nature: glaciers, canyons and whitewater gorges, where historic chapels are hidden. She invites in the summer for hiking, climbing, mountain biking, kayaking and in winter for skiing. All holiday weeks in Abruzzo is designed even for families with children traveling together, who want to expose their kids to the beauty and magic of Italy through a playful immersion in its history. Through a delightful blending of past and present, the Italian culture and cuisine will truly come to life for everyone.Almost all winter sports attractions can be reached in less than an hour. Whether skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing (on steep slopes of Rocche, Campo Imperatore, Cinque Miglia, Voltigno and Piani di Pezza) or just sledding.In the field of cultural history Abruzzo offers numerous castles, churches, Roman remains, monasteries and medieval towns and villages.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom


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


  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 09:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: (£128.43) €150.00

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No smoking at this property

House rules

Dear guest
We love animals but on this house we can keep,for alternative we can offer another house on 8 km from here where you can take the animal with you.
Gas,light and water -pay on consumer
You can smoke outside where you have a space enough.

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About the owner

Franco D.
Calendar updated:
03 Jun 2021

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English, German
This Apartment has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Oct 2013. Located in Province of Pescara, it has 1 review with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £237 to £1303.
The property’s calendar was last updated on 03 Jun 2021.


1 review
Very Good
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Brilliant place and brilliant hosts.
Aug 2018

Our family (2 adults and 2 children) had a wonderful 10 days staying in Franco & Meiella’s appartment. The appartment was well located to explore the Abruzzo region and had everything we ne… More 

Reviewed 20 Aug 2018

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Franco (the owner) a message.

If Franco (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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