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This lovely apartment, recently redecorated and newly furnished, is located in the desireable Monte Sacro area of Rome. Its' two balconies overlook the Aniene River and close by are several public bus lines and the Metro that run directly to the historic, shopping and financial centers of the city just 20 minutes away. Even more convenient, the new ternminal servicing the city's direct train line to and from Rome's international airport is situated one block from the apartment. Many neighborhood trattorias, bars, shops, stores and markets are also conveniently situated nearby. This is an ideal base from which one can easily explore and visit this great city and experience the Roman way of life. The bedroom consists of 2 oversized twin beds and the sofa in the living room make into 2 full-sized twin beds with full mattresses. The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas stove with 4 burners, full oven, large refrigerator, microwave oven, toaster oven and service for 6. The kitchen is unusually large for a Roman apartment and contains a table and chairs as well as all the other kitchen appliances. The bathroom is a modern bath with tub shower, cabinets, large mirror and individual wall heater. There are 2 balconies, both accessed by french doors leading from the bedroom and the living room. These balconies are large enough for table and chairs and offer additional space for privacy. The living-dining room contains a large dining table and chairs, sofa, 2 lounge chairs, large wardrobe, and cabinet with drawers. Also included is a TV with skye satellite service in which many English speaking channels can be accessed. There is a CD player, a DVD-VCR unit and a library of cassette movie tapes of both adult and children's movies. Included also is an ironing board, iron, hair dryer and security safe. An elevator services all the apartments in the building including our apartment on the 5th floor.
One of the world's great cities, Rome is a remarkable blend of the past and present. It offers the visitor an incredible wealth of art, history and culture. Here is an opportunity to immerse oneself in the life and sights of the Eternal City in comfortable, affordable surroundings. Enjoy more privacy, space and freedom and save on hotel bills while you savour the local culture.
There is a bike and pedestrian trail adjacent to the river that borders the street on which the apartment is located. Besides numerous benches for hikers there are several playground areas for children that include swings, slides and other playground equipment for children's enjoyment....moreless
apartment is in a very quiet, residential neighborhood that is family oriented. Neighborhood contains all the amenities one would need or want for a short time stay. These include street markets, supe...moreless
There are 2 air conditioning units in the apartment. One in the bedroom and one in the living/dining room. With the french doors leading out 0n to 2 balconies there is plenty or air and light in the apartment and temperature can easily be monitored...moreless
Living room in combination with dining area. Included are dining table and chairs,2 large upholstered chairs, sofa, cabinets with drawers, closet, TV, DVD, VCR, CD stereo, Movie and CD library....moreless
Kitchen is fully equipped with a large refrigerator with freezer, a full 4 burner gas stove with oven, toaster oven, Microwave, large sink, and ample cabinets and drawers. Place mats and napkins are also provided...moreless
(2) 2 balconies are large enough for small table and chairs and are accessed through large french doors from bedroom and living room. Views from balconies are of the park-like areas surrounding the river that borders the street that fronts the apartment building....moreless
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
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Additional information about rental rates
1 or 2 persons - daily rate of $100. Weekly rate of $675. Monthly rate of $2430.
3 or 4 persons - daily rate of $115. Weekly rate of $775. Monthly rate of $2790
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Car: Not Necessary
Apartment is located in a quiet residential area just outside the center of Rome. The neighborhood contains banks, street markets, supermarkets, newsstands, boutiques, pharmacies, laundromats, post office, bars, restaurants,etc all within 1 or 2 blocks distance. There is a bicycle, jogging path that borders the river directly in front of the apartment and has children's playgrounds included. Transportation to the city center is very efficient and accessible by public bus or Metro just 20 minutes distance. One of the best preserved and extensive catacombs in Rome is just several blocks distant. There are many excellent restaurants, trattorias and Pizzerias in the neighborhood that serve authentic Roman cuisine at reasonable prices. For those wishing to prepare their own meals there are several street markets, supermarkets, fruit and vegetable stands, butchers and bakeries within 2 blocks from the apartment. The area, Monte Sacro, was, until after World War II, the seat of many Villa owned by wealthy Romans. In the 1950's it the city expanded greatly and much of Monte Sacro was developed for housing the growth in population. It's proximity to the city center has made it a very desirable residential neighborhood in Rome. Typical of most large cities, this type of neighborhood contains all the amenities that one could possibly want or need. The apartment is particularly well situated since the street on which it is located borders the Aniene river that flows into the Tiber as it slowly meanders through the northeast part of Rome.
The city has built a bicycle-jogging path along this river that extends several miles. along this path there are many parks benches, playgrounds and other amenities that afford opportunities for residents to be able to access outdoor activity in the center of a bustling city neighborhood.
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: Many years ago my oldest daughter married an Italian living in Rome. Since that time, my wife, Jean, and I have made an annual trip to Rome and Italy to visit her and her growing family. After some years and two growing grandchildren, it became obvious that we needed to have our own place when we came to visit. Hence, a search for a convenient and comfortable apartment for use during our visits. Luckily we found such a place in the same neighborhood where my daughter and family resided. Since that time, we have rented this apartment to tourists during the time that we are not occupying the premises. My daughter acts as our agent in Rome and is prepared to offer her services and knowledge of the city to renters if needed. We have traveled extensively throughout Italy and Europe and consider Rome to be our second home. We try to express our enthusiasm for the city and the country to our prospective renters in hopes that they too will we able to experience the incredible wealth of art, history and culture that the city offers.
Why the Owner Chose Via Veneto:
Besides wanting to find an apartment in the same neighborhood as my daughter's area of Rome, we wanted a place that was residential in nature, quiet, safe and if possible, family oriented. At the same time, we wanted it to be accessible to the center of Rome where one could easily explore the many wonders of the eternal city yet experience, first-hand, the Roman way of life. The apartment is a mere 20 minutes by public transportation from the very center of Rome. This transportation is very reliable, convenient and accessible. There are many amenities in close proximity to the apartment. Restaurants, Trattorias, bars, shops,street markets, supermarkets, banks, post office, department stores, pharmacies, etc, etc. that help one to enjoy Roman life to the fullest. Also, the apartment is located just one block from the new terminal servicing the city's direct rail line to and from Rome's International airport. This is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Rome and the residents are mainly upper middle-class in stature.
Living Room with cabinets, TV and movie cassette library
Sofa bed in living room that makes into 2 full sized twin beds
Balcony off of living room with french doors
Another view of bedroom
Clothes wardrobe in Bedroom
Bathroom w/ sink & accesories
Kitchen with sink, coffee maker, and gas stove with oven
Kitchen with large refrigerator and table and chairs
Entrance hall leading to living-dining room
View from balconies and windows
Bicycle & pedestrian path along river bordering apartment's street
Dining area in living-dining room
Another view of living room and sofa
12' X 18' bedroom with 2 oversized twin beds
Bedroom showing desk, large floor mirror and paperback library
View of balcony off of bedroom
Modern bath with tub shower
Another view of kitchen
Microwave oven in kitchen
View from balconies and windows
Children's playground and park on same street as apartment.
Entrance to building in which apartment is located
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