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Apartments / Villa with Pool in Hilltop Location with Stunning Panoramic Views - Apartment 3

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Castiglione Messer Raimondo apartment description

Villa Collecimino is a spacious, self-catering, detached property with plunge pool, located in 3.5 acres of orchards, olive groves and agricultural land on top of a hill 550 metres above sea-level, with stunning panoramic views of the Appennine mountains on one side and the Adriatic sea on the other. Both apartments have terraces where you can dine, sunbathe or just enjoy the beautiful views of Abruzzo. It is just 40 minutes from Pescara airport, 30 minutes from the beaches and 40 minutes from the mountains. The villa has two separate self contained apartments each with their own private entrance. One apartment has two bedrooms - one double, one twin and can sleep two more on comfortable sofa beds in the lounge area. The second apartment has one double bedroom and can sleep two more in the open plan living area on comfortable sofa beds. The apartments can also be rented together - ideal for a holiday with extended family or with groups of friends. Please see our own website for more details. Guests are welcome to make use of the gardens and grounds surrounding the property. We have a Scandinavian Plunge Pool (6x4m) and a BBQ for all guests to use.

Villa Collecimino: Ideal for rest and relaxation, Villa Collecimino is located in 3.5 acres of orchards, olive groves and agricultural land. It is situated 550 metres above sea-level in a small hamlet which has regular visits from a mobile baker, butcher, and fishmonger. There is a large supermarket and a range of shops just a 10 minute drive away in Cesi. 15 minute drive from the historic medieval towns of Penne and Castiglione MR. There are many wonderful places to eat locally - 5 minutes' walk from an 'agriturismo' offering delicious meals from home-grown produce, and a short drive from many other restaurants as well as the best seafood restaurant we have ever visited.

If you would like to visit our own website, please click on the link under location.

Attractions and Excursions: The Gran Sasso and Majella National Parks are just a short drive away. 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. On the edge of the National Park is Castelli, a beautiful medieval town nestled in the mountains, renowned for its hand-painted ceramics. (There are many interesting medieval hilltop towns and villages in the area.) In the other direction, just 30-40 minutes from our villa, are the pine-fringed, clean sandy beaches of the Adriatic, that stretch for more than 15 miles. Other attractions include golf, winter sports, and, if you feel the need for some pampering, you could try one of Abruzzo’s thermal spas - the waters in this area are renowned for their healing and detoxifying properties.

Guestbook: Thought Villa Collecimino looked pretty good on the web-site - the reality was vastly better! The Sunday morning view of the mountains was jaw dropping.....Kevin & Linda, Stirling, Scotland.....Had fab week - wonderful high standard, spotless apartment with stunning views....Dalby family, Newcastle.......This place is a must - the apartment was spotless and very spacious and the views from all directions are breathtaking...Brooks family, Southampton....Thank you for a fantastic stay in a wonderful apartment.....The Fox family, Hawkhurst, Kent. View phenomenal and so interesting. Impressed by the professionalism...This has been an exceptional stay in a villa that makes you at home as soon as you put the key in the door. The scenery is magnificent and full of interest in every direction. For us the highlight has been the local people... Jerry & Sally, Basingstoke....A wonderful week in this fantastic villa with views that will be difficult to surpass...Colin & Jayne, Somerset

Apartment 3: Castiglione Messer Raimondo Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 18512ha

This apartment, ideal for a romantic break, occupies the ground floor annex of the villa and is completely self-contained with its own private external entrance and patio area. Consisting of a large (25' x 15' approx.) open-plan livingroom + kitchen, large double bedroom (with double/twin beds), ; shower room with WC, bidet, shower cubicle, wash-hand basin; sleeping 2 persons (+ 2 on good quality comfortable sofa beds in the living room, if required) (+ cot and highchair if required). The large patio area has uninterrupted views across the valley towards the Gran Sasso mountain ranges and there are mountain views from every window in the apartment. Guests are also welcome to make use of the grounds surrounding the property and the outdoor Scandinavian plunge pool.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 86 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking outside only please...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            Bed can either be used as a double or twin beds....moreless

          • 1 double/twins, 2 comfortable sofa beds, 1 cot

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Shower room: toilet, shower, bidet


          • Shower room with toilet, shower cubicle, bidet, wash-hand basin

          Other Amenities

              • There are no steps within the apartment - all rooms are on one level. Access to the apartment is via a stone staircase on one side of the apartment or through the patio door on the other side, at ground level. There is a good selection of DVDs, books, games and jigsaw puzzles available. We provide a handbook giving lots of information regarding local attractions, restaurants, walks, etc. The Scandinavian Plunge Pool is available from June to mid September....moreless


              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                With selection of films...moreless

              • Games
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television


              • Away From It All
              • Romantic


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Marina
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Floor standing fans...moreless

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central heating provided at extra cost (metered)...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Towels, sheets, tea towels provided - changed weekly...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Open plan living/dining room/ kitchen...moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Parking
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Traditional Italian coffee maker...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen:

                    Open plan kitchen/dining room/living room...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Private terrace with mountain views...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Shared garden with apt. 2...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Outdoor BBQ shared with apt. 2...moreless

                  • Patio
                  • Terrace

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Outdoor Scandinavian Plunge Pool 6 x 4m...moreless

                  • Outdoor Pool

                  Building Type

                      • Villa

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          Property Descriptor

                              • Detached


                              Write a review 4.7
                              from 6 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Low 2
                              Jan 4 - Mar 27, 2015
                              4 night min stay

                              Mid 2
                              Mar 29 - Jul 18, 2015
                              4 night min stay

                              High 2
                              Jul 19 - Aug 28, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Mid 2
                              Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
                              4 night min stay

                              Low 2
                              Sep 26 - Dec 18, 2015
                              4 night min stay


                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • No additional mandatory fees
                              • Taxes Not included


                              Discount of 10% on bookings of more than one week in one apartment.

                              Discount of 10% on the higher priced apartment when two apartments are booked together -

                              i.e. with apartment 2 at Villa Collecimino - ideal for a large group/extended family booking.

                              Central heating is available - fuel charged at cost (metered)

                              Deposit: 30% deposit is due at time of booking. The balance is due eight weeks before

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                              Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                              43 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Pescara International Airport
                              40 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              39 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              27 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Pescara Nord/Citta S Angelo
                              29 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach

                              Car: Necessary

                              Villa Collecimino is about 40 minutes drive from Abruzzo's International airport in Pescara and just over 2 hours from Rome and is situated in the Teramo region of Abruzzo about 15 minutes drive from Castiglione Messer Raimondo.and Penne. You can walk/ski in the mountains in the morning - 30 minutes' drive - and swim and sunbathe on the sandy Adriatic beaches - also 30 minutes' drive - in the afternoon. Or explore the historic medieval hilltop towns and villages, sail from Pescara's award-winning marina, take the ferry to the beautiful Tremiti Islands or even to Croatia, or just enjoy a glass of wine while watching the constantly changing mountain views.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2004

                              About the owner: We have lived in Newhaven, East Sussex on the south coast of the UK, since 1997. We love views - our house in Newhaven is perched on top of a hill with views right out to sea - we can see the ships in the shipping lanes plus great views of the Newhaven-Dieppe ferry every time it comes in and all the boats going in and out of the marina. We run a small translation business from home - my husband Marek is a linguist and I do all the admin, finances and day to day running of the business. In our spare time - I sing at weddings, funerals and with a chamber choir and Marek likes to dance - 'strictly ballroom' style.

                              Why the Owner Chose Castiglione Messer Raimondo:
                              We went to Italy in 2004 looking for a property and stumbled upon this one on our 2nd day. We fell in love with it and its extraordinary and stunning location and there was no looking back......

                              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                              Stunning location, stunning views of both the Apennine mountains in one direction and the Adriatic sea in the other. Both apartments have great views. It is also very peaceful and unspoilt.

                              Contact us

                              Speaks: english, french, italian, polish

                              Guestbook comments from the owner

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                              • Apartment 3 - Breakfast on the terrace

                                Apartment 3 - Breakfast on the terrace

                              • Villa Collecimino

                                Villa Collecimino

                              • Spring time in Abruzzo

                                Spring time in Abruzzo

                              • View from the terraces

                                View from the terraces

                              • View from the terraces

                                View from the terraces

                              • Apt. 3 bedroom

                                Apt. 3 bedroom

                              • Aerial view of Villa Collecimino

                                Aerial view of Villa Collecimino

                              £46 - £64 per night (GBP)

                              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

                              View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                              Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                              Member since: 2005
                              Speaks: english, french, italian, polish
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