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

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Last updated: 07/20/2014
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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 consists of two separate self contained apartments each with their own private entrance. The apartments can also be rented together (at a discount) - 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. There are proper roads all the way from the airport to Villa Collecimino - no dirt tracks to negotiate!

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.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 86 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking outside only please...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          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


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Audio Tape Player
              • CD Player
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • DVD Player:

                With selection of films...moreless

              • Games


              • Away From It All
              • Romantic


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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

                  • Groceries

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  building type

                      • Villa

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card


                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Internet
                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Sofa Bed
                              • Parking
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Air Conditioning:

                                Floor standing fans...moreless

                              • Heating:

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

                              • Linens Provided:

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

                              • Living Room:

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


                              • Microwave
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Toaster
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Freezer
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Oven
                              • Kitchen:

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

                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker:

                                Traditional Italian coffee maker...moreless


                              • Outdoor Grill:

                                Outdoor BBQ shared with apt. 2...moreless

                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Private terrace with mountain views...moreless

                              • Lawn / Garden:

                                Shared garden with apt. 2...moreless

                              • Terrace
                              • Patio
                              • Barbecue

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Outdoor Pool
                              • Communal Pool:

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

                              property descriptor

                                  • Detached


                                  Write a review 4.7
                                  from 7 traveler reviews
                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Jul 12 - Aug 29, 2014
                                  7 night min stay

                                  Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
                                  4 night min stay

                                  Sep 27 - Dec 19, 2014
                                  4 night min stay

                                  Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                                  7 night min stay


                                  Additional information about rental rates


                                  • 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: 07/20/2014
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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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                                  • Villa Collecimino

                                    Villa Collecimino

                                  • Open plan living room and kitchen, apartment 3

                                    Open plan living room and kitchen, apartment 3

                                  • Lounge and  kitchen/dining room - apt 2

                                    Lounge and kitchen/dining room - apt 2

                                  • Scandinavian Plunge Pool

                                    Scandinavian Plunge Pool

                                  • View from the plunge pool

                                    View from the plunge pool

                                  • Breakfast on one of the terraces -  Apartment 2

                                    Breakfast on one of the terraces - Apartment 2

                                  • Apartment 3 - Breakfast on the terrace

                                    Apartment 3 - Breakfast on the terrace

                                  • Villa Collecimino

                                    Villa Collecimino

                                  • Poppy fields in San Giorgio

                                    Poppy fields in San Giorgio

                                  • View from the terraces

                                    View from the terraces

                                  • Mountain views from all the bedrooms

                                    Mountain views from all the bedrooms

                                  • Double bedroom apartment 2

                                    Double bedroom apartment 2

                                  • Bedroom, apartment 3

                                    Bedroom, apartment 3

                                  • Breakfast on the patio, apartment 3

                                    Breakfast on the patio, apartment 3

                                  • Living room looking through to kitchen apt. 2

                                    Living room looking through to kitchen apt. 2

                                  • Bathroom, apartment 2

                                    Bathroom, apartment 2

                                  • On the terrace - apartment 3

                                    On the terrace - apartment 3

                                  • View from the terraces

                                    View from the terraces

                                  • Spring time in Abruzzo

                                    Spring time in Abruzzo

                                  • Reception room - apt. 2

                                    Reception room - apt. 2

                                  • View from our olive grove

                                    View from our olive grove

                                  • Aerial view of Villa Collecimino

                                    Aerial view of Villa Collecimino

                                  £46 - £64 per night (GBP)

                                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 4

                                  View calendar: Updated 07/20/14
                                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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