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Sulmona -Abruzzo- Prezza -Rural Central Italy Villa

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Last updated: 07/08/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Giamia Villa, built originally in 1885 by my great great grandfather (Cesidio) for one of his sons (Pasquale) who had six sons of his own (Raffaele, Giulio, Costa, Modesto, Damiano (my grandfather) and Armando). I was born in a very small part of this house in 1949. As time passed the house fell in disrepair and was abandoned for thirty years. In 2006, returning to Italy after 39 years and seeing it in the condition that it was in I decided to buy it. I had to pay a percentage of the value to 21 different owners. In the last three years we have completed the renovations and have now a premier tourist rental property.

From the extra large balconies (400 sq. ft.) we have a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains, lush green river valley below and well cultivated lands in the vicinity. Sounds of water rushing and birds singing is the norm throughout the day and at night you could see the milky way and all its stars due to the clear atmosphere that is delightful to breathe in.

Thanks for the assistance -The penthouse unit -is 650 sq. ft, ceramic flooring in the kitchen and dining room, parquet flooring in the bedroom, cathedral wood ceiling heavy exposed wood joists, wood trim throughout, extra large shower.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be over 25 years of age...moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • all tiled floor and walls, vanity, toilet, and extra large shower 4 feet by 4 feet...moreless

Entertainment

  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    seats up to 4 people, extra chairs available...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Linens Provided:

    Queen Size sheets provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    next door at owners dwelling...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    regular coffee maker and expresso maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden:

    many outdoor gardens with fruit and vegetables pick your own when in season...moreless

Building Type

  • Villa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
4 night min stay
€80
€560 €1,800
Autumn
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015
4 night min stay
€70
€490 €1,500
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
€70
€490 €1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee €50
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

200 Euro Refundable Damage Deposit is required at check in


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Last updated: 07/08/2015
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Location

125 Miles
Nearest Airport
Leonardo Di Vinci Airport (Fiumicino) Rome
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Sulmona
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Autostrada
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pescara, on the Adriatic Sea

Car: Not Necessary

Horse drawn carriage trips for 4 along a river valley

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Immigrated to Canada in the late 1950's with my parents as a nine year old boy, grew up in Toronto where I had my schooling, got married and started my career. Moved out west to Calgary, Alberta in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in 1977. Started a new career in Real Estate Developer and Property managing that is still ongoing. In 1997 returned to Italy after 39 years, memories of my birthplace, its peaceful tranquility, and sense of home led me to invest in my home village (Campo di Fano) with a population of 300 relatives of mine. I invite you to come and share my piece of paradise.

Why the Owner Chose Sulmona:
I Thank the good Lord for giving me the opportunity to do a feel good project from my heart. Peaceful setting surrounded by Olive groves, vineyards, mountains and rivers, it was the place of my birth and I felt that I had to somehow set my roots here again in a village where we are all related and you are welcomed with open arms.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
I have purchased over 60 Acres of land that we are now clearing and planting a vineyard, assorted fruit trees from peaches to kiwi fruit. Wide varieties of rose bushes and countless of other flowering plants, bushes and shrubs. Most of all socializing with the many relatives that I am surrounded with in our village. Come and be part of this setting with me.


Contact us

Speaks: english, italian

 

Photos

  • Main Front road elevation

    Main Front road elevation

  • Penthouse Suite Living Room

    Penthouse Suite Living Room

  • West view showing pond and main road and house

    West view showing pond and main road and house

  • aerial -rear of property, parking with car ports and river valley in foreground

    aerial -rear of property, parking with car ports and river valley in foreground

  • procession of local festival

    procession of local festival

  • Patron saints being carried in procession in front of villas

    Patron saints being carried in procession in front of villas

  • Interior staircase to penthouse suites

    Interior staircase to penthouse suites

  • rear balconies up to 400 sq. ft. each

    rear balconies up to 400 sq. ft. each

  • Villas with front view with rose of sharon in foreground

    Villas with front view with rose of sharon in foreground

  • new staircase in south garden with villas in background

    new staircase in south garden with villas in background

  • surrounding homes and main road to Sulmona (3km) away

    surrounding homes and main road to Sulmona (3km) away

  • mountain and valley view from balconies

    mountain and valley view from balconies

  • Penthouse Suite Kitchen

    Penthouse Suite Kitchen

  • Penthouse suite bedroom

    Penthouse suite bedroom

  • aerial property and surrounding homes and parking lot with car ports

    aerial property and surrounding homes and parking lot with car ports

  • Giamia flyer, in balcony sitting our first guests in 2009 grand opening

    Giamia flyer, in balcony sitting our first guests in 2009 grand opening

  • local festival and its marching band in front of Villas

    local festival and its marching band in front of Villas

  • Local villagers in procession in front of villas

    Local villagers in procession in front of villas

  • east view front of villas

    east view front of villas

  • rear of villas with pond and laundry area

    rear of villas with pond and laundry area

  • Villas view from river lands below

    Villas view from river lands below

  • confetti floral arrangements in Sulmona

    confetti floral arrangements in Sulmona

  • west view of mountain and autostrada to Rome

    west view of mountain and autostrada to Rome

  • west garden and river road

    west garden and river road

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