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Where Modern Luxury Meets Old-World Charm—and Only Minutes from the Beach!

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The open concept living room & kitchen is perfect for enjoying a fireside meal

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Last updated: 04/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Rocca San Giovanni house description

Nestled into the historic seaside village of Rocca San Giovanni, Casa Bramare boasts both modern amenities and all the charm you’d expect from a century-old home. The house was completely renovated in 2010 to create an open, airy feel and a sleek aesthetic. At the same time, you’ll find hints of its storied past in the vaulted brick ceilings and prime location within the village piazza.

We’ve gone all out to make sure Casa Bramare provides the utmost in luxury and comfort. The master bedroom features a European queen bed and Juliet balcony, while the second bedroom includes a European double bed, ample storage, and easy access to the terrace. One of the two full bathrooms features a walk-in shower, and the other, a deep soaker tub, both with heated towel racks. The house also includes a fully equipped kitchen with gas stove and convection oven, a washing machine, a cozy fireplace, two flat-screen TVs, a DVD player, and an iPod docking station. Our delightful, hands-on property manager is also on call throughout your stay. It’s like having a boutique hotel all to yourself!

One of the smaller villages on the Adriatic coastline, Rocca San Giovanni has been voted one of Italy’s most beautiful villages for its old world charm. Just outside Casa Bramare’s door, you'll find the heart of a village untouched by time. There’s always something going on in the historic piazza, whether it’s a jazz festival, community potluck, or the annual food and wine extravaganza. The local markettas stock everything you need to make a five-star meal at home, but there are plenty of exceptional restaurants in the surrounding area as well.

When it comes to access, Casa Bramare couldn't be better situated. The pristine local beaches have won several distinctions, including the Bandiere Blu and the First Beach of Abruzzo award in 2012. The Italian Apennine Mountain Chain (Gran Sasso d`Italia and the Majella Mountains) are less than an hour away, and a day trip to nearby Lake Bomba is a must for anyone who loves water sports. Casa Bramare is also only 30 minutes south of the Abruzzo International Airport in Pescara, making airport transportation a breeze.

Once you've stayed at Casa Bramare, you'll long to visit us again. This one-of-a-kind house books up fast—contact us today to reserve your dates!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    170cm x 190 cm...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    120cm x 190cm...moreless

  • The master bedroom is a calming oasis with a large queen size bed (170 cm x 190 cm), high end mattress, designer bedding, lighting with dimming options, a whisper quiet Italian designer fan, plush pillows for added comfort while watching the flat screen HD TV. Or enjoy the calming view of the parketta from the Juliette balcony. There are plenty of storage options with the taller then average wardrobes and the dresser. The second bedroom has a roomy double bed (120 cm x 190 cm) with a quality mattress and sleek linens . There is access to the upper terrace, where one can overlook the medieval walk way and the lush valley below....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, bidet

    Has a skylight and a heated towel racks....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

    Has a washing machine and a heated towel racks....moreless

  • The main floor washroom has a walk-in shower, toilet, bidet, heat towel racks and plush towels. In addition, it has a washing machine. Clothes can be dried using the clothing rack and attaching it over the Juliette balcony. Delicate items can be dried using the rack over the washing machine. The second floor bathroom has a deep contoured soaked tub, complete with a hand held nozzle, toilet, bidet, heated towel racks, a skylight and plush towels. A hair dryer is located in the cabinet....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The stairs are an open concept (e.g. treads with no risers) and therefore may not be suitable for young children. Depending upon the nature of the infirmity, the house may not be suitable for guests requiring ground floor sleeping arrangements. There is free parking available in the Municipal parking lot located across the piazza from the house. In addition, there is free parking located on the street to the right side of the house....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is both cable and satellite TV...moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is a stereo complete with an iPhone docking station...moreless

  • Television:

    There are two Flat Screen TVs; one in the living room and one in the master bedroom. The living room TV is equipped with Apple TV for those with an iTunes account....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ski In/Ski Out
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining area has clear acrylic comfortable dining chairs, set in front of a large fire place....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    The house has air conditioning....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    There is a clothing rack, which fits over the Juliette balcony for the drying of clothes....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    There is a large fireplace in the kitchen, perfect for those romantic meals....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The house has radiant heaters all controlled centrally....moreless

  • Internet:

    The house has free WIFI....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room has a Samsung Flat TV, complete with cable TV and Apple TV. There is also a stereo complete is iPhone docking station...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Free parking is available in the village parking lot or free street parking around the side of the house is available....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Free parking is available in the village parking lot...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone:

    There is a land line telephone for local calls only ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bathroom and beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    A washing machine is located in the main floor washroom....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    The WIFI is wireless...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a stove-top espresso maker and an American percolator....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    The kitchen is chock full of white dishes in a variety of sizes, all perfect for showcasing your meals. There is more then enough cutlery to satisfy even the fussiest of chefs....moreless

  • Freezer:

    The Hair freezer has 3 large bins for storing your frozen items. In addition is has a number of American style ice cube trays....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is equipped with a stainless steel gas stove-top, combination gas & convection oven, and full-size Hair fridge. It is fully equipped with pots, pans, dishes and cutlery for entertaining....moreless

  • Oven:

    The oven is a Zanussi combination gas and convection oven, perfect for making beautiful meals....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    The pantry is stocked with condiments, sugar, flour, tea and coffee. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    The full-size Hair fridge conveniently has the fridge on top and the freeze on the bottom. A wine/beer rack can be pulled down to chill your bottles to a perfect temperature....moreless

  • Stove:

    The stove is a 4 burner Zanussi gas stove top with a glass cover....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a patio at the entrance....moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 11 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
October to April
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay
€67
€467
May
May 1 - May 31, 2015
4 night min stay
€83
€584
June & July
Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2015
4 night min stay
€92
€642
August
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
5 night min stay
€108
€759
September
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
4 night min stay
€83
€584

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €200
  • Cleaning €80
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

• A prepayment of 25% of the Total Rental Free is required upon booking, via PayPal.

• Full payment is required 45 days before arrival date, via PayPal.

• A damage deposit of €200 will be charged and will be returned once Property Manager approves, condition.

• A €80 charge for cleaning & restocking (paper products, cleaning supplies) is required.

• Please note prices are subject to change


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Pescara
Rocca San Giovanni
Nearest Barpub
Across the street from the house
45 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Pescara
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
Miglianico
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Fossacesia
9 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Lanciano autostrada adriatica
Rocca San Giovanni
Nearest Restaurant
In town
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Passo Lanciano
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Fossacesia

Car: Necessary

Quaint, authentic, village, medieval, pizza, food, wine, olive oil, pasta, festivals, fresh seafood, historic, beach, bars, jazz festival, weddings, safe, family oriented, friendly, rural, welcoming, comfortable, skiing, cycling, agro tourisma, green vacation, GLBT friendly.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: I'm an easy going person who loves to travel, meet new people, learn new languages and experience different things. My passion is food, music, the arts and entertaining. Forget the hotels, my favorite way to travel is to rent flats within my destinations so that I can experience the culture and lifestyle to the fullest degree. There is nothing finer then going to the local markets, buying fresh food and trying to duplicate the delicious meals I’ve appreciated in the local restaurants. I also love the beach! It's so relaxing and in a way magical the way the sights and sounds of the water soothe the soul. So its no coincidence why the home is located near the beach.

Why the Owner Chose Rocca San Giovanni:
I love Italy! I wanted to be close to the beach but also enjoy village life, where I would know the shopkeepers by name (Angelo, Nicola, Frank.....), and have my favorite coffee ready at the bar once the barista (Victoria) saw me crossing the piazza! For me it had to be the 'Costa dei Trabocchi (the Trabocci coastline) of Abruzzo, with the sea in front of you and the mountains behind. It's central location meant that I would never be too far away too explore all that Italy has to offer.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I fell in love with it the moment I opened the door, from the exposed brick vaulted ceilings, the deep set fire place, the Juliette balcony and terraces to the two bathrooms with bidets and towel heated towel racks! And then there is the village, Rocca San Giovanni and it's people. Kind, helpful and welcoming. There is something special walking through a village where time seems to have stood still, its refreshing and inspirational.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Italian

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Photos

  • The open concept living room & kitchen is perfect for enjoying a fireside meal

    The open concept living room & kitchen is perfect for enjoying a fireside meal

  • The vaulted brick ceiling & pillar is original to this century old property

    The vaulted brick ceiling & pillar is original to this century old property

  • Clean, crisp, bright visual lines

    Clean, crisp, bright visual lines

  • Greet the day from from the Juliette balcony

    Greet the day from from the Juliette balcony

  • A bright, well appointed second bedroom awaits

    A bright, well appointed second bedroom awaits

  • Relax and unwind in the upper floor washroom's soaker tub

    Relax and unwind in the upper floor washroom's soaker tub

  • Main floor w/c also has a washing machine

    Main floor w/c also has a washing machine

  • The traditional yellow & green exterior showcases the various patios/balconies.

    The traditional yellow & green exterior showcases the various patios/balconies.

  • The piazza - during the summer it hosts many concerts and events.

    The piazza - during the summer it hosts many concerts and events.

  • Night time in the piazza...come join the locals for a chat

    Night time in the piazza...come join the locals for a chat

  • The upper walkway on the medieval wall built in the 1200's

    The upper walkway on the medieval wall built in the 1200's

  • The shoreline from the Abbey of Rocca San Giovanni in Venere

    The shoreline from the Abbey of Rocca San Giovanni in Venere

  • A beautiful blend of old world charm meeting modern appointments

    A beautiful blend of old world charm meeting modern appointments

  • Listen to music on the stereo, TV, Apple TV or create your own on the guitar

    Listen to music on the stereo, TV, Apple TV or create your own on the guitar

  • Lounge in bed, read a book or watch TV in the master retreat

    Lounge in bed, read a book or watch TV in the master retreat

  • A modern minimalist approach has been taken to create a calming retreat

    A modern minimalist approach has been taken to create a calming retreat

  • The upper floor washroom sparkles with spa-like appeal

    The upper floor washroom sparkles with spa-like appeal

  • Main floor w/c complete with toilet, bidet, shower, and lots of storage

    Main floor w/c complete with toilet, bidet, shower, and lots of storage

  • The welcoming front patio is a perfect place to enjoy one of the regions wines

    The welcoming front patio is a perfect place to enjoy one of the regions wines

  • Entrance patio is spacious and shaded from the sun

    Entrance patio is spacious and shaded from the sun

  • Bar Vittoria great for morning espresso and evening drinks.

    Bar Vittoria great for morning espresso and evening drinks.

  • A night time stroll through the streets of Rocca San Giovanni

    A night time stroll through the streets of Rocca San Giovanni

  • Sunset setting over the 'Costa dei Trabocchi' at Rocca San Giovanni.

    Sunset setting over the 'Costa dei Trabocchi' at Rocca San Giovanni.

  • The floor plan highlights Casa Bramare's two level living spaces

    The floor plan highlights Casa Bramare's two level living spaces

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Italian
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/01/2015
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