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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: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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

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

          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

              • 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

              • Satellite / Cable:

                There is both cable and satellite TV...moreless

              • Stereo:

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

              • Radio
              • Books

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

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

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

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

                  • Seating for 4 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Telephone:

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

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        The house has air conditioning....moreless

                      • Heating:

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

                      • Linens Provided:

                        All linens are provided...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

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

                      • Internet:

                        The house has free WIFI....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Bathroom and beach towels are provided....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        The WIFI is wireless...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

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

                      • Fireplace:

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

                      • Clothes Dryer:

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

                      • Parking:

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

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Ceiling Fans

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • 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

                          • 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

                          • Oven:

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

                          • Stove:

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

                          • 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

                          • Coffee Maker:

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

                          • Pantry Items:

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

                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Patio
                          • Terrace
                          • Balcony
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Outdoor Furniture
                          • Beach Umbrellas
                          • Deck / Patio:

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

                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 7 traveler reviews
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          June & July
                          Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          €92
                          August
                          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          6 night min stay
                          €108
                          September
                          Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          €83
                          October to April
                          Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €75

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

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

                          Notes:

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

                          • Full payment will be required 4 weeks 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 and restocking (paper products, cleaning liquids, soaps) is required.

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                          Location

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

                          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.


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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 the day from the Juliette balcony

                            Greet the day from the day 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

                          €75 - €108 per night (EUR)
                          7

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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