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2 Bedroom Flat in Villa; Exclusive Private Beach, Waterfront Terrace, Wi-Fi

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The villa's terraces overlook the Mediterranean Sea.

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Villa Accetta, a comfortable getaway with an exclusive private beach on the beautiful Gulf of Gaeta, offers an excellent base for exploring south central Italy. Best of all, it's a family home, where the Accettas have lived for generations. Kiki and her family speak perfect English and Italian, and are on-site to assist you during your stay.

Perfect for a de-stressing getaway, a honeymoon, a family reunion or a writer's retreat, this waterfront apartment with terrace offers all the comforts of home along with all the romance of the Italian seacoast.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Two bedrooms (one with queen bed, one with two twins), a sofa bed in the living room, means there's plenty of space for a family or a group of friends. The two bathrooms (one with bathtub, one with shower, both with bidets) mean no waiting. A large living and dining room, a well-equipped kitchen, and an extensive terrace overlooking the sea complete the deal. The kitchen has plenty of counter space and is fully equipped for making anything from a pot of coffee to a five course meal.

PARKING:
Parking is in a secure area on the villa's property, just steps from the apartment door.

INTERNET ACCESS:
History and high technology coexist comfortably in Villa Accetta, which is built on Roman ruins, but with updated amenities including wireless Internet access and SKY TV. The villa and apartment have been painstakingly renovated with the comfort of guests in mind, and updated with 21st century luxuries.

SHOPPING:
Two supermarkets are just a few minutes walk from the villa gate. The bus stop is also near the gate and local buses take you into Gaeta or Formia for more shopping in about 10 minutes. There are also several excellent local restaurants within easy walking distance.

MEDITERRANEAN BLISS:
Guests can live La Dolce Vita with a glass of local wine or a pot of coffee on the terrace, while watching activities such as fishing, sailing, sailboarding, diving or boating in the popular Gulf of Gaeta. Just a few steps from your terrace is the villa's private beach where you can swim in the clear Mediterranean waters, lie in the sun or enjoy the shade of an umbrella. Panoramic views of the medieval city of Gaeta float across the bay; on a clear day you can see Vesuvius, and the islands of Capri and Ischia in the distance.

TRANSPORTATION:
City buses stop near the villa's gate about every 15 minutes, and take you into the heart of Old Gaeta or Formia in just minutes. The train station is only a 10 minute bus or taxi ride from the villa, and trains will take you to the heart of Rome or Naples in under an hour.

BASE FOR EXPLORATION:
Located halfway between Rome and Naples, the villa is also just an hour or so by train from Pompeii, or Herculaneum, or Capri, or the Amalfi coast, or the Abruzzi mountain ski slopes, or from the classical opera house of Teatro San Carlo in Naples. Driving directions are available, if you rent a car at the airport, or we can arrange to pick you up. We also can arrange day trips with several drivers who work with us.

MORE THAN TWO MILLENNIA OF HISTORY:
If ancient ruins are of interest, Gaeta and the surrounding area have been occupied for nearly three millennia, most spectacularly by the patrician Roman elite who built their villas on the sea 2000 years ago. Ample remains of the ruins can be found right below the terraces of Villa Accetta, as the villa sits above Artacia Fons, the fresh-water spring mentioned by Virgil as the place where Aeneas found fresh water after months at sea. Sites and museums are plentiful along the coast, from Sperlonga to Gaeta and Formia and south to Minturno and Cumae, each of which can be reached by local bus.

FAMILY GATHERINGS
Family groups can vacation together yet enjoy separate accommodations. Visitors can relax on the terrace or swim in the warm, clear Mediterranean from the private beach, or explore the ancient ruins that dot the landscape.Formia, Sperlonga and beyond.

EAT, DRINK, ENJOY
Dozens of splendid restaurants in Gaeta or Formia offer seafood caught that afternoon, and served to you the same night. The local specialty is a unique, two crusted pizza called tiella. Fresh mozzarella di buffalo is available in many of the marketplaces, and is served in most of the restaurants. Gaeta has an outdoor market on Wednesday's and Formia's is on Thursday, where fresh vegetables, artisan cheeses, olives and olive oil are available.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef

Suitability

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

    No smoking in apartments....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Cot or additional child bed available...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Available if requested...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Private beach, kayaks, umbrella tables and chairs on beach, beach towels, shaded terrace tables and chairs....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    The private beach lies between the villa and a small promontory that used to be part of a Roman fish farm more than two millennia ago....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The silvery slopes of the Aurunci Mountain range, covered with wild sage and olive trees, tower above the villa....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Gaze out onto the blue Mediterranean, with glimpses of the Islands of Ischia and Capri in the distance, along with the tip of Mount Vesuvius....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Clothes drying rack can be set up on the large terrace to dry clothes in an ecologically sound method....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed and bath linens provided, changed weekly; beach towels as needed....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with couch, chairs, coffee table, television, desk, and spectacular views of the sea....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Villa Accetta has a large private parking area on the property....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    European washer and spin dryer. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    More pots, pans and utensils than you will ever need to prepare anything from a cup of espresso to a four course Italian meal....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough dishes, glasses, cups and saucers for six or more people. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Stove, oven, microwave and refrigerator. Sink and plenty of counter and cabinet space....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    A huge terracotta-tiled and flower lined terrace overlooking the sea with a table for six under a retractable sun shade....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Tropical palms and bougainvillea line the lush garden, where guests can spend peaceful moments....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid
May 2 - Jun 26, 2015
3 night min stay
€150
€1,000 €3,000
High
Jun 27 - Jul 31, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,500 €4,500
Peak
Aug 1 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,800 €5,400
Mid-fall
Aug 29 - Oct 30, 2015
3 night min stay
€150
€1,000 €3,000
Low
Oct 31 - Feb 26, 2016
3 night min stay
€100
€600 €1,800
Spring 2016
Feb 27 - Apr 29, 2016
3 night min stay
€125
€700 €2,100
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €200
  • Cleaning fee €70
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Payment of 15 percent to booking manager to confirm booking. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Security fee and cleaning fee paid upon arrival


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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
ROME
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
On Vindicio Beach
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Formia
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Formia
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pizzeria
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Abruzzi Ski area

Car: Not Necessary

Exploring ancient ruins, photographing medieval city, ferries to Mediterranean Islands.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1900

About: My family has owned this villa for generations, and a few years ago we split it into apartments to share with guests. I enjoy sharing the history of the villa and the area with our guests, and am pleased to meet people from around the world. Because we have lived in Gaeta for generations, we have connections with restaurant owners, taxi drivers and others who can help to make your stay very enjoyable.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Sitting on the terrace gazing over the Gulf of Gaeta offers me a serenity unmatched by any other place. The mixture of old and new makes the Villa a perfect place to live and visit. The ancient foundations of Villa Accetta give me a sense of timelessness, and yet the villa is filled with modern conveniences, from washing machines to Wi-Fi, making it even more comfortable for me and my visitors.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian

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Photos

  • The villa's terraces overlook the Mediterranean Sea.

    The villa's terraces overlook the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Sailboats dot the bay between the villa and the medieval city of Gaeta

    Sailboats dot the bay between the villa and the medieval city of Gaeta

  • The view from the french doors in the living room includes the bay and Gaeta.

    The view from the french doors in the living room includes the bay and Gaeta.

  • Postcards and information about the area are available in the apartment.

    Postcards and information about the area are available in the apartment.

  • Cabinets hold sufficient equipment to make a cup of coffee or a full meal

    Cabinets hold sufficient equipment to make a cup of coffee or a full meal

  • Dine inside or outside on the terrace.

    Dine inside or outside on the terrace.

  • Built in wardrobes supply ample storage.

    Built in wardrobes supply ample storage.

  • Sparkling Italian tiles decorate the two bathrooms.

    Sparkling Italian tiles decorate the two bathrooms.

  • Sun rises over distant Vesuvius.

    Sun rises over distant Vesuvius.

  • The back of the villa faces the entrance from the street.

    The back of the villa faces the entrance from the street.

  • The Turk's Grotto on Split Mountain in nearby Gaeta

    The Turk's Grotto on Split Mountain in nearby Gaeta

  • The whitewashed walls of the cliff-top town of Sperlonga make a great day trip

    The whitewashed walls of the cliff-top town of Sperlonga make a great day trip

  • Bright bougainvillea climbs the terrace overlooking the sea.

    Bright bougainvillea climbs the terrace overlooking the sea.

  • Comfortable seating in the cool, tiled living room for watching TV or the sea.

    Comfortable seating in the cool, tiled living room for watching TV or the sea.

  • Ample counter space, a stove, microwave and fridge fill the spacious kitchen.

    Ample counter space, a stove, microwave and fridge fill the spacious kitchen.

  • The private entrance leads to the tiled terrace (right) and the living room.

    The private entrance leads to the tiled terrace (right) and the living room.

  • A queen sized bed with colorful linens in bedroom No. 1.

    A queen sized bed with colorful linens in bedroom No. 1.

  • Twin beds and cool tiles adorn bedroom No. 2.

    Twin beds and cool tiles adorn bedroom No. 2.

  • Umbrellas line the private beach adjacent to the villa.

    Umbrellas line the private beach adjacent to the villa.

  • Ancient Roman walls with distinctive diamond shape form the villa foundations.

    Ancient Roman walls with distinctive diamond shape form the villa foundations.

  • The medieval walls and gates mark the entry to Gaeta Antica.

    The medieval walls and gates mark the entry to Gaeta Antica.

  • Sperlonga's whitewashed stairways and charming views are worth a visit.

    Sperlonga's whitewashed stairways and charming views are worth a visit.

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Speaks: english, french, italian
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