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An Ideal Home for Families or Groups of Friends - Near Rome

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The house: the ground floor is for guests


Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Ariccia apartment description


THE APARTMENT is on the ground floor of a villa with a spacious front garden and easy parking.
The house is just outside the town of ARICCIA, in the heart of the ‘CASTELLI ROMANI'.
It’s 20 Km from ROME, 4 Km from LAKE ALBANO, 3 Km from CASTEL GANDOLFO (The Pope’s summer residence) and 20 Km from the SEA.
The owners live on the upper floor, which has a separate entrance, and they use a different part of the garden.
The property is fenced.
The apartment is 110 square meters and has 2 double bedrooms, 2 connecting living rooms, 1 bathroom with a shower, a kitchen and an entry hall.
In one of the living rooms there are another 2 foldable beds. Thus, the apartment can host 6 people comfortably.

The house is very ventilated, so there is no need for air-conditioning in summer.

The garden, shaded by a big Cedar and maritime pines, is equipped with a table, chairs and barbeque. It’s ideal for enjoying the afternoon breeze and having outdoor dinners.
There is a swing attached to the Cedar that delighted kids and at times… adults too!

Our house is ideal for families with children and grandparents or for groups of friends. It can be the perfect place where to relax and take it easy or a place from where to head off for daily excursions to Rome or the many sites of archeological, historical and natural beauty in the area.

ROME is 20 Km away: with a half hour drive you can reach the metro ‘A’ terminus (Anagnina) or, much more comfortably, you can take the train from CECCHINA (1 Km from our house) and in 35 minutes you’ll be in the centre of ROMA, the centre of the ‘eternal city’!


THE CLIMATE is fantastic in the area of the CASTELLI ROMANI.
In the summer period, the hottest days can reach 32-33 degrees and at night there is always a light breeze that makes you soon forget the day’s heat.
The months of SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER and NOVEMBER, are ideal for visiting the Castelli Romani: there are numerous local festivities with a wide variety of characteristic gastronomic specialties, but, above all, the climate is optimal and the days are perfect for local sightseeing or a trip to ROME.

ARICCIA is on the western slopes of the ‘Castelli Romani’ and this renders its climate particularly mild and dry.

In winter the temperature never drops below 0 degrees and there are rarely more than 2 or 3 consecutive days of bad weather.

In our garden, the MIMOSA flowers in JANUARY ….

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet



          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • CD Player
          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • Books For Kids
          • Toys
          • Ping Pong Table


          • Family
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Water Parks
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Leisure Activities

          • Scenic Drives
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Walking
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding

          local services and businesses

              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Resort
              • Town
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Climbing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Activities Guide
                  • Firewood
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Fax
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Fireplace
                  • Parking
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Mini Refrigerator
                  • Pantry Items


                  • Bicycles
                  • Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Barbecue
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached


                          Write a review 4.6
                          from 7 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          August - September
                          Aug 25 - Sep 23, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          €500 €1,700
                          Sep 24 - Nov 3, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          €80 €85
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €500 €1,500
                          Nov 4 - Dec 19, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          €450 €1,500
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit €150
                          • No additional mandatory fees
                          • Taxes Not included


                          -The rates are for 4 adults people.

                          -Discounts for longer periods.

                          -There are no additional costs.

                          -Payment must be made upon arrival.

                          -It must be in cash.

                          -The deposit will be deducted from the amount agreed.

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                          Last updated: 07/15/2014
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                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
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                          15 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          50 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          16 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          A1 -GRA-
                          20 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          0.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Car: Necessary

                          ARICCIA, 'CASTELLI ROMANI':

                          Ariccia is one of the towns of the ‘Castelli Romani’. Coming from Rome the town is after Albano on Via Appia. It is entered by going over an impressive monumental bridge.

                          It has ancient origins (4th/5th Century BC) and is full of history and archeological remains, like all the sites in the area.

                          It also has some unique features that make it famous:

                          -The Chigi Palace (1600) is a rare example of a baroque dwelling preserved in its original state throughout the centuries.

                          -“Porchetta”: stuffed oven baked pork.

                          -“Fraschette”: popular restaurants where, at a very good price, you can taste the typical cuisine from the ‘Castelli’, and in particular ‘Porchetta’; all in a very jovial atmosphere.

                          Ariccia is in the heart of the Castelli Romani. Behind it there are two lakes: LAKE ALBANO (3 Km away) and LAKE NEMI (2 Km away). It faces the sea of Tor San Lorenzo, Marina di Ardea and Torvaianica, which are 20 Km away.

                          LAKE ALBANO, of Volcanic origins, is very well equipped for tourism with restaurants, serviced beaches and swimming areas.

                          PLACES IN THE AREA:

                          Within an hour’s drive there are an infinite amount of places to visit.

                          Scenic and historical:

                          All the towns of the ‘CASTELLI ROMANI’, including:

                          -CASTEL GANDOLFO, the Pope’s summer residence, where it is possible to join the congregation in saying the Angelus within the papal palace, by simply arriving half an hour early.

                          -NEMI, a small and gracious village, above the eponymously named lake, which is famous for its strawberries.

                          -FRASCATI, ROCCA DI PAPA, MARINO, GROTTAFERRATA, MONTE PORZIO are all places where history, architecture and scenery merge, making them incredibly fascinating places.

                          The sea:

                          The nearest coastline is MARINA DI ARDEA, TOR SAN LORENZO, TORVAIANICA e LADISPOLI.

                          They have long beaches with clean water. They are all within a thirty minute drive from our dwelling.

                          There are also TERRACINA, SPERLONGA and SAN FELICE CIRCEO which are slightly further away (about an hour’s drive). However, the crystal clear water of that coastline and the particular beauty of those towns completely justify making the hour long trip.


                          With an hour’s drive you can easily reach places that are famous the world over for their uniqueness: VILLA d’ESTE in TIVOLI, VILLA ADRIANA, ANCIENT OSTIA..…


                          ZOOMARINE is to be found at Torvaianica and in Rome there is the ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN: places that are particularly appealing for children.

                          In Valmontone, less than an hour by car, there’s the new RAINBOW amusement park.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1984

                          About the owner: Our names are GIUSEPPE and MICHELA. We’re both over 60 years old, have been married for 37 years and have a large family. I, Giuseppe, speak English quite well and Michela speaks French quite well; otherwise, our children give us a hand. Paola, who has a degree in Art History, knows Spanish and Giorgio, who is studying Philosophy, has recently lived a year in Heidelberg, Germany, with the ‘Erasmus’ program and knows a little German. We’ve lived in this house since 1984, having inherited it from Michela’s parents. It’s very big and from when our first children left home it has started to feel empty. From this situation the idea of creating a ‘holiday home’ was born, because a big house is beautiful but there are many maintenance expenses and it stays beautiful and has a purpose only if it is lived.

                          Why the Owner Chose Ariccia:
                          The APARTMENT in our house is well furnished, with spacious rooms, two connected living rooms and a large entry hall. It has a large front garden with big trees. It has space that other, more modern and equipped, holiday homes don’t have. It’s a normal, spacious home that has all the essential commodities for the modern way of living. However, it has a minimalist style that renders your stay carefree even in the presence of children, without the worry of damaging something. We owners live on the upper floor, we have our own entrance and a separate part of the garden, leaving our guests in complete privacy. However, our presence can be useful in case of problems or difficulties, which are always possible!

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          IN SHORT, the main appeal of our house is, in the words of one of our clients :'EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY' (Dino G. Canada, 10/2011).

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                          Speaks: french, german, italian, spanish, english



                          • The house: the ground floor is for guests

                            The house: the ground floor is for guests

                          • the garden for guests

                            the garden for guests

                          • The high part of the garden

                            The high part of the garden

                          • The garden in April

                            The garden in April

                          • Living room and dining room

                            Living room and dining room

                          • Dining room and living room

                            Dining room and living room

                          • Double bed room

                            Double bed room

                          • Kitchen


                          • Bathroom


                          • AERIAL VIEW OF THE AREA

                            AERIAL VIEW OF THE AREA

                          • Rocca di Papa

                            Rocca di Papa

                          • Ariccia coming from the bridge

                            Ariccia coming from the bridge

                          • The garden for guests

                            The garden for guests

                          • The sea as seen from the garden

                            The sea as seen from the garden

                          • The mimosas bloom in late January

                            The mimosas bloom in late January

                          • Looking out from the bedroom in November

                            Looking out from the bedroom in November

                          • Dining room

                            Dining room

                          • Living room

                            Living room

                          • Double room (two single beds or double bed)

                            Double room (two single beds or double bed)

                          • Living room with 2 beds opened

                            Living room with 2 beds opened

                          • The shower in the bathroom

                            The shower in the bathroom

                          • Ariccia in a sunset of December

                            Ariccia in a sunset of December

                          • Albano lake with Castel Gandolfo and Rome

                            Albano lake with Castel Gandolfo and Rome

                          • Nemi with its lake

                            Nemi with its lake

                          €75 - €85 per night (EUR)

                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 07/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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