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Rome Countryside Villa: Pool, Weddings, Cooking School, Sauna, Tennis

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Palombara Sabina villa description

Villa La Tartaruga Sabina offers more than a simple vacation. It offers a unique experience: the best of the countryside, the city and the Italian tradition in one location: convenient railway links and easy auto routes to ROME make it possible to combine the rustic tranquility of a magical landscape with the excitement of the Eternal City.

The family who owns the Villa has always nurtured and shared the pleasure of gathering with friends in the countryside for the family's most important festive occasions. It is in this tradition that the Villa was created.

WEDDING PACKAGES: the Villa organizes wedding receptions and offers wedding packages for those looking for a special wedding overseas.

COOKING SCHOOL / CULINARY VACATIONS: starting in 2015, the Villa will offer cooking school/culinary vacation packages for most of the year, which will include daily meals, professional cooking classes, food-related excursions etc.

CATERED MEALS & PIZZA EVENTS: Catered meals can be arranged upon request. The Villa also organizes pizza events, with a pizza chef cooking pizzas in the Villa's outdoor wood-fired oven.

EXTRA BEDS: 5-6 extra beds can be added in the Villa + 30-40 beds available at next door Agriturismo.

Villa La Tartaruga Sabina is a rare find!

For further details, please visit the Villa’s website: www.latartarugasabina.com or contact the owner.

VILLA GARDEN: Villa La Tartaruga Sabina is situated in a lush 2-hectare garden surrounded by hundred-year-old olive groves, cypresses, cedars, orange, cherry, and lemon trees as well as a wide range of flowers. Outside the fenced garden, there are 24 hectares of open field.
There is a covered terrace with several tables, chairs, and seating arrangements with couches. Within the landscaped garden is a gazebo with a table and chairs as well as a barbecue and wood-burning oven. There is a large swimming pool (20m x 10m) and private pool house with showers and a sauna. The pool is FENCED (photos were taking prior to fencing it).

Access to the villa is via a paved road three kilometers from the main road of Salaria and parking is available within the property grounds.

INTERIORS (800m2): The interior provides an atmosphere of art, culture, and appreciation for the finest that modern design has to offer, both stimulating the intellect and giving pause to reflect and relax in an environment made warm by the richness and elegance of its design details. The spacious living room has couches, a fireplace, satellite TV, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows that look onto the gardens. There is a separate dining room and the kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, microwave, and dishwasher. On the ground floor a beautiful windowed gallery leads to a separate suite of three bedrooms that offers direct access to the garden. Each of these three bedrooms has a 160 cm queen-sized bed and an en-suite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower (one bathroom with shower & tub).
A beautiful wooden staircase of 12 steps leads to five comfortable bedrooms. All bedrooms are air conditioned.

In the Winter of 2015, the villa will be upgraded and we'll be offering cooking school/culinary vacation packages for most of the year, which will include daily meals, professional cooking classes, food-related excursions etc. A new big kichen will be built and all the bedrooms and bathrooms will be upgraded. Ech bedroom will have its own en-suite bathroom with shower. The two bedrooms with balcony will be upgraded to a luxury level with en-suite bathroom with shower and jacuzy.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 800 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage
      • Private Chef

      Suitability

      • Events Allowed
      • Groups
      • Children Welcome
      • Limited Accessibility:

        The villa is not perfectly handicapped accessible, please contact the owner for more information. ...moreless

      • Pets Considered

      Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23, Beds for 16-23

      • Bedroom 5: 1 double

        Air conditioned...moreless

      • Bedroom 1: 1 double

        Air conditioned...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 double

        Air conditioned...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 1 double

        Air conditioned...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 1 double

        Air conditioned...moreless

      • Bedroom 6: 1 double

        Air conditioned...moreless

      • Bedroom 7: 1 double, 1 baby crib

        Air conditioned...moreless

      • Bedroom 8: 3 twin/ single

        Air conditioned...moreless

      • The villa has 8 air-conditioned bedrooms, arranged as follows: - Ground floor: Three double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom with shower (each double bed can split into two single beds). - First floor: Two double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom with bath tube/shower & balcony. One double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower (double bed can split into two single beds). Two bedrooms with a shared bathroom with shower (one bedroom with double bed that can split into two singles and one bedroom with two or three single beds or double + single)The villa sleeps 16 people. Up to 6-7 extra single beds can be added at the price of €200 per bed per week. In 2015 all bedrooms and bathrooms will be upgraded. Ech bedroom will have its own en-suite bathroom with shower. The two bedrooms with balcony will be upgraded to a luxury level with en-suite bathroom with shower and jacuzy. ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

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

        Bath Tube + Shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

        Bath Tube + Shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

        Bath Tube + Shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

        Bath Tube + Shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

        Only Shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 6: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

        Only Shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

        Only Shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 8: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

        Only Shower...moreless

      • In 2015 all bedrooms and bathrooms will be upgraded. Ech bedroom will have its own en-suite bathroom with shower. The two bedrooms with balcony will be upgraded to a luxury level with en-suite bathroom with shower and jacuzy. ...moreless

      Other Amenities

          • INDOOR AMENITIES: All bedrooms are air conditioned, grand piano, satellite TV, DVD player, Bose Stereo (CD, Radio, MP3), wireless internet connection, fax machine (upon request), oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer. OUTDOOR AMENITIES: Huge private swimming pool 20x10x1.5-3 mt (usable depending on the weather, approximately from May until September), pool house, tennis court, tennis table, barbecue, outdoor wood-burning oven, sauna, lawn bowling (bocce ball), private parking. CATERED MEALS & PIZZA EVENTS: Catered meals can be arranged at the Villa upon request. The Villa can also organize pizza events with a great pizza chef making pizzas in the Villa's outdoor wood-burning oven....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Piano
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo:

            Bose stereo; I-pod/I-Pad compatible....moreless

          • Television
          • Toys

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Farm Holidays
          • Luxury
          • Rustic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Museums
          • Pond
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Theme Parks
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Rural
          • Town
          • Village

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Swimming
          • Tennis

          Dining

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 25 people

          General

          • Activities Guide
          • Air Conditioning:

            All bedrooms are air conditioned....moreless

          • Basic Soaps
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Tennis, Ping Pong, weight equipment....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Central heating available upon request, € 50 per day; generally, in the Rome area heating is used starting end of October until March/Mid April depending on the weather and guests’ preferences....moreless

          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Local Activities Guide
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Shampoo
          • Sunbed
          • Telephone:

            Available for emergency calls....moreless

          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Garbage Disposal
          • Grill
          • Kitchen:

            In 2015 a new big kitchen will be build to offer cooking classes. The new kitchen will be available to the guests. ...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            Wine & home-made olive oil available for sale....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Barbecue
          • Deck / Patio
          • Golf:

            30 min drive....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Furniture
          • Outdoor Grill:

            Outdoor BBC + outdoor wood-fired oven....moreless

          • Patio
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Porch Furniture
          • Tennis:

            Resin surface. Not in good conditions as it is very old; it has a few cracks but people still use it all the time. Next door agriturismo has a brand-new tennis/soccer court available at a charge....moreless

          • Tennis Court
          • Terrace
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

          Pool / Spa

          • Outdoor Pool
          • Private Pool:

            Big (18 x 9 meters) one half deeper than 3 meters (more than 9 feet). The pool is fenced (photos were taken prior to fencing). It is not heated. People from cold regions have used April-October. ...moreless

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
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                  Medium Season
                  Apr 4 - Jun 19, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €4,455
                  High Season - July-August
                  Jun 20 - Aug 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €7,455
                  Medium Season
                  Aug 29 - Oct 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €4,727
                  Low Season
                  Oct 31 - Nov 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,909
                  Low Season
                  Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,273
                  Medium Season
                  Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
                  7 night min stay

                  €4,091

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • OfflineRDD €600
                  • No additional mandatory fees
                  • VAT Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  PRICE IS ALL-INCLUSIVE (rental, utilities, final cleaning)

                  Upon request:

                  - Extra single beds (max 5): €200/bed per week

                  - Maid service: €15/hr

                  - Catered meals; wood-fired oven pizza

                  - Cooking classes


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                  Location

                  65 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Fiumicino / Ciampino
                  1 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Strada della Neve
                  105 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Civitavecchia
                  25 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Guidonia (Roma)
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Pianabella di Montelibretti
                  7 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  A1 - Fiano Romano
                  Palombara Sabina
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Next door
                  84 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ski
                  Terminillo (Rieti)
                  90 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Santa Severa / Santa Marinella

                  Car: Necessary

                  PALOMBARA SABINA is a charming Medieval town, only 40 min from ROME (by car or train). Built on a hill at the foot of a beautiful mountain and surrounded by centuries-old olive oil threes and cherry trees typical of the region, Palombara has everything tourists may need: stores, restaurants, post office, hospital, etc. Of particular interest is the town's Medieval Castle.

                  - The Villa is located in a quiet rural area only 30 minutes from ROME, by car or by train. There is a train station 3 min drive from the Villa, from where there are frequent trains to Rome City Center (30 minute ride) and Fiumicino Airport (1 hour and 15 min ride).

                  - 30 min drive from the Villa is the town of TIVOLI, famous worldwide for two of the most beautiful villas of the ancient Roman era and the Italian renaissance: Hadrian's Villa and Villa D'Este, both part of UNESCO's world heritage sites.

                  - 25 min drive from the villa is the Abbey of Farfa, an ancient marvellous Benedictine abbey of the VIII century.

                  Other Activities: Cooking school, Wine & Olive Oil Tasting

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1982

                  About: My name is Giuseppe Micheletta. I'm from Rome, from where I run my olive oil business and the Villa business. I lived 6 years in New York City. My wife, Molly, is American, from Pittsburgh, PA. We live with our two children between Rome and the countryside villa. We like to have international guests at the villa. This is my family's countryside villa. My family has always nurtured and shared the pleasure of gathering with friends in the countryside for the family's most important festive occasions. It is in this tradition that my father built the villa in the early 1980's. An inspiring work of architecture, the three-story villa was designed by Gustavo Polimeni to evoke the lines and vision of the great American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

                  Why Palombara Sabina:
                  From Rome city center it takes only thirty minutes to reach the Sabina region, where the villa is located, and discover its culture, history, and the flavors of its land. Nestled in a magical landscape, the villa is of rare beauty. For those who love tranquility, art, nature, and design, Villa La Tartaruga Sabina will provide an unforgettable vacation or event experience unlike any other.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  Countryside peace & tranquility + only 30 min from Rome (by train or car).


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, italian

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                  Photos

                  • Front of the Villa

                    Front of the Villa

                  • Patio & Pool

                    Patio & Pool

                  • Garden & Pool

                    Garden & Pool

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Studio

                    Studio

                  • Bedroom

                    Bedroom

                  • En-suite bathroom as it will be in 2015 after renovation (photo render)

                    En-suite bathroom as it will be in 2015 after renovation (photo render)

                  • Wine cellar

                    Wine cellar

                  • Sauna

                    Sauna

                  • Swimming Pool at NIght

                    Swimming Pool at NIght

                  • Villa's Cherry Trees

                    Villa's Cherry Trees

                  • Back of the Villa

                    Back of the Villa

                  • Pool

                    Pool

                  • Veranda

                    Veranda

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Bedroom

                    Bedroom

                  • Bedroom-suite as it will be in 2015 after renovation (photo render)

                    Bedroom-suite as it will be in 2015 after renovation (photo render)

                  • Our  La Cucina Sabina cooking school at the Villa

                    Our La Cucina Sabina cooking school at the Villa

                  • Tennis Court

                    Tennis Court

                  • Wood-Burning Brick Oven

                    Wood-Burning Brick Oven

                  • Wedding Reception

                    Wedding Reception

                  • Rome Countryside View

                    Rome Countryside View

                  €2,273 - €7,455 per week (EUR)
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                  8 Bedroom / 8 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 23

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