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

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
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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 (30 min) 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.

In the Winter of 2015, the villa underwent a major renovation and upgrade. A large new luxurious demonstration kitchen with multiple cook stations and new appliances has been built. The first floor with its 5 bedrooms has been completely renovated and upgraded to a luxury level. New furniture has been added.

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

CATERED MEALS & PIZZA EVENTS: Catered meals & pizza arranged upon request, with villa chef cooking pizzas in the villa's outdoor wood-fired oven.

EXTRA BEDS: 4-5 extra beds can be added in the Villa and 30+ beds available at next door Agriturismo.

COOKING SCHOOL / CULINARY VACATIONS: Cooking classes available in the large new luxurious demonstration kitchen with multiple cook stations and new appliances. Culinary vacation packages for most of the year, including daily meals, professional cooking classes, pizza lessons, meals in selected local restaurants and private Rome penthouse with stunning panoramic view, food-related excursions such as:

Olive oil tour & tasting:

Visit to an ancient Roman olive grove and a modern olive mill. Learn what the Romans knew about growing olives 2000 years ago. Sample the fine oil lotions and soaps a local artisan produces. We will have a tasting of olive oils and come to understand not just how they are made but what makes an olive oil great.

Cheese tour & tasting:

Visit to a local artisanal buffalo cheese dairy to see and learn how buffalo milk cheese is made and for a delicious tasting of fresh buffalo cheese such as mozzarella, ricotta, stracchino, provolone.

Wine tour & tasting:

Visit to a regional winery that produces some of the best wines of Lazio to see and learn how wine is made, including wine tasting.

Palombara Sabina Medieval castle guided tour:

Private tour of the castle of Palombara Sabina, a medieval town near the villa overlooking the Sabine hills and valley. This is a rare opportunity to visit the castle and museum which is not normally open to the public. The museum hosts two amazing ancient Roman statues. Take time to explore the ancient town.

Tivoli guided tour:

Visit the beautiful and ancient hilltop town of Tivoli for a guided tour of the beautiful gardens of Villa d'Este, where you will be amazed at the ancient villa, gardens and fountains.

Rome guided tour:

We discover the secrets of Ancient Rome. In a special, guided tour of the city, we visit places not normally seen by tourists, making your visit very special and unique. Experience the Rome that the ancients and locals know, with a rare combination of art, culture and history in a very full day experiencing "la dolce vita”. Optional: Dinner at a private luxurious rooftop apartment in the historic center of Rome with breathtaking view of the entire city, including the presidential palace, the Trevi Fountain and many other monuments.


Villa La Tartaruga Sabina is a rare find!


For further details, please visit the villa’s website: www.latartarugasabina.com, our cooking school website www.lacucinasabina.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 attached to it a huge new luxurious kitchen with multiple cook stations and new appliances. 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 the three bedrooms has a 200 cm king--sized bed that can split into twins and en-suite bathroom with sink, toilet, and shower.
A beautiful wooden staircase of 12 steps leads to five newly renovated bedrooms, each with 200 cm king--sized bed that can split into twins and en-suite bathroom with sink, toilet, and shower. Two of the five bedrooms upstairs are suites with en-suite bathroom with sink, toilet, shower and bathtub opening into the bedroom.

All 8 bedrooms are air conditioned and have tv. No need to miss the comforts of home!

COUNTRYSIDE & SABINA REGION: the villa is part of a 20-hectare private estate, with olive groves, cherry grove, a big pond. Staying at the villa is a great way of getting to know Sabina, the wonderful region north of Rome, a land of hills clothed with olive trees and oak woods, embraced by the Apennine Mountains and scattered with small medieval towns, castles and monasteries, rich with history, culture and nature, and only 30 minutes from the Eternal City.

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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
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

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

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

  • Pets Considered:

    Please ask owner...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking only outside....moreless

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21, Beds for 16-21

  • 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 bedrooms with king size bed, A/C and TV, arranged as follows: - Ground floor: Three bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom with shower and direct opening into the garden. - First floor: Two newly-renovated luxurious suites, each with en-suite bathroom with large shower and bath tube with folding door opening into the bedroom, private balcony. Three newly-renovated bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom with large shower. All kind size bed can split into two twins. The villa sleeps 16 people. A few extra twin beds can be added at the price of €200 per bed per week. No need to miss the comforts of home!...moreless

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, bidet

    Bath Tube + Large Shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower, bidet

    Bath Tube + Large Shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 7: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 8: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 9: toilet, bidet

    Common bathroom...moreless

  • 5 of the 8 en-suite bathrooms has just been renovated and upgraded to a luxury level....moreless

Other Amenities

  • INDOOR AMENITIES: All bedrooms have A/C and TV; grand piano, satellite TV, DVD player, Bose Stereo (CD, Radio, MP3), free 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

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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:

    Inside dining room seat up to 25 people + 3 verandas outdoor with seats for up 80 people....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 25 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms & kitchen/dining area are air conditioned....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace:

    2 fireplaces. They can be used only upon express authorization by the owner....moreless

  • 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:

    Huge living room with TV, fireplace, gran piano....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    50+ cars....moreless

  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone:

    Available for emergency calls....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WiFi available. ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Outdoor wood-fired oven....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    5 freezers available....moreless

  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    In 2015 a new big luxurious demonstration kitchen with multiple cook station and new appliances has been built to offer cooking classes. The new kitchen is available to the renters. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    4 ovens availables...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator:

    4 refrigerators available....moreless

  • 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

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
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

€2,273
Low Season
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,636
Medium Season
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

€3,455
Low Season
Jan 2 - Mar 4, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,273
Medium-Low Season
Mar 5 - Apr 1, 2016
7 night min stay

€3,182
Medium Season
Apr 2 - Apr 29, 2016
7 night min stay

€4,545
Medium-High Season
Apr 30 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

€5,455
High Season
Jul 2 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

€8,636
Medium-High Season
Aug 27 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

€5,455
Medium Season
Oct 1 - Oct 28, 2016
7 night min stay

€4,545
Medium-Low Season
Oct 29 - Nov 25, 2016
7 night min stay

€3,182
Low Season
Nov 26 - Dec 23, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,273
Medium Season
Dec 24 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay

€4,545

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

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

Notes:

Price includes utilities, cleaning service twice a week and final cleaning. Central heating is not included; it's upon request, € 50 per day (generally used starting end of October/beginning of November until end of March/beginning of April).

Upon request:

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

- Additional maid service: €15/hr

- Catered meals; wood-fired oven pizza

- Cooking classes;

- Wine & olive oil tour & tasting;

- Guide tours; side trips;

- Transportation.


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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 at night with light pool.

    Front of the Villa at night with light pool.

  • View from bedroom balcony.

    View from bedroom balcony.

  • Pool.

    Pool.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Dining room & kitchen.

    Dining room & kitchen.

  • Kitchen.

    Kitchen.

  • Bedroom.

    Bedroom.

  • Bedroom.

    Bedroom.

  • Bathroom.

    Bathroom.

  • Tennis court.

    Tennis court.

  • Wood-fired oven.

    Wood-fired oven.

  • Back of the villa.

    Back of the villa.

  • Wedding Reception.

    Wedding Reception.

  • Veranda.

    Veranda.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Studio.

    Studio.

  • Kitchen.

    Kitchen.

  • Our La Cucina Sabina cooking school at the Villa.

    Our La Cucina Sabina cooking school at the Villa.

  • Bedroom.

    Bedroom.

  • Bathroom with shower and bathtub opening into the bedroom.

    Bathroom with shower and bathtub opening into the bedroom.

  • Wine cellar.

    Wine cellar.

  • Sauna.

    Sauna.

  • Villa's cherry trees orchard.

    Villa's cherry trees orchard.

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