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Cozy Cottage Ideal for Couples or Families

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In front of the cottage in springtime

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

If you want to see real Italy, this is the perfect place to come. The cottage is 50sqm perfect for a couple. However take advantage that there are no added charges for additional guests or for cleaning. The owner is always very happy to help you and give you directions. The view from the garden has been described as what you imagine Italy should be like. Surrounding fields are full of vines and olive groves. 20min by train to centre of Rome. On bus route. Supermarket 2min on foot. Cottage is in English owner's large garden where there is an olive grove, small stream, barbecue facilities, friendly dogs. Just 10 minutes drive (7kms) from Frascati, the cottage is in the middle of a wine growing area. You can visit some of the many local beauty spots which include Tivoli, Frascati, the ruins at Tuscolum. For a day at the beach, Lake Albano where the Pope spends his summer. Reiki treatment available. If you don't just wish to visit Rome but want to explore the local beauty spots


The location is perfect for all seasons. In autumn you can see the locals gathering grapes/olives. Take a walk around the Lake of Albano, collect sweet chestnuts. In winter the local ski resorts are only a little more than an hour away, where you can ski or merely toboggan or maybe even get a sun tan. For those who don't like the summer heat, it's a perfect time to explore. Apart from the sightseeing the Valmontone Outlet Store is only 20 minutes from the cottage.

In springtime activity begins in the vineyards. Garden enthusiasts will be delighted to see the gardens open to the public around Rome about which I am happy to give information. One of the most beautiful is Ninfa, open Apr to Nov, first Sat and Sun of month. Apr to June, third Sun of month, 1 May. After Ninfa enjoy lunch in nearby medieval town of Sermoneta. Pompeii is only 2 and a half hours by car.

Of course in the summer the beaches at the Lake Albano are friendly and safe. Very suitable for small children and a great place for adults to relax on a sun bed, in the shade of the trees at the edge of the lake. There are some delightful private swimming pools which are surprisingly inexpensive and only 15 mins by car. 25 mins away there is a big, fun, open air water park buzzing with life and entertainment. For a day at the sea only a little over an hour by car.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 50 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • There is a large double, comfortable double bed with a bedside tables. There is a wardrobe and a chest of drawers There is also a fold up bed in the room that can be used in the bedroom or in the lounge. The bedroom is spacious and there is a large armchair in the corner. There is also plenty of room to put in a cot for a baby....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet

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  • The bathroom is small and has nice bright modern white and yellow tiles. There is a very large mirror in the bathroom along with a toilet, bidet and cubicle shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • There is no wahsing machine in the cottage but I am quite happy for you to use my washing machine once or twice during the week. There are many videos, dvds and cds available. Most of them are in English but there are a few in Italian. There is a wireless internet connection that works in the kitchen only. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Books to read and take away...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Toys:

    Toys for young children on request...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter

Leisure Activities

  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless connection...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Good internet connection...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
yearly
Aug 25 - Feb 5, 2017
3 night min stay
€50
€350

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €50 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee €0
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A daily pro rata rate is available on request. When available weekend bookings accepted.

NO EXTRA CHARGE for cleaning or linen. Feather pillows and quilts provided but anti-allergic bedding available on request.

Why not travel midweek and save on airfares. I am flexible on the changeover day.

Bring your family or friends. Five people pay the same price as two. 50 euros a night all year long.


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Calendar

Last updated: 08/30/2015
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24 Available check-in
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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
ciampino
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
colle mattia
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Ski: Campo Felice in Abruzzo is about 1 hour 15 minutes away by car. At Campo Felice you can do both cross country skiing, and the slopes.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: I am British and have been living in Italy since I was 23 years old. I am married to an Italian and have three daughters. I live in the main house on the grounds which we bought along with the cottage in 1999. I have been doing holiday lets for over 10 years.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • In front of the cottage in springtime

    In front of the cottage in springtime

  • The bedroom

    The bedroom

  • Dining table in the sitting room

    Dining table in the sitting room

  • Nice shady view on to the garden from the bedroom

    Nice shady view on to the garden from the bedroom

  • The cottage garden in spring

    The cottage garden in spring

  • The olive grove

    The olive grove

  • Down by the stream

    Down by the stream

  • Down by the stream in spring

    Down by the stream in spring

  • In front of the cottage in summertime

    In front of the cottage in summertime

  • The comfortable double bed

    The comfortable double bed

  • Sitting/dining room

    Sitting/dining room

  • Shower room

    Shower room

  • The cottage garden

    The cottage garden

  • The cottage garden

    The cottage garden

  • Down by the stream

    Down by the stream

  • Down by the stream

    Down by the stream

  • Prickly pears in summer in the garden down by the stream

    Prickly pears in summer in the garden down by the stream

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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, french
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  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 08/30/2015
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