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Charming Apartment in 1930s Villa in Quiet, Central, Green Area.

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Last updated: 09/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Aventino Testaccio apartment description

In the quiet, central and green residential area of San Saba - Porta Ardeatina, near the majestic Aurelian walls, this 68 sq. m. (732 sq. ft.) apartment is on the second floor of a charming villa built in the 1930s, surrounded by a scented garden of orange trees.
If you are looking for a peaceful residence in the heart of the archaeology, history, art and ‘Great Beauty’ of Rome, “Villino Rosso” is the ideal place to stay. Far from the traffic, hustle and bustle of some areas of the city, the newly renovated apartment (June 2014) is bright, comfortable and decorated with pieces of period furniture. It is a convenient starting place to explore the many attractions of the eternal city and a cosy place to relax after sightseeing.
The 68 sq. m. (732 sq. ft.) apartment has just undergone renovation (finished June 2014) and can accommodate up to 6 guests. It is made up of:
- 1 master bedroom with a continental king size bed (160 cm × 200 cm, 63 in × 79 in)
- 1 bedroom with a continental double bed (140 cm × 200 cm, 55 in × 79 in)
- living room/dining room with a continental king-sized sofa bed (160 cm × 200 cm, 63 in × 79 in), dining table for 6 people, full HD LED television
- fully equipped kitchen and with breakfast table for four people
- bathroom with comfortable shower and bidet
The house has new thermal and sound insulating windows.
Villino Rosso holiday apartment is authorized by Rome City Council (Dipartimento Turismo SCIA prot. QA72014/6064).
Many attractions are easily reached on foot: the Baths of Caracalla (11 mins), the Aventine Hill (12 mins), the Circus Maximus (13 mins), the Colosseum (20 mins), the Forum (25 mins). Nearby are the lively and characteristic areas of Testaccio and Ostiense that offer a great number of restaurants, pizzerias, taverns, ice cream shops, markets, shops and clubs. At 9 mins from the apartment (through the underground pedestrian passage of Ostiense train station) is Eataly (www.eataly.it/blog/negozi-italia-roma/), a 17.000 sq. m. space offering the best in Italian wines and food. Not only can you buy top quality products, but you can also eat in one of the several thematic and gourmet restaurants.
At 200m from the house is a café and a small bakery selling sandwiches, bread, biscuits and all that you need for breakfast. In viale Giotto (5 mins on foot) there is a supermarket which also has fruit, vegetables, meat, fresh bread, meat and a deli. The nearest open-air market is San Saba (5 min on foot) in quaint piazza Bernini, with a few typical stalls selling fruit, vegetables, meat, cold cuts and cheese. There is also a bakery in the square. A 15 min walk will take you to the large covered market of Testaccio in via Galvani, which offers a great variety of fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, bread, pastries, wine, flowers etc., as well as stalls where you can taste traditional roman dishes, open air cafés and shops selling shoes, clothes, accessories, pottery. Finally, on Thursday and Saturday morning in piazza Nicoloso da Recco, a small square 20m from the apartment, you will find a truck selling local fruit and vegetables from the Roman countryside.
Opera and ballet lovers shouldn’t miss the summer season of the Opera of Rome held in the unique setting of the Baths of Caracalla (http://www.operaroma.it/eng/index.php). An interesting museum within walking distance is the Montemartini Centre in via Ostiense: an extraordinary combination of industrial archeology and classical art, where a collection of ancient sculptures is exhibited in a former power plant (www.centralemontemartini.org). Also look out for the exhibitions at the Macro Testaccio, an exhibition space for contemporary art in a former 19 th century slaughterhouse (www.museomacro.org).
TRANSPORT
The house is in a central area and very well-connected by public transport:
- the Piramide stop of metro line B is at 400m.
-the closest bus stop is at 100m and several other bus lines stop close by, including the 30 Express that will take you to piazza Navona in 15 mins.
-the number 3 tramline is at 200m and stops in Trastevere, Circo Massimo, Colosseo and San Giovanni.
-the Ostiense train station is at 500m and connects with Fiumicino airport (www.turismoroma.it/infoviaggio/con-laereo?lang=en), Fiera di Roma (Rome’s trade fair/congress district, www.fieraroma.it/index.php?l=eng) and other railway stations of Rome (Termini, Trastevere, San Pietro); ‘Italo’ high speed trains (www.italotreno.it/EN/Pages/default.aspx) to various Italian cities (Florence, Venice, Milan, Padua, Bologna and Turin) also stop here.
-Ciampino airport is connected by buses to Termini train station www.terravision.eu/italiano/rome_ciampino.html or www.sitbusshuttle.com/ciampino) and metro line B to Piramide.
-the Roma–Lido railway is at 400 m and travels to the archaeological site of Ancient Ostia in 26 minutes.
-there are taxi stations in front of the Ostiense and Roma-Lido train stations.
If you are travelling by car, parking is no problem in the streets around the apartment and there is also a covered car park 500m from the house in piazzale dei Partigiani in front of Ostiense train station (www.sabait.it/it/parcheggi/roma/roma-partigiani)

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            smoking allowed in the garden...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            18 years old...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1

            Continental king size bed (63 in × 79 in, 160 cm x 200 cm)...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Continental double bed (55 in × 79 in, 140 cm × 200 cm)...moreless

          • Living/dining room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Continental king size sofa bed (63 in × 79, 160 cm × 200 cm)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Easy to park in the street. There is also a nearby covered car park....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Hair Dryer

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Books

          Communications

          • Telephone

          Theme

          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Activities

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Festivals
          • Ruins
          • Restaurants
          • Museums
          • Photography
          • Walking
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Autumn
          Sep 1 - Nov 3, 2014
          3 night min stay
          €105 €125
          Fri, Sat
          €600 €2,000

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Christmas and New Year
          Dec 19 - Jan 10, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €105 €125
          Fri, Sat
          €600 €2,000

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          €90 €110
          Fri, Sat
          €550 €1,800

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Cleaning €40
          • Refundable Damage Deposit €150
          • Taxes Not included

          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 09/06/2014
          Check availability
          23 Available
          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
          23 Selected dates
           

          Location

          16 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Fiumicino, Leonardo da Vinci International Airport
          500 Metres
          Nearest Train
          Stazione Ostiense
          200 Metres
          Nearest Barpub
          200 Metres
          Nearest Restaurant

          Car: Not Necessary

          If you are looking for a peaceful residence in the heart of the archaeology, history, art and ‘Great Beauty’ of Rome, “Villino Rosso” is the ideal place to stay. Far from the traffic, hustle and bustle of some areas of the city, many attractions are easily reached on foot: the Baths of Caracalla (11 mins), the Aventine Hill (12 mins), the Circus Maximus (13 mins), the Colosseum (20 mins), the Forum (25 mins). Nearby are the lively and characteristic areas of Testaccio and Ostiense that offer a great number of restaurants, pizzerias, taverns, ice cream shops, shops, clubs and a market. A 9 min walk (through the underground pedestrian passage of Ostiense train station) will take you to Eataly, a 17.000 sq. m. space offering the best in Italian wines and food. Not only can you buy top quality products, but you can also eat in one of the several thematic and gourmet restaurants.

          200m from the house is a café and a small bakery selling sandwiches, bread, biscuits and all that you need for breakfast. In viale Giotto (5 mins on foot) there is a supermarket which also has fruit, vegetables, meat, fresh bread, meat and a deli. The nearest open-air market is San Saba (5 min on foot) in quaint piazza Bernini, with a few typical stalls selling fruit, vegetables, meat, cold cuts and cheese. There is also a bakery in the square. A 15 min walk will take you to the large covered market of Testaccio in via Galvani, which offers a great variety of fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, bread, pastries, wine, flowers etc., as well as stalls where you can taste traditional roman dishes, open air cafés and shops selling shoes, clothes, accessories, pottery. Finally, on Thursday and Saturday morning in piazza Nicoloso da Recco, a small square 20m from the apartment, you will find a truck selling local fruit and vegetables from the Roman countryside.

          Opera and ballet lovers shouldn’t miss the summer season of the Opera of Rome held in the unique setting of the Baths of Caracalla. An interesting museum within walking distance is the Montemartini Centre in via Ostiense: an extraordinary combination of industrial archeology and classical art, where a collection of ancient sculptures is exhibited in a former power plant. Also look out for the exhibitions at the Macro Testaccio, an exhibition space for contemporary art in a former 19th century slaughterhouse.

           

          Owner info

          About the owner: I am Italian, but I grew up in England and the U.S.A. Then I moved to Rome and never left the Eternal City! With my husband and our teenaged children we will do our best to help you enjoy the city we love!


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          Speaks: french, italian, spanish, english

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            Breakfast before sightseeing!

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            Master bedroom

          • Second bedroom

            Second bedroom

          • Bathroom

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          • Building and garden

            Building and garden

          • Building entrance and stairs

            Building entrance and stairs

          • Hallway

            Hallway

          • Living/dining room

            Living/dining room

          • View from living room

            View from living room

          • Master bedroom

            Master bedroom

          • Second bedroom

            Second bedroom

          • Bathroom and second bedroom from hallway

            Bathroom and second bedroom from hallway

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          • Detail

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          VRBO #601209

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          This listing was first published here in 2014.

          Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014

          €90 - €125 per night (EUR)
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          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 6

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