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Set deep in breathtaking countryside on a hill surrounded by grape vines, olive groves and fruit trees, la Casa Rosa offers a range of exceptional comfort. All rooms have spectacular views across the snow-capped Apennine Mountain range and green velvet valleys. Guests can sit on the numerous balconies and terraces to relax in total peace and tranquility enjoying the constantly changing scenery. This beautifully restored farmhouse with its own private swimming pool , is just 30 minutes drive from golden beaches and turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea. The National parks of the Gran Sasso (Italy’s largest) and the Maiella are close by, making la Casa Rosa an ideal location for nature enthusiasts, Bike riders,Walkers,painters,skiers , adrenaline junkies and beach lovers alike. Please check out the website for further information and pictures farmhousesinitaly.co.uk
Please check out the website for further information and pictures. farmhousesinitaly.fastweb.com.au/
The roads up to the farmhouse can be quite twisty and tourney, so if you suffer from travel sickness or have small children it may be a good idea to bring some travel pills.
There is a small lake not far from the farmhouse: ..... A lovelly family from Denmark explored the area and left me these comments....'there is a small lake if you continue on the small road coming from St Giorgio, (I believe second road to the right if you skip the driveway to La Casa Rosa. and continue about 800 m). I went there with Ella, talked to the nice farmers whom the lake belongs to, and were allowed to do some fishing. Caught a small carp, but there is bigger ones too, and certainly other species as well. Hooked one big thing, but didn't land it - fishermens tales, you know!'
We believe all guests should have the privacy of a bedroom. Therefore we recommend suitable for 10 people. However we do advertise the property for 14 people (extra supplement charged). This is based on 10 adults + 2 children sharing an adult room (1 pull out bed, 1 inflatable bed and 2 baby cots if requested)...moreless
All bathrooms were new for 2007 season. Decorated tastefully and meeting the requirements for our guests. Please check out the website for further information and pictures....moreless
Please check out the website for further information and pictures. farmhousesinitaly.co.uk
The swimming pool is oval shaped and approx 8m x 4m and about 1m to 1.6m deep. perfect for cooling down and splashing around with the childeren, but not suitable for the avid swimmer!!
The farmhouse sits in its own private landscaped garden. However la Casa Rosa has over 3 acres of land for guests to enjoy. The boundary runs from the back of the house down past the old disused fartmhouse and down the hill until you reach the Olive trees.
The farmer on the lane and his family maintain and clean La Casa Rosa. They are more than happy to show children (and adults!) a variety of chickens, ducks, geese, pigs, lambs and other animals thay have. They usually give you free freshly laid organic eggs !...moreless
Warm to Autumn Aug 29 - Oct 30, 2015 4 night min stay
Autumn Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
No additional mandatory fees
Prices based on 10 people. An extra E30 per person for use of Cot or pull out bed. Please note that the 4 extra pull out beds are suitable for childeren only (one is inflatable).
2.5% CC/PAYPAL admin will be added to cover the costs imposed.
E25 p/p will be deducted on departure for cleaning, linen change and utility bills (min charge E 100). Midweek linen change can be arranged for E 15 p/p
Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Situated in the hamlet of San Giorgio between the typical Italian, hilltop, medieval market towns of Castiglione and Penne, La Casa Rosa is just a 10-minute drive from all your needs and necessities. Within easy reach are family run restaurants (some just a few Km away) which use locally grown produce. They say Abruzzo is the kitchen of Italy. Aftrer discovering this incredible area and eating in the local family run restaurants you will see why! With National Parks and blue flag , golden sand beaches a plenty a trip to this amazing region will not disappoint. La Casa Rosa has been visited by guests from all over the world. All enjoying this stunning area from walking to bike riding and from Skiing to sunbathing on the glorious beaches. Why not visit Italy's capital city of romance, Rome. Less than a 2 hour scenic journey across the majestic Apennine mountains makes a superb day out. Please check out the website farmhousesinitaly.co.uk
Other Activities: Wine tasting
Ski: Skiing in the Appenines is pretty good...Plenty in Rocorasso (about 1.5 hrs drive) and Campo Impetore (about 1hr drive)
Year Purchased: 2006
About: My daughter, Evie, and I in one of the agritourismos nearby to La Casa Rosa. My wife and I brought La Casa Rosa in 2006 and spent over a year renovating to bring up to an exceptional standard. We love the area and make regular visits to Italy when we can.We especially enjoy eating the food and mixing with the locals. Their way of life is unlike any other I have come across!! We run our foreign lettings and UK renovations business from our home in Epping Forest on the North eastern edge of London.
Why Castiglione Messer Raimondo: Its character, its uniquness and its stunning location in the hills overlooking the Gran Sasso to the West and the Adriatic coast in the distance in the East.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse: Original Farmhouse made form natural Maeilla stone. The modern rear extension of the farmhouse brings it to the 21st centaury.