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Gaeta Studio, Exclusive Private Beach, Terrace on Sea, Wifi Available

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Villa Accetta with its private beach sits on the edge of the Gulf of Gaeta

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Last updated: 09/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This studio apartment sits at the end of the main waterfront terrace of Villa Accetta, a splendid home with a private beach on the Gulf of Gaeta, halfway between Rome and Naples. This apartment has a private entrance and a large terrace right on the water, with lounge chairs and umbrella. It sleeps up to four people on two sofa beds in the main room. The studio is located directly above the Roman ruins that can be seen in the sea right outside its window, or through a unique glass floor.

Perfect for a de-stressing holiday, a honeymoon, a family reunion or a writer's retreat, this waterfront apartment with terrace offers all the comforts of home, and all the romance of the Italian coast. Best of all, it's in a villa where the Accetta family live, so there is always someone available who speaks both English and Italian to offer assistance if needed.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
The spacious studio has two double sofa beds in the living area, which provide sleeping for up to four at night, and generous seating during the day. The full bathroom has a shower, toilet, bidet and washing machine. The kitchenette is fully equipped whether you are making a cup of coffee, or cooking a large meal for up to six people. The generous, multi-level terrace offers chairs and a table just outside the door, and lounge chairs and umbrella down a flight of stairs to the sea-front.

PARKING:
Parking is in a secure area on the villa's property, just steps from the apartment door.

INTERNET ACCESS:
History and high technology coexist comfortably in Villa Accetta, which is built on Roman ruins, but with updated amenities including Wi-Fi and SKY TV. The villa and apartment have been painstakingly renovated with the comfort of guests in mind, and updated with 21st century luxuries. The thick stone walls can sometimes cause problems with signal reaching all the way to this apartment, but WiFi is always available on the main terrace of the villa.

MEDITERRANEAN BLISS:
Guests can live La Dolce Vita with a glass of local wine or a pot of coffee on the terrace, while watching activities such as fishing, sailing, sailboarding, diving or boating in the popular Gulf of Gaeta. Just a few steps away from your own private waterfront terrace is a private beach where you can swim in the clear Mediterranean waters, lie in the sun or enjoy the shade of an umbrella. Panoramic views of the medieval city of Gaeta float across the bay; on a clear day you can see Vesuvius, and the islands of Capri and Ischia in the distance.

TRANSPORTATION:
City buses stop near the villa's gate about every 15 minutes, and take you into the heart of Old Gaeta or Formia in just minutes. The train station is only a 10 minute bus or taxi ride from the villa, and trains will take you to the heart of Rome or Naples in under an hour. Or, we have drivers who work with us who will take you just about anywhere you want to go, for a reasonable price.

BASE FOR EXPLORATION:
Located halfway between Rome and Naples, the villa is also just an hour or so by train from Pompeii, or Herculaneum, or Capri, or the Amalfi coast, or the Abruzzi mountain ski slopes, or from the classical opera house of Teatro San Carlo in Naples. Driving directions are available, if you rent a car at the airport, or we can arrange to pick you up. We also can arrange day trips with several drivers who work with us.

MORE THAN TWO MILLENNIA OF HISTORY:
If ancient ruins are of interest, Gaeta and the surrounding area have been occupied for nearly three millennia, most spectacularly by the patrician Roman elite who built their villas on the sea 2000 years ago. Called the Ulysses Coast, the area is studded with the remains of these villas. Ample ruins can be found right below the terraces of Villa Accetta, as the villa sits above Artacia Fons, the fresh-water spring mentioned by Virgil as the place where Aeneas found fresh water after months at sea. Sites and museums are plentiful along the coast, from Sperlonga to Gaeta and Formia and south to Minturno and Cumae, many of which can be reached by local bus.

FAMILY GATHERINGS
Family groups can vacation together yet enjoy separate accommodations in our four apartments. Visitors can relax on the terrace or swim in the warm, clear Mediterranean from the private beach, or explore the ancient ruins that dot the landscape

EAT, DRINK, ENJOY
Dozens of restaurants in Gaeta or Formia offer seafood caught that afternoon, and served to you the same night. The local specialty is a unique, two crusted pizza called tiella. Fresh mozzarella di buffalo is available in many of the marketplaces, and is served in most of the restaurants. Gaeta has an outdoor market on Wednesday's and Formia's is on Thursday, where fresh vegetables, artisan cheeses, olives and olive oil are available. Gaeta has a daily fish market, where the catches of the day are offered for sale about 4 p.m., just in time for restaurant owners and home cooks to purchase delights from the sea and cook them for dinner.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • The studio apartment's sleeping accommodations are on two custom designed sleeper sofas, one queen and one double, both of which have exceptionally comfortable mattresses and crisp linens....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Stunning view across the Gulf of Gaeta to the medieval hills of the town of Gaeta. ...moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed Wi-fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    French press and espresso maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Large terrace at sea level, with chairs and umbrella in the summer....moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Fall
Aug 27 - Oct 28, 2016
3 night min stay
$140
$672 $2,240
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$134
$896 $3,360
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $224.00

Notes:

Shorter stays may be negotiated during off-peak seasons

15 percent booking deposit due immediately. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Rome and Naples
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Vindicio Beach
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Formia
2.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Formia
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Il Nostromo
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Abruzzi
Gaeta LT, Italy
Nearest Beach
Villa Accetta private beach

Car: Not Necessary

The Ulysses Riviera is an area of great beauty and historical importance on the Mediterranean Sea about halfway between Rome and Naples. Many of the great patrician families of the Roman Empire had summer villas on this coast, and the wealthy families of Rome continue to escape the city to villas along the beaches and in the hills. The Gulf of Gaeta offers water sports galore, from swimming to sailing, snorkeling and sail-boarding. Or, if you choose, you can lie by the sea, soak up the sun, and relax. The two towns adjacent to the villa, Gaeta and Formia, offer excellent restaurants that serve seafood caught daily in the bay. The towns also have extensive Roman ruins to explore, along with medieval churches and the splendid Turk's Grotto on Monte Orlando. Rome and Naples are about an hour away by train, making Villa Accetta an excellent home base for exploration of the big cities and all their wonders, without having to deal with the traffic. The silvery banks of the Aurunci Mountains climb steeply up from the shore behind the villa, and are home to a Provinical Park, in addition to several charming hill towns that make for good day trips. Just up the coast is Sperlonga, an ancient sea-front village with streets so tiny there are no cars allowed. Park at the base of the village and spend the day exploring, eating lunch and then walking down the beach to the extensive ruins of one of the Emperor Tiberius' summer palaces. A well-stocked museum with statues and works of art from the villa sits beside the road above the ruins. Sperlonga and many of the surrounding hill towns may be reached in minutes by the bus that stops near the Villa's front gate.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1920

About the owner: Welcome to the home where my family has lived for several generations. We recently completely remodeled Villa Accetta and divided it into a family home, with several rental apartments. We love to share the beauty of our terraces, gardens and private beach on the Gulf of Gaeta with guests from around the world.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The beauty and bounty of the sea that sits beyond our windows was what attracted my family to the villa generations ago. There is nothing quite like sitting on your own terrace and watching the changing face of the Mediterranean Sea. We are also an easy daytrip to Rome or Naples, and we love to share the knowledge that only years of living in an area can bring.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian

 

Photos

  • Villa Accetta with its private beach sits on the edge of the Gulf of Gaeta

    Villa Accetta with its private beach sits on the edge of the Gulf of Gaeta

  • Closet space is roomy in this carefully designed studio.

    Closet space is roomy in this carefully designed studio.

  • French windows open onto the sea view and the private terrace below.

    French windows open onto the sea view and the private terrace below.

  • A private waterfront deck with umbrella and lounge chairs is outside the window.

    A private waterfront deck with umbrella and lounge chairs is outside the window.

  • The studio bathroom has shower, sink, toilet and bidet.

    The studio bathroom has shower, sink, toilet and bidet.

  • Boats dot the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Gaeta in the summer

    Boats dot the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Gaeta in the summer

  • The path to the waterfront studio passes through the lush tropical gardens.

    The path to the waterfront studio passes through the lush tropical gardens.

  • Giant terracotta pots filled with bright geraniums decorate the terrace.

    Giant terracotta pots filled with bright geraniums decorate the terrace.

  • Amphorae from the Gulf of Gaeta are on display at Formia's antiquities museum.

    Amphorae from the Gulf of Gaeta are on display at Formia's antiquities museum.

  • View to the west at sunset from Old Gaeta.

    View to the west at sunset from Old Gaeta.

  • The terrace outside the apartment offers a vew of the sea and the gardens

    The terrace outside the apartment offers a vew of the sea and the gardens

  • The sparkling white studio has a glass inset in the floor to the grotto below

    The sparkling white studio has a glass inset in the floor to the grotto below

  • Full meals or a coffee are easily made in the compact, well-equipped kitchen.

    Full meals or a coffee are easily made in the compact, well-equipped kitchen.

  • The ruins of the Roman Villa lie beneath the water just off the villa's terrace.

    The ruins of the Roman Villa lie beneath the water just off the villa's terrace.

  • Sparkling white tiles line the bathroom floors and walls.

    Sparkling white tiles line the bathroom floors and walls.

  • Gaeta and Monte Orlando across the bay from the villa.

    Gaeta and Monte Orlando across the bay from the villa.

  • The studio apartment sits on the end of the main terrace of the villa

    The studio apartment sits on the end of the main terrace of the villa

  • Exotic shrubs, palms and cactuses add to the ambiance

    Exotic shrubs, palms and cactuses add to the ambiance

  • A spectacular cavern called Turks Grotto in Gaeta can be reached by a stairway.

    A spectacular cavern called Turks Grotto in Gaeta can be reached by a stairway.

  • The bell tower in Old Gaeta was built with marble columns from Roman ruins.

    The bell tower in Old Gaeta was built with marble columns from Roman ruins.

  • Sperlonga's streets and stairways, too narrow for cars, offer quiet exploration.

    Sperlonga's streets and stairways, too narrow for cars, offer quiet exploration.

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