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Spectacular Renaissance Villa - Rome, Umbria & Tuscany - 40 Min by Train to Rome

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The Villa of the Aqueduct: Built in the Renaissance around an ancient aqueduct

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Last updated: 02/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

On the Tiber Valley, 40 min by train from Rome

The villa of the aqueduct is a beautiful and extremely unique villa built in the 1500s around the ruins of an ancient aqueduct.

Located in a dramatic position in a hilltown at the bend of Tiber River, the villa has beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

• We also offer all inclusive, 8 days private guided TOURS: Please refer to our site at leterrae . com

The home was recently completely renovated to both preserve the historic architecture and make it a luxurious retreat for the modern visitor. The exterior, decorated in the 16th century with etchings called sgraffiti, has been meticulously restored by a team of world class art restorers. The interior has been beautifully updated by the owners - two architects specializing in historic preservation and design.

The elegant and spacious home has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a grand living room, state of the art kitchen, and a landscaped garden terrace with sweeping panoramic views. The villa is tastefully furnished with both antique and modern furniture.

The well-connected villa is in the perfect location - 3 km to a train station, you can easily reach Rome in 45 minutes, Florence in 2 hours, and countless other prime destinations easily.

Located in the medieval hilltown of Orte, you can enjoy an authentic experience in the heart of Italy.

The villa of the aqueduct is also a beautiful and unforgettable venue for intimate weddings and celebrations.

Choose our beautifully appointed historic villa for your trip to Italy.
The home, in addition to being a tremendous value (3500 sq ft for up to 8 people at very competitive all-inclusive rates), is spacious, light-filled, elegant, and full of carefully designed architectural details.

• Please Note: While we welcome all families and private groups of friends, we do not rent the villa as a base for third party commercial activities.

'Italy is a dream that you'll keep returning to for the rest of your life' - our villa is worth being part of that dream!

Owner

Member since: 2004

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/15/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Stereo

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Village

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$186 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,270

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $29 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Cleaning $45
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

RULES OF THE HOUSE

-Fee/Damage Deposit: The fee and damage deposit are set according to the reservation made through HomeAway.

-Additional Persons/Replacements: No guests, pets, or creatures of any kind other than the humans identified in the booking. If Guest would like to change the details of an accepted reservation, (i.e. add a guest, which may incur additional charge) this will be requested by contacting Host via email.

-Absolutely no parties with non-renting guests. Should we find any violations to this clause, it is totally up to our discretion to ask you to vacate the house.

-Included: Water, electricity and heating; Wireless Internet connection; bed and bath linens; Final cleaning and one weekly cleaning and change of linens for stays of multiple weeks. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary appliances and utensils, including dish-washer and an Italian moka coffee maker (stovetop). Host presents the Italian traditions and uses, and therefore drip coffee makers, toasters or microwave ovens are not provided.

Extras:

-Optional arrival dinner and/or cook services (13 euro/hour plus cost of groceries); Additionally requested cleaning services (10 euro/hour) – Paid by Guest directly to the provider(s) at the time of services.

-Telephone: Guest agrees to put any calls made from the property telephone land line on a pre-paid calling card.

-Anything else not specifically included in the description of the house.

-The cost of any unpaid extras and eventual telephone charges will be deducted from the Security Deposit, if the correct amount is not left in cash on departure.

-Travel Insurance: Host highly recommends Guest purchase a travel insurance to protect the cost of the travel investment in case of unforeseen circumstances.

-Host/Guest Responsibilities: Host and Guest agree to fulfill their respective responsibilities as described on the HomeAway website with the additions and modifications included in this Agreement.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

107 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
FCO Fiumicino
Orte VT, Italy
Nearest Barpub
Orte
86.2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Civitavecchia
3.4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Orte Scalo
3.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A1 Orte Exit
Orte VT, Italy
Nearest Restaurant
Orte
45 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Vico Lake

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

Le Terrae


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Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/15/2017

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Photos

  • The Villa of the Aqueduct: Built in the Renaissance around an ancient aqueduct

    The Villa of the Aqueduct: Built in the Renaissance around an ancient aqueduct

  • The great room

    The great room

  • The professional kitchen and its vaulted ceiling

    The professional kitchen and its vaulted ceiling

  • Our location: Orte - View from East and the Umbria side of the Tiber River.

    Our location: Orte - View from East and the Umbria side of the Tiber River.

  • South-east bedroom: View through the great room

    South-east bedroom: View through the great room

  • Ground floor dining room

    Ground floor dining room

  • North-west bedroom

    North-west bedroom

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Kitchen nook with the eighteenth century 11 foot-dining table

    14 / 48 Kitchen nook with the eighteenth century 11 foot-dining table

  • The terrace garden at the Villa of the Aqueduct in the hilltown of Orte

    The terrace garden at the Villa of the Aqueduct in the hilltown of Orte

  • Second floor hall

    Second floor hall

  • The North-east bedroom

    The North-east bedroom

  • North-west bedroom

    North-west bedroom

  • Villa of the Aqueduct at sunset

    Villa of the Aqueduct at sunset

  • South-east bedroom

    South-east bedroom

  • Dining al fresco on our panoramic terrace garden

    Dining al fresco on our panoramic terrace garden

  • View of the professional kitchen and passage to kitchen nook

    View of the professional kitchen and passage to kitchen nook

  • North-east bedroom

    North-east bedroom

  • Dining al fresco on our panoramic terrace garden

    Dining al fresco on our panoramic terrace garden

  • Secret passage through Secret passage through column of the aqueduct to terrace

    Secret passage through Secret passage through column of the aqueduct to terrace

  • Great room and early renaissance fireplace

    Great room and early renaissance fireplace

  • View of the North-west bathroom

    View of the North-west bathroom

  • South-east bedroom

    South-east bedroom

  • North-west bedroom: An antique etching of the Tiber, which flows by Orte.

    North-west bedroom: An antique etching of the Tiber, which flows by Orte.

  • Wisteria and the aqueduct arches above the house

    Wisteria and the aqueduct arches above the house

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