Tenuta “Santa Barbara” Country house in Capranica (VT) sits on the top of a green hill, surrounded by chestnut and hazelnut trees of Lazio Region. Guests can enjoy a natural panorama absolutely intact. It's the typical view of the ancient Tuscia area, an example of the etruscan landscape with its tuff hills and dense woods. Sutri can be reach by walk trough Francigena's ancient path.
It is also situated in a strategical position: 50km from Rome, 30km from Viterbo; and well connected to them thanks to “Capranica-Sutri train station” which is only 10 minutes walk.
The property (25 hectares) includes ”LA STALLA” ( a spacious cottage of 22px) which on request can be divided in 2 independent apartments "STALLA GRANDE" (15px in 7 double bedrooms) and "STALLA PICCOLA" (7px in 3 double bedrooms) and "CASALE ANTICO" cottage, an ancient charming cottage of XVII century with an independent apartment (7 guests in 3 double bedrooms) at its first floor and an open space at its groundfloor.
This very large property has got a special versatility: it can be rented exclusively, or smaller group can share the pool without resigning to privacy and space. Check the calendar and PLEASE WRITE US to be informed about seasonal price details and offers and availability for each apartment (15+7+7) or the entire estate (29). Automatic rates on VRBO announcement in your first inquiry could not correspond to your best solution!
“LA STALLA” was an ancient farm. Now is a comfortable, unusual cottage surrounded by a flourished garden. Perfect to host groups of friends and families and to feel at home. It's also an ideal place to organize country happenings like parties, marriages or meetings.
It has got 10 double bedrooms (with 8 en-suite bathrooms with shower), a studio, and a triple room ; rooms have all view on the flourished garden, characteristic country style wood and iron furnitures (night tables, dresser and armchair, but also windows and shutters) cotton fabric sofas and curtains,
a comfortable and large double living room (high ceiling with wood beams and cotto tyles) open on the garden thanks to 4 french windows and paved and shady verandas.
Kitchens are 2: The larger (of Stalla grande) is well equipped and characteristic, with 2 windows and a cover veranda. the smaller (of Stalla piccola) is open on the west garden and very useful to reach the wood oven area and the smaller apartment.
As already mentioned, "Stalla" cottage can be divided into 2 apartments ( Stalla 15px + Stalla piccola 7px) facing the pool and the garden.
A panoramic pool looks around hills and all around the smell the flourished of yellow flowers. around the pool, three terraces paved in terracotta have sun beds and umbrellas. Silence and peace prevail this magic area.
The pool water is treated with electrolysis of salt to avoid the chlorum smell.
In the western garden there is a wood oven, a spacious grass lawn, a shady patio surrounded by medical herbs, rincosperna, a magnificent cherry tree, a table tennis.
The beautiful "CASALE ANTICO" (7px) is an ancient restored cottage, faces a quiet landscape of woods and hills. The apartment is at the first floor, with a bright living room with fireplace, a cozy well equipped kitchen, 3 charming and sober double rooms, 3bathrooms.
On the ground floor (220 sqm) two large spaces have been made out of the old building, recovering the brick vaults, the stone arches and of the mangers. This empty and suggestive hall, as well as the Stalla grande living room are suitable for country happenings. Catering services are available upon request.
From 2017 we have an efficient internet wifi
A supermarket, a pharmacy and a newsagent's are 900m far as well as a drinks shop. Restaurants with good local food are situated in the historical centre of Capranica, Sutri or Vetralla only 3-8km far.
Located in a strategic position, 'Capranica-Sutri' train station is 800m/8minutes walk from the estate, joinable by car or by walk across cultivated fields. Rome is easily reachable: only 50 km far - 50 minutes by car. (1h10 by regional train to St . Peter’s station / Basilica di S. Pietro; 1.20h to Trastevere’s station; or 50 min. by car). Both roman’s train stations are connected with Leonardo da Vinci Airport. Guided tours of the area, towns and Rome can be arranged.
Viterbo is also only 30 km far. (20 minutes by car). You can also easily visit the region and reach several resorts of historical, archaeological and natural heritage.
The ancient city of Sutri, in the immediate neighborhood (5km) of the estate, offers several monuments of special interest, such as the Etruscan metropolis, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Mitreum. Capranica is the closest town: you can visit the intact medioeval quartier.
Not too far away, you may visit many charming little towns of the region “La Tuscia”, its natural beauties, such as the lakes (Bracciano, Vico and Martignano) or the thermal baths/hotsprings ("San Sisto" in Vetralla, “Stigliano” and “Terme dei Papi” in Viterbo). You may also play golf at Golf Club “Le Querce”. You can go horse riding in a beautiful and wide estate closeby (San'Elia) where you can discover paths close to Vico's Lake.
Relevant destinations which can be reach easily by car are: Tuscania, Bagnaia, San Martino al Cimino, Barbarano Romano, Canale Monterano, Caprarola, Bomarzo, Montefiascone 45km/ 50 min; Orvieto is 70 km (1h30).
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