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Charming apartment in 1930s villa in quiet, central, green area.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

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, 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. 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 19 th century slaughterhouse.

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, Fiera di Roma (Rome’s trade fair/congress district, and other railway stations of Rome (Termini, Trastevere, San Pietro); ‘Italo’ high speed trains to various Italian cities (Florence, Venice, Milan, Padua, Bologna and Turin) also stop here.

-Ciampino airport is connected by buses to Termini train station 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.

More Details

Owner
Anna Paola Succi
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Anna Paola Succi

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!

Amenities

Aventino Testaccio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Continental king size bed (63 in × 79 in, 160 cm x 200 cm)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Continental double bed (55 in × 79 in, 140 cm × 200 cm)
    Living/dining room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Continental king size sofa bed (63 in × 79, 160 cm × 200 cm)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Charming apartment in 1930s villa in quiet, central, green area.
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
5

As wonderful as the photos suggested.

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nicely presented apartment. The owner is also very welcoming and assisted us greatly with a few things like transport, providing some staples in the kitchen as we arrived in the evening.

The location is great; away from the city centre but close to it, especially the main historical sites.

Will certainly be recommending it as a place to stay to friends and family.

Melinda

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

A quiet neighborhood with easy access to transportation. A short walk from airport train. The nearby Eataly Food Hall was a pleasant surprise for this foodie.

Access through a garden gate brings you to a serene setting. You do have to lug baggae up 1 1/2 floors but it is well worth it. Perfect for three of us. Kitchen had all we needed. Beds were comfortable. Internet access was reliable. There were places to actually unpack.

Anna was a very responsive host. She offered suggestions and responded to problems quickly. Strongly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anna + her 2 bdrm were great

  • 4 of 5

Anna was a very helpful host. Available + responsive Highly recommend. Plenty of room. Clean quiet + well appointed. Bdrms large. Kitchen well stocked. One thing only- property just outside the wall in Ostiense, not Testaccio

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As I state in the description, the apartment is in the San Saba-Porta Ardeatina area, near the Aurelian walls. I also mention that Testaccio is nearby, and that it is a 15 min walk to its market. I am sorry you were disappointed.
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5

Couldn't be better

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful holiday here of 2 & a half weeks and only wish we could have stayed longer.

We decided to make the long trip from Australia to stay in this apartment after seeing the photos & reading all the enthusiastic reviews. We were not in any way disappointed. Both the apartment itself & its location are ideal.

The apartment is in a lovely 1930s building, set back from the road with a garden in front. It is very comfortable, light, bright, and amazingly quiet. The bed is very comfortable as is the living room couch, where it was nice to relax after sight-seeing. The kitchen is very well -equipped. All the little details to make for comfort & ease of use have been thought of.

The location is fantastic. There is alot to see locally, such as the pyramid, the Centrale Montemartini museum, Testaccio, Trastevere, Baths of Caracalla, not to mention Eataly! The historic centre can be reached easily on foot or by bus, tram or metro. The apartment itself is easily reached by train from Fiumicino airport to Ostiense then a short walk from the train station, following Anna Paola's very clear directions.

Finally, Anna Paola herself is a wonderful host. Warm and considerate, she makes you feel like a guest in her home; at the same time showing total respect for your privacy.

We have travelled a lot, especially in Italy, & stayed in many apartments, but this was the best!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Outstanding Living in Rome

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfect, only blocks away from Rome Ostiense Train Station with direct connections to Fiumicino. A Coop grocery store at the station provides a perfect spot for the initial food and beverage purchases, especially convenient if arriving later in the day. Apartment is very clean and outfitted with comfortable seating for meals and relaxation; cozy beds; and plenty of lighting and storage. The kitchen is full remodeled with new appliances and plenty of pots, pans, and utensils to make a wide array of dishes. We cooked at 'home' nearly every evening after touring all day long. Lots of windows provide natural light and views outside to gardens and sky. The neighborhood is close to the Aurelian walls which one can follow toward the Baths of Caracalla only minutes from the apartment. Although we had never spent much time on the Metro, with the Piramide Station so close, we saved a lot of time getting to various city locations, and then walking leisurely back to our 'home' in Rome. Local bakeries, cafes, fruit stands, and markets are within easy slow walking distance. Don't miss the Mercato di Campagna Amica del Circo Massimo

on Saturdays and Sundays! We came to know the neighborhood quickly and felt comfortable and safe. Our host not only greeted us, but made sure we knew all about store closures during the holiday season, something we had not adequately anticipated.

I would definitely recommend this location and I intend to return, again, as soon as I can. (:

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Pristine

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful comfortable, clean apartment and exactly as advertised. Anna Paola is a very gracious host. We were warmly welcomed and Anna Paola was willing to spend time with us to help us get oriented to the city and tourist areas. The kitchen is modern and beautifully equipped. The beds and living area are very comfortable. This is a great central location, in a quiet neighbourhood centrally located and close to the Metro and markets. It is a short, easy taxi ride from Termini Train Station. Upon our departure, Anna Paola kindly arranged for a driver to return us to the airport an easy half hour drive away. We are seasoned travellers and frequently rent apartments and this is one of the best we have stayed at. It comes highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Map

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

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Rates & Availability

Aventino Testaccio Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$98
From
$120
Fri,Sat
$599
$1,961
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $163.42
Cleaning $43.58

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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