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Last updated: 12/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

La Specola is a beautiful and prestigious historical house with conciergerie service overlooking Lake Bracciano from the old and tranquil town of Anguillara Sabazia at only 40 minutes away from Rome.

Recently restored, the house is tastefully decorated with antique furniture and fully equipped with modern facilities (full HD TV 42', wi-fi in every room, air conditioning, Playstation 3, hair dryer, iron, etc.).

La Specola boasts 290 m2 (3200 ft2) of indoor space, 60 m2 (650 ft2) of outdoor terrace, 40 m2 (130 ft2) of outdoor garden and can very comfortably host up to 6 people. The property is composed of 3 en-suite double bedrooms, a spacious and bright living room with exceptional architecture and breath taking views over the lake, an antique fireplace, a very functional rustic kitchen, a utility room, a large terrace and a private entrance with an idealic garden. In addition, guests can enjoy an extensive selection of books in French, English and Italian (to be read on the chaise longue overlooking the lake!) as well as a XIX century piano. Due to its strategic location and its magnificent terrace, the house enjoys unique views of Lake Bracciano and is ideal for a peaceful and relaxing holiday.

The property is situated in the historical center of Anguillara Sabazia in a very tranquil pedestrian area and therefore is not directly accessible by car (guests might consider there are about 20 steps to reach the entrance from the parking). All main points of interest are very nearby at not more than 5 minutes walk: beach and aquatic sport clubs, restaurants, bars, shops, supermarket and parking.

The area surrounding Lake Bracciano offers a wide ranging list of indoor and outdoor activities, as well as its stunning beauty. There are numerous places of historical interest in the vicinity to visit such as Castello Odescalchi (Tom Cruise and Ketie Holmes’ wedding location!), pretty old towns and other UNESCO sites to discover. The sport facilities available range from golf, tennis, horse riding, fishing, biking, sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking, trekking to serene promenades in The Natural Park of Bracciano. But most importantly, the enogastronomy of the region is simply exquisite and can be enjoyed in the abundance of local restaurants.

In order to make your stay unforgettable it is possible to ask for extra services such as: chauffeur, welcome aperitif, touristic tours (Bracciano surrounding or Rome), a cod for baby, cleaning on demand, inhouse massage, inhouse cooking school, inhouse catering services, inhouse classical concert, etc.

PLEASE PAY ATTENTION:
- Cleaning Service Prior and after the stay, Check-in/out Service, Clean Linen and Towels and Welcome Pack have a cost of 150 Euros and are NOT included in the total and have to be paid in cash upon arrival in order to avoid an extra commission online;
- Check-in starts at 17:00;
- Check-in from 20:00 to midnight has an extra cost of 20 euros;
- Check-in after midnight has an extra cost of 50 euros;
- Check-out finishes at 11:00 am;
- Check-out before 8:00 am has an extra cost of 20 euros;
- Check-out before 6:00 am has an extra cost of 50 euros;
- Following the recycling rules is MANDATORY and to those who have not complied will be applied a fine of 100 Euros
- Check-out limit time is 11:00 am, for those who are late will be applied a fine of 20 euros per hour, eventually it is possible to coordinate a late check-out in advance.

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 440 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

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

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    It is possibile to ask for dogsitting service...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 3-6

  • Privilege Bedroom: 1 double

    My favourite...moreless

  • Green Bedroom: 1 double

    Bathroom with private terrace...moreless

  • Belvedere Bedroom: 1 double

    Window on the main terrace...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas (2016)
Dec 23 - Jan 6, 2017
3 night min stay
$170

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

April (2017)
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$170

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

May (2017)
May 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$192

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

June (2017)
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$213

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

High Season (2017)
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$224

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

September (2017)
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$213

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

October (2017)
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$170

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Christmas (2017)
Dec 24 - Jan 6, 2018
3 night min stay
$192

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$149

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $643.38
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cleaning Service (Prior and after arrival), Check-in/out Service, Clean Linen and Towels and Welcome Pack have a cost of 150 Euros and are NOT included in the total and have to be paid in cash upon arrival in order to avoid an extra commission online


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 12/01/2016
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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Fiumicino
Anguillara Sabazia RM, Italy
Nearest Ferry
Il Molo
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Anguillara Sabazia Station
Anguillara Sabazia RM, Italy
Nearest Beach
Anguillara Sabazia beach

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Dear all, My name is Paolo, I started my carrier as a Consultant for Accenture and after almost 4 years I founded my own Real Estate Consulting company. I am an active member of the Italian Historical House Association (A.D.S.I.) and I like to take care of my families properties, turning them into beautiful holiday homes. My ultimate objective is to make my guests feel at home as well as immersing them in the culture and tradition of the location. I have excellent attention to detail and provide thorough Welcome Kits for each new arrival, including valuable tips and suggestions to enrich your stay. All of my houses boast elegant antique furniture inherited from my ancestors which I am happy to share with my guests to offer a unique and unforgettable experience. Enjoy your stay, Paolo


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

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Photos

  • Elegant Bright Living Room

    Elegant Bright Living Room

  • Idealic Garden

    Idealic Garden

  • Green Bedroom

    Green Bedroom

  • XIX Century Erard Piano

    XIX Century Erard Piano

  • Tv Area (1/2)

    Tv Area (1/2)

  • Infinity Window

    Infinity Window

  • TV Area (2/2)

    TV Area (2/2)

  • Rustic kitchen (2/2)

    Rustic kitchen (2/2)

  • Aperitif Terrace (2/2)

    Aperitif Terrace (2/2)

  • Lake Bracciano

    Lake Bracciano

  • Picturesque Medieval Village

    Picturesque Medieval Village

  • Belvedere Bedroom

    Belvedere Bedroom

  • Privilege Bedroom

    Privilege Bedroom

  • Green Bathroom

    Green Bathroom

  • Frescoes Ceiling Livingroom

    Frescoes Ceiling Livingroom

  • Dining Table

    Dining Table

  • View from the Livingroom

    View from the Livingroom

  • Rustic kitchen (1/2)

    Rustic kitchen (1/2)

  • Aperitif Terrace (1/2)

    Aperitif Terrace (1/2)

  • Breakfast Corner

    Breakfast Corner

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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