The "Villino La Voliera" is next to Castel Gandolfo, best known as the summer residence of the Pope. The town was voted one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. There are several places of archaeological interest, including the remains of the Villa of Domitian, as well of artistic interest such as the Collegiate Church of St. Thomas of Villanova designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The most astonishing place in Castel Gandolfo is the Barberini Garden which so far only a few privileged people have visited and only recently (March 2014) it has been opened to the public. With the exceptional opening of the Barberini Garden, the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo welcome the public at large. Accompanied in a multi-lingual guided tour, visitors will have access to the botanical and architectural wonders of the pontifical residence, known by now as the second Vatican, plus to the Imperial villas of Roman age. The area is included in the boundaries of the Regional Park of Castelli Romani, a vast area on the slope of the hills surrounding Rome, between 300 and 800 meters above sea level. Other nearby towns worth a visit are: Albano, Ariccia, Frascati, Grottaferrata, Marino, Montecompatri and Nemi. Some of the best wine makers have their cellars (open to the public) here. Downtown Rome, is only 25 km (35 - 50 minutes) away and the Tyrrhenian beaches can be reached in less than an hour by car. The Castelgandolfo Golf Club complex is located in the crater of an ancient dried up lake. The Club House, considered one of the most charming club houses among golf clubs, is hosted in the ancient Villa of Cardinal Flavio Chigi, built in the seventeenth century and overlooking the crater which Robert Trent Jones's fantasy has transformed into a fascinating 18 holes golf course, full of technical features. Our home is less the 200 meters from the Club House, next the driving range and the first tee!!!
Villa in Castel Gandolfo, South of Rome, Lazio, Italy - The perfect place for golf lovers/beginners and for those passionate for art and culture!!!
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- Aug 16, 2018
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
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Wonderful accomodation in a very nice Golf Resort
The "Villino La Voliera" accomodation is a nice as the inviting pictures have shown before joining. Same with the surrounding location a very well maintained Golf Resort. A calm and wonderful place with a view over the skyline of Rome up the coast of mediteranean sea. The landlords take care of their guest in truly gentle manor. Visiting Rome city center or other places like Ostea Antica at the seaside takes 30-60 minutes by car or train depending of daytime and rush hour. For sure I would recommend this nice place my family and friends.
Thank you very much Hartwig, I'm very happy you and your family have enjoyed your stay at the Voliera.
A good location for recreative holidays!
In July 2016 I have spent four weeks in the little house with its wonderful garden and the enchanting surroundings of Castel Gandolfo. The villa is nearby a golf course, safe and peaceful and a good location for recreative holidays. The bungalow is well appointed and every week it was cleaned and the linen and towels were changed. I was so comfortable at this place, because the owning familiy was so kind and helpful. Thanks a lot, Esa and Giuseppe, some day I will come back! Gerardo (G.S.)
Villa on a beautiful golf course
Villa very lovely well furnished with very comfortable sofa. The bed was much larger than expected at least Queen size and there was plenty of storage space. The wifi was very good and there is a smart tv.
Esa was very friendly and helpful and always available to help with any problems. She was very generous giving us lots of food supplies on our arrival.
The golf course which we played three times is lovely, and it is very easy to get a tee time as the course is not very busy.
The roads getting to the villa are very narrow and would be very difficult without a sat nav, so make sure you have one!
We had a lovely time and would recommend this villa if you want to stay out of the hectic centre of Rome.
The villa and its location was as described. We took our dog with us and she enjoyed the freedom and space to explore. We arrived late evening and appreciated the generous welcome pack. During our 10 day stay the villa was cleaned and the linen and towels changed. Giusseppe, Esa and Abu were available and helpful when needed. I would highly recommend this property. Our intention was to explore Italy and we catered for ourselves in the evening. Pitch and Putt on your doorstep.
Thank you for the kind words of appreciation. We are very proud of our house and the Roman surroundings and we are glad to see people enjoying it. In your case there was "a special guest" like Frippy, your dog, so the challenge was a little higher: would she like the place? Apparently she did!!
Come back soon, there is much more to explore around!!!
Rome in the country
If you want to be visit Rome but stay in the country then this is where you go to get the best of both worlds. This is a safe, peaceful location with a highly appointed bungalow within striking distance of the best of Rome.
Located on a 1st class golf course with access to the clubhouse (and course?) and hosted by a couple who are on your doorstep to welcome you and be there for you, but only if you want them to be.
Cannot recommend highly enough this location and the surrounding area of Castel Gandolfo.
Only down is a requirement for own transport, including satellite navigation, but this will be required anyway for visiting the hilltop villages and lakeside resorts.
Very happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay and appreciated the beauty of the country and the proximity to Rome. This is really the feeling we aim to pass to our guests. Thank you Peter and Yvonne and...see you back!
The home owner is very nice! They are a kind and availability rarely seen. The location is in the middle of a golf: quiet, beautiful views, change of scenery!
We spent eight days that we do not forget. Go there you will not regret it!
Thank you to Esa, Giuseppe and Abu.
Thank you Sylvie, also from Esa and Aboo!!
We have appreciated your stay very much and hope to see you back again.
All the best
Property is a 10 minute drive/taxi from the nearest Lake of Albano Laziale. There is a public dock and boat lift. Very good also for cycling or jogging around.
In addition to the nearby Lake Albano (also known as Castel Gandolfo lake), the Tyrrhenian seaside is only 40 minutes away from the property (Lido di Ostia, Torvaianica, Anzio, Nettuno). The lovely Sperlonga and the Circeo beaches are at 90 minutes drive.
The Rome Ciampino (CIA) airport is only a 10 minute drive/taxi from the property. Ciampino airport is mainly for the low cost carrier such as Ryanair and some Easyjet flights. The main Rome Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci airport is 40 minutes away from the property.
Depending on the duration of the stay, the wish to visit Rome and the towns nearby the property, we strongly suggest to hire a car.
Downtown Roma (Capitol Hill square) is 25 km or about a 35/50 minute (depending on traffic!!) drive/taxi from the property.
Most of the towns nearby Castel Gandolfo, known as "Castelli Romani", where there is plenty to see according guests interests, are within 15 minutes or 10 Km drive.
Tivoli and Villa Adriana is at 25 minutes or 20km. drive.
Shopping and Dining
Shops and restaurants (including Cacciani - Frascati, La Galleria di Sopra - Albano, Osteria Bucci - Castel Gandolfo, Pagnanelli Rest. - Castel Gandolfo and Trattoria Zarazà - Frascati) are about a 15 minute drive/taxi from the property.
All around the area is plenty of wine makers, from the famous Frascati to many other varieties, with a lot of opportunities for wine tasting and shopping.
A list of recommended nearby restaurants, wineries and department stores will be provided to the guests on request.
Additional information about rental rates
Booking Notes: A bank transfer in the amount of 50% of the rental price is due upon reservation. The remaining balance is due by bank transfer 30 days before guests' arrival. A refundable safety deposit of 200 EURO is required. After your stay, your deposit will be returned to you, barring any property damage. Changeover Day: This is flexible, but will be influenced by other guests' timings. Ideally Saturday arriving between 4 and 7 pm and departing before 10 am. Notes on prices: Price includes water, electricity, gas, towels and bed linen. Prices are for 2 person. An additional 10€/day is requested for any extra person.