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Vatican Beautiful Sunny Quiet Penthouse 5 Mins from St Peter & Near Metro

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Last updated: 05/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 Bedroom apartment sunny, sleeps 4, central location, close to the Vatican wifi

This beautiful apartment is in the centre of Rome, very near to St Peters square and the Vatican. It is on the top floor of a period building (with a lift). There is the added security of a porter. One double bedroom, sitting room Bathroom with large double shower, kitchen, dining area.
It offers WIFI central heating/air conditioning,TV, DVD and cleaning every 7 days.
Service 'Limousine Car' transfer from Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino Airport is included for bookings for over one week.
There are many trattorie and romantic pizzerie nearby as well as a wide selection of exotic takeaways, shops, markets and supermarkets. Via Cola di Rienzo, one of the most vibrant shopping streets in Rome sells the best in Italian fashion, food, furniture etc and is only 5 minutes walk away.
The accommodation consists of 1 Double room with double bed and fitted cupboards.
Modern kitchen with fridge, gas cooker/oven and washing machine, 1 Bathroom with large shower.
Dining area by kitchen and lounge with 1 double sofa bed and one single bed.
The apartment is fully furnished with all reasonable utensils. Towels and linen are provided. Our bed linen is all of pure white cotton.


All roads lead to Rome and you might want to go back time and time again.
The period before Lent is celebrated as Carnevale, which means 'farewell meat' in Latin. At Carnevale time Roman bakers sell special 'frappe' (fried puff pastry cakes) which are delicious.
The streets are full of children in costumes parading with their proud parents, Via Cola di Rienzo is one of the main streets of Prati.
Nearby there are many shops,Theatres, Cinemas, Tennis courts, Pizzerias, Restaurants and Museums.
This area of Rome's main attraction is St. Peters, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chappel, but food is what draws the Romans to Prati.
The apartment is about 60 sqm, on the top floor of a 1920's building. There is a lift and a full time caretaker, it has been fully renovated and includes all needed appliances. The apartment is very bright with stunning views. It has a modern and very spacious living room with a sofa bed that can comfortably sleep two, also a single bed.
The bedroom comes complete with a large cupboard with a large size double bed. High standard bathroom with new large shower and hair-dryer. The apartment is beautifully furnished with antique furniture and paintings and has just been redecorated.
Bedroom and living room both have air conditioning. There is also central heating in all rooms, so that you can be comfortable if it is winter or summer.
The kitchen is completely equipped with a microwave, 4 burner gas range with electric oven, toaster, kettle, fridge, plus all the necessary cooking utensils.
A washing machine, vacuum cleaner, flat iron and ironing board and hair dryer complete the list of amenities.
Our gust are not permitted to use the adjacent outdoor terrace as it is a condominium terrace.

The apartment is in walking distance form the sites of Rome- St Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museum with the Sistine Chapel are only 5 minutes walk away - Piazza Navona- Piazza di Spagna- - Castel Sant Angelo, the former tomb of Emperor Hadrian converted by the Popes as their fortress and where Tosca through herself in the river Tiber.

The narrow little roads around St. Peter's, the Borgo area, have a different feel and you can sense the hum of everyday life. Ordinary people live here and go about their daily business like their fellow Romans, who breath less holy air, away from the magnificence of the Vatican. Our electrician is the Pope's electrician.

Prati is a great shopping area for shoes, handbags and clothes in all price ranges and there are many tempting profumerie selling cosmetics and perfumes. A Saturday morning spent window-shopping in Via Cola di Rienzo you are ready for a more self-indulgence and pleasure in the fabulous food stores.
The gastronomia Franchi is right next to the Alladin's cave that is Castroni and nearby supermarket in the basement of COIN store. All these food stores are irresistible. Franchi has a great salumeria counter piled high with every form of temptation, with cheeses from Italy, France, and Great Britten and many different hams and salamis. Deeper into store are prepared dishes like stuffed tomatoes and splendid looking shelled prawns, and Rome's favourite fried nibbles, which are prepared in batches. There is a wonderful selection of wines and many people come here for a gastronomic snack. Castroni sells groceries from all over the world. Across the road there is a covered food market selling fish, meat, fruit and vegetable and not too far away, in Via Germanico, there is the restaurant Girarrosto which serves the best beef in Rome. There are many local pubs, pizzerias, restaurants and all the conveniences of modern living, such as beauty parlours, pharmacies, groceries, coffee shops, laundry shops, internet points , gelaterie (Ice Cream), Shoe Repair, Flower Shops, and the best mini market Coop, just in the next building from ours.

Keywords: Condominium
Location: Rome Rome & Lazio Italy
Nearest Airport : Fiumicino at 20 Kilometres
Nearest Train : Termini at 2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach : beach at 20.0 K
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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/27/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 7
  • 60 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 baby crib

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  • Sitting room : 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Sofa bed in the lounge for 2 people. If preferred, there are two single beds and the main bedroom offers a large double bed. Linen (all supplied) are all white cotton, with large towels. Down pillows and duvets. The bedroom comes complete with a large cupboard. High standard bathroom with new large shower and hair-dryer. The apartment is beautifully furnished with antique furniture and paintings. Bedroom and living room both have air conditioning. There is also central heating in all rooms, so that you can be comfortable if it is winter or summer....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

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  • Large walk in double shower, bidet, marble sink. All towels are replaced weekly. Hair dryer, toiletries and robes are included. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The apartment is on the top (seventh) floor of a 1920's building the lift runs to the 6th floor. The remaining flight is accessed by foot. Theatre, Pizzerias, Shopping, Cinemas/Movie Theatres, Restaurants, Museums are all near this area of Rome. The main attraction is St. Peter, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chappel, but food is what draws the Romans to Prati. Stick to Pizza and Pasta and have your coffee standing at the bar counter. Most of what you would like to see is very close to the apartment. We have free high-speed internet connection. Recommended Local Restaurants SORPASSO VIN CAFFE’ in Via Properzio 31, TAVERNA ANGELICA in Borgo, DA ROMOLO Vicolo del Campanile, MAMA', all which is just around the corner. In the centre LA CAMPANA Vicolo della Rana, GUSTO Piazza Augusto Imperatore, PIZZERIA DA BAFFETTO. SERVICES: 'Luxury Car' transfer to Fiumicino Airport and Termini Station. Possibility daily cleaning....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    MANY TRAVEL GUIDE ON ROME AND A SELECTION OF BOOKS FOR YOU TO ENJOY...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    WITH LARGE DVD SELECTIONS OF FILMS...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    AIR CONDITIONING IN BEDROOM AND SITTING ROOM...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Elevator
  • Garage:

    CAN BE BOOKED NEARBY AT EURO 20 PER DAY...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    CEENTRAL HEATING...moreless

  • Internet:

    VERY EFFICIENT WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    WHITE LINEN IN PURE COTTON...moreless

  • Living Room:

    LARGE SOFA BED, 2 EASY COMFORTABLE ARMCHAIRS, WRITING DESK AND CHAIR...moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    ON THE STREET OR NEARBY PUBLIC PAYING GARAGE...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    LARGE TOP QUALITY BLUE TOWELS ...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    FAST NET...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    BIALETTI MOKA STAINLESS STEEL...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    ALL REASONABLE UTENSIL NEEDED...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    CHINA DINNER SET FOR 6 SILVER PLATE ENGLISH CUTLERY FOR 6 WINE AND WATER GLASSES CHINA MAGS GLASS DECANTER AND JUGS ...moreless

  • Freezer:

    SMALL FREEZER FOR ICE...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    COMPACT WITH FRIDGE FREEZER, ELECTRIC OVEN AND GRILL, GAS HOB, MICROWAVE OVEN, EXTRACTOR FAN, SINK, WASHING MACHINE AND ALL UTENSILS WITH CHINA PLATES AND SILVER PLATE ENGLISH CUTLERY...moreless

  • Microwave:

    NEW OVEN MICROWAVE...moreless

  • Oven:

    ELECTRIC OVEN AND GRILL...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    COFFEE TEA CHOCOLATE OIL VINEGAR SALT PEPPER PLEASE USE PRODUCT IN PANTRY...moreless

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

4.8
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$109
$763 $2,724
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $32.68
  • Air conditioning $32.68
  • Stay Tax *

* This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 10 years.

Notes:

First £100 Pound Sterlings via HomeAway not refundable deposit. The conversion tool is provided for your convenience only.

Additional information about rental rates, low season rates available for January and February.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Location

5 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Rome Ciampino/Fiumicino
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
60 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Anzio
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 miles
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Termini
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Ostia

Car: Not Necessary

We are located next to St Peters, the Vatican, near the river Tiber. The apartment is surrounded by museums and theatres, one can enjoy a variety of activities and shopping, a romantic, exciting, peaceful and luxurious holiday. The apartment is in walking distance form the sites of Rome- Piazza Navona- Piazza di Spagna- The Vatican Museum with the Sistine Chapel and Castel St. Angelo, Emperor Hadrian's mausoleum, converted later as a fortress and a prison and where Tosca through herself in the river Tiber.

The narrow little roads around St. Peter's, the Borgo area, have a different feel and you can sense the hum of everyday life. Ordinary people live here and go about their daily business like their fellow Romans, who breath less holy air, away from the magnificence of the Vatican.Our electrician is the Pope's electrician. Via Cola di Rienzo running all the way from the Vatican to Piazza del Popolo is a great fashionable shopping street for shoes, handbags, jewelery, clothes and more.

Other Activities: Museums, theaters, concerts and fashion retail

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1920

About the owner: I was born in the apartment below ours. Our daughter lives in the other apartment opposite and it is very convenient to have my space yet so near my dear family as I am married to a wonderful English man and live a lot of the time in the UK. We have a daughter and two sons and 8 grandchildren.

Why the Owner Chose Rione XXII Prati, Roma, Italy:
My father bought the apartments in 1920 and left them to the family in his will. I am glad to have been so lucky to have my place in my city, it makes me feel I am still a Roman.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Vaticano and Prati. Although this area is dominated by St. Peter's dome, and the attractions of the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel, food is what draws Romans to Prati. Two of the city's best food stores, Castroni and Franchi, on the main shopping street via Cola di Rienzo, are where Romans from all over the city stock up on prosciutto, cheese, salame and olive oil. In this distric you can see a great range of Historical ages and architectural style as you move away from the Roman Empire in the historic centre. Before Italy was unified the neighbourhood called Prati was just open fields and meadows (prati), but in 1880 careful planning and construction led to the ordered grid of streets that you see today. St. Peter's dome acts as a homing beacon when exploring the city. The other main landmark is Castel St. Angelo, started life in AD139 as Hadrian's mausoleum. In its time it has been a palace, a stronghold and a prison. The Castle gets its name from the angel.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/27/2017

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    KITCHEN, ELECTRIC OVEN,GAS HOB, FRIDGE

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    KITCHEN

  • CORRIDOR

    CORRIDOR

  • DINING AREA

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  • WiFi,

    WiFi,

  • ENTRANCE

    ENTRANCE

  • LIVING ROOM FLAT SCREEN TV DVD

    LIVING ROOM FLAT SCREEN TV DVD

  • BEDROOM

    BEDROOM

  • TV, DVD, SATELLITE, LIBRARY, GUIDE BOOKS, 
INFORMATION Apple TV

    TV, DVD, SATELLITE, LIBRARY, GUIDE BOOKS, INFORMATION Apple TV

  • DINING AREA

    DINING AREA

  • KITCHEN

    KITCHEN

  • HALL

    HALL

  • BEDROOM, RADIATOR,
AIR CONDITIONING, RADIATOR

    BEDROOM, RADIATOR, AIR CONDITIONING, RADIATOR

  • BATHROOM, TOWELS,
HAIR DRYER, TOILETRIES

    BATHROOM, TOWELS, HAIR DRYER, TOILETRIES

  • VIEW FROM APARTMENT

    VIEW FROM APARTMENT

  • SOFA BED

    SOFA BED

  • Legally Register

    Legally Register

  • TABLE AND CHAIRS

    TABLE AND CHAIRS

  • 5 minutes walk to St Peter's Square

    5 minutes walk to St Peter's Square

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