“The rock of Ceri”
Ancient building, with 3 independent and self catering apartments by the householder residence, in the medieval borough of Ceri, a tiny village settled on a tufaceous spur, close to the Mediterranean sea north of Rome (38 KM). Lovely panoramic garden looking the valley outside the retaining walls. 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3 kitchen.
B&B service. Open round year. Min. stay 1 night
Cerveteri, Rome, Lazio, Italy
The rock of Ceri is embraced by a crown of embattled walls that hold a few ancient houses facing the tiny central square with both the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary and the austere Palace of the noble family Torlonia.
Just a few Kilometers north of Rome aside the shores of the Tyrrhenian Sea, Ceri is a picture of rare beauty, in a context of remarkable archaeological, historic and naturalistic interest. A fascinating and emotional journey in the immediate neighbourhood of the greater Rome and a few minutes away from the international airport of Fiumicino.
“The residence of the householder”
The residence of the householder is situated in an ancient building, together with three other independent lodgings: the house of the "Facocchio", of the "Vergaro", and of the "Polveriera".
The architecture of this construction is clearly marked by the signs of the historic periods that have left a pronounced impact on the borough of Ceri: the Etruscans, the Romans, the Middle Ages and the era of the Renaissance with its palaces of the nobility, the nineteenth century. All internal rooms reflect the ancient charms of the borough: original fittings and fireplaces, ceilings sustained by old wooden joists and brick floors.
“Accommodation and facilities”
The owner's house and two lodgings, the house of "Facocchio" and of "Vergaro", arranged as "Bed and Breakfast", are situated in the same ancient building and have their own independent access from the small central square of Ceri. The opposite side of the building faces an enclosed Mediterranean garden, looking down on the valley outside the retaining walls, with the access to the third lodging, "The Polveriera". The garden strikes by its simplicity: citrus fruits, olive trees, prickly pears, laurel, elms, oaks and cypresses. A pergola of wisteria is climbing up against the rear of the house, next to the brazier for the summer meals in the open air.
In the garden you will also find the personal office of the houselord and the wine cellar, home of the locally produced wine.
The apartment can sleep comfortably 4 guests. This is one of the most particular houses of Ceri, caved from the rooms of the ancient workshop of the "Facocchio", the artisan of the farming community charged with the construction and repair of the wooden tools and vehicles.
The apartment is situated next to the owner's dwelling and the home of the "Vergaro", with its own independent entrance from the central square, and looking upon the enclosed garden. It is spread over two floors: the ground floor with its spacious dining and sitting room with a fireplace, and a completely outfitted kitchen, the bathroom and a dispensary with refrigerator; the upper floor with a very spacious place, divided in two separated bedrooms.
The house offers an easy access to the garden and the internal private car parking.
This independent apartment can sleep comfortably 8/9 guests. Situated between the home of the "Facocchio" and the owner's house, it was the ancient residence of the Vergaro, the shepherd who produced the typical cheese made of ewe's milk. Even this house has an independent access from the central square with view on the garden, and is spread over three floors, provided with a proper lift and internal staircase that lead to the four bedrooms and the three bathrooms, to the dining and sitting-room with fireplaces and to the completely outfitted kitchen., with access to the charming mediterranean garden with terrace on the walls and private parking.
This independent apartment can sleep 2/4 guests. It is an open space room of about 60 meters square, with direct access from the garden, situated in the original ancient level of the borough. A few steps lead down to the entrance, with the kitchen area and the bathroom on your left, and the dining-sitting area with a sofa king-size bed and fireplace, and the bed area on your right, with exit to the garden. Ideal for a couple with max 2 children.
All the apartment are self catering with kitchen full equipped, linen provided with change, after 3 night, towels and beddings after one week, breakfast service, TV, private parking.
Nearest airport: 35 KM (Fiumicino airport)
Nearest city:10 KM (Cerveteri)
Nearest sea: 6 KM (Cerveteri)
Nearest ferry: 25 KM (Civitavecchia)
Nearest lake: 17 KM (Bracciano)
Nearest railway station: 10 KM (Ladispoli)
Nearest motorway: 10 KM (Cerveteri)
Nearest shopping area: 20 meters (in the borough)