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Anna

Member since: 2004
Speaks English, Italian

Spectacular Renaissance Villa - Rome, Umbria & Tuscany - 40 min by train to Rome

2 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Orte - <1 Hr to Rome: Aqueduct Villa

On the Tiber Valley, 40 min by train from Rome

The villa of the aqueduct is a beautiful and extremely unique villa built in the 1500s around the ruins of an ancient aqueduct.

Located in a dramatic position in a hilltown at the bend of Tiber River, the villa has beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

• We also offer all inclusive, 8 days private guided TOURS: Please refer to our site at leterrae . com

The home was recently completely renovated to both preserve the historic architecture and make it a luxurious retreat for the modern visitor. The exterior, decorated in the 16th century with etchings called sgraffiti, has been meticulously restored by a team of world class art restorers. The interior has been beautifully updated by the owners - two architects specializing in historic preservation and design.

The elegant and spacious home has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a grand living room, state of the art kitchen, and a landscaped garden terrace with sweeping panoramic views. The villa is tastefully furnished with both antique and modern furniture.

The well-connected villa is in the perfect location - 3 km to a train station, you can easily reach Rome in 45 minutes, Florence in 2 hours, and countless other prime destinations easily.

Located in the medieval hilltown of Orte, you can enjoy an authentic experience in the heart of Italy.

The villa of the aqueduct is also a beautiful and unforgettable venue for intimate weddings and celebrations.

Choose our beautifully appointed historic villa for your trip to Italy.

The home, in addition to being a tremendous value (3500 sq ft for up to 8 people at very competitive all-inclusive rates), is spacious, light-filled, elegant, and full of carefully designed architectural details.

'Italy is a dream that you'll keep returning to for the rest of your life' - our villa is worth being part of that dream!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anna (Owner)
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Member since: 2004
Speaks English, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Life changing visit, tour and memories”

From the lively bustle of Rome and Vatican City to the picturesque hill towns of Lazio and Umbria and onward to the sybaritic shores of the Mediterranean near Tarquinia, you will not find a better guided travel experience to Italy than the tour offered by Anna and Alessandra. We stayed at the beautifully and comfortably appointed Villa of the Aqueduct at the entrance to historic center of the hill town of Orte. Here we enjoyed impromptu meals of local meats, cheeses, fresh pasta and gelato, and a class from Anna and Alessandra’s cook on how to make delicious pasta, gnocchi and other traditional dishes. From there, architects and native Italians Anna and Alessandra guided us on exciting day trips highlighting many points of historic, architectural, and artistic importance. Each destination revealed surprises and wonders. In Rome, Viterbo, and Caprarola, we met experienced guides Daniela and Donatella, who walked us through history from the beginnings of Rome to the height of its empire, and the elegance and grandeur of a selection of palace homes of prominent families of the Italian Renaissance. Anna and Alessandra, true to architectural form, employed exquisite timing for our visit, with wonderful surprises – ancient Etruscan sites, dinners in charming Orte venues during the town’s annual eight-day medieval festival, an invigorating walking tour from Rome’s Villa Borghese to the Spanish Steps, the Via dei Condotti, espresso in the famous Antico Caffè Greco, and an unexpected visit to the Pantheon, followed by relaxing people-watching and delicious refreshments at the Piazza Navona and sidewalk cafes. Visits to Civita di Bagnoregio, Vignanello, Vasanello, Bagnaia, Penna, Narni, Orvieto, and Tarquinia each featured more of Italy’s overwhelming abundance for the senses. For those seeking a personally tailored and uniquely special travel experience to the beauty of central Italy and its warm and delightful people, we highly recommend Anna and Alessandra and their team! (And please give Sergio at the coffee shop our best!)

P.S. Wear really good walking shoes and carry an insulated water bottle which you can fill from public fountains.
Aug 2013
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Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

Spectacular Renaissance Villa - Rome, Umbria & Tuscany - 40 min by train to Rome
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Magnificent!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is by far one of the most magical places to stay. The sites, smells and tastes truly filled our hearts. Orte' is a beautiful town to walk around, the small cafe's and community feel was incredible. You really feel as though you are a part of the town. We had a wonderful guide Daniella for a day in Rome and chef Frabrizia that created a fantastic meal right in the villa.

Anna & Alessandra were very welcoming and accommodating - we truly appreciated them for sharing their friends & family!

Looking forward to our next visit!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantanstic house in an amazing location

  • 5 of 5

The house is comfortable, big and with a fantastic professional kitchen, just like in the pictures! The location offers a lot of attractions with incredible places. The owners were gentile, caring, ponctual the whole time and always there to attend our requests. The transportation to Rome is easy and it is a great place to stay. Definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
107 Kilometres
FCO Fiumicino
Nearest Barpub
Orte
Nearest Ferry
86.2 Kilometres
Civitavecchia
Nearest Train
3.4 Kilometres
Orte Scalo
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Kilometres
A1 Orte Exit
Nearest Restaurant
Orte
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
Vico Lake
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Orte, Viterbo Province

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall 1
10 Sep 2016 - 8 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£599
for 3 nights
From
£168
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2
9 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£520
for 3 nights
From
£142
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
28 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£493
for 3 nights
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£981
for 5 nights
From
£177
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£493
for 3 nights
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £61
Cleaning £35

RULES OF THE HOUSE
-Fee/Damage Deposit: The fee and damage deposit are set according to the reservation made through HomeAway.
-Additional Persons/Replacements: No guests, pets, or creatures of any kind other than the humans identified in the booking. If Guest would like to change the details of an accepted reservation, (i.e. add a guest, which may incur additional charge) this will be requested by contacting Host via email.
-Absolutely no parties with non-renting guests. Should we find any violations to this clause, it is totally up to our discretion to ask you to vacate the house.
-Included: Water, electricity and heating; Wireless Internet connection; bed and bath linens; Final cleaning and one weekly cleaning and change of linens for stays of multiple weeks. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary appliances and utensils, including dish-washer and an Italian moka coffee maker (stovetop). Host presents the Italian traditions and uses, and therefore drip coffee makers, toasters or microwave ovens are not provided.
Extras:
-Optional arrival dinner and/or cook services (13 euro/hour plus cost of groceries); Additionally requested cleaning services (10 euro/hour) – Paid by Guest directly to the provider(s) at the time of services.
-Telephone: Guest agrees to put any calls made from the property telephone land line on a pre-paid calling card.
-Anything else not specifically included in the description of the house.
-The cost of any unpaid extras and eventual telephone charges will be deducted from the Security Deposit, if the correct amount is not left in cash on departure.
-Travel Insurance: Host highly recommends Guest purchase a travel insurance to protect the cost of the travel investment in case of unforeseen circumstances.
-Host/Guest Responsibilities: Host and Guest agree to fulfill their respective responsibilities as described on the HomeAway website with the additions and modifications included in this Agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Orte in Rome & Lazio

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

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