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cauntry villa with private pool and views on Rome and Tivoli

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Tivoli - Montanara cottage

Guest house in villa 1 bedroom 2+2 bed, just outside Tivoli town and Rome

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

aquilina santini
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
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13 October, 2016
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based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

cauntry villa with private pool and views on Rome and Tivoli
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Romantic Cottage with Beautiful Scenery

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented the cottage for our honeymoon, and we couldn't have been more pleased with our decision. The cottage itself was clean, beautiful, and spacious. The property is huge, with so many lovely sights to take in. There's a pond (with different types of fish), lots of flowers and trees, and cute cats and dogs. The owner, Lillina, even took us to meet the neighbor's horses and wild pig!

As you can see from the pics, the pool is huge! We couldn't take full advantage it because Italy was a bit too cold during our trip, but it was very clean, and I'm sure it would be awesome for someone who plans to travel to Italy in the summer.

Lillina was awesome. She made us feel very welcome on the day we arrived by providing us with some local staples (cereal, bread, eggs, strawberries, etc.) and even showed us around Tivoli a bit, including where to purchase a train ticket to Rome. She also cooked us a wonderful dinner one night to celebrate our honeymoon, and I'm not exaggerating when I say it was the best meal I've ever had.

Even though Rome is a fairly short train trip away, you should definitely make time to explore Tivoli. If you are a fan of nature like me, Villa d'Este and Villa Gregoriana are must-sees. I would definitely recommend driving or taking a taxi to Tivoli as opposed to walking, though. We walked, which is doable (took about 30 minutes), but since the road is so narrow and curvy, it was a bit scary.

Anyway, we greatly enjoyed our stay here, and we highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys comfort, a kind host, and beauty! :)

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great villa in idyllic setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week in this villa and couldn't have wished for anywhere better to stay. The villa itself was spacious and clean and set in lovely grounds. The pool was excellent although a little chilly in May, but we still went in on the hotter days. It is a short drive to Tivoli itself - a lovely old town with the amazing Villa D'este and Villa Adriana (both featured in Monty Don's Italian Gardens DVD), as well as Villa Gregoriana. Rome is just a train ride away and Herculaneum and Pompeii a couple of hours drive. We would recommend this villa to anyone seeking a safe, relaxing and calm holiday in delightful surroundings. A special mention for Lillina, our host, who looked after us so well and cooked us a lovely meal on our last night, which turned out to be our best evening during our week's holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great way to visit Rome and Tivoli!

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent a wonderful week in this apartment in Tivoli.

The cottage you rent is an independent house behind the swimming pool with one bedroom, a large living room and a nice bathroom/ kitchen. There is a nice private terrace where you can eat, in front of the cottage. There is also a private parking spot for your car.

The house was clean, there were plenty of towels and the bed was very good.

The owner is a very nice lady who really makes you feel at home and is very helpful. She gave us fresh eggs and tomatoes and lettuce from the garden and in the house everything needed for breakfast and coffee etc was waiting for us (for free!).

The attraction to us was that we could visit Tivoli (Villa d’Este, Villa Gregoriana and the Villa of Hadrian) and Rome and then return to this oasis and relax near the swimming pool, while enjoying the views of Tivoli and Rome. The swimming pool is large and very well looked after (very clean!).

The last years we visited Rome and usually stay in an apartment in the city, but we were a bit tired of the crowds and the heat. This villa is a wonderful alternative to an apartment in Rome.

We didn’t find the driving near the property difficult. If you leave the gate of this property and turn left you reach Tivoli in 5 minutes and if you turn right, you can visit the villa of Hadrian and Rome. Of course a train trip to Rome is more practical due to parking problems in Rome.

A special attraction to those who love antiquities and archaeology is that the villa of Quintilio Varo is partly on the grounds of this property and the owner can inform you about this villa. You can take a walk in the large garden of this villa and really feel like you’re on historical grounds.

We truly enjoyed our stay in this property and will hopefully return here.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Manchester, UK

Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful holiday in Tivoli in this great accommodation. I would highly recommend it. We were traveling with our 2 year old son. We were made very welcome , with toys for our son and walks through the extensive grounds seeing Roman remains, centuries old olive trees, and feeding the animals. The olive oil produced here is wonderful and we managed to get some back to the UK. Highlight was our wonderful host cooking pizzas in the outdoor pizza oven by the pool. The most delicious pizzas in Italy! Very relaxing place to stay, with views across to Rome and it was fantastic to visit Villa D'Este in Tivoli.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to have met such very nice persons as you and I hope we will see again in the future, it would be a great pleasure for me ! Lillina and family
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a wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

we had the most wonderful holiday staying with Illina who was the perfect host. The accomadation is completely self contained with its own delightful veranda overlooking the contryside with Rome in the distance. the pool is a good size a lovely place to relax. The extensive grounds are beautiful and run into the hilly olive grove with a small but picturesque pond just above the house.Tivoli itself has much to offer and the world famous Villa D'Este is an absolute must to see. Villa Adriana, just outside Tivoli is a step back into the past and provides an interesting, enjoyable day out revealing beautiful grounds and extensive archaelogical ruins that are remarkable for their preserved condition. Villa Gregriana , which is very close by, takes you through a strikingly tranquil wooded area and the famous water fall, that was built by Pope Gregory to take the flood water away from the town.

At the exit there is a very good restaurant offering quality Italian food and superb service.

Overall, we can highly reccomend both Tivoli as destination, andVilla Montanna as a haven of peaceful tranquility.

wWe hope that you enjoy your stay as much as we did.

Diane and Michael

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nanterre, France

Wonderful moments

  • 5 of 5

We had a real great time here. The place is even better than in the ad. The swimming pool is gorgeous, the garden and the view too.

We spent 2 weeks there and went to Rome by car. it is 30 mn far from the center of Rome, with no traffic and easy parking.

Tivoli and the area are really nice, lots of beautiful things to see and visit (villa Adriana, villa d'Este, villa Gorgiana, Castelli Romani...).

Lillina and Agostino are fantastic landlords, kind, helpful, with good advises.

We really hope to come back again !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
rome ciampino - rome fiumicino international
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
ostia lido di roma
Car: not necessary

The residence is a guest house of a very nice country villa in Tivoli. 5000sq.m flowered garden with very ancient olive plants and all kinds of agrums, 120sq.m pool, located on a sunny hill in front of Rome and Tivoli. Far from the heavy traffic noise and stressing life, hidden in a very relaxing and peaceful place. Yet only 30 mins drive from Rome. 10' from Hadrian's Villa, Villa D'Este, Villa Gregoriana and Sibilla and VestaTemples in Tivoli. 15' from Tivoli's Termae Spa, 60' from roman seaside, 45 from skiing area, 20' from Golf Course Marco Simone. 300m from the bus stop to every kind of shops and excellent restaurants, or Tivoli charming/traditional Italian life, and connections to Rome in 1 hour by train or by bus.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Tivoli, Rome 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
25 Sep 2016 - 5 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
22 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £53
1-2 bambini < 14 anni £0

Prezzo tutto compreso, escluso solo riscaldamento a consumo (max 10-15€/notte)
Cauzione : € 200 all'arrivo
Modalità di pagamento : bonifico bancario, paypal, cash ( solo per cauzione ed optional)
Cancellazioni : 40-20 gg prima dell'inizio vacanza rimborso 50% del pagato; meno 20 giorni no rimborso

Prenotazione 30 %
Saldo 40 gg prima inizio vacanza
Pagamento :bonifico bancario, paypal

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Tivoli in Rome & Lazio

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Computer Available
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bagno 2 - Outdoor Shower , in giardino
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    soggiorno - 2 Single Bed
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • swimming

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