In the middle of Italy, sorrounded by the magnificent Abruzzo Mountains, Civita d’Antino (904 mslm) is where the house is placed.
Civita d’Antino is a little tiny village of pre-romanic origins, quite well known thanks to the frequent visits of famous Scandinavian Impressionists Painters. The most famous, Kristian Zahrtmann, spent long time in Civita where took great inspiration for his pieces d’oeuvre.
Still today, Zahrtmann is recited and celebrated by the village citizens for his contribution to create a bridge between his art to the traditions and the culture of a genuine place.
The House origins belongs to a wide architectural structure dated back to XV Century. The current owners did their best to preserve the heritage features and the beauty of the building.
The house is composed by: 4 large sleeping rooms with a maximun of 8 bed accomodations (with impressive mountains view), 2 bathrooms, a lovely living room equipped with a broad fireplace. In total the house is around 200 sq meter.
To complete the pleasant staying, you will experience the amazing delight of the private garden: its smelling roses, the unique and powerful view over the Roveto Valley, will provide unforgettable emotions. From here you can even see the waterfalls of Zompo lo Schioppo and the immensity of Viglio the top Mountain of the Valley.
The house is not only for families but often plays a key place where to spend nice moments with friends. It is definitely ideal for those who want to enjoy nature and who like exploring the numerous mountain trails while getting fascinated by historical details visible in many angle as well as giving in to the pleasure of tasting the typical food (two small tiny restaurants in the village are managed by local families: “home made” is their “password”). Even the “youngest” little guests will enjoy the place and will feel the benefit of a limited use of cars along the streets of the ancient village where the preference goes for a pleasant walk.
The house is highly recommended for those who practice Yoga and the enchanted garden has a huge potential for meditation Civita d’Antino is at 904 msls, many are the places you can uncover during your stay: Alba Fucens is just 30 minutes far from Civita and should never be missed off the list of places to visit when exploring Abruzzo. Is a real impressive place where you can admire the ruins of an ancient Roman outpost built around 303 B.C. with a still standing and suggestive Amphitheatre.
Civita d’Antino is about 100 km from Rome, 80 Km from Pescara and 170 km from Naples.