Villa in Itri, Nr. Sperlonga, Rome and Lazio, Italy - Splendid Location With Panoramicf Ischia And Ponza, Designed With Architectural Quality. Views O
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About Massimo Piamonti
My name is Massimo. I bought this property in 2013 from a friend who rented it out in previous years. I am an architect from Rome and New York,and it was love at first sight when I saw this location!
Massimo Piamonti purchased this Villa in 2013
Why Massimo Piamonti chose Itri
The climate,vegetation,panoramic views,local food and wine are all qualities which make it a perfect location for a Mediterranean holiday! From the nearby town of Formia and Gaeta ,it is possible to rent sailboats or take ferries to the islands of Ischia,Ponza,and Capri.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
We had 10 wonderful days at Villa Giata! Four grown ups and four children (12-15). We stayed two and two in seperate houses, and it worked really well. The houses are really nice, the gardens wonderful with all the flowers, fruits and berries, and the pool area with the kitchen building is fantastic. We even watched the foottball world cup finales on tv in the living room of the main house a couple of nights. Itri is a nice little town, especially the old part. We had good dinners at Osteria Pulcinella (a must) and Bella Vista had great views over Itri. We made nice trips to the beach north of Gaeta, and visitied beautiful Sperlonga as well. We also made a day trip to Pompei and Napoli (2 hours one way). The owner is really nice, and ensures that you have what you need for a great Italian countryside vacation. Absolutely recommended!
Most beautiful location
We have holidayed in Italy for the past 7 seven years, and our stay in Itri at Villa Giada has been the best yet! The villa was perfect for our family of 5. The design of the accommodation meant that our 3 teenage boys had the choice of retreating to their own space to chill-out, or joining us to play games, have a swim, a BBQ, or enjoy an aperitif whilst admiring the magnificent view. The villa location was very peaceful and the views so beautiful that there was very little need to adventure further afield. However, the fantastic deli in Itri (multi-award winning!!) was irresistible, as were the local restaurants and gelaterias. For a family of foodies, we couldn't have wished for more. When we did decide to explore, we found a very lovely beach just 20 minutes away, where the sea was gloriously clear and warm - perfect for both small children and teenagers. We also spent a few evenings in Sperlonga and Gaieta which were well worth the 30 minute drive down the mountain, The coastline and views were stunning. This was an area of Italy that was not spoilt by tourism, and the welcome from locals was very warm. There was plenty to excite the adventuring explorer, but equally, a location to just sit back, relax and enjoy whilst planning the days feast. We would all definitely recommend this villa, and would love to return ourselves one day.
Paradise by the Sea
This property over exceeded our expectations in every way!! Eight of us celebrating several milestone birthdays enjoyed an amazing vacation in this one of a kind home - it is beautifully maintained and very well designed as it gave each couple privacy but allowed all of us to congregate so we could cook, eat, drink, play games & music, swim and relax. The area offered us everything we needed - fantastic shopping - both for amazing food & wine as well as Italian products to take home - beautiful scenic ocean & mountain drives, beaches, historic sites and wonderful, friendly, helpful locals!! The sunsets each evening became a group activity as they were spectacular and we were lucky enough to be blessed with fantastic weather. Massimo was awesome during the organization process and he and Lauren provided us with lots of info about the area upon our arrival. All of us felt that this was the best vacation ever and would be thrilled to visit again. Thanks Massimo and Lauren for sharing this slice of paradise with a grateful group from Canada!!
When we first saw the pictures of the property we thought that it looked great - in all honesty the photos do not do it justice. It is a lovely spacious property,beautifully designed and thoughtfully constructed. Whilst it is tempting to tell you about each of the aspects of the property in detail I will resist and give a brief outline. The bedrooms are thoughtfully designed each with a private seating area outside to give a place for a morning/evening drink if a little more privacy is required. The outdoor, shaded seating area is next to the larger main kitchen,has plenty of room for up to 10 people to sit around a table. This is where we spent most of our time when not in or around the pool. That said this area is next to the pool, which again is really thoughtfully designed and not overlooked. The pool is bigger than the photos suggest and was cleaned regularly by Antonio. The kitchen close to the pool is very well equipped, with dishwasher and a huge fridge. It also has a toilet. The main house has a lounge area with a smaller kitchen area (which we only really used once). It is very comfortable and has plenty of seating. The gardens provide a fitting backdrop. They are well maintained and watered and possess a number and variety of fruit trees including 2 lovely fig trees that provided more than enough fruit for breakfast every morning when we were there in early September. Finally I think it is important to say that the owner, Massimo, was superb throughout in his communication, ensuring we knew all about the property and how things worked. He met us in Itri to take us up to the Villa, even helped us to get some shopping. He was a great host and clearly loves the property himself. Finally we feel it is important to stress that you do need a car as it is a little out of town but as a result provides some lovely views. Location wise the local towns were great with different character but all worth a visit with good shopping and eating establishments. We will definitely return again for another holiday.
Relaxing week at Villa
We flew into Rome, rented a car, and drove south to Itri. Remember to get a GPS in the rental car. The gracious owner Massimo met us in the village of Itri and we followed his car up the unmarked dirt road through olive groves to the top of the hill to discover that the villa has an amazing view directly to the Mediterranean Sea. As we were a family of three, we stayed in the main house which has a lovely bedroom and our daughter slept on the comfortable sleep sofa in the living room. Both rooms open up onto an outdoor court / living area with plush seating. The villa is well maintained, clean and quiet. The furniture is modern and comfortable. Wi-fi worked well in all areas inside and outside. The charming village of Itri offered us wonderful food shops that we visited daily to buy fresh produce, and a gourmet food market with delicious cheese, meats, local wines and olives. We cooked all our meals in the gourmet kitchen that leads out to the dining patio and the pool. The gardens surrounding the house front and back are filled with beautiful flowers and fruit trees. The villa is easily accessible to the beaches of Speralonga and Gaeta which we frequented although truly enjoyed just being at the villa relaxing, swimming, drawing, reading and writing. When we left we drove to the Naples airport which was an equally easy drive as from Rome.
Très belle propriété !
Accueillis avec le sourire malgré notre arrivée tardive à presque minuit, Massimo nous a trouvé un garagiste dès le lendemain.
Tout a été fait pour notre confort durant notre séjour.
Merci Massimo !
La propriété est tout simplement somptueuse, au calme...inoubliable...
Olivier, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the villa, the pool, the quite and the views. Hope to see you again, best regards, Massimo.
Itri is 20 minutes from the beaches of Sperlonga and Gaeta in enchanting scenery with plenty of greenery, in this small and exclusive district. Strategic position: an hour and a half from Rome and Naples and ten minutes away from the sea.
Nearest airport Rome 114km. Nearest ferry port Gaeta 12km. Nearest railway station Fondi 12km. Nearest beach local beach 5km. Airport Rome or Naples, car hire is possible from the airport. By train it is very easy.. just 1hour from Rome to Itri, and 1 hour from Naples to Itri. The stop is Formia or Itri station.
Itri is 4 km away
Sperlonga is 14 km away
Gaeta is 14 km away
The town of Itri,which is 4 kilometres from the villa,provides all kinds of stores,restaurants,and services. The centre of Itri is dominated by a great Medieval castle,which hosts different cultural events in the summer. Gaeta and Sperlonga are two beautiful and historic towns on the sea,only 20 minutes away.