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Stunning villa with private pool in peaceful olive grove

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 11 (5 en suite bedrooms)

Casa Toti was completed in October 2011. It is a new build but built in the Abruzzeze style in old Maiella stone. Inside and out are beautiful arches and stunning use of stone. The ground floor has vaulted ceilings and the entire house has terracotta tiles with marble detailing. Beneath the traditional features is a totally up to date house with underfloor heating, central cooling system, photovoltaic energy panels and every mod con! A large hall leads into the kitchen/dining room and then into the sitting room. Both have French windows onto the shaded veranda with a large table for outside dining and a comfortable sofa and armchairs from which to soak up the view.

There is 1 bedroom downstairs, with French doors onto the veranda, with an en suite shower room suitable for the elderly or guests with mobility problems.

There are 3BR on the 1st floor, 1 with a balcony, and the 5th bedroom is in the tower, also with its own balcony. All bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and lovely view.

Outside areas: The swimming pool (open May to end of October) has Roman steps and is 14m x 6m with a diving board. It has stunning views to the mountains and is surrounded by a terrace area with plenty of loungers. The veranda has everything for summer, outdoor living and has steps down leading to the pool area. On the other side of the house there is a trampoline for the children. Bedroom 1 leads out onto the veranda and bedrooms 2 and 5 have balconies with table and chairs facing the mountains. The house is set in an olive grove of approximately 120 old olive trees.

More Details

Jane Young
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018

About Jane Young

When I'm not at Casa Toti in stunning Abruzzo, I live in Salisbury, UK and co own a shop in Stockbridge selling Italian shoes and accessories - property and shoes being 2 of my passions! I used to be a music teacher which combined my other 2 passions - teaching and music. With 3 children - on the verge of leaving home, life is busy.

Jane Young purchased this villa in 2009

Why Jane Young chose Castilenti

Casa Toti was a new build. I bought a beautiful flat olive grove and spent months planning the position of the house as well as the design of the house with lots of input from a great friend and of course a fantastic local surveyor. The views are stunning all year round.

What makes this villa unique

Because it was a new build we could aim to be as energy efficient as possible. The central underfloor cooling system is a fantastic alternative to air conditioning, keeping the house at a constant ambient temperature in the heat of the summer months.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Castilenti in Province of Pescara

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Suitable for the elderly or infirm
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , can be 2 singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , can be 2 singles
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 3 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have en suite shower rooms. Bedroom 5 is on the 2nd floor in the tower and has a single bed plus bunk beds.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
There is a full size boules pitch and a trampolene.


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(6 traveller reviews)

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Stunning villa with private pool in peaceful olive grove
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Covington Township


  • 5 of 5

Casa Toti provided the backdrop to a once in a lifetime vacation. It was an absolute pleasure to stay in such a beautiful yet laid back home for a week. All systems worked as advertised, the kitchen was well appointed, and the pool was very clean and inviting. The surrounding area of Abruzzo is beautiful, with both mountains and sea close by. We wpuld recommend this villa without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couldn't have been better. Perfect !!!

  • 5 of 5

The home and views are amazing. Everything was so well thought out for accommodating a large family or group. Location and local amenities were great. Loved the area. Jane's recomondations are spot on.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super. Jederzeit wieder

  • 5 of 5

Alles Super. Alles da was man brauchen könnte. Wunderschönes Haus. Traumhafter Ausblick. Nur die Matratzen müssten mal neu.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Weekend 8 dicembre

  • 5 of 5

Villa bellissima curata nei minimi particolari, così come le zone esterne. Proprietaria molto gentile e disponibile. Sicuramente torneremo per un weekend estivo.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Naples, Italy

Che splendida villa!

  • 5 of 5

Che splendida villa! La consigliamo a tutti. Abbiamo trascorso la Pasqua in questo posto stupendo. Tutto meravigliosamente organizzato e curato nei minimi particolari. Dal giardino super accessoriato (tavolo da ping pong, Jumping, campo di bocce e piscina) alla casa stessa accogliente, calda e ricca di accessori. Perfetta anche per famiglie con bambini; i nostri si sono divertiti tantissimo. Sicuramente ci torneremo.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa strepitosa

  • 5 of 5

Dire che la casa, il posto, gli arredi, i dettagli tutti sono strepitosi e poco!! Abbiamo affittato la casa in occasione della comunione di mia figlia per festeggiare una giornata indimenticabile e lo è stata davvero, siamo tornati anche per capodanno e non mancherà occasione per tornarci. La consiglio vivamente a tutti, la proprietaria parla solo inglese ma contattandola via mail non c'è alcun problema ed io che ho avuto la fortuna di conoscerla di persona posso dire che è una persona disponibilissima.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Madonna degli Angeli
Nearest Ferry
200 Kilometres
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Madonna degli Angeli
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Silvi Marina
Car: necessary

Casa Toti,(so named because it is on via Toti, named after the Italian poet Gianni Toti (1924 - 2007)) is situated in a large olive grove with far reaching 360 degree views of Gran Sasso, the highest peak of the Appenine mountain range and the Maiella Mountains near the beautiful medieval hilltop town of Elice. Only 30 minutes drive to the beaches of the Adriatic, the city of Pescara with its international airport and 30 minutes drive into the national park this area has something for everyone whatever time of year. The Adriatic coast has miles and miles of sandy beaches and there are ski resorts just over 1 hour away - perfect for day skiing.

The towns of Penne, Citta Sant Angelo and Atri are a short drive away. All have bustling market days and wonderful festas and sagras in the summer months.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Castilenti, Abruzzo

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Season
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Mid Season
29 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
2 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Low Season
28 Oct 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
23 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

In high season the changeover day is Sunday. The rest of the year is flexible.
A 25% non returnable deposit is required at the time of booking. The balance is required 8 weeks before the start of the booking - a reminder will be sent. At this time the security deposit of £250 is also paid. This is returned within 14 days of the end of the holiday assuming there has been no damage to the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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