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Family And Pet Welcome!

People8
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Sauna Fantastic View!!

The property is located in the immediate vicinity of the city of Sutri, in the province of Viterbo, and more precisely in the majestic “Calandrina park,” behind which one encounters the hot springs of Vicarello.

Since Casa Melo is immersed in the Vicarello park, a natural reserve of the area, you can see all kinds of animals: deer, boar, foxes, weasels, porcupines. These sites will undoubtedly make your stay more exciting, as “nature” is key here.

The history of Sutri (known in ancient times as Sutrium) is witnessed by the numerous archaeological finds in the area belonging to different eras. Its origins are quite ancient, thought to date back to the Bronze Era. Sutri experienced a period of strong growth under the Etruscan reign, as an agricultural and commercial town, and today you can still detect the Etruscan influence.

The long-standing amphitheater, one of a kind as it has no external walls and is housed entirely within natural boundaries, is a popular destination for tourists. It remained hidden for centuries in the hill from which it was derived, and was brought back to light only in the second half of the 19th century by the owners of the above property. The amphitheater is the site of theatrical performances in the summertime, and the living nativity scene at Christmas time.

Long walks on Etruscan paths will give great thrills to those passionate in the field, from Bassano on, and there are paths open to aspiring speleologists.

One of the main attractions of the area, in addition to the breathtaking views visible along every route, are the “Baths of the Popes.” The hot springs are called “dei Papi” (of the popes), especially because of the intervention of a specific pontiff: Pope Nicholas V. He found such benefit for the treatment of his ills in these healing waters that in 1450 he had a beautiful palace built in this area, so that he could stay there whenever he needed. Ever since then it has been called the “Bath of the Pope.”

These hot springs offer the pleasure of immersing oneself in the monumental pool that measures over 200 square meters, replenished exclusively with thermal water from the Bullicame spring: a precious toning bath for skin care in winter and in summer.

The cave represents a treatment unique in its kind: a natural Turkish bath where small waterfalls of spring water at a temperature of 58° C heat and suffuse the environment with beneficial vapors... wonderful moments to share also with your loved one...

Continuing our journey exploring the natural attractions of the area surrounding the property, we find the “pools of St. Callisto,” another wonderful site for those who like to relax in the warmth of thermal springs, this time more modest in size but set within a framework of greenery and simplicity.

A few kilometers from Casa Melo is the lake of Bracciano, which can be accessed from the town of Trevignano, a town known for its tasty ice cream shops, rides for children on the main square, art-house Cinemas, ice rinks in the winter, traditional cafes and bakeries, spas and indoor swimming pools in the winter.

Bracciano is a beautiful health resort, full of cafes and restaurants of all types and styles. Long walks along the lakefront will make your stay even more relaxing and “cool” in the summer, considering the lake’s suitability for swimming. On the lake you can also engage in sports such as canoeing, wind surfing and kite surfing during the summer months.

Along the way, we recommend a visit to the village of Calcata. Built on a fortress, it has become an attractive meeting place for hippie’s, and the Forest of Manziana.

In all the surrounding area of the property it is possible to go horseback riding, and there are numerous places where you can rent horses. For archery enthusiasts, in the small town of Bassano, there is one of the largest centers for zen archery— a destination each year for those who are passionate in the sport who gather from all over the world.

The strategic location of Casa Melo allows you to reach the sea in only thirty minutes or so by car, so you can enjoy a fresh local seafood lunch in a restaurant by the sea, or a day of total relaxation at the beach. Civitavecchia, Fregene and Fiumicino are the main destinations.

The “Oaks” golf club will complete your stay. It is one of the largest clubs in central of Italy, where you can spend a day of absolute enjoyment playing golf.

Casa Melo was conceived by the owner to offer our clients a stay of peace and tranquility, in a context that is simple yet refined, complete with amenities such as sauna, Turkish bath, dance floor, billiards, and table soccer, which will accompany you through the discovery of wonderful landscapes so beneficial to our mental well-being.

The house is equipped with every comfort. The four bedrooms are tastefully decorated and quite spacious. We also allow your four-legged friends to join you; there is a large fenced area adjacent to the villa.

We also offer the possibility of providing transportation in a comfortable and luxurious property car to/from the airports of Rome and the train stations, and for all the required movements. To avail yourself of this, please request the car at the time of the booking.

Casa Melo is composed of four bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, sleeping a total of eight. It is also possible to add single beds and a crib for children on request when booking.

The high-quality bed linens and towels provided during your stay ensure your maximum comfort.

Satellite TV, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, fireplace, and available Wi-Fi, round out the standard equipment.

Welcome to Casa Melo, and enjoy your stay!

More Details

Owner
cristiano gaetani
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About cristiano gaetani

i grow up in rome,in the centre,i like to talk with people of different cultures,i love thi work and my work key is :service!!!!

cristiano gaetani purchased this chateau / country house in 2016

Why cristiano gaetani chose Province of Viterbo

relax,

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Province of Viterbo in Lazio

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 8
  • 4 bedrooms queen size bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

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Family And Pet Welcome!
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
4

Beautiful and spacious home.

  • 4 of 5

I spent a week here with my son and daughter and their children. All together there were 8 of us, 5 adults and 3 children age 7,5 and 3.It was a marvellous space for us all. There is a large secure garden ideal for games.

The house is comfortable with reasonable facilities.

It was incredibly hot and mostly cool inside.A fan though would be a nice addition.

We were able to use the pool during the day which was good.

There is a lot to see in the surrounding area so I would recommend a stay here for a relaxed and private holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

lovely place

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic area - great ground without people. Very nice house inside. Many hiking possibilities enriched by history, near to the see and to Rome.

Martin

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Capodanno 2016/17

  • 5 of 5

Siamo rientrati oggi dopo 2 giorni fantastici all'insegna della natura, relax e tanto divertimento..... Casa Melo è bellissima calda e molto accogliente immersa nella natura ..... siamo stati benissimo l'accoglienza è stata ottima da ritornarci sicuramente....volevamo ringraziare la signora che ci ha accolto molto gentile e disponibile e volevamo ringraziare Cristiano per la sua pazienza alle mie mille domande.... Da Rifare al più presto

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ciao Monica Grazie per la splendida recensione È stato un piacere ospitarvi Ancora buon anno
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Berlin
5

An amazing villa close by wonderful city

  • 5 of 5

I think everybody will be surprised by how the villa is nicer than on the photos. It is just perfect for families or a big group of friends. Unfortunately, we had no idea that the villa by itself is not less attraction than Rome. Otherwise, we would stay for a couple of days longer just enjoying nice and big house, swimming in the pool, drinking wine and grilling on huge green territory hidden from everyone behind the wall of trees.

That was a wonderful time!

Besides everything, I must mention the housekeeper Lidia. She has made our stay amazing! If there was a competition "People who have made your vacation", I would vote for Lidia:)

It was a bit difficult to find the villa among other houses (some direction signs would fix this problem). But it was the only difficulty we had and it wasn't big. GPS coordinates: 42.18259 12.226064 or 42°10'57.3"N 12°13'33.8"E

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
fiumicino
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
civitavecchia
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
golf la calandrina
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
civitavecchia
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
cassia bis
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
fregene civitavecchia fiumicino
Car: necessary

The property is located in the immediate vicinity of the city of Sutri, in the province of Viterbo, and more precisely in the majestic “Calandrina park,” behind which one encounters the hot springs of Vicarello.

Since Casa Melo is immersed in the Vicarello park, a natural reserve of the area, you can see all kinds of animals: deer, boar, foxes, weasels, porcupines. These sites will undoubtedly make your stay more exciting, as “nature” is key here.

The history of Sutri (known in ancient times as Sutrium) is witnessed by the numerous archaeological finds in the area belonging to different eras. Its origins are quite ancient, thought to date back to the Bronze Era. Sutri experienced a period of strong growth under the Etruscan reign, as an agricultural and commercial town, and today you can still detect the Etruscan influence.

The long-standing amphitheater, one of a kind as it has no external walls and is housed entirely within natural boundaries, is a popular destination for tourists. It remained hidden for centuries in the hill from which it was derived, and was brought back to light only in the second half of the 19th century by the owners of the above property. The amphitheater is the site of theatrical performances in the summertime, and the living nativity scene at Christmas time.

Long walks on Etruscan paths will give great thrills to those passionate in the field, from Bassano on, and there are paths open to aspiring speleologists.

One of the main attractions of the area, in addition to the breathtaking views visible along every route, are the “Baths of the Popes.” The hot springs are called “dei Papi” (of the popes), especially because of the intervention of a specific pontiff: Pope Nicholas V. He found such benefit for the treatment of his ills in these healing waters that in 1450 he had a beautiful palace built in this area, so that he could stay there whenever he needed. Ever since then it has been called the “Bath of the Pope.”

These hot springs offer the pleasure of immersing oneself in the monumental pool that measures over 200 square meters, replenished exclusively with thermal water from the Bullicame spring: a precious toning bath for skin care in winter and in summer.

The cave represents a treatment unique in its kind: a natural Turkish bath where small waterfalls of spring water at a temperature of 58° C heat and suffuse the environment with beneficial vapors... wonderful moments to share also with your loved one...

Continuing our journey exploring the natural attractions of the area surrounding the property, we find the “pools of St. Callisto,” another wonderful site for those who like to relax in the warmth of thermal springs, this time more modest in size but set within a framework of greenery and simplicity.

A few kilometers from Casa Melo is the lake of Bracciano, which can be accessed from the town of Trevignano, a town known for its tasty ice cream shops, rides for children on the main square, art-house Cinemas, ice rinks in the winter, traditional cafes and bakeries, spas and indoor swimming pools in the winter.

Bracciano is a beautiful health resort, full of cafes and restaurants of all types and styles. Long walks along the lakefront will make your stay even more relaxing and “cool” in the summer, considering the lake’s suitability for swimming. On the lake you can also engage in sports such as canoeing, wind surfing and kite surfing during the summer months.

Along the way, we recommend a visit to the village of Calcata. Built on a fortress, it has become an attractive meeting place for hippie’s, and the Forest of Manziana.

In all the surrounding area of the property it is possible to go horseback riding, and there are numerous places where you can rent horses. For archery enthusiasts, in the small town of Bassano, there is one of the largest centers for zen archery— a destination each year for those who are passionate in the sport who gather from all over the world.

The strategic location of Casa Melo allows you to reach the sea in only thirty minutes or so by car, so you can enjoy a fresh local seafood lunch in a restaurant by the sea, or a day of total relaxation at the beach. Civitavecchia, Fregene and Fiumicino are the main destinations.

The “Oaks” golf club will complete your stay. It is one of the largest clubs in central of Italy, where you can spend a day of absolute enjoyment playing golf.

Casa Melo was conceived by the owner to offer our clients a stay of peace and tranquility, in a context that is simple yet refined, complete with amenities such as sauna, Turkish bath, dance floor, billiards, and table soccer, which will accompany you through the discovery of wonderful landscapes so beneficial to our mental well-being.

The house is equipped with every comfort. The four bedrooms are tastefully decorated and quite spacious. We also allow your four-legged friends to join you; there is a large fenced area adjacent to the villa.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Province of Viterbo, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£114
for 2 nights
From
£57
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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