VILLA ALBERTO, TRANQUIL COUNTRYSIDE BTW ROME & NAPLES, STUNNING MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Vincent Policella

Speaks french, italian, english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Vincent Policella

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VILLA ALBERTO, TRANQUIL COUNTRYSIDE BTW ROME & NAPLES, STUNNING MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Frosinone Province Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6

The Villa Alberto, in the village of Pietrafitta, is in the south-east corner of Lazio, close to Abruzzo, Molise and Campania. Tranquil and off the beaten track, it stands in an elevated position in its own grounds of 1 acre, with fruit trees, flowering shrubs and even a banana plant. Villa Alberto has balconies on every side with splendid views of towering mountains, fields and valleys. It has a comfortable sitting room with an open fire, a fully equipped kitchen and table, three spacious double bedrooms, two shower rooms and a bathroom. There is a lovely shady veranda at the front of the house - perfect for alfresco dining or relaxing.

Pietrafitta's shop & cafe are a short walk from the Villa. A few minutes' drive away are several towns with a wide range of facilities.

Rome's airports are under 2 hours away by car & Naples Airport is approx 1.5 hours. Trains are available from Rome to Cassino 20 min away.

As all the guest accommodation is on one level, this villa is comfortable for the infirm. Note, however, that there are ten steps up to the guest floor.

The garden is fenced all round, providing peace of mind for those with small children.

Swimming Pools

There are three pools within a mile or so. We have been to two recently, both excellent.

One at GreenPark Hotel Tullio is immaculately clean, (the hotel is now owned by a pharmacist) has sparkling clear water, a magnificent backdrop of mountains, a shady end for when you want to be in the water, but not in the sun, a retractable awning for all year swimming, good changing rooms, showers and toilets, and a snack bar. As it is next to the hotel, you can pop in there for lunch. It has a large children's pool, 60 cms deep, as well as the main, 25m pool. It is off the main road, on the way to the villa, It charges 10€ per person for the full day 8€ after 2 PM, children under 12 - 8€ per day, 3€ after 2.

The other is called AquaPark. As it is on the main road, it is busier. It has a much bigger area of sun loungers. Its children's pool is slightly deeper and it also has a fun pool with slides, fountains etc.There is a snack bar, but other facilities are not quite so convenient as at GreenPark. Charges are similar but children under 10 are 6€ in the afternoon.

With small children in tow, it may be preferable not to have a pool at your villa. These provide an economical alternative.

More Details
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the manager
We had a lovely stay in Casa Alberto and thoroughly enjoyed being back in La Ciociaria! Benito was charming and very helpful and the house was perfect for us. The kids especially liked playing hide and seek in the dark in the garden and my mother and I enjoyed picking some of the fruit from the trees.... just like the old days when I was young.
Oct 2012
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Vincent Policella

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Speaks french, italian, english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
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Map

Nearest Airport
126 Kilometres
Naples
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Cassino
Nearest Motorway
36 Kilometres
Cassino
Nearest Beach
75 Kilometres
Gaeta
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Bivio di Gallinaro
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Parkhotel Tullio
Car: necessary

The villa is situated between Rome and Naples, at the foot of the Appenine mountains, in the tranquill Val di Comino. It is away from tourist bustle and is ideal for a relaxing holiday. There is plenty to do in the area and good restaurants and shops nearby. There are two excellent pools a few minutes away.

The Villa is an excellent base for a walking holiday. The Abruzzi National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty, set high in the Apennines. One of the biggest national parks in Europe, its dramatic landscape includes isolated villages and resorts, beech and pine forests, flower filled alpine meadows, rocky mountain peaks and sparkling lakes. Wildlife includes chamois, eagles, bears and wolves. Visit picturesque Opi, Pescaseroli or Castel del Sangro. Go on a guided walk or get a map from the Park offices and explore it yourself.

Natural wonders include the Pastena caves, with amazing stalagmites, stalactites and colonies of bats, the falls of the river Liri and Lake Fibreno a bird sanctuary with a floating island.

For broad sandy beaches go to Gaeta or Scauri well established family resorts about an hour away. A trip up the coast to the resort of Sperlonga offers the opportunity for a brief stop at Hadrian's seaside villa where wonderful statues, found smashed in the fish ponds, have been pieced together and housed in a small museum.

The Abbey at Monte Cassino was completely rebuilt, just as it was, after destruction during World War II and is one of Italy's oldest shrines. There are also another 6 ancient abbeys and 6 castles in the valley. Caserta with its splendid palace and gardens, Naples, Herculaneum and Pompeii are 1.5 to 2 hours drive away.

Nearby towns include Settefrati, San Donato, Atina, Villa Latina, Picinisco, San Biagio, Casalvieri, Casalattico, Alvito and Vicalvi.

There are 3 airports you can fly into, Rome's main airport, Fiumicino, 194k; Ciampino, 160k; and Naples 126k.

There are train stations at Cassino (main line) 32k & Sora (branch line) 31k.

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Frosinone Province Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
4 night minimum stay
£630
 
extra night: £90    
 
Autumn
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
4 night minimum stay
£420
 
extra night: £60    
 
Autumn
Sep 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
£420
 
extra night: £60    

Notes

  • Rates include sheets and towels, normal cleaning, electricity and gas.
    There is no security deposit. Please let us know if anything is damaged.

    A deposit of £50 is payable at the time of booking.
    The balance is due two months before arrival.

    Contact the manager to arrange payment in dollars or Euros.

    The Villa is available out of season. An additional charge may be made for heating.
    Contact the manager for rates and information about the weather!

Amenities

Frosinone Province Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Rural
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Parking
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Toilet Paper
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Garage
  • Towels Provided
  • Firewood
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Oven ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • One shower room is in the basement. Accessed from the garage, it is ideal for children and others coming in from the garden.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , with en suite shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , with en suite shower room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , with en suite shower room
  • The spacious master bedroom has an en suite shower room and french doors to a sunny, south facing balcony, with views deep into the valley. A west facing window looks out over the orchard. The corner bedroom faces west over the orchard, and north with french doors onto a secluded back balcony. The third bedroom also has french doors onto the secluded back balcony.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Books
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Balcony ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • ruins
  • forests
  • churches
  • water parks
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • hunting small game
  • paragliding
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • cycling
Notes:
Our local agent, Benito, speaks English and Italian. He will let you in and show you round. Contact him if anything needs to be repaired or replaced. He can arrange additional cleaning or for meals to be cooked. He can advise you on local facilities. He knows the mountains very well and can advise you on routes or even organize trips for you.

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