Roccascalegna Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description
2 bedroom farmhouse. Sleeps 6
A great value farmhouse with beautiful views from the terrace down the valley. This lovely 2 bedroom farmhouse is located at the end of a secluded farm track. It has a further 2 bedrooms in the Cantina (basement) available for an extra £150 per week, sleeping up to 8.
This rural retreat, adjacent to woodland nestling in hills, offers total relaxation and is suitable for families or a romantic getaway.
The farmhouse has a large fully fitted kitchen including washing machine and a family sized dining table.
A generous lounge and a shower room.
The 2 large double bedrooms have a double and 2 single beds.
We have added a new terrace off the back so you can now dine out enjoying the beautiful views down the valley.
The cantina has 2 bedrooms and a shower room and is available for an extra £150 per week. This is accessed from the outside.
The accommodation includes:
2 wood fires
Lots of books.
Widescreen TV and DVD player (the TV aerial has not been mounted yet).
Suitable for children: there are games and beach toys available.
1 hour and 10 mins from Pescara Airport and 3 hours from Rome.
The house is located 3 km from Torricella Peligna a lovely traditional Italian village affording a warm welcome. It offers all amenities including 3 Bars, 3 Restaurants (including Ciro's in the pine forest, serving his renowned pizza), 2 Mini-markets, butchers, fruit and vegetable shop, and a weekly market.
For those seeking larger towns, Lanciano (40 mins) and Pescara (1 hr and 10 mins) offer further retail therapy.
The Majella National Park is on the doorstep where you are spoilt for scenery, skiing, mountain biking, walking, hiking and exploring.
The caves at Grotta Del Cavallone are 30 minutes away with their amazing cable car journey up the mountains (seasonal)
The coast and the beautiful beaches of Fossacesia, Le Morge and Casalbordino are an hour away.
Lake Bomba (30 mins) hosts water sports including canoeing, boating, swimming and fishing.
The landscape is decorated with hilltop villages and medieval towns boasting castles, churches and historic architecture including Lanciano, Sulmona, Ortona, Guardiagrele and Casoli.
The photogenic hilltop borgo of Roccascalegna is 20 minutes away with its beautiful castle.
The historical Roman ruins of Iuvanum are only 15 minutes away.
There are water parks at Le Morge (1hr) and Vasto (1 hour 10 mins).
Fara San Martino is 30 minutes away and is the start of the picturesque gorge walk through exhilarating countryside. This little town is world famous for its pasta production (Delverde, De Cecco and Cocco) using glacial spring water.
At Gessopelana (20 mins), the old medieval town on the promontory has been conserved in memory of the Resistance in World War 2 who held out there. You also have great views of the mountains.
Guardiagrele (40 mins) has amazing views of the mountains, a lovely church and is famous for its local Blacksmith artisans who you can observe plying their trade.
The Marienplatz Cafe in Roccascalegna offers WiFi and internet connection.
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible