BEAUTIFUL VILLA IN THE LAND OF THE ETRUSCANS. IDEAL TO SEE ROME UMBRIA & TUSCANY

Anna e Alessandra

Speaks italian, english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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BEAUTIFUL VILLA IN THE LAND OF THE ETRUSCANS. IDEAL TO SEE ROME UMBRIA & TUSCANY

Orte Villa Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms

Thank you for visiting our countryside villa! We have opened our vacation home to travelers since 1998.

- Directly managed by family owner: Talk with one of us either in the US or in Italy.

- Private: You rent the whole villa, undivided, independent, with no other buildings on its grounds.

- Wonderful oak trees and mature landscaping.

- Complimentary WiFi Internet connection.

- Central heating for year-round comfortable stays.

- Unbeatable rates for a beautiful and spacious villa (3,500 sq ft).

- Nightly rate for up to 6 people: $300;

Each additional person after the first 6, $40/night. Maximum number of guests: 8

• We also offer all inclusive, private guided TOURS from our two villas north of Rome, Tuscany/Umbria border: Please refer to our site at leterrae . com

- Ideally and centrally located near Orte, with easy access to the main Italian North-South railroad and the main Autostrada highway, a unique and enviable location which permits to travel to most every part of Italy in short time. Perfect to visit Northern Latium, Umbria and Tuscany.

- Visit the most important Renaissance Gardens, Etruscan and Roman Sites, Tufa Cliff Hill Towns, Hot Springs and Volcanic Lakes within 20 min to 1 hr drive from our villa.

If you are looking for an accommodation in the CITY of ROME, also see our APARTMENT: property #345043 on HomeAway

The Villa: On three + levels, comfortably accommodates 8 people, but is wonderfully spacious for a couple.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a large refrigerator, gas stove, oven and dishwasher. An outdoor traditional wood oven to cook pizza and other typical dishes from the area. On the second floor a living area with fireplace opens up onto covered terraces all around facing the landscape; two sofas, one converts to double bed. One half bathroom. The third floor has three bedrooms: a master suite with king-size bed and en suite bathroom with tub, one room with double bed (or two twins, depending of the guests preference), one room with small double bed (European size), and a bathroom with shower. On the property there is a beautiful centuries old oak, among the largest ones in the area. Under the oak tree a swing and a large table for outdoor dining.

The Surroundings: Ideal to visit Umbria, Northern Latium and Tuscany. Less than one hour from Rome, two from Florence.

Several small hill towns (stores, post offices, restaurants) in a range of 1 to few miles - Four of the most renown Italian Renaissance Gardens within a radius of 15 miles; Rail station on the main Rome-Florence route: 5.7 miles; Autostrada: 6.2 miles; Thermal olympic-size pool: 5 miles.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the manager
“Ciao,You're Family !”



If you've ever dreamed of the perfect Italian villa you owe it to yourself to stay at Le Terrae.



Picture a quaint but beautifully cared for home with flowers (yes even in December) at every turn. Imagine walking up the path to the rounded doorway that leads to a remarkably spacious and beautifully furnished interior.



Want romance and intimacy? Sit in front of the upstairs fireplace or peer out the master bedroom window overlooking the Italian countryside.



Want plenty of room for extended family (we had 8) sit around the spacious downstairs kitchen table. Plus there are comfortable sitting areas all over the house if you'd like to just sit quietly and read a book.



Want convenience? The driveway leads directly to the downstairs kitchen entrance and shopping is close by. Be sure to ask for suggestions when you arrive and don't miss the fun of going to the butcher shop.



Rome is an hour's ride to the south and the beautiful walled cities (Siena, Assisi, Todi, Spoleto, and more) of Umbria and Tuscany are easy day trips. Florence is about 2 1/2 hours and even the world's oldest independent republic, San Marino, is do-able in a day.



Want a picturesque village to get a quick snack, or an incredible meal? Vasanello is five minutes away.



Want to be greeted warmly? Anna will treat you like you are part of her family.
Dec 2007
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Le Terrae

Anna e Alessandra

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2004
Speaks italian, english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Beautiful Villa in the Land of the Etruscans. Ideal to see Rome Umbria & Tuscany
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Beautiful Villa in the Land of the Etruscans. Ideal to see Rome Umbria & Tuscany
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p115470
Orte Viterbo Province
Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA
5

TRULY MARVELOUS STAY IN UMBRIA - MILLE GRAZIE!

  • 5 of 5
For ten days in August, our family of five had the time of our lives at La Terrae. The villa and its grounds are truly marvelous - a treat for all the senses. We were greeted warmly by Alessandra and immediately fell in love with the villa. From it, we enjoyed numerous day trips to Roma, Firenze and Assisi (all spectacular). The local towns of the area were magical and our visits included daily stops at the Grecam shop for cappuccino and pastries in Vasanello, plus mineral hot baths near Viterbo and live opera in Viterbo. We'll never forget the four “i gatti di Villa” one of whom we nicknamed “cavatappi” for the unique shape of her tail, the daily visits of Annuziata, and unforgettable family bocce ball matches. This was a truly breathtaking vacation for our family. Mille grazie to Anna and Alessandra for allowing us to stay at La Terrae. We would love to come back sometime again. Ciao!
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Beautiful Villa in the Land of the Etruscans. Ideal to see Rome Umbria & Tuscany
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Orte Viterbo Province
5

WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5
We had 4 adults (husband and wife and 2 college age daugthers)- all active and mobile. We found that the listing description is accurate and the property was clean and well maintained. The owners were teriffic before and after our arrival. The Villa is very spacious and was more than ample for our stay and could fit several more comfortably for sure. The house and grounds are secluded. We used the Villa as our home base while we explored the area and Umbria and Tuscany by rental car by day. We really enjoyed our stay at the Villa. It was also convenient to drop off our rental car and take a short train ride to Rome where we rented the apartment of the same owners which we also found to be perfect for us.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Villa in the Land of the Etruscans. Ideal to see Rome Umbria & Tuscany
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Orte Viterbo Province
Bujrien, Washington, USA
4

BRIEF, BUT BEAUTIFUL!

  • 4 of 5
Our October 2010 four-day visit to LeTerrae was way too short. Temperatures were sometimes cool, but the villa had such warmth and charm.that we couldn't have cared less about the weather. We just wanted to stay longer. Each day we headed to one of the hill cities; then in the evenings found ourselves dining at one of the wonderful local restaurants recommended by Anna. This is a perfect location for enjoying the more rural lifestyle of Italy. Next time we'll stay longer!
  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Villa in the Land of the Etruscans. Ideal to see Rome Umbria & Tuscany
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Orte Viterbo Province
Seattle, Washington USA
5

A GREAT PLACE TO STAY AND SEE ITALY

  • 5 of 5
It was incredible to stay at such a great Villa in such a beautiful setting. I would recommend the Villa over other hotel lodging. The Villa is just 1 hour to Rome, close to the town of Orte and the train station. We spent quiet evenings there and planned our day trips to Florence, Siena, Spoleto, Orvietto and many other towns.

We saw the Vatican, Coliseum, Ufffizi muesuem , palaces, and other historical sites. It is incredible how much we were able to see and do in 10 days. There are also great lakes for swimming and we spent 2 days at Lake Balsena and Lake Vicho relaxing in the sun.

The Villa can accomodate a couple of families or more easily and is a great place to stay. I will definetly do another trip to LaTerrae.

Bill
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2005
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Villa in the Land of the Etruscans. Ideal to see Rome Umbria & Tuscany
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Orte Viterbo Province
Smithfield, Rhode Island, U.S.A
5

THE BEST PLACE TO STAY IN ITALY

  • 5 of 5
Upon our arrival we knew this was the perfect place for our Italy vacation. The ivy covered villa had plants and flowers adorning all the terraces. In side was beautifully furnished for a country home. We were close enough to the major tourist cities, yet we still had the serenity and the peacefulness of the beautiful countryside. There were 8 people in our group and a baby. Everyone was so impressed.There were plenty of places to go off and be by yourself to read or just enjoy the beautiful views from one of the terraces.Being away from the crowded cities we were able to see the real Italy.The people were so nice and friendly. The restaurants made sure you enjoyed your meal.(especially Ristoante da oliviera in Viterbo)The food and wine were the best.This is our second trip to Italy and we would recommend staying in the villa.We have traveled all over the world and this by far one of our best vacations ever!Anna and Alasandra are so sweet. They even remembered our anniversary. They provided everything you could possibly need, even a baby crib.The meal Dolores prepared for us was fantastic.It was nice taking a leisurely stroll through the park like grounds after a day of sightseeing.The bocce games were a lot of fun too.We enjoyed the hill top towns.Anna had told us about the festival they were celebrating in Orte. We really enjoyed that. Also Villa d'Este in Tivoli and Assisi.We hope to make it back to the villa some day. It was a magical experience.
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Villa in the Land of the Etruscans. Ideal to see Rome Umbria & Tuscany
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p115470
Orte Viterbo Province
Smithfield, Rhode Island, U.S.A
5

THE BEST PLACE TO STAY IN ITALY

  • 5 of 5
Upon our arrival we knew this was the perfect place for our Italy vacation.We were close enough to the major tourist,cities yet we still had the serenity and peacefulness of the beautiful countryside.
.There were 8 people in our party yet there were plenty of places in the villa to get away and enjoy one of the terraces by yourself.. Being away from the tourist cities we were able to enjoy the real Italy.
The locals were so nice and the restaurants went out of their way to make us enjoy our meals. The food and wine were the best we've ever had. This is our 2nd visit to Italy. We would recommend that anyone going to Italy should stay at the villla. We have traveled all over the world and this is by far one of the best vacations ever! Anna and Alasandra were so sweet. They even remembered our anniversary. They provided everything we could possibly need. And the meal Dolores prepared for us was fantastic! The park like grounds allowed us to take a leisurely stroll in the evenings and the bocce games were so much fun. It was a magical experience.
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
113 Kilometres
FCO Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci - Rome
Nearest Ferry
87.7 Kilometres
Civitavecchia
Nearest Train
6.9 Kilometres
Orte Scalo
Nearest Motorway
9.6 Kilometres
A1 Orte Exit
Nearest Beach
35.2 Kilometres
Vico Lake
Nearest Barpub
1.8 Kilometres
in the hill towns of Vasanello and Orte
Nearest Restaurant
1.8 Kilometres
in the hill towns of Vasanello and Orte
Car: recommended

Central location, near the hill town of Orte:

- Less than an hour from Rome - border of Umbria and Northern Lazio and Tuscany.

- Extremely well connected:

1/2 an hour to one hour distance from Rome by train or private car;

Within 1 hour from Spoleto, Orvieto, Assisi, Perugia, Todi, Viterbo, Civita di Bagnoregio, Tarquinia, Bolsena and Vico lakes and the Argentario beaches.

2 hours from Florence.

- For further information please visit our site: www.leterrae.com

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Availability & Rates

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Orte Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Year Round
Oct 28 2013 - Oct 28 2014
5 night minimum stay
$215
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$215
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Notes Weekly cost for up to 4 people: $1500, all included.

A daily fee of $40 per additional person, after the first 4, is applied. Maximum number of guests: 8

Minimum stay: 5 nights

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Orte Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Catering Available
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • swimming
Notes:
Included: - Wireless Internet Connection. - Weekly cleaning and change of linens. - Cook and additional maid services can be arranged at additional cost. - Special Features: - Two very large living rooms on two levels; - Mature landscape including one of the largest oak tree in the area. - An outdoor traditional wood oven to cook pizza and other typical dishes from the area; - Bocce court. Speak directly with sisters owners in the US and in Italy.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:

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