Piazza Navona Apartment Rental Photos and Description
Navona Campo Fiori Wonderful 4 BR, 3 BA, Panoramic Terrace Views, History Palace
This marvellous panoramic and terraced apartment, called 'The Turtles' Dream', comprises four bedrooms, three bathrooms, an amazing sitting room, a most ample dining room / kitchen, a very ample terrace / roof garden with panoramic views of Rome's sights, a second terrace to relax, and it is located in an authentic historical noble palace, in the heart of old Rome.
It is located in the Campo de' Fiori area, bordering the Piazza Navona quarter, the Jewish quarter, the Pantheon and the Roman Forum. The palace is situated in Piazza Mattei, where you find the famous Turtle fountain, which can be seen from all its windows. It is one of Rome's most world-acclaimed, and surely it is the most charming, visited at all times year-round. There are four copies of it in the US alone.
The apartment is situated at the highest floor (with elevator), in the famous palace 'Palazzo Costaguti', which you can find illustrated in all history / architecture books and websites about Rome. This high vantage point makes the property bright, and it enables excellent views from its stunning panoramic terrace and also from its windows.
The terrace, which is actually a roof garden, is 80 Sq. Mt. large (app. 820 Sq.Ft.), it is endowed with a charming table with chairs, deck chairs and an ample parasol. From it you can have your meals 'al fresco', or sip a glass of wine, while enjoying the spectacular view of most Rome's sights and of old roofs.
The apartment is 210 Sq. Mts. (app. 2,250 Sq. Ft.) large. It is situated at the 3rd European floor (of an old-fashioned palace, consequently it is equal to a 4th European floor and to a 5th American floor). As mentioned it is endowed with *elevator*. The apartment was just perfectly renovated. Each room is wonderful in its own right, for its beautiful tiles, décor, furniture, paintings of old masters. The property is silent, inviting and bright. There is also a charming second terrace with table, perfect for a glass of wine, hobnobbing, or to relax or write emails.
The sitting room is astonishing. It still preserves the original Renaissance (16th century) coffered wooden ceilings, and each of the 168 'lacunars' or coffered frames has a painting of a different species of birds. In the walls there are also finest frescoes of peacocks, interleaved with the intriguing coat of arms of the patrician family. The floors are also spectacular. They are made with original 'graniglia' tiles with beautiful design (unobtainable nowadays), different in the various rooms.
All four double bedrooms (two matrimonial and two twin beds) have a peculiar charm, and from them you enjoy a direct view of the famous fountain in the square below (you can also hear its water gushing if you open the windows).
The dining room is very spacious, and together with the large kitchen it forms one large open-plan space of nearly. 40 Sq. Mt. (420 Sq. Ft.).
The property is equipped with all mod cons to ensure a most pleasant stay: air conditioning in all rooms, heating, internet Wi-Fi, complete kitchen equipment incl. American coffee percolator, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, toaster, orange squeezer, washing machine, clothes dryer.
Notably, you find a booklet, detailed and with many illustrations, photos and maps, with on one hand detailed property instructions, and on the other hand a complete tourist guide of all the restaurants, cafes, ice cream parlors, bistro etc. of the famous location, together with transport guidance, and many other tips.
Upon arrival, guests are always welcomed with a bottle of finest Italian wine and other treats (starters).
Upon request, the most courteous assistant tours gives an orientation tour to the guests in this world-acclaimed location, to you will feel right at home from the very first moment you arrive.
Also the owners, descendants of the same noble family owning the palace since 1578, will welcome you. They are most hospitable and kindest persons.
See this wonderful apartment in our website, with 100 photos, maps and illustrations showing any aspect, with a detailed description.
- wheelchair accessible
- pets considered
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- smoking allowed
Our family purchased this famous historical palace during the Renaissance (1578), and we own it to this day, generation after generation. We ameliorated the palace, its courts, its décor and all its units throughout the centuries. We always dedicated ourselves to the community, and we consider hospitality a mission. We would like you to experience Rome's essence, combining the immense historical and cultural heritage with leisure, yet off the beaten track of stereotypical commercial offers.
We are confident that our hospitality you will experience Rome's legacy and its charm, combined with a memorable leisure time.
Because you simply find everything one could possibly look and love of Rome:
- great panoramic views of its sights;
- unique central location, nestled between all Rome's sights, which can be easily reached on foot / short bus ride;
- a historical palace exuding history and character;
- Italian elegance and wonderful décor;
- a very ample and comfortable property with high floor ceilings and 4 double bedrooms (you will sleep in real beds) of which 2 are matrimonial and 2 are twin beds;
- a wonderful sitting room, with high wooden beamed ceilings, decorated with ancient paintings of 168 species of birds;
- an ample and cozy dining room / kitchen, nearly 40 Sq.Mt. large, with two tables and chairs, and excellent cooking equipment;
- 3 bathrooms, with wonderful décor and beautiful tiles;
- perfect equipment, with all mod cons;
- Rome's most historical and charming location, still with the original Romans, and numberless restaurants, cafes, grocers, bistros, confectionery shops, ice cream parlours etc.;
- most helpful assistants and hospitable, kind owners.