Beautiful country house and cottages in secluded gardens on doorstep of Rome. Excellent public transport from outside the garden gate. Car is not necessary. Just 8 kilometres, 30 Min. by bus and metro, 20 minutes by car, from the historic centre of Rome. We offer car service at reasonable rates. Free WI-FI in West Wing and veranda common area.
The property is divided in four self catering residences: West wing, Cottage Farina, Mezzaluna Cottage and East Wing Suite. West Wing and East Wing Suite can be combined to form one large unit.
Surrounded by secular pines and cypresses . Swimming pool. barbecue area.
Comfortably and elegantly furnished with antiques and paintings by genuine masters.
Welcome meal and delicious cooked meals available under the veranda.
This estate belongs to an old aristocratic family and its Story garden project is renowned for its combination of storytelling exploration, the magic of a garden as an elevated space and 'empty days' which is the root of the word 'vacation'.
Golf: Golf Courses
There are two fine golf courses in the immediate vicinity of this property.
The first is ‘Oigata’, which is north of Veio along the Via Cassia. The other is ‘Arco di Costantino’, which is on Via Flaminia km.
1 ‘Olgiata’ 10 Min. Away 27 holes set in lush countryside.
2 ‘Arco di Costantino’ 10 Min. away 27 holes near triumphal arch of Emperor Constantine.
3 Parco di Roma. 10 Min away, on the way into Rome
4 ‘Querce’ 30 Min. 18 holes, very technical, near a Roman amphitheatre.
5 ‘Castelgandolfo’, 30 Mi. (15 holes, very beautiful, sits inside the crater of a volcano near the Pope's summer residence and near the mysterious Nemi Lake).
6 ‘Roma Acquasanta’, 40 Min. 18 holes, very grand, with ancient Roman aqueducts and ruins all around.
7 ‘Marco Simone’, 40 Min. 18 holes, belongs to famous fashion designer, not crowded.
8 ‘Fioranello’, 40 Min. 18 holes near Roman ruins.
9 There are other courses further away, please ask us for further information.
Horse riding: Horse Riding
1 ‘Circolo Ippico Baccarat’: just up the Via di Santa Cornelia (6 km) tel. 06-334.7061. Club house. Outdoor school with night lighting. Jumping, dressage, complete. No horse trekking. They speak English. Also for children from 6 years of age.
2 ‘Agriturismo Due Laghi’: at Loc. Le Cerque, Anguillara, Lake Bracciano tel.9960.7059/67 for horse trekking, indoor school, swimming pool, restaurant.
1 See under Sports centres above. 'Saxa Rubra' tel. 3361.1907. Cost of entry for our guests is It. Lire 15,000 each. There is also a good bar and terrace.
2 A quieter place (especially in August) is just up the road. “Nuovo Circolo Tennis S. Cornelia” Via di S. Cornelia 731. tel. 06-334.6172/ 0338-324.1907. It would be best to ask us about this. It is a private club that welcomes our guests (Lit. 20,000 for entry). They have a nice pool and a restaurant.