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Beautiful country villa, 20 minutes from sea with spectacular views. Free WiFi

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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights


Montefino Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa with 3 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms and sleeps up to 8 people

La Foschia d`Estate is a spacious villa (280sq m) in the heart of the Abruzzo countryside with panoramic views of the mountains to the west and the sea to the east. It is only 20 minutes by car to the coast, and 50 minutes to the mountains for skiing or walking. The house is situated in a tiny hamlet, which boasts a small bar, shop and restaurant.

The ground floor is offered for rental on a weekly basis, and could comfortably sleep up to 8 people. The master bedroom with double bed has an en suite bathroom. The other two bedrooms (double bed in one and three singles in the other) share a bathroom, and would be perfect for a family. There are two reception rooms with Satellite TV, DVD, and a plug for Ipod connection.Internet is also provided. There is underfloor heating throughout for the winter and for added warmth, a woodburning stove. The sofabed in the dining room can accommodate an eighth person if required.

There is a large and fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room including table and chairs, gas hob, electric oven and freestanding family–sized fridge. The utility room has a toilet as well as a washing machine, and there are three loggias to provide shade. One loggia is attached to the main bedroom, and one to the kitchen,the third opens directly into the reception rooms. There are spectacular panoramic views.

The house is easily reached by flying to Pescara ((50 minutes) Ancona (100 minutes) Rome (150 minutes) all served by Ryanair, and then hiring a car. For further details please see

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Giles Summerhays
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
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Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our second time on the villa La Foschia d'Estate was even more brilliant than the first one.The first part of the day we have been spending on the coast and other part we spent by seeing interesting places around.

There is a small wine manufacturer on the neighbour hill. The owner was very hospitable. He has told us about wine production in his wineyards and shown. We have bought some bottles of a good local wine. On the local food Festival in ancient Atri, we have tasted local honey, olive oil and salamis. So we bought a lot of presents for us and our friends. One pleasant evening we have spent in the bar/restaurant in the village.

Each day we ate the tastiest figs from the four fig trees near the house.

It was pleasant to see a lot of butterfly and sunflowers on the hill side.

Many thanks for Tracey.
Jul 2013
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1 traveler review

Beautiful country villa, 20 minutes from sea with spectacular views. Free WiFi
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Baden-Württemberg, Germany

perfect location to relax

  • 5 of 5

perfect location to relax in quiet and cosy atmosphere, away from tourist paths and city stress. Terrific panorama of the Gran Sasso mountains from the terrace. Spacious perfectly equipped house. Exclusive wineyard, agriturismo restaurants and ancient towns like Atri are easily accessible with a car.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dmitry. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes Giles
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Ski
45 Kilometres
Campo imperatore
Nearest Beach
17 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The villa is located in the heart of the beautiful Abruzzo countryside in a tiny hamlet near to the historic market town of Atri. There are spectacular views of the surrounding farmland to the mountains in the west to the sea in the east. There are 4 National parks in the Abruzzo, with extensive walking, cycling and birdwatching. The nearest beach is at Pineto about a half an hour drive from the house, where pine trees act as natural shade from the midday sun. The nearest ski lifts are at campo Imperatore in the Gran Sasso, a small uncrowded resort used mostly by locals, where there is good intermediate and beginner slopes.. There are many wonderful medieval villages which cling to the tops of hills, and have remained largely unchanged over hundreds of years.


Rates & Availability

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $244

30% deposit required at the time of booking - by bank transfer
Final balance due 8 weeks before arrival at the property.
NB. Changeover day is usually Saturday but is flexible out of high season. Prices include all bills except gas underfloor heating which is charged at cost. A breakage deposit of £200 (€200) is required on entering the property and is returned at the end of the rental period.

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  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Montefino Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 280 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , wetroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , In Utility room
  • Bathroom 1 is ensuite and has a walk in shower. Bathroom 2 is ensuite to bedrooms 1 & 2. The utility room off the kitchen hall also contains a toilet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Four poster bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Four poster bed
  • The master bedroom with a double 4 poster bed has an ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a double 4 poster bed, and plenty of room for a child bed if required. It has a bathroom attached which it shares with bedroom 3. The latter has 3 single beds, and would be perfect for a family. There is a further sofabed in the living rooms which could sleep an eighth person.
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
The three loggia provide shade from the sun, and are suitable for eating outside. The garden is extensive, and nowhere near the road, and is set in an olive grove.A paddling pool is provided for children on a damage/replace basis.

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