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Wonderful villa in the countryside at 45 minutes by car from Rome

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, magnificent view, big shadowy garden with swimming pool

This lovely independent villa with terraced garden grounds and private pool is situated within walking distance of the walled medieval village of Collevecchio in Sabina, just an hour north east of Rome. The house offers a magnificent view of the village as well as of the valley and hills That Are the countryside or Sabina. Shops, cafe bar and restaurant are within walking distance.


The villa itself Has A contemporary 'Italian' feel and is set in beautiful mature garden grounds with lawns, pergolas and sun terraces at different levels and a large freeform swimming pool set into the terrace just below the house. The peaceful nature of the village alongwith the fabulous views of the valley with green landscape notes or olive groves and vineyards Means you get the best of rural locations alongwith the convenience and facilities offered by a unique village.

The charm of this area Relatively unknown, notes with olive groves and vineyards and notes proximity to the medieval and Renaissance delights of Italy ook makes it a wonderful place for a perfectly relaxing and cultural holiday. In this idyllic location you are Within easy reach of the hill towns of Etruria, Umbria and southern Tuscany. Within about a half hours drive are the Sanctuary of Vescovio, the Abbey of Farfa, the Church of S. Andrea in Flumine and the Church of S. Elia (Nepi). The natural reserves or Tevere Farfa, Monte Soratte, Monte Rufeno, Selva dell'Amone and the WWF Oasis of Pian S. Angelo and Alviano in the Monti Reatini are Within easy reach and offering bird watching and hiking opportunities.

Other wonders for the interested and independent traveler include the Etruscan Necropolis around Viterbo, the Marmore Falls, the Monster Park of Bomarzo, the cities of Viterbo (with notes thermal baths), Tuscania and Civita di Bagnoreggio. The lakes of Bolsena, Vico and Bracciano Martignano and the cities of Todi, Spoleto, Narni and Orvieto are about an hours drive. Also within easy reach for day trips are Perugia, Arezzo, Assisi and Siena.

The train station at Collevecchio Has A hourly service to Rome. Collevecchio, a fine medieval village in Its Own Right, HAS shops, a restaurant, bank, post office, pharmacy, medical doctor and supermarket. There are many excellent traditional (and untouristy) restaurants located in this area, great food and theywill not eat into your holiday funds too much.

Collevecchio Also has a direct connection by train with the airport Leonardo da Vinci (1h 55m). The trip into Rome on the same train takes one hour. If you reserve in time you can ook rent a car in Collevecchio.

ACCOMMODATION: Scianetto is a semi-modern villa set into well tended mature terraced garden grounds with a furnished terrace on the "middle" level and a narrow spiral staircase from this terrace to an upper level terrace with 360 degree panoramic views. The swimming pool is located in the garden below the house. The house and garden grounds are well screened and afford a lovely sense of privacy Whilst from just about everywhere are lovely views over the Sabina countryside.

MAIN HOUSE: hallway to an elegantly furnished LIVING ROOM with windows to front and rear. Contemporary style open fireplace. DOUBLE BEDROOM (140x200) .TWIN BEDROOM. Bathroom- good quality bathroom with shower. KITCHEN Fitted with electric oven and hob 4 x 1 x gas and electric ring, fridge / freezer, dishwasher, microwave. The kitchen leads out onto by a wide furnished TERRACE That overlooks the pool and the valley and acts as an extension to the house providing an ideal place for alfresco dining. From the terrace you have access to a single bedroom with bathroom with shower.

BASEMENT: At basement level and accessed externally is a spacious STUDIO with DOUBLE BED (140x200). There are two steps up into a little KITCHENETTE with 2 ring hob and fridge. At the rear of the main living / bed area is an anteroom with double wardrobe That then leads to the bathroom with shower.

Also at basement level and accessed externally is a large

LAUNDRY ROOM with WASHING MACHINE and large fridge for copious quantities or deliciously cool drinks.

The white cat Pandorina HAS access to the basement with cat flap and is cared for by the housekeeper.

GROUNDS: mature GARDEN grounds surround the house and are well stocked with a variety of shrubs and plants. The BARBECUE made of steel and lava stone is to be found on the lawn at the level of the laundry room next to a pergola with table and chairs. The swimming pool is situated in a lower part of the garden on a wide terrace furnished in porfido (slippers needed, the stone can be very hot).

PRIVACY: excellent




washing machine


satellite TV, DVD and CD player

LOCAL TOWN: the small medieval town of Collevecchio with all kinds of shops, restaurant, bank, pharmacy, medical doctor, cafe, etc. is within walking distance at 0. 5 km.

POOL DETAILS: large freeform pool aprox. 12m x 7m (depth1. 2. 2m to 4m) with three easy steps rounded down into the water. Excellent views.


Tennis 7km

Horse riding 15km

ACCESS ROAD: easy access.


Nearest airport: Rome Ciampino 1 hour or Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) 1 hour 20 min.


Collevecchio 0. 5 km, 8 km Stimigliano, Rieti 45 km, Viterbo 40 km, Rome 50 km, 70 km Orvieto, Assisi 70 km


Household linen and towels


WEEKLY CLEANING on Saturdays at 9:30 am: 70 euros to be paid locally in cash.


EXTRA BED in the the studio: 20 euros per week.


On arrival you will be asked for a security deposit of 300 euros payable in cash. The security deposit will be Returned to you at the end of your rental.


Arrivals expected between 15. 00 - 19. 00 hrs. If you are going to be late, you MUST advise the owner / keyholder in advance. Property to be vacated no later than 10. 00 am on day of departure.

More Details

Lili Rademakers
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017


Piane di Collevecchio Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • There are three bathrooms in the villa, one of them with a bathtub.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • The double bedroom downstairs in fact is a separate studio with it's own bathroom and it's own kitchenette.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Collevecchio/Poggio Sommaville
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Autostrada del Sole
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165.33
Damage Deposit $354.27

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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