Capestrano- Pamela's house rental look it up on facebook, I list plenty of information on the area . This is home from home all you need is at the house Please contact me if you want any more information regarding the house or the area ..I am happy to help you have a good stay and enjoy the beautiful area. I have done all the research , tried and tested and leave you information on where to visit, villages, beaches, good walks, site seeing, restaurants and wine tasting . I can arrange a meal for when you arrive .
A comfortable and well-equipped three-bedroom home in a stunning setting for 2 -6 people. You are renting a private house with a natural garden for your use only (not shared).
Two patios, one has Fig and Olive trees for shade and a terrace with table, chairs (for 6 people) and a couple of sun loungers to relax on and enjoy the views over the valley and vineyards. The other patio is lovely to sit on in the full sun!
At the house has a portable 4G Wfi modem suitable for e mails but not downloading films etc Its not unlimited . Free WIFI is also available in the main village piazza and in bars and restaurants.
The road to the house is cobbled and there is no through traffic. There is a private parking area for 1 car at the side of the house.
The house is only five minutes walk from the castle, piazza, shops and restaurant.
The house is typical of many found in the town with vaulted ceilings and a cantina beneath. There are three bedrooms. The two upstairs both have two single beds and downstairs is a double bedroom.
There are two bathrooms. The newer one downstairs has a shower, bidet, loo and a wash basin.
Upstairs is a smaller, basic bathroom off one of the bedrooms, with a hip bath and over shower, loo and hand basin. Towels and hairdryer are provided. All linen is provided and there are blankets and duvets for the cooler weather.
The Utility room has a washing machine, iron and ironing board.
The comfortable Lounge/Dining room was converted from a barn 10 years ago and has wonderful views across the valley from the large picture window, this room also has access to the garden. Two 2-seater sofas plus two chairs ( seating for up to 6 people) coffee table, dining table with seating for 6 people , TV (Italian channels)and DVD player and a music docking station makes this a relaxing space. Many books, games, plenty of DVD’s, maps and guides are provided for guests.
The kitchen is well-equipped and has a breakfast table., gas cooker and hob . There is a fridge/freezer, toaster, slow cooker, hand blender and plenty of plates, cutlery, glasses, pans, tea-towels etc. Picnic utensils, flasks, cooler bag and picnic rug are also provided and there is a small BBQ.
There is a wood pellet stove in the kitchen when needed and GAS CENTRAL HEATING. FANS are in each room for the hotter weather and the windows have fly screens so you can let the cool breeze in but not the midges ..
Fire extinguisher .. stop fire !
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Abruzzo is known as "the greenest region in Europe" Capestrano is a picturesque hill-top town of around 700 people. There is a main piazza, churches, a monastery and a beautiful C13th castle (free entry) overlooking the town. It is located on the edge of the National Park known as the Gran Sasso e monti della Laga. The Majella National park and Sirente - Velino are also nearby.
Facilities are good within walking distance (not 1.9km as this site states) an ATM, Gelateria, a bar with a restaurant, two small supermarkets, butcher, pharmacy, post office etc. A mobile fruit and veg stall is there most days. A market is held each week on a Friday morning with a range of stalls. Many other markets can be found in the area. A lovely bakery is nearby and a farm shop selling fresh cheese and yogurt.
There are peaceful nature walks from the house and more challenging ones in the hills. Climbing, biking , two bikes to use at your own risk with a bike carrier to fit many cars, ideal for the local lanes but not for serious mountain biking.
Horse-riding, canoeing and an outdoor pool (July/August) are all available in the area. There are numerous places to visit nearby - ancient sites, castles, museums, wineries, local food producers etc. All details can be found in the guest information at the house . I also e mail you plenty of information when you book .
The beaches of the Adriatic are 50 minutes away. Pinto area is my fav and I have a couple of beach chairs and umbrella, so if you prefer you don't have to pay for an Italian beach club! Towels and picnic items and cooler bag are at the house.
Locally, you can eat in many good restaurants.
From March 2018 central heating ! So winter months, Christmas and New Years 2018 are now available . Winter walking and skiing at many places . Roccaraso 1 hour , Campo Felice 1 hour 10 mins . Please note that snow chains are law on some roads in Italy.
Flights to Pescara 50 mins easy drive and Rome 2/3 hours . Train to Pescara and then a car hire .
I care about my guests and want them to have a 5 * stay and my reviews reflect this, on this site, air b&b and trip advisor.
I can, help you book restaurants if you don't have the language, sort out wine tastings etc . I just want you to have a great holiday .
I will always try to reply to any enquiry within a couple of hours (you maybe in a different time zone!) Kind Regards and look forward to hearing from you. Pamela