|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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Conveniently located only 12 km from Highway exit ORTONA in Arielli, 15 from the beach, 23 from the mountains.
This special property offers THE UNIQUE opportunity to stay in your own villa, while experiencing stunning views of both the peaks of the Abruzzo mountains AND the ocean
This is a historically significant property from the 17th century that has been completely and lovingly renovated. The Villa itself is made of all natural Materials, the exterior walls made of ancient stonework, The Inner spaces warmed by wooden roof and floors.
A hand carved wooden fireplace, comfortable and eclectic furnishings, original artwork all add to the spacious but cozy atmosphere.
The kitchen is newly renovated and is complete with anything you need to make everything from a snack to a full gourmet meal.
Enjoy dining also outdoor on one of the beautiful terraces with stunning views.
The FIVE, YES 5 bedrooms offer the ultimate in sleeping options, furnished for the utmost in comfort with high-quality furnishings, mattresses and linens. A perfect solution for families or groups or for those wanting extra space and privacy
The 3 bathrooms ( one en suite) are bright,clean and modern offering both shower and tub,
This property offers, spacious accommodations, comfort, a bright and cheery atmosphere and convenient location. You could have the sensation of living in a time long ago or of staying in a modern urban penthouse, whatever your feeling or desire ,either way you are actually in the lovely countryside of a quiet village away from the chaos of other tourist destinations.
There is plenty to do and see if you like, or nothing at all if you are looking for rest and relaxation - you choose- this property can do all, be all for everyone! Laundry room available, double-glass wood-den windows, parquet, shower and bath both available, real lather gigantic coach, 2 TVs, wardrobe in every room, sleeps 8, bar, restaurants, parking, church, pharmacy, bus stop , markets, drugstores all very close, Highway very close, possibility of hiking,cultural visits, castles, beaches or mountains, nicest biking, river, lakes in neighborhood,great food wine area. Very close to the Trabocchi coast, unique in the whole world: the trabocchi are fishing machines very antique, wooden little houses in the sea, that can be easily visited and can offer the perfect location for a romantic genuine dinner. Golf,horseback-riding and shopping are all possible in the neighborhood. The nearest Castle of Crecchio is easy to reach and visit. Remarkable bourghs are Lanciano and Guardiagrele, both very close, and the city of Ortona with the national winery and the Castles over the ocean. Arielli is real COUNTRYSIDE. Animals are part of the community of the village, especially cats, which are free to go around in the neighbourhood. It is not rare to see them lying in the sun or hunting lizards in front of the house. Bear this in mind if you have allergies, do not live in the house but are used to be welcome and fed by the neighbours. Sometimes they squeeze in uninvited....
Valeria was born in 1966 and has an important experience of 20 years in fashion business and public relationships. Using the knowledge of languages and her strong and creative personality, she follows an interesting path in the new lines of fashion-business, during the 90’s. She works for Costume National, Prada, Dries Van Noten, Paul Smith, in partnership with commerce and selling departments and with press
management and organization of fashion-shows. She understands that the beauty comes from proportions, balances, shadings and respect for the nature of every place, material and colour. She uses these precious knowledge for the cure and the atmosphere of the places that she is going to create. With the experience and the practical sense of his husband Daniele, she creates cosy and unique places, starting with the little Bar Davi of Monterosso and reaching the top with the magic and fascinating world of Palazzo Franchi Bardavi. A half of her blood is from Arielli and so the call of good ancient things brings her from the luxury of Paris runways to the suburb of “Cinque terre”, finding her final destination in the land of her forefathers.
Daniele was born in 1956 in Milan and enters in the successful teams of private radios of Milan when he is very young. Smart and brilliant, he works for famous clubs and in fashion business.
But the city is not enough for him…his ligurian soul brings him to the beautiful sea of Monterosso, Cinque Terre, at the age of 27. Here, he opens several clubs with great success and, while Monterosso is becoming a touristic destination, he renews himself and his style in every club he opens: La Fontana, Al Casello, obtained from a signalman’s house by the sea. This will be his best “creation”, the one wich gives him fame and success and wich he runs for 12 years. Bar Davi, the best one in the production of refined aperitifs and special breakfasts. Bar Davi will be present in the most important foreign touristic guides.
Valeria Franchi purchased this villa in 2008
First of all for the link with Valeria's family roots,but especially because Valeria and Daniele after their strong experience with international tourism do believe that Abruzzo has so much to offer and is really unique in the Italian Panorama. Arielli then has a strategical position: You can refresh in the Mountains in the morning and easily dive in the Sea in the afternoon, but enjoy a countryside feeling during your stay in the Villa without ever feeling isolated. Moreover, the historical value of the building and the stunning views give the property a priceless and remarkable value. Italy is not only Tuscany. Abruzzo can provide excellent food, oil, wine, history, hicking and swimming with the twist of exploring an area which is still genuine and fool of real italian tradition.
Landscape, strategic position, antique building value, refined design, avant-garde equipments and tecnological systems, high quality supplies and facilities. Brand new and never rented before.
Gorgeous house that is situated towards the very end of Arielli. Tranquil and peaceful area. The house is amazing! It has everything you need. It made me feel like I was at home. The terrace is a match made in heaven. It offers stunning views of the terrain, including vineyards and beach to the front, and the Gran Sasso and Maiella to the left. The house is very modern with an antique feel to it. With beautiful wood flooring. The beautiful kitchen was perfect when cooking at home with local ingredients. The gorgeous bathroom upstairs also with amazing views of the mountains and vineyards.
Overall I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a place to stay in Abruzzo, Italy. Come here you wont be disappointed.
It is relatively close to just about anything nearby. 15 minutes to beach and 40 minutes to the top of the Maiella.
A little bit difficult to find, but once you arrive, everything is "tutto va bene". Terrific rooftop patio overlooking vineyards with mountains and the Adriatic in the distance. It was a little cool outside, so we did appreciate the heated floors and the working fireplace! Everything works, nice kitchen, nice bathrooms.
Great restaurants in Ortona (Trattoria San Domenico, close to the big castle in Ortona) nice pizza place about 5 minutes away.
The only negative thing would be: the owners seem to have cats, so beware if you are allergic!
In summer the one day trip to Isole tremiti is very recomended.
Crecchio at 2 km has a Castle to be visited.
Lanciano at 9 km is a beautiful antique little town to be visited with churches, restaurants and shopping.
Eat on a Trabocco in summer and consult the guide at the house to check all the activities possible
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 15 2016
7 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$565|
STRICT: CHECK IN AFTER 2 P.M. - CHECK OUT ABSOLUTELY WITHIN 10 A.M. Any inosbservation of this rule will be considered as a damage : We have guests coming on the same day very often. We need to prepare the rooms and the house to welcome new guests .
Plenty of Public Parking place in front of the house. Very convenient for every kind of itinerary: hicking -swimming-mountain-cultural-2,30 hours drive from Rome.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.