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Romantic ancient stone farm-house with superb views in the Roman countryside



Updated: 14-May-2016
  • Sleeps 15
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

5 bedroom, 4 bathroom, swimming pool, private garden &BBQ, private restaurant

In the Roman countryside, in the hearth of the Sabina area, Colle Cesoni (560 m. above sea level) is a beautifully restored 18th century stone-built farm-house hamlet - with original old stone structure, terracotta floors, wooden ceiling beams and a superb views - available for quality holidays renting.

The Sabina area is still authentic and unspoilt, untouched by mass tourism. It is a magical land of legends (the Rape of the Sabine woman among them), of castles, medieval little towns connected by winding country roads, elegant restaurants and family run taverne, and breath-taking scenery wherever you go.

In this intimate heaven, the farm Colle Cesoni is located inside a nature reserve where guests can enjoy at fully relaxing holidays in an exceptionally quiet farm setting amidst an enchanting scenery.of olive groves, oaks and orchard of cherry trees.

The 10 hectares land is farmed using natural organic methods for the production, since 1864, of first class gold and fragrant extra-virgin olive oil, cherries and vegetables.

The house preserves the Sabine style and is decorated in rustic-looking elegant way with traditional country antique furnishing. It offers comfortable, attractive, fully equipped (from SAT TV & Internet WI-FI to matches) accommodation consisting of:

- five spacious typical twin/double bedrooms (bed size cm. 160 x 190) with window screens, curtains, armchairs, wardrobe, book collection;

- four private bathroom with shower, supply of the essential toiletries, heated towel rail, hair dryer, shaver point, iron & ironing board, washing facilities;

- spacious typical living/dining room with sofa-bed and old style working fireplace;

- fully-equipped kitchen area (four-hob gas cooker, electric oven, micro-wave oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric Nespresso coffee maker and well-kept plates, glasses, crockery/cutlery, pots, pans); typical rural dining room/kitchen:

- private well furnished garden with barbecue grill, perfect for an al fresco dining admiring the views and the sunsets;

- well-tended private garden (180 sq m.) fully equipped with metal furniture (garden table, seats, sun recliners) parasol, fountain, barbecue, pizza brick oven;

- parking;

- shared swimming pool set in an elevated position, with panoramic view .

These are rentals for the interested and independent travelers who wishes to experience and share in the Italian way of life in an idyllic settings just outside Rome.

Like any historic rural building in the Sabine area, the farm-house has thick walls and small windows and is naturally cool in Summer and warm in Winter. Its exposure to West provides a stunning view of the Sunset.

Within one hour drive you can reach Rome, Tivoli, Tarquinia, Viterbo, Spoleto, Orvieto and Assisi.

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About the Owner

Anna Maria & Giovanni
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
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Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2016

About Anna Maria & Giovanni

The owners, Anna Maria and Giovanni pride themselves on being able to provide all of their customers with a personalised, friendly and knowledgeable service. Their family run farm produces the highest quality extra virgin olive oil. Anna Maria is a 65 years old, professor of Italian literature in Rome. Italian mother tongue, conversant in Spanish and French. Giovanni is a 69 years old, international affairs journalist based in Rome. Italian mother tongue, conversant in English and Spanish. Knowledge of French.

Anna Maria & Giovanni purchased this farmhouse in 1980

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rome's LEONARDO DA VINCI Fiumicino International at 95 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Central Bar, on the square sitting at open air at 400 Metres Nearest Golf : 'Centro Italia' 9 holes in Rieti at 26 Kilometres Nearest Train : Fara Sabina, from Rome international airport at 27 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A1 Roma-Firenze (Rome Florence) at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Colle Cesoni genuine local food, ambiance private at 50 Metres Nearest Ski : Mount Terminillo, winter sport center at 30 Kilometres Car: necessary

Colle Cesoni is an ideal spot for experiencing a taste of the old Italy and typical local cuisine, reading, sightseeing, trekking, walking, bird watching, mountain biking and horse-riding. Privacy and tranquility are perfect. Amid the enchanting scenery of the uncontaminated forested Sabine hills, the only sounds you tend to hear are the birdsong and the chorus of crickets. Casaprota, a beautiful, unspoiled hilltop medieval village, is just 400 mt. away. The famous beautiful Abbey of Farfa is just 15 km. away. From here, within one hour's drive, you can reach the most important artistic sights of central Italy, such as Rome, Tivoli, Viterbo, Tarquinia, Spoleto, Orvieto and Assisi.

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Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 200 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Il Forno - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, double bedroom with kitchenette, living, bathroom
  • Il Portico - 1 Double Bed, 3 Single Bed, 1 Cot, double bedroom with balcony, kitchen/living, bathroom
  • La Pergola - 2 Double Bed, 1 Cot, 2 bedrooms with kitchenette, shared bathroom
  • La Mangiatoia - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Child Bed, 1 Cot, double bedroom with kitchenette, bathroom


  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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