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Updated: 17-Oct-2016
Villas and Cottages situated in exclusive park with Pool (Sleeps 4-12)

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About Via Pierre:

Via Pierre Castelli Romani is an exclusive resort within a private park that ensures its guest maximum privacy surrounded by green and manicured gardens. Additionally, a panoramic breath-taking swimming pool area immersed in these wonderful gardens and made of Roman travertine is available for the guests’ leisure time.

The resort offers a limited number of luxurious Villas and Cottages all newly restored to offer their guests an intimate, timeless and elegant ambience.

The Villas and Cottages at Via Pierre convey a natural sense of connection with the past and simple traditions. Their friendly, welcoming atmosphere is deeply soaked by the Roman countryside culture where Popes, Emperors and Noble families have resided in the centuries.

Outside the quiet of the Cottages and Villas, guests can become immersed in the beautiful gardens and their century old trees. Options include relaxing in the wonderful swimming pool area; or visit Rome during the day as well as the wine itineraries and excursions in the volcanic Lakes region, with a picnic in the shade of the park and a guided tour of nearby villages and local vineyards. Visitors in the right season can also experience the olive harvest.

There are plenty of sports and outdoor activities in the area – in the park the guests can play football, water polo, table tennis and badminton. The resort’s team can also organize on guests’ demand various other activities in the area that include: excursions, mountain biking, archery, or even the chance just to enjoy a simple stroll through the lush green gardens in the volcanic lake regions.

A genuine, evocative and exclusive landscape: luxuriant terraces, lawns, shrubberies and trees; a swimming pool, stone walls and beds planted with lavender, basil and rosemary create the perfect setting for a barbecue, or an Italian evening around the wood-fired pizza oven.

Your welcome gift: kitchen stocked with a selection of food products and welcome basket containing fresh vegetables from the kitchen garden.

The elegant resort, located in Rome’s Castelli Romani region, was built in the mid-1960s with the collaboration of world known architects and extremely refined material. Initially the land was bought because of the optimal climatic conditions, the quality of its air, and the beauty of the area as well as the strategic location to Rome.

The villas of Via Pierre Castelli Romani have been recently refurbished and given a new lease of life, creating traditions of their own. Characterized by their unique and exclusive atmospheres each villa is different, with its own unique features.

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Details for holiday cottage Villa La Legnaia, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

This charmingly furnished 150-sq.m Cottage is the perfect combination of space and cosiness. Surrounded by a big garden with century-old trees and English-style lawn guests can enjoy the tranquillity and the beauty of this peaceful place. The beautiful swimming pool – only few meters away – offers a breath-taking view on the roman countryside hills and the deserved cooling. The L shape of the property gives both bedrooms maximum privacy. A large double bedroom with en-suite bathroom is located in one wing and a twin bedroom with en-suite shower bathroom in the other. Having a spacious living area with fireplace, a dining area and a fully equipped kitchen this recently refurbished Cottage becomes your home. The exteriors offer sunbeds, a dining table, plenty of space and full privacy.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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9 Reviews

based on 9 holidaymaker reviews


Villa La Legnaia - Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 4 and we stayed here for 1 week. The Villa is very spacious, with a large enclosed garden. The staff were most helpful and couldn't do enough for us! We didn't have a car and 'Cornelio' even drove us to the local supermarket and helped us do our shopping! The trains from Frascati to Rome take about half an hour and were on time, air conditioned and very cheap! We also found a great Taxi company that could speak English. The shared pool was only a 5 minute walk away. Very lovely peaceful location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location, clean, well facilitated, lovely grounds, superb pool and helpful staff

  • 5 of 5

The villa was perfectly clean on arrival and well resourced. It is tastefully decorated and in a super location just 30 minutes train journey from the centre of Rome.

Our family enjoyed the huge pool and we were pleased with the comfortable sun loungers making a very relaxing holiday.

Marvin, Luciano, Cornilious and all of the staff were truly very helpful; helping us to enjoy our holiday more.

The booking process was easy, with great communication. The price is fair for the quality, location and facilities. We would thoroughly recommend this property as a base for a family who want to be near Rome and the surrounding tourist areas.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time during our stay. It was a perfect location, close to the local town and within easy reach of Frascati. The villa was lovely and was like a home from home. We stayed with friends, but still had plenty of privacy thanks to the thoughtful layout of the property.

The staff were really helpful and friendly and nothing seemed too much trouble.

Thank you for making our holiday so enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jean, many thanks for your kind words. You have been excellent guests and we would be very happy to have you again.
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Nice Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Quaint cottage located on a beautiful gated compound. Nice getaway from the hustle and bustle of big cities and apartment living whilst travelling for 3 weeks in Italy. Very private. The kitchen is quite small but there is plenty of living space. There is no washer/dryer in the actual rental. Marvin and Luciano were very involved and helpful. Pool looked lovely but we never had a chance to use it. Thanks for a nice stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Villa and excellent stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We simply loved it - our stay could not have been better!! From the moment that we were welcomed by Marvin and shown around to the moment that we left, our experience was truly excellent. Aside from the beauty of the villa and the surrounding countryside, the staff were absolutely wonderful. The villa with many nice places to have breakfast, lunch or diner, is located in a privately owned estate. The pool and surrounding area is wonderful and provided a place to laze around reading, eating or cooling down from the sun. The Villas is very well positioned for visits to historic towns such Castelgandolfo, Frascati as well as day trips to Rome, Naples and Pompei to name but a few. As nice as the pictures are, they really do not relay the beauty or tranquility of this place.

A huge thank you from Mark, Lisa, Peter and Susi!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks to Marvin and his team for a super stay at Villa La Legnaia. The house was beautiful with plenty of space for the four of us. The pool and grounds were very well maintained - we really did feel like we were away from it all. Special thanks to Marvin and his team for making us feel very welcome, they couldn't have been nicer and more helpful. We hope to be back again very soon. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Ciampino at 11 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Via Cavalieri di Vittorio Veneto at 500 Metres Nearest Ferry : Anzio at 40 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Castelgandolfo at 8 Kilometres Nearest Train : Frascati at 4 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Monteporzio Catone Roma Sud at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Via Cavalieri di Vittorio Veneto at 500 Metres Nearest Ski : Roccaraso at 80 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Anzio at 40 Kilometres Car: recommended

The old area of CASTELLI ROMANI is famous since ancient times for its beauty and its special climate. These factors had throughout the years a great influence on the ROMAN EMPERORS’, THE POPES’ and the most known ROMAN NOBLE FAMILIES’ choice to establish their summer residences in this area. This exclusive park is located between the towns of Marino, FRASCATI (famous for its winemaking) and CASTEL GANDOLFO, historic summer residence of the Pope, built on top of the beautiful volcanic lake.

Make sure to visit the splendid Greek Orthodox abbey of SAN NILO in GROTTAFERRATA built in the year 1000.

Interesting spot to be visited is also the area of TUSCOLO, with its well known amphitheatre and some important ancient Villas.

Only few kilometres away the ancient VIA APPIA ANTICA with its world known CATACOMBS, Roman MAUSOLEUMS and that also leads to the HISTORIC CENTER of ROME.

In the close town of TIVOLI, besides the famous THERMAL BATHS, absolutely worth to be visited is the marvellous and unique VILLA ADRIANA (built by the emperor Adriano) and VILLA D’ESTE, famous for its breath-taking fountains and play of water.

GOLF at the Castel Gandolfo Country Club

The building, which was once a cardinals’ house, is now considered the MOST BEAUTIFUL GOLF CLUB IN ROME, Robert Trent Jones has turned the volcanic crater into a majestic golf course. The golf course is fully equipped and features lakes, bunkers, artificial obstacles, and many other tricks among centuries-old olive trees, oaks, and maritime pines.


Rental rates

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1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £178

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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • resort
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 150 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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