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Country house with oustanding views of the Val di Comino



Updated: 10-Aug-2016
4 bedroom house, sleeps 11, (2 families), halfway between Rome and Naples

This newly renovated property dates back 400years and is situated in a Medieval Village in the Comino Valley mid way between Rome and Naples. It is a perfect base to explore Italy being just over one hour south of Rome, one hour north of Naples, one hour from the fabulous beaches at Formia and on the very edge of the Abruzzo National Park.. The famous Forte family (Rocco Forte) are from the next village and have built a sports complex with a tennis court, rugby/football pitch and a recently installed astro turf 5 aside football pitch donated by the Italian 2006 world cup winning team.Enjoy fabulous walks and superb cycling around the amazing tiny villages on quiet tracks or roads. This area is nicknamed locally as “Little Ireland” due to local family ties so English is widely spoken in shops and restaurants.The authentic elegant restaurants could not fail to impress the most discerning palette. Being south of Rome prices are very reasonable - one walking distance from the house.


1 hours drive to the beaches of Gaeta, Formia, Scauri. Easy 2 get to. 2 hours 30 mins to the Amalfi coast, Sorento etc.


Ski resort Pescaseroli 45 mins. Abruzzo mountains with cross country skiing and downhill, very easy to drive to on one road.


Airports 1 hour 30 mins from Ciampino or Naples. Car is essential as Lesche is a mountain village.


20 mins to cassino with the Abbey of Monte Cassino. 15 mins to Posto Fibreno natural lake, San Donato, Alvito. Atina villages within 15 mins, medieval Roman villages.

Water Park : One of the largest in Italy and great fun for all the family just 15mins away by car in Cassino see http://www.picinisco.com/hayway-park.html

ABRUZZO NATIONAL PARK :http://www.parks.it/parco.nazionale.abruzzo/Eindex.php

More Details
  • Sleeps 11
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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2 holidaymaker reviews


Country retreat

  • 3 of 5

The views are spectacular and it is a very peaceful setting. The down stairs and upstairs bedrooms are accessed by outside stairs and therefore not suitable for young children. The furnishings are lovely and modern with a light airy feel. There was however, mould on the ceiling in the ground floor bedroom when we stayed at the property which needs to be addressed. The villa was clean and smart but there was one oversight and that was when arrived the dish washer was full of dirty dishes! There are more positives than negatives with this property and overall, I would recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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July 2010

  • 4 of 5

Thanks Robert for letting us use your wonderful house on the week leading up to our wedding! What a setting! What a place to seriously get away from it all, take in amazing views and just chill out. It may look old from the outside, but inside is very well decorated, with everything you need to enjoy a relaxing stay. I'd certainly recommend this place to my friends!

Thanks again!

Andy + Lorna (July 2010)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rome or Naples at 120 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : San Andrea at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Formia at 65 Kilometres Nearest Train : Cassino at 22 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Cassino at 22 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : San Andrea at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Prato di Mezzo at 30 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Formia / Gaeta at 65 Kilometres Car: recommended

400 year old converted three storey stone built house located in the mountains near Casalattico and Atina (3 km) overlooking the spectacular Comino Valley in Central Italy. Sophisticated and elegant interiors - a class above the rest! Just 30 minutes from the A1 autostrada at Cassino, half way between Rome and Naples. Quiet, restful hamlet of Lesche. Hilltop position with breathtaking views and stunning sunsets. Outstanding idylic natural landscape in peaceful rural setting on the edge of the nearby Abruzzi National Park. Rome or Naples are approx 1 hour by train from Cassino. The town and its famous Abbey of Monte Cassino is 25 mins by car. Beach resorts are within an hour's drive and local skiing 30 minutes drive. Discover the 'Real Italy' in this unspoilt, rural area of Val di Comino - 'Italy's best kept secret'. Stay at our recently fully restored house in the mountains.


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Updated: 10-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities


  • Backpack
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 220 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Jaccuzi bath/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Double Bed


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 2 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

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