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Fabulous 5* Villa with Large Private Pool and Stunning Mountain Views



Updated: 17-Sep-2016
Villa in Castiglione Messer Raimondo, Nr. Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy - Total Peace and Tranquility set in its own Olive Grove

Casa Mimosa is an exceptionally well presented, newly renovated Maiella stone villa in the heart of Abruzzo with stunning views of Gran Sasso, nestling in beautiful rural countryside, standing proudly above its own olive grove. This old farmhouse, steeped in history, has been renovated to a very high standard with outdoor solar shower, ceiling fans, air con in the bedrooms, central heating, Sky TV, DVD, Wii and wifi - in fact - every mod con! The 45 ft kitchen - with American fridge/freezer, 6 ring gas cooker, dishwasher and microwave, which was the original cowshed, has been painstakingly renovated to create a fabulous living space with an inviting woodburner at one end. Fully equipped laundry room. Snug sittingroom with another woodburner and Sky TV for those crisp winter days. The impressive 13.5m pool with diving board and large pool house with fullsize table tennis table and drinks fridge, just have to be seen!

  • Sleeps 18
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

We are Jane and Sophie. Sophie lives in Hampshire and Jane in Wiltshire with lots of teenagers between them! Jane was a music teacher and Sophie, a photographer but now we enjoy running Casa Mimosa and Casa Toti as holiday lets as well as organising and catering for 4 or 5 yoga weeks each year. We are very excited about our new boutique wedding business at Casa Mimosa - such a fantastic venue for up to 70 people. Contact us for all the details!

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Speaks English, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! Pimms, pool and complete tranquility - what more could we ask for? This is perfect. Bridget, Southampton.

We woke up every morning and gasped at the view! Talk about a loo with a view! we had everything we could possibly ask for and more - didn't do enough of the local area because we couldn't get the kids out of the pool. Brian, Southsea

The National parks in Abruzzo are stunning - and we'd never heard of them. Definitely coming back - so much left to explore and do. Fantastic house - so much space. Thank you.

Theresa and George, Falmouth
Oct 2007
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From the Owner

We bought Casa Mimosa in 2005 with the aim to create a holiday home for 2 or 3 families to holiday together. We both have teenagers and wanted our teenagers to enjoy holidaying with us for as long as possible but knew this wasn't going to happen unless we could provide the perfect environment for them and their friends as well as us and our friends. Casa Mimosa has now done this for 4 years. We are both passionate about Casa Mimosa and the local area. We will never tire of the stunning views, the mountains, the beaches, the charming locals and of course, the local wines! Abruzzo is still one of the least known parts of Italy - and shouldn't be. Come to Casa Mimosa and experience a wonderful part of Italy!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pescara at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : San Giorgio at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Pescara at 35 Kilometres Nearest Train : Pescara at 35 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A14 at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Piane at 6 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Silvi Marina at 30 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Yoga/walking/painting at Casa Mimosa. Massage available during every rental. Horseriding. Please contact owner should you require weblink addresses.

Casa Mimosa is now available for weddings and functions for upto 70 guests. Contact owner to receive information about how you can create your perfect wedding in the most wonderful setting at a very affordable price.


The closest beaches of the Adriatic are 30 mins drive.

Silvi Marina has miles and miles of beautiful golden sand, fantastic restaurants and good facilities. For less developed areas go further north or south of Pescara to Roseto, Pineto or Vasto.


Pescara airport (daily flights from Stansted during the summer months, 3 times/week during the winter), is 40 mins drive from Casa Mimosa. Ancona Airport is 1 hour 45 mins and Rome is just over 2 hours. Use of a car is essential. Driving from England is not prohibitive - 2 days with a one night stop over.


The closest town is Castiglione Messer Raimondo - a medieval hill top town. Atri and Penne are a short distance away - both have beautiful historic churches, piazzas, market days aswell as supermarkets, banks etc.

The National parks are a short drive away - visit the amazing Grotte di stiffe - caves with waterfalls etc, lakes and wildlife sanctuaries.

Further Details:

The closest village shop for fresh bread, milk, veg etc is 2 mins away. There are 2 supermarkets within 5 mins drive and 2 hypermarkets 35 mins drive. The local award winning winery is 7 mins drive and must not be missed! There is a bank and ATM in the village of Piane - 7 mins drive. There are many restaurants, pizzerias and the best ice cream bar in the area within 10 mins drive.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Mid Season
3 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Low Season
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Festive Season
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
7 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Mid Season
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Festive Season
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A booking form will be e mailed following an enquiry which must be returned within 7 days with a 25% deposit to secure a booking. The final payment is required 8 weeks before the rental is due to start with a security deposit of £250 (refunded within 14 days of the end of the rental assuming there is no damage to the house or its contents). Wedding groups welcomed - please contact owner for a chat.

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is Saturday. This is flexible in low or mid season. Please arrive after 4pm and leave by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in GBP.
For bookings of less than 1 week, please contact the owner.
Long winter lets welcome - competitive price on application.
10% discount for holidays of over 2 weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 17-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

Casa Mimosa has all mod cons and can cope with groups of up to 18 people. We have 2 cots, stair gate and 2 highchairs for the youngest members of the party, DVDs, games and books for children, wii, table tennis, diving board and DVDs for teenagers and lots of different areas for the adults to escape to! The whole ground floor is totally accessible for wheelchair users. We aimed to cater for everyone.Casa Mimosa has the most stunning views in the area. We welcome small wedding parties. The house can be used for a party of up to 50 people as long as you contact us first. The terrace is perfect for an outside party but there is also space inside to seat 50. Contact us for pictures of weddings that have taken place at Casa Mimosa.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


  • churches
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • All upstairs bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms. Bedroom 5 has a bathroom. Bedroom 6 has a shower room off the hall with disabled facilities.


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 18 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 double bed+ poss 1 single Bedroom 2 double/twin+ poss 1 single Bedroom 3 double/twin+ poss 1 single Bedroom 4 3 single beds Bedroom 5 twin beds+bunk beds Bedroom 6 Large, comfortable double sofa bed.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: All bedrooms have ceiling fans and air-conditioning. There are lots of books and board games for all the family plus a piano and a small electric keyboard for those occasional rainy days. Enclosed veranda for the safety of small children ensuring peace of mind for parents - it is your responsibility to ensure that all 3 gates are shut. Outside: The private 13.5 m pool (open may to end of October) has a diving board and a large pool house with table tennis. There is also a solar shower. The wide, shady veranda has tables and chairs for outside living and leads down to a huge terrace. There are portable barbeques for your use. A shady pergola has been added to the west side of the house to provide extra shade - perfect for early evening yoga. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board, clothes horse. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen, including bath towels and pool towels provided. Complete linen change and clean every Saturday. Other: Landing - small kitchenette with tea/coffee making facilities and day bed. Permanent stair gate folded behind day bed on landing.

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