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Amazing House with Private Pool and Stunning Views near mountains and the beach.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Farmhouse in Casalanguida, Nr. Vasto Secluded but still close to Village withprivate pool

This fabulous stone farmhouse set in spacious grounds has a private swimming pool and BBQ. It is situated among olive groves and orchards with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The house has a huge terrace with sun all day as well as plenty of shady spots around the gardens. Casa Anna is walking distance to the picturesque Casalanaguida. Its bars are a short walk from the house. Casalanaguida has a variety of shops an

d a pharmacy, supermarket and post office. A short drive takes you to historic town of Vasto with its spectacular views and wonderful beaches. Restaurants abound in the surrounding areas offering a wide choice of exquisite Italian food. There is nothing like the taste of fresh fish in sight of the machine that caught it. Pizza made on a base tossed before your eyes makes a memorable night out for young and old. Casa Anna is a truly fabulous venue for the most memorable holiday.

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Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 May, 2018

About Nicky

Welcome to Casaanna a house in an area we love. We discovered Abruzzo in 2006 while burying Nicky's nanan with her husband in the English war cemetery in Val di Sangro. The history and undiscovered beauty of the area captivated us. Two and a bit years later Casa Anna was finished.

The project was very much a labour of love and was completed by the whole family. As you can see we had a fantastic time and took a great deal of pride in finishing it to a very high standard.

It gives us great pleasure to make it available for others to enjoy and discover this area and the friendly people who live here.

The house is a family house that we enjoy with our children and grand children.

Nicky purchased this farmhouse in 2009

Why Nicky chose Casalanguida

After discovering the area in 2006 we spent the next couple of years searching for what became Casa Anna.

We were captivated by the area and it's outstanding beauty both on the coast and in the mountains. The houses location on a wooded knoll gives us 360 degree views that you don't tire from.

The weather in the area is superb and the openness of the people make the area enjoyable all year round.

For us the rural location yet easy access to the village, town and coast met the needs of the whole family.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The area is totally relaxing! Sitting on the terrace, by the pool or walking in the surrounding woodland and orchards the cares of the world evaporate. Every time we stay we find it difficult to return to life in the UK.

The house itself is a rebuilt farmhouse. Finished to modern standards yet holding the character of traditional stone and sympathetic to the landscape surrounding it.

It's location allows the resident to have a truly relaxing stay and participate in the Italian way of life at your own pace.

The house and it surrounds a very well equipped for a fantastic holiday. The locals are friendly and accommodating.

While being rural the house is still equipped with all the modern items. Like Apple TV, smart TV, WiFi internet throughout.

The house has amazing 360 degree views over the valleys and back to the mountains and village.

The surrounding orchards and olive grows add to the relaxing location. Depending on the season there are apricots, cherries, apples, almonds and olives.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What an amazing place! We stayed over the Easter period and fully immersed ourselves in the local village life. There seemed to be something happening in the area every day or evening. The people were friendly and the area was beautiful with the countryside in bloom.

The house and surrounds were so well thought through it was like being in our own home.

We saw so much wildlife it would be difficult to list it all from cheeky pine martens to wild boar. It was truly outstanding.

We used the outdoor kitchen and found the weather was great for outdoor eating even in early April.

We definitely will be returning here!
Mar 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Casalanguida in Province of Chieti

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 bathrooms. Main bathroom has a large bath with a shower above. Bidet and toilet with a hand basin and a large mirror above. Downstairs bathroom has a shower, bidet, toilet and hand basin. Both rooms are fully tiled and comfortable.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is large double with views back towards Casalanguida. Bedroom 2 is a large double with French doors onto a private balcony. Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds and 2 pull out beds. All rooms are cooled by fans or wall blowers.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The house is a restored house retaining many of the original features such as stone walls. Yet the house is completely modern. The marble floors throughout make the house extremely comfortable even on the hottest of Summer days. It is very suitable for two families holidaying together as the versatile layout and flexible living areas make a very happy house to holiday in. The views are spectacular from all around the house. From the main terrace views are across the valley to surrounding villages. The windows from the house all have lovely views over the village or surrounding countryside. Outside: Casa Anna is situated in a private rural location amid several acres of woodland, olive groves vineyards and orchards. There are patios surrounding the pool. 88sq.m. The pool is 28ft by 16ft with a maximum depth of 7ft. It is completely private to the house and is not overlooked. There are spectacular views from the pool and its surrounds. The main house terrace is 44sq.m and has a large table that easily seats 10 for outdoor dining. This terrace has views across the valley and over surrounding villages. The land is mainly olives and oaks with the odd fruit tree. Older children will enjoy exploring. There is a BBQ. There a are a variety of deck chairs, loungers and tables and chairs around the outdoor areas. There is a daybed in the garden and a hammock. Utility Room: Washing machine iron and ironing board, laundry baskets and clothes airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included and are changed once a week. The property is cleaned once a week. Please bring your own beach towels.


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Amazing House with Private Pool and Stunning Views near mountains and the beach.
average rating of 4.75 based on 6 reviews

Amazing house in peaceful countryside

  • 4 of 5

Wanting a taste of true italy and to experience the more rural side of the country we booked casa anna. The house and location comletely met our brief.

Casa anna is located down a farm track in the middle of very rural Abruzzo. It's about a 15 minute walk to the nearest village of Casalanguida which has a couple of bars and shops for essentials. Unfortunately during our stay it was far too hot to walk up there as its uphill (europe was experiencing a heatwave and it was 40+ during the day) but we did drive up (5 minutes) a few times. The villa is about a 30 min drive for Vasto the nearest large town with a large supermarket, restaurants, bars and more touristy stuff. There is an aquapark near vasto which is good if you have children.

The villa itself was very well kept and extremely spacious and provided everything we needed for our stay. It really did feel like a home away from home The pool was very welcome especially in the heat. There are lots of different seating areas both inside and out both in the shade and in the sun.

The owners were helpful and responsive to queries, and Maria and Juliano who look after the house were lovely.

We really loved our stay at casa anna and would return if we were looking to stay in the area again.

Abruzzo itself is exceptionally rural and really does provide an experience of true rural italy - be warned the roads are very poor due the environment - there are often mudslides and the roads are swept away, they are often very windy as the area is very hilly!

The only negative issue experienced by us was the temperature as italy was experiencing a heatwave, it was very warm both inside the villa and out so we didn't really get to see as much of the surrounding area as we would normally have done.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Alex. It's fantastic to hear that you had a great stay!
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lovely villa, well appointed, private, fab views

  • 5 of 5

We flew to Rome which meant a long drive 3-4 hours to get to the villa not helped by sat nav tasking us the scenic route off the main road and over the hills. The villa is lovely, located at the end of a track in hilly farmland and completely private and not overlooked. The views over the hills are spectacular and the village can be seen from the terraces. Casalinguida is a pretty hill village, small and quiet. The few shops are ok for basic needs and there is a cashpoint and pharmacy. The bars are small and there is no restaurant. It is a decent walk from the villa, maybe 15mins, but an easy 5 min drive. The villa is very comfortable, well equipped and spacious. There is good wi fi, sat tv , games, books , etc. The living areas and bedrooms are a good size and v comfortable. There are several lovely terraces and balconies The pool is very nice, being on a raised terrace at the rear of the property and in full sun until about 4pm( in July/August). It is graduated from about 3' to over 6' deep with a platform around the edge about 3' deep and a deeper middle area. It is not fenced off. Maria and her husband live locally and were very helpful for any queries we had, and David, the owner responded to e mails and phone calls promptly, although our questions were not urgent! We did find the location of the villa a little more remote than expected so being the sort of family who likes to explore the area rather than pool sitting every day, we did have to drive quite a lot. Vasto, about 20 mins drive away, was a lovely classic old Italian baroque style town with a modern area for all your needs. There is a lively beach here as well with disco bars, etc We drove to Pompeii and Herculaneum for a day (about 2 hours) and took the passenger ferry to Tremeti island( 1 hr drive, 1 hr on ferry) which was a lovely day. Several other day excursions to see beautiful towns (eg Sulmina), stunning castles (eg Roccascalegna) and lovely ancient hill villages (Atessa) but due to lack of tourist information in the area, we largely had to suss things out ourselves. Very few if any Brits around - even tourist info in Vasto did not speak English or had any English pamphlets. Overall, a fantastic holiday in undiscovered Italy, away from the tourist track, in a beautiful relaxing, quiet and private villa. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Unique quaint and stunning

  • 5 of 5

As a family we wanted a relaxing quiet holiday . We found this property on the web and after a chat to the owner who very helpful and friendly we booked the property . After arriving in Rome and then attempting to find the carhirevwhich I must say was hell on earth and organised confusion. Van got and our journey began the direction e revived to the villa were excellent and we arrived on time .

The villa was stunning with its views and large spacious rooms and the items left were a great help to begin the kids adventure . We were also informed about the local bars shops and places the kids would enjoy is aqua land Vasto . The pool was clean and catered for us all and the roof top balcony was the place for diner and lunch to relax and take in the views at night of the splendid countryside . The people in the village were helpful and the ice cream in San roccos bar to die for .the beer was good too .

Top place to relax , walk and stay 5 star

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house in magnificent countryside

  • 5 of 5

We spent the first 11 days of our honeymoon in this wonderful house. It was a perfect, remote location for restorative days spent on the sun deck, reading, dipping in and out of the cooling pool, and relaxing evenings barbecuing and eating leisurely suppers looking out onto the superb views. An abundant supply of shops, a couple of bars and a wonderful Agritourismo within a couple of miles meant we didn't need to travel far and a few pretty towns nearby gave us more varied restaurants when we wanted them. The sea was a mere 20 minutes' drive and the location of the house gave excellent access to the mountains.

The house itself was really well equipped and we will definitely be back with friends, to really make use of all the room in the house!

All in all, a lovely villa for a peaceful Italian holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Bar Tunnel
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
17 Kilometres
Casalbordino Marina
Car: necessary


The beaches at Vasto marina are a short drive and the warm Adriatic sea is idea for bathers of all ages.


Pescara is the nearest airport approx 40 mins drive.

We often fly into Rome and it takes about 2.5 hours to drive from there. The motorways are well layed out and not too crowded. Driving from the UK is possible we drive from Sheffield across 2 days.


Casalanguida has all that is normally required and it is 1 mile from the house. It has an ATM and several bars (we recommend the Tunnel), and the usual supermarket, pharmacy, post office and butchers.

Further Details:

The area has many places to dine and Vasto is easily accessible for a night out. There are a variety of local paths of various grades for anyone who wants to take a walk.

The house provides an ideal base for a relaxing holiday for all.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Casalanguida, Abruzzo

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May 18
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
June 18
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July Shoulder
1 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 18
14 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 18
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
Please contact us to discuss your booking requirements. We can also take credit card payments for the balance and deposits.

Multi week bookings have a free linen change and optional mid stay clean.

Changeover Day:
Please discuss your requirements with us and we will try to accommodate.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
Discounts available for long lets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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