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Villa with private pool, beautiful view, set among olive trees

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Villa in Magliano Sabina, Lazio and Rome, Italy - Villa on the border Lazio and Umbria, 50 km From Rome,big garden

In the breathtaking countryside of Lazio. It is set in an elevated position in its own 12 acres of land with vineyard,orchard and garden, and furnished to a very good standard.

On the lawn where wildlife flourishes there is a large (14x7m) outdoor salt water swimming pool with roman steps, which creates a relaxing environment. From this infinity sea blue pool guests will enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Umbrian hills and the peace and quiet of this beautiful rural hideaway.

There is a lovely two-acre country garden surrounding the property with its riot of colours ( flower beds and fruit trees )and it is complete with furniture:a perfect place for an alfresco dining in the shade of a gazebo on a sunny day.

This two-storey cottage provides accommodation for parties of eigth-nine people. Downstairs there is a spacious living room with handmade terracotta floor and open beam ceiling, which evokes typical Italian country houses.The room boasts a marble fireplace, quality furniture and soft furnishings. French doors lead to a portico with a table seating up to eight people. Next to the living room there is a double room with en-suite shower room and toilet.The kitchen is well equipped.

A flight of marble steps lead upstairs where there are three double rooms, one bathroom and one shower room. The rooms have brightly painted walls and are furnished with family heirlooms and antiques.

Free Wi-Fi and satellite TV are provided.

The house enjoys a splendid location for exploring villages and towns set in middle Italy.The nearest village is just few minuts away with its shops which offer delicious fresh homemade local produce. Rome is 50km far away (less than one hour’s train journey). The station is at 10 minuts driving.

Cooking classes can be organized on demand

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I'm 46 years old and I was born in Rome where I attended university.My working experience was as a director of documentary about food, gardenig and tipical products.My life was good but very stressed in Rome so, I decided to spend more time in reunion with the nature.I moved to the coutryside in magliano sabina and decided to set up an organic farm.I started to plant and grown my own olives,around 400 plants,wineyard, fruit trees and vegetables, that has given me great pleasure. The result of my labours is a farm house where i now rent to the guest and to offer them a great time family and friends.

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Speaks English, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

surya magliano sabina

“excellent base for day trips in Lazio and Umbria

We were 6 family members and used Villa Surya as a base for day trips to Viterbo,Spoleto,Orvieto,Caprarola,Bomarzo,Montefiascone and Narni.We were able to make day trips to Rome with a special 7 euro ticket which also included bus transportation within Rome..so were able to visit a gallery,have lunch, and return to the peace and quiet of Magliano Sabina in the evening.Our hostess Sabrina give us tips on local eateries,and provided us with home made jams.

“One of the most memorable stays I've ever had.”

I spent 18 days at Villa Surya with a girlfriend and her grown son. Upon our arrival (an easy 45 minute drive into the countryside from Roma's Fiumicino Airport) we were greeting by our hostess, SabrinaVilla Surva is surrounded by olive and grape orchards, fruit.Excellent is the home-made wine, jams, preserves.The rooms are large, comfortable, and clean with private bathrooms.
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11 Reviews

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based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

5

A wonderful getaway for a family reunion.

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks at Sabrina and Jame's glorious home in the Lazio / Umbrian hills. Three generations of family members enjoyed the sun, the pool, and the comforts of the house. The views are classic Italian. The location, near fantastic inexpensive restaurants, pizzerias, and agriturismo restaurants, but just over an hour from Rome and all of its amazing sites, makes Villa Surya the perfect place to experience Italy and Italian life without stress and worries. Sabrina and James were great, attentive hosts. On arrival there was a wonderful collection of marmalades, juices, and fresh vegetables from their organic garden. The fig trees and grape vines were weighed down with ripe fruit, there for the picking. The swimming pool was comfortable, always clean, and extremely relaxing. Evenings were spent outside on the patio, enjoying wonderful Italian wines and meals we cooked in the well-equipped kitchen, and playing games and chatting. On a couple of days there were showers in the afternoon, but the house was large enough for everyone to find a place inside to relax. Sabrina was an informative, knowledgeable host, but never interfering. I enjoyed conversations with her and found her a very interesting person. I would strongly recommend a stay at Villa Surya for anyone wanting to experience this part of Italy and to meet the very kind, considerate couple, Sabrina and James.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful relaxing family stay

  • 5 of 5

Our ages ranged from two to eighty two and we all had a wonderful time at Sabrina ans James' lovely villa.

We were made very welcome and the house and gardens were beautiful. The views were to die for and the swimming pool was just perfect.

Thank you both for a lovely holiday and we so enjoyed your company on the last evening.

With love and best wishes

Sue

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

We would definitely go again

  • 5 of 5

All lovely: lovely house and gardens/farm, lovely views, great pool, lovely weather and Sabrina and James were lovely too.

We are a family of 5 and stayed for 2 weeks at the beginning of August, punctuating lounging around reading and swimming with day trips to Rome and nearby sights.

As suggested by Sabrina, we drove to the outskirts of Rome and then used bus, tram and Metro to get into the city; a day's ticket that covers all 3 can be bought from tobacconists for 7 euros. We visited the Colosseum and the Vatican on 2 separate trips, buying tickets at the gate which worked out fine; just get there early.

We restricted ourselves to trips within an hour's drive, including Orvieto and the waterfalls at Mamore, (Cascata delle Marmore), near Terni; both worth a visit.

Most of the things you'll need are available at the MD supermarket that is 7 minutes down the road. There is a restaurant very close that has nice wood fired pizza in the evening, and at half the price in Rome etc.

The house is in the countryside but the journey from Fiumicino is very straightforward. It's nice and quiet although a Cockerel will likely let you know that the sun is up ;-)

The salt water pool is nice and big and lovely to swim in; it trades size for depth, which was perfect as far as we were concerned.

Sabrina and James get on with tending to their farm and are great hosts and very accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Basic villa with great pool in lovely grounds

  • 3 of 5

Overall we had a good holiday , loved the big pool which is kept clean, and Sabina and James live next door and are are nearly always available . We had some issues - faulty fan, blocked sink and broken pool floor tile which they very quickly resolved for us. They are very friendly and able to advise on sightseeing etc.

The setting is lovely - beautiful gardens, well kept with lots of spaces to sit .

The villa is rustic and not for those looking for a high degree of comfort - some chairs decidedly unstable and not for sitting on! We found the rooms in the villa smaller than we expected from the photos , in particular the living area . The kitchen is small and not really equipped with sufficient crockery and utensils for the advertised capacity of 8, guests, we just managed with 5 in our party. We ate simply or went out so managed ok.

Wi Fi is a bit unpredictable which didn't bother us too much but might if this is really important for you.

The 3 bedrooms upstairs are under the roof space as there is no loft so they get very hot despite our best efforts of using the (noisy) fans and closing the window shutters in the day to block the sun. We stayed in late June/ early July , I imagine this wouldn't be a problem later or earlier in the season.

The other factor which prevented us getting good rest was the nightly barking of dogs - the owners have 3 and there are others in the vicinity. Their dogs are friendly and we are dog lovers and have one of our own but did find the nighttime noise and frequent visits of them into our villa and garden in the day an irritation.

Places we would recommend to visit - Tivoli, Spoleto, Rome (best by train). There are a couple of good local local restaurants nearby which we visited but if you want a town to wander around with more choice , you need to travel further afield.

Overall we had a great family holiday with the highlight having our own pool.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: we are so sorry to hear that you had a few things that didn't make your holiday a magical one, unfortunately it is rustic and one of kind place,even if designed by an architect…. It is not for the kind of person or family that are expecting a highly comfort holiday that you would expect to have in the cities but if you were expecting a place to escape from the normal busy hectic life this is the place for you to relax, de stress and recharge your batteries. We thank you for your review and we will take all your comments on board. Kind Regards.
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WOW fell in love.........

  • 5 of 5

We were welcome like we were family Sabrina, James and the gorgeous puppies. We had a very stressful time getting to Rome but as soon as we saw the villa, the pool and the amazing views all the stress flew away. We had the most incredible time celebrating my husband's 40th and James and Sabrina came to celebrate with a bottle of bubbles. My 3 year old learn how to swim in the pool and ran around the beautiful acres with the dogs and fed the chickens.....and the sunsets are something else.....we completely fell in love with the place and with Sabrina and James.............we will definitely be back 100%........very highly recommended.....x

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Paradise "Surya"

  • 5 of 5

In the villa Surya there is an atmosphere of Love! There are roses, lavenders, margaritas blossoming and smelling. The fruiters are full of fruits and hens are laying eggs. The photos, presented on the web site, do not represent all the beauty, fabulous hills views, comfort and coziness it property and it surrounding. In one km from Surya – farm Mozzarella Buffalo! Fresh meat and sausages cabin only in 500 m from the villa. To A1 almost 3km and it makes quite comfortable to visit its charming cities: Orvieto, Siena, Viterbo, Arezzo, Tivoli…

Sabrina and James are very thoughful, but not intrusive. They make amassing white wine, excellent olive oil and swimming pool always is clean. We spend in Paradise “Surya” 24 days. Dear S & J, Thank you very much!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Olga and Peter my russian guestes that enjoed the stay in Villa Surya and with the sensitive feelings apreciated all the details....
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Location

From the Owner

The villa has been built from my family 60 years ago,and an architect designed the interior.We designed the paints,and trompe l'oeil. I love this area because even if is located in a very silent and quite place in coutryside it is in near Rome,at only 50 km,reacheable by motorway or train.This is a rural area with fantastic views. Other cities such as Orvieto, Viterbo are at only 30 minuts of car. It is possible to book cooking class how to make pizza, lasagne, fettucine,pasta,and others.In the basement there is a big profesional kitchen.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : fiumicino at 60 Kilometres Nearest Train : magliano sabina at 8 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : a1 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : ristorante degli angeli at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : capalbio at 40 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

A box of welcome with organic farm products :wine, jams, juices is offered yours arrival.

Cooking lessons are available on request, ranging from making fresh pasta like lasagna,fettucine, to pizza.

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Coast/Beach:

Tirreno sea is at 50 km from the villa with sand beaches capalbio,montalto di castro easly accecible by viterbo and aurelia road.

Travel:

90 km by car or train from fiumicino airport

How to reach us:

By car

From Rome

Highway A1 Roma-Firenze direction Nord

Exit magliano sabina Km 50 from Rome Gra

Distances:

Yet is only an hour from Rome, 45 mins to Orvieto, Viterbo,and a little under two hours to Siena. nearby medioeval villages Narni, calvi dell umbria rochette, rocchettine,civita castellana....it is safe area.

Further Details:

The estate grows grapes and olives and the views from every window are spectacular! For those of you who are unfamiliar with this area, the countryside has rolling hills with Medieval hill towns perched on top, all reached by roads that wind through the picturesque countryside and along ridge lines offering dramatic views. Step back in time as you walk through narrow roads and arches on cobbled streets barely wide enough for a car to pass and in some cases definitely not! The hill towns of Calvi,Rocchette, Narni, Cottanello and Montebuono are worth a visit . No matter where you go the people are charming! We got to live the Italian dream, not surrounded by tourists or tourist shops, but with the locals, really getting the feel of life in Italy.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
spring
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,325
for 7 nights
£1,325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
may
1 May 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£993
for 5 nights
£1,367
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
june
18 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,434
for 7 nights
£1,434
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
summer
15 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,747
for 7 nights
£1,747
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
september
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 6 nights
£1,409
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
october
1 Oct 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£812
for 5 nights
£1,114
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£734
for 4 nights
From
£169
£1,282
 

Additional pricing information

final cleanning £59
Pet Fee £8

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Time of check in is 3 pm check out 10 am

Notes on prices:
the price is maximum for 5 person each person add is 150 euro por week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Walks on and nearby the propierty are both relaxing and perfect for photography. Located on the border with Lazio and Umbria, Villa Surya is nestled just outside the small village of Magliano Sabina. Only 30 miles from Rome, the Villa Surya farm also boasts a strategic location to other renown areas and antique villages such as Viterbo, Spoleto, Narni, Orvieto, Civita Castellana, and Siena - all available for easy day trips by car.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • 3 bathroom all are in marble,2 are ensuite to the bedrooms,2 with shower the other one with bathtub . In the bathrooms we supply you with soap and towels

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Hand tiled terra-cotta floors and an open beam ceiling evoke the splendour of the Italian countryside - and the room's double-bed, warm colours, and inviting décor make it both cozy and relaxing.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The estate grows grapes and olives and the views from every window are spectacular.You can walk along the propierty and pick up seasonal fruits.The house is on 2 floors 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen,livingroom,porch with dinning table and 2 sofas.Particular is the garden with different types of roses and aromatic plants, around the smimming pool amacas, sun beds, tables and chairs offer you a place where enoy the teriffic view on the valley and umbrian hills. wi-fi ,all the rooms have a beatifull view on the garden and surronding hills in 1 bedrooms the bed can be 2 single, 2 bedrooms have the bathroom inner Outside: A big Swimming pool 14x7 mt with salt system, with Romans steps,deep 1 to 1,5 metres that is surrounded for 1 ectar by an informal garden, where old and modern roses and aromatic plants, lavender,rosemary, thyme, creates the perfect setting for relaxing below charming outdoor gazebos. All the space outside are furnished with tables chairs and amacas,there is barbecue in stone. The area is safe and the people around are friendly. Utility Room: washing machine, iron ,tub Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: towels and linen are included in the price and handed weekly.smimmingpool towels are also provided.On request daily cleaning service . Other: porch with a big table up to 8 and chairs,2 sofa ,a welcome box on arrival with farm's organic products: extra vergine olive oil,fruits juice,jam,wine

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