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Beautifully Renovated 2 Bedroomed Villa With Private Pool And Terrace



Updated: 02-Sep-2016
Villa in Penne, Abruzzo, Italy - Stunning Views Over The Gran Sasso Mountains, 30 Minutes From The Adriatic Beaches, Perfect

Enjoying an unrivalled position in the foothills of the Gran Sasso mountain range, with stunning views of both the Gran Sasso and Miella. This 2- bedroomed villa nestles in a small hamlet with just two other properties one of which is owned by a farmer who produces eggs, cheese and olive oil. The part of the villa which is let is the ground floor apartment. The upper floor is used infrequently by the owners who respect your privacy and allow you priority use of the pool.

It is located just 4 kilometres from the medieval town of Penne, 30 minutes from the Adriatic beaches, 45 minutes from the ski slopes of the Miella and 25 minutes from the Rome/Bari/Ancona motorway network. The Villa has been stylishly renovated and split into 2 separate dwellings, this holiday rental being on the ground floor and comprising 2 large double bedrooms, with one of the sofas in the large sitting room turning in to a comfortable kingsize double bed, making a total maximum sleeping capacity of 6. It has a fully tiled floor and is cool and shady in the summer, warm and cosy in the winter. The kitchen has an attractive open fireplace, large butchers block/island and room for 6 people to sit comfortably round the table. It has a separate spacious living room. There is an exterior bakehouse containing a Pizza oven, and this houses the modern boiler which provides full central heating. The bakehouse also serves as a utility room with washing machine. There is a large well planted garden with the private swimming pool and decking (installed in 2014) nestling at the foothills of the mountains to provide outstanding views alongside an outside living area.

There is shaded parking, a bbq and an outside tap.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine

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Stunning Views

  • 4 of 5

Lovely setting away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to civilization. A great place to sit and relax admiring the wonderful views surrounding the property. Penne is just a few minutes drive away and has all the shops you need plus a weekly market. You have the option of going up into the mountains and exploring the local villages or driving to the beach at Pescara. There are plenty of restaurants and bars available in the surrounding area.

The kitchen and lounge provide ample room for six plus the bedrooms are bright and spacious. Outside provides areas of shade as well as sunbathing by the pool.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pescara Airport at 34 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Montebello Di Bertoni at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Pescara at 34 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Penne at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Lanciano at 30 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Pescara at 30 Kilometres Car: necessary


The property is only 30 minutes from the Adriatic coast and beaches.


Pescara Airport - 34 kms


Closest beach - Pescara - 30 kms

Closes bar - Montebello Di Bertoni - 3 kms

Closest restaurant - Penne - 4 kms

Closest skiing - Lanciano - 30 kms

Further Details:

An ideal location for lovers of mountain walks, bird watching, scenic drives and sight seeing.

Penne is a historical town and commune in the province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo Region of Italy. It sits in the hills between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea. Its churches include the 12th-century church of Santa Maria in Colleromano, and the Duomo, which now houses the Diocese Museum including a crypt dating from the 8th century. Other churches include Sant'Agostino (with a historical bell-tower), San Giovanni Battista, San Giovanni Evangelista, Annunziata, Madonna del Carmine, San Nicola, San Domenico. The main characteristic of the old town is its streets and houses are built in bricks, so in the past Penne was known as 'the small Siena'.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 2016
3 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
25 Mar 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Once your enquiry has been received we will reply with any further details you have requested. When you are ready to make a firm booking we will send you a booking form and details of how to pay the 25% deposit. Your final balance will be payable no later than two months before your holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is a Saturday. We request that you vacate the property no later than 10.30. Incoming guests may arrive from 4.30.

Notes on prices:
Payment in Euro can be arranged if preferred.

25% deposit is required when booking made. Balance of payment required two calendar months before holiday is due to start. The security deposit is also required at that time by separate cheque.

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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 100 m²


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The newly modernized shower room comprises a toilet, basin and shower. it offers clean lines with a contemporary twist and the latest in modern showering. There is a bathroom cabinet with mirror, towel hooks and radiator.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - kingsize bed Bedroom 2 - twin beds Lounge - kingsize sofa bed The bedrooms have plenty of storage space, wardrobes and drawers. All the windows have mosquito nets.


  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: There is a large well planted garden with the private swimming pool and decking (installed in 2014) nestling at the foothills of the mountains to provide outstanding views alongside the outside living area. The pool is round and measures 5 meter in diameter. It is all one depth. The pool is built into a wedge in the hill so the decking only goes round one side of it. Steps lead from the villa up on to a higher level where there are stepping stones to the pool and decking area. This faces south and offers stunning views across the mountains. There is a second paved area where you can sit, sip wine and look out over the beautiful landscape. Behind the villa is an orchard with 36 olive trees owned by us. This creates a lovely picnic area offering natural shade from the trees. Utility Room: The utility room is located in the exterior bakehouse and contains a Pizza oven, modern boiler and the washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are provided. The villa is cleaned when guests leave and in preparation for incoming guests. Swimming pool towels are provided.

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