YOUR ROMAN COUNTRY HOME​

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Only one hour north Rome, a unique farmhouse with just the right dose of solitude and authenticity. We checked in and found a pretty unique place!

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Location

The region of Lazio is best known for being home to Italy’s great and ancient capital city of Rome, with its swarms of tourists pouring in at every hour of every day. The surrounding country and the tranquility and treasures it guards are familiar to very few. Perched amid the undulating hills around Viterbo and with woods as far as the eye can see, the house, whose roots date back to the 18th century, is part of a 30-hectare estate. Equipped with pool, vegetable gardens, roaming horses and grove after grove of ancient olive trees (and chestnuts!) you will discover the Italian countryside like nowhere else during your stay at this exclusive country home.

The Retreat

 MIN 3 NIGHT  | FROM 4 – UP TO 9 TRAVELLERS

FROM 7 TRAVELLERS WE COULD BOOK THE ENTIRE COUNTRY HOME EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU

The Retreat is situated only one hour from the Eternal City, in one of the most authentic territory of the world, which include an organic garden, salt private swimming pool, relaxation areas and large green spaces among the olive groves. The Country House offers a refuge, a nest, a place that escapes the typical canons of holiday resorts.

Throughout the Retreat, you will enjoy the morning organic breakfast in the garden, discover the territory and enjoy  informal cooking classes  and learn how to make fresh pasta, ricotta cheese and traditional local dishes. We will use local vegetables from the farm  and fresh  fish from the lake of Vico and Bolsena. We will prepare delicious antipasti, primi piatti & dolci of the Tuscia tradition.

Creating many moments of happiness and cherished memories, relax in the exclusive and idyllic setting, the perfect place for families and corporate groups wishing to indulge in a bespoke service and experience.

The Country Home

If this is your thing, you really come to 
love this place.

​​The Country Home is located within our 40-hectare organic farm. There is a centuries-old olive grove, a chestnut grove, a 10-hectare meadow where our horses graze freely, and a charming 4-hectare forest where you can walk freely and in autumn collect mushrooms and chestnuts.The Pool, located just outside the farmhouse, the swimming pool offers our guests a pleasant relaxation area where they can quietly read a book, enjoy one of our cocktails or savour a glass of good wine.

The Garden

The luscious garden, with its slate grey pool and quiet places to read and relax, is one of the 
highlights of this exclusive Country Home.

On summer evenings dinner is al fresco at a table laden with exquisite green pottery, baskets filled with flowers, and embroidered linen. The Country Home is located in a 100- acre pesticide free, organic property. A large garden surrounds the house. With a swimming pool, lounge areas, and dining tables, it offers numerous corners to relax. 
The mood? Think of olive groves, vegetable gardens, blue sky, clear water and chestnut grovesin the distance. 
We offers a refuge, a nest, a place that eludes the typical standardsof vacation resorts.
 

The Rooms
bring along family and friends and rent the whole house!

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The Country Home consists of 3 spacious suites, 1 double room, and 1 triple room. Each room has its own bathroom with bathtub. All our rooms have been designed and furnished in their own style, following the original 
colours and furnishings of the house.All rooms have a wonderful view of the garden and the surrounding countryside.It is a unique experience: a journey through the history of the estate through the centuries. 
Each with its own particularities. The 18th-century terracotta floors, the antique furniture, the walls papered with sheets of satirical magazines from the 1800s.

Included Services

– Our delicious breakfast

– Housekeeping 5 hours/day

– Towels

– Amenities

– Saltwater Pool (June to September)

– Fireplace

– Barbecue

– Wi-fi

– Cable TV

– Heating

– Courtesy initial grocery supply

– Child’s cot

– Coffe & Tea

– Full use of the vegetable garden

– Bicycles

– Gym equipment

– Gardener

– 24/7 assistance

Things To Do

Cooking Classes

We learn the typical dishes of localcuisine, prepared with fresh vegetablesfrom our garden, fruit from our trees andeggs from our free range hens.

Cheese & Fresh Ricotta

The tradition of the shepherds to prepare fresh cheese and warm ricotta to taste on bread

Pic Nic

We will prepare a tasty picnic for you toenjoy in complete relaxation in ourmeadows, or wherever you prefer, in theshade of the sumptuous beech trees of MonteFogliano or on the shores of Lake Vico

Visit to The Cellar

Visit to one of the most fascinating wineries in the area with a guided tasting of 4 of their best wines.

The Cocktails that thay made us famous in the world

We will learn how to prepare some of the best Italian cocktails that have made us famous in the world

Golf

Enjoy a fantastic location for golf enthusiasts. In fact, it has 16 of the most beautiful golf courses in Italy in its vicinity, including: Golf Nazionale, Olgiata Golf Club, Marco Simone Country Club, Golf Parco dei Medici, Tarquinia Country Club, Torre dei Consoli…All easily accessible from our Relais.

Bike Excursions

Our mountain bikes are available for the guests and for adventurous excursions: the Viterbo hills on which our farmhouse stands offer routes and tracks suitable for every need. The country home is located in a privileged area from which nature trails branch off that are also excellent for simple walks.

Excursions:

The surrounding area is not only one of beautiful verdant landscapes but also has a rich and historical heritage, and the list of places of interest to visit is endless. Only 10 km away is Viterbo, a walled mediaeval city which was once a papal see and has a magnificent 13th century papal palace, as well as thermal hot springs and spas. The UNESCO World Heritage site of the Necropolis of Tarquinia, dating back to the 7th century BC, has the only surviving evidence of Etruscan residential architecture, and is notable for its 200 frescoed tombs. And if Mannerism is your thing, then you are spoilt for choice. There is the stunning pentagonal Palazzo Farnese at Caprarola, only 20 km away. Italy’s ‘most beautiful park’, the architect Jacopo Vignola’s masterpiece, Villa Lante, whose grandiose 16th century gardens are overflowing with fountains, artificial lakes, waterfalls and caves is also only a few miles away. Finally, the dark and forested Parco dei Mostri is a Mannerist folly populated with terrifying sculpted ogres, dragons, animals and giants.

Fishing

The proximity to the sea and the Vulcanic Lakes  offers the guests the opportunity to take part in fun fishing trips.We will organise pleasant fishing days, which will be a fun experience even for the less experienced.

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