IT505 REF: IT505

An opportunity to stay in a palazzo. A unique family home with a fascinating history.

Dominating the mediaeval village of Oliveto, with spectacular views of the Sabine hills from glorious gardens. Only 60 km from central Rome.

Stone staircase leads up to first floor Gran Salotto where 18C frescoes form a feature. A formal dining room opens onto a loggia, with comfortable seating and summer dining area where flower festooned arches frame views. Two en suite bedrooms on first floor. Extensive library/salon and principal bedrooms. The family’s loyal staff will ensure comfort and offer delicious Italian cooking.

Impressive grounds of one hectare incorporate beautiful gardens designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd. Beyond the old family chapel is a superb and truly enticing heated swimming pool (16.5m x 6m) with full pool house facilities. A private hard tennis court (family standard) a few minutes’ drive away, is only for IT505 or nearby family owned IT501 house-parties.


The property is for a maximum of 10 adults + 2 children (under 12 years).  small wooden cot + travel cot are available

Surcharge applies on maximum of two extra people in 2nd floor twin bedded room + bathroom.


Ground Floor:

1) Double bedded + bathroom (bath/shower/WC/bidet/basin

2) Double bedded + bathroom (bath with shower/WC/bidet/basin)

First Floor:

3) Master Suite: Double bedded 4-poster + dressing area + bathroom (basins x 2/bath/shower)

4) Twin bedded basin + shower/wet room (shower/WC/bidet)

5) Double bedded

Interconnects via large bathroom (bath with shower/basin/bidet/WC) with

6) Twin bedded


WIFI, Internet can be accessed / no broadband.

TV SKY basic only (no films/sport). TV (3D – 2 sets of glasses) + DVD + Video,

Swimming pool 16.5m x 6m (high season only),

table tennis & shared private tennis court (family standard).


Resident caretaker, housekeeper/cook, maid, gardener

Cost of let per week 2019: (inclusive of cooking + electric)

(high season only – pool heating**see important information)

Low Season

(Oct/May 1/May 25)


Mid Season

(May 25/June 29 & Sept 7/Sept 28)


High Season

(June 29/Sept 7)


*Surcharge applies on maximum 3 extra people by arrangement


Activities nearby

Situated in the village of Oliveto (doctor visits the village Monday morning, general shop & small bar)

8km Monteleone (chemist, shops, café, petrol station), 15km Osteria Nuova (shops, supermarket SISA + bank machine), 28km Passo Corese (junction of SS4 / A1) train station (Rome Fiumicino 1½hrs), 35km Rieti (regional centre, bank, hospital, PERSEO giant supermarket)

60km Rome (1½hrs), 85km Rome Ciampino Airport (2hrs), 100km Rome Fiumicino Airport (2½hrs)

239km Siena, 270km Naples (international airport) (3½hrs), 299km Florence (international airport) (3hrs)

362km Pisa (international airport) (3½hrs)

Sleeps 12

Bedrooms 6

Bath/Shower room(s) 5

Price (min) £5,940

Price (max) £10,560

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