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House in Capestrano with garden, parking and views

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
A comfortable and well equipped three-bedroom home in a stunning setting. The private natural garden with two patios one has fig and olive trees for shade the other has the sun. Outdoor furniture (for 6 people) to relax on and enjoy the views. The road to the house is quiet and there is a small parking area at the side of the house. The house is only a five minutes walk from the castle and piazza. Capestrano is a picturesque hill-top town of around 700 people. There is a main piazza, churches, a monastery and a beautiful C13th castle (free entry) overlooking the town. It is located on the edge of the National Park known as the Gran Sasso e monti della Laga. Facilities in Capestrano are good with a wine bar, two restaurants, two small supermarkets, butcher, pharmacy, post office etc. ...A comfortable and well equipped three-bedroom home in a stunning setting. The private natural garden with two patios one has fig and olive trees for shade the other has the sun. Outdoor furniture (for 6 people) to relax on and enjoy the views. The road to the house is quiet and there is a small parking area at the side of the house. The house is only a five minutes walk from the castle and piazza. Capestrano is a picturesque hill-top town of around 700 people. There is a main piazza, churches, a monastery and a beautiful C13th castle (free entry) overlooking the town. It is located on the edge of the National Park known as the Gran Sasso e monti della Laga. Facilities in Capestrano are good with a wine bar, two restaurants, two small supermarkets, butcher, pharmacy, post office etc. A mobile fruit and veg stall is there most days and there is a weekly Friday Market. Free WIFI is available in the village and the local restaurant/bar has free internet . There are peaceful nature walks from the house and more challenging ones in the hills. Climbing, mountain biking (two bikes and carrier to fit many cars are at the house) horse-riding, canoeing and an outdoor pool (July/August) cookery lessons and wine tasting are all available in the area. There are plenty of places to visit nearby - ancient sites, castles, museums, wineries, local food producers etc. The beaches of the Adriatic are 50 minutes away. Locally, there are many good restaurants and information about them and places of interest can be found at the house. The house is typical of many found in the town with vaulted ceilings and a cantina beneath. There are three bedrooms. The two upstairs both have two single beds and the double is downstairs. A crib is available for a small baby. There are two bathrooms. The newer one downstairs has a shower, bidet, loo and a wash basin. Upstairs is a smaller, basic bathroom off one of the bedrooms, with little hip bath and over shower, loo and hand basin. Towels,fresh linen and hairdryer are provided. There are blankets and duvets for the cooler weather. The Utility room has a washing machine, iron and ironing board. The comfortable Lounge/Dining room was converted from a barn and has wonderful views across the valley from the large picture window. Two 2-seater sofas plus 2 chairs (seating for 6 people ) coffee table, dining table (for 6 people),TV and DVD player and a music docking station make this a relaxing space. Many books, games, DVD's, maps and guides are provided for guests. The kitchen is well equipped. Cooking is on a gas cooker. There is a fridge /freezer, toaster, slow cooker, hand blender and plenty of plates, cutlery, glasses, pans, tea-towels, tea , coffee, dried herbs, sugar, oil washing up liquid,toilet rolls ..its home from home Picnic utensils, flasks, cooler bag and picnic rug are also provided. There is also a small BBQ. There is a wood pellet stove in the kitchen and central heating . Fans are in each room for the hotter weather. Rooms have fly screens . I have had the house for over 14 years and rented it to friends and family , they have enjoyed it so much they suggested I put it on a site for others to enjoy.More
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About the Owner
Pamela M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Pamela's house is situated on a hillside in a lovely little Italian town. One look out of the lounge window and we knew we'd chosen the right place for a special holiday. The view across the vineyard-filled valley to the Gran Sasso National Park is...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Vacationer783885, VR Owner at House in Capestrano with garden, parking and views, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

So glad you had a wonderful stay. I am always happy to help guests enjoy holidays in this beautiful area. As you say plenty to do, so I hope you will revisit in the future. You are welcome anytime. Pamela

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Capestrano is dear to my heart, my mother was born here before emigrating to the UK in the late 1950’s. I have been coming on and off here since I was 9 years old when I met my grandparents for the first time. I still...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Vacationer783885, VR Owner at House in Capestrano with garden, parking and views, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

I am so glad you had a lovely time visiting Capestrano to see your family and the village where your Mother was born. Pamela

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

marvelous house + garden and a with a marvelous view out of the big window all things were in the house what You need, and area very quietful Best Regards Steffi

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank steffi g
Management response:Responded 29 June 2018
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I am glad you enjoyed your stay in Capestrano .Pamela

Reviewed 30 June 2017

I have just come home to a rainy Sweden after one fantastic week in the Abruzzo district in Italy. During the stay we rented Pamela Sparrows house in Capestrano. From the first mail contact the respons From Pamela was astonishingly friendly, helpful, generous AND Swift....More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Espen J
littlebird-uk, VR Owner at House in Capestrano with garden, parking and views, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review.You have been the perfect guest and I hope you can enjoy many more stays at my home in Capestrano You are always welcome. Pamela

Reviewed 15 October 2016

Well placed to explore local area. Well equipped house with lots of local information supplied. Great having outdoor space to enjoy the views and good weather. Friendly village including welcoming neighbours. Plenty of interesting places to explore within a short distance. A plus was having...More

Date of stay: October 2016
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littlebird-uk, VR Owner at House in Capestrano with garden, parking and views, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

I am so glad you had a good time in the lovely village of Capestrano. To know you had an enjoyable holiday is important to me. We also use the bikes to explore the area, there is always more to discover! You are very welcome...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Central Heating
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Small town near the national park of Gran Sasso e monti della Laga. The The The people are friendly. Abruzzo is the undiscovered gem of Italy for its nature, culture and gastronomy. It is the 'real Italy' with a warm and friendly welcome. Amazing places to eat, lots of places to visit and a great place to relax. Abruzzo is known as 'the greenest region in Europe' as one third of its territory, the largest in Europe, is set aside as national parks and protected nature reserves: there are three national parks, one regional park, and 38 protected nature reserves.
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The closest airport to Capestrano is Liberi Airport (PSR) in Pescara In Rome, Ciampino and Fiumicino airports.
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