Exclusive period property rental near Rome — Encircled by almost 50 acres of Mediterranean parkland, comprising century-old maritime pine, cypress and oak trees, this magnificent period villa sits at the heart of ‘Etruscan Italy’, an area of Lazio famed for its rich cultural heritage and unspoilt landscapes, just an hour away from Rome.
Delightfully restored to revive its original aristocratic splendour, this late 19th century mansion boasts a timeless elegance. The interiors are embellished with antiques and period country furniture, chandeliers and original stone fireplaces, whilst the grounds feature a splendid combination of Mediterranean parkland, scented shrubs, rose gardens, ample lawns and ornamental plants. A delightful pergola offers vistas over the hills providing the perfect setting in which to relax and soak up the peaceful atmosphere of this unspoilt area of Lazio.Known as Tuscia, the region spanning northern Lazio and southern Tuscany is a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, thus preserving much of its proud Etruscan legacy. A visit to the necropolis in Tarquinia and Cerveteri, to the medieval district of San Pellegrino, the 1th century Villa Lante in Bagnaia, Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola and Civita di Bagnoregio is absolutely recommended. The splendid walled town of Sutri would make a perfect destination for day trips; whether you are planning a typical Italian meal followed by a pleasant stroll, or some shopping in the craft shops or a cultural visit to the Mitreo and the ancient theatre, you will not be disappointed. Visitors also come to Tuscia attracted by the natural hot springs, renowned for their relaxing and revitalising properties. Try one of the many natural spas in the region; Terme dei Papi is just outside the ancient fortified walls of Viterbo, a lovely town founded on a thriving pottery industry. Many outdoor sports activities are also available in the immediate surroundings of Sole Etrusco, such as horse riding, cycling or water sports on Lake Vico and Lake Bracciano. One week will not be enough to discover it all!
Nearest shops/ restaurants Capranica 3 miles. Palazzo Farnese Caprarola 6 miles. Sutri 6 miles. Lake Vico 4 miles. Terme dei Papi (Thermal Baths) & Viterbo 15 miles. Lake Bracciano & Terme di Stigliano 20 miles. Tarquinia 25 miles. Beach in Lido di Tarquinia 30 miles. Civita di Bagnoregio 35 miles. Rome & Vatican 40 miles. Rome airport 53 miles (1 hour's drive). Sutri Golf Club 6 miles. Olgiata Golf Club 30 mins. Tennis court Cura di Vetralla 4 miles. Horse riding in Capranica & Lake Vico. Canoeing, trekking and adventure parks locally.