The Villa

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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Villa

Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, on a protected mountainside

in one of Italy’s most dramatic national parks, 90 km south of Rome.

A nature-lover’s paradise and ideal for a beach holiday.

The Villa sleeps up to seven, and can be rented monthly, biweekly, or weekly, June–October.

The Villa was designed by modernist architect Michele Busiri-Vici and is considered one of his masterpieces. Its organic curves of Mediterranean-soaked light show many influences, from North Africa to Gaudi to Italy’s arts-and-crafts tradition. Every room is like a handmade, spacious seashell.

The villa has the contemplative serenity of two generations of ...Read more

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The Villa
San Felice Circeo, Lazio, Italy
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Additional Location Information

The Villa, with its stunning views and private tranquility, looks out from a protected mountainside within a national park. Caves of ancient man are minutes' walk away. The small, nearby resort town of San Felice Circeo is named for the goddess Circe from Homer's "Odyssey"; local wisdom relates that the mountain was her island. The town’s Centro Storico (Historic Center) boasts a medieval piazza, intimate restaurants and cafés, and stylish shops.

Since the 1950s San Felice Circeo has been known to Italians but kept secret from most foreigners. In summer, well-to-do Romans rent villas and frequent the diverse beaches. A km from the Villa is one of Italy’s luxury hotels, the Punta Rossa, with a fine restaurant, chic bar, cove beach, seaside pool, and health spa (all open to non-guests).

Beside the swimming options in Circeo itself, just around the headland stretch the 20-km sands of Sabaudia Beach, one of the finest in Europe. Among its dunes, in the 1960s and 1970s, novelist Alberto Moravia, director Pier Paolo Pasolini, and actress Anita Ekberg were neighbors; Signora Fendi is still tweaking her villa. (Anna Magnani kept a villa and is buried in Circeo

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Mountain nearby, Waterfront

Availability

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Amenities

General
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Central heating
  • Alarm Clock
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Waterfront
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean or water views
Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Toaster
Entertainment
  • Stereo or CD player
  • Books
Outdoor
  • Patio
  • Deck
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garden
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - yes

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