In the countryside of Castelli Romani, 38 km from the centre of Rome and 2 km from Velletri, historic, restored period villa with guest house, for a total of 430 sq.m, includes historic stone store room measuring 92 sq.m. 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in total, surrounded by 1.3 hectares of grounds with olive grove and vineyard.
Villa French Style is situated in a peaceful, unisolated location just 2 km from the centre of Velletri, in the green countryside of Castelli Romani.
It is just half an hour from the ring road and 38 km from the centre of Rome. Velletri is also extremely well connected by train and allows you to reach Termini station in the heart of the capital.
In 15 minutes you can get to Lake Nemi, and Lake Albano in half an hour, both within the Castelli Romani park, while you can be at the Tyrrhenian coast in half an hour.
The connection with Ciampino airport is excellent, situated just 27 km away, and also with Roma Fiumicino, one hour away (57 km).
Description of buildings
The property comprises the main villa and a guesthouse measuring 430 sq.m in total plus a 32 sq.m porch.
With two floors, the villa features a dining room and a large, bright living room with fireplace on the ground floor, with three large windows overlooking the garden; the kitchen, connected to the laundry room and storeroom, and a double bedroom with bathroom.
The rest of the sleeping quarters are on the first floor, with two double bedrooms, a large bathroom with tub and large shower, and an area used as a study which connects the two bedrooms.
Next to the villa there is a portico with wood-burning stove, while at the back there is a large stone structure with one spacious room currently used as a storeroom, measuring around 92 sq.m, with a pretty ceiling with wood carving, the perfect space to have a shop.
The guesthouse is next door to the villa, and is completely separate.
The building has been fully restored and features a pretty apartment for guests (or the eventual caretaker.)
It has one floor at ground level with an entrance hall/dining room, a sitting room with double window overlooking the garden, a small kitchen, a double bedroom and a bathroom.
State and finishing
The villa has been fully restored maintaining its original features and is in excellent condition. The floors in the living areas are handmade tile, the attics have been renovated, keeping the original exposed wood ceilings. In the sleeping quarters on the first floor, the floors are wood, while the original wood-beamed and tiled ceilings have been whitewashed to give the rooms a bright, elegant feel.
The guesthouse was built from scratch and is in excellent condition.
The 13000 sq.m grounds (1.3 hectares) surround the villa and guarantee complete seclusion and privacy. In the area closest to the house, there is a large, staggered lawn area which connects with the recently built pool. The rest of the land is all around and comprises a fertile olive grove, a vineyard and a pretty woodland with ancient trees.
Use and potential uses
Villa French Style is a country sanctuary not far from Rome, making it perfect for those looking for a home with its original facade surrounded by greenery but not isolated and well connected with the capital.
It is the property’s proximity to Rome and the stunning backdrop that made the current owners fall in love with this place, where they have lived for 15 years while working in Rome.
The nearby town of Velletri (and its train station) just 2 km away, is the place to go for daily requirements, while the grounds, olive grove and vineyard make it possible to fully enjoy the country lifestyle, without having to live in an isolated location.
The excellent connection with Rome Ciampino and Rome Fiumicino airports make this property an excellent base for those who need to travel abroad often.
Price € 950,000
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