|Located just 30 kilometers from Rome, Villa Travertina offers an ideal
location for visiting the Eternal City and also provides a welcoming refuge at
the end of a busy day of sightseeing. The villa enjoys a panoramic hilltop
position with expansive views. In close proximity is the pre-Roman town of
Tivoli as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Villa d'Este and Villa
Adriana (Hadrian's Villa). The graceful Travertine terraces, large swimming pool
and exceptional views of Rome and surrounding hillside villages are only some of
the qualities that make Villa Travertina a memorable retreat in the Rome area.
This exclusive, gated property features a hand-hewn stone driveway, walking
paths and shade trees on the large estate and well maintained grounds with
abundant roses, hydrangeas and wild cyclamens.
The Italian owners have
recently restored this 6-bedroom family villa with great care. The renovation
reflects an impressive combination of modern comfort and excellent taste. The
rooms are filled with attractive furnishings, rare art and objects from around
the world. Figuring among these are travertine and alabaster sculptures in the
garden and house and noteworthy paintings that give this villa its unique
Villa Travertina makes an ideal home away from home. The
spacious living room with fireplace has comfortable sofas and arm chairs and is
warm and relaxing. There is also a music room with baby grand piano. One of the
striking aspects of the house is the unique trophy room. The Villa Travertina
owner is an Italian Ernest Hemmingway of sorts and some of his safari “trophies”
can be found in the house and on the walls of the master bedroom.
who are fond of cooking will truly appreciate the state of the art kitchen, with
its informal and rustic style. This is a great kitchen for gathering and
creating memorable dishes. It is also possible to arrange for a cook and the
chef is happy to take requests and coordinate the food shopping as required for
The outdoor terraces are not only wonderful for al fresco
meals but offer tremendous views. A kind and helpful couple live on the premises
and assist with the housekeeping and garden and pool maintenance. Daily
housekeeping is included in the rental fee.
Large families and groups of
friends appreciate Villa Travertina as much for its comfort and views and as for
the ease in staying here. The owners are able to arrange a variety of services
such as airport transfer, driver, guide, restaurant reservations and cooking
classes, to name a few.
Comments from former guests always include the
beautiful sunsets from the terraces, the pleasure of drinking a glass of local
wine and the sweeping views over olive groves, mustard fields and the reflective
pool at Hadrian’s Villa. On a clear day, it is possible to see St. Peter’s Dome
and the Tyrrhenian Sea in the distance.
Villa Travertina sleeps up to 12
people. There are 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 1 half-bathroom. Two additional
guests can be accommodated for an additional fee.
All bathrooms have
hair dryers and there are screens on the windows.
Spacious living room with fireplace, dining room with seating for fourteen
guests, library and music room, fully equipped kitchen with fireplace, breakfast
room with desk, computer and fax, guest bathroom, a double bedroom with en suite
bathroom. The living room, dining room, music room and kitchen all open to the
large travertine terraces.
bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a king bedroom with original fresco and access
to a terrace and en suite bathroom with bathtub, a king bedroom and en suite
bathroom with bathtub. From this floor, there is access to the swimming pool.
2 king bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
2 queen bedrooms with en
2 queen bedrooms that share a bathroom
4 bathrooms with bathtub, either with handheld or wall
1 bathroom with bathtub and separate shower
There are three panoramic terraces and the pool
measures 14m x 7m. It has a large shallow end for children and is equipped with
high quality sun loungers. Depth 1.75 meters - 0.5 meters in shallow area.
Welcome basket: Included
Bed and bath
linen: One set of bed and bath linen per week included in the price,
changed once during the week.
Pool towels: Included
Housekeeping: Four hours six
times per week included in the price (except on Sunday and National Holidays)
Heat: Included in winter 12 hours a day - usually 5-11am
and 5-11pm. Extra hours charged 15 Euros per hour.
Security deposit: 1000 Euros - paid to the
Cots for babies under 2 yrs: Free of charge
Parking: Private parking
Cook, cooking classes, advance grocery shopping, mid week bed linen change,
driver, guide, airport transfer, babysitter
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY UPON REQUEST
Tivoli (nearest town with shops and restaurants): 3.5 km
train station (40 minutes by train to Rome)
Rome: 30 km