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The Cavallone

Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Palombaro, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo
Abruzzo is the place where Italians go on holiday and it is just the way they like it, off the tourist track and unchanged.It has a wealth of castles and medieval towns, 129 kilometres of sandy beaches, 21 ski areas and one third of the region is designated national and regional parks.

The Cavallone, at Villa Maieletta, sits in rolling hills with the dramatic backdrop of the Maiella Mountain range in the Maiella National Park. The Villa is on a quiet country lane close to the historic hill-top town of Palombaro, with unrivalled views of the Abruzzo landscape. It is the most easily accessed apartment at the Villa and benefits from a huge 80 square metre sun terrace which has superb panoramic views. After dark the terrace doubles as an outdoor observatory, providing a wonderful window on the night sky.

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Listing #HL160753
About the Owner
Villa M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

A great week re-visiting the area, and using the Cavallone as our base to relax in the cool of the apartment, or on the huge private terrace (fab views), and cool off in the pool. The property was very clean, and Kate was very discrete,...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank wittekindanna
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We found this property online at short notice, and we're so glad we did. Kate and Stephen were extremely helpful in making our booking possible, and we were delighted to find this haven of relaxation up in the Abruzzo hills. The apartment was beautifully furnished...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Gordon F
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Our host, Kate, was very welcoming and the accommodation was very good. It was a good base to explore the surrounding towns like Palombaro, Guardiareale and the gorge at Fara San Martino. Kate's fig jam was A1.

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank Ian S
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
There is ample crockery, cutlery and glassware. Tea towels are provided, and picnic cool bags for days out.
We know the importance of travelling light and supply a welcome pack of essential items to ensure that your arrival is comfortable whenever you reach us. Beach towels are also supplied, to give you extra room in your suitcase.
The bedroom, which opens directly onto the sun terrace, includes hanging space and a shoe rack in period style, dressing table and chair. There are bedside cabinets with attractive lamps. A classic chandelier provides the bedroom centrepiece, with an exotic canopy over the antique bed to give complete night time comfort.
The apartment is full of personal touches, including specially designed & hand-painted clothes hangers.
The bathroom features a spacious w...
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House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Full
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Summary of our Terms and Conditions

Bed linen, bathroom and beach towels are all supplied.

There are no extra charges, except for central heating when needed.

Smoking is only permitted outside the apartments.

Villa Maieletta is exclusively for adults.

Guests should be considerate to people in adjoining or neighbouring properties.

Guests are responsible for the condition and security of their belongings during their stay.

A non-returnable deposit of 25% is payable at the time of booking to reserve an apartment. The balance should be paid eight weeks in advance of the arrival date, together with a £150 refundable deposit against damage or soiling that requires deep cleaning.

Please make payments by Paypal / Direct Bank Transfer.

Full terms and conditions will be emailed together with the booking form.
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About the neighbourhood
Palombaro is a hill-top town with a mere 1,131 inhabitants, which sits 536 metres above sea level. It boasts spectacular views over the Valley dell'Avello and is at the foot of the 2,252 metre high Martellese Mountain, one of the highest in the Maiella range. Palombaro was the Italian location for the 2011 film, “Lords of London,” which features Ray Winstone and Glen Murphy. The beautiful church of the Assumption, which dates back to 1561, appears in the wedding scene.

The valley walls of Palombaro are host to numerous caves. The Cave (Grotta) of St. Angelo can be found just a few kilometres away inside the remains of a medieval church, whilst the amazing Grotta del Cavallone, reached by cable car and complete with stalactites, is also nearby.

It is only 45 minutes to the ski resor...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Abruzzo International Airport at Pescara: 45.0 km
Railway: Chieti: 35.0 km
Ferry: Pescara: 45.0 km
Villa Maieletta is just an hour away from Pescara Airport; Ancona Airport is a short two hour drive away. Rome Ciampino can be reached by car in two and a quarter hours, with Rome Fiumicino only a little further away. Return flights for a couple from London Stansted on Ryan Air can be bought for less than £70.
There is a frequent and inexpensive coach service between Rome and Pescara which takes a similar amount of time.
A wide range of car hire desks can be found in airport arrival halls, with some of the most competitive rates offered on airline websites.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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