Do you feel like on top of the world? Romantic, scenic, historic delicious Italy is all contained within Abruzzo's boarders.
The "House of the Sun ' ,apartment, is on the outskirts of the village of Catignano (only 1400 inhabitants) between the mountains of the Apennines and the Adriatic coast in the unspoilt Italian region of Abruzzo . On the This charming area,not yet discovered by mass tourism region in central Italy ,is rich with rolling hills, vineyards and olive trees. On the holiday - with wonderful private swimming pool - you feel like on top of the world. It lies on a ridge, a beautiful location with a breathtaking panorama, including overlooking a Mediterranean olive grove. Nowhere are the highest mountains of the Apennines so close to the sea.It is the perfect place to explore Abruzzo's riches: lounging on spectacular beaches, participate in climbing the entertainment during the local festivals, rugged and enchanting mountains, real pizza taste and feast on fresh fish caught here, visiting unique museums and ruins and shopping in stores with handcrafted products..Slowly slide your way into the rhythm of authentic everyday Italian life with good espresso on the terrace of the house gazing at the majestic Majella Mountains and the beautiful Gran Sasso massif (national park) or walking on the Monday market where you can buy fresh products, such as porchetta (traditional dish of roasted pork), salsicce (spicy sausage) and cheese are.
The apartment is located in a romantic country house and has WiFi. The view, also from the private pool is spectacular: the blue sky to the high mountains. The comfortable apartment has room for six people . For our guest house we offers 120 sqm with large living room with fireplace ,tv ,dvd, 3 special bedrooms , comfortable kitchen(30sqm) and bathroom , a large sun terrace with a special panoramic view where you can take a breakfast on the morning.In the 3 bedroom with spacious wardrobe, special emphasis on good mattresses and beautiful bed linen was laid you can find all comfort . Dining area provides an opportunity to relax or for a romantic dinner.The apartment has a unique, elegant and modern and fresh design and has its own creativity. There are high ceilings and plenty of natural light. The windows have shutters and mosquito nets.The house has a private entrance which is accessed via an external staircase and terrace. Gas,light and water -payable on consumer. Situated on a corner of the pool area, which thanks to a tall, green hedge has great privacy. From the bath or lounging on one of the sun beds enjoying the stunning panoramic views. If it gets too hot in the sun, no problem, there is also an olive tree that provides plenty of shade .The region is famous for arrosticini (grilled pieces of lamb or pork on a stick), olive oil of high quality and the true Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wine which you can buy directly from the manufacturer. Restaurants offer also other Abruzzese specialties such as fresh fish, porchetta and the famous' Maccheroni alla ghitarra (pasta).
The Catignano town is 365 meters high and is small but friendly. You'll find a baker, butcher, bank, two grocery shops, a cafe and bar-cafes. Within a few kilometers you'll find plenty of local restaurants. You can make beautiful walks in the area. Most artists would love to travel and work here. Probably no other place in the world can inspire the senses, awaken one's creativity and deeply gratify the search for beauty like this corner of the world. Art overflows everywhere - from the many exquisite medieval towns to the breathtaking views of a countryside dotted with castles, villas and abbeys. Do you want to tailor yourself a different vacation ? We offers a variety of opportunities.
Walking - Horseback riding - Mountain biking – Trekking
Our home are surrounded by a 3 National Parks with a few lake , wide spaces and olive groves where you can walk, horse riding , mountain biking to explore our surroundings. We will suggest special tours and indicate the most charming places to visit. We will give you maps and road- information.
Wine & Olive Oil Tasting
You can taste the wines produced directly by farmer's association and it is possible to visit the farm and its wine cellar. Here is possible to make the olive oil tasting that will be accompanied by rich snacks of "bruschetta" toasted bread. Themed Dinners - our guests can taste typical Abruzzo food and local seasonal products. . It is an entire week of Art events, music and food tasting.Why not experience classic or modern music classes or test yourself in cooking or learning italian ?
Outlet & Shopping
If you wish to spend a day for shopping, the most famous outlets, (entire outlet village) to buy original made in Italy brands are located about half hour away.
Our location is surrounded by the most beautiful and fun pathways to ride motorbike or scooters as well as hundreds white roads that cross our wonderful green valleys down to the shores of the Adriatic Sea
In the contiguous coastal conurbation Pescara / Montesilvano stylish resorts with 10 kilometers open sandy beach, dunes and pine forests. All free! The cultural cities of Chieti, Penne, Pescara, are easily and quickly accessible. Chieti has many restaurants, pizzerias, wine stores, local shops, indoor shopping centers (malls) and sports facilities including tennis, golf, horse riding and diving.The Abruzzo region is richly endowed with nature. Most of it is almost untouched nature: glaciers, canyons and whitewater gorges, where historic chapels are hidden. She invites in the summer for hiking, climbing, mountain biking, kayaking and in winter for skiing. All holiday weeks in Abruzzo is designed even for families with children traveling together, who want to expose their kids to the beauty and magic of Italy through a playful immersion in its history. Through a delightful blending of past and present, the Italian culture and cuisine will truly come to life for everyone.Almost all winter sports attractions can be reached in less than an hour. Whether skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing (on steep slopes of Rocche, Campo Imperatore, Cinque Miglia, Voltigno and Piani di Pezza) or just sledding.In the field of cultural history Abruzzo offers numerous castles, churches, Roman remains, monasteries and medieval towns and villages.Get the full listing »