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31 Decontra - stylish village cottage with views

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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Caramanico Terme, Province of Pescara, Abruzzo
This stylish 2-bedroomed village cottage is in Abruzzo's Majella National Park, and has magnificent mountain views and great walks from the door, to gorges, meadows and mountains. The house is at the heart of the village - an end of terrace cottage in an elevated position with gardens on three sides and beautiful views.

French doors lead into your private living room with a flagstone floor, barrel vaulted ceiling and large windows looking across the garden to the mountains beyond. There are comfortable sofas, a dining table and a kitchen corner with fridge, sink, hob, oven/microwave, kettle and toaster. The living room also has a TV, DVD player, CD player, ipod connection, library of DVDs and CDs, books and games. A stone staircase leads to two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Both bedrooms have lovely mountain views, win...
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Listing #HL6860477
About the Owner
Laura W
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: £200 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Decontra has only been connected to the outside world since the 1970’s – until then it had no electricity, and no road. Today, some of the 70 or so inhabitants still work the surrounding fields or graze their flocks of sheep and goats on the mountainside. Many houses are empty – some owned by families who have emigrated as far as Canada and Australia. Other villagers have moved closer to the valley but return at weekends to visit family and spend the summer in their “real” home. There is an excellent and popular restaurant - Il Cervo, and the village is visited by mobile suppliers bringing fresh bread, fruit and vegetables, and cured meats and cheeses. You could also join one of Marisa's evening dinners at the agriturismo next door to the cottage. There are several more... more
Getting around
A car is essential to reach Decontra and explore the area as it is not served by regular public transport.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pescara: 50.0 km
Railway: Scafa: 20.0 km
Ferry: Pescara: 53.0 km
Decontra is an hour's drive from Pescara airport, which has regular flights from London Stansted. Alternatively, a variety of daily flights leave the UK for Rome's Ciampino and Fiumicino airports, respectively 2½ and 3 hour's drive from Decontra. The drive from Rome is by motorway through beautiful mountain scenery.
Car hire is essential for a stay in Decontra as it is a rural area not served by public transport.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 53.0 km.
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