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Il Melo

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The apartment is sunny spacious self contained with private entrance and ample parking, well equipped and situated on the edge of a wood. A new private swimming pool is built in front of the house.You do not want to cook or go out? There is our village chef, who will prepare you delicious hot meals and bring them to your door at the time you request. It is ideal for a family holiday Small children are welcome. The village is 5 minutes walk away. Perfect also for who wants to relax and have a peaceful time. Nearby there are many restaurants with local good food. All during the summer there are festivals in the nearby towns featuring their specialties. above all the white wine here is famous. (Est Est Est from Montefiascone and Bianco from Orvieto).In Castel Cellesi(our village) there is...The apartment is sunny spacious self contained with private entrance and ample parking, well equipped and situated on the edge of a wood. A new private swimming pool is built in front of the house.You do not want to cook or go out? There is our village chef, who will prepare you delicious hot meals and bring them to your door at the time you request. It is ideal for a family holiday Small children are welcome. The village is 5 minutes walk away. Perfect also for who wants to relax and have a peaceful time. Nearby there are many restaurants with local good food. All during the summer there are festivals in the nearby towns featuring their specialties. above all the white wine here is famous. (Est Est Est from Montefiascone and Bianco from Orvieto).In Castel Cellesi(our village) there is a four day celebration, during the month of August in our main square where the villagers prepare dinner every evening with live music and fireworks. Good walks to go on . There are many well known historical towns nearby for sightseeing, Lake Bolsena is 20 kms away with its lovely beaches and trattorias. On request a third twin bedroom en suite is available More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Paulette P
Languages spoken:English, French, Italian
Response Rate:83%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
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Reviewed 16 September 2019

We were delighted to find this fantastic apartment in the depths of the Italian countryside. The accommodation was beautifully clean, well appointed, and comfortable. Quietly tucked away, with spectacular mountain views from the patio and pool. The property is accessible from Rome (by car and...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We really enjoyed our stay in this holiday home, it's one of the best we ever had! The house is well equipped, clean and comfortable. Especially the children liked the swimming pool very much and the view from the terras and pool is beautiful. The...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank TrailBlazer733156
Paulette938, VR Owner at Il Melo, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for your rewiew. We hope to have you all again. Paulette and Vittorio

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Il Melo is a modern stone villa on two levels brimming with character and appeal. Situated at the edge of the small village of Castel Cellesi - the top half is occupied by the delightful and helpful owners and the bottom half for rental. All...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Frasers68
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Lovely hidden gem ideally located to explore the surrounding areas, with the added benefit of a delightful pool. Added benefit of perfect hosts.

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank _millyjen
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This stunning, spacious apartment with pool was perfect for us and our children. The host were so kind and friendly and gave us everything we needed including a lovely cake. Absolutely every detail was taken care of. The apartment has a huge living area and...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank GlobeTrotting632560
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

This was our second stay here, last year as well. If you go for full relaxation, in a comfortable and spacious property then this is the house to let. The small town offers little to non entertainment, you need a car to go the shops...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 26 July 2015

A very spacious and comfortable apartment in a great location, and very nice and helpful hosts. The downside for us was that they had a lot going on while we were there. They had workers in for various jobs outside, and they had family with...More

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank frl364
Reviewed 30 June 2014

The apartment overlooks a vineyard & an olive grove. Don't be put off by the bumpy bone shaker of a track to access the property: you're in the right place! Tip: if you're arriving on a Sunday, ask the owners to get the basics in...More

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Excellent accommodation, amazing views from terrace, wonderful surroundings, extremely nice, discrete and warm family who owns the place. You cannot ask for more!

Date of stay: September 2013
Thank 83mihaic
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Il Melo is a finely furbished apartment. Everything was neatly arranged and worked perfectly. Vittorio and Paulette are wonderful hosts; very welcoming and educated, they made us feel at ease and, at the same time, independent. The view is superb. Well located for day trips...More

Date of stay: June 2013
Thank FranciscoBT
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
House Swap
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About the neighbourhood
Bagnoregio is situated on a tufa base. It is surrounded by the 'Valley of the Calanchi' which have been produced by the atmosheric agentsIThe most famous part of Bagnoregio is Civita 'the dying city' which is continually modified. Castel Cellesi is part of Bagnoregio founded during the 16th century by Marquise Cellesi who was in charge of the 'feudo' of the Church of Rome. Castel Cellesi is a typical example of16th century agricultural town with a small square on which there is a church, the house of the nobleman and his land agent. In the bigger square are the houses built by the farmworkers. Their main products have always been olives and grapes for wine making In August there is the big festival where people eat in the square dinner cooked by the local villagers with live music and f...
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