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Casale Sonnino - an enchanting villa near Rome

Livingroom and diningroom with 180 degree views stretching from Rome to the Apennine Mountains
5.0 of 5 bubbles
40 reviews
Livingroom and diningroom with 180 degree views stretching from Rome to the Apennine Mountains
The Casale Sonnino, your homebase near Rome
Surrounded by vineyards, 45 minutes from Rome Center
Casale Sonnino, Monte Porzio Catone, Italy
A wrought iron gate opens to your private home near Rome
Cobblestone Driveway lined with cypresses and olive trees
The upper driveway heading out for a day of touring
Casale Sonnino's front door and parlor window
Expansive Living Room with 180 degree views
Grand Living Room with seating and foozball table in the back
Dining is Special on our Renaissance Refectory Table
Dinner is set at the Casale Casale Sonnino
Roman Column base in the Garden
Bench in front of the Villa, pine cones with Pignoli nuts
Our Barn on the Hill, view from the Bedrooms
Yellow 'Mom's' Bedroom Too
Blue Room with Twin Beds
Rose 'Nonno's' Room
A walk down the Viale Della Sagezza
A favorite gathering place to gather, under the grape pergola
Under the Grape Arbor for dining al fresco
Our cat, Mr. Chips enjoying the day.
The Casale's study door, it's always busy!
Viale Della Sagezza, little road of wisdom
The Casale is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves
Casale Sonnino perched on a hill on the outskirts of Rome
The Olive Groves during the olive gathering
Picking the Olives that go into our extra special Olive Oilfor Oil
Our very own Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Yum!
Our Vineyard in the Fall
The sun sets, view from the terrace
Our Castelli Romani village, Monte Porzio Catone
Monte Porzio Catone, our charming village located on the outskirts of Rome
Monte Porzio Catone, a charming street with eateries
Nearby vibrant Frascati with stores and restaurants
Hadrian's Villa, worth touring - 40 minutes from the Casale
Ostia Antica, Rome's Ancient Port - 30 minutes from the Casale
Tivoli Gardens and Villa D-Este, a must-see destination for our guests
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Villa -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Rome, Lazio
The Casale Sonnino, located 40 minutes from the city center, sits on a hilltop that once belonged to the Roman Senator Caius Julius Cornutus Tertullus in 100 AD. Traces of his ancient residence such as fragments of columns and walls have emerged from the soil and now enhance the ambiance of the garden. The cistern of the ancient villa lies in the Casale's basement which also features a Roman well, Roman arches and a system of caves dating back to at least the 12th Century. Over the years, these caves have been used for storing wine, growing mushrooms and even for a scene in an Italian feature film. Make sure you ask for a tour when you visit the Casale!

The design of the Villa itself is long and narrow with two staircases rather than a central one - this is typical of late 17th and 18th Century Roman country houses. The building was...
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About the Owner, Claire T
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 51 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 40 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We spent 2 weeks at Casale Sonnino over Christmas and New Year. George was very accommodating for our large family. We had a wonderful breakfast every morning and enjoyed some lovely days lounging around the house. We were visiting family and hosted a Christmas eve potluck and a catered New Years Eve party. George and crew made the room beautiful, purchasing a large Christmas tree, which future guests can enjoy. And he even bought some...

Janine T
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We adored our stay at the Casale, from the comfort of the beautifully restored villa surrounded by olive groves and vineyards to its ideal location on the outskirts of Rome. The house is a gem, modern comfort with old world charm, and is ideally located between Rome and Frascati. The rooms are adorned with family history and we were able to lounge in each one as a family or when someone needed their own space,...

Elise M
Port Washington, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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What a beautiful Roman holiday! The Casale Sonnino is a glorious vacation destination. It offers spacious accommodation in the picturesque hills outside Rome. It's close enough to take the metro in from a nearby town to explore the city without driving and parking woes. Every morning, we were greeted with a huge continental breakfast prepared by the friendly Casale staff who asked happily do laundry daily. After breakfast, we either ventured into Rome or took...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
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Nov 1, 2016 -
Dec 21, 2016
November & December
3 nights
Dec 22, 2016 -
Jan 2, 2017
7 nights
Jan 3, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2017
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3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information

EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON UP TO 10 PEOPLE: $385 Per Week or $55 per night.

EXTRA: Heat is Extra based upon consumption

These weekly rates are quoted in and payable in US dollars, but are pegged to the Euro weekly rates which fluxuate. The US dollar exchange rate is established at lease signing based on the Euro to dollar exchange rate using the OANDA Currency Calculator on the internet.

Tour guide/driver, home catered meals and laundry service are available upon request.

Please feel free to contact us for any period from 3 nights to a month and up until two weeks of your arrival date. If the Casale is available, we will do our best to accommodate your group.

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How to get there
Airport: Fiumicino: 31.1 mi
Railway: Colle Mattia: 0.6 mi
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