ELEGANT VILLA ON THE ANCIENT APIA ADJACENT TO THE HISTORIC CENTER OF ROME
VIA APPIA ANTICA behind the historic center of Rome, less than 1km from the Baths of Caracalla and 3Km from Piazza Venezia, inside the archaeological park of Appia Antica, we offer a unique and suggestive opportunity. This historic and charming luxury villa of 650 sqm. On three levels it overlooks the ancient Roman road and begins its history in the distant 1600. Of equal beauty is the magnificent private park of 20.000 sqm. planted with ancient pines, tall trees that give the environment a unique atmosphere, fruit trees, olive trees and scenic bushes.
LOCATION & LIFESTYLE
The Appia Antica Park is like a wedge that, starting from the Castelli Romani creeps into the city and brings its bucolic atmosphere almost to the center of Rome, stopping at the ancient Aurelian Walls that surrounded Ancient Rome. Without a doubt it is a privileged location, still chosen by the Roman emperors and aristocracy who built their villas and palaces here. In the years' 50 is 60 of the XX century. along the initial stretch of the "queen Viarum" exclusive villas were built that became the capital's high-society residence. The possibility of reaching the Colosseum on one side and the entire historic center on the other and Ciampino airport on the other, literally in 10 min. make the location very convenient for any need. Parco dell'Appia Antica is protected from the point of view of landscape and urban planning that allows it to preserve the beauty and the unique atmosphere that will not change over time. The Roman Empire, so famous for its streets, did not know a more important street than the Appian Way. Along its initial stretch that starts from the Porta Capena and Terme di Caracalla the road is dotted with mausoleums, sepulchres, churches, such as the famous Quo Vadis, remains of ancient villas, imposing mausoleums, towers and tombs, including famous Christian catacombs. The archaeological and historical richness gives the intense cultural life to those who live there enriched by the naturalistic importance with routes of all kinds: by bike, on horseback, on foot, guided or not. Right in front of the property's gate is "Circolo Quo Vadis" with tennis courts and swimming pool. The Capannelle racecourse is at 14 min. Castel Gandolfo, famous for the Pope's summer residence, an astronomical observatory and for the volcanic lake of rare beauty where many water sports can be practiced is just 18 km away, as well as other towns of the beautiful Castelli Romani.
The property is spread over three levels of approximately 650 sq.m., in addition to the main building, two other housing units are located in the enchanting park, one adjacent to the main villa and a separate one. The splendid garden is embellished by a greenhouse of over 150 square meters, a faithful reproduction of the Serra Carolina of the botanical garden of Palermo, and a large pond with crossing pebbles arranged in the water. There is no shortage of fascinating and particular environments such as a large cave, from the post-medieval period, with an ancient well in the center and a dome of tuff, this artifact, of historical interest, has been indicated as a huge old-fashioned icebox and can be reached through a tunnel, which descends from the master kitchen, several meters below ground. Unique property for its structure, for its many spaces equipped for relaxation and surrounded by works of art (herms, columns and antique vases) for the very special ancient cave all in an elegant and refined image ideal for both investment of representation, both for a healthy life, surrounded by greenery, a stone's throw from the historic center of the Eternal city.
The dwelling is inserted in the park of 20.000 sqm. with numerous species of trees, which make it flourishing in all seasons, embellished by ancient trees. The property is totally fenced and has both an entrance on via della Cafferella and in via Appia Antica.
STATE AND FINISHES
The property is in good condition, parquet floors and marble bathrooms, working facilities.
This residence has always been a private residence of great representation. The possibilities to modify the building spaces make it very flexible in adapting to any of your ideas or needs. It is possible to use the entire mezzanine floor for large events aimed at the extremely demanding public. Taking into consideration all the qualities of this property, we see excellent possibility of combining residential use with that of high representation. According to our decades of experience this magnificent property is ideal for all those who aspire to live and possess a prestigious and at the same time extremely comfortable home for its indoor and outdoor spaces and for its location.