We offer for sale an exclusive detached villa located in one of the most beautiful areas of Appia Antica, in the immediate vicinity of the tomb of Cecilia Metella, in an isolated context consisting of a district of other stately villas with which the property shares the gate common on the road, the avenue of access and distribution and some areas used for parking for guests.
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 in the center of Rome, stopping at the ancient Aurelian Walls that surrounded Ancient Rome. Without any 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 and' 60 of the twentieth century. along the initial stretch of the "Queen Viarum" exclusive villas were built which became the residence of the high society of the Capital. The possibility to reach on one side the Colosseum and all the historical center and from the other Ciampino airport literally in 10 min. they make the position very comfortable for any need.
The Appia Antica Park is protected from a landscape and urban point of view that allows it to preserve the beauty and unique atmosphere that will never change over time. The Roman Empire, so famous for its streets, has not known a more important than via Appia Antica. Along its initial stretch that starts from the Porta Capena and Baths of Caracalla is dotted with mausoleums, sepulchres, churches, such as the famous Quo Vadis, remains of ancient villas, imposing mausoleums, towers and tombs, including famous catacombs of Christians. The archaeological and historical richness gives the intense cultural life to those who live there enriched by the naturalistic importance with paths of all kinds: by bike, on horseback, on foot, guided or not. Only at 5 min from the property is the Golf Club of Rome Aquasanta and the Capannelle racecourse is at 14 min. Castel Gandolfo famous for the Pope's summer residence, astronomical observatory and the volcanic lake of rare beauty where you can practice many water sports is only 18 km away, as well as other towns of the beautiful Roman Castles.
The villa stands around a defensive tower and sighting of the '700, and was the subject of a deep restoration in the 1957 that, except for some improvements and / or subsequent changes, has delivered the current appearance to the property being sold. The main body of the villa consists of three levels above ground and one within the ground, for a total of Mq 400 distributed as follows: P Int. Cellars are part of a larger system of ancient Roman catacombs in which there is the boiler of the plant heating and an ancient Roman well; PT entrance, two living rooms, dining room, kitchen, bathroom; P 1 hallway, five bedrooms, four bathrooms; P 2 room / studio with storage room and above panoramic terrace.
The property is surrounded by a park of Mq 13.700, accessible by three entrance gates, with fountains, statues and archaeological finds regularly inventoried at the Archaeological Superintendence, fountains, water games, pond, rest areas, and is completed by the following accessories: guardian house Xqumq square meters, pool Xqumq sq mt, kitchen area and covered outdoor barbecue with appliances, gazebo living room on covered roof terrace, covered dining area with tensostruttura sail, indoor sauna with bathroom and dressing room, dehors indoor living area, greenhouse used as a dependance guests, tools warehouse.
Condition and finishes
The villa and the caretaker house are equipped with autonomous heating oil, the water supply is guaranteed by two wells of drinking water of great autonomy, the park is equipped with irrigation system, there are internet connections and satellite dish.
Potential for use
This villa lends itself perfectly to be used as a residence, main or secondary, of great charm and representation.