Abruzzi Rural House
Collecorvino: The old town was founded in the IX century, by the Longobards. It was built as a small village on a hill at 253 meters above mean see level (MSL), facing Valle del Tavo at East of Loreto Aprutino. The town, with houses of middle age architecture, is a maze of crooked narrow streets that offer an ample and spectacular view of the Gran Sasso and Maiella mountains from one side, of rural farms and the Adriatic ocean on the other side. It is located at the center of Area Vestina Pescarese, renowned for its production of olive oil D.O.P.
In town you can find banks, pharmacy (drug store), gas station, restaurant, weekly market on Tuesdays, public transportations, Health Service.
The place is: 15 Km ( 9.3 miles ) from sea Adriatico, 25 Km ( 15.53 miles ) from airport of Pescara, with direct flights from Frankfurt/Hann,London/Stansted,Paris/Charles De Gaulle,Milano/Linate,Torino. 20 Km ( 12.4 miles ) from the harbour, 13 Km ( 8.1 miles )from A14 and A24 highways, 30 Km ( 18.6 miles ) from Gran Sasso mountains. Bus is available from the train station of Pescara to Collecorvino. Cities of Art close by: LoretoAprutino,Penne,Castelli,Moscufo,Pianella, CittàSant’Angelo,Atri, Museo delle Arti Contadine (Museum of Farming Arts) of Picciano, 3 Km ( 1.8 miles ) distant.
Please, feel free to ask dates and places of cultural events in Abruzzo
The Architecture of the house resembles the tyical rural constructions of the beginning of the first decades of 1900, old-stylish renovated and furnished with authentic pieces of Abruzzo’s legacy. The house is in an open farm, but only 300 meters far from downtown.
This place is recommended to those who are looking for a quite place, with the silence occasionally interrupted by the bell-tower sounds, who love the flavors of aromatic herbs with spontaneous growth in the land that belongs to the house, or who appreciate the romanticism of the fireplace and chimney and wood-burning stove, or are interested in learning more about Abruzzo while visiting from the mountains to the ocean but without giving up a day of relaxation with the home lawn swing or for a barbecue with friends.
This place is not recommended to those who want to enjoy only the ocean or only the mountain, or are unable to live without the new technolgies, or are scared of farm bugs, or are unable to handle the fireplace or the wood-burning stove
Amenities include: upper floor with wide kitchen/dining room and its large fire place, one king-size bedroom, one bedroom with two beds, one single bedroom connected to the bathroom. Other opening and closing bed are available (total: 5&1 beds), one bathroom with shower, ample terrace of 40 mq (440 sq. feet). It is possible to use the 4000 mq (4790 sq. yard) of land around the house for parking, barbecue.
The house is equipped with: gas cooker, oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, refrigerator with freezer, satellite TV, iron, hair dryer, CD rom, DVD Player, kettle, washing machine, a hire security in two rooms, electric fan, fireplace and wood burning stove, radiators in pellets, mosquito nets, air conditioning put in one room, barbecue in the garden.
Extra On request: towels and kitchen( booked at 5 € per person)-Internet (€ 10 to book a week) crib and high chair (free of charge by reservation) bicycle rental (€ 30 per week to book) -taxi from/to airport-agreements with restaurant or delivery meals -beach umbrella,
Prices: per week minimum €250 maximum €700
prices vary in relation to season and number of people - get a quote
10% rebate on the second (or more) week booked. Refundable security deposit: Euro 200.
Prices include: use of water, gas, 70 units for week of electricity Kw. (higher reimbursement €0.40 to Kw.), bed linens for 5/6 guests, use of the spaces described above, final cleaning (bathroom-stove-oven used-dishes: return clean)
Prices do not include: heating (wood-Pelletts average consumption of €4 per day), daily cleaning and final cleaning which are compulsory for kitchen and bathroom, use of electricity above the units described in the section “Prices include” (extra-units will be charged Euro 0.4 per unit), fine penalty for damages or theft, and whatever is not specified in the section “Prices include”.
42° 27' 21' N (42.455952°)
14° 0' 45' E (14.012718°)
How to reach the House?
by car Motorway A14 Pescara Nord
From Pescara Airport -Bus No. 38 bus to Piccianello & / Penne / Loreto Aprutino
From railway station bus to Pescara-Piccianello / Penne / Loreto Aprutino
Although reached by public bus-stop 300 meters from home-is recommended Car
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This page was last updated: 09 September 2011