Casa Gialla is a beautiful traditional Italian villa which dates back to the early 1800’s. The villa is set within secure private grounds accessed via electric gates.
The property has been recently restored to a high standard and specification by the current owners using local tradespeople and traditional methods. The downstairs vaulted ceilings have been beautifully restored to show this stunning architectural feature.
The house is situated just outside the village of Fontanelle near the historic town of Atri in the Teramo region of Abruzzo in Italy, providing 360 degree views of the spectacular surrounding countryside and mountains.
Casa Gialla has 4 Bedrooms (3 Double, 1 twin), 3 bathrooms, 2 Lounges, open plan dining and kitchen area, office, outside patio areas, 30+ Olive trees, Fig Tree, Lemon Tree, secure private grounds, electric gates.
Great place to relax and unwind sat by the pool or to be a base to enjoy the quality beach resorts and local villages nearby.
Nearest airports are Pescara (35 mins), Ancona (70 mins), Rome C (120 mins), Rome F (150 mins).
Unique traditional open plan Entrance, Lounge, Dining area and Kitchen with floor to ceiling vaulted brickwork divided into 4 quadrants.
2 x Comfortable sofas, 40′ wall mounted flatscreen TV, Coffee table.
Large 8 Seat Dining Table and Chairs
Modern kitchen units, 5 ring range cooker, microwave, dishwasher, American style fridge / freezer, central island with sink and granite worktop
Downstairs toilet, basin and walk in shower
Washing machine, iron & Ironing board
Bedroom 1: King size with modern en-suite and walk in shower.
Bedroom 2: King size with French doors.
Bedroom 3: 2 single beds, door leading onto small terrace overlooking pool.
Bedroom 4: Spacious bedroom with King size bed.
Lounge – Open plan lounge area with pull out sofa bed and Fireplace
Bathroom – Shower enclosure, basin, toilet, bidet
The furniture may be included by negotiation
10m x 6m Swimming Pool (1m to 2m deep) surrounded by tiled patio area and timber loggia
Additional raised area with timber Loggia and dining table
Parking for 5 cars
Remote controlled electric gates
35 Olive trees, Fig Tree, Lemon Tree, Fruit trees
15 minutes by car to the nearby excellent sandy beach resorts of Roseto and Pineto, both with numerous shops, beach cafes, bars, seafood & pizza restaurants and safe play areas for children. Beach football, volleyball and trampolining at both beach’s. Pineto has a shady pine forest behind the beach which can be a welcome break from the summer sun, ideal for walking and running along. The beach areas remain busy in the evening during the summer when the locals take time out for a stroll along the beach front.
The historic medieval town of Atri is 10 mins drive with its excellent restaurants, bars, cafes and fantastic views. The Abruzzo region is full of historical villages and sites to explore with many nature walks in the Gran Sasso area for the more energetic within 30 mins drive. Pescara is the nearest large city with high street shops, banks and a marina where you can sample the fresh local catch of the day.
Casa Gialla is situated on the outskirts of the village of Fontanelle, complete with 2 Bars, 2 Restaurants, garage and a small local supermarket. The town of Pineto has an excellent local farmers market every Saturday morning to buy fresh fish, Cheeses, fruit, vegetables and flowers.
The nearby local villages hold their traditional ‘Sagras’ in the summer months. They are an ideal opportunity to sample local food, wine and music or just to sit and watch people enjoying themselves Italian style. Waterpark 20 mins drive from the house. Car essential
The nearby village of Casoli (5 mins drive) has a Post Office, Bakers, Butchers and Supermarket in the main piazza, along with 2 Bars and a small Restaurant. Larger supermarkets are in Pineto, Roseto and Atri.