Independent Villa in Ortona, on the first hill over the Adriatic sea renowned sandy beach of Lido Riccio, with breathtaking view over La Maiella mountain range.
The Villa is composed of approximately 560 square metres built over three floors, and is situated in the hills of Ortona about 800 metres in direct line from the sea. The ground floor, of 240 sqm, is the centre of the Villa and it’s a fully living floor, that does not require usage of the other two floors to daily enjoy the house.
The basement (240 sqm)
It consists of a large well-decorated tavern, which includes a fully equipped rustic kitchen, a huge dining area with a table for 12 people, a large fireplace area open on all the 4 sides and various other areas with armchairs and sofas, including a large bathroom with shower and laundry; access to a garage for 2 cars, a large wine cellar with a further large utility room and a deposit. The basement has a separated entrance that heads to the backyard garden
The ground floor (240 sqm) is spilt in two different areas.
1. The living area, which consists of a large living room with awesome great windows system overlooking the large external porch and the front yard garden, to which is open; a fully equipped kitchen with a large wooden covered terrace and an equipped closet; a studio, one bathroom and a double room (usable as a bedroom or for different use) complete the living area. A wonderful decorative straight wrought iron staircase connects this floor with the upper one and with the basement.
2. A resting area separated from the living one composed by two double bedrooms, the master one with its own bathroom, and a common bathroom with shower and laundry. A large balcony completes the floor.
The first floor (80 sqm + 160 sqm of storage closets under the roof)
It consists of a large crawl space, where there are two bedrooms with one bathroom and a kitchen (which can be easily transformed into an additional bathroom), a large living area with a small terrace and several closets under the lower parts of the roof.
The villa is surrounded by a garden of about 3,000 sqm, all around the property, which is gated all the way through; it has 12 olive trees, some citrus grove and other typical varieties of Mediterranean plants and trees. Completely covered by trees there is a gazebo, with nearby a well with its own immersion pump, and a beautiful covered woodshed that hosts two wooden ovens, an open and a closed one, and a service washbowl. The drive to the garage is made on one side of the villa. The back yard of the Villa can easily host a 6 X 12 sqm pool surrounded by all needed amenities.
The whole living area of the villa (outdoor and indoor) is paved with different types of Cotto tiles and Porfido finishings, as well as the whole basement part that hosts the tavern: the first floor is equipped with modern fittings instead; all the floors are of the highest quality. All fixtures are made of solid wood, with typical English style double glazed fittings.
The villa has a wireless alarm system, connected with a Security private agency, completed with telephone dialers that call pre-selected numbers in case of intrusion. There are security doors, armored glass and grates in all the windows which render the villa a secure environment.
A very high performance, 3 sections boiler can heat up very effectively all the floors; each one is controlled by its own thermostat, that gives the possibility to exclude the floors that are not used.
A 6.5 KW solar panel system is providing enough energy to the Villa at a very convenient law regulated rates for self generation implants.
The Villa is at walking distance to the touristic area of Lido Riccio, widely know in the neighbourhoods for is sandy beaches and fully outfit services availability. Immediately south of Ortona the coast changes totally, with the Unesco heritage “Costa dei Trabocchi” and later on the Gargano promontory, where Mediterranean scrub falls directly into the sea.
Within one hour drive, there are skiing facilities both in the Maiella mounting range, or in Gran Sasso one, which are the two highest peaks in Central and Southern Italy.
At the same distance, for excursions, it is possible to reach the Parco Nazionale D’Abruzzo, the biggest natural reserve in Europe.
The only way to appreciated this property is to walk and look around it personally!!!
DRIVING DISTANCES/TRAVEL TIMES (subject to traffic)
IPER mall Ortona Center - 5.1 km / 7 min
Ortona - 5.7 km / 10 min
Francavilla al Mare - 8.5 / 12 min
Pescara - 22.6 km / 22 min
A14, Ortona - 8 km / 12 min
Pescara Abruzzo International Airport PSR - 18.7 km / 17 min
Rome Leonardo da Vinci Airport FCO - 251 km / 2 hr 36 min
Rome Ciampino Airport CIA - 225 km / 2 hr 21 min
Ancona Aeroporto delle Marche AOI - 190 km / 1 h 58 min
Adriatic sea coast at Lido Riccio Ortona - 1.7 km / 3 min
Passo Lanciano (La Maiella) - 45.3 km / 57 min
Pescasseroli - 141 km / 1 h 57 min
Campo di Giove (Gran Sasso) - 124 km / 2 h 6 min