Historical Villa for lease on Via Appia Antica
Via Appia Antica,
Property type: Villa / House
Area (M 2)
Land Size: 1500 M 2
Year Built: 1800
Built in wardrobes
TV SAT / TV Antenna
Villa Beata Solitudo
This historical villa directly faces the famous Via Appia Antica, or Appian Way, which was built by the Romans in 312 BC. The villa was originally a Roman shepherd’s house, and still maintains its original facade and doorway.
Situated within 1 acre of lushly landscaped gardens, with olive, fruit and cypress trees and a rose tunnel, all illuminated at night. Villa Beata Solitudo also has a private patio area outside and 2 upper level terraces with views of the estate and the Via Appia. There is a full-time property manager who lives in a house on the property and manages the estate security, maintenance of villa, gardening and landscaping, which is all included in the rent.
Villa Beata Solitudo (472 sqm/5080 sqf) has been upgraded and expanded over the years, while maintaining its authentic and elegant features. The main part of the home is on two floors and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs, while the guest wing includes a living room, three bedrooms and three bathrooms.
The Main Villa:
The entrance opens into the first of two expansive sitting rooms and includes exquisite antique mosaic flooring, vaulted frescoed ceilings, antique Roman reliefs decorating the walls, a marble fireplace, a spectacular crystal chandelier, and Venetian stucco wall treatments throughout. The second living room has another fireplace, marble tiled flooring, marble Roman columns and opens up into the formal dining room. Large screened windows offer a view out to the landscaped gardens. A second dining room or breakfast nook leads to the fully equipped kitchen, with handmade tiled floors and walls and an inner antique Roman atrium.
The stairs leading up to the second floor bedrooms are adorned with ancient Roman reliefs. The master bedroom has a private balcony overlooking the famous Appian Way, which is shaded by a hundred year old wisteria tree, an ensuite marble bathroom and large shower. There are his and hers walk-in closet rooms, with built-in storage and a second bathroom with a bathtub. The second bedroom has access to a large private terrace overlooking the gardens. There is also a third bedroom or study available, and a staircase leading to the upper level terrace.
The Guest Wing:
Located on the ground floor of the villa, with two completely independent entrances. The guest wing includes three bedrooms, a living room, two bathrooms with showers and a powder room, as well as direct access to the kitchen. There are stairs leading down to the original underground wine cellar.
Amenities include air conditioning, screened windows, an alarm system, and sturdy iron bars on the doors and windows for further security. Private gated entrance to the estate and plenty of parking.
The villa is currently unfurnished, but can be leased fully furnished if desired. This villa may be leased together with Villa Romana.
Carolyn Delli Santi – Bilingual American Real Estate Broker in Rome, Italy “There is such a natural connection between Italy and California,” says Carolyn Delli Santi, whose passion for both locations has turned into a dream-come-true career. A licensed Realtor in both locations, Delli Santi is fluent in English and Italian and has lived for over thirty years in Rome, Milan, Camogli, Cervinia and the upscale area of the Westside of Los Angeles, California. She works with international buyers and sellers of luxury properties who value her local knowledge, marketing expertise and global connections. Born and raised in Santa Monica, California, Delli Santi studied at university in Lugano, Switzerland. She began her career in international real estate working for a Roman agency that deals with short-term leases of historic and prestigious Italian properties. Returning to the U.S., she obtained her real estate sales license in California and became a top…