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The stunning scenery of Abruzzo
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Bugnara, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo
Casa Mardi is ideally located for holidays, both walking and exploring the beautiful scenery of the National Parks of Abruzzo; for visiting the Adriatic coast and Pescara; for skiing in nearby Roccaraso in the winter and generally for exploring all that beautiful Abruzzo has to offer. Abruzzo is Italy at its unspoilt, natural best.

The accommodation is spacious, newly renovated and furnished to a high standard. It is our own holiday home and is furnished as a home from home with everything you will need to enjoy your stay.

The property is situated down a short private lane reached from the road going through the centre of Bugnara and there is ample space for easy, safe parking on the road.
Listing #HL56160
About the Owner
Diana & Martin H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:71%
Response Time:Within a day
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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Casa Mardi is a medieval town house which was renovated recently to provide spacious, comfortable accommodation which retaining the medieval features of the house such as the vaulted ceilings. The ground floor comprises a very spacious dual aspect lounge with a range of seating for up to eight people, good lighting for reading and relaxing.

Information and books about the local area are provided for guests use, together with a variety of novels and games for your enjoyment whilst staying at Casa Mardi. There are beautiful views from the lounge, kitchen/dining room and both bedrooms out over the olive grove at the rear of the property and towards the mountains of Majella National Park.

The kitchen/dining room is also spacious and the kitchen is well equipped to a high standard with an...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    3 Twins
    1 Full
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $297 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We are very flexible about changeover days to all guests to take advantage of low cost airline flight availability. We are also flexible about the number of nights stay. Arrival time – after 4.00 p.m.. Departure time – before 10.00 a.m. unless varied by prior arrangement.

Prices include all bed linen and towels. For stays of more than one week the property will be cleaned and all bed linen and towels changed at the end of each week. The kitchen is very well equipped for self catering and also has the basics such as olive oil, balsamic vinegar, coffee, tea and sugar.

Prices include gas and electricity - there are no hidden extras.

Payment is by bank transfer (in sterling or euros) or cheque to suit guests.
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About the neighbourhood
Bugnara is a medieval village with all the amenities. It has a hotel with its own restaurant and three bars, one of which serves freshly cooked food, two alimentari (grocery shops), a chemist and four churches. There are a number of public seating areas in Bugnara where you can sit and enjoy the scenery whilst soaking up the sun, or enjoying the shade, and quietly watching the world go by, including a small play park for children. There is a regular bus service to the surrounding area, including Sulmona and Scanno. Just outside the village, but within easy walking distance, is a donkey sanctuary where you can visit the donkeys. The village is well situated for visiting Abruzzo and is only a few minutes drive off the motorway. Bugnara is only a five minute drive away from Sulmona which has an abundance of quaint little shops where you can purchase fine leather, jewellery and regional crafts and also a range of supermarkets where you can purchase all the provisions you may need during your stay. It has an array of cafes, restaurants and trattorias that specialize in the rich regional cucina d'Abruzzo and many fine buildings and churches. Sulmona is also known for its confetti, the sugar coated almonds known worldwide. From Sulmona regular buses and trains will take you to Rome, Pescara and other cities. The beach at Pescara is only a short walk from the train station. Sulmona has a lively market in the main square each Wednesday and Saturday and here you can buy all manner of local produce and also clothes, household items etc. It is well worth visiting on market days for the atmosphere of the town. There is a large calendar of events in both Sulmona and the surrounding villages, including Bugnara itself. The Easter celebrations and Giostra (International Jousting Competitions) in July and August are particularly impressive and the town is alive with colourful medieval pagentry parades. The area has a vast selection of outdoor activities including walking, touring and skiing - a paradise for lovers of outdoor pursuits. There are both easy and challenging walks in the various National Parks which will suit all walkers. There are also walks around the lake at Scanno where you can also choose to rent a pedalo or covered bicycle for four if you prefer activity of the seated kind! Then there is the beach at Pescara - Abruzzo really does have something for everyone.
How to get there
You can fly either to the local airport at Pescara, or to one of the airports in Rome - the larger one is Fiumicino and is about 2.5 hours away, the other is called Ciampino and is about 2 hours away. RyanAir fly to both Rome and Pescara from Dublin, East Midlands, Durham, Luton, Stanstead, Glasgow, and Liverpool. RyanAir fly to Pescara from Stanstead. (You can fly to Stanstead from Blackpool or Newquay) Jet2 and EasyJet fly to Rome: Jet2 fly to Rome from Manchester and Leeds Bradford EasyJet fly to Rome from Aberdeen, Belfast, Bournmouth, Bristol, Cork, Doncaster, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham and Shannon The train service runs from both Rome and Pescara to Sulmona and is an economical and a beautiful way to view the area. Bugnara is only 7km from Sulmona. It's best to have use of a car to explore the region fully. Various car hire companies can be found through http://www.carrentals.co.uk/car-hire/pescara-guide.html
Airport: Pescara: 60.0 km
Railway: Sulmona: 7.0 km
Ferry: Pescara: 60.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 60.0 km
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