What you will love about this home
A cosy, comfortable house with 1,5 hectares of wood and land, 700 m above sea level, in the heart of the Park of Monti Aurunci, also called Mounts of Long Living, for people here live well beyond 90. 30 mins from Formia and Gaeta, beaches, nightlife, port for Pontine Islands.
Great outdoor for trekkers and mountainbikers, beautiful landscapes, delicious local produces, folklore, food, art, an infinite variety of local fairs and festivals. Meet our shepherd neighbours and their goats, try their cheese and milk and enjoy a great vacation in rural Italy, on the mountains by the Tirrenian sea.
L'Auruncina House has a large confortable living room with sofas and a stone fireplace, a spacious masonry kitchen/dining room, 3 cosy bedrooms, a large bathroom with bathtub. The newly added porch is equipped for dining and relax, with table tennis and chaise longues. 5 bycicles are available in different sizes, for kids/adults.
Walk in the private wood, or sunbathe on confortable loungers in the recessed part of the garden. Footpaths and trails are just by the doorstep, and the map for walking is available in the house.
What you will love in the neighborhood
Water, Water, Everywhere! 10 mins from the spring and stream of Monticelli; 15-20 mins from Sujo and its host of thermal complexes, 20 mins from AquaSplash waterpark and 30 mins from the Tirrenian Sea
Let's Party! Esperia and all the villages in the area, from mountains to sea, host an infinite variety of festivals and gastronomic events year-round; in summer you can easily choose a different festival every night. Down on the coast, Formia and Gaeta offer a prestigious lineup of events, with international artists and shows, from classical theatre to jazz and pop.
History, Old and New! Visit Monte Cassino Abbey, Cicero's Villa in Formia, the port of Gaeta and its grand Old Town, the Castle of Itri home of Fra' Diavolo, and many other historical attractions.
L'Auruncina House is located on a lovely plateau, 4 km off the village of Esperia, on the rocky Aurunci Mountains. Rome is 150 km away, Naples 90 km, and both cities are connected by motorway. Comforts in the property and attractions is the surroundings will make up for an unforgettable holiday.
Buy fresh food from local farmers on Saturday and Sunday, enjoy traditional recipes at the local "trattoria" or visit the many farmhouses in the area and enjoy a tasty meal prepared with their own products. Visit the ancient Roman Port and the Adventure Park in Gianola (Formia), the Angevin Castle of Gaeta, a former military prison, and the incredible karst cave system in Pastena. And for some extra delight, embark in Formia for a tour of the Pontine Islands.
Or, Take the inspiring trail at the doorstep, that in about 3 hours of easy walk, will take you to the top of Mount Redentore, where you will enjoy a breathtaking view over the Tirrenian Sea, the Pontine Islands and Ischia.