Rome: Villa Aurora
Spectacular Oasis with Incredible Views in Heart of Rome
- Name: Villa Aurora
- Sleeps: 9
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 5
- Price: €10,000/week, 3 night minimum
It really couldn’t be any better!
A private luxury villa set in the heart of Rome with a large garden and spectacular views. A true oasis that is a rare find in such historic sylvan setting.
The villa is tucked away on a small street that gently rises from Piazzale Flaminio. Go up one block to a private gated entry to enter the verdant grounds of this special retreat, so close and yet so far from the hustle and bustle of central Rome. The street continues up for another 2 blocks, eventually opening into the beautiful Borghese Gardens.
Experience the best of city and country at Villa Aurora, situated on a beautiful 7 acre noble estate with all of Rome at your doorstep. There are a few other villas, owned by the same family for many centuries, on the estate each situated with maximum privacy and security.
The Piazza del Popolo and Spanish Step area is yours to enjoy from this amazing location tucked away in the heart of Rome. Located just above Piazzale Flaminio and backing up to the Borghese Gardens, enjoy Rome from a rare and exclusive vantage point that few visitors to Rome get to experience.
The large garden provides an unusually ample amount of outdoor space and gives guests an opportunity to enjoy a bit of La Dolce Vita with meals at the large patio table that seats up to 10 people.
Refined and sophisticated decor that befits the special location makes Villa Aurora a terrific vacation home for families and friends.
An impressive marble entry foyer with stairs leading up to the upper floors greets you as you cross the threshold.
Panoramic views from the many windows overlook the gardens. The large living room with working fireplace seats a crowd. Large twin sofas face each other, complemented by twin love seats and several armchairs ample seating. Enjoy views of the garden from two sets of large windows.
The large dining room brings the garden indoors with beautiful trompe l'oeil on the walls and ceiling. One side of the room is a wall-to-wall window with views of the garden. There are two round dining tables.
Even the kitchen has a large picture window facing the garden. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, electric oven, dishwasher, tea kettle, pots, pans, dishes. A table in the kitchen can seat up to four people.
Also on this floor is a half-bath and a laundry room.
Master suite with king sized bed that can be separated into 2 single beds. An expansive terrace off the master bedroom has impressive views of Rome, it is furnished with a table, chairs and umbrella.
Bedroom with 2 single beds that can be prepared together if preferred.
A second master suite with a balcony with dual king that can be be separated into 2 single beds.
Bedroom under the eaves with three single beds, good for children or teens.
Master suite has ensuite bathroom with tub with shower over, toilet, sink, bidet.
Second bedroom has ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet, sink, bidet.
Second master suite has ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet, sink, bidet.
Bathroom with shower, toilet, sink, bidet
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Property and area amenities
|Location||Spanish Steps-Piazza del Popolo|
|Bedrooms||4 bedrooms of which 3 have dual king beds that can be prepared as a king or 2 singles. 4th bedroom has 3 single beds.|
|Bathrooms||4 full bathrooms & 1 half-bath on ground floor. 4 king-bedded rooms each have en suite bathrooms with sink, toilet, bidet. 3 have a shower and 1 has a bathtub and a shower.|
|Floor||Villa is on 3 floors. Ground floor: Living room, terrace, dining room, kitchen, powder room. 2nd floor: 2 bedrooms. 3rd floor: 2 bedrooms.|
|Elevator||No elevator, but there is an electric chair lift for access to second floor for mobility impaired guests.|
|Mobility||Electric stair lift.|
|Size||Villa: 4300 square feet, 400 m2 Garden: 3230 square feet, 300 m2|
|Outlook||Stunning views of Rome|
|Dining||Dining room seats 10. Outdoor garden dining table seats 10.|
|Kitchen||Dishwasher, refrigerator, toaster, oven, stove, electric tea kettle,|
|Laundry||Washer, dryer, iron, ironing board|
|Air Conditioning||Yes, in living room and bedrooms|
|Utilities||Included. Date of heat being turned on/off is controlled by the Italian government.|
|Transport||Taxi stand 3 block walk, subway, bus lines 2 blocks|
|Neighborhood||Spanish Steps-Piazza del Popolo|
|Cleaning||Daily housekeeping 3 hours/day and final cleaning included.|
|Cook||Yes, €20/hour plus cost of groceries|
|Parking||Parking for one car|
|Security Deposit||€2000 Security deposit payable in cash on arrival or may be pre-authorized on a credit card.|
|Concierge Services||Concierge services to book tours, restaurant reservations, travel consulting at preferred rates for our guests.|
|Grocery Shopping||Yes, please request a price quote|
|Events||Hosted events up to 50 people is allowed with advance permission. Supplemental security deposit and cleaning fee applies.|
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|Available||Not Available||Reservation Pending||Changeover|
|Price in Euros||Night||Week||2 Weeks||Minimum Price|
|Year Round||€1,500||€10,000||€18,000||3 nights|
April 8-15, 2020
December 22 - Jan 6
Minimum booking period 3 nights, maximum booking period 1 month.
The price includes linens, 1 set of towels/person, utilities, 2 hours/day housekeeping except holidays, final cleaning, personal welcome during standard hours and free WiFi. Personal laundry not included with housekeeping.
Housekeeper is a good cook and may be available for your service with advance arrangement.
Not included in price: Rome hospitality tax. Go to www.italyperfect.com/tax for current rate. €2000 Security deposit payable in cash on arrival or pre-authorized to a credit card before arrival.
To guarantee check in before 5pm or to check out after 10am, we recommend you reserve the night before or the night after your stay, if available. Early Check In is from 9am. Late Check Out is until 5pm. We cannot guarantee you will be able to check in early or check out late if you do not reserve these extra nights.
If you don`t pay for an early arrival (before 5pm) and wish to get in before 5pm, then call your greeter from your point of arrival and if you can get in earlier, s/he will let you know if you can come ahead to drop your luggage and/or check in. If the greeter makes two trips for you, i.e. luggage then check-in, s/he is due a gratuity.
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Our Guest Reviews
Villa Aurora proved to be exactly what our family needed in Rome after 10 days of biking and sightseeing in southern Italy. There was plenty of room for the whole family to spread out and enjoy being in a quiet garden in the city. The location was at the top of Piazza del Popolo, so, easy to walk to lots of historical sights, shopping, and great restaurants nearby. Our host and house keeper met us at the villa when we arrived with a warm welcome and a freshly made fruit tart which the family enjoyed. Spaska, the housekeeper, proved to be a gem for us. She was warm and friendly and was at the villa daily for cleaning service for a couple of hours.
The famous Ristorante Alfredo is less than .8 of a mile away of Via del Corso and it didn't disappoint. They invented the Fettucine Alfredo where we first went in 1989 and it still is excellent. Our teen-aged grandchildren who are foodies were impressed. Clemente alla Maddalena was a great lunch out of the hot sunny day and near lots of shopping and on our way to the Pantheon. Waiters were very friendly and the food was first rate if a bit pricey but worth it.
Aside from historical sight seeing, eating and shopping, the real savior of our trip was Pat Byrne at Italy Perfect. She saved us by finding this wonderful villa 3 days before we left for Italy when our original apartment with another company cancelled on us. Pat also went the extra mile by sending us tips on sightseeing and some wonderful restaurants too. I have already referred many of our friends to Italy Perfect and I would certainly use Italy Perfect again in the future without hesitation.
[We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to welcoming you again! The Italy Perfect Team]
A complete save!
The home we stayed in was lovely and we thoroughly enjoyed it! The daily housekeeping was a wonderful bonus. Everyone on property was exceptionally kind to us and upon arrival they had provided a few necessities as well as a fresh baked pie:)
The location of the home is unbelievable...it is in the middle of a park, perched on a hill over looking Rome, it really couldn’t be any better! And the surrounding area is great with grocery stores nearby and a beautiful piazza with shops and dining galore as well as many beautiful old Churches to admire and pray within.
My biggest complement however must go to Pat who literally saved my vacation. The property I had originally reserved for Rome was flooded by a pipe bursting and damaging the entire space so 36 hours before I was to leave for Rome I found Pat and she generously took control, found this amazing home for us and arranged a private English speaking driver and very quickly had everything reserved and under control. To me she is an angel in disguise and completely saved a trip that felt doomed! Thank you Pat!!
[Thank you. We were delighted to be able to save the situation so you could stay in such a lovely place! The Italy Perfect Team]
Wonderful, luxury home. Beautiful decor. Lovely views. Easy walk to the Spanish Steps. Highly recommended.
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Map and Location
|Piazza del Popolo - 4 minute walk|
|Borghese Gardens - 5 minute walk|
|Spanish Steps - 13 minute walk|
|Piazza Navona, Pantheon - 25 minute walk|
|St Peters Basilica, Vatican Museums - 25 minute walk or 10 minutes by subway stop|
|Coliseum 15 minutes by subway|