Wonderful apartment with garden in Via di Villa Ruffo, in a Villa built by Prince Antonio Ruffo della Scaletta in 1885, located between the entrance to Villa Borghese and Piazzale Flaminio A dream location in the heart of Rome just five minutes from Piazza del Popolo, perfect to experience a great emotion.
This 140sqm apartment has an independent entrance (4 steps to reach the living room) and consists of a lounge, two bedrooms, a veranda / dining room, two bathrooms and kitchen. The furniture is classic and the whole house is filled with a welcoming atmosphere that envelops its guests with art and history.
Entering the house there is a large hallway. To the left there are two doors, one leading to the lounge and the other to the second bedroom. At the end of the hallway, on your right there is a bathroom with a bathtub and hand shower. The lounge is furnished with sofas, chairs, tables, sideboards and paintings. There is also a fireplace in the living room but is not currently in use. The living room leads to the second bedroom, furnished with two single beds, a sofa bed (145cm x 190cm) and two dressers. From the lounge there is also access to the veranda, where there is a large table for six. This veranda has a stained glass that allows you to admire the beautiful garden.
The kitchen is original with some additional changes, it is equipped and functional, and boasts beautiful views of the garden. The kitchen is equipped with refrigerator, dishwasher, oven, stove, cutlery and crockery for eight people.
From the living room, a wooden staircase leads upstairs, where there is the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The bedroom is furnished with a double bed (160cm x 190cm), a wardrobe, bedside tables and a TV corner with stereo. The en-suite bathroom has a bathtub with a hand shower.
The house is equipped with an air conditioning system.
In this area, you can find free parking spaces (white lines) or paid parking spaces (blue lines).
Guests can also request a parking place.
Vatican - 3 km
Coliseum - 3 km
Metro A - Piazzale Flaminio - 150m
Piazza del Popolo - 260m
Termini Station - reachable by Metro A
The apartment is located in the Pinciano neighbourhood, between the Via Flaminia and the ancient Via Salaria, which is now defined by Via Paisiello and via Bertoloni. This neighbourhood was formerly called Vittorio Emanuele III and was changed into its present name after World War II.
The streets of this neighborhood take their name from astronomers, volcanologists, mathematicians and musicians.
Pinciano neighbourhood offers a variety of architectural designs from late-Roman neoclassical to neo-baroque but also modern, preserving important examples of rationalism of the fascist period; from the facades decorated with floral garlands or dancing cupids to paintings or graphite or those decorated with pseudo-antique statues to those accompanied by reliefs and deco sculptures up to those covered in marble and those of steel and crystal.
In this neighborhood there is the most famous park in Rome, the Villa Borghese, donated by King Umberto I in Rome.
In the 16th century, during an excavation, a Roman girl in her tomb was found intact, therefore Church authorities decided to bury the body in a secret place in the area which later become Villa Borghese.
Do not miss the "Cinema dei Piccoli", located in Villa Borghese, where the first Walt Disney cartoons and the Laurel and Hardy comedies were projected.
In Pinciano neighbourhood there are some of the most important museums of Rome:
- National Gallery of Modern Art;
- The Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia;
- Galleria Borghese.
Among the many churches, in the Church of St. Eugene you can find many works of contemporary art.
There are also some of the most famous Catacombs:
- The Catacombs of St. Panfilo;
- The Catacombs of St. Valentine;
- The Hypogeum of Via Livenza.
Two of the most important points of interest of contemporary Rome can be alo found in this neighborhood: the Auditorium designed by Renzo Piano and MAXXI contemporary art gallery designed by architect Zaha Hadid.
The neighbourhood is full of trendy bars and restaurants, and its proximity to the center makes it one of the most interesting and strategic neighbourhoods for a short or long-term stay.