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Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
5 nights minimum
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TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE WINNER 2019 and Travellers Choice award 2020 Our Apartment... COVID-19 After every guest departure the property will be cleaned and fully disinfected then left sealed for 24 hours to ensure the property is perfectly safe for the next arrival. Our guests safety is of prime importance. * Free unlimited wifi internet is available in the apartment * Located directly in the historical city center of Vasto on the Adriatic coast of Italy, this large and spacious 70 sq.m. open plan apartment (monolocale) is located on the ground floor of a typical medieval town house, with opening windows to the front aspect, vaulted ceilings and antique brickwork. It has a romantic intimate feel, with Art Deco style furniture, silk and brocade soft furnishings, and pl...TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE WINNER 2019 and Travellers Choice award 2020 Our Apartment... COVID-19 After every guest departure the property will be cleaned and fully disinfected then left sealed for 24 hours to ensure the property is perfectly safe for the next arrival. Our guests safety is of prime importance. * Free unlimited wifi internet is available in the apartment * Located directly in the historical city center of Vasto on the Adriatic coast of Italy, this large and spacious 70 sq.m. open plan apartment (monolocale) is located on the ground floor of a typical medieval town house, with opening windows to the front aspect, vaulted ceilings and antique brickwork. It has a romantic intimate feel, with Art Deco style furniture, silk and brocade soft furnishings, and plenty of space to relax and unwind. The lounge area has a double sprung sofa-bed and an extra sofa (seating for 4), a tv with a large range of DVD's and we also provide books and guide books on the area as well as an information brochure. The fully equipped kitchen has an oven and 2 ring electric hob. The dining area has an extending table and seating for 4.The large bedroom area has king size bed and dressing area with 2 wardrobes and a dressing table. The apartment has a separate shower wetroom set under the Medieval brick vaulted ceiling. It has a w.c, bidet and basin with vanity and shaving mirror as well as a heated towel radiator and window to the side. There is a small front porch which is useful for drying out beach towels (clothes rack provided) or you can sit outside if you wish with an aperativo! Please note that this is an open plan apartment, only a curtain separates the large bedroom from the lounge area (to preserve the vaulted ceilings) There is a sprung sofa-bed in the lounge and a king size bed at the back. Children of all ages are welcome. sleeps maximum 4 guests. all bed linen and towels are provided and changed weekly Final cleaning is included. Beach towels can be provided with advanced notice, one per person per stay (supplement payable €10 total to cover laundry costs) check in is after 15:00 until 20:00 and check out before 10:00 (we can be flexible on departures time, depending on other bookings) Late arrivals after 20:00 may incur an extra charge and are only accepted by prior arrangement. We accept arrivals on any day of the week. We also own 'Casa in Piazza' Vasto Historical Center House if you wish to have an separate bedroom upstairs. (sleeps 4) which also has a Certificate of Excellence 2019 and Travellers choice award 2020. There is free street car parking and several car parks including a secure multi-story car park all only 2 mins walk from the house should you need it. A car is NOT necessary, and car hire is available in Vasto if you wish to explore further afield. Located in a quiet street directly in the historical city center of Vasto. Only a couple of minutes walk from the many bars, restaurants and boutiques and from the main piazza in the pedestrian marble and cobbled streets.The town is situated just above the Adriatic coast of Italy in the unspoilt region of Abruzzo. Vasto is easily accessible from Pescara Abruzzo airport in 45 minutes, or from Rome in 3 hours by direct coach. The apartment is within walking distance 15 mins (down steps) of the pebble beach or 25 minutes walk (5 minutes by car/bus) to the sandy gently sloping Vasto marina beach. Please note the unique location of my properties in the historical center of town close to restaurants, bars, shops and cafes NOT in the Vasto marina beach area. (where most holiday property is located and the noisy discos and nightclubs are located) Vasto is a charming medieval town and has plenty to offer for a weekend or for a fortnights holiday. Cultural events are put on throughout the year for visitors, most of which are free to attend. Concerts, opera in the palazzo gardens, rock bands, food and wine tasting, film festival and Siren Fest music festival. Fresh fish and seafood is a Vasto speciality, as is suckling pig (porchetta) Our local wines for fish are Pecorino and Trebbiano and Montepulciano d'Abruzzo for meat. There is a farmers market with local produce and a weekly market on Saturday too. There are lots of pavement cafes, restaurants, bars, shops, art galleries, museum and castle are all within a couple of hundred yards of our properties. Also an indoor swimming pool, gym, tennis court and running track. Aqualand water park is 15 minutes drive/bus. The Tremiti Islands are 50 minutes by local ferry where you can dive, snorkel or hire a boat. The Cavallone Caves and Majeletta mountains are 1 1/4 hours drive. Rome and Naples are 3 hours We provide a full information brochure which can be sent prior to arrival. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
4 guests maximum €100 refundable deposit is required on arrival to be returned on departure (less any breakages) Please leave the house in the condition in which you found it. Failure to do so will result in a €25 fee. Final cleaning is included in the price. check in after 15:00 - 20:00, check out before 10:00 Late arrivals after 20:00 requiring meet and greet may incur an extra charge and are only accepted by prior arrangement. We also offer contactless check-in.
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About the Owner
Judith P
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
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Reviewed August 4, 2021

We spent a week in this fantastic apartment! What we really appreciated was the warm welcome of the owners, James and Judy, who really made us feel at home. The apartment is fully equipped with all the necessary things. The location is also great, it...More

Date of stay: July 2021
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Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this great review! We are so happy that you found the location of the apartment perfect in the center of town and glad that you had such a wonderful time with your family in our apartment.We really hope to see...More

Reviewed July 7, 2021

What a perfect location! We stayed for one week, this rental was the perfect size for my husband and me. During our stay it was record heat for June and we were concerned that with no air conditioning it would be unbearable. This flat was...More

Date of stay: June 2021
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Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review for us! This summer was the hottest it has been in Italy for 10 years and was extremely unusual. The apartment is Medieval and has very thick walls which help insulate it...More

Reviewed September 18, 2019

This is a lovely apartment in the heart of an amazing place- everything you imagine a medieval Italian town should be. If walking around a charming town is not enough, it is a short bus ride from the beach. Judy and James go out of...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2019

Thank you for you great review! We are really happy that you loved our apartment in Vasto and that you found the location perfect in the center of the historical part of Vasto. We actually always walk down to the beach which is about a...More

Reviewed August 4, 2019

Centrally located, the medieval apartment is close to the many bars, restaurants and shops in the historical centre. We love Vasto, this being the third time that we have visited. It is a beautiful place where you can experience "real" Italy. For those who like...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Anne G
Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2019

Thank you so much for this wonderful review, and so nice to see you again in Vasto! Glad you really enjoyed staying in our apartment this year as a change from our 'casa in piazza'. We are really glad you found our information brochure so...More

Reviewed May 4, 2019

My friend had a wonderful time in Vasto , staying again in this great apartment. Thanks again Judy and James !

Date of stay: April 2019
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Vasto-Abruzzo, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

Thanks for leaving us another review! It's very nice to have happy returning guests, we are really glad she enjoyed herself in beautiful Vasto in our apartment. Best wishes, Judy and James

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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Have always stayed here whenever we have visited Vasto and wouldn’t go anywhere else! Is a brilliant location - you are right by the centre of town and a short bus journey/walk away from the marina and beach. Is very clean, nice and cool as...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Holly C
Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review! I am so happy that you find it so relaxing and stress free when you visit Vasto. It is always a pleasure to host you and your friends. Hope you can come again next year. We look forward to...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Judy & James’ apartment for two weeks in July. The place was immaculate when we walked and has a very homely feel. It is a stones throw away from the main piazzas where we wanted to go and visit. Thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We are happy you had such a good time in our apartment, and we look forward to welcoming you and your friends back again in the future. Best regards, Judy and James

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here just under two weeks and everything about the holiday was perfect! The hosts Judy and James do not stop in their efforts to make your stay amazing! They give amazing resturant recommendations!! The apartment was clean, cool and beautiful, the perfect place to...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thanks for this great review! Glad you had yet another wonderful stay in Vasto, this time in our medieval apartment... Really happy you enjoyed the Trabocco restaurant that we recommended, and the Castello restaurant. Hope to see you back again next year for some more...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018

This was our second visit to this beautiful apartment, we really enjoyed it again! This apartment is in very good location, everything is near, restaurants, cafes etc. Owners gave us lots of nice tips what to do and where to go, it made our trip...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hi Anna, thank you for choosing to stay with us again in Vasto, and for taking the time to write us a review We are so happy that you had such a great time in our apartment, and that you found all of our suggestions...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

For the second year running we returned to Vasto this time staying in Judy and Jame's Medieval Apartment. The apartment has everything you need it is very spacious and naturally cool,a delight to come back to after a day on the beach. Vasto has everything...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Thank you for doing this review! I am really pleased you liked my Medieval apartment just as much as my Casa in Piazza that you stayed in last year. The apartment has 3 foot thick walls and vaulted ceilings and does not have direct sun...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Towels Provided
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Vasto town is built on the Roman ruins of Histonium, and is a Medieval town with great charm and character. There is plenty to see and do in the town itself, churches and cathedrals, the Roman baths with mosaics, a Medieval Castle now housing a wine bar and restaurant, the lovely park with it's large duck pond and fountain and the Palace.There is also a running track, a tennis club, and indoor swimming pool and fitness club with gym, all within a few minutes walk of the apartment. If you are a foodie, then you will be in heaven in Vasto! Our local speciality is Brodetto alla Vastese, which is a fish stew, consisting of various types of locally caught fresh fish, prawns, langoustines, mussles, clams all cooked in local olive oil, garlic and tomato. Fresh fish is a speciality of Vasto as it ...
Getting around
Vasto -s.Salvo station has trains to Pescara and up and down the coast. Local buses run around town, to the station, to the port and to Aqualand water park every 20 minutes and cost only €1 no matter how far the journey. Coaches run from Vasto coach station direct to Rome, Naples and Bologna in 3 hours and cost around €15 one way. Nearest airport is Pescara Abruzzo International airport 50 mins drive from Vasto Rome is 3 hours and airports in Rome are around 4 hours.
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Vasto Historical Center Medieval Apartment is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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