Price per week Please call for prices
Sleeps 8-10
Living Space

5 bedrooms

Main House
Master double bedroom (can be a twin) with en suite bath and shower room
Twin bedroom with en suite bath and shower room
Twin bedroom with en suite shower room

Twin bedroom with en suite shower room

Pool house
Twin bedroom with shower room


Swimming pool (12m x 6m) – can be heated at an additional cost
Central heating available at an additional cost
Sky TV
Ping pong table
Tennis court (shared with guests of a neighbouring property)
Fully equipped kitchen
Sound system
Cot and highchair available on request
*All 3 bedrooms in the main house have air con, the other 2 bedrooms have fans.

Domestic Services

Cleaner/housekeeper 4 hours per day, 6 days per week.
The housekeeper will also prepare a light breakfast and is available to cook lunch or dinner for guests at an extra cost.


Villa Oliveto is situated just outside the beautiful hilltop village of Oliveto, in the Lazio region of central Italy.

The nearest village of Oliveto is 10 minutes walk, it has one small bar.
Rocca Sinibalda is 12 minutes by car and has a restaurant, small general food store, an alimentaria and a butcher.
Rieti is 30 minutes by car.
Rome is 1hr 20 minutes away by car.


Fly from London to Fiumicino or Ciampino. Both airports are a 90 minute drive from Villa Oliveto

Local Information

This area of Lazio remains completely untouched by tourism. As such it provides an authentic taste of gentle village life, far removed from the more popular regions of Italy.

The neighbouring village of Monteleone dating back to Roman times has it’s own ampitheatre, and in the evening a particularly spectacular view over surrounding olive groves and the Palazzo Parisi.

There are a few hilltop towns within around 10 minute drive, each with their own traditional family-run restaurants serving regional specialties. A little further in Rieti, you can find a much wider range of restaurants, shops and bars. Foodies will love scouring the streets of Rieti for specialist shops selling local award winning produce such as pecorino, mozzarella, as well as salamis, chocolate, flour, honey, courgette flowers, nuts, chanterelle mushrooms, figs, and wine.

For history lovers there are plenty of fascinating sites to visit within easy reach. Particularly interesting is the monastery at Farfa .

There are some particularly fine walks nearby particularly around Castel di Tora by the Lago di Turano.

Horse trekking can be found nearby in Casaprota.

Our View

Situated on a private estate in the Sabine hills, immersed in a sumptuous garden created by garden designer Arabella Lennox-Boyd and surrounded by ancient olive groves, Villa Oliveto is both scenic and private.

The stylish interiors are beautifully curated by interior designer John Stefanidis. At the heart of the villa is a magnificent painted sun dial or ‘meridiana’, which surrounds the staircase. A unique feature, the sun dial was designed by the villa owner and the wall fresco was painted by the artist Dominique Lacloche.

The charming and hospitable housekeeper can prepare delicious Italian cuisine whilst you sip a glass of wine by the pool at dusk, admiring the panoramic views over the olive groves.

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