The Beatrice apartment is owned by one of the four most respected noble families in Lazio. The apartment is on the second floor of the palazzo, which was built in the 16th and 17th centuries and is set on a small, lovely ancient square featured in many movies. The windows overlook a lovely fountain restored by Bernini.Additionally There is an interior courtyard, where one finds quiet beauty while enjoying ancient frescoes.
Vacation Property Details
The location is perfect since it is near the Tiber River, Tiberina Island, and the Teatro di Marcello. It is a 5 minute walk to the Campo de' Fiori an open-air market. Guests can walk to the Campidoglio, Imperial Forum, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, or across the river to enchanting Trastevere, famous for its narrow streets and cozy restaurants.
One of the top restaurants in Rome, Vecchia Roma, is 2 blocks away and another of the favorites, Sanpietrino, is right in the palazzo building with a private entrance from the courtyard. Taxis, trams or buses are just 2 blocks away at the Piazza di Torre Argentina. The private quarters contain an incredible art collection, which if lucky enough, the owners might invite you to see, (not open to the public).
Guests walk up one story or take the elevator and enter a hall leading to a large living room (with extra sleeping for one person) and a dining room area.The apartment is spacious and comfortable with 9 ft. ceilings and large rooms. It is entirely private and utterly charming with terra cotta tiled floors and wood-beamed ceilings. Windows have marble sills. The furnishings are beautiful, with newly restored antiques from the family, while at the same time providing guests with all the modern comforts. Rooms are air conditioned in the summer and well heated in the winter.
In the living room are a phone (with American adapter for laptop connector) and satellite-TV with VCR.
From the dining room one enters the completely equipped kitchen with marble counters, gas stove, oven, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, clothes washer and table with chairs.
There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a four-poster queen-sized bed with en suite bathroom with bathtub.
The second bedroom has twin beds and a tiny balcony on a courtyard (not special, rather just for light). The second bathroom, which is accessed from the hall, has a shower.
Guests also may use the furnished roof top terrace where there is a small house with sink. Here are found potted plants and wonderful views of rooftops and monuments in this ancient section of Rome.