This elegant apartment is at the first raised floor of an original
eighteen century palace, located in the "Monti" characteristic quarter, where
the architect and sculptor Bernini lived.
Via Panisperna in 1880
... and in 2000
The pictures show Via (street) Panisperna
in 1880 (something to expect from the "Eternal City"), in 2000, and finally the
"palazzo" (palace) in the right photo. The palace is first to the left, with the
arches in the ground floor, facing another palazzo completely covered with ivy (in the
heart of Rome!).
|In the hall there is a nice frieze (click on the
name to see it). The foyer of the apartment is large (5 x 4 Mt), finely
furnished and with original sparkling eighteen century "graniglia" marble floor
(like the entire apartment). In the foyer there is also a built-in wardrobe (its door can
be seen at the right of the master bedroom door).
This impeccable and elegant apartment
is 160 sq. meters (1680 sq. feet) large. It is quiet and bright.
It was restored and restyled personally with utmost attention to every detail by the
proprietor, a hospitable, kind Doctor in Architecture, who is also an art decorator. The picture at the right shows the foyer.
The design and the beauty of the floor of the apartment hardly reveal
its antique origin. From the two windows the ivy-mantled facades of the
palaces and the little craftsmen shops of Via Panisperna can be seen.
|The elegant double sitting /dining room
is ample and very bright.
The sun rays illuminate the ample room, painted with delicate pastel shades.
Sitting room, seen from its door
The room has elegant antique furniture, the high vaulted ceilings with
stuccos, and the original "graniglia marble" 18th century floor.
|There are two original 18th century sofas, which
can be used also as beds, armchairs, a wooden table with chairs. Fine paintings, lamps, a
chandelier, a bookshelf, a built-in wardrobe complete the furniture. The room is very
ample (5x7 meters, 5.5 x 7.7 yards).
Sitting room, opposite view
We consequently had to use special wide angle lens (the result is that
the photos are slightly distorted - obviously the room is not).
The bedrooms are elegant.
The room with a king size bed (right) has a wardrobe,
bedside tables, a set of drawers, an armchair, pictures and a chandelier. An antique
Venetian mirror can be found on the antique set of drawers. The room has double glazing,
for total comfort and quiet.
The room with twin beds:
Twin beds double bedroom
In the opposite view (right) you can see the
sitting room in the background and also understand how large the apartment is.
The room with twin beds has a Venetian set of drawers, a bookshelf, a
bedside table, a mirror. The vaults are high and adorned by stuccos and a chandelier (like
all the apartment). The bathroom of this room is behind the white door,
were one can find also a fine balcony closed with coloured glasses. The
bathroom is sparkling, with shower box.
After the foyer there is a passage space where one has access not only to the twin beds
room and to the sitting room, but also to the kitchen and to the master
bathroom. The sparkling master bathroom has both bathtub and
hand-held shower. The kitchen has the normal appliances (fridge, fires,
oven). It includes also a microwave oven.
|It is equipped with dishes, cutlery, pots, pans etc.
In the quarter there are many shops and grocery stores and so if you do not want to dine
at the numerous restaurants around, you will enjoy cooking. In the restaurants you will
find of course the Italian cuisine (with all its variants), but also that of other
countries (French, Chinese, Japanese and even the best Indian restaurant in town). There
are also many "gelaterie" (ice cream cafes), bars, pastry shops, cozy old
fashioned groceries stores, pubs, wineries for connoisseurs etc.
All the appliances are brand new.
From the kitchen there is access to a little balcony for fresh
air. In the balcony there is a little room where a brand new washing
machine can be found.
The apartment includes as mentioned a brand new washing machine, and a
telephone (with answering machine). There is electronically controlled autonomous
heating. In Summer 2 large turning fans and 3 portable
air conditioners are supplied (one for each room). There is a 27 inch. brand new
colour TV (with satellite aerial-dish to see CNN and major European
channels). An iron with iron board is supplied.
This apartment is equipped with a brand new stereo-HI-FI set, with CD
player, tuner and cassette player (the brand is
Finally, let us remember that the palace has a large roof garden terrace
(communal) where tenants not only can hang their clothes to dry, but also bask under the
sun and dine out.
Terrace: opposite view
From the terrace there is a marvelous view of the roofs of Rome, of the Coliseum (which
is quite near), Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica, Palatine, Aventine, and of course of the
Monti (Via Panisperna). "Borromini": elegant two
bedrooms (one double, one triple), double sitting/dining room (with
double sofa bed), two bathrooms apt. in an 18th cent. building, accommodating
up to 7 persons.
ALL INCLUSIVE weekly price for 2 persons. Supplement of 200,000 ITL for every
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Special Holiday weeks
Christmas - New year
(a) 8 Jan.- March 4
(b) 15 Jul. - 16 Sept.
(c) 4 Nov. - 16 Dec.
(b1) March 4 - April 1
(b2) April 15 - Jul.15
(c) 16 Sept. - 4 Nov.
25 Nov. - 2 Dec.
New Year 30 Dec.-Jan 8 2001
Although we do our best to have stable prices, PLEASE
CONSIDER THE PRICES ORIENTATIVE. Please *enquire* to double check. There are
discounts for stays longer than three weeks, which apply especially
for those staying more than one month (up to three months). Please enquire.
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