Il Torrino dei Gelsi - San Gregorio da Sassola, Roma
Via San Filippo, SNC
00010 San Gregorio da Sassola (Roma)
Type: Farmhouse accommodation
Geographical Location: Hill
n°3 Double bed room, n°1 4.beds room . Total Guests 12
Farm Holidays Il Torrino dei Gelsi is set in the rolling expanses of the Roman campagna between Tivoli and Palestrina, about half an hour away from the capital and very close to the imperial aqueducts. Located at San Faustino, a locality in the commune of San Gregorio da Sassola, it is surrounded by age-old jasmine and olive trees, making the farmhouse an ideal haven against the frantic rhythm of city life.
The agriturismo is part of the age-old family farm, specialising in the cultivation of olives and production of extra virgin oil of “the finest quality.
The farm diversifies its core farming business by offering hospitality services. Available to guests are three apartments and an exquisite double room for a total of 12 beds.
Those who wish a break and enjoy good food may taste an ample selection of the finest local products in the farm's dining hall. Those who simply want to relax with a good book, may choose one from the library and enjoy it by the fireside.
Accommodations and Services in Il Torrino dei Gelsi
Torrino dei Gelsi is made up by a single country house with adjacent farm tower dating back to 1100. The architecture of the farmhouse takes us back far in time to a long forgotten rural past.
4 exquisite apartments are available, two of which with kitchenettes, as well as a double room. All are endowed with the full range of facilities.
The old farmhouse has recently undergone a restructuring that while consolidating the structure has safeguarded its original aspect, from the tuff, stone and brick walls to the roofing in handmade tiles, from the ceiling with chestnut wood truss to the flooring in handmade terracotta tiles.
Furnishings are in perfect rural style so as to provide guests the perfect setting for dream journey back into time, when man still lived to the rhythm of nature.
Where we areAgriturismo Il Torrino dei Gelsi
Wellness: Thermal baths nearby
Internal Services: Air conditioning, TV in room, Heating, Daily cleaning, Final cleaning
External services: Barbecue, Rental Bikes
Experiences: Cycle tourism, Winter sports, Trekking, Art and Culture
is located on Colle Faustiniano, in the heart of the campagna romana
, in an area rich in history, archaeological vestiges and magnificent oak and chestnut woods.
The place was originally inhabited by the Efuli
who founded the ancient city of Aefula , which was initially vanquished by the Romans before being destroyed by Hannibal during his march to Rome.
On Colle Faustiniano
, the hill get its name from empress Faustina, wife of emperor Antonino Pio, there are traces of underground passages, tombs and villas dating back to Roman times and of the even older aqueducts going back to the Imperial Era, such as the Anio Vetus and Anio Novus conduits.