La Torretta

Casperia, Rieti
Bed & Breakfast


Relaxing retreat in car-free village of Casperia, near Rome yet worlds away. Dreamy views, striking interiors in an authentic historic home

Bedroom

8 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 1 – 4

The
Experience

500-year-old Casperia is a characterful, car-free maze of cobbled streets in the Sabine Hills. La Torretta, a long-time Sawday’s favourite, has the dreamiest views from its rooftop terrace, and easy interior spaces and furnishings designed by owner architect Roberto. A large, cosy sitting room with beautiful frescoes around the cornicing welcomes you… old stone fireplace, modern sofas, library, paintings, piano. The upper room – opening onto that terrace – is an exposed-beamed contemporary living space with an open kitchen, communal dining table, and views through skylights to church tower and valley. Maureen, warm-hearted and hospitable, is passionate about the region and its interesting itineraries including mapped out hiking trails.  She and her daughter Jennifer, arrange cookery courses and will prepare a meal (on request) using the area’s certified virgin olive oil and seasonal, organic, locally-sourced produce. Whitewashed, high-ceilinged bedrooms and lovely suite are charming in their simplicity; travertine bathrooms are a treat. Don’t worry about having to leave your car in the square below the town: with prior arrangements bags can be picked up.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Credit cards
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Dinner with wine, €30, by arrangement. Restaurant 100m.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €70
1 Suite for 2
From €120
1 Single
From €70
4 Doubles
From €85
1 Family room for 4
From €140

Reviews

We had a great stay with dinner at La Torretta. Maureen and Jennifer were wonderful hosts. What a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside! We enjoyed relaxing in this historical home or enjoying breakfast on the terrace. Casperia is a beautiful pedestrian village.

Beatrice, Quebec

Great location and welcoming hosts. A lot of steps to premises but worth it. Good breakfasts and nothing too much trouble for the owners. Great location to relax and people watch. Tours organised to olive oil groves and to Rome or local sites. Fully recommend a visit 10 out of 10

Huw

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Roberto & Maureen Scheda

  • Enjoy warm hospitality in a 500 year old historical home in the heart of a 1000 year old virgin hill top village where you can sip a glass of wine in the bustling piazza overlooking the valley with sunsets that are more than beautiful
  • Visit Farfa Abbey one of the most important historical Abbeys in Europe . ( 15 km)
  • Discover an unspoiled territory just one hour from Rome where you can visit a Roman archeological site, a medioeval castel or a romanesque church with the privilege of being the only tourist
  • In summer months ALMALAMA sporting club, walking distance from Casperia offers a gorgeous open air swiming pool and lovely tennis courts.La Torretta can supply you with a book of local walking trails around Casperia with maps, or maps of mountain hikes.
  • La Torretta can arrange great experiences for family reunions, or group workshops, photography, or painting can never be better than here.in Casperia.We also offer afternoon cooking classes with dinner
  • La Sabina is famous for award winning olive oils, we can arrange for tastings and tours