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Monte Compatri, Lazio, Italy

Host: Chiara W.
Published June 29, 2020

General description

  • Main home
Robert and Chiara's restored loft is in the historical centre of Monte Compatri, a town of the picturesque "Castelli Romani" (Alban Hills) to the south of Rome, 30 minutes by train from nearby stations. At 600m there is a fantastic view to the valley below and the Appenine mountains. The east facing terrace gets sun in the morning for outdoor breakfasts. The town has a number of good restaurants in walking distance. There is also a frequent bus service to Line A of Rome metro as well as new line C metro connecting Monte Compatri stop (station reachable by local shuttle bus) to San Giovanni station (centre of Rome).

Needs and Animals

  • My pets
  • 3 cats
We have 3 adorable cats: Vidya, Stella, Luna. The mother and 2 three year old daughters. We need a house sitter to take care of them, and you are also expected to keep the house and space you will be hosted in clean and tidy. Your schedule will be variable and you will have plenty of free time to enjoy Rome and the area of the Castelli Romani. Quite easy but conscientuous and responsible work :-). We prefer people with experience of cats and/or cat sitting. Overall, we predict a daily schedule of 1 hour a day for cat sitting (see point 1) and about 8 hours a week for the housecleaning (see points 2-5). IMPORTANT: You can leave the house for an overnight stay but not more than 24 hours. Your chores in details:
1) The cats need feeding twice a day. The cat litter needs cleaning once a day plus complete change at least once a week. To summarize, you will feed them twice a day, change their water bowls (clean water all the time) and clean their litter. Clean and wash their bowls more in depth twice a week (with soap) especially in the summer. If they are approachable you can brush their fur.
2) Keep your room tidy and clean (including vacuum cleaning/or brushing the floor, mopping the floor, dusting).
3) Keep the common areas of the house - bathroom, kitchen, entrance of the house- tidy and clean, daily.
4) You are welcome to use the living room to relax, pls keep it also clean (as point 2). We will give you more info on your arrival.
5) Pick up mail from the entrance door and keep it until our return, Water plants (there are just a few) on the terrace).

There is a way to open a part of the front door so they can come and go as they please as there is a green area next to the house where they like to go. It is preferable that they are all in at night. They are also very affectionate and like to be petted and to sit on the sofa with us, hopefully with you too :-).

Practical life

  • Village
  • 50 - 150 m² (530 - 1590 sq. ft.)
  • No land/balcony
  • Metro/tram station
  • Bus stop
  • Railway station
  • Market
  • Small shop / Minimarket
  • Supermarket
  • Doctor
  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Deep freeze
  • Ground floor
  • No disabled access
The small town of Monte Compatri is a peaceful place nearby Rome in the regional Park of Castelli Romani. It is about 15 Km to the outskirts and 35 Km to the centre of Rome. There are small shops as well as two supermarkets in town, post office, bus stop. Railway and metro lines are not far away. The house has a very beautiful view facing east.

Comfort and Luxury

  • 5 floors
  • 4 rooms of which 2 bedrooms
Our library is full of Italian and English books on lieterature, poetry, spirituality, yoga, ecology.

Tourism and Leisure

  • Countryside
  • Forest
  • City
Monte Compatri has the charm of the picturesques nearby villages and towns of Castelli Romani, where Roman emperors and nobles had their country mansions. If you like hiking, there are many easy hikes nearby: Monte Salomone and Tuscolo, this latter seat of an ancient rival town of Rome, where you can still admire the old Via Sacra and the ancient Roman Amphiteatre. Lakes Castel Gandolfo and Nemi are also not far and perfect for a picnic or day out in nature, as well as the elegant town of Frascati (6 Km away). Other nearby sites includes the town of Palestrina, with temple to Goddess Fortune. Last but not least, if you are undecided on how to spend your free time, Rome, the Eternal City, will offer unlimited options for day trips.

Monte Compatri, Lazio, Italy

00040 Monte Compatri RM, Italy

Available

From Sunday 2020

To Monday 2020

firm dates

These are the dates when we will be away. Please arrive by the 31 of July so we can meet you in person and give you all the necessary information and details.

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Chiara W.

Registered since 29/06/2020

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