La Dogana



- Sitting Room

Comfortable upholstered furniture with large fireplace and tile floor (with antique Chinese rug).  A CD player (with good supply of CDs both classical and modern).  An iPod dock.

- Kitchen

Fully equipped. Marble tile surface tops. Wonderful view to M.S.M.Tiberina. Leads directly to ....

- Dining Area

Seats 11 comfortably and 12 at a squeeze.  Antique Italian country style cabinet and plate rack.  Candle sconces on wall.

- Games Room

Up steps and through an archway from the Dining area.  There is a bridge table and an antique Chinese cupboard full of board and other games. Bookshelves - a wide range of fiction and non-fiction as well as guide, cookery, bird, insect, wild flower and art books. 

Bedroom 6 

 Twin bedroom with direct access to the garden. 

- Shower Room

Large tiled shower, basin and loo.

- Utility Room

Clothes washer and second refrigerator.  Ironing equipment.


- Entrance Hall

Good size and amply furnished room entered from outside staircase (also by internal stairs).  'Smart' TV (with USB) able to access BBC, ITV and UK Sky. 

- Master Bedroom Suite  

Large bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom with bathtub, separate shower (with seat),basin and loo. Wonderful views in two directions.

- Bedroom Suite 2

Double bed. Large bathroom with bathtub, separate shower (with seat),basin, loo and bidet.

- Bedroom Suite 3

Double bed. Bathroom (next door - for sole use) with bathtub, shower over the bath, basin and loo.

- Bedroom 4

Twin beds. Spectacular view to M.S.M. Tiberina.

- Bedroom 5

A galleried room with single beds on each level.  The lower level (just) works as a twin room.

Bedroom 6


- Shower Room

Shower, basin and loo. Shared by Bedrooms 4 and 5.


- Covered Verandah

Large dining table with 11 chairs. Comfortable rattan sofa and chairs for relaxing in the shade.  Unbelievably comfortable deck chairs.

- Barbecue

Near the Covered Verandah. Stone built with antique Neapolitan tiled working surfaces.

- Pergola (shaded by an exuberant bignonia/campsis) - first floor level

Mosaic topped table and 8 chairs. Great views. Perfect for evening cocktails as the sun goes down. And eating (it is well worth the effort!).

- Ping Pong Room (entered from garden)

Ping pong table + Table Football + Darts board.  And cork board for posting younger peoples' art work.

- Bocce pitch (aka Boules)

Equipped with bocce/boules. A game of huge enjoyment to young and old, experienced and inexperienced (if played to House Rules).

- Swimming pool

10m x 5 m. Heated (if necessary). Very private with great view. Shaded by  pergola and umbrellas. Teak furniture. Refrigerator for cool drinks.

- Garden + Grounds

2 acres - but merges seamlessly into the surrounding countryside. Well maintained and full of scent and colour (though it does dry up in the summer heat). Tree house + swing + climbing frame.

- Studio/Barn

Well equipped painting studio available to guests if required.


- There are fans and mosquito nets for all bedrooms.  Fly screens on bedroom windows.

- Cots and high chairs are available + lots of other baby equipment

- There are 2 hairdryers.