Villa DiTrapano was purchased by our grandfather in 1932 and sits on 16 acres surrounded by an olive orchard with lemon, orange, and fig trees. The property was originally owned and developed by Sig. Rappini and includes his 17th century Castelletto which is adjacent to our Villa (not available to rent). During WWII the Castelletto, because of its fortification and strategic location, was occupied by the Germans.
In 2013, we began renovations of Villa DiTrapano. This included the addition of a Travertine swimming pool, and complete refurbishing of the Villa, both inside and out. The Villa offers mountain views as well as views of the town of Sezze, the plains out to the Mediterranean and on a clear day the island of Ponza.
There are a total of 4 bedrooms, two on each of the upper floors and one bathroom per floor, all of which have been recently renovated. There are two memory foam cots available for extra guests, raising the sleeping accommodation to 10 guests.
The terrace off of the French doors from the living room provides a dining area with a view of the pool and village with the Mediterranean coast in the distance. A teak wood dining table seats 8 or more people with a large umbrella for shelter from the sun. Ample parking space is available on site and electric gates for added privacy. The villa is 20 minutes from Mediterranean coast and beach areas and there is access to Rome from local train station within 45 minutes. Suitable as a base for traveling further south to visit the Amalfi coast, Sorrento, and Islands. Local historic towns great to visit include: Sermoneta, Bassiano, Roccagorga, San Felice, and Anzio. Pompeii is also very close, as well as the Medieval gardens of Ninfa and the Abbey of Fossanova where Saint Thomas Aquinas died.
With an untouched countryside and so much to see, a car is essential.
Valued Guest Reviews
Tracey M., USA
This jewel of a property is nesteled in the rustic village of Sezze with amazing views. The facilities are brilliant for self catering but easy access to the town ( couple of minutes walk) to eat out. I can honestly say this is the best pool I have been in, it is beautiful to look at and at night when the lights are on it really comes to life and makes an evening swim under the stars a memory to treasure. We enjoyed a wonderful day in Roma as they say from the train station in Sezze, for just over 9 Euro each we got a return ticket which included all busses and metro travel in Roma itself. The metro is so easy and air conditioned not like London! A lovely week and would highly recommend a stay here. Lastly I have to mention the family members dealing with this property, they were so helpful before and during our stay.
Stayed: August 2018
Submitted: August 2018
Hannah N., UK
Seven of us spent a week at beautiful Villa DiTrapano. Situated above Sezze in its own quiet gardens, we relished throwing open the shutters in the morning to the gorgeous views, the birds and the church bells. The kids particularly loved the pool and the gelateria, just a short walk from the villa. We loved our private chef experience with the charming Caterina and discovering a small Italian town that felt far from the tourist trail. Dinner at Santuccio and a visit to pretty Sermoneta were also great. Thank you Lia and Giancarlo for making our visit so easy and happy. We hope to return one day. Grazie mille!
Stayed: August 2020
Submitted: August 2020
Jane D., USA
Spectacular place to see Italy and still relax!
We just finished a fantastic stay at Villa DiTrapano. We spent several days in Rome, we went to the beach and we visited ruins and small medieval towns. Sezze, itself is lovely. We would then relax every late afternoons the private pool with a vista beyond belief in historic surroundings. It was a perfect place to retreat too.
We also had dinner catered in which was more
spectacular than any meal we had out. Also, Sezze has great restaurants like Santuccios. We experienced Italy at its best.
We highly recommend.
Stayed: June 2019
Submitted: June 2019