1163 ft²
Mountain view
BBQ facilities
Washing machine
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms

Apricot House is located in Roccascalegna, 21 miles from San Giovanni in Venere Abbey, and has a patio, garden, and free WiFi. The property has garden views, plus is 18 miles from Lake Bomba.

The vacation home is fitted with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony with mountain views.

A grill is available for guests at the vacation home to use.

The nearest airport is Abruzzo Airport, 45 miles from Apricot House.

Apricot House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 12, 2018

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)


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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 3:
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, what is parking like at Apricot House? Is there parking nearby?
    Greetings. Apricot House is located on a narrow medieval street in Roccascalegna so parking is restricted to the nearby Piazza Umberto I, which is about 80 meters from the house. I hope this is helpful.
    Answered on 25 July 2021

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Apricot House Roccascalegna is a picturesque and historic village within the province of Chieti and part of the Abruzzo region of Italy. It has a population of around 1200 The XVI century castle dominates the town and is built upon a VI century earlier foundation. The vista towards the Majella National Park is itself stunning. Set in the beautiful ancient hamlet of Roccascalegna, Apricot House is nestled under its imposing famous castle. With 2 double & 1 twin bedded rooms, the house can house 6/7 persons. There are 3 bathrooms, a patio dining area, brick BBQ & 2 balconies. This is an ideal location to base yourselves (close to the sea, Lake Bomba and mountains) or just enjoy the atmosphere this unique village provides. Restaurants, bars and local transport are close-by. A new kitchen has recently been installed
Places to visit BORGO DI GESSO GESSOPALENA (5 Kms, 12 min drive) Description: Ancient village of Gessopalena or village of silence, is located on the eastern side of the Majella. The name derives from the Latin "gypsum" due to the presence in the territory of crystalline rocks from which the gypsum is obtained. The village is possible to visit and admire the houses entirely built with this type of stone. CASCADE DEL VERDE DI BORRELLO (34 km, 37 minutes by car) Description: The "Del Rio Verde" waterfalls are the highest natural waterfalls in the Apennines, and on the rock face there are three distinct jumps. Rio Verde, whose springs are located on the border with Molise and is one of the tributaries of the Sangro river. WATERVIVE Taranta Peligna ( 23 km, 42 minutes by car) Description: the Acquevive river park is located on the 2 banks of the Aventino river and is one of the places of Abruzzo not to be missed. It has an equipped fitness path, botanical museum, picnic area. SOURCES OF THE GREEN RIVER
Languages spoken: English,Italian
Area info *
Amenities of Apricot House
No parking available.
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Shared toilet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Outdoor & View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
Building Characteristics
  • Semi-detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 100 is required on arrival. That's about 108.58USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
15+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Apricot House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of EUR 100 is required on arrival. That's about 108.58USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Apricot House

  • Apricot House is 0.9 miles from the center of Roccascalegna.

  • Apricot House can accommodate this group size:

    • 6 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The prices at Apricot House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Apricot House is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Apricot House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Apricot House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Apricot House on this page.

    • Apricot House has the following number of bedrooms:

      • 3 bedrooms

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.