For the ultimate experience in stylish Italian living, Arabella Lennox-Boyd's childhood home, Palazzo Parisi, is an elegant, historic holiday home with exquisite gardens designed by the internationally renowned designer. Palazzo Parisi is available for rental from the last weekend of May to the end of October, and is the perfect setting for a family holiday or house party.
Within easy reach of both international airports in Rome and just over 30 miles from the city centre, Palazzo Parisi is a mellow Renaissance building, once the family seat of a Papal prince, on the highest point of Oliveto, a medieval village with magnificent views over olive groves and the dense woodlands of the Sabine Hills. There are seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, several frescoed reception rooms, a heated pool. A private tennis court is available nearby. Rita the fine cook has worked for the family for nearly 30 years and the house is fully staffed.
An avenue of cypress trees and olives set in colourful borders leads from the terrace below the house to the private chapel. Beyond is the pool house and pool which is provided with with loungers and parasols.