Rome Neighbourhoods and Real Estate
It is worth noting that most of the attractions in Rome
, as well as the most lucrative of Rome real estate, are located on the east side of the Tiber River, which passes through the city, bisecting it. There are some attractions on the other side too, such as St. Peter's Basilica
and the Castel Sant'Angelo
. Rome is somewhat unique in that its layout dates from the 1800s where Rome neighborhoods are concerned. In the historic part of the town, the streets are very narrow and some of them are hidden. It is hard to follow the street and building numbers as well.
The area around the Trevi Fountain
, situated within walking distance of the Spanish Steps
and Piazza Navona
, offers some top notch real estate. Your typical apartment here is housed in a historic building with an elevator, which offers a panoramic view of Barberini Palace and its gardens. It is fully furnished and consists of a large living room, a double bedroom, a modern, well-equipped kitchen and a bathroom with the latest furnishings, such as a Jacuzzi. If you are looking for Rome rentals, it costs 110 Euros per day to rent this property. If you want to rent it for a week, it will cost you around 732 Euros.
There are Rome hotels
for every pocket in the Eternal City. The area surrounding Stazione Termini is notable for the large number of cheap hotels found there. This area is very convenient where transport and access to the important attractions in the city are concerned. Apart from this, you should be aware that this is not the safest of areas.
The area around Via Veneto and Piazza Barberini is elite and upscale, near some of the best shops in town. Rental costs are relatively steep. Piazza Barberini is situated in the center of Rome, with Berniniís Triton Fountain at the central part of the piazza. Via Veneto is, in fact, among the most expensive streets in the capital city, populated with upmarket shops and cafes. Some of the best hotels in Rome are also found here.
If your heart is set on historical sights, you might want to stay near Piazza Navona and the Pantheon. You will have to walk a lot if you choose this area, but then again, isnít that the whole point? Those who look for Rome rentals will find a wide selection of apartments offered for your holiday in Italyís capital city. The area is well connected with many touristic points, with tourists choosing from welcoming houses with bed & breakfast formulas. If you are looking for a convenient location, you can choose an apartment which is close to Termini and within a walking distance from the Colosseo. Surprisingly, the prices are quite affordable, ranging from 17 Euros to 60 Euros per person.
If you have a taste for Rome luxury real estate, you may be interested in the area of Parioli. A penthouse in this exclusive central area near Villa Borghese Park
, with an area of 300 sq m, which has undergone renovation, costs just 3.9 million Euros. What can you expect for this money? Here is the deal. You can get a triple living room, a large dining room, an additional apartment with a double entrance separated off from the main one and a large terrace with a panoramic view. Of course, on the outskirts of Rome, the properties are much cheaper than this. A 300 sq. m. villa with a panoramic view of the lush green Roman countryside, in close proximity to Via Flaminia, a key artery of ancient Rome, costs 550,000 Euros.