Olgiata is a residential area located in the north of Rome. The area has long been the scene of great disagreements between large Italian seigneurial families. The neighbourhood was first bought by a wealthy Milanese banker family before it was handed over to the Incesa Della Rochetta family, who bred thoroughbred horses bearing the name "Dormello-Olgiata". The area is bordered by mountains, in winter it is possible to ski there. The rest of the year, the district of Olgiata is a haven of refinement and elegance, where it is possible to live in direct contact with nature.
The Rome real-estate market represents, with the one of Milan, almost 70% of the Italian housing sales. In 2006, the residential market reached its peak regarding the annual sales but due to the 2007 crisis, this market was considerably impacted. Since 2014, the sector has started to rise and this increase may stabilize over the years. This growth is favoured thanks to low interest rates on mortgage loans. Besides, since 2008, prices have been lower, which is a major advantage for investors. Despite the previous elements, the Rome real-estate market is particularly attractive for foreign investors. It is the perfect time to invest and realize a nice capital gain in the next few years.
The main investors who choose Italy as the country to purchase a property equally come from the United Kingdom and Italy. The majority of the other investors come from Russia and the rest of Europe.
It is possible to buy a property in Italy if you respect the various administrative formalities. It is highly recommended to contact a professional of the real-estate sector. The signature of the sales contrat must be held before a notary. The latest will deal with the writing of the contract, the transaction registration as well as the payment of various taxes (such as the local property, the capital gains, the wealth and inheritance taxes).
Even if Rome can be visited all year long, the period from November to March is mainly rainy and temperatures are colder. However, during these months Rome is less frequented by tourists so it is the perfect time to peacefully discover the city. Besides, prices are lower, except during the affluence period of Christmas and Mardi Gras.
From April to October, it is the best moment to enjoy Rome as the weather is particularly favourable and places are less crowded in April/May and in September/October. However, during the Holy Week in Easter and the Rome marathon, millions of tourists converge to Rome to attend these international events.
The months of July and August correspond to the hottest period in Rome, with suffocating temperatures. But the numerous "Nasoni" fountains, with fresh and drinkable water, allow to quench your thirst between two tours.
Olgiata Golf Courses is a 27-hole golf course (18 holes West Courses / 9 holes East courses) which is only 30 km north of Rome. It is a residential complex and quiet area of Olgiata. Over the years, the Golf has been the home of many international competitions. Rome had also submitted its candidacy for the 2020 Olympic Games, and the Golf of Olgiata was selected to host this prestigious competition. Numerous renovations have been made and Olgiata bottom, an excellent golf club.
Parco Regionale di Veio is one of the largest parks in Italy. It was created in the late 1990s and extends over more than 15,000 acres. It is located in the north of Rome, between Via Flamina and Via Cassia in an area where natural, historical and cultural elements meet in an extraordinary landscape. The park has a fauna and flora rich in plant and animal species. It is very accessible and offers a unique setting to its visitors. In addition, some owners have the chance to own residential properties inside the park and live in direct contact with nature.
Sant'Angelo Bridge is an ancient Roman bridge built over the Tiber. Commissioned by the emperor Hadrian in 135 AD, this is one of the finest surviving bridges of the city. It consists in seven stone arches and five main spans to connect the historical center to Sant'Angelo Castle. In the 16th century, Pope Clement VII placed statues of Saints Peter and Paul at the end of the bridge. In the 17th century, ten statues of angels made of white marble and created by Gian Lorenzo Bernini were placed on the parapets. These statues are full of movement and lightness to symbolize their participation in the Passion of Christ. Each of them holds an instrument of the Passion.
As the famous saying states it:"All roads lead to Rome" and this exceptional city has a lot to offer thanks to its 28 centuries of history. Rome, the capital of Italy, is situated in the Latium region, in the center of the country and next to the Tiber river. Nicknamed the "Eternal City", Rome is also the capital of Catholicism as it includes the enclave Vatican (the headquarters of the papacy), which has been an independent state since 1929.Rome is truly an open sky museum by itself as it has preserved a true architectural cohesion. Antique temples and amphitheaters are parts of the town planning. The countless churches are testament to the early stages of Christianity, along with the sumptuous Renaissance ...