renovated, the "domus" represents perfectly
the style of ancient Rome, that was "caput mundi"
at first as capital of Roman Empire, then center of Christianity,
cradle of Renessaince culture and finally capital of Italy.
Today, Rome is - after a period of decadence - a big metropoly
that hosts people from all over the world.
atmosphere you breath at Saxa Rubra Bed &
Breakfast is very suggestive, full of charming
details that give a sense of poetry.
is done to make guests feeling hosted in the name of the
"sacred hospitality" typical of latin-greek
habit. The "domus" is structured on two levels.
The works that the lady of the house and her family did
resulted to be very long because they wanted to take care
of every detail of the house using particular and high-quality
materials often difficult to find. This is the reason
why their enthusiasm grew more and more while putting
every particular object or piece of furniture at the right
place. Every detail was chosen on purpose.
was thought with the aim of creating not only a comfortable
place but also a biologically healthy background. For
this reason they chose a special flooring of hand-made
bricks that give a psico-physical harmony. It is prepared
with pure potter clay worked by hand, dried and put into
oven in accordance with the ancient artisan-way of Orvieto
kilns. Anyway, the pride of the house is wood. The excellent
architectural workmanship in wood manufacture gave the
house a refined style. The ceilings were completely reconstructed
with chestnut wood girders as well as the beautiful mansard.
Doors and kitchen were also constructed with chestnut
blocks by a highly skilled carpenter from Abbruzzo.