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Umbria, Italy · Villa · 12 Bedrooms · 24 - 27 people
This beautiful converted monastery is situated on a quiet.road just outside the village of Calzolaro. In the north of Umbria. The charming hilltop towns of Cortona and Gubbio are within 30 minutes drive, while Siena, Arezzo, Assisi, Todi and Spoleto are within easy reach for day trips. Perugia and Perugia airport are also within half an hour’s drive. The property is perfect for special occasions like weddings, birthdays and other celebratory events. Local excursions which can be arranged include truffle hunting, sipping Vin Santo, trying Pecorino and Ricotta cheese, wine tasting and cooking classes. There is also a wealth of excellent family run restaurants and trattorias within a fifteen or twenty minute drive of the property.
The accommodation is in two buildings, the historic listed main house, converted from the original monastery, and an adjacent cottage, both nestled in landscaped gardens with views over beautiful woodlands and gentle hills. The cottage was originally built as a church for the monastery in the 1600’s, and later converted to a granary in the 1840’s, and then into a charming cottage. The villa and cottage can be rented either separately or together. The main villa has 9 bedrooms, all with luxury en-suite marble bathrooms, and there are a further 3 bedrooms in the cottage – so total accommodation is for 24 guests. Extra beds can be added in certain bedrooms if required. Baby cots are also available. There is also a private chapel within the grounds. Within the gardens, there is a swimming pool, with terrace furnished with sun loungers.
Traditional features in the main house include terracotta tiled floors, huge oak and chestnut beams and stone fireplaces. Each bedroom is different, and furnished with antique wardrobes and dressing tables. The marble bathrooms are all of a high standard, and have hairdryers. There is underfloor heating, and most bedrooms have a television (DVD is on request). Electric cooling fans are also available. Internet access is available in the billiard room when the Estate Office is open (usually Mon-Fri, 9am to 6pm). A buffet Umbrian breakfast can be arranged, and also a cook for lunch or dinner, as well as daily maid service. These services should be requested at time of booking.
|All Year||01/01/2016 - 31/12/2016||€10625|
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The main house and cottage are also available to rent separately. Please contact us for prices.
Beata Beatrice is on the first floor, with a large double bed, tapestry head board, hand painted fitted wardrobe, antique dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this charming room with views over the swimming pool and the fields and woods beyond. (22 square metres)
Santa Chiara is on the first floor, with a double bed, antique fronted fitted wardrobe, hand made table, antique marble top dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower and bath. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this elegant room. (19 square metres)
Mastro Dante is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds, large antique wardrobe, antique marble top night tables, wall mounted antique mirror and a luxury bathroom with shower and bath. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this spacious room with massive old oak beams and a double old tiled roof. (32 square metres)
Re Emanuele is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds, large antique fronted fitted wardrobe, antique hand painted dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this spacious room featuring a double old tiled roof. (34 square metres)
San Francesco is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds with antique wrought iron head boards, huge antique wardrobe, antique dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. A flight of stone stairs leads from reception to this elegant room with views over the swimming pool and the fields and woods beyond. (32 square metres)
Padrone Irace is on the ground floor, with a large double wrought iron bed, hand painted fitted wardrobe and matching hand painted dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. There are beautiful views over the swimming pool and the fields and woods beyond. (32 square metres)
Pittore Michelangelo is on the lower ground floor, accessed from the outside of the monastery through large arched French doors, which open onto a private, covered, terracotta tiled terrace facing the sunken garden. Large double or twin beds with antique wrought iron head boards, two armchairs, two wardrobes and luxury bathroom with shower and bath. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. Family Room: This room is also available as a family room, on request, by adding two single beds and removing the armchairs. (30 square metres + kitchen 2.5 square metres)
Imperatore Nerone is on the lower ground floor, with French doors which open onto its private stone tiled terrace in the sunken garden. Large double or twin beds with hand painted head board, hand painted wardrobe and matching chest and table. Luxury bathroom with shower. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. (21 square metres)
Fra Angelico is a smaller room on the second floor of the monastery, once used as the bell tower, with double or twin beds, hand crafted wardrobe, tiled bathroom with shower. Tastefully decorated and cosy. (16 square metres)
Vescovo Oddo is accessed by a private terrace and external stairs leading to a small loggia, with double French doors opening into a lobby. This leads into the room, with an antique wrought iron double bed decorated with mother of pearl motif, antique dressing table, and hand painted fitted wardrobes. Luxury bathroom with shower. (23 square metres)
Pittore Perugino is on the ground floor, accessed through double French doors, with a small paved and secluded private terrace. Double or twin beds, antique wardrobe and luxury bathroom with shower. The room and the bathroom (wet-room) are suitable for guests who need wheelchair access. (15 square metres)
The Granary Bedroom is on the first floor, with a queen bed, hand painted fitted wardrobes, antique trunk and chest of drawers. The room is beautifully illuminated by 20 tiny granary windows. En-suite marble clad luxury bathroom with large shower
|Amenities||Balcony and/or terrace, Internet access and Swimming pool and/or jacuzzi|
Maid service and the services of a cook are available on request, and should be requested at time of booking.
Cortona and Gubbio are within 30 minutes drive
Perugia Airport, approximately 30 minutes
With extra beds added, the property can accommodate at least 30 people, although there may be a charge for extra people. Central heating is payable extra upon consumption.
Note: Approximate location only