Casa del Poggio
Originally constructed as the stables for the Palazzo Santi Terzi, Casa del Poggio was converted into a private residence a century ago. The house's location at the edge of San Gemini, a lively hilltop village steeped in history, provides direct access to shops and restaurants through the front garden. The bedrooms, all of which are air conditioned, living areas and larger rear garden with its swimming pool and outdoor dining area face outwards and to the west, with spectacular views of the Umbrian sunsets and the Abbey of San Niccolo. Inside, beamed ceilings and terracotta floors are complemented by comfortable, classic furnishings and the full complement of modern amenities, including a kitchen packed with appliances, high speed internet and satellite television.
Max Occupancy: 6
Villas near Todi, Umbria
- Private Pool
- Air Conditioned Bedrooms
- Maid included
- Internet Connection
- Satellite Tv
- Heated Pool
The house is built into the walls of San Gemini, a hill town blissfully overlooked by guide books and tour buses but with several good restaurants and food shops, as well as tennis courts. Hill towns abound in southern Umbria; among the better-known are Todi, 15 minutes, Amelia, 25 minutes and Spoleto, 30 minutes. Spectacular Roman ruins at Carsulae, 5 minutes. Perugia and Assisi are reached in under 1 hour.
Large living room with a fireplace, a brick archway and exposed wooden beams leading through glass doors to both gardens. Very well-equipped kitchen with a dining table with a fireplace. Laundry room. WC.
Air-conditioned master double bedroom with a sitting area, views to the east and west and an ensuite bathroom with shower. Air-conditioned double bedroom [convertible to twin] with a large ensuite bathroom with bath. Small library with balcony.
Reached by a short straight staircase. Air-conditioned double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with bath. Small study.
Facing west: a beautifully laid out small garden with a heated swimming poolm [fees apply], 3 x 6m/10 x 20 feet, equipped with hydromassage and fountain jets, and an outdoor dining area with a barbeque. Facing east and into village: courtyard with sitting area.
Assistance is provided locally by the property's exceptionally helpful English-speaking owner/caretaker who lives in Rome but is present for guests' arrivals and departures. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Microwave oven. Washing machine. Spin dryer. Satellite TV [Sky channels] with DVD. CD player. Air conditioning in the master bedroom only. Air-conditioned bedrooms. Central heating. Two working fireplaces. Fans available. Wireless ADSL internet connection [computer not provided]. Mountain bikes and golf clubs provided upon request.
Tennis within walking distance in the village. 18-hole golf at the Perugia Golf Club, about 1 hour. Giostra dell' Arme in San Gemini takes place the last week in September and the first two weeks of October, http://www.bellaumbria.net/San_Gemini/giostra_dell%27arme_eng.htm
1 hairdryer in each bathroom.
The heated swimming pool [fees apply], 3 x 6m/10 x 20 feet, has a constant depth of 1.5m/4.8 feet equipped with hydromassage and fountain jets and with steps for entry/exit.
The swimming pool heating system runs on electricity and depending on atmospheric conditions, heating will cost approximately Euro 100 per week; this is purely an indication and may vary.
Additional notes about the property
Outstanding cook available, who specialises in Umbrian dishes.
Prices & live Availability
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