A charming villa set within a private three and a half hectare estate with wonderfully landscaped gardens with olive and fig trees, only minutes away from the hilltop town of Orvieto with its Duomo and narrow car-free streets. The garden is infused with a variety of scents from shrubs and roses, the gravel pathways lined with lavender, thyme and rosemary. Fully restored to an exceptional high standard with polished antique furniture, pale terracotta floors and pristine chestnut beamed ceilings. Air-conditioned bedrooms on the first floor. A truly homely feel leads to the many historical portraits, photographs and rare objets d’arte creating a unique atmosphere. Private swimming pool boasting spectacular views of the countryside and of the Duomo of Orvieto, described by Pope Leo XIII as “the golden lily of Italian cathedrals”.
Max Occupancy: 6
Villas near Orvieto, Umbria
- Private Pool
- Air Conditioned Bedrooms
- Internet Connection
- Satellite Tv
- Washing Machine
San Gabriele, within easy reach of Orvieto with many shops, bars and restaurants. Boasting a long kept secret of labyrinth tunnels, galleries, wells, stairs, quarries, cellars, unexpected passageways, cisterns and caves. Orvieto is amongst one of the most dramatic cities in Europe, rising above the almost-vertical volcanic cliffs that are completed by defensive walls built of the same stone. Towering over the surrounding panorama of gently rolling patchwork fields, olive groves, sparkling lakes and verdant woodland it is the dominant feature on a landscape that is forever Umbria.
Entrance. Reading room with fireplace. Living room with fireplace and two French doors leading out to the garden. Dining room leading out to the garden. Well equipped kitchen with table and a French door that leads out to a terrace furnished for al fresco meals. From the terrace, a tufo stone staircase (up 18 steps), leads to the pergola also furnished for al fresco dining. Bathroom with shower.
Up 18 terracotta steps. Air conditioning throughout on this floor. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with a bath. Twin bedroom. Sitting room with fireplace and two French doors leading to the pergola. Master double bedroom [US Californian King] with an ensuite bathroom with bath.
Surrounded by a lush and shady garden with olive and fig trees and a hammock for idol contemplation. The garden is infused with a variety of scents from shrubs and roses, the gravel pathways lined with lavender, thyme and rosemary. Shower hot and cold water. The swimming pool, 12x6m/39x19.5 feet, set in a stunning position with breathtaking views of the countryside and the Duomo of Orvieto.
Assistance is provided by the local non English speaking caretaker who lives nearby. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability
Dishwasher. Microwave. Barbecue. Washing machine. Satellite TV (Sky Channels) with DVD. CD player. Air-conditioned bedrooms on the first floor and throughout the first floor only. Central heating. Ping-pong table. Four bicycles. Fixed telephone line. Wireless ADSL internet connection [computer not provided].
Horseback riding within 15 minutes. Three tennis clubs nearby: one at Ciconia near Orvieto Scalo and two up in the old town. Terrific paths and quiet roads for walking and cycling. Thermal spas at Viterbo, about 45 minutes.
Kettle. Mixer. Toaster. Hair dryer. Iron and ironing board.
The swimming pool, 12x6m/39x19.5 feet, has a depth of 1.5-2.5m/4.8-8 feet and the steps for entry/exit.
Amenities for Children
1 high chair. 1 cot/crib
Prices & live Availability
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