Villa | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 27
Villa la Torre lies 2 Kms from the town of Amelia, it has been restored maintaining the typical umbrian style. It is a quiet place with nice views on the surrounding landscape and the location grants much privacy. The property has a private garden with a 10x5 meter swimming pool for private use of the tenant. There is a large dining room equipped with tables and chairs for 30 persons, there is also a piano. It is also possible to eat all together outdoors, there is a large covered terrace (with sight on the town of Amelia) with tables and chairs for 40 persons. There are also some other terraces and porch all equipped with table and chairs. To cook you will have at disposition a professional kitchen with open fire (it lies close to both the dining room and the large covered terrace). On demand it is possible to hire a cook to prepare a dinner directly at the villa (usually local dishes). The main villa has 6 bedrooms for a total of 12 bed places + 2 extra beds + 2 mattress for children. The dependance is subdivided into 2 small units, each with 5 sleeping places (double bed + single bed + double sofa bed). All the necessary shops (supermarkets, bakers, etc) are available in the town of Amelia. The nearest restaurant/pizzeria is 1,5 Kms from the property, more restaurants are available in and around Amelia. The nearest exit of the highway is 15 minutes from the property.
|Size||Sleeps up to 27, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Montalto di Castro 80 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rome Ciampino / Fiumicino 100 km, Nearest railway: Narni 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 7 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||4 Sofa beds, Single beds (11), Double beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 30, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
VILLA: Ground floor (with access for wheelchair users): 2 dining rooms, kitchen, living room, toilet First floor (with access for wheelchair users): 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms Second floor: bedroom with 2/3 single bed and access to the tower, 1 bathroom Tower: bedroom with double bed and bathtub.
2 SMALL UNITS: each unit has: living/dinig room with cook corner, double sofa bed, double bed & single bed on loft, bathroom.
-2 BEDROOM WITH 2 SINGLE BEDS (it is possible to place an extra bed in both rooms, one of them is suitable for wheelchair users);
-3 BEDROOMS WITH DOUBLE BED;
-1 BEDROOM WITH DOUBLE BED AND LOFT WITH 2 MATTRESS FOR CHILDREN
DEPENDANCE (SUBDIVIDED INTO TWO UNITS): EACH UNIT HAS A DOUBLE AND A SINGLE BED ON LOFT AND A DOUBLE SOFA BED ON THE GROUND FLOOR
NO OTHER PERSONS LIVE IN THE PROPERTY OR USE THE SWIMMING POOL DURING YOUR STAY.
AIR CONDITIONING ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE DEPENDANCE
|Further details outdoors|
Garden chairs, beach chairs and sun umbrellas available
Covered terrace and porch furnished with tables and chairs to eat outdoor all together.
Swimming pool (10m x 5m). Open from end april to end october.
2 mountain bikes
The Umbria region
In Umbria, a region that has gained a name for being the green heart of Italy, tourism is growing because of the unfamiliar harmony between nature, antiquities, historic centres and culture. The quiet of the countryside, good provisions and an inimitable cuisine are the great draw. This region is less touristy than Tuscany and this is especially appreciated by many tourists. It forms an ideal starting point for enjoying the peace of the surrounding hilly and mountainous landscape and on the other hand making trips to beautifull towns like Todi, Orvieto, Narni, Spoleto, Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi. You can also easily visit – in day trips - famous towns and charming villages in the southern part of Tuscany such as Siena, Arezzo, San Giminiano, Pienza, Cortona, Sinalunga, etc. Many tourists visit also Rome from here, without staying in the city which is very hot in summer. It is possible to go by car (journey of 1h-1h30) or by train from the stations of Terni, Narni-Amelia, Orte & Orvieto.
There are numerous charming little villages – many of medieval origin - as Amelia, Labro, Spello, Norcia, Bevagna, Montefalco to visit. In many towns and villages you can taste local dishes or buy local wines and olive oil (generally of excellent quality). We must not forget the mountains with some splendid woods, e.g. Terminillo (up to 2000 metres by car). In around 1 hour it is possible to reach the shimmering lakes of Bracciano, Vico, Piediluco, Bolsena and Trasimeno. The Mediterranean Sea (mostly sand beaches) situated between Tarquinia and Chiarone are 90-120 Kms away (around 1h20-1h40 driving). Near the city of Terni you can also visit the Marmore falls (165 meters, one of the highest of Europe), there is nearby also a rafting/canoeing/hydrospeed center.
Amelia is ancient in origin and lies 80 km north of Rome in southern Umbria, a region that has gained a name for being the green heart of Italy, and also because in the last 30 years the woods in Umbria have become ever more beautiful and more extensive. Tourism is growing sharply because of the unfamiliar harmony between nature, antiquities, historic centres and culture. In the region more and more immigrants from other countries of the European Union are also settling or buying second homes. The quiet of the countryside, good provisions and an inimitable cuisine are the great draw. Rents for houses are low in comparison with Tuscany, also because houses in Umbria on average are smaller than in Tuscany.
Amelia is gorgeously sited on the rocks. The walls originate from the pre-Etruscan period (700 BC). It forms an ideal starting point for enjoying the peace of the surrounding hill and mountain landscape and on the other hand making at least 40 trips by car to sparkling towns like Todi, Orvieto, Narni, Spoleto, Viterbo (15 to 40 min.) or Perugia, Gubbio, Spello, Assisi, Tuscania and Tarquinia on the coast with a magnificent little museum of Etruscan art and Etruscan tombs with 2,300-year-old frescos (60-75 min.) or somewhat farther north the Etruscan ruins at Volci. You can also easily visit places in the southern part of Tuscany by car such as Siena, San Geminiano, Pienza, Cortona, Senalunga, etc.
Many tourists visit Rome once or more times from Amelia, by car or train from the stations Narni-Amelia or Orte. Then in the more immediate surroundings there are numerous charming little villages - of medieval origin - which are increasingly being renovated for weekend and summer tourism: San Restituta, Civita di Bagnoreggio, Lugnano, Stroncone, Labro (max. 40 min), Montefranco, Arrone, etc. Hard by also lie the vast ruins of the Roman city of Carsulae.
And we must not forget the mountains with some splendid woods, e.g. Terminillo (up to 2000 metres by car). In 30 to 60 minutes you can also reach the shimmering lakes of Bracciano, Vigo, Piediluco and Bolsena as well as Trasimeno with boat trips on these last 2 lakes to the islands. There is a little lake among the rocks under the city walls of Amelia where you can stroll, and tennis courts can be reached within a few minutes. There are various public swimming baths in Amelia and the surrounding municipalities. From the point of view of accessibility of sites of interest Amelia is so centrally situated that the town is optimum for a holiday of a few weeks. Nearly everywhere in summer you can combine a car trip with a dip in the swimming pool. On the longer journeys also with a dip in one of the lakes (Bolsena and Trasimeno) or in the sea.
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20 Aug 2012
Nous avons loué la maison d Amelia, 15 jours en groupe avec des amis, nous étions 12 adultes et 10 enfants.La maison est un b&b, qui peut ( comme pour nous) être «privatisé».Chaque chambre (5) a… More
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