Castle / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Monte Lagello was until 20 years ago abandoned and is now a splendidly restored Castle. It is set on top of a hill and dates back to 1027. The Castle built in the 11th Century, has been completely restored with great care, winning first prize from the London Conservation Foundation. Surrounded by woods, secular olive trees and grape vines, it benefits from extensive panoramas of the surrounding area in a unique atmosphere of peace and tranquility. There are 20 townhouses in total, with only a small number that can be rented for vacations.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Perugia 25 km, Nearest railway: Marsciano or Perugia 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, Staffed property
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General CD player, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Secure parking
Further details outdoors

There is a large swimming pool which is open from the end of May to the end of September and is exclusively for guests at the Castle. The pool is bordered by beautifully kept gardens, meadows and olive trees with ample parking, a number of picnic areas, a children's play area, a charming consecrated chapel, and a Bocche pitch. The castle of Monte Lagello, which dates back to the 11th Century, has been completely restored with great care, winning first prize from the London Conservation Foundation. Surrounded by woods, grape vines and secular olive trees, it benefits from extensive panoramas of the surrounding area in a unique atmosphere of peace and tranquility.

The Umbria region

Situated in Umbria, set on a hill, less than 5km from three villages, Compigniano, Spina and Mercatello where there are food shops and bars. 14km from Marsciano, a market town with numerous shops and supermarkets. 20km from Perugia, the Medieval capital of this region famous for its culture. Todi is around 30km away with Rome 165km and Florence 180km away.

Perugia

Umbria, a fairytale landscape of ancient woods and castles. Monte Lagello was until 18 years ago an abandoned village that is now a splendidly restored Castle. This frontier castle is set atop a hill 416m above sea level and dates back to 1027. The Castle is mentioned in a Corrada. The Second Imperial Decree and linked to Pietro Vinciolla, the founder of San Pietro Monastery in Perugia. Popular tradition tells us that he was born at Monte Lagello. The castle of Monte Lagello, which dates back to the 11th Century, has been completely restored with great care, winning first prize from the London Conservation Foundation. Surrounded by woods and secular olive trees, it benefits from extensive panoramas of the surrounding area in a unique atmosphere of peace and tranquillity. There are 20 personalised townhouses in total, with only a small number that can be rented for vacations.

There are two resturants within 5km, one of which is family run and can be seen from the balcony and serves excellent pizza and pasta.