Casa La Torre
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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Casa La Torre is a holiday house inside an old tower, on various levels, built with pink natural stones. Located in the centre of the ancient village of Macerino, at 700 meters above sea level, it is a perfect place for a period of relaxation and tranquillity in close contact with nature.
After a recent and careful restoration with respect to the original architecture, all the rooms of the house have valuable features, with stone walls in evidence, original wooden beamed ceilings, banisters in wrought iron and medieval windows.
The house is very comfortable and pleasant, the living room with an old fireplace, the large kitchen with modern appliances, the tavern with a large table, two cosy bedrooms, two bathrooms and a terrace-solarium ( 25 sq. meters ) with a breath taking view of the vast forest surrounding Macerino, where it is possible to have breakfast or dinner with candle lights and a starry skyline.
In case of a group larger than 6 people, adjacent to Casa La Torre, this owner offers additional accommodation in another home ( 6 sleeps ).
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rome ( Fiumicino or Ciampino ) 100 km, Nearest railway: Terni 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, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
La Torre is a three storey house. On the ground floor there is a living room with fireplace and TV sat, the kitchen with table for eating and one large bathroom with bathtub / shower, bidet and washing machine. The first floor has one bedroom, the second bathroom has a shower and bidet, a large terrace / solarium ( 25 sq. metres ).
On the top floor ( attic ) there is a large bedroom with air conditioning, a double bed and sofabed for two people.
In addition, there is an underground floor ( tavern ) with big table where you can have dinner.
|Further details outdoors|
In the village of Macerino there is a swimming pool with an entry fee. In Acquasparta, 12 km from Macerino, there is a sporting complex with two large swimming pools, tennis courts, football field and basketball court.
The rental rates price includes: final cleaning, linen and towels with weekly change, water, electricity and gas for kitchen; it doesn’t includes heating, which necessitates additional costs from November to April.
There are two bicycles available.
In the kitchen there are some basic provisions.
Typical homemade cake and a bottle of local wine will welcome you.
The Umbria region
Umbria, mystical and green, rich in natural beauty, in art and history, offers to the visitor many and important reasons to visit the area. With picturesque landscapes, exceptional artistic heritage, there are villages dating from the Middle Age, castles, churches and sanctuaries. Other ancient and quiet villages and archaeological sites make up the area.
From Casa La Torre it is possible to reach within a short time all the most historical and artistic sites of Umbria; Spoleto (15km), renowned through out the world for its Festival, an internationally important musical and cultural event, which runs from the second half of June to the second half of July, Assisi (45km), the heart of Christian spiritually, with the Basilica of San Francesco, Perugia (60 km), the capital of Umbria, an ancient and majestic town, and Orvieto (50 km), with the Cathedral, a masterpiece of Italian Gothic architecture.
There are many minor centres, rich in art and history, for example Narni, Todi, Spello, Montefalco, Bevagna, Trevi Norcia, Cascia. In these localities you can sample foods and drinks typical of Umbria, for example truffles and the Sagrantino of Montefalco.
The archaeological Roman site of Carsulae ( third century A.C.) is only a quarter of an hour drive away.
Moreover it is possible to visit some localities of incomparable beauty, for example Marmore falls (30 mins) or the plain of Castellucio di Norcia ( 1 hour and 30 mins ).
Macerino is a small and ancient village, 12 kilometres from Acquasparta and 15 from Spoleto which conserves the medieval charm with its narrow alleys. We can find historical information about Macerino dating to 1093 A.C. .
The castle was built with the particular form of extended rectangle and in every angle there was a solid tower. This fort was built for residential purposes.
It is immersed in a green vast forest where you can walk, with Macerino as part of Monti Martani Trekking route.
There are two neighbourhood Restaurants where they serve authentic Umbrian food, for example truffles, pasta, meat of wild boar, cured pork meats.
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28 Jan 2014
"Tranquility on Top of the World"
My Husband and I stayed in this beautifully and authentically restored old house for 3 weeks through Sept & Oct, 2013. (I thought I had already posted my review but on checking tripadvisor pages found… More
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