Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Charming XVIth century cottage immersed in the wonderful typical country side of Umbria. The cottage is close to the beautiful medieval town of Narni and the ancient roman ruins of the village of Otricoli.
Lower Ground floor: large living room with full-length window and triple sofa, two large double bedrooms with fireplace and en-suite bathrooms with showers.
Ground floor: charming and living / dining room with fireplace and sofa bed opening onto a large patio, a large kitchen and a bathroom.
First floor: two double bedrooms with parts of the original frescoes showing, a study and a bathroom.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Riva dei Tarquini 128 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rome airports 128 km, Nearest railway: Narni-Amelia 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Umbria region
Narni is in the province of Terni. This whole area is rich in woods, olive groves, hills and mountains, and is also where the famous waterfall, Casacate delle Marmore, is located. The Tiber river runs along the province's border, where can be found nature reserves. There are castles, guard towers and ancient hamlets to discover. During the 2nd century B.C. the land was inhabited by Umbrians who were later conquered by the Romans, leaving historical sites for you to visit today, such as Otricoli.
The largest town, Terni, has many remarkable buildings to visit, such as the gothic church of Saint Francis and Palazzo Spada, Palazzo Fabrizi and Palazzo Carrara, to name just a few. There is also an ancient Roman amphitheatre, dating back to 32 B.C. Then there is the famous medieval town of Orvieto, perched on its tuft of rock, with it's beautiful cathedra., the picturesque ancient town of Narni and Amelia which dates back to the 3rd century B.C.
Just fifty minutes from Rome by car, this area is ideal for relaxing, mountain biking and walking. The area is full of great restaurants and vineyards which you can visit. There are many interesting historical places to visit, including Roman remains, isolated churches and typical Italian hamlets. The medieval town of Narni is nearby, geographical center of Italy, packed with great restaurants, churches and the famous Rocca.
The nearest golf course is at Sutri, approximately 50 km away.
This area is famous the world over for its traditional cooking and for its many music, wine and food festivals, carnivals and religious festivals. An example is given below, it is not exhaustive and all dates should be checked with the local tourist information office.
Orvieto – Umbria Jazz
Acquapendente - Pugnaloni (flower tapestry) carnival
Canino di Corbara - goose festival
Orvieto and Bolsena, Corpus Domini
Marta - wine festival
Torre Alfina Blues Festival
Bolsena - Santa Cristina's Mystery pageant
Castiglione in Teverina – wine festival
Trevinano - roast pork festival
Proceno - a red garlic festival
Capodimonte - lake fish festival
Torre Alfina - wild boar festival
Onano - lentil festival
Acquapendente - farmers' carnival
Orvieto - slow food festival
Piancastagnaio – chestnut festival
Soriano nel Cimino – chestnut festival
Castiglione in Teverina - San Martino mushrooms and wine festival