Castle - Two bedroom townhouse in Umbria
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Castle | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
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)|
|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|
|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.
About this location
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.
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.
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