Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Situated in the green heart of Umbria, and 10 minutes drive to Roman-medieval Todi, there is an exquisite ex 11 century Benedictine Monastery waiting for you to discover and enjoy. This exclusive totally independent residence is situated in stunning grounds with a beautiful pool, a wonderfully large terrace, balcony, a lovely shaded pergola when the heat hit and awe inspiring views over the Umbrian varied landscape and medieval towns in the distance. Guests can be assured a beautiful and relaxing experience in stunning surroundings and comfort
The beautiful unique exterior of the residence is unparalleled charm and its characteristic spacious interior. It is finely furnished and with a mix of traditional and all the modern comforts to make your stay memorable and unforgettable. Both bedrooms share a wonderful balcony with stunning views over the panorama and a beautiful sunrise.
As the complex are wine producers and olive oil specialists, guests can visit the winery and have tastings of the excellent wines produced and the fantastic extra virgin olive oil, which surrounds the country estate as far as the eye can see.
The residence consists of
1 double bedroom
1 bedroom with twin beds
1 spacious living room with feature fireace
1 fully fitted kitchen with gas hob/electric fan oven and fridge-freezer
1 large bathroom with wash basin, bidet, toilet and large shower unit
Flat screen LED TV
internet connection / wifi
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Peruga 30 mins - Rome 1.5 hrs - Florence 2 , Nearest railway: 5 min|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Umbria region
The Umbria region
Umbria is an enchanting and mystical region which lies next to Tuscany and therefore in a most perfect location in central Italy. Known as the green heart of Italy, the region has a wonderful mixture of panorama, rolling hills covered with vineyards, olive groves and fields upon fields of sunflowers, medieval hill towns dot the landscape, mountains with pine forests and its lakes and waterfalls. Lake Trasimeno is no doubt a mystical lake, a favorite with Italians, where you can take a 15 minute boat ride to reach one of the Islands famous for lacemaking and lovely lakeside restaurants. Famous places such as Assisi, Orvieto, Perugia, Spoleto are just 40 minutes away from Todi. Also Deruta, home to the world famous Renaissance majolica-ceramics, only 20 minutes drive away. Umbrian olive oil is one of Italy's finest and its wines especially the renowned Orvieto Classico bianco, the wonderful Grechetto, a fantastic straw coloured wine and for a strong red, Montefalco Sagrantino will sure to impress the most discerning of wine buffs.
The residence apartment therefore provides a fantastic base from which to discover not to be missed places such as Assisi, Spoleto, Spello, Orvieto and Perugia – all within 40 mins. drive away and the wonderful wine areas surrounding Montefalco. Lake Trasimeno and Cortona,Tuscany within 1 hour. Todi is located 5 minutes to E-45 Superstrada close to all Umbrian destinations, and the A-1 Autostrada del Sole to Rome (1.5 hours) and Florence (2 hours), making it that perfect location to explore central Italy and all its rich cultural heritage.
The monastery residence is perfectly situated in that 1 minute's drive - or a very pleasant stroll amongst vineyards and olivegroves - you arrive at a small medieval town which has a café bar, restaurant, bakers, butchers, supermarket, chemist - everything you need. A charming medieval village that holds many lively events throughout the summer months.
Todi - 10 minutes
The beautiful Etruscan town of Todi is placed on top of a hill dominating the Tiber River and its valley. Todi's piazza is classed as one of the finest in Italy and boasts two palaces, one a museum exhibiting fine art and antiques. Todi has three beautiful churches, its duomo, san Fortunato and the stunning Basilica of Santa Maria Consolazzione. There are many fine bars and restaurants to choose from and the many craft shops will be a delight. Todi hosts a very busy events calendar and all through the summer months many varying events take place such as craft and prestigious antiques fair in April, Todi in Flower in May, Todi Tango Festival in June, international hot air baloon Grand Prix in July, alfresco concerts under the stars during August, Todi Arts Festival in September, live theatre and shows throughout the year.