Villa | 9 bedrooms | sleeps 22
Il Monastero is an elegant country house estate near in Umbria. It is a magnificent property offering a unique and luxurious experience.
With more than 800 years of history, Il Monastero was a monastic complex of the Mont'Ulivetani di Gubbio Friars, dating back to the late 1100?s.
Il Monastero has been restored and converted into a elegant country house estate comprising of the historic listed main house, adjacent cottage and private chapel nestle in landscaped gardens. Il Monastero enjoys stunning views over beautiful woodlands and gentle hills.
|Size||Sleeps up to 22, 9 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||9 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms of which 13 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (11)|
|Further details indoors|
Walk along the sunlit upper loggia and enter the cosy reception area of Il Monastero. Relax in the large and comfortable sitting room, take breakfast in the elegant dining room, enjoy a game of billiards or browse through the books in the mezzanine library. Stroll through the elegant gardens or rest by the eco-friendly swimming pool.
The floors are tiled with terracotta, there are huge oak and chestnut beams throughout the house and stone fireplaces, and each of the eleven bedrooms has an en-suite marble clad bathroom. The furniture has been carefully chosen and each room is different, with hand-made painted tables, elegant chairs and antique wardrobes and dressing tables.
There is a billiard room available for guests to use and a mezzanine library with a wide selection of books and board games for guests to enjoy.
The main villa has 9 bedrooms, all with luxury en-suite marble bathrooms and can accommodate 18 guests. For larger groups there are 2 further bedrooms available in the adjacent cottage in the grounds of Il Monatero, providing total accommodation for 22 guests.
Each bedroom has underfloor central heating, electric cooling fans, luxurious bedcovers, elegant chairs, hand-made painted tables, beautiful curtains, padded window seat cushions and silk braided parchment lampshades. Most bedrooms have televison - we offer DVD by request.
Beata Beatrice (Superior) is on the first floor, with a large double bed, tapestry head board, hand painted fitted wardrobe and a luxury bathroom with shower. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this charming room. (22 square metres)
Extra single bed can be added.
Santa Chiara (Superior) is on the first floor, with a double bed, antique fronted fitted wardrobe and a luxury bathroom with shower and bath. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this elegant room. (19 square metres)
Mastro Dante (Superior Plus) is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds, large antique wardrobe, marble top night tables, wall mounted antique mirror and a luxury bathroom with shower and bath. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this spacious room with assive ancient oak beams and a double old tiled roof. (32 square metres) One or two extra single beds can be added.
Re Emanuele (Superior) is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds, large antique fronted fitted wardrobe, antique hand painted dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this spacious room featuring a double old tiled roof. (34 square metres)One or two single beds can be added.
San Francesco (Superior) is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds with antique wrought iron head boards, huge antique wardrobe, antique dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this elegant large room with views of the swimming pool and the fields and woods beyond. (32 square metres) Extra single bed can be added.
Padrone Irace (Master) is on the ground floor, with a large double wrought iron bed, hand painted fitted wardrobe and matching hand painted dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. (22 square metres) Extra single bed can be added.
Pittore Michelangelo (Junior Suite/Mini Apartment/Family Room) is on the lower ground floor, accessed from the outside of the monastery through large arched French doors, which open onto a private, covered, terracotta tiled terrace facing the sunken garden. Junior Suite: Large double or twin beds with antique wrought iron head boards, two armchairs and a pouff, two Liberty style wardrobes and luxury bathroom with shower and bath. Mini apartment: Exclusive use of a fully fitted adjacent small kitchen available if required, ?15 per day. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. Family Room: This room is also available as a family room for 3 or 4, on request, by adding one or two single beds and removing the armchairs.
(30 square metres + kitchen 5 square metres)
One or two single beds can be added.
Imperatore Nerone (Superior Plus) is on the lower ground floor, accessed from the outside of the monastery through double French doors which open onto a private stone tiled terrace in the sunken garden. Large double or twin beds with hand painted head board, hand painted wardrobe and matching chest and table. Luxury bathroom with shower. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. (21 square metres) Extra single bed can be added.
Vescovo Oddo (Superior) is in the adjacent Villa Moscatelli and is accessed by a private terrace and external stairs leading to a small loggia, with double French doors opening into a lobby. This leads into the room, with an antique wrought iron double bed decorated with mother of pearl motif, antique dressing table, and hand painted fitted wardrobes. Luxury bathroom with shower and wall mounted stylish mirror. (23 square metres) One or two single beds can be added.
Pittore Perugino (Master) is in the adjacent Villa Moscatelli. On the ground floor, accessed through double French doors, with a small paved private terrace. Double or twin beds, antique wardrobe and luxury bathroom with shower. The room and the bathroom (wetroom) are suitable for guests who need wheelchair access. (15 square metres)
Fra Angelico (Tower Room) is a smaller room on the second floor of the monastery, once used as the bell tower, with double or twin beds, hand crafted wardrobe, tiled bathroom with shower. Very tastefully decorated. (16 square metres)
Two double bedrooms with luxury ensuite bathrooms and secluded private terrace.
|Further details outdoors|
- Swimming pool
- Landscaped gardens
The Umbria region
Umbria, a beautiful region in central Italy, filled with medieval hilltop villages and towns scattered across its lush green countryside. There are Roman ruins, amphitheatres and Etruscan tombs. In the south, the fertile slopes are covered with olive trees and vineyards and to the north, the hills on either side of the Tiber river have oak and chestnut woods where white truffles and porcini mushrooms are found.
Neighbouring Tuscany, Umbria is often overlooked, but it is a mystical and fascinating part of Italy. Its roots are ancient and it still maintains a quintessentially Italian feel, with the modern day Umbria very linked with their history and traditions. It is perfect to go exploring in, the roads are fairly quiet, with many beautiful and undiscovered sights found off the beaten track.
The villa is close to Perugia, Cortona, Gubbio, Assisi, Spello, Deruta, Todi, Orvieto, Lake Trasimeno and Citt? di Castello, ideal for fabulous day trips.
- Perugia Sant?Egidio Airport: 30 mins drive.
- Ancona Airport: 90 mins drive.
- Bologna Forl? Airport: 90 mins drive.
- Rome Airport- Ciampino and Fiumicino: 2 hrs 30 mins drive.
Il Monastero is situated on a quiet road with easy access, just outside the village of Calzolaro, there are wonderful country walks in all directions.
Il Monastero is set in the heart of the Umbrian countryside, this luxury house is only a short drive away from Perugia. The ancient medieval capital of Umbria, and half an hour's drive from Perugia airport with frequent Ryanair flights from Stansted.
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