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Buongiorno e benvenuti! to the wonderful Villa The Tree of Life.
Enjoy complete privacy whilst staying at the villa The Tree of Life. This charming, spacious hilltop villa with fabulous pool, set in peaceful private gardens with lovely views is close to the beautiful city of Orvieto with its stunning art and architecture, history, excellent wineries and irresistible Umbrian gastronomy.
The house is all laid out over one floor and is built in the traditional Umbrian style from local tufo volcanic rock, with cool terracotta floors, wonderful open fireplace and exposed, high beamed ceilings. Al fresco dining is a must with extensive outside seating and dining space leading to the terraced pool area where you can relax on a comfortable sun lounger with a good book and a chilled glass of Prosecco. The villa The Tree of Life is an idyllic place for a relaxing holiday and is well situated for day trips to all of the best historical cities and hill top towns in Umbria, Southern Tuscany and Northern Lazio.
The Villa and its pretty tree - lined gardens border little Lake Sugano and enjoy fine views of the Umbrian countryside with its rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves. Situated on a wooded hillside accessed by a roughly asphalted country road, the villa is only 10 minutes by car ( approx 2.5 miles ) to all local amenities including shops, an excellent butcher, pasticceria and bars.
The villa is located just 5 miles from the wonderful art city of Orvieto, renowned the world over for its stunning Gothic cathedral and many museums. Explore the towns maze of cobbled streets, pretty churches and flower-covered piazze. Experience medieval pageants and great local food at the many restaurants and trattorias to be found across the city.
The villa is laid out over one floor and is comprised of a spacious lounge, comfortably and traditionally furnished with typical Umbrian furniture and a working open fireplace. From here you can access one of the two covered loggias ( covered terraces ) facing the pool. There is a well equipped kitchen, large dining room, WC, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom with shower. Access to the annex is through a connecting door from the dining room via another pretty furnished loggia with built in BBQ and here is a further bathroom with shower and a washing machine for guest use. The villa is a fantastic solution for a family or two couples offering both privacy and space with this layout of accommodation.
The villa is equipped for your convenience with ; Disher washer & Washing Machine Kettle, Food Mixer, Toaster, Iron & Ironing Board, Hairdryer Central heating Satellite TV ( No Sky Channels ), Fixed telephone line & free WiFi Internet Parking for up to four cars Baby cot available on request and by advance arrangement Pool - approx 6 x 12 m depth 0.50 - 1.6 m with entry / exit steps.
Coast / Beach Approx 1.5 hours by car to Porto Ercole / Porto Santo Stefano
Skiing ( dependant on season ) Approx 1 hours drive to Monte Amiata in Southern Tuscany
Travel Rome International Airports approx 1.5 hours by car or train from Orvieto Perugia International Airport approx 1 hour by car The magnificent city of Florence approx 2 hours by car or train The wonders of the Eternal City of Rome approx 1.5 hours by car or train. Lake Bolsena approx 16 miles
Keywords: Private Villa, Country Villa, Country House, Stone House, Tufo House,
Private pool of 12 x 6 m with a shallow area and easy entrance steps into and out of the water, Flagstone terrace around pool, Ample supply of umbrellas and sun loungers, Central heating, Working open fireplace, Two covered Loggia ( terraces ) with seating and dining furniture....moreless
Mid-high Season Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015 7 night min stay
High Season Jul 11 - Aug 28, 2015 7 night min stay
Mid Season Aug 29 - Sep 11, 2015 7 night min stay
Low-mid Season Sep 12 - Sep 26, 2015 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit€300
Final cleaning charge €100. If heating is used during the autumn / winter periods this is payable at the end of the stay as per amount of gas consumed. Until confirmed, prices are liable to change without notice.
Payment is made easily and securely via PayPal direct to the owner. 30% non-refundable reservation deposit required to confirm booking. The balance of the rental fee is due 60 days before arrival. See rental agreement for cancellation policy. If reservation falls less than 60 days before arrival then the full rental fee is payable immediately.
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Wine and Olive Oil tasting available in many local Cantinas for example : Monrubio Cantina ( Monterubiaglio ), Cardeto Cantina ( Orvieto ), Custodi Cantina ( Close to Canale ), Local markets - Orvieto historic centre every Thursday & Saturday morning, Woodland walkways, truffle hunting ( dependant on season and by prior arrangement ).