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Hilltop Medieval Escape with Panoramic View of Countryside

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Properzio Tower, viewed from our Kitchen

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Spello apartment description

Casa Spello's convenient location in the heart of the historic center and its outstanding panoramic views are what makes this historic medieval property one of the most desirable in the region. Staying at Casa Spello is an experience. As our guests put it: 'It oozes charm'.

Over 500 years old, Casa Spello is a newly renovated medieval property, located in the historic center of Spello, a hillside village with a rich history which predates Roman times. The property, nestled within the ancient city walls, boasts one of the most panoramic views in all of Spello; on a clear day, you can see the church towers of Assisi, Perugia, Montefalco, Foligno and the rolling hills covered in olive groves and vineyards which surround Spello. Our large garden/orchard, surrounded by an 1800 year old Roman wall, is an ideal setting for al fresco dining, sunset watching over a glass of Montefalco wine, or sipping coffee before the day's adventures.

The property is over 500 years old, restored by a local architect to provide it with all the modern amenities, while preserving its genuine medieval ambiance. It once was a home with two large 'cantinas' (cellars) where the family used to make wine and press their olive oil. It is now available for rent on a short-term or long-term basis.

Originally it was built with hand carved mountain stone - a beautiful peach color stone which came from the nearby Subasio mountain.

The apartment is elegantly furnished with antique-style and rustic furnishings, and has a fully equipped kitchen for your cooking pleasure. There is also a fireplace. It is tastefully decorated with Umbrian handcrafted fixtures such as hand-blown glass, tiles and hand-painted ceramics from nearby Deruta. This apartment sleeps two to four people. The convenient location of Casa Spello makes it easy to walk to the wonderful local restaurants, markets, boutiques and train station in this quaint village.

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Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Other (See Description): 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Queen Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • To preserve the property's Medieval heritage and authenticity, its original stone walls & vaulted ceilings were expertly incorporated into this charming, renovated apartment. Other amenities include: Garden, Orchard, Wireless High-Speed Internet, & Bidet. (Accessibility: please inquire as necessary. )...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • Television

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        Full view of beautiful Umbrian countryside below and mountains in the distance. View can be seen from many rooms as well as from garden & deck areas....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Swimming

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Clothes Dryer:

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                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating:

                            Central Heat...moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Telephone
                          • Washing Machine:

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                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace:

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                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen:

                            Recently remodeled with an eye for detail; kitchen is fully equipped...moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Garden and deck overlook the Umbrian countryside; Assisi can be seen just a short distance away...moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Discover
                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Low Season
                          Dec 15 - Mar 31, 2015
                          1 night min stay

                          €680
                          Hign Season
                          Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                          1 night min stay

                          €840

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Utilities €50
                          • Cleaning €50
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          Long-term leases (over 2 months) are available at steeply discounted rates!

                          All fees are payable in advance (e.g. 30% within 10 days of booking, remaining 70% due 6 weeks before arrival)

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                          Location

                          190 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Rome (Roma Fiumicino), or Florence (Firenze)
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Spello train (Trenitalia)
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          SS75

                          Car: Recommended

                          Spello, which has been called 'The Jewel of Umbria' because it has miraculously escaped industry, heavy development and modern urban sprawl, boasts an incredible local culture & cuisine, Local activities include Festivals, Restaurants & Cafes, & Horseback Riding, Nearby Museums, & Boating are also available

                           

                          Manager info

                          About: Languages spoken: English, Italian, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol


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                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • Properzio Tower, viewed from our Kitchen

                            Properzio Tower, viewed from our Kitchen

                          • Fully-equipped Kitchen

                            Fully-equipped Kitchen

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • The Town of Spello

                            The Town of Spello

                          • Infiorate di Spello 'painting' with flowers

                            Infiorate di Spello 'painting' with flowers

                          • Sunflowers, Spello Countryside

                            Sunflowers, Spello Countryside

                          • The Town of Spello, East View

                            The Town of Spello, East View

                          • Balcony & Ivy

                            Balcony & Ivy

                          • Castellucio

                            Castellucio

                          • Spello Countryside

                            Spello Countryside

                          • Living Room, with fireplace

                            Living Room, with fireplace

                          • Bedroom

                            Bedroom

                          • Garden Entrance to our house

                            Garden Entrance to our house

                          • Spello Countryside

                            Spello Countryside

                          • Sunset Viewed from Our House

                            Sunset Viewed from Our House

                          • A Typical Walk Through the Village

                            A Typical Walk Through the Village

                          • Fog over Spoleto Valley, view from our house

                            Fog over Spoleto Valley, view from our house

                          • Deck Looking up to Garden Wall

                            Deck Looking up to Garden Wall

                          • Another view of our garden

                            Another view of our garden

                          VRBO #80262

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                          This listing was first published here in 2006.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          €97 - €120 per night (EUR)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                          Member since: 2006
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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