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Spello Very Nice Medioeval House Close to Pintoricchio Frescos

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Over 500 years old, House Maddalena is part of a medieval townhouse located in the historic center of Spello, very close to Pintoricchio's frescos in the Cappella Baglioni. The apartment is located at the first floor, has been recently renovated and elegantly furnished, and has a fully equipped kitchen. The ceiling of the living room is finely decorated and a balcony offers a countryside and mountain view.

House Maddalena offers, in a quite location, a wonderful experience: guests are immersed in Roman monuments and a Medieval landscape they can enjoy walking around. Seeing from the very narrow streets the Subasio mountain and its olive threes landscape is a unique experience.

Guests will have the chance to taste for free the organic olive oil cultivated by the owners in the Spello hills, the Bruschetta (delicious roasted bread with olive oil and garlic) and some other healthy food (like the very special bread made by the owners using several types of organic flours). The owners are available to visit the olive plants, explaining how the olives are cultivated and handled to produce the excellent olive oil. They will also provide detailed information to visit the closest Umbria's towns (Assisi, Foligno, Montefalco, Bevagna, Spoleto, Todi, Orvieto, Gubbio).

Guided excursions to the Subasio mountain can be arranged on request.

Keywords: Apartment in a very nice medioeval house, calm and silent, all comforts, in Spello's hystorical part, very close to shops and restaurants.

More Details

Owner
Osvaldo Gervasi
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Osvaldo Gervasi

Lorella restore paintings, Osvaldo is a Professor at the University. In the free time we like to cultivate organic olive oil and vegetables. Osvaldo likes to ride the bike, while Lorella practices Yoga. We have one daughter (24) and two sons (21 and 12).

Osvaldo Gervasi purchased this apartment in 1993

Why Osvaldo Gervasi chose Umbria

House Maddalena is located in the same very old and big Palace where we live in a very large apartment, where 3 rooms and a large living room are finely decorated with frescos of the eighteenth century. Spello is a wonderful town to live, where our parents and relatives are also living.

What makes this apartment unique

Nice countryside view, quite location, few meters from the Pintoricchio's frescos located in Capella Baglioni, in the S. Maria Maggiore church.

Amenities

Spello Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • bathtub equipped with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Murphy Beds (1) available on request
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

Reviews

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Spello Very Nice Medioeval House Close to Pintoricchio Frescos
average rating of 4.6538463 based on 26 reviews
Rossmoor, CA
5

Words are insufficient to describe this gem.

  • 5 of 5

Our time in Spello was unforgettable, beginning with the warm, hospitable welcome by Osvaldo, who met us at the entrance to the historic town.

Historic Spello is an ancient, walled city, and our rental was conveniently nestled inside the city walls - a real treat! In the morning we awoke to sunlight peaking thru our bedroom windows, and in the evenings, we enjoyed our home-prepared meals watching dusk fall over the Umbrian hillsides from our balcony - heavenly!

Our days were spent meandering down the narrow cobblestone streets that made us feel like we were part of an historic Italian movie. The town merchants are all residents of the village, who seemingly know one another ( and everyone else in town) yet are very hospitable and welcoming - we were accepted as part of the town, and rarely felt like tourists, even though we stayed in Spello over an Italian National holiday, that brought many Italian families to town. You know a place is good, when the locals choose to spend their days off, as tourists!

The entire town is walkable, and the Umbrian hillsides, views of neighboring cities in the distance, and agricultural crops abundantly growing, mesmerized us.

While some might find the infrequent sounds of children in the apartment upstairs to be an issue, we found it to be charming, because it was not continual, but rather it reminded us that we were part of a family community, and not guests at a hotel. I wouuldn't have wanted it any other way.

We enjoyed long, leisurely lunches and dinners in town, talking with the restaurant owners. Their pride in their work showed in every bite of delicious food we ate.

I could go on forever, writing about Spello, and the perfect home away from home Osvaldo provided, but I will end on a short note -- our very short walk home after dinner, was the perfect punctuation to our perfect days. What more could one ask for? We will definitely be back!!!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet apartment in beautiful Spello.

  • 4 of 5

Osvaldo very kindly met us at the station and drove us to the apartment, showing us a recommended walk on the way. He was also very helpful with other local information. The photos are an accurate depiction - it is spacious, well equipped and came with 2 bottles of excellent Umbrian wine, plus olive oil and lots of herbs and spices.We recommend it!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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weston, florida, usa
4

mr

  • 4 of 5

Excelent location, walking distance from restaurants and history town center, very good maintained, nice, friendly and serviceable motivated owners.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Lewes, UK
4

Everything you need in a self-catering apartment

  • 4 of 5

Osvaldo's apartment was the most well-stocked, thoughtfully equipped one we've stayed in. Plenty of room and storage, light-filled rooms and an extremely central location. Osvaldo himself was a lovely, welcoming host. Spello had plenty of restaurants and cafes, beautiful streets, and was in a great position to visit other towns and villages in the area. The aqueduct walk to Collepino is lovely, with a great restaurant at the end, but be warned the last 15 minutes is pretty steep.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montgomery County, TX
5

Loved Spello and our apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved this balcony apartment. It is large with three french doors opening to the balcony. The view from balcony is south west across the valley to the hill town of Montefalco, just beautiful. We stayed six nights and hated to leave. Oswaldo picked us up at the train station and drove us around the town.

The kitchen included all the condiments necessary for preparing meals, especially salads. We ate in three nights. The bed was very comfortable. We used the washing machine. Wi-Fi was always on.

We loved walking around Spello which is not nearly as touristy as neighboring towns. We easily walked to the train station three times to take the short ride to Perugia, Assisi and Spoleto. We were so glad we chose Spello as our home base. Oswaldo is a wonderful host. He provided a terrific local wine and a bottled of olive oil from is own grove. Maddalena house is a terrific value and we highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aprilia (LT)
4

Magica Spello

  • 4 of 5

Soggiorno gradevole, adatto a chi cerca tranquillità, cultura e buona cucina.L 'appartamento è pulito e fornito di ogni comfort. Più che soddisfatta! Torneremo presto!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
12.2 Kilometres
Perugia, S. Francesco Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
VinoSofia
Nearest Ferry
130 Kilometres
Ancona, AN
Nearest Golf
27 Kilometres
Golf Club Perugia Sodi di Santa Sabina
Nearest Train
2.5 Kilometres
Spello
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Kilometres
SS75, Spello
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
La Cantina
Nearest Ski
101 Kilometres
Forca Canapine
Nearest Beach
144 Kilometres
Sirolo, AN
Car: recommended

The apartment is located inside the roman walls of Spello, named by the emperor Costantino 'Splendidissima Colonia Julia'. Spello is one of the major attractions in Italy, testimonial of the roman and medieval age, with its narrow streets (named 'vicoli'), the Pintoricchio's frescos of Cappella Baglioni and the uniqueness of its landscape, with the Subasio mountain and the olive trees.

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Rates & Availability

Spello Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$84
$501
$1,459
 

Additional information about rental rates

At the booking time a deposit equal to the 30% of the amount is required. The deposit will be deducted from the total amount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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