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Castello di Montgiove and the guesthouse seen from above.

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Last updated: 11/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Guest House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Charming and completely restored 13th century castle olive mill, transformed into a luxurious country house, located just outside the ring wall of Castello di Montegiove.

Montegiove is a lovely and peaceful medieval country village, close to the main communication lines and equidistant of Rome (154 km) and Florence (151 km), it is an ideal base for exploring the historical treasures of Umbria and Tuscany, especially the countryside of the historical provinces of Orvieto, Todi, Spoleto, Perugia and Siena.

The house is equipped with satellite television, high speed Internet connection, independent heating, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, laundry facilities and drying rack. The house is furnished in the traditional style of a central Italian manor house with a tasteful combination of antique and modern furniture. Extra maid service and private cook can also be arranged.

The rental includes heating, weekly change of sheets and towels, normal final cleaning and taxes.


Moraiolo: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living/dining-room, kitchen, sleeps: 6.

The ground floor is composed of a large living-dinning room with open fireplace and library, a kitchen with access to a small patio, a master double bedroom with view over the valley and a spacious bathroom with shower. The first floor is composed of a long hall, two double bedrooms one with a beautiful view over the valley, the other with French windows pointing towards the castle. A well-designed modern bathroom with marble sink, bath tub and shower.

The garden has a dining area, comfortable deck chairs and a beautiful view over the valley.

The castle of Montegiove has existed since the early 12th century and has in the last four centuries been the property of the Marchesi Misciattelli.

Today, still family-owned, it is the centre of an estate covering nearly 3000 acres of beautiful Umbrian countryside, where oak forests, vineyards, olive fields and arable land blend in total harmony with ancient dry walls and farmhouses built of local stone.

The principal products of the estate are wine, olive oil, cereals, oil seeds, Chianina beef cattle, forage and forest products. There is abundant wildlife such as boar and deer, and the local flora including truffles and mushrooms. The beautiful surroundings and unspoiled environment make it hard to believe that Montegiove is only 17 km from Italy's main motorway A1 (Milan - Naples), which also connects Rome and Florence.

During your stay in the Montegiove olive mill you will get the opportunity to be the Misciattelli family's private guest and get a guided tour in the winecellar, at the castle and the surrounding estate.

Please also look at the other rental at Castello di Montegiove: #3725208 Leccino

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, french, german, italian, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/24/2016

Property Type

  • Castle
  • 156 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    The castle of Montegiove and the convent of La Scarzuola....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Monte Amiata, Monte Cetona, Montarale, Monte Peglia and the Apenines...moreless

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

    Fully equiped kitchen, oven, dishwasher, toaster ecc....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles can be rented at the Castle....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    12 meters by 4 meters saltwater infinity pool with a spectacular view over the valey with Apenines, Assisi and Montesubasio as background....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas 2016
Dec 17 - Jan 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,920
Easter 2017
Apr 8 - Apr 22, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,920
High seasons 2017
Apr 29 - Oct 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,920
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 - Jan 6, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,920
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,600

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Location

  • Scarzuola

    "This ancient monastery, on the site where Saint Francis lived in poverty, had been abandoned..."

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60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Perugia (S. Egidio)
8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Montegabbione
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Panicarola
17 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Fabro-Ficulle
17 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Fabro
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Montegabbione
84 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Monte Amiata
20 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Lago Trasimeno

Car: Recommended

The castle of Montegiove has existed since the early 12th century and has for the last four centuries been the property of the Marchesi Misciattelli. Today, still family-owned, it is the centre of an estate covering nearly 1200 hectares of beautiful Umbrian countryside, where oak forests, vineyards, olive fields and arable land blend in total harmony with ancient dry walls and farmhouses built of local stone. The principal products of the estate are wine, olive oil, cereals, beef cattle, oil seeds, forage and forest products. There is abundant wildlife such as wildboar and deer, and the local flora include truffles and mushrooms. At the surrounding land you will find marked trekking footpaths of various lengths. The beautiful surroundings and unspoiled environment make it hard to believe that Montegiove is only 17 km from Italy’s main motorway A1 (Milan – Naples), which also connects Rome and Florence.

Other Activities: Shopping, Wildlife Viewing, Wine production, Wine tasting

Golf: The nine holes course of the Golf Club Lamborghini, which was designd by Eng. Ferruccio Lamborghini, stretches over a beautiful, hilly landscape close to Lake Trasimeno and is placed inside the same property that includes also an agriturismo for vacationers.

The golf course was originally constructed in a meandering fashion to intentionally cover a widely spread area of land. Recent changes in its design make the course much more challeging to today’s golfers, inviting experts alike to its greens. Source: www.lamborghinionline.it

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1780

About the owner: In 2002 we moved from Copenhagen in Denmark, where we both grew up, to Montegiove to take over the daily management of the family estate “Castello di Montegiove”. We have never regretted this decision, even though the first years in Montegiove were not at all like a fairytale. The castle and the old Olive mill had to be completely restored; the roofs all had big holes so we spent all rainy days running around with pots and pans to pick up the water. Today the castle and Olive mill has been through a thorough and respectful renovation. Lorenzo: I spent almost all my childhood summers together with my grandfather in Montegiove, following daily life at the estate and in the wine cellar. I still recall adventuring round in the castle and walks in the splendid and unspoiled nature around Montegiove. I always hoped, that one day, I could take care of the estate, and that happened after years of study at the “Royal Veterinarian and Agricultural University” and the “University of Aberdeen” ending up with a Ph.D. and a short carrier as scientist and assistant professor, before moving to Italy. Rikke: I worked with pattern making and designs in the fashion industry before moving to Italy. My big passion is decorating and putting things in order so moving to a place like this where everything needed a loving hand has been a fantastic challenge for me. Today I am the practical person in the household making all ends meet for our busy modern family. We still feel so lucky waking up in the morning and looking out at the beautiful valley, and we are never getting tired of the absolute silence and peace that is so rare to find in the modern world of today. Sometimes the clouds are hanging lower than Montegiove and it feels like we are on an island in the middle of the sea.


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Speaks: english, french, german, italian, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/24/2016

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Photos

  • Castello di Montgiove and the guesthouse seen from above.

    Castello di Montgiove and the guesthouse seen from above.

  • Master bedroom with view over the valley. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

    Master bedroom with view over the valley. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

  • Bedroom with view toards the castle. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

    Bedroom with view toards the castle. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

  • The Kitchen with access to patio. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

    The Kitchen with access to patio. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

  • Code of arms. Castello di Montegiove.

    Code of arms. Castello di Montegiove.

  • Castello di Montegiove.

    Castello di Montegiove.

  • The church and bell tower in Montegiove.

    The church and bell tower in Montegiove.

  • The swimmingpool with view over the valley.

    The swimmingpool with view over the valley.

  • The dining and living room. Moraiolo, Castello

    The dining and living room. Moraiolo, Castello

  • Bedroom. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

    Bedroom. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

  • Sunrise over the valey seen from Castello di Montegiove

    Sunrise over the valey seen from Castello di Montegiove

  • Castello di Montegiove, vineyards below the castle.

    Castello di Montegiove, vineyards below the castle.

  • The fireplace.

    The fireplace.

  • Castello di Montegiove, Bathroom Moraiolo

    Castello di Montegiove, Bathroom Moraiolo

  • The garden

    The garden

  • Truffle hunt with a local guide. Castello di Montegiove.

    Truffle hunt with a local guide. Castello di Montegiove.

  • Winter at Castello di Montegiove

    Winter at Castello di Montegiove

  • Fireplace in the living room. Moraiolo, Castello

    Fireplace in the living room. Moraiolo, Castello

  • View over the roofs of Castello di Montegiove

    View over the roofs of Castello di Montegiove

  • The house next to the ring wall of the castle.

    The house next to the ring wall of the castle.

  • Master bedroom. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

    Master bedroom. Moraiolo, Castello di Montegiove

  • Winecellar of the Castle of Montegiove

    Winecellar of the Castle of Montegiove

  • Sunset Castello di Montegiove

    Sunset Castello di Montegiove

  • Castello Montegiove seen from the valley

    Castello Montegiove seen from the valley

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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