“il Gelso” is the ground-floor apartment of a beautiful villa in Todi (Umbria). The house was built in 2006, over the remains and in the style of a historical farm. The house provides all the comforts of vacation living, and is in a delightful location. At only 50 meters from the medieval walls of the town, and 150 meters from the Porta Perugina, it stands at the Center of an estate featuring aged oaks, walnut trees, olive trees, and fruit orchards. The owners, Paola and Giovanni, live in Davis, California (USA) and love coming to the Villa for their vacations with their 3 children. During the rest of the year the villa is available for rent from the owners.
The villa is composed of two fully independent apartments: one is on the ground floor and the other is on the first floor. “il Gelso”, is the apartment on the ground floor. The other apartment, completely independent and with its own outside spaces is, il Pero'', it is also available for rent, exclusively at VRBO, HomeAway.
'il Gelso” is fully furnished and fully equipped, including an HD Cable TV, high speed internet, a microwave, a blow drier, a Webber barbecue and a washing machine. The patio in front of the entry door can be used for dining or for relaxing. The master bedroom opens to a terrace with a spectacular view of the Umbrian Hills. The apartment sleeps up to 6 persons in total. The house has outdoor parking space, quite unique feature for a house in Todi.
Peaceful and secluded, the house is very conveniently located near the historic center of Todi. It provides the ideal location for day-trips to places of very high artistic, historical, natural and religious interest. In less than one hour drive guests can reach Orvieto, Perugia, Spoleto, Assisi (St. Francis), Spello, Cortona, Trevi, Lake Trasimeno, the Carsulae Roman Ruins, Arezzo (Piero della Francesca Frescoes), Norcia, Cascia and many other Umbrian and Southern Tuscan Towns (Siena is 90 minutes by car, Florence and Rome are 2 hours ). Also within one hour drive there are exceptional naturalistic sites such as “Cascata delle Marmore” (the largest waterfalls in Italy), Monti Sibillini and several natural parks.