Gorgeous 18th Century Stone Villa, Stunning Views, Pool, Wifi(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
360 Sq.m, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Pure Luxury
All the interior furnishings are antique, and they work in harmony with the ancient structure of the house. All the finishings are of the highest quality, such as the 'cotto' pavements and wooden ceiling beams.
The house is on two levels. The main entrance is on the ground floor, composed by a living room, dining room and kitchen. All the rooms on the ground floor have direct access to the garden via french doors. From the kitchen one can access the loggia and the pergola, each of them well equipped with tables and chairs for pleasant outdoor dining. The first floor is reached via an internal “cotto” staircase. Here there is a double bedroom with king size bed (this room is also reachable from outside through an external staircase) with an en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower, a double bedroom with french size bed with en-suite bathroom with shower, another double bedroom , a twin bedroom and a bathroom with shower. All the bedrooms have window screens, and fans.
The park spreads out over two acres and is home to a wide variety of plants and flowers that perfume the air. The area is mostly covered by a beautiful well kept green lawn and olive grove with 30 trees. The garden around the house is shaded by secular trees and is equipped with wooden sun lounges and tables. Near to the kitchen there is the loggia and a pergola perfect for alfresco dining, furnished with an outdoor teak dining table that comfortably seats 12. There is also an ancient pizza oven, and a barbecue. Natural steps lead to the swimming pool area with its breathtaking view over the evergreen umbrian valley.
The rectangular-shaped pool is located inside the park and is totally surrounded by a wooden deck, curated green lawn and covered pergola area. The position of the pool offers spectacular views over the gentle umbrian hills. It is situated on a lower terrace level to the right of the house, about 100m from the main entrance. The pool area is spectacularly lit at nighttime, and has a chlorine purification system. It measures 6 x 12 m with a constant depth of 1.50m. Natural and cotto steps lead to the pool which is lined with blue pvc. The spacious solarium area is composed of stone and lawn and is equipped with double canopee bed, six sunbeds with cushions and a covered pergola with climbing roses. The pool is open from the last saturday of april to the first saturday in october.
Although the house is located in Monte Castello di Vibio, the closest town center is in Fratta Todina, only 3 kilometers away. Here, you will find a supermarket, ATM, butcher, pharmacy, post office, beautician, coffee bars, and pizzeria.
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Member since: 2013
- 2 story
- 360 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Considered:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
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- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 10 people
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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Lanai / Gazebo:
There is an pergola for outdoor dining at the house. By the pool, there is a rectangular pergola trellised with climbing roses. Also, a covered double daybed by the pool provides cover from the sun...moreless
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,245.57
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Villa Dolce Vita is situated only a few kilometers from the antique medieval hamlet of Montecastello di Vibio, famous for its theatre being the smallest theatre in the world. Although tiny, Montecastello is the site of a famous international art school. The medieval walled city of Todi is only 14 kilometers away. Indeed, many Umbrian towns known for their beauty and cultural sights - Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Orvieto - are within easy reach of Villa Dolce Vita. And the big cities of Florence and Rome are 1.5 hours away by car. Nature lovers can organize daily excursion to the well know lakes of Trasimeno and Corbara. The area is also known for its food and wine; a typical Umbrian meal includes game, black truffle and the famed Sagrantino red.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: We are a married couple who have made Italy our home for almost two decades, first in Rome and now in Milan. Villa Dolce Vita is where we exhale.
Why the Owner Chose Monte Castello di Vibio, Perugia, Italy:
It was love at first sight with Villa Dolce Vita. We had decided to buy a farmhouse in the Todi area, and knew as soon as we approached the house that this was the one. The location took our breath away, with its open views of checkerboard fields and stone farm houses across the valley. And the magnificent silence! Once inside, we saw what the house COULD become, with love and commitment. We spent two years renovating it, and the house now truly reflects our tastes and passions.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Villa Dolce Vita is a stone farm house with an elegant soul. Everything about the house is designed to instill peace, and provide luxurious comfort. From the antique furnishings to the linens to the kitchenware, everything is of the finest quality.
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La Dolce Vita
Villa Dolce Vita
Living room opens to front lawn
Kitchen fully equipped, marble sink
Master ensuite shower and sunken bath and 'rain' shower option
Double bedroom 2 ensuite
Bathroom 3 with 'rain' shower option
Front of house garden view overlooking pool area
Pergola al fresco dining
Entrance to kitchen
living room, with satellite HD TV in English, including free PayPerView movies
Master Bedroom King Size Bed and Fireplace, access also from garden
Master bath ensuite
Double Bedroom 2
Double bedroom 3
Bathroom 3 with marble sink
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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