Escape Into Elegance: Modern Italian Villa(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Spacious 2 BR, 1 1/2 BA sleeps 6-8 (addit space avail)
Book now and experience the elegance of Vigne Suite, a two-bedroom self-contained suite (almost like a private home) attached to a 400-year-old Italian stone villa. Designed with the discriminating traveler in mind, with lots of light throughout, high ceilings, spacious rooms, gourmet kitchen, 1 1/2 baths, private patio with Weber BBQ, and magnificent views. Comfortably sleeps four-six people. Spectacular infinity pool enjoys sunlight all day long, and underwater lights make it ideal for nighttime swims. Close to Assisi, Perugia, Florence and the Adriatic. (More space available: adjoining Olivi Suite as well as two bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths in villa - contact owner for more information.)
Member since: 2013
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- All bedrooms have a queen bed with cotton sheets and duvet. Armoire and bureau, bedside tables with lamps. In Bedroom 1 and Living Room, French doors open to patio. Bedroom 2 upstairs has magnificent views of the valley with its olive groves and vineyards, and has its own private half bath. Additional bedrooms and baths are available in the villa. Please inquire with owner prior to rental. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 15 - Sep 30
7 night min stay
Oct 1 - May 14
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Taxes Not included
Rates are subject to change until reservation has been confirmed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Villa Candia is a 400-year-old manor house with a spectacular hillside location in Umbrian truffle country. A short drive takes you to medieval villages as well as major Umbrian cities including Assisi, Perugia, Gubbio, Spoleto or Orvieto. When you tire of sitting on the terrace, soaking up the sun at the infinity pool or visiting local wineries, you can easily drive to Sienna or Florence, or the beaches of the Adriatic. The house, although not on an active fault zone, is built to the highest international earthquake protection standards.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: When Xavier and Tanya Candia first saw it in 2004, the 400 year old stone house had been abandoned for more than 50 years and was in ruins. Today it has been completely rebuilt using the original materials and the finest craftsmanship. It is an oasis of peace and tranquility yet close to all of Umbria and Tuscany.
Why the Owner Chose Perugia, Perugia, Italy:
We chose to rebuild this unique villa because of its historic charm and unbelievable views. After 8 years of hard work, the dream is a reality, and now our guests can spend their days basking in sunshine, swimming in the infinity pool overlooking the magnificent valley, or strolling through the orchards of this private, secluded, utterly peaceful ancient Italian villa. In the evening, they can cook up their own Italian gourmet dinners, or eat in one of the award-winning local restaurants, savoring local olive oil, truffles and wines. During the summer and autumn, they visit festas and sagras in nearby villages where they mingle with the local people and taste the best of Umbrian regional cuisine. It's a quick train ride to Florence for a day of sightseeing, or a short car trip to spend the day on the beaches of the Adriatic, yet be back in time for a leisurely dinner al fresco. Although not on an active fault zone, the house has been reconstructed to the highest international earthquake protection standards.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
This house is one of the jewels of Umbria. Situated on a dramatic hillside, it boasts spectacular views. The Vigne Suite adjoins the Olivi Suite, and together they accommodate 10 - 12 people. Two additional bedrooms in the main house are also available for rental, for a total of 14-16 people. It's the perfect spot to relax, unwind, and still be very close to all the action. Three-foot thick walls and high ceilings plus private patio and parking make it like renting an entire house. Decorations come from our travels around the world, and a full kitchen and Weber barbecue make your stay relaxing while you enjoy the unique culinary treats of Umbria.
Links to more information:
Pool in late afternoon.
Private patio outside Vigne Suite with Weber BBQ
Kitchen and Living Room, Vigne Suite
Full bath with shower in Vigne Suite
Upstairs bedroom, Vigne Suite showing reading nook overlooking pool and valley
Spectacular views from all windows
Spectacular pool position - full sunlight all day long
Relaxing at sunset
Villa Candia in late afternoon
Fields of sunflowers in summer
Enjoy a twilight swim in the infinity pool overlooking the valley
Kitchen with oven, gas stove and granite countertops. Dining table seats 6.
Upstairs bedroom, Vigne Suite
Downstairs bedroom, Vigne Suite
Upstairs bedrooom in Vigne Suite
Private patio outside Vigne Suite
Villa Candia at night, seen from the pool
Downstairs bedroom in Vigne Suite
Beautiful infinity pool with full sun all day long
Lavender path from parking space to Vigne Suite
Villa Candia with vegetable garden. Guests can enjoy fresh vegetables and herbs.
Enjoy a drink at poolside as the sun sets.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, March 10, 2017
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