Orvieto - Charming Villa Apartment in Medieval Centro Storico! Sleeps 1-4(30 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bed, 1 bath, sleeps 4
Hello and welcome to 'Casa delle Case' - our charming 2-bedroom villa apartment located in the spectacular medieval hilltop town of Orvieto.
Located in Orvieto’s oldest and most charming neighborhood of San Giovanale, 'Casa delle Case' offers stunning panoramic views of the sun-drenched Tufa rock wall on which the medieval city was built.
The apartment is spacious in size. At over 700 square feet spread out on 1 level, it comfortably accommodates 1-4 persons.
The open floor plan is bright and airy and is comprised of a living room, dining room, full-sized kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and a home office.
With careful attention to detail, the renovation of 'Casa delle Case' was recently completed in 2014 and offers guests the modern conveniences of today, yet incorporates antiquities and Umbrian country décor that retains the Italian charm of yesteryear!
The apartment is immaculately furnished and comes with most everything needed for a short or long-term stay. The kitchen will appeal to the most discriminating of chefs. With a professional, 5-burner gas range and stocked with all the dinnerware, glassware, pots, pans, utensils and small appliances needed to prepare simple antipasto or a full-fledged 5-course Italian meal.
In the master bedroom, a European matrimoniale (queen) bed awaits your slumber and in the guest bedroom, 2 European singolo (twin) beds offer maximum options for any sleeping arrangement.
You’ll find high quality linens for bed, bath and beyond, along with terrycloth robes, and a hair-dryer for your convenience.
Wi-Fi is supplied for free from the home office and its signal covers the entire apartment – perfect for watching TV or streaming music on any personal electronic device in any room.
Orvieto is one of the principal sights of the region of Umbria. Its situation is marvelous - perched high above tufa cliffs - showing traces of every phase of history for the past 3 thousand years. 'Casa delle Case' is the perfect base from which to explore the splendor of not only Orvieto but of the Umbrian countryside as well.
Only a few minutes walk from the apartment is the spectacular 14th Century Duomo (cathedral), known for its gleaming mosaic-covered facade it’s one of Italy's top Romanesque - Gothic masterpieces.
The tufa butte on which Orvieto is located is itself riddled with caves and wells dating from Etruscan times to only a couple of hundred years ago. The most spectacular of these is the Pozzo di San Patrizio, a deep well with a double spiral staircase leading to the water source at its base. It dates from 1537 and is 62 m deep. Above ground the streets are lined with shops and cafés where an espresso or caffe latte or cappuccino awaits your call. If something more substantial is on your menu, the collection of excellent Italian restaurants will certainly fit the bill.
'Casa delle Case’s' central location makes it easy for guests to get out and explore the beautiful unspoiled rural regions that Umbria and Tuscany have to offer. From the peaceful Lake Bolsena, to the many other historic hilltop towns, this area boasts many excellent wineries, and groves of olives, grapes and truffles flow over the softly rolling hills.
For ALL of this 'Casa delle Case' will be your home away from home!
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Member since: 2011
- On floor 2
- 750 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 8 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Mar 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 1 - Dec 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- CLEANING FEE $100
- Tax Rate 4%
Rates are in USD
Maximum 4 persons allowed
No smoking/No pets
25% non-refundable deposit required at booking
Balance due 60 days prior to arrival
No refunds for cancellations within 60 days of arrival, or for late arrivals / early departures
Check-in 2:00PM Check-out 11:00AM
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Orvieto is centrally located in Italy’s Umbria region. It sits alongside the Autostrada A-1 (the spinal cord of the country’s highway system connecting Milan and Naples) so it’s easily accessible by car or train (only 1 hour on the regional train line between Rome Termini and Florence/Santa Maria Novella).
If Arriving By Train…
From outside Orvieto’s train station take the funicolare (funicular rail car) that runs every 10 minutes up to town. From Piazza Cahen take the picturesque 15-minute stroll up the Corso Cavour to the historical center or hop on the bus that drops visitors off at the Duomo or Piazza della Repubblica. Casa delle Case is just a short walk from the center of town.
If Arriving By Car…
There are several parking lots in town, but the closest to Casa delle Case and easiest to access is the Forum Boario lot on the western end of the town, accessible from the Strada della Stazione to Via delle Conce. This lot offers both open and covered garage parking and has an escalator (scala mobile) or elevator (ascensore) up to the center of town.
Duomo di Orvieto - This 14th century Roman Catholic Cathedral is one of the most spectacular and important in Italy. Its Capello di Madonna di San Brizio contains Luca Signorelli’s (c. 1445 –1523) Last Judgment, considered by many to be his masterpiece.
Orvieto Underground - This tour leads you through an utterly fascinating subterranean network of medieval caves, tunnels and Etruscan wells.
Torre del Moro - The 13th century clock tower chimes on the hour, half and quarter hours, so you’ll never need a wristwatch. Climb the 270 stairs to the top for a bird’s eye view of Orvieto’s terracotta rooftops and surrounding countryside.
Pozzo di San Patrizio (St. Patrick’s Well) - Dating back to 1537, the largest of the town’s subterranean wells measures 62-meters-deep and has two spiral staircases, one for descending and one for ascending, that provided residents essential access to the water source at its base.
Crocifisso del Tufo Etruscan Necropolis (Etruscan Tombs) - One of only two Etruscan necropolises in Umbria, it dates back to the mid-6th century B.C. and is an enlightening example of the engineering superiority of this ancient but highly advanced civilization.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Ciao! We are Rob and Nancy Case and our “main” home is in the Washington, DC metro area; specifically, Harpers Ferry, WV. When we're not traveling somewhere in the World for television production (our jobs) we escape to the peace and relaxation we have in our 'Hilltop Home' in Orvieto! We hope you’ll enjoy it as much as we do and we thank you for visiting us at VRBO!
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Benvenuti a Casa delle Case!
Beautifully and Artfully Decorated!
Open Soggiorno (main living area), Perfect for Socializing!
Piccola Cantina di Vini.
Sunflowers…Another 'North American' that Lives in Italy!
Camera Principale (main bedroom) with European Matrimoniale (queen) Bed.
Bright and Airy Room with 18th Century Wardrobe and Original Artworks.
Camera Seconda (guest bedroom) with European Singolo (twin) Beds.
Bright and Airy with Spectacular Views of the Tufo Rock Cliffs of Orvieto!
Stay Connected with FREE Wi-Fi... Home Office with US Power Strip and Adapters.
With Bidet and Commode.
Plush Towels and Hair Dryer Provided.
A 16th Century Villa Apt. for 21st Century Living…Completely Renovated in 2014!
A Little City Living with a Lot of Country Charm!
Fantastico Cucina for the Most Discriminating Chef.
Spectacular Views of the Tufo Cliff Wall of Oriveto!
A Small Sampling of Orvieto's Finest!
Custom Bedding and Luxurious Linens.
Comfy, Terry Cloth Robes and Plush Towels.
Custom Bedding, Antique Furnishings…Pure Comfort with Loads of Charm.
Grab a Good Book and Take Time to Decompress.
The Bagno (bathroom).
Clear Glass 'Rain' Shower.
Washing Machine if Needed.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 22, 2017
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