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Hilltop Medieval Escape with Panoramic View (Augustus Apartment)

(55 Reviews)

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Properzio Tower, viewed from our Kitchen


Last updated: 05/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Casa Spello's convenient location in the heart of the historic center and its outstanding panoramic views are what makes this historic medieval property one of the most desirable in the region. Staying at Casa Spello is an experience. As our guests put it: 'It oozes charm'.

Over 500 years old, Casa Spello is a newly renovated medieval property, located in the historic center of Spello, a hillside village with a rich history which predates Roman times. The property, nestled within the ancient city walls, boasts one of the most panoramic views in all of Spello; on a clear day, you can see the church towers of Assisi, Perugia, Montefalco, Foligno and the rolling hills covered in olive groves and vineyards which surround Spello. Our large garden/orchard, surrounded by an 1800 year old Roman wall, is an ideal setting for al fresco dining, sunset watching over a glass of Montefalco wine, or sipping coffee before the day's adventures.

The property is over 500 years old, restored by a local architect to provide it with all the modern amenities, while preserving its genuine medieval ambiance. It once was a home with two large 'cantinas' (cellars) where the family used to make wine and press their olive oil. It is now available for rent on a short-term or long-term basis.

Originally it was built with hand carved mountain stone - a beautiful peach color stone which came from the nearby Subasio mountain.

The apartment is elegantly furnished with antique-style and rustic furnishings, and has a fully equipped kitchen for your cooking pleasure. There is also a fireplace. It is tastefully decorated with Umbrian handcrafted fixtures such as hand-blown glass, tiles and hand-painted ceramics from nearby Deruta. This apartment sleeps two to four people. The convenient location of Casa Spello makes it easy to walk to the wonderful local restaurants, markets, boutiques and train station in this quaint village.

For larger parties, the Augustus (1 BR, sleeps 4) and Tiberius (3 BR, sleeps 6) apartments can be opened to each other. The Augustus apartment has direct access to the garden.
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 960 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Other (See Description): 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Queen Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom has two sinks and a large stall shower.

Other Amenities

  • To preserve the property's Medieval heritage and authenticity, its original stone walls & vaulted ceilings were expertly incorporated into this charming, renovated apartment. Other amenities include: Garden, Orchard, Wireless High-Speed Internet, & Bidet. (Accessibility: please inquire as necessary. ) We offer a welcome basket with a bottle of wine and some biscotti (cookies). We also offer a complimentary continental breakfast with homemade pastry at a nearby coffee shop....moreless


  • CD Player
  • Television


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Our property is located in the heart of the historic village . All shops, restaurants, gelati and Cappuccini as well as pastry shops are located within a few minutes walk. Train station is near....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Full view of beautiful Umbrian countryside below and mountains in the distance. View can be seen from many rooms as well as from garden & deck areas....moreless

  • Village:

    Village of Spello has been declared one of the most beautiful historic villages in Italy....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Inside unit...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heat...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided


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

    Recently remodeled with an eye for detail; kitchen is fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Garden and deck overlook the Umbrian countryside; Assisi can be seen just a short distance away...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Our beautiful garden is just outside the unit. It has a large deck area and has spectacular views and sunsets....moreless

Building Type

  • Building


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Utilities $50
  • Cleaning $50
  • Taxes Not included


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Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/16/2017
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190 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Rome (Roma Fiumicino), or Florence (Firenze)
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Spello train - 12 / 15 minute walk (Trenitalia)
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway

Car: Not Necessary

Spello, which has been called 'The Jewel of Umbria' because it has miraculously escaped industry, heavy development and modern urban sprawl, boasts an incredible local culture & cuisine. Local activities include Festivals, Restaurants & Cafes, & Horseback Riding, Nearby Museums, & Boating are also available.

NEW: We offer continental breakfast at a nearby Coffee shop .


Owner info

About the owner: Languages spoken: English, Italian, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Properzio Tower, viewed from our Kitchen

    Properzio Tower, viewed from our Kitchen

  • Bedroom


  • Bathroom


  • The Town of Spello

    The Town of Spello

  • Infiorate di Spello 'painting' with flowers

    Infiorate di Spello 'painting' with flowers

  • Sunflowers, Spello Countryside

    Sunflowers, Spello Countryside

  • The Town of Spello, East View

    The Town of Spello, East View

  • Balcony & Ivy

    Balcony & Ivy

  • Castellucio


  • Spello Countryside

    Spello Countryside

  • Living Room with Fireplace

    Living Room with Fireplace

  • Kitchen, with Dining Area

    Kitchen, with Dining Area

  • Garden Entrance to our house

    Garden Entrance to our house

  • Spello Countryside

    Spello Countryside

  • Sunset Viewed from Our House

    Sunset Viewed from Our House

  • A Typical Spello Walkway

    A Typical Spello Walkway

  • Fog over Spoleto Valley, view from our house

    Fog over Spoleto Valley, view from our house

  • Deck Looking up to Garden Wall

    Deck Looking up to Garden Wall

  • Another view of our garden

    Another view of our garden

VRBO #80262

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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