Villa: sleeps up 10
Villa + Dependance: sleeps up 15
Large portico for outdoor dining
wifi - barbecue - mosquito screens
Weekly rates villa / villa + dependance
Peak season: 5000 Euros / 6000 Euros
High season: 4500 Euros /5500 Euros
Mid season: 3500 Euros / 4500 Euros
Low Season: 3000 Euros / 3800 Euros
Set in the heart of Umbria’s countryside, Villa Altea is a former stone-built house including a mediaval watchover tower, a spacious villa for families or friends considering a holiday in the undisturbed countryside.
Its peaceful setting is also conveniently close to Todi (8kms - 10 minutes drive), Orvieto (30 kms) and Perugia (35 kms) for restaurants, shopping, art galleries and nightlife; to Montefalco (35 kms) and the wine district of Umbria and to Spoleto (50 kms) and Assisi (50 kms), for medieval architecture, white truffles, olive oil production and Franciscan itineraries trough woods and hillside retreats of hermits.
Nearest supermarket, restaurant, bar and shops are in the town of Ponterio (7 kms, 6 minutes drive) where there is also a connection to free motorway E45 leading to the South (Rome) and the North (Perugia, Tuscany). The area is included in the natural park of Tiber River.
The property has 3 different entrances, the main one with electric gate and secondary entrances on the opposite sides of the garden, with 8 covered and safe parking spaces.
DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY
The villa is very spacious. Interiors are carefully furnished in a traditional country style conserving the traditional charm of the classic Italian life: wooden-beamed ceilings, pastel colours, terracotta floors and modern facilities. The house is split into 2 parts: the main villa and the annexed dependance.
It is possible to rent just the main villa at a reduced rate; in that case guests staying in the villa would have exclusive use of the park and pool, none would stay in the dependance.
The ground floor consists of a very large and bright living area including a billiard room, this area is connected to a spacious sitting room with fireplace, continuining in the dining area (2 tables seating up 16) and the open kitchen with food storage room. An arched large window in the sitting room offers beautiful country views and French windows of the kitchen and dining area, open directly to the park, the barbecue and outside dining area. Two bedrooms (one double and one single) sharing a bathroom with bathtub and shower head, complete the floor.
The first floor consists of a cosy sitting room with fireplace, from this central room is possible to reach a double bedroom with en suite bathroom (shower), another double bedroom with en suite bathroom (shower); on the other side there are 4 bedrooms sharing 2 bathrooms (shower): a twin bedroom (beds can be joined to obtain a double bed), a single bedroom (the bed is large enough to accomodate 2 children), a double bedroom and another single bedroom. The first floor has direct access to the garden and a wooden staircase leads to the tower, where there is a ovely reading rooms with library and sofas (2 flights of steps, not ideal for young children, if required in advance, the tower access can be closes for safety reasons).
The dependance has 2 independent apartments with separated entrances, the first apartment has a dining room with open kitchenette, a bouble bedroom and a single bedroom (extra single bed available) sharing a bathroom with shower. The second apartment has a dining room with kitchenette (sofa bed in the dining room preferably for 1 or 2 children), a flight of 14 steps leads to the double bedroom and private bathroom (bathtub with shower head).
GARDEN AND POOL
The garden is encircled by a great variety of trees, flowers, bushes and rolling hills - including 3 centenary olive trees dating back to the Middle ages. There are plenty of outdoor spaces at the property: a large al fresco dining area under a huge portico with 4 tables that can be joined in different ways, to accommodate up to 18 people, a hammock and a service bathroom with shower; a barbecue area, numerous sun loungers and a shading pergola by the pool, ideal places to relax and appreciate a view.
In addition to the manicured garden, the entire private land of the villa, 7 hectars, includes olive grove, a portion of forest and walnut trees.
The generously sized pool is close to the property, reached by a paved path. Roman staircase, 6 X 12 metres, from 1,50 to 2,50 metres deep.
- WiFi internet connection
- DVD player
- Washing machine
- Electric water heater
- Coffee machine
- Ironing board
- Mosquito screens (all the windows)
- Swimming pool (12x6 meters, 1.5 to 2.5 meters deep)
- Outdoor shower
- Sunloungers and deckchairs
- Large patio with dining tables and bathroom
- Pergola by the pool
Pets permitted on request, (50 euros for extra cleanings), preferably small well behaved dogs.
The villa is not ideal for peope with wheelchair, some bedrooms are preferable for old people or people with restricted mobility, please enquiry
LOCATION AND ACCESSIBILITY
Umbria delights its guests with its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Local truffles, olive oil, asparagus, funghi porcini, and famous Sagrantino wine, will ensure food lovers will be in for a treat when visiting one of the region’s many excellent restaurants.
The villa is short distance from the paved country road that in around 10 minutes leads to Todi, to supermarkets and restaurants and to the free motorway E45. The villa is easily accessible.
WHAT TO DO DURING THE STAY...
ART, GASTRONOMY, TOURS, NATURE, SPORT, CULTURE, RELAX
RENTAL RATE - minimum stay 1 week
• Welcome pack and toiletries • Weekly sets of linens and towels • Utilities (except for heating) • internet wifi
Does NOT include
• cleanings: 300 euros/week for the villa and 350 euros/week for villa + dependance (weekly clanings for reservations of 2 or more weeks and final cleanings)
• Heating, if used, is metered and payable locally
• extra services on request (like cooking service, guided tours, extra change of linens and towels)
• COVID-19 VIRUS, CLEANINGS
During the duration of the Coronavirus pandemic, there is an extra cost for a special treatment against Covid-19 virus, the cost is 400 euros/reservation + vat (22%) for the villa, and 450 euros + vat for villa + dependance, that makes a total of 488 euros or 549 euros, payabale locally by the guests. The treatment is done at each changeover by an external company, in addition to the normal cleanings done by the local cleanings staff, the treatment is done inside and outside the villa, including sofas, blankets, pillows, all surfaces, outdoor dining furniture and the garden.
Please enquiry for further info about the cleanings products, methods and procedures.
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