Bedrooms: 6 (4 doubles, 2 single). Bathrooms: 6
Living room with corner bar
Winter garden (air conditioned)
WI-FI, barbecue, ping pong table, outdoor kitchen.
Large pool and tennis court
Weekly rates up to 8 people
Peak season: Euro 6000
High season: Euro 5400
Mid-season: Euro 4200
Low season: Euro 3600
Apartment (2 people) + 1000 euros/week
Set in private commanding location with undisturbed views over the Umbrian hills, Villa Rosella
offers an enviable level of luxury that leaves nothing to chance. With equal emphasis on style and comfort, the interior and outdoor décors are warmed with Mediterranean touches and infused with summer colours, rich reds, yellows and oranges in contrast with the blues and whites of the ceramic accessories.
The "Winter garden", a cosy living area with sofas, fireplace and dining table (air conditioned) has a more contemporary style, softened with natural shades of white and soft beiges, creating a warm and comfortable atmosphere and offering marvellous views of the garden.
The villa consists of a main building on 2 floors and the independent apartment (sleeps 2) within the same house, on the ground floor. It can be rented entirely, up to 10 people, or up to 8 people, without the apartment.
The villa is 2 kms away to a village with a bar, easy drive to good restaurants as well as shops, supermarkets, historic towns, places of interest.
The famous historic town of Todi, with all facilities for food, shopping, art and culture, is just 5 kms away.
Some of Umbria’s most famous sites are a short drive away – Perugia, Orvieto, Spoleto, Assisi, Bevagna, Montefalco (the wine area of Umbria), Narni, Marmore Falls, Carsulae Roman Ruins and Lake Trasimeno are all within 15-60 minutes’ drive. Further afield, Rome is 1 hour 30 minutes, Siena and Florence around 2 hours by car.
DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY
Ground floor of the villa
Sleeping area on ground floor (naturally cold in Summer):
Independent apartment within the the villa with private access, ground floor
First Floor of the villa
The first floor has its independent access from the garden and it is also connected to the ground floor through a beautifully decorated staircase and a food elevator (to bring food from the ground floor to the kitchen or the upper part of the garden where there is the outdoor dining table), as well as a spiral staircase next to the kitchen. The first floor opens directly to the outdoor dining area and the pool area.
Sleeping area of the first floor:
Access from the garden, totally air conditioned, windows all around, overlooking the garden
GARDEN AND POOL
private pool (12 x 7 metres, 1.5 meters deep, Roman steps, local stone paved surround, lights around pool area). Pool opening: the pool is regularly opened from June to end of September.
The pool area has sun-loungers, a garden swing and a large umbrella. Near the shaded area with a portico by the pool, finds place a useful kitchen with refrigerator (for your aperitivo!) and a bathroom with shower.
Outside dining area: there is a metal table with chairs by the pool and a charming ceramic table built around the trunk of an amazing mulberry tree, that gives shade and smelling fruits, by the entrance to the large living room of the first floor.
The garden is completed by a new tennis court on the upper part of the garden, the tennis court has night lighting and artificial grass, to play tennis the whole year round.
Foosball table and ping pong table are available in the garden area.
Airports – Perugia (60mins by car), Rome Fiumicino and Rome Ciampino (1hr 30mins), Florence (2hr) Pisa and Bologna (3hr)
Train – Orvieto and Orte (45mins), Narni-Amelia (30mins)
On request, dogs are welcome. In the garden, if needed, there is a fenced area with dog's kennel. 50 euros/week pet fee
Umbria has a beautiful green and hilly territory with olive groves and vineyards, dotted with medieval castles and quaint hilltop towns.
Placed in Central Italy between Rome and Florence, Umbria is a region rich in history, culture, art and architecture, with famous cities such as Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Gubbio, Spoleto, Todi, Spello, Narni and others.
Lake Trasimeno, the largest Italian lake after that of Lake Como, is located an hour from Villa Rosella.
Umbria delights its visitors with stunning natural beauty and a rich cultural heritage. Local truffles, olive oil, asparagus, funghi porcini, and famous Sangiovese and Sagrantino wines will ensure food lovers will be in for a treat when visiting one of the region’s many excellent restaurants.
The climate is mild with temperatures in winter rarely falling below zero and summer temperatures average around 25 degrees Centigrade.
The region is the scene of major cultural events throughout the year (such as the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto and Umbria Jazz in Perugia) and many other folk events and antiques markets which, especially in summer, enliven Umbria’s towns and cities.
WHAT TO DO DURING THE STAY
ART, GASTRONOMY, TOURS, NATURE, SPORT, CULTURE, RELAX
• Classic city tours in Umbria and Tuscany
• Antique markets in all the major towns
• International Art and Music festivals
• In-house chef, on request
• Wine tours in the vineyards and cellars
• Activity days (guided or self-guided walks/hikes in the surrounding hills, forests and lakes, cycling, white water river rafting, hiking, free climbing et.)
• Bike tours followed by picnic lunches prepared by a local chef
• Sports facilities
• Horseback riding through the country
• Spa and health resorts
• Winter fun (snow-shoe trekking/cross country skiing) in the mountains
• Cooking classes or demonstrations in the villa or nearby locations
• Gourmet tours (to include olive oil, cheese, cereals, cured meats)
• Truffle hunting excursion followed by lunch including truffles
• Foraging excursions followed by tastings (mushrooms, asparagus, edible flowers, wild herbs)
• Children’s activities (Pizza making, Truffle hunting with dogs, Riding with donkeys in the mountains followed by picnic, Farm visits, outdoor adventure park and more)
RENTAL RATE - minimum stay 1 week with Saturday changeover day
• Professional property manager • Welcome pack and toiletries • Weekly sets of linens and towels • Final house cleanings • Utilities (except for heating) • internet Wi-Fi • Air-conditioning (just in the Winter garden)
Does NOT include:
• COVID-19 VIRUS, treatment
Should the Coronavirus restrictions be in place in Italy during the stay or should a guest be tested positive during the holiday, a treatment against Covid-19 virus would be compulsory at the check out and the extra cost should be paid by the guest, locally in cash. The cost for this villa in 2022 is 400 euros/reservation + vat (22%), for a total of 488 euros. Prices might vary in 2023. Note that in 2022 the treatment has never been necessaty. The treatment is done by an external company, in addition to the normal cleaning carried out by local cleaning staff, the treatment is done inside and outside the villa, including sofas, blankets, pillows, all surfaces, outdoor dining furniture and the garden.
• Heating, if used, will be metered and paid locally • Extra services (Chef service, extra change of linen and towels)
Events, such as weddings or birthdays with participants (in addition to those that have rented the villa), may be held in the villa and the gardens. Extra accommodation in a nearby B&B/Country house with pool, an event planner and catering services are available on demand (please enquiry). For larger events an event fee may be requested that will depend on the number of guests and type of event.
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