- 3 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 7
Description from the owner
The house is part of a historical estate dating back to the 17th Century. Records show that Garibaldi the italian national hero stayed here in 1846 retreating from the defeat at the hand of Napoleon III army of the short lived democratic adventure of the Roman Republic.
The house sits in on the most exclusive hill facing the town of Todi and the valley beneath it. It is surrounded by a private wood of 30 hectares that covers the hill all the way to a medieval watchtower that dominates the valley. The house has been refurbished in 2013 blending our old family furnitures with a contemporary minimalistic style.
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Palazzaccio Todi - Romantic stone house with views
Todi, Umbria, Italy
Additional Location Information
Nestled in the hill opposite Todi lies our old farm which has been refurbished in 2013.
The house is 150 sq meters (1600 square feet) and is composed of 3 bedrooms, one big kitchen with fireplace and a living room.
You will reach the house driving on a private road bordered with secular trees (one is certified being 500 years old).
The property includes a 30 hectares wood that covers half of the hill which makes for great walks and mountain bike rides in the nature; within it you will find water creeks, wild plants and a medieval tower that lays on top of the hill.
There is also 9 hectars of farming ground where our private olive groove of 300 trees every autumn gits us with an amazing extra-virgin olive oil on top of seasonal crop.
You will be received by a person who speaks fluently english and spanish on top of italian. She will introduce you to the house and the area. Providing informations on local markets, village fairs and outdoor activities.
Todi is a charming well-preserved medieval town founded before the Roman empire and unmutated since the 14th Century; Todi sits on top of a hill overlooking gorgeous rolling green valleys.
Within short distance you have the natural park of the river Tiber, Marmore waterfalls, tiny romantic hamlets such as Doglio and Unesco site Assisi.
Food in the region is unparalled with top notch wines, truffle and the best restaurant of Italy 2014 (Vissani) within 20 km from the house.
Our property is in the most exclusive hill of the area, with views over the valley where runs the Tiber river going to Rome and just 10 min drive away from the town itself where you will find all you need (i.e. supermarkets, pharmacies, ATM, ice cream...)
Umbria is famous for its mild climate, delicious food, among some of the best wines of Italy and olive oil.
Discover the rich history, medieval hill towns, gothic and renaissance cities and the spellbinding landscape of rolling hills with vineyards, olive groves and cypress lined roads.
You will need a car to get around. You will be provided with a map and directions once you receive the keys.
The bedrooms are:
- 1 room with double bed
- 1 room with double bed
- 1 room with an single bed
Which makes a total of 5.
Plus there is a sofa that opens in a comfortable double bed in the living room.
There is a dishwasher and a washing machine.
40" flat screen with satellite TV, Dvd player, Stereo with Ipod dock.
More About This Location
Lake nearby, Rural retreats
Water park nearby, Golf course within 30 minute drive, Horse riding nearby
Nearest shops, 3 miles
Nearest beach: Mare di Terni, 30 miles
Nearest airport: San Francesco - Perugia, 35 miles
Nearest ferry port: Civitavecchia, 130 miles
Nearest train station: Todi, 4 miles
Car is essential
Last updated on August 20, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $398
- Fees for additional guests may apply.
- Pet | $27
- Central heating
- Washing Machine
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- High chair
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Corporate bookings allowed
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Children's pool
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Stereo or CD player
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 8 Dining chairs
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 150 square meters