PRIVATE STRUCTURE. La Dolce Vita is a villa of relatively recent construction which, in keeping with the architectural and landscape tradition of the location, has been built entirely in stone with ceilings with typical open face beams and bricks whilst the furnishing is modern combined with touches of ethnic and rustic inspiration. Outside, a large pergola destined as a dining area allows guests to have alfresco meals, lulled in the tranquillity of the surrounding countryside. The villa is provided with accessories to make the guests’ stay more pleasant, in first place the fitness centre, with gym, colour therapy shower, heated whirlpool tub, both indoor and outdoor, and Turkish bath. The large garden, with an attractive illuminated fountain in the centre, enables guests to take walks in the open air and to admire the green and luxuriant landscape of the surrounding valleys from the hill. Located between the medieval towns of Todi and Orvieto, in a splendid panoramic position overlooking the enchanting green countryside which can be seen from all sides of the house, La Dolce Vita is the ideal spot for those looking for an out of the ordinary holiday with the unique combination of nature, history and art, where it is easy to let oneself be conquered by the excellent wine and food, to be inspired in front of the spirituality of the religious sites and to be bewitched by the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside.
The villa has two floors. The main entrance on the ground floor leads directly through an archway into the living room with fireplace. Next to it is the kitchen with barbecue and wood oven. The living area and the kitchen share the outside portico, furnished with table and chairs, which is reached through the two French windows. In front of the entrance is the double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower. On this floor are a toilet and laundry room as well as the fitness centre with Turkish bath, whirlpool tub, colour therapy shower and a well equipped gym. A marble staircase leads to the upper floor with TV room, a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower, a twin bedroom and a bathroom with shower. The TV room has two French windows, one of which leads out to a large terrace at the back of the house whilst the other leads, along a pathway, to the outer steps which lead down to the ground floor. A wooden staircase in the living room leads up to the other wing of the house. On the first floor is a loft with divans, a study, a double bedroom and a twin bedroom with two pull-out beds, both with ensuite bathroom with tub.
The park, cultivated mainly as an olive grove, extends for about 3 hectares. The garden around the villa is about 1500 sq m and is composed of large areas of lawn, stone paths and olive trees and cypresses. In the area between the portico and the swimming pool is an attractive illuminated round pool. The large portico, paved in terracotta, in front of the kitchen and the living room, is furnished with table and chairs, allowing guests to partake of alfresco meals, immersed in the silence of the surrounding countryside, in front of a breathtaking view. The property is entirely enclosed.
The large infinity pool is about 30 m from the house and can be reached by a flight of steps or across the lawn. It is situated in a particularly panoramic hill position. It is rectangular in shape and measures 7 x 14 m with a depth varying from 70 cm to 250 cm. A ladder offers easy access to the pool which has been predisposed as an endless pool. It is lined in mosaic with chlorine purification. The shower next to the pool has both hot and cold water. The pool is illuminated both inside and outside and there are also manually operated spotlights on the terracotta paving of the solarium. The solarium area is provided with sun umbrellas and sunbeds for sunbathing and enjoying the magnificent panorama and there is also a warm whirlpool tub next to an attractive waterfall fountain. The pool is open from the last Saturday of April until the first Saturday of October.
Additional amenities include: ping pong table, games, in-home theater, satellite TV lcd 48'', washer / dryer, iron and ironing board, sunbed, wood oven, mixer, books and magazines, cable / satellite TV, hi-fi stereo with cd player, babycot, book online, portable barbecue, highchair, yard, satellite TV in the first floor, mosquito screens, hairdryer, moka, wi-fi internet fast connection, american coffee machine, fix barbecue, fitness centre with: hydromassage tub; turkish bath; colour therapy shower; gym.TripAdvisor property ID 1832130...Read more
Located in the Umbrian countryside, it has a wonderful view towards three region: Latium (Montefiascone, Bagnoregio), Umbria (Corbara lake, Orvieto city) and Tuscany ( Monte Amiata).The distances from the Motorway A1 (8 km) as well as from the railways station of Orvieto make the location ideal for sightseeing around the beautiful Umbrian historical cities as well as Tuscany ones.
* Airports: Roma 160, Firenze 190, Pisa 277 km, Perugia 70 km
* Train Station: Orvieto 15 km
* Highway: highway exit A1 Orvieto 14 km
* Attractions within 100 km: Orvieto 16 km, Lago di Bolsena 37 km, Todi 28 km, Assisi 82 km, Perugia 67 km, Lago Trasimeno 83 km, Montepulciano 75 km, Pienza 87 km,
* Services and shops: Baschi 6,5 km
* Beach: Tyrrhenian Sea 115 km
* Access road: 1,2 km of unpaved road
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