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Historic Villa with Pool and Cottage in Umbria - Fortezza Umbra

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Studio, 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Ficulle, Province of Terni, Umbria
Set off for a family holiday at a historic estate in the gorgeous Umbrian countryside. This restored 12th-century villa was built by the Bishop of Orvieto and once served as the fortress for the entire Mealla Valley. Lounge by the pool, treat yourself to alfresco meals, and wander the grounds, which are filled with olive trees and still house a small 12th-century church and bell tower.
(11 hectares, 26 acres)

From the main road, one-and-a-half miles of unpaved road leads to the property, which consists of 11 hectares (26 acres) of woodlands, gardens and olive trees. A series of stone steps leads to the entrance of the main villa. Next to the main villa is a terrace with a swimming pool that has lights for evening swims and views of the valley (15 m x 7 m, open June to September). The pool is surrounded by several sunbeds, armchairs and a...
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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (5)
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Microwave
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    5 Full baths
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Security Deposit:
Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash or by credit card. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 500 EUR.
Other Notes:
Housekeeping available upon request at an extra charge. Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather. Departure Time: 10:00 am. UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. IF ARRIVING AT DIFFERENT TIMES GUESTS HAVE 24 HOURS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE OR OWNERS WILL BE FINED BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day.
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About the neighbourhood
The property is located between Fabro and Orvieto, overlooking the Val di Chiana in the Umbrian countryside. The villa is 3 kilometers from the nearest village, Ficulle, where there are restaurants and a castle. Adventurous guests who wish to hike to the village can do so on a hilly 4 km/2.5-mile path through the woods. Just 18 km away is the scenic medieval town of Orvieto, which is perched atop a large volcanic rock formation with vertical cliffs and offers some of the best views in the country. The town has many shops, cafes and restaurants. The famous Gothic Duomo dates back to the 13th century and features a beautiful façade and interiors. Visit the papal palace, Etruscan ruins, and embark on a guided tour of one of the village’s many underground caves. Be sure to purchase a bottle o... more
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