The house lies 3,5 Kms from the
well known city of Orvieto
in a hilly position. From the property you have a panoramic sight and the town self
(beautiful at sunset and at night) and on the surrounding valley. The position of the villa
allows to quickly reach the principal cultural and naturalistic beauties of
Umbria, Rome and northern Lazio, southern Tuscany
(Siena, Arezzo, Montepulciano).
From the villa in around 10
minutes driving you are on the motorway Rome-Florence. The train station of
Orvieto Scalo is 4 kms far away, the journey time is 1 hour for Rome and 2
hours for Florence. The nearest bus stop is 2 kms from the property. The villa is suitable for max 6 persons.
The terrace near the house is equipped with a gazebo, table and
chairs. So it will be possible to eat outdoor and enjoy at the same time the panoramic view on
Orvieto. The property has a private garden and swimming pool for sole use of
the tenant. The pool is 6x12 meters with a depth of 150cm, there is also a
little pool suitable for young children (depth around 50cm).
The small building near the pool can be used
as changing room and it has also a toilet, 3 ring stove and a fridge for
drinks. There is a gezebo with table and chairs if you want to eat
near the pool.
The nearest shops (supermarket, bakery, butcher, pharmacy and some other
shops) are situated in Sferracavallo (2,5 kms from the property). There are
different restaurants within 4/6 kms from the house.
In Umbria, a region that has gained a name for being the green heart of
Italy, tourism is growing because of the unfamiliar harmony between
nature, antiquities, historic centres and culture. The quiet of the
countryside, good provisions and an inimitable cuisine are the great
draw. This region is less touristy than Tuscany and this is
especially appreciated by many tourists.
forms an ideal starting point for enjoying the peace of the surrounding
hilly and mountainous landscape and on the other hand making trips to
beautifull towns like Todi, Orvieto, Narni, Spoleto, Perugia, Gubbio,
Assisi. There are also numerous charming little villages – many of
medieval origin - as Amelia, Labro, Spello, Norcia, Bevagna, Montefalco
to visit. In many towns and villages you can taste local dishes or buy
local wines and olive oil (generally of excellent quality). You can also
easily visit – in day trips - famous towns and charming villages in the
southern part of Tuscany such as Siena, Arezzo, San Giminiano, Pienza,
Cortona, Sinalunga, etc. Many tourists visit also Rome from here
(without staying in the city which is very hot in summer) once or more
times. It is possible to go by car (journey of 1h-1h30) or by train from
the stations of: Terni, Narni-Amelia, Orte & Orvieto.
must not forget the mountains with some splendid woods, e.g. Terminillo
(up to 2000 metres by car). In around 1 hour it is possible to reach the
shimmering lakes of Bracciano, Vico, Piediluco, Bolsena and Trasimeno.
The Mediterranean Sea (mostly sand beaches) situated between Tarquinia
and Chiarone are 90-120 Kms away (around 1h20-1h40 driving). Near the
city of Terni you can also visit the Marmore falls (165 meters, one of
the highest of Europe), there is nearby also a