Located in a hidden, unspoilt part of Italy, this villa offers a perfect refuge from modern life deep in the Umbrian countryside.
The property itself is attractively furnished throughout with stone walls, wood beamed ceilings and tiled floors - décor is neutral, light, airy and spacious with all bedrooms fitted with colour televisions.
There is a large, enclosed garden, with lawned areas and a large private swimming pool a short distance from the villa. There are also delightful views around the property over the surrounding hillside and valleys.
There are plenty of large dining spaces from which to enjoy the many culinary delights of the region. All the products grown on the farm, such as olive oil, wine, walnuts, figs, grapes and eggs are made available to guests.
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This villa is situated in the historical and scenic area around the town of Amelia: a perfectly peaceful country retreat that's not too far off the beaten track. There are local amenities close by (in Amelia) and many other fascinating Umbrian towns to discover - including Todi, Terni and Orvieto - close by.
Nearest airports: Rome (Ciampino or Fiumicino) 1 hr 20 mins, Perugia 1 hr 30 mins, Ancona 2 hrs 45 mins, Forlì 3 hrs.
Guests can take profit of the villa's extensive wooded grounds and, at weekends (in August, September and October), guided tours of the local wineries take place. For sports, there is rafting and kayaking on the Corno River, or ice-skating in Ussita.
The Sibillini National Park is nearby where guests may care to take part in activities such as water rafting, whilst for those seeking more relaxing pastimes, Amelia also has Roman ruins and archaeological museums.
For visitors wishing to experience Rome, there is a train station at Narni-Amelia that enters directly into the city; thus avoiding the inconvenience of driving or parking in the capital.
There are also many other interesting towns to visit, including:
There are some antiquities and farm machinery the owner has left around the property as points of interest for guests, care should be taken with small children. A wooden play frame with slide and two swings can be found on the property - a fun diversion for young holiday-makers!