Old Medieval Hamlet For Sale In Umbria
13th-century monastery for sale between Gubbio and Città di Castello
Modern relais of charm with panoramic views of Umbria's enchanting hilly landscape
This old Medieval hamlet for sale is at 600 metres above sea level, between Gubbio and Città di Castello, and currently houses a modern relais of charm offering enchanting views of Umbria's hilly landscape.
A stone's throw from the most famous centers of Umbria and Tuscany, reachable along exciting routes that cross hermitages, churches and monasteries through the Valtiberina area, in the footsteps of St. Francis, this abbey stands on the ruins of a Roman settlement and a subsequent Lombard tower. This 13th-century building, completed by the Benedictines in 1289, became a partisan stronghold during the Second World War.
The historical prestige of an ancient monastery, restored to its original beauty by a careful restoration, is combined with its charming context, wrapped in an unspoiled landscape, offering an estate that maintains all the charm of medieval architecture intact. The atmosphere of other times relives in the precious period details that adorn its elegant interiors, from handcrafted ceramics to wrought iron lamps, passing through fine fabrics.
This is a charming place designed for complete relaxation as a luxury country house, consisting of two buildings measuring 1,500 square meters overall. The main body houses 10 rooms for hospitality, a restaurant with two rooms and a winter garden, a bar, two rooms for staff, and a church used as a common room. In the adjacent building, there are another six rooms furnished as suites, a welcoming reception hall, an independent apartment, and a storage room serving the restaurant.
The 19 rooms, all unique, feature decorations in soft tones, enhanced by particular period furniture, in an atmosphere made even warmer and more welcoming by the predominance of wood. A pleasant intimacy that can also be found in the restaurant rooms, the main one housed in an enchanting panoramic veranda, and a second in the old stable.
To frame this charming period estate, four hectares of grounds host a luxuriant park of one and a half hectares featuring private spaces designed for relaxation, in the shade of majestic plants, colorful flowers, steps and arches. A big heated infinity pool, crowned by a large solarium area, offers fun and entertainment, alongside the convenience of a big parking area for 40 cars, a well and two springs.
- Swimming pool