About This Listing
I Mori Gelsi farm is situated in the green heart of Umbria, less than a mile from Torgiano, a country considered among the most beautiful villages in Italy.
Surrounded by the hills of vineyards and a characteristic landscape and enchanting. The view from the house is on the vineyards of Fattoria Spinola and the distance from Perugia Torgiano.
Despite the silence and peace that prevails, the MORI GELSI is well connected to the main road (SP401) and then you can easily access to places of historical and artistic interest: Assisi, Perugia, Deruta, Todi, Gubbio, Montefalco , Bevagna ...
I Mori Gelsi consists of a main house built in 1900 and lovingly restored, and its annex, which once housed the tractor shed, chicken coop and pigsty, a beautiful refurbished detached cottage.
The house was divided into two spacious and comfortable apartments 140m each, ideal for families or friends.
It is in a large private garden with swimming pool, fruit trees available to the client, the flowering plants.
Each apartment has its own private outdoor area consists of a large pergola, lit and furnished with beautiful hand painted Deruta table and chairs. Guests can also enjoy a private (website hidden) in an area emphasizes hunting ban: in fact, very often, the people they meet colorful pheasants and hares fast roam freely and undisturbed.
An organic garden is available during your stay, as well as free organic eggs from the farm.
Tourists will find a great welcome basket upon arrival with all the fixings for breakfast and two bottles of wine Fattoria Spinola DOP and IGP as a gift.
140 sq.m. on two floors for six people plus sofa bed, baby bed up to three years available free of charge.
On the ground floor: large dining room with extendable table for 12 people and an extra folding table up to six people; a fully equipped kitchen (washing machine, dishwasher, oven, microwave); bedroom with two single beds, a bathroom with shower.
It is the perfect apartment to stay together if a group take more housing units.
On the first floor: a large, comfortable living room with double sofa bed and fireplace, cast iron stove; a full bathroom with tub and shower unit; a bedroom with two single beds, a double room with baby cot.
Outside: Private lighted pergola with barbecue and large dining table beautifully decorated by hand in Deruta. Panoramic view over the vineyards of Fattoria Spinola and Torgiano. A typical external staircase gives even more charm to the facade.
pool, WIFI, free vegetable garden, free fresh eggs, welcome basket with breakfast, 2 bottles of wine.
Interaction with Guests
We are available for guests to help, information, etc.
The farm I MORI GELSI is located in the green heart of Umbria, less than a mile from Torgiano, a village inserted in the association “I BORGHI PIU’ BELLI D’ITALIA.
Framed by the rolling hills of vineyards and a characteristic, enchanting Umbrian landscape. The view from the house is on the vineyards of Fattoria Spinola and in the distance of Perugia and Torgiano.
Despite the silence and peace that will reign, is well connected to the main road (SP401) and then you can easily get to the places of interest and historical artists: Assisi, Perugia, Deruta, Todi, Gubbio, Montefalco, Bevagna ...
Fattoria Spinola was a convent of nuns in the late thirteenth century.
In fact, there is still a private consecrated chapel with frescoes dating back approximately at the beginning of the fourteenth century.
Unfortunately, these frescoes are very damaged, either because they have been discovered by Antonio Spinola (my grandfather) only in the early '900 - at that time this room was used for storage of farm and it was painted white - and because during the 1997 earthquake many pieces of fresco were detached from the ceiling.
We do not have the possibility to restore it because it is quite expensive.
During the post-earthquake restoration, we discovered that the facade of the chapel had been hidden by plaster. In fact, the part of the building next to the Chapel was added at a later time (1600).We decided to leave out the plaster original brick facade with the frame of the original roof (lowest building constructed later).
Around 1700 the Fattoria Spinola became the country house of the noble family Goga (now extinct). You can still see the emblem on the altar of the Chapel and stone at the entrance to my house.
In 1818, the last Cardinal Spinola family (SPINOLA, Hugh Pet(phone number hidden)) was sent to Perugia by Pope and bought about 3,000 acres of homes, land, villas. He was the uncle of my grandfather, that's why his death left him and his brothers all his possessions. My grandfather happened to the Fattoria Spinola with 70 acres of land.
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About the Host, Fiorbellina
Born in Rome where I lived for 30 years, I decided to leave my job in the City (I worked in a Company that organized the SBK World Championship and many other Motor races), to run the family Estate and to start the activity of Agriturismo.
I left the City to live in Umbria, where I discovered an amazing and wonderful Region and a different, healthtier quality of life.
During the years, my relatives who wanted to rent their properties in BOLOGNA, ROME, LUGANO LAKE and LIGURIA, asked me to give them an help. I AM NOT A TRAVEL AGENT! I just give them an help to receive bookings requests.