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Historical country house in Umbria

Entire home/apt
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
4 Beds
1 adult
0 children
Ages 2 - 12
0 infants
Under 2
4 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

Historical house in the heart of the vineyards of Montefalco, near the castle of Fabbri. Two bedrooms, a spacious living room with fireplace, recently renovated. Ideally located close to many of Umbria's medieval hilltop villages.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $11 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 20%


The space

The space

The ancient house has been fully renovated in 2007. With a beautiful view on the Umbrian countryside, it consists of:

- a large livingroom/kitchen with a central fireplace;
- two bedrooms, one with double bed and one with single bed;
- two bathrooms, one with shower and the other with bath tub.

Guest access

Guest Access

The house is equipped with all commodities, including washing machine, a large TV, internet connection, bath tub, fireplace.

Our guests are also welcome to enjoy the space around the house, sitting in the front porch or, in summer, at the table under the fig tree in front of the house.

The house has plenty of parking space.

The neighborhood

The surroundings

Within the reach of a few minutes drive are many of Umbria's characteristic medieval towns. A five minutes drive takes you to Montefalco, known as "the railing of Umbria" for its position overlooking the Umbrian valley, hosting a lively festival in August (agosto montefalchese), and home to an amazing DOP wine, the tannic-tasting Sagrantino.

In 15 minutes you can be in Trevi, a hilltop village spectacularly perched on top of a steep hill at the foot of the mountains, where you can taste one of the finest olive oils of Italy.

Within the same distance is Bevagna, an important center along the via Flaminia in the Roman age and now a beautifully preserved town where once a year the traditional crafts come back to life in the "Gaite" festival.

Also with a Roman past, Spello (20 minutes away) deserves a visit for its archaeological sites and for its labyrinth of lanes full of plants and flowers where old people sit and talk in the evening.

Spoleto (also just 20 minutes away) was in the early middle ages the capital of a powerful duchy. Of that glorious past remain wonderful places all around the town, such as the theatrical down-slope that opens on the Cathedral and the impressive aqueduct (Ponte delle torri) that brought fresh water from the nearby mountain into the city center.

A little more driving takes you to two of the most famous places in Umbria: the wonderful town of Assisi (30 minutes) -home to St. Francis and to the marvelous basilica with frescoes by Giotto- and the regional capital, Perugia (40 minutes).

Perugia was once one of the main Etruscan cities and later the most powerful Umbrian "comune". The heritage of this past is a charming center full of huge gates and arcs, impressive public buildings and beautiful fountains, aqueducts turned into pedestrian walks and hidden corners. Quite original is the system of public transportation, based on escalators placed in old underground fortifications. Nowadays, Perugia is a lively university town, home to events such as the jazz festival UmbriaJazz and the chocolate festival Eurochocolate.

If you are looking for nature, within one hour drive is the national park of the Sibillini mountains in Eastern Umbria, with its soft-looking mountains and the vastness of its plateaux, the most spectacular being the huge Pian Grande of Castelluccio, fully covered in spring by an explosion of blooming flowers.

On the road to the Sibillini mountains, an obliged stop is Norcia, a beautiful town still completely contained by its medieval walls, with a unique "round square" and a food paradise with many specialties one better than the other: black truffle, chocolate, pecorino cheese, farro, lentils, wild boar stew and last but not least, charcuterie, in Italian known as "norcineria", since many of the traditional techniques of processing pork were developed in this town.

So, come enjoy the mild landscapes, the tannic taste of Sagrantino and the aroma of olive oil, the liveliness of the town festivals on balmy summer nights, the constant blend of landscape and art, and that simple, genuine atmosphere which is the secret of Umbria's beauty.

Getting around


If you are coming from Rome, you'll be at the house in 1.30-2 hours.

Take highway A1 northwards (towards Florence) until Orte. At Orte get out and follow for Terni (road E45) and then just follow the road past Terni towards Spoleto.

The road, which is now SS3, will become winding and go through some mountains, but don't worry: that's right and you're almost there.

After Spoleto, continue on the road in the direction of Foligno. You will see a town perched on a hill on your right. That is Trevi. Get off there and at the roundabout take for Montefalco. Follow the road for about 5 minutes until a big turn to the left, right after which you'll see a sign saying "Fabbri".

Take that road and at the top of the hill you're at the tower of Fabbri (now a winery). Take left at the tower and follow downhill for a few hundred meters until you get to a group of houses. Ours is the third on the right (you will see cypresses and olive trees).


If you are coming from the North, take highway A1 southwards, towards Rome, and get off when you see the sign for Perugia (exit at Bettolle).

Follow the road, SS75bis, which borders Lake Trasimeno. When you get to Perugia keep following the road, which becomes SS75, in the direction of Foligno, for about 30 minutes. At the end of the road in Foligno follow the direction for Spoleto, taking road SS3.

After about 10 minutes you will see the exit for Trevi and Montefalco (Trevi will be right there on your left).

At the roundabout take towards Montefalco (first exit) and then proceed as in the directions above for from Rome.

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events

House rules

We have no specific rules other than common sense: use the house properly and respectfully and leave it in decent conditions. In fall and winter we will provide wood for the fireplace. Check-in and check-out times are flexible, and if you have special requests or needs, hopefully something can be arranged. It is also possible to organize a visit to a local producer of (amazing) biological wine and olive oil. Just let us know what you would like for your stay!


This host has a Moderate Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 7 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.

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Utrecht, Netherlands · Joined in July 2011

Hello! I'm a PhD student in logic and formal linguistics in Amsterdam. I'm originally from Umbria, a beautiful region of hilltop villages, vineyards, olive trees, sunflowers, a cheerful atmosphere and lots of genuine food! Things I like in the world are grapefruits, drops, how simply words can combine to form new ideas, red wine, evolution, the month of September, and basil leaves.

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