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Villa in Strada di Murlo
  Villa Torre is part of the Tenuta di Murlo luxury private country estate that consists in various thousands of hectares Of immaculate countryside.  All the villas at Tenuta di Murlo have been crafted and lovingly restored from old farmhouses and each villa is provided with private pool and garden with views of the immaculate Umbrian landscape. All the villas have fully equipped kitchens and all the comforts of a luxury home and are rented on a self-catering basis. However, the estate combines the privacy of a private rental villa with the full selection of services of a 5-star hotel including a bug selection of high quality catering services. Many other services and experiences can be arranged for guests on request through the very dedicated Estate Concierge Team Originally built as a medieval watchtower in the extensive Murlo Estate, villa Torre offers superb views of the olive groves and valleys near Perugia. Take in the panorama from the recently rebuilt three-bedroom home, which has room for up to eight guests, or beautiful outdoor spaces like an Olympic-sized pool and terrace. Enjoy the unspoiled countryside and secluded location as well as easy access to a golf club and restaurant, just minutes away. Today, the villa’s tower stands watch over a large pool, plenty of chaise longues under a lovely pergola, 2 outdoor dining areas, one covered with a lovely pergola and a barbecue. Climb the tower to read, stargaze or enjoy a glass of wine on the rooftop terrace. The interiors are cozy like a private home and offer Sky TV and Wi-Fi access, as well as air-conditioned bedrooms. Beamed ceilings, stone walls and rough-hewn fireplace surrounds lend rustic charm to the living spaces at Torre. In the living room, striped sofas, a painted cabinet and an upholstered ottoman create a welcoming, cozy spot, and the bright dining room, which opens to the garden, has both wicker chairs and banquette seating around a large farmhouse-style table. The kitchen’s open wood shelving has old-fashioned character, but it’s equipped with modern appliances. Each of the villa’s three bedrooms, tucked into the tower, has an en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. On the ground floor, there’s a bedroom with a king bed, and on the second floor, a bedroom with two bunk beds has plenty of room for children. On the third floor, a bedroom with a king bed opens onto the rooftop terrace. Though the villa itself is peaceful and rural, it’s just a 5-minute drive from the Antognolla golf course and restaurant. Torre is located on the Murlo estate, so take the time to explore the location surrounding the Murlo castle and the valley of Monte Tezio, both visible from the villa. The estate lies between Umbertide and Perugia, making it easy to explore more of Umbria if you’d like. BEDROOM & BATHROOM Bedroom 1 – Ground Floor: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with combo shower/bathtub, Air conditioning Bedroom 2 – 1st Floor: 2 Bunk beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning Bedroom 3 – 2nd Floor: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Direct access to rooftop terrace FEATURES & AMENITIES • More under “What this place offers” below OUTDOOR FEATURES • Pergola • Roof terrace • More under “What this place offers” below STAFF & SERVICES Included: • Maid service – 6 days a week • Bed & bath linen change weekly (for guest stays of 2 consecutive weeks or more) • Bath linen change midweek • Starter welcome packs • Shuttle service to restaurant • More under “What this place offers” below At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required: • Activities and excursions • Massage • Additional linen change • Wood for fireplace • Villa heating – EUR 30 to EUR 60 per day (based on counter) • Pool heating – EUR 70 to EUR 220 per day (depending on outside temperature) • More under “Add-on services” below
€ 1,663 per night
Villa in Allerona
Torre Bisenzio
Learn the custom of the country at the stunning eight-bedroom Torre Bisenzio. Once a customs post on the border between Tuscany and Umbria near Orvieto, the property’s tower dates to the 13th century, and its other buildings to the 17th century. Today, it’s been renovated into a beautiful country retreat with a prime location on a 440-acre farm, gorgeous countryside views and spacious, private accommodations in two buildings.
€ 2,143 per night
Villa in Gubbio
Castello Ducale
Castello Ducale - 14Br - Sleeps 30. Lower rates for fewer bedrooms may be available upon request.
€ 2,515 per night

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Tenuta Pomona
€ 495 per night
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Villa Aggia
€ 1,161 per night
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€ 730 per night
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Casale di Sant' Andrea
€ 3,565 per night
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Le Torri di Bagnara Castles
€ 2,350 per night
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€ 1,500 per night
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Villa Molinella
€ 1,700 per night
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Torre al Monte
€ 900 per night
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Santa Croce
€ 1,947 per night
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€ 3,258 per night
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Villa in Bastia Creti di Umbertide
€ 1,523 per night

All about Umbria

Planning an Italian vacation in Umbria? We’re here to help!

Often overshadowed by its showier neighbour Tuscany to the northwest, Umbria is a well-guarded secret by those in the know. The ‘green heart’ of Italy is an undulating landscape of olive groves and vineyards, where almost every – stunning, medieval – town seems to perch in scenic splendour on the top of a hill. ‘La Terra Dei Santi’, the land of saints, is the birthplace of hundreds, including St Valentine, St Francis and St Benedict, and it’s filled with churches and chapels dedicated to such workers of miracles. Umbria borders neither the sea nor any other country, and this has led to a retention of old-world traditions in an area that’s also rich in Etruscan, Roman and medieval monuments. And of course, this being Italy, the food is divine – the region is particularly known for its truffles, hams and cheeses, and produces excellent wines.


In the footsteps of a saint

Assisi’s claim to fame is as the birthplace of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, who was born there in 1181. This pretty pink-stone medieval town on the slopes of Mount Subasio is one of the most visited in Umbria, thanks to the legacy of its famous onetime resident. Pilgrims make the journey to worship at his burial place, the immense Basilica di San Francesco, which was built in his honour between 1228 and 1253 and is now a Unesco World Heritage Site filled with beautiful frescoes. The surrounding Monte Subasio Park is steeped in the history of Saint Francis, and you can make like the man himself by taking in the surrounding natural wonders on a well-planned network of hiking trails, plus dirt roads ideal for horse riding and mountain biking.


Commemorating miracles

Although many of Umbria’s hill towns are blessed with better-than-average looks, your first sight of Orvieto, balanced atop huge craggy slabs of dark volcanic rock and towering over the plains of the Umbrian southwest, is pretty much guaranteed to make you go weak at the knees. The jewel in this lofty crown is the town’s magnificent Duomo, a 14th-century Gothic masterpiece known for its dazzling façade, which took some 300 years to complete. The cathedral was built to commemorate the happening at Bolsena in 1263, when a communion wafer was said to drip blood, thereby confirming the miracle of transubstantiation. Inside, the Chapel of San Brizio is decorated with Renaissance painter Luca Signorelli’s majestic frescoes of The Last Judgement, said to have been an influence on the work of Michelangelo. While you’re in town, pay a visit to the 2,600-year-old Necropoli Etrusca (Etruscan tombs) just below the town, which have in the past been used as wine storage, World War II bomb shelters and a means of escaping sieges, and are open to guided tours.


Great gastronomy

For foodies, Umbria’s top destination has to be the town of Norcia. Nestled in the foothills of the Sibillini Mountains, it is one of Italy’s leading gastronomic centers, known for its delicious hams, salamis, lentils, cheeses, and that elusive delicacy, the truffle. Come in summer to hunt the more common black truffle, or fall to seek out its rarer white cousin. The heart of the picturesque town is its main square, Piazza San Benedetto, which is named for its most famous son, St Benedict, and is the site of a Gothic basilica dedicated to him. In spring, the surrounding plains of the Piano Grande are carpeted in abundant colorful wildflowers, and there is good hiking to be had in the Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini, where the highest peak, Monte Vettore, reaches 8,132 feet. Maps are available in Norcia, trails are well marked and there are tours provided by the parks service.

Find a vacation rental in Umbria with Luxury Retreats

From Castello di Reschio in the north to Viterbo further south, our selection of villas in Umbria is spread throughout this beautiful region of Italy. We have everything from romantic hideaways for two to 15-room properties big enough to house the archetypal Italian gathering of la famiglia.

Villas in Assisi

The beautiful pink-stone town of Assisi just exudes romance, and if you’re on the hunt for the perfect Italian wedding venue, our Assisi villa rentals could be just the thing. How about a gorgeous old castle villa set in the rolling green hills, its terraces blessed with panoramic views, a playground in the gardens for the little ones, and even a church on site, so you can invite your nearest and dearest to see you wed among the fruit and olive trees. Your Luxury Retreats concierge can help you arrange the services of a proper Italian cook, for alfresco dining under the stars. You’ll find rentals with cool tiled interiors and warm, sun-soaked terraces with private pools, and some with fitness center and sauna facilities. Local village restaurants and shops are only a short drive away, so either stock up and create a pasta feast back at your villa or enjoy a glass of wine and a plate of delicious salumi in that lovely little trattoria you stumbled across earlier in the day.

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