Villa Bellissima / Umbria

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  • Villa Bellissima Wine Cellar
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  • Nearby Ficulle, Italy
  • Nearby Ficulle, Italy
  • Nearby Ficulle, Italy
$ 8,288 – 13,814 /wk
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
7.5
Sleeps
12 +4
PoolWalk to Village/ServicesParkingA/CInternet/Wi-FiTVGreat KitchenTerrace/BalconyWasher/Dryer Wheelchair accessibleElderly accessibleChild friendlyGround floor bed/bath
Rating
5
Top Features

Idyllic and exclusive top property with stunning views and all modern conveniences.

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Overview

Villa Bellissima is a 300-year old farmhouse that was recently restored as a luxury farmhouse. Set on an hill in a picturesque valley between Rome and Florence, with extensive views over the Umbrian countryside, Villa Bellissima offers the an idyllic rural setting, with modern amenities and a central location.

The property is accessed via an unpaved road of 2.5 miles. The nearby quaint hill village is in hiking distance. Guests are eight miles from Orvieto, where there is a large free parking lot and from there the train to Rome (1 hr). This is the main line between Florence and Rome, so either is within reach.

The owner lives in the neighborhood, and is happy to enhance your experience with knowledge of the area and friendly hospitality. Optional extra services include babysitters, grocery deliveries, massages, chef services, wine tastings, car and drivers or special visits tailored tfor the guests.

Featured amenities

Air-conditioning, outdoor wood oven perfect for pizza making, infinity pool (cannot be heated) with Jacuzzi that can be heated and that cascades into the pool, beautiful views, honesty wine cellar, outdoor Ping-Pong table, little kids playground near the vineyard, paddock with various animals (peacocks, hens, ponies), goldfish & water lilly pond, swings, bocce ball court, outdoor chess set, stone firepit with seats perfect for roasting marshmellows, Texas BBQ and help-yourself vegetable and herb garden. There is a long shallow end of pool that is perfect for young kiids and for asults to sunbathe while keeping cool. 

Villa Bellissima is a non-smoking property.

The Villa Bellissima Experience

Tour a closed archaeological dig with the local head of archaeology and your key holder (to translate). At the site, you will see 5000 years of continuous history from the Stone Age to the Romanesque period.

Reviews for Villa Bellissima

  • N.S.
    June 17, 2015
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    Words cannot describe how beautiful a place this was. The villa owner, her son and staff were all warm, welcoming and outstanding hosts for our family. Best vacation ever! 

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Details

The Villa

Ground floor (sleeps 6)

  • Spacious and elegant living room with fireplace & comfortable seating, large flat-screen TV
  • Dining room (seats 20)
  • Country kitchen with two refrigerators, ice-maker, dishwasher & microwave
  • Office with PC and library in English
  • Two king bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms with showers. One has a private terrace. The other opens onto the lovely courtyard, decorative fireplaces
  • Twin bedroom with two twin beds – en-suite bathroom with shower, and door to the garden. An extra daybed (+1) may be added on request for an additional fee. Decorative fireplaces.
  • Powder room
  • Laundry room where the maid will do your personal laundry for a tip.

Second floor (sleeps 6)

  • Two king bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms each with shower and separate Jacuzzi tub, decorative fireplaces
  • Twin bedroom and en-suite bathroom with shower. On request, for an additional fee, beds may be added to accommodate guests in the loft (+2) + an extra daybed (+1). Decorative fireplaces.

Grounds

  • Large covered patio for dining al fresco with large table, fireplace, sink, BBQ and views.
  • Beautiful sheltered courtyard with views.
  • Fenced infinity swimming pool (20x46 ft.) 
  • Jacuzzi tub with cascading water into the pool. The water can be heated on request (at the expense of guests). This can also warm the pool slightly.
  • Constant temperature, beautifully stocked honesty wine cellar.
  • Vegetable and herb garden for guests
  • Outdoor wood-burning pizza oven with jasmine-covered pergola and rustic outdoor table
  • Foosball, Ping-Pong, little kids playground, outdoor chess set, Bocce Ball, firepit, Texas BBQ, paddock with various animals (peacocks, hens, ponies)

Additional Features

A Mercedes minivan is available for rent.  Please inquire to have a driver pick you up at the airport. You can also arrange for a driver for daytrips, dinner or wine tasting.

Villa Bellissima is a non-smoking property.

Amenities

Features
  • Terrace/BalconyStaff IncludedWine Cellar
Location
  • Walk to village/services
  • Closest store or village: 5.0 km
Closest Village/Services
5.0km
Transportation
  • Parking
Pool/Spa
  • Pool (unheated)Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Pool is open May 14 - Sept 24
Communications
  • PhoneInternet/Wi-Fi
Entertainment
  • TV (satellite)CD Player/Stereo
Climate Control
  • Air ConditioningCentral Heat
Kitchen
  • Great KitchenDishwasherMicrowave
Laundry
  • Washer/Dryer
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessibleElderly accessibleChild friendlyGround floor bed/bath

Rates & Availability

Rates and Availability

Availability

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Minimum Stay
1 week
Arrival Day
Saturday
2020 Weekly Rates
Dates12 people
Jan 4 - April 10$8,288
Apr 11 - 17$11,050
Apr 18 - May 15$8,288
May 16 - June 5$11,050
Jun 6 - Aug 28$13,814
Aug 29 - Sep 25$11,050
Sep 26 - Dec 18$8,288
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2021$11,050
*Rate is for up to 12 people. Four additional guests may be accommodated, on request, for an additional fee. See Extras, below. 

Additional Information

Includes
  • Utilities (except heat and A/C)
  • Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Maid service 3 hrs/day for 6 days/wk, Monday - Saturday
  • Final cleaning
  • Linens with towel change midweek. Towel and bed linens changed weekly, on Saturday.
  • Pool towels
  • Pool (open May 2 - Oct 24, weather permitting)

  • SPECIAL EXPERIENCE  The villa owner invites her guests free of charge to a very special archaeological experience with the local head of archaeological and your key holder (to translate) for a tour of a closed archaeological dig where you can see 5000 years of continuous history from the Stone Age to the Romanesque period, while you and your group are standing mere feet from the main street of Orvieto but 10 feet underground and 2500 years back in history.
Extras
  • Heat & Air-Conditioning
    • €250 utility deposit is due at check in.
    • Heat is metered, charges are based on usage.
    • Air conditioning is €100/day
  • The pool can be heated for an additional fee, and must be requested in advance of your stay.
  • Telephone is metered
  • Extra beds are available on request for €350/person/week
  • Extra maid service – €10/hr
  • Honesty wine cellar
  • Chef - €250/dinner chef service, food and wine are extra, Please inquire for weekly chef services.
  • Mercedes Minivan - €980/week without driver.  Driver can be supplied on request.
  • For bookings exceeding 2 weeks, final payment is due at least 90 days before arrival and is not refundable.
Security Deposit

$1,500 payable in advance to Doorways and returned after your stay less any damage or unpaid fees.

Map

Location

Distances
Rome Airport1 hr 45 min
Orvieto20 min
Rome Airport1 hr 35 min
Cortona1 hr
Assisi1 hr 23 min
Florence1 hr 41 min

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(800) 261-4460USA & Canada
(610) 520-0806International
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PO Box 531
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
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