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Villa on Large Estate Near Orvieto

Villa Amica

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About The Experience
Experience Umbrian living in this traditional villa near the stunning town of Orvieto. The villa is situated on a large private estate that boasts panoramic views, a large pool, and peace and privacy. Pick fresh fruits and vegetables from the garden. Dine alfresco while taking in the views of the rolling hillsides and try your hand at pizza making in the large outdoor wood-burning oven!
Location Description

The villa is 2 km from the small village of Torre San Severo, which has a mini market. A little further is Orvieto, which has some of the best views in Europe, perched on top of a large volcanic rock formation with sheer vertical cliffs. The town has many shops, cafes, and restaurants. The famous Gothic Duomo dates back to the 13th century and features a beautiful façade and interiors. Visit the papal palace, Etruscan ruins, and embark on a guided tour of one of the villages many underground caves. Be sure to purchase a bottle of Orvieto’s famous Classico wine! From Orvieto, there are fast trains to Rome and Florence.

Nearby Attractions: It is definitely a worthwhile trip to Civita di Bagnoreggio. In addition, you should visit the medieval city of Todi, one of Umbria’s famous cultural jewels. A perfectly preserved historic town, Todi has a world-wide reputation for its beauty and cultural events. The city center’s piazza is ideal for dining outdoors or for sipping cocktails as you take in the surroundings. Todi holds many impressive architectural sights, such as the Palazzio del Popolo, one of the first indoor public spaces in Italy, which was built in the 1200s. The city has also made recent headlines for garnering recent acclaim for its livability, sustainability, and ability to successfully reinvent itself over time.

Rome Airport: 160 km/99 mi
Montalcino: 88 km/55 mi
Perugia Airport: 85 km/53 mi
Todi: 47 km/29 mi
Sorano: 44 km/27 mi
Pitigliano: 44 km/27 mi
Civita di Bagnoreggio: 15 km/9 mi
Orvieto: 13 km/8 mi
Lake Bolsena: 20 minute drive
Torre San Severo: 2 km/1 mi
Exterior Description
(7 Hectares/ 17.29 Acres)
The villa is situated on a large, gated estate overlooking hillsides and fields where sheep graze. There are a few caves on the property—remnants of the ancient peasant culture of the region. There is a garden with flowers and fruit trees, a vegetable garden, and an orchard. The infinity pool (14 x 7m) is open the beginning of May through the end of September depending on the weather and overlooks the countryside. There are chairs in the garden, a large porch with accommodations for alfresco dining, a barbecue and an antique wood burning oven, and a table with chairs beneath a canopy near the pool, along with deck chairs, a fridge, and a stereo. There is also a large area for parking on the property.
Interior Description

(500 m2/5,381 ft2)
The villa is a converted farmhouse that dates back to the 1800’s and was built using black lava stones common in the area. It was recently renovated and refurbished, and reflects a rustic elegance with antique furnishings. There are window screens in the bedrooms only.

Ground Floor: The ground floor is centered around a large living room with fireplace, sofas, armchairs, and books. There is a dining room with great views of the pastures. It has vaulted ceilings, terracotta tiles, a sideboard, and large dining table. The fully equipped kitchen has a fireplace, gas stove and oven, dishwasher, toaster, espresso machine, American coffee maker, and a table for 10. The kitchen also has access to the outdoors. There is a full bathroom on this floor with a shower, in addition to a large bedroom with a 180 cm king-sized bed and en-suite bathroom with shower. There is also a utility room with bicycles, fans, a cot, and highchair, along with two washing machines and an iron and board.

First Floor: (18 Steps) On this floor there is a large suite—that can also be directly accessed by an external stone staircase of 15 steps. This room has a 160 cm queen-sized bed, 2 armchairs, a fireplace, a studio with desk and bookshelf, and an en-suite bathroom with tub, shower, and bidet. The three additional bedrooms on this floor all have 160 cm queen-sized beds and en-suite bathrooms with bidets; two have showers, one has a tub and shower.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Cook Service: Upon request
  • Cooking Classes: Upon request
  • Housekeeping: 15 Euro per hour
  • Linen Change: 20 Euro per room
  • Guided Tours: Upon request

Please Note:

  • Use of the telephone is free for local calls.
  • Window Screens are only available in the bedrooms.

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Pool Towels
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • Bikes Available - Upon Request
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Telephone - Incoming & Outgoing
  • American Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Fans Available - Upon Request
  • Fireplace - Indoor
  • Firewood Available - Extra Cost
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Window Screens - Partial House
  • High Chair
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Cook Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost
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  • Sat 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Customer Ratings

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
  • Peace and Quiet
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  • Outside Area
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
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Based on 3 Reviews

Customer Reviews

We felt very comfortable.
Enjoyed Most:
The property was very well-equipped, tastefully decorated and had a comfortable atmosphere.
Surrounding Area:
The landscape and the many beautiful old villages with nice restaurants.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Oriveto, 12km away.
Tips or Restaurants:
We missed nothing and we found good restaurants near to the property.
We used GPS.
Check In Out:
The owners are very attentive and tried very hard to ensure that everything was OK.

Axel, October

Villa Amica was a beautiful villa with everything we needed for our 10 day stay there. It was very spacious and the whole place was amazing from the stunning pool to the abundant vegetable garden. The view of the surrounding area was spectacular.
Enjoyed Most:
Enjoyed Least:
It was quite a distance to the nearest village.
Surrounding Area:
The beautiful towns and villages, so many places to explore.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Torre San Severo
Check In Out:
No, Bruna and Sandra were lovely people. Bruna was there to welcome us and they both came to say goodbye.

Judith , September

Enjoyed Most:
Clean and quiet.
Surrounding Area:
Close to a lot of different small villages.
Tips or Restaurants:
Great close by restaurants listed in the owner's house book.
Directions were great.
Check In Out:
Sandro the owner made those processes easy. He is terrific.

Steve, June