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Casa Glicine (Wisteria house lit.) is a contemporary fully restored stone-house with an historic origin from a XVII° Century; it's located between Todi and Orvieto, an area well known for the artists communities since 1960's and one of the most beautiful places of Umbria, awarded Best in Travel 2023 by Lonely Planet.
Set among the hills, with a stunning view over an enchanting valley, this estate, of 352 sqm on 2 levels, consists of 5 bedrooms (3 with en-suite bathrooms and one with a large private terrace of more than 50 sqm), 4 bathrooms, 1 guest bathroom, double reception rooms and separate dining room, a large swimming pool (5x10m) area with stone paved wisteria gazebos and lounge; It has a suggestive natural landscaped garden with flowers and ancient trees; 3 pergolas covered by lush wisterias, one of which is 60 sqm and believed to be 150 years old.
The home has a courtyard with charming stone paths underlining the authenticity of the location. There is a neighboring office/annex which is part of the estate of a larger adjacent villa.
The property includes 2 he of land with olive trees (37) and 4 he of forest.
The home's interiors are enriched by exposed stone walls, painted with a light plaster to make them whiter, with chestnut beamed ceilings and floor tiles from a XII° Century castle.
The "pietra serena" fireplace, in one of the two living rooms, has the marks of soldiers sharpening their swords.
All the prestigious period architectural elements and accessories create a timeless elegance and a XIV° Century undisputed style. 11 doors, from the XIV° to the XVII° Century, comes from an abandoned monastery. All details were recovered from ancient buildings.
The "U" shape of the house creates a central sunny courtyard: an outdoor living room where The rooms are bright and ample thanks to the windows and the French-windows allowing for ample light, and creating movement within and without the environment.
One can enter through the dining room, connected to the double ample living room with a magnificent antique fireplace. The kitchen is new and fully equipped with white lacquer cupboards and Carrara marble countertops and there is a huge 17thC fireplace. There is independent access to the front courtyard from the kitchen as well access via sliding door in the ground floor bedroom.
This property of refined taste has always been chosen by international artists loving the authenticity of this setting.
Wifi, 4 fireplaces; outdoor BBQ/dining areas; storage; laundry/pantry hallway; LPG independent heating, pellet fireplaces, heat pump AC/Heat and municipal water.
Distances: Todi with all services is at 14km; grocery stores and supermarket 5km; local restaurants / bars 6km, Trattorias 7/12 km; Orvieto 33km; Perugia 59km; Assisi 72km; Rome International Airport FCO 148km; nearest beaches 117 km