Hidden away in the green folds of Umbria is Il Carmine: a spacious and stylish eight bedroom retreat, surrounded with several hectares of olive groves and light woodland. The seclusion is thanks to the estate's former purpose: a former monastery, restored and transformed into a luxury residence. The setting is one of idyllic scenery and back-to-nature tranquillity - only the morning cry of cockerels, a braying donkey, or the flutter of doves to break the silence.
The accommodation has been recently renovated with great care and an eye for detail. Located in a separate farmhouse, the bedrooms are comfortable and well-presented with en-suite bathrooms. Outdoors are large stone terraces, which make perfect dining locations and the big flower pots, olive trees, lavender and rosemary give the gardens a Mediterranean feel. The estate produces its own wine and olive oil, which are available to guests and there is also a fishing lake and truffle wood, which are criss-crossed with a network of walking trails.
The location of Il Carmine is also central to the region's highlights and within easy distance to Perugia, Assisi and the Tuscan border. For those wanting a taste of local life there are several food markets in the surrounding areas, which are well-worth the early morning rise.
Large well equipped kitchen
Large drawing room with wood-burning stove
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, terrace
Bedroom 2: Double/Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom, terrace
Bedroom 3: Double/Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom, suitable for disabled use, terrace
Please note additional charges may apply. See Extras & Booking Notes section for details. 2022 prices are indicative only and subject to confirmation at time of enquiry.
Based on occupancy of up to 14 guests
One double bedroom has disabled access and bathroom facilities
The tennis court on the property is shared
Daily housekeeping, 3 hours a day, 6 days per week
Mid-week linen & towel change
A/C in bedrooms
Cook service, subject to availability
Pool heating and central heating (metered and charged on consumption)
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