This spectacular 17th Century villa was constructed around a 15th Century watchtower. Set in the heart of Umbria, it has been painstakingly restored to bring it back to its original splendour, and combines historic features with modern amenities. The villa, along with its farmhouse and other outbuildings, its Italian gardens, and the surrounding park, have all been declared of particular historical interest.
Architect Tarchi drew upon 16th and 17th Century Roman and Tuscan palaces in the design of the villa, adding a dramatic front façade looking out over the Italian gardens. From stone terraces on the second floor, the breadth of the entire property and its dramatic landscape can be seen. The interior of the villa is breathtaking in its attention to architectural detail and adornment, whilst at the same time retaining warmth and comfort. On the ground floor a grand parquet lobby leads to two large reception rooms and an exquisite wood panelled library. A corridor leads onto a third reception room and dining room. The lobby, library and reception rooms all contain original frescos depicting medieval and classical scenes. The kitchen has been fully restored and equipped with all the latest required appliances. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, all with en-suites and balconies, which have panoramic views. On the second floor are a two further bedrooms with views over Assisi, Perugia and Lake Trasimeno. The tower can be accessed from the second floor and contains seven bedrooms and two bathrooms over three floors.
Farmhouse Guest Apartments:
farmhouse comprises of two guest apartments, kitchen, two offices, utility room, storage space, greenhouse, and wine cellar. There is a covered terrace to the front of the property. There is a garage with three parking spaces, a small shed, hay loft and stables.
The villa is situated on 35 hectares and surrounded by formal Italian gardens, a park with fountains, swimming pool, pond with swans, gazebo, small amphitheatre, a well and a large cistern serving the aqueduct. The grounds are rich in a wide variety of trees, including pines, lemon and magnolia trees, who’s sent perfume the air. The surrounding land has been carefully cultivated and includes olive groves and vineyards.
This extraordinary property is located in the heart of Umbria, in the tiny village of Pila, just outside the city of Perugia. Assisi, Spoleto, and Siena, renowned for their artistic and religious points of interest, are close by, and Rome and Florence are easily accessible. The area is served by an excellent airport at Perugia.
Villa/Tower + Farmhouse Guest Apartments
Summary: 11 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms (4 en-suite), 5 Receptions Rooms, 2 Kitchens, Dining Room, Guest Cloakroom, 2 Greenhouses, Terrace, 2 Guest Apartments, 2 Offices, Storage, Covered Terrace, Wine Cellar, Garage (3 spaces), Hay Loft, Gardens, Stables, Swimming Pool
- Reference Code: C600
- Type: Prestigious properties
- Province: Perugia
- City: Perugia
- Swimming Pool: Yes
- Building Condition: finished
- Position: Hill
- Land: Park, Olive Grove, Vineyard, Arable and Wood
- classe energetica: G > 160 Kwh/mq