Photos and Description of this 11 bedroom holiday villa in Umbertide - Il Monastero
Sleeps 22, 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
Il Monastero is an elegant country house estate near in Umbria. It is a magnificent property offering a unique and luxurious experience.
With more than 800 years of history, Il Monastero was a monastic complex of the Mont'Ulivetani di Gubbio Friars, dating back to the late 1100’s.
Il Monastero has been restored and converted into a elegant country house estate comprising of the historic listed main house, adjacent cottage and private chapel nestle in landscaped gardens. Il Monastero enjoys stunning views over beautiful woodlands and gentle hills.
Walk along the sunlit upper loggia and enter the cosy reception area of Il Monastero. Relax in the large and comfortable sitting room, take breakfast in the elegant dining room, enjoy a game of billiards or browse through the books in the mezzanine library. Stroll through the elegant gardens or rest by the eco-friendly swimming pool.
The floors are tiled with terracotta, there are huge oak and chestnut beams throughout the house and stone fireplaces, and each of the eleven bedrooms has an en-suite marble clad bathroom. The furniture has been carefully chosen and each room is different, with hand-made painted tables, elegant chairs and antique wardrobes and dressing tables.
There is a billiard room available for guests to use and a mezzanine library with a wide selection of books and board games for guests to enjoy.
The main villa has 9 bedrooms, all with luxury en-suite marble bathrooms and can accommodate 18 guests. For larger groups there are 2 further bedrooms available in the adjacent cottage in the grounds of Il Monatero, providing total accommodation for 22 guests.
Each bedroom has underfloor central heating, electric cooling fans, luxurious bedcovers, elegant chairs, hand-made painted tables, beautiful curtains, padded window seat cushions and silk braided parchment lampshades. Most bedrooms have televison - we offer DVD by request.
Beata Beatrice (Superior) is on the first floor, with a large double bed, tapestry head board, hand painted fitted wardrobe and a luxury bathroom with shower. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this charming room. (22 square metres)
Extra single bed can be added.
Santa Chiara (Superior) is on the first floor, with a double bed, antique fronted fitted wardrobe and a luxury bathroom with shower and bath. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this elegant room. (19 square metres)
Mastro Dante (Superior Plus) is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds, large antique wardrobe, marble top night tables, wall mounted antique mirror and a luxury bathroom with shower and bath. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this spacious room with assive ancient oak beams and a double old tiled roof. (32 square metres) One or two extra single beds can be added.
Re Emanuele (Superior) is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds, large antique fronted fitted wardrobe, antique hand painted dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this spacious room featuring a double old tiled roof. (34 square metres)One or two single beds can be added.
San Francesco (Superior) is on the first floor, with large double or twin beds with antique wrought iron head boards, huge antique wardrobe, antique dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. One flight of stone stairs leads from the reception area to this elegant large room with views of the swimming pool and the fields and woods beyond. (32 square metres) Extra single bed can be added.
Padrone Irace (Master) is on the ground floor, with a large double wrought iron bed, hand painted fitted wardrobe and matching hand painted dressing table and a luxury bathroom with shower. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. (22 square metres) Extra single bed can be added.
Pittore Michelangelo (Junior Suite/Mini Apartment/Family Room) is on the lower ground floor, accessed from the outside of the monastery through large arched French doors, which open onto a private, covered, terracotta tiled terrace facing the sunken garden. Junior Suite: Large double or twin beds with antique wrought iron head boards, two armchairs and a pouff, two Liberty style wardrobes and luxury bathroom with shower and bath. Mini apartment: Exclusive use of a fully fitted adjacent small kitchen available if required, €15 per day. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. Family Room: This room is also available as a family room for 3 or 4, on request, by adding one or two single beds and removing the armchairs.
(30 square metres + kitchen 5 square metres)
One or two single beds can be added.
Imperatore Nerone (Superior Plus) is on the lower ground floor, accessed from the outside of the monastery through double French doors which open onto a private stone tiled terrace in the sunken garden. Large double or twin beds with hand painted head board, hand painted wardrobe and matching chest and table. Luxury bathroom with shower. Suitable for guests with mobility difficulties. (21 square metres) Extra single bed can be added.
Vescovo Oddo (Superior) is in the adjacent Villa Moscatelli and is accessed by a private terrace and external stairs leading to a small loggia, with double French doors opening into a lobby. This leads into the room, with an antique wrought iron double bed decorated with mother of pearl motif, antique dressing table, and hand painted fitted wardrobes. Luxury bathroom with shower and wall mounted stylish mirror. (23 square metres) One or two single beds can be added.
Pittore Perugino (Master) is in the adjacent Villa Moscatelli. On the ground floor, accessed through double French doors, with a small paved private terrace. Double or twin beds, antique wardrobe and luxury bathroom with shower. The room and the bathroom (wetroom) are suitable for guests who need wheelchair access. (15 square metres)
Fra Angelico (Tower Room) is a smaller room on the second floor of the monastery, once used as the bell tower, with double or twin beds, hand crafted wardrobe, tiled bathroom with shower. Very tastefully decorated. (16 square metres)
Two double bedrooms with luxury ensuite bathrooms and secluded private terrace.
If you are looking for something a little out of the ordinary for your wedding day, why not consider Il Monastero.
Set in beautiful landscaped gardens perfumed with extensive banks of rosemary, lavender and thyme with views of open fields and woodland hills and with its own private chapel, Il Monastero makes a perfect and intimate setting for your wedding in Italy and reception alfresco with delicious Italian cuisine.
Guests at this exclusive retreat have a choice of wedding ceremony styles. A beautiful, candle-lit legal religious ceremony or blessing can be held in the chapel, which is multi-denominational. The chapel can seat up to fifty guests. Other symbolic ceremonies and blessings of unions are also encouraged, using the garden, the chapel or the monastery itself, as a place of reunion, or meditation, without inference to any specific religion...
Alternatively, a civil wedding ceremony can take place in a local Comune (Town Hall) followed by a reception held in the gardens or dining room at Il Monastero afterwards.
For your special celebration, you may request a harpist, a cappella choir or soloist to sing during your ceremony at La Preghiera with a repertoire including medieval and baroque periods, classic, opera, aria antiche, soul, gospel or traditional folklore.
Il Monastero offers an in-house wedding planner service to help wedding couples organise the religious or civil ceremony, caterers, photographers, musicians, special cars, table decorations, favours (bomboniere), wedding cake, flowers, magician and fireworks.
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- children welcome
- Events Allowed
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair accessible
- non smoking only
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