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TODI NEARBY: Stone farmhouse, landscape, pool, garden, woodland and Wi Fi.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Characteristic stone house surrounded by greenery and forests

Typical stone farmhouse with amazing landscape, pool, garden, woodland and Wi-Fi; immersed in the countryside, ideal for outdoor living.

Casale of Merlin is a centuries-old farmhouse with typical Umbrian characteristics like wooden beams and terracotta floors. The ground floor Has an open kitchen with a large stone fireplace and a dining area. Also on the ground floor, a bathroom with shower, and an elegantly furnished double bedroom with stunning views over the green valley.

The second floor Has two double bedrooms, a bathroom with shower, and a large comfortable living room with armchairs, sofas and a sofa bed. French doors open onto a gorgeous terrace with breathtaking views over the valley, equipped with sun beds for relaxation. .

The outside area is perfect for outdoor living. The stone pergola outside the house, trellised with grape vines, is the ideal place for a meal or a snooze. The lovely pool - 3. 5 meters by 11 meters - is equipped with sunbeds for six. Nearby, a stone table under another pergola, Also brimming with grape vines, Provides an idyllic setting for Both daytime and night time meals.

The pool side area cooking Has a full kitchen as well as a traditional brick pizza oven and a stone barbecue, convenient for pool side preparation of meals.

The grounds consist of two acres of terraced gardens abunding with flowers, vines and fruit trees. The house provides total privacy and is completely surrounded by nature.

Typical stone farmhouse on two floors ideal for 6/8 guests.

On the ground floor there are: a dining room with large stone fireplace and kitchenette, a bathroom with shower, a double bedroom with views of the valley and pool.

A beautiful open patio on one side overlooking the valley complete with table and chairs for 10 people and chairs for relaxing.

Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, a shower room and a large lounge with armchairs, sofas and sofa bed which leads to a beautiful terrace overlooking the surrounding hills and sun beds for relaxation.

Outside a shaded porch with table and chairs for 6/8 people and chairs accompanies the transition from the ground floor to the pool.

the pool, for the exclusive use of 11x3,5 meters is located between the green of the lawn and a small wood, a 'cave' with kitchen, brick oven and barbeque and a pergola under which a stone table accommodates up to 12 people.

A landscape of fields, olive groves and vineyards stands in front of the house behind which a mighty stone wall separates the levels of the exterior such as you move through two stone steps that lead to a well and the belvedere surrounded fruit trees, the other on the border with the forest.

The house is equipped with ADSL, Wi-Fi, television, satellite and traditional dish, two kitchens, washing machine, dishwasher, stereo.

The owners take care of both of the welcome return of keys and at their discretion can be allowed pets.

More Details

Massimiliano, Maria Letizia
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Province of Perugia in Umbria

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16.00 / Check-out: 11.00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Bedrooms complete with bed, bedside tables, wardrobe, chest of drawers, chairs or seats
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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TODI NEARBY: Stone farmhouse, landscape, pool, garden, woodland and Wi Fi.
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The villa was absolutely beautiful, with lovely gardens, a great pool and stunning views. It is a detached location making it perfect to relax in and get away from it all. Massimiliano and his family were so friendly and accommodating, making sure we had enough food when we arrived and always being contactable for any help. All in all, a terrific stay!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Laura, thank you for the beautiful words you spent on your vacation I' very happy you could appreciate your stay. I hope to see you and your friends again, here or in Rome. Massimiliano
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AMAZING location, wonderful home, terrific hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here in early July of 2013. The house exceeded our expectations ten-fold!

The Cristofaris were gracious hosts. They drove out to the house from Rome to welcome us, show us around the place, and make recommendations for places to visit during our stay. They returned a week later to say Goodbye and to offer remarkably specific directions to help us find our way back into central Rome.

The house is amazing. It looks out over a valley and offers countless different spaces to rest, relax, and visit. We dined al fresco each evening and used the wonderful swimming pool during the hot afternoons. The house has thick walls and plenty of windows so it's always comfortable inside.

We had such a wonderful time staying here and would gladly return every year if we could!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, both for the home and for the hosts. We are happy to know that you spent a nice holiday in Villa del Merlino and hope to see you again. Maximilian and his family
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Una meravigliosa casa/borgo a terrazze

  • 5 of 5

E' un luogo molto bello. La casa è articolata in molti spazi di grande qualità al chiuso e all'aperto: dal soggiorno al piano terra all'altro al piano superiore che si apre su una terrazza per guardare luna e stelle. Incantevole la piscina. La descrizione era accurata. La casa perfettamente attrezzata e pulita e l'ospitalità molto cordiale ed efficiente. Ci torneremo con piacere

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vi ringraziamo molto per le belle parole per la proprietà ma soprattutto siamo contenti che siate stati bene ed abbiate potuto passare una bella vacanza. Speriamo di potervi avere presto di nuovo tra i nostri ospiti. Maria Letizia e Massimiliano
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Perfect Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed for 9 days in that beautiful and charming house. Everything was just as described. The house and property is very spacious and very well equipped. The large pool was cleaned every second day early in the morning. The family who manage the property is very friendly and they did a cleaning and change of linen and towels during our stay.

The property is very calm and offers superb views.

It was very hot during our stay, so it was great to have a pool kitchen.

Special thanks to Massimiliano for helping me to get my luggage which gets lost on the flight to Rome

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Great villa!

  • 4 of 5

Un coin magique, isolé, pas facile d'accès d'ailleurs (prévoir une bon véhicule de location) mais la villa se mérite! Une fois bien accueillis par les propriétaires toujours disponibles en cas de pépin, on peut jouir d'une vue exceptionnelle sur les collines alentours, ici tout n'est que calme et beauté... Superbe jardin et très grande piscine. La vieille maison de Pierre typique du coin est bien agencée, confortable, avec une bonne literie. Bien équipée dans l'ensemble, avec une mention spéciale au four à pizza de la cuisine extérieure. Un très bon séjour en famille dans une région qui réserve de nombreux trésor italiens.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anne...sorry for the delay in the answer ;-) Max
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A holiday never to forget !!

  • 5 of 5

Very beautifull place to spend your holiday. Charming house with nice swimmingpool. The outdoor Kitchen with bbq and pizza oven was a one of my preferred places :-). We had a great time and we did enjoy our stay!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Stefaan I'm very happy to know you and your family spent a nice holiday in Monte Castello. I regret not having met directly but hopefully will not miss the opportunity in the future. Regards Massimiliano, Maria Letizia
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Nearest Airport
169 Kilometres
Fiumicino, Roma
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Fratta Todina
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
E 45
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The property is located in the town of Monte Castello di Vibio in a context of great natural value within the Reserve of the Faena in scenic hillside location, you reach the village of Fratta Todina along about 3 km of gravel road.

It is 15 km from Todi - 55 from Assisi - 35 from Orvieto - 40 from Perugia - 40 from Spoleto - Terni from 50 - 60 from Spello - 70 from Gubbio - 130 from Rome - Siena 145 - 190 from Florence - 350 from Venice.

You can practice the most diverse activities: tourism lacustrine (lake Trasimeno Lake Corby), rafting and hydro speed to waterfalls Marmore (Terni), hang gliding and paragliding (Costacciaro), Enduro and Motocross (Marsciano, Melezzole), Golf (Perugia) , water park (Tavernelle), tennis (Marsciano), sightseeing (Todi, Spoleto, Orvieto, Assisi, Gubbio, Perugia), outlet shopping (Perugia, Torgiano, Corciano).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Province of Perugia, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
28 Apr 2018 - 26 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
27 May 2018 - 16 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
17 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
19 Aug 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £262.97

The fee is for the exclusive rental of the entire property, electricity, gas, firewood, internet included in the fee, there are no other additional charges.
La quota si intende per l'affitto dell'intera proprietà, luce, acqua, gas, legna per barbeque ed internet inclusi, non ci sono altre spese aggiuntive.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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