Host the event of a lifetime at Castello Ducale. Built in the Middle Ages to defend the town of Gubbio, the fourteen-bedroom villa near Perugia blends walls that have stood for centuries with recently renovated interiors. The 1,200-acre estate, large garden and separate guest quarters give parties of up to 30 guests plenty of space, and much of the property is wheelchair-accessible.
During your stay, spend time exploring the surrounding village and forests, strolling the rose garden, swimming in the pool or playing billiards and ping-pong. Lounge in one of the jetted tubs or on a chaise by the pool, and enjoy al-fresco meals at the long table in the courtyard. Thanks to the 2009 restoration, even the medieval parts of the villa now have under-floor heating, a computer and Wi-Fi access.
From the stone walls and tile floors to the beamed ceilings and elaborate fireplace mantels, youll be surrounded by history at Castello Ducale. The common areas have been furnished with antiques like carved armoires, roll-arm loveseats and spindle-leg tables for a comfortably elegant feel. Dine at a long table in the splendor of the great hall, or enjoy a casual meal over farmhouse-style tables and ladder-back chairs. The stainless steel kitchen is fully equipped for either a simple coffee and snack or a professionally catered meal.
Each of the castles fourteen bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom. There are seven bedrooms in the main castle, and seven in the guest quarters, which can be reached by crossing the courtyard or via secret passageway. In the castle, youll find five bedrooms with double beds, one of which has a jetted tub and sitting area, and two bedrooms with two twin beds each. In the guest quarters, there are six bedrooms with double beds, two of which are wheelchair-accessible, and one bedroom with two double beds and a jetted tub.
Just over a mile from Castello Ducale, youll find a small supermarket in the village of Carbonesca. Its a 7-mile drive to a tennis court, a 9-mile drive to the nearest restaurants, 12 miles to the train station and 15 miles to the golf course. Visit Gubbio, 13 miles away, Perugia and Umbertide, each 30 miles away, or Lake Trasimeno, 45 miles away. At arrival or departure, plan on a 40-minute drive to the airport.
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This villa does not offer air conditioning.
Bedroom / Bathroom Description
Bedroom 1 Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub, Bedroom tub
Bedroom 2 2 Twin size beds, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Fireplace
Bedroom 3 Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 4 Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower
Bedroom 5 2 Twin size beds, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower
Bedroom 6 - Master Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Jetted tub, Sitting area
Bedroom 7 - Tower Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 8 Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Wheelchair accessible
Bedroom 9 Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Wheelchair accessible
Bedroom 10 Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Fireplace
Bedroom 11 2 Double size beds, En-suite bathroom with tub and jetted tub
Bedroom 12 Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 13 Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 14Double size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower
Fully equipped kitchen
Swimming pool(from first week of May to first week of October)'
Fenced in solarium
Pool house with bathroom shower
Daily breakfast preparation and serving service from 730am to 1030amexcept Sundays food cost extra
Weekly linen change
Change of towels twice a week
Final cleaning (Saturdays)
Daily housekeeping service except Sundays up to 20 hours/week
Electricity consumption up to 330Kwh
Water and hot water
Welcome cocktail upon arrival
At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:
Villa pre-stocking and shopping services (to be paid on arrival)
Cooking classes and wine tasting
Heating consumption (advance notice of 1-2 days prior to arrival)
Activities and excursions
Electricity consumption over 330Kwh
Services on Sundays (housekeeping, dinner service)
Maximum 30 guests
Baby equipment available upon request
Mountain bikes available upon request
Pets are allowed
Check in: 4pm - 7pm
Check out: 10am
Credit card details to be provided along with signed pre-authorization form at time of booking
Guests will be required to complete a form and pay a deposit upon check-in
Staircase to the third floor and the tower of the castle are not suitable for small children
The kitchen can be used by the guest and the staff
A deposit of 1,000 Euro for the cost of groceries must be paid in cash upon arrival directly to the owner. Based on receipts, the property owner will return the remaining amount to guests at the end of their stay.
2 km to small supermarket and Carbonesca
12 km to tennis court
15 km to restaurants
19 km to train station
21 km to Gubbio
25 km to golf course
48 km to Umbertide and Perugia
40 minute drive to airport
72 km to Lake Trasimene
180 km to Florence
220 km to Rome City
Special Events in the Area
Euro chocolate Perugia
Umbria Jazz festival Perugia
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay