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Norma Williams

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5 Villa apts (4 huge)/spectacular views/large pool/dish-washer/Wifi/Spoleto:7mls - Villa Marianna-APT B

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Spoleto - Villa Marianna - Rome 1 hour

1, 2 + 3 bedrms/1 + 2 sittg-dng rms/1+ 2 bthrms/terraces/Close to Assisi, Perugi

SEE MY PERSONAL WEBSITE FOR MANY, MANY MORE PHOTOS OF ALL THESE PROPERTIES : www.umbriaholidayrentals.com

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO RESTAURANT AT VILLA MARIANNA - ALL 5 APARTMENTS ARE TOTALLY SELF-CATERING WITH FULLY FITTED KITCHENS. MANY RESTAURANTS IN THE NEARBY HILLS.

Villa Marianna, with a large pool, a fabulous 16C manor house with WiFi in every apt, its rooms large, light and airy.

In an intensely romantic setting, the 5 self-catering apartments are well-spaced from each other : A + C occupy the entire 1st floor, B + D occupy the entire ground floor, each apartment separated by spacious hall-ways, and E in a position on its own, annexed at the end of the house.

Hewn from the rocks, this majestic house looks over the pool and the magnificent, panoramic landscape, embracing monasteries, olive groves, woods, vineyards, fields of poppies, cherry orchards and hill-top villages, furling and unfolding through valleys and across a grand plain towards Assisi.

If you are seeking an intimate experience with Nature, fun and frolics by the pool, within easy reach of “the bright lights” of Spoleto, then, Villa Marianna is for you.

The pool is NOT open to the public and, therefore, is NOT available for those members of the public who use the restaurant. The pool is for the exclusive use of our holiday rental guests only. And, please note to date the pool is often quiet and sometimes empty, the majority of our guests preferring to explore historic sites than to lounge by a pool !

Villa Marianna, if booked as a whole, can sleep 25 persons, easily. Enquire about a generously discounted rate if you wish to book all 5 apartments.

GENERAL INFORMATION :

A Welcome Pack includes wine, pasta, pasta sauce, olive oil, tea, coffee, milk……plus toiletries to start you off.

Our small partnership group, ourselves included, own all the properties that we advertise, about 60 in all, from villas with pools to smart town houses to central city apartments.

Subsequently, we can organise olive oil tasting, wine tasting, chef at home, eating in chef's house, truffle hunting, picnics with a donkey, cheese making, caving, canyoning, rafting, canoeing, horse riding.....anything you like.......all at better rates than you get going through the conventional channels. This is because all the aforementioned activities, except for horse-riding, are offered by our partners to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime !

For instance, the olive oil of one of our partners (Ciarletti) was blessed by the Pope 2 years ago, after it had won the top prize in Italy. He, amongst other of our partners, offers olive oil tasting, accompanied by a lunch, at his farmhouse.

All our activities are totally authentic, put on by Italians, whose familes go back for centuries and who have been in the truffle, olive oil and wine trade for all of that time.

And, because all the activities we offer are "inhouse" we can undercut all the "professional" businesses, for whom it is their livelihood. Such activities are not our livelihood. Neither are they the livelihood of our partners. We and our partners offer these activities with the aim of enriching your holiday.

AMAZING OFFER !

4 AUTHENTIC ACTIVITIES @ 125 EUROS EACH, TO INCLUDE GROUPS OF UP TO 4 PERSONS STAYING IN THE SAME APARTMENT OR VILLA.

IF YOU BOOK ALL 4 ACTIVITIES, YOUR TOTAL TO PAY IS DISCOUNTED TO 400 EUROS.

The activities are :

1.A visit to Ciarletti oil mill, including lunch and unlimited wine. This famous Italian olive oil was blessed by the current Pope, in recognition of its status as Italy’s No I olive oil.

2.A cookery lesson by a local “celebrity” chef at his restaurant, including lunch and unlimited wine.

3.A meal cooked for you in your home by a local “celebrity” chef, including all the ingredients and unlimited wine.

4.A truffle hunt with a local “celebrity” chef, including a truffle lunch and unlimited wine

PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PARTAKE IN ANY OF THE ABOVE ACTIVITIES, THE COST IS 125 EUROS, TO INCLUDE UP TO 4 PERSONS IN A GROUP. THE COST IS NOT REDUCED IF THERE ARE FEWER THAN 4 PERSONS IN A GROUP. SO, FOR INSTANCE, IF THERE ARE 10 OF YOU WISHING TO PARTAKE IN ONE, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE, THIS WOULD COUNT AS 3 GROUPS.

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Villa Marianna-APT B, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms

APT B, on the ground floor, has staggeringly beautiful, panoramic views from all of its large windows .

And, it has a beautiful balcony for 4 persons with stunning panoramic views that overlook the pool, the vineyards, the olive groves and give way to a vast landscape with valleys, mountains and woods that undulate, cascade and writhe towards Assisi, embracing every famous hill-top city you can think of....... Spoleto, Spello, Trevi, Orvieto, Perugia and Montefalco, in its sweep.

A very large apartment, it has 1 large, sitting/dining room - seats 8, with a fully fitted kitchen, 2 triple bedrooms + 2 bathrooms.

Simply, but, elegantly, furnished, this apartment is perfect for families and lovers alike.

Booked with APTs D + E, to occupy the entire ground floor, APTs B, D + E can sleep comfortably 12 persons.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Norma Williams (Property Manager)
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About Norma Williams

We were retired ! We 'fell' into our holiday rental business by accident. It started as a hobby after someone pleaded with us to rent them our house in San Mamiliano, while we were away.

We now have 2 major partners and between us, we offer up to 50 very diverse and beautiful villas, apartments and pool properties, both in central Spoleto and close by. Please see them all on my personal website, the address of which you will find at the bottom of the HomeAway page of this property.

However, we still do not regard ourselves as 'proper business people' because we care far more about contributing to making our guests' holidays fantastic than we do about making money.

We hope you stay with us !

Norma Williams purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Norma Williams chose Umbria

Our small partnership group, ourselves included, own all the properties that we advertise, about 60 in all, from villas with pools to smart town houses to central city apartments.

Subsequently, we can organise olive oil tasting, wine tasting, chef at home, eating in chef's house, truffle hunting, picnics with a donkey, cheese making, caving, canyoning, rafting, canoeing, horse riding.....anything you like.......all at better rates than you get going through the conventional channels. This is because all the aforementioned activities, except for horse-riding, are offered by our partners to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime !

For instance, the olive oil of one of our partners (Ciarletti) was blessed by the Pope 2 years ago, after it had won the top prize in Italy. He, amongst other of our partners, offers olive oil tasting, accompanied by a lunch, at his farmhouse.

All our activities are totally authentic, put on by Italians, whose familes go back for centuries and who have been in the truffle, olive oil and wine trade for all of that time.

And, because all the activities we offer are "inhouse" we can undercut all the "professional" businesses, for whom it is their livelihood. Such activities are not our livelihood. Neither are they the livelihood of our partners. We and our partners offer these activities with the aim of enriching your holiday.

And see our AMAZING OFFER !

Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

Villa Marianna-APT B
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
5

great property ánd they take exta good care of you

  • 5 of 5

The villa Marianne was fantastic. Great views everywhere, great pool and - very important - good beds. It was a very nice and safe place for the kids, they asked me every day could I please buy it and we could stay forever! The surroundings were great also, I made many a walk there in the mountains.

Most important: Norma and Lauri made us feel totally pampered. They helped whenever there was a need. They had many suggestions what to do in the neighborhood. Like a dinner at Daniela and Luciano for my birthday: superb, me and my family will remember this evening forever. They even helped me with my car trouble: in no time they took me to a good mechanic, helped with the translation and brought me to and from the garage.

I will definitely recommend the good care of Norma and Lauri and the properties of umbria holiday rentals. My family certainly hopes to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful holiday

  • 4 of 5

Wir waren im Sommer 2009 für 2 Wochen als größere Gruppe von 17 Leuten in der Villa Marianna und belegten insgesamt 3 Appartments. Es war für uns alle eine wunderschöne, erholsame Zeit. Die Anfahrt zur Villa, ca. 20 Minuten mit dem Auto hoch durch die Berge war sehr gut zu fahren und schon hier wurde man verwöhnt mit einer sehr schönen Landschaft. Einmal in der Villa Marianna angekommen wollten wir alle gar nicht mehr weg. Wir liebten den grandiosen Ausblick ins weite Land, frühstückten morgens draussen mal an diesem, mal an jenem Plätzchen und plantschten dann in dem wirklich sehr großen und sauberen Pool. Die Appartments waren alle gut ausgestattet, wenn wir etwas zusätzliches brauchten waren Norma oder Laurie, die beide sehr sehr nett sind, immer sofort zur Stelle. Wir hoffen, dass wir einmal wieder Urlaub in der Villa Marianna machen können....vielleicht mieten wir ja dann das ganze Haus......

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Rome, Perugia or Ancona
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Vincenzos
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Spoleto
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Orte
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Due Querce
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Bolsena or San Benedetto del Tronto
Car: necessary

A romantic, mountain retreat, where there is so much space that guests can do what they like, without feeling inhibited. Quiet nooks and crannies for lovers, wide open sandy areas for children, spacious patio areas for dining alfresco, endless pilgrim trails for walkers and cyclists, heavenly views, bird-song, a huge pool for family gatherings, local restaurants and, proximity to the Umbrian 'hot-spots' ....Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto, Spello, Casteluccio, Norcia, Trevi, Montefalco, all within a 30 min - 1 hour drive; and, Rome, a mere 1.15 mins by train or car from Spoleto, just 7 miles away, via the quiet Giro D'Italia route, a spectacularly beautiful country road. And, while exploring Umbria is a must for most, if you tear yourselves away from this mind-blowingly beautiful and historic villa in the hills above Bazzano, the buzzy, fairy-tale city of Spoleto will satiate a yearning for the bright lights with shops, bars, restaurants and churches, amidst its arched, cobbled streets.

Other Activities: Wine-tasting, truffle trails, antiquing, olive oil tasting, museums, churches

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Spoleto, Spoleto area

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
MID SEASON
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£563
for 7 nights
£563
£1,949
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£736
for 7 nights
£736
£2,598
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Christmas/New Year bookings between Dec 23 and Jan 3 : bookings NOT taken for less than 2000 euros for EITHER the upper floor:APTs A + C OR the lower floor:APTs B, C + D.

The rate for the WHOLE villa in this period, to include up to 32 persons, is 3600 euros.

Alll utilities, linens, towels, cooking utensils, wood for the 4 fireplaces, taxes +.final clean are included in the rate.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Villa Marianna-APT Bin Spoleto, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 of the 2 shower-rooms contains a washing machine and a hair-dryer but no tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Each of the 2 bedrooms is a triple room. An extra 2 single beds can be placed discreetly in the large alcove of the enormous sitting/dining room. Please note that the weekly rate includes up to 6 persons. However, this spacious apartment can easily sleep up to 8 persons @ 50 Euro for each extra person/week.
Entertainment:
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Sand Pit
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 20 garden chairs
  • 20 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
APT A + APT C occupy upper floor and, when booked together, create a totally private area because the spacious hall that divides these 2 apartments becomes part of a super-large apartment in a naturally 'privatised' area. Together, they sleep up to 16 persons. APT B + APT D occupy entire ground floor. Together, they sleep up to 14 persons. APT E in annex at front end of house and sleeps up to 3 persons. For the elderly or infirm, you can drive a car directly to the pool via a separate lane. Inside the house, if you book APT B, D or E, everything is on 1 level. Large sandy area next to pool has a small collection of children's swings, climbing frames + slides. All our guests can use the large pool . However, usually, the pool is quiet and, at times empty ! Chef for hire, local car hire in nearby Spoleto, maid service available – ask for further details

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