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Very nice apartment with fresco ceilings in the heart of Perugia

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 9 nights

Overview

About the property

Corso Vannucci and Piazza Italia are just at hand

In a tiny piazza within Perugia’s historic center, Perugia Chocolate occupies a floor of a magnificently preserved medieval palazzo. Wonderfully romantic, this part of town has changed little since the 14th century. This spacious apartment is ideal for those who want to experience the grandeur of a bygone age. The impressive vaulted and frescoed ceilings of Perugia Chocolate are worthy of a museum. A collection of antiques and the two fireplaces create an aura of refinement. The city’s exciting medieval center radiates from Corso Vannucci, 50 yards away. All manner of shopping and dining choices are close at hand. The Italian University of Perugia and the University for Foreigners of Perugia are 300 yards away. On the last weekend of each month, a colorful, outdoor antique market takes place in Piazza Italia, 50 yards away. In July, the Umbria Jazz Festival plays host to the world’s best artist for 10 days. Mid-October brings the Eurochocolate festival that effectively turns Perugia into an open air pastry shop for a week. Parking, bus station and train station are all just a few minutes walk away.


Owner
Fabio
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2017

About Fabio

Hi, my name is Fabio, I live in Perugia and work for an advertising agency. I love travel and meet new people. I always do my best to make your stay very comfortable. Hope to meet you soon!

Why Fabio chose Perugia area

Renting a property is, first of all, a very good way to meet new people from all over the world.

What makes this apartment unique

The house has a special charm. The room is completely painted, but there are also other areas where sprouting fragments of frescoes also very ancient. It is located in one of the most beautiful and peaceful city, a short walk from Corso Vannucci. The medieval building is entirely inhabited by families, guarantee of tranquility, both day and night.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Perugia in Perugia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Very silent and comfortable. There is a double bed and a flat tv with dvd reader
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Very nice apartment with fresco ceilings in the heart of Perugia
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Winter Stay in Perugia

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this apartment in hilltop part of Perugia in early December and found the apartment and location optimal for our explorations of Umbria. As the other review stated Fabio was welcoming and provided wine and fruit. The weather was 38 to 55 degrees F. We may have been the only tourists in Italy and the Italians seemed more natural when compared to our previous summer-time visits.

We found the hot water and heating system to be very good. The bed was extremely comfortable, the living room pretty and relaxing, and the kitchen with table to be adequate for most needs. There is a desk for writing and organizing. Guidebooks and maps of the area are left in the apartment.

The apartment is on the first floor and since our previous stay was in a Cinque Terra look-out, up 138 steps, the lower floor was appreciated. There is no view, but there are several windows for light and ventilation. The apartment is in an extremely old, all stone, portion of the city, within the city's defensive walls. It is located at the end of the city nearest the city plaza where the taxi, bus, and parking connections are located. The universities are at the other end of the old city.

Perugia is quite a large city and the wall-in old town is quite large too compared to Assisi, Montepulciano, and the Tuscany towns. Perugia has to be the most difficult city I have ever driven in. Long one-way hill-side streets sprouting off of 7-exit round-abouts means that you will drive for miles trying to find your way back, even with a GPS. But we hung in there after renting a car for a few days to visit Cortona, Assisi, and Montipulciano. The new town area of Perugia is mostly business oriented. The train station where the rental car offices are located easily accessed via the mini-metro.

The clothes and gift shopping in old-town Perugia is high-end. The city hall, town square, and church are impressive. There are 2 Coop type food stores close by. There are a few expensive restaurants and many low and medium end restaurants catering to students. Many Kodak-moments in Perugia: especially the sunsets viewed from behind the City Plaza, and the stone buildings, city walls, and staircases. Fabio was appreciative of our comments and genuinely wanted to keep the apartment at high standards for future visitors. He even dropped us off at the train station--a welcomed end to a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laguna Niguel
5

Wonderful Apartment in an Ideal Location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is so beautiful! It's perfect for a short or long stay. We were there only 5 days but long enough to get an accurate feel for this home. First, the owner, Fabio is unbelievably kind, helpful and accommodating. We drove and he met us at the edge of town so we followed him to the apartment. He had a big bottle of water, a fruit basket, two bottles of wine, juice, adapters, everything we could need waiting for us. He also helped us park the car in one of the lots and assisted us with buying a parking pass then took us from the lot back to the apartment so we would know how to get there. He even let us check out late since he didn't have anyone checking in the day we left. What can I say? I've never experienced such an accommodating host. Grazie Fabio!!

The apartment is decorated with a perfect mix of antiques and modern pieces and has been renovated so there is a nice big shower. The ceiling is amazing. Gorgeous fresco! Fabio has done an excellent job making this space beautiful yet perfectly functional. The pictures do not do it justice. I would highly recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Favoloso!

  • 5 of 5

The town, the apartment, and the owner are fabulous! The Perugia area and Umbria have so much to offer, and the apartment is perfectly located for exploring it on foot, by train, by bus. Spacious, wonderfully furnished, and well-outfitted lodgings. While the décor tells you that you’re in Italy, you also have all the amenities to be comfortable, do your laundry, and prepare a great pasta dinner. Owner Fabio is incredibly accommodating-- transporting you from and to bus/train/airport at your arrival and departure, providing information on local events and activities, and happily responding whenever your contact him with a question or concern.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ospiti estremamente gentili. Alla loro partenza l'appartamento era molto pulito e in ordine. Tutto assolutamente perfetto. Spero di avere presto l'occasione di ospitarli ancora! Grazie!
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Amersham
5

"This is a lovely, spacio...

  • 5 of 5

"This is a lovely, spacious apartment perfectly placed in the centro storico and very quiet. Fabio was there to meet us at the airport and gave us a helpful tour of the city. He also provided free museum cards, a huge bowl of fruit, red & white wine, water, milk, honey, jam & Nutella! All very welcoming. The apartment is full of fascinating antiques and the ceilings in every room are amazing. Perugia is very beautiful and perfectly placed for exploring other parts of Umbria (Assisi is easily reached by bus or car). At the end of a very happy stay, Fabio drove us back to the airport. Molto grazie, Fabio, per una settimana fantastica!"

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"We had a wonderful stay ...

  • 5 of 5

"We had a wonderful stay thanks to the kindness of Fabio and his family. We were welcomed at the station by Fabio who oriented us to the local area. The apartment was wonderfully clean, there was wine, water, chocolate and basic foddstuffs to start us off. Later Fabio''s father dropped in some wild asparagus. The apartment was within 5 - 20 minutes walking of all the Perugean attractions and we used it as a base to explore Umbria. A wonderful stay. We would recommend it to friends and will hasten back ourselves. Ciao."

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"Simply superb. Great loc...

  • 5 of 5

"Simply superb. Great location in the old part of town, within 5 minutes walk from the main attractions. Very quite neighborhood. Appartment is excellent and very well thought through - from the welcoming bottles of wine (red & white) and water to the perfectly equipped kitchen and bath. Everything in excellent working order. The tastefully designed appartment deserve a special mentioning - the fresco ceiling in the living room is superb, but the beamed ceiling in the sleeping room and arched brick ceiling in the kitchen are equally fantastic. The art on the walls is not flashy and is very tasteful. The owners are extremely welcoming and helpful. Highly and very enthusiastically recommended. Two thumbs up!"

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2006
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
San Francesco d'Assisi
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Trasimeno Lake
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Santa Sabina
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Perugia
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
E45 - Raccordo Perugia Bettole
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Terminillo
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Trasimeno Lake
Car: not necessary

Perugia is a city where art, history and culture have always been given a charm. Walking in the beautiful streets of the old town is like reading a book, seems to be able to perceive sounds and scents of a past world but still alive. A refined beauty, authentic and unspoiled as it continues its path in the numerous museums: the National Gallery of Umbria, the National Archaeological Museum, the Etruscan Well, the San Bevignate are just some examples of time travel through art that will certainly etched in the hearts and minds of visitors. The beauty of the city of Perugia is certainly enhanced by a wonderful soundtrack made of concerts of classical music, opera, pop and jazz. Musical events of great intensity, which come to life in exceptional location where listening rediscovers its deepest sense. Every year later, during the month of July, for 10 days the city is completely enveloped in the music. A magical atmosphere, where sounds and colors punctuate the most anticipated event of the year: Umbria Jazz.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Perugia, Umbria

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
winter 2016/17
1 Oct 2016 - 29 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£400
for 5 nights
From
£80
£480
£1,137
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Umbria Jazz
7 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
9 night minimum stay
£1,095
 
 
Eurochocolate
13 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
9 night minimum stay
£733
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£358
for 5 nights
From
£72
£446
£1,011
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

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