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Fabulous apartment in a beautifully restored palazzo in the centre of Spoleto

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Historic Pedestrian Central Spoleto : an elegant, spacious, 2 bedroom apartment with large terrace + views, air con, perfect for up to 2 couples - f/t use of private pool, 7 miles away. Car NOT necessary. 10 mins walk to train station.

Car not necessary – 120 sq mts – central Spoleto with huge terrace/very pretty views/both bedrooms with French windows onto small patio areas – sleeps 4/5 (2 double bedrooms, 1 with large double bed + large 1-way glass windows looking onto terrace with views, 1 with twin beds/extra single bed can be placed in sitting room area dressed as a sofa) – 1 very large shower room/WC)/air conditioning – absolutely fantastic in every way//lift – in very buzzy, pedestrian location. Also Broadband/WiFI internet access in apartment, where you can use your own computer. 1st floor with elevator and stairs.

WiFi.

Elevator.

PLEASE NOTE THE PRIVATE POOL IS NOT ON SITE. IT IS 7 MILES AWAY AT OUR VILLA MARIANNA AND IS AVAILABLE, FREE OF CHARGE, TO THE GUESTS THAT ARE STAYING AT VILLA MARIANNA AND TO THOSE GUESTS STAYING IN OUR NON-POOL PROPERTIES. IT IS A LARGE POOL AND, TO DATE, HAS NEVER GOT BUSY. OPEN MAY TO SEPT/OCT.

The rate includes a lift, free of charge, to and from the station (ie arrival and departure), if you are without a car.

Arrival/Departure dates flexible, subject to availability.

One of the most impressive features of Terrazza Splendida is its huge, sunny terrace with pretty hill views.

1 double bedroom + 1 twin bedroom – beds can be joined, by request/1 shower rm/WC. Sleeps 4.

It is possible to sleep up to 2 extra persons in large sitting/dining room at 50 euros/per person/per week.

You can park nearby. Or, you can hire a single car secure garage space, next to the elevator, up to the apartment.

The weekly rate is 50 euros, or 8 euros/day, the rate we pay the owner of the tiny car-park.

If you intend being without a car, then, you will be picked up from the station on your day of arrival and taken back on the day of your departure.

Our large private pool (120 sq mts) is available for your use at any time between May to Sept, free of charge, at our Villa Marianna.

Villa Marianna is 7 miles away, along a spectacularly beautiful and quiet road, occasionally used for the famous, once a year, Giro D’Italia cycling race.

If you do not have a car, then, we can advise re a taxi – please ask for details.

More Details

Property Manager
Norma Williams
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

About Norma Williams

Laurie and I moved to Italy as retirees about 25 years ago. We were "on holiday" for about 8 years. Then, by accident, we fell into the holiday rental business by renting out a part of our house to a violinist starring in the Festival of Two Worlds. And so, Umbria Holiday Rentals was born.

Now we offer about 70 apartments, villas and pool properties in partnership with a small group of Italian owners.

We also offer a range of you fancy from olive oil and wine tasting to truffle hunts, cookery classes etc - all at rates far below anything you see advertised on the internet because we are committed to sustainable tourism : we make no profit from these activities!

Norma Williams purchased this apartment in 2000

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Spoleto in PG

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • For arrivals after 10 pm on the 1st day of your stay, there is a 50 euros/extra tariff. This is to pay someone to be on standby for you.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • resort
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Private chef, chauffeur, massage (local gym), maid service can be arranged - ask for further details.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Fabulous apartment in a beautifully restored palazzo in the centre of Spoleto
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Hartlepool
5

A Real Italian Experience

  • 5 of 5

We arrived home late last night, after a wonderful holiday. The apartments are

well equipped and lovely with every attention to detail. The balcony was an

amazing space for all of us to gather from meals etc. We really enjoyed our day

in the mountains the pool and food was fantastic. Felicity wished we went soon

in the holidays so we could have gone a second time.

Thank you so much Laurie for the transfers it was so easy to walk to the station

without the luggage and Felicity enjoyed the ice cream on the way. Marc and

Gemma didn't mind one bit looking after the luggage whilst sitting in the bar!

Hope to see you again

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The "day in the mountains" enjoyed by our reviewer, was spent at our 16C manor house, Villa Marianna, where there is a very large pool and a "cucina contadini" ie a private restaurant with a resident chef, who cooks to order for our guests. He uses only fresh local ingredients....meat, truffles and, fruit and vegetables, picked on the day. The wine is free-flowing and both the lunches and the dinners are very modestly priced. Saluti, Norma
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5

Centrally located, well equipped with amazing deck

  • 5 of 5

We spent a very happy 2 weeks from mid to the end of June 2016 at Terrazo Splendida. The apartment centrally located with easy access to the main street of Spoleto where there are many restaurants and coffee shops. The apartment is spacious, well equipped and has an amazing deck with a lovely view over part of the historic area of the town, dining facilities, swing chair and loungers where we spent many happy hours lying in the sun, dining al fresco or sitting on the swing chair watching the sun set. Ideal for a holiday in Spoleto and exploring the surrounding towns and beautiful scenic drives. As a bonus you get Norma and Laurie who are committed to making your stay as comfortable and happy as possible. We would certainly recommend the unit to family and friends and we will be back. Bruce and Lyn Richardson

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bruce and Lyn - Spoleto is missing you! Norma and Laurie
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Lakeland, Florida 33811 United States
5

Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

The property was wonderful in the heart of old Spoleto. We enjoyed many meals on the terrace in the summer evenings. The apartment is ideally located. Laurie and Norma are fantastic. They gave us great insight on things to do- like where to go to learn how to make pizza and pasta, where to cool off in a pool with wonderful views and great food. They picked us up and dropped us off on many occasions and were always friendly for a chat. Spoleto is an amazing place with history, arts, scenic views, great restaurants, and friendly people. Don't think twice, book one of Laurie's and Norma's homes. You'll be glad you did!

Greg and Simoni, Ron and Linda, 2015

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We LOVE appreciative guests since we work hard to ensure that our guests have a better holiday here than anywhere else they have been to or will go to. Not that we are competitive !! We just aim to be the best ! But, with guests like Greg, Simoni, Ron and Linda, it is certainly NOT work, just pure pleasure ! Thank you, Norma and Laurie
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5

Highly recommend this Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This property greatly exceeded my expectations! It is my second time staying in one of Laurie and Norma's apartments and they are an absolute delight to deal. Every interaction was a positive one. They are attentive, professional, knowledgeable and kind. This apartment is in a perfect location, exceptionally well maintained, clean, well stocked, and…. has very comfy couches and beds! The deck is amazing! A wonderful place to relax, look at the surrounding mountains and watch beautiful sunsets while listening to church bells. My time here will not be forgotten. I highly recommend both the apartment and the magical town of Spoleto. I am very much looking forward to a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Katherine was also a delightful and very appreciative guest. And, we look forward to her return ! We love it when people appreciate our hard work. Although, to call it "work" is a misnomer. it is a labour of love. It is a total privilege to contribute to making our guests' holiday experiences truly memorable.
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Norma and Laurie are wonderful hosts, so accommodating and welcoming. They made my stay in Spoleto an enjoyable one. I would highly recommend visiting the area and staying at one of their properties. You wouldn't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Malta
5

Excellent find

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at three of Laurie and Norma's apartments and had a wonderful time. These are very comfortable and well-furnished apartments and were ideal for our group, consisting of three families with small children. Laurie went out of his way to help us when one of our party locked themselves out of the apartment and kindly provided car transport from to train station and back. Spoleto is a beautiful place and the train station allows you to get to various other places in Umbria in under 2 hours.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2011
  • Date of Stay: December 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Perugia or Rome
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Spoleto
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Perugia
Nearest Train
0.7 Kilometres
Spoleto
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Orte
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Spoleto
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
San Benedetto
Car: not necessary

With free WiFi internet access, Terrazza Splendida, a fabulous, air conditioned apartment, is in the historic centre of Spoleto, buzzing with shops, bars and restaurants as well as ancient monuments, churches and museums at every twist and turn of Spoleto’s arched and cobbled streets. is located in Porta Fuga, one of Spoleto’s oldest mediaeval streets. The whole area is pedestrian, having undergone much restoration in the last few years. So, it really is very beautiful, indeed. The best location !

A car is NOT necessary as you are just 10 minutes walk from the train station and the bus terminus or a very short bus-ride. From the train station, you can get to practically anywhere in Italy. And, from the bus station, there are myriad of really interesting journeys you can take from little local rides around the hills, visiting a diversity of hill-top villages, to places as far afield as Castelluccio and Norcia – spectacular rides !

A fabulous apartment, Terrazza Splendida, is in the beautifully restored palazzo, Rocca dei Perugini (no 24 on the official Spoleto guide map), in the historic centre of Spoleto, a palazzo that has the most magnificent location in Spoleto.

However, there is more ! This very beautiful building, which houses some of the most important people of these parts…….judges, architects, a chief of police….. is of immense historical significance for Spoleto because, just after the turn of the century, the Perugini conquered Spoleto and built the now-named Rocca dei Perugini as a strong-hold to guard their position and reign over the Spoletini.

These were bloody times, indeed, for both the Spoletini and the Perugini because the Spoletini fought back by occupying the Torre Del’Olio just a few metres up the hill, a lane called Porta Fuga, and, there, they watched for the Perugini as they passed below, immediately dousing and killing them with burning oil.

Just 2 years, and, many deaths by burning oil later, the Spoletini regained power in Spoleto and, ever since, Spoleto and Perugia have had an uneasy relationship !

A mellow city/town that predates Rome, with mountains all around, the famous city of Spoleto is like a giant fairy castle with arches, tunnels and cobbled streets. At the top of Spoleto, a 15 mins walk or a short bus-ride from Vista Rocca, a few minutes down the road, is the famous Ponte (a magnificent Roman aquaduct), which takes you immediately into the Sacred Mountains. Also, here is Spoleto’s pride and joy, an equally incredible piece of architecture, La Rocca, a castle, now used aXs an exhibition centre.

Staying in Spoleto is like staying in a fairy-tale castle, peppered with piazzas, sprinkled with bars, restaurants and shops amidst a maze of tunnelled, cobbled lanes and alley-ways, all leading skywards to the famous Rocca and the aquaduct and, some of the best views in the world. This whole surreal setting is akin to a stage-set in the making, fringed by mountains, olive groves and vineyards and a mixture of mediaeval monasteries, towns, cities and tiny hill-top villages – all beckoning a visit ! However, for me, Spoleto is the ultimate temptress. Once under her spell, you are lost forever in her beauty. You must use all your will-power to leave this place, even for a short while. It is, quite simply, the most captivating city in Italy, never mind Umbria, Venice being on a par – the difference being that Venice has the water and Spoleto has the mountains. Nonetheless, like Venice, Spoleto has a history to be reckoned with.

Subsequently, Spoleto is becoming more and more in demand with those in search of “a truly Italian” experience, love to be surrounded by beauty and who wish to base themselves in the centre of Italy because, from Spoleto, you can get to practically anywhere else in Italy easily and cheaply within minutes to a few hours.

Up until now, it had always been too expensive to stay in Spoleto and, holiday-makers were forced to find apartments outside of Spoleto and drive in. However, we have changed all that and, in effect, we have “unlocked” Spoleto, having launched several apartments in central Spoleto at rates that are competitive with our “out of town” apartments, making Spoleto affordable for you, at last !

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Spoleto, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
HIGH SEASON
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
MID/LOW SEASON
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
£446
for 7 nights
£446
 
 
MID SEASON
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£491
for 7 nights
£491
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A large private pool at self catering Villa Marianna, 7 miles away, is included in the rental rate of this apartment. Open between May 1 and Oct.

For longer term bookings, please ask for a quote – it is very helpful, if you advise of your budget..

Flexible Arrival/Departure Dates - subject to availability.

A deposit of 25% is required to secure a booking.

A Welcome Pack is included in the rate : wine, olive oil, pasta, pasta sauce, tea, coffee, sugar, milk + toiletries to start you off..

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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