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Todi Charming Medieval House with Spectacular Views and a Large Garden

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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Todi, Province of Perugia, Umbria
This is a fabulous house that dates back to the 13th century, as witnessed by a Romanesque lion's head still in the facade. It has been entirely renovated (with suggestions and designs by the great sculptor Beverly Pepper). It is inside the town walls, about 5 min. walk from the main square, so it is conveniently located in terms of shopping. I mean why come to Italy and isolate yourselves in a rural farmhouse? May as well stay in Palo Alto (they tell me the landscape is very similar). We wanted to enjoy living amongst the Italians and that is why we chose this house. And yet it is very private and quiet because it is flanked by the apse of the church of S. Prassede on the south-west side, and has a 1,200 sq.ft. garden in front. All the windows have great views of the valley below and the Martani mountains directly east.

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Listing #HL8468219
About the Owner
E. George T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2009
Interaction with guests
We now spend most of our time in Florence, two hours drive north of Todi. But we have lovely people paid to meet our guests and, if requested, to pick them up at the airport and accompany them to the house.
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

George’s lovely, rustic home was a centerpoint in our stay in Todi. We convened outdoors for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a cheerful yard with a stunning view of the countryside. The weather was hot and humid, but the yard offered shade and quiet solace....More

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George T, VR Owner at Todi Charming Medieval House with Spectacular Views and a Large Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you Art for your very kind words! So happy you had such a good time.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Todi is the perfect town to explore Umbria. The town itself is very pleasant and has plenty going on. The house was very comfortable for five. We were able to use the kitchen for breakfasts and also a couple of dinners. Internet access was important...More

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George T, VR Owner at Todi Charming Medieval House with Spectacular Views and a Large Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you kindly Carol. It was a pleasure having you and your friends and knowing how much you appreciated Umbria and our home.

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

My family (4 adults with the occasional add on) spent a glorious 3 weeks at George's home in Todi. The house was all we hoped it would be: nestled in a beautiful stone alleyway on the edge of town with a breathtaking view over the...More

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George T, VR Owner at Todi Charming Medieval House with Spectacular Views and a Large Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks for your kind words. I'm so happy you appreciated all of what this marvellous region has to offer.

Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
The Winter gas cost for heating is metered. The € 200 listed is only indicative and obviously depends on the length of your stay and how high you keep the thermostat. Parking...
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Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    2 Queens
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $175 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $874 / stay - Deposit
  • Gas for heating in Winter months per week: $437 / stay - Fee
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How to get there
Airport: Perugia, S. Egidio: 40.0 km
Railway: Todi Ponte Rio: 5.0 km
The person who will meet you at the Bar 'da Mario' in Ponte Rio, at the foot of the Todi hill, is named Paulina. She speaks English. I would suggest you call her (or email me) a few days in advance to let her know more or less what time you will be arriving in Todi. (The drive is about 2 hours from Rome’s airport.) I will provide you with her numbers when you have booked.
From Rome: Take the A1 Austostrada (highway) north in the direction of Firenze and Milano for 70 km. Exit at Orte and follow the signs for Perugia and Terni. 20 km from Orte (BEFORE reaching Terni) you must turn off and follow the signs for Perugia. 33 km from that turn off you will see the signs for Todi. Take the second Todi exit, marked also Ponte Rio.
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Nearest Beach: 200.0 km.
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