SPOLETO CENTRO TOWNHOUSE – sleeps 10

car unnecessary, 5 bedrms, 3 bathrms

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Property type: House, Villa

SUMMARY

Car parking in La Posterna, 5 minutes walk or via free travellator – but a car is not necessary. There is a free travellator that connects all parts of the city very close by – 2 minutes walk. And, there is a train station 1.5 kms away.

2 s/c apts in one detached house. All yours!

BUDGET accommodation for large groups :

5 double bedrooms

3 bathrooms

1 dining room with fully fitted kitchen inc hob, microwave, dish washer etc. + fireplace.

1 sitting room + fireplace.

1 kitchen/dining/sitting room + fully fitted kitchen inc hob, microwave etc. + fireplace.

Spoleto Centro Townhouse (13C) – sleeps 10

The house is simply furnished with modern furniture in the smaller apt (sleeps 4) and antique furniture in the large apt (sleeps 6).

Consists of 2 self contained apts in one detached house.

THESE 2 APARTMENTS ARE ONLY EVER BOOKED SIMULTANEOUSLY.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

This BUDGET PRICED ACCOMMODATION includes :

5 double bedrooms (2 of which are twin rooms, where the beds can be joined)

3 bathrooms

1 dining room with fully fitted kitchen inc hob, microwave, dish washer etc. With fireplace.

1 sitting room. With fireplace.

1 kitchen/dining/sitting room with fully fitted kitchen inc hob, microwave etc. With fireplace.

2 washing machines – one with dryer

NO CAR NEEDED/DISHWASHER/WIFI/WASHING MACHINES-DRYER/1 MINUTE WALK TO FREE ESCALATOR OR FREE TRAVELLATOR.

This huge house has been converted into 2 self contained apartments. It is located a few steps away from Piazza Madonna degli Orti (literally 2 mins walk from the public escalator. )

The large apt sleeps 6.

The smaller apt sleeps 4.

Built in 1200, this ancient house has been gutted and restored.

A family home, occupied since 1200 by the current owner’s ancestors.

Owned by the ex Chief of the Carabinieri of Spoleto (the military and most powerful police force in Italy). Now, he is a Colonel and has taken up higher investigative duties in Rome. His wife is a doctor, Head of the drugs legislation throughout the EU. And their young daughter is studying for her PhD in Economics in Milano.

They sound a frighteningly competent family. In fact, like many other very successful people, they are extremely down to earth, modest and lovely people!

Anyway, the point is they can only visit their beloved Spoleto occasionally. This is why they decided to offer their spacious home to the holiday rental market.

Neither of the flats has a terrace. Terraces were unheard of in the 13C!

The large flat contains a fresco of the Virgin from the 13th century on the wall of the main bedroom. And, there is an original ancient Roman well in the dining room (it has been made completely safe, no danger – it’s behind a glass door with a lock. You will have the key so it’s completely child proof).

The large 3 bedroom apartment is on two floors.  It has 2 bathrooms.

The upper floor has 2 bedrooms, with a total of 3 beds, one bathroom with tub/shower, a corridor and a separate, large living room (walls and doors are all painted nicely).

The ground floor has another double bedroom with  bathroom, and a big kitchen/dining room with a very large, beautiful wooden table, to seat 10 persons.

Both the dining room and the living room upstairs have a fireplace.

The smaller 2 bedroom apartment with 1 bathroom is up a short, steep flight of steps – not suitable for anyone with mobility problems.

All on one level –

It has two bedrooms with a total of 3 beds, a kitchen/dining room/living room with fully fitted kitchen plus fireplace and an attic room – great for storage re long term guests!

Both apartments are furnished in a mix of styles as befits a family home. Family heirlooms (writing desks, a couple of tables, paintings and an amazing wardrobe) are placed alongside modern lounge furniture, bedroom furniture, kitchens and bathrooms.

Many of the walls are frescoed in the old tradition.

There is central heating throughout. However, with 3 fireplaces, this makes this, one of the oldest houses in Spoleto, a great place to be in the winter months, especially over the Christmas period. Wood can be bought very cheaply from local supermarkets – about 4 euros/bag.

In the summer months, the house stays wonderfully cool because of its ancient thick stone walls.

It stands in a quiet enclave in the oldest part of central Spoleto. Yet, it is only a few paces to the nearest grocery store.

There is an old established bakery and grocery store immediately across the narrow lane.

And it’s a mere 5 mins walk to the Duomo and the top of Spoleto.

There are shops, bars and restaurants all within your immediate environment. As well as churches, monuments, galleries, antique shops and theatres.

Market day is every Friday. And there’s a huge Sunday Market, 1st Sunday of each month.

RULES – CITY TAX, ENERGY, AGE LIMIT + DAMAGE DEPOSIT

Age of booker must be at least 25 years old.

Refundable damage deposit of 500 euros as insurance against vandalism eg wrecking of ping pong table, table football and/or burning of wooden dining room table and/or ripping off of washing machine door. This is what has occurred in the past at this villa. We do not charge for normal breakages eg crockery and glassware.

To be paid in cash on arrival – returned in full on departure, assuming no vandalism!

Please ask us about parties – MAXIMUM OF 20 PERSONS PERMITTED AT AN EVENT.

There is no charge for normal use of central heating – this means keeping all doors and windows shut while using the central heating – otherwise you may be charged for excess use. To date we have never charged anyone for excess use of central heating.

Please note local tax to be paid in cash on arrival :

Tourist Tax in cash on arrival – 1.30 euros/person/night (over 14 years of age) for first 4 nights in a month.

PAID PARKING

in nearby LA POSTERNA, an underground car park or in a nearby outdoors car park.

Accomodation and features

Bedrooms: 3 bedrms, each with king bed / 2 bedrms, each with 2 single beds

Bathrooms: 3 bathrooms - 2 with walk in shower, 1 with tub + hand held shower

Living Room Facilities: lounge furniture + big smart TV

Dining Facilities: separate kitchen/diner - seats 10 + sitting/dining room with kitchenette - seats 4

Kitchen Facilities: 4 ring stove, dish washer, freezer, fridge, grill, hob, ice maker, iron+board, kitchenette, microwave, oven, washing machine, coffee maker, cooking utensils, toaster

Entertainment Facilities: satellite or cable TV, TV

Internet Access: internet access, broadband access, wireless broadband

Outside:parking off street

General Property Facilities: ceiling fans - room fans, central heating, chauffeur, events allowed, hair dryer, linens provided, welcome paper towels, private chef, welcome shampoo, welcome soap, welcome toilet paper, towels

Suitability of the Property: children welcome, suitable for elderly or infirm, pets not allowed, long term rentals available, non smoking only

Rates

280 euros/day - minimum of 4 days

Final clean 180 euros

Refundable damage deposit of 500 euros - our insurance against vandalism - to date, since 1997, the year we started in business, we have never charged anyone !

There is no charge for normal use of central heating - this means keeping all doors and windows shut while using the central heating - otherwise you may be charged for excess use. To date, since 1997, the year we started in business, we have never charged anyone for excess use of central heating.

Please note local tax to be paid in cash on arrival :

Tourist Tax in cash on arrival - 1.30 euros/person/night (over 14 years of age) for first 4 nights in a month.

SPOLETO CENTRO TOWNHOUSE - sleeps 10

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