Villa Sonia A is a 60-square-meter (about 646 square feet) apartment which
sleeps four people. It has a terrace overlooking the hills and a shared swimming
pool. The apartment is located on a hill and is part of an age-old house in
stone in the middle of an over-200-hectare (494 acres) farming estate. Villa
Sonia is in the heart of Umbria and not far from famous cities of art such as
Perugia, Assisi, Todi, Spoleto, among others. It is halfway between Rome and
Florence, which are both about 150 km (93 miles) away from the villa.
Villa Sonia A consists of one double bedroom, a bathroom with shower, an ample
living room with a divan bed, a fireplace, and a kitchenette. Moreover, there is
a large terrace furnished with a table, chairs, umbrella and deckchairs.
Winter heating and parking space are also available.
Villa Sonia is located in the middle of a farming estate of over 200 hectares
(494 acres). It lies on a hill 450 meters (1,476 feet) above sea level. Almost
the whole land is covered in woods. About 30 hectares (74 acres) of the farming
estate consists of organically-cultivated olive trees. The villa, which stands
on the top of a hill, is surrounded by a centuries-old olive grove and another
stretch of land displaying cultivations of new olive trees.
When you arrive at the villa, you will find yourself before a beautiful house
made from goldish stones enclosed in a green lawn: a set surrounded by a
countryside of uncontaminated nature. Every angle of the garden enables you to
have a 360-degree view of a boundless expanse of hills covered in green of woods
or in silver of olive groves. Reddish roofs and bell-towers of small villages
can be spotted far away from where the garden sits. The air is clear, colors are
vivid and bright, and there is peace and tranquility. The smell of herbs and
flowers fill the air…
100 meters (328 feet) away from Villa Sonia, there is another gracious house
where the owners live and where there is a small restaurant where you can taste
the good family-dishes of Umbria. Goods produced in the farm are also for sale:
extra-virgin olive oil, wine, grappa, pasta, and sauces with truffle. The
proprietors are very fond of their farm and will greet you in a warm and
friendly way. They will help with anything you need making sure you have your
The swimming pool and the outdoor area
Not far from the villa is the beautiful 7x14-meter (22 x 45 feet) swimming pool,
with umbrellas and deckchairs around it.
You will enjoy a relaxing view of the green hills framing the surroundings from
the swimming pool.
In addition, there is also an area equipped with a stonework barbecue, benches,
tables, and chairs around. There is a ping-pong table, a bocce (Italian lawn
bowling) field, and mountain bikes available. The swimming pool and other
facilities are shared with guests in the other apartments of the villa. Both the
swimming pool and the garden are floodlit for night use.
The swimming pool is available from half May to the end of September.
If you are a trekking enthusiast, you can stroll through the woods inside the
Villa Sonia A is an apartment located on the first floor which is reached
through an outdoor and 17-step staircase. The entrance leads to a spacious
living room displaying two windows and a glass door which gives access to the
terrace. The living room has a lovely fireplace, a two-people divan bed, a
dining area, and a kitchenette. The living room leads to a spacious and gracious
bedroom displaying its own en-suite bathroom, which is equipped with a shower. A
glass door in the bedroom also provides access to the terrace.
The terrace will undoubtedly be your favorite place to relax outdoors, as it
will grant you space to enjoy the light of day from sunrise to sunset. Not
mentioning dinner under the stars. You will feast your eyes on endless green
hills merging with the blue of the sky far in the horizon…
The terrace is lit for night use and furnished with deckchairs, an umbrella, a
table, and chairs.
As to the house, it is cosy and pleasantly and elegantly furnished. The floor is
in Tuscan terracotta, and the ceiling is supported by wood joists and terracotta
tiles. The kitchenette is equipped with a four-electric-plate stove, a fridge,
and a dishwasher, and a toaster. A microwave oven is provided upon request. A
laundry room is available for use as well.
Nearby tourist attractions
Villa Sonia is 9 km (about 5.6 miles) away from Bettona, a village of ancient
Etruscan origins where you will find shops and restaurants. Sportfishing and
visiting a zoogeography farm is only 1,5 km (0.9 mile) away, and a horseback
riding area and a tennis court are only 4 km (2.4 miles) away. And in case you
are looking for something more extreme, you can go rafting near the waterfall
called Cascata delle Marmore, just 40 km (about 25 miles) away.
You will be in a very convenient position to visit splendid cities in Umbria.
Perugia is 25 km (15.5 miles) away, Assisi is 27 km (about 17 miles) away, Todi
is 32 km (about 20 miles) away, Spoleto is 42 km (26 miles) away, and Deruta,
famous for its ceramics production, is only 9 km (about 5.6 miles) away. Let's
not forget Siena, 110 km (68 miles) away, Florence, 150 km (93 miles) away, and
Rome, 170 km (about 106 miles) away.
Perugia's railway station is 14 km (8.7 miles) away, and the railway station of
Deruta is 10 km (6 miles) away.
The nearest airports are: Perugia (35 km - 21.7 miles), Pisa (145 km - 90 miles)
and Rome (170 km - 106 miles).
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Sep 15 2013 - Dec 21 2013
Dec 22 2013 - Jan 4 2014
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