Villa Messi is a beautiful villa, elegantly furnished and decorated. Each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom. The dining room accommodates ten at mealtimes. There is also a sitting room, small gym & kitchen area. The kitchen area opens onto a terrace seating up to 40 people. It features an oven, BBQ and bar.
Casa Dante (the apartment) stands in the same grounds. It comprises the entire mezzanine floor of a splendid Casalini house, elegantly furnished & fully equipped with all modern facilities.
As with the terrace, the olive tree-fringed garden is open to both apartment and villa guests. It is always painstakingly well maintained, and contains a large swimming-pool (8m long), baby pool, jacuzzi, plus a gazebo with table accommodation for 6, and a sheltered stone alfresco eating area, suitable for 8 people to take aperitifs. There is parking space for 3 cars.
Help with cooking and housework may be negotiated. Bicycles & a welcome pack of food/drink are provided free to our guests.
SIGHTSEEING: The efficient Umbrian road and rail network means Casalini is superbly situated for day-trips to some of the most fascinating cities in Italy. Here are just a few examples of the historic, cultural and religious centres our guests have ready access to … Orvieto 64km ... Siena 81km ... Cortona 32km ... Florence 135km ... Rome 183km ... Assisi 58km.
Set in the Green Heart of Italy, Villa Messi and its apartment Casa Dante reside close by the mighty Lake Trasimeno, in a mystical land of vineyards, orchards and olive groves, encircled by medieval villages, castles and monasteries. The culture here is thousands of years old, symbolized by the many myths and monuments dedicated to ancient divinities. Surrounding historical cities include Assisi, Perugia, Siena and Florence.
The area is dedicated to agriculture, horticulture, history, food, wine and nature. While peace, calm and privacy are readily available to our guests, there are also endless possibilities for excitement, discovery and adventure in ancient and modern Umbria, just minutes away on the superb Italian road and rail network.
Other Activities: There is a host of localized tours, exhibitons and festivals - historical, nature, crafts, food and drink, religious, musical