THE HOUSE OF ULYSSES - LOVELY VILLA WITH VIEW -

Diana & Alberto

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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THE HOUSE OF ULYSSES - LOVELY VILLA WITH VIEW -

Spoleto Villa Rental Photos and Description

Luxury Holiday on Spoleto Hills. Genuine and warm welcome. Sleep 2 up to 20

The Historic Hamlet Le Logge di Silvignano is a most significant example of medieval Castle in the Spoleto County (X to XV century), listed by the Italian Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage.

Ideally located for visiting art towns as Bevagna, Montefalco, Assisi, Todi, Orvieto and Gubbio.

Close to River Nera for Flyfishing in No Kill unpolluted area, Rome is only at 80' train.

For the owners, Diana and Alberto, it is more than their home a love affair. They personally cared for the restoration of the buildings preserving its original characteristics and atmosphere. Antique and crafted furniture, linen sheets and curtains from Montefalco looms, art ceramics from Deruta, family paintings, are blended.

The Hamlet is consisting of a few large Suite, 2 Villa, the owner’s Home and a wide Garden with Pool overlooking the Valley and the sunset. Pool towels provided.

The Hamlet can be rented in full, and can host up to 20 people.

Welcome breakfast basket provided on arrival

Details for The House of Ulysses - Lovely Villa with View - 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

The House of Ulysses is a Lovely 130 m² comfortable Villa with independent entrance and wide panoramic terrace overlooking the valley and the sunset. Accurately furnished and decorated. 2 bedrooms, one with a Large double bed, the second with twin beds, luxury living room with 'cotto' fireplace, a panoramic Loggia with dining room. Lovely and fully equipped kitchen with view. 2 bathrooms, one with shower, one with bathtub/shower. Pool Towels provided. Can host 4 people. A welcome breakfast basket is provided on arrival. The private Wine cellar of the Villa can be made available with a selection of D.O.C. Italian wines, upon request. Ask Diana and Alberto the link for additional pictures and details.
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
Diana & Alberto (Owner)
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About Diana & Alberto

I, Alberto, was born in Milano, Diana was born in Napoli, a good blend of italian flavours, North and South together. The both of us were Managers in Multinational Companies in Operations and Purchasing myself , and Commercial and Marketing Diana, before starting this new life in hospitality. I love to talk about economics and I am passionate of Sudoku. I am the gardener and the House 'factotum'.

Diana who is graduate in Italian Letterature, is a fantastic chef and an heavy reader. Our Houses are full of book in italian, english and different languages.

We love people and good companies, we love good food and good wine. Both of us are Sommelier.

We live in the Property and are glad to welcome Guest and help them in touring the region

We also have an Apartment for rent in Roma that is our winter nest too

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed four nights in the Ulysses House with another couple - this was our first vacation in Italy and first time in Umbria. Alberto and Diana were warm, gracious hosts that take a genuine interest in their guests. They gave recommendations on restaurants in the area, which towns to visit, and even provided a welcome basket and a refrigerator stocked with essentials for the morning. They could not have done anything else to make us feel more welcome - even asked to let them know when we were leaving so they could say good-bye.



The Ulysses House is an exceptional three level villa which appears to be partially built into the side of a hill with a kitchen, comfortable sitting room and eating area on the second floor, clean and spacious bedrooms/bathrooms on the first and lower levels. The terrace has an absolutely stunning view overlooking the valley and surrounding hills - a postcard picture for sure. We took pictures of the sun setting over the hills. Wi-fy is available outside their office on the patio - including under their fig tree.



One note - Silvignano is very small. When you arrive in town you are actually there at Le Logge. We called them when we arrived near the bus stop not knowing where they were located and they walked down to greet us at our car. What wonderful hosts! Would return in a heartbeat.



Oreles, Trip Advisor Member, Tonawand New York
Sep 2011
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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The House of Ulysses - Lovely Villa with View -
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Spoleto Spoleto area
Canada
5

Beautiful home, hosts and countryside!

  • 5 of 5
We visited the Umbria area in May for three weeks and made The House of Ulysses our home base. The accommodation is first class. It is located at the top of a hill in a small village with the most amazing views. It has a very good working kitchen and the bedrooms are quite spacious and comfortable. There is a good dining area, sitting area and the terrace overlooks beautifully kept gardens, spectacular sunsets and olive groves. Our hosts, Diana and Alberto, were the most gracious, friendly and accommodating hosts. Nothing was too much trouble for them. They were very knowledgeable about every part of Italy, history, dining, where to shop, and recommended day trips for us that we would never have found in a guide book. We felt at the end of our trip that they were not only our hosts but our friends. If you want to explore Umbria, and I highly recommend that area if you want a less commercial and more authentic Italian experience, then I would suggest that you stay here. You won't be disappointed!! You will need a car but that is the best way to see the area.
  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Jinny and Carol,

we thank you so much for your nice words of appreciation. It is nice to read from you and to know you are well, as it was a great pleasure to have you with us for a full month. We hope to see you again in future, and wish you a happy new year 2011 full of joy and peace and good health.

Alberto e Diana
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Durango, Colorado
5

Incredible property overlooking Umbrian plains

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I and our friends shared this apartment in the converted 16th century stone house for one week. The accomodations are easy to live in, the property is large and the swimming pool is in a lovely location. The tiny town of Silvignano is near Spoleto, Assisi and Perugia, many quintensential small Italian restaurants in the small town below. Our hosts, Diana and Alberto, are suberb, welcoming, encompassing, highly knowledgeable about the area, the possible little known areas to visit, where to shop, etc. I highly recommend this experience to anyone who loves Italy, and who would love to be in a incredibly beautiful, well located and friendly environment. This was a wonderful last week of a 3 month trip to Europe!
  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Marion and Tom, thank you very much for your nice review. We also enjoied your staying with us and to share w the beautiful memories of your trips around the world.
Your pictures of the places visited are amazing.
We hope to have the opportunity to have you here again in future, but anyway we will be in contact sharing our common passion for visiting foreign countries.
Please also give our greetings to Cheryl and Doug.
Best wishes Diana e Alberto
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Miami, FL,USA
5

Recharging our spirit

  • 5 of 5
Dear Diana and Alberto we want to thank you for the memorable 7 days that we spent in the Ulysses House, we were able to appreciate the natural beauty, spirituality, art, cuisine and hospitality of Umbria thanks to your excellent suggestions and impecable accommodations.
Best regards,
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Dears is always a pleasure to hear from guests we contribute to their memorable vacations. We love this piece of paradise on the hearth and we love to share it with person who love it too.
Thank you also for sending us the dvd photo.
Also Mario, the perfect gardner, sends to you his greetings.
We hope to see you all togheter with your family in future.
Love from Silvignano
Diana e Alberto
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5

A perfect place and unforgettable holiday

  • 5 of 5
Dear Diana and Alberto we would like to thank you once again for your warm hospitality during our stay in your Logge.Our Villa was more than we expected. We never forget the sunset from the terrace.
We also wanto tank you for the hints about secret places and restaurants. We went to La Trattoria and can really recommend it to other guests. We prefer it above all the others. We regret that we not went earlier to that restaurant.
We ordered Stinco and it was really delicious also the tiramisu was excellent.
Please continue to suggest this plae to your future guests.
All the best and hope to see you once again !
Sincerely yours,
Maria, Daniel, Jo and David
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Dear Maria, thank you again. We wait you next march to taste the winter truffles!!
Have a beautiful foliage season! We are ready for the olive harvest until the end of month. We will keep some for you.
Best wishes Diana e Alberto
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Spoleto Spoleto area
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5

Excellent place, excellent host

  • 5 of 5
My family stayed for a week in the House of Ulysses. The house was great and as advertised. The house was in great condition, the kitchen had everything that you would need, and the rooms were very comfortable. The view from the house was beautiful. Furthermore, the house was very well-located, making day trips easy to do.

Finally, we greatly appreciated all of the help and hospitality provided by the hosts (Diana and Alberto). They made it a truly special stay.

We highly recommend this place.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Dear Tom thank you for your nice review and appreciations.
We hope you will be back in 4 next time.
A big kiss to the little Nat. Best best wishes!!!
Arrivederci Diana e Alberto
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Spoleto Spoleto area
London
5

Excellent place, excellent host

  • 5 of 5
My family stayed for a week in the House of Ulysses. The house was great and as advertised. The house was in great condition, the kitchen had everything that you would need, and the rooms were very comfortable. The view from the house was beautiful. Furthermore, the house was very well-located, making day trips easy to do.

Finally, we greatly appreciated all of the help and hospitality provided by the hosts (Diana and Alberto). They made it a truly special stay.

We highly recommend this place.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Perugia ( Roma and Ancona 169 kms)
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Ancona
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Spoleto
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Orte
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Adriatic Sea Coast
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Campello sul Clitunno
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Sibillini Mountains
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Perugia Antognolla
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Silvignano Passo D'Acera
Car: necessary

Silvignano is Hamlet of Spoleto, in the heart of Umbria , at short distance with some of the most beautiful medieval cities: Assisi 30 km, Montefalco 25 kms, Bevagna 28 Km, Todi Orvieto and Gubbio at 1 hour drive. Gateway to the National Park of Sibillini Mountains, in the most beautiful unpolluted natural areas of our Country famous for Flyfishing on the River Nera - NoKill area

Close to the XIII Century Via Francigena of Saint Francis , connecting Assisi to Rome for amazing walks among olive trees

We are located in the heart of the area where the Extra Vergin Olive Oil of the Spoleto-Assisi hills is produced.

From Spring to Autumn many Art and Culture events are performed in the area: Spoleto Wine Festival (1st week of June);The Spoleto Festival of the Two Worlds (end of June till mid July); Umbria Jazz (mid July) The Spoleto Summer Festival (August); Sagrantino Wine Festival ( 18 - 21 September); La Quintana Medieval Tournament in Foligno (June and September). Golf 40 kms

Other Activities: Wine and olive oil festivals,FlyFishing, truffle hunting and fair, Art Festivals, Cooking Class, Italian language courses

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Spoleto Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Aug 23 2014 - Sep 26 2014
3 night minimum stay
€1,200
 
 
Sep 27 2014 - Nov 2 2014
3 night minimum stay
€1,000
 

Notes

  • - Prices refer to 1 full week reservation.
    - A 3 or 4 nights reservation only will be considered in some periods of the year
    - For more than two week reservation and long stay we will be glad to submit you a proposal
    - A complete description with additional photos is available

    Long Term Rental Welcome

    - Prices include:
    One week accommodation for the number of persons indicated
    A rich welcome basket for your breakfast;
    Electricity, water and gas for the kitchen and bathroom needs;
    Access to the equipped swimming pool (in season), for the people hosted ;
    Bedlinen, bath and pool towel, to be replaced every end of the week;
    Cleaning of the unit before arrival.

    Prices do not include:
    Heating ( in the season)
    Final cleaning, mandatory Euro 60,00.
    Additional bed linen and bath and pool towel change
    Daily cleaning of the unit, upon reservation with 24 hours advance notice
  • General Conditions

    1- Required to secure the booking:
    a.Your Visa or Mastercard details and a non refundable deposit corresponding to 30% of the reservation price

    2- Cancellation of Reservation Change policy:
    2.1- In the event you ask for cancellation or change of your reserved period we will do our utmost for accommodating you and try to resell the cancelled period. In such case we will be glad to refund what you have paid deducted the costs incurred.
    Otherwise, a penalty of 50% of the reservation price will be debited in case of Cancellation or Change of the reservation within 60 days (90 days for July and August) before the arrival date.
    100% will be charged beyond that date.

    2.2- No refund will be possible in case of modification of the length of stay or advanced departure.

    3- A refundable security cash deposit of Euro 300,00 will be required upon arrival.
  • 4- Check-in is due between 5,00 pm and 7,00 pm of the Saturday of arrival. Different arrival day and check-in time will be agreed in advance when possible.
    5- Check-out is due from 8,00 to 9,30 am of the departure day
    6- Smoking is not permitted, but in the open common spaces
    7- Pets are not admitted
    8- Children are welcome. Parents will make sure they do not disturb the other guests.

Amenities

Amenities

Spoleto Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Luxury
General:
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking On Street
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • All bathrooms are very well equipped and are decorated with Amalfi Seacoast tiles. 1 bathroom has shower, 2nd bathroom has bath/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Linen and sheets for large double beds. Electric blanket for all beds are provided in the season. The second bedroom can be set as double bed A sliding door gives to this 2nd bedroom high privacy from the 1st bedroom. Perfect for 2 couples travelling togheter or adult children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • arboretum
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
Notes:
The Pool is open from mid May till end of September. It is equipped with umbrellas, sun beds and chairs. Pool towels are provided. Extra cleaning can be provided upon reservation with 24hour advise. No added bed. Cradle can be provided upon request.