Casa Cardinale, Montefalco boasts a unique location in an area rich in history, art, architecture, award-winning wines, sensational foods, and stunning landscapes across seasons. It is in the very heart of Italy and in a region that is relatively undiscovered.
Casa Cardinale is literally off the main piazza and offers flexible accommodation in two separate self-contained apartments which can be converted into one house. It is available for short and long stays.
This delightfully ancient and rustic building has been lovingly restored by artist Neil Moore to reflect its former glory as part of a cardinal’s home. Cosy furnishings, magnificent valley views, cobblestone lanes, proximity to cafes, restaurants, spa, shops and the frescoed church of San Francesco all add to a truly memorable experience of being transported back in time.
Visit the numerous nearby wineries and olive groves, hunt for truffles with local farmers, attend festivities in the piazza or simply unwind in a local spa and sauna. Alternatively, you might explore other historic towns such as Bevagna, Spoleto,
Spello, Perugia and Orvieto with major remnants of their Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and Renaissance past, visit Assisi and its surrounds notable for the life of Saint Francis, or Deruta for its ceramics. No matter how you spend your time, this magical place will undoubtedly entice you to return and discover more of its treasures.
Montefalco is fast becoming renowned as a wine growing district and in particular for its award-winning Sagrantino wines. Wine tastings, cooking classes, truffle hunts, guided tours, shopping expeditions, hiking and bicycle excursions as well as a dedicated driver can be organised by negotiation with our property manager, Cristina Tili.
This property is an absolute hidden treasure, in that is is a mere 10 metres from the town plaza and the best restaurant for delicious home cooked meals, delightful breakfasts and personal service. Both apartments are beautifully furnished, have extremely comfortable beds and furnishings, are very quiet and the upstairs apartment has beautiful views. The amenities are first class with washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, generous quantities of linen and kitchen items, books and dvd's if there happens to be a drizzle, DVD and CD player if you need. The translation is The Cardinal's House, and it is indeed majestic and historic, yet has all the modern requirements we desire in a holiday home, either short term or long term. Montefalco is indeed the "balcony of Umbria" and the views ot the surrounding valleys, towns and mountains are breathtaking. It offers a beautiful Umbrian experience without being touristy, it feels as thought you are living like a local and are accepted thus by everyone you meet. The streets are cobbled, you can feel the history surround you and every corner you turn there is another breathtaking view or fascinating walkway to explore. The local area produces some of the very nicest wines and produce which are a delight to partake of. We stayed for 5 days and made it our base to see the surrounding area as well as have a rest and slow down after 4 weeks of travel. It was perfect and we would recommed this property highly as a destination. We would have stayed longer if time permitted. The photos are a true reflection but it is better to be there and experience it, the location is perfect in so many ways, the property is maintained exceptionally well, the Manager was extremely helpful with information and making us feel welcome, I would certainly recommend this property to friends, relatives and anyone who appreciates a fine residence in a stunning area. You are in easy reash of Asissi, Perugia, Trevi, Foligno, Bevagna, too many places to list here, they are all delightful. I think that any time of the year would be great, we were lucky enough to arrive for the Wine and Harvest Festival, which was an added treat.Do yourself a favour, enjoy!!! I am planning a return trip already.
Located in the medieval hill town of Montefalco in Umbria, Casa Cardinale boasts a unique location in the very heart of Italy and in a region that is as yet relatively undiscovered.
It is approx two hours from each of Rome and Florence, 45 min from Perugia, 20 min from Foligno railway station and within driving distance of a range of beautiful historic towns e.g. Asissi, Spello, Orvieto, Bevagna & Spoleto.
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
|Minimum 7 nights at euro 499.
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30% non-refundable deposit is required to secure a booking. Balance required sixty days prior to arrival.direct credit into Payment is to our Australian account.
Prices include heating, water and electricity.
Euro 30 additional for final cleaning.
60 or more days prior to arrival – 30% of rental forfeited
21 to 60 days prior to arrival – 50%
0 to 21 days prior to arrival – 100%
If owners cancel a booking, full payment will be refunded.
2 p.m. onwards. Please contact Cristina Tili at least 48 hours before your arrival to arrange access.
by 10 a.m.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (EUR) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.