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Charming, peaceful Apartment, Orvieto Old Center, Good WiFi, Pretty Terrace,

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 bedroom + sofabed, 1 bathroom, (sleeps 2-4), terrace and WiFi

* Dyson Top of the range Tower Fan with air - purifier New for 2017 Summer Season

This delightful apartment, recently redecorated and refurbished is located in a pretty cobbled street right in the heart of the pedestrian historical centre of Orvieto, close to the magnificent 14th century gothic cathedral. Simply step outside the door and within a few minutes walk you can enjoy all that Orvieto has to offer : museums, bars, restaurants and a host of wonderful shops on the Via Garibaldi offering beautiful ceramics, lace, delicious local wines, cheeses, sausage and wild mushroom products. This charming apartment affords complete privacy, set in a peaceful location close to the theatre Mancinelli and provides a perfect base from which to explore the beautiful, unspoilt rural region of Umbria with its excellent wineries, historic hilltop towns, stunning landscapes and olive, grape and truffle harvests laden with foodie promise.

LOCATION:

The apartment has a private entrance through a small cobbled courtyard and is located on the second floor. Please note that the apartment is reached via two short flights of stairs, so is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties. The interior of the apartment recently decorated in warm colors and a super, new comfortable mattress in the bedroom has polished parquet floors and exposed, high beamed ceilings with characteristic terracotta tiles. From the quaint terrace you can sip a chilled glass of one of the wonderful Orvieto wines whilst watching the sun go down across the rooftops. Simple terrace furniture means you can dine 'al fresco' and sample some of the locally produced hand-made fresh pasta drizzled in rich, deep green peppery olive oil.

The apartment is well suited for a relaxing holiday at any time of the year as all of the sights and facilities of this wonderful small city are reachable on foot. Equally for those travellers who wish to venture further afield by train or car, it is incredibly well located to explore all of Umbria’s famous hilltop towns, the southern part of Tuscany, in particular Montepulciano and the Val d’Orcia and Rome in Lazio.

NEIGHBOURHOOD:

From the apartment on foot you can visit :

The duomo ( cathedral ) of Orvieto – Roman Catholic cathedral and national monument with magnificent gothic façade and two frescoed chapels decorated by Luca Signorelli and several other talented Italian painters of the period with images of “ Judgement Day “

Teatro ( theatre ) Mancinelli - plays host to world class musicians during Umbria Jazz in winter. You can also see ballet, opera, folk music and musical tributes inside this magnificent and atmospheric theatre.

For local food and drink – there are many good quality restaurants and trattorias close to the apartment as well as butchers, bread and pastry shops, cafès, fresh pasta shops, and small supermarkets for all your everyday essentials. The apartment is two minutes walk from the main post office, two / three banks and the town market held in the Piazza del Popolo every Thursday and Saturday. Close to the Piazza della Repubblica you can find English language newspapers and hairdressing salons.

ACCOMMODATION:

The apartment is laid out over one floor and is comprised of a light and bright open plan sitting/kitchen/dining area, bedroom and bathroom. With soft color-washed walls, rich fabrics and rugs, the living area is warm and inviting. From the kitchen/dining area you can access the terrace through double french doors. There is a modern and well equipped kitchen with a dining table to seat up to six people. Just off the sitting area is a large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a family bathroom with shower and washing machine. Additionally, the sofa in the sitting area pulls out to make a further double bed.

The apartment is ideal for a couple, couple with children or 2 couples as it offers simple accommodation at great value for money. Includes free WiFi

FACILITIES :

The apartment is equipped for your convenience with:

Washing machine and fold out airer

Espresso/cappuccino machine

Electric oven and 4 gas hob

Free WiFi

* Please note their is no porterage service so guests must be able to carry their own luggage.

TRAVEL :

Nearest Coast with lovely Beach at Tarquinnia

Approx 80 km / 1.5 hours by car – The historical centre here is also worth a visit.

Lakes of Bolsena ( approx 16 miles ) and Corbara close by.

Ski-ing ( dependant on season )

Approx 80 km / 1.5 hours drive to Monte Amiata – why not call in to see the abbey at San Salvatore or pay a visit to the Banfi wine estate and shop also in the same area.

Art & Historical Cities :

Assisi – approx 95 km / 2 hours by car – Why not pay a visit to Deruta en route famous for its colourful ceramics.

Spoleto – approx 105 km / 1.5 hours by car.

Todi - approx 40 km / 1 hour by car – enjoy the ambiance of this picturesque medieval town overlooking the Tiber valley.

Fascinating Florence – approx 170 km / 2 hours by car or train

The Vatican City in Rome - approx 130 km / 1.5 hours by car or train.

Airports :

Rome International Airports approx 1.5 hours by car or train from Orvieto

Perugia International Airport approx 1 hour by car

Keywords: apartment, flat, self catering accommodation

More Details

Property Manager
Mandy Bell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian, dutch, Dutch colleague to assist Dutch language guests
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

Amenities

Orvieto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double Bed (1), Sofa bed sleeps two (1)
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • tennis

Reviews

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Charming, peaceful Apartment, Orvieto Old Center, Good WiFi, Pretty Terrace,
average rating of 4.8913045 based on 46 reviews
Cumbria/England
5

A beautiful apartment in the heart of Orvieto

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed here; we loved it the first time and even more so the second time. Situated in the heart of Orvieto, a stone's throw from the cathedral, main streets, bars, shops, restaurants and all the history of this charming city. Beautifully appointed apartment, quiet, clean, restful, nestling among the pantiled roofscape of the city. Thank you to Susan, the owner, for making this apartment available and also to Mandy and Bruce for the welcome and kindness and contributing to our holiday and good recommendations for dining and wining. Hopefully we will be back.

Just to add that we came by train and were happy to spend our whole week in Orvieto but Umbria is a beautiful area of Italy and access to other places of interest by public transport or road is very easy.

Joe and Christine

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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A great stay in Orvieto

  • 5 of 5

A very nice and comfortable apartment with a great location in the heart of wonderful Orvieto. Mandy, who manages the place, is most helpful, providing maps and info to you even before you leave home. The apartment has pretty much all you need to be comfy and even has a great view of Il Duomo to the rear. Be mindful the stairs of this 2nd story are quite steep and getting a large suitcase up there is a challenge. Shower's a bit tight but all else is fine. Plenty of great restaurants in this town and parking convenient at a close by plaza. For longer term parking use the free lot behind the train station and make use of the cool funiculare!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Place

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely, well-appointed apartment in the heart of Orvieto. It is everything you could want in a vacation get-away. Besides the comfort and beauty of the place, the management was excellent--provided lots of information, answered questions, and was all-around helpful. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Perfection in Orvieto!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Mandy's apartment in Orvieto. Charming and spacious enough for 2, it was the perfect place to base our two week stay to take an Italian language course. The rooms are comfortably appointed, especially the wonderful bed with luxurious linens. Centrally located, we easily walked to nearby bars, restaurants, and of course class. The farmers' market was a treat and provided wonderful charcuterie as well as fresh produce. Mandy had wonderful recommendations and was the epitome of hospitality. We are looking forward to our next stay here.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Joe & Christine

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for five nights in September 2016 and have already booked to return again for a week in the spring. Orvieto is a beautiful and fascinating town with lots of history, shops, restaurants. The apartment is perfectly located in the centre yet very quiet at night. The amenities were superb and we loved the décor and balcony among the pantiled roofs of Orvieto. Mandy made us feel at home and this helped to make our week most relaxing. The information Mandy gave us on arrival was excellent.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Ontario, Canada
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Lorraine

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property. The apartment was delightful with all amenities(except a TV). Location is perfect. A super comfortable bed with plush linens. The best part was the hospitality shown by Mandy. Mandy goes above and beyond to make sure that you are familiar with the apartment and local restaurants, shops, etc. She was also very gracious with her time and took me to an outstanding restaurant at a cheese farm. Thanks again Mandy, you were a great host - someone who really cares about their guest! I hope yo visit again and participate in more of your individual tours.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Map

Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Lake Bolsena
Car: not necessary

Italian Language Courses and Italian Cookery Courses - both available locally by arrangement ..... Please ask.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Note - There is a final cleaning charge of €35 applicable to every booking payable in cash at Check In. If heating is used during the autumn/winter periods this is payable at the end of the stay as per amount of gas consumed. The apartment has one bedroom, occupancy for two adults. For additional occupants (up to a maximum of 2) there is a supplement of €20.00 per night. Until confirmed, prices are liable to change without notice. It is the responsibility of all guests to have adequate personal travel insurance which includes Cancellation Insurance. Please request a copy of the Owner's Cancellation Policy at the time of booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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