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Cozy stone farmhouse next to a charming medieval castle

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

(Text automatically translated) The house is located in a geographical area of ??unquestionable charm: the green Umbrian hills filled with forests of oak, holm oak and chestnut trees. It seems to be immersed in an enchanted world where silence and the colors are the setting for each season. The purity of the air and the quiet of the woods in a few days ago to find that serenity and balance that too often hectic city life makes us miss.

Roberto Femminelli
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018


Orvieto Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Canoe
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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house / villa - Orvieto
average rating of 4.9452057 based on 73 reviews

Is there really such a place in this day and age?

  • 5 of 5

Prodo is a wonderful, very small town up in the hills of Umbria not far (in distance) from Ovietto or Purergia- and only a ittle more than an hour train ride from Rome or Florence.

BUT! It is a world apart from all the traffic and commotion of those big cities.

The house was very peaceful, and comfortable, and the owners were very welcoming and helpful.

BUT! It was the little village and the people who live there that made our trip the most unforgettable trip we've ever taken!

Words can not describe the feeling of waking up to look out the window at beautiful rolling hills and freshly plowed black earth surrounded by trees just bearing their autumn colors, and hearing absolutely no noise- just peacefulness.

Then walking 'two doors down' to the tiny cafe/bar where the owner made us delicious espresso and saved a crescent for us every morning. He came outside and set it down on a table that he would pull into the middle of the tiny village road under the morning sun, and we would watch as the villagers would come and buy an apple or a loaf of bread or a box of pasta- always stopping to say hello and happliy chatting about the village news.

We were fortunate enough to be there on the day that 'Wild Boar Hunting Season' began. It was like watching a beautiful film as the hunters drove up to the village with their hunting dogs in tow. And all the villages gathered round to hear what had happened to them each day- and then try excitedly to repeat it to us.

We were there for only 3 weeks, and we speak very little Italian, but we made some very good friends. (One, Angelo, even brought us his special pasta (twice), and stayed to have dinner with us! He even brought his sister one time, And it was absolutly wonderful!)

Another time, a little boy, Ricardo. was visiting his 'Nonno,' and of course, they stopped at the cafe. Ricardo was 4, and he spoke no English, yet he sat and 'talked' to me for over a half hour!

I could go on and on about the village and the people who lived there, but words could never convey the feeling that little Prodo left us with.

I've been home now for a couple of weeks, and life here is just as chaotic as when we left. I try to find time each day to sit and close my eyes and go back to the peace and quiet of Prodo- if only in mind.

I would recommend this house to anyone who wants to really relax and go back to a time when computers and phones weren't as important as everyday life with your neighbors and friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
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"We spent 12 wonderful ni...

  • 5 of 5

"We spent 12 wonderful nights in this beautifully decorated, spacious house. The house has been renovated in such a way that it retains the charm of an older home but provides all of the modern conveniences one could want. The kitchen is large and perfectly equipped. There is a large dining table so that cooking and eating in - which we did often - is easily accomplished and very enjoyable. The location is perfect for exploring the lovely towns of Umbria - and Tuscany and Lazio are within driving distance. The town is charming with its castle and small church and Alberto, at the cafe/bar just steps away, makes wonderful espresso and cappuccino. Roberto and Stefania are kind, thoughtful and generous hosts. Highest possible recommendation


  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
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Beautiful place in the he...

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place in the heart of Umbrian region...We stayed second time here and hope not last! Our live in old house after renovation between two famouse cities (Orvietto and Todi) was exciting and amazing (walking, climbing, journing). The house was big with 6 sleeping rooms and large kitchen! And surround - hills, rocks, brooks and a lot of forest! But without car there- never! may be with bicycle!

The owner - Mr.R. - promised to drink a bit with us, but could't! We hope next time!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2012
  • Stayed: September 2012
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"We had a fantastic stay ...

  • 5 of 5

"We had a fantastic stay at the Prodo Relax Casale. Roberto was extremely gracious and we found the house spotless and very well appointed with everything we needed in the kitchen to host all 18 people in our group. The house was large enough to make us all feel very comfortable and I''m still amazed that all four families, plus a grandmother and aunt were able to sleep very comfortably and the bathrooms were always available. Everything worked perfectly, including the use of the barbeque outside which we used almost every night. The little village of Prodo was very hospitable, and we often visited the cafe/corner shop. We were luck enough to find the owner of the Castle at home also, and she graciously invited us for a private tour of the grounds and inside. The house was exactly what we needed for a week of relaxation with our family from the U.S., and perfectly located for visiting sites un Umbria, Toscana and Lazio. I recommend it highly!!!"

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"This is a beautiful hous...

  • 5 of 5

"This is a beautiful house. Very comfortable and spacious! It is the perfect location for bigger groups of people. We were there with our friends to celebrate my 40th birthday and everyone was very impressed with the standard of this accommodation. It is even nicer than the photos on the website. The village itself is very small and offers one the chance to experience Italian country life. The locals were very friendly and one man even brought us fresh figs from the tree in his garden as they were the best figs in the village!

There is so much to see and enjoy in the area such as Orvieto, lake Bolsena, Todi and Spoleto. We also did a day trip to Rome - we simply parked our car in Orvieto and took the train which only took around an hour to the centre of Rome. We had a wonderful day in the city but in the evening it was so nice to come back to a big house in such tranquil surroundings and enjoy wine we had bought from one of the many local vineyards. The owners Stefania and Roberto are the nicest people you could meet - so helpful - and should you need anything, they are only a phone call away. We would definitely recommend this accommodation and we hope that we will return with a group of friends some day soon.


  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2010
  • Stayed: September 2010
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"We were four families wi...

  • 5 of 5

"We were four families with 8 adults and 8 children. The house worked for us perfectly. Because of our configuration of adults and kids, some of the boys slept outside in a tent, which they were happy to do. We ate outside under the grape arbor for every meal. The location was gorgeous. The swimming hole was freezing, but the kids wanted to go all the time. While at the house, several families took day trips to Orvieto, Todi, Assisi, Lake Bolsena and Rome. We enjoyed the underground caverns in Orvieto, and I particularly enjoyed the fresh apricot gelato. We will gladly recommend this house to all of our friends."

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2010
  • Stayed: July 2010
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Roma o Perugia
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
75 Kilometres
Monte Amiata
Nearest Beach
70 Kilometres
Montalto di Castro
Car: necessary

(Text automatically translated) At 15 minutes from the A1 motorway exit Orvieto. Welcome and support direct from the owners.

(Text automatically translated) Visit the most beautiful cities of art such as Orvieto, Todi, Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio. Also within easy reach Rome and Florence. Excellent tasting of typical Umbrian cuisine and food and wine trails. Excursions and sports activities of various kinds, with or without escorts.




Additional information about rental rates

Pulizie finali fino a 12 $98.45
Pet Fee $49.22
Refundable damage deposit $492.25

Le tariffe indicate si intendono per gruppi di 12 persone; il settimanale per persone aggiunta è 84 euro.
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Tariffe scontate in relazione alla durata e al numero di persone (CONTATTATECI PER PREVENTIVI)

Spese di pulizia finale obbligatorie ( 80€ fino a 12 persone; 100€ 13--16 persone; 120€ oltre 16 persone)
Spese di riscaldamento calcolate a consumo (3€/h)
Deposito cauzionale obbligatorio
Consegna delle chiavi da parte del proprietario

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.