PRIVATE STRUCTURE (only lease). In a unique place surrounded by an almost magical atmosphere, stands Villa Buon Viaggio (Villa Good Trip), a historic residence of rare beauty with a past that dates back to the 18th century. It stands on top of a hill, 400 m above sea level, overlooking the valley and facing the splendid city of Orvieto, offering a spectacular panorama. In the 19th century Villa Buon Viaggio was the summer vacation home of Pope Pius IX: since then it has taken its name from the wishes for a "good trip" that the faithful addressed to the Pope when he left the house to return to his Roman seat, the Vatican. Externally clad in antique exposed stone, it has been restored with great passion and care by the current owners, returning it to its ancient splendour, preserving the frescoes and original furnishings with skill and love. The majestic 2-hectare, centuries-old park has numerous plants, tall trees, palms, flowers of all kinds, an area for outdoor dining and various seating areas where you can admire the breathtaking view. On a higher level, surrounded by towering trees and lawn, is the large private swimming pool. The quiet of the place, interrupted only by the noises of the countryside, with its colours painted by the alternation of day and night and by the changing of the seasons: all this will fill your stay with unforgettable emotions. On request, not included in the rent, Villa Buon Viaggio is completed by a large "Salone delle Feste" located next to the dining room. The Salone delle Feste is equipped with three service bathrooms, a microphone, a large screen with a projector and can be used for business meetings, ceremonies, weddings and parties.The villa is also perfect for family reunions with children and groups of friends who wish to spend their holidays together while safeguarding their privacy. In fact, it has two kitchens - one on the first floor and the other on the third floor - which serve distinctly the rooms located on the two floors. Located in a borderland that straddles the three most beautiful regions of Italy - Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria - it also allows guests to easily visit, in addition to the city of Orvieto, the most beautiful art cities of central Italy: Saturnia, Pitigliano, Todi, Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Gubbio, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Pienza, Arezzo, Siena and, just over an hour away, Florence and Rome. NB. . In the other wing of the Villa there is the apartment of the caretaker, a very kind and discreet person, who will be available for any needs and requirements of the guests, while fully respecting their privacy and their exclusive spaces.
VILLA BUON VIAGGIO HAS BEEN SUBJECTED TO A CHECK-UP BY A TECHNICAL RESPONSIBLE BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE SEASON, TO ENSURE CONSISTENCY OF THE DESCRIPTION, ACCESSORIES LISTED ON THIS PAGE AND THEIR PRESENT STATE OF OPERATION/MAINTENANCE, TO GUARANTEE QUALITY, CLEANLINESS AND COMFORTS TO ALL CLIENTS WHO WILL STAY HERE.
The villa has four floors: the stables are located on the ground floor while the first, second and third floors are reserved for guests, accessed by an imposing internal frescoed staircase. From the front door a staircase lead to the dining room with basalt fireplace and to the kitchen with direct access out to the area set up for outdoor dining, with a dining table under a centuries-old oak. Adjacent to the dining room is the frescoed sitting room with sofas, armchairs and Smart TV. From here you come to a double bedroom with private living room, furnished with a sofa, and ensuite bathroom with shower. Completing this floor is a double bedroom with loft and ensuite bathroom with shower. Continuing up we come to the second floor consisting of two double bedrooms (one with divisible bed) with ensuite bathroom with shower. Going up the frescoed staircase you come to the third floor, consisting of a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower and a double bedroom with ornamental fireplace and ensuite bathroom with tub and incorporated shower. To the left of the staircase is a second kitchen with laundry area and direct exit to the large terrace located "among the roofs", equipped with table and chairs. Villa Buon Viaggio is equipped with air conditioning in all the bedrooms except one (equipped with a air cooler) which is located on the ground floor. Wi-Fi throughout the house up to the pool area.
The property is located in a super panoramic area facing the city of Orvieto, at 400 m above sea level, and from the windows you get the feeling of being almost suspended in the clouds. The splendid, 2-hectare well-kept park in which the villa is located is filled with tall trees, roses, palms, wisteria and vases of colourful flowers. A fountain with goldfish in the centre of the garden lends a further touch of magic to the villa. A dining area furnished with tables, chairs and mobile barbecue is conveniently located in front of the kitchen; in addition, within the wonderful park are various areas shaded by majestic trees, perfect for enjoying the maximum tranquility that the context ensures but also for pleasant conversations, accompanied by a good glass of wine. From the garden, in front of the villa, you can also admire the beautiful terraces that descend down towards the valley (closed with little gates). Just past the automatic iron entrance gate is a parking area with space for 5 cars. Furthermore, outside the gate, about 100m away, is a large private parking area.
Please notice that photos are taken in spring, therefore flower blossoming, and the colours of the gardens' grass could be different at the moment of your arrival at the villa.
The wonderful emerald-coloured swimming pool is located on a higher terrace than the villa which is about 50 metres away. It can be reached from the kitchen door along an uphill grass path and 32 steps in tuff stone and is located in a very secluded position. The pool, lined in PVC with Roman steps, internal lights and a waterful in one corner, measures 18 x 8 m with a varying depth of 1.20 to 1.50 m. The purification system is chlorine. Along the perimeter of the pool is the solarium paved in porcelain stoneware, equipped with sunbeds and hammocks and surrounded by majestic trees that provide natural shade and rest during the hottest hours. A cold-water shower and a bathroom complete the pool area.
The pool is normally open from the second Saturday in May until the third Saturday in September, but it is also possible to arrange it to be opened for longer periods.
Pets: Yes, but there are cats on the property. € 50,00 per animal per week to be paid on site.
Handicap: Uncertified Structure
Fenced-in property: No