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Umbria - Perugia - CASTEL RITALDI


RECEPTIVE STRUCTURE. Villa di Morice is set on the Umbrian hills, with a breathtaking view towards Montefalco, the city of wine and oil. A splendid rural home totally inserted in this magnificent landscape so rich in history, culture and good food. Built in the 18th century, it has been passed from generation to generation in the same family who still look after it with great love and passion. The exposed-stone façades, the wooden-beamed ceilings and the terracotta floor confer on the house the typical charm of rural Umbrian houses with the windows providing a spectacular view of the surrounding countryside. The villa consists of a main building and an annex. The ground floor is dedicated to a large living area with two communicating sitting rooms, a dining room, a kitchen and a bedroom with ensuite bathroom. A laundry room and a guest bathroom complete the floor. The first floor and the delightful turret contain the bedrooms, all with ensuite bathroom. The annex is a few metres from the house and consists of a living room with kitchenette and a bedroom with ensuite bathroom. All the bedrooms are classically furnished and equipped with air conditioning. The exterior of the villa extends in a triumph of colourful flowers and manicured lawn, all surrounded by multicoloured hedges. A wonderful tableau to be admired from the gazebo or from the swimming pool area with panoramic terrace, perhaps at sunset whilst enjoying an apéritif. Villa di Morice offers the opportunity of a unique experience, where wine and oil are the true protagonists. In fact, in Montefalco it is possible, during the olive harvest and the grape harvest, to take advantage of the opportunity to taste a good wine and some good oil from the various farms around the property. From here you can also easily move around and visit the many places of natural, artistic and religious interest in the area. Montefalco is a formidable confluence where a variety of natural landscapes, of architectural wealth and a rich culture of ancient traditions can be found; short trips will take you to some of the famous towns of central Italy, such as Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto, Bevagna, Gubbio, Orvieto, Todi. Motorway links ensure easy travel to the nearby regions of Tuscany and Marche.



Villa di Morice consists of the main house and an annex about 15 metres away. MAIN HOUSE: After the entrance door on the ground floor is a large dining room, two communicating sitting rooms, one with satellite TV and direct exit out to the gazebo with the outdoor dining area and the other with a large characteristic fireplace surrounded by soft comfortable sofas. The floor is completed by the fully-equipped kitchen, a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower, a laundry room and a guest bathroom. From the main entrance a flight of stone steps leads up to the first floor with the sleeping area, consisting of: on the right three double bedrooms, all with en-suite bathroom, one with shower, one with tub and one with tub and shower and on the left of the hallway there is available (not exceeding 12 beds) a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. ANNEX: Reached via a ramp of twelve steps, it consists of a living room with kitchenette, table, chairs and ornamental fireplace. The floor is completed by a double bedroom and en-suite bathroom with shower.


The estate in which the villa is located covers an area of about 5 hectares with a partially fenced garden, for the exclusive use of guests, of about 800 sq m around the house. Past the automatic entrance gate, along the internal driveway bordered by magnificent cypresses and lavender bushes that leads to the parking area, you come to a lush, well-kept park. On one side of the house, along the perimeter embellished with potted flowers and overlooking the swimming pool and the olive grove, is a gazebo set up for outdoor dining and equipped with a long table, chairs and a cosy outdoor lounge. A few steps away, next to the annex, is the brick barbecue. In the centre of the garden are two majestic olive trees, in the shade of which you can fully enjoy the magical surrounding atmosphere. In Villa di Morice, unparalleled tranquillity reigns, both during the day and in the evening when the sunset paints a breathtaking view of the Umbrian hills and the town of Montefalco. 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.

Swimming Pool:

The wonderful swimming pool, for exclusive use of guests, occupies a terrace located at a slightly lower level than the house, in a secluded position overlooking the expanses of olive grove that surround the property. It is about 12 m from the house and can be reached down three stone steps or directly along the lawn. The pool, lined in PVC with a tile border, measures 5 x 12 m, with the depth varying from 1 to 1,45 m. It has chlorine-based purification and is equipped with both internal and external lighting. The surrounding sunbathing area, terracotta paving on one side and green lawn on the other, is equipped with sunbeds, deckchairs, umbrellas and a solar shower. The pool is available to guests from the last Saturday in April until the first Saturday in October.

Pets: Yes. € 30,00 per animal per week to be paid on site
Handicap: No
Fenced-in property: No
Amenities and Features
  • Air conditioning in the bedrooms
  • satellite TV
  • internet Wi-Fi connection
  • dishwasher
  • microwave
  • kettle
  • american coffee machine
  • moka coffee maker
  • espresso coffee maker
  • squeezer
  • toaster
  • washing machine
  • iron and ironing
  • hairdryer
  • baby cot
  • high chair
  • socket adapter
  • mosquito screens in the bedrooms
  • brick barbecue
  • table tennis

Location and distances

Villa di Morice is located a few km from Montefalco, a town set in the heart of the most typical Umbrian landscape and famous for one of its characteristics: it is a centre for the production of exceptional red wines, such as the famous Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita = Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin), obtained from Sagrantino grapes from which the Sagrantino Montefalco Passito DOCG and the Montefalco Rosso DOC ((Denominazione di Origine Controllata = Controlled Designation of Origin) are also produced. The enchanting geographical position in which Montefalco is located has earned it the name of Ringhiera dell'Umbria (Balcony of Umbria). In August,the appointment is with the Fuga del Bove (Flight of the Ox), a traditional re-enactment event that transforms the main square into an open-air theatre. Scheduled Montefalco events such as the Festa della Vendemia (Grape Harvest Festival) in September and the festival of the Frantoi Aperti (Opening of the Olive-Presses) in November should not be missed, with workshops and guided tastings. A dream for the palate and a dip into the liveliest Montefalco traditions. Its location allows guests to quickly reach all the major centres of interest in the region such as Assisi, Perugia, Umbertide, Città di Castello, Lake Trasimeno, Foligno, Todi and Orvieto. Montefalco has all services, shops and restaurants to meet the needs and requirements of the guests.

Airport: Perugia 50 km, Roma Ciampino 158 km, Roma Fiumicino175 km, Firenze 217 km, Pisa 285 km
Train station: Spoleto 17 km
Highways: Coming from North: highway A1 exit Valdichiana 114 km; Coming from South: highway A1 exit Orte 70 km
Shops and services: Cortignano 4 km, Montefalco 9 km
Beaches: Adriatic Sea 121 km
Access roads: 200 m of unpaved road in good conditions
Attractions within 100 km: Montefalco 9 km, Bevagna 17 km, Spoleto 18 km, Foligno 28 km, Todi 30 km, Spello 30 km, Assisi 41 km, Perugia 52 km, Norcia 57 km, Gubbio 79 km
Altitude: 450 slm


9.9 / 10

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by Borghild Jacobsen Aase
Norway 6/30/2022
What do you think of the quality of the property?
Has the property matched your expectations?
How do you value the property accessories and furniture?
What value would you give for the cleanliness of the pool and park?
What do you think of the overall cleaner of the property?
How would you rate the price-quality relationship?
Good price
Would you return to this property/or recommend it to your friends?
What is your overall opinion of your vacation?
What rate would you give for the customer service (including check in/out)?
Very good
What factors made you decide to book with Emma Villas?
Good location i Umbria/Italia
What suggestions do you have to better the service provided by Emma Villas?
Very good

by Brian Hanson
United States 6/25/2022
What do you think of the quality of the property?
Has the property matched your expectations?
Yes. Wonderful property, even better than the photos. Spacious, comfortable, wonderfully outfitted kitchen. Air conditioning outstanding.
How do you value the property accessories and furniture?
What value would you give for the cleanliness of the pool and park?
What do you think of the overall cleaner of the property?
How would you rate the price-quality relationship?
Would you return to this property/or recommend it to your friends?
What is your overall opinion of your vacation?
What rate would you give for the customer service (including check in/out)?
Excellent and easy. Really appreciated suggestions for chef to hire for a dinner at the villa. Owner was welcoming and responsive.
What factors made you decide to book with Emma Villas?
Quality of the villa and good communication.

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The standard typology is the one that foresees the regular Saturday- Saturday stay. In this case it is possible to send a request or to directly book online.

For some periods it is possible to make shorter stays STARTING FROM 5 NIGHTS (periods highlighted in grey on the calendar). For some properties it is possible to book online, for other properties it is possible to send a booking request, which will be subject to acceptance by Emma Villas. One of our booking operators will answer the clients within 24 hours.

Exclusively for the periods marked in grey on the calendar, it will be possible to book different periods, rather than the regular Saturday - Saturday (for instance: check-in Wednesday - Check-out Wednesday). Also in this case, for some properties it is possible to book online, for other properties it is possible to send a booking request, which will be subject to acceptance by Emma Villas within 24 hours.

The booking requests for one week stay during July and August are subject to approval.

Short stay available

Weekly prices per date

From to
1/8/2022 4/23/2022 3,116.00
4/23/2022 5/28/2022 3,496.00
5/28/2022 7/2/2022 4,234.00
7/2/2022 7/16/2022 4,973.00
7/16/2022 8/20/2022 5,342.00
8/20/2022 8/27/2022 4,973.00
8/27/2022 9/24/2022 4,234.00
9/24/2022 12/17/2022 3,116.00
12/17/2022 1/7/2023 4,234.00
From to
1/7/2023 4/29/2023 3,230.00
4/29/2023 5/27/2023 3,610.00
5/27/2023 7/1/2023 4,370.00
7/1/2023 7/15/2023 5,130.00
7/15/2023 8/19/2023 5,510.00
8/19/2023 8/26/2023 5,130.00
8/26/2023 9/30/2023 4,370.00
9/30/2023 12/16/2023 3,230.00
12/16/2023 1/6/2024 4,370.00

The price includes:

The price does not include:

  • electricity (€ 80,00/week in low season and May - € 120,00/week in medium season - € 180,00/week in high season and peak season), tourism tax (where applicable)

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With Emma Villas, you now have the possibility to protect your holiday thanks to a wide choice of insurance coverages and guarantees.

STAY CANCELLATION INSURANCE POLICY - by EuropAssistance (Included in the price)
The final price of the reservation includes the Insurance Policy for Cancellation of Stay. You can cancel and be reimbursed in the event of:
  • objectively and unambiguously documentable motivations of health or work and not foreseeable at the time of booking
  • Covid-19 infections (new)
  • a terrorist attack that has struck the place of stay (new)

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STAY CANCELLATION GUARANTEE DUE TO LOCKDOWN - by Emma Villas (Included in the price) The final price of the reservation includes also the special coverage, guaranteed by Emma Villas, in the event that you are forced to cancel your stay in the 30 days prior to the scheduled check-in date, due to the occurrence of at least one of the following Covid-19 epidemic containment measures officially imposed by the competent authorities:
  • national lockdown in Italy;
  • local lockdown in Italy regarding the area in which the booked villa is located ("red" area or impossible to reach due to official restrictions on free circulation);
  • national lockdown in your country of residence;
  • Italian local lockdown in the Client's Municipality or area of residence..

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HEALTH ASSISTANCE INSURANCE POLICY - by EuropAssistance (Optional) +1,5% of the rental price Not only cancellation policies, but also protection during your stay. You can choose to purchase this policy in the event you should, for the duration of your stay, want coverage for:
  • Healthcare with Operations Centre 24/7;
  • Vehicle Assistance to and from the place of stay and for the entire duration of your holiday; (zona "rossa" o impossibile da raggiungere a causa di restrizioni ufficiali alla libera circolazione);
  • Healthcare for family members left at home;
  • Reimbursement of medical expenses;
  • Repeat Trip Guarantee that reimburses the unused portion without deductible in the case of medical return home or early return home.

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COVID-19 EXTRA POLICY - by EuropAssistance (Optional) 40€ each reservation To protect against any risks caused by the Covid-19 emergency, you can purchase the Covid-19 Extra Policy which protects you in the event that you or one of your travel companions are forced to extend your stay or are unable to complete it. In the event of consequences related to the pandemic that occur during your stay, if you sign up to this policy, you can request the following services:
  • Return home;
  • Advance for expenses for basic necessities;
  • Guarantee for extra medical expenses;
  • Extended stay guarantee;
  • Hospitalisation allowance;
  • Travel fee reimbursement.

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And to protect you in the case of damage caused to the property?

ZER0DEP COVER - by EuropAssistance (Mandatory) 49€ each reservation The new "Zer0Dep" guarantee protects you and allows you to have a tranquil holiday. Zer0Dep stands for "Zero deposit"; it is an insurance coverage developed in partnership with EuropAssistance which replaces the security deposit and which is therefore mandatory. The benefits of this guarantee are: you do not pay the security deposit on arrival: neither in cash nor by immobilising a substantial amount on your credit card limit;
  • you are protected in the case of eventual damage to the property caused accidentally during your stay (up to the maximum limit of 1500 euro);
  • you avoid any dispute on the responsibility of the damage and its quantification during check-out;
  • you can enjoy your villa holiday in greater tranquillity.

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"EMMA", OUR NEW APP FOR SMART SERVICE Furthermore, from spring 2021, all our properties will be supported by Emma, a multifunctional Web-App, developed in partnership with Vikey s.r.l., that will allow you to implement:
  • online check-in (entering the required details that you did not enter when booking);
  • payment of tourist tax (where due) and eventual flat-rate payments requested (eg electricity, heating, extra cleaning for animals, etc.);
  • the purchase of additional services, hospitality (extra cleaning, in-house chef, first grocery shopping, etc.) and experiences (food and wine tours, guided tours, etc.)

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