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Le Fate, the house of the Fairies

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

wonderful villa in Spoleto

A very large and comfortable Country House sitting on a hilltop, overlooking all Spoleto combine the beauty and the peace of the Umbrian countryside. Every view from all the windows are stunning and can be defined magic.

Walking through olive groves and woods every day, you will discover very different and beautiful narrows and corners where to eat, relax or sleep. The Enchanted Park will be the happiness of the children. Eremo delle Fate may be the ideal place for families with children or couples. Guests will find a magical atmosphere and a big personality country-house in the heart of Spoleto, not just impersonal rental property.

Le Fate , with its 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large living room and a fully equipped kitchen, can comfortably accommodate 8 people. The house has a beautiful private garden with an external fireplace for unforgettable summer nights dinners!

Ideal for big families or group of friends, organizing a tour of central Italy and sharing expenses. Perfect place from where discover Umbria.During your stay you will have NETFLIX for free to watch movies in the original language.

L’Eremo delle Fate is nestled in a very big forest and it’s filled with hundreds of olive. In which there are numerous romantic nooks. You can walk, relax or paint or write also in the olive groove, or swim in a wonderful pool from which there is an astonish view till Assisi, Trevi and Montefalco. Or better you can have a nap during the long summer afternoons. In the park there are also some corner with stone table, wonderful to have an eat out (breakfast, lunch....or a snack!) The Hermitage is a light and charming traditional stone house on a cheerful high position dominating the marvellous Umbrian hills.

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Property Manager
Ginevra Marini
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Arriviamo di fronte al cancello grigio quasi nascosto... All interno si cela questa deliziosa country house immersa nel verde di alberi fiori e frutti lussureggianti. Veniamo accolti dalla padrona di casa Ginevra, che con Lillo Percival e Penny( i suoi pastori inglesi) ci fanno sentire già a "casa". L'ambiente è tranquillo romantico elegante. Il panorama mozzafiato, goduto

da una delle due splendide piscine con in mano un bicchiere di un buon vino rosso è un ricordo ancora vivissimo. Gli appartamenti belli e puliti forniti di tutto il necessario. La colazione ottima così come la cena tutto preparato dall instancabile Ginevra, sempre attenta e mai invadente. Piacevoli anche le attivita proposte( tra cui il rafting). Insomma un paradiso in una posizione strategica per visitare l Umbria e godersi il soggiorno. 10 e lode!!! Ci ritorneremo senz altro!! Voto 5/5

Manuela Gaetano Giuseppe e Agnese
Sep 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Spoleto, Italy

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • resort
  • town
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , easy customizable in a twin room!!
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , easy customizable in a twin room!!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
There is a big laundry to use to the guests with washing machine and dryer. There are numerous books and board games for all ages. Complete use of landscaped park and garden furniture. Please ask for our web site for a lot of information. We provide courses and lessons of Italian cooking, horse riding, honey harvest, olive harvest (with rebate). UNIQUE PROPERTY WITH 2 BEAUTIFUL SWIMMING POOLS.


5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

This is a gem.

We were the first family to stay here when it first opened a few years ago and we have never looked elsewhere since. The family who own this house are outstanding for there welcome and hospitality and will gladly offer you advice on eating out, travel and places to see. They have been an enormous help to our family when our car needed repair and when our children were unwell they personally took them to the local hospital.

I can't thinkl of any other host who has gone the extra mile without hesitation.

Don't miss the water rafting or the pizza restaurant up in the mountains; the horse riding centre, owned and managed by the family, is excellent for all members of the family and even if you are a beginner you can take lessons - best in the early part of the day or late afteroon when it is cooler.

The weather is hot; Spoleto is charming, and the local area has much to offer for sports, cultural heritage and stunning scenery. The area is very welcoming and friendly. In today's difficult economic climate, this holiday, travel and eating out will offer you outstanding value for money.

Spoleto benefits from excellent rail and road routes to Rome and Tuscany.

You can fly to Rome or more locally to Perugia from Stanstead.

There are lots of excellent eating out places which is one reason you will find us the following day being lazy beside one of the two superb swimming pools snoozing in the shade or just reading a book.

Not to be missed - but please wait until we rebook again this year!

We cannot recommend this place, or the owners, too highly.

Try it for yourself.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Eremo Delle Fate for a week in June last year. We had such a lovely relaxing time. Our only regret was that our stay was not longer. There were so many things we did not get around to doing - we were always torn between staying around gorgeous Eremo Delle Fate and exploring the many attractions around Spoleto. The Marini family were outstanding in their welcome and it was so interesting talking to Ginevra's parents about life growing up in Rome etc. The Marinis organised a trip to the Shepherds restaurant in the hills around Spoleto and a pizza party in the lovely grounds of Eremo Delle Fate where we got to eat some fabulous homemade pizza and meet the other guests - a great evening. Ginevra's Mam also gave my 2 daughters and myself a cooking lesson in the restaurant which was really enjoyable. Ginevra organised a rafting trip which was such terrific fun. When the weather wasn't great, we found lovely movies in the apartment and enjoyed watching 'Under the Tuscan Sun' and 'My house in Umbria' in the heart of the gorgeus hills of Spoleto. The standard of accomodation, the grounds, the pools, the view etc were second-to-none. We have so many lovely memories of a great holiday. Unfortunately we are not holidaying in Italy this year - if we were we would surely be returning to Eremo Delle Fate.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Espoo, Finland

Something for every one

  • 5 of 5

We, a group of four grandparents and a family with a 2,5 year child, had a good holiday in Eremo delle Fate. The area around the houses is large with horses, sheep, goats, chicken, turtles, dogs and cats, which was particularly nice for the little boy. The two large pools offer welcome refreshment and the view from the pools and house is fantastic. Ginerva made our stay most comfortable and memorable. She seems to be a lady with lots of ideas and energy.

We will be happy to recommend your house to anyone seeking a stylish house in a beautiful area.

Thank you, Ginevra!

Kaiju, Ripa, Ulla, Risto, Miia, Jarno and Eetu form Finland

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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A fantastic taste of Italian hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We have had two marvellous holidays at this property. It is beautifully restored and maintained, furnished comfortably and with true Italian Country style. The setting on a hillside overlooking Spoleto and the Umbrian countryside is glorious; it is close enough to Spoleto to make easy visits to shops and restaurants but once you are back at the Eremo the peace and tranquility of the olive groves surrounds you. There is lots of space here for wandering, sitting, playing and the two swimming pools are both excellent in proportion and maintenance. One of the pools is in the sunshine all day, while the other pool becomes shady in the late afternoon making it perfect for children who can stay in the pool all afternoon without becoming too hot. Sunny terraces and shady places are all around for you to take your pick. But the really great thing about this property is that the owners really want your holiday to be special. They have at every opportunity helped us experience the magic to be had on holiday in Italy, from white-water rafting trips to evenings out in local restaurants where the food is the stuff of dreams. My children and I ride here in the UK and we rode at the owners riding stables at the Spoleto Country Club where the facilities were first rate and the horses exhilarating. We would recommend this property to anyone looking for a real Italian experience.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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A fantastic holiday villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in the villa which is set in the Umbrian hills with magnificent views. The accommodation is clean and well presented in a typical Italian farmhouse style with a great swimming pool. We would certainly recommend it. We went with another family of four who have also written a review and we certainly would endorse their positive comments made.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Early Summer
15 Apr 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
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10 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
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Hot Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
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30 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
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