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I Folletti, beautiful jewel in the countryside

Overview

Property

Updated: 09-Dec-2016
Unique property in Umbria with 2 swimming pools, nestled in the olive groove

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

Step inside and I Folletti offer you a cozy retreat from your busy life, so far away. I Folletti is perfect for 2/3 adults or for a couple plus 1 kid.The house is suitable either for just relax or to use as a home-base for exploring the many beautiful villages of Umbria.Ask for our website or follow us on Facebook

astonishing villa in Umbria, great location and perfect place where to spend a holiday, just relaxing and enoying good umbrian foods.Dining outdoors under the splendid, fragrant trellis of I Folletti, you’ll relax with a cool drink and appreciate the beauty and ease of your stay at Eremo delle Fate.

More Details
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, Italian

Guestbook comments from the manager

Country-house stupenda! Struttura immersa nel verde, camere arredate con gusto ineccepibile, atmosfera familiare, due piscine a disposizione: una nel pieno della vegetazione con comodi lettini e possibilità di godersi a piacimento l'ombra o il pieno sole, l'altra, romantica, con una vista favolosa sulla valle spoletina.

La proprietaria Ginevra...inesauribile, preparata, disponibile, direi super! Dopo tutto...buon

sangue non mente!!!

Colazione prelibata con prodotti homemade (su tutti la crostata con marmellata dei loro fichi, pinoli e whisky)

Fatevi consigliare itinerari turistici ed enogastronomici da lei...non rimarrete mai delusi.

Organizza continuamente iniziative per gli ospiti (fantastica e coinvolgente la "pizza class")

Troppo simpatica la sua famigliola di "welsh corgi", furbi e coccoloni, e la sua golosa Bagheera.

Da consigliare e da ritornarci senza ogni dubbio!!! Voto 5/5
Jul 2013
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8 Reviews

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5

Ausgezeichnete Ferienwohnung

  • 5 of 5

Eremo delle Fate ist eine wunderschöne Ferienanlage mit drei separaten Apartments, jede mit Zugang zu einer Terrasse oder Freisitz. Es gibt einen großen, parkähnlichen und sehr schönen Garten und zwei Swimmingpools. Man kann im Garten sitzen, grillen (es gibt ein Grillplatz), oder einfach zwischen den Olivenbäumen spazieren gehen. Die Blumen und riesige Töpfe mit Zitruspflanzen sind auch sehr schön. Man merkt überall die Liebe für Details. Die Lage ist sehr ruhig, mit einem wunderschönen Blick über Olivenplantagen, sehr nah an Spoleto (1 km) und vielen Sehenswürdigkeiten in Umbrien. Die Apartments sind geschmackvoll eingerichtet, sehr sauber und geräumig. Wir hatten das kleinere Apartment (Folletti), aber das war perfekt für zwei Personen. Die Lesenische am Fenster war besonderes gemütlich, und es gab eine gute Auswahl an Büchern (auf Englisch und Italienisch). Ginevra und Ihre Familie haben uns beindruckt mit Ihrer ausgezeichneten Gastfreundschaft und haben uns auch gut beraten bezüglich Essen und Sehenswürdigkeiten in der Umgebung. Wir haben insbesondere Ginevras Hilfsbereitschaft sehr geschätzt (ich hatte mir einen Zeh gebrochen und wir mussten kurz das Krankenhaus besuchen). Sie ist wirklich eine tolle Gastgeberin, energievoll und mit vielen guten Ideen, die den Aufenthalt zu einem besonderen Erlebnis machen (z.B. was wäre mit ein Picknick an den Römische Ruinen von Carsulae? Oder eine spontane Vorführung wie man frittierte Salbeiblätter als Vorspeise vorbereitet). Wir haben sehr unsere informativen Gespräche genossen (Ihr Englisch ist sehr gut). Es gibt eine kleine Locanda vor Ort, wo die Besitzerin nach Vereinbarung für die Gäste kocht. Wir können das nur jedem empfehlen, das Essen war sehr fein und die Atmosphäre draußen am Kamin wirklich etwas Besonderes. Insgesamt, eine ausgezeichnete Ferienwohnung die wir weiter empfehlen können!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Holiday Destination

  • 5 of 5

I Folletti is perfect for 2 people. It has all the facilities we needed for a two week stay. The location is absolutely beautiful - very peaceful with lovely grounds. There was plenty to do and see within easy reach, but it was also a pleasure to spend lazy days without going anywhere. Ginevra is an excellent host, and I recommend the cooking lessons she offers.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

OTTIMALE PER VISITARE L'UMBRIA E PER RIPOSARSI

  • 5 of 5

CON LA FAMIGLIA (4 PERSONE) ABBIAMO DECISO DI TROVARE UNA BUONA SISTEMAZIONE CHE CONCILIASSE LE VISITE AI BORGHI UMBRI CON IL RIPOSO; NON POTEVAMO SCEGLIERE DI MEGLIO.

INOLTRE LA PROPRIETARIA SI E' SPESA PER INTEGRARE LA VACANZA CON IL DIVERTIMENTO PROPONENDOCI VARIE INIZIATIVE (RAFTING NELLA VALLE DEL NERA, CENA IN GIARDINO CON GLI ALTRI OSPITI, SERVIZIO FOTOGRAFICO E SUPPORTO NELL'ORGANIZZARE UNA TRASFERTA NELLA VICINA CITTA' DI ROMA).

LA STRUTTURA E' NUOVA E COMPLETA DI TUTTO CIO' CHE NECESSITA PER STARE BENE.

NESSUN DUBBIO NEL PROPORLA ANCHE AD AMICI E COLLEGHI.

GRAZIE A GINEVRA ED AI SUOI COLLABORATORI.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Eromo Delle Fate for 2 weeks and it was 2 amazing weeks. It is a beautiful, luxurious place for both adults and kids. We enjoyed the two pools, the gardens, the restaurant, the animals and the kind host and her family. We will definitely be back. Umbria is a beautiful, green region with many small hilltop villages that are worth a visit. Bavagna, Montefalco, Trevi and especially Castelluccio were amazing and we can definitely recommend river rafting and cycling in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful accomodation & location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the 'I folletti' house for two weeks in June '11 and we just had a fantastic relaxing holiday. You wake up with a beautiful view over the valley of the Spoleto area and by car you are close to all the historic sights in Umbria.

The hosting family and especially Ginevra made our stay unforgettable. She showed us all kinds of restaurants on special locations and was always there for information regarding cultural events, historic places and must-have-seen places. If you are planning a visit to Umbria, this property is the ideal place to stay and discover the beauty of Umbria.

We would highly recommend staying here. Thank you Ginevra for a wonderful time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Out of this world - so good we've gone back twice

  • 5 of 5

Marvelous accommodation which we've stayed in twice (July 2008 and 2011) set on a hill above the beautiful Spoletto. The family are wonderful hosts who take great pleasure in ensuring your stay is nothing short of wonderful. Not only do you have two beautiful pools to choose from, each property also has a private dining / outdoor area to enjoy. I can't recommend it highly enough. The family can also arrange riding lessons and rafting both of which are great fun for the family and make sure you stock up on supplies from the family cellar (wine and other local delicacies are available).

We'll keep on returning to this delightful place

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you Karen for your nice words......Eremo delle Fate will remember always you and your lovely family.... love Ginevra
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Roma at 150 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Spoleto at 2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Perugia at 50 Kilometres Nearest Train : Spoleto at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Orte at 50 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Spoleto at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Adriatic sea at 90 Kilometres Car: recommended

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.

Other Activities: horse riding and wine and oil tasting.

Golf: Golf is possible in the very close town of Perugia

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2017
1 Dec 2016 - 14 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£142
£586
 
 
Early Summer
15 Apr 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£142
£670
 
 
Summer
10 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£142
£737
 
 
Hot Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£142
£770
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£142
£737
 
 
Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£142
£586
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£142
for 1 night
From
£142
 

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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 65 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • A large and cosy double bedroom with cabinet walk

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • 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. UNIQUE PROPERTY WITH 2 BEAUTIFUL SWIMMING POOLS.

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