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Stunning villa with private pool & superb views of Tuscany/Umbria

Bedrooms 8
Space 6,996 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

8 bedrooms, 7 baths, sleeps 18 max, perfect for celebrations & anniversaries

This luxury Palazzo has eight enormous bedrooms, seven bathrooms (six en-suites), magnificent views, indoor/outdoor dining facilities and is ideal for family/friends on holiday or for celebrations, weddings and anniversaries. It has a large outdoor private pool, a number of terraces and an outdoor catering BBQ. The Palazzo was completely but sympathetically renovated to the highest standards by local artisans, retaining its magnificent chestnut beams and vaulted ceilings. It has a fully equipped kitchen with Godin cooker and two dishwashers. Within walking distance is an excellent pizzeria and the hilltop village of Monte Santa Maria Tiberina with restaurant, bar and shop for general supplies. Just 10 min by car is the Caldese Golf Club and Equestrian Centre. Citta di Castello, 15 minutes by car, is a buzzing town packed with restaurants, bars, cafes, supermarkets, sports facilities and shopping. The perfect villa for a summer holiday in which to relax and unwind.

Additional services:

Chef service - to setup, cook, serve, wait on you and clear everything up after so all you need to do is eat, drink and be merry. A perfect way to celebrate that special anniversary.

Babysitters - giving you that well deserved night off. Housekeeping - minimum 3 hrs per day.

Italian cooking courses - take a little bit of Italy back with you by learning the Italian way of cooking.

Italian language courses - Italian language courses at the villa.

Art courses, also at the villa to help you with your brush strokes.

We can also offer truffle hunting and wine tasting evenings.

More Details

Tom and Farzana Quinlivan
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
1 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to say how much we all enjoyed our stay at Palazzo Prugnoli.

My group really enjoyed it very much and the views made the climb up the mountain so much worth it. I particularly was interested in the history of the house and the renovation and spoke in length to Silvia on our last day. I will surely contact you again when I arrange another stay in Umbria.
Sep 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Monte Santa Maria Tiberina in Province of Perugia

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6996 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • All bathrooms have separate showers and are fitted to the highest standards with marble tops and handmade vanity units.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , The second bed in this room is 120 cm wide
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , The second bed in this room is 120 cm wide
    Bedroom 8 - 2 Double Bed , The beds in this room are 120 cm wide each
  • The palazzo is spread over three floors. Bedrooms 6 and 7 are on the top floor and share a Jack and Jill style bathroom. The bedroom on the ground floor has two twin beds. The bathroom for this bedroom is located beside the utility room.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 22 garden chairs
  • 12 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
The enormous kitchen has been fitted with two fridge-freezers, a Godin theatre range with six burners, warming oven, main oven and side oven. The kitchen is also equipped with juicer, food processor and coffee machine. There are two sitting rooms in the villa. One is on the ground floor and has home cinema, TV with SKY, DVD player, table football and seating for 10, the other is on the first floor where the huge stone fireplace is situated and has a 5 CD changer an iphone docking station and seats 10 to 12 people. There is a separate office on the 3rd floor complete with computer, printer, fax, copier and internet access. Outside there three separate terraces at different levels.


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Stunning villa with private pool & superb views of Tuscany/Umbria
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A Stunning Palazzo

  • 5 of 5

My fiancee and I invited 16 adults and two children for a small intimate wedding, and week of relaxation in the beautiful Italian countryside at Palazzo Prugnoli. It was the perfect place to have a wedding, it was the best week of my life.

When we arrived at the property I was very impressed by it's beauty and grace. The house has an amazing sense of space, and every detail is perfect. The entire house was spotlessly clean, and furnished with a mix of lovely antiques and classic contemporary pieces of furniture.

The kitchen is a dream for group cooking. There is every appliance or utensil you need to cook. The kitchen has a 4-foot-long antique marble basin sink (not shown on the website) that is stunning. We cooked for 18 people all week long in the kitchen, and enjoyed every moment of it. There are enough wine/champagne glasses, dishes, and cutlery for at least 25 people. The stove is amazing, a work of art.

The bedrooms are very large and lovely, with crisp white sheets, hotel towels, high-end firm mattresses, and pretty tapestry quilts. The bathtubs and showers are amazing. We never ran out of hot water or water pressure, which is very unusual in Italy.

The grounds are stunning, and the view is an ever changing mesmerizing vista. The house is within walking distance to a pristine medieval town, but it feels like it is in the middle of the Umbrian countryside (which it is). There are no other houses, cars, paved roads, or commercial buildings visible from the Palazzo, though they are nearby for convenience. The outdoor chess set was a huge hit with everyone, there is also ping pong and croquet.

M.S. Tiberina, the town, was charming and beautiful. Though, there was not a lot to do there except have a drink or meal overlooking the Umbrian countryside, which was very lovely. We visited Citta Di Castello, Gubbio, Perugia, Montepulciano, Crete Sienese, and Cortona. We also went horse back riding five minutes from the Palazzo, and flower picking. We visited nearby farms and vinyards to buy local food and wine products.

The owners were a delight, always reachable by phone. They do not live on or near the property. The caretakers of the property, who were charming, were on hand to meet us, give us the keys, and answer any questions. They do not live near the property and we had the entire place to ourselves for the week.

Our family loved the Palazzo, I highly recommend this villa.

Jessica and Todd, USA

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Successful family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We returned this weekend (May 30th 2009) from a very successful holiday including 3 generations. The Palazzo Prugnoli exceeded our expectations. The house is very spacious and well furnished, (NB comfortable beds) the grounds and pool were well kept and had just the right amount of shade during the hottest parts of the day, and the views were stunning. We were greeted on arrival and departure and had access to help in an emergency but otherwise left to our own devices - perfect.

We found the journey from Rome more difficult than expected and would advise others to leave plenty of time for the journey and for the essential shopping trip. Unfortunately Ryanair flights to Perugia don't arrive on Saturdays. Also, make sure you have enough room in the car to squeeze in the shopping you will need for the next couple of days. Try to arrive in daylight. The house is in a very rural area and the drive involves some steep hills, hairpin bends and faith in the written directions. This was challenging during the day but much more difficult for those who arrived after dark.

Our group involved 17 individuals from 15 to 76 and the house and location had something for each of them. It is a short uphill walk to the local village; this has the essentials of a bar, pizzeria and restaurant. The local restaurant squeezed in 17 of us without complaint and the homewards walk downhill, in the dark was entertaining, partly because of our failure to bring torches, but also because of the show of fireflies which illuminated our way home. The house is set apart from the villiage but only by a few 100 metres so, whilst private, it does not feel isolated.

Locally we found plenty to see and do with side trips to Gubbio, Perugia, Arezzo, Citta di Castello, and Assisi as well as 2 golf trips. The local golf course is extremely hilly and exposed so try to hire buggies to help you around.

The pool is a good size for water volley ball and we played every day.. There are also boules and croquet so no excuse for boredom. We had great weather but if things weren't so warm there is a great games room with PS2, Sky, table football, children's games and so on. In additon there is an upstairs sitting room for more sedate relaxation.

Only people this might not suit are those who need urban environments, those with mobility problems (lots of steps) or those with very young children (i.e. under 5s). Otherwise, fabulous and highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Host e villa fantastici!

  • 5 of 5

In 16 persone, abbiamo affittato la villa per il ponte di capodanno dal 30 dic. al 2 genn.

La villa è ancora più bella di come si vede nelle foto. La proprietaria si è dimostrata sempre disponibile in tutto. Dotata di tutti i possibili comfort: riscaldamenti a pavimento, tutte camere con doccia e vasca, tv via cavo con sport e cinema, piscina, biancheria da letto e da bagno, doppia lavastoviglie, doppio frigorifero, stanze immense, camino ecc ecc. Insomma, come da titolo, una villa fantastica. Inoltre, la posizione è incantevole e domina la vallata.

A piedi è raggiungibile il paese di monte santa Maria in tiberina e, dalla villa stessa, partono parecchi sentieri percorribili a piedi che vanno dai 25 minuti alle 4 ore di camminata ( egregiamente segnalati).

A dimostrazione della disponibilità della proprietaria, ci ha proposto il check out del 2 nel tardo pomeriggio.

Un'esperienza sicuramente positiva sotto tutti gli aspetti. Grazie!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Emilio. You were a pleasure to have and excellent guests. We would happily welcome you back again anytime!
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Wohnen im Palazzo mit Blick auf Umbrien/Toskana

  • 5 of 5

Monte Santa Maria Tiberina ist ein Ort, der wie ein Adlerhorst von weitem zu sehen ist. Im luxuriösen Palazzo kann man mit Freunden oder der großen Familie stilvoll wohnen und die herrlichen Ausblicke genießen. Die Verwalter kümmern sich und geben Tipps. Wir wurden erwartet, das Haus war sehr sauber und Kinderstuhl und Bettchen standen bereit.

Die Küche läßt das Herz jedes Hobbykochs höher schlagen.

Es war kühl im Oktober, aber bald war das ganze Haus wohlig warm. (Man beachte die etwas erhöhten Heizkosten in Italien!)

Orte wie Gubbio, Arezzo aber natürlich Sansepolcro und Città di Castello sind nur einen Katzensprung entfernt.Wer sich auf den Spuren von Piero della Franceso bewegt, ist in dieser Gegend richtig. Wanderkarten gibt es kostenlos im Tourisbüro von Città di C. Man kann herrlich vom Haus loswandern. In Città gibt es tolle Lokale, wir verbrachten aber unseren letzten Abend bei Polina und Alberto im Palazetto in Monte Santa Maria Tiberina nur ca. einen Kilometer vom Palazzo entfernt alle waren begeistert, gemütlich und familiär - Polina gewinnt jeden vor allem aber die Kinder!

Im Palazzo können Sie Urlaub genießen vor allem bei schönem Wetter lädt der Pool alle ein und abends das Kaminzimmer mit gefüllter Bar.!

Ein sehr empfehlenswertes Quartier

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2008
  • Date of Stay: September 2008
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Monte Santa Maria Tiberina
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Monte Santa Maria Tiberina
Car: necessary

Palazzo Prugnoli is a beautiful villa with excellent facilities situated very close to Citta di Castello. It's a short distance from Arezzo (with its monthly antiques market), Perugia (where the annual chocolate festival is held), about 1.5 h from Florence and it's magnificent architecture and an hour from Siena. There are excellent local sports facilities such as golf, (Antognolla Golf Club is an 18 hole championship golf course just 30 min away - golf clubs, trolley and carts are available to hire), local horse riding, tennis (both indoor and outdoor clay) swimming, walking. Fabulous local restaurants and of course, great wine. Cooking, language, yoga, art etc courses can be arranged at the villa. Rimini beach is about 1.5 h away. For the shopaholics, there are some great local shops as well as designer outlet villages 1 to 1.5 hs away. There are good road links to Montepulciano, Assisi, San Gimignano, Bologna and Rome, to name just a few of Italy's great cities.

Other Activities: Croquet, outdoor chess, pool volleyball, table football


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £437.97
Damage Deposit £875.93

Arrivals between 16:00hrs and 19:00hrs. Villa vacated by 10:00am on the last day. If these time are difficult, please advise at time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate your request.
Nearest airports: Perugia, Bologna, Florence, Pisa

Please note: A minimum charge of €2,000.00 applies.
Where bookings straddle a weekend in mid or high season or over a Bank Holiday, a two week charge is applicable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.