- Sleeps: Sleeps up to 12 in the main house + 4 in the Olivo apartment + 2 in Tiglio cottage (12 + 4 + 2 = 18)
- Bedrooms: 6 king size doubles with en-suite bathrooms + 3 twin rooms (two of these can be made into double bedrooms) two of them with a shared bathroom
- Rents: €18,500 - €19,500
- Key features: Tastefully decorated and comfortable villa, cottage and apartment
Stunning hilltop views
Pagoda covered dining area
A separate, self sufficient apartment with two additional bedrooms
A separate, self sufficient cottage with one additional bedroom
Air conditioning throughout all dwellings
Daily maid service included in the price
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Subtilia is a beautiful 16th century farmhouse, set on top of a hill offering spectacular views across and down to the medieval castle of Antagnolla.
Subtilia accommodates up to 12 guests in the main villa and an additional 4 in the apartment Olivo as well as an additional 2 guests in Tiglio cottage by the pool.
This is the ideal property for a multi family / group holiday as it offers 3 self-sufficient dwellings all within the same property.
A great space that lends itself to conviviality. It consists of a large open plan living/dining room with a large practical kitchen at the end of the long room. It also has another separate sitting room, a laundry room and a downstairs guest bathroom.
Living/Dining Room and Kitchen – An open plan room that spans the whole length of the old farmhouse. In one end there is a comfortable and convivial living area, with two long sofas and a floor to ceiling door allowing huge amounts of light to enter the main living space. There is a large LCD TV, which has Sky Italia television, cinema, sports channels and an amazon TV Fire Stick.
In the centre of this room there is a long rectangular dining table in front of an open fireplace.
On the opposite end of this open room is the well equipped Kitchen with a dishwasher, fridge, cooker, microwave and a full range of kitchen appliances, including coffee making facilities. It is semi separated from the dining area by a breakfast bar.
Sitting room – Off the main large living room, there is a smaller sitting room with an open fireplace.
Laundry Room – a large room with 2 washing machines, an iron and ironing board.
Guest bathroom – with a basin and WC.
There are two sets of stairs that access the first floor of the main Villa. There are 6 bedrooms upstairs and 4 bathrooms. Bedroom 1,2 and 3 are accessed from the first staircase and bedrooms 4, 5, and 6 are accessed from the second staircase
Bedroom 1: A comfortable double bedroom with Bathroom 1 directly next door, shared with bedroom 3. Bathroom 1 has a shower and a bath tub, basin and WC.
Bedroom 2: A double bedroom with its own en-suite Bathroom 2. Bathroom 2 has a shower, basin and WC.
Bedroom 3: Twin room (that can be made into a double if necessary). It shares a bathroom (Bathroom 1) with bedroom 1. This bedroom also has direct access outside via an outdoor staircase.
Bedroom 4: A tastefully decorated bedroom with a king size double bed. It has an adjoining Bathroom 3, which is shared with bedroom 6. Bathroom 3 has a built-in shower, a bathtub, basin and WC.
Bedroom 5: Is a twin room with two single beds (0.85mx1.90m). It has its own en-suite Bathroom 4 which has a shower, basin and WC.
Bedroom 6: A twin room with two single beds (0.85m x1.90m). These can be made into a double bed if necessary. Bedroom 6 shares Bathroom 3 with Bedroom 4.
A self-contained apartment on the ground floor with an additional two double bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms. It has another living room and kitchen/dining room.
Kitchen / Dining room: The main entrance into the Olivo apartment leads straight into the well equipped kitchen, which doubles as the dining room with a table seating 6.
Living Room: From the kitchen a small number of steps lead up to the living room. This is a light and cosy room with two arm chairs and a sofa. There is a large LCD TV, with Sky Italia television, cinema and sports channels.
Bedroom 7: A spacious bedroom with a kingsize double bed and its own en-suite Bathroom 5. It has a basin, WC and a walk-in shower. This bedroom has direct access outside.
Bedroom 8: A bedroom with a kingsize bed and its own en-suite Bathroom 6. It has a basin, WC and a walk-in shower.
A charming little self-contained cottage, all on one floor and one open plan room, which sleeps 2 people in one kingsized bed. It is located by the pool.
Bedroom 9: A double bedroom, overlooking stunning Umbrian views. With a kingsize bed, and its own Bathroom 7, which is open and has a bathtub positioned next to the windows so that the views can be appreciated while relaxing in the bath. There is a seperarate WC. There is also a television in this room.
Garden & Grounds
The Villa, apartment and the Cottage are set in a large and charming fenced and landscaped garden, with lavender hedges delineating paths, different sections of the garden and the perimeter of the property. It’s elevated position gives the property a unique vantage point over Antagnolla Castle and the Golf course.
There are terraces outside all the dwellings, with comfortable outside seating. The Main Villa has an outside dining table seating 12. The Olivo apartment has a terracotta terrace with a circular table seating 4 and the Tiglio cottage has one seating 2.
There is one more outdoor dining area seating 12 under a wisteria covered pergola a short distance from the Main Villa.
There is a barbecue.
Swimming pool – There is a heated infinity pool (measures 7m x 15 x 1,5m deep) with a separate jacuzzi. The Jacuzzi has space for 8 people and it overlooks the golf course and the 11th century Antognolla Castle.
The swimming pool is surrounded by sunbeds and chairs aswell as generous parasols.
A table tennis table can be made available on request.
Villa Subtilia is positioned in the stunning countryside of Umbria. Characterised by dramatic forested hills, interesting and unspoilt architecture and natural beauty.
There are local shopping facilities at Pierantonio (20 mins) including a bakery, butcher, grocer, pharmacy, post office, bank and a couple of bars.
The nearest supermarket is in Umbertide (30 mins) located on the river Tiber, with a number of good walks and an excellent choice of restaurants. There is a market once a week at Umbertide, as well as many other local market towns notably Arezzo (1 hr 20 mins), Gubbio (44 mins) and Camucia (48 minutes)
Gubbio, (44 mins) is one of Umbria’s most perfect medieval hill towns. There is a Basilica high above Gubbio which makes a fine and impressive walking destination.
The nearest town / cities of size are Perugia (25mins) to the South and Florence (2 hr 8 mins) to the North.
The closest airport to the Villa is Perugia (25 mins). There are also airports at Siena (1hr 27 mins) Florence (2hr 8 mins), Pisa (2hrs 55 mins) and Rome (2 hrs 16 mins).
The closest train station is also in Perugia.
Tenants will be met on arrival, and will be shown how everything works, both inside and out.
Villa Subtilia is based on a private estate offering a range of concierge services, including private transfer service with private driver, breakfast at the villa and various in villa dining options.
The Main Villa, Olivo apartment and Tiglio Cottage are all fully airconditioned
There is unlimited use and access to High speed Wi-Fi internet throughout the whole villa, the apartment, the cottage, garden and pool area
There is a hairdryer in every bathroom.
A baby cot, child’s highchair and baby bathtub are available on request.
Parking is available outside.
To reach the villa there are 3 kms of winding white gravel road. Please note that the roads are occasionally steep, so they are not suitable for low-height cars or sport cars. This is worth bearing in mind when organising car rentals. Furthermore, for all UK driving license holders, a “check code” from the DVLA must be obtained within 21 days before the start of your car rental. You will need to enter your driving licence number, National Insurance number and the postcode shown on your driving licence into the following website, to receive your code: https://www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence.
All the utilities (Electricity, gas, water) are included in the price
Pool heating is included at request for additional cost.
Daytime Concierge Service is available
An in villa dining option is available for meals to be prepared by a chef at the Il Caldero Restaurant. These can be delivered to the villa or there is a take away service to be collected by guests from the restaurant. Bookings and orders need to be placed by 7pm the night before a lunch time delivery and by 5pm on the same day for dinner service. Bookings may be subject to availability and the capacity of the restaurant. Full details and menu’s can be supplied prior to your holiday.
There is maid Service every day (excluding Sundays and public holidays). Maid service include: tidying of bedrooms, bathroom and quick cleaning of the kitchen. If guests stay more than one week a deeper cleaning is included once a week.
Full gardening and pool cleaning service is included within the rental.
Pool heating is included at a standard temperature in July and August on request. In other periods it is not included and is charged, if desired/requested, on consumption. Prices in high season can vary between €80 and €180/day depending on outside temperatures. Pool heating is not available in mid season.
A weekly change of linen and towels (both pool and bathroom) is provided if guests stay for 2 consecutive weeks or more.
There is a mid-week change of bathroom towels.
A welcome hamper is provided on arrival. The villa is self-catered but includes an initial provision of bottled water, coffee powder, tea, sugar, cooking and table salt, olive oil and coffee capsules upon arrival.
An initial supply of dish soap, paper towels, dishwasher tablets and washing up liquid are provided.
Loo paper, kitchen sponges and garbage bags are provided throughout the stay. Garbage will be serviced by the staff as part of the daily maid service.
This is an all year round property and is centrally heated throughout (on request and at additional cost during the low season)
Things to See & Do near Villa Subtilia
There is a very helpful information folder with details of recommended local shops, restaurants, markets, cultural, sporting and recreational activities plus many other suggestions on what to do and where to go in the vicinity. The folder also includes maps, brochures and important local contact details.
Food and Cooking - Tuscan and Umbrian cuisine is appreciated the world over for its fine natural and flavoursome ingredients thanks to the local olive oil, pasta, vegetables and meats. The food is typified by its simplicity, championong the fine quality and abundance of local produce.
Wine - The wine is also very good thanks to the siting of the vineyards, the long hours of sunshine and temperature. It is worth trying fine wines such as Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Sassicaia and Nobile di Montepulciano.
Wine tasting and Tours - can be arranged at the Il Caldero cellar/wineshop or can be arranged at the villa on request. The tours trace the ancient Roman roads and follow any of the following routes:
Perugia, Trasimeno and Altotiberini Hills
Montefalco and the Martani Hills
Orvieto and the Amerini Hills
Spoleto and the Valnerina
Eating Out - There are many local restaurants, ranging from fine dining experiences to comforting and convivial Italian family food. There is an extensive list of restaurants, with descriptions, available in the Villa.
Cooking Classes – Provided for Pasta and Pizza making
Markets - There are several weekly markets on in the area in Arezzo, Perugia, Gubbio, Umbertide and Camucia.
Perugia - The region’s capital city Perugia is just 20 minutes away and offers a wealth of cultural activities that include opera, the famous Umbria Jazz and Eurochocolate festivals. Other spectacular hilltop towns include Cortona and Preggio the latter with its annual classical music festival.
Montone - (approx. 20 min) This town is one of the unspoilt gems of Umbria and the perfect place for a wonderful night out. Best to arrive in time to enjoy the sunset from the top of the town and take in the beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. The town often hosts events including a film festival, an archery tournament between the different quarters, and dancing in the town square.
Cortona, Tuscany (approx. 50 min) Despite featuring in a film and book titled ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’, this beautiful Tuscan hilltop town hasn’t lost the charm for which it is famous. With a wonderful square, lovely restaurants and wine shops and a great walk to the monastery at the top of the town, there is much to enjoy and appreciate. From above the town, there are magnificent views across the countryside in every direction.
Assisi - (approx. 30 min) The birthplace of St Francis, Assisi is a must for any trip to Umbria and Italy. It is hard not to be awestruck by the magnificence and grandeur of the Basilica. Above Assisi is the Eremo di Carcere (Hermitage), which is an old monastery built near the caves that were used by St Francis and contains the tree where he preached to the birds.
Spello - (approx. 40 min) A beautiful hill top town at the base of Monte Subasio just a few kms from Assisi. It has wonderful little streets to wander around, many gourmet restaurants and stunning views. This can be visited at the same time as Assisi.
Florence, Tuscany (approx. 120 min) Day trips to Florence are easily manageable, either by car or train. It takes c 2 hours to drive to Florence. Alternatively, it is possible to take a train from Terontola station, where you can take advantage of free parking and cheap train travel to take a relaxing journey into the city, arriving 5 minutes walk from the Duomo.
Shopping- The Mall in Florence has the following brand outlets: Agnona, Bottega Veneta, Emmanuel Ungaro, Ermenegildo Zegna, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hogan, La Perla, Loro Piana, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sergio Rossi, Tod's, Valentino and Yves Saint Laurent.
Lago Trasimeno (20mins) - in addition to offering various water sport activities, towns such as Passignano and Castiglione del Lago are the most appealing and the islands of Maggiore and Polvese can be accessed by short and enjoyable boat rides. Isola Maggiore features the ruins of a castle and church which people always enjoy visiting.
Walking and trekking – there are a variety of local paths and routes to suit all ages and states of fitness and these can be guided. Guided treks end up on Monte Tezio , the second highest mountain in Umbria.
Golf: The Antognolla Golf Course is set amidst the 600 hectare Antognolla Estate. This championship golf course offers golfers of all abilities the opportunity to play on an expertly designed course, giving a true test of skill and judgement. The driving range is the perfect place to warm up before a round or just for working on your short game. The driving range is available for keen golfers seven days a week from 9am to 8pm. Guests of the Villa receive a 20% discount on green fees to play on the course.
Horse riding, truffle hunting, massages, yoga, pilates, fitness classes, spa treatments, guided tours, bike rental, quad trips, hot air balloon rides and wine tasting amongst other activities are all available and are detailed in the Local Services and Activities book in the villa.
Rents & Terms
The rental figures below show prices per week:
7th January – 20th May (Mid) €18,500
20th May – 24th June (High) €19,000
24th June - 2nd September (Peak) €19,500
2nd September – 7th October (High) €19,000
7th October – 23rd December (Mid) €18,500
For Christmas/New Year weeks (16th Dec to 6th Jan) and for Easter (1st April – 15th April the rates are the same as for High Season)
Unless otherwise agreed, all rentals will be for a minimum of one week, and will begin and end on a Saturday.
Tenants should arrive as soon as possible after 5pm on the commencement day, and should leave by 10am on the agreed day of departure.
A deposit of 25% of the rent will be payable to Anglo French Properties Ltd on signing the Rental Agreement, with the 75% balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the tenancy.
A refundable security deposit of €1,500 will be pre authorised by credit card (of the leading tenant) on arrival which will then be cancelled following the departure of guests provided there are no deductions to be made.
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