Poggio 1

by Paola Fiocchi Van den Brande
Umbria Italy
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5.5 bathrooms
  • 11 guests

Best for: Families, groups of friends


  • Pool
  • Is the pool heated?
  • Spa or Gym Facilities
  • Tennis Court
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Bikes
  • Games room

The Property

Follow the long gravel driveway, and upon reaching your destination on the hilltop, you will be instantly charmed by this renovated farmhouse, the manicured gardens, and the 360-degree views of the rolling hills and valleys of the Umbrian countryside. Poggio 1 offers absolute privacy within its majestic setting, a heaven for guests whether they prefer to enjoy the property or explore the region.


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A traditional country farmhouse, Poggio 1, has evolved into a luxury country villa, where the pieces of contemporary art and chic furniture compliment the original stone archways and exposed wood-beamed ceilings. The property can easily accommodate up to 11 guests across its 5 bedrooms.

The ground floor is composed of the a myriad of shared living spaces where guests can relax, create memorable moments, and enjoy meals together. The family salon includes a formal dining area. The open-plan kitchen connects to the second formal dining room, which offers a view of the swimming pool and gardens. Pool sharks will find the billiards room on this level, while those who want to take in a film, will enjoy the cinema room.

The first floor is composed of the 5 bedrooms and a studio library characterised by its high ceiling. The 5 bedrooms include one king, one queen, two double bedrooms, and a room with 3 twin beds. Each of the bedrooms are furnished with an ensuite bathroom, except one of the double bedrooms. This room has access to an external bathroom. Each of the bedrooms include a TV.

Outside on the terrace, there is an alfresco dining area where guests can dine alfresco and take in the views.

Bedrooms Configuration

All of the bedrooms are located on the first floor. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, an ensuite bathroom with a stand-alone shower and bathtub. One bedroom features a queen-size bed with an ensuite bathroom with a stand-alone shower. There are 2 double bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, with the other having access to an external bathroom with a stand-alone shower. The fifth bedroom is furnished with 3 twin-size beds and an ensuite bathroom with a stand-alone shower. There is a television in each bedroom.

Facilities and Services

When it comes to entertaining, chefs will be delighted to find, inside, a fully-equipped kitchen and, outside, a wood-fired BBQ and a wood-fired oven. On warmer evenings, guests will enjoy the alfresco dining area on the verandah, or choose from 2 formal dining areas to accommodate 12 or 16.
Poggio 1 has a private driveway with 2-3 spaces are available for parking.
Guests are welcome to use the 4 mountain bikes available or, at an additional cost, the 5 e-bikes.
A private tennis court, tennis table, and pool table are available for your enjoyment.
And for those who prefer reading or to stream their favorite shows, there is a tv and library room on the first floor. Or choose to cozy up by the electric fireplace in the living room.

Pool and Spa

The signature round pool is outfitted with sun loungers, for those who wish to soak up the sun, and 2 alfresco showers.
The pool can be heated upon request, for an additional fee.
Families please note that children need to be under a parent's supervision, when near the pool.
Poggio 1's gym features technogym equipment, including 1 exercise bike and 1 elliptical cross trainer.

Special Touches

Guests are greeted with a "Welcome Basket" with sugar, coffee, tea, bread, milk, jam, butter, water, 1 bottle of wine from a local vineyard, cheese, eggs, ham, and seasonal fruit.

Good to Know

There is air conditioning in each of the bedrooms, but there is no air conditioning on the ground floor or other living spaces.



The nearest airport is the Perugia airport, at 50km away, then Rome airport at 169km away, and Florence airport at 195km away.
How to get there
Located in Monte Castello di Vibio, in the province of Perugia, Poggio 1 is a mere 15km drive to Todi, a 35km drive to Orvieto, and a 64 km drive to Assisi. For a night out at a restaurant, the nearest to Poggio 1 is 6.4km away.
Horseback riding, a spa, and a salon are only 4.8km from the property.

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Additional Information

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2023 PeriodRates per WeekSpecial rate
3 June to 30 September; Easter; Christmas & New Year€11500
Rest of the Year€8100

Booking Conditions

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Rates include:
- Housekeeping with either 2 hours with 1 maid or 1 hour with 2 maids, Monday-Friday from 2pm.
- Linens changed once a week. Towels changed twice a week.
- Available to guests at any time, a remote concierge service will answer any of your questions.
- Electricity/power, from April through September.
- Heating, from April through September.

Additional services upon request, for an additional fee:
- Heating of the swimming pool, from the first week in May to the first week in October. The cost is approximately €200 per day.
- A cook is available from €25 per hour or €35 per person, featuring a meat menu, cost of food included. Minimum of 4 people required.
- Extra maid service for €20 per hour.
- Babysitting service for €20 per hour.
- Laundry service for €20 per hour.
- Electricity/power, from October through March, €200 per week.
- Heating, from April through September, €200 per week.

Check-in is from 4pm. Late check-in needs to be confirmed prior to arrival.
Check-out is by 10am.
A security deposit of €2,500 per week is required.


A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

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Rates may vary without prior notice.

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