Villa Umberto

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Umbria Italy

Set against the backdrop of thousands of hectares of the natural reserve of the Murlo Estate, Villa Umberto is ancient castle with an adjoining church that dates back to the 11th century that has been renovated into a luxurious villa that is a dream destination to share exceptional, unforgettable special gatherings amongst friends and family, including weddings. Original structural components and traditional materials, such as the vaulted ceilings, the 13th century frescos, and reclaimed terracotta tile floors have been integrated with modern comforts to creating a rustic chic, serene ambience.

  • 10 bedrooms
  • 10 bathrooms
  • 20 guests

Best for: Families, large groups, and private events

From: €13000/week


  • Pool
  • Is the pool heated?
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Ironing
  • Hairdryer
  • Baby equipment


The spacious Villa Umberto can easily accommodate up to 20 guests in its 10 spacious king-size bedrooms and expansive living spaces. On the ground floor, guests can cozy up to the fireplace in the living room on a cold evening or curl up with a good book in the sitting room. Culinary artists will fall in love with the enormous kitchen that is well-equipped with modern appliances to prepare meals to be shared with guests in the adjacent dining room that can seat up to 12. Two of the 6 king bedrooms are found on the ground floor. Both have ensuite bathrooms, one with a marble shower and the other with an open bathroom. Additionally, there is a fully-equipped laundry room with a washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board.

Adjoining the villa is the 11th century church, Santa Maria Maddalena. Adorned with hand-painted decor, this is an exceptional space for guests to celebrate or to simply bask in the silence of the space.

On the first floor, together with 3 more bedrooms, there is another separate bathroom, a sitting room and a TV room, featuring a large smart LCD TV with satellite television. There are 2 king-size bedrooms both with ensuite bathrooms with marble showers. One of these rooms shares a terrace with the master bedroom, which also has an ensuite bathroom with a marble shower. The terrace offers a higher perspective to enjoy the postcard-perfect views of the surrounding estate.

The second floor is dominated by the loft king bedroom which also includes an ensuite bathroom.

The Annex is occupied by a well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, oven and microwave/ oven and 4 super king size bedrooms en-uite with marble bathrooms.

The spacious exterior, landscaped garden seduces guests to enjoy dinners alfresco on the terrace that offer panoramic views, to watch the stunning sunsets under the pergola, or to bask in the sun on the sun-beds surrounding the heated, infinity pool.

There is high-speed WiFi internet available throughout the villa, the gardens and pool area. The property is fenced to ensure privacy.

Property size: 750 m²

Bedrooms Configuration

6 super king size bedrooms with private marble bathrooms in the main unit
4 super king size bedrooms with private marble bathrooms in the annex

Facilities and Services

Dishwasher, Fridge, Oven, Microwave oven, Bluetooth sound system, Washing machine, Dryer, Hairdryer in each bathroom, Soap, Shampoo, Shower caps, Dish soap, Paper towels, Dishwasher tablets, Washing up liquid, Toilet paper, Kitchen sponges, Parking, XI century church meticulously renovated and ideal for weddings and events, A/C throughout
Large smart LCD TV with Sky satellite television and sports channels, Bluetooth sound system , Laundry room complete with washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board, High speed Wi-Fi internet access throughout the villa, garden and pool area. Hairdryer in every bathroom. Table Tennis available for rental at a small extra price.
Sporting activities such as horse riding, mountain bike rentals, and more can be arranged for an additional fee. Shopping service. Personal chef. Pre-stocking of fridge.

Pool and Spa

The private, heated infinity pool (4m x 14m x 1.5m, with built-in steps) is outfitted with built-in steps, sun-beds, and chairs to relax under the sun poolside.

Special Touches

XI Century church meticulously renovated and ideal for weddings and events.

Good to Know

There are 3km of winding, occasionally steep, asphalt road to get to Villa Umberto. The roads are not suitable for sports cars or cars of low height.
Baby equipment, including a baby cot, a high chair, and a baby bathtub are available on request.



Villa Umberto is part of the Murlo Estate, composed of thousands of hectares of natural reserve that has remained in the same family for generations. It is renown for its woods olive groves, lakes and rivers. If you are looking for a retreat where you can relax in silence amongst a landscape that has not changed for centuries, this is the ideal place. Furthermore, it is ideally located to take day trips to explore the hills towns of Umbria and Tuscany.

Guests can enjoy welcome drinks at the estate restaurant, Il Caldaro upon their arrival.

Inquire about the rates for meals and cooking by the private, in-house chef.

Golfers can take advantage of the championship, 18-hole Antognolla Golf course found on the Murlo Estate. Guests have a 20% discount on green fees and a 5% discount at the Golf Shop.

The Murlo Estate has plenty of trekking paths for guests to explore the estate and discover the various fishing spots, the waterfalls, or the prehistoric site Cerchiaia.

Ask at the Concierge about arranging horseback riding and mountain bike rentals, for an additional fee.

Booking Enquiry

    Additional Information

    Rates Table

    2022 PeriodRates per week (12 Guests)Rates per week (20 Guests)
    8 January to 9 April L€14000€16000
    23 April to 21 May M €16000€18000
    21 May to 25 June M2€17000€19000
    25 June to 27 August H €19000€21000
    27 August to 24 September M2€17000€19000
    24 September to 29 October M€16000€18000
    29 October to 17 December L€14000€16000

    Booking Conditions

    Included in the Price:
    - All the utilities (Electricity, water)
    - Unlimited use of Wi-Fi internet access
    - Daytime Concierge Service
    - Maid Service 6 days per week (excluded Sunday and public holidays) – for villa Penna, Castiglione Ugolino and Molinella Maid service included everyday (7 days per week –
    including public holiday)
    - Full gardening and pool cleaning service
    - Pool heating is not included and it is based upon consumption. Prices can vary between 80-180 Euros/day depending on outside temperatures. For villa Penna and Castiglione
    Ugolino pool heating is included at a standard temperature.
    - Weekly linen and pool towels change if guests stay for 2 consecutive weeks or more
    - Mid-week change of bathroom towels
    - Welcome drinks at the Estate restaurant Il Caldaro
    - Shuttle service to/from the Estate restaurant Il Caldaro (available everyday for dinner time prior reservation)
    - 20% discount on the Antognolla Golf green fees and 5% discount on Golf Shop
    - Final cleaning
    - Welcome hamper with Nespresso Capsules (please consider that the villa is self-catered but we are glad to include an initial provision of bottled water, coffee powder, tea, sugar,
    cooking and table salt, olive oil and coffee capsules upon arrival)
    - Soaps, shampoos and shower caps in every bathroom upon arrival
    - Dish soap, paper towels, dishwasher tables and washing up liquid provision
    - Toilet paper, Kitchen sponge and garbage bags will be provided by our staff throughout your stay (please note that that the garbage will be serviced by our staff during maid

    - Minimum stay in high season: 1 week (from Saturday to Saturday – except for last minutes).
    - Minimum stay and daily prices on request for other seasons.
    - The welcoming service is intended for key collecting and brief explanation of the villas. Please note that we
    cannot grant multiple welcoming services for the same group.
    - Prices for weddings, parties or events in villas on request.
    - (*) Central Heating of the villas in Low Season is not included in the rental price.

    Check-in: 4.00pm Check-out: 10.00am

    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.

    Although calendars are updated daily, they may not reflect the latest availability. Always contact Passepartout Homes to discuss availability for your chosen properties.

    Rates may vary without prior notice.