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L'Orto di Alice

(x 4 people)

Sleeps 4 | Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 2 | South of Orvieto, Umbria

Independent villa | Hot tub | Air conditioned bedrooms | Maid included |

Overview

L’ Orto di Alice is perched on the edge of the small and unspoilt medieval village of Civitella D’ Agliano overlooking the warm Umbrian countryside.
The beautiful stone house has been recently restored by its owners over a period of four years to become their luxury holiday home.
Traditional materials and local artisanal skills have produced a remarkable charming and comfortable house with air-conditioned bedrooms and number of original features, ranging from Etruscan caves to a secluded outdoor hot tub on one of the two terraces each of which enjoys a different yet spectacular view over the mountains, villages and farmhouses of Umbria.
On another terrace there are pretty tables and chairs for outdoor eating, or loungers to lie in the sun. There is even a pergola.
Both inside and out the house is furnished with great taste and attention to detail. It is truly unique.
The property is not recommended for children or mobility restricted persons.

Clients reviews

Beautiful views, quality furniture, comfortable bed.

Justine Lago
05-Jul-2014
(United Kingdom)

To wake up to the wide view from the main bedroom was a huge pleasure. Mornings and evenings on the little terrace - which literally hangs on the side of a cliff -were very special. I have been a regular customer for several years and have always found Tuscany Now to be excellent. In fact, I am returning to Orvieto with you at the end of August.

David Richer
14-Jun-2014
(United Kingdom)

The villa was a highlight of a great trip to Italy - unique place, great location.

Michael Reeder
14-Sep-2013
(USA)

We have done the lot. Lake Magione, Lake Como, Lake de Orta (beautiful) Venice, Florence Cortona, Orvieto, Civita (best food) and of course spent some great days here. We have gone house hunting for our perfect restoration. We have watched films every evening and cooked some great food. What we are going to miss the most - the view from the bedroom, the sound of the stream, the village. To think were going to camp all around Italy but a day before our departure we booked a flight and last minute accommodation with Tuscany Now and found this little gem. Fantastic!!!

Stephen Byard
15-Sep-2012
(United Kingdom)

There is nothing more that has been said before about L'Orto that we can add. It has been a restful week which we have loved. Suburb evening wonderful food with Sergio at the Hotel in the old square. In short the whole experience can make your soul sing.

Anne Connell
08-Sep-2012
(United Kingdom)

A delightful week here in Civitella most definitely "Bella Italia". Our family enjoyed a wonderful meal at Tana dell Istrice and Sergio's excellent wines. We visited Orvieto and marvelled at the splendid Duomo. Bolsena, too, it was a pretty town beside the lake. Roxy's provided us with an excellent cappuccino and croissant breakfast most mornings to help us start the day. The house is an an excellent location and the hot tub has been most welcome after a busy day taking in the sights. A wonderful week!

Stephan Christensen
01-Sep-2012
(United Kingdom)

Stunning villa and beautiful views, Roberta and her daughter (caretakers) very charming and helpful. Our top recommendations are; Civita di Bagnoregio, Assisi, Orvieto, Thursdays market day, and Roxys for a beer and a big bowl of crisps. Thank you. C and S Baynes. 2012.

C Baynes
09-May-2012
(United Kingdom)

The property was completely faithful to the information on the internet site. It was a lovely, unique hill-side property that I'm sure is one of a kind. Wonderful, and just what we were hoping for. J.Agee 2011

John Agee
28-May-2011
(USA)

We loved how remote it was, the village was lovely and the people were really nice - the hot tub was awesome! L.Burton 2011

Laura Burton
14-May-2011
(United Kingdom)

The views were stunning, the property was incredibly unique with its cave-like lower levels and beautifully furnished. The two onsite ladies were incredibly friendly and helpful and did a fantastic job looking after us.

Anne Maree Payne
16-Apr-2011
(United Kingdom)

Great place! Interesting design, really enjoyed my stay..would definitely recommend a day in Assisi and Siena,,Thanks for everything.

Kendra Telhiard
26-Sep-2009
(USA)

Absolutely Amazing!,,,cant give any usefull tips on the area, because we spent a fantastic week just hanging out here..Definately be back...

Tracy Buckle
08-Aug-2009
(United Kingdom)

A short stay in an oasis, a real treat after such a busy 12 months working. We hope to be back..

David Nicholson
01-Aug-2009
(Germany)

Location, location, location! We liked the design\decor and maintenance, all available mod cons and steeped in C15th Italian history...puuurfect.

Christopher Blatchford
20-Jun-2009
(United Kingdom)

This gorgeous house immediately caught our eye, and it has totally lived up to our expectations- what a haven away from the rest of the world! Beautifullly restored and tastefully decorated, only the setting and privacy out does these achievements, making L'Orto di Alice a "gettaway" the rich and famous should be jealous of! So to Paula thank you for creating this wonderful holiday home!!

L Vollentine
13-Jun-2009
(United Kingdom)

We liked the peace and quiet. The ambiance of a lovely hilltop village, with a wonderfully appointed house. To sit having breakfast in the morning to have the sun gently caressing our faces whilst we listening to the bird song and nothing else. Peace. A tonic for the soul.

Sharon Jarvis
02-May-2009
(United Kingdom)

Amazing views. 2 terraces to choose from, one totally private and not overlooked. Newness of the kitchen. Sensitivity of the building work (newly constructed to blend into the rest of the village). Good Shower.

Jenny Le Page
25-Apr-2009
(United Kingdom)

This was the first property we looked at on "Tuscany Now"s website, and we thought it looked fabulous and intriguing. We were so delighted to find that it matched and exceeded our expectations.It has been sensitivley and wonderfully created. We adore the views from the bedroom and terraces and agree that we would never tire of it..So we will have to come back.

Jenny Le Page
25-Apr-2009
(United Kingdom)

When I looked for an unusual and interesting place to stay in Italy, I thought I had found it here at L'Orto di Alice - I was right! A fantastic combination of cave dwellings and luxury villa with panoramic views and the quiet of the countryside. An eclectic mix of antique and modern. A beautifully and well executed reconstruction of ruined buildings. Comfortable, cosy, welcoming and relaxing. With the added bonus of Andrea to help with information about the local area and to sort out any "teething" problems of a new property.

Megan Taylor
21-Mar-2009
(United Kingdom)

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