A wonderful medieval stone holiday home tower that comfortably sleeps 12 guests, surrounded by a lush rose garden and immersed in the peace of unspoilt woodland, where guests can relax by the pool or explore Umbria with its treasures of art, nature and food. “Torre del falco”, “The hawk’s tower”, is a beautiful, ancient stone tower located on the outskirts of the medieval town of Spoleto, a place full of history well known all over the world for its charm and beauty as well as for the many cultural events, first among all the “Festival of Two Worlds”. This ancient stone tower has been fully restored in the past year, with a careful eye to maintaining the original looks and features.
The interiors have been totally redecorated and a new swimming pool has been added to the property. The Tower can accommodate up to twelve people in its beautiful spaces. A large, fully furnished kitchen is located on the first floor; you can decide to take your meals inside or choose the gazebo on one side of the pool. The beautiful, bright sitting room takes the whole second floor, with its comfortable sofas, gorgeous fireplace and panoramic windows overlooking the pool and the surrounding woods. Each of the 3 upper floors is composed by two double or twin bedrooms and a bathroom, all offering relaxing views of the surrounding countryside, for a total of six bedrooms and three bathrooms. On the top floor you will find the finest place of all; a cosy kitchen opening out on to a gorgeous terrace commanding a 360 degree view of the surrounding area. Nestled amongst an array of colorful native flowers and shaded by the gazebo, you can have your breakfast, lunch or afternoon drinks in complete serenity. Why not dine outside, immersed in warm candlelight enjoying the warm breeze of the evening air.
The property also includes two other beautiful, independent properties two and four guests, giving the chance to accommodate parties of 18 guests on its grounds. Chaise-longues, sunbeds and large sun umbrellas are available around the pool for your hours of relax and suntanning. Bikes are available if you wish to try yourself for a spin on the hills or into town.
30 minutes walk or 5 minutes drive away there is Spoleto, a beautiful, charming medieval town internationally known for the Two Worlds Festival. In town you will fnd a variety of cafes, restaurants and trattorias where you can taste the specialties of the region: truffle, delicious pork and wild boar fresh and dry meats, great cheeses, home made pasta and great extra virgin olive oil, besides to the great Sagrantino wines, produced in the area. In town and in the surrounding area there are several cachemire manufacturers and beautiful artisan fabrics and home decoration shops.
Spoleto has a tradition in history and art which goes back to the ancient Roman civilization. You can spend time visiting the castle and the many churches and exhibitions, getting lost in the narrow streets punctuated by artisan shops, discover the Umbrian tastes and flavours in the typical, cosy restaurants and end the day attending one of the many cultural happenings typical of this town. And when you get tired of human artefacts, you can just walk for hours on end in the surrounding woods and mountains, immersing yourself into the beautiful nature; go for river rafting along the Nera river in beautiful Val Nerina, or for horseback riding along the mountain paths. You can also explore the many breathtaking towns within less than 30 minutes drive by car: Bevagna, Trevi, Spello, Montefalco and Foligno to name a few or in one hour you can reach Assisi, Orvieto, Deruta, Perugia, Todi, Cascia and Norcia. Rome is 1h 20’ away by train, and Florence is just two hours by car.