Picture perfect views to nearby Todi, an intriguing city founded by the Etruscans and frequented by artists, photographers and actors alike, rich in history and extraordinary nature. This area has long been popular with Italians and foreigners for its restaurants, amenities and quick access from Rome.
The property is reached by a cypress tree flanked driveway and arched entrance, there are approximately 5 hectares of land, with 300 olive trees, a truffle reserve and woodland. The park is dotted with fruit trees, palms and antique cypresses not to forget the impressive umbrella pine dominating the area around the bell tower. Nestled amongst the buildings are various gardens, ranging from medieval, Italian, secret and contemporary, with cobbled pathways dividing the areas and providing niches and private places to sit and contemplate the silence.
Deconsecrated church S. Angelo: An impressive building with dominant bell tower that was used as Dorazio’s main studio, with high ceilings and the remnants of frescoes and decorative arches. The church is flanked by mini chapels and there are further rooms on the first floor including a staff apartment
Cantina: With vaulted ceilings and antique barrels
Cottages: Once private residences for the monks with bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and small chapel, these could create wonderful independent guest accommodation as each has a private walled garden
Caretakers cottage: 200 sq.m.
Swimming Pool: Unique and a work of art in itself, designed by Dorazio in 1990 using coloured Bisazza mosaic tiles. Set in its own courtyard with wonderful views to Todi
17th Century Natural spring: providing abundant water for the property and gardens
The main residential buildings are the Foresteria where the pilgrims were accommodated and the artists residence;
Ground floor: Reception room, breakfast room, kitchen and laundry room
First floor: 2 large vaulted reception rooms, 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, enclosed loggia overlooking secret garden
Casa del Maestro
Ground floor: Entrance, reception room, study and kitchen, fabulous internal courtyard and covered portico
First Floor: 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and large covered terrace overlooking the gardens designed by Ippolito Pizzetti
Second Floor: Attic rooms and bathroom