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Villa Frati | Property for sale
This beautiful secluded stone wall villa, originally a Benedictine Friars Abbey on a hilltop of Perugia’s Settevalli, has a surface of 1000sqm and is located in a dominant position only 10km from Perugia and not far from Assissi. In the old days these lands belonged to the Papal States and were dotted with small abbeys and the Friars of this area used to meet in the vaulted choir hall where the celestial sounds of Vespers faded away into the vaulted ceilings. The view from the villa offers panoramic views of the surrounding gentle hills and in the summer the estate is surrounded by beautiful sunflowers. This ancient structure, dating back to the 1600’s has been renovated by the present owners with great care to detail with maintaining the original, antique features.
The property is composed of two attached stone houses, two attached guest houses and two outbuildings. The main villa composed of the two attached stone houses measures over 650m², including the portico, terraces and technical room. It features living units with a total of 4 living rooms, 8 bathrooms, 2 kitchens and 6 bedrooms. The reception rooms (ancient choir halls) are large and impressive measuring 100m² with 9 ancient vaults and 12 columns dating back to the XV century. The other hall measuring 125m² has 4 columns and vaulted ceilings.
The kitchens are decorated in famous Deruta ceramics, the pavements are in precious antique marble, rosso di Verona and Bottincino. The floors on the upper floor are in terracotta, while the ceilings have wooden beams and cotto.
The guest apartments located in the stone building measuring 125m² each feature a large bedroom, bathroom and fitted kitchen.
The 6000m² garden is fully fenced and has a stable, parking spaces and garage, outdoor living area with wood burning oven and bbq area and a gorgeous panoramic large swimming pool. The garden is well kept with an olive grove with 30 trees, small vineyard with 125 vines and several fruit trees. The outbuildings could be transformed into additional living space. The villa also has a fully equipped gymnasium.