Due Santi, Todi, Umbria
From £3,190 per week
A beautiful villa with amazing views and gardens within walking distance of Ponte Santi and a short 7km drive from the historic centre of Todi.
Arrival day: Saturday
Villa Jasmine is a stunning villa which has been elegantly restored with its origins dating back to the XVII century. This traditional stone built villa has been converted into a 21st century dwelling yet still preserving some of the original architectural elements, such as the watchtower, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta floors.
The villa is in a hilly location surrounded by lush gardens and silvery olive groves just a short walk into the village of Ponte Santi. The villa and terrace overlook the valley below offering a wonderful panoramic view over the Umbrian countryside.
Villa Jasmine enjoys total privacy and quietness, it is the ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday in the heart of Umbria. Access to the villa is good with a short drive (7kms) to the historic centre of Todi where you will find shops and bars in the historic town centre. The villa is walking distance to Ponte Santi which has a pizzeria, bar and a grocery for daily shopping.
The villa is on 3 levels.
On the ground floor you will find a living/dining room with high ceiling and a stunning maiolica tiled stove designed by the villa owner. The room has lots of natural light with large French doors opening onto the terrace which is also connected to the kitchen/dining area.
The kitchen is fully fitted and beautifully decorated with ceramic tiles. It has a large island which accommodates the sink and plenty of space to prepare food with friends or enjoy a cooking demonstration from a local chef. The kitchen extends to a breakfast corner which is also surrounded by large windows. To the right side of the ground floor, with its own entrance, you will find a pantry, the laundry room and a cellar.
From the ground floor living area a staircase goes up to the first floor. On the first floor you will find a second living room with two arches and a large fireplace in the centre. From here, there is access to a study, which directly overlooks the living area of the ground floor, with its own bathroom. There is also a bedroom (twin beds, can be joined on request) with a dressing room and private bathroom. This room is also accessible by a second staircase that connects the three floors.
The second floor features another private sitting room, close to the rest of the sleeping quarters, with the master bedroom (king size bed) with bathroom and two dressing rooms, and another two bedrooms (queen size beds) each with private bathroom. The villa is also accessible from the second floor via an external stone staircase.
In the beautiful, well-kept grounds surrounding the villa is the large swimming pool with roman steps where guests can admire amazing sunsets and an open view over the entire valley.
The garden is completely fenced and has various sitting areas for sunbathing or to simply sit and enjoy the view with a chilled glass of local wine. The shaded dining areas under the portico of the villa and the pergola of jasmine, are ideal places to enjoy dining alfresco with friends (seating up to 12).
The garden is well tended with roses, manicured hedging and fruit trees. Behind the garden you will find is an olive grove with around 140 trees producing excellent quality olive oil.
From Villa Jasmine the many wonders of Umbria and Lazio are within easy reach: Spoleto, Perugia, Orvieto, Trevi to name only a few. Local truffles, olive oil, asparagus, funghi, porcini, and famous Sagrantino wine ensure food lovers will be in for a treat when visiting one of the region’s many excellent restaurants.
04/01 — 11/04
31/10 — 28/11
11/04 — 23/05
26/09 — 31/10
23/05 — 27/06
29/08 — 26/09
27/06 — 29/08
Damage deposit €1000