Description: Part of old convent dating back to 12th cent in historic centre Todi, this prestige house strikes your imagination for its great charme and pure shapes of its Roman-Medieval architecture perfectly preserved over the centuries: the nave and aisle of the ex church now frame the elegant living area, the travertine single-arched windows offer you a unique view over roof gardens and bell tower, the visible Roman retaining wall with typical mosaic opus reticulatum supports today the open guest room.
FEATURES: The picturesque outdoor yard leads you into the arched gallery at whose end is the main door. The large entrance hall with old herring-bone terracotta floor tiles and arched ceilings opens on one side into the left wing and the spacious bright living area.
THE LEFT WING (290 sq m)
THE LIVING AREA (210 sq m): ex chapel of the convent, it shows 2 lines of columns and vaulted ceilings, the ex nave and aisle of the church. Used as music, sitting, dining, study area, the spacious living room is enlightened through the numerous windows, the singled-arched windows and the French doors leading to the balcony with room for a table and 2 chairs. The view over the rolling hills, terraced gardens, flat bell tower is fantastic. The whole area faces south-west. A full bathroom serves the living room and guest area
THE MASTER BEDROOM: from the living room you can enter the large master bedroom, full of light, including walk in closet, full bathroom and large bedroom. High ceilings of massive wooden beams and original terracotta floors.
THE GUEST ROOM: the very large comfortable spiralling staircase opens the view from the living room down to the ex Roman stone cistern supported by a Roman mosaic retaining wall, still visible and carefully restored. Halfway down you can land into the charming open guest room lit up through a nice window
The entrance hall opens on the other side into the right wing through an old arched doorway
THE RIGHT WING (120 sq m)
THE KITCHEN: the large eat-in kitchen faces the enchanting outdoor yard through large arched windows and is very well served by the pantry
THE BEDROOM: a nice private double bedroom with en-suite closet lies nearby
THE BATHROOM: the typical bathroom shows walls tiled with old terracotta brick tiles
Materials: Floors of original terracotta tiles, ceilings of vaults or wooden beams; doors dating back to 17th cent Umbrian style and 18th cent Naples style. Typical lime wash plastered walls. The whole complex was restored in 1990.
Roofing: The picturesque outdoor yard leads you into the arched gallery at whose end is the main door. The large entrance hall with old herring-bone terracotta floor tiles and arched ceilings opens on one side into the left wing and the spacious bright living area.