Historic villa for sale near Spoleto

Umbria - Spoleto (4 km) | Villa Morelli Ref. code CMIG

Fully restored period villa with private grounds, chapel, garage and annexes

Euros 2,800,000 Euros 2,300,000

Details and accessories

  • Surface: 982 mq
  • Bedrooms: 13
  • Bathrooms: 16
  • Land: 6.200 mq
  • Conditions: rennovated
  • Energy efficiency rating: E
  • EPi 133
  • Ancient park
  • Garage
  • Italian garden
  • Private chapel
  • Walled courtyard

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Brief description

18th century villa with grounds. Fully restored and converted for use as a hotel with 13 en-suite bedrooms, dining room, professional kitchen, staff bathrooms, private chapel, storehouse, garage and an annex which requires restoration.

Geographic position

Villa Morelli is a late eighteenth century residence on the outskirts of a small village of Roman origins, just four kilometres from the historic centre of Spoleto.
The surrounding area is hilly and is characterized by the presence of olive groves, which provide for a particularly well-regarded and internationally renowned olive oil.
The area is has much to offer tourists and Villa Morelli is an ideal solution for anyone looking for a charming location to enjoy cultural events or a quiet getaway. It also offers significant tax breaks, with a tax reduction at the time of purchase, and, above all, on any income deriving from rentals, which are virtually tax free.
The property is in an extremely convenient location for visiting important historical towns throughout Umbria: Foligno and Trevi are just 20 minutes away and the cities of Assisi (45 km), Todi (48 km) and Perugia (61 km) can be reached in under an hour.
Rome and Florence are just an hour and a half and two hours a way, respectively.
The nearest airport is Perugia S. Egidio (54 km), and Rome’s international airports of Ciampino and Fiumicino can be reached in less than two hours (150 km and 178 km respectively).

Description of buildings

The property is comprised of:
· A fully restored manor house, which is currently used as a hotel, comprised of 13 rooms with private baths, a dining room, a professional kitchen, 2 bathrooms for use by the restaurant and a service bathroom;
· a private chapel;
· a store, a garage and an outbuilding to be restored;
· a 6,200 square meter park area.


Energy class: E.
EPi: 133.

State and finishing

The property’s exterior aspect maintains all of the original features of the era in which it was built.
The main building is impressive and the park, with its high surrounding wall, makes going for a stroll feel like a voyage through time back to the late eighteenth century, when the prestigious noble Florentine family of count Morelli de 'Pazzi decided to take up residence here.
The first and second floors of the Villa, which house the bedrooms for guest accommodations, have been recently restored and are in absolutely perfect conditions. The ground floor, upon which the dining rooms and kitchen can be found, is in good general condition, but could use some routine maintenance work.
Even the chapel has been entirely restored, while the outbuildings, currently used as stores, can be recovered in order to increase the available spaces for accommodations.

External areas

Within the high surrounding walls, the Morelli de' Pazzi family created a park and a garden landscape which is reminiscent of the ancient villas of Florence and Lucca.
It contains splendid cedars of Lebanon, as well as pines, firs and oaks. The eyes are constantly stimulated by the primrose pathways leading from the entrance gate towards the residence, through the beautiful park decorated with vases, hidden sculptures, terraced gardens and a magnificent sundial. The park houses an impressive "sacred grove", in which a nymphaeum with antique decorative stones and capitals from ancient columns can be admired.

Use and potential uses

Considering the constant development of tourism in the area, as well as the Villa’s proximity to Spoleto (one of Umbria’s foremost historical centres) and its central position with respect to other famous historical Umbrian towns (Assisi, Todi, Perugia, etc.), Villa Morelli can certainly continue to operate in its current manner as an accommodation structure.
The position in which it is located is extremely convenient and easy to reach, making it a perfect venue for events, festivals or ceremonies (the presence of the private chapel even allows for the celebration of marriages or other religious ceremonies).
Another possibility is that of using the Villa as a private residence.
It is also important to highlight that the Villa offers enticing fiscal advantages, both in relation to taxation at the time of purchase as well as in relation to taxation on any income deriving from leases/rentals, if used for tourist accommodations.

Distances and location

  • Nearest village 0.1 Km
  • Spoleto 4 Km
  • Trevi 18 Km
  • Foligno 27 Km
  • Assisi 45 Km
  • Perugia 61 Km
  • Rome 126 Km
  • Florence 198 Km
Sea and lakes
  • Adriatic Sea 125 Km
  • Lake Trasimeno 79 Km
  • Perugia S.Egidio Airport 54 Km
  • Rome Ciampino Airport 150 Km
  • Roma Fiumicino Airport 178 Km
  • Dual carriageway 1 Km

Umbria - Italy

Neighboring regions: Toscany, Lazio, Marche

Main centers: Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Todi, Orvieto, Gubbio, Spello


Characteristics: is the sister of Tuscany region, green and hilly territory with olive groves and vineyards, rich in art cities and quaint towns.

Placed in Central Italy between Rome and Florence, Umbria is a region rich in history and culture, from the hilly landscape with olive groves and vineyards, and dotted with historic villages and artistic cities such as Perugia (important international University Centre), Spoleto, Orvieto, Todi, Assisi, Spello and others.

15 minutes from Perugia is located Lake Trasimeno, the largest Italian lake after that of Como.

The climate is mild with temperatures in winter rarely fall below zero degrees and summer temperatures around 25 degrees.

The region is the scene of major cultural events throughout the year (such as the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto and Umbria Jazz) and many other folk events which, especially in summer, enliven small and large centers of the entire territory.


Property offer: Umbria, with its Green and hilly territory is particularly required for purchasing original characteristic stone farmhouses, very similar to those of Tuscany, in the countryside around the major cities of art such as Todi, Spoleto, Orvieto, Perugia, Assisi or in the popular area of Valley of Niccone or of Trasimeno.  These are often finely renovated farmhouses with park and pool, which are well suited to use for vacation but also for investment with the ability to put them in the lease through touristicrental. Umbria has a strategic position being located half an hour from Rome and two hours from Florence. The region, rich in history, offers you the chance to buy real estate like castles, vintage villas, villages and monasteries. Very popular are also the apartments within historical centers or small rural managed complexes, rich in original farmhouses of stone structure, particularly are requested those places in the countryside around the town of Todi, Spoleto, Assisi, Perugia and Orvieto, but also in the areas and Niccone Valley and Lake Trasimeno. Frequently also the historic buildings, ancient villas, castles and apartments in historic towns such as Perugia, Orvieto, Spoleto, Assisi, Spello, Trevi, or in small villages renovated and preserved.



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