Hamlet for sale in Todi

Medieval village with church, surrounded by 5.6 ha of land

Umbria - 6 km from Montecastello di Vibio | Borgo del Priore Ref. code ENE6

Pretty little medieval village, requiring restoration, in panoramic location between Todi and Montecastello di Vibio

Euros 480,000

Details and accessories

  • Surface: 975 mq
  • Bedrooms: -
  • Bathrooms: 0
  • Land: 5.6 ha
  • Classe energetica: -
  • Feasability to build a swimming pool
  • Fireplace
  • Olive grove
  • Private chapel

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Brief description

In panoramic location between Todi and Montecastello di Vibio, medieval village with church and annexes, in need of full restoration. Measures 975.7 sq.m in total. Surrounded by 5.6 ha of land, with around half of that being a fertile olive grove.



Geographic position

Borgo del Priore is situated in a panoramic, hilly location, on a little hill between Todi and Montecastello di Vibio (both around 6 km away) which can be seen in the distance.

The nearest town, for daily amenities and purchases, is just 4 km away (5 minutes’ drive) and, thanks to the junction with the E45 motorway (also 4 km away), you can get to Perugia (40 km) and its airport (44 km) in around half an hour.

The motorway also makes it fast and easy to get to Rome (132 km - an hour and a half’s drive) and Florence (168 km - 2 hours) and their airports: Rome Ciampino (149 km) and Rome Fiumicino (168 km) are an hour and three quarters away and Florence airport (202 km) is a little over two hours.

Description of buildings

The main complex, built around a central courtyard with a well in the middle, comprises the church and a number of buildings around it, which originally housed the main residence and agricultural buildings.

The complex measures around 740 sq.m in total, mainly on the ground and first floors, with a smaller part on the second floor.


Close by, there are a further three buildings, used as stables, storehouses etc. also requiring restoration:

Building 1 - measures around 150 sq.m in total, with two floors;

Building 2 - measures around 59 sq.m in total;

Building 3 - measures around 19 sq.m in total.



Todi’s town planning includes the possibility to recover additional 450 m2 for residential use, besides the surface of the original convent, using existing volumes to be demolished and renovated. 


A swimming pool can be built.  



Should the buyer declare income in Italy, there is the possibility for tax deductions for numerous work categories for structural and energy improvements.


The measurements provided indicate the liveable surface area.

The liveable surface area is the same as the walkable surface area (which includes internal walls) plus 10% to take into account supporting walls.

The surface area occupied by any eventual staircases may only be calculated once.

State and finishing

All the buildings need to be completely restored.

The property, which is situated on the old medieval road, is of ancient origins. Its appearance is reminiscent of the medieval “curtes,” or social centre, with its traditional circular structure comprising the church and other buildings (including a dovecote tower) used as the main house and as storage for agricultural equipment.

The church was probably one of the very first Christian buildings in the area, and would have been incredibly important, up until it became the Priory church in the 13th century.

The village was originally built with a clearly defensive purpose, and outdoor activity would have been limited. Over the years, the medieval tower lost its defensive features and was extended and surrounded by annexes, which likely date from different periods.

External areas

Borgo del Priore is surrounded by 5.6 hectares of private land, around half of which is a fertile olive grove.

Use and potential uses

Thanks to its location in the heart of Umbria, in an area which is very popular with national and international tourists, and its size, this property would be perfect as a high-end hotel, or as an impressive luxury residence.



Distances and location

  • Nearest village 4.4 Km
  • Montecastello di Vibio 6.3 Km
  • Todi 6.4 Km
  • Orvieto 39 Km
  • Perugia 40 Km
  • Spoleto 48 Km
  • Rome 132 Km
  • Florence 185 Km
Sea and lakes
  • Tyrrhenian Sea 136 Km
  • Lake Corbara 20 Km
  • Perugia S.Egidio Airport 44 Km
  • Rome Ciampino Airport 149 Km
  • Roma Fiumicino Airport 168 Km
  • Florence Airport 202 Km
  • Dual carriageway 4 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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