Villa Molinella, Umbria
Self Catered, Sleeps 2-4
- Outdoor Swimming Pool (11m x 5.9m)
- Outdoor Hot Tub
- Underground Whirlpool
- Private Garden
- Terraces & Balcony
- Alfresco Dining
- Outdoor Lounge Area
- Pool Loungers & Parasols
- BBQ Area
- Wooden Pizza Oven
- Access to the Murlo Estate Facilities
- Table Tennis (On Request)
- Laundry Facilities
- Sound System
Villa Molinella is one of the nine luxury villas within the exclusive Murlo Estate, which covers an impressive 18,000 acres. Hidden away within the valley of Murlo, Villa Molinella offers breathtaking scenery of the Estate nature and Umbrian countryside.
In nearby San Giovanni del Pantano (2 minutes away), guests can find a local grocery store for essentials, whilst Pierantonio, a small village with a good choice of shops and amenities, is 10 km away and 15 minutes by car. The villa is also located only 20 minutes drive north of Perugia, a characterful historic city and the capital of Umbria.
The property is strategically situated in the centre of the Umbria region, perfect to discover the hidden gems of the traditional and pintoresque Umbrian and Tuscan cities. The famous cities of Deruta and Assisi are at approximately 40 minutes drive away, while the hikers will love stumbling across some remarkable views of Lake Trasimeno, which is only 20 minutes drive away from the Estate.View Location Map
Beautifully renovated from a XIII century mill, Villa Molinella is the hidden gem of the exclusive Murlo Estate. Sleeping up to 4 guests, this dreamy property is perfect for a couple looking for a romantic getaway in Umbria or for a private villa for a luxury honeymoon in Italy. Surrounded by colourful gardens and a small river, Villa Molinella resembles the quintessence of a heavenly Italian countryside escape!
The original structure of the building blends in with bright elegant interiors and high quality Italian furnitures carefully chosen to create a cosy and welcoming ambience. Upon entering Villa Molinella, you will find a sophisticated yet cosy seating area, ideal to enjoy intimate evenings in or to simply socialise after a day of summer activities on the Murlo Estate. Wooden beamed ceilings and a traditional fireplace recalls the historical traits of the property, giving the room a romantic charm.
For mealtimes, Villa Molinella features a fully-equipped country-style kitchen and a cosy dining table, seating four. Here you will find everything you may need to prepare and appreciate local dishes. The property also offers several spots where to enjoy alfresco dining, completely surrounded by nature. At lunchtime, head towards the pergola covered terrace for some shade. Alternatively, the outdoor lounge area will create the perfect setting for taking advantage of the warm Italian weather.
Guests staying at Villa Molinella not only provides a peaceful and tranquil setting for a relaxing holiday in Italy, but a choice of wellness facilities to match too. Enjoy your serene surroundings, whether appreciating a dip in the nearby natural pools, or simply relaxing in the infinity outdoor swimming pool (11m x 5.9m) with the peaceful sound of the river. For ultimate relaxation, immerse yourself in the bubbles of the wooden hot tub, while taking in the wonderful natural surroundings. Alternatively, back inside, you can soothe any achy muscles in the indoor sauna or in the underground whirlpool characterised by the original ancient vault. The villa's private garden gives plenty of space for a tranquil stroll in the afternoon, around beds of beautiful colours and aromas.
Spreading across 171 m², Villa Molinella offers two spacious bedrooms on its first floor, complete of their own en-suite bathrooms. Both bedrooms have been decorated with a similar design, following the elegant and charming style characterising the rest of the property. The main bedroom benefits from a wood burning fireplace and access to the garden, ideal for an alfresco coffee in the morning. With beam ceilings and soft lightning, these spaces create a tranquil space to unwind and enjoy your well-deserved night's rest.
Being part of the Tenuta di Murlo estate, guests at Villa Molinella can benefit from the services and facilities of the estate. Enjoy a gourmet dinner at the Il Caldaro restaurant, a drink in the Orangerie bar, visit the Murlo farm, or simply enjoy the walks around the various rivers and lakes on the estate.
The villa has laundry facilities and parking. Please note, the villa is accessed by a gravel road and is occasionally steep. It is not suited for low vehicles or sports cars.
Prices are based on exclusive use of the villa, for up to 4 guests, and is offered on a self-catered basis with housekeeping 6 days a week, pool/garden maintenance and complimentary shuttle service to/from the Estate’s restaurant, Il Caldaro (prior to arrangement).
Additional services are available on request, please enquire.
Please note: Villa Molinella is only suitable for adults – no children under 14 years of age, nor pets are allowed due to the spa and the proximity to the river.
1 x Double bedroom with garden access and en-suite bathroom.
1 x Double bedroom with en-suite shower room.
Services and Inclusions
Owned by the same family for generations, the Murlo Estate is one of the most exclusive country estates in Italy where nature and luxury comes together in creating an idyllic haven retreat. Made up of 18,000 hectares filled with olive groves, valleys, lakes, woodland and rivers, the estate privileges of exceptional facilities, services and extremely hospitable staff, including a dedicated concierge team ready to arrange any extra requirement you may have. The Murlo Estate is composed by nine beautifully restored luxury villas and a gourmet restaurant and bar.
Il Caldaro Restaurant
Ideal for parties, special events or romantic dinners, Il Caldaro restaurant embodies the Umbrian lifestyle. Serving traditional Umbrian dishes in a modern style and highlighting flavours from the local region. They use many ingredients from the estate's grounds. The wine cellar has a strong focus on local producers, paying homage to the great wines of Italy. For extra convenience, a free shuttle service to and from the restaurant is offered!
Just a few steps from Il Caldaro, the Orangerie bar is a stylish haven and a great spot for a morning coffee or more relaxed light lunch. In the evening, the atmosphere changes to give way to a cocktail lounge, perfect for a pre-dinner aperitivo.
Located at the entrance to the Tenuta di Murlo estate, it is one of the most spectacular and challenging golf courses in Italy. Guests at Tenuta di Murlo receive a 20% discount on the 18-hole green fees and 5% off in the golf store and on golf lessons.
The Murlo Farm
The Murlo farm includes a variety of animals from goats, hens, rabbit and ducks: live a unique experience, suitable both for children and adults, in connecting with the natural and animal world, while appreciating and learning the differences with the human world! Also, check out the biodynamic vegetable garden and try out the 'nectar of god' honey produced in the Estate farm and purchasable at Il Caldaro restaurant!
The Murlo Lakes & Rivers
The Murlo Estate privilege of a vast natural reserve. Swim in the natural pools of the Molinella river surrounded by peace and tranquillity. Alternatively, join a fishing or diving session in one of their many lakes. For the maximum relaxation, sunbathe by the lake while enjoying a local homemade picnic basket provided by Il Caldaro Restaurant, in a wild and natural atmosphere!
The Murlo Vineyard
The Murlo vineyard is part of the Estate future vision to start producing their own red wine, 'Cercqua del Marchese', named after one of their oldest oak tree.
The Murlo Olive Groves
Attention to ingredients and nature is the feature that makes The Murlo Estate unique, and their olive groves are a clear example. Thousands of centuries old olive trees are planted in the estate countryside, being treated with organic fertilization year by year, they produce The Murlo Estate olive oil: purchasable at Il Caldaro Restaurant.
Activities & Experiences
There are a wide range of activities that can be arranged within the estate such as golfing, cooking classes, wine-tasting and fishing, biking trips, truffle-hunting excursions, day trips to nearby hill towns and much more! All of these experiences will make you fall in love with the Umbrian culture, while creating unforgettable memories with your family and friends!
- Welcome drinks at the Estate restaurant Il Caldaro
- Welcome hamper
- Pre-arrival & holiday concierge
- Daily Housekeeping (excluding Sunday and public holidays)
- Weekly linen and towel changes
- Mid-week towel change
- Pool & garden maintenance
- Shuttle service to/from Il Caldaro restaurant (upon arrangement)
- Discount on Antognolla golf green fees (20%) & shop (5%)
- Bed linen and towels
- Basic kitchen essentials
- End of stay cleaning
- Check in 3.30pm / check out 10am
- Private chef / additional catering / meals at Il Caldaro
- Heating of the pool (if required)
- Heating of house in low season (if required)
- Grocery shopping service
- Extra housekeeping service
- Personal laundry service
- Estate and sporting activities such as horse riding, rental of mountain bikes, picnics, etc.
Additional Service Available (at extra cost):