April 14, 2022

5 Villas Perfect for Golf Lovers in Umbria, Italy

What better way to enjoy the sport of golf than by taking a holiday in the beautiful …

By A.M.A Selections

Umbria

Italy

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What better way to enjoy the sport of golf than by taking a holiday in the beautiful Italian countryside? We’ve rounded up five luxury holiday villas that are in close proximity to one of Italy’s most spectacular and challenging golf courses, Antognolla Golf. Conceived by the renowned designer Robert Trent Jones Junior, the eighteen-holes at Antognolla feature long, cliff-lined fairways and beautiful water hazards, making it an exciting and satisfying course for golfers of all abilities.

The Antognolla Golf course is situated in the region of Umbria, often referred to as the green heart of Italy. Known for its beautiful landscape, delicious cuisine, rich history and medieval villages, Umbria is diverse and includes picturesque rolling hills, olive groves, vineyards and dense forests ideal for truffle hunting. When you’re not on the golf course, explore the bustling nearby city of Perugia, walk the narrow cobblestone streets of Todi, a medieval village that looks as though it’s from a fairy tale, or enjoy a day in Assisi where you can visit the historic Basilica of St. Francis with its 13th century frescoes.  The following five villas are all set on an exclusive countryside estate and are less than a 10 minute drive to the Antognolla golf course and is only 20 minutes from the city of Perugia which offers a wealth of cultural activities including opera and the famous Umbria Jazz and Eurochocolate festivals.
In addition, Siena, Arezzo, and Assisi are nearby and the villas are within two hours from Rome and Florence.

Luxury vacation rental in Umbria | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections
Luxury holiday villa in Umbria | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections

Villa Monte Croce

3 Bedrooms | 6 Guests

Villa Monte Croce offers three beautifully appointed bedrooms, each with a king size bed and en suite bathroom, a large infinity pool, incredible views, and pristine landscaped gardens. The property offers a fairly traditional living plan with spacious rooms and exposed beams throughout.

The interior spaces are bright with natural light and are decorated in a simple, understated elegance. The interiors are designed to be a beautiful blend of contemporary and rustic with a light colored scheme that can be seen throughout the home.

The furnishings are charming, there is a gorgeous fireplace in the living room, and a large sliding door that leads to the terrace. The kitchen is fully fitted and offers a breakfast nook. Guests can also enjoy their meals at the beautiful dining table beneath the chandelier or al fresco on the terrace.

Luxury Umbria villa rental | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections
Luxury Umbria holiday villa | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections

Casale Di Murlo

9 Bedrooms | 18 Guests

Casale Di Murlo offers accommodation in the main villa and two guest cottages, perfect for large families or groups of friends. In addition, there is a large heated infinity pool, a jacuzzi, a private putting green, and pristine landscaped gardens.

The main villa consists of six bedrooms, four of which have an ensuite bathroom. In the Olivo guest cottage, there are two bedrooms, each with a king size bed and an en suite bathroom. Lastly, the Tiglio cottage offers one bedroom with a king size bed and en suite bathroom.

There are numerous outdoor dining and lounge areas throughout the gardens including an outdoor pergola with a dining table that seats up to 18 guests, ideal for al fresco dining. The infinity pool and jacuzzi are surrounded by flat landscaped lawns and offer the perfect place for relaxation with a cool drink in hand.

Luxury castle rental in Umbria | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections
Luxury holiday rental in Umbria | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections

Villa Medievale

3 Bedrooms | 6 Guests

Originally built as a medieval watchtower, Villa Medievale offers three bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom, a large infinity pool, incredible views, and pristine landscaped gardens. The bedrooms are tucked away in the medieval tower. There is a bedroom with a king size bed on the ground floor, a bedroom with two bunk beds (ideal for 4 children) on the 2nd floor, and a bedroom with a king size bed on the 3rd floor with access to the rooftop terrace.

The tower’s rooftop terrace is ideal to curl up and read a good book or enjoy a glass of wine while watching the sunset. The property is surrounded by thousands of hectares of pristine forests, olive groves, valleys, lakes and rivers, all of which add a sense of peace and tranquility.

There is a lovely terrace with an outdoor table and lounge area off the dining room, which is a wonderful place for al fresco dining. In addition, there is a second dining table beside the pool. The swimming pool is surrounded by a large flat lawn and offers the perfect place for relaxation.

Luxury vacation rental in Umbria | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections
Luxury vacation villa in Umbria | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections

Villa Camina

6 Bedrooms | 12 Guests

Villa Camina has been refurbished to a high standard and benefits from panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and the spacious mature gardens surrounding the property.

The villa offers five beautifully appointed bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom, and a lovely sixth en suite bedroom in the guest cottage. The property has a large heated pool, incredible views, and pristine landscaped gardens.

The property offers a fairly traditional living plan with spacious rooms and exposed beams throughout. The interior spaces are bright with natural light and are decorated in a simple, understated elegance. The kitchen is fully fitted and offers a breakfast nook. Guests can also enjoy their meals at the beautiful dining table or al fresco under the vine covered pergola on the terrace.

The interior of this home is elegant yet comfortable and was designed for families and entertaining in mind. There is a lovely terrace with several outdoor dining and lounge areas and a fantastic pool surrounded by a large flat lawn.

Luxury holiday villa rental in Umbria | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections

Villa San Sabinus

4 Bedrooms | 8 Guests

Villa San Sabinus was originally a farmhouse. Today, this beautiful 14th century villa offers four beautifully appointed en suite bedrooms, a large heated pool, impressive views of the surrounding countryside, and pristine landscaped gardens.

The chapel used to be one of the most important churches in Murlo where the farmers would congregate for Sunday’s Holy Mass. Today, the estate has been refurbished to a high standard while still maintaining its history and authenticity. The villa is set on two floors and there are three bedrooms situated on the upper floor. The chapel has been converted to the fourth bedroom which is accessible by a corridor from the kitchen in the main house.

The furnishings are charming and there is a gorgeous fireplace in the living room. In the kitchen, there are French doors that open onto to the outdoor dining area which serves as a wonderful place to dine al fresco. The villa is elegant yet comfortable and was designed for families and entertaining in mind.


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