In Valnerina, where Umbria is greener, between Spoleto and the Cascade Falls, THE HILL OF GINESTRE is a delightful holiday home of 3 apartments with entrance indep., Large garden, parking, swimming pool with breathtaking views.
THE HILL OF GINESTRE
It is a residential complex of recent construction built on an ancient settlement at 500 meters above sea level, near the small medieval town of Montefranco, located between Terni and Spoleto, in the beautiful Umbria region defined "THE GREEN HEART OF ITALY" and more precisely in the Valnerina.
"The Hill of Ginestre" is characterized by an exceptional view over the valley of the Black River ( Nera River) and its climate is very pleasant in all seasons.
The Nera Valley is an unspoiled land rich with ancient villages and places of historic art, environment and nature among which stands Norcia, town famous worldwide for its sausages and home to the prized "Black Truffle", a gastronomic delicacy appreciated all the world.
The small town of Cascia is an important destination for religious tourism, it being the birthplace of Santa Rita, venerated by the whole of Christianity. Also in the upper part of the Valnerina is the plateau of Castelluccio, with its fields covered with colorful flowers during the spectacular "blossoming perdiod". It is the perfect setting for hang gliders that converge here from all over Europe. The small and picturesque Lake iof Piediluco is a jewel set in the green, but also a famous canoeing center.
The nearby "Marmore Falls", the highest in Europe, is a monument to the wonders of nature and the ingenuity of man who created it in the third century BC.
CITIES TO VISIT
Spoleto, well known throughout the world for its "Festival of Two Worlds", is a city steeped in history and rich in artistic beauty, just 20 minutes away.
Todi, a medieval city, known for its "exhibition of antiques", has been listed amongst the most livable centers of Italy. It is reachable within 30 minutes.
Orvieto, an ancient Etruscan town, and then Papal town is universally known for its incredible Cathedral. It can be reached in 50 minutes.
Assisi, a wonderful medieval town, home to St. Francis, is rich in works of art, including the famous Giotto frescoes. It is just 40 minutes away.
Perugia, which is the most important town of Umbria, full of artistic beauty, has been known for its university since the Middle Ages. It can be reached in 50 minutes.
Rome, "the capital", is 70 minutes away.
Florence, can be reached in two hours and a half.
"The Hill of Ginestre" is placed at the edge of a forest, in a centuries-old olive grove of 2 hectares, completely fenced. The structure, although a single unit, is divided into two apartments of 80 square meters and a room of about 30 square meters.
On the ground floor : a large living room with oven, fireplace, cooking area which can be used as a reception, a common room that is connected to the nearby apartment. A living room, two bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom with large shower, and a porch to stay outdoors.
On the first floor: there is a bright apartment with living room with a beautiful shaded terrace, 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with fireplace, and a bathroom with Jacuzzi.
Again on the first floor: a studio with fireplace, a kitchenette, a bathroom with shower, and a large terrace complete housing.
These are all furnished according to an Italian Style, in a functional way, but nevertheless, never losing their elegance.
The pool is of 5m x 10m with a large sun terrace, set in the green of the olive trees. It provides relaxing moments in a scenery of unrivaled beauty.