Photos and Description of this Montone holiday apartment
Privacy, only 6 spacious suites, pool, private restaurant, boccia, BBQ, library
L'ARIETE stands for peace, space and relaxation. The property in the heart of Renaissance Italy consists of 2 residential buildings and offers 6 independent spacious suites with 1 or 2 bedrooms (45-80 m² each) and fully equipped kitchens plus a private restaurant. L´Ariete is set amongst 20 acres of private land including a vineyard, with uninterrupted views towards Montone, elected one of Italy´s most beautiful medieval hamlets.
Elegant rooms invite you to enjoy a bottle of fine 'Grechetto' and read the book you planned to read for so long. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the 100 m² pool, browse through the library, or just find yourself a quiet place among the trees, smell the scent of lavender, watch our sheep peacefully resting in the shade of the orchard, listen to the birds and have a nap in one of the hammocks or deck chairs. A vegetable garden is available for our guests, a small grocery shop offers selected regional and home-made products, the restaurant is exclusively open to our guests for a typical Umbrian dinner. Belle vacanze!
Umbria - the land of local fairs - recommended Sagre in Umbria:
May | Festa delle Cantine aperte, all of Umbria: 44 wineries in Umbria (from Lago Trasimeno to Perugia, Torgiano, Assisi and Montefalco) open their cellars and offer tastings.
May 15 | Gubbio: Festa dei Ceri - spectacular medieval fiesta/party/race
June | Mercato delle Gaite, Bevagna: For more than a week the pittoresque village turns into a medieval city and market-place - accompanied by local dishes
June | Infiorata di San Luigi Gonzaga, Citta della Pieve: The city streets transform into flower-carpets!
July | Montone Film festival: Curated by famous actor and director Terry Gilliam, right on the main piazza
July | Palio delle Barche in Passignano sul Trasimeno: Historical boat-race & a perfect day on the Lago.
August | Donazione della Santa Spina: historical spectacle in the streets of Montone, accompanied by delicious local food.
October |Sagra del Bosco in Montone: it´s all about truffles & local food in the open cellars of the beautiful village
November | Sagre del Olio: numerous fairs to celebrate the new olive oil - perfect to taste and buy the best of the best!
Details for Suite Lariete Studio, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets considered
- suitable for elderly or infirm
About Andreas Sax
Two Austrians - plus a Hungarian shepherd dog - with a love for Italy - Martina, an artist and arts historian who studied and worked in Perugia at the Academy of Arts; Andreas - ecologist and ambitious organic farmer. We aim to provide our guests with a perfect environment for a relaxed and truly unforgettable vacation.
Andreas Sax purchased this apartment in 2010
Why Andreas Sax chose Montone
Our countryhouse offers exactly what we were looking for - in the middle of nature, undisturbed, but not secluded, and close enough to vibrant cities and all the amenities of modern life which you sometimes need - even if you love to live in the countryside.
What makes this apartment unique
We have our special style - we value the old and love the modern, we believe in purity and simplicity, but make no concessions to quality - and that´s how we run our restaurant, furnish our apartments, create our gardens and design our pieces of inspirations - works of art you will find all over the property.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Thank you both for a wonderful stay. It was the perfect combination of relaxation, exercise and culture - we left feeling recharged and excited about life which is the most that can be asked from a holiday!