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ASSISI - Umbria towns and countryside - Umbria
Property ID: 2406
Sleeps: 2-6

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Renting on a nightly or weekly basis, this special gem of a historic residence is located in the historic center of Assisi, between the Basilicas of Santa Chiara and Santa Maria Maggiore.  As you walk via S. Agnese, just a few meters from St. Clare’s square, you will come upon an ancient 14th century stone arch on your left with a massive wooden 18th century Franciscan door.   Beyond this door lies San Crispino, a medieval refuge that formally housed Franciscan brothers. Just above the arch there is a shrine dating back to 1330 portraying Our Lady and Jesus, St. Francis, St. Clare and other two Saints, by the same painter who decorated St. Damiano cloister (another important religious monument in the Franciscan history). From this ancient medieval complex, you can enjoy superb panoramic views: on your left, the wonderful façade of the Basilica of St. Clare, on your right the evocative view of S. Maria Maggiore, behind you the Dome of Chiesa Nova and St. Rufino Cathedral, to the top, the imposing Rocca Maggiore and, to the front, the green Umbrian valley surrounded by soft rolling hills.   

This striking building has been renovated without spoiling its ancient characteristics and has been restored into seven outstanding apartments with the same names as the elements of the Canticle of the Creatures of St. Francis.   They have been expertly preserved to maintain the integrity and taste of the original structure while also offering modern amenities and a high level of comfort.

All the apartments are well equipped.  Antiques, elegant rugs, exquisite curtains and impressive frescoes create a comfortable atmosphere in a tranquil setting.  Guests can relax and admire the view of the Valle dell’Umbria from the apartments or from the equipped large roof garden.  Amenities include satellite TV, telephone, hair dryer, safe box, cooking corner with fridge, shuttle service to San Crispino's spa.  Easy access by car.  Moiano parking facility is very close and offers guests a special price.  Bus and train access at nearby Santa Maria degli Angeli.  Independent heating.

Each apartment has a kitchenette cabinet with a small cooking unit/sink and refrigerator allowing for breakfast and simple meal preparation.  Breakfast can also be provided for a small fee.

Apartments rent on a nightly or weekly basis with a 3 night minimum.

Beatitudo (Beatitude)

Sleeps 4 + 2

This suite, located on the ground floor, is the former meeting place of the ancient Fraternities who lived in this Historical Residence from the XIV to the XX century. 

Beatitude has direct access to a private garden, an impressive living room with remarkable frescoes, a double sofa bed, a double bedroom divided from the living room by an ancient and precious curtain, and a loft with two twin beds.  Next to the bedroom there is a bathroom.

Madre Terra (Mother Earth)
Sleeps 2 + 1

Suite on the ground floor composed of a living room with sofa bed, bathroom and double bedroom. Both the living room and the bedroom have a wonderful view of the Umbrian valley and the medieval town of Assisi.

Sora Luna e Stelle (Sister Moon and Stars)
Sleeps 2 + 1

Suite on the ground floor composed of a living room with sofa bed, double bedroom and bathroom.

This suite has exclusive access to a wonderful private garden with medieval well, from which you can enjoy an outstanding view of Assisi, the soft rolling hills and the green Umbrian valley.

Frate Vento (Brother Wind)
Sleeps 2 + 2

Suite on the first floor with wonderful view from the living room and double bedroom of the Basilica of St. Clare and the valley below.  It has a living room with double sofa bed and bathroom.  Like all the other suites its furniture is prestigious and elegant.

Sora Acqua (Sister Water)
Sleeps 3 + 2

Suite located on the first floor and composed of a living room with sofa bed, double bedroom, single bedroom and bathroom. 

Moreover, it has a beautiful private panoramic terrace from which you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Church of S. Maria Maggiore and the surrounding area with its green valley

Frate Sole (Brother Sun)
Sleeps 4 + 2

Suite located on the top floor: a wonderful penthouse composed of a spacious living room with fireplace and two double sofa beds, two double bedrooms, two bathrooms and an extensive panoramic terrace offering outstanding views of Assisi, the Rocca Maggiore, San Rufino, the Basilica of St. Clare and the beautiful valley surrounding the city of St. Francis.

Frate Foco (Brother Fire)
Sleeps 2

Studio apartment located on the first floor with a completely independent entrance.  It is composed of a living room with queen size bed or two twin beds and fireplace and bathroom.


In the center of Assisi


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