CorteViva Boutique B&B lies in the quaint medieval hamlet of Sant’Egidio, a former outpost of the city of Perugia during the ancient battles against nearby Assisi, Umbria. The property is centrally located in Umbria in a strategic position to visit the region’s most beautiful towns and villages. About 2 km away there is the Rome-Florence freeway junction and 1.5 km the International Airport. Perugia is bustling with life, due to the presence of one of the oldest universities in the country and the largest University for Foreigners in Italy. It holds artistic and monumental treasures that bear witness to its rich past: the beautiful Fontana Maggiore in front of the Palazzo dei Priori, in the square, a symbol of medieval Perugia; the National Gallery, with its artistic heritage of great value; the Etruscan Well, a great hydraulic work that attests to the technical knowledge achieved in the region already 300 years before Christ; the Hypogeum of the Volumni, the oldest and best-preserved funerary monument from the Etruscan period; the Oratory of San Bernardino; the Cathedral of San Lorenzo; the Rocca Paolina, not to forget the Perugina Chocolate Factory, producer of the world-famous Baci chocolates. Assisi, will captivate you with the places dear to St. Francis and St. Clare, the masterpieces of Giotto and Simone Martini, the rich Pinacoteca Civica, the extraordinary Temple of Minerva and the magnificent Piazza del Comune. Gubbio has preserved its medieval appearance both in the buildings and in the structure of the streets. For those who love hamlets: Spello, with its Roman fortified walls and 3 magnificent entrance gates, narrow streets blooming in summer and works by Pinturicchio; Montefalco home of good wine and good food; Bevagna, with its square, medieval atmosphere, ancient palaces and artisan stores. Nearby are also the towns of Lake Trasimeno, such as San Feliciano, Passignano and Tuoro. Enthusiasts can walk the wonderful oil and wine routes, discovering the region’s food and wine heritage or try their hand at the St. Francis Walk or the many bike paths and hiking trails. The owners are available to advise guests on organized hikes and experiences.
CorteViva Boutique B&B is a completely renovated period villa with all comforts, located in Sant’Egidio, Umbria. Tastefully and elegantly furnished in a style born from the blend of the ancient and the modern, the family-run property offers spacious all-new rooms, with many large bathrooms equipped with chromotherapy showers. The offer includes two junior suites – Bacio and Jazz – overlooking the garden and olive grove, Assisi side. Three deluxe double rooms – Sagrantino, Cashmire, Frantoio – with king-size bed and bathroom, one of which overlooks the olive grove, one with a terrace and another with a balcony overlooking the valley of Umbria. A superior king room – Mastrogiorgio -, overlooking Assisi and the garden with the olive grove, consisting of a large room with a king-size bed and spacious bathroom. All rooms are equipped with Wifi connection, 32-inch TV, air conditioning and hair dryer. It is also possible to rent the entire facility on an exclusive basis.
Built in the garden that surrounds the CorteViva Boutique B&B villa there is an ancient medieval well at its center surrounded by olive trees and aromatic plants where you can enjoy the solarium area with a 6-seater heated Jacuzzi, an outdoor swimming pool 10mt x 5mt, with sunbeds, umbrellas, a shower and a pergola with lounge and tables. The owners offer a traditional Italian and continental breakfast with homemade cakes and Umbrian specialties, served in the room that opens onto a beautiful veranda, where even in winter you have the feeling of having breakfast outside, nestled in the relaxing atmosphere of the Umbrian countryside. In summer you can enjoy breakfast in the garden, under the umbrellas and pergola. The villa is surrounded and sheltered by an eighteenth-century boundary wall and gate, which provide secure parking for cars, motorcycles and bicycles.