A 12th C luxury castle on the Tuscany/Umbria border, sleeps 16

  • Situated on the Tuscany/Umbria border
  • Sleeps 16 in 8 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms
  • "Aristocratic" furnishings by a top interior designer
  • Set in 5 acres of grounds
  • Private pool (15x6.5m)
  • Wifi internet connection
  •  Fitness centre
  • Turkish bath
  • Professional kitchen
  • Wine cellar with private dining room
  • Bar
  • Terraces for outdoor dining with spectuacular views
  • BBQ
  • Professional staff included

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A fabulous, luxury castle on the Tuscany / Umbria border, that dates as far back as the 12th century.  This historic eight bedroom property has been fully restored and has commanding views over the Tiber valley. It stood as a ruin for many years before it was bought and restored in the mid-eighties and completed in 2012. It is set in 5 hectares of grounds and the accommodation is 2,000 square metres. It has been lovingly restored to a high standard to provide luxury level, holiday accommodation.

2016 Prices (in € euros per week)
Low Mid High
Jan, Feb, Mar
Nov, Dec
Apr, May, Oct
Christmas, New Year
Jun, Jul, Aug
€23,750 €30,000€36,250

Rental: Weekly, Saturday to Saturday

Prices include: Breakfast, water, gas, electricity, wifi internet, underfloor heating, bed linen & towels (changed every day), pool towels (changed every day), estate manager, concierge service, daily maid service, garden & pool maintenance, security guard, final cleaning.

Not included: (but available on request) villa pre stocking, extra staff inc. chef, waiters, maids, child care, spa therapist, activities and excursions including - cookery classes, truffle hunting, wine tasting, biking, hiking, watercolour painting (enquire for details)

Security Deposit: €5,000 payable with balance payment and returned within 2 weeks of departure.



Castello Merlo is a spectacular restored 12th Century castle on the Tuscany/Umbria border. It features a living room, dining room, professional kitchen, 15 x 6.5 mt swimming pool, a fitness centre, two outdoor terraces with spectacular views, a BBQ area and space for dining and relaxing. The castle also comes with professional staff, who provide an excellent service.

Castello Merlo features fireplaces in each room, velvet curtains, renaissance tapestries, frescoes, art work, high quality furniture all combined with all modern comforts that create a unique atmosphere for the more discerning guest. 

Each of the eight bedrooms has a completely unique style, design and colour. Luxurious fabrics and soft linen are used for the super king sized beds. Comfortable sofas, panoramic views and fine artworks will make you want to spend all your time indoors to enjoy the medieval setting of the castle.

All 8 bedrooms and suites have private en suite luxury bathrooms. All of the bathrooms are spacious and elegant (one has a jacuzzi). Marble showers, heated stone floors and thick towels make every bathroom experience a pleasure.

Castello Merlo is an oasis for those looking for a country retreat to enjoy in privacy, combined with  luxury level service.

Bedroom / Bathroom Description

Bedroom 1
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower

Bedroom 2
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower

Bedroom 3
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower

Bedroom 4
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower

Bedroom 5
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower

Bedroom 6
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower

Bedroom 7
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower

Bedroom 8
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower


2,000 sq mts of living space
Set in 5 acres
Private parking
Private pool (15 x 6.5mts)
Pool house
Under floor heating

Under floor cooling throughout

Under floor cooling plus air con in top floor bedrooms
All bedrooms have en suites and a living room space
TV, DVD player & CD player
iPod dock
Wi-Fi access
Baby cot available
Massage room
Various spa treatments available
Turkish bath
Laundry Service
Professional kitchen
2 outdoor terraces for dining
Wine cellar with private dining room
Stone BBQ
Courtesy kit in each bathroom
Truffle hunting in season with full course menu with wine from €100 per person depedning on number in group
Cookery lesson available on request


Check in
Check out
No animals allowed
No smoking villa
Weddings and events are accepted - max 100 guests (enquire for details)


10 min drive to restaurant, grocers, tennis court, golf course
 Perugia - 15km
Cortona - 52km
Arezzo - 97km
Florence - 154km
Rome- 186km

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