SARA, TREVI, ITALY - UMBRIA
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The Sara apartment is one of our most popular Umbrian vacation rentals. It is a charming 1-bedroom farmhouse apartment with rustic charm. The living room and dining room are combined with kitchen facilities in one large room that also features a fireplace. The double bedroom has an en suite bathroom and french doors that open on to a private garden and outdoor sitting area.
This vacation rental is located on a farm owned and run by the Zappelli family. Wanda and her daughters speak some English and are warm and friendly hosts. The grounds are lovely, filled with flowers and herbs in season. The original cobblestone walkways that cut through the property can be uneven in spots. The farm has harvested olives for generations. A swimming pool is on the property, tucked in among the olive trees. Trevi is 10 minutes away, Spoleto is a 30-minute drive, and Assisi and other hill towns are easy day trips. Other vacation rentals on the same site include Maria and Alessandra.
WiFi speed as of 9/13/21: 5 Mbps Down
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SLEEPING1 bedroom with Italian queen-sized bed
BATHROOMS1 with shower stall
KITCHENFull kitchen facilities
LAUNDRYLaundry facilities on site
LEVELGround floor apartment, but access to the apartment from the parking area includes steep staircase and uneven walkways.
ACCESSIBILITYAlthough this is a ground-floor apartment on one level, the farm grounds are hilly, with steep stairs or uneven stone walkways from the parking area to the apartment
TRANSPORTATION10-minute drive to the main road, 10-minutes to Trevi and 30-minutes to Spoleto
MINUSESNo phone in apartment, steep staircase or uneven steep walkways from the parking area to the apartment. Apartment is a little dark.
PLUSESFriendly, English-speaking hosts, attractive grounds, swimming pool, WiFi (better reception in farm common roon than in apartment)
SPECIAL FEATURESTV (no cable), fireplace, access to a small private garden, window screens, swimming pool, WiFi (better reception in farm common room than in apartment)
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What's included with the Italy - Umbria Untour?
- One or two weeks in a farmhouse apartment, often on a working farm with stunning countryside views.
- Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Rome, or we can purchase tickets on your behalf. (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
- Airport meeting upon your arrival (set arrival time only) and assistance with your rental car pick-up and transfer to your apartment. (Or detailed instructions that allow you to reach your apartment independently with ease.)
- Car rental, with unlimited mileage and basic insurance, for the duration of your Untour.
- An orientation with our local staff person, who is full of excellent recommendations for your sight seeing, practical advice on driving and parking, and a listing of local events happening during your stay.
- A regional map, local information, plus our own Untouring Umbria guidebook, researched and written by Untours staff, full of the best restaurants, sightseeing, and other suggestions.
- A local cultural activity, like a tour of a local, organic farmstead, including a home cooked meal with the owners.
- A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
- Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
- Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.
Landlord or Host for Sara, Trevi, Italy - Umbria
This farm is one of our most popular sites in Italy, mainly because of the warmth and hospitality of the its owners, the Zappelli family. Wanda and her three adult daughters live on the farm and work hard running it. They are lovely people and gracious, caring hosts. They all speak some English and welcome guests as if they were family. Our Umbrian Untour staff person is always available by cell phone if guests have problems or concerns. Please note the farm will no longer offer meal service as in past years.
Trevi, Italy - Umbria, Home of Sara
Our Trevi-area apartments are located in the countryside, outside of town, a 5-minute drive away. Trevi is a beautiful, sleepy little town with a hometown feel. Ringed with olive groves, Trevi rises above the convenient Via Flamminia, just 30 minutes north of Spoleto and 30 minutes south of Assisi. In town, you can visit a modest painting gallery and the Church of St. Francis. The small Flash Museum hosts cutting edge, international art exhibits – an unlikely bit of avant-garde in a quiet Umbrian hill town. The town is lovely, with a lively piazza and numerous small produce and grocery shops, cafés, barbershops and a small selection of good restaurants and coffee bars.
Nearby Spoleto is a beautiful town that dates back to Roman times. Sites there include an ancient Roman theater, the Duomo, the castle and museums of archeology, sacred art and modern art. Because of its annual performing arts festival, it has a cosmopolitan feel, with good shopping and a nice selection of restaurants.
Umbria is often called Italy’s “Green Heart,” making the beautiful area around Spoleto the perfect base for a 2-week stay. The rugged Umbrian hills give way to sweeping views of olive groves. And the small towns carry on, unchanged by time, and largely undiscovered by American tourists.
The Trevi-area apartments are about 5 minutes south of town and about a 25-minute drive north of Spoleto. Assisi is about a 25-minute drive and Perugia is about 45 minutes away. By express train, Rome is about 90 minutes away.
Customer comments about Sara, Trevi, Italy - Umbria
"I-Mandorli was amazing, quaint, comfortable and clean and there was everything we needed. The welcome items from the farm were amazing and we were very tired from traveling and they were such a welcome package. The property is so beautiful and quiet, we loved it!" Patti Gonsalves
"I liked the apartment and the location. There was a sense of privacy and quiet and the setting was beautiful." Helene D'Amore
"The apartment cottages were lovely, offered all the privacy one might wish for, and, in addition, were fully supplied with whatever one might need. We were totally delighted by the fresh produce provided in the welcome supplies from Mama Wanda's garden. "Barbara Bynum
“The setting, adjacent buildings, hanging grape vines, potted flowers, even the driveway was charming. We think anyone would love this place Being only a few steps from the dining room was great." Keith & Ann Lallman
"A cozy cottage for two with lovely outdoor seating." Barbara & Bruce Martin
"The location of the Mandorli property was just right for us. We liked our apartment and the ladies at the Mandorli farm are wonderful." Peter & Loretta Land
Ratings for Sara, Trevi, Italy - Umbria
|CREATURE COMFORT FEATURE||POSSIBLE POINTS|
|Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)||6||4|
|Phone (yes, limited, no)||2||1|
|Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)||1||1|
|Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)||6||5|
|Bathroom (attractive, functional)||3||3|
|Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)||6||3|
|Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool||6||4|
|Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)||1||1|
|Sleeping facilities comfort||4||4|
|Other factors not included above||5|
|LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATURE||POSSIBLE|
|Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)||8||8|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings||10||10|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)||10||9|
|Distance to Transportation/Major Roads||6||6|
|Shopping (access to everyday supplies)||6||5|
|Well-Situated To See The Region or City||10||10|
An Explanation of the Ratings:
These ratings come from a combination of customer reviews and the reports of Untours staff who have seen the apartments and/or followed reports from customers over the years.
These ratings give a sense of how most people feel, but your tastes and requirements may vary. If you have any questions about this apartment, please call us at 1-888-868-6871. You can talk to someone who has seen the accommodation.
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