Type: Farmhouse accommodation Geographical Location: Hill Accommodations:
n°6 Apartment . Total Guests 30
Sandra and Simone Ferranti's farm, built in 1500 as the Ferranti familiy home and now lovingly restored by local craftsmen, welcomes you. Agriturismo Monte Acuto is situated on a natural plateau at a height of 500 metres above sea level and looks out onto the Tiber valley.
Completely immersed in the countryside one has the possibility to admire hawks in flight and other wildlife which live in the protected area of Monte Acuto that surrounds the farm, to admire the wonderful panorama and enjoy a small oasis of peace and tranquillity.
Simone Ferranti, who owns the 30-hectare farm has farmed organically for 40 years and has helped to keep the land free of all pollution with absolutely no use of chemical products.
The farm has, in fact been awarded an AIAB organic certificate and produces organic extra-virgin olive oil and honey.
Accommodations and Services in Agriturismo Monteacuto Biologico
The guest apartments have been exquisitely restored with handsome woodwork, cabinetry and simple, yet elegant, furnishings.
All apartments have bath, kitchen and fireplace, as well as telephone and TV. There is also an apartment designed to accommodate guests with physical handicaps.
The accommodation includes large, well-equipped kitchens to make guests feel at home.
All services are new, hygienic and in excellent working order.
The bedrooms are welcoming with cast iron beds and furnished with antiques in chestnut wood. As a curiosity, in one of the houses there used to be an elementary school where the grandmother, Rachele Ferranti, once taught.
The houses are built in stone with thick walls, keeping them very cool during the hot summer days. All apartments feature beamed ceilings, fireplaces, wooden furniture and stairways making them comfortable even during the winter when one can relax in front of warm fire and prepare special Umbrian dishes grilled on the hot coals.
Sport: Fishing, Ping-Pong, Archery
Internal Services: Acces Internet, Communal telephone, TV in room, Heating, Daily cleaning, Final cleaning
Educational activities: Astronomical studies, Guided tour of the farm
External services: Barbecue, Rental Bikes, Car park
Experiences: Cycle tourism, Trekking
Simone, Sandra and their sons, invite you to linger here for a while, to enjoy their hospitality and to experience the unique beauty that is Umbria.
The Monte Acuto farm, set in the peace of nature, is very accessible to the historic cities of Assisi, Gubbio, Perugia, and to the splendours of Lake Trasimeno; it is located mid-way between Rome and Florence. For lovers of sport and natural pursuits one can find paths for trekking, mountain-biking and walking in the grounds of the farm. Other facilities available for guests include: archery, table tennis, billiards, a children's play area, laundry room and brick-built barbecue.
And whether you crave history or nature (or both), when you return to Monte Acuto you'll find the swimming pool an ideal place to cool off and relax.
At breakfast time guests partake of fresh pastries and tarts baked by Sandra in the Ferranti family kitchen.
The biologically-certified Ferranti farm also produces its own olive oil and honey.
Where we are
Completely immersed in thecountryside one has the possibility to admire hawks in flight and other wildlife which live in the protected area of Monte Acuto that surrounds the farm, to admire the wonderful panorama and enjoy a small oasis of peace and tranquillity.