Price EUR
Sales Category ready to move in
Dimensions Main house: 218,71 square metres; two floor guest cottage: 97,54 square metres; single storey one bedroom studio apartment with covered portico 32,13 square metres. Outside 15 hectares of land
Location Click here for location map
Rental Potential 18-20 weeks per year
Sleeps 10-12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 6
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Property with a lot of space but also capable to grant a lot of privacy, not far away from Castel Rigone with a unique view of the countryside around .

Located less than two kilometres from the pretty Umbrian village of Castel Rigone, this charming property consisting of 3 buildings, all exquisitely restored preserving the characteristics of Umbrian buildings is situated in a luxiurious gardens with a 12 x 6 metre swimming pool including Roman steps. 
Limonaia's surrounding land of woodland and pasture extends to circa 15.6 hectares. Restored from its ruined state by the current owners in 2004, the property consists of a main house on two floors, a double storey guest cottage and a single storey self-contained studio apartment separated from the swimming pool by a spacious covered portico.

The main house consists of a large and welcoming kitchen connected with the dining area. A lobby with guest W.C. and storage space leads to the travertine staircase with vaulted ceilings built in the oldest part of the house that was a medieval watch tower. The upper floor has a master suite consisting of a bedroom, a dressing room/study and a large bathroom. Along a corridor there are a further two bedrooms, one of which has a bathroom ensuite, and the other an additional separate bathroom.
The guest cottage is on two floors with two bedrooms and two bathrooms and an entrance hall on the upper floor. On the ground floor there is kitchen and an open-plan sitting and dining room. Adjacent to the guest cottage is a spacious covered dining area. 
The self-contained studio apartment is predominantly open-plan with a corner kitchen, a large reception room and a bathroom. The reception room could be used as bedroom too. There are plenty of windows and the covered portico which faces the pool enjoys a great view and is ideal for dining or general lounging. 



Three bedrooms in the main house and two in the annex. One extra room can be obtained in the studio indipendent unit.


In the main house are three bathrooms, and two bathrooms in the annex. One bathroom is present in the studio independent unit.


The main house has a chef’s kitchen/breakfast room with wood-burning stove, twin electric ovens, gas hob and central island. The guest annex has a small, but perfectly functional kitchen. One small kitchen corner is currently present also in the independent studio apartment.

Living room

The main house has a very spacious living room with antique fireplace and barrel vaulted ceiling, a stunning staircase which features a beautifully crafted ceiling vault. The guest annex has a large and light sitting/dining area which leads out under a covered pergola from where one can enjoy the amazing views.

Other rooms

Downstairs in the main house there is a cloakroom and a gas-fired boiler room providing underfloor heating downstairs with radiators upstairs. In the guest annex there is also a large work shop/storage room. The pool house/artist’s studio consists of 1 large and well-lit room with small, but practical kitchen and a bathroom.



The property is surrounded by 15 hectares of land, with a very well maintained garden all around the buildings. The swimming pool with roman steps is 12mt by 6mt.


In the house is present underfloor heating downstairs with radiators upstairs in the rooms.
There is a private well serving the whole property.


Class: G

Other features

Direct environment

The house is 1,8 km from Castel Rigone, connected with it via a gravel road in good conditions.

Property Management

SpecialUmbria can offer full property management and rental services all year through for this property. You can find more information in the separate section 'Property Services' on this website.


The property is offered for sale in its current state as described in this profile; all present furniture is for sale at seperate offer.


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Limonaia is located in a very unspoiled countryside corner, with few houses and fields in the view. Castel Rigone with few shops and bars is just 2 km away of very well maintained gravel road. A larger town with more supermarkets and facilities is Passignano at 11 km or Umbertide at 30 km.


Nearest airports are Umbria International Airport Sant'Egidio near Perugia (40 km), Ancona International Airport (140 km), Rome Fiumicino (230 km) and Ciampino (210 km) International Airports, Florence International Airport (150 km) as well as Pisa International Airport (215 km). The nearest motorway exit is Valdichiana on A1, which is halfway between Rome and Florence and it is 40 km from Limonaia.


The most important cities in Umbria and Tuscany with all facilities for shopping, culture and art are within reach: Perugia (30 km), Assisi (50 km), Castiglione del Lago (30 km), Arezzo (77 Km), Citta di Castello (45 km), Siena (90 km), Florence (135 km), Cortona (30 km), Todi (70 km), Orvieto (110 km), Spoleto (90 km), Montefalco / Bevagna (65 km), Deruta (45 km), and of course Rome (200 km).

Leisure & activities

Lake Trasimeno (10 km) with its islands, boats, beaches, leisure activities and amazing views is in the next valley, near Tuoro sul Trasimeno (12 km) and Passignano sul Trasimeno (18 km). Golf courses are near Panicarola (38 km) at Golf Course Lamborghini (9 holes) and in Ellera Umbra (40 km) at Golf Club Perugia (18 holes).