Price EUR 800.000
Sales Category ready to move in
Dimensions A rural estate of 8 hectares that includes: a farmhouse with 5 B&B rooms and two annexes; a DOP-grade olive grove, a fruit orchard and vegetable garden.
Building 1 has an area of SQM 350; Building 2 has an area of SQM 70, Building 3 has an area of SQM 30
Location Click here for location map
Rental Potential This property is currently not part of Special Umbria's holiday rental portfolio. We are happy to provide more information on how to add the property to it.
Building project Click here
Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms 8
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A wonderful 250-year-old stone farmhouse in a stunning, rural setting that extends to 8 hectares and includes a commercial olive grove, a fruit orchard, a kitchen garden, woodland and meadows

Oliveto is a 250-year-old farm in a tranquil setting of woodland and meadows, olive groves and orchards. The old stone farmhouse in vernacular style is currently run as a B&B. 
Downstairs, the property has an open kitchen, a large hall, a breakfast room and a sitting room with a fireplace. Upstairs are five en-suite double bedrooms connected by a long corridor that can be closed off in a couple of places, and a terrace overlooking the forest behind the house. 
The terrace at the front of the property offers the perfect setting for dining al fresco, with views over the gardens, trees and valleys beyond. There is an outdoor pool (14mx7m) with a terrace, where two large walnut trees provide shade.

The land here is a foodie and forager’s dream with a fruit orchard, olive groves, nut trees, wildflowers and an organic kitchen garden. Food is a serious undertaking in this part of Italy and truffles, mushrooms, asparagus and wild boar are just a few of the culinary treasures to be found on the estate, all of which currently find their way onto the menu for guests.
The village of Macchie is close to Amelia, an ancient hill town with four of its six original entrances through the Etruscan wall still in place. Here, there are shops, bars and restaurants and well as Roman ruins to admire.



There are five double or twin en-suite bedrooms on the first floor in the main building. In the two annexes there are 3 bedroooms in total.


Each of the five bedrooms has an en-suite shower room in the main building and an independent bathroom on groundfloor.
In the two annexes there is one bathroom each.


There is a large, open kitchen with space for a table or island. The kitchen is connected by an arch to a dining area, which leads through another arch to a sitting area beyond. In both the two annexes there is a kitchen corner each.

Living room

The living areas on the ground floor have cotto floors throughout and are connected by archways. There is a large hall, a breakfast room and a sitting room with an open fireplace.

Other rooms

In the whole property there are some extra rooms, that are technical rooms and pantries. On the ground floor of the main house a library is present with a wood burner stove to grant extra comfort.



The property has a terrace at the front with space for dining and views out across the valley. A second terrace looks out from the first floor bedrooms to the forest behind the house. The outdoor pool (14mx7m) is gated. The paths that wind through the different parts of the estate are bordered by wildflowers and lead to an organic kitchen garden, a fruit orchard and three olive groves. The right type of soil and the kind climate mean an abundance of fruit, veg, nut trees and even truffles and mushrooms thrive here.


The estate is connected to mains electricity and mains water, as well as having a well used for irrigation of the garden and vegetable garden. Central heating is fuelled by LPG, with two boilers in the main house, with underfloor heating system. AC in every of the five bedrooms in the main house. there is a fire place in the main house and wood-burning stove in the library. Another fireplace is present in the second house, which has also underfloor heating as well.
In the small house there is only electrical heating. Upgrade
Present Wi-Fi, that has been recently upgraded.



Other features

Direct environment

Oliveto is surrounded by 8 hectares of trees, meadows, olive groves and orchards. The Mediterranean evergreen woodland’s protected status makes it a haven for wildlife and birds, while the olive groves include 122 trees from four different varieties, which, due to the excellent quality, have the DOP mark, protecting their originAmelia, an ancient town dating back to the Etruscan period, is just 7km from Oliveto. There are Roman ruins and lots of buildings of architectural interest, as well as a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Todi and Orvieto are all within reach.

Property Management


The property is offered for sale in its current state as described in this profile. Some of the furniture shown in the pictures are no longer available but all present ones are for sale at separate offer. An additional approximate 30 gross sqm may be built near or attached to the current buildings.


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The estate is located near the village of Macchie (Amelia) in a tranquil green setting, which is typical of the Italian countryside and its rich flora and fauna. Thanks to our local products and delicacies, your stay will be one culinary delight to remember.


Air The nearest airports are: Perugia [PEG] (95km) with direct flights from Rotterdam [Transavia], Brussels [Ryanair] and London [BA and Ryanair]; Rome Ciampino [CIA] (108km); Rome Fiumicino [FCO] (122km); Marche (formerly Ancona) [AOI] (198km); and Florence [FLR] (223km). Train There is a train station at Narni-Amelia (8km), or at Orte (15km) where car hire is available. Road The A1 motorway exit closest to the property is at Orte (15km)


Oliveto is close to several towns and cities in both Umbria and Tuscany that are steeped in culture and full of fabulous shops, restaurants and an abundance of art, including: Amelia (7km); Todi (35km); Marmore Falls (36km); Orvieto (52km); Spoleto (53km); Lago Bolsena (70km); Perugia (94km); Rome (94km); Assisi (96km); Gubbio (135km); and Florence (205km).

Leisure & activities

Umbria is a beautiful region with plenty to do, both culturally and physically, from simple sightseeing to arts festivals, wine tours and sporting activities. The area around the property is perfect for walking and cycling and the Cammino della Luce, which is a route from Assisi to Rome, passes close to Amelia. Rafters and canoeists can visit Marmore, close to Terni, while Lake Bolsena is a lovely swim spot. There are natural hot springs in Viterbo.



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