La Gardenia - Todi - Umbria

A central Todi apartment bursting with character. Admire the glorious view from your balcony!

Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1

Available: January - December
Pool: No pool

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The dramatic night-time view from La Gardenia's balcony

The dramatic night-time view from La Gardenia's balcony

Todi's La Gardenia apartment is on the top two floors of this historic building

Todi's La Gardenia apartment is on the top two floors of this historic building

The small terrace off the dining room has a breathtaking view over the Tiber valley and even the Consolazione

The small terrace off the dining room has a breathtaking view over the Tiber valley and even the Consolazione

The view of Todi from the sitting room window

The view of Todi from the sitting room window

The informal, comfy sitting room has a Fornasetti theme

The informal, comfy sitting room has a Fornasetti theme


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- 1 double bedroom
- 1 single bedroom
- study/bedroom with single bed-settee
- bathroom with bath/shower
- 2 sitting rooms
- dining room with TV
- kitchen
- ½ bathroom

Broadband (wireless), TV, stereo, washing machine, panoramic terrace

Pool info: No pool,


If there's one thing this apartment for up to 4 possesses above everything else, it's character. Genuine historic character! A tour round its rooms is like a history class in Italian interiors over the last century! But to begin at the beginning ...

The apartment, dating back to Medieval times, is slap in the centre of ancient Todi - a stunningly picturesque hilltop town, steeped in history and well located in the south of Umbria, handy for Perugia, Assisi and Orvieto and only 1½ hours from Rome. The town is beloved by those "in the know". In fact, its fairy-tale-perfect, an enchanting retreat from the horrible hustle of the modern world. The narrow streets wind and turn, offering timeless peace, brilliant views and fabulous photos at every step. Your apartment is a mere 500 yards from Todi's central piazza, one of the most perfect in all Italy.

Two flights of stairs to bring you to the apartment's front door. To the right of the hall is the formal sitting room, unchanged since the late 1800s! Other doors take you to the double bedroom, with its classic 1920s walnut bed, and the single bedroom with 1960s style cover. Cleverly placed between the two bedrooms is the tiled bathroom with bath and shower: each bedroom has its own door in.

Upstairs is the strikingly modern sitting room with Fornasetti theme, a delightful 1930s kitchen brought up to date with such necessities as a modern fridge, cooker and washing machine, the study whose settee makes a comfortable single bed and the classic Italian dining room with dresser and double glass doors out to the terrace. As you can see, there's not much room on the terrace, but two people can breakfast there in comfort while admiring the truly fabulous views.

Carlo, the owner, lives in Todi too and he's on hand with in-depth local knowledge and advice if needed. If you want maid service, a restaurant recommendation or just a chat with a well informed, English speaking local, then call on him any time!

The apartment's a gem (as is the owner) and very reasonable priced. Go on, grab an authentic treat in fairy tale Todi at this seriously special apartment!

Jean & Mike Hunter, Hampshire
Many thanks for making the arrangements for our holiday in Todi at Carlo's apartment, La Gardenia. A shade cool and early in the year to be up in the Umbrian Hills and realising that April showers are not strictly an English phenomenon, we nevertheless had a very good holiday with both busy and restful days.

Carlo looked after us well and came to our immediate rescue when the power failed due to the heating element in the oven giving up the ghost and he had many booklets and pamphlets in the apartment with information of local interest.

Our time in Todi was divided by discovering walks (limited) in the surrounding countryside and immersing ourselves in all things cultural and gastronomic. Despite not having a car, we negotiated the buses very well. We even discovered that the bus to Assisi from Perugia calls at the Aeroporto so perhaps another time we can head off in that direction where there is national parkland and more walking opportunities.

I'm sure that we shall return to Summer's Leases one day in the future and our thanks to both you and Carlo for your excellent service.

Catherine Scott, North-west London.
We loved La Gardenia. It's just like a little house and the view from the balcony at the back is breathtaking - we sat there for hours looking out over the beautiful valley.

Carlo is especially charming - he helped us in English and even introduced us to a few local characters. There is a lot to do in the area no matter what your interests - art, food, architecture, sport - but equally, you can happily do nothing in what must be one of the loveliest spots in Umbria. We are already planning our return ...

Diane Freeman, Denver.
We were recommended La Gardenia and it lived up to our expectations, especially:

the views
the location
the welcome fruit basket and bottled water in fridge on arrival
the big rooms, especially master bedroom
really big bath towels

Carlo really is a sweetheart, very generous and kind.
With our charming landlord Carlo in the formal "tea room"
On the terrace, fabulous countryside views beyond

Price per week (Saturday to Saturday)
Rates for 2019 For 2 guestsFor 3 guestsFor 4 guests
May 4 2019-Sep 28 2019EUR 690  EUR 840EUR 980
Guide prices use current conversion rates
Our prices include all taxes and utilities. The only extra is the cost of heating October - April.
This property is charged in Euro
Monte Castello Vibio 8 m
Montefalco 20 m
Orvieto 22 m
Amelia 25 m
Spoleto 27 m
Perugia 28 m
Lake Bolsena 32 m
Assisi 37 m
Rome 95 m