There are 8 apartments available:
4 Small ones (33 sqm.) sleeping 4. (Lucciola, Scoiattolo, Rondine e Usignolo)
2 Medium ones (45 sqm.) sleeping 4+1. (Aquila e Fagiano)
2 Large ones (60 sqm.) sleeping 4+2. (Falcone Reale e Cigno)
They all consist of living room, bedroom and bathroom.
In the living room: kitchenette and double sofa bed and in one twin beds.
In the bedroom: double bed or twin beds or bunk beds (in one apartment only) . Bathroom with shower in each apartment, electricity, water, gas, bed and bathroom linen included.
The rural complex "The Residence" offers a choice of different types of apartments to suit different needs:
Ground floor: apartments with lawn and own entrance for those guests who value their privacy. (Falcone reale, Fagiano. Annexed apartments: Rondine, Usignolo)
First floor: Aquila (with a small balcony) and Lucciola (with bunk beds). All with panoramic views.
Second floor: apartments (including cozy attics with wood covered ceilings) with breath-taking views over the rolling hills and plains below. (Cigno, Scoiattolo)
The Residence's furnishings (largely made of hand crafted wood) have been thoughtfully selected to perfectly integrate with the surrounding environment and to meet our customers requirements.
The Agriturismo "The Residence " is situated 5 km away from Gubbio (500m above sea level) in an oasis of protected nature, among green hills and century-old trees. It is a converted 18th century monastery, surrounded by 10 hectares of woods, cornfields and meadows.
The Agriturismo "The Residence" is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday in the midst of historical towns. You will be able to enjoy total tranquility, as well as the fabulous sights of the medieval town of Gubbio, some of which- in fact- date back to the etruscan-roman era. But you are also within easy reach of the other historical towns in Umbria (Perugia is just 35 km away , Assisi 30 km, Todi 70 km), and some of the most famous cities in central Italy: Florence (150 km), Siena (150 km), Rome(200 km).
The complex comprises the main building (photo n 1), with 6 apartments and two cottages (placed at the front, photo n 2), with two more apartments.
The swimming-pool in the rural complex "The Residence" (15x7 m.) is the ideal place to spend relaxing days surrounded by rolling hills and the sounds of nature.
Equipment included: beach umbrellas, deck chairs and one sun bed per apartment.
The swimming-pool has a wide solarium and is available to our customers only.
From 11/06/2005 from 10/09/2005
At Christmas : several large-scale nativity sets in the local churches and the biggest "Christmas tree" in the world, outlined with colourful lights on the whole height of the Mountain of S.Ubaldo.
At Easter: Good Friday procession with characters in traditional costumes to mourn the death of Christ.
15th of May: "Festa dei Ceri" ( Ceri Festival-see above)
Last sunday in May: "Palio della Balestra" - crossbow competition between the towns of Gubbio and St. Sepolcro.
Sunday following the "Festa dei Ceri": "Festa dei Ceri mezzani" smaller version of the original wooden structures, carried by the towns's youths.
First sunday in June: The "Festa dei Ceri" season ends with the race of the smallest wooden structures carried by the town's children.
14th August: "Palio della Balestra" - crossbow tournament among Gubbio's districts preceded by a parade of characters dressed in traditional medieval costumes and a spectacular performance from the town's world renowned flag wavers (also a medieval tradition).