Farmhouse Santa Maria

 

The Farmhouse Santa Maria is in the centre of Italy, between Todi (30 km), Perugia (37 km), Orvieto (40 km), Assisi (50 km). Situated on the hillside above the picturesque city of Marsciano and surrounded by the Boutet family olive grove, you will enjoy breathtaking Umbrian panoramas.

Agriturismo Santa Maria has not forgotten its agricultural roots and the traditional way of life. We live on a working, organic farm with a herd of sheep, cattle and poultry. We grow vegetables in our garden, grain in the fields and we produce an excellent extra virgin olive oil with a local cooperative. We are recognised as a Regional Educational Farm for schools.

Our property includes 20 hectares of forest, which the River Faena runs through. We organize a range of excursions and activities, including orienteering and woodland walks.

We value Environmental Sustainability and use a photovoltaic system, solar panels and an irrigation system for the garden. We use salt instead of chlorine in the pool and we give our utmost attention to the recycling of waste - with help from our happy pigs. The firewood used to heat the rooms comes from the cutting of our forests, which are planted along the interface between field and forest to protect the harvest and promote conservation.

In this enchanted place we are creating an Ecomuseum, a nature trail and, overall, a natural treasure. Culture is also everywhere; the Farmhouse is within easy reach of beautiful cities and towns such as Assisi, Gubbio, Spoleto, and Civita di Bagnoregio, all known for keeping the rich history of Italian art alive.

The owner of Santa Maria, Rosaria Iacovino, is an architect who has expertly restored the farmhouse in a 19th century ‘liberty country house’ style.
Facilities include 2 farmhouses: Cerreto, with accomodation for up to 30 guests and Cerreto Alto, 4 individual apartments
A large multipurpose room ideal for conferences and parties
A range of common areas
Formal dining rooms
Resturant
Wine Bar,  Library
Swimming Pool (16x7meters)
Our on site chef will prepare delicious Umbrian or Italian cuisine, in line with your dietary requirements upon request.


Large multifunctional  living room

A bright, airy space of 80 mq. that has a large rustic fireplace and beautiful décor including a painted ceiling. Here we  can cater for groups and family reunions,  meetings,  weddings,  parties and  medieval feasts,  business functions. We can organize various courses on cooking, painting,  iconography, flower arranging, countryside recreation and outdoor activities.
It is a serene setting, where one can enjoy nature in an eco-friendly and educational environment. We are a Farm School and Eco-museum and have guests from Outdoor Schools and Yoga Courses, who come to appreciate our unique location.

 

The  Santa Maria Agritourismo Restaurant 


This authentic restaurant can cater for 60 people, and we pride ourselves on our authentic Italian, Umbrian,  vegetarian and vegan cuisine.  We use local, organic ingredients, especially  our Organic Extravirgin Olive Oil that is lovingly produced on our farm.

We can adapt our recipes using special ingredients for coeliacs.

The Vinery

We provide an authentic "degustazione" experience: a tasting menu featuring a proud selection of local Umbrian wines complemented with traditional hams, wild boar sausage,  sheep's cheese,  bruschetta, garlic, oil and truffles. We hope to provide a real taste of Umbria.

Here you can also buy our products.


Panoramic Terrace

There is a breathtaking view from our terrace, where you are welcome to enjoy breakfast or brunch.

 

 

The Pool

 

In front of Rotecastello, a Medieval town, our salt-treated pool(16 x 7 metres) is set against a beautiful panoramic backdrop. Here we have a barbecue , a bar and toilet (with disabled access), showers and solarium .

This is a fairytale setting and the ideal place to relax


The Small Chapel

You can not miss the chapel; a small place of prayer and meditation. Built over the rock that holds the house, which is also symbolically the rock of our lives, Jesus Christ, where Rosaria and Daniel have experienced the love.

Here you can admire the Icon writing from the owner .

We have an extensive library, and many other things!

                                             Thanks   to    Doris Reindl    Kushal Talele    Dolly Kershaw    Katy Mac Kinnon    Marion Pelliaux    Paola Rocchi    Beatrix Foxster