A private castle with antique heritage dating from the 12th century with commanding views of the Umbrian countryside
Castello di Procopio is a medieval castle which dates back to the 12th century and originally built as a fortress by a Roman Emperor. Found as an ancient ruin left for centuries, the castle went through a grand restauration to become a current masterpiece full of heritage, history and unique charm. Every stone, brick and wall holds a story behind it, bringing you back in time to the period of the fierce war between the Empire and the Papacy and later to the period of the early Renaissance artists.
This private castle is perched on a steep hill in the Umbrian countryside boasting awe-inspiring 360 degree panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and Tiber valley. The cities of Perugia and Assisi can be spotted from afar from the front terrace. Entering the premises of Castello di Procopio is like going back in time, a retreat from the daily life and an idyllic oasis where time is no longer a concept. It is without doubt a prime destination for a luxury vacation.
The outdoor setting permeates with serenity and guests can relax by the swimming pool (which can be heated) located aside, hidden behind a nearby hill. Monte Tezio and Monte Acuto dominate the picturesque landscape seen from the pool side. The pool is framed with lavender and yellow flowers, the natural setting of the castle is in full harmony with the surrounding countryside.
Castello di Procopio’s interior design is unique, full of grandiosity to introduce guests into the ambience of the medieval times. The authenticity of the ancient noble times is maintained with decorative details such as antique portraits, rich tapestries, velvet cushions set against original structural elements like coffered ceilings, old stone walls and timbers, wooden beams and forge railings.
The imposing living room has the stone fireplace as its central piece. It creates a luxurious and cosy atmosphere ideal for relaxation and enjoyment of the ultimate comfort. The adjoining dining area features an ancient long table where guests can try out the delicious meals prepared by the private chef.
In the castle there are eight suites, each with their own charm created by the impressive décor and design. Ultra-luxury and comfort are offered with sophisticated fabrics and soft linens, as well as antique furnishing, historical artwork and curtain fabric printed with authentic tapestry. All these intricate details create the unique medieval ambience which will draw guests in to spend all their time in this special setting.
What is special about Castello di Procopio is its unique combination of medieval authenticity with modern and luxurious amenities which are carefully placed out of the immediate visibility to keep a harmonious ambience in the castle. The stone floors are heated to provide the highest level of comfort, the hammam at the cellar level offers the absolute relaxation and there is a brand new fitness room for the ones who wish to stay active while on vacation. Additionally, the spa treatments are just perfect to revive the body, mind and soul.
8 x en-suite bedrooms with individual living room space
Closest airports:Perugia 20 minutesFlorence 90 minutesRome 120 minutes
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