Convento Viandante del Cielo is an exceptional ancient stone-built convent beautifully positioned in Umbria on a hillside of lushly ordered vineyards and ranging olive groves in one of the greenest and prettiest areas of Italy. It enjoys impressive views over the shimmering fabled shores and islands of Lake Trasimeno and the hills beyond. It is located just two convenient hours from Rome and less than 90 minutes away from Florence. Its location offers unique perspectives on rich regional history of Italy while also providing peaceful seclusion for anyone searching for an escape. The Perugia International airport in St. Francesco di Assisi is only 25 minutes away from the property.
Set over three floors, this retreat boasts an impressive array of contemporary amenities and state-of-the-art facilities to soothe the spirit and calm the soul. It offers 10 beautifully designed bedrooms and bathrooms. All bedrooms feature individually controlled heating and air-conditioning, satellite TV with Kaleidescape entertainment units, Geneva sound systems with iPod docks, en suite bathrooms usually with two basin vanities, separate walk-in showers and freestanding tubs. The house is ideally set up for a maximum of 18 adults, two teenagers and a further two infants. It features a dining room, a lovely reading room and a living room with a house bar, fireplace, games table, and a grand piano. It has an incredible galleried library and living room with a restructured Renaissance fireplace, a house bar area and, for after-dinner entertainment, there is a superb games room area with a billiards table and American shuffleboard. The setting of the library is where the principal dining room with seating for up to 34 guests. There's an adjacent wine cellar through a hidden door with 115 bins. There's also a separate chef's table that can seat ten. Also located within the Library Building is the private cinema, seating 16.
Nestled in the midst of its scenic surroundings, the refurbished 16th-century facility features 13 acres of enclosed formal gardens, as well as pristine lawns, orchards, olive groves and fabulous spots for dining. There's fun to be had too - in summer months, one area of lawn is usually set up for croquet, in another, there's a superb boules area and at the top of the garden, through the trees is a world-class professional tennis court. The swimming pool itself at 20x9m (65x30ft) is large enough for laps in the morning and fun all day for guests. In addition, the fountain borders the native oak forest and a warm and inviting fire pit provides spectacular views of the medieval town and lights across Lake Trasimeno.
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