Dimora Cardamini

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Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 7


Recommended Pool Hot Tub All Bedrooms En-Suite

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Nestled within many hectares of tree-dotted parkland and commanding an impressive position overlooking the Tiber valley and Tuscan hills is historic Dimora Cardamini. This large palazzo dates back to the late 18th century and has since become a comfortable and characterful villa for unforgettable holidays with loved ones.

As well as having an incredible amount of interior space, Dimora Cardamini offers sprawling gardens on several levels. Relax in the pool, at a table with drinks or meals, or under the shade of a leafy tree. Wherever you choose to spend time, stunning views of the lush, rolling countryside that surrounds you are there to be soaked up.

All of the rooms beautifully showcase a mix of the modern and the historic. This blend makes the living and dining spaces wonderfully atmospheric places to unwind and socialise. Sure to impress during mealtimes is the grand fireplace. Wood beams, terracotta tiles and stone all work together to create a welcoming sense of warmth and to perfectly reflect the villa's rural setting.

Interior furnishings have been carefully selected to reflect the grandeur and original features of the palazzo. This is especially evident in the six ensuite bedrooms, with glorious frescoes being complemented by elegant pieces of antique wood furniture. One bedroom also has its own private balcony with seating for enjoying romantic drinks as evening begins to fall. Bathrooms with marble showers add a touch of sumptuous luxury.

Dimora Cardamini is set within gardens over several levels. There are lush lawns to enjoy, with al fresco dining on the patio giving you clear views over the gardens and beyond. The surrounding parkland is studded with century-old oaks, cypresses and pine trees for a cool, leafy atmosphere in which to enjoy leisurely strolls. Cool down after lazy afternoons in the sun with a dip in the pool, or simply chill out in the jacuzzi.

There's free fishing on offer at the private lake just 500m from the villa. Mountain bikes give you the chance to explore the wider area on fun trips with the family.

Less than a 10-minute drive from the villa is the lovely village of Monterchi. It has a range of restaurants, shops and interesting spots to visit. Be sure to make the most of tasting opportunities at its famous winery!

A 30-minute drive will bring you to historic cities such as Arezzo and Città di Castello. A natural paradise is just over an hour's drive away at Lake Trasimeno Regional Park, with its glorious lake and chances to spot many birds and other wildlife.

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What you should know…

  • Larger parties of up to 22 guests travelling together may also book the equally gorgeous San Veriano, located minutes away
  • The gardens are set over several levels
  • Due to the villa's rural location, a car is essential

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Satellite TV Bicycles Provided Table Tennis DVD Heating

Villa Interiors (500 sq. mt)

Ground Floor (split-level)

- Lounge with sofas, armchairs
- Dining area with table for 12 people, satellite TV, stereo and ornamental fireplace  
- Smaller dining space with table for four people
- Kitchen with dining table for six people, oven, microwave, American and Moka coffee machines, toaster, blender, juicer, dishwasher, two fridges (one with icemaker), doors to outside
- Laundry room with washing machine

First Floor

- Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower and private balcony
- Two double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms with showers
- Twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower

Second Floor

- Bedroom with king size bed and ensuite bathroom with shower
- Twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower
- Bathroom with shower 

Outside Grounds

- Swimming pool (12m x 6m, max depth: 1.5m), open mid-April - mid-October
- Jacuzzi
- Sun loungers and parasols
- Garden (one hectare)
- Parkland (25 hectares)
- Dining table for 12 people
- Barbecue
- Outdoor shower
- Parking


- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning (in bedrooms)
- Heating
- Iron and ironing board
- Hair dryers
- Table tennis
- Two mountain bikes


About the surrounding area of Dimora Cardamini
Walk to Restaurant Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Tennis Nearby Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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It's just a short drive to the nearest village, with pretty Monterchi having a good choice of amenities to offer. There are shops for buying groceries and other holiday essentials, as well as restaurants and bars. There's a friendly, traditional atmosphere wherever you go, with narrow streets home to cafes and workshops.

Monterchi is also an historic place, so there's plenty of sightseeing to do. Take in spectacular views over the surrounding countryside from the impressive fortress and visit the Museo della Madonna del Parto to see a very special piece of art. The Madonna del Parto fresco was painted by one of Italy's greatest Renaissance artists, Piero della Francesca. Painted in the Church of Santa Maria di Momentana, it was moved and put on show in the museum in the 1990s.

More art is on offer in Città di Castello. Visit Palazzo Vitelli alla Cannoniera which houses the Municipal Art Gallery (Pinacoteca) to see paintings by many Renaissance artists, such as Lorenzetti and Raphael. The 14th-century Church of San Domenico has some stunning 15th-century frescoes to marvel at too.

Historic Arezzo has a bit of everything, with centuries of history and culture to discover. Some of the most beautiful buildings include the cathedral and the Basilica di San Francesco. Also with plenty to offer is the town of Gubbio. Take the stand-up cable car called Funivia Colle Eletto all the way up to the top of Monte Ingino for amazing views over the Apennines Mountains
and to explore the Sant'Ubaldo Basilica.

Dimora Cardamini isn't near the coast, but that doesn't mean you need to miss out on a beach experience. Drive to Lake Trasimeno for its stunning regional park as well as a number of lakeside towns and villages. Castiglione del Lago is home to a sandy beach from where you can hire sun loungers, pedalos and canoes. Younger children will enjoy the playground here too.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Perugia


Nearest Airport 2 Florence


Nearest Village Monterchi


Nearest Supermarket


Nearest Restaurant


Nearest Bar/Pub


Nearest Tennis


Nearest Golf Circolo Golf dell'Ugolino


Nearest Train Station Arezzo



With its rolling fields, historical heritage and a cuisine that’s a delight for all the senses, it’s no wonder Tuscany is one of the most popular regions in Italy for holidaymakers. Yet even with its popularity, you can still kick back in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany and feel peace, tranquillity and the joy of seclusion. 

This is one destination that really does have a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you’re travelling with family, friends or are just looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone.

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers

Drive to Lake Trasimeno for the closest thing to a seaside experience. The town of  Castiglione del Lago has a sandy beach where you can relax on hired sun loungers. The picturesque waters are ideal for taking pedalos and canoes out. There's also a playground to enjoy.

Take to the skies on the Funivia Colle Eletto in the town of Gubbio. This stand-up cable car ascends right to the top of Monte Ingino, with amazing views all the way there. Older children will find this an especially exciting experience.

Just over an hour's drive away is Saltalbero Adventure Park. Set within a beautiful, leafy park, there are nature-based trails and activities suited to children of all ages on offer here.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Slide
  • Swings
  • Bicycles Provided
  • Table Tennis
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Sommelier Available
  • Bike Rental/Car Rental Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Extras included at this property:

- Welcome buffet
- Wine tasting in the winery
- Mid-week maid service (2 hours)
- Monastery tour

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Chef
- Sommelier – wine tasting in the villa
- Bike rental
- Car rental delivered to the villa 
- Transfers
- Tours 

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Extra €5 per cubic metre heating fee, payable locally. Extra €0.50 per kWh air-conditioning fee, payable locally
Changeover day Saturday.
Minimum stay 7 nights.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €150, payable locally. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Pool opening dates? Open approximately mid-April to mid-October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Other Ts and Cs Extra €250 per week for use of the hot tub, on request.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Three highchairs and cots are available on request.
Other Ts and Cs Air-conditioning is available in the bedrooms only.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 20th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 - £4,695
Sep 25th 2021 - Oct 9th 2021 £2,885 £3,472
Oct 9th 2021 - Dec 25th 2021 £2,054 £2,543
Dec 25th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 £2,729 £3,814
Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 - £2,739
Apr 30th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - £3,766
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - £5,086
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - £6,308
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - £5,086
Sep 24th 2022 - Oct 15th 2022 - £3,766
Oct 15th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - £2,739
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 24th 2023 - £2,739

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 20th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 - €5,160
Sep 25th 2021 - Oct 9th 2021 €3,172 €3,817
Oct 9th 2021 - Dec 25th 2021 €2,258 €2,795
Dec 25th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 €3,000 €4,193
Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 - €3,010
Apr 30th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - €4,139
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - €5,590
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - €6,934
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - €5,590
Sep 24th 2022 - Oct 15th 2022 - €4,139
Oct 15th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - €3,010
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 24th 2023 - €3,010

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 20th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 - $6,050
Sep 25th 2021 - Oct 9th 2021 $3,718 $4,475
Oct 9th 2021 - Dec 25th 2021 $2,647 $3,277
Dec 25th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 $3,517 $4,916
Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 - $3,529
Apr 30th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - $4,853
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - $6,554
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - $8,130
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - $6,554
Sep 24th 2022 - Oct 15th 2022 - $4,853
Oct 15th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - $3,529
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 24th 2023 - $3,529

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • We will be back!

    Posted by Chuck Charles K on 15/08/2019

    This was a 3 week family vacation for my wife and me, 4 children and spouses. The location, quality of the villa, and the warmth and hospitality of the Rosadi family made it especially enjoyable. I agree wholeheartedly with the other comments posted, and will emphasize the personal attention we received from Mr. Rosadi. His availability and knowledge of the area and its history added depth to our experience, and gave us confidence that we would be well taken care of in whatever circumstances should arise. His tour of the valley was very instructive, and brought us to places we would not otherwise have found.
    The views from the villa and surrounding areas are magnificent and pastoral at the same time. The eye doesn’t know where to look first.
    This is truly a place to come to be renewed, to refresh relationships between family and friends, and enjoy the art, history hospitality and beauty that is Italy.
    Do get acquainted with the proprietors of the local restaurants and the good people at the local grocery.
    If you come, stay a while. The 3 weeks we had allowed our getting into the rhythm of Tuscany, and served to renew our spirits.

  • Beautiful villa in a stunning location!

    Posted by Kate S. on 17/07/2019

    Mr Rosadi is so helpful and so friendly. This villa was everything we wanted and more, and I would absolutely recommend it.

  • Delightful experience which we will remember with a warm heart

    Posted by Thelma on 24/05/2018

    Our week at Dimora Cardamini was wonderful. A new delightful experience which we will remember always with a warm heart. Stunning surroundings, from the immaculate garden, the forest, the views were amazing & the villa itself is really beautiful. I must say mid May was perhaps a little early to enjoy the pool, as it was cool & the weather was usually warmer for this time of year, but nevertheless we had a wonderful time & I would highly recommend this glorious villa & it’s beautiful surroundings. Each group staying at the Palazzo will have & create their own journey & the beauty of this is, you can drive to beautiful towns, take walks, or just be in the moment & thoroughly enjoy the villa & it’s calming peaceful location in Ripoli. Highly recommended.

  • Amazing stay!

    Posted by Warwick M. on 04/06/2017

    There were 10 of us who stayed here at the villa for a week and we could all honestly say it was one of the best experiences ever. Rosado met us and explained everything to us and we were so impressed with his enthusiasm and knowledge. We loved hearing all about his wonderful villa which he restored himself....very proud family tradition. Everything about the villa was excellent....the garden, pool area, facilities in the kitchen and laundry plus the basic neck sitting for cooking were just like home...nothing was lacking ( only the washing machine cycle took forever)!!!! The location of this villa was superb and we visited all the local villages which were so quaint and small...no need to visit the big cities like Siena and Florence when you have local ones which have more atmosphere and ambience. Rosado recommended places to go to and everything he told us was spot on...La Citerna and Alighieri nearby were wonderful and had the best restaurant. We were lucky enough to enjoy a mediaeval festival as well as a polenta festival plus Rosado took us personally to a local monastery . The arrival meal which Rosado’s wife cooked was outstanding too. Without a doubt we would visit this villa again and can’t recommend it highly enough!!!!

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