Villa Volsini

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4
Oliver Approved


Wow Factor


Book a 2023 villa holiday by 28th February and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

Ts&Cs apply.

Villa Volsini stands out for being featured in The Times in the "Top 10 Villas in Italy 2019", certainly a priceless recognition.

Villa Volsini, stretching majestically across the hillside, truly holds something for everyone, with perfectly manicured lawns and a stunning private pool surrounding the traditional manor house, overlooking the beautiful Lake Bolsena.

Tucked away in the picturesque countryside in between Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio, arrival at the villa will bring you along a fine avenue of cypress trees, to the courtyard with plenty of parking. Within the home, you will find a distinct character and sense of comfort. On the ground floor, there are three main rooms: a spacious, modern kitchen with adjoining dining area, a large traditional sitting room with leather armchairs and an open fireplace and a fabulous lounge area with a sofa and satellite TV. The kitchen is equipped with high-quality accessories and the same distinctive décor as the rest of the property.

A stone arch divides the kitchen and the lovely dining room. Hand-made tiles and high ceilings of chestnut beams are present throughout the home. All three delightful common areas have a pleasing blend of modern and antique furnishings, and each has a set of double doors opening out to the terrace area. On the terrace, there is a fabulous casual seating area and a granite table for eight, perfect for an alfresco meal overlooking the nearby lake and hills, alongside a Weber barbecue. From the terrace, there is a staircase leading to the basement. Here there is both a fourth shower room, ideal for rinsing off after a dip in the pool, and a games room.

There are four beautifully styled, traditional bedrooms. The first three are all on the first floor and consist of a spacious master bedroom with a spectacular en-suite bathroom complete with walk-in shower, a large double and an elegant twin room. On the second floor, there is the final room, a second twin room perfect for those traveling with teenagers. There is a separate shower room on both the first and second floors.

In the quaint garden, a perfectly manicured lawn surrounds the sparkling private pool. Lazing around the infinity pool in one of many sun loungers, you’ll begin to appreciate the tranquillity and calm of the location, with only the twittering of birds and the cool breeze that glides across from Lake Bolsena, and, of course, the sublime views of the surrounding olive trees and meadows. And if you fancy a little more excitement, the garden comes complete with table tennis and table football!

** Please note the property is close to Tuscany border, but is actually located in Lazio Province **

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The second-floor bedroom has low ceilings and is accessed by steep staircase, therefore not recommended for young children
  • Swimming pool is open from mid-May to mid-September, but can be made available for an extra charge outside of these dates
  • Due to a remote location of the villa, hired car is essential during your stay
  • Please note the property is positioned close to the Tuscany border but located in Lazio - hired car would be of great benefit here

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Satellite TV Table Tennis Table Football DVD Heating Ceiling Fans

The Villa

Family Villa set in ten acres of tranquillity, sleeps up to 6 people with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms

Ground Floor
- Sitting room
- Fully equipped Kitchen with dining room
- TV / Media room
- Covered terrace with dining and seating area

First Floor
- Master bedroom with double bed, en-suite bathroom en suite and walk-in shower
- Double bedroom
- Bathroom with shower
- Twin/ Double bedroom

Second Floor
- Twin bedroom (low ceilings)
- Bathroom with Shower (low ceilings)

Lower Level (accessed via external staircase)
- Games room with table tennis and table football
- Bathroom with shower

More facilities...

- Most rooms with ceiling fans and mosquito screens
- Washing machine
- iPod dock and music station
- Play Station 2
- Wii console
- Table tennis
- Pre-pay mobile phone with some credit
- Gas Barbecue


About the surrounding area of Villa Volsini
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Nestled in the sensational countryside of farms, forests, vineyards and ancient hamlets, sewn together by the infinite winding of the River Tiber, the calm, tranquil surroundings are perfect for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Located almost perfectly centrally between the vibrant cities of Florence and Rome, Villa Volsini is in perhaps the most beautiful part of the country: right in the middle of ‘Italy’s green heart’!
Indeed, while you will feel utterly isolated and at one with the natural world, shops, restaurants and markets are just a 4km drive away, in Grotte di Castro. The location is fantastic for a wine tasting, as a world-famous wine producing region, with exceptional wines coming from the Orvieto region and of course the wondrous taste of Sagrantino di Montefalco, rivaling the famous hearty reds produced in Tuscany, just over the border.
If you’re in search of outdoor pursuits, Lake Bolsena is 10km away, and the nearby Valnerina is an excellent centre for kayaking, white-water rafting, and other adventure sports. As well as this, the Pratomagno mountain range is not too far away, nor is the 300-acre natural park near Reggello, both perfect for a little exercise and enjoying nature. Furthermore, the delightful UNESCO World Heritage site of Civita di Bagnoregio, a medieval town known as the 'Dying City', sits atop a constantly eroding volcanic rock very nearby and is well worth a visit.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Aeroporto Internazionale dell'Umbria, Perugia

(75 km)

Nearest Airport Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome

(150 km)

Nearest Village Grotte di Castro

(4 km)

Nearest Town/City Orvieto

(30 km)

Nearest Shop Shops, restaurants Grotte di Castro

(4 km)

Nearest Beach Lake Bolsena

(10 km)

Nearest Train Station Orvieto Scalo

(35 km)


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.

Chill next to your pool and fire up the barbeque or head into Tuscany’s cultural centres and nourish your mind – 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 Teens

Table tennis, table football and a variety of games consoles will ensure even the most energetic children will be entertained and tired out by the facilities on site – not to mention the vast array of off-site opportunities, just a short walk or drive away, including swimming in the lake and various watersports activities! So you’ll be guaranteed a chance to put your feet up and enjoy the calm of the countryside.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Xbox/Playstation/Wii
  • Table Tennis
  • Table Football
  • DVD


Oliver's Extras

  • Property host

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

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

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill 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

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 pm
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. 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.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Heating costs included? Extra €150 per week, to be paid locally in cash upon arrival.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Travel cot and a high chair available on request.
Pool towels included? Yes.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 4th 2023 - Apr 24th 2023 £1,500
Apr 24th 2023 - Jun 17th 2023 £1,823
Jun 17th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 £2,672
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 8th 2023 £4,032
Jul 8th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 £4,247
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 10th 2023 £1,823
Sep 10th 2023 - Apr 22nd 2024 £1,500
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 £1,823
Jun 15th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £2,672
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 £4,032
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 7th 2024 £4,247

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 4th 2023 - Apr 24th 2023 €1,570
Apr 24th 2023 - Jun 17th 2023 €1,908
Jun 17th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 €2,797
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 8th 2023 €4,221
Jul 8th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 €4,446
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 10th 2023 €1,908
Sep 10th 2023 - Apr 22nd 2024 €1,570
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 €1,908
Jun 15th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €2,797
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 €4,221
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 7th 2024 €4,446

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 4th 2023 - Apr 24th 2023 $1,697
Apr 24th 2023 - Jun 17th 2023 $2,062
Jun 17th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 $3,023
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 8th 2023 $4,561
Jul 8th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 $4,804
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 10th 2023 $2,062
Sep 10th 2023 - Apr 22nd 2024 $1,697
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 $2,062
Jun 15th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $3,023
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 $4,561
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 7th 2024 $4,804

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.


  • A special stay!

    Posted by Hugh on 23/09/2021

    The service of your manager was excellent and she was amazingly helpful and responsive. She made our stay special.

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