Borgo della Marmotta (Farmhouse Holidays) Spoleto
Where stones speak and olive trees whisper...
Three reasons why you'll love it here
- Experiencing a taste of the good life in a 17th century hamlet
- The chance to adopt your very own olive tree
- Four poster beds, terracotta and antiques: rustic romance in Umbria
For many, a holiday spent in Umbria's Borgo della Marmotta is tantamount to a fascinating journey back in time. In fact, guests staying at this luxury farm resort, situated in the countryside immediately outside the small town of Poreta and just minutes away from Spoleto, are accommodated in beautifully restored buildings which, in the middle ages, served as the living quarters, stables, granary, oil press, and stores of the small agricultural hamlet belonging to the Terre di Poreta.
At Borgo della Marmotta the beauty of the Umbrian countryside combines with the charm of the area's traditional vernacular architecture. In the resort's apartments and bedrooms, exposed wooden beam ceilings, terracotta floors, large open fireplaces, and romantic four poster beds recreate the atmosphere of times past. The unobtrusive addition of modern technology, including air conditioning, digital TV and wi-fi internet connectivity, only adds to the farm resort's appeal.
Borgo della Marmotta's large dining room, once used as pen, still conserves the structure's original exposed stone walls. This is where, each morning, a welcoming breakfast is served and where, during the day, guests can enjoy a light lunch or participate in tastings of local products. The dining room opens directly out on to the garden, and the green landscapes of Umbria. Similarly enchanting views surround Borgo della Marmotta's panoramic swimming pool. A sauna and a fully equipped gym are also available for guests' use.
Terre di Poreta boasts a long farming tradition, tradition which Borgo della Marmotta's organic farm continues to observe day after day. In the fields surrounding the resort, cereals, grapes, and the olives used to produce an excellent extra virgin olive oil are grown. "Adopt an Olive Tree" is an interesting initiative which gives guests the opportunity to take care of a tree (also from a distance) and thus ensure themselves a bottle or two of Umbria's precious "green gold". On request, clients staying at the Farm Resort can participate in a tasting of Spoleto's highly prized black truffle.
Ideal location for a relaxing vacation or romantic weekend escape, Borgo della Marmotta also functions as exclusive venue for small scale meetings and seminars.
Frazione Poreta - 06049 Spoleto (Perugia)
Tel. +39 0743 274137
Fax +39 0743 274171
Borgo della Marmotta amenities
- Swimming pool
- Rooms for the disabled
- Free Wi-fi
- Air Conditioning
- Hair dryer
- Bathroom with bathtub
- Sauna / Turkish bath
Food and drink
- Own oil production
- Car park
- Baby sitter