Perugia, Umbria — Other
Historic allure, uniqueness, majesty. Stupendously maintained and daringly renovated Il Procopio is a dreamlike ancient dwelling transformed into a magnificent cutting-edge mansion of grandiose luxury.
The evocative atmosphere and precious Umbrian style details, sweeping views of the luxuriant valleys below, heated pool surrounded by lavender and superb strategic position in the countryside make this exceptional luxury retreat a deluxe and ideal setting for a privileged Italian experience.
Originally a military-defence castle in the 1980s the majestic premises on Castello Procopio were close to ruin. Major structural work, under the visionary care of architect Corrado Giannini and interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard commenced at the time, coming to an end only in 2012.
The results are simply outstanding: its ancient imposing presence spirit, allure and uniqueness are now enhanced by a new idea of grandiose luxury, an inspiring blend of classic architecture and contemporary design.
This majestic honey-stone castle, possibly the boldest restoration ever attempted in Umbria, today offers eight grand bedrooms all with en-suite tailor-made bathrooms, a professional kitchen designed with the help of a chef, a fitness area and a private room for massages and wellness and a private wine cellar with adjacent dining room
Each detail and facility has been carefully crafted to bring luxury and comfort and provide a privileged Italian experience. The interiors feature precious drapes and tapestries, artwork, exquisite furnishings in a seamless blend of contemporary lifestyle standards (including modern plumbing and state-of-the-art appliances) and an evocative atmosphere rich in precious typical elements of the local Umbrian style heritage.
Set in a gloriously dominant position the castle boasts sweeping 360° views over the fertile valleys bellow and, needless to say the grounds are astounding. 5 hectares of finely groomed private land house splendid specimens of local plants, aromatic herbs and flowers, a heated swimming pool surrounded by lavender and other herbs and a variety of alfresco dining and relaxing areas.
Located in the vicinity of jewel-like Perugia, one of Italy's most elegant and charming cities filled with history, art masterpieces, splendid boutiques and unforgettable restaurants, Castello Procopio provides a king-like Italian experience.
The estate is 580 meters and 1909 feet above sea-level with a 360 degrees of commanding views, offers 2000 SQMT (21,600 SQFT) of living space and 5 hectares (123.552 acres) of exterior spaces, features a heated swimming pool, a private SPA, a Hammam, a private fitness area, air conditioning in some of the bedrooms, those exposed to South-East, ( the others enjoy a natural system of refreshment). 16 is the maximum number of adults the property can accommodate
COMPOSITION OF THE ESTATE:
Main Villa and Staff Quarters (little annex) • SOUTH WING OF CASTLE Underground Floor: 1 gym (external door leading to the garden), 1 Massage room, 1 Turkish steam room; Second Floor (2 double bedrooms, Volluto and Green) • NORTH WING OF CASTLE - Underground Floor: 1 wine cellar with small, 1 private dining area (6 people), staff laundry and storeroom area - Ground Floor: 1 kitchen, 1 dining room, 1 bar, 1 guest bathroom, 1 living and dining areas both with large fireplaces - First Floor: 3 Double Bedrooms (Imperial, Silver, Doll) - Second Floor: 2 Double Bedrooms (Crown & Baldacchino) • All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms
Modern heating system; Wi-Fi 72 Mbps in download • Alarm System • Automatic gate • SAT TV • DVD player • Fitness room • Hammam • Internal Lift Mechanism • iPod Docking Station • Mosquito nets all bedrooms •Professional kitchen & Industrial Washer & dryer (staff use only) • Safe deposit box • State-of-the-art Sound System• Well equipped bathrooms with salon-standard hair dryer and toiletries • Wine cellar with private dining room • Heated swimming pool and several alfresco dining areas • Small chapel
Included Services: Check-in & Check-out professional service; Remote Concierge & Emergency Service 24/7; Guest Travel Planning Service; Welcome Hamper; Change of pool and bathroom towels twice a week (Monday, Wednesday); Change of bed linen (Wednesday); Daily cleaning every day; Final cleaning • Included Staff: 2 Maids up to 6 hours per day, from Monday to Sunday • Utilities: Gas (Heating & Swimming pool heating); Electricity (Air Conditioning), Water and Wi-Fi consumptions are all included
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