EVERYTHING IS INCLUDED ALSO FINAL CLEANING !!!!!
COMPLIMENTARY WELCOME BASKET (Tea, Coffee, Cookies, Jam, one bottle of excellent local Wine) For our long term guests (14 days) a present of local handicrafts
FREE WI-FI all over the property and also around the S
SILVAN'S RETREAT - Open plan individual House, recently refurbished to a high standard. On the ground floor: Large fully equipped Kitchen/Living room with fireplace: Comfortable sofabed for 2 people. Courtesy bathroom.
On the first floor: very large bedroom with double bed, wardrobe, bathroom with shower box. An additional bed (cm. 70 X 180) for a young person is also possible.
Small table with two chairs in front of the House
The exterior of the building is light blue painted.
SWIMMING POOL (to share with other guests) -just a few steps from Silvan's Retreat- is ACCESSIBLE through a path across a beautiful park.The pool is large, clean and well stocked with lounge chairs, umbrellas and a sweeping view over the Tiber Valley and the Umbrian mountains. Whilst not private, the pool is shared with only a few other properties.
LAUNDRY ROOM, fully equipped is also available (to share with other guests) FREE OF CHARGE
BARBEQUE AREA (to share with other guests) is also availble. Fully equipped, large table and many seats for enjoying meals in the open air (even in case of rain, being partially covered)
HIKING and BIKING (self or escorted)
HOME RESTAURANT near the Swimming Pool
COOKING CLASSES availble in the village
SILVAN'S RETREAT is located at Castel Cellesi (200 souls ca.) Castel Cellesi is a subset of Bagnoregio (7 km. away), near Viterbo in the TUSCIA area (the Etruscan Italy) at the crossroad of three different regions: Tuscany, Umbria and Latium. The beauty of Lazio is often obscured by the fame of Rome (120 km. from Castel Cellesi) but the region has a lot to offer besides the Eternal City: a wealth of art, history, archaeology, culinary traditions and culture. Especially the area north of Rome around the city of Viterbo (28 km. from Castel Cellesi) is full of great destinations, such as:
VITERBO itself with city walls, the Pope's Palace, the Cathedral Church and medieval quarters.
Near Viberbo the 'HOT SPA' Terme dei Papi
ORVIETO (KM 27 from Castel Cellesi) with its spectacular, colourful Cathedral Church, medieval streets and palaces.
CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO 'the Dying City' atop a pinnacle in a vast canyon ruled by wind and erosion. It's connected by a footbridge to the town of Bagnoregio. Civita is an artist's dream, a town in the nude.
BOLSENA LAKE with a lot of small towns and villages around it. One of the best known is Bolsena because of the famous 'Miracle of Bolsena' which took place in the town itself back in the Middle Ages.
Around the Lake many beaches for sunbathing, swimming and sailing.
MONTEFIASCONE- on a hilltop overlooking the Lake- very famous for its Churches but also for its excellent wine EST! EST! EST!
TARQUINIA, TUSCANIA, VETRALLA - Etruscan cities, tombs and Museums
ASSISI, TODI, SIENA and FLORENCE are also easily reachable.
HIKING is possible around Castel Cellesi - many trails and paths
In terms of location SILVAN'S RETREAT at Castel Cellesi is a secluded place but supermarkets and good restaurants are dotted around the area all within a 15 minutes drive. Don't be concerned with driving around the area as it is very well sign-posted and empty of traffic.
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR RELAXATION COMBINED WITH A BIT OF GENUINE ITALY YOU CAN'T GO WRONG WITH THIS PLACE !!!!!