assisi house for sale

This spectacular property was completely renovated in 2009 and is ready to move in. A 5 minute car ride from Assisi. Fondly named "At the Gates of Paradise" ~ "Alle Porte del Paradiso". 14







1st Kitchen, ground level. There is another kitchen upstairs !!!


The Villa is located 4 KM (2 miles) from Porta Perlici, Assisi Italy, direction Gualdo Tadino. Located in the rolling hills within the Assisi township. It is currently being used as the Assisi Retreat Center and has recieved awards as one of the top 10 Meditation Retreats of the world by CNN and Travel and Leisure Magazine.

Assisi is 1.5 Hours southeast of Florence and 2 Hours north of Rome. The closest local airport is Perugia (PEG) 15 minutes away. The closest international airports are Florence and Rome (FCO).

Assisi is in the green heart of Umbria. Umbria is located immediately east of Tuscany. Cities within 1/2 hour are Spello, Spoleto, Trevi, Perugia, Deruta, Foligno. Cities within one hour travel are Orvieto, Todi, Lago Trasimeno, Gubbio.

The local Perugia airport is only 15 minutes away and travels inside Europe.  Visit Spain, France, England and Germany from your own home base in Assisi. 


  • 425 square meters (3,825. square feet)- 10 Hectares Cultivated Land - 2 Hectares of Forest - Vineyard (25 acres all togehter)
  • 5+ Bedrooms - 6 Full Baths each with Travertino Marble floors
  • 2 Complete kitchens - Gourmet Ilve Range
  • 4 Terraces & irrigated gardens surrounding the house
  • Hotspring Hot Tub for 4 people
  • Radiant heating through most of the house
  • 4 Fireplaces (one is a pellet / wood stove that serves the radiant heating when you do not wish to use GPL- Liquid Propane)
  • 2 Complete and separate heating systems, one for each apartment
  • 1200 liter Underground GPL (Liquid Propane) tank
  • Own water source fills 13,000 liters of cisterns for house and garden use (3,500 Gallons)
  • Can be used as one full house, 2 apartments
  • Parking for 10-12 vehicles
  • Truffle Forest
  • 800 Year old Olive Tree
  • Garden Fountain made from ancient boulder from Assisi. This stone is from the same quarry that built the Minerva Temple, which is the first structure in Assisi 2,500 years ago.
  • 2 Out buildings "Annese" that can be transformed into 250 square meters of additonal living space (2,250 square feet)
  • Pool Site
  • 20 miniute drive to Perugia / Assisi Airport

  • Fiscal Benefits:
  • Property Tax Euro 300 annually for first house in Italy
  • No sales tax on land through land transfer. This is an 18% savings in purchase taxes.

The Owners:

The owners have lived here since 2002. The high quality renovations were completed in 2009 and include all new electric, plumbing, flooring and refinishing, alarm system, Broadband Internet, full garden sprinklers, David Austin Roses. It is currently being used as a Retreat Center for guests. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own this unusal property.

2009 Appraised at € 1.500.000 (approx US$ 2,000,000.) by Cluttons Real Estate See appraisal

Reduced to € 990.000, (approx US$ 1,300,000.)

assisi fields
Our fields one summer day

This home is perfect for your own B&B, cooking school, language or art school. A large display kitchen is on the lower level that opens to the veranda. Local staff of gardeners, caretakers, workmen already in place.

A large barn on the property can be made into another 2100 square feet of living space. We have a 1/4 acre legal vineyard that can be expanded up to 9 hectares or approximately 18 acres. Total land 12 hectares or 25 acres.

Come live your dream ! House can be used as one large house or 2 separate apartments !!