Voc. Fornace, 05010 San Venanzo (Terni)
Although our Agriturismo-Country House is called la Fornace, “The Furnace”, you will find it located in a very cool place; 435 meters above sea level surrounded by trees, a beautiful vineyard and with a large pool (7x14 m). There are 8 hectares of property that immediately surround the Agriturismo.
The Agriturismo is exposed to the sun all day long, so we have decided to take advantage of this ideal location by using solar panels in order to respect the environment and preserve energy sources.
6 apartments, each of our apartments is equipped with air conditioning, a LCD TV, kitchenette, refrigerator, and cooker.
Orange: is the most spacious of our apartments with two double bedrooms; one of which contains a double bed, a wardrobe, a desk, and two bedside tables with lamps. The other contains a double bed, two bedside tables with lamps, two built-in wardrobes and a desk. There are two bathrooms,with showers. The front room is spacious and sunny with a kitchenette equipped with a refrigerator, stove, wood table, and a corner china cabinet. There is also a sofa bed, a fireplace and a wood-burning stove. 5 + 2 people.
Blue: is a charming apartment that receives sunlight through the glass door in the double bedroom. The bedroom contains two bedside tables with lamps and a wardrobe. There is a bathroom complete with a shower as well as a front room with a kitchenette equipped with a refrigerator, built-in table, cooker, and a beautiful wrought iron wood-burning stove. It can accommodate 2 people.
Lilac: is an apartment with a spacious double bedroom that contains two bedside tables with lamps, a wardrobe, and a desk. This apartment is also equipped with a handicap-accessible bathroom complete with shower.The front room has a kitchenette equipped with an electric cooker, a refrigerator, and a built-in table as well as a charming fireplace. 2 + 1 people.
Yellow: is a large, sunny apartment with two double bedrooms. One of the bedrooms, is very sunny, has a beautiful double bed made of wood, two bedside tables with lamps, a wardrobe, a dresser with a mirror and a cot for a child. The other bedroom also has a double bed, a window, two bedside tables with lamps, a wardrobe, a desk and a bathroom with a shower. Finally, there is a front room with a kitchenette equipped with a refrigerator, cooker, an extendable wood table, a fireplace and a sofa bed that sleeps two people. This apartment can accomodate 4 people +2 childs.
Pink: is the cosiest of our apartments; a studio apartment which has been designed to maximize it’s space. In fact, it has a kitchenette equipped with a refrigerator, cooker, a built-in table, a sofa bed that sleeps two people, a wardrobe, a wood-burning stove made of terra cotta and a bathroom. It receives lots of light through it’s glass doors and window. 2 people (sofa bed).
Turquoise Gree: is a very comfortable apartment with one double bedroom that contains a wardrobe, two bedside tables with lamps, built-in bookshelves and a desk. There is also a bathroom, a front room with a kitchenette equipped with a refrigerator, electric cooker, extendable wood table, a wood- burning stove and a sofa bed that sleeps two people. It receives sunlight through the glass door and charming arched window. 2+2 people.
Meeting room 60 mq with tables, sofa and TV.
A beautiful and still uncontaminated landscape with greenery, fresh air, silence and views unchanged for centuries. In San Vito Castello there is a medieval castle and church, both in need of restoration. From the castle it is possible to see half of Umbria: Perugia, Assisi, Mount Subasio and all the central northern part of Umbria.
For walkers there are pathways varying from 3 to 6 hours in length and which pass through country side and forests and connect San Vito with other villages and with San Venanzo. For mountain bikers there are country lanes and tracks, perfect to see the local scenery. For lovers of fishing or swimming there is the Fersenone river which divides the provinces of Perugia and Terni and which flows through the San Vito area creating various pools where it possible to fish or swim. The most important of which are “Il Borgone del Diavolo”, “Vivaio” and “Borgo del Mazzo”.
Along the river the is an old mill called “Rota Prona” which is a nice walk from our agriturismo and where there is a new wooden bridge to cross the river. For those who are interested in health there sources where there is water which is rich in iron, helpful to treat conditions such as anemia or other conditions related to a lack of iron. The most famous source is “Acqua Forte” and is known in all of Umbria.
For those interested in spirituality there is the sanctuary of “Madonna dell’Olivo” where there is a source of blessed water and where a miracle is said to have taken place. Within the San Venanzo district there is the medieval village of Poggio Aquilone and Sette Frati park of Mount Peglia, the volcanology museum and other characteristic villages such as Collelungo San Vito in Monte has an optimum location which allows tourists to easily visit all of Umbria and central Italy. It is about 30 km from Perugia, 50 km from Assisi, 35 km from Orvieto, 30 km from Todi and 30 km from Trasimeno Lake. It is also ideally situated for who wishes to visit the Italian cities of Rome and Florence. Take the E45 to the motorway junction towards Rome or Florence. We are practically half way between the most beautiful Italian cities, making them easy to reach in a short time.
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