Elevator, Garden, Hot Tub, Pantry, Park.
Gated Entry, Outdoor Living Space, Recreation Area, Security Gate, Sunny Area(s), Terrace.
Hills View, Park View, View.
A large facility used as a hostel and tourist accommodation centre between Assisi and Spello. With large and numerous communal areas (living rooms, refectories, meeting rooms, a chapel, etc.) and 45 bedrooms with a private bathroom. Large outdoor spaces and private parking space. Hilly position.
Cantico d’Assisi is a large accommodation facility on the hills between Spello (4 km) and Assisi (7 km), which can both be reached in less than 10 minutes by car.
Perugia is 26 km away and can be reached in 20 minutes via the dual carriageway, which is 1 km away from the facility. All Umbria’s main historical centres can be reached easily this way.
Unesco has named Assisi and its surroundings as a World Heritage Site, thanks to its millennial history and the presence of Roman, medieval and renaissance ruins and many monuments that every year attract tourists from all over the world: the Basilica of Saint Francis and the Basilica of Saint Clare, Saint Rufino Cathedral and Giotto and Cimabue’s masterpieces, just to name a few.
The airport of Perugia is the nearest one (19 km, fifteen minutes by car); whereas the airports of Rome Ciampino (180 km) and Fiumicino (198 km) are two hours away.
Description of buildings
This property was built at the end of the 1990s to be used as a convent/hostel for both tourist and spiritual stays. It consists of a large building that develops on four levels for a total net saleable area of 3,173 sq.m (1,596 sq.m of which on the semi-basement) and another 169 sq.m outbuilding on the basement.
The whole property houses 45 rooms and 60 bathrooms in addition to many large communal rooms.
Main building - 45 bedrooms with private bathroom. On the ground floor there’s the main entrance, a few communal rooms and many bedrooms for the personnel and the clergy who live here.
The first and second floors house the bedrooms with private bathroom.
The semi-basement of the main building can be accessed from the parking lot and it houses the communal rooms: meeting rooms, the dining room, the kitchen and the chapel.
The outbuilding contains the heating system and numerous bathrooms.
State and finishing
This property was built at the end of the 1990s and was renovated less than 10 years ago. It’s currently used as a convent and an accommodation facility.
The finishes are simple yet functional; the large and luminous communal rooms are intended for large groups.
Cantico d’Assisi is surrounded by about 5,900 sq.m of private land. There’s a large parking area for cars and buses, a part of which is paved.
Use and potential uses
Cantico d’Assisi is intended for welcoming religious communities and tourists who are looking for a simple yet functional accommodation in one of Umbria’s most appreciated areas.
Thanks to the numerous large communal areas, this property is meant for being an accommodation facility where you can organise spiritual retreats, conferences, workshops, courses, school camps. Alternatively, it can be converted into a hospice.
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