vacation house "L'Antico Casale Madonna del Giglio, represents
the ideal refuge in order to escape from the stressful rhythm of the ruotine,
between secular chestnut trees and olive groves, grown with love and patience,
between the volcanic ashes and stones, pointed out on the matchless beauty
of the Lake of Bolsena and its breathtaking sunsets.
The house is the fruit of an accurate job of makeover, leaving unchanged the original aspect and the basic architecture; in order to make it the antidote to the sophisticated atmospheres where we habitually live, materials like wood, stone and terracotta are being used.
The owners have decided to open the doors of their refuge to all those
who wish to spend their own vacations dipped in the peace and nature, between
the prismatic green of the olive trees and the degrading hill toward the
The love for this small paradise was also shared by the friends who gave one important push in order to try the makeover of the rural home.
With this spirit it is intentional to recreate an atmosphere where the persons could be at ease, as they had inhabited the house all along.
In order to give this impressions of lived atmosphere, the objects that furnish the house are the result of a search that lasted for years between the markets of antique of the Central Italy.
Therefore the furnitures, the heads of the beds, the doors and all the other objects finally find their ideal positioning.
The guest feels himself surrounded in harmony, because he finds in a warm ambient like his own house.
The charm that today wraps this country house, built in far times and restructured six years ago, is the expression of a strong duality that opposes the respect for the tradition to the need of changing the written and predictable rules.
Restored in respect of the rigid rules that they tie all the architectonic jobs carried out in this area, the house remains absolutely faithful to its history and to the original style that characterizes the territory, however succeeds to evoke the fascination of a place with no given space and time.
The tree-lined avenue that connects the gate to the house is embellished by flower-beds in dry stone where plants of iris magically rise, from the end of april they transform the garden in an outbreak of colors and smells.