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Maniero Calanchi

Bagnoregio | Umbria

This magnificent Maniero dates back to 850 d. C., it was an ancient Roman tower, while the other part of the building was built in the medieval age and was used as a military post, overlooking the valley. In time it has been transformed into a mansion and a small private chapel was added along with a large farmhouse ( mq. 500 to be restored) divided in apartments for the workers. Set into 2 hectares of mature park land, an avenue leads to the entrance of the manor house (mq. 1400) . Manierio Calanchi has been completely renovated keeping as many of the original features as possible and using carefully sourced materials from the appropriate period. On the ground floor there is a large entrance hall, two winter garden rooms, a large double living room, a guest room, a TV room, a double dining room, a kitchen and a storeroom. There is a wine cellar, where originals medieval urns are still visible and two small storages. A space has been created for a lift which will go up to the third floor. The second floor has four double bedrooms each one with its own en-suite bathroom. A reception room, a library, a laundry room and two terraces. The third floor has a large study, three further double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, two store rooms, a billiard room, a sitting area. From the third floor there is a connection to the tower where there is a sitting room with a stunning view over the valley. Around the manor there are two terraces for a total surface of about 250 mq. The estate includes 18 ha. of wood land, 600 olive trees, e vegetable garden with its own spring and a small greenhouse. There are also 4 caves dug out of the rock, one of which was an old mill . The Maniero has 6 boilers, two for each floor, two antique wood burners, six antique fireplaces. All the doors are ancient as the wooden ceilings and the terracotta tiles. Wardrobes have been made using original sixteenth and seventeenth century cupboards Basaltine stone on the ground floor, bathrooms, TV room while the winter garden is in ancient cotto. The second floor has antique parquet floors, the third floor is a mixture of the above mentioned flooring.
Price on application


  • Manor House: mq.1400 
  • Farmhouse: mq.500 
  • Land: ha.20 
  • Civita di Bagnoregio 5 minutes, Orvieto 10 minutes, Rome 1 h, Florence 1.45 h