• Welcome to Monestevole

    eco-lux living in the Green Heart of Italy

    The House

    Monestevole was originally built in the 15th century as a watch-tower for nearby Monestevole castle. Over the coming centuries, additional parts were added to the tower to develop it into the current borgo (hamlet) structure. Up to 12 farmer's families (over 50 people), lived in Monestevole until the 1960s when it was abandoned for 30 years until a young couple from Umbertide purchased the ruins and restructured it. Tribewanted Monestevole purchased the property in 2012 and opened its doors to the tribe on March 21st 2013. Our team lives both on site and in the nearby town of Umbertide.

    Grounds & Facilities

    Monestevole is surrounded bu 40 hectares of forest and olive groves.
    Guests are welcome to enjoy our farm and gardens, salt water swimming pool, outdoor BBQ and pizza oven and our 100 meter workshop / exercise space.

    Animals

    We have horses, goats, a sheep, pigs, ducks, chickens, dogs, cats and even an albino peacock at Monestevole. Kids and families are welcome to come feed the animals with us in the morning and collect eggs!

    The Green Heart of Italy

    Umbria is the greenest region of Italy. Local crops include olive oil, wine, sunflowers, and spelt. The region is famous for its truffles, pork meat and wild boar. Local bread is made without salt due to an old feud with the Pope on salt tax!

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