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What we love

Wow! What an incredible place - this former Capuchin convent is perfectly nestled in the breath-taking magnificence of the Italian countryside. Quite literally heaven!

The Property

Il Convento dei Cappuccini in Passignano sul Trasimeno – a former Capuchin convent nestled in the breathtaking Italian countryside. Restored, refurbished & re-imagined by the owner to honor both its storied history and the modern day, the 60-acre estate stands today as it has for more than four centuries. 

Celebrating the natural grandeur of the land and retaining a functional simplicity appropriate to its modest religious roots, Il Convento dei Cappuccini  boasts an impressive array of contemporary luxuries and state-of-the-art facilities – in addition to a level of service steeped in the traditions of renowned Umbrian hospitality. 

Living Space

Guest areas and accommodation (Apartments 1 to 9) are spread over three floors, all accessible by elevator.

Lower Garden Floor
Two bedrooms (Apts. 1 and 2), each features a sitting area and with direct access to the Convento’s gardens
Historic Cantina (wine cellar) and adjoining tasting room of the Convento

Ground Floor
Various living areas, including a reading room, main living room with wood burning fireplace, games table and grand piano, leading to the Convento’s dining room (used for breakfast) which seats twelve and the Convento’s breakfast kitchen with guest pantry.
The Convento’s cloister accessing two bedrooms (Apts. 3 and 4)
Access to numerous outdoor dining and sitting areas, including the Bar, which is located in what was historically the Convento’s sacristy

Upper Floor
Five bedrooms (Apts. 5 to 9) including the Master Suite (Apt. 5), Family Suite (Apt. 9) and Children’s Bedroom (Apt. 7)

Library Building
In addition to featuring the Convento’s galleried library and living room with rebuilt Renaissance wood burning fireplace and games room with billiard table. It also houses the principal dining room, which can seat up to 34 guests, adjacent wine cellar and the main kitchen (with a chef’s table that can seat ten). In addition to this there is a small terraced apartment with queen bed (Apt.10).

Cinema Room
Located within the Library building is the Convento’s private cinema. Under the keen guidance and personal supervision of film-maker George Lucas, I Cappuccini proudly offers a state of the art theatre style private screening room. The intimate, 16 seater facility showcases the very latest in theatrical presentation technology, and additionally features multi-platform video gaming. An extensive cinema library of over 1000 feature films, includes new releases as well as a comprehensive selection of classic films.


The property is fully staffed with a team consisting of 24 who are able to entirely bespoke your stay at I Cappucini, making for a truly unforgettable experience!

  • A full-time Management Couple live on the estate.
  • Kitchen staff include the Head-Chef and his entourage of sous-chefs, assistants, wait staff and a sommelier.
  • The Head Housekeeper and her team provide a maid and laundry service twice daily, seven days a week.
  • A houseman tends to the outdoors with the garden and pool staff.


Closest airport is Florence, which is a 90 minute drive away


Prices from €85,000 per week.

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