A unique opportunity and a generous neighbor have enabled us to aquire some mature olive trees. The trees are being planted this week and will provide a welcome bonus to the landscape at the villa. The trees come frome a productive olive grove within the village. It is entirely fitting[…]
We are planning to plant vegetable beds for next spring and summer. The beds will be constructed on the slope near to the house. We have taken delivery of 150 half railway sleepers. The construction should be completed in the late winter. We are looking forward to growing a small supply[…]
It is our goal to establish a wild life friendly environment around the villa. In particular we wish to encourage butterflies and bees and a variety of birdlife. with this in mind we sowed wild flower seeds and meadow grasses in early summer this year in two areas at the[…]
All the concrete work is done. The travertine edging and patio stones have arrived and this afternoon the first edging will be laid.
After 2 years of hard work, Villa Segreto Gelsomino is ready to invite guests from early summer 2016. This is fruition of a dream which started in the summer of 2013, when we were on holiday in Italy and on a return visit to the spectacular city of Orvieto. We[…]