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Accommodation & Amenities

Palazzo Scagliae is currently arranged to sleep upto 8 guests over 3 floors. It has 3 double bedrooms, a twin room, double sofa bed and a single sofa bed. Additional beds can be installed in the lower floors upon request, and a baby cot is available for no extra cost.


Please take a look at the detailed floor descriptions below.


There are 5 bathrooms with 4 showers, 2 living/lounge rooms with satellite TV, an equipped rustic kitchen, a dining room with antique furniture, a reading room and an outside terrace with 8 person jacuzzi tub. The Palazzo is furnished with many period antiques and art work.  Unlike other holiday villas in Umbria, you will have exclusive and sole use of the entire Palazzo when you book with us!


Free wifi is provided and our rates include all bed linen, towels, kitchen utensils and cutlery as well as use of he outdoors furniture.

Set on the top of mountain, at nearly 900mt above sea level, Palazzo Scagliae dominates the surrounding valleys and hill tops and gives unparalleled views of Gubbio and the plush Umbrian countryside.

You will be staying in the XIII Castle which has been carefully restored by us and updated to provide you with all modern conveniences. Having been a 'Palazzo-Fortilizzo', you will at once notice the imposing and impressive stone structure, with walls that can reach thicknesses of over 3mts in some places. 

Setting foot inside Palazzo Scagliae, you will admire the handmade XV Century terracotta tiles which give the building warmth and a unique character – each tile is different! To the left, you will notice the older part of the structure, dating as far back as the XIII Century. Look carefully at the original fireplace in the kitchen, and you will see the date 1186 scratched into its surface. To the right, the building takes on a different look  - this is the XVI Century part of the building, with vaulted ceilings, rose coloured stones and many stone arches. Take the stairs directly in front of you and you will come across the remnants of the original rain water collection system, and below the actual lime clad storage tank. In the lower floor you will see the original stone mill and impressive stables with large arched glass doors giving onto the terrace and hot tub area.

Top Floor

2 Double Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms with Shower (one ensuite)
TV/Sitting Room with Leather Chesterfield Sofas

The top floor has 2 double rooms, 2 bathrooms with showers and a TV/Lounge room which has been furnished with leather Chesterfield sofas. The walls are all made of stone and you will be able to see the exposed wooden beams and terracotta tiled ceiling.

Bedroom 1 has a small fireplace and ensuite bathroom with shower. The room is furnished with a cast iron double bed, wardrobe, bedside cabinets, a small antique bureau and an antique chaise lounge. The bedroom offers good views of the surrunding hills.

Bedroom 2 has a cast iron double bed, wardrobe, bed side cabinets and desk. It also has antique chairs and inlayed cabinet. Here you have fantastic views of the surrounding mountains from 3 arched windows, and a little ‘Romeo & Juliet’ balcony.

The middle room is used as a sitting/TV room and also has a bathroom with shower. This area can be used to relax in and watch satellite TV. It also has a large fireplace. The lounge is furnished with a leather Chesterfield sofa and armchair, as well as coffee tables. It has 2 windows either side of the room which offer nice views of the grounds and hills.

Ground Floor

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
​Dining Room
Living Room with TV and Double Sofa Bed
Bathroom with Shower & Washing Machine

The ground floor has a fully equipped large kitchen with original fireplace inscribed with 1186 and an antique wooden chest used as a breakfast area.

You have a ceramic basin, gas oven cooker, dish washer, fridge freezer, microwave, espresso machine, kettle & toaster. There is a large table with benches and chairs for dining and breakfast. The floor is the original stone floor of the house.

The dining room on the ground floor is furnished with mahogany dining set including table, chairs, side and display cabinets. It has vaulted ceiling and terracotta flooring.

The living/TV room has a large double sofa bed (full pullout mattress), a large antique wardrobe and a single leather Chesterfield armchair. The room has a nice wooden beam ceiling and old terracotta floor.

There is also a large bathroom with shower, large mirror with Tiffany lamps and a washing machine. Here you can also see traces of the water collection system used in the past.


Lower Floor

​TWIN Bedroom
Sofa beds in The Old Stables and Milling Room
2 Bathrooms (1 with shower)
Games Room / Additional Beds
Access to Sun Terrace and Hot Tub area

The lower floor consists of 3 rooms and 2 bathrooms.


The first room closest to the stairs is the old milling room. You will see the original milling stone on the wall and various collection chambers dug into the floor. The room is furnished with an antique oriental style wardrobe, antique plate holder and a sofa bed. Single or additional beds can be added here.

The second room is accessed by walking through the old water cistern (this has been converted into a walkway and an additional bathroom). This room is currently set up as a double bedroom.

The furthest stable room is used as a games room. Additional beds may be added here depending on your requested layout.


The paved terrace and hot tub area can be accessed from any of the rooms above.


The Grounds

JacuzziTub 3x3mt (8-10 person)
​Large Sun Terrace​
Pizza Oven
Floodlight Barbecue Area
Underground Car Park


On the 12 acre grounds of Palazzo Scaglia, you will find many amenities and facilities. We offer a large sun terrace with outdoor furniture such as tables, recliners, umbrellas and chairs, and a large 3x3mt jacuzzi tub which can accommodate up to 10 people.

There is a large stone pizza oven that you can use, as well as a cool underground secure car park. If you wonder around the grounds, you will come across many varieties of trees and flowers, and bump into frogs and dragon flies around the pond. There is also the old original stone well towards the bottom of the grounds.


  • Jacuzzi Tub  3x3mt (can hold 10 people)

  • Outdoor furniture (loungers, umbrellas and recliners)

  • Free Wi-Fi indoors and outside

  • ​TV & Satellite

  • Dishwasher & Washing Machine

  • Gas oven cooker

  • Fridge, Espresso Machine, Microwave, toaster, kettle, iron & ironing board

  • Underground Parking & Video Phone entry system

  • Pizza Oven & Barbecue area

  • Central Heating


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