Hostel between Assisi and Spello for sale

Convent between Assisi and Spello for sale

Umbria - 10 minutes from Assisi and Spello | Il Cantico d'Assisi Ref. code 8SEU

A large accommodation facility ideal for spiritual and religious stays.

Euros 2,300,000

Details and accessories

  • Surface: 3.342 mq
  • Bedrooms: 45
  • Bathrooms: 60
  • Land: 5.900 mq
  • Conditions: rennovated
  • Energy efficiency rating: G
  • EPi: 299.2
  • Private chapel
  • Terrace

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Brief description

A large facility used as a hostel and tourist accommodation centre between Assisi and Spello. With large and numerous communal areas (living rooms, refectories, meeting rooms, a chapel, etc.) and 45 bedrooms with a private bathroom. Large outdoor spaces and private parking space. Hilly position.



Geographic position

Cantico d’Assisi is a large accommodation facility on the hills between Spello (4 km) and Assisi (7 km), which can both be reached in less than 10 minutes by car.


Perugia is 26 km away and can be reached in 20 minutes via the dual carriageway, which is 1 km away from the facility. All Umbria’s main historical centres can be reached easily this way.


Unesco has named Assisi and its surroundings as a World Heritage Site, thanks to its millennial history and the presence of Roman, medieval and renaissance ruins and many monuments that every year attract tourists from all over the world: the Basilica of Saint Francis and the Basilica of Saint Clare, Saint Rufino Cathedral and Giotto and Cimabue’s masterpieces, just to name a few.


The airport of Perugia is the nearest one (19 km, fifteen minutes by car); whereas the airports of Rome Ciampino (180 km) and Fiumicino (198 km) are two hours away.

Description of buildings

This property was built at the end of the 1990s to be used as a convent/hostel for both tourist and spiritual stays. It consists of a large building that develops on four levels for a total net saleable area of 3,173 sq.m (1,596 sq.m of which on the semi-basement) and another 169 sq.m outbuilding on the basement.

The whole property houses 45 rooms and 60 bathrooms in addition to many large communal rooms.


Main building - 45 bedrooms with private bathroom. On the ground floor there’s the main entrance, a few communal rooms and many bedrooms for the personnel and the clergy who live here.

The first and second floors house the bedrooms with private bathroom.

The semi-basement of the main building can be accessed from the parking lot and it houses the communal rooms: meeting rooms, the dining room, the kitchen and the chapel.


The outbuilding

The outbuilding contains the heating system and numerous bathrooms.

State and finishing

This property was built at the end of the 1990s and was renovated less than 10 years ago. It’s currently used as a convent and an accommodation facility.

The finishes are simple yet functional; the large and luminous communal rooms are intended for large groups.

External areas

Cantico d’Assisi is surrounded by about 5,900 sq.m of private land. There’s a large parking area for cars and buses, a part of which is paved.

Use and potential uses

Cantico d’Assisi is intended for welcoming religious communities and tourists who are looking for a simple yet functional accommodation in one of Umbria’s most appreciated areas.

Thanks to the numerous large communal areas, this property is meant for being an accommodation facility where you can organise spiritual retreats, conferences, workshops, courses, school camps. Alternatively, it can be converted into a hospice.



Distances and location

  • Nearest village 0.6 Km
  • Spello 4 Km
  • Assisi 7 Km
  • Perugia 26 Km
  • Spoleto 38 Km
Sea and lakes
  • Adriatic Sea 110 Km
  • Lake Trasimeno 45 Km
  • Perugia Airport 19 Km
  • Rome Ciampino Airport 180 Km
  • Roma Fiumicino Airport 198 Km
  • Dual carriageway 1 Km

Umbria - Italy

Neighboring regions: Toscany, Lazio, Marche

Main centers: Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Todi, Orvieto, Gubbio, Spello


Characteristics: is the sister of Tuscany region, green and hilly territory with olive groves and vineyards, rich in art cities and quaint towns.

Placed in Central Italy between Rome and Florence, Umbria is a region rich in history and culture, from the hilly landscape with olive groves and vineyards, and dotted with historic villages and artistic cities such as Perugia (important international University Centre), Spoleto, Orvieto, Todi, Assisi, Spello and others.

15 minutes from Perugia is located Lake Trasimeno, the largest Italian lake after that of Como.

The climate is mild with temperatures in winter rarely fall below zero degrees and summer temperatures around 25 degrees.

The region is the scene of major cultural events throughout the year (such as the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto and Umbria Jazz) and many other folk events which, especially in summer, enliven small and large centers of the entire territory.


Property offer: Umbria, with its Green and hilly territory is particularly required for purchasing original characteristic stone farmhouses, very similar to those of Tuscany, in the countryside around the major cities of art such as Todi, Spoleto, Orvieto, Perugia, Assisi or in the popular area of Valley of Niccone or of Trasimeno.  These are often finely renovated farmhouses with park and pool, which are well suited to use for vacation but also for investment with the ability to put them in the lease through touristicrental. Umbria has a strategic position being located half an hour from Rome and two hours from Florence. The region, rich in history, offers you the chance to buy real estate like castles, vintage villas, villages and monasteries. Very popular are also the apartments within historical centers or small rural managed complexes, rich in original farmhouses of stone structure, particularly are requested those places in the countryside around the town of Todi, Spoleto, Assisi, Perugia and Orvieto, but also in the areas and Niccone Valley and Lake Trasimeno. Frequently also the historic buildings, ancient villas, castles and apartments in historic towns such as Perugia, Orvieto, Spoleto, Assisi, Spello, Trevi, or in small villages renovated and preserved.



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