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- About The Experience
Walk to a nearby restaurant for a traditional Italian meal, or prepare a home-cooked meal to be enjoyed al fresco? These are the kind of important decisions you’ll be making at this wonderfully restored farmhouse in the Umbrian countryside, and when you see the beautifully landscaped yard, see the breathtaking views, and smell the lavender growing nearby, it might be difficult to decide! Great for a large group, this farmhouse has a private pool and is well-located for experiencing the best of Umbria.
- Location Description
This property is in Umbria, in the area of Umbertide, which has an abundance of natural beauty and plenty of peace and quiet for those looking to get away from it all. There’s a restaurant a mere 500 meters away, and the small village of Spedaliccio is 3 km, with shops, restaurants, and amenities. For sightseeing, be sure to visit Cortona, an ancient Etruscan hilltop town that is full of art, history, and culture. Tour frescoed churches from the 13th century; explore the original city walls, and then visit an art exhibit in the 16th century fortress. You are also sure to find restaurants featuring delicious Tuscan dishes and ancient tombs dating back to the second century BC. There are plenty of shops selling antiques, crafts, wines, and olive oils, as well as a bank, post office, and pharmacy. Or, for a unique day trip, try Lake Trasimeno, one of the largest lakes in Italy. The towns around the lake have a multitude of castles – there are even some in the lake itself, on its three islands. Umbria’s capital city, Perugia, is also worth a visit for its rich and long history that is evident when gazing up at the ancient ruins and buildings that include old churches and cathedrals. There are trains from Perugia to Rome and Florence.
Nearby Attractions: Umbertide, Cortona, Gubbio, Perugia, Lake Trasimeno, Siena, Spedaliccio (grocery shops), restaurant, wine tasting courses.
Florence: 145 km/90 mi
Perugia: 48 km/30 mi
Lake Trasimeno: 34 km/21 mi
Gubbio: 33 km/20.5 mi
Cortona: 29 km/18 mi
Umbertide: 11 km/7 mi
Wine Tasting Courses: 4 km/2 mi
Spedaliccio: 3 km/2 mi
Restaurant:500 m/1640 ft
- Exterior Description
This farmhouse is comprised of two buildings: a stone farmhouse is the main building, while 40 meters away there’s a smaller guest house. Each has a private driveway and its own furnished outdoor area for al fresco dining. There is a private pool (12 x 6.5 m) with nearby sun loungers and views of the manicured garden. A gazebo with a table and chairs offers a dining area for up to 14 guests, and a there’s also a barbeque.
- Interior Description
Ground Floor: This floor has a living room with a fireplace and two sitting areas. The dining area has a table and chairs, and the kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher. There is a bedroom on this floor with twin-beds. There’s a bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet.
First Floor: This floor can be accessed via both internal and external staircases. The entry hall has a decorative antique fireplace, and leads to three bedrooms. The first is a master bedroom with a queen-size bed (160 cm) and an ensuite bathroom with a toilet, sink, and bathtub with handheld shower. The second has a queen-size bed (160 cm) and an ensuite bathroom with a bathtub with hand held shower, toilet, and double sink. The third has a queen-size bed (160 cm) and an ensuite bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet.
Ground Floor: This floor has a living and dining room with a fireplace, couches, and a table and chairs. The kitchen has a fireplace and is equipped with a dishwasher. The bedroom on this floor has a queen-size bed (160 cm). There’s also a bathroom with a bathtub with handheld shower, sink, and toilet.
First Floor: Up a flight of stairs, this floor has a bedroom with twin-beds (80-85 cm) and access to the pool area. There’s also a bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet.
Upper Floor: This floor has a bedroom with a queen-size bed (160 cm) that can be converted into twin-beds upon prior request. There’s also a bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet.
- Features Description
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
- Massage: 120 Euros for 1 hour
- Yoga or Tai Chi Qi Gong Lessons: 120 Euros per lesson
- Hot Air Balloon Ride: 300 Euros per person (minimum 2 people)
- We have listed the twin-beds as 80-85 cm. 80-85 cm is considered narrow for an adult by US standards.
Features and Amenities
- Outside Area - Private
- Swimming Pool - Private
- Tennis Court - Shared
- CD player
- DVD player
- Ipod dock
- Ping Pong Table
- TV - English Channels Available
- Internet - Wireless
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
Please note: Official Arrival Times:
- A security deposit authorization form will be emailed to you. You will need to provide credit card info and email the form back to your Travel Advisor at least two weeks prior to your arrival at the property. We will forward this information on to the local agent, who will charge any damage to the property along with other stated expenses incurred during your stay. The listed security deposit is: 2000 EUR
- Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
- UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
- Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
- Departure Time: 9:00 am
* These prices and conditions may change based on your arrival date and length of stay. For exact conditions, please click on the View Availability button, enter your dates, and then click on View Pricing and Conditions.
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Call us: 1-800-726-6702
Outside the US: +1-805-880-1228
Sat 8:00-11:00 Pacific Time
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