A CHOREOGRAPHER'S DREAM: ROMANTIC FARMHOUSE WITH MAGNIFICENT POOL

Leonide Massine

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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A CHOREOGRAPHER'S DREAM: ROMANTIC FARMHOUSE WITH MAGNIFICENT POOL

Umbertide Villa Rental Photos and Description

Romantic Farmhouse With Pool, 4 Bedrooms (8 Pers), 3 Bathrooms, Unblocked Views

Situated in Northern Umbria right on the Tuscany border, it is a large, very attractive 18th century farmhouse with guesthouse which has been sensitively restored by its artist owner to maintain the ancient origins. The house belongs to a famous choreographer and bursts with drama and a sense of fun: it's comfortable, lived in, furnished with country antiques, original beams and antique floors. Terraces and grounds of 3 acres planted with mature pine, cypress, cedar, chestnut and fig trees merge into panoramic country side. Views are magical, peace and privacy are guaranteed in this unspoiled corner of Italy. The gardens are professionally landscaped and contain a magnificent swimming-pool which is surrounded by fragrant rosemary and lavender. If you want peaceful, Italian country life in ancient and artistic surroundings, you may well find yourself falling in love with Rancho Grande.

The swimming pool complex: Pool 49ft x 18ft, 5,5ft deep, operational from the first of June to the end of September surrounded by terraces and walkways, flowers, shaded terraces and shower. Pool attended twice a week.

There is a barbecue near the pool where you can prepare your delicious meal.

Invisibly wired wood fencing of the 3 acres area surrounding the main house and the guesthouse allows household pets to run around safely.

what to do:: You will very much enjoy eating 'at home' under the pergola in the garden, but there are some very good restaurants, from family run to elegant style dining and wine bars in the nearby villages. Plenty of shopping opportunities and local markets are reachable in a few minutes by car.

What to do in Umbria: explore the close renaissance town of Città di Castello, enjoy the local market, visit the famous Burri collection, visit Assisi, the most famous spiritual place in Italy, visit Montone,Gubbio,Urbino, Perugia Umbria’s capital, the Perugina chocolate factory, visit Orvieto and the St. Patrick well, make a wine tour in Montefalco, explore the Trasimeno lake, visit Spoleto, Spello, have lunch at the Clitunno springs.

What to do in Tuscany: visit nearby Sansepolcro with its corso and designer shops, Anghiari, Arezzo, Florence, Pisa with the leading tower, Lucca, Siena, make a wine tour in the Chianti region. Visit Cortona, San Gimignano, Montalcino e Montepulciano.

Other things to know: This unspoiled corner of Italy is especially renowned for its romantic medieval villages, its valleys and varied vegetation. Within easy reach are Arezzo 40km, Cortona 40km, Florence 120km, Siena 90km, San Gimigniano 110km, Pisa 150km, Perugia 40km, Gubbio 40km, Assisi 50km, (all distances approx). Rome, Bologna, Chianti-region are within one to two hours travel. Both, Mediterranean and Adriatic sea coasts are no more than 1 hours travel. Jewel-like villages, such as Città di Castello, Sansepolcro, Anghiari, Caprese Michelangelo (the artist's birthplace) are close by.

Perugia which is 40Km away hosts the international jazz festival” Umbria Jazz” in July, Città di Castello the Chamber Music Festival of Nations in August/September, the National Horse Show in September and the National Fair of White Truffles in November.

The renown sulphurous spa” Terme di Fontecchio” is just 5km down the road.

Other Activities: at 20 km of distance there is a 9 hole golf court, possibilities for lessons.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
Leonide Massine (Owner)
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About Leonide Massine

Renown Choreographer

Leonide Massine purchased this villa in 1991

Why Leonide Massine chose Umbertide

This property was love at first sight.

What makes this villa unique

The quiet location with its magical views with peace and privacy.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Perugia international airport
Nearest Ferry
160 Kilometres
Ancona
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Arezzo
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
E45
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Fano
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Fraccano
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Montenerone
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Golf
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
La Collina
Car: necessary

Set in the hills above the Renaissance town of Città di Castello on a hilltop of 450m, the property is not isolated and is very conveniently located, just 10km from the E45 expressway. The position on Umbrian/Tuscan borders make Rancho Grande a perfect base for touring Tuscany, Umbria and le Marche.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Umbertide Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High season
Jul 14 2014 - Aug 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
€2,500
 
 
Middle season
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
€2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €0
Refundable damage deposit €300
Notes Discounts possible for longer rental periods. Get in contact for price quotations.
30% Of the rental fee has to be paid in advance. This amount is not refundable.
The remaining 70% paid upon arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Umbertide Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Located in the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , Located in guest bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet , Located in the guesthouse.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guest bedroom 3 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , This bedroom is located in the detached guesthouse.
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , cot available
    Guest bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , can be united into 1 large double bed
    Guest bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , can be united into 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
  • Books
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • tennis
Notes:
Mountain bike paradise,Sulphur spa,trecking
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