Castiglione del Lago Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description
6 Bedroom, 5 bathroom, sleeps max of 13
Traditional farmhouse and cottage restored to highest specifications. Beautifully positioned in rolling countryside and situated off a quiet country lane close to the Tuscany border. Fenced and gated grounds of 1ha contain: 6 x 13 meter salt water pool, BBQ & pizza oven, 3m trampoline and unobstructed views of Lago Trasimeno.
The property consists of 2 houses. Farmhouse has 4 bedrooms (sleeps 9), 3 bath - traditional home which was expertly restored in 2005. The cottage was constructed in 2006 in the traditional style (c.70m from farmhouse) and has 2 bedrooms (sleeps 4), 2 baths.
Location is excellent for relaxing by the pool in a tranquil setting or for touring the Tuscany & Umbria regions and visiting many of the beautiful towns and villages close by - Arezzo, Assisi, Cortona, Montepulciano, Orvieto and Siena - all being within a 1hr drive. Florence and Rome are best reached via 1.5hr train ride - station is 20mins from the property. Both houses have wireless broadband.
Wine tasting and cookery schools/lessons: We have many highly recommended wineries close by and the famous Vino Nobile di Montepulicano region is just minutes away.
Sightseeing trips: The immediate area has many wonderful towns and villages to visit.
Cortona - Base for the popular book and movie 'Under a Tuscan Sun' is approx. 20 mins.
Montepulciano - Internationally renowned for its wine and beauty.
4 UNESCO World Heritage sites -
1. Pienza; also famous for its pecorino cheese.
2. Assisi; spiritual home of St. Francis.
3. Siena - home of the 'Palio' and reputedly the place where perfect Italian is spoken.
4. Val d'Orcia & Montalcino - area of exceptional beauty and home to Italy's greatest wine, Brunello di Montalcino.
Castiglione del Lago, Paciano and Panicale - designated amongst the most beautiful villages in Italy.
Florence & Rome (we suggest by train- station 20 minutes from house).
Also shopping at Val di Chiana Outlet Village.
Additional features of the house include: Fantastic Pool - features include, roman steps, 2.4m deep end with diving board, skin-friendly salt water system, wonderful 'bisazza' mosaic tiles which shimmer and reflect different colours. A large terrace surrounds the pool and there is ample space to relaxing and sunbathing.
Wireless internet through most of the property - check you mail by the pool or under the shade of the magnificent oak tree.
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Everything is fine, the weather is nice, pool is great, just cleaned on Monday. Lovely towns in the neighbourhood with great restaurants. We are having our holidays in Italy for over 15 years and this is one of the best.