Francesco Bachetoni

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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LA ROCCIA

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Sleeps 6+8+6, swimming pool, selfcatering, private garden, accurately furnished

In a secluded valley, within a huge olive tree estate, Pianciano is a stone hamlet built in the 15th century. It is dominated by the magnificent villa Paradiso, built at the end of 1600. In the hamlet, three accurately restored and furnished cottages are perfect for a peaceful holiday, in the 'green heart of Italy'. It is possible to rent from one 'room with a view' for a romantic holiday up to the all hamlet (max 20).Swimming pool 12x6, dressing room. The guardians will take care of any problem during your staying. Self catering accommodation. Also breakfast, dinner and wooden oven pizza on request. Cooking lessons. Tour guide, wineries tour, wildlife guide.Wifi, broadband in all houses and in the pool area. Steam bath, minispa. Mobile phone and pc at your disposal. Pick up from and to airport.

Also close to Rome and Florence, Pianciano is ideal to visit jewels of architecture and art like Spoleto, Assisi, Bevagna, Todi, Bevagna and Montefalco. Wineries tours, olive oil and truffles tasting. Also ideal for a relaxing holiday, in the peace of its lovely garden and surroundings.

Genuine, all-Italian product shopping: Pure olive oil, meat by the farm butchery and truffles (in season) are available for purchase at the estate farm.

Household-staff: Custodians on spot. Fenced property. Extra cleaning on request. Dinner on request. Wooden-oven pizza cooking on request. Cooking lesson (Italian traditional, Umbrian traditional, pizza, cous.cous).

Added amenities : Besides great furniture and efficient, state-of-the-art appliances the house provides a fully equipped kitchen and a phone line with a modem-jack. Properties are detached from each other. Room, privacy and comfort are ensured.

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Details for LA ROCCIA 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

LA ROCCIA, (sleeps 6) is composed of: a) ground floor: large living room with fireplace, kitchen, 1 bathroom with shower; b) first floor: 1 double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms, 1 bathroom. Shaded terrace to dine 'al fresco'. Separate utility room with washing machine and iron table. Large playroom with tennis table. BBQ. Swimming pool (about 40 x 20 feet), dressing room, bathroom with shower, sunbeds. Wifi, broadband. Mobile telephone. All the appliances are state-of-the-art and in a perfect working shape. All our outdoor property (olive grove, park, pool, etc.) is 100% accessible to our guests.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Francesco Bachetoni (Property Manager)
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About Francesco Bachetoni

My ancestors lived in Umbria since 1500 . My greatgrandfather bought Pianciano in 1911 and I have a deep link with Spoleto and this area. The property still belongs to our family and the large Villa Paradiso is our family house. I am a civil engineer with a master at the MIT, Boston. Even if i live in Rome and have worked abroad for many years, I like to spend all my free time at Pianciano. Horseriding and taking care of the property are the most relaxing activity during holidays.

Francesco Bachetoni purchased this villa in 2013

Why Francesco Bachetoni chose Spoleto

The medieval hamlet of Pianciano need restoration. I decided to give the hamlet a new life! I love to share the pleasure to stay at Pianciano with other people, and to let them know Umbria and Spoleto. When possible, I take our guests for a tour in our family house, Villa Paradiso. It has a private collection of paintings and art objects and it gives an idea of Italian taste for art.

What makes this villa unique

Pianciano has not been a choice, it is a heritage I love to take care of it. The peace of the garden, the quietness, and the spectacular view on the olive grow, more then 11.000 trees, is something unique. The feeling of being in continuity with the past brings an incredible energy to face the challenges of the future.

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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LA ROCCIA
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Beautiful estate in stunning Umbrian countryside

  • 5 of 5
We just spent 2 weeks at Pianciano, near Spoleto in Umbria and had an amazing time. As a family with 2 x 11 year old boys and a 4 year old girl, Casa dell'arco was perfect - having more than enough space to accommodate us all, and being both tastefully decorated and well equipped. Claudia and Francesco, who own the estate, could not have been more welcoming and assisted us in any way they could. The grounds are truly breath-taking, and if you are looking for a peaceful retreat, with luxurious surroundings, close to Umbria's most popular towns and cities, this is perfect location. I can't wait to come back, and have already been recommending to our friends and family.
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Perfect Place

  • 5 of 5
This is a well kept secret this was one of the most beautiful place you could stay, and if you do stay be sure to have Gabrielle cook for you what a wonderful cook, and a beautiful person you will not regret it, I tried to take her home with me but she didn't have a passport. The owner was very gracious and was a great historian what can I say except perfect in every way, you will not regret your stay here, somewhat secluded but easy drives to anywhere you care to go.
  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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5

Five-star hospitality at Pianciano!!

  • 5 of 5
After a few weeks camping in the Marche, we - a family with 4 children in the age of 13, 14, 14 and 17, had a great time at Pianciano in Casa della Rocca. The location is wonderful. Highlights during our stay: the home-made pasta when we arrived, relaxing at the pool, Umbrian cooking lesson with Gabrielle (with truffles and meat from the estate), the pizza-evening, the amazing view,... And the great hospitality of Fransesco and Claudia! Not only their service at Pianciano was great, but also their help with our carproblem. For the hole week we could borrow the jeep of Fransesco. And the last few days of our stay we had a pleasant time in their house. So we could fortunately still explore the beautiful surroudings of Spoleto: Monti Sibillini, Perugia, visite the winery in Montefalco,...
Pianciano is a beautiful place to visit again!
Heidi K
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Pararadise at Pianciano !!!

  • 5 of 5
Consider yourself fortunate if you can get to visit Pianciano. So comforting upon arrival with welcome meal waiting.. Grounds are beautiful, so very peaceful and quiet. Accomodations are plentiful. You are on your own, yet a phone call away from assistance. Claudia is wonderful to confirm your arrangements prior to arrival. Francesco is charming and full of history. If you are fortunate to visit the castle, a wonderful treasure for memory, breathe it all in. If you have a car even better, we managed without and were fine. Visiting Spoleto, Spello and the must see Assisi.. We love this place and hoping to return. Another thanks to the staff on hand as said everyone was so helpful. Also try the restaurant down the road from Pianciano or a cooking class both were great..
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Our perfect Umbrian holiday @ Pianciano

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I had a wonderful time at Pianciano. The location is beautiful. From the house and pool we had a breath taking view overlooking the valley. We enjoyed a quiet and relaxing holiday. We stayed at Pianciano for 2 weeks.

Highlights during our stay; relaxing at the pool, the hospitality of Francesco and Claudia, Umbrian cooking lesson with Maria (with truffels and meat from the estate) and baking pizza's in the 300-year old oven with Aziz.

When you are looking for the perfect spot for your Umbrian vacation, this is the place. Floortje and I can recommend Pianciano. We are looking forward to returning to Pianciano in the future.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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We loved it!

  • 5 of 5
I've just returned home after my travels & I wanted to let you know how very much we enjoyed Pianciano. It was way beyond expectations. The place to stay & the beautiful surroundings, towns, villages. I didn't want to leave.

We started with getting lost in Rome & having a very exciting drive through the centre of the city! Francesco was very good to meet us & after our harrowing experience he even graciously supplied a second bottle of wine!

The people in the Campello grocery store were delightful. So helpful & even with the language barrier we managed to communicate well. The butcher there was so good to try to point out the local produce, foods, wine etc. One of the cashiers spoke more English than we were able to do Italian & she was very good to us.

The chickens on the other hand weren't so helpful - we fed them well & got a total of 4 eggs all week!

Would love one day to see the Bachetoni farm. It was such a pleasure to sit outside, sip wine & gaze at the beautiful buildings & olive groves across the way. Although the greenfly from the vines were trying to take over our table! We stayed in La Roccia & it was very comfortable for 5 of us including my elderly mother. She was careful on the stairs but did fine.

I really can't say enough about this place. I showed photos to my neighbour & now she's hoping to plan a stay there next year. Oh, dear - I hope Pianciano doesn't get so popular that I can't get booked!

Grazie!
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Perugia
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Campello
Nearest Ferry
200 Kilometres
Civitavecchia
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Perugia
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Spoleto
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Spoleto
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Passo d'Acera
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Forche Canepine
Nearest Beach
200 Kilometres
Conero (Ancona)
Car: necessary

Spoleto, one of the most beautiful Medieval towns in Italy, welcomes you with its stunning landscape made of olive trees and hills, its many works of art, its traditional warmth and excellent wine and cooking. The very heart of Umbria, from here you can conveniently reach the most important art cities in Central Italy. (Rome, Florence, Assisi, Bevagna, Montefalco, Perugia ). At Pianciano, enjoy total quiet and relax in the lovely garden , with 80 different antique roses. Steam bath, minispa. Wifi in all houses and pool area. Cookery lessons, dinner prepared on request. Pizza night in the medieval wooden oven. Nice trattoria at walking distance.

Other Activities: Natural and typical product shopping. Crafts. Gourmet restaurants. Wineries tour. Best cashmir wool products factories. Worldwide-famous art and music festivals (Festival di Spoleto, Umbria Jazz, Medieval Festa delle Gaite in Bevagna, Medieval Giostra della Quintana in Foligno).

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Availability & Rates

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Spoleto Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 8
Sep 27 2014 - Nov 7 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
€1,200
 
 
Rate 9
Nov 8 2014 - Dec 19 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
€1,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Rates to be intended for the whole apartment. Heating, weekly and/or final cleaning and general expenses (water, electricity, wood for the fireplace, barbecue,use of steambath and bikes) included.
No other charges apply. Please inquire for more-than-2-weeks stay special. 10%discout on the second week (not in July and August)
Extra cleaning, dinner, laundry, babysitting: on request.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Spoleto Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
  • Double bedroom with latex mattress and linen sheet. Duvet pillows.Extra bed or cot can be added.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Children and pets welcome. The hamlet provides a very safe environment for children, which are free to go around.In the hamlet live two dogs, three cats, two horses, poultry. Children can collect egg themselves. Farm products on season. The house is not accessible to wheelchairs and infirm persons because of the stairs (inside and outside). Large playroom. Discreet and attentive custodiand on spot.
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