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LE BALZE: peaceful park 1 mile from centre, 3 elegant apartments, swimming pool - LE ROSE apartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 548 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights



LE ROSE apartment


It is an independent apartment in the villa in which the hosts live; it has an independent gate, parking and its own garden. There is a barbecue and a table to eat outdoors, under the shade of a big chestnut tree.

Big, bright kitchen with a wide window from which you can see Assisi; wood old furniture, table for 6, well equipped.

Double room with comfort bed and mattress, big wardrobe, side tables, 2 windows, very bright.

Very big elegant bathroom with bath, shower, disabled toilet, big window.

Sitting room with fireplace, two comfortable armchairs and sofa bed (160 wide), wardrobe

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About the property

LE BALZE park in town

The property is at 1,5 km from the old town center (Basilica di S. Pietro, Medieval Garden, San Costanzo Church)

Bus stop at just 50 metres from the garden gate

Porch and private swimming pool

Big park (7500 square metres) with large lawns, ancient olive trees, cypress and many roses

A pine grove where it is nice and cool even in hot summer days

Private car-park in the walled garden

Classical style furnishing with ancient objects and pieces of furniture

Very well equipped kitchens

Comfort beds

The hosts speak fluent English and German and some French: they are happy to help guests in any need and in organizing tours in Italy.

In our garden one has the feeling to be in the middle of nature, instead we are just a a short distance from the city center.

In the property there are two houses:

the hosts' villa, in which there is an apartment with independent entrance: LE ROSE (1 bedroom, sleeps 4 people) and a cottage, near the swimming pool and the pine grove, in which there is the apartment IL MELOGRANO (2 bedrooms, sleeps 5 people).

Both LE ROSE and IL MELOGRANO have an independent gate, car park and entrance. LE ROSE and IL MELOGRANO have also their own private garden, where one can and cook in a barbecue, and eat in the shadow, under a canopy.

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Valentina Giunti
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Valentina Giunti

I'm an Italian Language teacher at Perugia University for Foreigners: I love my job, nature, travelling and arts. I was born in this home, where I live with my husband and children.

Valentina Giunti purchased this villa in 1963

Why Valentina Giunti chose Perugia

I have always lived in this house and garden, which I love very much. Some of my kids don't live here any more, therefore I decided to share the big spaces of this lovely place with guests.

What makes this villa unique

Beautiful dawn on Assisi and sunset on the Tuscan mountains

Wide lawns with ancient olive trees and roses

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Perugia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 548 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
  • disabled toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 double
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Double bed (160 - 190) with slatted base and comfortable mattress Big wardrobe Side tables with reading lamp 2 windows
  • Books ...
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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LE ROSE apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews

Incredibly relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting and lovely apartment. The pool and garden are fantastic with lots of areas to relax. The apartment is well appointed and has a private outdoor area to relax in with an outdoor grill for cooking. The location is great with lots of sights in easy driving distance - Spello and Assisi are beautiful but Perugia itself is also a wonderful place to visit. Valentina and her family are great hosts. She emailed a list of recommendations for food and sightseeing. The local butcher she recommended was fantastic. Also thanks once again for the recommendation of the restaurant in Spello. It was fabulous. We also enjoyed the company of their two lovely dogs. The only negative was that we had to leave - we could happily stay for a month or more.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Warwick! It was lovely hosting you, I would have loved to have you stay for months, too!!
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Peace and Serenity

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Le Balze was wonderful! The garden is beautiful and so peaceful. We sat out every morning having our coffee and croissant and found ourselves leaving for our sightseeing much later than planned as we so enjoyed our mornings in the garden. The property is perfectly situated for all the sightseeing in the area. There are so many beautiful medieval towns in the area to visit. Spello was our favorite with Assisi coming in a close second. We also had a wonderful day on Lago Trasimeno with a boat tour out to Isola Maggiore. We ended all of our days back out in the garden enjoying wine and the nice Umbrian breeze. It was everything we had hoped for and more!

Valentina was a wonderful. She emailed us a list of everything in the area that included all the shops and restaurants to all the towns nearby and what they had to offer. It was very useful! It was a wonderful holiday and we plan on returning again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you enjoyed Umbria and our place! You will always be very very welcome!
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Beautiful villa in a tranquil setting, close to everything, and friendly and obliging host

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent four weeks in Le Rose, at Le Blaze. It was everything we hoped it would be. Our apartment was clean and comfortable and the facilities within it, excellent. Tucked away in a secluded part of the grounds we felt like we were in our own little villa.

We were able to purchase local produce and shop at nearby supermarkets, only a short distance by car. The excellent cooking facilities meant that we were able to cook our own meals on many occasions.

The secure parking, with easy electronic access was a bonus, and the WiFi coverage was excellent.

We made good use of the excellent swimming pool, and it was a great place to relax on a hot day, and meet other travellers from many different countries.

Valentina was very welcoming, as were the rest of her family, including two little four legged friends(dogs), who we grew to love. Nothing was too much trouble for the family, and they were always concerned that we had everything we needed.

A good pizza restaurant was recommended by Valentina, at nearby Montebello, with massive pizzas at an unbelievable price. There are many good restaurants to choose from in the Perugia area.

It was an ideal location for visiting throughout Umbria and southern Toscana. Valentina provided lots of valuable information on places to visit, which we took advantage of. A couple of places not to be missed are Citta Delle Pieve and Bevagna, just enchanting and off the tourist track.

Thank you Valentina and family for making our stay so enjoyable. We cannot recommend Le Blaze more highly, but stay as long as you can, to experience the hospitality and the Umbrian experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm quite sure it is difficult to understand how lovely it was to share my place and gardens with Peter and Mearle, and what joy it is when your beloved place is so very appreciated! Thank you!
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Gewoonweg wederom een fantastische beleving

  • 5 of 5

Voor de derde keer zijn we bij Valentina in Perugia geweest, maar nog nooit hadden wij verbleven in het appartement Le Rose. Een ding weten we zeker, de volgende keer boeken we weer daar! Wat een heerlijk appartement. Je hebt twee ruime slaapkamers met een tweepersoonsbed respectievelijk een luxe tweepersoons slaapbank, een royale keuken (met vaatwasser!) met 4-persoons eettafel en een prive tuin. En in de badkamer heb je naast een douche zelf een bad! Ook kan je de auto parkeren binnen de muren van de tuin.

Alles was zoals gebruikelijk bij Valentina tiptop in orde en zeer schoon en voldoende uitgerust met handdoeken etc. De honden van de familie zijn, wanneer je ze aanhaalt, ook een echte toevoeging voor het verblijf. We hebben echt wederom een heerlijke vakantie gehad, zowel qua verblijf als qua ontvangst door de gastvrouw en haar familie. Ze doet er alles aan om het verblijf (gedurende het hele verblijf) zo prettig en comfortabel mogelijk te maken voor haar gasten.

Grazie infinite Valentina, a presto!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for being our guests at New Year, such a beautiful period! I'm really happy you enjoyed it here. So sorry I cannot answer in Dutch! I hope you will come again in Summer to enjoy our outdoor spaces!
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Wunderschönes Ambiente

  • 5 of 5

Das Grundstück ist ein sehr schöner Park mit großem Pool und vielen schönen Ecken zum Erholen. Die Ferienwohnung sehr stilvoll eingerichtet. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Vielen Dank für die schöne Zeit und vielen Informatinen

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke Ihnen: es war eine echte Freude, Sie und Ihre Familie kennenzulernen! Hoffentlich kommen Sie mal wieder!
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  • 5 of 5

Wir haben mit unserer Tochter eine erholsame Woche in Perugia verlebt. Das Anwesen von Valentina ist wunderschön. Ein großer und sehr gepflegter Garten mit Pool. Die einzelnen Appartements haben einen "privaten" Bereich. Am Pool und im Garten trifft man dann auch andere Urlauber. Das Auto kann auf dem Grundstück geparkt werden.

Unsere Wohnung war sehr schön eingerichtet. Alles ist vorhanden was man braucht. Uns wurde für unsere Tochter ein Kinderbett sowie Kinderstuhl zur Verfügung gestellt.

Valentina steht einem mit Rat und Tat zur Seite.

Das historische Zetrum von Perugia kann man nur mit dem Auto erreichen. Zu Fuß ist es zu weit bzw. fehlen die Fußwege. Perugia ist ein perfekter Ausgangsort um Umbrien zu erkunden. Zum Baden können wir denTrasimenischen See empfehlen.

Wir empfehlen diese Oase der Ruhe gern weiter.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank, Sandra! Es war eine Freude, Ihre Familie und Sie kennenzulernen!
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Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
International Umbria Airport - Perugia
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Bar Tuderte
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Perugia Golf Club, Santa Sabina
Nearest Train
2.5 Kilometres
Perugia Fontivegge, Perugia S. Anna
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Kilometres
E45 Highway, Piscille and Montebello Exits
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Kilometres
La Romantica, Nadir, La Svolta, Mediterranea
Nearest Ski
118 Kilometres
Forca Canapine
Nearest Beach
145 Kilometres
Numana - Adriatic Sea, Principina - Tyrrhenian Sea
Car: recommended

The property is in an exclusive and tranquil residential zone.

In our park one has the feeling and the pleasure of being fully immersed in landscape, nature and silence and in the same time the advantage of being close to the heart of town and very near to all useful services: in a couple of minutes' bus (or ten minutes' walk) one finds bank, post office, pharmacy, tobacconist, supermarkets, coffee bar, pizzeria, restaurants, bookshops, paper ware, clothing.

A few yards away there are football and tennis courts.

The bus stop is 50 meters from the garden gate.

The bus takes about 5 minutes to reach the old town center (Piazza Italia), the coach station in Piazza Partigiani (coaches leave here for Rome, Florence and the Umbrian medieval towns), the two stations in S. Anna and Fontivegge.

The airport is 20 minutes' car; the hosts will be happy to pick you up, if possible; there are, however, coaches to and from the airport.

This location enables to visit the wonderful town Perugia and the other old Umbrian towns very comfortably, even without a car.

Assisi, Todi, Bevagna, Spello, Umbertide, Passignano and the Lake Trasimeno are at about 20/25 minutes' distance; about 45 minutes to reach Gubbio, Orvieto, Spoleto, Norcia. In less than two hours you can reach Rome, Florence, the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian sea and the wild uncontaminated Appennini mountains.