Mid 18th century country house can be rented for 2 - 8 guests. It is a very romantic place, wonderfully restored with organic materials and kept in the original stile of the area. A lovely garden set in the hills on the border of Tuscany and Umbria is ideal for families or small groups. Tastefully decorated & furnished with antiques from the owners aristocratic family. The 250 year old house sits on a slope and has stunning views and light breezes in hot summers. It is surrounded by old oak trees giving shade. You will find a solar heated pool, which is open from end of March to end of October, situated in a little olive grove overlooking the vineyards, with natural shade and stunning views.The panorama pool is completely private. The 8 ha estate is owned by a Countess, who produces the estate's own biological wine & olive oil, she lives in a separate part of the house, managing the property. On the grounds around the antic house you can enjoy the breathtaking views over the superb Umbrian/ Tuscan countryside. The exceptional location will give you enough opportunities to relax & dream or sight seeing. Next town is the medieval city Cittá della Pieve (15min by car) and Monteleone di Orvieto (10 min by car) Perugia (40min. by car.)
further activities: Umbria is beautiful all year round. Each and every month of the year has its very own charm and quality, its colors, scents and sounds. The people of Umbria are still very much in tune with a rhythm given by nature itself.
Within the medieval boundary walls of the town, you‘ll find plenty of witnesses of a turbulent and rich history. Numerous shops, cafes and restaurants inviting you for a stroll or remain and watch the busy life in the streets.
The personal touch and extraordinary friendliness of the people of Città della Pieve, surely contribute to the special charm of the town. The Italian spoken in this area, is said to be one of the clearest and most beautiful in the country. No doubt, you will enjoy your holiday here and in no time it will feel like a home away from home.
Services: Helpful owner-caretaker in separate part of the building, garden, lawn & pool maintenance. Maid service extra, (Sat & mid-week). Weekly change of linen & towels. Services upon request: Additional maid service, local cook/chef, catering, organization of special events. Facilities: WLAN/Wi-Fi access outdoor/indoor internet access.
Natural Air-conditioning. Some windows with fly nets, Fireplace. Satellite TV, stereo CD-Player. Central heating. Fully-equipped kitchen: dishwasher, fridge, freezer, stove, oven, toaster, coffee machine. Washing machine, hair dryer, anti-allergenic mattresses. Iron & ironing-board, cot, high chair. Private pool 10x5m/ 1,30 m deep, with sun-lounger’s, table & chairs. Shower and bathroom at the Pool, towels are provided.
Gazebo/ Pergola, BBQ & furnished with dining table & chairs, veranda with cosy armchairs.