Set on a hilltop on a 280-acre estate, villa Cataccio offers the privacy of a home with the convenience of a family-run estate near Perugia. Though the four-bedroom stone farmhouse is secluded, the estates owners are always available to recommend a nearby restaurant. Spend your vacation relaxing by the pool, or follow the local roads and see which Umbrian villages you discover.
With plenty of outdoor space, Cataccio is perfect for families with children. There is a large poolan adult-sized swimming pool with a separate paddling pool for kidssurrounded by olive groves and trees, a shared tennis court and a football field. Guests will appreciate the outdoor furniture, library area and Wi-Fi access, as well as the tennis coach services, yoga, tai chi lessons and massages, available upon request.
The inside of the villa reflects its past as a farmhouse, with beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls, tile floors and an unpretentious feelas shown by the vintage tools hung on the walls. The bright, comfortable living room has ample seating in shades of red and gold and a wood-burning stove for cozy evenings in. The welcoming open-plan dining room benefits from French doors leading onto the garden and features a long, traditional-style wooden table and cheerful floral cushions and drapes. Stainless steel counters, a butcher block island, a commercial refrigerator and an espresso machine make cookingand eatingin the fully equipped kitchen a pleasure.
Each of the four bedrooms at Cataccio has an en-suite bathroom. There are three bedrooms with double beds, one of which has its own staircase leading to the garden, and another two twin beds, which can be converted to a double on request. The fourth bedroom has four beds, making it ideal for children or teenagers. There is also a guest bathroom on the ground floor.
The villa is within driving distance of several must-see towns and cities, from Perugia, 12 miles away, and Cortona, 29 miles away, to Siena, 65 miles away, and Florence, 90 miles away. But the area around the property is home to hidden gems like the medieval village of Montone, restaurants serving local specialties and shops selling olive oil and truffles. The closest restaurant is about 2 miles away, a grocery store in Preggio is about 4 miles away, the supermarket, shopping and bank in Umbertide are 9 miles away and theres a golf course 7 miles away.
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Bedroom / Bathroom Description
Bedroom 1 - Master: 2 Twin beds (can be converted to a Double bed upon request), En-suite shower room
Bedroom 2: Double bed, En-suite shower room
Bedroom 3: 4 Twin beds (for 4 children or teenagers), En suite bathroom with shower and tub
Bedroom 4: Double bed, En-suite shower room, French doors leading to external staircase down to the garden
Library with books and games
Professional fully-equipped kitchen:
Stainless steel counters
Al fresco dining
Swimming pool (from first week of May to first week of October)
Children's paddling pool
Shared Astroturf tennis court
Playing field for football
Maid service (3 hours per week)
Water and hot water consumption
Linen change weekly
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required)
Welcome supper(starter of local cold cuts and cheeses or bruschetta, main course of lasagne, fresh salad and dessert)
Tennis coaching service
Additional maid service
Tai Chi/Qi Gong lessons
LOCATIONPoints of Interest
3 km to restaurant
6 km to Preggio and grocery shop
12 km to golf course
15 km to:
20 km to Perugia
47 km to Cortona
104 km to Siena
146 km to Florence
44 km to Perguia Airport (PEG)
150 km to Florence Airport (FLR)
270 km to Rome (FCO)
Maximum 8-10 guests (6 adults + 4 children/teenagers or 8 adults)
Small pets permitted
Credit card details to be provided along with signed pre-authorization form at time of booking
Guests will be required to complete a form and pay a deposit upon check-in
All services not included in rates are to be paid locally
All rentals from Saturday to Saturday
Check-in: Between 4pm-7pm (late arrivals must be arranged in advance and may be subject to additional charges)
Check-out: Before 10am
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay