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You will be the only guests in a corner of paradise on top of a hill 360 view°

Bedrooms 1
Space 1 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3


To facilitate your choice we suggest that you read the profile of our typical guests:

1) They love nature and respects it.

2) They think that art is appreciated for its beauty, but also useful for a better life.

3) They are interested in the quality of the cuisine and favors the products at 0 km, preferably organic.

4) They do not want to be surrounded with confusion and noise.

5) They think the silence and privacy are the real luxuries of today.

6) They live slowly, savoring life.

7)They love the warmth and the light of the sun.

8) They want to learn about traditions and local cultural events.

9) They are curious, open and available to discussion and sharing of ideas and experiences.

10) They drink quality wine linked to the site.

If you have collected more than 5 points you can apply to be as our guest and we will be happy to welcome you to our paradise home...!!!


Sleeps 2/3.1 bedroom apartment with a charming kitchen / living room with a double sofa bed, a large double bedroom and a refined shower room, all finished in traditional country Italian style.The bedroom has two single beds which can be converted to a double bed and bedside tables with lamps.There is also a large antique wardrobe and chest of drawers.The floor is original terracotta and the ceiling beams are chestnut.Room overlooks pool.The bathroom consists of a shower, bidet, washbasin and toilet.The shower is finished with Italian mosaic tiles, and the floor is original terracotta.This room also has original chestnut beams.All windows and doors are equipped with mosquito nets.There is an electric oven with a gas hob. The kitchen also has a fridge/freezer, microwave. The traditional kitchen also has an open fireplace, is enhanced by a large sink carved from a single block of stone. There is a washing machine available for us.Drying rack for drying clothes, broom and mop to clean floors, iron and ironing board, detergents.There is a living room/kitchen diner which has a double sofa bed, an armchair with an occasional table. There is a TV and DVD player and additional lamps for reading This room also contains a dining table with four chairs and an antique crockery cupboard.There is a small hallway which connects the bedroom and bathroom which has a cupboard for cleaning utensils and also holds the boiler.Room fans.All linen is provided (sheets, towels,tea towels). Linen is changed after every client and every week for guests who remain for more than a week. The apartment is cleaned after every guest. Washing linen & final cleaning are included the weekly price.


the swimming- pool (12 x 4 meters) is shared only with us when we are present and is opened from June until late September. In the garden near swimming pool there is a gazebo with iron coloured table and iron chairs for eating and barbecue. Around swimming-pool there are comfortable sunloungers. Comfortable chairs are available for those who want to read or relax under the shade of trees. The accommodation forms the ground floor of a beautiful stone country house dating from the 1800's but with all modern comforts. The property, on top of a hill, is enriched with a large mature garden with beautiful swimming pool set amidst lovely scenery of hills, medieval castles, lakes and rivers. The beloved garden thanks us with a magnificent production of flower: among all the many varieties of roses and peonies.The wood that we planted conteins native tree species such as oaks and holm oaks, fragrant trees such as linden and many others. : from March until Otober bloom fairs and festivals anywhere with good food, local products and spread the notes of the music :it's time to arrive, we wait for you. At your disposal you have two bikes to discover greenways along rivers and through fields and small medieval villages on the hills around our old farmhouse.Marsciano has supermarkets, banks, cinema, beauty salons and restaurants serving traditional Umbrian food.


The first Sunday of each month in the village of Campello on Clitunno river has an antique market of the most beautiful and richest of the Central Italy,located just 40 minutes driving peacefully from the apartment. Using the same time you will be in Bevagna where every 3rd Sunday of the month there is a market in the streets of the Etruscan city. Water sports at lake Trasimeno: the lake Trasimeno is the fourth largest lake in Italy within a 20 min. drive from your apartment. A popular pastime is to take a small ferry to one of its islands for lunch. For the more active,the lake offers a variety of water sport, such as sailing, wind-surfing and diving. May 15 in Gubbio, a town where lived S. Francesco each year repeats the extraordinary FESTIVAL of CERI, which attracts an international audience. We are just on the 'wine route of the Song', a vast area full of vineyards and companies who sell it.Some Companies invite you to visit their cellars and taste their wines for free:I want to remember a wine for everyone, the magnificent red Sagrantino of Montefalco!Do not miss a visit to San Gemini, one of the most beautiful medieval villages of Italy, full of craft shops and a church of the twelfth century, a superb bell tower and a 360 degree panorama of the Umbrian hills.Sangemini is also the village of the same named mineral water and nearby ruins of the ancient Roman city of Carsulae.In July two great cultural and entertainment events: the Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia and Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto.And Civita di Bagnoregio, the dying city.And after more and more to see in person.20 minutes from Perugia golf club.


The Perugia Golf Club is located just 6 km from the center of the Etruscan city of Perugia. The field is a gently undulating par 72, the core of which dates from the late fifties. The club house is made from an old lime kiln, 1921, of which retains the imperious towers, guarding the path reminiscent of the English fields. The driving range, enriched by the inclusion of three-hole executive par 3, is made of laminated wood structure in a modern, welcoming the guests just inside the gate. An excellent restaurant, where you can taste typical Umbrian dishes in a pleasant atmosphere, complete the services available to members and guests.

We knows the Umbria's land for many years and we will be happy to suggest you itineraries and curiosity not always present in the guidebooks.


The nearest airport, 20 mins, is Perugia with direct flights from London . Rome 1 hour 30 mins. Pisa 2 hours 30 mins.Ancona 1 hour 45 mins. Car hire or use of your car is essential for visiting the art cities and the wonderful natural places of surroundings.


Busy town of Marsciano 7 mins.; Perugia 20 mins;Corciano 20 mins; Assisi 30 mins.; Orvieto 40 mins.; Todi 15 mins.; Spoleto 50 mins.; S. Feliciano(lake Trasimeno) 20 mins.; Arezzo 1 hour 10 mins.; Florence 1 hour 50 mins.; Cortona 1 hour;Montefalco and Bevagna 40 mins.;Gubbio(Feast of the Ceri May 15) 1 hour; Sangemini 30 mins.; Civita di Bagnoregio 1 hour. The true meaning of our hospitality is to share with you the joy of living in a land so beautiful!

More Details

Carla Franceschelli Barbieri
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Carla Franceschelli Barbieri

We are Carla and Franco, both doctors in Rome.

We have a son who is taking a Master's degree in Economics and a daughter, art historian and photographer.Our family is completed and delighted by the presence of two wonderful umbrian cats,the kitten sisters Gaia and Maya .I have been practicing the noble martial art of tai chi chuan for three years and if you want it I'll be happy to do it with you outdoors for the well-being of body and mind.We love traveling, reading good books, seeing good movies, eating healthy and natural food and drinking a little wine, but very good with friends. We love the art and the nature and in Umbria have found their harmonious synthesis. In organising of our offer of high-quality holidays, we have become what we are now through our guests: thank you very much!

Carla Franceschelli Barbieri purchased this farmhouse in 2001

Why Carla Franceschelli Barbieri chose Marsciano

Looking for a place near to the most beautiful art cities of Umbria we had a vision .... and it was love at first sight: a hill, an old stone house, a 360 degree view of hills , small villages, medieval castles, fields, woods and a small lake ... and it was easy to reach through a small stretch of a white road in good condition.

Our farmhouse was built in the second half of 1800 in stone and we have renovated with seismic criteria in total respect of its original structure and with the recovery of all the vintage materials, beams, doors and brick.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Our corner of Heaven gave us privacy and tranquility, but at the same time yet within five minutes by car from Marsciano, full of supermarkets, banks, shops, bars, restaurants, people.A short distance from Perugia, Todi, Assisi, Spoleto, Orvieto and other cities of Umbria.

In a few days the vision has become our reality and after some months our loved home.


Marsciano Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom walls are covered with Italian "Bisazza" .The bathroom is equipped with shower, sink, toilet, bidet and a wooden cabinet stemming from the market of antiques of Arezzo.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • the bedroom is furnished with antique furniture: a chest of drawers and a wardrobe, two bedside tables and two chairs that come from a convent.The bed is bamboo.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
During July and August all Umbria is full of fairs and festivals in every village and nightly you can hear anywhere music under starry skies ... it's time to come visit Umbrian territory, its art, its culture, its nature and .... its good and famous cuisine!


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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Lake Trasimeno
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Lake Trasimeno
Car: necessary

Events not to be missed: the Festa dei Ceri in Gubbio, 15th May; at Spoleto the Festival of Two Worlds from 28th June to 15th July; in Perugia Umbria Jazz Festival from 11th to July 20th; In Perugia from 30th April to 4th May takes place the International Journalism Festival.

From April to October in the villages and towns nearby flower many festivals and celebrations related to traditions historical, culinary and musical : eat, drink and dance for free! An example: the Festival of Umbricelli in Poggio Kite.

From our farmhouse within an hour most you can reach the most beautiful art cities of Umbria: Assisi, Gubbio, Todi, Spoleto, Orvieto, Perugia, Corciano, Spello, Bevagna, Montefalco .... and so many wonderful little medieval villages of stone!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $61.71
Refundable damage deposit $246.85

Normally you are welcome no earlier than 16 and check out is at 10 o'clock. A welcome pack of wine, water, milk, and oil extra virgin home produced is provided and a surprise. The kitchen is supplied with basics such as tea, coffee, sugar etc. In the apartment there is internet access and smoking is no permitted. All linen is provided.It is available to you a list of Restaurants .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.