The name Desiderio is in honour of the super tuscan wine Desiderio by Avignonesi. This wine wineyard is located only 20 km by our country villa at Fattoria le Capezzine in between Cortona and Montepulciano. It is a 85% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
Plan of the house: On the first floor there is a double living room with flat TV, DVD, Ipod speaker, fireplace and a kitchen fully equipped + 1 guests bathroom.
On the second floor there are 2 large double bedrooms, one bathroom with shower . From the windows of the upper floors the guest can admire the beautiful landscape that surrounds the villa that is truly breathtaking and amazing!
The garden can be reached from the outside and it also host a patio that includes a barbecue, dining area, table etc.
The home includes a large porch with a BBQ, outdoor sofa and dining area.
It has direct access to the eco infinity swimming pool that faces sunset on Tuscany and Umbria.
SMART TV LCD , DVD, IPOD SPEAKER, RADIO, FULL AIR CONDITIONING, WI-FI, LINES, TOWELS ALSO FOR THE POOL, HAIR DRYER, DISH WASHER, WASHING MACHINE.
THE KITCHEN IS FULLY EQUIPPED.
We are able to provide you with any extra service in case you might need, such as airport transfers, excursions and events. We can also provide tailor made services that you might wish to have. And most importantly: we are passionate in what we do and we can make you feel at HOME away from your home!
We love sharing our passion for our country life with our guests.
We organize visits to local markets, historical towns and the many artistic destinations of Umbria, Tuscany.
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Our welcome team is composed of professional bilingual Italian operators and they knows all Umbria & Tuscany and they can give you detail tourist information all time.
Final cleaning are all furnished to render your vacation complete.
When in season, guests may take advantage of free produce (fruit, tomatoes, greens) from the vegetable garden at Fontanaro.
Facilities & Services
International satellite TV and DVD
Fireplace or antique stove
Eco infinity swimming pool with sunset view in each villa
Maxi Jacuzzi at il Fontanaro main estate where are Leccino and Frantoio villas
Fully equipped kitchen with also dish washer, microwave oven, Italian and American coffee machines + barbecue
House linens (sheets & towels)
Baby crib, high chair, kids toys available
Spa Amenities, massage, manicure, pedicure and facials at the swimming pool or at your guest house
Access to a chef for all meals. Children aged 6 to 10 pay half price. Meals for children under 6 are free. Liquors and wine not included. Ingredients are primarily organic and mostly farmed Fontanaro Farm
Daily cleaning on request
2 Mountain bikes available for guests
Farm Experience with cooking Classes also special gluten free classes
Olive oil Classes
Guided tours of the best of Umbria and Tuscany (special for food, wine, and cultural cities)
Rental car facilities or vans delivered directly to the property
Baby sitter and kids doctor
Margaret Leon, a local photographer can be available to document your cooking class and unique experience during your week at Fontonaro. She will provide you with a CD of the photos taken for 30 euros, so you can have a wonderful memomento of your week in Italy.
All guests are personally welcomed by the owners and will receive personal attention and care during their stay. Everything possible will be done to assure an unforgettable holiday experience. A library of English language books is provided in each villa. You can browse the selection of art books, guides, maps, brochures and tourist information about the wonderful places to visit in the area.
Close to Tuscany, only 12 km from Chiusi Chianciano, but also in the heart of Umbria, is hidden a precious jewel in harmony with the surrounding landscape: is the charming Desiderio, a romantic abode that offers exclusive services.
You are 15 minutes from the huge Lake Trasimeno, where many pleasant villages can be visited. 12 minutes away is Chiusi Chianciano.
The property is located in a very panoramic position, in an area that we have called Southern Tuscany/Umbria. Geographically speaking it is situated in Umbria but it is only a few kms from the southern part of Tuscany, close to lovely Tuscan towns such as Cortona, and from less than one hour from Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano, Siena, Orvieto and many more.
In our tiny village of Paciano (1,5 km far from the country house, 20 minutes by walk) there are 3 restaurants, 2 grocers shops, 2 bars, an ATM Bank machine, Pharmacy, Post Office and an English Studio with a selection of books and novels regarding Italy.
We have special treatment and discount of 10% at Oca Bruciata KM 0 Restaurant and Osteria La Loggetta.
In the neighborhoods of Paciano there are many different choices among art, culture, nature, sports.
You will find here at our villas also Umbria booklets highlighting the most important places to visit and the main events that will take place in the area and also follow our blog -------.---
Perugia Airport (45 min. from Paciano) is connected non-stop by raynair to stansted Otherwise Fontanaro can be reached through the airport of:
Pisa ( 2,15 hours)
Firenze ( 1.45 hour)
Roma Fiumicino (2 hours)
Roma Ciampino (2,20 hours)
Trains Distances in km/ml
Assisi 42/29 Perugia 35/22
Chianciano thermal resort 25/16 Orvieto 50/31
Chiusi 11/7 Panicale 2/1 Panicale 2/1
Citt della Pieve 6/4 Pienza 40/25
Cortona 25/16 Rome 170/102
Florence 130/81 San Casciano dei Bagni 35/22
Lake Trasimeno 8/5 Siena 80/50
Montalcino 60/37 Spoleto 80/50
Parking - private
Bed linen provided
Video game console
Ping pong table
Free long distance
Kitchen utensils provided
Pool - shared
Smoking allowed outside