Villa with private pool, large garden, ping pong at 3km from town. Quiet area
Mr Guido Bauduin
- english, french, italian, dutch, Native Dutch-Italian, I speak English & French
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Probably the best villa in the neighborhood!
Great villa for a relaxing holiday with family!
Lovely property and super hosts
House was perfectly equipped, all the bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious and really nice, so for once no family fighting over who got which room! Isabella and Stefano were great hosts - very communicative, responded promptly, very informative, check-in and check-out were easy. Pool and garden were lovely. It was very hot (35-40) when we were there but house stayed quite cool even without A/C and plenty of fans. Would love to go back!
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Dit huis heeft alles wat je hartje begeerd!De eigenaren zijn schatjes en doen alles voor je om het verblijf aangenaam te maken. Wij waren hier met 5 stellen. Alles is nieuw en perfect schoon. Heel veel luxe zeker de badkamers. Genoeg stoelen overal voor 10 personen ook bij het heerlijke zwembad. Het uitzicht is een van de mooiste van Umbrië vanaf het terras. Tafeltennis tafel ook leuk! Een geweldige uitvalsbasis voor o.a. Rome, Spoleto, Orvieto, Todi en Perugia. Goed aan te rijden allemaal in niet te lange tijd.
Amelia is ook een heel leuk stadje met misschien wel de mooiste kerk. Boodschappen op 4 km alles te verkrijgen, restaurantjes genoeg in de omgeving. Groene omgeving schoon en landelijk. Gaan elk jaar met de 5 stellen maar dit is absoluut het fijnste huis wat we ooit gehad hebben. Zoek niet verder in Umbrië direct boeken voordat het vol zit!
Lovely find in uncharted Umbria
We took 11 days in September 2017 - full house of adults and children - and overall enjoyed the property very much.
One double en suite downstairs, two similar rooms upstairs and two twin rooms on the same floor that share a bathroom. No complaints about the rooms - all upstairs ones had great views and the downstairs, to make up for it, had it's own patio area through the second door. Mosquito blind cover all the windows simultaneously allowing a breeze in. Back rooms were cooler at night (including the downstairs double).
The pool sits behind a changing room shed and isn't visible from the house, meaning you'd need to be in situ to look after children. Pool isn't deep (4ft at the thicker end) and there are steps. Children became more confident in their swimming abilities as the days wore on.
Sitting room has TV, OK internet and Netflix. Internet spreads thinly but adequately throughout the house.
Spent most evenings on the paved area under the canopy, eating and drinking while admiring the view. Make sure all food is swept up as giant ants will invade with any excuse.
Nearby Amelia (5 mins drive) is worth a few visits: playground, 3x small supermarkets (you need to go to Terni for a BIG shop, which is 25mins away), a few pizzerias, walled city centre, cathedral at the top of a good walk. Walks around the property itself is limited. Running to the cathedral and back is an excellent workout - v hilly - and about 60 mins. Terni has a waterfall that we should have visited.
Bath can hold 2/3 children in the downstairs en suite. Changing room/pool shed has another bathroom for showers. Outdoor shower by the pool too. Sunloungers and BBQ were well used throughout. Need to buy charcoal - lots of it - if you want to utilize.
Bakers and butchers in the centre. We did Locanda del Conte Nitto for a lunch (great variety - not sure if the owner is Lenny Kravitz or not) and La Gabelletta for an evening meal (great quality - although no one came out until 9pm to eat with their children!). Both came to about 28 Euros/head. Porcelli Tavern does great takeaway pizza (and great eat in pizza) as well as crepes. Student-y vibe and cheap. Slow service. Worth a night. Pizzas 7-10 euros, crepe is 4 euros. Osteria Monte del Grano in Sab Vito was a pleasant surprise for Sunday lunch - 60 euros/head for 4 courses and copious wine - brill local experience. All child friendly.
Stefano/Isabella are helpful and understanding. Recommend.
Beautiful villa with a stunning view
Magnificent villa with breathtaking view. Large rooms with luxurious bathrooms. Huge pool with plenty sunbeds.
Only negative: it's slightly hard to reach via a slippery, steep road.
Stunning villa with fantastic views.
We was greeted by Isabella and her family who made us feel very welcome. This beautiful new villa with fantastic views has everything you need for a perfect stay. All furnishings were to a high standard. The villa was modern but has kept its traditional charm. It is very private and not overlooked. There was plenty of space for our family of 10. We enjoyed the outside dining area and the undercover seating area was perfect for escaping the sun in the daytime and for relaxing in the evening. The pool was a good size for our party with plenty of outside furniture for all. We all had a lovely stay and would not hesitate to return in the future. Many thanks to Isabella for her warm welcome.
In Umbria, a region that has gained a name for being the green heart of Italy, tourism is growing because of the unfamiliar harmony between nature, antiquities, historic centres and culture. The quiet of the countryside, good provisions and an inimitable cuisine are the great draw. This region is less touristy than Tuscany and this is especially appreciated by many tourists.
Southern/centre Umbria forms an ideal starting point for enjoying the peace of the surrounding hilly and mountainous landscape and on the other hand making trips to beautifull towns like Todi, Orvieto, Narni, Spoleto, Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi. There are also numerous charming little villages – many of medieval origin - as Amelia, Labro, Spello, Norcia, Bevagna, Montefalco to visit. In many towns and villages you can taste local dishes or buy local wines and olive oil (generally of excellent quality). You can also easily visit – in day trips - famous towns and charming villages in the southern part of Tuscany such as Siena, Arezzo, San Giminiano, Pienza, Cortona, Sinalunga, etc. Many tourists visit also Rome from here (without staying in the city which is very hot in summer) once or more times. It is possible to go by car (journey of 1h-1h30) or by train from the stations of: Terni, Narni-Amelia, Orte & Orvieto.
If you want to visit Rome, the railway station of Orte is at a 20-minute drive, there is a train to Rome every 30-40 minutes, and in 45-60 minutes you are in the center of the city. If you want to go by car, the drive to Rome's ringroad is of 45 minutes, we recommend to leave the car in the car park of Villa Borghese.
We must not forget the mountains with some splendid woods, e.g. Terminillo (up to 2000 metres by car). In around 1 hour it is possible to reach the shimmering lakes of Bracciano, Vico, Piediluco, Bolsena and Trasimeno. The Mediterranean Sea (mostly sand beaches) situated between Tarquinia and Chiarone are 90-120 Kms away (around 1h20-1h40 driving). Near the city of Terni you can also visit the Marmore falls (165 meters, one of the highest of Europe), there is nearby also a rafting/canoeing/hydrospeed center.