An imposing, stone built farmhouse, the villa is situated in a peaceful location near the medieval village of Montone in Umbria, the "Green Heart of Italy". It has recently been renovated. Throughout the property the work has been carried out with great taste and attention to detail. The house retains all its original features which, combined with modern amenities, creates an extremely comfortable home.
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- Jun 13, 2018
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We had a great family holiday here and thought that the house was so well equipped. The views were fabulous, the beds comfortable and the sun shone! Couldn't have asked for anything more! Local restaurants were all excellent - thanks for all of your recommendations. We will definitely be back.
Delighted you enjoyed the holiday so much and look forward to having you back.
best family holiday
we stayed here last july with 3 children and my parents .it was really spacious inside and my children loved the large garden and pool.we all had our own rooms with fabulous ensuites,it has everything a family needs to have a great holidayThe house was even nicer than the photos suggest and the views from the terrace were absolutely stunning.house and pool were immaculate when we arrived.owner was very helpful and provided excellent house book with ideas of places to go and recommendations for great restaurants.there was plenty to keep us occupied for our two week holiday.quick access to motorway and good supermarket nearby.it was our best family holiday and we will definately book for this year.
Fabulous home. Lovely views, good en suite bathrooms.
Coast/Beach: Lake Trasimeno is 25 minutes by car. Windsurfing can be arranged. Travel: Perugia Airport is 25 minutes by car. Bologna Forli is 1 hour 45 minutes, Pisa is under two hours. Rome is under two hours. Car is essential. Distances: Montone 5 minutes, Umbertide 5 minutes, Citta di Castello 20 minutes, Sansepolcro 30 minutes. Assisi 35 minutes, Spello,35 minutes. Perugia 25 minutes. Further Details: Montone, which in Italian means Aries or the Ram is a small medieval village unchanged throughout the centuries and beautifully preserved. It is surrounded by sturdy walls and has a network of narrow streets, alleys and stairways. Its origins date back to the 10th century and in recent years the traditions of the medieval period have been brought back to life during re-enactments of historical events. There is a selection of small local shops in Montone. A weekly market is held in Umbertide every Wednesday morning. Produce includes fresh fruits, vegetables, hams, fish, cheeses and other local specialities. In addition there are several large supermarkets, COOP being the best and nearby is a fabulous fresh pasta shop and Rosticceria. There are many fine local restaurants to enjoy. Montone Ristorante Erbaluna. Directions: In the top square near the outdoor theatre, fabulous food and very welcoming. La Locanda del Capitano Directions: - From the main square in Montone (Piazza Fortebraccio) walk up Via Roma for about 50 yards. La Locanda del Capitano is on the left hand side. Info: Excellent food and wine coupled with a friendly atmosphere. Definitely one for a special occasion. Ristorante Taverna del Verziere. Directions: From the main square in Montone walk down Corso Garibaldi for about 50 yards. Turn left into viecolo Vizzieria and the restaurant is down some steps on the right. Info: Great food, lovely shaded terrace for lunchtime meals. Umbertide Zen Zero: Not far from the Co-op; part of a small parade of shops. Info: An unassuming entrance, but don't be put off as it serves excellent value Antipasto, Pizzas and Pasta. Outdoor seating. La Rocca. Directions: in the main square. Info: Fantastic fish based pasta dishes and complimentary home made limoncello after the meal! Other activities can be pre arranged: Horse riding. Private yoga tuition at the house. Scenic flights from Sansepolcro.
Rates & Availability
Booking Notes: Please contact owner for booking form and confirm availability. 20% deposit required on booking, the balance 8 weeks prior to arrival. £250 refundable security deposit required with final balance. Changeover Day: Saturday but flexible to fit in with Ryanair flights