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Luxury Villa/Self catering apartments with pool in Umbria (sleeps 2 - 8 guests) - Apartment Quercia (sleeps 2 - 4 + cot)

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights



Apartment Quercia (sleeps 2 - 4 + cot)

Lovely self catering holiday apartment with pool, perfect for 2 - 4 guests in Umbrian farmhouse.

The apartment has 1 master bedroom with king size bed, 1 double bedroom with queen size bed and a family bathroom with walk in shower, toilet, bidet and washbasin (refurbished 2015).

There is a spacious living area with 3 seater sofa bed and armchair, dining room table & chairs, a small library and info about the local area, Sony TV, DVD player, Sony surround sound system and a selection of DVDs. Free wi-fi.

The fully fitted kitchen has a dishwasher, hob, oven, fridge/freezer, kettle and toaster and another table and chairs. There is a small private terrace with two bistro chairs.

The laundry is on the ground floor with a Bosch washing machine, clothes dryer and pegs. Detergents are provided.

Private, secure car parking in the grounds with automatic wrought iron gate (remote controlled).

All bed linens, towels, pool towels & kitchen linens are provided.

Fantastic welcome pack!

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About the property

IT2267 Villa Rental Umbria

Villa Bastiola is a traditional Umbrian stone farmhouse over 200 years old, situated on the hillside at Comunaglia in Umbria, on the border with Tuscany, with stunning views over the surrounding hills and valleys.

Extensive gardens with infinity pool (mineral salt purification system), sun terrace, gazebo, olive grove, play area (playhouse, sandpit, play kitchen & accessories), outdoor games and swing set.

The villa is divided into two lovely self catering apartments which can be rented independently or by larger groups as a private villa rental.

Apartment Ulivo

The first floor of the villa has been beautifully restored providing luxury self catering accommodation for 2 or 4 guests. There are 2 en suite double bedrooms, a large living room & fully fitted kitchen with dining table & chairs.

Apartment Quercia

On the upper floor, this lovely self catering apartment for 2 - 4 guests has 2 double bedrooms, a family bathroom with walk-in shower, large living room with dining table and chairs, fully fitted kitchen and kitchen terrace with bistro table & chairs.

There is a laundry room on the ground floor with washing machine, detergents, clothes dryer and pegs.

Swimming Pool

Measuring 10m x 5m, the pool is cleaned with a mineral salt purifying system and offers the perfect solution for guests to enjoy the pool without the drying effects of chlorine. The pool measures 1.20m deep throughout and there are steps to help get in and out of the pool.

Pool towels are provided and there are 8 sun loungers around the poolside as well as table and chairs – enough space for everyone to relax and enjoy the view and soak up the Umbrian sun!

There is a mini-bar fridge in the under-pool area on the right hand side saving a trip back to the villa for the all important prosecco, beer, water & soft drinks!


There is a small loggia by the entrance to Apartment Ulivo, a front courtyard, gazebo at the back of the villa with table and chairs for dining alfresco, sun terrace with rattan sofa, chairs & coffee table and gardens with olive grove. New last year, a huge stone BBQ was put in next to the sun terrace, perfect for cooking for lots of guests! Stunning views from the sun terrace in the garden, perfect for relaxing at the end of a days' sightseeing.

The villa has retained many of the original features including ancient chestnut and oak beams, terracotta flooring over two hundred years old, and a pietra serena fireplace and wardrobe.

A great base for those seeking to experience the rich culture, regional cuisine, vineyards, medieval hilltop towns and countryside that this stunning region of Italy has to offer. Assisi, Gubbio, Cortona, Perugia are all close by.

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Property Manager
Sally Ann Lucock
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, italian
Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2017

About Sally Ann Lucock

I moved to Umbria in 2003 for work and loved the area so much that I stayed here! Starting a new life, I also met my husband Marco here and together we bought Villa Bastiola which we have been restoring over the last few years. Together with our little daughter Emma, we are really happy to have had the opportunity to rent out the luxury apartment on the first floor, giving us the chance to meet guests from all over the world!

Sadly, work has meant that we have had to relocate back to the UK so we are no longer there to greet our guests personally but we continue to rent out the Villa and try to return as often as we can.

Sally Ann Lucock purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Sally Ann Lucock chose Umbertide

We bought Villa Bastiola as it is near to the area where Marco grew up and is close to his family and Emma's grandparents! We wanted to find an old stone farmhouse with lots of character, great views, lots of garden, olive trees but still close to amenities and easy to reach the beautiful towns and cities of Umbria and Tuscany. We were lucky! Villa Bastiola is just what we wanted!

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment provides the perfect accommodation for guests looking to visit the medieval villages and hilltop towns of Umbria and Tuscany. Cortona, Siena, Perugia, Montone, Gubbio, Assisi, Spoleto, Sansepolcro are all within an easy drive of the apartment.

The garden has a lovely terrace looking out over the panorama, perfect for relaxing after a long day sightseeing.

Just down the hill (3 mins walk!) is a great trattoria/pizzeria which means that our guests don't have to self cater if they don't want too. They can simply walk down to the restaurant and don't have to worry about driving home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The villa was set high up on a mountainside, a short drive to the nearest supermarket. There was an excellent pizzeria a 2 second walk down the road. The views from every window of apartment Quercia are stunning. My favourite time of day was having a coffee on the small balcony off the kitchen, catching the early morning sun with the views was lovely.

The apartment was very clean and well maintained with lovely quality bed linen, plenty of towels and the kitchen was well equipped for a large dinner party !! Tv and wifi were a bonus for our teenager.

The pool was kept clean and had stunning views into the far reaching countryside.

The owner was very helpful from the booking stage onwards and was on hand by email to answer queries if necessary whilst we were there. The closest airport is Perugia, about 40 mins drive away.

A lovely setting for a relaxing holiday with lots of beautiful villages and towns within 30 mins drive. Rome and Florence are manageable day trips.
Aug 2016
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Changeover Day:
Changeover day is normally Saturday but as long as there is availability, we are flexible on this - please ask us when you enquire.

Arrival time is from 2pm and departure time is by 10am. Again this is flexible as long as we have availability.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds sterling.

Central heating extra 10 Euro per day per apartment payable locally.

Long term rentals between November and May welcomed with big discounts on weekly rates.


Umbertide Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The bathroom has recently been refurbished (spring 2015) and features a stunning marble base for the sink area, walk-in shower, toilet and bidet, two heated towel rails and a beautiful wooden bathroom cabinet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 1 is the master bedroom featuring: King size double bed, large wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets. Bedroom 2 is a small double featuring: Queen size double bed, wardrobe and bedside shelves.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Fabulous welcome pack provided on arrival including fresh bread, jam, butter, milk, juice, olive oil, pasta, sauce, red and white wine, coffee, teas etc. Children's facilities Apartment Ulivo has a 5 star rating from Baby Friendly Boltholes for families. A travel cot and extra padded mattress with bed linens suitable for children up to 3 years old, 2 high chairs, a baby bath, lots of toys as well as a playhouse, swingset, sandpit & paddling pool in the garden. All of these are included in the rental price if required. Outside: Infinity swimming pool (10m x 5m) with mineral salt purification system (no chlorine) in gardens. If both apartments are booked this may be shared between the two groups. If one party books both apartments then the pool is for private use. Large gardens with stunning views over the countryside and small olive grove. Sun terrace for guests use with rattan sofa, chairs and coffee table. Gazebo with Emu table and 4 chairs at back of villa.


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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Perugia International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Lake Trasimeno
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
I Mandriani Trattoria
Nearest Beach
110 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Cookery courses can be arranged for you on request in the kitchen of either apartment.

Book a cook!

Meals can be prepared at the Villa buy our local cook so that you can totally relax and enjoy your holiday.


Babysitting services are available with English speaking babysitters.


Perugia (Sant'Egidio) International Airport - 30 minutes drive

Car hire essential.


Nearest village - Calzolaro - 2km.

Nearest town - Trestina - 4km.

Città di Castello - 15km.

Umbertide - 15km.

Montone - 10km.

Monte Santa Maria Tiberina - 15km.

Gubbio - 45km.

Perugia - 45km.

Assisi - 55km.

Todi - 60km.

Cortona - 25km.

Further Details:

Excellent family run trattoria 3 minutes walk from apartment. Trestina town (10 minutes drive) has supermarkets, banks, greengrocers, fashion shops, jewellers etc. Fantastic coffee shop serving the best coffee, cakes and snacks in the area only 5 mins drive from the apartment.