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Stunning Villa, With Heated Pool, Tranquil Location, close to hilltop town

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,843 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Montone Nr. Umbertide, Umbria, Italy - Close To A Historic Fortified Town, Amazing Countryside In The Green Heart Of Italy

Casa Baccianella is a luxurious recently restored farmhouse. Thick stone walls, terracotta floors, beamed high ceilings and louvred shutters make for a calm and cool interior. There are 5 spacious bedrooms complete with ceiling fans and window screens, all with en suite bathrooms. Beautifully furnished reception rooms with open fireplaces provide ample space for reading and relaxation. The house has internet service for those who need to mix business with pleasure. For those who prefer to kick back and relax the ample library offers plenty of reading materials.

The house is perfectly equipped for families with many security features and equipment for babies and toddlers.

The living areas open out onto a shaded loggia for dining al fresco, and then beyond to the pool terraces with panoramic views of woods, fields and the valley. The pool has a security cover for families with young children and is heated.

The landscaped gardens contain oak, olive and walnut trees and are bounded on three sides by wooded slopes down to the valley. New additions include a vegetable garden for guests enjoyment and a wonderful playpark which has a trampoline, swings and a Tower and slide.There is a plethora of beautiful herbs and flowers, the scents are glorious and many of these can be used in the cooking of your favourite Italian dishes.

Twice weekly maid service is provided.

The English speaking house managers are on hand to assist with tours and activities.

The beautiful hilltop town of Montone is within walking distance for those who enjoy a brisk morning stroll for Capuccino in the square.

This is a perfect retreat for both families with children of any age or groups.

The beautifully landscaped gardens also have a playground area for children with a trampoline and swings.

For the adults, the covered Loggia area with bamboo blinds and internet access is perfect for reading or watching the world go by.

The pool is heated so one is able to swim 24hours a day. There is also an electric security cover which both retains the heat and is a safety feature for the little ones.

More Details

Property Manager
Anna Thompson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2017

About Anna Thompson

I live in Hong Kong with my beautiful daughter Georgia and have a very busy life.

I fell in love with Casa Baccianella the moment I saw it. What struck me was its sense of peace. At the time it was a ruin and the next couple of years were spent lovingly restoring it. Some interesting and challenging times but I would never wish away those many visits to keep an eye on things, staying in Montone and getting to know the town and people. My plan is one day to retire to the house and hence the house has very much been set up as a home while ensuring its not cluttered with personal items. I spend as much time as I can at the house but sadly not nearly as much time as I would like!

Anna Thompson purchased this villa in 2006

Why Anna Thompson chose Montone

Montone, which is 2.5km from the house is one of those idyllic picture post card towns. Simply beautiful. Friendly people, some lovely restaurants and a wonderful place to spend time meandering or enjoying life in the square. All my guests rave about Montone and to be honest while I am there its difficult to get me away from the house/Montone! Having said that there are some many wonderful places to visit close by that one is spoilt for choice.

What makes this villa unique

Everyone who stays at the house say how they have the most relaxing time of their lives and I don't really know what to put it down too except that it really is such a lovely location and we've tried to think of everything you may need at the house. I have amazing house Managers - Christine & Peter - who make such a difference.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a delightful family time, jumps in the pool in the morning, at least two rounds of melone ice creams in Montone main square at noon, falling asleep outside looking at the stars and long calm dinners with great wine and food. And yes the house is 6 little boys proof! Maria and family, Poland.

Two weeks in the garden of Eden! Your Villa is a sanctuary with every possible need catered for. The village of Montone is so beautiful and the morning walk there ensured we all had some exercise. Cant wait until the next time. Jenny and friends, Australia

And so our stay at lovely restful Casa Baccianella comes to an end. Two weeks of relaxation at the house alternating with days of excursions to beautiful places. And right next to us this little gem of a hilltop town, Montone. We may be leaving Casa Baccianella and Montone but Casa Baccianella and Montone are not leaving us! The Bianco family, USA
Jan 2014
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Montone Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4843 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • En-suite to Bedroom 1, bath, separate shower , wc, basin En-suite to Bedroom 2, walk in shower, wc, basin En-suite to Bedroom 3, shower, wc, basin En-suite to Bedroom 4, bath/shower, bidet, wc, basin En-suite to Bedroom 5, wc, bath/shower, basin
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 _ First Floor, King Bed with dressing room, private balcony Bedroom 2 _ First Floor, King Bed convertible Bedroom 3 _ First Floor, Twin beds with trundle beds underneath Bedroom 4 _ First Floor, King Bed Bedroom 5 _ Ground floor, Double bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Smoking not allowed in the house Floor plans available on request. As the house is very flexible on sleeping accomodation it is suitable for groups and families. Lots of childrens equipment such as Buggy, cot, high chair etc. Also childrens toys,dvds and books. If you are thinking of getting married in the area, we can also organise chefs etc for your guests. The English speaking house managers can assist with car hire and are on hand for any assistance. Outside: Wonderful Loggia connected to the dining room with table and seating from 10people. Wonderful landscaped fenced in garden Large private swimming pool 15x5m with security pool cover for child protection. Outdoor shower Gas Barbecue Loungers for 8 people and pool umbrellas Outdoor tables and chairs Pool toys and bean pool recliner bean bag Table Tennis table Ample parking Utility Room: Washing machine Tumble dryer Iron and Ironing Board Clothes press Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All high quality towels and linen included. Maid service cleaning twice a week during weekdays. Weekly change of all linen. Excellent welcome pack Shopping service if required Chefs if required Other: Utility Room The covered Loggia leading from the dining room is perfect for dining whatever the weather and overlooks the pool and surrounding verdant countryside.


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Stunning Villa, With Heated Pool, Tranquil Location, close to hilltop town
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Well appointed house with all the amenities.

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Casa Baccianella is down a lush country road but just minutes from Montone. The house is well appointed and impressively organized. The kitchen is large and really designed for cooks. All bedrooms have an en suite that is updated and very clean. The houses thick walls meant we slept fine at night with the ceiling fans and windows open, with just the pleasant sound of frogs ribbeting across the valley as there is a small pond adjacent to the property.

The pool is large enough for lap swimming and also for four teenagers rowdy antics.

The house has everything you can think of, like high chairs, first aid kit, sunscreen, big spray, pantry basics. Plus the bedding and towels are all plush and new.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for those lovely comments. So glad you enjoyed Casa Baccianella. Hope to see you again
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Tuoro sul Trasimeno
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Cookery courses available on request.

Pilates Yoga classes.

Beauty treatments at the Villa.

Italian classes at the Villa

Sailing Courses at Lago MonteDoglio or Lake Trasimeno

Painting courses

Guided Bicycle Tours

Fly fishing


On the Adriatic side Rimini is a 2hour drive or 1612kilometres.

Lake Trasimeno is a 40minutes drive and has beaches and many water activities.


Perugia 42kilometres or 30 minutes drive

Rome 235kilometres or 2.5hours drive

Florence 152kilometres or 2 hours drive

Pisa 214kilometres or 3hours drive

Ancona 131kilometres or 2hours drive

A car is not essential if not touring but is highly recommended to make the most of the trip


Montone 5minute drive, 20minutes walk or 5kilometres

Umbertide 15minute drive or 11kilometres

Siena 2hour drive or 113kilometres

Florence 2hourd drive or 133kilometres

Assisi 55minutes or 52kilometres

Perugia 30minutes or 40kilometrs

Gubbio 50minutes or 55kilometres

Further Details:

Montone has some great restaurants and bars.

Umbertide is a 10minute drive and has supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and any other shop one might need as well as a hospital.

There are tennis courts in Umbertide.

Montone has a number of wonderful festivals such as Umbria film festival and the Woodland festival.

The house manager organises many activities for guests. Some of these are

Winetasting, cookery courses, chefs, babysitting, activities for children, horse riding, truffle hunting, masseuse, bikes and much more.

For ladies who like to shop, we have a personal shopper to escort you to the designer outlets such as the Mall, Prada, Gucci and Valdichiana shopping outlet.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $587.13
Pet Fee $234.85

Booking Notes:
25% payment of deposit on booking.
Balance payable 90days before arrival.
Payments made be made by wire transfer or credit card

Cancellation and alterations

Any cancellation must be made in writing. Please find below the cancellation penalties.

Time before start of rental Penalty

More than 90 days 50% of total rental amount

89 – 0 days 100% of total rental amount

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday but owner will be flexible if possible.
Arrival time not before 4.00pm
Departure time no later than 10.00am.

Notes on prices:
During winter months or cold weather heating is charged extra.
Discount available for booking of two weeks or more.
Eur500 security deposit required.
25% deposit payable to secure rental. Balance payable 90days prior to start of rental
Cancellation policy applies.

25% payment of deposit on booking.
Balance payable 90days before arrival.
Payments made be made by wire transfer or credit card

Cancellation and alterations

Any cancellation must be made in writing. Please find below the cancellation penalties.

Time before start of rental Penalty

More than 90 days 50% of total rental amount

89 – 0 days 100% of total rental

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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