Description: A 300-year old farmhouse in a picturesque valley this property is a 300-year old farmhouse that was recently restored as a luxury farmhouse. Set on an hill in a picturesque valley between Rome and Florence, with extensive views over the Umbrian countryside, this property offers the an idyllic rural setting, with modern amenities and a central location. The property is accessed via an unpaved road of 2.5 miles. The nearby quaint hill village is in hiking distance. Guests are 8 miles from Orvieto, where there is a large free parking lot and from there the train to Rome (1 hr.) This is the main line between Florence and Rome, so either is within reach. Each bedroom has a large en suite bathroom; four have Jacuzzi tubs and walk-in showers; two have large walk-in showers. Two minivans are available for rent: a Mercedes Sprinter with 9 seats and leather upholsterty and air conditioning, and a Mercedes Vito Automatic that seats 8-9. Please inquire for details of having a driver pick you up at the airport, drive you to the villa and then rent a van. Or you can arrange for a driver for daytrips, dinner or wine tasting. The owner lives on the adjacent private property, enhancing guests' experience with her knowledge of the area and her friendly hospitality. She can organize babysitters, grocery deliveries, massages, chef services, wine tastings or special visits tailored to her guests. She will invite her guests to one free night for the cook to make pizzas in the wood-burning oven. Ground floor (sleeps 6 + 1): Spacious and elegant living room with fireplace & comfortable seating, large flat-screen TV Dining room (seats 20) Country kitchen with two refrigerators, ice-maker, dishwasher & microwave Office with PC and library in English 2 king bedrooms, each with en suite bathrooms with showers. One has a private terrace. The other opens onto the lovely courtyard. 1 twin bedroom with 2 twin beds + an extra daybed (bedroom sleeps 3) and en suite bathroom with shower, door to the garden 1 powder room Laundry room where the maid will do your personal laundry for a tip Second floor (sleeps 6 + 3): 2 king bedrooms, en suite bathrooms each with shower and separate Jacuzzi tub 1 twin bedroom with extra loft that can sleep 2 young people, extra daybed and en suite bathroom with shower Grounds: Large covered patio for dining al fresco with large table, fireplace, sink, BBQ and views Beautiful sheltered courtyard with views Fenced infinity swimming pool (20x46 ft) Jacuzzi tub with cascading water into the pool. The water can be heated on request at the expense of guests. This also can warm the pool. Gym with exercise equipment & shower room Constant temperature, beautifully stocked wine cellar Vegetable and herb garden for guests Outdoor wood-burning pizza oven with jamine-covered pergola and rustic outdoor table Foosball and ping-pong Location 13 km north of Orvieto. Rooms Living room, dining room, kitchen, office, 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, gym room. Facilities Air conditioning, fireplace and guest safe in each bedroom, telephone, satellite TV, stereo/CD, Internet WIFI connection, office with PC and library in English, two refrigerators, ice-maker, dishwasher & microwave washer & dryer, hairdryers, beautifully stocked wine cellar, BBQ, large covered patio for dining al fresco with large table, fireplace, sink, BBQ and views, beautiful garden, fenced infinity swimming pool (20x46 ft), Jacuzzi tub with cascading water into the pool (the water can be heated on request), gym with exercise equipment & shower room, vegetable and herb garden for guests, outdoor wood-burning pizza oven with jamine-covered pergola and rustic outdoor table, foosball and ping-pong, parking. Special features 300-year old farmhouse recently restored as a luxury farmhouse. Sports Swimming Hiking Gym Rent includes Bed, bath and kitchen linens changed on Saturday, bath towels changed on Wednesday and Saturday, water, Internet WIFI connection, maid service (3 hours house cleaning per day from Monday to Friday and for rentals longer than a week also on Saturday), final cleaning, pool cleaning service, garden maintenance 5 days per week all included in the price. Rent does not include Security deposit, utility deposit, heating, wood for fireplace, air conditioning, telephone, additional bed eventually available on request when booking. Ideal for Several couples travelling together. Extra services available only on request, to be specified when booking and to be paid in euros on the premises at the end of each working day: Security deposit, utility deposit, heating, wood for fireplace, air conditioning, telephone, additional bed eventually available on request when booking to be paid in euros on the premises: Bed, bath and kitchen linens changed on Saturday, bath towels changed on Wednesday and Saturday, water, Internet WIFI connection, maid service (3 hours house cleaning per day from Monday to Friday and for rentals longer than a week also on Saturday), final cleaning, pool cleaning service, garden maintenance 5 days per week all included in the price. Reservations from Saturday to Saturday only. Pool size: 5 x 11 m / opening dates: May 14th - September 24th. Pool towels are provided. For bookings with more than 3 children please inquire. Baby bed available. Pets not allowed. Cook service: chef EUR 250 per day. Cook service per week: price on request. Mercedes Minivan: EUR 980 per week. Extra domestic help (house cleaning): EUR 10 per hour. Security deposit: EUR 1000. Utility deposit (unused portion of the utility deposit will be refunded in cash on departure): EUR 250 per week for air conditioning or heating. Electricity and heating (if required): metered. Air conditioning (if required): EUR 100 per day set price. Wood for fireplace: please check price on the premises. Additional bed (to be requested when booking) if maximum capacity PAX is exceeded: EUR 350 per week. Telephone: only local calls possible, metered.
Directions Touring ideas Orvieto 20 min Cortona 1 hr Assisi 1 hr 25 min Rome 1 hr 35 min Florence 1 hr 40 min