Farmhouse Villa Near Umbertide, Umbria, Italy

Farmhouse Villa In Sioli, Between Umbertide And Gubbio.

Peaceful Countryside Location, Luxury accommodation. Four double bedrooms all en suite.

Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms)

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    £1645 - £2595WEEKLY
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    • Property type:Farmhouse
    • Sleeps:10 (4 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:4
    • Pool
    • Internet access

    Location:

    Property description

    Perfect for families and large groups, Casa Collina is ideal for those looking for a relaxing break in a rural setting in the heart of Italy. Casa Collina offers a very high standard of accommodation, with travertine floors on the ground level and solid oak flooring in the bedrooms. It is equipped with modern luxuries and traditional stylish antique furniture. Set on a hillside amid olive groves and vineyards, Casa Collina is near the medieval town of Gubbio. It has good access to Perugia, Assisi, Florence, Siena and the facilities of Lake Transimeno. Riding, sailing, cycling and water skiing are available on the Lake. A golf course is 20 minutes drive away.

    Accommodation description

    Bedrooms:
    All four bedrooms are equipped with fitted furniture plus en-suite facilities. For extra comfort there are internal shutters and mosquito nets fitted to all bedroom windows.

    There are two folding guest beds if extra sleeping capacity is required.

    Bathrooms:
    There are spacious walk-in showers in each bathroom.
    The Master bedroom is also equipped with a bath.
    There is travertine tiling to complement each bathroom giving a stylish feel.
    The property has 4 en-suite bathrooms.

    Kitchen:
    A modern white kitchen with a grey granite worktop. All cooking facilities are indicated below, including a large fridge freezer with additional Smeg fridge. There is kitchen seating for ten people and direct access to two patios for alfresco dining.

    Utility Room:
    The washing machine is located in the utility room together with ironing and cleaning equipment.

    Living Rooms:
    Large triple aspect living room with three settees, large coffee table, wall mounted flat screen TV with DVD player, audio music system, Morso wood burning stove for use in the winter. Three double doors leading to patio, barbeque and garden areas.

    Other:
    The dining room seats eight people around a traditional Georgian style table. Three wood burning stoves, situated in the kitchen, living room and upstairs landing. Central heating for use in the winter. Double doors lead to loggia from upstairs landing.

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    Linen and towels included with cleaning once a week. Extra cleaning can be arranged if required. Pool and garden maintenance once a week. Swimming pool towels are provided.

    Amenities/Facilities:
    Barbecue, Private Pool, Parking, Garden.

    Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

    Central Heating, Internet Access, Room Fans, Satellite, TV.

    Location Type:
    Rural, Village.

    Accessibility
    The house is situated on a hillside. There are steps from the upstairs parking area, it is also possible to access the front door by car.

    Outside
    Private salt water swimming pool 14x5 metres.Terrace by pool with 8 sun beds and a 10 metre long covered gazebo offering poolside sun shade. A further gazebo is adjacent to the pool offering shaded seating and table for 4 people. When relaxing at the pool-side one has a peaceful feeling of being surrounded by nature. There is a teak patio table and 8 chairs on the main patio. There is another table, 4 chairs and lounger on the second patio. There also other sitting areas which offer shaded seating at all times of the day. A table tennis table is located under the tettoia. There are extensive gardens and natural areas with quiet walking/jogging routes around the house and surrounding area. Plenty of parking space.

    Important notes on accommodation

    The house is a quarter of a mile down a well surfaced ‘white’ road which is well maintained and easy navigable by an ordinary hire car. There is ample parking for several cars. If central heating is used,there will be an additional charge to cover the cost.

    Rates

    Prices

    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    2 May 2015 - 27 June 2015 £ 1645.00 7
    27 June 2015 - 5 September 2015 £ 2595.00 7
    5 September 2015 - 3 October 2015 £ 1645.00 7

    Notes on prices
    Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Additional Costs such as use of central heating will be charged in Euro or converted to sterling at the prevailing exchange rate. We can arrange pro rata rates for smaller parties in April, May, June and September.

    Changeover day
    Usually Saturday to Saturday. Arrival times after 4pm and departure by 10am. (Changeover day open to negotiation).

    Booking notes
    Cheques or direct bank transfer. Deposit of 30% on making reservation, balance six weeks before holiday commences. A deposit of £300 is required in addition to the balance to cover breakages or damage and is refunded after final inspection of the property at the end of the let.

    Location

    Farmhouse Villa Near Umbertide, Umbria, Italy

    About the area

    Coast/Beach
    The Lake Trasimeno is 30 minutes away (beach and water sport facilities).
    Both Adriatic and Mediterranean coasts are 90 minutes drive away.

    Golf
    Only 30 minutes from the challenging 18 holes Antognolla Golf Course.

    Special Interest Holidays
    Guests can be directed to activities, including yoga, pilates, cycling, sailing, walking, cookery courses, horse riding and wine tasting. The owners are happy to supply details about these activities.
    Meals can be provided 'in house' by a local accomplished chef.
    The owners are happy to recommend interesting day trips around Umbria,Tuscany and Le Marche regions.

    How to get there
    Nearest airports are Umbria International Airport Sant'Egidio near Perugia 45km. Ancona 130km,Pisa 160km,Bologna 180km, Rome Fiumicino 190km and Ciampino 175km International Airports and Florence International Airport 165km.Car hire available at these airports. Nearest A1 Motorway exits are at Fabro 20km for Rome and exit Chiusi 25km for Florence. International railway station of Chiusi 22km also hosts car rentals.

    Distances
    Umbertide 8 miles, Gubbio 10 miles. Perugia 28 miles. Assisi 31 miles, Ancona 67 miles. Siena 93 miles. Florence 98 miles. Rome 104 miles. Pisa 150 miles.

    Further Details
    Umbertide has a mixture of medieval remains and modern developments. It is appealing as a busy thriving town where it is possible to experience traditional Italian modern culture. There is an ample selection of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, banks etc. Within walking distance of the house you will reach small bars where you can buy drinks and fresh pastries.Should you want Italian cuisine but not want to visit a restaurant, we can arrange for a meal to be prepared and brought in. The meal will be cooked on site using the best local ingredients and will be served and tidied away so the holiday feeling is still there!

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    Guest comments

    'Truly magnificent! Something here for everyone and perfectly positioned for visiting Umbria'.

    'We appreciated having a house manager on hand to help our holiday go with a swing'!

    'What an utterly glorious house! Beautifully built and finished and we loved the pool'.

    'Thank you for such a memorable stay. I think we've all decided we would move in, in a shot if we could!'

    'The house is fantastic, better in reality than the pictures suggest'.

    About the Owner

    We are a working couple with two children in their early twenties. The Italian house project came about as a result of amazing family holidays spent in similar villas in the Cortona area. We were experiencing the ‘children flying the nest’ syndrome, and needed a new interest that would act as a diversion and steer our life in a new direction. We stumbled on Casa Collina almost by chance and after demolishing the old house, decided the best course of action was to have a fresh start. We are very pleased with the result and judging by visitors comments, others are impressed too.

    Year property purchased: 2007

    Why this location?

    We love the area and feel it is in a good location. We enjoy the fact that the house is in a quiet rural place, but is not far from towns giving easy access for shopping, sightseeing trips.

    What are the unique benefits of the property?

    The house is a new building whilst having the charm of an old Umbrian farmhouse design. The house is situated half a mile off the main road from Umbertide to Gubbio, which is easily accessed on a well kept 'white road'. The house is equipped with everything needed to make a perfect holiday. The pool is filled with salt water, so has no strong chemicals in it. There are many good restaurants in the area, but should you want to eat in we can arrange for a meal to be prepared. The meal will be cooked on site using the best local ingredients and will be served and tidied away so the holiday feeling is still there! All visitors have been pleased to stay at Casa Collina. Paul and Anita our house managers are extremely thorough and ensure that the house is presented in a impeccable manner.

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    Farmhouse Villa Near Umbertide, Umbria, Italy

    Contact Name: Michael Merrett

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