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Assisi self catering holiday apartments with pool (sleeps 2-5) - Masolino

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Nov-2016
Self Catering Holiday Apartments with Pool near Assisi, National Park, Umbria

CASA ROSA is a traditional stone farmhouse set high in the green hills of Umbria, central Italy, some 10 km (6 miles) north-east of Assisi. The house is divided into holiday apartments - one large apartment occupying the whole of the first floor, and two smaller apartments sharing the ground floor and a fourth apartment in a separate cottage. Casa Rosa is surrounded by woods and farmland, all apartments have beautiful views over the National Park of Mount Subasio.

The accommodation is completely self-contained, with its own kitchen and bathroom and balcony or terrace. All is simply but comfortably furnished, beautifully decorated, and have full central heating. Casa Rosa can accommodate from 2 to 5 people. Casa Rosa's position, over 450 m. (1500 ft) in the hills, means that in summer it is generally cooler than most of the rest of Italy.*

The Farm: THE FARM stands in a regional park, on a spur above a small river, with breathtaking views over the Tescio valley and across the hills to Mount Subasio. The owner, an English painter, lives on the premises. The immediate area is one of great natural beauty. The hills are covered by forest, mostly oak, and by small farms with their olive groves, pastures and fields of wheat, barley and oats. Far from any main road, it is a very quiet and peaceful place. For most of the day the only sound is the singing of birds and crickets and the river in the valley below.

The hills and forest hide martens, porcupine and wild boar, all of which have been seen on the farm. The wealth of bird life includes buzzards, goldfinches and hoopoes.

In spring the the meadows, fields and verges abound in wild flowers, among them poppies, cyclamen, wild gladioli, and many types of orchid. From May to July fireflies dance in the night, and through the summer the Farm is home to thirty varieties of butterflies.

Hiking in Umbria: A Casket of Nature, Traditions, and Legends.

From Casa Rosa it is possible to hike a numerous amount of trails in the Umbrian region, a mountain chain rising in the heart of Italy and reaching Mt. Vettore (2,476m). A territory where the magic of local nature, history, and culture have contributed in defining a unique and unrepeatable reality. Here, in the kingdom of the mythic Sibilla, the Parco Nazionale Monti Sibillini was established in 1993 (with over 70,000 ha), with the aim to safeguard the environment, promote a social and economic sustainable development, and favour the creation of a 'Park suitable to everyone'. The wolf, the golden eagle, the peregrine, and a number of endemic species are the most evident elements of a biological richness which, along with the charm of the abbeys and of the Medieval historical centers lying in a crown at the foot of the mountains, have shaped an old and suggestive world where time has stopped to honour a reality of extraordinary beauty

Reaching Casa Rosa: FLYING -

Perugia ( half hour by car) is served by Ryanair (ryanair.com). Depending on season and day of the week, flights can cost as little as £20 return. The airport is small, bustle-free and well connected to the motorway towards Assisi. Ryanair also flies to Pescara, Ancona and Pisa which is not much further away, and sometimes flight times are more convenient than those to Perugia. Flight/car hire packages can be arranged through the airline.

Easyjet (easyjet.com) offers affordable flights to Bologna (north of Florence, 2 - 2.5 hrs drive from Assisi) and Rome (also 2 - 2.5 hrs drive from Assisi).

Car hire is available at the airport: Avis (Perugia Airport office) tel. 0039/075/6929796 or 6929346) Hertz (Perugia - collection at airport can be arranged) tel. 0039/075/5002439

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Masolino, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

Living room with sofa, dining table and 4 chairs, china cupboard, Internet Wi-Fi access.

Kitchen area with fitted cupboards and marble work surface, inset gas hob, sink, built-in fridge/freezer, oven with grill, microwave, iron and ironing board.

Bedroom with king size bed (or twins on request), wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Bathroom with bath and shower, basin, bidet, WC.

West facing french windows, beautiful pergola and terrace with stunning views, table and two chairs for al fresco meals, access to private bower in the olive orchard.

Access to pool with spectacular views and BBQ.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for your warm welcome, fresh flowers and wine. Casa Rosa has been a tranquil respite for busy tourists. We have enjoyed our journeys to: Perugia, Gubbio, Spoleto, Trevi, Montefalco, Todi, Siena, Cortona and of course, beautiful Assisi.
Aug 2011
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2 Reviews

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One of the loveliest places we have ever visited

  • 5 of 5

This is a totally unique spot for those who have seen and done a lot. The place, the district and the surrounding towns are all absolutely special. The charming hostess made us feel at home but never intruded in our space.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderfull place!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifull accommodation in lovely Umbria

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Perugia at 20 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Ancona at 180 Kilometres Nearest Train : Assisi at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Assisi at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 170 Kilometres Car: necessary

ASSISI, the nearest town, is the home of St. Francis and his female counterpart, St. Clare. For seven centuries Assisi has been a focus for pilgrimage, and the area is rich in traditions associated with the saints. The town itself has been carefully preserved, its steep medieval streets winding between churches and houses of rose-coloured stone.

Within a 60 km (40 mile) radius of Casa Rosa are the ancient hill towns of Gubbio, Spello, Cortona, Spoleto, Orvieto and Todi, each with its medieval centre. Perugia, the region's capital, is 25 km. (15 miles) away, a stylish university city with striking medieval architecture, important Etruscan remains and major works of art.

To the West, Lake Trasimeno offers swimming and water sports for most of the year. To the South and East lies Umbria's wildest scenery - the forests and gorges of the Valnerina, the mountain peaks and remote alpine pastures of the Monti Sibillini.

Other Activities: Hiking, Bird watching, Pilgrim destination, Historical cities

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn / Winter
2 Oct 2016 - 4 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
£445
 
 
Spring
5 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£222
for 3 nights
From
£74
 
 
Late spring
30 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£243
for 3 nights
From
£81
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£749
for 7 nights
From
£107
 
 
Late summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£243
for 3 nights
From
£81
 
 
Autumn / Wineter
30 Sep 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£222
for 3 nights
From
£74
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£754
for 7 nights
£754
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator

Dining

  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • town

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 35 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Livingroom - 1 Sofa bed/Futon

Outside

  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • All gas, electricity and linen used for general domestic consumption are included in the rental price.

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