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The Owl apartment in country farmhouse 20 minutes from Perugia, Gubbio & Assisi

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

3 bedrooms & 2 shower rooms with independent entrance & terrace

Near Assisi, Perugia & Gubbio, the Owl is good for up to 8 people, perfect for 6 adults. It has a large well equipped kitchen with cooker, dishwasher, sink, drainer and drainer cupboard, large fridge/freezer, worktops, microwave, iron and ironing board, large wooden dining table and benches. We provide all house and pool towels.

There are 3 double bedrooms, 2 with large double beds and the 3rd has 2 single beds. There are also 2 sofa beds each for one person. One in the sitting room and one in the downstairs dressing room. There are 2 shower rooms and a comfortable sitting room with settee, armchairs, tables, TV & DVD player. We have decorated the walls with lovely Italian prints and some of our travel photos. There is a great selection of books, dvds and games.

The Owl has its own independent entrance. Outside there's a terrace with a long table, benches, chairs & 2 drying racks. We also offer a discreet use of our washing machine.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Maria

Maria (English) and Luigi (Italian) take great pride in their stunning farmhouse and their attention to detail when hosting their guests. Luigi is renowned for his pasta classes and is a very talented cook. Maria is fluent in Italian and teaches English to local people as well as being an expert gardener. Together, their knowledge of the local area is invaluable. They'll happily point you towards the best local eateries and can help with sightseeing planning. They are wonderfully discreet and on hand should you need them.

Maria purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Maria chose Province of Perugia

We offer good value accomodation and are happy for you to start your booking on any day of the week!

What makes this apartment unique

We fell in love with this part of the world as it is off the usually tourist track but within easy reach of wonderful historical villages and towns. Also for the beautiful mountain views!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Province of Perugia in Umbria

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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The Owl apartment in country farmhouse 20 minutes from Perugia, Gubbio & Assisi
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

TThe Owl property - a lovely, spacious property.

  • 5 of 5

The Owl was a lovely, spacious and well-equipped house, perfect for exploring the many nearby, idyllic hilltop towns. Gubbio, only twenty minutes away, was our favourite - the cable car up to an old monastry, lovely cafe and restaurant was great fun. We were also in Gubbio to experience their wonderful medieval festival. Loved Assisi, Spello and Perugia too. Beautiful drive to Assisi - route recommended to us by our hosts. Particularly pleasing in the house were the newly installed mosquito nets on windows and doors, which made for a cool, mosquito free holiday! We really enjoyed the beautiful views around the pool. Maria and Luigi were wonderful hosts, ensuring that we were aware of all the best in the area, even helping us with our travel arrangements for a day in Rome - the local train station is only a five minutes' drive. The train took us to Rome in two hours. We really liked the local town of Gualdo Tadino, which is set against a backdrop of hills, with a lovely square and restaurants. The local supermarket complex, a five minute drive away, also contained a great cafe, serving really good food. The kids ( aged 15 and 8) really liked the pizza bar in this complex. A two minute drive brings you to a sports bar serving really good pizza, drinks and ice- cream. A new motorway had just opened, making the journey to Perugia and the lovely Lake Trasimeno even quicker. A water park in Tavernelle made for a great day out. Thank you, Maria and Luigi, we had a memorable and highly enjoyable two weeks with you.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment with lovely pool and views

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday here in August 2015, our first stay was in 2013. We love the location with the wonderful views across the valley and the mountains in the distance. The Owl apartment is spacious, comfortable, clean and well-maintained with many personal homely touches. There are amazing views from the bedroom windows.

Maria and Luigi are excellent hosts. They made us feel very welcome and were on hand to help with local information and tips. The house is a couple of miles from the town of Gualdo Tadino with shops and restaurants and there is easy access to Assisi, Gubbio, Spoleto and many other hill-top towns to visit.

We spent a lot of time just relaxing by the pool taking in the views. It is a lovely place for a relaxing holiday in Umbria and we would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming hosts, glorious views and a cool pool.

  • 5 of 5

The Owl is part of a gorgeous farmhouse set in a rural location with magnificent views of the Apennine Mountains. We spent many enjoyable days dining al fresco in the garden by the pool, with its stunning Umbrian views. The large pool was crystal clear and we were glad of the shade provided by sails around it.The accommodation was very comfortable, tastefully furnished throughout and a large kitchen/dining area and very well equipped for cooking at home. There is a lovely sitting room too for cooler days. We enjoyed excursions to Assisi, the jazz festival at Perugia and exploring the mountains and more local hilltop towns - a great location for walking, watching paragliding and some lovely restaurants. Maria and Luigi were outstanding hosts - they shared their love of Italy and gave us excellent suggestions of things to do, places to visit and restaurants to try. We so enjoyed our holiday at the Owl and would certainly recommend it to other travellers.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
95 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Gualdo Tadino
Nearest Motorway
100 Kilometres
A1 Rome
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
95 Kilometres
Adriatic Coast
Car: recommended

We are located between Assisi & Gubbio and 20 minutes from Perugia in a rather undiscovered part of Umbria. You can enjoy mountain & forest walks, wild flower meadows, cave visits, sightseeing (hilltop villages, historical towns & castles) and eating delicious Umbrian food. All at a fraction of the cost of neighbouring Tuscany! Everyone loves relaxing by our pool either on a sunbed or eating lunch in outdoor sitting room soaking up spectacular mountain views! We are on the main railway link to Rome


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Province of Perugia, Italy

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Our prices are per apartment per week. The price includes all linen, house towels, pool towels, electricity and gas (heating if required is at extra cost).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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