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Pianciano-Ancient hamlet with spectacular view on countless olive trees - IL CIPRESSO

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Sleeps 6+8+6, swimming pool, selfcatering, private garden, accurately furnished

In a secluded valley, within a huge olive tree estate, Pianciano is a stone hamlet built in the 15th century. It is dominated by the magnificent villa Paradiso, built at the end of 1600. In the hamlet, three accurately restored and furnished cottages are perfect for a peaceful holiday, in the 'green heart of Italy'. It is possible to rent from one 'room with a view' for a romantic holiday up to the all hamlet (max 21).Swimming pool 12x6, dressing room. The guardians will take care of any problem during your staying. Self catering accommodation. Also breakfast, dinner and wooden oven pizza on request. Cooking lessons. Tour guide, wineries tour, wildlife guide.Wifi, broadband in all houses and in the pool area. Steam bath, minispa. Mobile phone and pc at your disposal. Pick up from and to airport.

Also close to Rome and Florence, Pianciano is ideal to visit jewels of architecture and art like Spoleto, Assisi, Bevagna, Todi, Bevagna and Montefalco. Wineries tours, olive oil and truffles tasting. Also ideal for a relaxing holiday, in the peace of its lovely garden and surroundings.

Genuine, all-Italian product shopping: Pure olive oil, meat by the farm butchery and truffles (in season) are available for purchase at the estate farm.

Household-staff: Custodians on spot. Fenced property. Extra cleaning on request. Dinner on request. Wooden-oven pizza cooking on request. Cooking lesson (Italian traditional, Umbrian traditional, pizza, cous.cous).

Added amenities : Besides great furniture and efficient, state-of-the-art appliances the house provides a fully equipped kitchen and a phone line with a modem-jack. Properties are detached from each other. Room, privacy and comfort are ensured.

More Details

Details for holiday cottage IL CIPRESSO, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

This very comfortable apartment has been obtained from the stable of the hamlet. It has a vast garden and a fresh and airy terrace, with a tiled roofing, to eat 'al fresco'. On the same floor there is a large kitchen-living room, a master bedroom with a king size bed, two twin bedrooms, and two bathrooms (one with bath-shower, the other with shower). Separate laundry room with washing machine and iron-table.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My profound link with Spoleto and this beautiful area goes back to my roots, as my ancestors lived in Umbria since 1500. Pianciano and the estate were bought by my greatgrandfather in 1911 and the property still belongs to our family. I am a civil engineer with a master at the MIT, Boston. Even if i live in Rome and have been working abroad for many years, I like to spend my free time at Pianciano. Horseriding and taking care of the property are the most relaxing activity during holidays.

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Speaks English, French, Italian

4 Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

outstanding secret

  • 5 of 5

As you drive deeper into the valley flanked by steep hills lined with rows of olive trees and the punctuating lilac of the Albero di Giuda, you know you're up for something unique. Tucked away up the hillside, this property is a gem. The owners have restored an old medieval "borghetto" with impeccable taste while remaining true to the original style and the surrounding landscape. Each unit has its own distinct charm, and they are all wonderfully comfortable and fully equipped with all amenities. The location is a perfect blend of privacy and centrality, allowing for easy day trips to neighboring exquisite historic sites, while making for a stay that is as peaceful and private as can be. The area is a culinary paradise, and the locally produced olive oils, meats, truffles, cheeses and the regional cuisine are nothing short of excellent. This is Italy at its best. Claudia, Francesco, Eva and Aziz are wonderful hosts who will go to great lengths to ensure that your experience is something you will look forward to repeating. And sharing, so here we go - now, don't tell anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 0
Copenhagen, Denmark
5

Best place we've stayed in

  • 5 of 5

The last 20 years we have been travelling in Italia and visited lots of places. Pianciano is the best place we've stayed in so far. Everything is great: The houses, the position, the pool, the surroundings, the view, the breeze, the domestic animals and the people. Normally we always go to a new place in Italy every year. But for the first time ever we're returning to the same place next summer. And that's probably our best recommendation of Pianciano.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA
5

A wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a two-day stay in Il Cipresso, and it was heavenly. Breathtakingly beautiful scenery in a peaceful setting. The house was spacious and spotlessly clean and very nicely furnished and well equipped. Delicious lasagne and a bottle of wine were gifts from our host upon arrival. Loved the two house dogs who came to visit us. All in all, a FABULOUS stay. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting a total get away. Great restaurant close by and a charming village. Thank you for making our stay a memorable one. They also sell great olive oil, meats and truffles on site.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 0
Carmel, CA. USA
5

March 2009 visit

  • 5 of 5

We arrived during a snow fall. Didn't expect that in March. But the beauty took our breath away. The villa, the grounds, the people, the dogs were beyond our expectations. This is a perfect setting for a get away. A little isolated but with a car not a problem.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2009
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Location

From the Owner

The medieval hamlet of Pianciano needed restoration. I decided to give the hamlet a new life! I love to share the pleasure to stay at Pianciano with other people, and to let them know Umbria and Spoleto. We know a lot about historical buildings, art, shops and restaurants, and we can give good advices, even if sometimes we still learn from our guests. When possible, I take our guests for a tour in our family house, Villa Paradiso. Recently restaured, has a frescoed ceiling ballroom, and a collection of paintings and art objects. It gives an idea of Italian taste for art in a private home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Perugia at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Campello at 6 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Civitavecchia at 200 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Perugia at 45 Kilometres Nearest Train : Spoleto at 11 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Spoleto at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Passo d'Acera at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Forche Canepine at 50 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Conero (Ancona) at 200 Kilometres Car: necessary

Spoleto, one of the most beautiful Medieval towns in Italy, welcomes you with its stunning landscape made of olive trees and hills, its many works of art, its traditional warmth and excellent wine and cooking. The very heart of Umbria, from here you can conveniently reach the most important art cities in Central Italy. (Rome, Florence, Assisi, Bevagna, Montefalco, Perugia ). At Pianciano, enjoy total quiet and relax in the lovely garden , with 80 different antique roses. Steam bath, minispa. Wifi in all houses and pool area. Cookery lessons, dinner prepared on request. Pizza night in the medieval wooden oven. Nice trattoria at walking distance.

Other Activities: Natural and typical product shopping. Crafts. Gourmet restaurants. Wineries tour. Best cashmir wool products factories. Worldwide-famous art and music festivals (Festival di Spoleto, Umbria Jazz, Medieval Festa delle Gaite in Bevagna, Medieval Giostra della Quintana in Foligno).

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Rate 7
5 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
 
Rate 8
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,514
for 7 nights
£1,514
 
 
Rate 1
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£553
for 4 nights
£967
 
 
Rate 2
1 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£649
for 4 nights
£1,135
 
 
Rate 3
13 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£841
for 4 nights
£1,471
 
 
Rate 4
24 Jun 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,976
for 7 nights
£1,976
 
 
Rate 5
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,471
for 7 nights
£1,471
 
 
Rate 6
23 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£649
for 4 nights
£1,135
 
 
Rate 7
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£553
for 4 nights
£967
 
 
Rate 8
23 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,556
for 7 nights
£1,556
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £42

Rates to be intended for the whole apartment. Heating, weekly and/or final cleaning and general expenses included (water, electricity, gaz). Wood for the fireplace.
No other charges apply. Please inquire for more-than-2-weeks stay special. 10%discout on the second week (not in July and August)
Extra cleaning, dinner, laundry, babysitting: on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Pianciano is unique for its atmosphere, the peace of the garden, the quietness, and the spectacular view on the olive grow (some 11.000 trees). Enjoy the beauty of the surroundings, the taste of the traditional cooking, the authenticity of an unspoilt location. Relax in the panoramic swimming pool after the hammam. The feeling of being in continuity with the past brings an incredible energy to face the challenges of the future.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

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

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 150 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms 2 and 3 can be prepared as twin beds or double.

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Children and pets wellcome. The hamlet provides a very safe environment for children, which are free to go around.In the hamlet live two dogs, three cats, two horses, poultry. Children can collect egg themselves. Farm products on season. Large playroom. Discreet and attentive custodians on spot.

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