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Farmhouse With Magnificent Views

People11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse in Montefiascone, Lake Bolsena, Northern Lazio, Italy - Peaceful Location, Easy Reach Of Lake Bolsena, Watercolour Holidays, Wine Festval

Casa Fiori (Flower House) your beautiful holiday home and gardens is in a magnificent setting which inspires a feeling of being at one with nature. Casa Fiori's central location makes it an ideal spot for visiting Rome, Florence, Sienna and the Mediteranean coast. Surrounded by Roman and Etruscan world heritage sites and conservation areas. There are an abundance of regional festivals in the Lazio Tuscia region; with easy access to Tuscany and Umbria, Casa Fiori your holiday home couldn't be more convieniently situated. A few kilometres from Casa Fiori is Lake Bolsena Europes cleanest lake, here it's so easy to relax in wonderful sunshine and enjoy the breathtaking enviroment. You'll want to return again and again. Casa Fiori, this well designed holiday home has been sympatheticaly developed from two cottages to form a spacious house where rustic charm has been tastefully combined with style and comfort to suit modern living.


Owner
Paula Graham
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2017

About Paula Graham

Casa Fiori is run by myself and my mother. Both of us have visited Italy since the 1960s. I have a degree in Italian and art history and have studied and worked in Italy. Casa Fiori was bought several years ago while I was teaching in Viterbo. With my wide knowledge of Italian language and culture I am able to help with all visitors queries and requests and welcome you to my beautiful home.

Why Paula Graham chose Viterbo Province

The house and gardens are beautiful, the location and views are stunning. The house inside has plenty of its old features whilst having gained some new and striking features. The house is near beautiful Lake Bolsena which is gorgeous at any time of the year, the sunsets are amazing. The animal and birds by the lake are incredible, the Herons fish alongside the human swimmers

What makes this farmhouse unique

A relatively cheap place to stay with all the luxuries of modern living. Exclusive use of the house and gardens. Peace serenity calm beauty and sunshine

Guestbook comments from the owner

Latest news from Italy!

'your lovely place in Italy. It's full of rustic charm with views that are breathtaking, we felt very relaxed and at home'



'a little piece of paradise' L. Hunter



'A very comfortable accommodation in a stunning location with fabulous views. We will be back. A. Irfan.



'Comfortable homely and well equipped home! Fabulous location' L. Brothwood



As seen in the Italian Magazine January 2009 - One weeks accomodation donated to the Charlie Bear Apeal at Freeman Road Hospital £800 raised
Dec 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Montefiascone in Montefiascone

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom1 to bedroom 1 with wc and bidet. Separate bathroom2 with bath/shower/over bidet and wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Family room withensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/11 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, single bed and en-suite. Bedroom 2 with double bed and cot. Bedrooms 3 and 4 with 2 x single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Also available, safety gates for children, toaster, kettle and a well equipped kitchen Outside: The garden has a vine covered pergola delightful for al fresco dining with plenty of seating and lighting. There is a working pizza oven in the garden. Utility Room: Combi boiler supplying instant hot water and central heating. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and bathroom towels are available. Weekly house cleaning and linen changes can be arranged. Some meals can be provided on request. Other: Wifi is available at an internet cafe 3km away- Good mobile phone links.

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

Farmhouse With Magnificent Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Moonlight Grove

  • 5 of 5

Very nice clean house with drinksble water from the tub, perfect for a family, wonderful oliveorchard with old caves underneath, hot springs in 10 Minutes drive, 2000 ore more years old stone street 100m from the house (Via franchigena) - you can do a lot of pilgrim-watching enjoying breakfast in front of your holiday home.

We sure will be there again to watch the open fire! - And oh! You are not so much into holiday cooking? Great Pizza&Burgerplace close by (Blue Tomato)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely place!

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a fab position, at the end of a quirky little street and with a large garden on several levels tumbling down a hillside with views across to the valley. Lizard-hunting fun for any kids! It's like a home-from-home but with the feel of living like an Italian. Normally we stay in large hotels so we appreciated the change! Montefiascone is 5 minutes drive away, a good restaurant is within easy walking distance (crossing the remains of an old Roman road) and there is a super pizzeria in Montefiascone run by an elderly Italian who serves dozens of varieties straight onto the table - no plates! (but a large napkin) - incredibly cheap and good fun. Lake Bolsena is a short drive away, you can park right by the water's edge - pick your place - and walk straight in for a wild swim. There is also boat hire, pedallos and eateries further around the shore. Spectacular sights we also visited were Bagnoreggio - fairytale hiiltop town - Viterbo, and the "Park of Monsters", full of fabulous, giant statues of mythical creatures. You could have any type of holiday here; there is plenty of traditional sightseeing, but also deserted places where you can be quiet and tranquil.

The owners, Paula and Una, can provide you with an itinerary to suit you as they have known the area for over 20 years. Lovely, warm people who want you to enjoy the area as much as they do.

We loved it so much that we are going back again this year with a larger family group - so that's a real endorsement!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Newcastle
5

While near Rome

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful holiday at Casafiori. Its a lovely spacious and traditional house, spotlessly clean, with everything you need and a terrace and gartden to enjoy the sun and scenery. And its wonderfully placed in the middle of a beautiful and fascinating part of Italy, just an hour from Rome. This was an ideal holiday for me because I like to see the real country beyond the holiday resorts. Lots of amazing history, architecture, gardens, towns, walks, and lakes and the coast for a lazy day. And luscious food and wine. I particularly enjoyed the Etruscan tombs and swimming in Lake Bolsena. Lots to see and do in the area and in Rome itself, and a great base at Casafiori. I'll defintely be back myself and have recommended it to my friends and family. You will need your own car to get around easily and some basic italian, or a phrasebook to refer to.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
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Scotland
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

very relaxing”

Magical

great family holiday, kids loved the garden and the freedom.

great accomodation and Paula and her mum couldnt have been more helpful, my father in law is Italian and comes from the area so it was a great base for us all, we cooked in the stone built oven in the garden which was great fun, very rustic.

plenty vino and lemoncello consumed, thanks again ladies x

Liked best: The peace and quiet

Liked least: wee bit futher away from montefiascone than we thought

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Fiumicino
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Mr. Tomatoe
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Civitavechia
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Sutri
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Montefiascone
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
S675
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Mr. Tomatoe
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Montefiascone
Car: not necessary

A car is not necessary because there are excellent bus rail and taxi links in the area. Montefiscone boasts a magnificent Lake shore, providing swimming, horse riding, walking, cycling, canoeing, running and fishing, with an accompaniment of stunning locations, cultural sites, magnificent vistas, delicious wine food and fun.

Coast/Beach:

Lake Bolsena 4km. The beaches round Bolsena Lake vary from quiet and tranquil, to those providing boats and pedalos for hire with bars and cafes. The sea 30 min by car. From Montefiascone there is easy access to other beach locations:- Bolsena town 18 km from Casa Fiori. Marta 9km from Casa Fiori. Capodimonti 11 km fron Casa Fiori, all on the shores of Lake Bolsena.

Travel:

Rome, Fuimicino 1.25 hr by car. Car advisable. Car hire is available from the airport and locally at Viterbo (7km from Casa Fiori) the nearest major city.There are trains from Rome to Viterbo and Zepponami (2km from Casa Fiori). From Orte a 20min drive away from Casa Fiori, there are trains available to every part of Italy, as this is a major train junction.

Distances:

Zeponami 2km village. Montefiascone 4km. Viterbo 7km. Orvieto, Umbria 28km. Rome 80 km (1 hour by car). Sienna, Tuscany 128km. Florence, Tuscany 133km. Porto Ercole, Tuscany 65 km. Aquapendente, Tuscany 25km. Narni, Umbria 30 km (Appenine Mountains) Civitavechia 80km (Major Ferry Port). Further access information to Casa Fiori supplied on request.

Further Details:

This Italian holiday Villa Casa Fiori is a secret location, undiscovered by tourists, but a favourite of Italians. Casa Fiori is near spectacular medievel and Renaissance towns. Including Orvieto and its famous Basilica. The drive to Orvieto is one of the top 100 drives in the world. Only fifteen minutes south of Casa Fiori, is ancient Viterbo, once home of the Papal Court. Now famous for its fashionable shops, spa hotels, thermal pools, pavement cafes, nightlife and festivals,(particularly the Macchina di Santa Rosa, Sept,). Rome the eternal city is easily accessible by train to the center, leaving the car at Zeponami, Orte or Viterbo, provides you with a good park and ride system. When you visit Casa Fiori, Montefiascone, you have easy access to magnificent Lake Bolsena, beautiful beaches and swimming, a perfect base for sporting and leisure activities, fine wines and dinning. Casa Fiori is within walking distance of a Cantina which produces very good Est Est Est! wines, and on request will organise your very own wine tasting. Montefiascone hosts a fabuluos wine festival in August "In Cantina Con Defuk" where it is fun to sample many delicious Italian wines. Tourist fishing licences are avaialble from the Post Office, a fishing shop in the center of town will provide you with all the information you need. When you visit Casa Fiori, you have easy access to magnificent lake Bolsena, beautiful beaches and swimming, fine wines and dinning, come see for yourself.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Montefiascone, Rome & Lazio

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
rate 1
24 Mar 2016 - 20 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
a) See Casa Fiori website for further details.
b) Contact us via email through this site for further details.
c) Upon booking a deposit of 25% is required of the full amount, the balance to be payed 6 weeks prior to your arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day Saturday. Arrive after 5pm. Departure before 10am. Can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices range from £325 per 7 days to £975 per 7 days, depending on the number of visitors and the season. Please contact us via email through this site for further details.
-There is a charge of £50 per visit for linen and towels.
- If you require towels and bed linen to be changed durring your stay there will be an extra charge
- The house will be cleaned prior to and after your stay as part of the rental. All utilities, filtered drinking water etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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