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Charming Villa with Private Pool, Gourmet Kitchen, Amazing Views, WiFi



Updated: 02-Nov-2016
Country Villa near Todi, Umbria, Italy--Stunning View, Great Amenities, Perfect Location - In the Countryside, yet 5 Mins to Town, on the Sagrantino Wine Route near Wineries and Restaurants

Wake up to birds singing, with the scent of jasmine and lavender in the air. Perfectly located in central Umbria, between Todi and Montefalco, La Casetta Rosa perfect for day trips to Assisi, Todi, Gubbio, Orvieto, Florence, Siena or Rome. With 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths, plus two living areas, you will have plenty of space to relax. This beautifully decorated old Umbrian villa is situated on a small country road that runs along a ridge, with panoramic views of farmland, valleys and hilltop villages.

Private, but not isolated, La Casetta Rosa is close to outstanding restaurants, wineries, and historic sites, as well as grocery stores, supermarkets, and other services. Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, frost free frig, pasta maker, food processor, juicer, washing machine. Inside and outside fireplaces, satellite TV, central heating, window screens, stereo, DVD, ceiling fans. WiFi. Satellite tv. See your children swim from the house, wash dirty at the outside stone sink near the BBQ. Reserve water supply ensures you'll not run out even during the hottest summer days.

We'll be happy to arrange a private cook, cooking lessons or wine tastings. Ask us where to shop for Made in Italy ceramics, linens, clothing and design.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We are a bi-cultural couple: American and Italian. We have lived around the world and consider Umbria our home. We grow olives and love living on a quiet country lane, just a few hundred meters from La Casetta Rosa. We are available to welcome our guests personally and to provide suggestions and help when needed. We love sharing our favorite place in the world with guests.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sharri, we had a wonderful time. Thanks for your hospitality.
Jul 2010
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13 Reviews

based on 13 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful property with stunning views of the Italian countryside

  • 4 of 5

We had a fantastic time here and really felt like we were in the heart of Italy. Despite the feeling of isolation we were still close enough to all amenities such as shops and restaurants but you do need a car. Waking up to the rolling hills is something that will stay with us for a long time. The only slight downside was the size of the pool which was more of a plunge pool. We have three children who wanted to spend a lot of time in the pool but it wasn't really big enough. They did however make the best of it and we all still had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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This is a wonderful, rural retreat with spectacular views. The villa is a gem.

  • 5 of 5

The breathtaking mountains and sunsets make this a memorable place to stay. The villa is both comfortable and thoughtfully decorated and equipped. Sharri is a thoughtful and warm host who wants to ensure your visit is the best it can be, she is a source of useful local information and is happy to book restaurnt reservations for those of us with limited Italian!

There is much to be explored and enjoyed locally.

I would happily recommend this as a place to stay in unspoilt Umbria.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was a lovely family and we would welcome them back to La Casetta Rosa.
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Trip of a lifetime

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful villa. Everything you need and want. Beautiful views. Close to San Terenziano and Todi for grocery shopping. Great location for day touring. We went to Deruta, Montefalco, Asissi, Perugia, Orvieto. Wonderful restaurants very nearby. The owners are so helpful with anything you need. Great tips on where to buy Deruta ceramics. Want to go back for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having these guests very much. They were friendly and interested in seeing our area, which is always welcome. We hope they'll come back in the future.
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Outstanding Home in Umbria--A Truly Special Place

  • 5 of 5

We had the opportunity to use this Umbrian home as our 1 week respite from our super busy Italian vacation. Upon arrival, we were very pleased at the condition of the house, its amenities, and its location. We were able to enjoy several day trips to local towns, and fixed several dinners in the Italian grill and in the kitchen. We really enjoyed living more like "locals" and embracing all that Umbria has to offer. This is a beautiful, well kept, immaculate home that made our trip to Umbria very special. There is plenty to do in the region, and local grocery stores, markets, restaurants and gas stations. My husband enjoyed the house so much, he's looking at locations nearby to purchase one of our own! We would rent this lovely home again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This family was lovely-- they were eager to enjoy our beautiful area, enthusiastic about the house, and full of fun. We would welcome them back any time.
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Perfect Summer

  • 5 of 5

My family spent the most perfect July last summer at La Casetta Rosa. We couldn't get enough of the views and the sunsets were glorious. The location is perfect for day trips to all the hill towns in Umbria and offers a sense of seclusion and at the same time access to everything you need from groceries to easy access to public transportation. The house was complete with everything we needed to prepare meals. The pool was perfect for relaxing. Sharri was so helpful and provided lots of local knowledge to help us fit right into the Umbrian life. We hope to come back to Umbria again and will look forward to another stay at La Casetta Rosa.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Casetta Rosa

  • 4 of 5

The view from the garden is stunning and watching the sunset each evening was a real delight. Although the pool is fairly small, we enjoyed using the swimjet. The descriptions re the property are accurate. Our teenagers appreciated having wifi. There is an excellent pizzeria restaurant/takeaway within half a mile of the house. Although very rural, many of the old towns and places worth visiting are within easy reach by car. A lovely relaxing holiday. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

La Casetta Rosa was originally purchased for ourselves, so it was decorated with comfort, tradition and style in mind. We want our guests to feel at home, living the Umbrian lifestyle.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Perugia at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : San Terenziano at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Perugia at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Todi Ponte Rio at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : E45 at 9 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : San Terenziano at 1.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We can provide a private cook for an extra charge. We can assist in organizing wine tastings, hiking trips, ceramics, cooking and language classes.


2 hours drive to either Mediterranean or Adriatic.


Perugia airport, 30 km; Rome airport, 150 km; car recommended.


We are on the Sagrantino Wine Route with many nearby wineries and cantinas; less than half an hour to Todi, Montefalco, Deruta, Bevagna, Foligno; less than an hour to Orvieto, Assisi, Spoleto, Spello, Carsulae, Perugia, Lake Trasimeno, Siena. Easy day trips to Florence, Terni, Mediterranean and Adriatic beaches. National parks and walking trails nearby.

Further Details:

Two villages are within 3 km for groceries, newspapers, gelato, pharmacy, gym, weekly market, butcher, banks, post offices, restaurants, gas stations, cell phone top up, pizza. There is a big supermarket in Bastardo, 6 km (3.5 m) from La Casetta Rosa.


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £420

Booking Notes:
Twenty-five percent of rent to be paid at time of booking, with remainder due four weeks in advance of arrival. Refundable 500 euro damage deposit required. We accept GBP, USD, or Euros via wire transfer or payments by Paypal.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday unless prior arrangements are made. Arrival time 4 pm, departure 10 am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in euros. 3 weeks - 10% discount. Ask for monthly rates. 25% to hold reservation, with the remainder due four weeks in advance of arrival. We take bank wire transfer in $, Euros or GBP or credit card or e check through Paypal - renter pays Paypal fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

We are almost in the center of Umbria, which means we can jump in the car and get to dozens of places to visit for the day. We are close to services -- restaurants, banks, supermarkets, etc. -- but down our country lane there is peace, quiet and relaxation. Here the birds sing and the bees buzz without being drowned out by traffic noise. It's sublime.

Property Type

  • villa


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


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


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


  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


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

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 195 m²


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with shower, wc, bidet, sink, storage. Full bath with tub/shower, wc, bidet, sink, storage, upstairs. Full bath on ground floor, glass shower, wc, bidet, sink, shelves.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, The master bedroom overlooks the pool and panoramic view
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Upstairs twin bedroom; beds can be made up as a kingsize
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Downstairs, with ensuite bath, beds can be made up as a king
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with matrimonial (larger than queen sized) bed, up one flight stairs. Bedroom 2 with twin beds plus trundle (two more singles), upstairs; sofa/trundle bed in this room also Bedroom 3 with twin beds, en suite bath, ground floor.


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: La Casetta Rosa offers ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living areas; window screens; two covered outdoor dining areas, plus sitting areas outside; second bedroom has balcony. The house is comfortable and homey, beautifully decorated with Italian and American antiques, hand painted ceramics from Deruta, lots of books for vacation reading. There is a library of DVDs and CDs. The pool is equipped with a swim jet, which is fun for both children and adults. Outside: La Casetta's private pool, 4 x 3 m, 1.5 m deep, has panoramic views, seats at one end, excellent for children and relaxing. The jets soothe tired muscles after a long day of sightseeing and there is a swimjet for swimming laps or "riding the river". The pool can easily be seen from the house, rather than away down a hill, so parents can easily see young children in the pool from the house and do not have to take toys and towels down a flight of steps. Older people can easily reach the pool and BBQ area from the house. There is an outdoor sink for washing up BBQ items or tiny hands, a BBQ fireplace sits under a covered terrace; beautiful dining area under vine-covered pergola; the garden is very private and quiet; the front courtyard has privacy gates and room for parking. The property is surrounded by olive and fruit trees. Utility Room: Washing machine, utility room off kitchen. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linens included, cleaning once per week; additional maid service for extra charge. Beach towels included. Other: Small breakfast room with antiques and table for two, ideal for morning coffee or staging meals.

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