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Beautifully restored Converted barns with Private Pool, private entrances and gr - The Farm House (Sleeps 8)

Overview

Property

Updated: 15-Sep-2016
Farmhouses in Bettona, Umbria - Peaceful Location, Child friendly, Pets Welcome.

Nestling in the heart of Umbria these delightful and recently refurbished properties offer outstanding accommodation on 9 acres of land with easy access to the local sights and sounds. Just a 10 minute walk from the picturesque medieval town of Bettona with local shops, bars and restaurants. Assisi, Perugia Todi and Lake Trasemino (beaches and water sports available) are less than 1/2 hour drive away, while Orvietto and Spoletto can all be reached in 45 minutes. There is also good train access to Rome, Florence and beyond. Properties can be rented separately or as a group and offer luxurious style and comfort. Set in their own grounds with olive groves, vines and a delightful rose walkway each property has its own private terrace and barbecue facilities with infinity pool. For the children there is a climbing frame, trampoline, sand box and table tennis. Tennis racquet's are available for use at the nearby courts and bikes so that you can enjoy the glorious countryside.

Details for holiday home The Farm House (Sleeps 8), 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms

A stunning 3 bedroom restored Umbria stone farmhouse with accommodation over 3 floors, with its own private entrance and grounds.

Ground floor

A vast open plan area with a luxury fitted kitchen (hob, oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer) and breakfast bar.

Dining table and large sitting area with stereo, TV and DVD player.

Basement

Bedroom 1 – King size bed with the ultimate in en-suite bath/ shower rooms.

Bedroom 2 – 2 single beds.

Bathroom – shower and bath.

Utility room with washing machine.

First Floor

Bedroom 3 – Large room with king size bed and separate dressing room and bathroom.

Study with a comprehensive library of books, DVDs and CDs also a bed/ settee that can accommodate 2 extra guests.

This property comes with towels and luxury cotton bedding as well as the benefit of an air cooling system.

The owner's villa is also on the same land as the Farm House and Pig House but they access via a separate entrance, please note you will have the sole use of pool.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets considered
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Private rental, owners husband Simon and wife Michaela who have lovingly refurbished the villa to a high standard as well as converting a pig house and farm house into further accommodation on the same grounds. Simon and Michaela have 5 children hence villa and converted barns very child friendly with lots of things to keep the kids happy!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"I cannot begin to describe how wonderful our stay at Farm House and Pig House was two weeks ago. We had the most wonderful time at your most special of properties. It exceeded all expectations. We were not prepared for the spectacular views, the ultra-luxurious nature of that incredible pool, the level of detail to which you have renovated the houses and the hospitality and support from your caretaker, Corrado, who is a jewel" Megwin Finegan Hoopes (July 2012)



“This secluded site offers a wonderful view on a typical Umbrian landscape. The garden is beautiful with its olive trees and seasonal fruit trees. The property is very well kept by Corrado, whom we found to be extremely courteous, friendly and helpful.The Farm House is very well restored. Its old masonry structure copes well with the summer heat and offers a well-equipped kitchen, very spacious bedrooms bathrooms and ample space for our group of seven, inside as well as on the terrace" PL (Aug 2012)
Oct 2009
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1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review

4

Stunning views, peace and quiet and fabulous pool!

  • 4 of 5

What to say! The views are simply breath taking, the pool is as impressive as it looks in the pictures, if you are looking for somewhere to get away from it all - this is the place to come! We stayed in the Pig House for two weeks, it was comfortable, modern, clean and well equipped with everything we needed. The towels and bed linen were changed half way through our stay which was great! The owners, Simon and Michaela were at their property for part of our stay and they could not have been more welcoming and friendly, even booked us into their favourite local restaurant to ensure we got a table on a busy Friday night! Corado who is the local property manager was also incredibly friendly and helpful. There's so much to do and see in the surrounding area - you'll definitely need a car. There's not a huge amount of restaurant choice in Bettona so we tended to eat a main meal at lunchtime when we went out sight seeing and then made light snacks at the villa in the evening. There's a local supermarket that has the basics - if you want a bit more choice head for Perugia where there is a large supermarket! We ate at the hotel in Bettona a couple of times which is a 10 minute (quite hilly walk!) Take mosquito repellent in the summer months - we did get bitten a fair bit, apparently you can get wrist bands in boots that work really well! We loved Spoletto, Perugia and Assisi, so many beautiful places to visit. There's quite a few steps up a steep hill to get to the pool area so not great for buggies or anyone who struggles with climbing stairs - worked fine for us as kept us fit and our 4 and 8 year olds raced each other up and down! All in all, a fantastic holiday and will definitely be heading back to Italy - the children are determined to go back to the Pig House next year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Assissi, Perugia Todi and Lake Trasemino are less than half an hour drive away and Orvietto and Spoletto just 45 mins away.

Travel:

Airport approximately 20 minutes drive away.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak
27 May 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,900
for 7 nights
£1,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £800

Booking Notes:
On booking a 25% deposit is required, the balance being settled 4 weeks before departure. Rates include the service of a full time gardener and caretaker, pool cleaning and weekly linen change and clean. Any extra cleaning needed can be arranged and would be paid for locally at a rate of 8euros per hour.

Changeover Day:
Check in 2pm.
Departure by 10am.

Notes on prices:
All other dates are priced as follows;

The Farm House - £1,000 per week
The Pig House - £650 per week

Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Dining

  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: All of the above come with their own private outdoor terrace areas furnished with tables and chairs, umbrellas and sunbeds. Barbeques are also provided for each property. Cots and high chairs are also available. The stunning gated infinity pool (15m x 7m) is shared by both properties. The large pool area comes with its own shower, gazebo, luxury sunbeds and its own dining area. Pool towels are provided at all of the properties. There are even pool toys should you ever get bored of the views. All other outdoor facilities i.e. sand box, trampoline, climbing frame and table tennis are for all of our guests use. You are also welcome to bring your well behaved pets. The owner's holiday villa is also on the same land as the Farm House and Pig House but they access via a separate entrance, please note you will have the sole use of pool. A local chef can be hired to come into the property to prepare and cook an evening meal or lunch, please ask for more details. Outside: 9 acres of lane, olive groves, vines, rose walkway, private terraces, barbecues, sole use of infinity pool (15 x 7m), sand box, trampoline, climbing frame, table tennis tables.

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