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IT3916 - Villa Coccinella (4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12)

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Villa Coccinella (4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12)

All rooms have chestnut beamed ceilings and tiled floors.

Ground floor:

A large reception hall leading to a bright and spacious kitchen/dining room, lounge, bedroom and bathroom.

Kitchen/dining room - With gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Farmhouse table and chairs.

Lounge - With mountain views and double doors to a shaded terracotta paved terrace. Squashy sofas to seat 12 people. One of the sofas can be converted to a double sofa bed.

Free wifi access.

There is a 37" wide screen TV, DVD and CD player.

Wood burner.

Bedroom - Ground floor. Large double (wheelchair accessible).

Bathroom - Ground floor. Walk-in shower (wheelchair accessible), toilet and basin.

Upper floor:

3 spacious bedrooms with double/twin beds. Bathroom with full size bath and shower overhead, toilet and basin.

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About the property


An exquisitely restored stone villa set in 30 acres of stunning countryside with breathtaking panoramic mountain views. Peace and tranquility are assured but with the benefits of being close to shops, bars, restaurants and the best of Umbrian sightseeing. The shaded terrace and gardens are a great place to dine alfresco, sip a sunset drink or to just while away a day or two with a book. Guests have unlimited use of 2 beautiful swimming pools at a holiday complex just a 2 minute stroll away. Here, there are also children's pools and sports facilities including an astro turf football pitch, table tennis and tennis.

With its dramatic hillside location on the edge of a valley, the villa is in an unbeatable location to enjoy the extraordinary natural beauty of the park.

Discounts are available for smaller groups staying in the villa. Please see the rates section for savings you can make.

Set in the beautiful Sibillini Mountains National Park, local activities include river rafting, guided and self guided walks, cycling, horse riding, mountain chairlifts, tandem assisted paragliding, zip wire, lake swimming, historic hill towns, cookery lessons and a natural spa.

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Property Manager
Barbara and Kevin
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
1 August, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

Please see www.tripadvisor.co.uk for other independent reviews about this property.

Posted 30/09/11

"Family vacation”

Perfect for a family or two families, hoping to have own peace, yet having possibility to enjoy facilities of the resort next to the Villa. Our important criteries were to have a house which is enough big for 2 families with kids: 10points., pool, or 2 with option for our youngest: 10points and most important, a nice football pitch with a artificular grass where we enjoyed football games and penalty shots everyday: 10 points! On top of all there was a nice restaurant with reasonable prices. Very nice all in one. Service and the helpness of the owners (who seem to run the resort as well was above our expectations. We enjoyed our week in Umbria, and it was nice to see how different it is from the other side, tuscany, where we spent the next week. If you appreciate cleanness and how things are fixed you will like this house.
Mar 2010
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5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


A special place in Umbria

  • 5 of 5

Casale Coccinella definitely has the wow factor - all that the description promises and more. The house is spacious and very comfortable with views that will make your heart sing! Extremely well maintained by Kevin & Barbara who are available locally should you need them. If you're lucky you'll be there when the owners Rob & Judy are in residence in the downstairs apartment. They are so welcoming. On hand with tips on things to do and places to see. We would wholeheartedly recommend Casale Coccinella as a beautiful Umbrian base where you can utterly chill on the days you're not out and about in this gorgeous region.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great vacation

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of five who spent eight wonderful days in Villa Coccinella. We enjoyed the very large and clean house, the beautiful view of the mountains, the nearby resort and its attractive pool, the local restaurants, the friendliness of the locals and the hospitality of our hosts, Judy and Bob, and the caretakers, Barbara and Kevin.

Villa Coccinella has all facilities required to enjoy the stay including a large and well-equipped kitchen, four large bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large living room with functional WIFI, satellite TV and DVD. We also spent time reading books in the shade of the pavilion in the garden and enjoyed the calm atmosphere of the property. There are several excellent restaurants in the vicinity of the house and these are all surprisingly cheap and easy to find. Local restaurants and other attractions are well described in the welcome guide. Moreover, Barbara and Kevin as well as Judy and Bob (we were pleased they were around staying in their nearby apartment) are very friendly and may provide further ideas and inspiration for places to visit.

We visited a number of exciting places in the province, including the beautiful medieval villages of Norcia, Assisi and Narni, the waterfalls of Terni (Cascata delle Marmore) and the fantastic plains of Piano Grande. Moreover, we followed some of the hiking trails in the mountains near Preci and Norcia and reached altitudes of 1900 meters above sea level on half day trips. It is a real gift to have the Monti Sibillini National Park nearby.

This was our first visit to Umbria, but definitely not the last. We highly recommend Villa Coccinella and Umbria as a holiday destination.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Large well equipped villa in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the villa after dark; opening the shutters to the very special view the following morning was unforgettable! The villa was comfortable and well equipped and the welcome package was much appreciated. Both the managers and the owners were very friendly and helpful. We visited the nearby Il Callaccio many times for coffee, gelato and dinner; they hired out a bike to one of our party. The locality was all we hoped for with the scenery, villages, walks and wild flowers (we saw at least 12 different species of orchid)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Villa !!

  • 5 of 5

This Villa was absolutely incredible and beautiful !!! Definitely 5 star rating or more ! It was immaculately clean, very comfortable, extremely roomy. Large bedrooms, large fully equipped kitchen, on site parking and had all the amenities you would possibly need. It has amazingly beautiful views of the Mountains from all the back windows! Its is centrally located and perfect to visit many small hill towns in Umbria. Set in a quiet but convenient location. The owners, Bob and Judy and the managers Kevin and Barbara are very sweet people. They checked in on us to make sure everything was fine. They all speak English. They both recommended several places to visit, towns, sites and restaurants to eat at. All were great suggestions. They also have a tour guide book for the area they complied...excellent! They were very informative and helpful and a pleasure to meet and spend some time with. I cannot say enough about them or this Villa. It is A MUST ! Don't hesitate about booking this place, you will not be disappointed. We can only say good things about this place. How tastefully and meticulously it has been restored and decorated. We felt right at home. Excellent accommodations, location, cleanliness and comfort! We hope to return in the future. Thanks again Bob, Judy, Kevin and Barbara for making our visit and vacation so wonderful!

Ciao, Stephen and Carol Ricci

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Preci in Umbria

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor and wheelchair accessible shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Ground Floor and wheelchair accessible
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed , Single beds can also be made in to a double bed.
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed , Single beds can also be made in to a double bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Free use of swimming pools and leisure facilities are at a family run holiday complex a 2 minute walk away. There are 4 pools. The two adult pools are 20m x 10m and 18m x 8m. There is a shallow children’s pool next to each of the large pools. Table tennis, tennis, football (Astro turf), daily outdoor yoga and pilates (usually available in July/August) are also there. Villa Coccinella is not located on the complex but is a short walk away on a quiet road. Our guests are issued with a pass to give them access to these facilities. The pools are outdoor and are usually open from mid May to end of September. Children's games and board games such as scrabble, monopoly and chess are in the villa. Included in the rent: Bath towels, bed linen, tea towels (changed weekly), final cleaning and a welcome pack with tea, coffee, milk, sugar, water, wine, pasta, pasta sauce and olive oil. Outside: The villa, restored in 2009, is built on three levels. All the Villa Coccinella rooms are on the ground and first floors with mountain views. It has its own shaded private terrace with mountain and village views. Apartment Coccinella is below and at the back of the villa with its own private terrace and entrance on the lower ground level. It has been carefully designed so it cannot be seen from inside or outside the main villa. As none of the main villa rooms or terrace can be seen from the apartment either, complete privacy for guests is ensured. In the two gardens there are BBQs, sun loungers, dining tables and chairs. Private off-road parking is directly outside the villa.

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