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Castle Cottage Near Perugia With Large Pool, Garden And Private Patio

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

Many Centuries Old Completely Renovated 'Castello Di Gaiche', In The Green Heart Of Italy

We love to let our wonderful holiday house in Umbria. Approx. 20km from Tuscany. Our cottage is part of a 13th century castle complex (Castello di Gaiche), fully renovated and restored to its original style. The castle lies on top of a hill with incredible views. The cottage is surrounded by a large garden with various seating areas, olive trees and lavender bushes. The swimming pool of approximately 7x15m is a 300m walk from the castle which guarantees the much appreciated silence at the castle and garden. The pool is only available for guests of the Castello. The surrounding area with Lago Trasimeno (Trasimeno Lake) counts many picturesque villages like Panicale, Citta della Pieve and Piegaro with fine restaurants. The famous cities of Assisi, Orvieto, Perugia, Todi, Spoleto and Montefalco are all less than 1 hour drive. Montepulciano, Siena, Florence and Rome are within driving distance (approx 1.5 - 2h). Nearby airports: Perugia (from London Stansted), Pisa, Florence and Rome (Ciampino and Fiumicino)

Rolf van den Breemer
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2018

About Rolf van den Breemer

We are Rolf and Anna from the Netherlands and we love to let our beautiful castle cottage in Umbria, Italy.

Rolf van den Breemer purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Rolf van den Breemer chose Piegaro

Castello di Gaiche really is an amazing, romantic and beautiful place. It is easy to stay around the castle for days and enjoy the garden, the walks around it, the castle itself, the medieval church next to it, the swimming pool. The area provides many very picturesque villages where time is standing still: Panicale, Piegaro, Citta della Pieve. Umbria has a wonderful landscape and there is only a few tourists.

What makes this cottage unique

The property is a two-storey cottage, part of the Old Mill of Castello di Gaiche.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Please see the guest book on our website.
Aug 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Piegaro in Province of Perugia

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom with shower, sink, toilet and bidet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Second Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) + cot Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed. Second bedroom with two beds, extra cot possible.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Part of the 'Old Mill' (Il Mulino Vecchio) of Castello di Gaiche. Suitable for children. Central heating and fireplace. Outside: Private covered patio, private garden, large Castle garden with many seating areas with stunning views. Large pool, for use of guests of Castello di Gaiche only. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning, towels, linen and maid service.


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(24 traveller reviews)

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Castle Cottage Near Perugia With Large Pool, Garden And Private Patio
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 25 reviews

Loved our stay...

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our fab holiday. Lovely little cottage set in the most beautiful surroundings. At the top of a very winding road, with great views. We met a few of the other residents in the privately owned apartments in both the main building and the cottage next to this one and they were all lovely and full of useful tips about the area! A great pool not too far from the cottage, we pretty much had it to ourselves! There are some local walks up into the hillside which my Husband enjoyed, whilst I sat and enjoyed the peace and quiet in the garden! The site is very well maintained with Francesco not too far away if you need anything. The cottage itself was equipped with just about everything you need and the washing machine is located down by the pool if needed. You will definitely need a car, we did a lot of travelling around. The region and it's towns are just beautiful. Communication with Rolf both when making the initial booking and in the run up to the holiday was excellent. Peaceful, tranquil, beautiful what more can I say. Loved it and would highly recommend. Thank you Rolf.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest, love to hear that you had such a great time. And thank you for the elaborate review. Looking forward to having you as our guest again in the future.
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Lovely cottage, wonderful surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay.

The cottage is comfortable, the garden is beautiful and quiet.

The equipment is complete.

Each day you can visit two or three marvelous towns in the surroundings.

The view from the hill is stunning.

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely location and property

  • 4 of 5

Interior a little tired like only one not very comfortable chair and old sofa. No light over cooker difficult to see the dials. Shower new but a very poor mix of hot and cold water. All things that can be remided and then a great place.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear, Many thanks for your review. Yes, the bath room is brand new so I will make sure the plumber looks into this matter. And we'll take care of the lights. Many thanks, happy to hear that you had a great time.
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Carshalton UK

Wonderful location for peaceful & relaxed holiday

  • 4 of 5

This is a great location for exploring Umbria. The property is rustically furnished and in keeping with what is a medieval castle on a hill top! Driving is a must as most places are at least 30 minutes away, but what fabulous places, Assisi, Perugia, Spelloo, Panicale and loads more.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paul, many thanks for your review, and love to hear that you had a wonderful holiday.
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Amazing Umbria Escape

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a quiet secluded getaway then look no further. The property is situated on the grounds of a rustic complex with amazing views and areas to unwind and relax. It's easily accessible by car and has all you need for the perfect Italian escape.

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest, many thanks for taking the time to write a review. Always happy to have guests that enjoyed Gaiche. See you a next time!
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Very pretty but quite isolated

  • 4 of 5

Lovely little cottage in a picturesque setting. Lovely large pool (although with a large wasps nest nearby that could do to be removed!). Beautiful gardens and grounds and spectacular views. The cottage stayed very cool inside, even during the hottest part of the day. We had to be careful not to use more than one to two appliances at a time or the electricity would go off, but once we had worked this out this was not too inconvenient. The location is quite isolated, with little interruptions or noise. The nearest shop is around 15 minutes drive away. A lovely place if you're looking for a quiet escape!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
44 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
A1 Milano - Napoli
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Perugia is famous for its language courses.


Perugia: 30 minutes. Rome (both Fiumicino and Ciampino): 2 hours. Florence: 2 hours. Pisa: 3 hours.


Castiglion Fosco: 3km; Tavernelle: 5km; Panicale: 10km; Citta della Pieve: 20km;

Perugia: 20km; Siena: 50km; Assisi: 50km.

Further Details:

Many very fine restaurants in the area, we can provide tips. Tavernelle has good supermarkets and a local market every Monday morning. The castle has local management to welcome and take care of guests.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Piegaro, Umbria

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Spring
13 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
Indian summer
2 Sep 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £87.41

Booking Notes:
Timing of payments: 1/3 to confirm booking, full payment due 4 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Season: Saturday. Out of season: flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for 2 persons, please add €50/week for extra persons.
Prices include linen, towels, use of pool, use of gas/electricity and cleaning. There is also local management at the disposal of guests of Castello di Gaiche.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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