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Newly Refurbished Modern Luxury Villa With Spacious Garden & Pool - Villa Libellula

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Nov-2016
Stunning Villa in Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy - Peaceful Location, 5 Mins Walk To Nearest Village, 4 Km To Nearest Large Town

"Villa Libellula" is a newly refurbished traditional Umbrian farmhouse that has been lovingly restored in a way that combines the comfort of modern living with the elegance and beauty of its original Italian features, such as vaulted ceilings and original chestnut beams. It is over three floors and has 4 bedrooms which can sleep 8 people. Additional beds and cots can be provided for children. Three of the bedrooms are on the top floor with 2 bathrooms and the fourth bedroom is on the ground floor with an additional bathroom. There are several large living spaces including a fabulous kitchen with all modern appliances including a Rangemaster double oven. There is also a very large private terrace on the first floor overlooking the pool. The stunning pool and spacious garden with abundant fruit trees offer the perfect setting for an enjoyable holiday. It is situated in a quiet village, just 4km from Città di Castello on the Umbrian/Tuscan border. An ideal location, easily accessible, for a relaxing holiday from which you can explore the heart of Italy. There are many historical towns to see only a short drive away. Within an hour and a half you can visit Florence, Assissi, Cortona, Siena, Lake Trasimeno or the Adriatic coast and Rome is a couple of hours by car.

Details for holiday villa Villa Libellula, 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate WC

"Villa Libellula" is over three floors and has 4 bedrooms which can sleep 8 people. Additional beds and cots can be provided for children.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms: 3 on the top floor (2 king size and a twin) with 2 bathrooms (1 ensuite) and the 4th bedroom is on the ground floor (king size bed) with an additional bathroom (toilet and basin). Wardrobes and drawers in all bedrooms. Main bathroom has a twin sink unit, a jacuzzi bath and hairdryer.

Kitchen: All modern appliances-Rangemaster double oven, dishwasher, 4 slot toaster and lots of crockery and glasses!

Living Rooms: Dining room to seat 12 and two lounges, equipped with large sofas, a well-stacked bookcase, an LCD TV and DVD player. The main entrance has a vaulted ceiling and a piano for those wishing to play!

Utility room: Washing machine, iron and ironing board

Outside: Large patio for BBQ's, private roof terrace with table and chairs, pool, sun-loungers and garden.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My husband and I along with our 2 children, bought and then renovated this property to create a family home. We lived in Città di Castello for 7 years, where our children went to local schools, my husband worked for a engineering company and I looked after the home. Since returning to the UK, we're very happy to share our wonderful home with our guests so that they may enjoy the delights of Umbria!

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Speaks English, Italian

2 Reviews

5
based on 2 holidaymaker reviews

Lincolnshire
5

Beautiful authentic!

  • 5 of 5

We just needed a week away to unwind from the busy stress of life and work!

We couldn't have wished for a more perfect place to stay! The house and everything in it were immaculate and everything we needed was readily available for us.

The terrace was perfect for relaxing with a good bottle of local wine, the location of the villa means that it is peaceful with little or no disturbances..... Perfect for unwinding!

Natasha communicated with us regularly and ensured we knew exactly what to expect. Handy hints and information about restaurants and places to visit was really helpful to, not that we ventured far, we really did just relax!

Locally you can walk and take in the tradition of the village, but a short drive away was the more bustling Citta di Castello, worth a visit, especially on market day, or if shopping isn't your thing just while away the hours in one of the many coffee bars.

Thank you Natasha and Tony for making our visit stress free and wonderfully relaxing!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Groningen the Netherlands
5

Perfect Villa Libellula

  • 5 of 5

Last year we rentet as couple the 2 person appartement en were showen around in the villa Libellula by Natasha Davies and her familie.

It is a fantastic house.Everything new,nice decorated, incredible views .

It is a fantastic hollidayplace for rent.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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Location

From the Owner

This property provides a perfect setting for a tranquil holiday in beautiful surroundings whilst being an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding area. My husband did most of the renovation work himself and I helped to design it. So we absolutely love this house and hope you do too!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Perugia at 56 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Hoppy Bar at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Antognolla Golf at 44 Kilometres Nearest Train : Città di Castello at 5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : E45 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Many restaurants in Città di Castello at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Adriatic Coast at 99 Kilometres Car: necessary

Travel:

Travel time to airports: Perugia 45 minutes, Florence 1.5 hours, Bologna & Rome 2 hours.

Car hire is recommended to explore and enjoy the local area.

Distances:

Nearest Village - 500m

Nearest Town - 4km

Further Details:

There is a bar and well-stocked grocer's in the village but within a short drive there are many supermarkets. You will find an information pack at the property detailing many places to visit nearby and a little further afield. The pack also includes some restaurant reviews and recommendations and contact details for making reservations.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
1 Nov 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
Xmas & New Year
19 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Low
9 Jan 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
Mid
26 Mar 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
High
25 Jun 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Changeover Day:
Flexible

Notes on prices:
The price is based on renting the property not the number of people staying. If you need to accommodate more than 8 people please get in touch and we can try to meet your requirements.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

There is nothing more peaceful than sitting by the pool or on the roof terrace looking out at the Umbrian mountains. All our guests have been amazed by the spectacular view!

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The Villa was restored as a family home and provides an excellent retreat for families and groups of friends of all ages. There are many extras that you don't normally find in a holiday rental, such as toys and art materials for the children, tennis rackets, a huge selection of books and DVD's that we're very happy to share with our guests. Being a 300 year old Italian farmhouse, the walls are exceptionally thick which means the house stays cool in the summer (without air-con) and warm in the winter. There is under-floor heating which works very effectively in the winter months and guests are charged at the current rate. The reviews we receive from our guests tell us that our holiday home continues to be enjoyed by many due to the high quality of the accommodation and it's location. The property is managed by a wonderful English couple, who are fluent in Italian, and would be happy to help should the need arise. Outside: The swimming pool is 10x5m and has a continuous depth of 1.5m. The pool area is surrounded by patio and sun loungers. There is also a shower for rinsing. There is a very large roof terrace off the lounge, overlooking the pool, which is great for outside dining or private sunbathing. The spacious garden has abundant fruit trees - fig, cherry, peach, apple and pear, from which you can pick and enjoy straight from the trees. There is also plenty of parking for numerous cars.

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