Farmhouse | 10 bedrooms | sleeps 27
Agritourism in Umbria, The Malagronda is near Città della Pieve, close to Val D'Orcia's Tuscany and Nobile wine, in Monte Pausillo's National Park. Malagronda is an ideal spot for those who wish to have a relaxing holiday in the countryside.
This country accommodation offers comfortable and roomy apartments and holiday villas that have been carefully restored to maintain all the character of a typical Umbrian farmhouse but with all modern comforts.
This country house is near Lake Trasimeno in Umbria on the border of Tuscany, making it an ideal place to visit some of the prettiest hamlets in Italy: Pienza, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Castiglione del Lago, Panicale, Chiusi and Chianciano Terme.
Here you can also taste our local produce, such as olive Oil and also walk through the olive groves and woods, sunbathe at the pool, learn to cook local dishes in our cooking classes for groups.The apartments of the country house Malagronda have been beautifully restored, paying particular attention to materials in order to maintain the country house typical of the area in Umbria on the borders of Tuscany such as oak beams, terracotta flooring and walls made from local stone.
The Interior design has been carried out with special care to create a cozy atmosphere by mixing everyday attractive antique objects and tools with modern comforts.
Each apartment has its own outdoor space to relax in with table and deckchairs to eat al fresco, or simply to relax, read a book and enjoy the silence and fresh air that the Malagronda can offer.
All the apartments have their own entrance and have autonomous heating, a kitchen with a dishwasher, electric oven and /or a microwave, fridge with freezer, kettle, hairdryer, small safe, telephone, satellite TV, air conditioning and wi-fi.
There is a free of charge laundry room on site for all the guests with a washing machine, washbasins, an ironing board with iron and some clothes horses to hang up washing.
|Size||Sleeps up to 27, 10 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Castiglione del lago - Lago trasimeno|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leonardo da Vinci - Roma Fiumicino 180 km, Nearest railway: Chiusi - Chianciano Terme 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||10 bedrooms, 20 bathrooms of which 9 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 9 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||9 Sofa beds, Single beds (9), Double beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 27, Lounge seats for 19|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Umbria region
The Umbria is the "Green Heart of Italy." It 'a small region where all locations are reached quickly and easily thanks to its excellent roads. Perugia, Gubbio, Orvieto, Spoleto, Città di Castello, Spello and Todi with their urban architecture, are testimony to the Etruscan, Medieval and Renaissance periods.
Each town is a jewel, conserved in a countryside where the green is interrupted only by the red roof tiles, the pink stone of Assisi, the yellow volcanic rock of Orvieto , the blue of Lake Trasimeno, and the coloured textiles and ceramics.
The area has many hermitages and monasteries built in beautiful places, you can admire the architecture of Umbria's churches and its art work including the Basilica of San Francesco of Assisi and the Duomo of Orvieto.
It is possible to visit some of the most important wine producing areas in Italy. Orvieto with its namesake wine and Montefalco for its Sagrantino and wines of Torgiano and many other wine producing areas that make wine to accompany Umbria's simple country cusine of excellent quality such as locally caught pheasant, rabbit and wild boar, its tagliatelle,beans, mushooms, truffles, salami and fish from the lake , olive oil and world famous chocolate.
For children the playground and zoo in Città della Domenica close to Perugia.
Citta della Pieve
Around casa Malagronda there are many hill tops towns such as Citta delle Pieve, Castiglione del Lago and Panicale. These little hamlets often conserve important works of arts and also enjoy fantastic views across the lake and hills of Umbria.
Lake Trasimeno with its three islands that can be visited by ferry and national park attract nature lovers who enjoy sailing , fishing, and bird watching.
From Chiusi , which is only 5 mins away, it is possible to go by rapid train in Rome and Florence in h.1,30.
During the summer historical pageants and village festivals that testify our cultur and make us with simplicity savor foods of a typical dishes. and local wines.
The area is very rich in Etruscan sites.
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