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Secluded villa with private pool near Orvieto

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from £92 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This characteristic stone hamlet lies 2 km from the charming town of Montecchio in a hilly position with panoramic sight on the Tevere valley. It is a quiet location and there aren't other houses directly around so the tenants have a lot of privacy. The villa is suitable for max 10 persons. It has a garden with swimming pool for private use of the tenant. It has an equipped covered terrace to eat outdoor and enjoy the panoramic views. The position of the villa allows to quickly reach the principal cultural and naturalistic beauties of Umbria, Rome and northern Lazio, southern Tuscany (from the villa in around 25 minutes driving you are on the motorway Rome-Florence). The trainstation of Orvieto is 25 Kms far away, from the trainstation it is possible to reach Rome and Florence in around 1h30. In the town of Montecchio (2Kms from the villa) some shops are available: bar, baker, butcher, supermarket, grocery, pharmacy. Recommendend restaurants (all lie in the town of Montecchio): La Perla (Viale Cesare Battisti 14), Dalla padella alla brace (Via A. Ciuffelli 2), La Locanda da Crispino (Via Alessandro Degli Atti 1), there are some more restaurants and pizzerias available. The last 1500 meters to the villa are not asphalted (gravel road).

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Montalto di Castro 90 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rome 110 km, Nearest railway: Orvieto 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

SQM:280.

Ground floor: dining/living room with cooking corner, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom.

First floor: living room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Further details outdoors

Parking place

Garden chairs, sun loungers and sun umbrellas

Covered terrace furnished with tables and chairs

Swimming pool (9m x 3m depth: 1m-1,50m)

The Umbria region

In Umbria, a region that has gained a name for being the green heart of Italy, tourism is growing because of the unfamiliar harmony between nature, antiquities, historic centres and culture. The quiet of the countryside, good provisions and an inimitable cuisine are the great draw. This region is less touristy than Tuscany and this is especially appreciated by many tourists. It forms an ideal starting point for enjoying the peace of the surrounding hilly and mountainous landscape and on the other hand making trips to beautifull towns like Todi, Orvieto, Narni, Spoleto, Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi. You can also easily visit – in day trips - famous towns and charming villages in the southern part of Tuscany such as Siena, Arezzo, San Giminiano, Pienza, Cortona, Sinalunga, etc. Many tourists visit also Rome from here, without staying in the city which is very hot in summer. It is possible to go by car (journey of 1h-1h30) or by train from the stations of Terni, Narni-Amelia, Orte & Orvieto.

For those who wan to visit Rome and Florence:

BY CAR: The highway Rome-Florence is around 20 Kms away from the villa. It takes around 2h driving to reach Rome or Florance

BY TRAIN: The closest train stations is situated in Orvieto scalo (19 kms), it takes around 1h20 to arrive in the centre of Rome or Florence.

Montecchio

Lago di Bolsena is Italy's largest lake formed in the crater of an extinct volcano. The water of Bolsena is so clear, in fact, that it is completely safe to drink it. The local government has gone to great efforts to maintain the lake's natural purity; a technologically advanced purification system has eliminated the errors that might have been made before pollution-awareness was so developed. Luckily no industrial development mars Bolsena's shores, nor its views, and the gently sloping nature of the encircling land limits the amount of spill-off and soil erosion which could effect the water's transparency. The native fisherman still use the lake's water to make the local culinary specialty - a fish soup called sbrosia - a rarity to find.The lake is 12 km. long and 14 km. wide, with a maximum depth of 151 meters. The most important town on the lake is called Bolsena. Like so much of Italy, it bears the signs of almost every important period of the Italian peninsula, going back as far as the Iron Age and progressing through the times of the martyrs, catacombs and miracles and on to the Middle Ages. The Rocca Monaldeschi della Cervara sits at the top of the hill, overlooking the medieval quarter of town. The castle was built between the 12th and 14th centuries. It has been completely renovated and since 1991 has housed the Museo Territoriale del Lago di Bolsena (Lake Bolsena Territorial Museum). The museum is well laid out; each of its three floors is dedicated to various aspects of Bolsena's history, ranging from its prehistoric volcanic origins to its Etruscan-Roman period. A walk along the ramparts of the castle offers a gorgeous view of the entire lake and should not be missed. The Church of St. Christine is the town's other major site. It is a Romanesque church built in 1078 in a typical basilica style over the catacombs where St. Christine, a young woman martyred during the reign of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, was buried. From April to September, excursion boats depart Bolsena town headed for Bisentina and Martana, the islands in the lake. Both are privately owned and Martana is not open to the public, but Bisentina is an ex-summer residence of the Popes and has a large church on it. There are also seven small chapels built around the island. Don't think that Bolsena is just for history and culture buffs. It is also ideal for swimming, sailing, relaxation and dining. One of my fondest memories is having a delicious meal of grilled coregone (a local fish from the lake) at one of the many unpretentious restaurants lined up along the shore. If you happen to find one that's serving sbrosia, consider it your lucky day.

Orvieto is a place of great historical importance. So you see tourists the whole year round. Lots of them only visit the well known cathedral, the cathedral square and the central street full of ceramics and souvenir shops. They are wrong, because there is a lot more to see in this city and even more in the surrounding area. You have to go right through Orvieto to get a real impression of the unfamiliar setting of the city and the gleaming city walls on the volcanic tuff stone hill, plus characteristic monuments and museums with Etruscan finds.

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31 Jul 2014

5/5

"Amazing location"

Wonderful vacation in a spacious, well equipped house. Fantastic views from the terrace, and amazing scents from herbs and lavenders filled the air. Away from noise and neighbors. If there was the tiniest problem, Guido, the property manager solved it very quickly. Only problem was that it was hard to find - road descriptions were not very good. And host did not speak anything but Italian so the given phone number was not any help.

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    • 9 Years listed

    85% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:02 Jul 2015

    Based in Italy

    Languages spoken
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    • French
    • Italian
    • Dutch

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