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La Macina di Bettona Farmhouse apartments

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

A small complex of family run apartments situated on the hill below the etruscan village of Bettona opposite Assisi(approx 12km).La Macina di Bettona is an ideal base for visiting the many historical towns and villages of Umbria, or for just relaxing by the pool set in the olive grove.

The farmhouse is divided into 3 apartments with the possibility of renting a fourth apartment within the grounds.(See other homes from this owner).

L'Agogio is a large upper floor apartment with far reaching views which can be admired from the 2 terraces, both of which are suitable for outdoor eating.This apartment has 3 double bedrooms,2 bathrooms with shower and a fully fitted kitchen/diner with double sofa bed.In the garden there is a BBQ area.,and within the olive grove, a children's playground and a shared 7m x 15m pool with surrounding furnished sun patio.

NEW As from October 2014 La Macina di Bettona has a restaurant open on site serving typical umbrian dishes on Friday Saturday and Sunday evenings. Booking advisable.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: PERUGIA 18 km, Nearest railway: ASSISI 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Laundry room with coin operated washing machine and ironing facilities available for use by guests.

Equipment for small babies can be requested when booking at no extra charge.

All bedroom ,bathroom and kitchen linen is provided.

Central heating available at extra cost.

Further details outdoors

The farmhouse is set in grounds that are shared between the 3 apartments,however each apartment has it's own entrance and own furnished patio for outdoor eating, close to the BBQ area.There is a children's play area in the olive grove below the house and pool.Guests are welcome to walk in the farm's olive groves which produce top quality organic virgin olive oil.

Further details

The swimming pool is open from approx 25th of May to 30th September 2014

Swimming caps must be worn in the pool.

Electricity, gas and water consumption are included in the price,plus end of stay cleaning

The Umbria region

Umbria, better known as the green heart of Italy has so very much to offer to whoever decides to visit.Be it for a cultural holiday or just a peaceful break away from it all.This region is steeped in history offering the visitor an incredible number of beautiful and historical places to visit and enjoy. Assisi, Todi,Montefalco, Spoleto to name but a few.

The balmy summer evenings are enlivened by the numerous village festas held throughout the region.These festas are great fun for allthe family and all offer great traditional food at reasonable prices.

Perugia

The etruscan village of Bettona is situated high up on the hill, enclosed within the walls,looking towards Assisi, Perugia and Spello.

Within easy driving distance there are so many things to see and do.

For example, why not eat out, very reasonably at one of the local festas,or just enjoy the music.

Try the medieval festival " Il Mercato dell Gaiete" at Bevagna held in June,Umbria Jazz or Spoleto Festival both held during July or one of the many local festas held in August and September. Try a guided bus trip around Perugia.

Plenty of sports to try in the area Golf, riding, tennis and a little further a field rafting and rock climbing

The village of Passaggio(2km) offers all the services needed to enhance your stay, e.g well stocked supermarket, petrol station, bank, bakery, take away. Assisi, the home of St Francis is just a 15minute drive away, whilst Spello, Bevagna, Perugia,Orvietro as well as many other towns, are all within easy driving distance.

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Review 1-4 of 4

27 Jul 2014

5/5

"A joyful and calm Rest!"

A large Appartement with a great Atmosphere.We have been there with six People in total, and one little Dog. Our Dog was very welcomed there. The Appartement and the remaining area, including the Pool… More

1 Jul 2014

5/5

"Peaceful and relaxing break away"

I stayed in L'Agogia with 2 other couples. .The apartment is nice, spacious and light. Two bedooms are large and have access to the balcony whereas the third bedroom is smaller. Each bedroom had … More

28 Oct 2012

5/5

"A good holiday in Umbria"

We stayed in L'Apogia in September 2012. We very much liked the apartment; it was well equipped for accomodation, cooking, eating and entertaining and very comfortable. We liked the fact that there were several balconies, good for drying washed clothes and so forth. There was one with excellent views across the valley to Assisi. Although the weather was good we noted that the windows and doors can be well-closed to protest against winter weather. As wew were part of a larger group, we saw other apartments, on both sides of the Via Corta, which is easy to cross which are just as good. The surrounding region has much to offer; there is a very good supermarket at Passagio.Access to places such as Assissi , Montefalco, Spoleto, Torgiano and so forth is very straightforward. Internet access is not quite perfect but this is being worked on. All in all a very good venue.

21 Jun 2012

5/5

"A Beautfiul and relaxing place to stay"

I can recommend L'Agogia apartments to anyone who enjoys quiet relaxing holidays. I have been going to Macina de Bettona every year for the past 3 years and have stayed in L'Agogia for the last 2 years.

The apartment is located up a small hill between the village of Bettona and
Passaggio. Both villages are a short walk from the apartments. Passaggio has all the local amenties you would expect - there's a small supermarket, pharmacy, restaurant, bakery, post office etc So if you wanted to turn up and relax for a week all the essentials are close by. Bettona has some really pretty churches and very nice cafes / ice cream shops.

The apartment is incredibly clean and comes with a diswasher / kitchen so you can easily prepare your own meals. There are 3 good sized bedrooms and 2 bathrooms so ideal for 3 couples or a family. Each room comes with large drawers / wardrobes to hang your clothes. The bed linen is very fresh and clean and there are plenty of bath towels and hand towels stored in the cupboard in the corridor. The kitchen utensils, glass and cups are also very clean.

Last year I went with friends who had never been to Italy before and they can't wait to go back there. We ate on the balcony every night which was incredibly spacious. There is also a smaller balcony off the kitchen which was used to enjoy a cup of tea whilst taking in the views of the mountains.

This year we went with a large group of people and everyone had a fantastic time. There's enough for everyone to do, everyone did their own thing during the day and then at night we all met up and had BBQs on the terraces.

The location is ideal if you hire a car. We went on several trips last year - we managed to go to Perugia, Florence, Assisi, Lake Transimeno: the apartment comes with a local guide book so if you don't want to relax by the pool there are recommendations of things to do. The views from the apartment are amazing, at night you can see Assisi lit up on the mountain. If you go in June the roads are lined with poppies and at night fire flies come out.

The pool and jacuzzi are well maintained and there are plenty of sun loungers / deck chairs. There is also an area for boules, table football and swings so there are other things to do on the site. There are stone BBQs that can be used - we had several BBQs this year.

Roberto and Liz are incredibly friendly and make you feel very welcome. If you have a problem with anything they can't do enough to help. We are hoping to go back next year, I can't recommend it highly enough.

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  • 8 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:16 Oct 2014

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