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Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
La Torretta is a special place with a private pool where you can to enjoy a relaxing, tranquil holiday. It is within easy reach of the major places of interest in the Perugia area.
It was an old tobacco-drying tower and adjoining barn that has now been completely rebuilt using local materials and converted to provide extremely comfortable accommodation for up to 4 people, with furnishings to a high standard. The house has stunning views and is set in 14 acres of grounds, surrounded by olive trees. Although it is in a rural position it is not isolated. The nearest village is 2 km distant, whilst the English owners live nearby.
It has 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, (one en-suite with a walk-in shower). There is a fully fitted kitchen, entrance hall, lounge and dining area. There is air-conditioning for the hot summer nights, whilst under floor heating, together with a wood-burning stove ensures that you will be cosy and warm should you decide to visit outside the usual summer holiday season.
If you do not like the hot summer weather, why not come and see the spring flowers or in the autumn sample the our new olive oil.
For something different, hire a classic car during your stay or fly in a hot air balloon.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lake Trasimeno 30 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 25 km, Nearest railway: Solfagnano Parlesca 4 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The kitchen includes a hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee percolator, fruit juicer. All the facilities you might find at home are included. In the lounge there is a satellite TV, DVD player and stereo system, whilst a separate laundry room contains a washing machine and dryer, together with an iron and ironing board. In the grounds there is a 12 by 6 metre swimming pool, a small spa pool with a waterfall, a toilet and a shower.
A telephone and ADSL Internet connection is available.
Three sets of French doors open onto a terrace with unspoilt views to the West across the Tiber Valley. There is a covered loggia in front of the house whilst alongside the 12 by 6 m swimming pool is a 6m by 4.5m gazebo together with an outdoor kitchen and BBQ.
The English owners live nearby.
About this location
The Umbria region
La Torretta offers an ideal base from which to explore the many treasures Italy offers in the surrounding area. From the cobbled streets of the pretty hill towns of Montone and Anghiari, or the battlefield of Tuoro (where Hannibal defeated the Roman Army in 217), to the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi there is a wealth of history to explore and many beautiful sights to visit or paint.
For something different, enjoy the water sports on Lake Trasimeno. Within easy reach by car are Sansepolcro, Perugia, Assisi, Spello, Spoleto, Todi, the waterfalls at Narni, and the towns of Orvieto, Montepulciano, Siena, or Florence.
The nearest golf club is Antognolla Golf Club (http://www.antognollagolf.com/), approximately 8 km away. It is set in a private valley and has a clubhouse with an excellent restaurant.
In Perugia (25 km away) there is the Golf Club of Perugia. http://perugiaonline.com/golfclubperugia/.
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30 Jul 2014
"Beautiful Umbrian House with Private Pool"
We have just returned from week long stay at La Torretta. It is a beautiful house with a private pool and barbeque area. Barry and Beaulah are perfect hosts. Barry has many suggestions for places to … More
Thank you for taking the time to write your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at La Torretta and that it met all your expectations. Kind regards, Barry & Beaulah.
26 Sep 2013
This property has everything including a lovely location close to Umbrian hill towns. Owners have carefully planned villa to insure guests have the best experience. Immaculate upkeep and owners who t… More
Thank you for taking the time to write your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at La Torretta.
Barry & Beaulah.
21 May 2012
We must say the villa exceeded the web description - very pretty, immaculately maintained, comfortable furniture and good views from the terrace where we ate most of our meals.
There was plenty of friendly advice from the owners, and there is internet access in the villa.
Access to popular Umbrian & Tuscan places is good including Gubbio, Assisi, Montefalco, Siena, Montepulciano, Lake Trasimeno and more. We like to go at this time of year when it's cooler and quieter, but if you like more heat the pool area is very pleasant and although we didn't use the pool (could have) we spent some relaxing hours round it.
We flew into Florence, and Rome is a similar distance, but you can also fly into Perugia which is only about a 20 minute drive away.
We have already recommended it to most of our relatives.
Thank you for taking the time to write your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at La Torretta and were able to explore the many wonderful places in the area. We look forward to welcoming your friends and relatives in the future.
Barry & Beaulah.
16 Jan 2012
"5* Umbrian Idyll"
La Torretta is a charming cottage tastefully decorated and beautifully located with distant valley views but set comfortably within a glorious and immaculately kept garden overlooking the owner's… More
15 Jan 2012
We had the good fortune to find La Torreta last September and it was the best house we ever had. The owners were so hospitable and helpful with anything we asked about. They have taken an old stone … More
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