Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Set amongst lush gardens of beautiful Oleander, Hibiscus and Figs, with it's own olive grove, Santa Chiara sits in a quiet river valley near to the village of Pierantonio in Northern Umbria. The house offers fantastic uninterrupted views down the green valley with the imposing figure of Monte Tezio dominating the horizon.
With easy access to the main North/South E45, guests can reach all the major sights of Northern Umbrian and Southern Tuscany including Assisi, Cortona, Gubbio, Lake Trasimeno, Perguia, Spoleto and Todi. Meanwhile Florence, Siena, Pisa, Rome and the Adriatic Coast, are all within easy day tripping distance.
On a secluded sun-trapped terrace is the 10 by 5 metre swimming pool; designed to be child friendly, with Roman steps and a shallow ledge around its perimeter. The area is fully fenced with access via a gate, there are ample sun loungers and umbrellas and a picnic bench next to the children's play area.
Pietramelina – sleeps two plus travel cot
Enter Pietramelina via French doors leading from its private flagstone paved terrace, which offers wonderful views of the olive groves and the valley beyond.
The lounge/dining area is light and spacious with dual aspect windows. There is a fully equipped kitchen with marble worktop, fridge/freezer, microwave, oven, four ring gas hob and grill. The lounge has a lovely wood burning stove, flat screen TV and DVD player and a comfortable sofa.
The bedroom can be made up as a king bed or twin room and can easily accommodate a travel cot. The en-suite bathroom has an enormous deluge shower. Throughout the apartment there are exposed stone walls, handmade terracotta floors and the bedroom and lounge windows also have built-in mosquito nets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||25 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perguia 20 km, Nearest railway: Pierantonio 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
The Umbria region
Situated in the centre of the Italian Peninsula, Umbria is known as the 'Green Heart' of Italy. The location of Santa Chiara is perfect for visiting some of the most spectacular sights within the region.
Santa Chiara can be found along an excellent white road, just 2 kilometres outside the small village of Pierantonio and is only 5 kilometres south of the thriving market town of Umbertide. Pierantonio is easily accessed by the E45 autostrada which runs North South from Cesena/Bologna to Roma.