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La Casa Rossa southern Umbria villa with pool Villa

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

La Casa Rossa southern Umbria villa with pool

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 1 review

  • Villa
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

Set in 5 acres of land, this child-friendly villa is perfect for families or friends sharing. The villa sleeps 6. If you choose to add the little cottage at the bottom of the garden, you can sleep 8 in total. The cottage is ONLY available to those booking the main house and offers one double bedroom, a bathroom and a large sitting/dining room with a kitchen area. This optional little "extra" is perfect for friends or grandparents who want to share the family fun, but also need a quiet space of their own.

La Casa Rossa is an hour and 20 minutes drive from both Rome and Perugia, and it's just over 5 minutes drive from the ancient, and utterly delightful, town of Amelia. Amelia dates back to at least the 5th century BC, though Pliny says it existed as long ago as the 11th century BC! It's a splendid little town, full of picturesque streets, enticing shops and inexpensive eateries. "La Misticanza", also known as "da Johnny" after its owner is a great place to eat, while for pizza enthusiasts,

Set in 5 acres of land, this child-friendly villa is perfect for families or friends sharing. The villa sleeps 6. If you choose to add the little cottage at the bottom of the garden, you can sleep 8 in total. The cottage is ONLY available to those booking the main house and offers one double bedroom, a bathroom and a large sitting/dining room with a kitchen area. This optional little "extra" is perfect for friends or grandparents who want to share the family fun, but also need a quiet space of their own.

La Casa Rossa is an hour and 20 minutes drive from both Rome and Perugia, and it's just over 5 minutes drive from the ancient, and utterly delightful, town of Amelia. Amelia dates back to at least the 5th century BC, though Pliny says it existed as long ago as the 11th century BC! It's a splendid little town, full of picturesque streets, enticing shops and inexpensive eateries. "La Misticanza", also known as "da Johnny" after its owner is a great place to eat, while for pizza enthusiasts, the super-light soya flour pizza at the "Porcelli Tavern" is a must. For meat eaters, La Locanda del Conte Nitto is simply heaven - but being vegetarians ourselves, we too highly recommend their panache on the meat-free side. Their food's fabulous for us "veggies" too!

The owners of La Casa Rossa love the place. They've lavished a host of caring attentions on La Rossa that serve to guarantee you'll love staying here. The garden is a green oasis stocked with amusements for all the family - there's ping pong, table football, the swimming pool, lots of "divertimenti" for tiny tots and a very fine barbecue for the men to play with.Inside the house, on the ground floor, you'll fine the kitchen is very well equipped: everything from a huge selection of large coffee mugs to a dishwasher, oven, microwave, 5 gas hobs and dozens of pots, pans and crocks with a washing machine in the garage.

You can dine in stylish comfort indoors or step outside to the outdoor table as the fancy takes you. The villa offers two sitting rooms, one upstairs and one downstairs. There's a large working fireplace in the downstairs sitting room, perfect for a roaring log fire if you are visiting in spring or autumn. It's always a bonus to have two sitting rooms, giving you space for sharing and space to retreat quietly if needed.Upstairs, La Casa Rossa offers two charming single bedrooms, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms with showers. There is in fact a sofa bed in the upstairs sitting room, so if your party is large, on special request, you could actually sleep an extra two guests if required.

At the bottom of the garden there's a cute little cottage, just for two. The front door opens into a large sitting/dining room with its own open fire and a nicely equipped kitchen area at one end of the room. The large double bedroom is pretty and there's a bathroom with extra large shower right next door and that's it. A simple little place for those who want to be with the family, but need their own space. The cottage is available ONLY to those who've booked the main villa, otherwise, it remains closed.

La Casa Rossa is a very fine holiday rental - well looked after, well equipped and in a stunning location!

Location description from owner

The Umbria region

In summer, every village around Amelia holds its own festival - a throw-back to pre-Christian times. Read the posters in town or call in at Amelia's friendly tourist office for an up to date list. You can eat wonderful gnocchi at the festa at Guardea and tasty wild boar at Alviano's festa. All the summer festas are great experiences, you'll step out of the usual tourist scene and into real life, as lived by the locals under the starry skies of lovely Umbria. Of course, there are endless sights to see, museums to visit and ancient ruins to explore too.

Amelia

You are based within an hour's drive of Orvieto, Todi, Spoleto and cute Lake Bolsena, while the ruins of Otricoli and the delight of medieval Narni are only half an hour's drive. In other words, you won't be short of things to do and see nearby.

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Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: Single Bed
    Bedroom 4: Single Bed
    Bedroom 5: King Bed
    Beds in other rooms:
  • 3 Shower rooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:17:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Bob Monroe (Property Manager Summer's Leases)
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
25 May 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian


This Villa has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 19 Jul 2012. Located in Province of Terni, it has 1 review with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1950 to £2790.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 25 May 2016.

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