Orvieto holiday villa rental with beach/lake nearby, balcony/terrace and walking and fireplace

Casa poiana

from £94 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Villa / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 59385

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Villa / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Casa Poiana is set in just the perfect spot. It is in the countryside and totally private, with the most awesome view you can imagine: Oaks and olive groves interrupt rows of grape vines meandering down the hillside to the lake shore. The house is on a hillside above the medieval town of Bolsena, just where the regions of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio meet. The area is known to locals as Tuscia, after the ancient Etruscans who populated the area before the Romans.

The house has a master bedroom with a dressing room and an en-suite bathroom, a large kitchen / living room, which opens out onto the terrace and garden, a bedroom with twin beds, a main bathroom with bathtub and a lounge with fireplace. The ceilings are made of terracotta with large chestnut beams. All the rooms have separate exits onto the terraces and the garden surrounding the house and the use of glass is maximised to take full advantage of the truly superb views.

Casa Poiana is set in just the perfect spot. It is in the countryside and totally private, with the most awesome view you can imagine: Oaks and olive groves interrupt rows of grape vines meandering down the hillside to the lake shore. The house is on a hillside above the medieval town of Bolsena, just where the regions of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio meet. The area is known to locals as Tuscia, after the ancient Etruscans who populated the area before the Romans.

The house has a master bedroom with a dressing room and an en-suite bathroom, a large kitchen / living room, which opens out onto the terrace and garden, a bedroom with twin beds, a main bathroom with bathtub and a lounge with fireplace. The ceilings are made of terracotta with large chestnut beams. All the rooms have separate exits onto the terraces and the garden surrounding the house and the use of glass is maximised to take full advantage of the truly superb views.

The house is a 5 minute drive to Bolsena town, which is rich in history, pageantry and of course, food. There is pretty much everything you need in the town. The lake is also 5 minutes by car and you can windsurf, sail, waterski and swim. If you are more of a cultural bent, you can explore the literally hundreds of cultural sites, from Roman and Etruscan ruins to medieval hilltop towns and fortresses.

The house is also perfect for the winter months as we have installed under-floor heating and thermostats throughout (an extra cost for heating is levied when the system is in operation) and the lake views can be even more impressive in winter.

Further details indoors

The spacious live-in kitchen/dining room is fully equipped, with quality cooking utensils, a 5-ring gas stove, electric fan oven, electric kettle, food processor, toaster and a large walk-in pantry for food storage.

The dining area is open to the kitchen and has an antique pine dining table and a sofa.

The main terrace off the kitchen is the centre of the house in the summer and enjoys a cooling breeze off the lake for much of the day. It is an alternative outdoor dining and cooking area with the built-in stone grill forming the central feature.

The living room is a comfortable glassed area with a large fireplace, . This room contains a sofa bed, chairs and a wide-screen TV with Satellite programmes in English. The living room also gives on to an out door patio area covered by a pergola. Separate couches and armchairs furnish this outside area

Bedroom 1 with double bed is comfortably furnished and has a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom. A door gives onto a small covered terrace at the side of the house.

Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds and is across the hall from the main bathroom.

Bathroom 1 en-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, wc, bidet and washbasin.

Bathroom 2 is the main bathroom with bath, shower head, wc, bidet and washbasin.

Further details outdoors

The house is surrounded by three patios, all of which are covered by roofing or pergolas. The gardens and grounds are ample and include open grass areas, tree-shaded areas, olive grove and the property gives out onto extensive open woodland.

The main terrace is the centre of the house in the summer and enjoys a cooling breeze off the lake for much of the day. It is an alternative outdoor dining and cooking area with the built-in stone grill forming the central feature.

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The Umbria region

Lake Bolsena is surrounded by good swimming beaches. The closest of these are 5 mins by car. There are both wild areas and swimming beaches equipped with deckchairs, restaurants, bars, etc. Should you prefer the sea-side, you are only an hour from the Tuscan coast, close to such places as Porto Santo Stefano, Orbetello and Capalbio.

There are countless site of cultural interest from Etruscan to Roman to medieval periods. Some of the most beautiful hilltop towns in Italy are to be found around the area.

One hour drive takes you to The Golf Club Le Querce, one of the top Italian golf courses, a few miles from Sutri, a fascinating and ancient country town.

Orvieto

Points of archaeological and cultural interest are all around, starting with Bolsena town itself at 3km.

Bolsena Lake: 4km.

Golf course 20 min away

Civita di Bagnoreggio: 15 mins by car.

Orvieto: 30 mins by car.

Tuscan coastal towns (Capalbio, Porto S. Stefano, Orbetello) 1 - 1 hour 30 mins.

Perugia: 1 hour 20 mins by car.

Central Rome: 2 hours by car or 30 mins to Orvieto and 1 hour by train.

Central Florence: 2 hours 15 mins by car or 30 mins to Orvieto and 1 hour 30 mins by train.

Siena: 2 hours by car.

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 family bathrooms, 1 en suites

Families

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

Amenities

  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings
  • House swap

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Access

  • Secure parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

About the owner

Maria D
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
01 Feb 2016
Years listed:
7
Based in:
Italy

Languages spoken: English, French, German, Italian

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