Preci holiday villa rental with shared pool, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

Casa Rosabianca

from £43 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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9 reviews

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1 / 24 The beautiful Umbrian hill village of Preci - the white house to the right of the church

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 Home 45073

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Villa / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

A beautifully restored and luxurious villa in the centre of the historic medieval village of Preci with stupendous mountain views offering a blend of traditional country living with all the comforts of home. What’s more, at 600 metres, you get the best of the glorious weather – long, hot sunny days and pleasantly cooler nights.There’s a gorgeous swimming pool for our guests free use at a small hotel just a minutes stroll around the corner.

Discounted rates for less than 4 guests are in the prices section.

With local bars, great restaurants and shops within a 10 minute walk, you don’t have to go far to soak up the atmosphere of the Italian way of life!Why not enjoy some of the most breathtaking scenery in Umbria from your own balcony or outside on the pretty, flower filled piazza. Here you can dine as the sun sets over the little hill towns in the distance - a truly magical sight.Nature lovers can enjoy activities including river rafting, kayaking, walking, cycling, mule trekking, horse

A beautifully restored and luxurious villa in the centre of the historic medieval village of Preci with stupendous mountain views offering a blend of traditional country living with all the comforts of home. What’s more, at 600 metres, you get the best of the glorious weather – long, hot sunny days and pleasantly cooler nights.There’s a gorgeous swimming pool for our guests free use at a small hotel just a minutes stroll around the corner.

Discounted rates for less than 4 guests are in the prices section.

With local bars, great restaurants and shops within a 10 minute walk, you don’t have to go far to soak up the atmosphere of the Italian way of life!Why not enjoy some of the most breathtaking scenery in Umbria from your own balcony or outside on the pretty, flower filled piazza. Here you can dine as the sun sets over the little hill towns in the distance - a truly magical sight.Nature lovers can enjoy activities including river rafting, kayaking, walking, cycling, mule trekking, horse riding and mountain chairlifts – all safe for everyone including young children.The 'Rough Guide Italy' simply describes this area, the Valnerina, as the most beautiful part of Umbria.

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The Umbria region

Umbria is dotted with beautiful hill towns including Spoleto, Assisi and Perugia, all of which are an easy day trip. Whether you are looking for history, art, culture or just a great lunch, you will find it in this area of Umbria.

Visitors can enjoy the many local festivals in the area, showcasing food, wine and traditional crafts.

Here are some driving times to some of the local places of interest:

St. Eutizio Abbey 5 minutes. Beautiful, 12th century Benedictine abbey. Open to the public including a museum of medieval surgery.

Visso 10 minutes. Pretty town on a river with restaurants, shops, bars and a weekly market.

Norcia 20 minutes. A medieval walled town famous for black truffles, cured hams, salami and pecorino cheese. As the birth place of Saint Benedict, it must be on everyone's shortlist for a visit. There's also a good weekly market.

Spoleto 40 minutes. Roman and Renaissance architecture, art and excellent restaurants. Food, wine and art festivals in June and July.

Trevi, Montefalco, Spello 50 to 60 minutes. Classic medieval hill towns and an excellent olive oil and wine region.

The Marmore Falls 60 minutes. The highest waterfalls in Europe are a spectacular sight reached following a beautiful drive through the Valnerina Valley.

Assisi 60 minutes. World famous pilgrimage site with classic architecture and St. Francis' Cathedral.

Perugia 70 minutes. Art and culture. Famous Italian chocolate (and chocolate shops)!

Rome only 2.5 hours by car or train for a day's sight seeing and shopping.

Fancy a swim?

Lake Fiastra - Beautiful freshwater swimming lake with sandy beaches. Kayaks and pedelos. Peaceful even in high season. 2 restaurants and bars. 50 minute drive.

San Benedetto - Adriatic coast. Safe sandy beaches with shallow water - great for kids. Blue flag. Many restaurants and bars. 90 minutes drive.

Civitanova - Adriatic coast. Blue flag beaches. Many restaurants and bars. 70 minutes drive.

Lake Trasimeno - Sandy beaches. Island ferries. Many restaurants and bars. 90 minutes drive.

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Walking – circular walks can be done from the village in the Monti Sibillini National Park, one of Italy's most beautiful and unspoilt. A paradise for walkers with countless trails criss-crossing the hills and passing through villages virtually unchanged since medieval times. It's a haven for wildlife and the famous Piano Grande, a high mountain plain that becomes a tapestry of wild flowers and orchids in the spring and early summer, is not to be missed with excellent trails to suit all levels of walkers.

Other family activities – mountain or road cycling, mule trekking, horse riding, river rafting, kayaking, indoor ice-skating and trout fishing. The chairlift to the summit of Monte Bove (2000 metres) is particularly popular and offers breathtaking mountain views and great walking or cycling down.

Adventure sports - rock climbing, canyoning, white water rafting, paragliding and hang gliding.

We can help arrange and provide information for the activities including maps and guides.

Bars and restaurants:

Agli Scacchi Hotel. Serves very good traditional Umbrian food. There's a shady terrace and a nice little bar/coffee area overlooking the pool. Pizza, pasta, meats and local trout. 2 minute walk.

La Taverna del Gusto. Traditional food. Seating outside in Summer. Also nice for a morning coffee, pastry or evening beer. 1 minute walk.

Il Castoro Restaurant. Great atmosphere and Italians flood here to indulge in the freshest truffles that the owner collects from around Preci himself. The truffle omelette is legendary as is the wild boar stew cooked with juniper berries. Pasta focuses on truffles and porcini mushrooms. The huge wood fired pizzas are perfect food for kids. House wine is around 4 euros a litre. Il Castoro is always lively, very Italian and really good value. 10 minute walk.

Il Castoro and Memole Bars. Very popular with the locals. 10 minute walk.

Il Porcello Felice. Very pretty restaurant with a beautiful panoramic terrace with a view towards the Valnerina valley. Very good traditional food. Wood fired pizzas, pasta, meats and local trout. 10 minutes by car.

There are local markets every week

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Super King Beds, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 family bathrooms, 1 en suites

Families

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

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Log fire
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

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

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Access

  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay.
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Barbara F
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
02 Oct 2015
Years listed:
8
Based in:
Italy

Languages spoken: English, Italian

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“A wonderful holiday in a beautiful setting with all the home comforts.”

Reviewed 19 Oct 2012

We spent a lovely 10 days at Casa Rosabianca. The setting is lovely with wonderful views from an idyllic village. The villa is great and has all the home comforts and was a perfect size for our family of five and two grandparents. The children loved wandering down to the pool on their own and we enjoyed sitting and enjoying cocktails overlooking the pool in the small local hotel. Umbria is spectacular with wonderful scenery and beautiful hilltop villages at every turn. Not to be missed are Castelluccio, Speleto, Norcia, Assisi and Orvieto and so many more. Loads of information in the house of things to do and places to eat. The local food is fabulous and very cheap! Thanks for a lovely time. We'll definitely be back.

“A beautiful getaway with stunning views and quiet picturesque location.”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2011

We were a party of five women who were celebrating a special birthday. We didn't want to drive and were quite happy to stay local, walk into the lower town, use the wonderful pool at the hotel and relax. Between the five of us the cost of taxis was reasonable and Barbara very kindly contacted a local firm to arrange pick up from the airport. We were greeted at the house and every effort was made to make us feel welcome. The house is beautiful, split over three floors, providing plenty of space for the five of us. Having the patio area across the street was an added bonus and compensated for the lack of a garden. We used the local bars and restaurants and found them to be very friendly and good value. The staff at the hotel were particularly accommodating and we basically had the pool to ourselves. We enjoyed lunch and dinner of local, freshly cooked food. Of an evening we would walk into the lower town and sit outside the friendly bar and enjoy a glass of Prosecco before heading back up the hill for dinner. One evening we took a taxi into Norcia, a very pretty town and well worth a visit. This isn't a holiday for clubs and nightlife but perfect if you are happy for a quiet, relaxing holiday. We had a wonderful few days and are definitely hoping to return; I think it's my birthday next!

“So much more than we expected”

Reviewed 11 Sep 2011

Excellent standard of accomodation - feels like a real home with lots of room for our family of four. Made to feel very welcome, being met at the property on arrival was very useful to get local insight. Great experience to stay in an Umbrian hill top village, the house is right in the centre (but you don't feel overlooked at all) with fantastic views across the valley. You leave you car outside the village and walk to the house - means area round the house was safe for kids. Shop and restaurant (& icecream parlour) are only few minutes walk and it is lovely to participate in the local community. Local hotel swimming pool provides outside space and it was largely just us there - our kids (5 & 8) could swim, the pool area was a perfect size. The surrounding area is beautiful - more rugged than Tuscany - natioanal park for walking, rafting etc is convinient. It is a trip to get to any cities but we visited Spoleto, Assissi and the beach near Ancona. A fantastic holiday.

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