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Casa Archi - Charming Hillside Umbria Farmhouse

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Last updated: 08/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Casa Archi is situated on a 100 acres hillside farm, called Maridiana, first alpaca farm in Italy.

MARIDIANA has been running since 1983, when the Berna family decided to leave the congested city of Rome for a more rewarding life in the countryside of Umbria. In 2008 the property has been certified 4 “spighe” by the Umbria Region on a system of quality certification of agro-tourisms (farm stays and B&Bs) from 1 to 5.

CASA Archi is a two story spacious (250 sqm) traditional stone farmhouse which has been carefully restored. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a separate kitchen, dining and living rooms. It can comfortably sleep 6 people. From Casa Archi guests can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the Umbrian countryside. The house is decorated with traditional antique furniture of the family and are completely furnished with all modern comforts.

The stay at Maridiana is optimal for friends and families who love nature and culture: children can freely play with the many friendly animals around the farm, while adults can enjoy the unique nature of the Umbrian countryside and its richness of art and history.

Maridiana is situated in the Northern part of Umbria close to the border with Tuscany. The historical hill towns of Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio, Cortona and Lake Trasimeno are all less than a 45 minutes drive from MARIDIANA.

At Maridiana is possible to rent a second house adjacent to Casa Archi. Together the two houses can sleep up to 11 people. Contact us for more information.


Keywords: Farmhouse, self-catering villa, vacation rentals Umbria

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 200 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Casa Archi is located in a enchanting 100 acre hillside farm (Maridiana Alpaca), surrounded by olive groves, vineyards, overlooking the beautiful Niccone Valley which lies between Umbria and Tuscany....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    WI FI is available free of charge...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
€157
€1,200
Medium
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay

€950
Low
Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2015
3 night min stay

€650
Low
Jan 9 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay

€650
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
€140
€1,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • final cleaning fee €60
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 08/15/2015
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Location

30 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Perugia St Egidio
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Castello di Antognolla
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Perugia o Terontola-Cortona
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Girasoli St Andrea - Molino Vitelli

Car: Necessary

Staying at Casa Archi is Optimal for Families and Friends Who Love Nature, Art, History and Good Traditional Food.

While Children Freely Play with the Many Animals on the Farm, Adults Can Have Pleasant Walks in the Nature or… Relax in the Garden with a Glass of Wine and Enjoy the Beautiful View of the Valley.

Around the Farm, There Are Well Marked Walking Paths Through the Woods of Different Difficulties.

Guests Will Also Be Given Maps (or Can Be Guided) for Visits to Traditional Handicrafts Laboratories, Eno-Gastronomic Sites (Wine Tasting, Truffles Hunting, Honey Processing) and Undiscovered Places to Eat Local Dishes in Family Run 'Trattorias'.

Maridiana is centrally located for memorible sightseeing excursion. Charming medieval towns such as Perugia, Siena, Assisi, Cortona are all within an easy reach. Florence and Rome can also be easily reached (1,5 hrs and 2 hrs drive respectively)

At Maridiana There is a Well Stocked Shop Where Scarves, Sweaters, Blankets, Etc of Alpaca and Mohair Are Available. Each of the Products is Unique in its Style, Hand Made/Handy Crafted, Natural Coloured, Extremely Warm and with a Touch of Italian Design!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1981

About the owner: Maridiana was established in 1984 when Gianni and Marisa Berna decided to leave Rome for a more rewarding life in the Umbrian Countryside. They carefully restored 3 traditional stone-farmhouses, one as their home and other two houses for rental. Since then they were visited by many tourists from States, Australia and Europe with whom they have established strong relationship. Marisa has been a teacher in the local schools, and now (retired) she is the promoter of a local film Film Festival (Montone Film Festival). Gianni, as development economist, has promoted local projects in new agriculture: ecotourism, renewable energies, natural fibers. Today MARIDIANA is the largest (and first) alpaca farm in Italy.

Why the Owner Chose Umbertide:
Because of the beauty of the property and its surrounding which are rich in nature, art and history. The view of the Niccone Valley that can be enjoyed from Casa Archi is just breathtaking.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Gianni and Marisa moved from Rome to Maridiana 20 Years ago because they wanted a more rewarding lifestyle. The farm is just an incredible place to live and even to spend a short vacation. The location has a spectacular view of the Niccone Valley and the surroundings which are also beautiful. During the years Gianni and Marisa have made many friends from all around the world, many of which, have fallen in love with Umbria and have bought themselves a property in the area.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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