Charming Cottages in Beautifully 3 Luxory Country House W/Pool
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- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Set on 40 acres of olive trees and vineyards, this traditional two-story, stone farmhouse and villas have been beautifully restored with every modern convenience.
Located in Umbria, the greenest Italian region on its border with Tuscany, thought many to be the best of both region. Paciano, Umbria is a small medieval village on the edge of a park overlooking the south shore of Trasimeno Lake (400 meters above see level). Paciano is ranked by European Community as one of the top ten 'ideal villages' in Italy for the overall positive quality of life. It is also an ideal center for sightseeing trips to countless cultural points of interest in Umbria and Tuscany.
The village is located approximately six miles from Chiusi Railways Station. From the train station in Chiusi. From the train station in Chiusi you can travel to Florence or Rome in one hour and fifteen minute. The wine town of Montepulciano is a 30 minute drive, while Montalcino and the Chianti area are a 45 minute drive. Fontanaro Farm is an officially certified organic farm owned and operated by Sandro and Lucia Pinelli.
There are four cottages that accommodate two each.and 2 villas one accomodates 6 with 3 bedrooms and another 4, with 2 bedrooms
While staying in this property, guests are encouraged to enjoy complimentary produce (fruits, tomatoes, and greens) from the vegetable garden (in season). All guests are greeted by the owners and receive personal attention. Everything possible will be done to assure a very pleasant holiday. Extra virgin olive oil and honey are produced on the farm and are available for purchase, while a basket with seasonal vegetable, extra virgin olive oil and honey is offered to guests upon their arrival!
One of the many wonderful features of il Fontanaro is a beautiful wine cellar where Sandro Pinelli, a professional sommelier, can arrange for wine tasting. Three cozy cottages are adjacent to the main house. All have their own private patio and garden. Each cottage, approximately 70 square meters, has a large living room with satellite TV, a kitchenette, a fireplace, a large bedroom with king-size bed, and comfortable, modern bathroom with shower. Tartagli villa, which is 500 mt away from the Fontanaro farmhouse can accomodate up to 12 people. Brunello, Sagrantino and Sangiovese villas accomodate 6, 4 or 2 people.
For guest's convenience, in each unit there is also a library of English books, guides, maps, brochures, and tourist information detailing nearby places to visit.
Our property is located within a Perugino landscape. Perugino is a famous painter of the Renaissance, born in Città della Pieve (six mile away from Paciano.
Fontanaro is an organic farmhouse and here is the calendar of the main agricultural and Garden activities: April: Bee swarms captured, May and June Blooming of over 200 roses, August Harvesting and production of honey, September grape harvest, October saffron harvest, November Olive harvest.
Keywords: 10 Cottage Houses, villas, infinity salty swimming pool.
MAIN AMENITIES AND SERVICES
• Free high speed Wi-Fi (as soon also at Sunflower spring place houses)
• Air conditioning (not at Fontanaro, because the farm is self sufficent for electricity by solar panels)
• Sat TV
• Computer and printer service on request
• GPS devices on request
• Weekly change of linens
• Laundry washer
• Welcome breakfast and organic snacks from il Fontanaro farm, that includes olive oil, honey and a bottle of our wine!
• Free tour of Fontanaro Farm, cellar and vineyards
• Full time access to English speaking concierge to help arrange all activities via Skype, Viber, Whats app.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES ON REQUEST
• Access to a chef for all meals. Children aged 6 to 10 pay half price. Meals for children under 6 are free. Liquors and wine not included. Ingredients are primarily organic and mostly farmed Fontanaro Farm.
• Access to a full wine cellar hand picked by Alina Pinelli
• Cooking classes and Bread cooking class
• Private wine tour with a professional Sommelier
• Transfer to and from any airport or train station
• Rental car facilities or vans delivered directly to the property
• Guided tours of the best of Umbria and Tuscany and private party
• Spa Amenities, massage , manicure, pedicure and facials at the swimming pool or at your guest house.
- Vacation Rental
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 2-20
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Attached Unit
- 11.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- Bathroom 3
- Bathroom 4
- Bathroom 5
- Bathroom 6
- Bathroom 7
- Bathroom 8
- Bathroom 9
- Bathroom 10
- Bathroom 11
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Catering Available
- Ice Maker
- Washing Machine:
- Air Conditioning:
- Linens Provided:
- Wood Stove
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Wood Fireplace
- Ping Pong Table
- Video Game Console
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- CD Player
- Music Library
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Mobile Phone
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool
- Hot Tub
- Communal Pool
Location & View
- Lake View:
- Mountain View
- Live Theater
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Equestrian Events
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Fitness Center
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Botanical Garden
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
- Outlet Shopping
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Eco Tourism
ReviewsWrite a review
THE BEST PLACE OF MY LIFE
THE BEST PLACE OF MY LIFE
I wish to be a billionair to buy one of the villas they rent. It is a paradise. Infinity swimming pool, maxy jacuzzi, wine lounge, wine and travel library, cooking and wiine classes, fantastic hosts that help you to arrange all visit. Free wifi, tvlcd, printer, gps, all to feel really at home! I will be back! I think that the best house is the frantoio with the sunset view, but all are really nice!
- Guest mark scottish
- Date of stay 06/01/12
- Review Submitted 07/28/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, people with disabilities, girls getaway, families with young children, pet owners, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
my first holiday in italy
my first holiday in italy
When i came to Italy for the first time I stayed at Fontanaro. Here I was able to enjoy the country side of Italy, which was much calmer then staying in a major city such as Florence or Rome. Even though I didn't stay in a major city I was still able to see them because Fontanaro is only ten minutes from the train station in which I was able to travel all over Italy. Here the hospitality was amazing the best I have ever had anywhere I have stayed. Also the food was amazing because it is all natural, and here on the property there is an organic garden that is used in all the food. Also every night in town there is something going on' such as on the first night I was here I saw a Russian ballet. Even on the property there are many things to do such as the swimming pool. All the rooms are kept very clean and mine even had its own kitchen. I would recommend staying here to anyone.
- Guest Andrew
- Date of stay 08/05/10
- Review Submitted 08/11/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
All you can desire to fully experience the Italian country side...great location with beautiful views of rolling hills but also close to anything Umbria and Tuscany have to offer, quiet and relaxing, spacious rooms, clean and well mantained house with modern amenities and impeccable hospitality (the owners speak fluent english), huge infinity pool, wine cellar, manicured garden...and more! Went there with my wife, can't wait to go back with the kids! Tip: Don't miss the nearby outlet mall of high end italian fashion brands (Prada among others).
- Guest Ridge from Chicago
- Date of stay 04/26/10
- Review Submitted 06/10/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
my second honey moon
my second honey moon
hello!! I've been at Fontanaro for a week. It has been a more than a surprise! I received a bottle of organic extra vergin olive oil and of honey. My guest house was very clean and well organized. I've enjoyed the hot tub with a champagne aperitiv at the sunset!!! Amazing!!!
- Guest isavilla
- Date of stay 05/25/10
- Review Submitted 06/08/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, families with young children, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+.
my honey moon
my honey moon
Ciao, I've been at the fontanaro for my honey moon on may. The place is fantastic with excellent's services. My home was clean and I've received a welcome with wine, honey and extravergin olive oil... Don't miss! ciao guido scamporrino
- Guest guidoscampo
- Date of stay 05/01/10
- Review Submitted 05/11/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, pet owners, romantic getaway.
Italian Country House: Jan-May from min. € 950/week. for a house of 2 persons + 1 Jun-Sep from min. €1200/week. Oct-Dec from min € 950/week.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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- Nearest Airport: perugia at 40 Kilometres
- Nearest Ferry: firenze at 130 Kilometres
- Nearest Beach: rome at 180 Kilometres
About the owner: I'm the owner of the farm wit my daugter alina who is a wine sommelier and chef, wile I'm a olive oil teacher, sommelier and chef. I'm also degree in garden design, and i love to teach my friends all about the art of flowers.
Why the Owner Chose Paciano:
We own and run Il Fontanaro, villa Tartagli and Sunflower Spring place, and here, every guest is treated like a visiting friend. sharing our slow living and country heritage of food, wine and olive oil is our passion
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
We provide the type of service that big hotels and guidebooks cannot: booking a table at a little country restaurant, detailing directions to the ruined abbey at the end of an old footpath, and arranging lunch with the small winemaker who will personally walk you through his vineyard. You can read some examples on our blog: www.umbriatuscanyreview.com Il Fontanaro offers the perfect base from which to explore the stunning Val di Chiana, Val d’Orcia and the hill towns of southern Tuscany, around Siena, Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano…. and all Umbria (Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio, Deruta, Spello, Todi…).
- Primary: +39 3387 338869
- Secondary: +39 (0) 7583 0507 (Italy)
fontanaro's main infinity swimming pool at the fontanaro main property
Living room and kitchen, Brunello villa
living room of Sagrantino Villa
paciano the medieval village closed to fontanaro 10 minutes by walk
SUN FLOWER SPRING PLACE THE NEW PART OF THE FARM THAT WAS A TOBACCO HOUSE
cooking classes at fontanaro learn ow to prepare typical tuscan dishes
dining area at Sassicaia (2 bedroom) at our sunflower spring place
tignanello (for 4 persons) master bedroom at sunflower spring place
the fontanaro resort hill, the green eart of italy
master bedroom, Brunello villa for 6 persons (3 bedroom + 3 batroom)
The loggia of Brunello villa
from our winery at fontanar wit 2500 wines
from the swimmingpool at tartagli (where are brunello sangiovese and sagrantino)
TIGNANELLO guest house with swimming pool, 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom, wi fi, pool
the porch at te SASSICAIA guest house (for 4 persons) at sunflower spring place
master bedroom at the Sassicaia guest house
sunflower spring place infinity salty swimming pool
sangiovese bedroom at villa tartagli
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