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Charming Cottages in Beautifully 4 Luxory Country House W/Pool

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fontanaro's main infinity swimming pool at the fontanaro main property

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Paciano farmhouse description

Set on 60 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 4 maxi villas with in total 10 cottages. Each one with great privacy and private eco salty swimming pool. Fontanaro is the honeymooners location, while villa Tartagli, villa Fontegirasole, Villa Fonte Cicerum are dedicated to families reunion!
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 Alina 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.
Fontegirasole has 4 units and Fonte Cicerum is a single private villa.
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.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 50 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Car Available
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            WELCOME TOYS FOR KIDS PING PONG HORSE RIDING BABY SITTING DOCTOR...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            WE LOVE LABRADOR...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 2-20

          Bathrooms: 11 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Spa Amenities, massage, manicure, pedicure and facials at the swimming pool or at your guest house 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 Daily cleaning on request Ping Pong (at Tartagli and Fontegirasole) 4 Mountain bikes available for guests Cooking Classes also special gluten free classes Olive oil Classes Wine tours Horse riding Golf facilities Guided tours of the best of Umbria and Tuscany (special for food, wine, and cultural cities) Rental car facilities or vans delivered directly to the property Baby sitter and kids doctor...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Games:

                PSP...moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake View:

                we are in te border between tuscany and umbria with lake of chiusi and lake trasimeno...moreless

              • Mountain View
              • Rural
              • Village:

                walking distance Paciano - 14 min Chiusi Chianciano - 30 min Cortona - 50 min Montalcino - 15 min Lake Trasimeno - 45 min Montepulciano and Pienza – 80 minutes Florence – 120 min Rome - 0 min. jogging...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                there are dining areas inside and outside our villas ...moreless

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                in tartagli and also fire place or antique ceramic stove in each guest house...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking
              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                yes and they are changed weekly...moreless

              • Living Room
              • Mobile Phone
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                there is a Washer for the main villa and 2 more sheraed in separate loundry rooms...moreless

              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                and also cooking school ...moreless

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                full comfort ...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items

              Outside

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Water Sports Gear:

                at 14 km ...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Eurocard
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool
              • Hot Tub
              • Private Pool
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              high season
              Dec 20 - Jan 1, 2015
              1 night min stay
              €250
              €1,300 €4,200
              low season
              Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2015
              1 night min stay
              €200
              €1,100 €3,900
              high season
              Apr 1 - Oct 17, 2015
              1 night min stay
              €250
              €1,300 €4,200
              My Standard Rate
              1 night min stay
              €289
              €1,514 €5,200
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • cooking class if request €100
              • Taxes Included

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 12/03/2014
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              Location

              40 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              perugia
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              paciano
              130 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              firenze
              14 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              lamborghini
              13 Kilometres
              Nearest Train
              chiusi chianciano
              20 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              chiusi chianciano
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              oca bruciata, paciano
              180 Kilometres
              Nearest Beach
              rome

              Car: Necessary

              Organic Farming Explanations, Cultural Visit, Cooking Lesson, Wine tasting, wine tours, food tours, private events, 24h assistance

               

              Owner info

              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…).


              Contact us

              Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

               

              Photos

              • fontanaro's main infinity swimming pool at the fontanaro main property

                fontanaro's main infinity swimming pool at the fontanaro main property

              • master bedroom, Brunello villa for 6 persons (3 bedroom + 3 batroom)

                master bedroom, Brunello villa for 6 persons (3 bedroom + 3 batroom)

              • The loggia of Brunello villa

                The loggia of Brunello villa

              • sangiovese bedroom at villa tartagli

                sangiovese bedroom at villa tartagli

              • a view from the sky of il fontanaro

                a view from the sky of il fontanaro

              • SUN FLOWER SPRING PLACE THE NEW PART OF THE FARM THAT WAS A TOBACCO HOUSE

                SUN FLOWER SPRING PLACE THE NEW PART OF THE FARM THAT WAS A TOBACCO HOUSE

              • sunflower spring place infinity salty swimming pool

                sunflower spring place infinity salty swimming pool

              • the fontanaro resort hill, the green eart of italy

                the fontanaro resort hill, the green eart of italy

              • theeco salty pool and maxi jacuzzi at fontanaro

                theeco salty pool and maxi jacuzzi at fontanaro

              • the leccino master bedroom

                the leccino master bedroom

              • eco salty swimming pool at tartagli (where are brunello sangiovese and sagrantin

                eco salty swimming pool at tartagli (where are brunello sangiovese and sagrantin

              • Living room and kitchen, Brunello villa

                Living room and kitchen, Brunello villa

              • living room of Sagrantino Villa

                living room of Sagrantino Villa

              • from our winery at fontanar wit 2500 wines

                from our winery at fontanar wit 2500 wines

              • paciano the medieval village closed to fontanaro 10 minutes by walk

                paciano the medieval village closed to fontanaro 10 minutes by walk

              • tignanello (for 4 persons) master bedroom at sunflower spring place

                tignanello (for 4 persons) master bedroom at sunflower spring place

              • cooking classes at fontanaro learn ow to prepare typical tuscan dishes

                cooking classes at fontanaro learn ow to prepare typical tuscan dishes

              • the wine lounge at Fontanaro farm  an area to relax and read aboout wines and travels

                the wine lounge at Fontanaro farm an area to relax and read aboout wines and travels

              • the second entrance of il leccino

                the second entrance of il leccino

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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              2 Bedroom / 11 Bathroom
              Sleeps 20

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              Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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