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Lovely Villa with Huge Pool and Fabulous Views Over Valley

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Front view of property as seen from pool level

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Last updated: 09/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Citta di Castello villa description

The villa consists of four bedrooms, all with private bathrooms, it has two separate indoor lounges and a covered patio with wonderful views over the umbrian countryside adjacent to upstairs lounge. The Villa is laid out in the following way, situated on the upper floor are two master bedrooms with private bathrooms, one of these master bedrooms also has a large private roof terrace. On this floor is the main upstairs lounge and a fantastic outdoor roofed terrace with wonderful views over the large pool and surrounding countryside. Downstairs you will find two twin bedrooms again with their own bathrooms and large doors leading outside. Furthermore situated on this floor is the kitchen and another smaller sitting area leading outside onto another terrace for outside dining again with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. The property has a very large 16x6m saline pool situated on a terrace one level below the house. The property is set in beautiful tranquil countryside.

The property is surrounded by private gardens landscaped with mediterranean herbs such as Rosemary, Thyme, Sage and Camomile. There are several terraces landscaped into the hillside. Directly outside the property and outside the kitchen is a large terrace for dining and relaxing with the barbecue and a large table seating up to 10 with a huge umbrella to give shade on this suntrap. One level down surrounded by terracotta tiles, lavender, hibiscus and a lawned area is the wonderful above average sized saline pool (no chlorine) which is 16x6m and is great for swimming and playing alike. And another level down is a grassed area where we have set up a badminton net and then beyond is the oak wood which is private to the villa. Most of the villa and patios overlook the pool which means that it is also safe for children. Although the property is right in the middle of the countryside it is close to a good road with easy access to many lovely places to visit.

Wi fi internet access available. The entire property has been restored to a very high standard using local craftsmanship and materials. All the ceilings have been restored in the traditional umbrian style with terracotta tiles and chestnut beams and all floors are terracotta keeping it cool in the summer months. The entire property has central heating and therefore may also be used in the winter months. The property has several sitting rooms, one downstairs and two upstairs (one of which is a covered terrace outside) and is very adaptable to groups who may not wish to spend every moment together. Although the property is situated in wonderful tranquil countryside within a radius of 1/2 hour you can reach a number of lovely small towns and villages. The pool area is very visible from most of the house as it is situated one terrace below the property, hence you can keep an eye on children also from the property itself. Naturally very young children need to be supervised at all times.

Villa Quercia is situated on a white road which is very good, hence a normal car is fine and the white road is not too long and not too far from a tarmack road so that getting around is easy. The white road only services a couple of properties (3) and is not a through road and therefore is extreemely quiet and private.The property is situated right on the border to Tuscany (300 metres) you can literally walk to Tuscany which makes it the perfect location for visiting both of these areas.

Keywords: villa, private, spacious, saline, views

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 220 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            There are two lounges so that kids can play without driving the parents crazy!...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking only permitted outside the villa but it is OK in the covered terrace as long as mess is tidied up....moreless

          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Ensuite bathroom in suite with dressing room...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

            Ensuite bathroom and also private roof terrace...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            Ensuite bathroom and also can be twin beds. ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            Ensuite bathroom with doors to main terrace...moreless

          • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, bidet

            Ensuite to bedroom 1...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

            Ensuite to bedroom 2...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

            Ensuite to bedroom 3...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, bidet

            Ensuite to bedroom 4...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Also volleyball court, private woods with paths and walks, loggers paths in extensive common woods around the villa, completely private as there are only 3 other properties within 1km of Villa Quercia....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                32' flat screen with satellite...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Babysitter

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Photography
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View
                  • Rural:

                    The villa is on a hill below an old castle and oak forests surround the location. There are wild boar, wild deer, fireflies (in June), truffles and mushroom hunting. There are only 2 houses within 1km...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Petrelle village is only 1km away with 2 bars, one of which also serve food. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Seats for 10 inside in the kitchen and for 8 outside on the sun terrace at the large wooden table...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Radiators throughout with gas boiler...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    There are two living rooms. Upstairs with flatscreen TV, DVD and power for PC's/computers. Seating for 6. Downstairs with music, table and power for electrical items and seating for 6...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Private parking for 3 cars on private land beside villa...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    On request...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Available ...moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    One wood burning stove in upstairs lounge with wood provided...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Italian expresso machine...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Plenty of everything for up to 10 guests...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Modern kitchen including stove, oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Basic condiments included but no guarantees...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    The bedroom 1 has a private roof terrace, 4m by 4m, with spectacular views. Great at night for comet watching...moreless

                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Sun terraces surround the villa and are shaded in the late afternoon. There is a large covered terrace upstairs beside the upstairs lunge,...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Several terraces with lawns and mature gardens that are lovely...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Large BBQ with plenty of space for a big cook up...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        16m by 6m saline private pool with sun loungers and fabulous views of the valley. ...moreless

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Late autumn
                      Oct 4 - Nov 7, 2014
                      3 night min stay

                      £1,300
                      Winter
                      Nov 8 - Dec 19, 2014
                      3 night min stay

                      £1,050
                      Xmas/New Year
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £1,500
                      Late Winter
                      Jan 3 - Mar 27, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £1,050
                      Early Spring
                      Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £1,300
                      Spring
                      Apr 11 - May 8, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £1,300
                      Spring
                      May 9 - Jun 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,500
                      Early Summer
                      Jun 13 - Jul 3, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,800
                      High Summer
                      Jul 4 - Aug 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £2,200
                      Late Summer
                      Aug 29 - Sep 18, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £1,760
                      Autumn
                      Sep 19 - Oct 16, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £1,500

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                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit £250
                      • Taxes Included

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                      Last updated: 09/27/2014
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                      Location

                      45 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Perugia
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Petrelle local bar
                      130 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Ancona
                      22 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Pierantonio
                      11 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Trestina
                      11 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      E45 dual carriageway
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Lungnano
                      95 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Fano

                      Car: Necessary

                      The property is situated on a white road which is very good, hence a normal car is fine and the white road is not too long and not too far from a tarmack road so that getting around is easy. The white road only services a couple of properties (3) and is not a through road and therefore is extremely quiet and private.The property is situated right on the border to Tuscany (300 metres) you can literally walk to Tuscany which makes it the perfect location for visiting both of these areas.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About the owner: We bought and redeveloped Villa Quercia trying to bring in all the lessons we learned renting Italian holiday villa ourselves. We live closeby and are available to assist with trips and restaurant bookings. Our children Claudia 13 and Lucas 9 love their life in Italy having moved from Bath in England seven years ago.

                      Why the Owner Chose Citta di Castello:
                      It is close to good airports (Perugia 35km and Rome 180mk), is quiet and private, has the best location and views possible and we just fell in love with it (as you will as well!)

                      The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                      Local supermarkets are only 10 km away with good restaurants within 7 minutes drive but when at the villa you are in peaceful and private silence and nobody can distrub you.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, german, italian, swedish

                      Links to more information:

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                      Photos

                      • Front view of property as seen from pool level

                        Front view of property as seen from pool level

                      • Doors from covered terrace leading into upstairs sitting room.

                        Doors from covered terrace leading into upstairs sitting room.

                      • Upstairs sitting room, doors leading towards master bedrooms and bathrooms.

                        Upstairs sitting room, doors leading towards master bedrooms and bathrooms.

                      • Panorama as seen from terrace just outside of master bedroom.

                        Panorama as seen from terrace just outside of master bedroom.

                      • The other lovely upstairs master bedroom.

                        The other lovely upstairs master bedroom.

                      • Downstairs seating area as seen from kitchen

                        Downstairs seating area as seen from kitchen

                      • Private, sunny with panoramic views

                        Private, sunny with panoramic views

                      • Lovely Large Saline Pool 16m x 6m

                        Lovely Large Saline Pool 16m x 6m

                      • Great downstairs bedroom which may also be made up as a double.

                        Great downstairs bedroom which may also be made up as a double.

                      • Superb saline pool with views, shade and sun alike

                        Superb saline pool with views, shade and sun alike

                      • The perfect spot to relax in the sun!

                        The perfect spot to relax in the sun!

                      • Covered terrace overlooking the pool with panoramic views, the perfect spot!

                        Covered terrace overlooking the pool with panoramic views, the perfect spot!

                      • Upstairs sitting room in original tobacco tower with doors leading onto terrace.

                        Upstairs sitting room in original tobacco tower with doors leading onto terrace.

                      • One of the master bedrooms all very spacious and this one has private terrace.

                        One of the master bedrooms all very spacious and this one has private terrace.

                      • Great bathroom with excellent shower.

                        Great bathroom with excellent shower.

                      • One of 4 beautiful bathrooms with lovely sanitary wear, this one is upstairs.

                        One of 4 beautiful bathrooms with lovely sanitary wear, this one is upstairs.

                      • 16 x 6m saline pool with lovely valley views

                        16 x 6m saline pool with lovely valley views

                      • One of the lovely downstairs bathrooms with shower cubicle.

                        One of the lovely downstairs bathrooms with shower cubicle.

                      • Fantastic 16m x 6m saline (no chlorine) pool in the early morning.

                        Fantastic 16m x 6m saline (no chlorine) pool in the early morning.

                      • Fabolous huge 16 x 6 pool saline pool(no chlorine)

                        Fabolous huge 16 x 6 pool saline pool(no chlorine)

                      • Unspoilt surrounding countryside.

                        Unspoilt surrounding countryside.

                      VRBO #384539

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, October 14, 2014

                      £150 - £314 per night (GBP)
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                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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