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Live INSIDE a village with a pool and views! We offer something special: the gem of a beautifully restored historic property within medieval walls of an Umbrian hilltop village with shops and restaurants just steps away; private pool and terraces with outstanding panoramas; privacy but all shopping/restaurants in main piazza. HIGH SPEED WiFi! Window screens. Enjoy sunny days/night swimming and spectacular sunset evenings in a faithfully restored 9-15th Century property: original features of grand arches, glass ovens, ancient stone walls and tower. Now a vacation self-catering villa and apartments with fully equipped modern kitchens, king bedrooms, baths ensuite, library and tower. Our private pool and three terraces have panoramic views with outdoor tables, chairs, BBQ, sun umbrellas and lounge chairs. Enjoy your holiday vacation in an pristine medieval village living 'la dolce vita' of daily village life. No need to drive miles for food or gelato. Everything is just steps from your home! Visit all of Tuscany and Umbria with EASY TRIPS TO WORLD FAMOUS SIGHTS! Stay in the green heart of Italy. Free tour of nearby vineyard and olive groves and free wine, oil tasting! We can arrange cooking lessons, horseback riding, bike rentals, private tours. We live in the village and provide a complete concierge experience if you wish. Complete tour guide books, suggested itineraries, favorite restaurants. Comfortable living in a village with stunning day trips to historic Umbria and nearby Tuscany.
Local Attractions: All the historic hill towns of Umbria and Tuscany are within a short drive. On the border of Tuscany, you can be in historic Cortona (Under the Tuscan Sun), Perugia, Assisi, Deruta, Spello, Lago Trasimeno in Umbria. Visit all the historic sights in Tuscany: Montepulciano, Siena, Pienza, the iconic Val d'Orcia.. Largest water park in Umbria 4km. Golf and horseback riding. Glass museum. Cooking classes available as well as private chef. Private tours of local region can be arranged.
il Nido: Piegaro Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 98368ha
il Nido is an inviting cozy, but spacious, nest in warm tones of blue and yellow. Entered at street level (handicap accessible) into a large living room with fireplace decorated with antique cooking implements, and gourmet kitchen with granite cooking island. Dining area has table/chairs, credenza, desk and window with huge panoramic view. The king bedroom has large window with panoramic view. Very large bath with walk-in shower and many cabinets (handicap accessible). Walls are original stone and plaster walls of 'velatura' yellow, blue armadio, antique folio art prints, blue and white floral linens. Can sleep another 2 on sofa bed. (can be joined to bedroom to il Forno to sleep 4+). (Access via medieval spiral stairs to La Terrazza below to sleep additional 4+.) total accommodates 10+. This is a cozy apartment for honeymooners. Excellent in autumn, winter, early spring with fireplace. WiFi. Private terrace overlooking pool, views, table, chairs, sun umbrella, loungers & BBQ.
1 face and 1 shower towel provided per person; if extra large pool towels desired, please bring.
Hair dryer provided.
Large vanity with storage cabinets.
Very large bathroom and handicap accessible; large walk-in shower....moreless
TV for DVD player, no satellite. Extensive DVD movie library for adults and children.
Wireless internet access for computer.
Terraces and large travertine swimming pool with panoramic view and fully lit at night.
Exclusive wine tour and tasting at only 'carbon neutral' vineyard in the world! Special discounts for our guests. Special menu and discounted pricing for our guests at village restaurants.
Special activities including cooking classes with local chef.
Historic glass museum with tour/brunch and fully curated exhibits, models of glass-making history of Piegaro village for 750 years.
High chairs, portable baby cribs, baby baths, children's eating utensils and plates, cups and bowls....moreless
Early Summer May 30 - Jun 19, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
High Season Jun 20 - Aug 28, 2015 7 night min stay
Autumn Aug 29 - Oct 30, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning 40 Euro.
Available for winter rental November 30 to March 1 by special request.
Winter heating 10Euro daily with one bedroom, 20Euro daily with two bedrooms.
Please note that we can only accommodate weekly rentals from Saturday to Saturday, unless it is low season.
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Within minutes you can visit Cortona (of Under the Tuscan Sun fame), Lago Trasimeno, Perugia, Deruta, Gubbio, Assisi, Montefalco, Spello and all the historic towns of Umbria. On the border of Tuscany: visit Pienza, Montepulciano, Siena, and the iconic Val d'Orcia. Suggested itinerary booklet in each unit.
Other Activities: Exclusive wine tour and tasting at the only 'carbon neutral' vineyard in the world! Special discounts on fabulous wines for our guests.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: We are presently living our dream full time in the amazing village of Piegaro! We love to greet our guests, give advice, teach pasta lessons and generally live the good life in a wonderful village where our friends and neighbors are so welcoming of us and also of our guests. Originally from Seattle we always dreamed of living in Italy someday. It is important not only to dream but to chase that dream with great passion! We love to share this passion with our guests from over 24 different countries.
Why the Owner Chose Piegaro: It called to us! This vast abandoned glass factory which was the single most historic property in a pristine little perched hilltop village in Umbria on the border of Tuscany. We spent our honeymoon in Umbria in 1994 and fell in love with this region. After searching for 10 years we found our little piece of paradise! We lovingly restored it to become a beautiful and authentic destination for guests.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: Every evening the sun sets over the vast panoramic views from the windows and terraces of L'Antica Vetreria. The idyllic countryside is always tranquil and inviting. From the pool one can enjoy privacy and the expanding view over farmlands and hillsides filled with olive groves, vines and sunflower fields. But just steps away is the lively piazza with its shops and gourmet restaurants with outdoor terraces. Each evening one can sit in the piazza and watch the village children play, the elders take their evening walk and feel totally welcomed with warmth. We love to live the authentic life of Italy which cannot be done isolated in the countryside. This way we have the views and tranquility of the country, but the daily rhythms of village life. Everything you need is within these historic stone walls!