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Inside a Beautiful Village with Pool, Privacy,Panoramic Views! Shops,Restaurant - il Nido

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Last updated: 06/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 75 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Ramp, extra large doorways, shower handicap equipped with shower seat....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Crisp blue and white floral linens and handmade Thai silk pillow cushions. King can be converted to twins. Antique folio art prints on walls. Panoramic view from window....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • 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

Other Amenities

  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library:

    Over 80 movies for adults and children....moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Comfortable sofa and two easy chairs, coffee table, fireplace....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    1 face and 1 large shower towel per person....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Soaps provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    American coffee maker and Italian stove top espresso maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    To serve 8....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Soaps provided....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with all appliances, toaster, blender, cooking and eating utensils. Large granite cooking island....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, coffee, tea, sugar, herbs, spices, dish soaps, paper products....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Private terrace for this apartment located overlooking pool and panoramic views. Table, chairs, sun loungers, sun umbrella and BBQ....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Shared only with our guests....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 30 - Jun 19, 2015
7 night min stay

€900

Changeover Day: Saturday

High Season
Jun 20 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,000
Autumn
Aug 29 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€900

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning €40
  • Pet Fee €30
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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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Location

150 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Rome
160 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Fabro or Chiusi
14 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Fabro
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

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.

 

Owner info

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!


Contact us

Speaks: english, italian

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Photos

  • Pool with view!

    Pool with view!

  • Inside the Villa with panoramic view windows.

    Inside the Villa with panoramic view windows.

  • Custom made dining table in Villa.

    Custom made dining table in Villa.

  • Entrance to Villa on our private street onwards to the panoramic terrace.

    Entrance to Villa on our private street onwards to the panoramic terrace.

  • Terraces of La Cantina and the Villa overlook the pool and countryside.

    Terraces of La Cantina and the Villa overlook the pool and countryside.

  • King bedroom has two panoramic view windows in La Cantina.

    King bedroom has two panoramic view windows in La Cantina.

  • Fun in the pool beside il Forno terrace.

    Fun in the pool beside il Forno terrace.

  • il Forno king bedroom has floor to ceiling window overlooking pool.

    il Forno king bedroom has floor to ceiling window overlooking pool.

  • Terrace of il Nido overlooking pool and countryside.

    Terrace of il Nido overlooking pool and countryside.

  • Spacious kitchen of il Nido and dining room with desk and panoramic view window.

    Spacious kitchen of il Nido and dining room with desk and panoramic view window.

  • La Terrazza has a huge terrace overlooking the countryside.

    La Terrazza has a huge terrace overlooking the countryside.

  • La Terrazza has two huge king bedrooms and two ensuite baths with walk-in shower

    La Terrazza has two huge king bedrooms and two ensuite baths with walk-in shower

  • L'Antica Vetreria perched on the village wall overlooking the countryside.

    L'Antica Vetreria perched on the village wall overlooking the countryside.

  • The grand arch spans the library above and the kitchen below.

    The grand arch spans the library above and the kitchen below.

  • Five king bedrooms with five ensuite baths and walk-in showers in Villa.

    Five king bedrooms with five ensuite baths and walk-in showers in Villa.

  • Many guests have painted this view from Villa and all apartments.

    Many guests have painted this view from Villa and all apartments.

  • La Cantina living, dining and fully equipped kitchen.

    La Cantina living, dining and fully equipped kitchen.

  • Bedroom with single beds and a grand view in La Cantina.

    Bedroom with single beds and a grand view in La Cantina.

  • il Forno spacious living room with floor to ceiling windows for panoramic views.

    il Forno spacious living room with floor to ceiling windows for panoramic views.

  • il Forno has a second king bedroom with alcove for third single bed.

    il Forno has a second king bedroom with alcove for third single bed.

  • il Nido living room has entry from our private street near the main piazza.

    il Nido living room has entry from our private street near the main piazza.

  • il Nido king bedroom has panoramic view window.

    il Nido king bedroom has panoramic view window.

  • La Terrazza is a cool oasis in summer.

    La Terrazza is a cool oasis in summer.

  • Morning Swim.

    Morning Swim.

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, italian
  • Calendar last updated 06/02/2015
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