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Podere Vigliano - Countryside Farmhouse- Private Pool - Views -Walk to Town

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Overhead view of property, 10 acres, private pool,vineyard,olive orchard, garden

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Last updated: 04/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Podere Vigliano, a 275 year old farmhouse, is beautifully restored in the old style situated on 10 acres in the Umbrian countryside bordering Tuscany.

Enter the cypress lined entrance to the enchanting private grounds. Walk among the olive groves, vineyard, fruit trees, oak forest, and manicured gardens, or relax by the private swimming pool or in an easy chair under the pergola sipping wine, and enjoying the peaceful views.

Choose between the four alfresco dining spots on the groomed property- each with views of the surrounding hills and the ever present golden silhouette of the hill town above. Relax and refresh by the private swimming pool. Start your day with an outdoor shower by the pool, cappuccinos, figs plucked from the tree, pecorino cheese and local honey-or hike up to the town cafe. Pick what is ripe from our fruit trees and vegetable garden. Cook with herbs growing outside in our kitchen garden.

Each bedroom offers a clean, effortless style of its own with window views for fresh air and light streaming in. Several comfy spots inside to gather or find some alone time. Peace abounds.

Ideally located midway between Florence and Rome, it is easy to visit the famous hill towns of Umbria and Tuscany and return home to the countryside to relax. The A-1 autostrada and the main train station in Chiusi are close by for easy access.

We are a 30 minute walk up to the walled town with several great restaurants, bars, wine bar, and grocery stores. Monteleone hosts several well known festivals. Cooking classes or a cook at the farmhouse can be arranged, as well as customized tours or itineraries.


Keywords: Farmhouse, Villa, Casale, Country Home

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Ideal for families with children. Several lawn areas for kids to play ball and run around. A crib and highchair are available....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    En-suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    2 twin beds can be put together for a queen bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Library: 1 queen

    Full bathroom attached; next to dinning area with a curtain ...moreless

  • Queen plus size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2) Beds in Italy are called Matrimoniale and are in between a queen and king....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    En-suite bathroom to Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Large library with guide books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • Games:

    Cards and board games, pool noodles and rafts, yoga mats, petanque ball set...moreless

  • Music Library:

    CD Player with CD's; IPod docking speaker...moreless

  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Lovely views from every window of the landscape,mountains,vineyards, olive orchards.View of the hilltown above....moreless

  • Village:

    A view of the medieval village of Monteleone d'Orvieto from the property. The village is walking distance from the house, about 30 minutes uphill....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Outdoor dining in 3 separate locations...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air Conditioning/heating units in 3 upstairs bedrooms...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Indoor fireplace with wood provided...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    With laptop; Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    For receiving calls, local calls & use with phone card....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Outdoor wood burning fireplace and BBQ, outdoor wood burning pizza oven with wood provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    An Italian cook is available to cook for you at the farmhouse or make pizza in the wood burning outside pizza oven. Cooking lessons at farmhouse or nearby can be arranged....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Espresso Machine and drip coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Large terrace for outside dining....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Mt Bikes available to rent in the town...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large patio area for dining, dancing, gathering....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered pergola that keeps cool for outside dining....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn area for kids to play...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Wood fireplace for grilling Outside wood burning pizza oven Firewood provided...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts in local town of Monteleone and Fabro Scalo...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Very private with expansive views, outside shower and covered pergola for outside dining with seating for 8; 4 lounge chairs , 2 chairs w/umbrella. Pool large enough to swim laps, 5 x 15 meters....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,750

Changeover Day: Saturday


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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59

Notes:

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Subleasing is not permitted.


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Last updated: 04/27/2016
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Location

143 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Florence Airport
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Seven Cafe, Monteleone d' Orvieto
120 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Ancona
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Near Panicale-Lamborghini- 3 courses
6 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Fabro-Ficulle
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Fabro
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
La Tana del Gufo Pizzeria & Carne alla Brace
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Monte Amiata
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Monte Agentario

Car: Necessary

Podere Vigliano is a 275 year old farmhouse beautifully restored in the old style. It lies on 10 acres in the heart of Italy on the border of Umbria and Tuscany. Ideally located midway between Florence and Rome it is easy to visit the famous hill towns of Tuscany and Umbria and return home to the countryside to relax or take a swim in the pool. The A-1 autostrada and the main train station in Chiusi are close by for easy access.

The farmhouse looks up to the medieval hill town of Monteleone d' Orvieto which hosts several well known festivals. We are walking distance to town with several great restaurants, bars, wine bar, forno, and grocery stores.

Orvieto, Siena, Assisi, Perugia, Todi, Deruta, Montepulciano, and Cortona are all within an hour's drive. Etruscan tombs, hot springs, Roman ruins and the Duomo of Orvieto are just a few of the regions historical features. Local activities include horseback riding, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, cycling, cooking and art classes.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, Health/Beauty Spa

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I was a single woman for 12 years with two wonderful grown children, until I met the man of my dreams, Greg, who dramatically proposed to me on my terrace in Italy. We live most of the year in Manhattan, and stay at Podere Vigliano when we can. I recently retired from a 34 year career as a Dental Hygienist and enjoy giving back by going to remote areas of the world on Medical/Dental Missions with Flying Doctors of America. I love travel, food, wine, good company and Italy. It gives me much pleasure to share this magical land with people and take small groups on tour around my area.

Why the Owner Chose Monteleone d'Orvieto, Terni, Italy:
Fifteen years ago I took my first trip to Italy and fell in love with the land, culture and most of all the people. I made some Italian friends and decided to come back and look for property. Staying with them, I found my farmhouse nearby. I never intended to rent it out but found that a house needs to be lived in and started sharing it with others. It has been such a reward to help guests experience the joys of Italy. I am selective of who I let stay at my property. They must have an adventurous, joyful spirit.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Staying at Podere Vigliano allows you to experience the authentic life of an Umbrian. You look up to the medieval hill town of Monteleone d'Orvieto from the terrace and hear the church bells ring every 15 minutes. It is a short walk up the hill to the town who's focus remains for the locals, few tourists here. My neighbors are still farming as they have for many generations and you will hear very little English spoken here. This is the real Umbrian/Tuscan countryside experience. You can't help but live according to the pace of the Italian countryside.


Contact us

Speaks: english, italian

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Photos

  • Overhead view of property, 10 acres, private pool,vineyard,olive orchard, garden

    Overhead view of property, 10 acres, private pool,vineyard,olive orchard, garden

  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Private Pool- 5 x 15 meters

    Private Pool- 5 x 15 meters

  • Terrace overlooking outdoor BBQ and Monteleone above

    Terrace overlooking outdoor BBQ and Monteleone above

  • Dine under the pergola enjoying the view of Monteleone

    Dine under the pergola enjoying the view of Monteleone

  • Living room w/wood burning fireplace, TV

    Living room w/wood burning fireplace, TV

  • Living area with doors opening up to outside terrace

    Living area with doors opening up to outside terrace

  • Terrace outside dinning room

    Terrace outside dinning room

  • Fully stocked kitchen

    Fully stocked kitchen

  • Master Bedroom w/ ensuite bathroom

    Master Bedroom w/ ensuite bathroom

  • Upstairs bedroom w/queen+ bed

    Upstairs bedroom w/queen+ bed

  • Upstairs Bathroom with Shower

    Upstairs Bathroom with Shower

  • Entrance to the Property

    Entrance to the Property

  • Front Door

    Front Door

  • Enjoy cappuccino's or lunch under Pergola Poolside

    Enjoy cappuccino's or lunch under Pergola Poolside

  • Back of Farmhouse

    Back of Farmhouse

  • View of the Medieval Hill Town of Monteleone from the house

    View of the Medieval Hill Town of Monteleone from the house

  • Dining room and living room

    Dining room and living room

  • Downstairs bedroom w/ queen bed & en-suite bathroom w/shower

    Downstairs bedroom w/ queen bed & en-suite bathroom w/shower

  • Fully stocked kitchen

    Fully stocked kitchen

  • Upstairs sitting room

    Upstairs sitting room

  • Master en-suite bathroom/ tub with shower handle

    Master en-suite bathroom/ tub with shower handle

  • Bedroom with 2 single beds put together as a queen

    Bedroom with 2 single beds put together as a queen

  • Stunning views

    Stunning views

VRBO #228548

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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  • Reviews
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    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, italian
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  • Calendar last updated 04/27/2016
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Monteleone d'Orvieto, Terni, Italy #228548

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