- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Newly restored 17th Century Country House in Umbria/Tuscany, on a hill with breathtaking views, offers three apartments and a separate cottage.
Podere Fontegallo is situated on a hill in the tranquil countryside, with panoramic views of both Lake Trasimeno and Lake Chiusi, gentle rolling hills of farmland, the Medieval hilltop villages of Cortona, Chiusi, Panicale, Paciano, Chianciano-Terme, Montepulciano and the mountains in the distance.
Podere Fontegallo offers three apartments and a separate house, each different from the other in decor. All of the units have fully equipped open plan kitchens with chestnut wood cabinets, nat...Read more
Podere Fontegallo - Il Cipresso, Spectacular views
Castiglione Del Lago, Umbria, Italy
Additional Location Information
Lago Trasimeno (10km), which can be seen from Podere Fontegallo, is the fourth largest lake in Italy with 10 public beaches, all subject to continuous water quality controls according to E.E.C. norms, 4 public swimming pools, and nearby facilities for sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, horse riding, golf, tennis, archery, biking, including mountain bikes, and the beautiful undulating countryside is perfect for walking.
A ferry from the nearby town of Castiglione del Lago takes you to the island of Isola Maggiore famous for its' lace-making.
Lago Trasimeno, is less than 15 km from the border of Tuscany, and is in the centre of one of the richest districts in the world from the historical, artistic and cultural points of view.
In a journey of less than two hours by car you can see 20% of the world’s artistic heritage and explore and experience Etruscan, Medieval and Renaissance towns including, Castiglione del Lago (voted one of the most beautiful towns in Italy) (10km), Chiusi (10km), Paciano (winner of the EU ‘perfect village’ competition) (12km), Panicale (15km), Cortona (30km), Montepulciano (35km), Pienza (40km), Montalcino (60km), Chianciano Terme (Thermal baths) (30km), Perugia (45km), San Feliciano (40km), Assisi (55km), Foligno (70km), Deruta (famous for its ceramics) (70km), Gubbio (70km), Cetona (25km), Citta della Pieve (25km), Orvieto (55km), Todi (60km), Spello (65km), Arezzo (50km), San Casciano dei Bagni (Thermal waters) (35km), Siena (90km), Spoleto (90km), Volterra (130km), Urbino (130km), Florence (130km) and Rome (160km),
From Chiusi-Chiancaino Terme station (12km) you can reach Florence or Rome in about one hour to visit the world famous museums, galleries and architectural heritage and then return to the tranquillity of the gentle Umbrian countryside.
Indulge in the finest local Umbrian and Tuscan cuisine and wines and shop in the chic boutiques.
Umbria is famous for its Virgin Olive Oil and Tartufo.
In Umbria and nearby Tuscany there are ongoing cultural events including international music festivals; symphonic and chamber music, jazz, and opera as well as numerous festas, sagre (feasts), antique fairs and markets to visit and explore.
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Last updated on August 06, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $199
Additional notes from the owner
Services provided: Towels and linen included (for bathroom and swimming pool) weekly change; weekly cleaning, Espresso Coffee, large selection of DVD's and Video's gratis, and Free WiFi Internet.
Additional charge based on consumption or usage, if any, of heating, laundry, wood, and we can arrange for our cook to prepare meals on request, subject to availability.
Deposit 30%, balance payable 30 days in advance of start date.
Security deposit 150.00 at check in, to be returned at check out less costs, if any, for heat, laundry, wood, damages.
- Linens Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Central heating
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 85 square meters