La Quercia | Villas in Italy, Venice, Rome, Florence and Paris
The house has been designed with two bathrooms, country kitchen and living room on each of two floors and provides ample space for eight people, while also offering privacy between floors. Ideal for up to four couples, the house lends itself to a group of friends or inter-generational family groups, who may wish to keep different hours. A 17th century refectory table in the upper kitchen and a large teak dining table on the expansive, wisteria-covered terrace allows everyone to eat together in all seasons. French doors and outdoor terraces on three sides of the house make the landscape an integral part of the indoor and outdoor environment of the house, a constant reminder of the Umbrian landscapes made famous by Giotto and Piero della Francesca. Designed with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, country kitchen and living room on each of two floors, La Quercia provides ample space for 8-10 people, while also offering privacy between floors. Ideal for up to four couples, the house lends itself to a group of friends or inter-generational family groups who may wish to keep different hours. A 17th century refectory table in the upper kitchen and a large, teak dining table on the expansive, south side terrace, allows everyone to eat together in all seasons. The kitchens have been designed with luxurious cooking facilities, antique dining tables, and marble and granite counter tops. On each floor, large, open fireplaces with stone surrounds and heavy chestnut mantles are equipped for cooking grilled meats and bruschetta, or offer seductive nesting places for readers and loungers, seeking quiet retreats. Romantic bedrooms are furnished with handcrafted furniture, large beds with firm mattresses, and desks equipped with phone and electrical outlets for computer use. Built for comfort and contemplation, the house offers a wonderful retreat for writers, artists and anyone looking for a place apart, from which to refuel the soul and senses Summary of Features: 4 bedrooms/4 bathrooms (sleeps 8) OR (mid and low season only) 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms (sleeps 4) Broadband internet access is available and a computer is provided on each floor for guest use (small fee for unlimited use) Guests can also connect to the internet via their own laptop Large American-style showers, large bathtubs, bidets, pedestal sink Double-glazed windows and screens for year round use Central heating and washer and dryer on each floor Three large stone fireplaces Furnished with antiques and pieces built by local craftsmen using old designs Good reading lights Attractive linens and towels, and good mattresses Terraces, herb and flower gardens, suitable for outdoor dining and lounging Organic vegetable garden Personalized Italian cooking lessons and/or serving at home, available upon request Elegant 18 meter by 7 meter infinity swimming pool La Quercia can be rented separately or in conjunction with CASA CARINA, CASA LA PIETRA and CASA CIELO. Approx. Location: The villa is located in the countryside near this little village of Preggio. Please note re Driveway: The approach to La Quercia is by way of an unpaved driveway, approx. 2 km, it is steep in parts but does not present a problem if driven slowly; It is regularly maintained and can take vehicles of all sizes; Once you have done it a few times you may wonder why you gave it a 2nd thought the first time. Top of page
Additional amenities include: double-glazed windows, pedestal sinks and heated towel racks, a computer is provided on each floor for guest use (small fee unltd use), screens for year round use, three large stone fireplaces, large bathtubs, 4 bathrooms or (mid and low season only) 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms (sleeps 4), sleeps 8, central heating and washer and dryer on each floor, organic vegetable garden for guests use rates: €2900 - €3600 var addthis_pub="cayriss"; printer friendly, spacious fully equipped country kitchens with modern appliances, large american-style showers, 4 bedrooms, bidets....Read more
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