Casa San Carlo - apartment Città della Pieve

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  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 5

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 5

Type: Apt. / Condo

Casa San Carlo - apartment Città della Pieve

The apartment 'Città della Pieve' is situated on the ground floor of a large villa called Casa San Carlo, in the lovely hills of Umbria, right on the Tuscan border. Thanks to its elevated position, the apartment offers a lovely view of its surroundings, as it overlooks sloping hills covered with olive trees, woods and vineyards. Looking up, you'll see the belltower of Monteleone d'Orvieto, a charming little village just a mile up the country road.

The apartment 'Città della Pieve is suitable for 2-5 people. It has two large bedrooms, a living room with fully equiped kitchen corner and a cosy fire place, a bathroom with toilet, wash basin and ...Read more

About the owner

Casa San Carlo / Torben and Klaartje H.

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Casa San Carlo - apartment Città della Pieve
Monteleone d'Orvieto, Umbria, Italy

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What to see and do around us:
Casa San Carlo is centrally located to visit both Tuscany and Umbria! Visit cities such as Montepulciano, Siena, Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto and see all of their treasures. Wander around through the mideaval cobbled streets, have the best coffe in town and eat a delicious 'gelato'. Enjoy a day at the nearby Spa and bathe like the old Romands did in natural thermal water! Go winetasting in the vicinity of the villa and then enjoy the large swimming pool to relax. Rent a Vespa scooter and take a tour of Lake Trasimeno, or take a direct train to Florence or Rome and be amazed by these beautiful cities. Torben and Claire are happy to give you all the tips you need!

About the villa:
On the exact same spot where Casa San Carlo now stands, there used to be a ruin with a great tree growing out of it. The old stones of the ruin were used for the outer walls of the new house and for the 'portico' (the terrace). Other materials, such as the beams for the ceiling, the stones for the inner walls, the wood for the kitchen drawers and the huge dining room table, were all produced in Umbria. Most of the furniture is handmade, such as the beds and cupboards in the bedrooms.
During the restoration a lot of though went into the environment as well. Solar panels were installed to use as a natural heating system, which also reduces the use of costly gas. Each apartment has central heating, which means that we don;t have to heat up the whole house for individual guests in winter time.
The restoration took a year and a half to complete, and its result is a stunning luxury villa of 500 square meters with a small annex next to it, an impressive pool and a lovely garden.
Casa San Carlo is the ideal place for young and old, for individual guests as well as for groups, for couples or for families with young children. We'd love to welcome you in our home!

About the trip to Casa San Carlo:
Airports are: Perugia, Pisa, Florence and Rome
Train: station Fabro Ficulle or Chiusi
Rental car: on all airports there are rental facilities. We can also rent a car for you close to Casa San Carlo or we can arrange to have you picked up at the airport.

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Mountain nearby, Rural retreats

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