TRANQUILITY, BEAUTY, EASY ACCESS Casa Fontana Umbria - a quiet green haven
“We have had an idyllic time in an idyllic setting…” Jon and Liz, Epsom, Surrey
Holiday Rentals Umbria at Casa Fontana - A converted farmhouse on the Umbria-Tuscany border offering three 3 comfortable, reasonably priced self catering rental apartments in beautiful grounds, including a big pool with spectacular views south.
Set in an extensive olive grove, Casa Fontana is a place of quiet relaxation, with butterflies and cicadas for company and vineyards on the doorstep.
With easy access from Perugia, Rome, Ancona, Pisa or Bologna airports, Casa Fontana is located close to Panicale, a medieval hill-top town with excellent restaurants and services; Lake Trasimeno with water-sports and golf; and within an easy drive of such famous centres of art and history as Assisi, Siena, Orvieto and many others.
“Casa Fontana is a perfectly lovely bit of Umbrian paradise” -Marjorie and Seth,New York
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It is essential to have a car when staying at Casa Fontana. Though there is a village within easy walking distance, there is no public transport. You can rent a car at any airport or take a train to nearby Chiusi station and pick up a car there. (Avis, Hertz, EuropCar and independents too) It is also possible to rent a car in nearby Tavernelle, just at the foot of our hill.
Arrival at Casa Fontana
There will be complimentary provisions waiting for you in your apartment: wine, mineral water and some Grissini to help you relax into the Umbrian lifestyle straight away. Do let us know if there is any food shopping you would like us to do for you. Please note: supermarkets are generally closed on Sundays!
On arrival you will be shown around your apartment and, if you feel like stretching your legs, we shall take you for a walk to see the pool, the grounds and the surrounding countryside. On your first evening we like to invite you to join us for drinks and nibbles. This is a chance to meet your fellow guests and answer any queries you may have.
"Thank you for being such great hosts and providing us with all we needed from herbs to hiking sticks to lilos! We highly recommend Casa Fontana.”- Bec, Pam and Al, Birmingham
There is forecourt parking for easy loading and unloading.
Those with restricted mobility or heavy luggage might like details of unloading distances:
Mimosa - 60 meters from forecourt, 2 separate shallow steps to the door step. No internal steps.
Tamarisk - 30 meters from forecourt, 2 steps to the door step. One internal step.
Cypressa - 6 meters from forecourt, 3 steps to the door step. No internal steps.
Six weeks before your holiday starts we shall email you information, tailored for you, to make your stay even more agreeable. This includes well tested driving directions, restaurant recommendations, tour suggestions etc.
Casa Fontana is WI -FI enabled
Mobile reception is good
Guests are welcome to use our computer and printer for online check-in, emails etc
Let us know if you have a special interest. So far we have helped advise:
jazz fans cyclists
concert goers amateur astronomers
wine enthusiasts opera buffs
antique collectors gourmets
bird watchers Vespa enthusiasts
... help us add more!
Enjoy your holiday rental umbria at your leisure.
Fontana Location in Umbria's Trasimeno Region
Situated in middle Italy, Casa Fontana is half way between the small market town of Tavernelle and the gem of medieval architecture that is the historic hilltop town of Panicale. Lake Trasimeno, with its wealth of water sports, is 20 minutes away and the cities of Assisi, Siena, Florence and Rome are an easy day trip.
We are approximately 40 minutes' drive from Perugia Airport with well established direct flights from the UK Stanstead.
Casa Fontana is a reasonable drive from a number of international airports. The times below are our personal averages and can be subject to considerable variation. It might be worth considering an airport further from Casa Fontana if it is more convenient for your departure point.
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