Casolare Antico

Umbria, Orvieto

    • Sleeps 12+4 Guests
    • Bedrooms 6 Bedrooms
    • Bathrooms 7+1 WC Bathrooms
    • Floor area sq m 500 m2
    • Pool
    • WiFi
    • Air con
    • Daily maid
    • Cook
    • Terrace
    • Fireplace
    • Gym
    • Airport distance:
      Perugia 80 km
      Rome 110 km
      Florence 170 km

    € 6100 - 10100 per week

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    Overview

    A 300-year old farmhouse in a picturesque valley

    Casolare Antico is a 300-year old farmhouse that was recently restored as a luxury farmhouse. Set on an hill in a picturesque valley between Rome and Florence, with extensive views over the Umbrian countryside, Casolare Antico offers the an idyllic rural setting, with modern amenities and a central location. The property is accessed via an unpaved road of 2.5 miles. The nearby quaint hill village is in hiking distance. Guests are 8 miles from Orvieto, where there is a large free parking lot and from there the train to Rome (1 hr.) This is the main line between Florence and Rome, so either is within reach.

    Each bedroom has a large en suite bathroom; four have Jacuzzi tubs and walk-in showers; two have large walk-in showers.

    Two minivans are available for rent: a Mercedes Sprinter with 9 seats and leather upholsterty and air conditioning, and a Mercedes Vito Automatic that seats 8-9. Please inquire for details of having a driver pick you up at the airport, drive you to the villa and then rent a van. Or you can arrange for a driver for daytrips, dinner or wine tasting.

    The owner lives on the adjacent private property, enhancing guests' experience with her knowledge of the area and her friendly hospitality. She can organize babysitters, grocery deliveries, massages, chef services, wine tastings or special visits tailored to her guests. She will invite her guests to one free night for the cook to make pizzas in the wood-burning oven.

    Guests Reviews

    Our Guests Reviews

    27-09-2016: Dave US
    My family and I returned Saturday and the villa was all you said it was times 1,000%. The villa was clean, the beds and linens were perfect, the housekeeper cleaned and ironed our clothes as needed and we had fresh eggs every morning form our own chicken coop. We had great weather, great food and great transportation and Roscoe took care of all us like we were family……………… he and is his mother were perfect hosts. I have attached a picture of our four daughters and their husbands (and my wife and in the middle) leaving the villa on our last day. As you know I was very nervous going to a strange place sight unseen and I wanted this experience to be perfect for my kids and it was that and
    more. Thank you for pointing us in the right direction.

    Amenities

    HOLIDAY HOME AMENITIES
    • Pool: 5 x 11m / fenced infinity pool
    • Air conditioning
    • Internet WIFI connection
    • Fireplace in each bedroom
    • Mini safe in each bedroom
    • Office with PC and library in English
    • Telephone
    • Satellite TV
    • CD-stereo
    • 2 fridges with freezer
    • Ice cube maker
    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave 
    • Washering machine and dryer
    • Hair dryers
    • Stocked wine cellar
    • Large covered patio for dining al fresco with large table and sink
    • Barbecue grill
    • Large garden
    • Jacuzzi tub with cascading water into the pool (the water can be heated on request)
    • Gym with exercise equipment & shower room
    • Vegetable and herb garden for guests
    • Outdoor wood-burning pizza oven with jamine-covered pergola and rustic outdoor table
    • Ping pong table
    • Table football
    • Bocce court
    • Parking

     

    Touring ideas

    Orvieto 20 min 
    Cortona 1 hr 
    Assisi 1 hr 25 min 
    Rome 1 hr 35 min
    Florence 1 hr 40 min 

    Photos

    Activities

    Gubbio is so perfect, it looks like a medieval movie set. The main monuments and sightseeings of the city include the Roman Theatre which is still in use for performances, the massive Palazzo dei Consoli, the duomo and the Palazzo Ducale.

    Gubbio is best known for its palio, the Corsa dei Ceri, a spectacular run held every year on May 15, in which three teams run through throngs of cheering supporters up much of the mountain from the main square in front of the Palazzo dei Consoli to the basilica of S. Ubaldo, each team carrying a statue of their saint.

    In Orvieto, visit the fanciful Gothic Duomo, which soars seven stories high. Inside are magnificently vibrant and graphic frescoes of the Apocalypse by Luca Signorelli. Don’t miss the Pozzo di S. Patrizio, a historic well built by architect-engineer Antonio da Sangallo the Younger of Florence, between 1527 and 1537.

    In Assisi, you’ll want to visit the famous basilica dedicated to Italy’s patron saint, Francis. Frescoes by Giotto vividly tell the story of St. Francis’s life. In the Piazza del Comune you’ll find a church inserted into the remains of the ancient Temple of Minerva. Above town stands the Rocca Maggiore, a fortress that protected citizens during attacks. For a dose of nature and spiritual contemplation, walk to the hermitage, the Eremo dell Carceri.

    In Spoleto, visit the Roman theater and the archeological museum for a view of ancient Umbria. Go see the pre-Renaissance frescoes by Fra Lippo Lippi and Pinturicchio. The church of San Salvatore is one of Italy’s oldest and is set within the remains of an ancient Roman temple.

    In Deruta, stroll the color-splashed streets where Italy’s most famous hand-made ceramics are produced.

    Visit charming Città di Castello, which packs a lot into such a small town, with palaces, churches, towers, and -of course- a castle, all sitting pretty and begging to be explored.

    In Todi you’ll find all the main sights conveniently concentrated onto the Gothic Piazza del Popolo, which is itself set over top of an ancient Roman cistern system. Below town is the striking Renaissance church of Santa Maria della Consolazione.

    In Perugia, be sure to see the frescoes by local artist Pietro Perugino in the Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria and in the town hall’s Sala del Cambio. Step back to ancient times at the Etruscan arch and Etruscan well. Enjoy the lively atmosphere at the large fountain, the Fontana Maggiore. Sample the chocolates named for the city.

    Perugia plays host to international visitors with its acclaimed annual Umbria Jazz Festival, held each July. A wildly popular chocolate festival every October pays homage to the city’s sweet side.

    Spoleto offers up culture, dramatic performances and musical concerts during the Festival dei Due Mondi.

    Gubbio’s Roman theatre is a dramatic setting for summertime, open-air performances.

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    Casolare Antico

    Ground floor (sleeps 6 + 1):

    • Spacious and elegant living room with fireplace & comfortable seating, large flat-screen TV
    • Dining room (seats 20)
    • Country kitchen with two refrigerators, ice-maker, dishwasher & microwave
    • Office with PC and library in English
    • 2 king bedrooms, each with en suite bathrooms with showers. One has a private terrace. The other opens onto the lovely courtyard.
    • 1 twin bedroom with 2 twin beds + an extra daybed (bedroom sleeps 3) and en suite bathroom with shower, door to the garden
    • 1 powder room
    • Laundry room where the maid will do your personal laundry for a tip

    Second floor (sleeps 6 + 3):

    • 2 king bedrooms, en suite bathrooms each with shower and separate Jacuzzi tub
    • 1 twin bedroom with extra loft that can sleep 2 young people, extra daybed and en suite bathroom with shower

     

    Grounds:

    • Large covered patio for dining al fresco with large table, fireplace, sink, BBQ and views
    • Beautiful sheltered courtyard with views
    • Fenced infinity swimming pool (20x46 ft)
    • Jacuzzi tub with cascading water into the pool. The water can be heated on request at the expense of guests. This also can warm the pool.
    • Gym with exercise equipment & shower room
    • Constant temperature, beautifully stocked wine cellar
    • Vegetable and herb garden for guests
    • Outdoor wood-burning pizza oven with jamine-covered pergola and rustic outdoor table
    • Foosball and ping-pong
    Request BookingCasolare Antico Check Availability
    04 Jan 2020 - 11 Apr 2020
    18 Apr 2020 - 16 May 2020
    26 Sep 2020 - 19 Dec 2020
    6100 EUR
    11 Apr 2020 - 18 Apr 2020
    16 May 2020 - 06 Jun 2020
    29 Aug 2020 - 26 Sep 2020
    19 Dec 2020 - 09 Jan 2021
    8100 EUR
    06 Jun 2020 - 29 Aug 2020
    10100 EUR

    Weekly rates in

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    Price reduction during mid and low season 2019 if rented for groups up to 6!
    Casolare Antico 04 Jan 2020 - 11 Apr 2020
    18 Apr 2020 - 16 May 2020
    26 Sep 2020 - 19 Dec 2020
    11 Apr 2020 - 18 Apr 2020
    16 May 2020 - 06 Jun 2020
    29 Aug 2020 - 26 Sep 2020
    19 Dec 2020 - 09 Jan 2021
    06 Jun 2020 - 29 Aug 2020
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    12+4 PAX 12
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    Special price for groups up to 6 people (if rented for the reduced price the upper floor will be closed): 
    EUR 1000 discount per week during high season
    EUR 800 discount per week during mid season
    EUR 600 discount per week during low season

    RENT INCLUDES

    • Bed, bath and kitchen linens changed on Saturday
    • Bath towels changed on Wednesday and Saturday
    • Pool towels
    • Internet WIFI connection
    • Maid service (3 hours house cleaning per day from Monday to Friday and for rentals longer than a week also on Saturday)
    • Final cleaning
    • Pool cleaning 
    • Garden maintenance 
    • Special experience: The staff at Casolare Antico is offering a unique archaeological experience to our guests: The villa manager, Roscoe, has become good friends with the local head of archaeology, and this man, along with Roscoe to help translate, will take you on a tour of a closed off archaeological dig, where you will be able to see 5000 years of continuous history, starting with the stone age and finishing with the Romanesque. The team will gladly take its time and explain the varied and storied history of Orvieto, while you and your group are standing just mere feet from main street, 10 feet underground, and 2500 years back in history.

    EXTRAS

    • Utility deposit (unused portion of the utility deposit will be refunded in cash on departure): EUR 250 per week for air conditioning or heating
    • Electricity and heating (if required): metered
    • Air conditioning (if required): EUR 100 per day set price
    • Wood for fireplace: please check price on the premises
    • Additional bed (to be requested when booking) if maximum capacity PAX is exceeded: EUR 350 per week
    • Telephone: only local calls possible, metered

    SECURITY DEPOSIT

    EUR 1000 cash deposit are due on arrival.

    SERVICE

    • Cook service: chef EUR 250 per day
    • Cook service per week: price on request
    • Mercedes Minivan: EUR 800 per week
    • Extra domestic help (house cleaning): EUR 10 per hour

    NOTES

    • Reservations from Saturday to Saturday only
    • Pool opening dates: May 2nd - October 24th, weather permitting
    • For more than 3 children, please enquire.
    • Save 4%: Book now our special not refundable rate and save 4% on the listed price. If customer pays the full amount upon reservation, he immediately benefits of a 4% discount. In case of cancellation, the entire amount paid will not be refunded. Please note: This offer is not valid for last minute bookings. Please check with us upon booking.
    • Please note: for bookings exceeding 2 weeks final payment is due earlier than usual and special conditions apply, please ask for this when booking.

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