Terrazza, Umbertide, Umbria

Sleeps 4

A spacious apartment with a wide panoramic portico on an Umbrian estate

Property summary

Sleeps 4

1 double bedroom, 1 twin/double bedroom, 1 bathroom

Location: Perugia and surroundings

This property rents Friday to Friday until 3 August;
from 4 August 2018 it rents Saturday to Saturday.

Surrounding Region

  • Horse riding, wine-tasting and 18-hole golf course nearby
  • Supermarkets, restaurants and tennis court in Umbertide or Pierantonio 12 km or Montone 22 km
  • Perugia, with nearby airport and train station 26 km, Deruta, town dedicated to ceramics 50 km
  • Lake Trasimeno towns with clean sandy beach, sailing, water sports, ferries to islands, museums 40 min
  • Cortona, Valdichiana A1 Motorway entrance & Outlet Village 1 hr
  • Alll Umbrian towns eg. Assisi, Gubbio, Todi, Spoleto, under 1 hr
  • Arezzo 1 1/4 hr, Siena and Spas at Chianciano Terme 1 1/2 hr.
  • Florence airport 2 hrs, Rome and Pisa airports approx. 2 1/2 hrs
  • Accommodation

    From the wide vine-draped portico on the ground level of the Borgo’s largest farmhouse a door leads into a spacious open plan room. There are three sofas and a wooden dining table for 4 that can be extended when necessary and a well-equipped kitchen with tiled countertops, roomy enough for several cooks or an easily arranged cooking lesson. One door in the main room leads to the bathroom, off of which is a double bedroom. Another door leads from the main room to a short hallway arriving at a small twin/double bedroom. Both these bedrooms have independent access to the stone walkway leading up to the central piazza. The terrace for which the apartment is named is furnished for outdoor meals and is beautifully framed with flowering greenery, beyond which are olive groves, glimpses of a medieval hamlet and gently rolling wooded hills.

    Local area

    Tucked into the folds of a wooded hillside and gazing down at a village that has weathered more than six centuries, one might be tempted to let the world slide by. But there are good reasons to venture out, even if only to visit the beautiful Romanesque Abbey of S. Savatore, which just happens to sell wine and olive oil and house a popular restaurant. Shops, restaurants and all amenities are within 1/2 hr. in the ancient market town of Umbertide or in the medieval walled village of Montone, the latter famed as the home of Braccio da Montone, one of Italy's most audacious 'condottieri', or mercenaries. Perugia, the capital city of the region and a lively university town, may have a history that dates back to the Etruscan Iron Age, but it is modern host to the Umbria Jazz Festival in July and the Eurochocolate Festival in October.

    Other Umbrian towns, Gubbio, Spello, Todi, Spoleto or St. Francis' Assisi, or Tusan favorites Arezzo and Siena, are also within reach and celebrate everything from truffles to crayfish, a swift horse or a good bottle of wine, at times in full costume. When muscles want stretching, there are tennis courts and golf courses in the vicinity and, only 40 minutes away, Lago Trasimeno, Italy's 4th largest lake, surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and ancient castles and offering sailing, fishing and sandy beaches. For those for whom shopping is a delight, there are weekly village markets, the nearby town of Deruta, a haven of Tuscany's famed colourful ceramics, and the large Valdichiana Outlet Village, awash in designer brands. Yet with Penny's roses to smell, a borrowed dog to walk, a cooling pool and cocktail hour on the horizon, certain hours may be spent closer to home.


    Arrival groceries
    Available on request
    Baby bed and high chair
    Available on request
    Available on request
    Webber portable BBQ
    Available on request
    Coffee Maker
    French press and Italian coffee makers
    Cooking lessons
    Available on request
    DVD player
    Extra beds
    Extra single rollaway bed (1), on request
    Extra cleaning
    Available on request
    Portable fan in bedrooms
    Final cleaning included
    Furnished outdoor areas
    Large outdoor covered terrace
    Golf course
    18-hole golf course at Antognolla, 8 km.
    Hair dryer
    Central heating, extra
    Horse riding
    Riding nearby
    Insect screens or mosquito nets
    Mosquito nets available on request
    Internet access
    WiFi internet - dongle provided with 2 GB – not for streaming, but OK for e-mail & uploading photos
    Iron and Ironing board
    Present in shared laundry, with additional iron available on request
    Mobile phone coverage
    Good in and out of the property
    CD and radio
    Pets welcome
    Pets allowed with prior notice - NB: Owners has 3 dogs herself
    Pool towels
    Pools towels provided
    Swimming pool
    Shared pool - Dim: 5 x 15 m., depth: 120 - 180 cm. Steps into shallow end of pool. Open: 1 May – mid-Oct
    Satellite TV
    Washing machine
    Available in shared laundry
    Winery and Wine tasting
    Wine tasting at Girasole vineyard w/ tours available

    Things to note

  • Until August 4th arrival day at this property is Friday; from August 4th to the end of the year arrival day is Saturday.
  • At Terrazza's marble-topped table meals al fresco are definitely served with a view.
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