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La Torretta, Papiano

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La Torretta from the pool terrace
Excellent
8 reviews
La Torretta from the pool terrace
The house terrace and the pool
The cypresses and lavenders in 2015...
The new 10m x 5m pool, completed June 2016
The kitchen
En-suite to master bedroom
The ground floor bedroom
Ground floor bathroom
View towards the historic 'borgo' of Papiano
The main piazza of Papiano
The owners John and Janet Compton
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Overview
Villa -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Papiano, Marsciano, Province of Perugia, Umbria
Neatly perched on a south-facing hillside, La Torretta overlooks the beautiful village of Papiano and the Tiber Valley beyond. The house has been carefully designed and built in the style of a renaissance tower with adjoining wings. The two bedroom, two bathroom, kitchen/dining room and sitting room have been finished to a very high standard using local artisans to finish the grilles, handrails and fashion all the chestnut wooden doors and shutters. With undisturbed views, the sound of the village bell tower in the distance and gazing across the lush green countryside, this is a very special place to spend your precious holiday time. The location is perfect and within 30 minutes of the villa, most of Umbria's best well known attractions can be experienced - or why not sample true Umbrian village life here? A five minute walk will take... Read more
Listing #HL207850
About the Owner
John C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Our agents, Troy and Narelle, are an Australian couple living in a village about 3 km away. They are available if you have any issues, and you will see them on Saturday and Wednesday when the pool is cleaned.
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful week. The house has everything you need and is very central for visiting the local towns. Best part was sitting on the terrace and taking in the fabulous views over diner or a glass of wine.

Thank lyndhurst41
J0hnners, VR Owner at La Torretta, Papiano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the review - delighted that you have had a great time!

Reviewed 9 June 2018

We had another wonderful 16 days in La Torretta and it was as lovely as we had remembered it from 2016. It is such a lovely getaway in a great location with magnificent views that I would never get tired of. We love the bell...More

Thank PollyDublin30
J0hnners, VR Owner at La Torretta, Papiano, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

We are really delighted that you had another great holiday at La Torretta. It makes us very happy when others love the house and Papiano as we do. I will pas son your kind words to Tory and Narelle. Wee look forward to welcoming you...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stayed at La Torretta for a week in September. The location is ideal giving visitors the chance to visit so many of Umbria's beautiful towns or alternatively just relax, unwind and appreciate the amazing views it offers. The pool is great! It is extremely...More

Thank Hilary S
J0hnners, VR Owner at La Torretta, Papiano, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you Hilary - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again some time. John & Janet.

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Bedroom 1 has a double bed and ground floor access to ground floor bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a king size bed on the first floor with juliet balcony giving stunning view of the gardens and village below. Leads to en-suite bathroom.Ground floor bathroom with walk in shower, WC, and wash hand basinEn-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with walk in shower, WC and wash hand basin.Both bathrooms finished in travertine wall and floor tiles.A fully fitted kitchen with electric oven and hob, built in fridge freezer and sink. The kitchen has been well equipped for 4 to dine with additional utensils and crockery to make dining in a comfortable experience. There is a kettle and toaster.The understairs utility houses the plumbed in washing machine machine, drying rack, ironing board and iron as well as two heat... more
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
AU$959
GBP 550
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights
AU$1,482
GBP 850
1 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
September 2018
7 nights
AU$1,133
GBP 650
27 Apr 2019 -
31 May 2019
May 2019 (pool closed)
7 nights
AU$1,133
GBP 650
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
Papiano village is about 800m walk from the Villa. There is a café bar serving light snacks only. There is a supermarket, butchers, bakers and a cake shop and a post office. The nearest shopping centre (Marsciano) is 10 minutes by car, and has a full range of shops and services and a big market on Monday mornings. Perugia, the provincial capital, is 25-30 minutes away by car. Papiano also has a train station, 5 mins drive outside the village which links you North to Perugia and South to Terni.

The village enjoys its own week of festival time, or locally called Sagra. The Sagra delle frutti di bosco is in August and you can enjoy the local ladies cooking, wine from the local cantinas dancing until the early hours in the market place.
Getting around
Ideally, you should rent a car to see the sights of Umbria. There is a train station 2km away, and one guest has indeed done a week without a car..but most do rent. The nearest station is Papiano Stazione, which you can reach from Rome Termini to Terni, and then Terni to Papiano
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Perugia san francesco di Assisi: 15.0 km
Railway: Papiano Stazione: 2.0 km
Ferry: Civitavecchia: 150.0 km
The villa is situated in central Umbria, only 20 minutes drive from its medieval capital city of Perugia. Ryanair fly into Perugia airport (code: PEG) from Stansted between 3 and 6 days a three times a week during the summer and winter months. Rome's two airports are about a 2 hour drive away, and Florence airport about 2h10m.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
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