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La Padronale-Glorious Italian Farmhouse - Butterflies, Birds-Unspoilt Surrounds

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Swimming Pool with south end of house above. There are 10 pool beds in all (not all shown).
1 of 9Swimming Pool with south end of house above. There are 10 pool beds in all (not all shown).
Overview
Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Lippiano, Province of Perugia, Umbria
La Padronale (manor house) is a very pretty old renovated farmhouse set into the side of the most beautiful small valley in Italy. Nestled in unspoilt surrounds with nature all around (a nightingale serenades every evening) - there's an array of flowers with butterflies flitting over them, a small wood to wander through, olive tress and grape vines and terraces to sit on. Aperitifs on the East Terrace and dinner on the South Terrace under a sumptuous bower. Returning from a day out to Arezzo or Siena or Perugia or Assisi (the house is in the center for everywhere but hidden) you can relax by a crystal pool after a wonderful swim.
The kitchen has everything a cook could want. Cool Carara Marble surfaces, french widows onto a divine terrace, old cotto ceilings and floors. A comfortable home from home house to stay in decorated with a gr...
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Listing #HL8719274
About the Owner
richard / lucie s
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:71%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2010
Interaction with guests
Our overseer who looks after guests takes you on a tour on arrival. They will give you all sorts of ideas on things to do and visit. You are in the lap of restaurant land plus our wonderful Italian cook can come and prepare and serve you meals. Menus are provided. La Padronale is situated between two market towns; one in Umbria Città di Castello and the other in Tuscany; Sansepolcro. You drive though our local small town of Monterchi en route. There's a wealth of museums with famous art that make you real in disbelief, potteries, clothes shops galore, exquisite food shops with so many delectable things on sale. You can hire bikes, ride, go to the spa and also hire Bruno to come and give you one of his incredible healing massages.
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

My husband and I adored our stay at La Padronale. I shall never forget the first morning, standing at the open bedroom window, feeling a gentle breeze and taking in the breathtaking views of the Umbrian hills. I had forgotten what true peace and quiet...More

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Amenities
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(5)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Unknown type bathrooms (1)
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests must be extremely careful of matches, cigarettes and sparks from the barbecue, especially in the height of summer. Children must never be left in the swimming pool and area...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Unknown type
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    5 Queens
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: AU$180 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: AU$632 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The Upper Tiber Valley (called to because of the river Tiber that flows from here down to Rome) is a part of Italy of exceptional beauty. The wild life is phenomenal and the hill towns are quite extraordinay, transporting you back to Medieval times. You have the sea on each coast two hours away and Lake Trasimeno an hour away approx, Florence is 1 1/2 hrs away from Arezzo exit on A1, Arezzo is almost as fantastic as Florence yes not visited nearly as much. A high light in the summer are the festivals of food which each village holds...I could go on and on....
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Directions will be sent after booking has been confirmed on how to reach La Padronale. There are buses locally, taxis, trains and several possible airports (Pisa, Florence, Rome & even Bologna. The closest airport is Perugia however, fed by Ryan Air to Stansted. You will need a car whilst staying at the house.
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