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Casa dell'Ortolano, Casa Nova

Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Spedalicchio, Umbertide, Province of Perugia, Umbria
Casa dell'Ortolano, also known as the Garden House at Casa Nova, offers family friendly accommodation with its own private gardens and private fenced pool on a 30 acre fruit and olive farm. Panoramic views over the beautiful Niccone valley. 4 beautifully furnished bedrooms/ensuite bathrooms and large open plan kitchen, dining and lounge. (Three of the bedrooms can be configured as twin beds in place of super king size beds, if preferred.) Large balcony/porch for outdoor seating and dining on two levels. BBQ. Underfloor heating and double glazing for winter warmth and a fireplace and wood-burning stove for ambience. Great base for exploring Umbria. Shared access to the Casa Nova estate's vegetable plot and orchards. Cots, highchair, children's books, DVDs and toys available. Range of different sized bikes. Broadband inter... Read more
Listing #HL654775
About the Owner
Tom H
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2013
Interaction with guests
Usually we are available to check you in and out, help you get orientated and provide any information you may find useful during your stay. If we are not available ourselves, a local friend (who speaks English and Italian) will meet you in our stead.
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Fantastic house with generous bedrooms each en suite. Kitchen to die for and great views. Also really good base to explore Umbria and Southern Tuscany. My only advice is to arrive in day time as really hard to find for the first time in the...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank jeremy3737
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We have just returned from a wonderful week at Casa Nova. The hosts had thought of everything from bathrobes and hairdryers to a fantastic array of kitchen equipment fit for a chef. An ideal spot for discovering Umbria and Tuscany with plenty of delightful days...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank hgstraveller
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Casa dell'Ortolana - we stayed in Casa Nova which is really well appointed with excellent facitlities. All the bedrooms, incuding the ground floor, have very comfortable beds with beautiful bedlinen, good storage and all are airy and light. The bathrooms are luxurious and the kitchen...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank wendyreid57
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Events or parties can be held at Casa Nova but only when both houses are booked together and at an additional charge which has been agreed with us beforehand. We are able to...
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Bathrooms
    4 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    3 Kings
    1 King
    1 Twin
    1 Crib
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$635 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Bookings are not confirmed until a booking deposit of 25% paid. By paying the deposit you accept our rental terms. The balance is due no later than 8 weeks before the start of the rental (or at the time of booking, if this is less than 8 weeks before). A security deposit is payable on arrival. Do ask us about flexibility on changeover days if this is important to you.
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About the neighbourhood
The Niccone valley is one of the most beautiful spots in Umbria, presided over by the distinctive conical shape of the local landmark mountain, Monte Acuto. The Casa Nova estate, high up on the south-facing slopes, has been organically farmed since the 1980s and is a riot of wildflowers amongst olive groves and orchards. Refer to our website to get full details of the artistic sights nearby (one of us is an Art Historian specialising in the Italian Renaissance and the house was chosen because it is ideally positioned for exploring the artistic heritage of Southern Tuscany and the Upper Tiber Valley). The views can't be adequately described - you'll just have to leaf through the many photographs on our website - but it is enough to know that they inspired Raphael, Piero della Fran... more
Getting around
A car is really pretty essential to enjoying a stay at Casa Nova. There is a good range of shops and restaurants within a ten minute drive but any of these would be a fairly hearty walk away. If, however, there is at least one driver in your party, it is possible for some of your guests to go off on adventures of their own, being dropped at the railway stations at Terontola (mainline, Milan-Florence-Rome services) or Niccone (local line between Arezzo, Perugia and Southern Umbria) or heading off on bikes and being picked up at the end of the day.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Perugia airport: 40.0 km
Railway: Terontola: 29.0 km
Ferry: Ancona: 150.0 km
You can fly to Perugia airport (45 mins), Florence or Ancona (2 hrs), Pisa, Bologna or Rome (3 hrs). We will send you detailed instructions on getting to the house once you have booked.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 150.0 km.
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