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Casa Paterna, an elegant Tuscan/Umbrian retreat

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Casa Paterna and olive orchard from road
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16 reviews
Casa Paterna and olive orchard from road
the house facade from the olive grove...last lived in after WWII housing 11 families and 35 people!
early morning light bathing the eastern corner of the house
the children\'s welcome board
Kitchen/dining area... spacious and bright
Kitchen (washing machine under curtains) with view to larder and front door
A cozy corner in the dining area
Open plan living with reclaimed floors and beams
view from living room across balcony to the fields
Master bedroom with king wrought iron bed
View from the master bedroom
Ensuite bathroom 1 -open shower with brass fixtures
Queen 4-post bedroom with Chinese alter table and locally made copper lighting
Large, bright ensuite bathroom with clawfoot bath, rain drop shower, bidet, toilet & sink
balcony dining
from the balcony...
...uninterrupted views
Portico for lounging on daybeds or enjoying a proseco!
original stone walls and arches and reclaimed terra cotta...
...and in winter
soft uplights on the beams at night...
It's possible to rent our downstairs ensuite guest bedroom as well...
Downstairs guest bedroom with original archways, stone wall, flagstone shower, stone sink...
doorway from downstairs guest bedroom to ingresso
the olive grove
Vaiano, our local village, in the mist
the house sitting central on the surrounding land
sunflowers on the drive
Casa Paterna with Lago Trasimeno in background
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Overview
Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Castiglione del Lago, Province of Perugia, Umbria
Experience life in an Italian casa colonica in this stylish apartment within a family home. On the border of Tuscany and Umbria halfway between Rome and Florence, this is a perfect base for wine tours, thermal spas, local food sagras and festas, Umbrian jazz, blues & gospel music festivals and Europe's largest chocolate fair, as well as natural tours and excursions in and around Lago Trasimeno, Italy's 4th largest lake. Famous hilltop towns such as Cortona, Montepulciano, Perugia, Assisi, Arezzo and Siena are nearby, providing culture treasures and beautiful scenic views. We are close to golf courses as well.

The apartment is large enough for a family of 4/5 or two couples. We had a family enjoy it for 1 month who invited guests to join them one week. All remarked on the amazing spaciousness for 2 families with 3 child...
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About the Owner, Cynthia & David M
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 78 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 78 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We live on the other side of the property so can be as readily available to plan day trips with you or as discreetly invisible as the guest prefers.
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fmes
Melbourne
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Every time I come to Italy I make sure I have a few days in the country. Casa Paterna is wonderfully located for easy driving to many of the charming hilltop towns in Umbria, Tuscany and beyond. Coming back to such beautiful accommodation makes it so easy and the hosts are wonderfully helpful. Anything from suggested itineraries to driving directions...

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fmes
Melbourne
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Just love coming to Casa Paterna. Tucked away in a small village but so accessible to the wonders of Umbria, Tuscany and beyond. We used the home as our base and spent days driving to charming hilltop towns, the beautiful spas of Umbria and ate the most delicious food at divine local places. With easy access to Florence, Bologna and...

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MKCBenz
Mukilteo, Washington
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 10, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

My two grown daughters and I spent two weeks exploring Umbria and Tuscany. At the end of each adventure, we loved coming "home" to our villa apartment to cook dinner, watch the sun set, and attempt to capture the glow in watercolors, photos, and writing. The only distraction at Casa Paterna is the beauty. The accommodations suited us perfectly as...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Warning that whilst there are no animals in the apartment, we are living on the other side of the house with cats and a dog. Guests with pet allergies should consider this when...
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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 night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
$175
€148
$1,217
€1,030
$3,546
€3,000
Jun 4, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Summer
3 nights
$175
€148
$1,217
€1,030
$3,546
€3,000
Nov 1, 2017 -
Dec 16, 2017
Autumn
2 nights
$142
€120
$993
€840
$3,546
€3,000
Dec 17, 2017 -
Jan 7, 2018
Christmas/New Year
7 nights --
$1,655
€1,400
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. 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.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $47 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Long stay discounts available, flexibility in dates/number of nights subject to request, no additional fees for baby cot or extra child's bed, water/ electric/ final cleaning costs are inclusive, gas charged based on usage*, free parking, local airport/railway pick-up upon request, please ask about your pet
We also have for rent an en-suite loft bedroom apartment, separate from the 2-bedroom apartment, suitable for 1 or 2 adults. Choice of king-sized or twin beds. Slightly steep stairwell to the loft. €100/night.
*Gas is charged off the meter at the time of departure. If used, wood for the stuffa is costed at €20/day.
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About the neighborhood
Beautifully positioned between two local villages, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, the property is halfway between Castiglione del Lago on the banks of Lago Trasimeno, Umbria and the hilltop town of Chiusi, Tuscany's famous Etruscan gem.
Getting around
A car is absolutely essential as public transportation between Tuscan and Umbrian hilltop towns is scanty. Wandering drives through magical landscapes could lead you to an impromptu picnic, a Vineyard that beckons, or an off-road adventure to a tiny borgo not even on the map .
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Perugia : 24.9 mi
Railway: Castiglione del Lago: 6.2 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 92.0 mi
Very easily reachable (15 minutes) from the Autostrada between Rome and Florence or by train into Chiusi-Chianciano Terme for guests who chose to rent a car from there. Directions will be sent for each booking.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.3 mi.
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