Trasimeno Nature Retreat | Umbria
“This fully catered villa is a well-kept secret in the Umbrian countryside. Bringing together a traditional Italian atmosphere with northern European interior design, it is a try refuge for those seeking a break from the stress of urban life”
Nestled in the wild Italian countryside, this Umbria Villa with pool boasts an outstanding naturalistic context of woods and uncontaminated hills. This recently renovated property consists of two traditional structures featuring modern interiors. The main house, spreading over two floors, has a spacious and bright living with columns and arched ceilings. The space is divided into two areas – the sitting space with fireplace, and the dining area, with a table up to 12 people. Here, the typical terracotta floor beautifully combines with design elements, making this one-of-a-kind villa very welcoming. Next to the living room lies the TV room and, on the same floor, the large and fully equipped kitchen.
On the first floor, an internal staircase leads to the sleeping area, which can accommodate up to 8 people into 4 double bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with shower and bathtub. The second double bedroom has en-suite bathroom with shower, and the last two rooms – a double bedroom and a room with bunk beds – share one bathroom.
Close to the pool area is the Villa’s lovely guest house, with its own private terrace and a spacious bedroom studio with a double bed. The guest house also offers an exquisite bunk bed, which folds out another 2 beds. This unit can accommodate up to six 6 people and is ideal for kids and teenagers.
The villa is surrounded by a heavenly garden and ravishing views on the Umbrian countryside. The outdoor dining area in front of the kitchen has a table for 12 guests covered by a flowered pergola. The swimming pool area, very pleasant, is equipped with parasols and sun loungers. The pool (12×4 mt.) also offers a trampoline. Olive trees, a well maintained lawn and flowering bushes complete the frame.
The villa is located in the area of Lake Trasimeno, northern Umbria, near the small town of Castel Rigone. An unpaved but easy to go road leads to the villa. In Castel Rigone guests will find a small bar and a majestic 15th-century church.
Within a short drive from the Villa are several beautiful villages, such as Passignano sul Trasimeno, on the shores of Lake Trasimeno (15 minutes drive from the villa). From Passignano, Isola Maggiore (Greater Island), with its churches and historic buildings, is easily accessible by boat. Plenty of activities are also available around Lake Trasimeno, such as windsurf, wakeboard, sailing, canoe, kitesurf, bike, trekking.
The splendid art city of Perugia is within a half hour drive from the villa, as well as the border between Tuscany and the charming town of Cortona.
Included in the price is a daily housekeeping service (4 hours per day) which includes daily breakfast preparation, basic daily cleaning and 2 dinners (first and last evening) with a local chef, plus 12 bottles of Italian wine.