Our farm holiday estate consists of a beautiful Villa of the eighteenth-century and other independent Farmhouses or Cottages distant each other to enjoy a very privileged privacy in the quiet of the woods and fields in the area of Perugia, Gubbio and Assisi.
There are 4 individual villas or apartments from 45 up to 220 square meters each and 1 large Jr-Suite of 35 sqm, all of them exquisitely restored following the full respect of the Umbrian-Tuscan traditions: with an intellingent use of parquet, terracotta and chestnut beams. A special care is paid to the furnishings, so that in all of them there are lovely original pieces of antiques. They have a fully-equipped kitchen also with dishwasher and washing machine, a fireplace and with one or two very large family bedrooms, with possibilities of extra beds, all the units' are equipped with satellite TV, independent services and bathroom with shower or whirlpool bath tub.
All of the proposed solutions are part of an extensive property of about 15 acres of land, all with fence and automatic gates (you will receive a remote control for getting in and out), plenty of possibilities of relaxing walking all around or sunbathing in one of a lot of places with green grass.
The old farmhouse is situated on a hilltop site with a wonderful view over a great meadow, the old pines trees, (the landmark of the village of Ramazzano) and a wood where you'll find tables, chairs and hammocks and barbecues.
The property is surrounded by woodland, where you will be able to watch "wild animals" like deer, foxes, wild boars etc.
There are a lot of trekking trips leading to very beautiful spots in the countryside over the hills from 20 minutes up to several hours.
Also available a large swimming pool, green spaces equipped with tables and chairs, toys for children, mountain bikes, while in the woods of the property you can walk. and for the most experienced even riding horses.
From many years our Family is guests of Caldaruccio Podere La Pineta and continues to live with respect for nature and traditions attached to it.
We cultivate olive trees, grapevines, fruit and vegetables and produce our oil and wine following traditional and ancient methods, available to an orchard and organic garden.
There is a large stunning swimming pool (5 x 14m), with spacious terraces, set into the hillside. There is plenty of shade and excellent views of the surrounding area (the views are similar to an infinity pool). There are comfortable sunloungers and chairs and there is a paddling pool for babies.
Each accommodation has private terraces with shade. Each terrace has comfortable outdoor furniture and barbecue grill.
There are well established herb and flowers gardens that surround the property. Bikes are available to borrow. There are 20 acres of farm, woodland and countryside to enjoy while staying with us. The unspoilt countryside is abundant with wildlife. Deer, wild boar, porcupines, hares, eagles, lizards and a wide variety of birds frequently roam the land.
Fano beach is about 1 hours drive from the farm and is perfect for families with young children as it is very wide beach with shallow water. The wonderful sandy beaches of Sirolo are only 1 hour 20 mins drive away. Lake Trasimeno (35 min drive) has a life guarded beach and some excellent seafood restaurants.
Special interest holidays
We are open all year round, You can walk to the two local villages of Ramazzano (4 mins), Casa del Diavolo (10 mins) and surrounding the farm there are miles of stunning open countryside, perfect for walking, climbing, painting and cycling.
We offer advice, routes and maps for walkers and cyclists (we also have 4 bikes available). We offer notes, advice and recommendations for sightseeing, wine tasting and local cuisine. Please contact us for further information.
The nearest airports for direct flights from London are Perugia which is 15 mins or Ancona airport, which is an hour drive. Ryan Air fly at least once a day into Ancona from London Stanstead and 6 times a week from Perugia. Rome airport is only a 2 hour drive from the house. You could also fly into Bologna Forli airport with Ryan Air, making the drive to the house is less than 2.0 hours. Pisa airport is about 2.5 hours drive away and Easy Jet, among other airlines, flies to Pisa.
Umbria is the undiscovered heart of Italy. It is rich in art and history as well as landscape. There is a great variety of sculpture, painting, architecture, and religious heritage to explore.
Gubbio: One of most beautiful, well preserved medieval towns in Italy (20 mins).
Perugia: The regional capital, home to Umbrian art (15 mins).
Assisi: Most visited place in Italy, birthplace of St Francis (30 mins).
Spello: Pretty hill top town with great restaurant and it's own enoteca (45 mins).
There are also many other restaurants in the area surrounding our property. There are 10 traditional Umbrian restaurants within 5-10 minutes of the property. The local restaurants serve typical Umbrian food such as, 'affettati' -plates of superb ham, salami and cheese, simple rustic pasta dishes with 'sugo' or truffles and roast meats and game.
The medieval towns of Perugia and Gubbio (20 mins drive away) have some of the best restaurants in Umbria and a lively nightlife. The speciality is rich truffle dishes made with local black and white truffles. Gubbio also has several bars and pubs, which are great fun and rather lively during the summer evenings.
The local towns of Ramazzano and Casa del Diavolo both have bars, where you can drink into the small hours with the locals. You can walk to both of the bars (5 mins walk), they are both typical Umbrian bars, with beer on tap and a lively banter.
When you arrive, we provide a warm welcome with details and directions to the many of the restaurants we recommend. We also suggest places of interest to visit along the way. You could spend weeks enjoying sampling all the local food and wine!