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I Lecci A secluded Farmhouse with stunning views Italy
Farmhouse in Emilia Romagna and Umbria, Italy
Property Details of Emilia Romagna and Umbria Farmhouse
Named after the holm-oak trees that shade its garden, I Lecci is a beautifully restored 100-year-old farmhouse with breathtaking views across the Val di Chiana and the countryside between Umbria and Tuscany.
Situated between Montepulciano and Cortona in the green heart of Italy, I Lecci is an ideal location from which to explore many of the country’s most famous cultural and historical centres.
Set in olive groves and sunflower fields, this charming farmhouse was originally built from handmade bricks and restored to a high standard of comfort in 1995.
The house sits on a hilltop on the edge of the rural hamlet of Pozzuolo. The picturesque walled town of Castiglione del Lago is six kilometres away overlooking Lake Trasimeno, Italy’s fourth largest lake.
I Lecci is divided into two independent apartments but can be rented as a single holiday home.
In the garden secluded seating areas offer a number of shady areas to enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding countryside or dine ' al fresco.'
The climate is one of the best in Italy with an early spring and late autumn. Summer temperatures average 25 – 30 degrees Celsius. Winter is characterized by cold, crisp mornings with blue skies and sunshine.
All rooms are spacious and well presented. With terracotta-tiled floors and high-beamed ceilings, they are cool and airy in summer.
The Accommodation - 1. Ground floor apartment
· Sleeps 5
· Two large double bedrooms. One with on-suite.
· Large fully equipped kitchen breakfast room
· Separate dining and living rooms
This large apartment contains two double bedrooms and can sleep up to five people. It has a large fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room, including all modern appliances, including a dishwasher and even a traditional wood oven.
A separate dining room opens onto its own patio and leads to a cosy living room with exposed beams and an open fireplace. The living room is equipped with a television,video and stereo, plus a wide selection of books and CD's for your enjoyment. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and direct access via double doors to the garden and it’s own private patio.
The second double bedroom has an additional single bed and is adjacent to its own shower room and toilet. There is also a utility room with washing machine.
The Accommodation - 2. First floor apartment
· Sleeps up to 4
· Triple aspect bedroom with en-suite toilet and basin
· Large living room with double bed settee.
This apartment is accessed by a separate outside stairway.
The romantic triple aspect double bedroom with high vaulted ceilings offers an en-suite toilet and washbasin. There is also a separate shower room and toilet adjacent to the bedroom.
The kitchen/Dining room leads to a double aspect sitting room with open fireplace and fabulous views of the surrounding countryside. It is equipped with a Television,Video and Radio/CD player and is well stocked with books and CD's. The sitting room also has a double bed settee which can sleep a further two people.
There are Barbeques,Sun Beds and Umbrellas in the garden for guests, as well as a number of bicycles. There is parking at the house for three cars.
The village of Pozzuolo offers good facilities, including a supermarket, bakery, bank, post office, petrol station, a number of small number of small bars and an excellent pizzeria - restaurant.
For more information and a collection of pictures of our beautiful home visit: www.ilecci-villas.com
Local Area DetailsPlaces of interest nearby.
Within twenty minutes drive of I Lecci there are many fascinating places to visit.
From Passignano sul Trasimeno you can catch a boat across Lago Trasimeno to the inhabited island of Isola Maggiore, which St Francis of Assisi used as a retreat.
At the neo-Gothic Guglielmi Castle a lace workshop was set up in 1904 to teach the women – already experts in net weaving - Irish stitch which is still a local specialty.
On the shores of Lake Trasimeno sits the fishing village of San Feliciano and a ferry runs to Isola Polvese, now a beautiful nature reserve.
Tuoro sul Trasimeno was the scene the Romans’ worst defeat against the Carthaginians, with the Renaissance Palazzo del Capra built over the mausoleum of Roman general Caius Flaminus.
The 14th Century walled village of Paciano – regularly voted one of the most picturesque villages in Italy - overlooks seven hundred acres of perfect hiking forest thick with deer and wild boar.
In Medieval Panicale the ancient art of hand embroidery is still practiced. Renaissance frescoes by Perugino decorate the church of San Sebastiano.
Day excursions can be easily made to some of the world’s greatest historical cities such as Rome, Florence and Pisa.
The historic centres of Assisi, Orvieto, Cortona, Perugia and Montepulciano are also within easy reach.
I Lecci A secluded Farmhouse with stunning views Italy Property Information
|Location:||Castiglione del Lago, Emilia Romagna and Umbria, Italy|
|This Property Sleeps:||9|
|Minimum Price Per Week:||£855 (Currency Converter)|
|Maximum Price Per Week:||£1215|
|Nearest Airport:||Rome Fiumicino Apt (airport code FCO).|
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|Prices quoted are for the rental of the whole house, which comprises two self contained apartments. The prices for the individual apartments range from £400 to £750 depending on time of year. |
Property Features * Children are allowed
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Farmhouse in Emilia Romagna and Umbria, Italy