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il Forno L'Antica Vetreria

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
4 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
il Forno is your beautiful self-contained apartment with stone terrace located right next to the stunning pool with panoramic views from terrace and floor to ceiling windows in the spacious living room, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Relax beside the pool with table and chairs, sun loungers, umbrellas and BBQ while watching the evening sunset with a glass of wine. Two big king bedrooms (can be made into singles) and sleeping alcove for extra bed cot. Sofa bed can sleep an additional two people. Large walk-in shower in the bathroom. Just steps to the main piazza of Piegaro, an historic glass making village perched in the heart of Umbria. In the piazza are shops for groceries, butcher, bakery, gift shops, , bank, post office, restaurants and bar/café. This is the only vacatio...il Forno is your beautiful self-contained apartment with stone terrace located right next to the stunning pool with panoramic views from terrace and floor to ceiling windows in the spacious living room, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Relax beside the pool with table and chairs, sun loungers, umbrellas and BBQ while watching the evening sunset with a glass of wine. Two big king bedrooms (can be made into singles) and sleeping alcove for extra bed cot. Sofa bed can sleep an additional two people. Large walk-in shower in the bathroom. Just steps to the main piazza of Piegaro, an historic glass making village perched in the heart of Umbria. In the piazza are shops for groceries, butcher, bakery, gift shops, , bank, post office, restaurants and bar/café. This is the only vacation property actually within a beautiful and pristine medieval Umbrian village that also has panoramic views, pool and terraces! Owners live in the village, speak English and are on hand to give total concierge service as much or as little as you wish. Free weekly visit to a local winery, tour and tasting. Umbria is the 'Green Heart of Umbria' with many castles, villages, towers on every hilltop. 15 minutes to the border of Tuscany: visitors to L'Antica Vetreria in Piegaro can explore all the beautiful sights of Umbria and Tuscany, all in less than a hour's drive. Golf nearby, the largest lake in the Italian Peninsula, Lago Trasimeno, is just twenty minutes away for water sports. Free and safe parking, free WiFi, free laundry.More
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About the Owner
Colleen S
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2013
Interaction with guests
We will provide a complete concierge experience, as we live in the village. As much or as little interaction as our guests wish. Having lived in Italy for 20 years we can provide advise for touring. We do give guests a detailed itinerary book. Free tour of village on arrival day, free local wine tour and tasting and tour of glass museum with buffet of local products at 6 Euro per person. This is an ideal way to experience the 750 years of glass making history starting in 1292 in our property.
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Our family had the most exciting and inviting trip to L’Antica Vetreria. Colleen and Tom were more than gracious. Their villa was over the top, and the experience of having a chef prepare our dinner was exceptional. The town of Piegaro was not on my...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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ColleeninPiegaro, VR Owner at il Forno L'Antica Vetreria, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience staying with us at L'Antica Vetreria. We try very hard to meet expectations and even, in your case, exceed them. Piegaro is a very sweet medieval village that offers so much! Again, Thank...More

Reviewed April 27, 2017

My wife, adult daughter and I spent a wonderful week at Antica Vetreria. We rented a two bedroom apartment called il Forno. The apartment was immaculate, had a well equipped kitchen, and was tastefully decorated. My daughter was on an Easter break from university but...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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ColleeninPiegaro, VR Owner at il Forno L'Antica Vetreria, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Thank you so much for this amazing review. We know that we have succeeded in meeting our dream of welcoming hosts when we hear what you think. We so enjoyed having your family for the week and look forward to your return! We hope there...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2015

Today is our last day at L'Antica Vetreia. As I sit here thinking of the last 2 weeks here I can only think how wonderful each day has been. The building is an antique glass factory which has been lovingly restored into 4 unique apartments...More

Date of stay: May 2015
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Reviewed February 5, 2014

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Date of stay: September 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
Parking
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
Piegaro is rich in history with glass making since 1292. Visit the Glass Museum in Piegaro which is wonderfully curated. Weekly classes for adults and children. Nearby waterpark is the largest in Umbria. Free wine tour and tasting at Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio winery locally. Piegaro is famous for glass making for over 700 years. Every year in August and October are festivals where glass blowers demonstrate their art, processions in medieval dress, food banquets, music and dancing. Visit local wineries in addition to the famous Cantina Monte Vibiano Vecchio where we take our guests weekly. In a few minutes drive you can taste Brunello wines of Montalcino, the Vino Nobile of Montepulciano or the classic Orvieto white wines. Largest waterpark is just 4 km from Piegaro.
Getting around
Renting a car is recommended to see the sights of Umbria and nearby Tuscany. Nearest Train station is Chiusi at 15 minutes. Cars can be rented at arrival airports or Chiusi station.
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