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Country house for holidays Podere 'La Vigna'

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Delightful two-storey farmhouse in the middle of the countryside, surrounded by about 9000 square meters of land with olive trees, vines, fruit trees and a large vegetable garden, just below the imposing Etruscan city of Orvieto. The house was renovated in 2010 and is functional and comfortable with restored furniture from the family collection. The owner's family lives in a separate building on the property; cats, dogs and chickens are also housed in the property. In the valley below Orvieto and about 1.2 km from the house passes the A1 motorway and the Milan-Rome-Naples railway. The house is an ideal base for visiting Umbria, southern Tuscany and Rome, easily reached in an hour by car or public transport. Parking in the closed property. House facilities: private entrance, heating, mo...Delightful two-storey farmhouse in the middle of the countryside, surrounded by about 9000 square meters of land with olive trees, vines, fruit trees and a large vegetable garden, just below the imposing Etruscan city of Orvieto. The house was renovated in 2010 and is functional and comfortable with restored furniture from the family collection. The owner's family lives in a separate building on the property; cats, dogs and chickens are also housed in the property. In the valley below Orvieto and about 1.2 km from the house passes the A1 motorway and the Milan-Rome-Naples railway. The house is an ideal base for visiting Umbria, southern Tuscany and Rome, easily reached in an hour by car or public transport. Parking in the closed property. House facilities: private entrance, heating, mosquito net, tiled marble floor, seating area, sofa, fireplace, radio, video, flat-screen TV, clothes rack, dining area, dining table, kitchen, electric kettle, kitchen utensils, oven, toaster, washing machine, refrigerator, dishwasher, dryer, bedrooms, wardrobe, desk, bed linen, iron, shower, bidet, towels, cleaning products. WiFi internet only in some rooms. Above ground pool. Spoken languages: English, French and German. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: CIR055023LOTUR19197More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Guests can not smoke inside the house but only outside having to throw cigarette residues into special containers and never in any way on the ground.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
PIERLUIGI C
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

This is a peaceful, clean and comfortable holiday house in the middle of a garden in the beautiful countryside near Orvieto. The house is private but the hosts, Alessandra and Pierluigi, live next door, and they were extremely welcoming and helpful with tips about what...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Dream567263, VR Owner at Country house for holidays Podere 'La Vigna', responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2019

Responso pubblico Thank you for your time. It was a pleasure to meet you and your friends: you are a nice group !!! Come back soon. A big hug from Orvieto.

Reviewed September 8, 2018

Where do you start when something is this good? The house is an attractive semi detached converted farmhouse in the owner's gorgeous smallholding on the outskirts of the small town of Orvieto. This is quite simply one of the best places we've ever stayed in...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Dream567263, VR Owner at Country house for holidays Podere 'La Vigna', responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Rob, Lisa Marie and their son Jack are a fantastic family that every host would feel lucky to host. Adorable, discreet, curious about what surrounds them and of great personality. Very nice and friendly, it was very easy to communicate with them even if unfortunately...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018

Alessandra and Pierluigi's place was fantastic. We were visiting there (40-something couple with our 70-something parents) for 5 days where we could easily go up the hill to Orvieto or drive to many other local medieval towns, wineries, or hikes. Their garden was lovely! Alessandra...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Management response:Responded July 8, 2018

Rune and Heather are a real hosting pleasure. Everything was perfect throughout the whole process, we are thoroughly pleased to host such a great guest! Thanks for your trust in booking with us and thanks for leaving the place in such a perfect condition! We...More

Reviewed October 17, 2017

Stayed here for one week during a touring holiday of Italy & it was without doubt the best part of our holiday. Alessandra & Pierluigi are wonderful hosts - from meeting us at a nearby garage to the provision of home made tomato sauce for...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Management response:Responded October 21, 2017

Dear Pam, thank you so much for your kind and warm comments. It was really a pleasure to host you and Graeme, we really hope you can come soon again to visit our region. We are glad you relaxed and enjoyed the house. Thank you...More

Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

From the very beginning to the end of our weeks stay with Alessandra and Gigi everything was wonderful. Polite, friendly and helpful hosts who greeted us just after the motorway and escorted us to there farmstay. Alessandra and Gigi provided assistance and tasty delights throughout...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Management response:Responded September 26, 2017

it was a pleasure to meet you, so discreet and respectful of the property, really perfect guests. Thank you for your total respect of the house. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We will be waiting for you. A big hug to all of...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a lovely and relaxing week at this beautiful farmhouse on the outskirts of Orvieto. The farmhouse is beautifully kept, has all the amenities, and gives you a perfect location from which to tour Umbria. You are close to Orvieto, but at the same...More

Date of stay: June 2015
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Management response:Responded July 13, 2015

Dear Rebekah, it was really a pleasure knowing you and your wonderful family. We are pleased that you have been good and comfortable at home. It was easy to be kind to you, because you are people extremely polite, respectful and open to dialogue! We...More

Reviewed September 2, 2019
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Date of stay: August 2019
Reviewed March 29, 2017
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Reviewed January 10, 2016
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Date of stay: January 2016
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Reviewed January 1, 2016
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Date of stay: January 2016
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Orvieto is built on a cliff of tuf about 300 m above sea level, overlooking the valley of the river Paglia, right tributary of the Tiber, and just below the city receives from the left Chiani. This enormous cliff of tuf , which rises from twenty to fifty meters from the level of the campaign, is due to the collapse of ground Sourge (clouds and glowing avalanches) by Quaternary volcanoes Volsinio system, which houses the largest volcanic lake in Europe , that of Bolsena. The archaeological evidence of Etruscan tend to identify as a result of studies conducted in recent years, the ancient city of Orvieto with the city of Velzna, one of the twelve Etruscan city-states. Called by the Romans 'Volsinii' stood near a famous Etruscan sanctuary, Fanum Voltumnae, visited each year of the inhabitants...
Getting around
By car (Highway A1), by train (Orvieto railstation) and by taxi.
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