Villa Roncone – Umbria, Italy
Sleeps: 12 people. There are 5 bedrooms in the main house and an extra double bedroom in the annexe. All are en-suite except one of the twin bedrooms in the main house.
Location: In the heart of an Olive oil estate in Umbria overlooking Lake Trasimeno. Perugia airport is 30 minutes away. Villa Roncone is perfectly located for great day trips in Umbria but also in Tuscany. You can easily reach many of central Italy’s cultural and artistic gems.
Facilities: Ping pong table, BBQ, Outside kitchen, Outside shower, 2 washing machines, dryer, Broadband ADSL Internet, Telephone, Fax, Satellite TV, DVD, Intercom system, Celling fans in all upstairs rooms & annexe, Heating (extra charge), Air conditioning in two double bedrooms on first floor of main house & in the annexe, Covered parking.
Swimming: Private freshwater pool 16m x 6m.
Activities: Explore the 2 hectare estate. Take a day trip or two discovering the local region with plenty Italy’s cultural and artistic gems nearby. Try your hand at a cooking class or go olive oil tasting. Lake Trasimeno is a paradise for bikers, trekkers, walkers and horse-riders. Set among gentle hills, it is possible to bicycle or ride and explore the landscape around the lake and the charming villages that overlook it. There are also a great variety of walking, hiking and trekking trails through magnificent scenery suiting all levels, from very moderate to strenuous. Enjoy the lake itself as sailing boats, inflatable motor boats and kayaks can easily be rented. Umbria also offers spectacular and challenging 18-hole golf courses, set in idyllic natural settings as well as several tennis courses.
Children: This is family friendly villa and they will love it here!
Villa service: Daily maid service for 4 hours a day.
Villa extras: A chef can be organised on request
Weekly price: €8,700 – €9,300 per week.
Villa Roncone is a haven for completely unwinding in and soaking up the majestic views and stunning sun sets across Lake Trasimeno. This charming restored farmhouse lies in the heart of an olive oil estate in Umbria, Italy. The architect owner has carefully combined modern touches with traditional materials to create a luxurious, unique home from home.
The main house is extremely spacious with a fabulous living room that opens up onto a terrace overlooking the lake on one side and on the other a covered pergola area for long al fresco lunches. The kitchen is well equipped and a sociable space with a dining area and fireplace. In the main house there are four en-suite bedrooms (three double and one twin) and one further twin bedroom with access to the family bathroom. Each of the bedrooms has been tastefully decorated and each has its own character and charm.
Separate to the main house is the Hayloft Annexe. The Hayloft annexe is equally luxurious and stylish and provides additional space for an extra couple. With its own living-dining area, central fireplace, fully equipped kitchen and a double en-suite bedroom.
Outside is where you will want to spend most of your time for it is stunning. There are fantastic facilities for cooking al fresco on either the BBQ or in the wood oven. The pool itself is really special – set in an ancient olive grove, surrounded by neatly tended lawns and blending gently into the surroundings.
Nearby there are all sort of Umbrian and Tuscan gems to visit, be it Cortona, Cetona, Perugia, Assisi and of course the lake itself but you may well find that its hard to draw oneself away from the charm, magic and total ease of living at Villa Roncone!