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A CHOREOGRAPHER'S DREAM: ROMANTIC FARMHOUSE WITH MAGNIFICENT POOL

Leonide Massine

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People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Leonide Massine

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A CHOREOGRAPHER'S DREAM: ROMANTIC FARMHOUSE WITH MAGNIFICENT POOL

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Umbertide - Rancho Grande

Romantic Farmhouse With Pool, 4 Bedrooms (8 Pers), 3 Bathrooms, Unblocked Views

Situated in Northern Umbria right on the Tuscany border, it is a large, very attractive 18th century farmhouse with guesthouse which has been sensitively restored by its artist owner to maintain the ancient origins. The house belongs to a famous choreographer and bursts with drama and a sense of fun: it's comfortable, lived in, furnished with country antiques, original beams and antique floors. Terraces and grounds of 3 acres planted with mature pine, cypress, cedar, chestnut and fig trees merge into panoramic country side. Views are magical, peace and privacy are guaranteed in this unspoiled corner of Italy. The gardens are professionally landscaped and contain a magnificent swimming-pool which is surrounded by fragrant rosemary and lavender. If you want peaceful, Italian country life in ancient and artistic surroundings, you may well find yourself falling in love with Rancho Grande.

The swimming pool complex: Pool 49ft x 18ft, 5,5ft deep, operational from the first of June to the end of September surrounded by terraces and walkways, flowers, shaded terraces and shower. Pool attended twice a week.

There is a barbecue near the pool where you can prepare your delicious meal.

Invisibly wired wood fencing of the 3 acres area surrounding the main house and the guesthouse allows household pets to run around safely.

what to do:: You will very much enjoy eating 'at home' under the pergola in the garden, but there are some very good restaurants, from family run to elegant style dining and wine bars in the nearby villages. Plenty of shopping opportunities and local markets are reachable in a few minutes by car.

What to do in Umbria: explore the close renaissance town of Città di Castello, enjoy the local market, visit the famous Burri collection, visit Assisi, the most famous spiritual place in Italy, visit Montone,Gubbio,Urbino, Perugia Umbria’s capital, the Perugina chocolate factory, visit Orvieto and the St. Patrick well, make a wine tour in Montefalco, explore the Trasimeno lake, visit Spoleto, Spello, have lunch at the Clitunno springs.

What to do in Tuscany: visit nearby Sansepolcro with its corso and designer shops, Anghiari, Arezzo, Florence, Pisa with the leading tower, Lucca, Siena, make a wine tour in the Chianti region. Visit Cortona, San Gimignano, Montalcino e Montepulciano.

Other things to know: This unspoiled corner of Italy is especially renowned for its romantic medieval villages, its valleys and varied vegetation. Within easy reach are Arezzo 40km, Cortona 40km, Florence 120km, Siena 90km, San Gimigniano 110km, Pisa 150km, Perugia 40km, Gubbio 40km, Assisi 50km, (all distances approx). Rome, Bologna, Chianti-region are within one to two hours travel. Both, Mediterranean and Adriatic sea coasts are no more than 1 hours travel. Jewel-like villages, such as Città di Castello, Sansepolcro, Anghiari, Caprese Michelangelo (the artist's birthplace) are close by.

Perugia which is 40Km away hosts the international jazz festival” Umbria Jazz” in July, Città di Castello the Chamber Music Festival of Nations in August/September, the National Horse Show in September and the National Fair of White Truffles in November.

The renown sulphurous spa” Terme di Fontecchio” is just 5km down the road.

Other Activities: at 20 km of distance there is a 9 hole golf court, possibilities for lessons.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Leonide Massine (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2014
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About Leonide Massine

Renown Choreographer

Leonide Massine purchased this villa in 1991

Why Leonide Massine chose Umbertide

This property was love at first sight.

What makes this villa unique

The quiet location with its magical views with peace and privacy.

Why HomeAway

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Perugia international airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Fraccano
Nearest Ferry
160 Kilometres
Ancona
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Golf
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Arezzo
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
E45
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
La Collina
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Montenerone
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Fano
Car: necessary

Set in the hills above the Renaissance town of Città di Castello on a hilltop of 450m, the property is not isolated and is very conveniently located, just 10km from the E45 expressway. The position on Umbrian/Tuscan borders make Rancho Grande a perfect base for touring Tuscany, Umbria and le Marche.

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Rates & Availability

Rental rates for this holiday villa in Umbertide, Perugia area

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Low season
1 Jun - 13 Jul
7 nights
€2,000
 
 
High season
14 Jul - 31 Aug
7 nights
€2,500
 
 
Middle season
1 Sep - 30 Sep
7 nights
€2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €0
Refundable Damage Deposit €300
Notes Discounts possible for longer rental periods. Get in contact for price quotations.
30% Of the rental fee has to be paid in advance. This amount is not refundable.
The remaining 70% paid upon arrival.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Umbertide in Perugia area

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Located in the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Located in guest bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Located in the guesthouse.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guest bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , This bedroom is located in the detached guesthouse.
    Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , cot available
    Guest bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , can be united into 1 large double bed
    Guest bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , can be united into 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • tennis
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Mountain bike paradise,Sulphur spa,trecking
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