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Peaceful and secluded hideaway

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

This secluded hideaway is ideal for those wanting to enjoy some peace and quiet and get away from it all. A 15th century restored stone house set amongst the olive groves. Standing 485 metres above sea level with 180° panoramic view over the Valle Umbra which reaches from Perugia in the north to Spoleto in the south.

The house was fully restored in 2006 and has all modern conveniences such as underfloor heating, solar panels, wet room shower, wi-fi, dishwasher, washing machine and large fridge freezer. The kitchen is well equipped and boasts a large dining table for entertaining. The lounge has exposed chestnut beams, high ceilings and comfortable seating. Both have spectacular views. The 2 ample, tranquil double bedrooms are downstairs so are cool in summer and both have doors leading straight out onto the garden.

Outside there is a shady dining area for lunches al fresco, and sun loungers for relaxing with a good book. For the evenings there is a BBQ area at the front on the house from which to enjoy a glass of local Montefalco wine and enjoy the sun setting over the other side of the valley.

The local town of Trevi is 10 minutes away by car and boasts a good selection of restaurants, a pizzeria with outside eating in the summer, two bars and a number of convenience stores. The town also has a large civic swimming pool with cafe which is open throughout the summer. Also 10 minutes away is a shopping mall with a large supermarket and other outlets.

For those wanting some nightlife then Foligno is well worth a visit. It has a very good bar scene and a number of good restaurants.

The house is an ideal base from which to visit the many stunning towns of Umbria. From Assisi to Montefalco, Foligno to Spello. There are many walking trails including the the San Francescan way which passes below the house.

There are good train links to Rome and Florence both of which are approximately an hour and a half traveling time.

More Details

Owner
Adrian Henry
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful and comfortable home. The view, priceless! Thanks to Ralf for taking care of all our needs. Would recommend this lovely hideaway.
Apr 2018
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Trevi around the Province of Perugia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • swimming

Reviews

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Peaceful and secluded hideaway
average rating of 4.6 based on 6 reviews
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Art & Privacy on a wonderful hill in Umbria

  • 4 of 5

It was love at first site. Casa Margherita sits tucked away between the olive trees and once you step inside it's am oasis of art, design and vintage in a wonderfully harmonious blend. Yet the house has all you need, from super beds to a lovely bathroom and a kitchen with everything a chef needs. We loved it so much we booked a second stay right away. Super!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Francis and Tine We are so glad you enjoyed our hideaway. We think it is a pretty special place too!
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Secluded, very peaceful, stunning views

  • 4 of 5

Very well appointed and furnished home, off the beaten track, set among olive groves with far reaching views and offering peace and seclusion. We very much hope we have opportunity to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous house in amazing area

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Margherita for a week in July. Not long enough! Access to the property is a little bit hairy, down an unmade road in a tiny hamlet, but you get used to that pretty quickly. The house is beautifully done out, with everything you would need. There’s WiFi, an excellent selection of books, CDs and DVDs if you should want them. We didn’t turn the TV on. We spent our time exploring the area. Trevi, a short drive away, is a wonderful hill town, lots of alleys and hidden treasures to explore. Great restaurants too. We loved Caffe Roma on Piazza Mazzini for coffee, spritz and gelato.

I hope we can return to the house and the area.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and Spacious Stone House in an Olive Grove

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this house. The views from the back windows down the hill and onto Trevi are extraordinary, like framed paintings. The stone house is roomy, beautifully renovated, and artistically and eclectically decorated.

The mattress was extremely comfortable in the main bedroom. We had no need of air conditioning in June. As promised, the downstairs stayed cold--enough so that a quilt was needed at night. The kitchen was great for cooking. Great bathroom with a tub, also.

We loved the isolation and peacefulness of the location. There are no neighboring dwellings in sight. The patio area in the back of the house is a wonderful place to relax or have a meal. We also visited the surrounding hill towns--Assisi, Spoleto, Perugia (terrific meal at al mangiar bene and the gelato at Gambrinus).

As this is a newer property, I'll mention a couple of things that might be helpful to renters. The house is located down a stretch of bumpy dirt road; it wasn't a problem to drive in our smallish rental car. The seclusion means that the house is initially a bit hard to navigate to and from. After being escorted to the property on the first day, we couldn't at first have found our way out and back again without GPS or Google maps. After a day, you'll have all of the roads figured out and getting around will seem easy, but I'd suggest making sure you have access to a map or GPS for the first couple of trips.

Very responsive owners.

Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Très belle location à Manciano

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé d'excellentes vacances à la Casa Margherita. La vue est exceptionnelle sur la terrasse à toute heure de la journée. La maison a beaucoup de cachet, est très bien équipée (lecteur DVD, CD, très bonne literie, chambres fraîches, décoration personnalisée et intéressante). Le jardin et la terrasse à l'ombre permettent de se reposer en toute quiétude.

La région, riche en patrimoine culturel et humain, est très accueillante. Trévi, Montefalco, Pietrarossa, Spello et plus loin Assise et Pérugia sont bien sûr des incontournables!

Est il nécessaire d'évoquer la cuisine italienne !!! Un régal !!!

Le seul problème que nous ayons rencontré fut le chemin pour accéder à la maison. Si on possède un véhicule adapté, il est facile de rouler sur un chemin de terre non stabilisé mais suite aux quelques pluies d'orage, le chemin était très dégradé voire dangereux et nous avons été contraints de laisser notre véhicule au début du chemin.

Heureusement, cela n'a pas gâché nos vacances !!!

Nous recommandons vivement ce gîte pour sa qualité.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Perugia Airport
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Borgo Trevi
Car: necessary

Trevi is an ideal base from which to explore the sites of Umbria and beyond.

This is a short list of suggestions starting with those closest to Trevi.

Pissignano - 4 km - 15 mins by car

Home to a large collectables-antiques market on the first sunday of every month.

Foligno - 7km - 20 mins

Foligno is a commercial centre with a good selection of shops. At night Via Gramsci is thronged with people with its many bars and restaurants.

Montefalco - 9km - 35 mins

Montefalco is the centre of Umbria's wine growing industry and so an idea location in which to sample the local red wines made from the Sagrantino grape. There are number of good restaurants in Monefalco such as L'Alcamista, Il Coccorone and the Locanda del Teatro. There are also a number of linen shops with an excellent selection of Umbrian linen.

Bevagna - 12km - 32 mins

The small walled town of Bevagna is a little deiight sitting on the plain of the Topino river not far from Foligno. It also serves as a nice break from the numerous hilltop towns of Umbria as it is on the flat. Piazza Silvestri is a delightful little piazza home to two of Umbria’s loveliest Romanesque churches. The small, serious San Silvestro and the larger San Michele Archangelo. In June Bevagna hosts a wonderful medieval festival–Il Mercato delle Gaite.

Bevagna has a good selection of restaurants.

Spello - 12km - 25 mins

Another walled town with the central Via Cavour climbing up through the tiown to the summit where you can enjoy great views of Mount Subasio and the surrounding area. Popular with holiday home owners the town has an above average number of wine bars and restaurants.

Assisi - 21km - 30 mins

Assisi is a real must for all visitors to Umbria. Assisi is home to the Basilica of San Francesco - one of the most famous sites of Christianity. There are two churches located one above the other with the top one housing 28 painting by Giotto depicting the life of St Francis. You can also visit the wonderful gardens of St Francis of Assisi for some peace and quiet away from the throngs that always fill the streets of Assisi.

Spoleto -22km - 25 mins

Spoleto is home to the internationally famous arts festival - I Due Mondi - which runs from the last Friday of June each year.

Perugia - 38km - 45 mins

Perugia is the administrative hub of Umbria. The central street, Via Vanucci is lined with shops and restaurants. It is a ideal place to stop for lunch and watch the world pass by. Also situated along Via Vanucci is the National Gallery of Umbria which is full of masterpieces and at the end Via Vanucci lies the wonderful fountain, Fontana Maggiore.

Todi - 41km - 60 mins

One of the prettiest hill top towns in Umbria.

Norcia - 55km - 60 mins

Home to all thing pork. When you see a sign for a Norceria then it will be full of cured meats in all their delightful forms. The art of curing bacon having made Norcia famous. Today this lovely town is full of true artisans of curing pork. There are a number of good restaurants where you can leisurely test theor skills. Not too far further on from Norcia is the magnificent Piano Grande. It is a vast, upland plain, situated above 4,000ft, ringed by mountains. In late May and early June it is renowned for its extraordinary floral displays: swathes of wild crocuses one week, narcissi the next, grape hyacinth, wild tulips, poppies, thousands of orchids and other rarities.

Orvieto - 58km - 1 hr 30 mins

Worth a visit just to see the cathedral. A 14th masterpiece.

Adria tic Coast.

With the completion of a new motorway over to the coast in late 2016 the Adriatic coast of Italy is now only an hour and a half away. The coast is full of interesting towns and villages and ideal for a seaside getaway. Our suggestions of places to go include (from north to south) Senigallia, Sirolo, Civitanova, Porto San Giorgio and San Benedetto del Tronto.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house around the Trevi,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
2018
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£615
for 7 nights
£615
 
 
2019
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£660
for 7 nights
£660
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£793
for 7 nights
£793
£2,815
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Cleaning fee £65

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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