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Luxury Villa with Stunning View on Lake! Closed 20min to CORTONA

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Closed to art cities, Florence, Cortona, Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto, Gubbio, etc.

Stunning view on Lake Trasimeno! Medieval style all renovated Country house in nature with large pool 12 mt x 6 mt. About 10 minutes from Passignano sul Trasimeno by car. We have lots of extra services to give our guests, as COOKING CLASS, Italian Chef on request, Family photo shootings, everyday housekeeper! Closed to Italian Art cities: Florence, Cortona, Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto, Gubbio and others .. FREE Wi-Fi is provided, also working in the swimming pool. Big pool 12 mt. X 6 mt. Air Conditioned provided in all 4 bedrooms (€ 100 per week). In Winter there is an amazing big fireplace of '700 and heaters in the whole house!

We would like to make last minute offers throughout the year, so if you need a special price for the current month period request, feel free to send us a message with the requested period and the number of people. ;) We will come back to you with our special price ..

An incredible place to live with lots of positive energies, amazing lake view, in the heart of Nature! We provide Ping Pong, Trampoline, Free Mountain Bikes, Fitness Room, Sauna and free Wi-Fi.

Only 7 Minutes from Passignano sul Trasimeno town by car. The Villa is about 300 sqm. On 2 floors, with a beautiful stone staircase. On the ground floor there are: the main big saloon, 4 sofas, one of each one can become a double bed, a library and a kids area with table games, a dining room, a large and fully equipped kitchen where you can exit outside dining area , Then 1 double room, the smallest we have (1.60 x 1.90 mt.) With 1 bathroom and an independent exit on the loggia (with 1 outside table, a really fresh area with garden in front) . On the 1st floor there are: 1 little saloon with TV and a library with English movies on Dvd (children cartoons, children movies too) and several english books (for kids too).

3 Double rooms (1.70 x 1.95 mt.) Each with its own bathroom (1 of those three rooms are larger and have a large bathroom with both shower and bath - another room has an amazing lake view ..). On the first floor we also have a wonderful terrace with a table where you can eat and pass romantic or friendly aperitif times! ;)

We are 10 minutes form markets (Coop, Conad), petrol station, church, lake and 1/2 hour to Perugia international airport with flights from London, Monaco and other major European cities. You can visit both Umbria and Tuscany with lots of interesting medieval towns like: Cortona, Gubbio, Perugia, Corciano, Assisi, Spello, Spoleto, Florence, Siena, Fabriano ..).

The swimming pool has a lovely corner roman stairs to enter from a corner where the water is 1.50 mt. Then from the middle there is a "pool hopper" that goes' till to 2.50 mt. With a "safety step" (all the pool perimeter has a safety step high of 1.50 mt.).

There is also a sauna and mini-fitness room too. We also provide 4 mountain bikes for free. 11 sqm of Olives and trees around and lots of quiet and Nature! You will really enjoy your holidays in Umbria, relaxing and sleeping in a great peaceful area in the Forest! We suggest to rent a crossover car because we are in a countryside area, into the deepest relax of that kind Forest. ;)

We live near the Villa in a little Cottage but the Villa is really reserved. We are super reserved and we only share parking, we travel a lot for business, so during the week a lady will be available on request with an additional price if you need some days of housekeeping service. Private chef on request.

More Details

Owner
Barbara
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2017

About Barbara

My name is Leonardo and I love nature, birdwatching and travel discovering natural places and meeting wonderful people. Renting my Countryhouse is a way to meet wonderful people, to let them know the heart of Umbria, this amazing region with lots of places to discover! ;)

Barbara purchased this chateau / country house in 2000

Why Barbara chose Cortona area

We like to meet people and to share this wonderful place with wonderful people! ;)

To let them relax and enjoy the deep atmosphere there is, surrounded by Nature..

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This country-house is really particular, built on an ancient year 1000 tower, the house was built 'round 1.700 all made by stone! Is really particular and amazing.. The images are not telling you all the emotions this place could give to you when you'll be here in front of the 1700 fire place or living all the warm atmosphere the house will give to you!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Cortona in Province of Arezzo

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16.30 / Check-out: 10.00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1/2 hour to Perugia international airport with Flights from London, Monaco, and other main European cities. You can visit Both Umbria and Tuscany with lots of interesting medieval towns like Cortona, Gubbio, Perugia, Corciano, Assisi, Spello, Spoleto, Florence, Siena, Fabriano ..). We live near by the house for a little cottage but the Villa is really reserved. We use to keep the pool cleaned and take care about gardens and flowers. We are super reserved and we leave our guests as we are not there, we only share parking, anche we travel a lot for business. The swimming pool (12x6mt.) Is open from June 'till the end of September, it depends by weather. All over the year is provided in Sauna and mini-fitness room too. FREE Wi-Fi is provided, Also working in the swimming pool! We also Shops provide 4 mountain bikes for free. 11 sqm of Olives and trees around and lots quiet and Nature! You will really enjoy your holidays in Umbria, relaxing and sleeping in a great peaceful area into Forest!

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average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

Pure magic

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to spend a week! We were 3 couples traveling together, and each having our own room and bathroom, plus AC in each bedroom was just great. The location and the thick stone walls made the need for AC less acute, but there were several days of 90+ weather when the AC was welcome at night.

Barbara and Leonardo were charming hosts. They were away for much of the time we were there once we arrived, but were almost instantly available on WhatsApp when minor problems like a clogged shower drain occurred.

The kitchen was very well-equipped, and we made many of our own meals. We also had a chef come in one evening and cook with us. Sitting on the patio and overlooking Lake Trasimeno while eating was simply amazing-I don't think you could ask for a more peaceful and beautiful setting.

The location at the border of Tuscany and Umbria was ideal. We took day trips to Assisi, Siena, and Florence (the last a bit of a stretch from here, but doable), plus more local days to places like Montepulciano, Perugia (toured a wonderful winery outside Perugia, and a trip on the ferry out to Isla Maggiore for a hike and wonderful lunch by the water.

The only negative we could find is that the villa is a bit hard to find (Barbara and Leonardo actually drove out to find us when we got lost!) at first and is up a very poor road. The owners told us that major rains in May really washed out the road. It was a rough 10 minute drive up and down the mountain each day (though we saw a wild boar on one trip!). We would urge those coming to the villa to rent a small SUV or the like with higher ground clearance, to access this place, a suggestion that the owners also made when we booked. On the other hand, it was like having your own private mountain villa with pool and view. All in all, a magical experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for this wonderful review! We really appreciate to accommodate you all here in the Eden of Villa Primaluce and to let your Umbria holidays be so special! Yesterday the white road was all fixed as we told you, now is really comfortable! Thanks again and a big hug to you and your kind wife. Warm regards. Barbara
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5

A Dream Come True

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about my family’s experience on vacation at Villa Primaluce. Barbara and Leonardo were perfect and kind hosts. We were greeted with an aperitif of local Italian foods to start our stay.

Tucked away on a hillside overlooking Lago Trasimeno the shear views brought the essence of calm needed on a vacation. Situated in central Italy, we were able to adventure to many cites in Umbria and Tuscany to taste the delicious food, see spectacular Duomo’s, Palazzos, and countryside, that were breathtaking.

The town of Passignano sul Trasimeno, situated on the lake, was a short ride to shop, eat and stroll the gorgeous lakefront.

Villa Primaluce accommodations were more than I expected. The countryside villa was fully restored and met our many needs and my grandchildren also enjoyed the feel of a medieval stone villa.

Thank you Barbara and Leonardo for a wonderful family vacation reunion.

Cyndy and Family

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

MORE THAN WE HOPED OR DREAMED OF!

  • 5 of 5

What Barbara and Leonardo have created at Villa Primaluce is truly special! They are SUPREMELY talented and gracious hosts! We booked the villa for our family of 8 to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday. From the very start, both Barbara and Leonardo were committed to making our week long celebration as special as they could. We arrived later than planned and Barbara surprised us with a delicious spread of appetizers to welcome us while toasting our arrival with Prosecco. They arranged for delicious local wines to be at the villa, and at our request, hired a most fantastic (and fun)cook for an indescribable birthday feast on our last evening. We learned to make several Umbrian dishes and Barbara oversaw that the details of the evening were perfect. It was a fantastic memory our family will never forget!

Everything about this villa is 5 Star accommodations. The pictures of Villa Primaluce are wonderful, yet we were in awe as we experienced it! There are jasmine draped patios, shaded terraces, sunlit grounds overlooking the beautiful Lake Trasimeno and a quiet garden with picnic tables. Perfect for our family gatherings and yet wonderful when you desired a quiet space to enjoy the beauty alone. The pool is a highlight! It is a most beautiful design and surrounded by lavender, roses, and the most comfy chaise lounges. It's where we enjoyed resting from some of our longer travel days, and dancing on our last evening!

All the amenities are 5 Star! Having 4 beautifully appointed, large bedrooms, each with comfy beds and spacious, private bathrooms was a true luxury! The kitchen was gourmet and easy to navigate. One evening we spontaneously ended up cooking a fantastic meal together and enjoyed it on the patio with Italian music!

The villa is a slightly remote, but in the very best way. It was a respite and offered us sweet relaxation as we were surrounded by the beauty they have created. The only problem we experienced was that it was so beautiful it was hard to leave on the days we explored the Umbrian villages nearby! Florence was less than 2 hours away, and many of our favorite Umbrian places, less than an hours drive. We enjoyed, Montepulciano, Assisi, Orvieto, Spello, Florence, Perugia, and truffle hunting in Pettino. We think this is the perfect location!

We can't thank Barbara and Leonardo enough for making our once in a life time family celebration more than we had hoped or dreamed for!

Don't miss being blessed by Villa Primaluc

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful view and Oustanding home

  • 5 of 5

The view is amazing and the house has a lot of loving touches. There are many special small amenities, small appliances that are well thought out. The muiltiple outside areas are peaceful and inviting. The inside is fabulous. I cant think of a more well appointed house. Barbara drove us in town the first night after an exhausting drive. Very sweet. The house is easy to find once you drive it one time, but I would recommend that you arrive in the day the first time so you get the hang of it. It is not hard once you have done it once. The view of the island makes it all the more fun to go to by ferry. Lots to do in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot, we are very happy you did enjoyed Villa Primaluce atmospheres, Umbria and Tuscany are so closed from here, so you could reach lots different medieval towns.. If someone loves nature would love either to spend here his family vacation, as you did! We do appreciate your kind review, thanks! Best Wishes. Barbara & Leonardo
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5

Great central location for exploring Umbria/Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely maintained property with great charm. Our party of 7 had plenty of room both inside and outside the house. The location is very peaceful with wonderful views to the lake and neighboring farms. We enjoyed the sounds of songbirds, roosters and a turkey every morning. The house is within easy driving distance of Cortona, and we made day trips to Perugia, Gubbio, Montepulciano, Pienza and Florence. Barbara and Leo have done a great job renovating the house and filling the property with blooming plants. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for your kind review, we do appreciate your words to futures guests. ;) Best Wishes to you and all your family!
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5

cosy stone-house with a fantastic view

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful house atop Lake Trasimeno with a fantastic view! Barbara and Leonardo are really kind and attentive hosts which convey a feeling-at-home-atmopshere from the first minute we arrived. The rooms and bathrooms are new furnished, in which they tastefully match to the surrounding of the house. The mattress of our bed was very comfortable, so we could sleep very relaxed and we even had a spendid view towards the countryside and the lake. The tranquility is absolutely perfect for relaxation! It's just a short drive to Tuscany, but also to Perugia, Assisis and other places in Umbria. Next time we definitely have to jump in the pool...there sadly wasn't any time left. But, we sat down outside cosily for breakfast and enjoyed the atmosphere of the house and the garden. Also the kitchen is equipped with everything you need. If there would be some more couples and families, there is enough space for a nice come-together, but there are also some corners to have a quite time for yourself/s (like different terraces, couches in front of the chimney - very cosy! the breakfast-place and others)! And there are a lot of books and games which invide you in the evening or if the weather is bad (which we didn't have).

We didn't need the offered internet access at all.

We are looking forward to see Barbara and Leo again very soon :) and wish them all the best!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: They are very special guests from Germany that came in Trasimeno lake for some holidays day and we spent some good time together, happy to have known such a beautiful people! ;) Thanks a lot and you're always welcome.. Waiting for your next holiday in Umbria! Barbara & Leo
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Airport Sant'Egidio Perugia
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
My Fairy bar
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Passignano sul Trasimeno town
Nearest Golf
32 Kilometres
Lamborghini Golf - Panicale
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Passignano sul Trasimeno station
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A1 Florence
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Sottovento Restaurant - Passignano sul Trasimeno
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Trasimeno Lake - Passignano sul Trasimeno town
Car: necessary

Trip to the islands of Lake Trasimeno, Isola Maggiore and Polvese Island. Visit art and medieval towns: Castiglione del lago, Cortona, Perugia, Assisi, Florence, Corciano, Panicale, Spello, Spoleto, Gubbio and many others.

Trip to the islands of Lake Trasimeno, Isola Maggiore and Polvese Island.

Visit art cities and medieval Castiglione del lago, Cortona, Perugia, Assisi, Florence, Panicale, Corciano, Spoleto, Spello, Gubbio, Montepulciano and many others ..

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Cortona, Arezzo Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Tariffa per notte
26 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£484
for 2 nights
From
£174
£1,507
£8,085
 
 
Tariffa per notte
4 Sep 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£484
for 2 nights
From
£174
£1,690
£8,085
 
 
Tariffa per notte
23 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£904
for 4 nights
From
£192
£1,690
£8,816
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
Tariffa per notte
2 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£713
for 3 nights
From
£192
£1,325
£4,431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
Tariffa per notte
28 Oct 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£493
for 3 nights
From
£119
£1,416
£3,791
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Tariffa per notte
24 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£375
for 2 nights
From
£119
£1,142
£3,060
 
 
Tariffa per notte
23 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£978
for 4 nights
From
£210
 
 
Tariffa per notte
29 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,964
for 4 nights
From
£457
 
 
Tariffa per notte
2 Jan 2018 - 9 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£978
for 4 nights
From
£210
£1,553
£4,705
 
 
Tariffa per notte
10 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£493
for 3 nights
From
£119
£1,142
£2,952
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
Tariffa per notte
3 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£868
for 5 nights
From
£146
£1,507
£4,065
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Tariffa per notte
9 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£795
for 4 nights
From
£164
£1,644
£4,065
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,558
for 7 nights
£2,558
£6,989
 
 
Tariffa per notte
30 Jun 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,654
for 7 nights
£3,654
£14,297
 
 
Setember 2018
26 Aug 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,558
for 7 nights
£2,558
£6,989
 
 
October 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,188
for 5 nights
From
£210
£2,147
£6,258
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
November 2018
4 Nov 2018 - 2 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£429
for 2 nights
From
£146
£1,142
£4,431
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£466
for 2 nights
From
£164
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £137.03
Additional Guest Fee £18.27 per person per night

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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