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Cozy apartments between Orvieto - lake of Bolsena - Casa 'Desiderio'

Bedrooms 1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Podere Porcino

Our three apartments are located in an ancient romantic stone farmhouse: "Podere Porcino". It situated quietly amidst a hilly green renaissance landscape with a unique view of the distant Tiber valley. Lago di Bolsana is just 20 minutes away. We also have a large gymnastics hall.

Two apartments are at the ground level with a wide glass front door facing est looking at the garden, and an open view to the below greev valley of Tevere.

One more apartment is at the first floor.

Among our various cultural happening such as theatre in the countryside we also offer italian cooking lessons.

List of Nearby facilities:

Civitella has a bank, post office, shops. Bagnoregio at 8 Km, has a supermarket. Bolsena and Orvieto at 16 Km have shopping centres and malls.

Sporting facilities:

Indoor and outdoor tennis at Bagnoregio (8 Km), water skiing, sailing, wind surfing and bathing resorts at Bolsena lake (16Km). Monte Argentario Sea at about 120 Km, horse riding stables in Bolsena (16Km) and many others near Orvieto. Trekking, flora and fauna, natural oases, "Valle dei Calanchi" and Alviano (WWF). Thermal baths: Terme dei Papi in Viterbo at 27 Km. Bagni Vignone, Saturnia at 70 Km. Chianciano, exit for Chiusi on the "Motorway A1" toll road, Km 74.

Art Cities:

Civita di Bagnoregio at 8 Km, Orvieto 16Km, Todi at 30Km, Perugia at 77Km, Pitigliano-Sovana at 48 Km, Siena at 137 Km, Firenze at 180Km, Monte Argentario at 120Km, Viterbo at 30Km, Bolsena at 16Km, Montefiascone at 18Km, Bagnaia at 33 Km, Caprarola at 53Km, Roma at 120 Km.

More Details

maria Malleier
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

Available Rentals

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Il prezzo vale per 2 persone.
Il riscaldamento per il periodo invernale non è incluso.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Civitella d'Agliano in Province of Viterbo

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Soggiorno - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Radio
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

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Casa 'Desiderio'
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews

WORTHY OF MORE STARS!!! Podere Porcino is a truly world class experience...one not to be missed!

  • 5 of 5

We immensely enjoyed five nights in Casa Erika at Podere Porcino, a romantic, enchanting, and private enclave overlooking a spectacular view of the Umbrian countryside. Actually, we could live at Casa Erika! Maria and Gianni made our experience truly unforgettable...we were treated like dear family who came to visit. Their loving kindness touched our hearts and we made what will be a lifelong personal connection with them. Casa Erika is well equipped for cooking, provides a very comfortable bed, and a powerful shower. The setting was peaceful, beautiful, meditative, and good medicine for the soul. The location is great for excursions to Parco di Monstri, Civita di Bagnoregio, Valle dei Calanchi, Orvieto, and much more. Can't wait to return!!! Thank you Maria and Gianni!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are wonderful people! It 'a great pleasure to meet and host at home people with whom to share special moments. Thank you so much!
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Barrie, Ontario

A wonderful, comfortable, beautiful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Maria and her family have created a wonderful retreat overlooking stunning views. After a busy time of touring the cities, it was a perfect place to rest, to visit with friends and to enjoy the beauty of this area. The apartments are cozy, clean and comfortable. It is well located to visit the surrounding hill towns and we were greeted like friends. I would love to return some day!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: grazie mille!!!
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Very nice place in the Italian countryside

  • 5 of 5

Podere Porcino is a very nice and rural place, with lots of interesting stuff in the nearby landscape. The place is situated in the middle of the lovely Italian countryside, not too long from the either the sea, Rome, or the wineyards in the southern part of Tuscany. A quick trip to the local supermarket gives you lots of good local food, wine and beer. A trip to Civita Bagnoregio on top of an old volcano is also recommended, it gives a good view over the nearby sand cliffs, which are some of the stranger geological formations you can find in Italy. Take a walk amidst the cliffs, they are like mesas made of sand. The local restaurant has a menu of the day wich is delicious.

The property is very nice, lots of strange fruits and trees, very well mantained. We were received us as a part of the family - we would really recommend a visit to Podere Porcino!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland

Erholung in stilvoller Umgebung mit Olivenhain

  • 5 of 5

sehr schöne Lage, romantisch und lauschiges Plätzchen für alle, die Ihre Ruhe vom Alltagsstress suchen, gute Ausstattung der Wohnung, sehr geschmackvolle Einrichtung, Maria betreut ausgezeichnet und bietet kulturelle und sportliche Aktivitäten. Bedingung: Auto

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2008
  • Date of Stay: July 2007
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Von Herzen freue ich mich zu hören, dass unser verwirktliche Traum auch andere Menschen beglückt.
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Traumhaft ruhig und wunderschön

  • 5 of 5

Ein wunderbarer Ort, um sich der schönen Landschaft, den netten Menschen und dem gutem Essen und Trinken hinzugeben.

Die Wohnungen sind sehr schön und gemütlich mit vielen Möglichkeiten sich im Freien aufzuhalten, wenn man sich mal von den Aktivitäten erholen möchte.

Maria und Gianni sind wunderbare Gastgeber, die ein natürliches Gefühl dafür haben, ob man seine Ruhe oder sich unterhalten möchte.

Maria kann für die unterschiedlichsten Interessen Tipps geben -Wandern, Sehenswürdigkeiten, Kultur, Essen gehen - sie hat immer Ideen. Ausserdem kocht sie fantastisch.

Für uns war dieser Urlaub einer der erholsamstem und gleichzeitig inspirierendsten seit langer Zeit.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Habt Dank!!! Ich errinnere mich sehr gerne an unsere Gespräche, unsere gemeinsamen Momente. Ich hoffe wir sehen uns wieder.
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Erholung pur

  • 5 of 5

Es ist der beste Ort, um in wunderschönen Umgebung

Landschaft genießen -mit Blick über den Tibertal, morgens den Sonnenaufgang......

italienische Küche genießen -Maria kocht fantastisch

Kunst genießen --Orvieto in der Nähe und vieles mehr

Kultur genießen- Gianni und Maria vermitteln beste Darbietungen und andere Events in der Gegend

Unterbringung genießen- geschmackvoll eingerichtete und saubere Wohnung

Gastfreundschsaft genießen- Maria uns Gianni sind wunderbare hilfbereite Gastgeber.

Stille genießen- fernab jeder Stadthektik und dennoch nicht in der Wüste.....

Bewegung genießen- Gymnastikstunde mit Maria für Körper und Seele

Wir fühlten uns wohl!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bei so viel Schönem was zu den Gästen: MERAVIGLIOSI
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Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Castel Giorgio
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
17 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Monte Amiata
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Montalto di Castro
Car: recommended

gymnastic with personal trainer, horse riding, swimming, golf, cycling, mounting bikes,surfing,