Casa Mandorle is a beautiful and well appointed "casa padronale" farmhouse offering spacious accommodation, with its own private swimming pool, terrace and landscaped gardens.
Casa Mandorle sleeps 12 guests in 6 generously sized double bedrooms, has 4 bathrooms, 2 ensuite, satellite TV and DVD and offers sweeping views from all four sides of the house and terraces as well as a 11m by 6m swimming pool. The villa offers 360 degree views of the Umbrian hills, Perugia and beyond. It is a quiet and tranquil country setting ideal for a family holiday yet conveniently close to the many cultural, artistic and culinary delights which attract visitors to Italy. This beautiful and well appointed "casa padronale" farmhouse is an ideal base from which to explore many of Umbria's and Tuscany’s prime tourist sites, or to simply bask by the pool in the Italian sunshine and admire the lovely countryside. Casa Mandorle is fully restored and retains many original features including hand made terracotta floors, a characteristic vaulted kitchen, ceilings with exposed wooden beams, large rooms with high ceilings and long views, terraces to catch the sun all day long, and seating both inside and outside for 12 people. Downstairs you will find a large kitchen/dining room with a built in oven, microwave, and freezer. It has a central unit with granite work surfaces and a gas hob. The kitchen looks out onto the spacious stone patio that is furnished with a large table and chairs for outdoor dining. The living room is surrounded by comfortable seating and is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine before dinner, a good book or good company. The living room has two large shuttered French windows facing south and opens to the poolside patio making it feel open and airy. Completing the downstairs are 2 twin bedrooms, 1 travertine tiled bathroom and entrance hall. The house is on two floors with 2 double and 2 twin bedded rooms on the upper floor and 2 twin bedded rooms on the ground floor. The bedrooms are all spacious and comfortable. The largest bedroom is double aspect with two large windows, each with a beautiful view. A marble bathroom with travertine tiles and shower adjoins the room. There is 1 more large double bedroom and 2 further twin bedded rooms. One of the twin bedded rooms comes with an ensuite travertine tiled bathroom with shower and bathtub. The remaining double bedroom and twin bedded rooms are located in the Tower section which share the other bathroom with shower. There is also a covered terrace (Loggia) on the first floor which can be reached by the internal or outside staircase. To the side (and facing West down the valley) is a large and sunny terrace stretching the width of the house; ideal for al fresco dining with some spectacular sunsets. Outside the garden extends from both the back and front of the house giving you room for walking and a place for outdoor games. The swimming pool is only steps away extending from the terrace which has some ownderful south facing views. The stone patio has comfortable sunloungers and tables and is a perfect place to relax in the sun, have lunch or watch a beautiful sunset.
Availabilty as of 28.01.2014; Saturday 03 May – Saturday 17 May (2 weeks) Saturday 16 August – Saturday 23 August (1 week) Saturday 30 August – Saturday 06 September (1 week) Saturday 20 September – Tuesday 30 September (10 nights)