Casa del Cambio 10

Villa for 10 with Pool and A/C in Umbria, Italy

Nice little touches

  • Being able to pick fruit and vegetables from the on-site allotment is a delight.

Good to know

  • The presence of occasional outdoor cats should be noted for those with allergies.

The local owners have transformed this traditional farmhouse into a holiday house of a high standard. With A/C throughout and a beautiful private pool it is perfect for relaxing family holidays. The owners' careful use of local craftsmen makes this house a special place to stay, and its position on the border of Umbria and Tuscany make it ideally suited for exploring both regions.

Accommodation

While in the past the external staircase would have led to the living quarters, with the ground floor reserved for livestock, a meticulous renovation of the property has prepared the entire building for guest comfort while still maintaining its rustic charm. The door on the ground floor leads directly into a living room whose comfortable sofas face a corner fireplace. A wide archway to the right leads to an eat-in kitchen with a table for 8 and a rear door that accesses a panoramic furnished pergola. As in the rest of the house, the kitchen shows the owner's attention to detail and the skills of local artisans; there is even a small window through which to pass dishes into the adjacent dining room. This room, with a long refectory table for 10 and sideboards, also has a door leading to the outdoor living area. A short corridor off the dining room ends at the only ground floor bedroom suite which includes a double bedroom, a bathroom with tiled tub and a small side chamber with independent garden access that can be set up with a baby cot or single bed.

An open staircase from a small music room off the living area leads up to four bedrooms on the upper floor. The two double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms that can be set up as doubles on request all have ensuite shower rooms. Restoration required that owners were true to the original bedroom layout, which has meant that one of the doubles is complete with an open fireplace and access to the external staircase, while the smaller twin/double bedroom has only a small open corner shower, which perhaps makes it more suitable for children. That said, all bedroom suites are furnished with good quality country antiques and high quality fittings.

The outdoor living area provides full view of the verdant Umbrian landscape complete with a church spire on the distant hilltop. But it also takes in the infinity-edged pool below the house and the sunbeds and nearby pergola that lets guests just how much sun fair skin is ready for. Midway between the house and pool is a brick BBQ and adjacent pizza oven that make outdoor living all the more enjoyable.

Features

Villa Details

  • Air conditioning (extra)
  • Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Insect screens
  • Free wifi - it reaches the pool
  • Pets welcome

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Hairdryers
  • 2 twin/double bedrooms
  • 1 ensuite bathroom
  • 4 ensuite shower rooms

Kitchen equipment

  • Coffee maker (american and italian)
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster

Amenities

  • Baby bed and high chair
  • Dvd player
  • Fans (on request)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Cd player
  • Satellite tv
  • Washing machine

What's included

  • Final cleaning included
  • Pool towels provided

Extras on request

  • Arrival groceries available on request
  • Catering available
  • Catering and cooking lessons on request
  • Extra cleaning on request
  • Central heating, extra

Outdoors

  • Swimming pool: dim: 6 m x 13.5 m., depth: 120 cm - 2 m, with 1.20 internal surround. open: 1 june – mid-sept
  • Furnished outdoor areas and poolside deck chair and sun beds
  • Guests are welcome to pick fruit and vegetables grown on site
  • Bicycles - 4 mountain bikes available

Nearby

  • 4 courts at patol club in ponte pattoli (8 km)

Photos

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Where is Casa del Cambio ?

Getting here

  • Perugia Airport 20 minutes
  • Florence Airport 2hrs
  • Pisa and Rome Airports 2hrs 30 mins
  • Nearest Train Station Parlesca 10 mins

Around Casa del Cambio

Once the property of one of the most powerful guilds in Perugia, the 'Collegio del Cambio', the guild of money changers, this carefully restored farmhouse, ideal for family reunions or a holiday amongst friends, still nourishes its ties with its illustrious past. Its present owners actually work in the Cambio, no longer exchanging money or adjudicating civil suits, but educating visitors about history seen in the richly carved woodwork, or in the bright frescoes of the Umbrian master 'Perugino'.

Nearby

  • Village with shops and cafes Resina 4 km, All services and tennis court in Ponte Pattoli 8 km, 18 hole golf course 20 km
  • Perugia historic centre 15 mins
  • Deruta, town dedicated to ceramics 1/2 hr
  • Lakeside towns with clean sandy beach, sailing, water sports, ferries to islands, museums 45 min
  • Cortona, Valdichiana A1 Motorway entrance & Outlet Village 1 hr
  • Alll Umbrian towns eg. Assisi, Gubbio, Todi, Spoleto, under 1 hr

From € 315 per day

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How to book

Is Casa del Cambio perfect for you?

For availability and pricing see the calendar above. If you have any questions or would like help choosing, we visit our properties regularly and can help you choose and book the best villa for your holidays.

We can hold dates for you for 48 hours while you make sure everything lines up, then you simply pay the deposit (30% of total) to secure your booking. The balance will then be due 10 weeks before you travel. You can also add "Booking Protect" to your booking for a full refund if you can't travel.

For more details see our Booking Conditions and Booking Protect. You can add Booking Protect to your booking at any time until you have paid your balance, simply ask your agent.

Worth knowing

Many local administrations now charge a “Tourist Tax” for people staying in rented accommodation and these vary from town to town. The charges are generally per person per night with a maximum number of nights, usually around 5 but sometimes 7, beyond which they will not charge. The charges range between 50 cents to 3 euro. Children are sometimes included, sometimes not and these charges should be collected by the property owners.

Not sure?

It can often be faster to contact us to ask for advice - we visit all the houses so can give you first hand advice based on your wishlist. Once you find a villa you like we can hold dates for you for up to 48 hours while you check flights or make sure everybody is on board.

Any more questions?

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Booking Notes

  • This property requires a security deposit of €uro 500 on arrival. Please ensure you have the necessary cash to leave with the caretaker.