Casale di Foschia
This villa rental in Umbria is a typical stone-built farmhouse which has recently been transformed into a prestigious residence equipped with all modern comforts.
Situated in the heart of Umbria, the town of Todi boasts ancient origins; legend says it was founded 4,000 years ago. It is a place where, thanks to its gentle and dream-like scenery, you feel time has gone by more slowly. It is considered one of the most fascinating places in the world, a desirable destination for even the most discerning traveler. The villa rental is only 5 miles from the center of town, on top of hill that offers one of the most spectacular views of the skyline of Todi and its medieval buildings, including Santa Maria della Consolazione, one of the most beautiful of the Italian Renaissance era churches. Only 1.2 miles away is a small hamlet where you can find grocery items.
Distances: Todi 5 miles, Deruta 15 miles, Orvieto 24 miles, Perugia 26 miles, Spoleto 28 miles, Assisi 36 miles, Montepulciano 66 miles, Rome 89 miles, Florence 117 miles.
The park-like property is dotted with fruit and olive trees and a garden passionately tended by the owner and filled with flowers, ornamental plants and Mediterranean herbs. The 3 spacious green lawns provide room for relaxation and dining al fresco while enjoying the enchanting panorama. The pergola is equipped with a dining table that seats up to 20. Adjacent to the panoramic swimming pool (14m x 7m; open mid-May through September) is a gazebo equipped with armchairs, sofas and tables with a splendid 360-degree view, a changing room with shower and an outdoor kitchen with a barbecue. The caretakers (responsible for daily housekeeping, cooking if requested, and garden and pool maintenance) live in a separate cottage on the property.
Farmhouse on 3 levels; 3,874 sq ft.
The interiors have been furnished with taste and elegance and create the warm and inviting atmosphere typical of country manor houses, with large fireplaces in the living areas and bathrooms decorated with ancient tiles. Conveniences include a telephone/fax, an intercom system throughout the house and wireless Internet access.
On the ground floor is a large living room with fireplace, dining room with fireplace, kitchen (oven, dishwasher, microwave) with a large table, 1 twin bedroom (can convert to a king) with en-suite bathroom with shower and private access to the garden, a study with queen-size sofa bed and private bathroom with shower, a laundry room with washer and dryer. All the rooms on the ground floor have access to the garden and to the veranda equipped for outdoor dining. On the first floor is a bedroom with king-size bed with en-suite bathroom with shower, a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, 1 twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower, and a small sauna with a shower. In the tower is a bedroom with king-size bed and private bathroom with shower. There is air conditioning in some of the bedrooms.
- Air Conditioning
- Cable/Satellite TV
- CD Player
- Central Heating
- DVD Player
- Fax Machine
- Outdoor Grill
- Parking Space Available
- Private Swimming Pool
- Summer Kitchen
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet Access
- Chef Service on Request
- Garden Maintenance
- Housekeeping Included
- Housekeeping on Request
|Season||Price per Week|
|January 8, 2011 - April 2, 2011||$3,917|
|April 2, 2011 - May 28, 2011||$5,957|
|May 28, 2011 - July 2, 2011||$6,980|
|July 2, 2011 - August 27, 2011||$8,173|
|August 27, 2011 - October 1, 2011||$6,980|
|October 1, 2011 - October 29, 2011||$5,957|
|October 29, 2011 - December 17, 2011||$3,917|
|December 17, 2011 - January 7, 2012||$5,957|
- Minimum stay is one week; arrivals on Saturday between 5:00PM-7:30PM and departures by 9:30AM
- Swimming pool open May 14, 2011 – October 1, 2011
- Refundable security deposit in cash on arrival €1,500
- Heating, if used, is charged according to consumption. In Italy heating is generally not used between April 1 and November 1.
- Total final cleaning fee €80
- Housekeeping included 2 hours 6 days per week
- Electricity: 300 Kwh are included in the price. Excess of the included Kwh will be charged on consumption
- Gas: 40 m3 a week included in the price. Excess of the included amount will be charged on consumption
- Telephone for incoming/outgoing calls available; outgoing calls are metered
- Housekeeping, cooking, babysitting on request, approximately €10 per hour
- Baby crib available at no charge
- No pets please