Calboccia: Serene Traditional Umbrian Farmhouse

From $143 / night

Umbertide, Umbria, Italy
Calboccia: Serene Traditional Umbrian Farmhouse
4 bedrooms
11 guests
7 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Sleeps: 11
Type: Home
Per week: $1,001 - $1,197
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Umbertide vacation home rental
Calboccia, our vacation home, is a several hundred year-old renovated farmhouse situated near the top of a 2000 foot high mountain overlooking the Niccone Valley with views of several medieval castles, the mountains on the opposite side of the valley and the 5000 foot high Appenine mountains beyond. The views from Calboccia's terraces are splendid, and its tranquility may bring out the artist in you. At the same time, Calboccia is central to many famous Italian towns, such as Assisi, Perugia, Gubbio, Spoleto, Siena, Florence, Orvieto and Cortona. World class wine tasting in the Chianti and Montefalco regions an hour's drive away; and the Venetian-born Gritti family has begun making very fine wines in the Niccone Valley itself -- about a 10 minute drive from the house. Numerous restaurants nearby serve authentic Umbrian and Tuscan cuisine; several are practitioners of the organic and Slow-Food movements.

Casa Calboccia is a two-story farmhouse of about 3000 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2 full kitchens, sleeping up to 9 people. One can rent one or both levels.

Adjacent to the house is a converted barn with 1 bedroom, bath and small kitchen called the Essiccatoio. This cozy space can be rented with the main house or independently.

In all seasons (yes, even winter) Calboccia is the perfect place to relax with your family and friends, to enjoy sightseeing in Umbria's and Tuscany's famous towns and take hikes or bike rides around the valley and the hills. Take advantage of a fantastic array of local art, music, and history in the birthplace of the Slow-Food movement!

Christine Behrsin-Margerum

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Christine Behrsin-Margerum

Christine Behrsin-Margerum

Christine Behrsin-Margerum

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    University of Vienna, UC Berkeley
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  • About:

    I am a California community college instructor with a love for the Italian countryside and its people. When at Calboccia my family and I work in the garden, hike all around the hills nearby, cook and eat together and with friends. If there is any time left, we read or sit on the terrace and marvel...
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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Nov 01 2016 Mar 31 2017 - - $1,001 - 1 Week
Apr 01 2017 Oct 31 2017 - - $1,197 - 1 Week
Deposits: Previous guests receive a 5% discount • Rentals are on a weekly basis from Saturday after 3 pm until 10 am the following Saturday. • 10% reduction is given for the booking of two weeks or more or the booking of more than one unit. • 20 % reduction is given for the booking of multiple units and multiple weeks. • Deposit of non-refundable 50% of the total rental charges is required at the time of the booking, with the remainder due on
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