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Stunning converted farmhouse

Overview

the property is a typical early nineteenth century farmhouse overlooking the stunning Tevere valley. Recently restored, the farmhouse has been converted into two independent apartments that retain the original architectural style and taste in furnishing.
The first floor apartment is 60 sq.m. and sleeps four. It consists of two double bedrooms, living room - kitchen, bathroom with bath and furnished outside area.
Direct access to own garden.
he ground floor apartment is 50 sq.m. and sleeps four. It consists of two double bedrooms, living room – kitchen, old bread oven, bathroom with bath and furnished portico.

Centralised central heating system. A large independent garden surrounds the house.

Set in six hectares of grounds with views over surrounding hills, a place to relax and unwind.

Located 600 metres from the village of Giove with its historic centre and imposing ducal castle, the house is an ideal base to visit the many places of historic and artistic interest in Umbria, Lazio and Tuscany.

In Giove, there is a supermarket, chemist, post office and bank. There are also various food shops and clothing stores as well as restaurants and pizzerias.

The nearby train station and motorway exit makes it possible to make day trips to places such as Rome, Viterbo, Florence, Perugia, Terni, Todi and Assisi.
A small family firm is concerned mainly with bee-keeping and the cultivation of plants required for our business.
Several years ago, we decided to bring ourselves close to nature in a healthy way by employing the bio dynamic agricultural method. Thanks to such methods, it is possible to bring new force to the Earth and at the same time obtain high quality products.

Over the last few years, in addition to our bee products, we have introduced a natural cosmetics line for body care. We firmly believe that a good product does not depend only on the ingredients used but also on the interior attitude of those involved in its production. Nature does not react solely to the exterior activity of man but also to the sentiments and thoughts that man cultivates within himself.

Guests at the holiday farm may, if they wish, can become involved in our activities and get to know at first hand the life cycle of the bee, the organisation of the hive, and how honey, that precious nutrient which is the fruit of the happy encounter between the vegetable and animal world, is extracted and produced.

Painting courses and Eurhythmy courses are held on the farm, in this way an artistic element is added to the agricultural-artisan base.
Guest accommodation on the holiday farm consists of an old Umbrian farmhouse that has been restored and furnished using environmentally friendly materials. The farmhouse is divided into two apartments, each with its own spacious outdoor area.



There is a fully-functioning ancient wood-fired bread oven in the ground floor apartment.
The private swimming-pool is located just a few metres from the house.
Two mountain-bikes are available for the use of guests.
Nearby, there are two riding-stables if guests wish to go horse riding.
There is also a swing for children and a barbecue.
Pets are welcome (subject to prior agreement).

Summary:

this stunning house is a typical early nineteenth century farmhouse overlooking the stunning Tevere valley.

Facilities

Property type: Villa

Room details

Bedrooms:

4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 3: 2 Single beds
Bedroom 4: 2 Single beds

Additional beds:
2 cots
Seats:
Room for 6 in the dining area
Room for 6 in the living area
Bathrooms:
2 bathrooms

Indoor facilities

Household:
Cooker
Crockery
Cutlery
Dishwasher
Fridge
Iron / board
Oven
Pots / pans
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Swimming pool:
Private
Other:
Barbecue
Private garden

Suitability

Suitable for
Infants
Pets (ask for permission)

Sports and activities

Fishing
Horse Riding
Mountain Biking
Swimming
Tennis
Walking

Sights and attractions

Shopping

Prices and availability

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Location

This is the general location (within 1km of the property)

Nearby:
  • Nearest bar: 0.6km
  • Nearest restaurant: 600m
  • Nearest supermarket: 600m

Reviews

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e still have beautiful memories of our holiday. We really liked the friendly atmosphere. It was a holiday well keep in our heart! Mary, Hilde, Hanne, Nils - Belgium - Coming from England, this is a mini paradise. Sun and heat, but the swimming pool with its magnificent views over the valley is a refreshing refuge. We’ll tell our friends! Peter and Elen - London, uk - Our children have had a really great time. We managed to unwind and relax after a heavy working year in the difficult Belgium climate. We also sampled various local specialities at the wonderful SOLE E LA LUNA village festival where we also watched shows and enjoyed the magical atmosphere of the beautiful Castle of Giove. - This small oasis of tranquility has been a wonderful experience. Precious too, has been the opportunity of preparing Mediterranean recipes with Ornella and sitting down and enjoying the results together. Thank you and see you soon - What a wonderful holiday! I hope to return sooner than I think.. Chiara - Piacenza. - “Wonderfully relaxing location - loved the quiet” (Trip Advisor) Found this place on a villa rentals site, no reviews on TA but the photos looked good so we decided to book. It was a group of 6 of us, 2 couples and 2 singles, so we had plenty of space. The villa is actually 2 apartments, with separate doors and kitchens and a bathroom each. The gardens are lovely, with hammock, pool, recliner chairs, patio and the friendliest cat Ive met! The owners house is on the same plot, and they were friendly and helpful, but didnt intrude. The nearest village is a short walk up the hill, with some shops, a couple of bars and a good restaurant. The villa has Wifi, and a small TV. The kitchens are well kitted out, too.

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