Stunning Converted Farmhouse
Villa with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and swimming pool in Giove, Italy
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From £860 per week
Villa to rent in Giove, Italy
Villa overview - owner's description
This stunning house is a typical early nineteenth century farmhouse in an elevated position, overlooking the breathtaking 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.
The 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).
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Outside this villa in Giove, ItalyThis villa is in a village and in a quiet area. It has a pool, a barbecue and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is not available.
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Updated 1 January 2017
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4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:
- 1 double bed
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
- 2 single beds
There is also 2 cots
Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Oven, Pots / pans
Barbecue, Private garden
Agency From Portrush, United Kingdom Member since Jun 2009
Past bookings: 767 bookings
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