Le Gorgacce is the private home to a family from Rome, beautify restored with the old farmhouse’s original floors and beams with every comfort in mind. It is set at the top of a short white road on a hillside surrounded by a well kept garden with lush lawns enjoying beautiful views of the lush countryside and of the village of Santa Maria In Teverina, not far from Citta di Castello with its roman walls still intact. There are not many restored farmhouses that offer the modern comforts found here. Next to the pool there is a fantastic structure with a shaded dining area, a large shaded seating area with modern settees and a summer kitchen. Below there is a spacious summer entertainment room with a large TV and a window from which you can see into the pool below the water line. Then there is a fully equipped gym and sauna. All the bedrooms have en suite bathrooms. There are in all 5 living areas ensuring that there is always a place to sit down and read a book in peace. The bathrooms are modern, the kitchen well equipped and the owners do a fantastic job is maintaining the property to a very high standard. At Le Gorgacce you are in the heart of Umbria with many unspoilt and quiet villages and towns to visit. Nearby is the village of Preggio where you have summer classical concerts and then there all the attractions that Perugia, Assisi as Cortona and many other towns all offer. Food is another attraction to this area, famous for its truffles and mushrooms.
Max Occupancy: 14
Villas near Cortona, Umbria
- Private Pool
- Internet Connection
- Washing Machine
To the west of Citta di Castello, 9km/6 miles, home to an array of shops, bars, restaurants and a market on Thursday’s and Saturday’s along with museums and art galleries to explore a whim. Monte Santa Maria Tiberina, 3km/2 miles, offers the closest shops, bars and restaurant Monterchi, 16km/10 miles, home to the famous "Madonna del Parto" al fresco by Piero Della Francesca. Assisi and the Etruscan city of Perugia - with its renowned Umbria Jazz festival tasking place every July - can both be reached in about 1 hour. Closer to home the musical Festival of the Nations takes place every August at Citta di Castello, 9km/6 miles. Thermal spa’s can be found at the nearby town of Fontecchio, 12km/8 miles.
Main house/Lower ground floor
Large open plan room with a well equipped kitchen and a sitting area with a working fireplace and a dining table. Pantry. Laundry room. WC.
Spacious living room, with working an open fireplace leading out onto the front lawn. Double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with a shower. Double bedroom leading out into the garden with an ensuite bathroom with a shower.
Sitting room with working fireplace off the two bedrooms. Double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with shower. Double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with shower.
Small sitting room with stone walls and a working fireplace. Double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with shower. Double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with shower.
Double bedroom with a Four poster double bed. spacious sitting room with an open fireplace and a kitchenette. Bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath.
Lower ground floor. A large living/entertainment room with a glass window looking underwater into the pool. Spacious gym. Sauna (Extra charge applied. Please check cost in the extra services section). Shower and a WC. Staircase leading up to the top ground floor/pool level with a large paved shaded terrace with a dining area for al fresco meals and a very comfortable outside living area on the edge of the large swimming pool. A few feet/meters away there is a separate structure acting as summer kitchen/bar with two gas hobbs and a fridge.
Set within a private 5 hectare estate surrounded by woodland and views of the hilly countryside and of Castello Bourbon del Monte, a large terrace lawned garden offers views on all levels the best of which are from the pool and adjacent dining area. The private swimming pool, 8 x 16 meters/16 x 51 feet, is set on the same terrace as the outside dining/seating area which leads down into the pool house, just below lies the independent guest house. Plenty of space it available both inside and out for all to enjoy. Outdoor shower.
Assistance is provided locally by the very helpful non English speaking caretakers who live nearby, Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Washing machine. Spin dryer. Non satellite TVF with DVD. CD player. Central heating. Six working fireplaces. Wireless ADSL internet connection [computer not provided]. Intruder alarm.
No fixed telephone.
Tennis courts and mountain bike hire; both available at Citta di Castello, 9km/6 miles. Golf course and horse riding; both available at Lerchi, 10km/6 miles.
Kettle. Toaster. Mixer. Iron and ironing board. Four hairdryers.
The private swimming pool, 8 x 16 meters/16 x 51 feet, with a viewing window from within the pool house has a constant depth of 1.5m/5 feet.
Prices & live Availability
No pricing and availability information for product for year 2017, but in the meantime we are more than happy to discuss any information you require regarding our villas. We can also save your details to our Pre-Booking database and contact you once we launch sales, ensuring you get priority on the villa and the period you want. Enquire here.