Casa Fontana Holiday Rentals - sunny quiet haven
“We have had an idyllic time in an idyllic setting…” Jon and Liz, Epsom, Surrey
A converted farmhouse on the Umbria-Tuscany border offering three 3 comfortable, well equipped flats and pool 12x5
TRANQUILITY, BEAUTY, EASY ACCESS
Set in an extensive olive grove, Casa Fontana is a place of quiet relaxation, with butterflies and cicadas for company and vineyards on the doorstep
“Casa Fontana is a perfectly lovely bit of Umbrian paradise” -Marjorie and Seth,New York
5 supermarkets, 4 bars, 3 pizza bars, 2 dinners at foot of hill, 8 good restaurants near by
Private comfortable apartment
Large pool 12x5 meters, 5 acres olive grove, easy parking, country walks
Interaction with Guests
Always ready to answer questions.
There is a book of notes about the area and what we've enjoyed.
We invite new arrivals for a drink and snack to help them settle in.
Easy reach to famous sites Assisi, Perugia, Lake Trasimeno, Orvieto++, Sienna.
We can see Panicale, Piegaro, Citta della Pieve, and Assisi from our grounds
Good slow home made food in restaurants nearby
It is essential to have a car when staying at Casa Fontana. Though there is a village within easy walking distance, there is no public transport.
Other Things to Note
Everybody comments on the relaxing peace and quiet.
Wonderful sunsets in the clear air
Stars visible at night
No smoking inside the house.
Our cat 'Basil' is not allowed in apartments.
The hosts are excellent. A well furnished and well kept place made better by warm hospitality and lots of helpful information on the region.
Nos hôtes étaient très accueillants : ils nous avez préparé un apéritif d'accueil, George nous a expliqué toute l'histoire de la région ... en bref nous nous sommes sentis comme chez voire même encore mieux ! :) L'appartement était encore plus beau qu'en photo, très bien décoré et très soigné. Le village était charmant et l'endroit très agréable, magnifique et reposant.
George and Edith are a very nice and helpful couple. we loved their nicely
renovated hill house with amazing view. the apartment is charming and lovely, Edith made a delicious home cooked diner for us the day we arrived.
we had a few very nice days at our stay at Casa Fontana in Colle Calzolaro . walking up hill, biking around the lake Lago Trasimeno (approx 65 km trip - nice 1 day round trip ) . visiting interesting mountain hill villages nearby. Perugia was realy interesting and something worthwile visiting (approx 30 km).
restaurants and markets nearby (by car).