Poppy flowers in April/May in the fields below Casa Garuda.Double Room with private bath.
Entire home/apt
10 Guests
5 Bedrooms
10 Beds
Per Night
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About this listing

The first reaction when arriving at Casa Garuda? Our guests are amazed at the gorgeous hilltop top view with it's sweeping vistas of rolling Tuscan & Umbrian hills. A traditional Umbrian farmhouse awaits you for a truly special holiday. Come join us!

The space
Bathrooms: 5
Bedrooms: 5
Beds: 10
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $55
Security Deposit: $221
Weekly Discount: 12%


The space

A beautiful Umbrian country farmhouse located on a private estate with a spectacular vista of the rolling hills surrounding the Val di Chiana in Tuscany and the farmlands of Umbria. Two swimming pools are available, in season, on the estate within walking distance, plus tennis courts and nature trails.

The apartment has 5 private rooms, each with own bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, laundry and free wi-fi access. Cost is per room, single or double occupancy. Nearby you can explore the villages of Citta della Pieve and Montepulciano, and further afield Perugia, Florence and Rome.

The apartment is ideally suited for small groups or a family. You will have use of the outdoor annex with a wonderful view of Tuscany, which is suitable for dining and social gatherings. There is a wonderful herb garden and a large outdoor platform for exercising, yoga, etc.

For those in search of biking and running, swimming, health SPA's, tennis or just time to relax, Casa Garuda offers innumerable possibilities. For bikers and runners you will find the 60 km Sentiero della Bonifica which begins close by and takes you along a scenic trail through the Val di Chiana, passing two lakes, reaching Arrezzo to the North. You can also enjoy the Hot Springs of San Casciano dei Bagni or Chianciano. And we can point you to some of the best restaurants in the area!

For over 10 years we have hosted programs for the contemplative arts: Tai Chi, Duende Dance, Photography and Yoga. We also host family vacations and business groups. We are ideally suited for small groups of up to 10 people, and we can expand for larger groups with our neighbor, Casale Santa Maria Nuova, a wonderful Country House located within easy walking distance. The Le Coste Estate also has a large hall, 200 s.m., located 1.3 km from Casa Garuda. More independent groups can organize their own cooking or Casa Garuda can provide provide a cook or catering services. If you are interested in using our facilities for a group of your own, please contact us!

Guest access

Free parking, wi-fi, kitchen, laundry.

Interaction with guests

Your host, Antonella, is happy to help you with suggestions for local travel.

The neighborhood

Our estate, Tenuta Le Coste, is great for walking and biking.

Getting around

The Chiusi-Chianciano train station is only 15 minutes by car or taxi.

House Rules
Check-in is after 2PM


This host has a Strict Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 30 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 30 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.

Safety features
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Your Host



Castiglione del Lago, Italy · Joined in December 2012

Antonella has been running Casa Garuda for 10 years hosting guests, tourists, meditators, musicians, runners, walkers, dancers from around the world. Antonella's warm and delightful hospitality will make you feel right at home.

Response rate: 100%(past 90 days)
Response time: within a day

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