Villa Piantaverna, Umbria

Quick Facts

Sleeps: 8

Bedrooms: 4

Catered or Self-Catered

Rates from €12,400 (low season) to €19,000(high season) /week

Highlights

Swimming pool

Traditional features

Wine cellar

Wood burning fireplace

Description

Wander through this luxury villa’s light-filled rooms and you’ll find hand-picked Italian artefacts and artworks gracing the traditional stone walls. These, coupled with the stylish neutral tones and luxe fabrics – are evidence of the dedication and painstaking attention to detail it has taken to renovate and restyle Villa Piantaverna.

Once a farmhouse, this luxury villa with a pool on the borders of Umbria and Tuscany is simply steeped in history. Nestled at the very heart of the renowned Castello di Reschio private estate and nature reserve, it offers true sanctuary.

This 3,700 acre estate houses 50 farmhouses, scattered far apart between olive groves and vineyards. Around half of these properties have been converted into luxury villas.

You’ll leave the outside world behind the moment you set eyes on the formal terraced garden at Villa Piantaverna crammed with fragrant fruit trees, lavender and rosemary. Countryside views from every vantage point add to the charm.

The main house has three bedrooms. Just off the courtyard, you’ll find a separate suite with one bedroom. There’s also an infinity pool looking out over a meadow – the ideal spot for basking in the Umbrian sunshine with a cocktail.

Of course, you might rouse yourself to sample activities including horse riding, tennis, clay pigeon shooting, wild boar hunting and mountain biking. But no one would judge you for staying poolside for as long as humanly possible.

There’s a huge open plan kitchen and dining room at Villa Piantaverna, which makes it a wonderful option for keen chefs. But for true relaxation, mealtimes can be enjoyed at the estate’s private restaurant, Osteria. Alternatively, dinners and drinks can be delivered direct to your door.

In short, you need never lift a finger during your magical stay at Villa Piantaverna.

Facilities

Swimming pool (heated at additional cost)

Wifi

Wine cellar

Laundry room

Air-conditioning in bedrooms

Outdoor dining table

Pergola with shady dining area

Large fully equipped kitchen

Living room with fireplace

Dining room linked to kitchen

3 acres of land including formal garden

Pool changing room with shower and towel storage

Carport for 3 cars

Automatic gates

Sky satellite TV

Security alarm connected to Estate Manager

Underfloor heating on ground floor

What’s Included

Please call us on +44 (0)203 432 7784 for rates and the latest availability.

Rates include:
Firefly pre-arrival concierge service
Welcome hamper
Services of Estate Manager
Daytime concierge service.
Housekeeping (six days a week)
24 hour emergency service
Linen change and use of pool towels

Additional services are available at an additional cost –including extra maid service, meals and cooking, shopping service and beverages.

Estate and sporting activities including tennis, horse riding, rental of mountain bikes, picnics and boating are also available at an additional cost.

Location

Villa Piantaverna is located at the heart of the Castello di Reschio private estate and nature reserve on the borders of Umbria and Tuscany. Within an hours drive of the estate are towns including Perugia, Assisi, Arezzo, Cortona, Gubbio and Siena.

The nearest airport is Perugia, just 45 minutes drive away. Florence is around an hour and 45 minutes away and Pisa is 2 hours and 30 minutes away.

Rooms

Villa Piantaverna sleeps 8 guests across 4 bedrooms (3 bedrooms in main villa and 1 bedroom in guest annex).

Main House:

Bedroom 1
Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, private terrace, study with fireplace and garden access via external stairs.

Bedroom 2
Twin bedroom with separate shower room (across corridor) and garden access via external stairs.

Bedroom 3
Double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom and courtyard access.

Annex:

Bedroom 4
Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and direct access to courtyard.

Please note that Villa Piantaverna can be taken with or without the guest annexe and rates vary accordingly.

Eating

Keen chefs will love the impressive kitchen at Villa Piantaverna. There’s a separate larder including dishwasher and icemaker fridge. Villa Piantaverna’s light-filled dining room is linked to the kitchen. Meals can also be taken alfresco around the outdoor dining table in the garden.

For those who’d prefer time off from cooking during their luxury villa holiday, meals can be enjoyed at the estate’s private restaurant and kitchen, the Osteria. This relaxed restaurant offers traditional Umbrian dishes made with fresh, organic produce and meat from the estate and wider area. It also serves hand-picked Italian wines, including Reschio’s own San Giovese.

There is a terrace for summer and a cosy interior with open hearth – ideal for visits during cooler months.

The Kitchen Shop offers seasonal and specialist ingredients, home-cooked meals and anything from the wine list for delivery direct to your door. Reschio’s cooks are available in-house at an additional cost for everything from single meals to entire weeks including private cookery lessons.

Staff

Firefly pre-arrival concierge service

Villa staff include:
Estate manager
Concierge service
Housekeeper (6 days a week)
Pool service (6 days a week)

Kids

Children are most welcome at Villa Piantaverna and they’ll certainly enjoy the space on offer here, both inside and out.

The spacious gardens, filled with fruit trees and lavender bushes were made for exciting games of hide and seek. Little water babies will love to splash around in this luxury villa’s private infinity pool.

Mealtimes can be made easy with child-friendly dinners provided, at additional cost, by the talented chefs at the estate’s own private restaurant and kitchen, Osteria.

Childcare can be arranged on request.

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