|Sleeps 2-4 + cot in 1 bedroom with double bed band 1 double sofa bed in lounge.|
|There is a shared, fenced and enclosed swimming pool for guests use.|
|For indoor play there are children's toys, books and U-rated DVDs.|
|For outdoor play there are ride-ons, trikes, bucket and spades , a sand pit, swing set and play house.|
|Antognolla Golf Course is an 18 hole Robert Trent Jones II championship golf course situated in the heart of Umbria, only 5 minutes drive from Casa delle Grazie.|
|Casa Delle Grazie is only 20 minutes drive from Lake Trasimeno which has a vast array of activities and 9 public beaches.|
|The cottages are 5 minutes walk to Montone Village which has child friendly restaurants.|
|Baby gear available on request; Cots both wooden and travel size, 2 highchairs, a baby bath, a baby bouncer, baby monitor, steriliser, potty, stairgates, bed guards, socket covers, plastic crockery and sippy cups.|
|Up to 4 cots are available and 2 highchairs.|
|Babysitting is available on request.|
|A catering service is also available.|
|The gardens are enclosed.|
Arrivals and Departures:
Check-in time: 16:00
Check-out time: 10:00
Reservation Deposit: 30%
Balance: 42 days prior to arrival
Sleeps: 4 + cot sleeping infants
the edge of an very Italian village, in the heart of Umbria, the most frazzled
parents can completely unwind at Aine and Fabio’s Casa Delle Grazie. The owners
have lovingly created two cottage apartments and a studio on their small
holding and go to great lengths to make life completely easy and enjoyable for the
Happily occupied toddlers is half the battle and the owner’s small petting farm, Rusty the dog, a playground and pool are a pretty good start. The apartments have their own garden terrace to relax in private and guests are also welcome to enjoy the house gardens, with glorious views from the pool plus a small veg patch where guests are welcome to sample any ripened vegetables along with olive and fruit trees. The owners cook once a week for guests and other private catering can be arranged, plus cookery courses are available for little chefs to have a go at real ravioli and pizzas. Through the summer, Aine and Fabio also throw bbq and pizza nights where everyone is invited to join in the fun like one big happy family. Local produce such as olive oils and jams are on sale at the owners’ little ‘Taverna’ where there is also a library of books, DVD’s and CD’s for guests to borrow.
Casa Delle Grazie is just a 5-minute walk from the village of Montone and there is loads for families to see and do nearby but as evening falls, the apartments offer all the welcome comforts of home. Satellite TV with Sky channels, DVD and CD players, Ipod dock and free wifi has the home entertainment sorted, the kitchens are well equipped for self catering and the simple, comfy bedrooms are ensuite. After a good night’s rest, a new day of exploring Umbria awaits, from the beaches of Lake Trasimeno to unmissable Assisi to the chocolate factory in Perugia! Mums can also recharge body, mind and soul with a day of pampering health and beauty treatments at the Villa Valentina Country Resort and Spa, just 15 minutes drive from Casa Delle Grazie.
Toretta (The Little Tower) sleeps 2-4 and is split over two levels. Upstairs
the bedroom has fine views and can be made up as a superking or twin, with
space for a cot. The shower room/wc is also upstairs while on the ground floor
there is a double sofa bed (orthopedic) in the living/dining area. La
has a fully equipped kitchenette with access to a garden terrace, complete with
deck chairs, parasol and outdoor dining furniture.
Delle Grazie is just a 5-minute walk from Montone where there is a choice of
child friendly restaurants to sample yummy Umbrian food. Umbertide (5 minutes
drive) is a sizeable town to stock up on supplies and provisions, with a
bustling market every Wednesday and an organic farmers market every Saturday.
The capital of Umbria, Perugia (25 minutes drive), is an historic university city, renowned for its annual jazz festival and Bacci chocolates, with tours of the Perugina chocolate factory likely to be a hit with wannabe Willy Wonkers! Assisi (30 minutes), with its mighty basilica in honour of St Francis is Umbria’s tourist mecca and the Gubbio (20 minutes) is one of the most famous medieval hill towns.
Casa Delle Grazie is surrounded by stunning Umbrian scenery and beautiful Lake Trasimeno (25 minutes) has nine public beaches for perfect family picnics, paddling, swimming and watersports. There are also boat trips to the lake’s islands and good fish restaurants to try.
To indulge in Umbria’s famous delicacies, foodies staying at Casa Della Grazie can go on guided truffle hunts, have a sheep’s milk cheese tasting in Montone, visit a goats cheese farm in Val di Mezzo and quaff the wines in local vineyards. Other things for families to see and do include the spectacular Frasassi Caves, the Mirabilania theme park, Meridiana Alpaca Farm and Parco del Sole wildlife park.
Nearest medical services: Aine is trained in first Aid. Medical assistance and hospital in Umbertide (5 minutes drive)
Getting There: Perugia (25 minutes) is the nearest airport and Ryanair offer flights from London Stansted. Other airports with flights from the UK include Ancona (1½ hours), Florence (1½ hours) and Pisa (2 hours).
Past Guest Ratings: * (1 guests)
*Rating collated since Feb '10.
All verified as genuine BFB guests who experienced the accommodation with young children.
Casa dell Grazie is a well equipped modern accommodation in a beautiful spot. Of...
Casa dell Grazie is a well equipped modern accommodation in a beautiful spot. Off te tourist trail but well placed if you have a car. The nearby village Montone is a wonderful little find - untouched and authentic. We have a wonderful holiday ad didn't want to leave!
Overall Experience Rating: 100%