Casale I Perugini

Casale I Perugini Amenities

Casale I Perugini Amenities

For three generations, Casale I Perugini has been owned by the same family, bought by Great-Grandpa as a country retreat in the 1950’s and becoming part of Italy’s rural tourism revolution in the ‘80’s. I Perugini now comprises eight apartments with the facilities, ambiance and service of a relaxing boutique hotel, all in the safe hands of great granddaughter Valentina who lives in one of the apartments with her partner Luca. Valentina is always on hand and happy to help, being the epitome of warm Umbrian hospitality and conviviality.

Originally a farmhouse, Casale I Perugini dates back to the 1800’s and is surrounded by ancient oak trees, tall pines and depending on the season, fields of corn, wheat and sunflowers - the classic Umbrian landscape. The rural setting is ideal for escaping the hectic pace of family life back home, with a typical Italian village just a mile away plus Lake Tresimeno with its beach areas, and the Umbrian capital of Perugia and its handy airport only around 20-25 minutes drive.

In their conversion of the farmhouse, the owners have created spacious apartments ranging from those suited to just a couples and a baby, up to those large enough for families of six, each with their own dining table and parasol on the big gravel terrace, plus use of a barbecue. In July and August, the smell of the complimentary fresh Italian coffee being served on the terrace is also enough to rouse the most exhausted parents from good nights’ sleep.

The gardens provide plenty of space for children to play, including a 5-a-side football pitch, volleyball court, table tennis and ‘Bocce’ boules area, whilst grown ups can laze blissfully on the loungers by the 7.5x15metre pool, book in hand. The owners also offer high summer activities including welcome aperitifs, Monday morning play times, moonlight swims, guided hikes up Monte Tezio and dinners at the local ‘Sagra’ festivals.

The apartments themselves are roomy, light and airy, finished and furnished in traditional Umbrian style, including feature stone walls and wrought iron beds, fully fitted kitchens and comfy living areas. Handy baby-friendly gear and toys can also be provided (see 'Fast Facts' for details) and if guests have any other specific requirements, Valentina can usually be found at the Casale’s reception.

Accommodation Overview:

Casale I Perugini consists of two apartments with one bedroom for 2/3 people, four apartments with two bedrooms for 4/5 people and two apartments with two bedrooms for up to 5/6 people.
The apartments for up to 3 guests comprise of 1- bedroom with a queen-sized bed and space for a cot, a bathroom, a living room, with space for adding a bed for a 3rd guest, and a full kitchen. The 1-bedroom apartments are located on the front side of the house, facing one of the gardens.

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Valentina Casale I Perugini

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  • A beautiful and peaceful place to stay. Valentina and her family were so welcoming and had all the baby paraphernalia you would need ready and waiting for us. A perfect environment for a 14 month old. Plenty to explore and alongside a super play area we were given a box of toys for our apartment too. The pool is a great size. Big enough to swim laps but great for kids too. Overall, a superb place to stay. Caterina also put on a tiramisu cooking class for all of the guests. What a lovely little extra...Review dated 30/08/2016

  • We had an amazing week. Valentina and Caterina were really friendly and helpful and put a lot of effort into providing fun things for our son plus the useful stuff. The setting was beautiful and location great for exploring UmbriaReview dated 09/09/2013

  • Casale i Perugini is well situated on 15 minutes drive from Perugia and 15 minutes from the lake Trasimano, both worth several visits. This makes it possible to make quite different outings without being too long in the car with a baby or toddler. FYI, the casale closes in the first or second week of october to open again for Easter.Review dated 06/10/2012

  • Great welcomeReview dated 19/09/2012

Fast Facts

1-bedroom apartment sleeping 2-3+cot comprising 1xbedroom with a queen bed, bathroom, living room (in which a bed for a 3rd guests could be placed) and a full kitchen. The apartment is located on the front side of the house, facing one of the gardens.

Airport under 2 hours drive

Perugia (15 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).

Coast Within 30 minutes driving distance

There are nine public beaches at Lake Tresimeno which is within 25mins drive.

Any Pool

There's a communal pool of 7.5m by 15, surrounded by loungers and shade from parasols.

Nursery Gear (additional)

Baby-friendly gear provided on request includes: baby bath seat, baby monitor, microwave steriliser, potty, stairgate, bed guards, plastic crockery, plastic cutlery & sippy cups etc, hand blender, changing mats, baby backpack and Phil & Teds double buggy.

Indoor Toys

On request (use BFB booking form notes, the owners provide a toy basket, kids books, puzzles, DVDs, colouring pencils and games,

Outdoor Toys

Outdoor play facilities include a playground and trampoline 2 minutes walk from the house.

Stairgates / no stairs

Stairgates provided on request


Eco-friendly initiatives employed here include: Solar Panels for the outside hot water, Outdoor lights with low energy bulbs and recycling for: paper, aluminium plastic and glass.

2+ Cots and Highchairs

Up to 3 travel cots and 3x highchairs can be provided on request