Eco-Borgo Luxury : Fienile Cottage – sleeps 3

luxury, 1 double bedroom + 1 single bed on mezzanine floor, detached cottage with large private garden

Fienile Cottage
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Property type: Apartment, Condo, Cottage, Country house, House, Luxury, Suite, Villa

Fienile Cottage…

…is a cute detached cottage, situated in its own private garden, with sensational views of olive groves, vineyards, meadows full of sunflowers, poppies and purple cornflowers, spiralling infinitely into the valleys below. It has 1 double bedroom + 1 single bedroom (the latter is on a mezzanine floor and privately positioned) + 2 bathrooms. This cottage is simply a dream place – ideal for a couple in search of romance or to rekindle their love batteries ! Or a family – there is a double sofabed in the sitting room.

LOCATION

Eco-Borgo Luxury is a tiny 17C borgo, in the frazione of Morra, in the Perugia area, converted into 5 holiday cottages, 4 of which are detached and standing in their own grounds, 2 of which are at different levels from each other in the same building.

Along a windy country road, snaking higher and higher, the world tumbling below you in a whorl of pastures, valleys, sunflower fields, poppies, hill top mediaeval towns and villages, sweeping towards Cortona, you arrive at Eco-Borgo Luxury.

450/500 mts above sea level and below the snow line.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Set in a 230 hectare, organic farm, Eco-Borgo Luxury is a heavenly place. You can wander on foot to your hearts content, along a sign posted lane, all round the private estate.

Eco-Borgo Luxury is a beautiful hill top village transformed into 5 luxury eco-cottages, each with its own garden, terrace and/or balcony,  draped in a beautiful confusion of olive groves, vineyards, chestnut trees and tangled woodlands, overlooking a south facing valley, whose green planes and undulating hills fade into a heavenly infinity.

Ahead is a tree-lined country lane that leads into the heart of the village and the large pool beyond.  You pass the Fienile Cottage (large 1.5 bedroom/sleeps 3) first, then, the Stalla Cottage (1 bedroom/sleeps 2). Curving round a grove of chestnut trees, you come upon the Mulino Cottage (2.5 bedrooms/sleeps 5). Across a courtyard, is the Quercia suite (2 bedrooms/sleeps 4). Below the Quercia suite is the Cerro-Castagna Suite (2 bedrooms/sleeps 4).

In the middle of the village is the laundry room with washing machines and ironing facilities.

A little further through the village, passing what used to be the Prince’s house, the grand house of the village, as yet, unrestored, you arrive at the path down to the large pool, with wide paved areas, easily enough space for each guest to have lots of privacy.

Beyond the pool, are the huge, organic vegetable gardens and orchards, where you can go each day and pick your own fresh fruit and vegetables. In this area is also the fish pond, which is always full of fish and never artificially stocked ! Bring your own fishing rod, if you wish to while away an afternoon in this heavenly place, breathing in the pure air of this deliriously beautiful environment.

TOTALLY ECO-SUSTAINABLE

The entire village has been reconstructed using ONLY sustainable ecological methods and is dependent totally on recyclability and solar energy. Nonetheless, having spared no expense, the whole system works in a away that you would not suspect its 100% ecological worthiness. Furthermore, in keeping with its ecological pedigree, it produces its own eco wines and olive oil. Both these plants are within the village and anyone can go and see how they function, to produce some of the finest wines and olive oil, exported all over the world.

Here, everything is pure and sustainable…..energy, water, fish pond, crops, wine and olive oil. However, to live here, you would not suspect that it is any different from any other luxury accommodation, except that the air you breathe, the fruit and veg you pick from the organic land, the fish you catch, the wine you drink and the olive oil you drizzle over your organic salads, is all free of pollutants.

The only extra payment would be for the “house” wine and olive oil, of which there is a fine selection. The rest is there for the taking….

GENERAL INFORMATION

A bank transfer of 25% of the total value of the reservation is required to secure a booking.

If you want additional cleaning or change of linen (more than once a week), there is an extra “maid service” charge.

At the reception, where our products are displayed, you will find information re the locality and about things to see and do in the area.

Bakery, grocery, supermarket, chemistry, newspaper agent and any other store are only a few minutes drive.

THE RATE INCLUDES…..

heating, utilities, household linen and towels, weekly change of linen, welcome eco-friendly bathroom toiletries and welcome washing-up liquid + kitchen towel, laundry room and laundry soaps, pick-your-own seasonal vegetables and fruits from the garden, access to the lakes, fish you catch, final cleaning AND…. a welcome pack with local produce from the farm.

ADDITIONAL COSTS

Cleaning and change of bed linen and towels MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK, by arrangement on your arrival.

DISCOUNT OFFERS for bookings of more than 2 weeks !

Ask for a quote….

IMPORTANT…….CHECK IN/OUT TIMES

Check in between 15.00 – 20.00 hrs. If you are going to be late or to arrive after 20.00, please inform us in advance.

Check out by 10.00 am.

GENERAL INFO…..

The following towns/villages all have something special to offer and are listed as some of the most beautiful villages in Umbria and Tuscany :

  1. Umbertide – 20 kms
  2. Citta di Castello – 25 kms
  3. Montone – 33 kms
  4. Cortona (Tuscany) – 30 kms
  5. Monterci – 32 kms
  6. Sansepolino (Tuscany) – 39 kms
  7. Anghiari – 42 kms
  8. Arrezza (Tuscany) – 40 kms
  9. Gubbio – 45 kms
  10. Perugia – 52 kms

Each of the above places can be studied in more detail via the internet.

CASTIGLIONE DEL LAGO – 50 kms :

This is the main town on Lake Trasimeno, a huge lake with an island in the middle.

A visit to Castiglione Del Lago can involve relaxing on a beach, swimming, boating, restaurants, bars, shops as well as a boat trip to the island, which is famous for its lace making.

Slightly further away, 65 kms, is ASSISI.

Activities available very close to Eco-Borgo are :

Olive oil + wine tasting

Truffle hunting

White water rafting

Bicycle hire

There are several eating places, bars and a supermarket in nearby Morra – 3 kms.

GOLF :

There is a Robert Trent-Jones designed golf course, some 30 minutes away, at Antagnola.

AIRPORTS :

Perugia : 35 mins

Bologna, Rimini + Ancona : aprox 2 hours

Pisa + Rome : aprox 2.5 hours

DISTANCES :

Main cities are –

Perugia – 40 mins

Assisi – 45 mins

Arrezzo – 50 mins

Florence + Sienna – 90 mins

HOW TO VIEW THE PHOTOS…

First, see particular photos of the interior of Fienile Cottage. Then, scroll further to see general photos of its surroundings.

 

Eco-Borgo Luxury : our olive oil refinery

 

General photos of the large private estate, inc photos of Fienile Cottage..

The whole estate is ecologically self-sufficient.

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Accomodation and features

Bedrooms: King double bedroom + 1 single bed around corner, out of sight, on a mezzanine floor, above the dining room.

Bathrooms: 2 : 1 on each floor - 1 shower room + 1 bathroom with tub

Living Room Facilities: sofa - seats 3, TV/DVD

Dining Facilities: dining area - seats 4

Kitchen Facilities: 4 ring stove, dish washer, freezer, fridge, grill, hob, iron+board, microwave, oven, washing machine, cooking utensils, toaster

Entertainment Facilities: TV

Internet Access: internet access, wireless broadband

Swimming pool: outdoor pool, private pool on site

Outside:garden, parking off street, patio, terrace, garden chairs, sun loungers, extensive grounds, parkland

General Property Facilities: central heating, hair dryer, linens provided, welcome paper towels, welcome shampoo, welcome soap, welcome toilet paper, towels, activities guide

Suitability of the Property: children welcome, suitable for elderly or infirm, long term rentals available, non smoking only, pets

Notes:

Please note the following :

the WiFi is available in a Wifi zone around the reception area - it works in other areas but the signal maybe weaker....

Rates

May, June, September  900 euros
July, August  1000 euros

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR BOOKINGS OF AT LEAST 2 WEEKS !

20% DEPOSIT REQUIRED TO SECURE A BOOKING.

FINAL BALANCE TO BE PAID BY BANK TRANSFER PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.

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