Villa Palchi

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool
Wow Factor
Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite

*EARLY BIRD 2023*

Book a 2023 villa holiday by 31st January and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

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Part of a sprawling private estate and with unspoilt views over the Umbrian countryside, Villa Palchi is a tranquil retreat full of both history and modern luxuries. A stay here feels like you're truly away from it all and enjoying a typical rustic experience in the heart of nature. The gardens that surround the villa offer places for leisure and relaxation, with an infinity pool that has some of the very best hill and valley views.

Both the villa and detached annexe are traditional stone buildings that blend seamlessly into their naturally beautiful surroundings. The interiors have been lovingly and tastefully restored to retain original features and charm, as well as showcase contemporary style. The wood-beamed ceilings in the villa's living space are especially impressive, with a beautiful arched window flooding the room with light. It's the perfect place for socialising and unwinding with loved ones at any time of the day.

You're spoilt for choice for where to enjoy meals. The dining table in the villa is big enough for everyone, with al fresco dining also an option in the courtyard area between the villa and annexe. The charming pool house is also home to a small dining table for informal lunches and dinners cooked on the barbecue.

There are four ensuite bedrooms across the villa and annexe, with each being spacious and full of character. The marble bathrooms are luxurious places to both start and end days with a refreshing or indulgent shower.

Spend lazy afternoons by the gorgeous infinity pool that's probably going to be everyone's favourite place to chill out. The views over the lush countryside from the pool are hard to beat, with the pool cottage's pergola being another great spot to take them in. The pool cottage itself is a lovely place to retreat into the shade after leisurely walks around the tree-dotted garden.

To discover the beauty of the area, all you need to do is step outside Villa Palchi and explore the estate that surrounds you. You'll come across woods, vineyards, olive groves and quiet rivers and valleys. There's also a farm that's home to some friendly animals!

Many historic towns and cities full of beautiful buildings are less than an hour's drive away. They include Perugia, Gubbio, Città di Castello and Cortona. Idyllic Lake Trasimeno is around 45 minutes away by car and offers stunning scenery, as well as the chance to relax on a sandy beach.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The main villa features an open-tread staircase.
  • The ensuite shower is inside the first-floor bedroom of the annexe.
  • The villa is reached via a 3km-long gravel road.
  • Short breaks are on request only.
  • Larger parties travelling together may also book any of the following properties located within the same estate: Tower Villa (sleeps 8), Villa Subtila (sleeps 18), Villa Savini (sleeps 8), Villa Chimneys (sleeps 12), Villa La Macchia (sleeps 6) and Castello Maddalena (sleeps 12) in the same estate - please follow links for more information.

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Smart TV Table Tennis Heating

Main Villa Interiors

Ground Floor
- Sitting room with sofa, armchairs, TV
- Kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, oven, microwave
- Dining area with table for eight guests

First Floor
- Bedroom with super king size bed, ensuite bathroom with shower

Second Floor
- Bedroom with super king size bed, ensuite bathroom with shower

Annexe Interiors

Ground Floor
- Bedroom with super king size bed, ensuite bathroom with shower

First Floor
- Bedroom with super king size bed, ensuite bathroom with shower
 
Pool Cottage Interiors

- Open-plan sitting area with sofa, armchairs, table for four guests, mini fridge
- Stone barbecue
- Laundry room with washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board
- Pergola with sofa and armchairs

Outside Grounds

- Heated infinity pool (14m x 4m, max depth: 1.5m) with shallow area (4m x 4m) and ladder steps, open approximately May to mid-October
- Dining table for eight guests
- Sun loungers
- Garden
- Terraces with sofas and chairs
- Wood oven 
- Parking

Facilities

- Air conditioning in each room
- Wi-Fi
- Smart LCD TV
- Bluetooth sound system
- Table tennis
- Hairdryers

** Larger parties travelling together may also book any of the following properties located within the same estate: Tower Villa (sleeps 8), Villa Subtila (sleeps 18), Villa Savini (sleeps 8), Villa Chimneys (sleeps 12), Villa La Macchia (sleeps 6) and Castello Maddalena (sleeps 12) in the same estate - please follow links for more information.

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Palchi
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Palchi sits in a wonderfully privileged setting, in an elevated position on an expansive private estate. The estate's landscapes include woods, valleys, hills, vineyards, olive groves, rivers and lakes. There's even a farm with plenty of cute and friendly animals to visit. It's the perfect place to get close to the Umbrian countryside and discover its idyllic flora and fauna.

Although the villa is in a secluded spot within a rural setting, the nearest restaurant is just five minutes away on the estate itself. More restaurants, shops and a bank can be found in the next-closest village, which is around a 10-minute drive.

Umbertide is a city on the Tiber River that has a lovely, welcoming atmosphere throughout its historic streets. Pretty piazzas are full of cafes and restaurants for sampling delicious regional foods. Some of the most impressive structures in the city include 16th-century Santa Maria della Reggia church and La Rocca, a medieval stone fortress that gives stunning views over the surrounding area.

Sure to be a hit with the sweet-toothed is the city of Perugia, as it's famous for its chocolate! History and architecture lovers will also appreciate the wealth of medieval and Renaissance buildings and structures. Just for starters, there's Fontana Maggiore, a marble fountain carved with zodiac signs and biblical scenes, Priori Palace, and a Gothic cathedral.

For an unforgettable experience, take a ride on the Funivia Colle Eletto in the town of Gubbio. It's a stand-up cable car that takes you up Monte Ingino, with Sant'Ubaldo Basilica and views over the Apennines Mountains to be found at the top.

Città di Castello is the place to go if you're an admirer of art. The city's 14th-century Church of San Domenico features many 15th-century frescoes by some of Italy's best Renaissance painters. The Municipal Art Gallery (Pinacoteca) is housed within the beautiful Palazzo Vitelli alla Cannoniera and is where you can see more paintings by artists such as Raphael and Lorenzetti.

For a beach experience, head to the town of Castiglione del Lago at Lake Trasimeno. Make a day of it by packing a picnic and relaxing on hired sun loungers. You can also hire pedalos and canoes for having fun on the water.

Worth the extra journey time to reach is the town of Cortona with its Archaeological Park. Highlights here include the ancient Etruscan tombs and remains of Roman roads. Treat yourself to the local tipple in Montepulciano, with the town being famous for Vino Nobile red wine made with grapes from the surrounding vineyards.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Perugia

(32 km)

Nearest Airport 2 Ancona

(124 km)

Nearest Village

(9 km)

Nearest Town/City Perugia

(19 km)

Nearest Restaurant

(9 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(9 km)

Nearest Supermarket

(9 km)

Nearest Shop

(9 km)

Region

Umbria has best of Italy to offer: rolling landscapes, wine, beautiful towns and villages, olive oil, expansive lakes and the food, glorious food. A holiday here can be as lazy, active, cultured and as delicious as you like.

This region is scattered with pretty, picturesque villages, while the area has a rich cultural heritage. From thermal pools to medieval cathedrals and olive oil museum, Umbria has an intriguing amount of history to discover.

Both Rome and Florence are accessible within a day trip, while the closest towns of interest would be Orvieto, the old town which is a fascinating series of winding streets, piazzas and a colourful weekly market. 

History lovers will be spoilt - from the first century Roman amphitheatres to the twelfth-century duomos, to the fourteenth-century hilltop fortresses,  the glut of remnants from the medieval and Bronze Age that punctuate the region is impressive.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Cittá della Domenica is a fantastic amusement and nature park that the little ones in particular will love. There's lots of wildlife to see, with plenty of fun rides and shows on offer too.

Drive to the attractive town of Gubbio to enjoy sightseeing and to take a ride on the Funivia Colle Eletto. Older children will enjoy the exciting, stand-up cable car journey up to the top of Monte Ingino.

Although you're not close to the coast at Villa Palchi, you can enjoy a sandy beach in the town of Castiglione del Lago at Lake Trasimeno. Hire sun loungers, canoes and pedalos to make the most of the sand and the water, with a playground on offer too.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Baby bath
  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • Table Tennis

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Included

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • On-Site Concierge

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Extras included at this property:

- Daily maid service
- Welcome hamper with basic items (bottle of water, tea, sugar, salt, oil and Nespresso capsules)
- Discounted access to nearby golf course

Extras available at this property (payable locally):


- Extra maid service
- Laundry service
- Shopping service
- Chef
- Picnics
- Horse-back riding
- Mountain-biking

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1500 charged to client’s credit card by the owner as a pre-authorisation upon arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 3.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes (Bath towels changed mid-week and linen changed mid-stay for bookings of 2+ consecutive weeks).
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Minimum stay 7 nights (short-breaks may be possible on request outside of high season).
Heating costs included? Yes, except in low season.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Internet access? WI-Fi connection included.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately May to mid-October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Pool heating charge? Included approximately late June to end-August, on request only. Extra cost approximately late-May to Late June and September based on consumption, payable locally. Pool heating is not available during all other periods. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and events are not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs A cot, highchair and baby bath are available on request.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 2nd 2022 - Dec 17th 2022 £5,482 £7,309 £9,136 £12,786
Dec 17th 2022 - Dec 22nd 2022 £6,325 £8,433 £10,541 £14,753
Dec 22nd 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - £14,753
Jan 7th 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 - - - £13,770
Easter Season - - - £15,737
Apr 15th 2023 - May 20th 2023 - - - £13,770
May 20th 2023 - Jun 24th 2023 - - - £15,737
Jun 24th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - - £17,704
Sep 2nd 2023 - Oct 7th 2023 - - - £15,737
Oct 7th 2023 - Dec 16th 2023 - - - £13,770
Christmas & New Year - - - £15,737
Jan 6th 2024 - May 18th 2024 - - - £13,770
May 18th 2024 - Jun 4th 2024 - - - £15,737

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 2nd 2022 - Dec 17th 2022 €5,992 €7,989 €9,986 €13,975
Dec 17th 2022 - Dec 22nd 2022 €6,913 €9,218 €11,522 €16,125
Dec 22nd 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - €16,125
Jan 7th 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 - - - €15,050
Easter Season - - - €17,200
Apr 15th 2023 - May 20th 2023 - - - €15,050
May 20th 2023 - Jun 24th 2023 - - - €17,200
Jun 24th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - - €19,350
Sep 2nd 2023 - Oct 7th 2023 - - - €17,200
Oct 7th 2023 - Dec 16th 2023 - - - €15,050
Christmas & New Year - - - €17,200
Jan 6th 2024 - May 18th 2024 - - - €15,050
May 18th 2024 - Jun 4th 2024 - - - €17,200

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 2nd 2022 - Dec 17th 2022 $6,297 $8,396 $10,495 $14,688
Dec 17th 2022 - Dec 22nd 2022 $7,266 $9,688 $12,110 $16,948
Dec 22nd 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - $16,948
Jan 7th 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 - - - $15,818
Easter Season - - - $18,078
Apr 15th 2023 - May 20th 2023 - - - $15,818
May 20th 2023 - Jun 24th 2023 - - - $18,078
Jun 24th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - - $20,338
Sep 2nd 2023 - Oct 7th 2023 - - - $18,078
Oct 7th 2023 - Dec 16th 2023 - - - $15,818
Christmas & New Year - - - $18,078
Jan 6th 2024 - May 18th 2024 - - - $15,818
May 18th 2024 - Jun 4th 2024 - - - $18,078

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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