Villa La Lavanda is centrally located to enjoy the highlights of Umbria and Tuscany. Cortona & Umbertide are 20 minutes away, Perugia half an hour, and Arezzo, Assisi, Gubbio an hour.
Part of a private estate and nature reserve that covers some 2,700 acres of Umbrian countryside, the Villa is a perfect combination of facilities, privacy, security and nature at its most tranquil. Estate services include in-house meals and food delivery and daily maid service.
Guests have sole access to the pure blood Adalusian stud and stables with grooms to show the trails and best vantage points. They also have access to mountain bike trails and the floodlit Astroturf tennis court on the estate. Other estate activities include clay pigeon shooting, fishing, walking trails, boating on one of the estates 8 lakes, and golf (30 minutes away).
It is the privacy, scenic beauty, and culture combined with a unique option of estate activities which make Villa La Lavanda unique.
Villa La Lavanda consists of three buildings: Main House, Guest Annex and Pool House. The buildings together with two old mulberry trees form a large courtyard. Villa La Lavanda is a converted 17th century farmhouse completed in 2002 to the highest standard of renovation and design. Extensive private grounds and generous 360 degree views, a large overflow pool and several outdoor sitting areas is what makes Villa La Lavanda truly unique.
Available as 5 Bedroom (sleeping 10) or as 7 Bedrooms (sleeping 14):
1 master suite with en-suite bathroom and private terrace on first floor
1 large double bedroom on ground floor with en-suite bathroom and direct access to the garden
1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and access to garden
1 double bedroom with bathroom
1 large twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom
2 individual double bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms, direct access to garden and large pergola
Large kitchen with separate larder, fully equipped including 6 burner gas cooker, dishwasher and icemaker fridge
Dining room with fireplace seats 14
Living room with fireplace and stereo sound system
Summer room with three French windows and large arched window with direct access to garden, with plasma TV, satellite video, and multiregional DVD player
Study with fireplace, satellite TV and multiregional DVD player, stereo sound system
Small TV room with plasma TV, satellite video, and multiregional DVD player
Laundry room fully equipped with washing machine, dryer and ironing machine
Large outdoor dining table seats 14
Secluded breakfast table seats 8
Traditional bread oven (for roasts, grills, and pizza)
Pool house with shower and WC, changing facilities, towel storage
Heated swimming pool 7.5 x 14 meters with overflow looking out towards the valley, underwater lighting, and outdoor shower
Carport for 4 cars and automatic illumination
Private 800 meter access road with gate and automatic illumination
High speed wireless internet access in house and garden
590 square metres (5900 sq. feet) of living space
360m above sea level
Alarm system connected to Estate Manager
Large irrigated lawn areas and flowerbeds
Traditionally planted garden with local trees, shrubs and herbs including lavender, santolina, sage and rosemary
UV and water softener system
Continuous hot water supply, pressurized and instant circulation system
Under floor heating on all ground floor areas and separate radiator circuits with radiators in all other areas
Heated towel rails in all 7 in-house bathrooms on separate circuits also functioning in summer
Canvas deck chairs and pool towels
Sheltered walled pool area with irrigated lawn surround
Illuminated garden and terraces
Included in price:
Electricity, gas, water, the services of the Estate Manager, a maid (6 hours per day for 6 days a week for the main house only and 7 hours per day for 6 days a week for the whole property, excluding Sunday), full gardening and pool cleaning service, 24-hour emergency service, linen change, use of pool towels, an ample welcome hamper and day time Concierge Service.
Not included in price:
Heating of house and pool (if required)
Extra maid service available up to full time 6 days a week
Personal expenses such as communication charges, phone, fax, e-mail, etc
Estate and sporting activities such as tennis, horse riding, rental of mountain bikes, picnics and boating on one of the lakes, etc.