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Podere Uliveto

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Moiano  | Bedrooms: 7 | Sleeps: 12 + 2

Rates: from £6,830 per week

The oldest parts of this carefully restored estate are over 300 years old, nevertheless the villa combines rustic Umbrian charm with comfortable modernity. Podere Uliveto is located in the beautiful Umbrian hills close to Lake Trasimeno and offers its guests luxurious facilities like a sauna and cinema room, which is stylishly located on the lower ground floor of the main house. The old stables are transformed in a huge play area for kids and the large surroundings which include a small soccer field, an adventurous forest and a small lake offer kids and adults an unforgettable holiday.

Seven hectares of olive groves, vineyards, forests and open fields surround the estate and offer a breathtaking view over the imposing Appenine Mountains of southern Tuscany and central Italy’s highest mountain, the Monte Amiato. The estate consists of the main villa with 500m2 and two guest houses. The former stable is now an amazing play or, on request, yoga area. Children will love this part as it offers a trampoline, table tennis, a small football field and a vast selection of toys for small children. There is also an adventure park in the forest which is fenced in for children's safety. The park includes a zip wire, a sandpit, various balancing games and a fabulous tree house which can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. A huge pool (15m x 5m) invites you to swim or relax in the sunloungers, while the fully equipped kitchen offers you the possibility to cook delicious meals which can be eaten in one of the several outdoor dining areas with views over the surrounding countryside. Ideal for mid and low season breaks is the cinema room and the spa area with its small sauna. At the highest point of the property there is a beautiful picnic area amongst the olive trees. From here you enjoy the most incredible sunset and views over the whole of southern Tuscany including Montepulciano, Chiusi, the Valdichiana and the Monte Amiata.

VILLA ACCOMMODATION

Main House, Ground Floor

  • Kitchen with La Cornue Grand Chef cooker.
  • Large open plan dining room and sitting area with stone fireplace and direct access to the outside dining area.
  • Studio apartment with double bedroom, bathroom and sitting area.

  • Main House, First Floor
  • Sitting area with fire place, floor-to-ceiling library, state-of-the-art TV system and office area.
  • Master bedroom with freestanding Victorian bathtub and adjoining shower room.
  • Double/ twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower) and balcony.
  • Double bedroom, sitting area and en-suite bathroom (shower). This bedroom has also an independent access from outside.

  • Main House, Lower Ground Floor
  • State-of-the-art cinema room with modern fireplace.
  • Small spa area with sauna and shower.
  • Laundry room.

  • Annex 1, Ground Floor
  • Large double bedroom with fireplace.

  • Annex 1, Lower Ground Floor
  • Small children's bedroom with bunk bed.
  • Bathroom with tub.
  • Kitchen with dining and sitting area.

  • Annex 2
  • Living room.
  • Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower).

  • Kid's House
  • Separate building with several toys and games.

KINDLY NOTE:

  • The caretakers live on the estate in a separate building.
  • The road to the villa is unpaved but in fair condition.
  • There are two Labrador/ Golden Retrievers on the property which can be kept in a kennel if desired). Although the dogs are used to being around people, we suggest you pay attention and don't leave kids unattended in their presence.
  • Extras are payable locally in cash euro only. Cheques and credit cards are not accepted.
  • A deposit is due on arrival in cash euro for the payment of extras charged "per consumption".
  • Extras are subject to availability at the time of confirmation and to specific Terms & Conditions. Please enquire with your Tour Consultant for details.
  • Your stay might be subject to a city tax which is raised by the municipality in which the accommodation is located. This tax is payable locally in cash euro only.

Guest Book

30th August 2014
We had a fabulous time in Umbria. The house was beautiful, totally tasteful and the garden stunning. We loved how the books and DVDs and children's toys etc all seemed to be our taste and things we had read or wanted to read ditto the DVDs, wonderful cookbooks etc. It was very special to have all of that left in that trusting way. Children adored the zipline, soccer and games room. And the pool!

Olivio and Christina were wonderful, we felt completely taken care of but not intruded upon. Sergio and his wife cooked fabulous l dinner for us one night, again they were warm and friendly but not intrusive. That is not always easy!

You never know what you will get when you rent a place in another country and I just wanted to know that we all felt that it was above and beyond our expectations. We could have stayed far longer!

We know Tuscany and Piedmont/Northern Italy fairly well and discovering Umbria was new to us. We loved it!

I won't go on..but I will and have highly recommended our house and A and K to friends and family.

Thanks very much for all your help and for providing such a lovely destination.
The Goochs

29th October 2012
We had a great time in your beautiful house, lots of time to rest, great Italian food, and excellent wine, everything needed for a splendid holiday. We will recommend your house to all of our friends.
Camille & Philippe, Belgium.

1st October 2012
We have spent several fabulous days at this amazing villa. Having travelled around the world and especially Italy we have not seen a property like this. Beautiful and comfortable at the same time. History and tradition pared with modern art and luxuries. Wonderful gardens and oases of tranquillity whilst offering children a true paradise to play from morning to evening.
Lucio & Rosi, Milan.

22nd September 2012
We spent a fabulous vacation this beautiful villa. The interior décor is at the same time comfortable and beautiful, respectful for the history of this 16th century farmhouse and making it feel modern and light. The staff are wonderful and have looked after us like friends. We will recommend this villa to all our friends.
Maria, Ecuador.

10th September 2012
This is a wonderful house, everything has been done to such exacting standards. For a family with numerous children this was like our own piece of paradise. We loved your colours, your art, your taste, your saucepans, crockery, ironmongery, in fact everything. The stables with all its games and books is a child’s paradise too.
Alice & Harry, London.

1st August 2012
This was the perfect place to spend time with our children, our sisters and their children. We have so much fun in the beautiful pool and the children had a blast in the stables leaving the adults lots of space to enjoy peace and quiet. Cristina, Sergio and Livio have been fantastic, nothing too much trouble, going above and beyond. We hope lots of people enjoy their time here as much as we have and are sad to leave.
Sarah & Dave, London.

9th July 2012
What a beautiful, comfortable, welcoming home you have created here, we felt very honoured to share it for what seemed all too short a time. You have thought of everything that could make a vacation for a family with lots of children perfect. This is truly a gem of a property and it is clear that much thought and consideration has gone into making it feel both comfortable and luxurious. The new adventure park with the zip wire and tree house were fantastic, for children and adults alike.
Emma & William, San Francisco.

17th July 2012
Finding a suitable villa in Tuscany/Umbria for a group of 12 people aged from 4 to 75, some with very demanding standards, was probably the hardest task when organising our family reunion. Luckily I chose the ideal property for children, parents, single adults and elderly alike. The location is perfect, in beautiful and secluded countryside but 5 minutes from the next village with all amenities you require. It is an absolutely gorgeous property with lots of attention to detail and you can feel the owners built with a lot of love. You feel like somebody added all these personal touches especially for your stay. They have a fabulous collection of art, children and adult books and DVDs. The highlights were definitely the pool and the cinema room as well as the beautiful wine cellar stocked with some of the finest Italian and French wines. The staff were also fantastic. Sergio, the manager, is also a great cook and the children loved making pizza with him. There are also fabulous restaurants very close by. The owners’ favourite, Il Pozetto, is a gem indeed and the quality of food can compare with the best in London, Hong Kong or Mumbai (don’t be fooled by the less inspiring décor). The property is also ideally located to explore southern Tuscany and Umbrian gems like Assisi or Orvieto. We can recommend this villa, whether you are a group of single adults, a family with children or travelling with elderly, whether you just want to hang out and relax or visit a lot of cultural gems, it is just a perfect place.
Deepshikha & Rahul, Mumbai.

villa location

  • Moiano 2km
  • Paciano 6km
  • Citta’ della Pieve 14km
  • Montepulciano 32km
  • Cortona 34km
  • Pienza 43km
  • Castiglion Fiorentino 44km
  • Perugia 45km
  • Montalcino 61km
  • Orvieto 63km
  • Assisi 67km
  • Arezzo 75km
  • Siena 90km

Please note that the location on this map is an approximate guide, normally to the closest town/village.

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Availability Information

  • Villas are normally rented on a Saturday to Saturday basis throughout the year, however shorter breaks and alternative arrival days are available at some villas during low and mid seasons.

  • Please note that the standard check-in time at our properties is between 4-7pm and that we ask guests to vacate the property by 10am on departure day, unless otherwise agreed in advance.

Rates Information

  • The above rates are on a per villa, per week basis. For further information on our villa only and A&K hosted services please see our 'Villa Rental Options' page. An A&K Villas Travel Consultant will be happy to discuss your specific holiday needs - simply complete the quick 'Make an Enquiry' form or call us on 0845 618 2205.
  • Inclusions

    • Maid service 3 hours daily.
    • Air-conditioning.
    • Heating.
    • Use of the sauna and private swimming pool (15 x 5m / 49.2 x 16.4ft).
    • Wireless broadband internet. Please be advised that due to the rural location of the property the internet connection might be intermittent and at an inferior speed than what you are used to. 
    • Cost of utilities (water, gas and electricity).
    • Arrival set of bed linen, bath and pool towels.
    • Final cleaning.

    Extra Services

    • Extra maid service - available on request at EUR 12 per hour.
    • Telephone as per consumption.
    • Cook service - available on request in advance.
    • Pre-arrival grocery shopping - available at EUR 30 (up to 8 guests) or EUR 50 (up to 10 guests) plus the cost of items. The service is available up to a grocery cost of EUR 200. This service is included within our A&K Hosted offering.
    • Transfer from Florence Airport to the Villa (one way) (for up to eight passengers available from EUR 350. (Please note: for services between 7pm and 7am a supplement of 20% applies).
    • We are also able to arrange all manner of additional activities to enhance your villa experience such as transfers, guided touring and sightseeing options, tutored wine tasting, art classes and hot-air ballooning. Please see the Activities tab for further ideas and discuss with your Travel Consultant for further details.


    • KINDLY NOTE:
    • The caretakers live on the estate in a separate building.
    • The road to the villa is unpaved but in fair condition.
    • There are two Labrador/ Golden Retrievers on the property which can be kept in a kennel if desired. Although the dogs are used to being around people, we suggest you pay attention and don't leave kids unattended in their presence.
    • Extras are payable locally in cash euro only. Cheques and credit cards are not accepted.
    • In case extras are requested, a deposit might be due on arrival in cash euro.
    • Extras are subject to availability at the time of confirmation and to specific Terms & Conditions. Please enquire with your Tour Consultant for details.
    • Your stay might be subject to a city tax which is raised by the municipality in which the accommodation is located. This tax is payable locally in cash euro only.

    The villa

    Because everyone’s concept of a villa holiday is different, we have created a formula designed to offer privacy, flexibility and the freedom to run your own holiday or call upon us to help open up a world of possibilities. Our villas are normally rented on a villa-only weekly basis and are ideal for those seeking independence and privacy. We’re on call in case you need us and we provide a change of towels and bed linen during the week, but otherwise there no inclusions. 

    A&K Concierge upgrade

    For additional support, comfort and a slice of pampering why not upgrade to our A&K Concierge service. Included is an airport welcome on arrival with assistance for onward transportation; the services of an A&K Concierge – whose local knowledge provides you with invaluable assistance and recommendations; an orientation of the local area; a fully stocked drinks fridge; maid service; the ingredients for your first evening’s supper and breakfast delivered on the first morning of your stay. For full details of concierge inclusions speak to an A&K Travel Consultant on 0845 618 2205.

    The finishing touches

    Ever dreamt of driving through the Chianti hills in a red Ferrari, or along the Moyenne Corniche to Monaco in a Bentley? How about sailing along the Cote d'Azur to St Tropez in a private yacht or speed boat? Sometimes the home is all that you need, but if you're lured into culture, excitement, activity, improving your cooking or simply dabbling in landscapes, then speak to one of our Villa Specialists for an insight into what we can arrange. These are what we call our ‘Finishing Touches’.

    The list is by no means exhaustive and we always welcome requests, however obscure you may think they are! Our local offices enable us to control the quality of the services on offer and the depth of knowledge our local teams have is impressive. Our aim is to provide guests with the authentic sights, flavours and experiences of the region they are staying in.

    If you would prefer to discuss your specific requirements, whether it’s in relation to the property or about your stay in general, please do contact us using the Enquire page or please do give us a call for a chat.


    • Air Conditioning (Partial)
    • Barbecue Facilities
    • CD Player
    • Central Heating
    • Children's Play Area
    • Dining Area (Outdoor)
    • DVD Player
    • Internet Access (Wireless Broadband)
    • iPod Docking Station (iPod Not included)
    • Library (CD's/DVD's)
    • Mosquito Nets/Fly Screens
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Soccer Field
    • Spa Treatment Rooms
    • Swimming Pool (Private)
    • Table Tennis
    • TV (Cable/Satellite)
    • Walks
    • Washing Machine

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    Reasons to book your holiday with us

    • Over 50 years' experience
    • 24/7 support before, during and after your stay
    • All of our properties have been hand-picked and visited by a member of the team
    • Travel Consultants are based in the UK with local offices to assist with planning every detail of your stay
    • Option to upgrade to a Concierge stay to make the most of your visit
    • Option to book additional trips and services via our local offices

    Call 01242 547 705 to speak to a specialist Enquire


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