Holiday rentals on the Tuscany Umbria border - Italy
Relais Antiche Pietre (Stone House Retreat) is a country house overlooking the beautiful valley of "Bagno" and the medieval village of Parrano in Umbria, with our closest neighbor being the famous Tuscany (Italy), that accommodates mainly the gay and lesbian community GLBT .
Sitting on three hectares of natural grassland, incorporating an olive grove and fruit trees, it is surrounded by unspoiled woodland with spectacular views towards the picturesque castle of Parrano (dating back around 1000 years).
Positioned perfectly for the must-see destinations of Rome and Florence, we are situated within 10km of major motorways and train stations, however still maintaining the seclusion and tranquility of a totally rural environment.
Within less than a 70 km radius, we have such impressive cities as Siena, Perugia, Assisi, Arezzo, Orvieto, Cetona, Montepulciano, Todi, and Spoleto, just to name a few. Also within this area are important archaeological sites from the pre-roman (Etruscan) period, as well as the natural beauty of Monte Amiata in Tuscany, lake Bolsena and lake Trasimeno. For example you may wish to visit places such as Sorano, Sovana, Pitigliano to marvel at this history and beauty with your own eyes. Should you wish to have an escorted tour to such places then we would be happy to arrange everything for you.In the summer months, the perfect opportunity to mix with the locals is when most of the surrounding villages hold their individual open air festivities providing food, wine and music!
For our guests we have three independent suites all on ground level and each contains a double bedroom of generous proportion, private bathroom, kitchenette, dining and sitting areas with double sofa beds in two of these apartments. Outside, each suite enjoys private access via its own alfresco dining area.
If you travel in a tour slow traveling in the Italian countryside for holidays and ecotourism looking for a place with swimming pool we are here.