Self-catering Holiday Rentals near Assisi (Umbria, Italy)



Casa Rosa is a traditional stone farmhouse set high in the green hills of Umbria, some ten kilometres (or six miles) north-east of Assisi. The house is divided into self-catering holiday apartments – one large holiday apartment occupying the entire of the first floor of the original farmhouse, two smaller apartments sharing the ground floor, a small cottage in the converted stables; a two-bedroom apartment; and a studio apartment in a new extension. Each apartment is completely self-contained, with its own kitchen and bathroom, and its own balcony or terrace.

 

All the apartments are simply but comfortably furnished, beautifully decorated, and have full central heating. There is also spectacular swimming pool, shared by the apartments: located above the house in a marvellously tranquil position, it enjoys panoramic views over the National Park of Mount Subasio.

 

The pool is bordered along one side by lavender, local herbs and a large cherry tree; on the other, a wide terrace is paved in local stone, with sun-beds and deck chairs for lounging and sunbathing. Also found here are the barbecue and gazebo. Around the house is a small farm of 40 hectares (or 100 acres), roughly one-third cultivated, one-third pasture, and one-third wooded with planted trees.

 

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Accommodation

Each holiday rental is completely self-contained, with its own kitchen and bathroom, and balcony or terrace. All the apartments are simply but comfortably furnished, beautifully decorated, and have full central heating. Towels for the pool and bed linen are provided and a child’s cot is available if required. There is free Wi-Fi and a telephone which guests can use.

The Farm

The farm is surrounded by woodlands and pastures, and elevated as it is 450 metres in the hills, offers magnificent views over the National Park of Mount Subasio. The hillside and forest hide an abundance of local wildlife: martens, porcupine and wild boar have all been seen on the farm, and the wealth of bird life includes buzzards, goldfinches and hoopoes. In spring, the meadows, fields and verges abound in wild flowers, among them poppies, cyclamen, wild gladioli, and many types of orchid; from May to July, fireflies dance in the night, and through the summer the farm is home to some 30 varieties of butterfly. Along the river are waterfalls and natural pools, where one can bathe in the summer. The hills, woods and valleys offer countless possible routes for walking.

ASSISI & UMBRIA

Assisi, the nearest town, was the home of St. Francis and his female counterpart, St. Clare. For seven centuries now, Assisi has been a focus for pilgrimage, with the area rich in traditions associated with the saints. The town itself has been carefully preserved, its steep, medieval streets winding between churches and houses of rose-coloured stone.

Can I book accommodation at Casa rosa online?

Yes, you can use our online booking form to book for your preferred apartment. We accept all major credit cards. Book online here

 

Is the pool open year round?

No, the pool is open only during Spring and Summer months, from May to September.

 

How can I get to Casa Rosa?

You will need to have a car if you book to stay at Casa Rosa. We are located 6 miles or 10Km from Assisi, it’s a 15 minute drive by car. If you don’t drive, we can recommend a local taxi service.

 

Does Casa Rosa offer retreats?

Yes, we organise a number of retreats, from Mindfulness to Pilates retreats. Find out more about our about our Mindfulness retreats or our Pilates retreats.

 

Does Casa Rosa offer weddings?

Yes, Casa Rosa is the ideal setting for a wedding. You can find out more about our Weddings Venue here

 

How long in advance do you recommend we book our accommodation?

Summer months, from June to September is usually the busiest season of the year and gets booked up quickly. We recommend booking as early as possible to secure the best apartments.

 

Does Casa Rosa offer any special offers?

We offer discounts for returning guests and for referring a friend, we occasionally have special offers. Get in touch with us for our best offers here