Fonte Cicerum The luxury 18th Century Villa
Attractive luxury stone house, 300mq, 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, private salty swimming pool that faces sunset.
Fonte Cicerum is a stone villa rental of the 18th Century set in more than 6 acres of olive groves and fruit trees. The spectacular views of the surrounding countryside create a wonderful environment for casual and slow-living holidays.
The restored villa is surrounded by olive trees and is nestled in Umbria on the border the South Tuscany. It is ideally located for day trips throughout the many hill towns of the region. Its enchanting views are just what you would expect from a dreamy Italian period film.
The villa is of 350 sq. meters (2700 sq. feet), comfortably sleeping up to 10 people with 5 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms, gourmet kitchen, two dining areas, two living rooms, two fireplaces, barbecue and ample private parking.
Picture yourself sitting under a pergola by the infinity pool and picking mouth-watering grapes from the vine.
The house is equipped with satellite TV, wifi, dish washer, washing machine and air conditioning. Villa Fonte Cicerum is ecologically run and many of the products you will use in the kitchen come straight from its grounds.
The Villa has full-time concierge available to help you with your stay and is ideal for a family gathering, weddings or a party celebration weekend.
The borders of Umbria and Tuscany Region are not clearly defined but in general they extends over the provinces of Siena, and Perugia covering all of the area between the two cities and extending to the east toward the Val di Chiana, the Chianti and Colli del Trasimeno. Those are the best wine and olive oil Region of Italy where to learn all about the Italian Country Slow Living.
Fonte Cicerum is only 12 km from Chiusi Chianciano, but also in the heart of Umbria, is hidden a precious jewel in harmony with the surrounding landscape: is the charming Fonte Cicerum, a romantic abode that offers exclusive services.
The estate is located less than 500 mt. from the walled village of Paciano.
The village is a perfectly restored 13th century medieval village located in a peaceful and scenic location. From Paciano you can admire a unique Lake Trasimeno view and the lights of Chiusi, Montepulciano and Cortona in the distance.
The town is constructed on the peak of a hill 600 meters above sea level.
The European Community named Paciano “un villaggio ideale”. It is known as one of the top ten villages in Italy for its idyllic setting and quality of life.
The restaurants of the area serve typical cuisine representative of the rich Umbrian and Tuscan enogastronomic culture and tradition.
In Paciano there are 3 restaurants, one supermarket, 2 bars, an ATM Bank machine, Pharmacy, Post Office and an English Studio with a selection of books and novels regarding Italy.
We have special treatment and discount of 10% at Oca Bruciata KM 0 Restaurant and Osteria La Loggetta.
In the neighborhoods of Paciano there are many different choices among art, culture, nature, sports.
Less than five minutes walk from the Millennium village of Paciano.
Less than a one hour drive from Fontanaro, you can explore and enjoy Assisi, Perugia, Siena, Deruta, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Orvieto, Pienza, Cortona, Montefalco, Chiusi and a host of Etruscan architectural gems in Umbria and Tuscany.
From Chiusi, a one hour train trip brings you to the center of Rome or Florence. Trains leave in the morning and return in the evening providing a convenient way to visit these splendid cities without having to navigate the narrow streets and heavy traffic by car.
You are 15 minutes from the huge Lake Trasimeno, where many pleasant villages can be visited. 12 minutes away is Chiusi Chianciano.
Also nearby are jewels of medieval towns like Panicale (good restaurants!), Assisi and Città della Pieve.
You've got good connections to Siena and Montepulciano, Pienza, Cortona, Cetona, Orvieto and many others cities.
Perugia Airport (45 min. from Paciano) is connected non-stop by raynair to stansted Otherwise Fontanaro can be reached through the airport of:
Pisa ( 2,15 hours)
Firenze ( 1.45 hour)
Roma Fiumicino (2 hours)
Roma Ciampino (2,20 hours)
Trains | Distances in km/ml
Assisi – 42/29 Perugia – 35/22
Chianciano thermal resort – 25/16 Orvieto – 50/31
Chiusi – 11/7 Panicale – 2/1 Panicale – 2/1
Città della Pieve – 6/4 Pienza – 40/25
Cortona – 25/16 Rome – 170/102
Florence – 130/81 San Casciano dei Bagni – 35/22
Lake Trasimeno – 8/5 Siena – 80/50
Montalcino – 60/37 Spoleto – 80/50
Montepulciano – 30/19