Luxurious Tuscan Umbrian Country Villa With Pool & Wonderful Views

Located on the Tuscany Umbria border, this luxury rental villa comes with a large pool and great views of the Niccone Valley. The grounds are fenced and gated.

There are insect screens on all windows and villages with bars, restaurants and shops are nearby. This villa is available exclusively for holiday lettings with Gorgacce Rentals.

Villa Description

Castellino is a large country house near an ancient fortress, it has been beautifully restored with great attention to detail and traces its roots back to the 14th century. It is a private and luxurious villa, the grounds are fenced in and there are lockable metal gates at the entrance. There are outstanding views looking over the valley to another ruined castle of Pierle in Tuscany.

This holiday house is of a high quality and sympathetically restored to its old chararacter. Inside, it is spacious and comfortably and stylishly furnished with all modern fittings. All the windows have insect screens. Fans are provided. Bed linen, bath and pool towels are supplied and changed weekly, a cot can be provided at no extra charge.

Villa Layout

Castellino Layout

The front entrance leads into a large living room on the first floor. Three of the bedrooms on on this level and two bathrooms. On the ground floor there is a second spacious living room, kitchen dining room, laundry room, bathroom and fourth bedroom. The garden and pool can be accessed from the ground floor.


Upper floor

Living room, bedrooms 1, 2 & 3, two bathrooms (1 en-suite)

The main door is from a walled loggia approached by external stairs. and leads into a large living room with sofas, coffee table, TV and DVD player on the first floor. To one side of the living room on a corridor are two bedrooms. Each bedroom has two single beds, the rooms share a shower room. On the other side of the sitting room is the master bedroom (en-suite) with large double bed.


Bedroom 1: Master bedroom, large double bed, ensuite bathroom with walk in shower and stand alone tub (positioned so you can look out the window while you bathe and remain in complete privacy), wc and basin. Bedroom 2: two single beds. Bedroom 3: two single beds.

Ground floor

Second living room, open plan kitchen / dining room, bedroom 4, bathroom, utility room

On the ground floor of the villa is another spacious living room, an internal staircase connects the two living rooms. French windows open from the lower living room directly on to a covered patio area with dining table and chairs. This area has views of the swimming pool and across Tuscany and Umbria. This outside patio area has a shady veranda roof that extends from the side of the house making it ideal for al fresco dining, reading or catching up on emails on your laptop.

Leading through a wide doorway from the lower living room is the large open plan kitchen and dining room. The kitchen is well equipped with large oven and hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, ample utensils and tableware. There is a large wooden farmhouse table for inside dining. This room also has an original 14th century working fireplace. An external door from the kitchen provides access to a shady stone paved courtyard with more outside dining furniture.

On the other side of the living room is a large double bedroom (Bedroom 4) with its own sitting area and bathroom next door with a walk in shower. This bedroom also has french doors opening up to an outdoor sitting area on the patio. Also on the ground floor is a utility room with washer and dryer.

Swimming Pool and Garden

The large 14 x 5 metre swimming pool (50 feet) takes full advantage of the sloping terraces to provide breathtaking views across the treetops to the hills of the Tuscany Umbria border and the Niccone Valley. There is a large paved surround with high quality sun loungers and umbrellas to provide shade.

The slope between the house and the pool has been planted with scented Mediterranean plants including lavender and rosemary. The grounds are extensive with olive groves, orchard, organic vegetable garden and traditional stone built barbecue. There is also a tree house and plenty of space for children to play and explore.

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Villa location

Situated in a commanding position high above the Tuscany Umbria border, the Umbrian village of Lisciano Niccone and the Tuscan village of Mercatale di Cortona are nearby in the Niccone Valley below. Lake Trasimeno is 15 minutes away and the towns of Cortona and Umbertide are within 30 minutes’ drive.

Map showing the location of Castellino on the Tuscany Umbria border, Italy

Visit Tuscany and Umbria from this luxury villa

There are many day trips possible from Castellino to the surrounding historic and cultural centers of Umbria and Tuscany. Cortona is a thirty minute drive, and within an hour you can visit Perugia, Deruta, Assisi, Arezzo, Sansepolcro, Siena, Gubbio, Orvieto, Montepulciano, Spoleto, Montefalco and many other hill towns. Florence is an hour and a half by car. It is around 25 minutes to the nearest mainline station at Terontola di Cortona where you can take trains to Rome and Florence.

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 16 reviews
 by Richard Turnell
Simply Brilliant Place

When you stay somewhere it is always nice to look at the Visitors Book and see the comments. We will all have stayed at certain places and seen in books people who are repeat stayers. I used to think how strange it was that people would do the a holiday in the same place repeatedly. Well unashamedly my family and I are one of those people. First came in 2006 and just come back from our tenth stay. In that time family and life has changed but one thing hasn't, the beauty of this magnificent house of Mary and Tony. It is so well kept, beautiful garden with blooming flowers and the most amazing view down over Lisciano and Mercatale. You feel like you have escaped to your own piece of Italian heaven. Felt moved to say how brilliant the place is, how lucky my family have been to have stayed and to say this is a must stay at place if you want to relax and experience the best of Italy

 by Tom L

Well kept, beautifully furnished inside and outside, newly redecorated, very clean and tidy. The terrace running along the back of the house is a great asset. Garden and views lovely, easy access to the villages below both Ristorante di Gianna and Trattoria Mimmi are both worth a visit and very good value. We would definitely consider another visit.

 by Raul
Gorgeous Pool

The house was lovely and the pool gorgeous. So many very nice details in the house and the garden. Weather was a bit hot to discover the cities in the area. So we will certainly come back during a cooler season. Thank you for the great organization. Mit freundlichen Grüßen Raul

 by Paul S
Dream Location

Such a great place!! Pool was brilliant and the house just perfect!! A dream place and location, amazing for my bike rides as well.

 by Adrian W
Lovely House

We greatly enjoyed our stay – it is a lovely house and grounds.

 by Julie C

We had the best time lovely spot and very comfortable, all needs catered for.

 by Ginny
A beautiful house

We had a pleasant holiday at Castellino despite the thundery weather during the first week. It is a beautiful house and Vincenzo was very helpful and friendly. We had a great holiday.

 by A. de Soissons

We had a wonderful time at Castellino- what a fantastic place. Thank you. I am afraid we broke a couple of wine glasses when we were there. Just thought I should let you know

The house was fantastically positioned above the village and with so many wonderful places to visit close by. The house itself was wonderfully comfortable and spacious and the pool was AMAZING!

We would love to go back one day or perhaps try another of your wonderful houses! We were so lucky with the weather and returning to England feels sooooo cold!!

 by Theo
Lovely house and area

We have just spent a fabulous 2 weeks at Castelino. It is a wonderful house and thank you very much for dealing with our booking so efficiently.

 by C. Brown
We wanted to stay forever

We had such a wonderful time at Castellino, mostly spend relaxing by the fantastic pool and eating on the veranda staring at the view. We all wished we could have stayed for 2 weeks!

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  • Villa Location: near Lisciano Niccone, Tuscany Umbria border, Italy
  • 4 bedrooms • 3 bathrooms • sleeps 8 • large 14m swimming pool • wifi
  • Maid service and cook available at extra cost
  • A short drive to Cortona, Lake Trasimeno, Castiglione del Lago, Perugia, Assisi, Siena
  • Also visit Montepulciano, Pienza, Val d’Orcia, Montefalco, Arezzo, Orvieto, Gubbio, Spoleto, Sansepolcro, Città di Castello, Florence and Rome
  • Please see our Terms and Conditions
  • Swimming pool is open between May 14th and Oct 1st
  • £200 returnable damage deposit per week
  • Bed linen, towels and pool towels supplied.
  • Central heating, when needed, is an extra charge.
  • To book, one third of the rental is required – rest within 2 months of departure
  • 2023 Rents Friday-Friday