Price From € 2850 per week (more information)
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Accessibility The house is not specifically accessible for less mobile people, although the ground floor bedroom and bathroom will only have 2 steps above ground level.
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It's the perfect combination between tradition, real Italian country life feeling and the style of today. Granarco is an ideal holiday location for families with or without children.

Granarco is a traditional Umbrian farm built in 1534 AD. Granarco was completely refurbished recently and transferred into true authentic Unbrian holiday home. The ideal combination between the traditional Umbrian feeling and the modern lifestyle. In summer 2019 a new pool was completed next to the spacious porch, overlooking the wonderful views. Granarco guarantees a unique experience and is something you won't find anywhere else in Umbria. 

The house is around 220 sqm and offers 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, 2 separate kitchens and a sitting and seperate dining room. The gardens with olive trees offer the best views over the Umbrian countryside. Attached to the house two porches are the ideal places for summer lunches and dinners. You will enjoy every evening the magnificent sunset in front of you while sitting at the large wooden table. Granarco has a spacious infinity private garden, with old olive trees and no disturbance but only beautiful views. The pool (12 x 4 meters) has an infinity feeling as well with only free views over the entire valley. Unique! 

The interior is done in a modern/traditional light and cozy style with a lot of colors, old original interior pieces combined with modern elements. The house is filled with books, magazines and everything that makes it a real HOME.

Granarco is dominantly positioned on an important hillside near Lake Trasimeno, enjoying spectacular vast views to Tuscany (Montepulciano) and lake Trasimeno (Panicale). The old Medieval town of Piegaro is only 2 kilometers away, where the A1 Motorway exits for Rome and Florence only 20 minutes drive.

The refurbishing project was done by Special Umbria and is under our exclusive Special Umbria Property Management, which means that we will take care of our guests ourselves during their stay.

Granarco and its refurbishing project was featured in Méditerranée (May 2017).

Rooms description


2 spacious ground floor bedrooms with double bed and en-suite bathroom. On the first floor 2 bedrooms with double bed and en-suite bathroom. All bedrooms are not connected to each other and for that reason offer the perfect privacy.


4 bathrooms, al en-suite with shower and modern quality fittings.
Natural soaps for body and hair will be provided.


2 cozy Umbrian style kitchens on the ground floor 'in muratura' with marble tiling'. 2 dishwashers and 2 fridges, 2 ovens, Illy espresso machine and everything neccesary to make it fun to cook yourself and prepare the Italian food in its best possible way.

Living rooms

Spacious living room area with sofa and 4 comfortable armchairs. A round table for 8 in the dining area. There is a satellite TV (with also Dutch channels), dvd player and Ipod docking station. In the living areas two nice old wood burning stoves makes the house ideal in low season periods.

Other rooms

Next to the pool is an utility room with washing machine and dryer and room for storage.



High quality towels, including pool towels and bed linen are included in the rental price. There will be a mid week cleaning during your stay. More cleaning can be requested.


Private pool, Hob/Stove, Oven, Fridge with freezer, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Tumble dryer, Iron+board, Satellite tv, Television, Wifi, Central heating, Room fans, Cot, High chair, Barbeque


The house is not specifically accessible for less mobile people, although the ground floor bedroom and bathroom will only have 2 steps above ground level.


The house has a large private garden (lawn and olive trees) with fantastic views. The garden is maintained all year through. Garden furniture is available, including lounge pillows for relaxed sitting, as well as separate private pool furniture. The large swimming pool has an infinity feeling and is surrounded by a lawn terrace. A covered porch where the large wooden table is positioned is connected to the house and provides shade at most time of the day.


Granarco has a lot of kids toys and pool inflatables. There will be also kids books in Dutch and English. The office of Specialumbria is positioned on the back side of the building, but guests will be guaranteed their privacy at all times. Granarco will be also promoted under the name L'Arco. This is the same property, but only for 6 guests (3 bedrooms en-suite).

Availability & Pricing

weekly prices
from 4 January 2020 to 23 May 2020 € 2850
from 23 May 2020 to 13 June 2020 € 3150
from 13 June 2020 to 12 September 2020 € 3350
from 12 September 2020 to 26 September 2020 € 3150
from 26 September 2020 to 19 December 2020 € 2850
from 19 December 2020 to 2 January 2021 € 3150
Weekly cleaning: EUR 200 incl. mid week cleaning.
Baby cot: Free of charge
Dog: EUR 100 per week
Security deposit: EUR 500 to be paid to SU before arrival as specified in the booking confirmation.
Deposit: 30% upon booking, balance 30 working days before arrival.
Arrival & Departure Saturdays (depending on other bookings) arrival from 4 PM and departure latest 10 AM. Other arrival and departures days upon request.

Leisure & Activities


Ideal for long walks directly from the property. Beach and water sport facilities at the nearby Lake Trasimeno (25 km). Golf courses are near Panicarola (16 km) at Golf Course Lamborghini (9 holes) and in Ellera Umbra (28 km) at Golf Club Perugia (18 holes). Horese riding at Montegabbione (8km) and Tennis in Piegaro (2km).


All kind of activities can be arranged at request (separate prices). There is a private chef available as well as a local 'mamma' to cook for you and your guests.


The World famous Umbria Jazz festival in the first 2 weeks of July. Recent artists: Diana Krall, John Legend, Lady Gaga. In 2020 Lenny Kravitz willl perform. Every year in August in Città della Pieve a high quality 'Palio' (medieval festival) with all kind of activities during this period will be organized . Please ask for more information.



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The Lake Trasimeno is 25 km away. Nearest village is Piegaro (2 km) and other important towns are Citta  della Pieve (13 km), Paciano (18 km) and Panicale (13 km). Piegaro is a sleepy medieval town with some shops (butcher, bakery, small grocery), a good bar, pharmacy, ATM, church and a restaurant. Better equiped shops and supermarkets one can find in Tavernelle di Panicale (9 km) on the way to Perugia. In summer the baker will come by twice a week.


Nearest airports are Umbria International Airport Sant'Egidio near Perugia (45 km) with direct flights from Rotterdam (Transavia), Brussels (Ryanair) and London (Ryanair and BA). Rome Fiumicino aiport (190 km) and Ciampino (175 km) International Airports and Florence International Airport (165 km). Nearest A1 Motorway exits are at Fabro (20 km) for Rome and exit Chiusi (25 km) for Florence. International train station of Chiusi (22 km) also hosts car rentals. The train station is ideal for doing day trips to Rome and Florence (direct connections).


The most important cities in Umbria and Tuscany with all facilities for shopping, culture and art are within reach: (wine in) Montepulciano (45 km), Castiglione del Lago (26 km), Cortona (45 km), Siena (105 km), Florence (145 km), Perugia (35 km), Gubbio (80 km), Todi (60 km), Orvieto (50 km), Spoleto (95 km), Montefalco / Bevagna (85 km), Deruta (50 km), Assisi (55 km) and of course Rome (170 km).

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