Casa San Gabriel

Pierantonio, Perugia
Self-catering
+39 0759 414219


Gorgeously restored villas with breathtaking views. Chill out on the terrace, sample the owner’s homemade wine, and the wood-fired pizza!

Place

3 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 2 – 4

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Enjoy David’s wine on arrival, absorb the view of cultivated and wooded hills and unwind. Chrissie and David, warm, generous, thoughtful, bought the farmstead in a ruinous state and did it all up in under a year. The little ‘houses’, private but close, each with its own terrace, are suitable for singles, couples or families. The restoration is sympathetic, unpretentious, delightful, the off-white décor and soft furnishings enhancing undulating beams and stone walls; the bathrooms are lovely. Supplies are left for breakfast on your first morning and should last until you’re ready to venture out. Your hosts produce their own wine, olive oil and seasonal herbs and vegetables, which you can pick from the garden. Feed a friendly, fluffy alpaca, or take advantage of the library of books and board games on offer in the main house. David cooks on Tuesdays, and Thursday is pizza night – your chance to use an original wood-fired oven. Bliss to have Perugia nearby – a 20-minute drive – and to return to a pool with views down the valley all the way to Assisi, a bottle of chilled Orvieto by your side.

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm-8pm
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay in double 2 nights, October-May only.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Property
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Meals
Dinner available on request. Restaurants 2km.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €100
Weekly price
from €500
Damage deposit
€150
Surcharges
Double €95.
1 Apartment for 4
From €1002 beds1 bedroom
1 Apartment for 2
From €1001 bed1 bedroom
1 Apartment for 4
From €1005 beds2 bedrooms

Accommodation

Reviews

We loved our stay at Casa San Gabriel. Chrissie and David were so helpful and accomodating.The beds, and our cottage were super comfortable, and the view lovely. It was a very relaxing visit and we cant wait to visit again. On a side note, make sure you visit Vineria del Carmine while staying. Lovely winery down the road.

Alex, Singapore

What a great place to stay. Chrissie and David were very hospitable and were always on hand to offer advice. 5 minute drive from the house is a great restaurant in the local village and a great wine tasting place in the valley. Highly recommended!!

James, Perugia

A superb holiday experience to escape from the city. We've had the pleasure of staying once before at Casa San Gabriel in the La Stalla cottage and were excited to return. The cottage is perfect for a couple to stay in and the large windows offer uninterrupted views out to a lush valley of vineyards and olive groves with Assisi in the distance. When it's warm, breakfast or an evening drink on the patio provides an even better view! Hosts David and Chrissie are most welcoming and have the cottages and surrounds maintained beautifully and the pool in warm weather is perfect! Thank you!

Ken, London

It's hard to imagine a more picturesque location that Casa San Gabriel, perched above a post-card perfect valley in rural Umbria. It's a great base for exploring the medieval towns that seem to emerge from every hilltop. Our gregarious hosts, David and Chrissie, know the region inside out and were able to recommend a great itinerary, including local festivals we wouldn't have known about otherwise. The chestnut festival at Preggio was an absolute highlight of our stay.

Peter, Melbourne

We were doing a multi country tour in Europe finishing up in Rome and after a few hectic weeks what an oasis of peace and tranquility Casa San Gabriel proved to be. We were looking for somewhere to wind down before commencing the long journey home and were recommended here by a friend who had found them in Sawdays. Chrissie and David and their girls were wonderful hosts and we could not of asked for any more. We stayed in Fienile which was a very well equipped cottage with a spectacular view. A great hub to explore locally with many close by little treasures to explore without over doing it.

Jackie, Brisbane

The perfect setting for a wonderful stay in Umbria, the green heart of Italy. The structure is immersed in the countryside and the view from the top of the hill is breathtaking. The cottage was charming and clean. The hosts were lovely.

Mattia, Perugia

Over the course of many years travelling through Italy, I have returned to Casa San Gabriel several times. A beautiful setting with a perfect view of the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi on a bright day. The area is surrounded by ancient woodland and vines that cascade and climb over the mountainous terrain. Fine walking routes allow you to explore and sample the wine and gastronomy of the area on route in peace and tranquillity. The crowning glory is the pool, situated at the highest plateau with peripheral views of the area. Casa San Gabriel is an umbrian idyll.

Maxine, Cambridge

We had the most brilliant week here a couple of years ago. In fact, I’ve been inspired to write this after stumbling across the entry. We swam in the pool every day, made new friends, star-gazed every night. The wine was fantastic and Christina and David were the most relaxed and friendly hosts. One of our best family holidays.

Jenny, Eastbourne

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Christina Todd & David Lang

  • Casa San Gabriel is located in a stunning valley where there are many wonderful walks, through olive groves, vineyards and a short drive can take you to the start of a hike to Monte Tezio, set at 1000 metres gives the most spectacular views of the area.
  • Truffle hunting tours can be organised in the local area followed by a truffle degustation meal at L'Antica Osteria restaurant located in the idyllic hill top town of Montone.
  • Antognolla Golf is located less than 2 kms from Casa San Gabriel and guests can enjoy the challenging 18 hole Robert Trent Jones championship course. A drink or a meal can be enjoyed at the wonderful club house restaurant.
  • Lake Trasimeno (20 minutes from Casa San Gabriel) offers a wide array of activities. Visit one of the child friendly beaches, take a ferry to Isola Maggiore or the nature reserve of Isola Polvese or hire a boat for the day and explore this beautiful Lake.
  • There are a host of wonderful towns to visit in the area including Assisi, Gubbio, Cortona, Arezzo, Perugia, Todi, all located less than 1 hour from the property.
  • The area is perfect for mountain biking and road biking. Chrissie can arrange for guests to hire a bike during their stay.