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La Cuccagna - Self-catering in Umbria

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Fraz. S. Cristina 22, 06024 Gubbio, Perugia
Umbria, Italy

Salvatore & Sarah Marano

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+39 0759 20317(landline)

+39 348 7792330(mobile)

In this glorious, history-steeped region, your generous hosts promise an exceptional stay. Charm, peace, sunsets, infinity pool…

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Welcome to a big, solid, meticulously restored farmhouse with chestnut windows, shutters and doors. Beautiful vistas swoop across wooded hills, olive groves and the odd tower-topped hamlet... you feel on top of the world. Paved paths lead through cherry trees, lavender, herbs, and a little veg patch you may raid, to a hammock, pergola and exquisitely positioned infinity pool. La Stalletta, the cottage, is cosy and charming and the new apartment La Cisterna is beautifully modern in style with whitewashed beams and a kitchenette under the stairs. Outside: masses of space. Your lovely eco-conscious hosts Salvatore and Sarah think of every last detail: lavender bags, flowers and their own olive oil; truffle and asparagus foraging tips, pizza and pasta making (and eating!). You can have breakfast, light lunches and dinner twice a week in the brand new dining room 'La Spesetta' - rustic dishes made from fresh organic ingredients. Sip Sal's homemade limoncellos over sublime sunsets on the terrace, gaze at the distant towers of Perugia – and the stars. 

Limited mobility
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible without steps.
Children welcome
Kids of all ages can stay.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Air conditioning
Some, if not all, bedrooms are air-conditioned.
Wireless internet access available.
Pets welcome
Please let the owner know if you want to bring pets.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Working farm
Or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Swimming pool
On the premises.
Bikes available
On the premises to hire or borrow.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.

Electricity included

Open fire / woodburner

Microwave oven

Central heating

Mobile reception




Cooked meals available

Washing machine

Restaurant nearby

Shop within 3 miles

Local points of interest from Salvatore & Sarah Marano:

Local points of interest from
Salvatore & Sarah Marano:

  • There are enough medieval hilltop towns within easy reach to keep you busy for many return trips & always see something new. We have plenty of tips to keep the kids happy too. Join in with one of the many exciting festivals celebrated throughout the year.
  • Umbria boasts outstanding natural beauty and truly impressive landscapes for you to enjoy. There are some wonderful walking opportunities right from our doorstep but we also have good quality trail maps for spectacular national parks and Lake Trasimeno.
  • Immerse your senses with tryffle hunting and pasta making courses here ‘at home’, dine with spectacular valley views in 'La Spasetta' our new dining room with floor to ceiling windows or let us arrange a tour at a fabulous organic vineyard.
  • For the adrenalin junkies among you we make arrangements for paragliding, caving and whitewater rafting (to mention just a few) with our contacts who are safe and reliable.
  • For those wanting to take home souvenirs we make recommendations with local artists, artisans and food producers that you wouldn’t find on the tourist trail.
  • We happily give our guests useful tips to get ‘off the beaten track’ and experience the very best our local area has to offer so we look forward to meeting you and sharing some of our best kept local secrets.
Points of interest

Guest feedback
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"Another return visit to the wonderful La Cuccagna. This time we stayed in La Cisterna, a tranquil B&B room with it's own lounge and kitchenette. May is a fabulous time to visit Umbria for a long weekend and we were rewarded by warm weather and stunning sunsets. Sarah and Sal have always got a recommendation up their sleeves for a special outing and yet again they came up trumps. Revisiting nearby Gubbio and Spello was an experience I will never tire of. "

Hannah - Swanmore, United Kingdom

May 2016
"The self-contained cottage, La Stalletta, is a thoroughly charming place to stay and one to which we would love to return. It is spacious and well-furnished with all you need. It has a lovely outdoor area and superb views. It’s an excellent base to explore the area and the local village is a perfect place to shop. Sarah and Sal are a delightful, hospitable and generous couple. In spite of the fact they were in the midst of their wedding preparations and all that entailed, nothing was a trouble to them. They are an absolute mine of local knowledge. We can’t recommend this property too highly."
May 2013

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  • 1 Cottage for 2
  • , 1 Apartment for 2
  • , 1 Suite for 2
Price:(i) 750 to980 per week

Dinner, B&B €140-€245 per person. Extra bed/sofabed available €70-€140 per person per week.

Special Offer: 10% Discount - Enjoy a stay in La Stalletta during October and enjoy the last of the warmth before winter (discount applies to weekly rate only)

Booking info:

Short breaks available.


Light lunches from €10 & dinner (twice a week) €25 (drinks not included). Restaurants 5-minute drive.


January to mid-March.


Fraz. S. Cristina 22, 06024 Gubbio, Perugia

Self-catering La Stalletta (self-catering)
Cottage ~ Sleeps 2-3; 1 double, 1 sofabed.
Price: (i) 750 to 800 per week
Self-catering La Cisterna (self-catering)
Apartment ~ Sleeps 2-4
Price: (i) 910 to 980 per week
Self-catering La Suite (self-catering)
Suite ~ Sleeps 2-3
Price: (i) 840 to 910 per week

Salvatore & Sarah Marano

Visit website

+39 0759 20317(landline)

+39 348 7792330(mobile)