just relax & enjoy the best family holiday ever
we offer a few things that help make your stay here
at Villa Pian Di Cascina as relaxing as possible…
order your arrival meal
You can order fresh bread, hand made lasagne and a bottle of wine – to be waiting for you when you arrive.
There is no need to shop straight away – just relax in the pool, read a book, or go for a walk… Pop the lasagne in the oven and dine whenever you fancy
– let your holiday begin.
We offer a list of grocery items you can order for arrival. There is fresh bread, a selection of wines & beer, home made jam & oil and a range of items perfect for breakfast. There is no need to rush about trying to shop when you get here – but if you do want to shop – the local shops 5 mins away are open until 7.30 pm.
We offer a baby shopping service – leave those bulky nappies at home. Just let us know what you need and it will be waiting for you when you arrive. We can shop for formula, nappies wipes, baby food, baby toiletries and more. You will only be charged with the cost of the items
– what could be easier?
pool towels included
No need to pack bulky items like towels in your luggage! We provide pool towels. We also include all linen which includes- bed linen, bathroom towels, kitchen towels and cloths, making more room for the things that make you happy!
If you stay longer than a week,
a complementary clean and linen change is included in the price of your stay. During the week maid service, extra towels and bedding are available any time (additional changes apply for extra linen & services).
on site restaurant
Our on – site restaurant, La Tavernetta is open 2 nights a week. We serve delicious local dishes including, hand made pasta, truffles found on our land, local produce and fresh fruit, herbs and vegetables from our kitchen garden.
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Villa Pian Di Cascina – the best family holiday experince
arrival shopping service
To make things as hassle free as possible for your arrival, we offer a shopping service – we send you a list of items you can order shortly before your stay – you can order what you want – lasagne for supper, breakfast items, wine, beer and our home made jams and olive oil – all you need to settle in the night you arrive – and for breakfast the next morning – so you can shop for the rest of the week at your leisure. (There is a local supermarket open all day on Sunday)
daily bread & pastry delivery
The perfect way to relax in the morning – imagine sitting on your terrace with a coffee and fresh pastries – let the holiday begin! Every day (except Sunday when the bakery is closed), we offer fresh bread and croissant delivery – direct to your terrace from our local baker in time for breakfast. You may order your selection the evening before – choose from a tempting selection which includes croissants with custard or chocolate, ciabatta, soft panini, mutli-grain bread, soft white, olive oil bread, bloomer and even rye bread – an irresistible treat!
chilled beer and wine
For your convenience & enjoyment we offer a great selection of reasonably priced Italian wines and beer. Many of the wines are locally sourced and showcase Umbria’s wine making heritage. White wine and beer is chilled and ready to go. Why not visit the local bread shop & the deli – for fresh cheese and walnut bread, olives, meats and local cheeses with truffle- select a bottle of wine and the perfect alfresco supper is ready to go- all you need do then is relax on your terrace and enjoy. Buon Appetito!
La Tavernetta, our small, family run restaurant is available exclusively to guests of the villa. At La Tavernetta, you can enjoy a delicious set menu of home-cooked Italian dishes two evenings a week. Our fresh pasta is handmade, fragrant truffles are often from the land surrounding the farm, our meat is often from a local butcher who rears his own animals, our cheeses from a local producer in the village Our salami and ham come from an artisan butcher in southern Umbria, Norcia – world famous for delicious pork products. La Tavernetta is open on Sunday and Thursday evenings in season – Buon Appetito!
One set of towels, pool towels and linen per person are included in the cost of your rental. If you stay longer than one week, your property will be fully cleaned and towels and linen changed on Saturday at the end of each week’s stay. If you wish to have additional cleaning up and or tidying or help during the week – we can arrange for a member of our team to clean, change beds, do the washing up or washing and ironing – whatever you may require at anytime during your stay.
Maid service charges are €16 an hour with a minimum 2 hour booking. Maid service may need to be booked in advance of your stay – so please discuss your requirements with us a couple of weeks beforehand. Additional towels and linen can be requested as often as you wish during your stay for a small additional fee..
The perfect way to unwind from the stresses of everyday life. Our female therapist can offer a variety of massage treatments for body and face – relaxing, stress relieving, sports, lymphatic draining and circulatory. We have a dedicated treatment room – away from it all and with her magic touch, the soothing music, fragrant oils and scented candles – it won’t take you long to leave the stress behind! You can book a massage treatment by e-mailing us or on the additional services form we will send you a couple of weeks before you arrive.
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baby shopping service
Travelling with small children can mean lots of luggage – and not the best family holiday experience… we can make it easier for you – with our baby shopping service. We provide a baby items shop free of charge – you will be charged at cost price for the goods your order – that is it. You can order formula, nappies, wipes, jars of baby food, baby bathing products – if we can find it for you – we will be happy to have it waiting for you when you arrive. Enjoy the freedom to travel lighter – Villa Pian Di Cascina – as relaxing as possible…offering you the best family holiday.
& child items
There is no need to travel with the kitchen sink – take it easy and bring yourselves and your clothes….we provide a wide range of complementary baby and child items. We have cots, cot linen, grow/sleeping bags, bed guards, high chairs, baby monitors, sterilisers, baby baths, booster seats, food warmers, Bumbo, play mats, changing mats, hand blenders for weaning, pushchairs, baby chairs, baby walkers, activity mats, back carriers, potties, loo seat reducers, child steps, non slip bath mats, night lights, microwaves, DVD player. All these items are available for loan free of charge – we do have a limited number of some items – so please request at the time of booking to reserve.
Why not give yourself some time off – the best familiy holiday invloves some parent time… book a night or 2 out – or a few hours sightseeing without the children. We have several experienced local ladies – most of whom are mother’s themselves. You can book them to look after your children in the day – while you relax and have a few hours off, or for an evening out. Rates start at €16 an hour – with a 2 hour minimum booking. For your peace of mind – one of your hosts Paul or Isabel are always at home the evenings when there is a babysitter on site.
peace of mind
Why not enjoy a Villa Pian Di Cascina relaxing holiday – not only can we offer you the best family holiday – We really understand your needs – we have three young children ourselves. We have been there – we understand the worries of parents travelling with children. We do our best to make sure that all our properties are as safe as possible. We have been inspected and approved for child safety by one of the UK’s leading experts in child friendly holiday accommodation. All our properties are thoroughly cleaned and serviced at the end of each stay. We personally inspect each property to make sure that everything is scrupulously clean and in good order before your stay. We clean and disinfect the toys in each apartment after each stay. All baby equipment is also cleaned and disinfected at the end of each stay. You can be assured that your apartment will be as safe and clean as is possible – for your baby or child.
join in – pasta making course
on Tuesdays we run pasta making courses perfect for couples or why not book a private lesson for the whole family