We have the following items of baby equipment available for loan at the villa; cot, cot linen, gro-bag, bed guard, high chair, steriliser, bath, booster seat, Bumbo, play & changing mat, blender, baby chair, back carrier, potty, loo seat reducer, child step, bath mat, night light. All these items are available free of charge and are included in your family holiday – we do have a limited number of some items – please request at the time of booking.
ON SITE ASSISTANCE
In each property, you will find a comprehensive guest guide written by us, for families, which offers lots of useful hints and tips about all the amazing days out in the local area. Our guide helps you see, do and experience the best of Umbria.
We are on hand daily if you need help booking restaurants, taxis, fixing a puncture or just want a chat or some advice.
We (Isabel and Paul) live at Pian di Cascina year round with our 3 children. We speak Italian and are available to help, should you have any problems, which can be reassuring, when you are travelling with little ones.
LINEN, TOWELS AND BASICS
No need to pack bulky items like towels in your luggage! We provide pool towels. We also include all linen which includes, bed linen, cot linen, bathroom towels, kitchen towels and cloths, making more room for the things that make you happy!
We also include in your family holiday home: loo rolls, cleaning products, organic liquid hand soap, dishwasher & washing up liquid, bin bags, and organic ecological toiletries.
ALSO AVAILABLE AT ADDITIONAL COST
We offer a list of grocery items you can order for arrival. There is fresh bread and croissants, an organic fruit and vegetable box, fresh milk, a selection of wines and beer, our own home made jam and olive oil and a range of items perfect for breakfast. You can also order a delicious lasagne to be waiting when you arrive, so there is no need to worry about sorting out dinner on your arrival day. Plus we offer a baby essentials shopping service, leave those bulky nappies at home, we can shop for formula, nappies and wipes. (You are only charged for items you order)
DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR
Why not relax in the morning with a family breakfast in your pj’s on your terrace. We deliver 6 days a week from our local baker directly to your terrace in time for breakfast. Choose from a tempting selection including croissants, plain or with custard, jam or chocolate, a range of fresh bread including whole grain, rye, and olive oil. In your room you will also find a Lavazza coffee machine, why not start each day of your holiday Italian style with a delicious espresso and a croissant. You will also find a menu from which you can order from a selection of home made family meal options, wines & beer, our own organic olive oil and homemade jams. No cook – no problem – there are plenty of options available to make your family holiday as relaxing as possible.
La Tavernetta, farm to table restaurant is available exclusively to you. Here you can enjoy a delicious 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 are from local producers. Our salami and ham come from an artisan butcher in Norcia – world famous for delicious pork products. Our kitchen garden provides all of the herbs and many of the fruits, salad and vegetables served in our restaurant. La Tavernetta is open on Sunday and Thursday evenings from May to October – offering delicious Italian dining for the whole family – Buon Appetito!
The perfect way to unwind from the stresses of everyday life and a great way to begin your family holiday. 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! Why not book a his and hers massage (one appointment will be booked right after the other), so that you can both get into a holiday state of mind. (*Please Note: massage service is temporarily suspended due to Covid-19. )
Why not give yourself some time off. The best family holiday involves some you time… book a date night, or a few hours sightseeing or wine tasting without the children. We have several experienced local ladies available, many of whom are mothers themselves. You can book them to look after your child in the day, while you relax and have a few hours off, or for an evening out.