Il Fontanaro |Two holiday rentals on a beautiful eco estate in Umbria

    (2 reviews)

    Hospitable service
    Awesome wine cellar
    Salt water pool!

Il Fontanaro is a truly magnificent manor just outside the village of Paciano. The Pinelli family purchased the estate 30 years ago and transformed it into a delightful holiday domain that includes a salt water swimming pool and a whirlpool. Mother Lucia and her daughter Alina are wonderful people; they love to let their guests share in their passion for the good Italian life. Upon arrival a welcoming breakfast will be waiting for you as well as wine, snacks olive oil and honey, all made from home grown products. They also organize wine- and olive oil tastings, give cooking workshops and guests are free to use the produce from their large organic vegetable garden. Their wine cellar holds a large selection of unique wines from all the different regions of Italy.

Il Fontanaro is located on a very convenient spot, only 1.5 hours from Rome and an hour from Florence. The comfortable holiday rentals Leccino & Frantoio are suitable for 2-3 persons and are fitted with all conveniences like Wi-Fi internet, satellite TV, an I-pod speaker and 2 terraces with an incredible view. It is hard not to fall in love with this little piece of paradise in Umbria!

Popular amenities
  • Fireplace
  • WIFI
  • air conditioning
  • charger electric car
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  Important: The prices shown for 2024 are subject to interim changes


1 - 2 Guests 1 - 1 Child 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

No booking fees at Nice2stay


1 - 2 Guests 1 - 1 Child 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

No booking fees at Nice2stay

Conditions & important information
  Important: The prices shown for 2024 are subject to interim changes

Do you have questions about Il Fontanaro ?

You can reach our multilingual team by phone from 9 AM - 5.30 PM ​on weekdays at 0031-238447005 or via the chat function​ on our website. ​And you can always send an email to, we will respond as soon as possible.

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Special offer

Under option
  • Use of gas/water/electricity
  • Air conditioning
  • Linen
  • Towels for the pool
  • Wifi internet
  • Welcome package (products for breakfast, olive oil, wine, honey)
  • Tour of the estate
  • Use of products from the vegetable garden
  • Weekly change of linen and interim cleaning
  • A personal concierge service. Upon arrival, a group app is created in which every day advice for restaurants, trips, fun cities and experiences, for example, are shared by the owners. 
  • Visiting and picking fruits and vegetables from the organic garden, depending on the season.
  • A free tasting of the genuine organic extra virgin olive oil. The tasting also includes a tour of the farm, a visit to the private olive mill and you can glimpse into the private wine cellar with a selection of 2500 bottles from Italy and other countries. There is also an olive grove of 4,000 olive trees on the property. 
  • A welcome basket with products such as: wine, olive oil, honey, milk, coffee, eggs, butter and snacks.

Pets welcome on request

The Pinelli family can offer several additional services that are very well regarded:

  • Cooking service, from a single meal to daily service
  • Wine tasting by accredited sommelier Alina
  • Cooking classes at Fontanaro (also for vegetarians) 
  • Olive oil tasting and visit to Fontanaro's private oil mill
  • Truffle hunting
  • Visit to a farm with animals 
  • Tastings at the best local wineries or daily wine tours 
  • Rental of electric bicycles 
  • Tour with electric bikes 
  • Sailing on Lake Transimeno or visit to the islands 
  • Walking tour with a naturalist guide
  • Cheese tour 
  • Horseback riding lessons 
  • Horseback riding with a view of Lake Trasimeno
  • Chef at home: a star dinner in the villa
  • Pizza party
  • Fishing lessons and academy for children and adults
  • Cultural tours 
  • Transfer from and to the airport
  • Customized tour (both in Tuscany and Umbria)
  • Massages/ manicure/ pedicure/facials both by the pool or in your own cottage
  • Babysitting

Would you like more information about this? Please let us know.

Upon reservation we require a deposit of 30% of the reservation sum. The remainder must be paid no later than 6 weeks before the start of the stay. In case of a booking within 6 weeks the total reservation sum must be paid immediately. In case of cancellation more than 6 weeks before the stay, 50% of the deposit will be returned. In case of cancellation within the 6 week period no refund will be made. We therefore recommend cancellation insurance.


  • If you want to use the central heating during the colder months, the owners ask for a fee of 100,-.
  • The cleaning fee is 100,-. 
  • Extra cleaning 15,-
  • Extra final cleaning if the house is not clean 80,-
  • Extra linen 15,-
  • Extra towels 15,-

Il Fontanaro is visited by Femke


All accommodations in our unique collection meet our high standards in quality, comfort, style and setting. We visit every place, meet the owners and explore the area, so we are sure that you will have a great holiday here!
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Il Fontanaro is located just outside the beautiful and charming village of Paciano. In the village there are 3 restaurants, 2 small grocers, 2 bars, a cash machine, pharmacy and a post office. The immediate surroundings have a lot to offer in terms of art, culture, nature and sport.



(2 reviews)

Al met al een perfecte vakantie gehad bij Il Fontanaro.

Wij hebben het heel erg naar onze zin gehad. De accommodatie voldeed helemaal aan onze verwachting, heel erg rustig,...


<p>Wij zijn net terug van 2 weken vakantie bij Il Fontanaro. De sfeer was ongelooflijk warm en verwelkomend. Wij voel...


  • hairdryer
  • charger electric car
  • information about the area
  • firewood
  • owners live on location

  • Bed linen
  • kitchen towels
  • Pool Towels
  • Towels

Optional Services
  • Wine service
  • maid service

  • Whirlpool / Jacuzzi
  • wood-fired oven
  • Pool lounge chairs
  • Outdoor furniture
  • private terrace
  • Common terrace
  • Patio
  • parking lots
  • shared pool
  • communal laundry room
  • BBQ

  • Freezer
  • quoocker
  • Oven
  • microwave
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove

  • high chair
  • Baby cot

  • Washing machine
  • fan
  • air conditioning
  • Fireplace

Audio / Video / Internet
  • satellite television
  • Ipod docking station
  • WIFI

Experience the wonderful hospitality of the Pinelli family

    Hospitable service Awesome wine cellar Salt water pool!

Il Fontanaro is a beautiful estate with two holiday homes. The estate is run by the Italian family Pinelli, who warmly welcome you and share their passion for the good Italian life with you.

The two houses, Leccino and Frantoio, adjoining the main building of Fontanaro, are fully furnished and tastefully decorated with Umbrian details. Furthermore, the holiday homes have a spacious living room with satellite TV and wood-burning stove, a well-equipped kitchen plus a large bedroom with king-size bed and a comfortable modern bathroom with shower.

Leccino (60m2) has a private terrace and garden on two sides with a beautiful view of the vineyard. Frantoio (65m2) has romantic views with sunset, a terrace, private garden and a covered parking space.

The owners thought of every detail;

  • dishwasher
  • microwave oven
  • water cooker
  • cd-player and an IPod box (on request)
  • hair dryer...

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