The first reaction when arriving at Casa Garuda? Our guests are amazed at the gorgeous hilltop top view with it's sweeping vistas of rolling Tuscan & Umbrian hills. A traditional Umbrian farmhouse awaits you for a truly special holiday. Come join us!
A beautiful Umbrian country farmhouse located on a private estate with a spectacular vista of the rolling hills surrounding the Val di Chiana in Tuscany and the farmlands of Umbria. Two swimming pools are available, in season, on the estate within walking distance, plus tennis courts and nature trails.
The apartment has 5 private rooms, each with own bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, laundry and free wi-fi access. Cost is per room, single or double occupancy. Nearby you can explore the villages of Citta della Pieve and Montepulciano, and further afield Perugia, Florence and Rome.
The apartment is ideally suited for small groups or a family. You will have use of the outdoor annex with a wonderful view of Tuscany, which is suitable for dining and social gatherings. There is a wonderful herb garden and a large outdoor platform for exercising, yoga, etc.
For those in search of biking and running, swimming, health SPA's, tennis or just time to relax, Casa Garuda offers innumerable possibilities. For bikers and runners you will find the 60 km Sentiero della Bonifica which begins close by and takes you along a scenic trail through the Val di Chiana, passing two lakes, reaching Arrezzo to the North. You can also enjoy the Hot Springs of San Casciano dei Bagni or Chianciano. And we can point you to some of the best restaurants in the area!
For over 10 years we have hosted programs for the contemplative arts: Tai Chi, Duende Dance, Photography and Yoga. We also host family vacations and business groups. We are ideally suited for small groups of up to 10 people, and we can expand for larger groups with our neighbor, Casale Santa Maria Nuova, a wonderful Country House located within easy walking distance. The Le Coste Estate also has a large hall, 200 s.m., located 1.3 km from Casa Garuda. More independent groups can organize their own cooking or Casa Garuda can provide provide a cook or catering services. If you are interested in using our facilities for a group of your own, please contact us!
Free parking, wi-fi, kitchen, laundry.
Your host, Antonella, is happy to help you with suggestions for local travel.
Antonella has been running Casa Garuda for 10 years hosting guests, tourists, meditators, musicians, runners, walkers, dancers from around the world. Antonella's warm and delightful hospitality will make you feel right at home.