Facilities and services in Casa Monte:

Casa Monte has been fitted with the best in appliances and modern conveniences. It has been luxuriously appointed to make your stay a dream.

Amongst those facilities, Casa Monte has:

• Three large bedrooms to sleep six adults.

• A fully equipped laundry with washing machine, drying machine, drying rack, wash trough, vacuum cleaner, ironing board and iron.

• Two bathrooms, two showers, one bath and three toilets. (Houses within villages are susceptible to low water pressure and many Italian homes have small hot water services. The owners of Casa Monte have eradicated such problems by equipping the house with TWO large hot water services and a large cistern of water that is pumped evenly to each floor.)

• State of the art kitchen including gas rangetop, a large oven, a dishwasher, a food fridge, a wine fridge and a variety of kitchen appliances. Plus all the crockery and cookware a world class chef would want.

• A Bose Soundock for iPods and iPhones

• A large widescreen Smart TV with SKY TV (Entertainment, News and Movie channels in English and original) and a multi region DVD player with a small arthouse/ Italian themed DVD library of discs and some family themed movies.

• Hydronic heating for winter.

• A Wireless Broadband Network for those travelling with WiFi equipped computers. This service is fast enough for full screen video conferencing (service provided upon request).

• Telephones (service provided upon request)

Facilities and services in Panicale:

Panicale has

• Three bars

• Four restaurants

• A bank with an ATM

• A post office

• Grocery stores

• A bakery

• A newsagent which sells foreign newspapers, phone cards etc

• A pharmacy

• A butcher

  1. Clothing stores

  2. Gist stores

There is a tourist information centre which conducts free tours of the town, and the lace museum from where Popes and Kings have commissioned work in the past.

There is also a beautifully restored theatre for live drama and music.

And for art lovers, Panicale’s pride is Pietro Vannucci, known as Il Perugino (1446 - 1524). He is probably best known for being Raphael’s teacher. His Martyrdom of San Sebastiano, which was recently restored, is located in the San Sebastiano church. San Sebastiano is a small, romantic and extremely beautiful church just outside the walls.