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Borgo San Biagio

Umbria & Tuscany Border, Umbria & Lazio, Italy

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A fabulous venue for a wedding or special celebration, this historic Borgo has a huge heatable pool, different spots for seating and dining, ample space for games and play. Informal catering and pizza evenings are a great success with all guests.

In brief

  • Prices for smaller groups of 10 & 16
  • Tower with roof top Jacuzzi
  • Super venue for an informal special celebration

About the villa

A unique and intriguing holiday venue, this is a rare opportunity to enjoy the exclusive use of an entire historic hamlet. The remarkable ‘borgo’ (or little village), considered one of the most beautiful in Italy, basks amid verdant hills, within easy reach of medieval towns in both Umbria and Tuscany. Sympathetically restored by its owner Renato, it comprises six separate buildings, clustered in tree-shaded grounds with many different spots with ample outdoor furniture in sun and shade for reading or play. In various sizes for two to five guests, each is individually styled to retain its character while adding modern comforts, and all have a private furnished garden terrace. The accommodation layout is straightforward. The 'hamlet houses' of Casa del Contadino, Il Forno, Casa del Prete are all set in a horseshoe shape. Casa del Castagno with panoramic furnished terrace is set slightly apart. Casa di Venere and The Tower are at the other end of the hamlet. The thousand year old Tower villa boasts a rooftop terrace, with spectacular views unchanged by the centuries, and a rather contemporary hot tub from which to enjoy them.

Cook service can be pre-booked, barbecue and delightful informal pizza evenings can be arranged, and the borgo’s Club is a rustic, informal but elegant dining room with fully equipped and stocked kitchen with an al fresco table on the terrace big enough for everyone. The old chapel, now a convivial sitting room, is also used for wedding blessings. And the focal point of the country gardens is an eighteen metre heated swimming pool.

Renato, the owner who lives a few kilometres away, remains unobtrusive, but is always on hand to ensure his guests are happy and contented. Nothing is too much for him. He will arrange a wedding breakfast for honeymooners, a barbecue and pizza evenings for a private group, horse riding in the surrounding hills, a trip to the local spa, or even a truffle hunting expedition in the surrounding area in winter! His pride in the hamlet, local knowledge, and enthusiasm is reflected in the complimentary comments in the Visitors Book. "A most serene place to stay: wonderfully traditional and homely". Visitors have shown nothing but enthusiasm for this very special place.

Borgo San Biagio is a favourite venue for a special celebration or informal wedding reception. Please enquire for details of a wedding planner. 


"Wonderful location. Renato and team could not have been more helpful. Glorious food and pizza evening a great success."

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Villa details


CASA DEL CONTADINO (access from just outside internal courtyard)

  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Twin bedroom (can be made up as double)
  • Shower room
  • First floor: Double (king size) bedroom, shower room, and sitting room with sofa bed
  • Furnished terrace area outside entrance

IL FORNO (adjacent to Casa del Prete, access from internal courtyard)

  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Shower room
  • Please note that staircase to first floor is steep, not suitable for small children or those with limited mobility.
  • First floor: Double bedroom and bathroom
  • Steep exterior steps down to gardens with furnished pergola

CASA DEL PRETE (adjacent to Il Forno access from internal courtyard)

  • Twin bedroom (can be double)
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room
  • Shower room
  • First floor: Double (king size) bedroom, shower room, and study with sofa bed
  • Furnished terrace in internal courtyard OR exterior steps down to furnished area in gardens

CASA DEL CASTAGNO (behind Casa del Prete, access from gardens, via steps and terrace)

  • Kitchen/dining area
  • Double (king size) bedroom with in-room bath, WC and basin
  • Single bedroom/study
  • Sitting room
  • Shower room
  • Panoramic furnished terrace outside entrance


  • Please note staircase inside is steep and narrow - suitable for agile guests only.
  • Entrance hall
  • First floor: Kitchen with dining area
  • Second floor: Study
  • Third floor: Double (king size) bedroom with shower room en suite
  • Fourth floor: Sitting room, shower room, and steps to roof top terrace with hot tub

CASA DI VENERE (close to the tower)

  • Open plan living/dining and kitchen area
  • Double (king size) bedroom with steps down to in-room bath with Jacuzzi bath
  • Shower room
  • Double (king size) bedroom
  • Furnished terrace outside entrance

The Chapel

  • Shared sitting room with books, piano and WiFi
  • The Chapel can also be used for wedding blessings


Children's Facilities

  • Cot and highchair available on request

Cooking Outdoors

  • Barbecue


  • Satellite TV, DVD player, WiFi, Jigsaw puzzles, books, DVDs
  • Smart TV
  • CD player

Games and Sports

  • Table tennis
  • Table football
  • Boules
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Billiard table

Keeping Cool

  • Fans
  • Air conditioning in bedrooms and kitchens

Kitchen Essentials

  • All properties are equipped as below:
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Oven

Private Pool

  • 18m x 6m
  • 1.2m x 1.6m deep
  • Built-in steps
  • Pool towels
  • Jacuzzi 2m x 2m in Renato's Tower
  • Pool heating is available on request

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome pack
  • Maid service 1.5 hours per day 1 day per week


  • Cook service
  • Pizza evenings
  • Pool heating

Extra changes are available on request for an additional charge

Terrace outside dining room at the Borgo
Terrace outside dining room at the Borgo

Important Information

Please note that there is a European tourist tax payable on arrival to the House Manager. This only applies to guests over 12 years and the  amount  varies from €1 .5 to €6 per person and is set by the local council. Further details will be advised prior to arrival.   

Having a barbecue in Italy is one of the best ways to cook your food but you may find that due to long drought periods in high season barbecuing may be restricted in some areas. You will be informed if this happens by your house staff or local representative.

Fewer of you? 

Price for up to 10 people will include the use of any 3 of the 6 properties of your choice, please confirm on booking. The 3 not being used will remain closed. The price for 16 will include use of all properties except Casa di Venere which will remain closed. For the price for 20, all accomodation in the Borgo will be available. 

Please note that pool heating will usually bring the water temperature up to approximately 10 degrees higher than the night time temperature. As such in early or late season if the nights time temperatures are low, guests may still find the pool feels cold despite heating.

CV Representative

An English speaking CV representative in Italy will be available by phone during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.


Arrival from 16:00. Departure by 10:00.


Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website.



  • Tennis 15km Trestina
  • Watersports 35km Lake Trasimeno
  • Golf 60km Ellera di Perugia


  • Shops and Restaurants 9km Calzolaro
  • Large shops 15km Trestina
  • Restaurants 20km Citta di Castello

Places of Interest

  • Citta di Castello 20km
  • Umbertide 20km
  • Cortona 30km
  • Sansepolcro 40km
  • Gubbio 45km
  • Perugia 55km
  • Arezzo 55km
  • Assisi 70km
  • Todi 100km
  • Siena or Spoleto or Orvieto 110km


  • Perugia 55km
  • Florence 150km
  • Pisa 200km
  • Bologna 220km
  • Rome 250km

Train Station

  • Terontola 35km
About the area

Umbria & Tuscany Border

Average weather

A monastic calm hangs over the hills that straddle Tuscany and Umbria. But holidays along the Umbria–Tuscany border offer more than just quiet relaxation by the villa pool. Perugia is kept young by the city’s thousands of students, and houses one of central Italy’s great art collections. Lake Trasimeno has clear waters and scenery when you need a hit of azure or a day-long cycle ride. Gubbio and Città di Castello barely break their small-town rhythm to welcome visitors.

Find out more about Umbria & Tuscany Border

Essential Information

Please note that there is a European tourist tax payable on arrival. Further details will be advised prior to arrival.

Having a barbecue in Italy is one of the best ways to cook your food but you may find that due to long drought periods in high season barbecuing may be restricted in some areas. You will be informed if this happens by your house staff or local representative.


CV Villas is happy to book flights for our customers on scheduled, chartered or low cost airlines from London and regional UK airports. Please ask for details.


Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport.