11 kms away is the town of Marsciano. It has 2 supermarkets and a full range of shops, banks, cafes and a post office, plus a lively weekly market and a wide selection of restaurants.
The nearest village is Spina (2.5kms) which has a mini-market for essential items, a bank with bancomat, chemist, butcher, post office and a café.
Perugia is 20km to the north and Todi 20km to the south. As the house is so well positioned and has quick access to the E45 Superstrada many famous towns can be visited for just a morning or afternoon visit. Leaving you with the rest of the day to relax leisurely by the pool or enjoy a cool glass of wine from the local cantina.
Assisi, Orvieto, Spoleto, Spello (restaurant il Molino), Lake Trasimeno (boat trips, wind surfing, child-friendly beach), are all within a 45 minute drive from the house. Cortona (the location for the film; Under the Tuscan Sun) Gubbio. Arezzo (the location for the town shots in the oscar-winning film La Vita e Bella) Citta di Castello, Terni and Norcia are all about 1 hour drive away. Also local are a variety of small hilltop towns which include; Torgiano (15km) – Wine museum of the Lungarotti Cantina, Montefalco (40km) – Famous for its textiles and wine (sagrantino), Bevagna (45km) – (restaurant Osteria del Podesta) and Trevi (50km).
Siena (115km) in Southern Tuscany is 90minutes away. Florence (140km), and Rome (175km) are about 2 hours drive. Tennis is available on the outskirts of the town of Marsciano, and for the golfer the newly appointed “Best Italian Golf course 2020” Antognolla – a Robert Trent Jones Jr Championship Course – a fantastic experience for golfers - - only 45 min from Casa Fontanelle.