Casa Ombuto - Accommodation
Cooking classes in Tuscany
Casa Ombuto is positioned 50km south of Florence, 35km from Arezzo, 85km from Sienna and 4km from Poppi, which is a picturesque medieval town situated in the heart of the Casentino valley. An ideal location to enjoy your cooking classes in Tuscany.
52014 Poppi, Italy
Casa Ombuto, where our cooking classes in Tuscany are held, is a Tuscan villa that pre-dates 1800 (its original section dates to at least 1642). Set in a secluded hilltop on an 80 acre large estate it offers absolute peace and quiet with spectacular views of the surrounding hills. The closest village is Poppi with its enchanting castle has been classified "I Borghi piu belli d’Italia” - as one of the most beautiful villages of Italy. It is in the Casentino valley with the spectacular National Forest which is wonderful for hiking. Upon arrival at Casa Ombuto most guests say immediately that the pictures on the website do not do the accommodation justice - it's much better in reality!
Bedrooms all have ensuite marble bathrooms Casa Ombuto has 8 stylish double bedrooms all with adjoining luxurious marbled bathrooms with either a bath or shower. All the suites have either wonderful terraces or balconies with spectacular views. The accommodation has been attractively furnished with great attention to detail. Cozy living rooms with fireplaces, furnished with teak colonial-style furniture (custom-made for us in Bali) reflect our passion for international travel and collecting international pieces. The original wooden beams and terracotta floors have been restored and create a true Tuscan ambiance.
Other facilities include a spa with sauna, steam room and a massage area
The cantina, indoor dining room open out onto this square so called Piazza making it a wonderful space to meet and dine together after cooking up a feast during your cooking classes in Italy.
On a plateau with a view over the Tuscan hills is the solar heated pool (14m x 7m).
Other features include a hot tub, a sauna and steam room as well as a fitness and massage area. The pool area is equipped with garden furniture, sun beds and a barbecue. This breathtaking spot has a great view of the hills, valleys and extensive woods, which is the ideal place to relax and enjoy nature.
Outdoor areaA large private outdoor area, Casa Ombuto has a romantic pergola for great Tuscan alfresco lunches or dinners on the magical piazza. A Fruit tree orchard lies close by and offers an abundance of fresh fruit in season.
Casa Ombuto Interiors
The stylish bedrooms have adjoining luxurious marbled bathrooms with either a bath or a shower.
Facilities at Casa Ombuto
Set in the secluded hills near the famour town of Poppi we offer you all the facilities you could possibly need while enjoying your holiday and Mediterranean or Italian cooking classes.
How to get there
Casa Ombuto is positioned 50km south of Florence, 35km from Arezzo, 85km from Sienna and 4km from Poppi, which is a picturesque medieval town situated in the heart of the Casentino valley.
Gallery Casa Ombuto
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Casa Ombuto Reviews
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One week Italian cooking course at Casa Ombuto
Have fun learning to make authentic Tuscan meals staying at Casa Ombuto, a luxurious villa in the Tuscan hills.
One week Mediterranean cooking course at Casa Ombuto
Learn to make dishes from the countries around the Mediterranen sea - Italian, Spanish, French and North African