Ancient villa in Valdichiana, close to Cortona (Arezzo). 18+4 sleeping accommodations, swimming pool, Internet.
The old villa (18+4 sleeping accommodations) stands on a hill covered with olive trees in the heart of the Valdichiana, close to Marciano della Chiana, an ancient medieval village renowned in history for having been the theatre of the battle of Scannagallo in 1554.
The villa overlooks the valley and Cortona, Castiglion and the castle of Montecchio are to be seen in the distance.
The frescoes emerged in the last renovation works are a testimony of the history of the building.
A small cottage is beside the main building.
The villa is surrounded by a 2-hectare fenced park with wide lawns and olive trees, and by a natural woods featuring century-old ashes, oaks and cypresses. A large swimming pool (7x14 m) completes this suggestive corner of the Valdichiana.
The villa is the ideal lodging for those who want to relax as well as an excellent starting point for trips to the most important cities of art of central Italy: Rome, Florence, Cortona, Arezzo, Perugia, Assisi, Siena, Montalcino and Pienza.
The structure (including the cottage) offers 18+4 sleeping accommodations in 7 bedrooms + 2 suites, 9 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, living room with fireplace and dining room. Large outdoor area for eating al fresco.
The two-storey villa composes as follows:
Ground floor: - two kitchens; - dining room; - living room (50 sq. mt.) with big fireplace, satellite TV and Internet connection; - double bedroom accessible to disabled people; - bathroom with shower and washing machine accessible to disabled people; - twin-bedded bedroom; - double bedroom; - bathroom with shower; - bathroom with bathtub.
First floor: - double bedroom with dedicated bathroom with whirlpool bathtub; - double bedroom with dedicated bathroom with shower; - twin-bedded bedroom with dedicated bathroom with shower; - suite consisting in double bedroom, small living room with double sofa bed and bathroom; - suite composing of double bedroom, small living room with two single sofa beds and bathroom.
Cottage (2 sleeping accommodations; accessible to disabled people): - double bedroom with satellite TV; - bathroom with shower; - kitchen opening onto the veranda; - veranda.
Grocers`, restaurants, cafes, the post office and banks are in Marciano, a small village 1.5 kilometre from the villa. A bakery and a farmer market are 1 kilometre from the estate. The nearest supermarket and emergency ward are 8 kilometres away.
Swimming pool, car park, bicycles, working fireplace, baby cot, DVD player, satellite TV, CD player, Internet connection, dish washer, washing machine, iron, electric oven and hair-dryer.
Arezzo 20 km - Cortona 22 km - Siena 45 km - Florence 75 km - Perugia 60 km - lake Trasimeno 25 km - Pienza and Montepulciano 30 km - Assisi 80 km - Rome 180 km.
How to Get to the Villa
The villa is reached through a completely surfaced road.
Location of the villa in Tuscany
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