Tuscany XIII century villa, converted into a prestigious “farmhouse”: self-catered apartments with pool, free wireless, weddings location, panoramic views. 3 km from Sansepolcro, Arezzo-Cortona-Siena area.
LOCATION The location of the elegant Vacation House, at 28 kms from Arezzo and not far from Siena, on the edge of the Chianti wine region and of Umbria, is perfect to visit the glorious Tuscan countryside and many cities of art of Tuscany and of central Italy: Florence, Rome, Perugia, Assisi, Cortona, Ravenna, Orvieto, Trasimeno Lake, attainable through the E45 speedway, situated only 3 kms from the villa
.For art-lovers, in this area there are Signorelli, Perugino, Pinturicchio frescos in addition to the 'Piero della Francesca trail' around Arezzo, Sansepolcro & Monterchi. There are a number of music festivals in the region, including Umbria Jazz in Perugia in July. Lakes Trasimeno and Montedoglio provide water-sports, trips to islands & a small beach. For history-lovers there is interest everywhere, with Etruscan tombs, Roman remains and medieval city-centres. Or, just simply enjoy the countryside and the beautiful views, stopping frequently at a bar for fresh coffee and real Italian icecreams!Activities in the proximities:*For those in search of peace and tranquility:The perfect environment for natural beauty and relaxation, visitors to the holiday Villa Torre del Guado can enjoy relaxing swims in the pool or pleasant hiking and cycling trips around the stunning landscape of the tall valley or along the Tiber shores.*For those of you who prefer to indulge in sporting or cultural activities (Tuscan Cities of Art):-Trekking ,-Horseback riding: 2 and 5 kms, -Tennis courts, gym, 2 kms, -Golf 6 kms, -Fishing 4 kms, -Windsurfing 8 kms, -Thermal baths ( Fontecchio) and beauty farm 15 kms, -Sea: less than an hour by car, -Museums, Cultural sites, -Antiquary's objects ( Anghiari, Sansepolcro, Arezzo), -Nearby restaurants, which offer a wide range of local traditional dishes and vintage wines from around the region. For people interested in finding a real bargain in the world of "haute couture" (women's and men's) there is, nearby, a small, exclusive shopping centre called The Mall, home to the factory outlets of Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, and other top designer labels. Not far away there is a similar Prada outlet.
Vacation Rental Property
The villa:Torre del Guado Country House
is an impressive stone manor house, located outside of medieval cities of Anghiari and Sansepolcro birthplace of the great Piero della Francesca, in panoramic position in the picturesque landscape northeast of Arezzo, a natural amphitheatre of wild and uncontaminated beauty.This historical building, dating back to the 13th century, has been just converted into a warm and refined country holiday villa, furnished of all the benefits of modern technology, available for a relaxing and invigorating holiday in the green landscape of Tuscany, or to use a base to discover the numerous and magnificent cultural and artistic sights nearby. Now the holiday home
, set in beautifully maintained gardens with a large ecological swimming pool, features: 5 self-catering vacation-accommodations, each one with fireplace and individually designed, open barbecue, private parking and spacious reception rooms for: meeting, ceremonies (with service catering.Museums, cultural sites, thermal baths, golf, tennis courts, horse-riding and nearby restaurants are available at a short driving distance.The turistic Complex: is the result of the careful restoration, of a large structure, developed over the centuries around a central fortress-tower: the pre-Renaissance fireplace and antique ceiling coverings reveal historical links with a noble past. The structure has once again found its ancient charm with all the comforts of modern technology, thanks to a radical and rigorous programme of restoration. The subtle pastel shades, together with the carefully selected furnishings, now contrast perfectly with the severity of the stone, the red-baked floor tiles, the wood and the wrought iron to create a personal and pleasant ambience which appears fresh and new.
Sleeps & # of Bedrooms
1 double bedroom ,1 twin bedroom (convertible to a double), en-suite bathroom with shower, bidet, sink, WC.
DETAILS of the apartment: The apart. Guado: occupies 90 m2. At ground floor: 1 large living room with fireplace, TV sat, double sofa-bed, fully equipped kitchenette (gas hob, refrigerator with ice compartment, electric oven), dining table for 6, washing-machine; first floor: 1 double bedroom ,1 twin bedroom (convertible to a double), en-suite bathroom with shower, bidet, sink, WC. Single heating with counter. In the environments a refined and welcoming atmosphere in the indigo tonalities. Sleeps: 4. Additional beds: 2.
5 self-catering apartments, entirely independent and with entry on the garden,Upon request, available kids' baby cots and chair,Wireless internet connection,Each apartment equipped of single heating with counter,Internet connexion in the Property,Well-tended garden (25000 mq): 2 Covered gazebo, private places with tables, chairs and sunshade for every apartment,( Every unit has its own outside sitting area)Large ecological swimming pool (15m x 7m), External shower, Barbeque in the garden,Inside the property, for each apartment, a covered parking lot,Mountain-bikes inclused in the price,Ping-pong,Mini volley,Room for meetings, cultural events, banquets (optional Catering service), On request informations about excursions (nature-culture and shopping).
Rates & Availability
Prices vary according to apartment and its size, amenities and season.
Weekly rates: from Euros 440.00 to Euros 890.00
Daily rates: from Euros 90.00 to Euros 170.00
SPECIAL DISCOUNT depending on length of stay and on early bookings
INFO: All rooms are furnished with sheets, towels and table linen.* The apartment prices includes : water, consumption, gas, electricity, end-of-stay cleaning service, weekly changeof linen and towels, use of: washing-machine, swimming pool, mountains bikes, baby cots, parking lot, taxes (10%).*Prices vary according to size, amenities, season ,*The price does not include: use of additional bed and the heating (charged on the spot according to usage), wood for fireplace.Upon request, available kids' baby cots and chairsUpon request, available, daily cleaning (charged extra).Upon request, available private cooking for groups through service catering.Daily booking: least 3 nights in low and mid-low, 4 nights at Christmas and Easter.Check-in: Saturday from 5 pm to 8 pm; check-out: Saturday within 10,00 am. Security: € 150 for apartment: the deposit will be returned on your departure.During the booking, by bank transfer or credit card, 30% of the rent is required to complete the booking (balance due at check out ).
WHERE WE ARE Torre del Guado can be reached by airplane, by train, by car. The airports and the railway stations in Rome, Florence, Perugia, Bologna, Rimini, Arezzo are to brief distance. By Car:from Milan-Bologna: A14 Freeway to Cesena: exit Cesena nord, Follow E45 Superhighway to Rome-Perugia- exit Sansepolcro sud.from Rome-Orte: E45 Superhighway Perugia-Cesena: exit Sansepolcro sud.from Florence: A1 Freeway - exit Arezzo with direction SANSEPOLCRO.By Train to Arezzo: From Arezzo to Sansepolcro by bus (autolinee SITA)By Air: ROME ( Km 180)FLORENCE ( Km 88)PERUGIA ( Km 50)Forlì (Km 88)Fly direct to Bologna-Forli via Ryanair, or to Florence , or to Ancona via Ryanair (2 hours' drive), or to Bologna, Pisa or Rome . For Perugia, our nearest airport (45 minutes drive), flights from UK currently change at Milan.
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