Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Set in 40 acres of olive groves, oak woods and fields full of wild flowers, Villa Monterosi is a jewel of peace with it's own private swimming pool, rolling gardens and terraces. A place to dream of, this stone built house has been renovated to the highest ecological standards whilst maintaining its ancient character and serenity.
The villa faces south across to Umbria, rolling hills and distant mountains. Sunlight floods into the rooms, all of which have gorgeous views. The house is totally secluded and private.
The swimming pool measures 5 x 14 metres and is just beneath the house on its own wide, stone-paved terrace – out of the wind, and ideal for basking in the glorious Tuscan sunshine. Whatever the season the panoramic views are breathtaking overlooking Tuscany and onto Umbria.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia, Nearest railway: Arezzo|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The house is on three floors, and the middle floor is the kitchen/dining room and lounge area.
In the kitchen you will find genuine terracotta floor tiles and marble worktops. The fitted kitchen is individually designed and craftsman-built in solid wood. Fully equipped with a dishwasher, 2 fridges, ceramic sinks, extra wide electric oven, 5-burner gas hob and Dualit toaster, plus anything else you could need on holiday, we feel we have provided everything for even the most exuberant chef. With its mellow stone wall-tiles, the kitchen opens out onto one of the terraces for eating or relaxing outside.
Mosquito screens are fitted to all windows.
|Further details outdoors|
The swimming pool measures 5 x 14 metres and is just beneath the house on its own wide, stone-paved terrace – out of the wind, and ideal for basking in the glorious Tuscan sunshine. The views from here are panoramic. For those who prefer shade there is a large overhanging fig tree to one side and umbrellas. The shallow end has steps the width of the pool, ideal for young children. There is a convenient shower with hot water, and for anyone who fancies a night time swim the pool is lit inside and out.
Rates are quoted in EUROs for weekly periods. In mid and low season the arrival and departure day is flexible. In the high season the arrival and departure day is Saturday.
Bed linen and towels, towels for the pool, weekly cleaning on Saturday, electricity, gas and hot water, weekly cleaning of pool are all included in the price. Cots and high chairs on request, (Extra children’s toys on request).
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is known for its beautiful landscapes of rolling hills and cypress trees, virtually unchanged in some areas for centuries. Also famous for it's rich artistic legacy and vast influence on high culture. Tuscany is widely regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and has been home to some of the most influential people in history, such as Petrarch, Dante, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Amerigo Vespucci and Puccini. Tuscany has some very interesting museums, such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace in Florence, but there are also many in local towns and smaller villages. Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition, and is famous for its wines (most famous of which are Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino).
Only 10 minutes from Anghiari is Sansepolcro, birthplace of Piero della Francesca, the famous artist. Also nearby is Caprese Michelangelo, where Michelangelo was born. Assisi, Siena, Florence and many other beautiful and historic places are within one or two hours’ drive. You can enrich your holiday experience and be home in time for drinks on the terrace in the gold of the setting sun.
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