Villa il Rocolo
Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
The villa has been lovingly restored and transformed into a most elegant and refined holiday home in keeping with the original tradition and character of this charming stone villa, with wood beams and vaulted terra cotta ceilings.
In the private gardens you will find a 12x6 swimming pool for the exclusive use of guests and on the charming patio you will enjoy dining "al fresco" or simply relaxing with a glass of wine in the cool of the evening.
This lovely farmhouse is surrounded by vineyards and small private woods, in a peaceful corner of Tuscany, just outside Arezzo which is 4 km away and where you will find all amenities.
The town of Arezzo is rich in history and has many tourist attractions both cultural and gastronomical, owing to the vicinity, we can gaurantee that you will enjoy splendid evenings discovering the many charming restaurants, trattorias and entertainment which Arezzo's summer program offers.
This idyllic position will enable you to visit all the important historical and cultural centres in Tuscany and many other charming villages and hamlets.
Within walking distance there is a bar/small groceries.
The motorway is just 10 minutes drive away and from the train station in Arezzo you can take a train to Florence (35 mins.) and Rome (80 mins) and for Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto and many other destinations.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 80 km, 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is an area in Central Italy. Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition and is very well known for its wines-more famously Chianti! Tuscany is also known for its Artists and great paintings and sculptures, not to mention the Architectural masterpieces.
There are many reasons to visit Tuscany form the beautiful countryside, fine wine and cuisine, mountain paths for walking and cycling, the fine art and to learn the language!
Tuscany is a great destination for shopping in Italy. The larger cities for shopping are Siena and Florence with boutiques and brand name shops. The villages often focus on the weekly markets with local craftsmen who host workshops.
The Chimera, a bronze statue from Etruscan times dating back to the V century B.C. has become the symbol of the town.
In Roman hands (IV-III century) Arezzo was under great development and many Roman remains can be seen in Archaeological museum in Via Margaritone overlooking the vast space of the Roman Amphitheatre. In the museum, you will find Greek and Roman vases and Aretine ceramics: the typical coral vases for which Arezzo was famous during the Roman period.Roman and Greek Etruscan, Italic, coins, Bronzes form Etruscan and Roman times, remains of the of the Amphitheatre
The ANTIQUE FAIR takes place in Piazza San Francesco, Piazza Grande and the Logge Vasari,
For over twenty years, the first Saturday and Sunday of the month about 20.000 people visit the fair each year.
PIAZZA GRANDE is in the heart of the city and centre of the medieval city and Aretine life, here La Giostra del Saracino takes place the 1st Sunday in June and September. La Giostra is a tournament between where the four regions of Arezzo challenge each other with knights horseback and ancient spears.- ancient local traditions, costume and culture are re-lived each year during the tournament, which has an ethnical value
In Piazza Grande you can see Vasari's Logge which was built in the late Renaissance period (Vasari born in 1511 was a painter, historian architect and writer). and many other ancient buildings such as the Palazzo Lappoli, The Law Courts, The Lay Fraternity Building, Palazzo Cofani, the medieval steps of the Vicolo dell'Arco links the Logge of Vasari to Piazza del Praticino and to many other medieval streets and squares.
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13 Oct 2013
"Wonderful country villa."
Our group of 9 spent a perfect week at this lovely villa during the grape harvest September/October of 2013. Our second evening we were served a wonderful Tuscan meal including what was easily the b… More
21 Jul 2013
"A Lovely Stay"
We were a group of 7 and decided on this villa as my grandmother was coming with us and couldn't manage stairs and this villa has 3 downstairs bedrooms. It is a lovely villa - beautifully decorat… More
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