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Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Torre del Cielo is a superb villa with 5 bedrooms each with bathroom ensuite, large garden, a 12 x 6 swimming pool that is warmed by an all day sun exposure with a fantastic panoramic views and for the kid?s to enjoy themselves a tennis table!
AIR CONDITIONING in each bedroom and a new play ground area of 1000sqm.
Torre del Cielo - 'Tower of the Sky' - takes its name from its outstanding position over the valley from which you can enjoy superb panoramic views.
The tower was built in middle of 1600 when it was used as a lookout for approaching enemies. In 1894 the building was expanded to include a stone farmhouse. This work was done by the great-grandfather of the current owner.
Traditional Tuscan style was maintained in the recent restoration of this property. The ceiling and floors are beautifully finished with terracotta tiles, and the celings have exposed wooden beams. The original wooden doors have all been refinished with antique hardware.
New pool (12 x 6 m depth 1.5 mt; open from 1st May to1st October) in a beautiful garden with roses , lavanda, jasmines with cypresses and olive trees with stunning views over the valley towards the lush green tuscan hills, from the beautifully landscaped terraces.
Next to the pool there is a heated Jacuzzi open from April to October).
The pool area has a big gazebo, table, chairs and barbeques, from which to enjoy your al-fresco meal, the mediaeval town of Monterchi and the lush green Tuscan Hills are a backdrop.
At Guests' disposal:
Tennis table, Volley ball, Play ground area for children, football area.
Private outdoor dining area.
Pool furniture includes also comfortable sunbeds and sun umbrellas.
The vistas are absolutely splendid, looking over small hilltop towns and villages with the Apennine mountain range forming the backdrop in the far distance.
Local Activities: cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, roller blading, sailing, swimming, tennis court in Monterchi, walking, wind-surfing, professional Clay Pigeon Shooting .
'Torre del Cielo' is a property with a very high standard of accomodation and facilities. It is managed directly by the owners. In case of any problems, the owners are just 20 minutes away. They are there to meet and greet you, show you around the property and help with any needs you have. The difference between a property managed by the owners and a property owned by someone living in another country is huge. Have you ever arrived after a long journey and found the most basic of welcome packs? A half cleaned house? A semi clean pool? At 'Torre del Cielo' the majority of our guests are repeat bookings. The enjoyment of your holiday is our number one priority.
The nearest village is Monterchi (all main services, shops), 2,5 km from the villa; it can also be reached on foot through a beautiful country road.
Monterchi is just 2,5 km far and can also be reached by bike or on foot; the road is in good conditions.
cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, roller blading, sailing, swimming, tennis, walking, wind-surfing, Clay Pigeon Shooting.
Walking and cycling and fishing:
The villa is surrounded by stunning countryside, offering beautiful walks around it's land and the adjacent woods.
There are simply miles of country paths and tracks.
Guided walks are also available for all levels. The routes range from gentle strolls through to challenging climbs, and they all offer fantastic panoramic views and the chance to get back to nature.
Walkers have often reported seeing wild boar, deer as well as a whole variety of birds.
The woods are also full of porcini mushrooms, chestnuts and truffles (for those that know how to find them).
cycling with the famous hills of Tuscany, you can pick a gentle ride down into the village of Monterchi , or a full blooded Mountain Bike ride throud the woods.
Guided rides are available as a bike hire.
Monterchi hosts many organised rides from fun rides for all the family through to international races .
It is possible to fish in the private lake about 450 m. far to the villa, in the lake there are carps, perchs, trouts.
Horse Riding :
There is a riding centre approx 15 minutes away, for both experienced riders and beginners.
Lessons for children, with ponies, are also available there.
Golf There is a 18 holecourse approx 30 minutes from the Villa.
Throughout July and August in Monterchi,In the gardens of the Madonna del Parto museum, every Wednesday night, Monterchi is host for music concerts. Covering Classical music, Jazz and more. The events are free of charge and after the concerts a buffet is served.
Within an hour?s drive, you can find Italy?s top fashion designers, as well as designer labels from all over the world. Among the names are Prada, The Mall (an outlet covering many designer names), Gucci. For our guests, we have a special discount card.
We also have a special agreement with other local select stores. These include Busatti (fine quality, hand made fabrics eg, linen, silk etc), Ciacci (beautiful jewellery, watches, collections, silver etc).
We have a special agreement with a local ?Enoteca?. Here you can try an assortment of local Tuscan and Umbrian wines, with samples of salamis and cheeses. If you want to try lots of wine then we can also take you and collect you afterwards. If you go on to buy some of the wine you have tasted, we have a special discount arranged with them.
Eating out in Italy normally involves drinking quality local wine!! If you would like collection/delivery to a restaurant then we can organise a taxi service for your group.
EXCURSION TO THE TIBERINA VALLEY WITH THE OWNER.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
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