Villa | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14
The Villa, constructed at the end of the 18th century, offers a relaxing and comfortable stay to whoever wishes to spend their holidays in Tuscany. The Villa has been furnished in a very comfortable way with quality furniture, in part antique and in part in stile, created by the able Tuscan craftsmen. In the romantic garden, with palms and kaki plants, there is a gazebo with table and chairs, and other garden furniture, barbecue, to stay and eat outside. From the garden, downstairs, there is a large sitting room/dining room with a very wide, functioning fireplace and a spacious and well equipped kitchen with wiew on the garden. A stone staircase leads to the first floor where there is a bright and extremely pleasing sitting room, with it's restored original painted walls, a card table and television with satellite TV and a DVD player. At only 20 meters from the Villa is a 6 x 14 mt. swimming pool that will remain heated so allowing bathing in early autumn or in mid spring.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rimini 100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 70 km, Nearest railway: Bibbiena 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 5 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (5), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
All the bedrooms can have 2 single beds or one double bed.
The Tuscany region
The Villa di Catarsena is located in Tuscany, between Florence and Arezzo.
The Villa, surrounded by forests, with a panoramic view on the small town of Bibbiena, is located in the Casentino valley, near the National Park of Foreste casentinesi, 35 km. from Arezzo and 65 km. from Florence, and few km. from Bibbiena, Poppi, Pratovecchio, Stia, the Monastery o Camaldoli and La Verna (founded by St. Francis of Assisi)
Many villages, medieval or not, Romanesque churches, castles are interesting to visit at a short distance from the Villa.
The very interesting village of Poppi with its medieval building and its castle, offers a Golf Course at only 10 km from the Villa.
Nature and arts are both interesting in the area.
Many villages, many churches are rich in paintings and sculptures.
Arezzo, is a town rich in monuments, museums, arts: in the San Francesco church you can admire the Piero della Francesca frescos. Arezzo offers many shops,restaurants, and Caffè too.
In the area, good food and good wine you can find in the shops or in the restaurants. If you are interested on wine, it's possible in about 1h or less distance by car, visit some wine cellars and taste wine.
In some periods of the year there are some events, important markets or festivals.
Each 1°Sunday every month, and the Saturday before, in Arezzo there is the Fiera Antiquaria, one of the most important antique market in central Italy.
About shopping, at 1h-1h and half distance from the Villa there are 3 OUTLET : Outlet Village Valdichiana near Foiano della Chiana , Outlet Village Barberino at Barberino del Mugello and The Mall near Reggello.