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Villa di Catarsena


Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Villa | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome

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)
Access Car essential
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
Access Parking
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.

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Review 1-9 of 9

5 Aug 2014


"Perfect Family house"

We stayed at Catarsena for a week with 4 families with children and the location/house and facilities are perfect for everybody. Lot's of space/privacy and beautifull surroundings. Pizza oven is … More

13 Jun 2014


"Fantastische villa met veel privacy voor iedereem"

We hebben een een week lang met 11 volwassenen en 4 kleine kinderen in de villa verbleven. De kamers zij zeer ruim en doordat bijna elke kamer een badkamer met toilet heeft, heeft iedereen ook genoeg … More

16 Apr 2014


"Totally Amazing Location, Ideal Venue for Celebration or family event."

The Villa di Catarsena was the venue for my wife's fiftieth birthday celebration, it turned out to be everything we expected and more. From the moment we arrived to Giorgio's welcome and tou… More

15 Sep 2013


"Erstklassige Unterkunft in der Toscana"

Wir haben eine Woche mit fünf Paaren in der Villa verlebt. Die Ausstattung der Räume, die Umgebung und der Garten mit dem Pool sind eine erstklassige Umgebung, um zu entspannen und den Blick auf das… More

30 Jul 2013


"Einfach perfekt"

Schon das dritte Mal durften wir eine wunderbare Woche in der Villa Maria in Bibbiena verbringen. Erstmals im Sommer, da wir die letzten zweimal (einmal Herbst, einmal Frühling) zwar auch eine sehr s… More

10 Mar 2013


"Villa Maria heisst Toskana erleben!"

Die Villa Maria ist mehr als nur ein Haus in der in der Toskana – sie ist ein Stück toskanisches Lebensgefühl. Wir haben schon an vielen Orten in Europa Urlaub gemacht, aber das Gefühl wirklich U… More

14 Dec 2012


"camere e cortesia per un week end rilassante"

siamo stati in un gruppo di amici a fine novembre 2012 camere di ottimo livello, pulite, accoglienti e calde nonostante il freddo esterno. Tutto è andato per il meglio e la bellezza della villa e del… More

8 Dec 2012



Con amici trascorso week-end per festeggiare compleanno di PUCCIO Struttura ben arredata e curata in tutti i particolari. Ideale sia per gruppi numerosi sia per famiglie con figli (già visitata nel p… More

9 Nov 2012


"Comfort e relax in una raffinata villa settecentesca"

Consiglio di affittare questa villa in qualunque stagione perchè è davvero confortevole anche si è numerosi come eravamo noi.peccato fosse inverno inoltrato e quindi impossibile usare la piscina. D… More

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:25 Sep 2014

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