Casa Gentili - beautiful manor house with pool
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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Casa Gentili is not your standard Tuscan villa or farmhouse it offers the discerning visitor to Italy quality and classic style. The 'first' house of the area, many of the rooms feature decorative paintwork, while the spacious dining room features a wooden panelled ceiling.
Nestling in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, close to the birthplace of Michelangelo this manor house sits in the hamlet of Colle san Polo, and provides a true Italian experience.
Casa Gentili provides spacious living areas, pool, a beautiful terrace with views reaching across the valley, providing the ideal base for a relaxing holiday in Tuscany, while within easy reach of Florence and Sienna, and the beautiful towns of Anghiari and Sansepolcro. With its annexe, sleeps up to 14 people.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 70 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
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||King Beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Recently restored, the property has modern spacious bathrooms. All showers are walk in showers.
In addition to the main house sleeping 8 adults the annex will accommodate up to 6 people.
Cots are provided if required (2), although we do not provide cot sheets and pillows.
High chairs available (2)
Each bedroom has a hairdryer.
The price includes pool towels, dressing gowns, household essentials and a Welcome Basket complete with a range of refreshments.
We provide a range of CDs, DVDs, books, games and maps for guests use and enjoyment.
Both the manor and annex have full central heating.
|Further details outdoors|
The property has a large sunny terrace which over looks the swimming pool, which is accessed via a set of stone steps; and an orchard with a range of fruit trees including apples, pears and figs.
There are several seating areas for guests' enjoyment, including on the terrace, and the large portico area with direct access to the kitchen and terrace.
The swimming pool has a large patio area. A BBQ is available for guests use.
If renting Casa Gentili without the annex the pool is shared with Casa Rosa.
Change over day is Saturday.
Short breaks during mid and low season are subject to availability.
A deposit of 30% is required with the booking the balance is payable 28 days in advance.
A Bond of £300 is payable with the balance under a separate cheque. The Bond will be returned within 14 days of your departure subject to inspection of the property.
Please advise of any special requirements in advance, especially if travelling with children.
Casa Gentili and Casa Rosa can be rented as separate units .
About this location
The Tuscany region
The area surrounding Caprese Michelangelo is rich with natural and historic gems often overlooked by the average visitor to Tuscany.
The property is 100 metres from a National way marked walk route, and a short distance from the National Park. Local Guides can provide guided tours of the surrounding countryside once rich in silver and copper deposits.
As well as providing an excellent environment for walking the surrounding hills also provide many of the local people with a range of local produce including mushrooms, truffles, chestnuts and wild game. Many of which can be enjoyed in the excellent local restaurants.
Oil and wine tastings are available at the local oil mill - one of the oldest mills in Italy. In late October/early November guests can enjoy the first pressings of the olives, with a glass of wine in front of a roaring fire.
Photographers will benefit from the beautiful spring and autumn light and the range of changing colours as the summer moves to autumn, and the land becomes a carpet of golds, reds, greens and browns.
Quiet roads make the area ideal for leisurely touring, day trips and exploring.
Within walking distance of the the house is the birth place of the great artist Michelangelo and the village of Caprese where during June, July and August guests can enjoy 'Dancing under the Stars', and the Chestnut Festival over the last two weekends in October. Caprese also has a number of restaurants and a pizzeria, in addition to a range of local services. A short drive, south, from the house is Sanseplocro, birth place of Piero Della Francesca; and the attractive walled town of Anghiari - described as one of the top 5 walled towns in Italy.
Approx 20 minute drive to the north is the monestary of La Verna where St Francis received his stigmata.
Within easy driving distance of the house are Arezzo; Florence, Sienna, Perugia and San Marino.
There are a number of local markets held throughout the week at the nearby towns of Pieve Santo Stefano, Sansepolcro, Anghiari and Citta Castello.
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10 Jan 2013
"One of the best places to stay in Tuscany"
Casa Gentili provides a superb location for everything you would want from a Tuscan holiday. Luxurious accommodation, excellent views, well kept grounds and a relaxing pool where you can lounge around at your leisure.
Given the location, you have access to local amenities that are great to visit and eat out at and you're not too far away from bigger towns if you want to venture out.
So whether you want a rural hideaway or an ideal base to explore beautiful Tuscany, this is the place for you.
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