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Fabulous view of pool and valley from terrace. Relax, its your home in Tuscany!

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Tuscany lies Villa Maria offering great value family vacations.

The villa offers two lovely independent apartments which are perfect for family and friends offering a huge pool with water fall and unspoilt vistas of the historic valley of Chio and beyond. One has a huge private terrace with panoramic views. This has a pergola and table for al fresco dining and, a place to capture the sunshine first thing for breakfast.

These fabulous views can be enjoyed from a number of the bedrooms long with the various terraces and pergolas which are available here.

Inside each apartment you will find comfortable furnishings and amenities. Perfect for 2- 5 guests. Each apartment has an independent staircase and entrance so there is added privacy when you are looking for a quiet corner to relax.

The gorgeous swimming pool sits just below the house, The sound of the gently cascading waterfall is lovely and adds to the already tranquil ambiance. Strategically placed is a shaded gazebo where guests can sit and read their favourite book or, just enjoy an Al-Fresco lunch.

Layout of Apartments:

The accommodations here are roomy and bright.

There is a large terrace with fabulous views, a spacious living room with an ancient open fireplace. A kitchen with dining area, a large double bedroom, a twin bedded room along with bathroom with shower

For added comfort, screens have been placed at all the windows except the bathrooms and the bedrooms have ceiling fans. Each apartment has its own terrace and there is a laundry room available

The proprietors of Villa Maria live in an independent autonomous apartment on the ground floor. Guests are therefore assured that everything is cared for and, only if needed, advice on local festivals, restaurants and tours is always available


Within 550 meters is a local bar and grocery store. The medieval town of Castiglion Fiorentino is about 5 kilometers away where you will find many restaurants and traditional shopping. Just a short journey south lies the town of Cortona and the the north, the regional capital of Arezzo. There is a rail station in the town of Castiglion with trains to Florence, Arezzo, Perugia and Rome. The area is one of the most attractive in Tuscany and is a brilliant position for exploring Tuscany and Umbria. For those guests wishing to enjoy a day on the beach, Lake Trasimeno is a short drive fr

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Trasemeno Lake, 25 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Perugia 45 mins (45km), Pisa 1 hour 45, Rome 2 hou, Nearest railway: castiglion fiorentino 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Tuscany region

Within 600 metres is a local bar and grocery store and restaurant. .

The medieval town of Castiglion Fiorentino is about 5kms away with good shops and restaurants. Trains go to Florence and other destinations for day trips. This area, flanked to one side by the Pratomagno mountain range and on the other by the Alpe di Catenia, is one of the most attractive in Tuscany and is a brilliant position for exploring Umbria as well as Tuscany. Cortona, Lake Trasimeno and Perguia can all be visited from here.

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24 Aug 2014


"A lovely Tuscan hideaway"

My wife and I, and two children (7 and 4) had a wonderful week at Villa Maria. It's a beautiful location with stunning views of the valley towards Castiglione Fiorentino, and a great base from wh… More

18 Aug 2014


"The perfect holiday."

What a wonderful place to stay in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. I cannot offer enough praise for Villa Maria and our fantastic hosts Maria and Rinaldo.The house is located on the side of a hill wi… More

12 Sep 2013


"Lovely old rustic villa with great views."

Myself and three friends had a wonderful four weeks staying in the Villa Maria. The position of the villa is on a hillside with stunning views across the valley. The town of Castiglion Fiorentino is o… More

30 Jul 2013


"Absolutely gorgeous!"

We had the best time at Maria's beautiful place! Very nice apartment with two large and bright bed rooms, fans and mosquito nets at the windows (yeah!!). The surroundings were absolutely stunning, situated among wineyards and olive trees. The pool area was really nice and a pleasure to come home to after a (hot) day of sightseeing in Montepulciano, Siena, Firenze etc. The best thing about our stay here? The hospitality! Maria and her family (incl. a very cute dog) made us all feel very welcome and really spoiled us with delicious breakfasts, ice cream by the pool and a really nice and relaxing atmosphere. I would highly recommend this place!

7 May 2013


"A stunning traditional farmhouse in a divine setting."

This is a beautiful holiday property. There are two flats within the old farmhouse and the owners, Maria and Rinaldo, live below. The inside is charming and rustic. The kitchen is basic but has all the essentials. The farmhouse is on the hillside above the village and the private roof terrace looks out over the valley offering typical Tuscan views. Very rural so a car is essential. Near some beautiful medieval hill villages and towns. Florence accessible by train. The pool is stunning with views over the valley. Maria and Rinaldo are delightful- very friendly and helpful.

Thanks for staying with us. We really appreciate it - and, for taking the time to let us know what you thought of our accommodations. We look forward to welcoming you here again one day. Best wishes

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Calendar last updated:21 Aug 2014

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