The Notary's House
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Small charming flat, old residence of householder's great-grandfather, Notary in Montepulciano.
Recently wholly restructured, very quiet, in a very beautiful position: in the centre of town, but facing the walls of the city, in a dominant position.
Two nice bedrooms, smartly furnished, both with parquet, very beautiful frescoes '800 ceilings and a great view over Valdichiana and Trasimeno Lake. Very bright living room with exposed wooden beams and terracotta floors. Bathroom with shower/hydromassage and hammam. Washing machine. LCD TV. Autonomous heating system.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia (PEG) 80 km, Nearest railway: Chiusi-Chianciano Terme 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Sleeps 4 +2. All year round available.
Note: The house and the street below, for their very scenographic characteristics , have been used for filming some scenes of the recent movie "New Moon" (sequel to "Twilight")
The Tuscany region
Tuscany, and Siena country especially, are famous around the world for art, nature and food!
The wine ''Nobile di Montepulciano'' is produced in the area, one of Tuscany great red wines. Well-known, historical resort with 13000 inhabitants in the eastern part of the region 20 km from Lago Trasimeno, on top of a hill with beautiful view.
Montepulciano is a beautiful Tuscan town located 110km south of Florence, 50 km south from Arezzo and 60km south-east of Sienna, 600 m a.s.l. You can admire several Renaissance-style buildings along the main road which winds up to the highest point of the historic town centre of Montepulciano, situated on a limestone elevation over the Chianti valley. Outside the walls, on the other hand, is the San Biagio church, a well-known example from this era. The wine ''Nobile di Montepulciano'' is produced in the area, one of Tuscany great red wines. Well-known, historical resort with 13000 inhabitants in the eastern part of the region 20 km from Lago Trasimeno, on top of a hill with beautiful view.
All shops, restaurants etc. in the resort. Thermal pool, health cures at 9 km (Chianciano Terme).
Montepulciano, known as "the pearl of the '500', offers a number of artistic beauty, and is visited every year by thousands of tourists from all over the world. There are a lot of restaurants, with excellent Tuscan cuisine (do not miss the "pici" pasta and steak of Chianina). Not miss a visit to the wine cellars where they produce the famous Vino Nobile, and especially the Redi Cellars and Contucci Cellars, the most ancient and suggestive, with the possibility of tasting the famous wine. For a pleasant stop for a tea or an aperitif, it is recommended the famous Caffè Poliziano, on the Corso, in exquisite style "Art Nouveau", already beloved by Federico Fellini and other artists. Thare are moreover a lot of cultural events and folklore, as the famous 1st May Fair; or - on the July - the "Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte "(theater, music and dance) with artists from around the world. In the days around mid-August, in the evening thare is in Piazza Grande, the "Bruscello", popular representation in costume. Throughout the month of August you keep your "Contrada Dinner " rendezvous for gourmets. And finally, the last Sunday in August, thare is the "Bravìo delle Botti", sort of stake in which representatives of the Contrade test themselves, preceded by a magnificent parade in costume with the fantastic flag wavers
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