Sleeping in a medioeval 13th. Century tower
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
The Tower of Uguccione, an early 13th century Condottiero, is in the center of Sansepolcro with its entrance on the main street, just 50 meters from the central “Torre di Berta” square.
The Tower is the perfect place to spend an unforgettable holiday in a real medieval tower located in the heart of Sansepolcro.
You enter the apartment through a medieval door.
On the first level are the kitchen/dining room and a bathroom. A large bedroom studio is located on the upper floor with a double bed, a sofa bed for a child and large windows overlooking the roofs, the towers and the church steeples of the town.
The terrace on top of the tower offers a stunning 360-degree view over the Tiber valley. It is also the perfect spot for tanning under the Tuscan sun, and having aperitifs and alfresco dinner.
A free Wi-Fi Internet connection is available.
The house has a new heating and air-conditioning system and provides all the necessary amenities for a perfect summer and/or winter stay.
The Tower of Uguccione is the perfect place to spend an unforgettable holiday and, at the same time, to enjoy the elegant city boutiques, shops, bars and restaurants. The Tower of Uguccione della Faggiola is very close to the central “Torre di Berta” square and is one of the oldest standing structures of Sansepolcro (XIII century). It is an integral part of the harmonious setting that enables you to feel like you've returned to a distant past. Reaching the penthouse in the old, hidden tower is the culmination of this unique experience; you can almost hear the sound of the brave knights courting beautiful dames.
The apartment has been completely renovated in 2009. It was refurnished with piece of furniture from the historic period which the building belongs to. All the details have been selected to allow you to feel like you had come back to an ancient past but, at the same time, to access to all modern comforts and facilities.
The Tower of Uguccione, being located in the main street (50 meters from the central square), allows you to enjoy all the highlights of Sansepolcro without the need to use the car.
At the same time, in case you reach Sansepolcro with your own car, unlimited free parking lots are available at walking distance from the apartment.
The peculiarity of the apartment is, without doubt, the extraordinary and spectacular terrace on the roof of the apartment. It represents a unique and matchless place. From the terrace it is possible to dominate the city center of Sansepolcro and the Tiber valley.
From the terrace it is possible to overlook the beautiful façade of the Cathedral and the other surroundings historical buildings.
The terrace is equipped with comfortable deckchairs to enjoy the warm Tuscan sun in a unique and amazing place.
The terrace is particularly suitable to have an alfresco aperitif and dinner while overlooking the red roofs, the towers and the church steeples of the town, absorbed in the peace and stillness of a sunset.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 120 km, Nearest railway: Arezzo 35 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
Sansepolcro is a medieval town located on the beautiful hills of the Tuscan Apennines on the Umbria border.
Walking along the ancient streets of Sansepolcro or sampling its food and wine will be unforgettable experiences. You can also visit its churches and museums where you will admire some of the most famous works of “Piero della Francesca”, the Renaissance painter born in Sansepolcro.
Sansepolcro is easily accessible by AutoRoute E45. It is only one hour and fifteen minutes from Florence airport and three hours from Rome.
Sansepolcro location is a perfect starting point for an endless list of discoveries, like Arezzo, Siena, Florence, Cortona, Urbino and Perugia while the mountains offer great hiking trails.
A particular and enchanting event in Sansepolcro is the “Palio della Balestra” which takes place in the central “Torre di Berta” square.
“Torre di Berta” square becomes the arena for the historical competition between the crossbowmen from Sansepolcro and those from the close town of Gubbio. Both teams wear Renaissance costumes, inspired to “Piero della Francesca” paintings.
During September, it is also easy to find along the ancient streets of Sansepolcro local foodstuffs like olive oil, wine, jam, honey and handicraft.
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21 Jul 2014
"A very good holiday in a wonderful place!!!"
My wife and I have spent four days during this summer in the “Tower of Uguccione”.The apartment was exactly as described in the listing and everything was in good shape, clean and in order. The ow… More
19 Jul 2014
"If you're looking for a Tuscan escape in Sansepolcro then you should stay here"
We had a really lovely three day stay in the Tower as part of a three week tour of Italy. The terrace is exceptional, you are slap bang in the centre of the old town and yet whilst you are eating, dri… More
21 Jun 2014
"A romantic medieval adventure"
I have been in the Tower of Uguccione twice. The first time I found it by chance, the second time I went by choice, I wanted to share such a unique experience with my wife: climbing all those steps, o… More
20 Jun 2014
"Above It All"
Sansepolcro is a delightful walled medieval city. Lots to do, good food, and history. And then at the end of the day, you open a door and, like Alice in Wonderland, you go up (not down) to a magical e… More
18 Jun 2014
We spent one night in this ancient tower and I really want to recommend it if you plan to stay in San Sepolcro. Sleeping in the tower is a such a suggestive experience that I would define as an attrac… More
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