Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Villa Montedoglio has been classified,by Tuscany Region, as "Residenza d'Epoca" which is equivalent to "National Trust" or "Heritage Grading".
Villa Montedoglio is situated on the gentle slopes of the Tiber valley between Tuscany and Umbria. Elegant but comfortable, guests may have a taste of life as it once was whilst still enjoying modern comforts. This villa is set in a mythical medieval back drop.
Vilma and Lamberto are enthusiastic and experienced hosts who will do every thing possible to ensure that your holiday at Villa Montedoglio is unparalleled. They lovingly restored the villa in 1995 to make a perfect holiday destination for people who would like to experience rural Tuscany in true style.
Villa is dated from 1614 is furnished with fine antiques and elegantly upholstered soft furnishings. With it's high ceilings and wall frescoes you will be transported back into another era. The peace, quiet and serenity of the beautiful countryside is immediately evident.
The villa is divided into two wings, one incorporates the main villa and the other the owners residence and with a separate entrance The main villa comes equipped with Satellite Television in multiple languages, stereo, video-recorder, dvd-reader, telephone and fax (extra), WI-FI internet connection.
On the ground floor it comprises; entrance living room, dining room and kitchenette (4 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, deep freezer). Upstairs; large living room,a double bedroom with a third bed, and en suite bathroom with shower, another double bedroom and a room with a French bed, suitable for one adult, two children or one couple very much in love. There is another bathroom with a bath tub. The living room is a wonderful gallery with frescos. antique furniture and family portraits. Evocative private, consecrate chapel.
Garden & Swimming Pool:
The villa is surrounded by a beautiful 2000 sqm park. It is completely fenced and has a lovely 18th century wrought iron gate, cunningly operated by remote control. The gate is always closed for privacy. There is no common area shared between guests and owners, each has their own garden.
The lighted swimming pool is 5 meters by 10 meters, 1.5 meters deep, and has panoramic views of Sansepolcro valley (birthplace of Piero della Francesca) and the "Alpe della Luna" mountains. Near to the swimming pool is a pool house with comfortable changing room, toilet and wash hand basin. On the outside is a hot water shower. It is exclusively for the guests of the main villa and well furnished with lounges.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia - Sant'Egidio 75 km, Nearest railway: Arezzo 40 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
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
The nearest town is Sansepolcro, 4 km where you can find: a restaurant, pharmacy, butcher, green grocer, baker, florist, newsagent, supermarket, bar, post office, bank, chemist, clothing, small antique shops and hairdresser. 400 meters from the villa is a small general store that is also open on Sundays.
Villa Montedoglio is very close to Anghiari, Caprese Michelangelo (The Artist's Birthplace) and Monterchi, towns of artistic and historical interest. They all boast a great number of excellent and traditional Tuscan restaurants for all tastes.
Arezzo, Cortona, Assisi, Gubbio, Perugia, Spoleto and Urbino are all about one hour in the car, each with unique artistic treasures, Etruscan ruins, fabulous restaurants, shopping and other sight seeing . Florence, Siena and the Republic of San Marino are one and half hours by car, as is the Rimini Coast for trips to the beach and wonderful seafood meals.
The nearest airport is Florence (1 ½ hours), Bologna (1 ½ hours), Rome and Pisa airports are both about 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Nearest town: Sansepolcro km 4
Restaurants: Sansepolcro km 4
Supermarket: Sansepolcro km 4
Grocery: Gragnano km 0,4
Shops: Sansepolcro km 4
Outlets: Sansepolcro km 4
Bank: Sansepolcro km 4
Post office: Sansepolcro km 4
Chemistry: Sansepolcro km 4
Tennis court: Sansepolcro km 4
Golf: Umbertide km 40
Horse riding: Sansepolcro km 4
SPA: Città di Castello km 20
Train station: Arezzo km 40
The Arezzo territory is located at the meeting point between three of the four valleys surrounding the area. Directly north of the city is the Casentino; the Upper Arno Valley lies to the northeast; and the Chiana Valley to the South. The area is vast and varied: the terrain ranges from flatlands to hillsides to mountains. Neighboring towns include Civitella and Castiglion Fiorentino.
Located on the top of a 345m hill, Castiglion Fiorentino offers magnificent views of the Chio Valley and the Preappennino, which glitters with the silverly light of olive groves. Its strategic position between Arezzo and Chiusi made it a center inhabited during the time of the Etruscans (6th to 5th c. BC); it was an important medieval center as well. The historic center, dominated by the Cassero tower and surrounded by walls, preserves the medieval structure and is testimony to the artistic history of the area since the time of the Etruscans. Its position as border town between Tuscany and Umbria makes it an easy place to get to from many of Italy's cities. Visitors can find traditional cooking, local organic produce and artiginal productions.
Other nearby towns are Laterina, Castiglion Fibocchi, Capolona, Anghiari, Monterchi, Bucine and Cortona, as well as the city of Perugia, in Umbria.
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28 Sep 2013
"reposant et plein de charme"
Idéal en plein été, loin de la cohue des villes mais pratique pour rayonner sur Florence, Sienne, Arezzo et San Geminiano. Ancienne villa seigneuriale, murs épais protègent de la chaleur, marbres… More
3 Sep 2013
"Pool and shower facilities excellent, views amazing. Close to town and supermarket."
House very tired. Old and uncomfortable if you have some bad days and need to stay in doors.
Lots of steps so small children may have some difficulty.
Rules on arrival about being quite.
owners on site.!!!!!!!
Kitchen very poor if you are wanting to do more than a cold breakfast or re heat food bought in a supermarket. Not enough cooking equipment and no provisions on arrival.Basic everyday items would have been a bonus.
Fridge /freezer really old.
Saying all that Owners very pleasant and helpful .
A great holiday made all the more pleasurable by the pool, property position and views.
Expensive cleaning payment at the end of the holiday.
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